Happy New Year! Here are show notes for Episode #24…
Hot Topic #1: The Power of Habit
Breaking bad habits and/or forming new ones is often at the top of our new year’s resolution lists. If that’s you, I have a great book to recommend – The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. This bestselling book explores the science behind habits, with enlightening and entertaining stories about how habits can be changed to transform our businesses, our communities and our lives.
In this 3-min video, author Charles Duhigg walks us through the habit loop with a three-step process to diagnose and change habits:
If habit changes are on your radar screen, be sure to give The Power of Habit a read for a few smart shortcuts to a better you in 2018.
Hot Topic #2: Life Purpose
Meet Adam Leipzig, Founder & CEO of Entertainment Media Partners. He’s a game-changing visionary, serving as producer, distributor, or supervising executive for several blockbuster hit films, including March of the Penguins, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, and Dead Poets Society.
In this segment, we take a closer look at a TEDx talk Adam delivered that’s garnered more than ten million views: How to Know Your Life Purpose in Five Minutes
So many “aha” takeaways for Retirepreneurs in this TEDx talk. Here’s one: Of the five questions Adam walks you through, only two are about you. The other three are about the people you serve.
And the kicker? The happiest and most successful people in any field are always more focused on the people they serve… rather than on themselves.
And joining us at the Watercooler…
Carol is the creator of the Future File® (www.FutureFile.com) legacy planning system… she’s also a business and financial media personality, a “recovering” investment banker, entrepreneur, investor and New York Times bestselling author. You may have seen her as a judge on Mark Burnett’s reality tech competition “America’s Greatest Makers”, as a media contributor to CNBC and other outlets like Fox Business and CNN, or as the host of Microsoft’s Office Small Business Academy. She’s been a public company director and an advisor to many public and private boards.
You can read more about her here: https://www.futurefile.com/about/#about-carol.