Avoid Regret and Find Your Alive Zones | Jodi Wellman

Avoid Regret and Find Your Alive Zones | Jodi Wellman

In today’s episode, we tackle death with Jody Wellman. Jody is a former executive turned executive coach. She has a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she’s an instructor in the master’s program and a trainer in the world renowned Penn Resilience Program. And she is the author of You Only Die Once: How to Make It to the End with No Regrets

Jody Wellman reveals essential strategies for transforming your professional stagnation into dynamic success and underscores the importance of quantifying your remaining Monday mornings to infuse purpose into your career, eliminating regrets before they hinder your progress.

What to Listen For

  • Introduction – 0:00
  • How can thinking about death enhance your career and life ambitions?
  • Why should you calculate how many Mondays you have left?
  • Focus on this to improve your performance and happiness at work – 10:15
  • Gain insights on the value of time and how precise awareness of it can enhance your decision-making and prioritization at the managerial or C-suite level
  • Most people are held back from success by their ‘dead zones’ – 18:10
  • What are ‘dead zones’ and how can identifying them transform your professional growth and personal fulfillment?
  • How can facing the reality of mortality inspire urgent career and personal development?
  • How does the pandemic influence our perception of time and opportunities for growth? – 26:17
  • Understand the psychological impacts of COVID-19 on our ambitions and social interactions, with tips for re-engaging with life and work post-pandemic.
  • How do you bake your own ‘happiness pie’ and take charge of your life satisfaction? – 31:19
  • How do you start moving from ‘dead zones’ to ‘astonishingly alive zones’?
  • How can the concept of fighting for your life goals redefine your approach to career and personal ambitions? – 42:39
  • What is the importance of self-compassion and forgiveness in pursuing a life without regrets?

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