#115 Dan Schawbel on Why You Should Stop Looking At Your Phone

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This week’s guest on Impact Theory is Dan Schawbel. Dan is an entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. His books include Back to Human https://amzn.to/2CEaSxL and Promote Yourself https://amzn.to/2WhCsYW among others. In this episode, he talks about the importance of relationships and how technology can either die us apart or bring us together.

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SHOWNOTES:

Why you need to start focusing on fulfillment (and how it allows you to be a role model to other people) [2:49]

The best way to learn what you want to do in life and what you value [4:01]

How to identify your values and develop self-awareness (start spending more time with yourself) [5:39]

You have to understand yourself [8:25]

How to overcome bullying and stay positive even when you’re a lone wolf [9:18]

The narrative he tells himself [12:51]

Why he embraces his dark side and uses it for motivation [15:29]

How to get ahead in work and life [16:12]

Creating a brand around yourself and the process for being self-aware [19:12]

Why he writes down values, goals and tips for himself based on feedback [21:33]

Why only spending time alone decreases your creativity [23:08]

How Dan Schawbel looks for models to imitate [26:42]

Why Dan doesn’t think people change over time [27:59]

His hack for vulnerability [30:32]

How to be more productive and creative by changing your vibe [32:02]

Instruct your day so that it reflects what you want to get out of it [33:04]

This is the problem with our culture in America [34:47]

Why he started doing research [35:50]

His BEST productivity “habit” is reading for 30 minutes about what is going on in the industry [38:37]

What to do if you’re hitting a roadblock and things are against you [39:44]

How he got out of depression and you can too [40:26]

The truth about the loneliness epidemic [42:04]

The Impact Dan Schawbel wants to have in the world [48:16]

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