February 03, 2022


Ignition Room – Roundtable Q&A

🔊 Audio MP3


Time – the one resource we can never get more of and often run out of. During this session, the team discussed several helpful tips that are very practical and sometimes even so obvious that it is hard to believe that we’ve forgotten the basics of how to manage our time and our energy resources effectively and productively.


[4:45] What are you most excited about in your business right now

[11:38] Addressing the challenge to stay on topic and use time productively

[15:20] When you get tired it is easier to get distracted and the problem only snowballs

[16:30] When we allow ourselves to become distracted, it is because we want to get out of discomfort – distraction is the opposite of traction

[18:30] What are the factors that contribute to a successful productive day?

[23:07] Using block time and how it can help to avoid distractions

[28:38] Email is intermittent reinforcement – you keep on reading in case it might be good

[33:34] Tips on being more productive

[35:45] Keeping tasks open – is simply stealing bandwidth and slowing down your productivity

[40:00] Is this what I am doing making me money?

[41:00] What do you do to keep your energy bank full?

[49:00] Getting up early helps to feel you are ahead for the day

[50:24] What was the most valuable thing you’ve learned today?

[54:41] Not every day is going to be perfect but every day is an opportunity to try again 

Documents & Resources

🌐 Deep Work by Cal Newport
🌐 Indistractable by Nir Eyal
🌐 Podcast with Michelle Parchman Podcast

About the Author


Mark Whitby is one of the world's leading coaches for the recruitment industry. Since 2001, he has trained over 10,000 recruiters in 34 countries. Mark has helped recruiters to double or triple their billings and owners to increase their team's sales by 67% in 90 days.

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