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Getting More Done In 12 Weeks Than Others Do In 12 Months with Brian Moran


How would you like accomplish in 12 weeks what you’d think would take you a year? The traditional habit of planning goals over a 12 month period has proven ineffective. Believe it or not, we can actually execute more in the next 12 weeks than we can in 12 months—not only in business, but also in our family lives.

We are excited to have Brian Moran on the show today. He’s the NY Times Bestselling author of The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months. Brian’s going to tell us how the 12 Week Year works and how we can apply this strategy to work, health, and relationships. He also teaches us how to get our spouses and kids on board to so you can make incredible progress toward your big visions as a family.

Don’t let another year go by without having accomplished your goals. Get started on your 12 Week Year now!

Brian P. Moran

Brian Moran has over thirty years of expertise as a CEO, corporate executive, entrepreneur, consultant and coach. His background as a corporate executive combined with his experience as an entrepreneur positions him with a unique skill set to help individuals and organizations grow and prosper.

Brian’s corporate experience includes management and executive positions with UPS, PepsiCo, and Northern Automotive. As an entrepreneur he has personally launched and led successful businesses and been instrumental in the success of many others. In addition, he has consulted for dozens of world-class companies including Coldwell Banker, Mass Mutual, Medtronic, New York Life, and Tiffany & Co.

Brian is a recognized expert in the field of leadership and execution. His realization that most people don’t lack ideas but struggle with effective implementation led him to the development of The 12 Week Year. In addition to his books, Brian has been published in many of the leading business journals and magazines. He is a sought after speaker, educating and inspiring thousands each year.

He is a visionary with a passion for helping others go beyond what they think they are capable of and achieve more than they ever thought possible. His greatest strength might be his ability to take success principles and strategies and help others apply them in a way that is powerful and effective, and gets results.

The 12 Week Year: Get More Done In 12 Weeks Than Others Will In 12 Months

The guide to shortening your execution cycle down from one year to 12 weeks

Most organizations and individuals work in the context of annual goals and plans; a 12-month execution cycle. Instead, The 12 Week Year avoids the pitfalls and low productivity of annualized thinking. This book redefines your “year” to be 12 weeks long. In 12 weeks, there just isn’t enough time to get complacent, and urgency increases and intensifies. The 12 Week Year creates focus and clarity on what matters most and a sense of urgency to do it now. In the end more of the important stuff gets done and the impact on results is profound.

  • Explains how to leverage the power of a 12-week year to drive improved results in any area of your life
  • Offers a how-to book for both individuals and organizations seeking to improve their execution effectiveness
  • Authors are leading experts on execution and implementation
  • Turn your organization’s idea of a year on its head, and speed your journey to success.

What You’ll Learn

  • The surprising reason quantity time with your kids is more important than quality time
  • How to maximize your personal leadership
  • You have to act on the knowledge or it’s worthless.
  • How we can start executing when we’re surrounded by distractions
  • The importance of understanding who you are and grounding yourself
  • Accept that there will always be more to do than you can pursue effectively.
  • Most people have not done deep vision work. What do you want your life to look like?
  • What you do daily and weekly is tied to your big vision, not day-to-day issues.
  • Closing the knowing-doing gap
  • When we execute undistracted long enough to see results, it starts compounding like interest.
  • Don’t measure daily results. Measure
  • You must want your vision badly enough to step into discomfort.
  • Why you shouldn’t pursue more than 3 goals at a time
  • How to apply the 12 Week Year to health, marriage, and fatherhood
  • Setting family visions together
  • Helping your kids to set goals and be intentional about how they want to show up in the areas of their lives
  • How to approach your spouse with a 12-week plan
  • How collaborating on a 12-week plan creates more intimacy and deeper conversations
  • To be a proactive dad, thank about what’s the experience do you want to create for your kids? What can you do to make that happen?
  • Looking at your children as gifts
  • Giving yourself grace when you lose your temper

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less with Greg McKeown


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Resist Average with Tommy Baker

Resist Average with Tommy Baker

Most men are motivated by the same thing, and it’s the wrong thing—fear.

