S4 | E3: How Do You Deal With Impatience? +Paul Minors

When you have big goals on your mind, patience becomes the toughest virtue to be beholden to. In this week’s episode, we sit down with productivity expert Paul Minors and discuss dealing with impatience.

We explore:

+The distinction between contentment and happiness
+The Mexican fisherman story
+Gaining appreciation for what you have now and not obsessing over the future
+Fighting the feeling of ‘enough’
+Everyone has a different usage for downtime
+Having intent behind your usage of time
+Scheduling time for the things you want to do
+The dangers of overscheduling
+Creating false to-do lists
+Our impatience with being in the moment, and why we crave distractions
+Raj’s 30 days of no-texting experiment
+Why your friends are annoying
+The ”Here”, “Now”, “This Moment” mindset
+Acting with intention and mindfulness
+The struggle of being in the moment
+Responding to what’s actually being said, instead of blurting out our preformed thoughts
+Becoming comfortable with awkward silence
+Having more to contribute to a conversation by writing about topics that matter to you
+Why social causes take time to create change
+The upsides of impatience
+The process in creating change of Uninformed > Aware > Informed > Recognition > Version 1.0 solution > Future iterations
+Making your milestones closer in order to achieve your long-term goal

References:
Way Of The Peaceful Warrior: amzn.com/B003LBRISM 
The 4-Hour Workweek: amzn.com/B002WE46UW 
Seinfeld - The Car Reservation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4T2GmGSNvaM 
Seinfeld - My Annoying Friends: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpH-XjizJzk

Find Paul at
www.Paulminors.com
Twitter @

Season 4 Show Theme:

Tia Einarsen - My Bones --https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/overhear-ep/id1078388013