Alistair Clark is a former management consultant and current founder of Work. Life. Fitness. He helps overworked professionals create a competitive advantage at work using fitness, productivity and lifestyle strategies. We chat today about creating systems that will help you keep a balance between work and life.
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- How management consulting killed his work-life balance (and what he did to fix this)
- Travel hacks for staying healthy on the road (including the 3 things Alistair brings to make sure he can get a good workout in no matter where he ends up staying)
- Healthy eating & nutrition tips for when you are on the road
- Simple but effective bodyweight workouts you can do just about anywhere
- The difference between high-intensity training and interval training (and how to implement it effectively)
- Why it doesn’t really matter what exercises you decide to use for your workout (and the important principle that produces results)
- How to avoid the “all-you-can-work buffet” and how you can build up barriers to protect areas of your life from being taken over by work
- How staying in touch with family can help you establish a work-life balance system
- How his life-checklist system works and the “buckets” he uses to make sure he’s consistently taking action on his goals
- The motivational power of using checklists and how Alistair uses his own “Life Checklist”
- Why sometimes your body needs to take break and stop consuming information
- The Four Hour Body
- Body by Science
- TPS13: Jeff Sanders
- Checklist Manifesto
- The One Thing
Book, tool, ritual
Book: On the Shortness of Life: Life Is Long if You Know How to Use It
Tool: Productivity Planner
Ritual: Daily journaling
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