“One of the scariest questions that you can ask yourself is, ‘What are the mistakes that you’re making over and over again?’” - The Less Doing Podcast - Episode 236 with UJ Ramdas

Guest

UJ Ramdas – The Five Minute Journal

Summary

In this episode of the Less Doing Podcast, Ari and Nick meet with UJ Ramdas, creator of the Five Minute Journal. UJ is an expert in the art of journaling. He knows journaling can help everyone get on task to make progress and achieve goals. He has come up with a number of products and applications to help people start journaling.

Key Quote

“One of the scariest questions that you can ask yourself is, ‘What are the mistakes that you’re making over and over again?’”

What You’ll Learn

  1. Why journaling is beneficial to externalize your ideas
  2. A physical journal vs. a journal app – Figuring out which is right for you
  3. The research behind a physical journal and why it might be better
  4. The thinking and frustration behind the productivity journal
  5. Three elements for a planner: prioritizing, time blocking, focused reflection
  6. Creating products that you actually want for yourself
  7. One of the scariest questions you can ask yourself
  8. How breaking down your daily tasks helps you psychologically
  9. The new products that UJ has coming out
  10. UJ’s Top Three Pieces of Advice to help you be more effective