Episode 128

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5th Oct 2020

Ep. 67: Getting Fired, Work/Life Balance, & Mental Focus with Ann Zaprasny

Today we discuss getting fired, mental toughness and work life balance..

Welcome back to the 67th episode of the Hard Thing Podcast.

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Today I had the fun opportunity to talk with Mental Athletic Coach, Ann Zaprasny. You can reach out to Ann at http://athletementaltraining.com/. You can actually get a free 15 minute consultation too.

Today was a fun conversation starting out with, of all things, being fired. We talk at length about Ann’s reaction to being fired, her deciding to start her own business, and even going back to school for that.

We also talk a lot about work-life-balance. Ann gives some helpful pointed on how to do that effectively and really still spend time with the family. 

We also spend some time talking about building your personal brand and being intentional with how you go about your work life.

Lastly we talk about mental focus, confidence, and keeping yourself mentally centered rather than stressed and un-focused. It was a fun conversation full of things I didn’t think we’d talk about.

Ann left us some action items though:

Invest in Self Care

Structure your life

Look for Social Connections

Seek out sources of great info (like this podcast)

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The Hard Thing Podcast
The Hard Thing podcast is focused on helping people improve their lives by learning how to do hard things.

Listen as I interview guests who have overcome average by doing hard things. Each of us has to go up against difficult challenges, but it's not the challenge that defines you. It's your overcoming of the challenge. I'll try and extract the methods used to do hard things so that average people like you and me can replicate their success.

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