We run away from the life we don’t want, struggling to avoid discomfort and scarcity. We are under constant stress and have nothing left for ourselves. But fear is a bad motivator. We can only run so far and so fast before we become depleted and burned out.

Today I have an amazing guest who is no stranger to the spotlight. Tommy Baker is the host of Resist Average Podcast and helps dreamers create the lives they truly desire. He is the author of three bestselling books, and his most recent release, The Leap of Your Life, is about how we can resist average and make bold decisions toward the dreams that scare us.

Tommy talks about the myth of clarity, leveraging regret, and taking action despite never feeling ready. If you’re in survival mode or in a comfortable but boring rut, this show will change your trajectory!

Tommy Baker

Tommy grew up in two different cultures. His family moved back and forth between Columbia and US. Tommy had a life of solitude because he didn’t know where he fit in. This was a challenge that forced him to ask himself deep questions. Who am I? Why am I here? What am I capable of?

This led him on a path of entrepreneurship and self-discovery that helped him realize what prevented himself and others from living to their full potential. Today, Tommy Baker helps men make decisions into the unknown with faith trust and resilience and find ways to reverse engineer their success from the inside out.

Through his writing, high-performance coaching and Resist Average Academy podcast—he’s helped thousands of people take their next bold step and never look back.

Entrepreneurship is one the best ways to create personal growth in life.

What You’ll Learn

  • How all change is going to come from two places—a place of honesty about who you are and your pain and struggles, or by becoming inspired by something out in the future on the horizon that you are excited about
  • The three states of existence:
    • A state of survival- where you just make it through the day and make decisions out of scarcity and competition.
    • A state of comfort-where there is no urgency, but there’s nothing exciting or challenging in your life and you drift aimlessly.
    • A state of thriving—where you seek challenge every day and are willing to get to know yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually. You can tackle bigger and better problems and grow every day.
  • The importance of getting non-emotional data on our lives about what’s not working
  • Why comfort is the hardest state to change from
  • A powerful visualization exercise—5 years down the line, where will you be if you stay on the same path that isn’t working for you?
  • How to set your goals so that you will achieve them
  • Why you must go to environments that light you up in some form
  • Cutting negative stuff out of your space—relationships, environments, gossip, bad habits, and bad mindsets
  • How to break free from the “I’m not ready yet” syndrome
  • How to recognize fear in all its forms
  • By the time you feel ready, it’s too late
  • How in a distracted, over-stimulated world, we chase the wrong things for the wrong reasons
  • Regret can be a tool to leverage or a tool used to imprison yourself
  • Why ruminating leads to anxiety, depression, and despair
  • Dialing up your intuition
  • Why you may not be lacking clarity but courage
  • How lack of clarity can become an excuse to procrastinate
  • How to have the courage to step forward even if you lack a clear vision
  • Powerful exercise—how to take inventory of your foundation in life
  • That it’s okay to say, “I don’t know,” and give yourself space to figure it out

When we say we’re not ready, it becomes a convenient mechanism to let ourselves off the hook.


MENTIONED EPISODE: Stop Drifting and Consciously Design Your Future with Dominick Quartuccio


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How to Start When You're Stuck Jason Womack

How to Start When You’re Stuck with Jason Womack


Today’s show is going to ramp you up! Jason Womack is an executive coach and bestselling author of Your Best Just Got Better and Get Momentum: How to Start When You’re Stuck.

He’s going to talk about why men are so good at starting things but not finishing them, and how to surround yourself with people who will instantly rocket you to where want to go.

He also shares two of his forward thinking tools that will completely blow your mind and crush the limited view you have of your future.

You show up, you do good work, and you stay in touch.

Jason Womack

Jason Womack is a force of energy. He is a speaker, coach, and author advising leaders worldwide. He invests his time, energy and focus serving as an agent of change. He is now a Professor of Leadership studies for the US Air Force

Jason Womack is not a father, but he does have advice that will alter every dad’s view of their future and how to prime ourselves for huge opportunities and experiences beyond our wildest dreams.

