“Ohhh look-bright shiny object!” “Squirrel!!!” Do you find yourself chasing shinny objects, chasing “squirrels?” Is it possible to “Clear out the chaos and make room for life”? “Busy” has become a badge of honor for some and filling every moment of a day is a common practice for many. We make lofty goals and long lists we believe will add order to our lives, but often we experience disappointment when we don’t check off all the tasks. How difficult is it to truly let things go? Host, Mike Domitrz and CAST members Robert Bradford, Yvette Currie, and Jen Rulon dive into this messy-cluttered topic.
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[1:04] Mike reads a quote from If The Buddha Got Stuck, by Charlotte Kasl.
[5:21] What triggers can be identified and used to keep us from cluttering our lives?
[8:23] An inability to check off your entire to-do list can lead to disappointment.
[14:13] When setting objectives, it is the truth that will set you free.
[19:11] Quarterly objectives keeps your focus on the tactical, not strategic, aspects of your goals.
[21:43] Visualization can help to declutter your life.
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Robert Bradford left Wall Street in 1987 to help build a one-person consulting business into a multimillion-dollar nationwide organization. Robert is the author of the simplified strategic planning manual, the best-selling Simplified Strategic Planning: a No-Nonsense Guide for Busy People Who Want Results Fast, as well as three other books. A master trainer, Robert has spent the last fourteen years converting management theory into real-life applications. Most clients engage Robert again and again, to learn from his ever-growing experience in strategy that works today.
Yvette Currie is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, starting her private practice, CounselingSanDiego.org, in 2011, after a 3 year stint in Yokosuka Japan, where her therapy dog, “Bear,” was a smash. She then teamed up with the Department of Defense in 2014, touring as a Deployed Resiliency Counselor, assisting sailors with locating their robust resilient resources, while deployed, throughout the world.
Currently volunteering with Alliance for Hope International (Camp Hope), Yvette also mentors youth affected by DV.
As a health and fitness expert, Jennifer “Jen” Rulon has inspired, coached, and motivated many athletes to complete their first sprint triathlon, to numerous Ironman Triathlons. Jen guides her athletes to learn about themselves BEYOND the physical aspects of doing a triathlon. She is there to educate, motivate, and empower. Jen is an 11x Ironman Triathlete, and has learned “How to Coach Triathletes to Cross the Finish Line with a Smile”! Jen received her Master’s Degree in Kinesiology and started her own coaching business, JenRulon.com. You will see some of her knowledge shared in Triathlete Magazine, Runners World, Men’s Journal Online, WebMD, and The New York Times.