Last episode, we talked with Erik Fisher about productivity. We also talked about his new book about making goals. Today, we have the privilege of talking to Erik’s co-author, Jim Woods.
Before we start this episode, I would like to take a moment to remember and pray for the victims and their families from the attack on the World Trade Centers on 9/11. It was 12 years ago, but they are still feeling the effects of the event.
Jim Woods is a coach that specializes in career, dreaming, finding your passion, productivity, blogging, and writing. He blogs at JimWoodsWrites.com and you can also follow him on Twitter.
Jim shares how he met Erik and talked with him at a podcamp about the ebook.
He also shares why they choose “goals” for the first volume.
“Goals get fuzzy real quick.”
“We want to compare, but that sets us up for failure.”
“It’s clear and simple. And that’s what we need.”
“Do we want to do a lot of things mediocre, or focus in and do something well?”
He shares about project to-do lists and break-throughs he’s had.
This book is designed to share short, concise information and quotes. It also designed to absorb about 1 page a day.
He suggests reading the book once and then come back to read it again later as you have new goals to implement. He also suggests to inplement goals in small stages.
There are two types of people: those that see the big picture and those that see the details. This book does a fantastic job at bringing the two together.
“It’s not idea, it’s the implentation of the idea that has power.”
“Be encouraged. You’re trying to great thing. It’s going to be hard.”
Get this book and look for the next books later this year!