The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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Summary

Today’s guest is Dr. Mary Lamia - a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst and the author of the new book
We spoke about why it is important to have ways to create absolute deadlines, the role emotions have in personal productivity, the nature of distraction and more.

Show Notes

Today’s guest is Dr. Mary Lamia - a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst and the author of the new book What Motivates Getting Things Done.

We spoke about why it is important to have ways to create absolute deadlines, the role emotions have in personal productivity, the nature of distraction and more. Some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How specific deadlines combined with accountability can help
  • Task driven people vs. procrastinators
  • Why emotions are really what motives us
  • A fear of failure is significantly present among those who are successful
  • Why shame anxiety is a powerful motivation too
  • Why distractions are not a bad thing
  • The importance of focusing your stress

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Hope you enjoy this episode. Until next time remember to stop guessing…and start going!

What is The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show?

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.