Sep 25, 2023
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How can setting 'impossible' goals be more achievable than
'possible' ones? Today, I sit down with psychologist Dr. Benjamin
Hardy, PhD who challenges us to reimagine our perception of time
and how it influences our growth. We cover everything from the
power of psychological flexibility, goal setting, and productivity,
to the intriguing theory of the future dictating the present and
the present shaping our past.
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In this episode, you will learn...
- The Power of Perception: One of the key takeaways from the
podcast is understanding how our perception of time influences our
personal growth. Dr. Hardy suggests that our future should dictate
our present and our present should shape our past.
- Setting 'Impossible' Goals: Another important lesson is the
idea that 'impossible' goals can often lead to greater success than
'possible' ones. This ties into decision-making and constraint
theory, highlighting the potential of using past experiences as
stepping stones for our future.
- Maximizing Productivity: Dr. Hardy discusses the importance of
identifying and focusing on the few activities with the most
significant potential for growth, a concept related to the 80/20
principle. This idea can lead to a greater understanding of how to
- Embracing Continuous Growth: The podcast emphasizes the
significance of continuous growth, change, and setting high goals.
By understanding the importance of internal reference points for
measuring progress and practicing gratitude, listeners can learn to
reframe their identity and aim for higher goals.
- Investing in Personal Growth: Lastly, the episode underscores
the value of investing in ourselves and our teams, as well as the
importance of creating an environment conducive to success. These
insights can drastically change listeners' approach to personal and
professional growth, potentially leading to a 10x increase in
productivity and success.