Chris Ducker — On Time Blocking and Recovering From Burnout

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This week on Detail Therapy with Amy Landino, Chris Ducker joins the show!

(0:48) What to expect from today’s chat

(1:25) Welcome | AmyTV

(1:44) Amy Update | Travel, Book & Videos

(3:18) #SHINESQUAD

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INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS DUCKER

Amy sits down today with Chris Ducker, a serial entrepreneur and author of Virtual Freedom and Rise of the Youpreneur. He’s a trusted international business mentor, speaker, blogger, podcaster and founder of Youpreneur.com. He’s also the self-proclaimed “Proudest Brit You’ll Ever Meet!”

(8:17) Why do you educate entrepreneurs?
Gifted with the ability to change people’s lives and it makes him happy!

(9:16) Meeting & Repeating | San Diego | How Amy & Chris met.

(10:53) How Chris hosts his events | Youpreneur | Dropping value bombs
Having Amy speak in the Philippines. | Personal Branding 101: Keep your promises

(13:44) Learning how to ask for help. Business & Making Money

(15:00) Chris’ Empire
B2B Business in Philippines
Virtual Star Finder
Investment/Advisor Roles | MoveIQ | Phil Spencer
Youpreneur | Website, Academy, Book, Summit

(18:41) How many hours do you work?
Chris’ working hours | 10-4 Monday through Thursday | Amy 50 hours per week

(21:40) Scheduling & Balance | Crappy manager but a great leader

(22:25) The 2009 Burnout | “Very Pear Shaped” | Changes for 2010

(25:10) Morning Routine
Kid time | Breakfast, YouTube time, quality time | School dropoff | Coffee with the wife | Work Time

(26:23) A scheduled life | Focus time & Family Time

(27:27) What do you say to someone who is in the building phase of their business?
Beware the burnout, take time for yourself now not when it’s too late.

(29:52) Chris Ducker does NOT like to exercise
Preventing Burnout | Ease into the day
Sleep | Not a napper
Alexa | Spa Music
Massages | A good massage means no sleeping!

(34:31) Being unapologetic, drawing lines
Being confident in saying no.

(36:13) “Time is my most valuable commodity and I don’t like to waste it.”
How do you feel if you think time is being wasted?

(37:00) What podcasts have you been enjoying?
Selectively choose episodes of podcasts to listen to instead of subscribing to podcasts.
Michael Hyatt | Amy Porterfield | Pat Flynn | Zig Ziglar
”You’re either consuming or you’re creating.”

(40:58) “You must charge what you’re worth and be seen to sell.”

(41:31) Morning Tips | Is there anything you do consistently to start your day?
Sit quietly for 30 minutes | Muse Band | 6:30 wake up, Kid routines, coffee & music (record).
”When you listen to a record you are creating the soundtrack to your own life.” |
Robert Johnson | Ray Charles | Aretha Franklin

(48:13) What does it mean to you to go after the life you want?

(48:54) Love for Chris from Amy | 2018’s Youpreneur | Vincenzo is amazing in a crisis.

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(51:12) Detail Recap:

  • Burnout does not think you’re special. It can hit any one at any time.

  • Walk out of a bad massage (or a bad movie, book or series). Be confident in saying no.

  • Take time to sit quietly when you start your day if you’re not a meditative person.
     

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