#003: Principle #2 - Tame the Beast

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In this episode, Erick Rheam, introduces the second principle of the five principles to discover significance.  Erick identifies the unknown force that he calls, the Beast, that seems to get in the way of anyone desiring to achieve significance.  He unpacks a methodology that he uses to tame the Beast.

Significance Principle #2 - Tame the Beast

Erick discusses the seven elements of the perfect day and how this methodology tames the Beast:

  1. Manage your priorities.  Focus on the main thing and eliminate the things that distract.
  2. Manage your energy.  Create a healthy life and manage your physical resources.
  3. Work within your strengths.  Eliminate, delegate, and automate areas of weakness.
  4. Live with clarity. Clarify key components of your life so that you may live purposefully.
  5. Manage expectations.  Create healthy relationships by clarifying others’ expectations.
  6. Assemble a team.  Surround yourself with quality people with a common vision.
  7. Build systems.  Craft systems to create the necessary margin to pursue significance.

Resources Mentioned

  1. Subscribe to the podcast
  2. Rise Above Chaos book
  3. Work with Erick

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