In today's episode we cover:
* How to pre-empt failure
* How Helen thinks through what could go wrong
* Why Rob looks at everything as an experiment - and therefore failures are data for moving forward
* Why resilience is essential
* The old stoic approach of setting a target but not being wedded to the outcome
The challenge -> Subscribe to the podcast as next year we have some cracking content coming your way
Mais episódios de "Stationery Freaks"
What happens when things go wrong with your plans - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 12
12:29In today's episode we cover:* How to pre-empt failure* How Helen thinks through what could go wrong* Why Rob looks at everything as an experiment - and therefore failures are data for moving forward* Why resilience is essential* The old stoic approach of setting a target but not being wedded to the outcomeThe challenge -> Subscribe to the podcast as next year we have some cracking content coming your way
How to get started with Habit Stacking - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 11
12:00In today's episode we cover:* Habit stacking and what it is* Chaining habits together* Forcing your environment to support your habits* Picking one existing habit and building on it* Avoiding leaving gaps between habits* Doing just 15 minutes of habits* How Helen did a PHD is procrastination* Talking to your inner 8 year old* How Helen uses her Bullet Journal to track habitsThe challenge -> Choose a habit you wish to develop and decide when would be best to do that habit. Then find an existing habit in or close to that time. Then try to add your new habit together with the existing one!
How we track goal progress - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 10
12:06In today's episode we cover:* How we track goals once they are in progress* Rob shares how he tracks his videos using a Mark and Fold notebook* Helen shares how she relies on the enthusiasm at the beginning of starting a goal to drive habits* Rob talks about his Fridge of Accountability* Helen shares how she uses her Bullet Journal for tracking goalsThe challenge -> We forgot to set one today!
The dichotomy of minimalism and stationery buying - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 9
10:56In today's episode we cover:* How we got interested in minimalism* Courtney Carver's project 333* The Minimalists - Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus* Stationery Freak -> Someone who tells themselves they can walk past a stationery shop without going in, but they cannot* How lockdowns have stopped impulse buying from stationery stores* Helen's Etsy habit* Maria Kondo* Sort your life out with Stacey Solomon (and why visualising everything in a warehouse is so clever)* Why emptying a cupboard and throwing stuff away is so cathartic* Two recommendations- Courtney Carver's project 333- Fumio Sasaki's "Goodbye Things" book (affiliate link)The challenge -> Pick one cupboard or drawer, empty it and discard that which doesn't spark joy
Turning goals into action habits - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 8
10:39In today's episode we cover:* How to turn goals into action* Triggers that trip your brain into breaking it's subconscious routines* Habits are awesome as you don't have to think about them* Can you replace a bad habit with a good one?* Can a certain place trigger habits?* Is the theory of 21 days habit building correct? * Traumatic moments help with building habits (anyone ever forget their gym kit at school?)The challenge -> Pick one goal and think about what routines and habits you'll need to develop to bring it to life
Breaking Out Goals - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 7
10:43In today's episode we cover:* How to break a goal out into smaller parts, such as milestones or mini sub-goals* Start small - what's the first step or next step* Copy and learn from someone else* Rob shares how he writes a book!* Is there a period of preparation before starting a goal?* And is this preparation a form of procrastination* Make the most of the initial enthusiasm to make progress - before it gets challengingThe challenge -> Pick one of your goals and break it down into tiny next steps.
Setting Learning Goals - The Stationery Freaks (Advent calendar) - Day 6
11:20In today's episode we cover:* Why Helen is learning how to make Japanese food - and how this is a personal learning goal* Why Rob did a two year HR learning goal for his career - and how painful this was* How Rob uses Meso-cycles of learning and implementing* The difference between Task Acquisition and Information Acquisition* How Rob uses Domestika for personal learning* The "Two Whys" of learning - career and personalThe challenge -> Identify a simple learning goal you could commit to in either your personal and business life
Reflecting through journaling - stationery freaks advent calendar day 5
8:55In today's episode we cover:How to use your journal to reflect on goals, life and behavioursRob butchers Seneca's journal questions (accidentally)We talk about Benjamin Franklin's two questions to book-end the dayAnd whether Helen really will continue this habit into 2022The challenge -> Continue journaling - and maybe use the "what good did I do today" promptBenjamin Franklin's Daily Schedule For Success (addicted2success.com)How to start journaling — Stationery Freaks
How many goals makes sense? - stationery freaks advent calendar day 4
11:01In today's episode we cover: How Helen uses one notebook and typically has 3 - 6 goals Why too many can be overwhelming Why Helen works to a 9 month goal setting period Why breaking the rules of goal setting can be good Why scratching off goals that don’t resonate anymore is good But also why sometimes persevering is the right thing to do How Rob sets goals by breaking the 10 year painted picture down to 5 years - and then yearly goal within Why Rob has around 15 - 20 goals each year, but some are big and some are small The challenge -> Whatever your method for goal setting, try setting a single goal and writing it in your notebook. And don’t forget to keep trying the gratitude journalWe have a cast on goal setting --> How to set goals (using stationery of course) — Stationery Freaks
The basics of goal setting - stationery freaks advent calendar day 3
8:00Welcome to Day 3 of our 12 days of Christmas advent calendar.In today's episode we cover: The basics of goal setting How Helen uses values to test her yearly goals. Why Helen only sets yearly goals How Rob paints a bright picture of the future 10 years out, then sets 5 year goals and then yearly goals We have a cast on goal setting --> How to set goals (using stationery of course) — Stationery Freaks