I’ve got to give myself the gift of my own attention.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to create the right conditions for success
  • How to be prepared to do the good work
  • How to differentiate yourself from others
  • Why it’s crucial to take care of ourselves—Chaos, surprise, and opportunities are coming you won’t be able to take advantage of it if you are not 100%
  • What you can do to be ready to before you need to get ready
  • The big 3 of self-care – Rest, Movement, and Nutrition and what they really mean
  • How to track your behavior and results and do objective/subjective analysis
  • Advice for men who feel guilty for spending time and money on self-care
  • Why journaling is important to your future
  • Stop judging until you journal for 6 months
  • Prove that who you were before was better than who you are today
  • Why you don’t realize how much you ARE growing through time (The Zeigarnik effect)
  • Why it’s better to control your direction instead of focusing a definitive goal
  • Two-way analysis
    • Past to present – Where you were and where you are now
    • Future to present – Where you are going to be and how you are going to put yourself on that course
  • Jason’s 2 powerful forward-thinking tools
    • 30-30 rule
    • Ideal Day Process
  • How to backfill the time the Universe gives you
  • How people limit themselves by what they think is possible
  • Write down what’s impossible, and it may drop in your lap
  • Larry’s live example of how to do the Ideal Day Process
  • Why Jason writes with his non-dominant hand
  • How to open up your consciousness to let new information in
  • If you want to change your health, wealth, or relationships, hang out and ask the person who has what you want
  • Why American men don’t ask for help
  • The moment you start hanging out with someone who is where you want to be, your life already changes
  • How to build your team
  • How to keep momentum
  • Not start stop and judge
  • What do you want to be known for?
  • Why awkward eye contact and vulnerability will change the world
  • Why cognitive diversity is the gateway to a better future
  • You don’t want likeminded men on your team, but those who think differently than you
  • Personal development advice – drop what doesn’t work for you, pick up what does, and make it your own
  • How to stop “shoulding” on yourself
  • Why practice does not make perfect – it makes it comfortable, normal, and accepted
  • Why and how to share what you’re working on
  • If you do not walk in armed with what you already unconsciously want, then you’re just going to listen to someone else and what they did and how they did
  • The fear of success and the thoughts that hold us back e.g. Don’t want more than you have. Share with everyone else. Who are you to want that?
  • Why we don’t finish what we start
  • What to do when you’re stuck
  • Clearing out ‘shoulds’ that are getting your way
  • Focusing on rituals and measuring results

Change who you spend time with and you’ll change your life.


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find your why

Get Lit: Forget the Pressure to Find Your Why with Dominick Quartuccio

Today, there is so much pressure to find our why, to have a clear purpose in life. Some people seem to have it all figured out. We see them on social media living their dreams. Others think they know what they were meant to be, only to find out they’re unfulfilled. Those of us who haven’t defined a clear purpose yet seem to be looked down upon (or maybe we just feel that way). Today’s guest tells us why you need to forget the pressure to find your why and how to let it reveal itself to you.

Dominick Quartuccio, bestselling author of Design Your Future: 3 Simple Steps to Stop Drifting and Take Command of Your Life, is back on The Dad Edge. He says that in looking too hard for our purpose in life, it eludes us. Most people don’t know what their destiny is, and that’s okay. He teaches us how to analyze ourselves to become aware of what lights us up, and how to follow that passion to create a life that excites us. We also go over exactly how to frame conversations about sex with our spouses and how to avoid drift by rewriting our narrative about ourselves.

This show is packed with loads of advice. Are you ready to get lit?

