249 – 600 Seconds – Get Stuff Done – Jeff Goins

Podcast Episode

Wake up - Kick Ass - RepeatFrom Thatch Caye, Belize, David gives quick insight and a challenge this morning to simplify and tack the most important things (even if we don’t really feel like it).

From the best selling author and blogger, Jeff Goins, David discusses Jeff’s insightful thoughts on getting things done.  Jeff Goins is a fantastic writer with a fabulous blog and great new book, ‘In Between’ (found here on Amazon).

What David will cover today:

  • The difference between ‘activity’ and ‘productivity’
  • Why doing less results in more
  • The importance of starting projects immediately
  • What is the Zeigarnik Effect
  • Downsizing and simplifying your life helps focus and progress
  • How to create a reward for completing your task and also a penalty for not completing the task

Fun Facts:

  • Bolivia has two capitals.
  • The angel falls in Venezuela are nearly 20 times taller than Niagara Falls.
  • Cuba is the only island in the Caribbean to have a railroad.
  • Jamaica was the first country from the English speaking Caribbean to qualify for the Football World Cup.
  • More than 90% of the Nicaraguan people are Roman Catholic.
  • The largest taxi fleet in the world is found in Mexico City. The city boasts a fleet of over 60,000 taxis.
  • In Quebec, there is an old law that states margarine must be a different color than butter.
  • The Amazon is the world’s largest river, 3,890 miles (6,259 km) long.

Songs Today:

Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World

Israel (IZ) Kamakawiwo’ole – Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Author: Casey

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