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The Elegant Warrior Episode 264 – MVP – Choose to Choose (Oliver Burkeman)

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3 July · Episode 264

Choose to Choose (Oliver Burkeman)

51 Min, 5 Sec · By Heather Hansen

Heather speaks with Oliver Burkeman who explains the reality behind procrastination and finite time. A re-release of a MVP (Most Valuable Podcast).

For the holiday week, I’m re-releasing one of my MVP (Most Valuable Podcast) episodes. Author Oliver Burkeman explains how we can all gain a new relationship with time and stop pushing ourselves to fit it all in.

We’ll Discuss

  • Why our time is finite
  • The reality behind procrastination
  • Why we should focus on enjoying the things we have time for and not the things we don’t

References Mentioned

Maria Shriver’s Newsletter: I’ve Been Thinking…about What We Truly Need
The Guardian article: Time Millionaires

Oliver’s book recommendation: Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life by James Hollis

About Oliver Burkeman

Oliver Burkeman is a winner of the Foreign Press Association’s Young Journalist of the Year Award and has been short-listed for the Orwell Prize. He wrote a long-running weekly column on psychology for The Guardian, “This Column Will Change Your Life,” and his work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Psychologies, and New Philosopher.

Book: Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals
Twitter: @oliverburkeman

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