Why did you decide to write on this topic? Perfectionism magnifies your mistakes and min A fitting way to start a new year. Perfectionism's third lie is you can do it all. These are some of my favorite points in the book and apologize for the length. And so, I spent three years there, wrote a couple of books. When we are prioritizing goals, there are things that we will no longer have to time to do as a result.
Acuff: Exactly, and the way I wrote the book was to deal with both the emotional and the practical. So start acting like it. The positive outcome is what drives them. I got to get my outline. I was hoping for guided wisdom and thoughtful approaches with some humor wov I enjoy Jon Acuff's books, especially his injection of humor. Obviously, Ramsey is an established brand. We might as well know that and plan for it than be surprised by it.
That was about beginning your goals, getting you off the couch. A truly fantastic read: containing valuable insights and conversational in tone. Perfectionism is a desperate attempt to live up to impossible standards. Because emotions lie and and data doesn't. It was like my eye was waving at you, very, very quickly. I'm here to tell you that you can't. Dan Schawbel is a keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of Promote Yourself and Me 2.
Is basketball a real sport? When you reach your 10lbs. You will not be perfect. His witticisms are a bit annoying at times, but do little to detract from what is otherwise a terrific book. If you are motivated by the fear of a deadline, create a dozen small deadlines in the project. And if you had a million people, 10% would be 100,000.
Does the prize associated with reaching your goal motivate you or are you trying to prevent an undesirable outcome? However, most people are not either-or when it comes to reward and fear motivation. One of my favorite things about the show is having the ability to chat with people who I admire and who intrigue me… basically my goal is to be a curious as possible and ask them questions that serve the financial advising community. I enjoy Jon Acuff's books, especially his injection of humor. So, this 18-year-old verified like social media guy from like Ireland followed me. That means you need to lose less than one pound a week! Subscribe for Giveaways + Recommendations Every week we host a new literary giveaway! As an aspiring author working on a book myself, I really enjoyed this part of the interview.
Think about this way: if your goal is to get to 100% and you're at 40%, you've failed - that's an F right now. Data tells us the trut Highlights: 1. Acuff gives 23 ways to measure your progress, including inches or pounds lost and subscribers or money gained. What was the ratio of projects started and finished before the study? Also didn't love the trying-to-be-funny tone. But amidst all of his laugh-out-loud humor is real practical, actionable advice for how go from being a chronic starter. The future belongs to finishers.
We want massive, overnight success. Cut the goal in half and double the timeline. Perfectionism shows us a distorted view of the world. Getting things done is a completely different story. People quit when they fail. A noble obstacle is what perfectionism throws at you after you deal with the hiding places.
All you have to do is hop out to the show notes and preorder a copy of his latest book, Finish, and then from there simply upload the receipt and the gifts are yours to have. Financial advisors should take notes on this portion of the podcast. And as always, thanks for listening and without further delay, my conversation with Jon Acuff. I could never do that! It will also motivate you to see weeks passing, deadlines approaching and goals accomplished. And who makes these rules? Plan for the day after perfect. You know that CoCo Chanel quote about taking one accessory off before you leave the house? People who have fun are 43 percent more successful! You are simply trying to do too much too quickly.