Productivity Can Mean Sitting On The Beach | Chris Bailey

11 Sep 2023 • 51 min • EN
51 min
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EPISODE 204 - Chris Bailey is a productivity expert and the international bestselling author of The Productivity Project and Hyperfocus—which have been published globally in 20 languages. He is also the author of the Audible Original, How to Train Your Mind—and is currently writing a third book, for Penguin Books, on how calm helps our productivity. Along with his wife, Chris is the host of the podcast Time and Attention, and writes a column at, which is read by tens of thousands of people every week. In addition to his writing, Chris speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process. His latest TED Talk, How to Get Your Brain to Focus, has been viewed over 10 million times. To date, Chris has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and has garnered coverage in media as diverse as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York magazine, The Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review, GQ, TED, Wired, Fortune, Fast Company, and Lifehacker. In an interview, the prestigious TED Talks organization said that he “might be the most productive man you’d ever hope to meet,” and the Harvard Business Review called him “a quirky and energetic guide through the productivity thicket.” Recently, Wired Magazine called him an “all-around productivity guru,” and Fast Company called him a “productivity mastermind.” In the episode, Chris discusses what it means to be productive, how to boost productivity, what to do when procrastination gets in the way…and more! EPISODE WEBPAGE: P.S. – If you’re liking The Health Investment Podcast, be sure to hit “subscribe/follow” so that you never miss an episode 🙂 QUESTIONS I ASK CHRIS IN THE EPISODE: What does it mean to be productive? How can we boost productivity? What should we do when procrastination gets in the way? Is procrastination ever a good thing? How can you know if you’re struggling from burnout? What should you do when you’re working towards a goal and motivation wanes? LINKS [SOME MAY BE AFFILIATE LINKS; PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO]: Visit Chris' website, listen to his podcast, subscribe to his newsletter, read his article on burnout, and buy his books “My Unbiased Thrive Market Review (AND A Shopping List!)” – save money on your first Thrive Market order by clicking here Click here when you're ready to lose weight permanently! Follow The Health Investment Podcast on Instagram Follow host Brooke Simonson on Instagram Email Brooke: Shout out to Christian Juarez for the theme music! (Click here to visit his Soundcloud!!)

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