Saturday, April 7, 2018

G is for the Get-It-Done Guy

Welcome to Day 7 of the A-Z Challenge. This year I am reviewing podcasts. Day 7 is the letter G, and the podcast I will be reviewing is the Get-It-Done Guy.


When I was looking for a podcast to go with the letter G, I found this one pretty quickly, and of course I fell in love with the title. Two Gs! That's pretty perfect. 

I listened to the first episode that downloaded, and I loved it so much. Then the next episode happened, and the next, and I realized, that while the Get-It-Done Guy is great, I am not really his target audience. But maybe you are, so let me tell you a little about him, and then I am going to review ONE episode from this podcast--the first one I heard. 

Steve Robbers is the Get-It-Done guy and he is an entrepreneur who uses this blog to help you become a successful entrepreneur as well. 

Category: Self-help. I might add business to that.

What's the time commitment here?

Pretty small. Posts appear once a week, and they are usually less than 10 minutes long!  

My Review: 
How to Resist Social Media and Reconnect with Friends IRL

I loved this episode. He talks about how social media is many people's number one time drain, and how it promises to help us feel more connected but leaves us feeling lonelier than ever. His idea is to get out a pencil and paper when you are on social media, and when you see something you want to like or comment on, jot it down instead. Look through your notifications and jot down anything important. He didn't really specify how long to do this for, but I imagine you do it for as long as it doesn't feel like a chore. Then turn off your computer. You are done with social media for the day. Now go through your list and cross off anything you don't really care about or anyone you would not really meet IRL. There. That's your social to-do list. Call those people. Talk to them about the things that matter. Really connect with them instead of the hollow substitute that is social media.

I'm keeping the Get-It-Done Guy in my list of podcasts even though I'm no entrepreneur. He's entertaining and his podcasts are short, and I glean things even from the episodes that don't necessarily pertain to me.

You can read his blog post about this topic here. You can listen to Get-It-Done Guy here, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  

5 comments:

  1. He sounds really interesting - when I read his podcast name I thought he'd be a home handyman so the entrepreneur thing came as a bit of a surprise. 10 mins fits my attention span well too.

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  2. That is a great suggestion about calling people rather than commenting. What a good way to re-connect with family and friends.

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  3. Thank you so much. Amidst a lot of stuff now and wanted something to keep me motivated. Will surely tune in to this Get-It-Done guy.

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  4. While I do think social media is a time drain that can often leave us feeling less connected, I'm not sure I'd enjoy his exercise although I do like the goal of reconnecting in real life. I do like these type of podcasts though. Weekends In Maine

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  5. I was expecting him to be more 'Mel Robbins #5 minute rule' but I do like the suggestion of "just call", probably as that's usually what I do to RL friends. But I also value some online friends where that option isn't available.

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