Positivity Effect by Dr. Tom 095: Setting The Right Priorities - Joe Szymanek
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Setting The Right Priorities

Joe Szymanek, a father, husband, former crossfit games athlete and weightlifting coach is back today to talk more deeply on the power of prioritization and perspective. Joe made a powerful impact on part one of his interview, I encourage you to check that out. If you’re interested in learning more about Joe, head over to joesbarbell.com. As a reminder, Joe is also the cohost of the Doc and Joc podcast, a show that bring’s together the expertise of an international recognized physical therapist and a Former CrossFit Games Athlete and Weightlifting Coach.

CLICK HERE for Joe’s website

Joe’s twitter handle: @JoeShu2326

On today’s episode we discuss:

  • Prioritization/ownership/discipline/perspective
  • How I improved my productivity
  • Why we must build discipline
  • How Joe and his wife balance their life
  • Avoiding opinions that don’t matter
  • Family of origin influences
  • Powerful lessons of perspective from Joe
  • Tips on communicating with children
  • A breathing exercise


Mentioned resources:

TedX: Kirk Parsley

Navy Seal Jocko Willink podcast

Steven Pressfield – The War Of Art


Joe’s Impact: Wants to be remembered for being a positive influence and for someone who paid it forward.


Joe’s Nuggets Of Wisdom:

“enjoy the relationships around you and keep them intact”

“for me it’s family first, and they can’t be part of it, it’s not something I’m going to do”

“there’s no luck in where you live, pick a place and go there”

“being positive is an action, a decision”

Stay tuned for the “What Would Jen Do” podcast this Sunday at 12pm EST – stay tuned!!

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