'What you need to focus instead of purpose (which is such a monumental task) is to start to build this acumen around what lights you up. It will give you clues to what that purpose is.'—Dominick Quartuccio #purpose #yourwhy #goals… Click To Tweet

 

 

Dominick Quartuccio

Dominick Quartuccio’s passion is helping people design a future they can’t wait to live in. He once had it all—a so-called successful life and lucrative 15-year career in financial services, running sales teams in Fortune 100 companies. He led “a good life.” The result? He was bored, restless and uninspired. So he left the corporate world and became a human guinea pig, subjecting himself to experiments and experiences that challenged him to assess his long-held beliefs and stories. Gradually, his behavior changed, and his life changed—for the better. Dominick is now a mentor, speaker, trainer and author dedicated to supporting others to be better versions of themselves. He helps successful, stressed and incredibly busy professionals take command of their habits – time, energy, focus and execution—so they can raise their performance in business and all aspects of their day-to-day lives. His purpose now to help people design lives they can’t wait to step into.

Who do you believe yourself to be, and are you interested in authoring a new narrative?—Dominick Quartuccio #selfhelp #personaldevelopment #personalgrowth #men #manhood Click To Tweet

What You’ll Learn

Find Your Why

  • Why there is this new pressure to find our why
  • Why the pressure to figure out the why?
  • How to align yourself with what lights you up
  • How to use what lights you up to begin the quest for your purpose in life
  • How to hold the idea of your purpose loosely until it crystalizes
  • The importance of service to others while following what gives you energy
  • Doubling down on what lights you up
  • Why people fail when pursuing their why
  • How to develop a realistic strategy to become successful in chasing your dream
  • Where people fail when transitioning from job to passion
  • How to take inventory of your fears so you are approaching it from a place of confidence, not necessity
  • How commitment comes first and the how is second because once you’re committed the how illuminates itself
  • Oversimplifying the vision – we envision only the worst- and best-case scenario instead of all the possibilities in between
  • When you don’t meet your unrealistic visions of success, you feel like a failure
  • How to overcome guilt for getting paid for doing something that you love
  • Rewriting the false narrative that if you love what you’re doing that you should give it away for free

Sex

  • What happens when you don’t have a conscious strategy for your sex life
  • Designing a vision board for sex for 2019
  • Why couples need to talk about sex before there is a problem
  • How men usually they come to the sex conversation with an agenda, making the woman feel unsafe
  • How exactly to frame your conversation about sex
  • How to design the sex conversation container with boundaries and intentions
  • How to cultivate trust and mutual collaboration instead of just trying to get what you want in the bedroom
'The only time that couples are having conversations around sex and their sex life is when something is going wrong. It's brought up from a place of dissatisfaction and ambushes the other partner.'—Dominick Quartuccio #sex #marriage… Click To Tweet

Drift

  • How the opposite of drifting is intentionality
  • Intentionality makes a determined, unstoppable man
  • How to break habits and patterns that put your life on auto-pilot
  • Just staying connected and doing the best you can
  • How to follow through with things you’ve started
  • The difference between starting energy, sustaining energy, and finishing energy
  • How to adapt to energy downshifts while pursuing goals
  • A discussion about James Clear’s Atomic Habits
  • How behaviors change when you step into your identity
The definition of hell is on your deathbed you meet the man you could’ve become. #men #dads #fathers #purpose #drift Click To Tweet

 

MENTIONED EPISODES:

Simple, Sexy Marriage with Dr. Corey Allan

How to Quit Your Job in 12 Months Part I with Ryan Enk

How to Quit Your Job in 12 Months Part 2 with Ryan Enk

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Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

The Life-Changing Benefits of Practicing Gratitude


We all go through ups and downs, and it’s easy to focus on whatever is going wrong in our lives, but being stressed and worried all the time works against us. A negative mindset literally makes us dumber! But we can shift our attitude by appreciating what we do have going for us.

Today we have on new Dad Edge Alliance member, Dwayne. He came into the group at an all-time low. His marriage was in trouble, he was in debt, and he was depressed. As he began to target all aspects of his life in the alliance, he also adopted the habit of looking at all that was going right.

Within a few months, Dwayne made incredible progress. His marriage is in a good place, he paid off 6K in debt, and is smiling again. Discover the other life-changing benefits of practicing gratitude in this short episode!

 

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