PP 432: Jordan Baker, Founder of Focuster & Entrepreneurial Coach

“As a freelancer, as an entrepreneur, as a business owner you need to build systems of accountability that will help hold and support you.”

Jordan Baker used his expertise in software development to help him create Focuster, a personal productivity tool (aka a scheduling calendar) that helps you manage not only your time but also your focus.  Listen in as Kim and Jordan discuss focus, time, the difference between being productive and being busy, and much more!

Highlights:
3:15 How to operate in an optimal state – aka being focused
3:32 How I developed Focuster  
6:20 Three ways traditional “to do” lists are broken – 1) don’t account for time, 2) don’t distinguish the urgent from the important and 3) they’re stressful
10:36 Tony Robbins likes to say “If you talk about it, it’s a dream.  But if you schedule it, it’s real.”
11:43 I realized that software can play a role in helping you focus & plan your time
12:50 Work on the right things in the right order because if you’re not doing that, you’re not being productive, you’re being busy
17:04 Time Blocking
25:50 Concentration Meditation
26:07 The reason behind procrastination
27:50 Work Meditation  

Listen in as @thekimsutton and Focuster founder Jordan Baker discuss the need to operate with focus, an understanding of time, and the ability to prioritize and how Focuster can help you do just that! http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp432 #positiveproductivity #podcastClick To Tweet

Resources Mentioned

Apps/Tools:
Focuster
Meet Edgar

People:
Tony Robbins
Michael Neeley
Brendon Burchard

Books:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Quotes

34:20 “As a freelancer, as an entrepreneur, as a business owner you need to build systems of accountability that will help hold and support you.”

Episode Transcription

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