Dr. Matthew and Bruce discuss how you can achieve purposeful urgency without feeling stressed. Ideally, purposeful urgency is combined with optimism and confidence to help you achieve your actions productively. However, it is also a fine line to balance. Dr. Matthew admits that it can be hard to be in a state of flow and also have a sense of purposeful urgency, because too much urgency will make you feel overwhelmed and counterproductive.
[1:40] Where are you going so quickly? Are your actions tied to your bigger purpose?
[3:35] Urgency needs to be accompanied by optimism and confidence, not stress and anxiety.
[6:00] Purposeful urgency has to have a higher calling attached to it.
[9:50] What’s the difference between artificial urgency vs. natural urgency?
[12:55] It’s hard to have a state of flow with a sense of urgency.
[14:45] What do you want so much that achieving it is imperative?
[15:05] Time is passing, which is why you have to pick up the pace.
[19:55] Write a top ten list of outcomes/achievements that are significant to you.
[22:20] Work on your vision and goals right now.
[24:25] How can you achieve personal accountability and get more things done?
[27:00] Too much urgency can also sabotage you.
[29:00] Try meditation.
[30:35] Check out podcast episode 5: Action Ends Dissatisfaction.
[32:00] Challenge of the week? Take the entrepreneurship super test.
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