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(#267) Pat Flynn returns to the podcast this week for a stellar interview covering a variety of topics, including how to be better at almost everything. Pat shares his unique approaches to minimalism and generalism and why these are such good things.

Pat Flynn is a 'fitness minimalist' and co-author of the book Paleo Workouts For Dummies. He has written extensively about how to get more with less at his primary website, Chronicles of Strength.

Pat always brings massive value and insight about training and so much more. This session was a lot of fun and it's loaded with great information, including all the details about his upcoming book project.

Here's what you'll learn this week.

  • What Pat does to maximize training this time of year
  • A minimalist training session example he recently did
  • Nutritional strategies around the Holidays
  • How Pat describes his nutritional approach
  • The importance of protein supplementation
  • Why sustainability is essential for nutritional success
  • Pat's secret protein bar...
  • Why it's not a good idea to get "H-angry"
  • Key learning strategies that Pat uses to take action
  • What his upcoming book is all about
  • What is skill stacking - and how to use it to your advantage
  • Why great is the enemy of good (a contrasting viewpoint)
  • The rule of 80% - how most can successfully use this strategy
  • Why there's a lot of advantages to being a generalist
  • Pat shares his top 5 skills to be successful
  • How to develop the skill of focus
  • The daily mediation practice he implements
  • What his morning ritual consists of
  • He discusses the painful process of writing a book
  • Actionable closing advice after listening to the interview...
  • And, the strategic application of focused-goal-setting

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Direct download: RT_267___Pat_Flynn_-_How_To_Be_Better_At_Almost_Everything.mp3
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