Welcome to the Episode 009 Show Notes of the Elite Road Warrior Podcast! In this episode we discuss the importance of Anchor Days in the life of every business traveler.
What You Will Learn In This Episode:
4:15 – We live by our habits, for good or bad, far more than we realize, especially on the road.
4:30 – Exhausted (Existing) Road Warriors vs Elite Road Warriors
4:55 – Daniel Pink (When) Starting Right, Starting Again, and Starting Together with FRESH STARTS
6:20 – Two Types of “Temporal Landmarks”
7:30 – Anchor Days are key behaviors done on a specific date to serve as a kickstart for a period of time.
8:30 – The Three Aspects of Anchor Days
9:45 Anchor Days require Intention and Discipline
10:18 – Road Warrior Assessment
11:05 – Reviewing the three aspects
12:20 – Every single road warrior has one thing in common on every single business trip.
13:35 – The most important day of business travel is the 1st day of the trip.
15:50 – Working through the Three Aspects.
20:00 – Episode Recap
21:45 – Next Episode PreviewClick To Tweet I can set myself up for a successful trip with the three parts of an Anchor Day. 1. Set the starting Date2. Set the Key Actions (catalyst behaviors) 3. Find the Specific Triggers (reminders) Click To Tweet Every single road warrior has one thing in common on every business trip: a first day. Click To Tweet Anchor days require intention and discipline, but the payoffs are absolutely huge. Click To Tweet
Links and resources for this episode:
Daniel Pink – When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing(also his other books!)
Road Warrior Assessment – What Level of Road Warrior Are You?