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Personal Revolution with Allison Task

Allison Task, author of the book Personal (R)evolution, joins host Keith McArthur to share her tips to help you reach your biggest goals and wildest dreams.

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Episode 35 Show Notes

[00:00] Welcome and Intro

[00:57] Featured interview with Allison Task

Allison Task is author of Personal (R)evolution: How to Be Happy, Change Your Life and Do That Thing You’ve Always Wanted. Allison has worked with dot-com startups, as a TV chef, and now as life and career coach.

In this conversation, Keith and Allison discuss:

  • Allison’s career: from dot-com to celebrity chef to life coach [1:38]
  • Rejection as a gift [7:30]
  • Allison’s on her book Personal Revolution [9:31]
  • The one thing all of Allison’s clients have in common [10:50]
  • The Pigmalian Effect [14:14]
  • The Disney model: Creatives, Planners, Critics [19:56]
  • Identifying your stakeholders   [23:56]

[25:35] Allison’s Instruction Manual

1. What are the habits you maintain every day to stay happy and healthy? [26:00]

  • Go to sleep by 9:30 every night

 2. What personal development book do you recommend? [26:43]

  • The Kama Sutra
    • “Having good sex can be fun. And are you connecting to the people closest to you?”

3. Favorite personal mantra / inspirational quote [27:42] 

  • “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” — Thomas J. Watson

4. What’s your one guilty pleasure? [28:35]

  • Chocolate
  • Hugging and kissing her kids too much

5. When your time comes, how do you want to be remembered? [30:24]

  • “As someone who had a positive impact on others.”

[31:06] Where to find Allison

[31:46] Closing words

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