The Power of Getting Things Done

Chris Cooper through his brand Chris Cooper Business Elevation helps leaders to elevate business performance by developing exceptional leadership, teams and highly engaged workforces. Chris created the Business Elevation Show the most accessed business show on the world’s leading on-line radio platform ‘Voice America’ in 2011. He is co-Author of The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) and has a reputation as an exceptional coach, consultant and facilitator. With a senior corporate background to board level including Mars, Chris was also a founding partner of a very successful startup prior to 15 years of developing leaders, teams and businesses. He is also a fellow of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK.

In this episode you’ll learn about the power of getting things done as well as…

  • The things you need to do to be successful when you’re starting on your own
  • How the freedom of being an entrepreneur can be crippling sometimes
  • The difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Why our brains look to avoid pain at all costs
  • How knowing when your optimal work hours are can make a huge different
  • Why you should analyze the thing you are NOT doing
  • The techniques that Chris has studied to get things done
  • What can you do in situations when you say you will do something but you don’t

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