Do you feel like you’re overwhelmed with things to do, but can’t get caught up because you blink and the day is over? If so, this is the episode for you! Here to dig into amazing and potentially life-changing tips is the incredible Erin Falconer. She’s a partner and editor-in-chief of Pick the Brain, and cofounder of leaf.tv. I’m excited to share this stimulating conversation with a wonderful human being who will help you refocus and reorganize your mind so you can breathe, enjoy life, do less, and achieve more.
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The Mission Log:
- [02:01] - Erin starts things off by sharing a bit about herself, and how she has accomplished so much in a relatively short time.
- [05:50] - Has Erin always been an extremely productive person?
- [07:02] - We hear about what Erin does to avoid slipping into negative old habits.
- [09:38] - Is there a way to change things so you start enjoying doing the things that you generally don’t like?
- [12:12] - Orion talks about Dr. John Demartini and his Value Determination.
- [14:40] - Does Erin think that procrastination and empowerment are related when it comes to women?
- [18:33] - Erin shares her thoughts on gender imbalances and personal safety factors in various parts of the world.
- [19:34] - In her blog, does Erin talk about these kinds of issues?
- [21:05] - Erin particularly likes writing about women and her experience as a woman across various careers.
- [23:32] - What is the biggest professional struggle that Erin has overcome in her life so far?
- [27:12] - People think that success is a straight line, Orion points out, but it usually involves some detours.
- [30:52] - What does Erin do every day to motivate herself or center herself?
- [33:05] - Erin emphasizes how important it is to find humor in things and to smile.
- [37:03] - Orion used to take improv classes, and talks about fun how the experience was for her.
- [40:16] - The brain starts to take you away from who you really are, Erin points out, so you need to find moments of true instinct to reconnect with who you really are.
- [41:05] - What are some of Erin’s top productivity tips?
- [43:55] - Erin shares her advice for someone who has a hard time saying “no” to other people, or focusing on their own goals.
- [48:00] - Orion shares that she uses the metaphor of putting your own oxygen mask on first before helping others a lot in her practice.
- [50:46] - What are some technical tools or apps that Erin uses for productivity?
- [55:47] - Where can listeners find Erin to learn more or work with her?
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