The Importance of Tracking your Habits by Akash Karia

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA, Matthew Turner (author of The Successful Mistake) talks to Akash Karia, a bestselling author, renowned speaker and an all-star in productivity and forming new habits.

In this interview, Matthew and Akash discuss habit formation and being productive and being your best self.

They discuss:

  • Akash’s expertise in Habits & Productivity
  • The process of creating the habit, the science behind it
  • Key Obstacles in Building Habits

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The Importance of Being in the Now and Living the Journey with Matthew Turner

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA, Erlend Bakke talks to Matthew Turner (author of The Successful Mistake). In this interview, Erlend and Matthew discuss transition, the importance of transition and being in the now, and the period between when a project ends and before the next one begins.

They discuss:

  • Matthew’s current state of transitioning to a new house, being a new parent and becoming a family.
  • They talk about being in the now. This moment is what really exists, you can’t predict the future.
  • They discuss being purely at the moment and the now, and how you need to appreciate where you are, but also know where you are going.
  • Goals and being goal oriented can also cause stress. Being goal oriented is not necessarily healthy. Having a specific goal (ie. at thirty years old I will own an island or sell my company for this huge amount) and then not getting it can be counter-intuitive. It becomes about the destination, and you obsess about it instead of what the journey is.

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The Key Do’s & Don’ts in Establishing Side Hustles with Ryan Robinson

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA, Matthew Turner (author of The Successful Mistake) talks to Ryan Robinson, a content marketer, consultant, and a Master of Side Businesses and Side Hustle.

In this interview, Matt and Ryan thoroughly discuss the importance of validating your idea with your audience before you launch a new product or project (Validation on top of validation).

In this episode, Matthew and Ryan discuss:

  • The Key Do’s & Don’t in establishing a Side Hustle
  • The importance of validating your idea with your audience (Validation on top of validation).

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