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Long Game with Dorie Clark

The Long Game with Dorie Clark

by | Nov 5, 2021 | Podcast |

Do you feel rushed, overwhelmed, and perennially behind? How can you break out of this endless cycle and create the kind of interesting, meaningful life that focuses on what matters most – in the long run? In this engaging episode, Dorie Clark gives you unique principles and frameworks to help you reorient yourself, see the big picture, and tap into the power of small changes. It’s not an overnight process, but the long-term payoff is immense: to finally break out of the frenetic day-to-day routine and transform your life, leadership, and your career. That’s playing The Long Game.

Long Term Thinking – Insights from Dorie Clark and The Long Game

The books I mention in this episode are:

  • How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell
  • Sacred Earth Sacred Soul by John Philip Newell

4:08 – How do you pick your favorite drawing of a President?

7:00 – Defining the Long Game: the surest path to meaningful and lasting success in a world that so often prioritizes what’s easy, quick, and shallow

9:24 – The passion and experience that led Dorie to write The Long Game

11:40 – How long-term thinking and leading yourself first make you a better leader

13:31 – The need for white space and how our calendars are often prisons of our own making

15:53 – Why we tend to over-schedule

17:36 – One of the most simple ways to reclaim some white space and build margin for long-term thinking

20:05 – Responding to meeting requests and limiting your time in unproductive meetings

21:04 – The question to ask instead of “Can I do this?”

23:28 – Another question to ask yourself to determine if something is of long-term value to you

25:40 – Optimize for interesting – an awesome decision-making strategy to play the long game

29:52 – The power of leverage and how to make something count twice

33:42 – Why recognizing your constraints is a vital driver of creativity and better decision-making

36:07 – Small changes you can make to start reclaiming your time and long-term thinking

38:21 – The danger of baseline syndrome and how to overcome it

42:04 – Keeping the faith: staying motivated through obstacles, discouragement, and heartbreak

51:54 – Quiet, silence, and reflection.

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David Dye helps human-centered leaders find clarity in uncertainty, drive innovation, and achieve breakthrough results.  He’s the President of Let’s Grow Leaders, an international leadership development and training firm known for practical tools and leadership development programs that stick. He’s the award-winning authors of four books including Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates and Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results-Without Losing Your Soul and hosts the popular Leadership without Losing Your Soul podcast. David is a former executive and elected official. David and his wife and business partner, Karin Hurt, are committed to their philanthropic initiative, Winning Wells – building clean water wells for the people of Cambodia.


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