Episode 107: Making a pivot

This week on the show we explore the role of pivots in our lives, work and side projects. How do you know when the time is right to pivot verse stopping completely. We also discuss how to navigate the pressure and expectations of others when it comes to what we spend our time today. Got some thoughts on pivoting? Share with us!

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00:00 Welcome and weekly win

04:25 What are some signs it’s time to make a pivot?

09:22 Navigating emotions around both conscious and unconscious pivots

15:35 Pressures and perspectives on pivoting

17:15 Communication and collaborating

26:45 Practical steps to pivoting

31:00 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 105: Hyperfocus + Do monthly focuses work?

Ready to hear us gush about one of the best books we’ve read in a while? This week we chat about Hyperfocus and what personal actions we’re taking away from the book. We also explore monthly focusses and what May has in store for us.

Time Stamps

00:00 Weekly Win

06:25 Our thoughts on April’s book – Hyperfocus

11:10 Personal actions from the book!

17:40 Our May monthly focusses

24:10 Our reflections on monthly focusses in general

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Hyperfocus

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Episode 104: 4 lessons from 2 year of the Pursuit Project

Yay we’ve turned two! This week we chat about a few lessons we’ve learnt over the past 2 years worth of episodes. Thank for everyone who has ever listened to an episode. We love making the show and appreciate every person who tunes in! If you’ve got any ideas for future TPP topics please jump over to our Instagram and let us know.

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00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

02:30 Some initial life reflections

05:02 Lesson one: Accountability can make the biggest difference

13:20 Lesson two: Talking things through helps think things through

16:55 Lesson three: Sometimes we need to re-prioritise and that is okay

21:45 Lesson four: Listening is not enough, change happens when you act

27:30 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 101: How to get the most out of self development books

Do you ever get to the end of a book and realise it went quite over your head? For Ep 101 we chat about how to get the most out of the self-development books we love.

If you haven’t checked out our book list to join the #tppbookclub then do it now! Visit http://www.pursuit-project.com/2019-book-club/

Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

04:20 Our reflections on outliers

10:45 March Monthly Focus

16:25 Our reading habits

20:44 Recalling broad concepts

27:50 So how do we get the most out of them?

  • Framing your reading with what you’re looking to get out of it
  • Outlining big themes
  • Taking targeted notes

35:55 Big reading mistakes

37:41 Goodbye and find us online

Show Notes

Outliers Book

Blink Book

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole Book

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Episode 100: Progressive overload

This week on the show we apply the fitness concept of progressive overload to the broader area of life development. In short, how can we use the simple idea of steadily lifting heavier weights to grow with consistency in other areas of our life? Tune into our chat to find out!

Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

02:35 What is progressive overload?

04:28 How to apply progressive overload to self development

8:10 A focus on consistency and tangible results

12:52 Improving day-to-day work

17:25 Should everyone work through progressive overload?

21:20 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 99: Investing your time

Do you see the way you spend your time as an investment or are you struggling to keep up with managing it? This week on the show we discuss how these two concepts intersect, and how to put more investment into the way you spend your time.

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00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

05:00 The concept of investing you time

10:05 Is this the best use of my time?

12:31 Move away from management

17:35 Moving forward

20:56 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 98: Being productive verse being busy

Do you see a distinction between being busy and being productive? We explore the difference between working productively and just having a lot on and speak a bit about overwhelm and how this can take over. How do you stay productive when you get crazy busy? Share with us on Instagram!

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Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

02:37 How do we measure busyness?

07:40 Things to feel more productive

11:54 Attitudes and overwhelm

14:15 How busy hinders productivity

19:11 Quick tips for being productive over busy

25:00 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 97: Working in teams

This week on the show we tackle the complexities of teams. How do you work with both your team members and manager well for a productive and profitable workplace? We attempt to apply our limited experience to the topic!

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00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

02:40 Team experiences

10:40 Positive and negatives of being managed

16:54 Being the new team member

23:06 Implementing change in your workplace

30:20 What makes a good team member

36:30 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 96: Digital Clutter and taking back space online

You know when physical mess creeps in and turns into mental clutter? Do you find it the same with digital clutter? This week on the show we discuss digital clutter, where we feel, how we control it and how to implement systems of your own! Thoughts on the show? Let us know on Instagram!

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Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome and weekly wins

04:10 Book list! #tppbookclub

09:55 Personal versus work systems

16:01 Inbox overwhelm

25:22 When technology stresses us out

31:00 Taking back space online

38:10 Goodbye and find us online

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Episode 95: Finding and giving support

Are you a supportive friend or often asked for advice? We explore what it looks like to be good counsel for our friends, as well as explore some of the frustrations of getting or giving support. What do feel is the best quality in a supportive friend? Let us know on Instagram.

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00:00 Welcome & Weekly Wins

02:48 What do we look for in a supportive friend?

07:15 The importance of prioritising friendship

10:12 When others come to you

14:53 What are you looking for when you ask for advice?

19:45 The frustration of giving advice

26:40 Goodbye and find us online

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