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Marilyn Paul

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Be a Systems Thinker: From Chronically Chaotic to Rhythms of Rest with Marilyn Paul Ph.D

Conspiracy of Goodness Podcast

In this episode you’re going to learn how to turn 7 days a week into 8. First, our thought leader of the day is Marilyn Paul, a true ‘systems’ thinker. From projects for WHO to others like cutting down on waste, Marilyn applies her world-class way of finding and applying solutions. She has been on the faculty of Yale Medical School, appeared on Discovery, and is the author of, It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys, one of my favorite titles ever! Marilyn’s mission is to help people who struggle with the overwhelm and disorganization of life to live more smoothly and less chaotic.  Listen to Marilyn today and learn how to be a systems thinker that can develop a system of rest. [00:01 - 05:47] Opening Segment  I introduce Marilyn Paul The scope of Marilyn’s work and impact on the world Thinking systemically - patient for patterns [05:48 - 21:08]  Develop a System of Rest For people who struggle with chronic disorganization: The example of a messy house The effects of chain reactions Our unwitting impact What all people should know about rest and work Understanding the power of rest The effects of not enough rest Figure out what you need to operate at 100% Develop your rhythm of rest Know your go and your stop The analogy of weeding and potting An Oasis in Time ‘Shabbat’ [21:09 - 36:02] The Thought Process of Stoicism  How stoicism can help us develop systems of rest You get more done when you are centered and rested  7 minus 1 equals 8 One day off can put 8 days into perspective  Deciding what to do and what not to do What are you willing to give up? Doing more does not get more done The process of leverage  How messes are really made It’s okay to step off the ‘merry go round’ What will it take to get you there? A word about our Conspiracy of Goodness Network [36:03 - 43:03] Becoming the Observer How to observe your own life Developing self-compassion  You can’t observe and learn if you beat yourself up Starting the day feeling behind Step out of the ‘do’ and focus on your list Celebrate every accomplishment [43:04 - 54:34] Systems Thinking and Solving the Problem of Waste How systems thinking works with food waste Creating a plan  Marilyn’s example and experience  Aspirational eating Creating opportunities for others while cutting down waste The example of Freedge The concept of ‘Imperfect Foods’ and ‘Misfits Market’ A new respect for food and where it’s from  [54:35- 59:50] Closing Segment  Connect with Marilyn Links below What proves to Marilyn that it’s an amazing world Final announcements  Tweetable Quotes: “We all can think systematically… it’s a practice, it’s a discipline, about patiently waiting for patterns, rather than jumping to obvious solutions.” - Marilyn Paul Ph.D “If people only knew how powerful it is to have rest…  Not doing things is vital for being able to do things well.” - Marilyn Paul Ph.D “I get more done, when I’m centered and rested.” - Marilyn Paul Ph.D Resources Mentioned: It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys An Oasis in Time The Obstacle is the Way The Daily Stoic Conspiracy of Goodness Article: Why Are These Fridges Mysteriously Appearing on Street Corners? - ‘Freedge’  Imperfect Foods Misfits Market Connect with Marilyn on LinkedIn. Check out https://marilynpaul.com/ and learn more about “living and working wisely in a turbulent world!” Don’t miss out on everything happening on https://bridgewaypartners.com/ - changing systems that change the world. Conspiracy of Goodness Links: Conspiracy of Goodness Network https://conspiracyofgoodnessnetwork.com/ Conspiracy of Goodness on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/goodnessnetwork/ Dr. Lynda's Book: https://www.dr-lynda.com/book/happiness Ever Widening Circles https://everwideningcircles.com/ EWC APP: https://everwideningcircles.com/good-news-app-ever-widening-circles-app/ Affiliate Partners http://everwideningcircles.com/partners Donate! https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=I-nvmUrlbDfU67bRoWWdOhFxiAM_W81jtIFBGCYzfCL6fG8oSUOg9ONIL9WR8LDjLEeYj0&country.x=US&locale.x=US EWC Ed: https://ed.everwideningcircles.com/


22 Jun 2021

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Tackling Burnout with Dr. Marilyn Paul

Let's Talk Sales

Happy Monday, Let's Talk Sales listeners! This week's featured guest is Dr. Marilyn Paul. Dr. Paul is an organizational consultant and coach. She is the co-founder and senior consultant of Bridgeway Partners, and is also a best-selling author. With a Ph.D. from the Yale School of Management & M.B.A. from Cornell, Dr. Paul has taught on the […] The post Tackling Burnout with Dr. Marilyn Paul appeared first on Criteria For Success.

10 May 2021

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In the Shadow of the Haunt List: Productivity with Dr. Marilyn Paul

Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast

Dr. Marilyn Paul is a coach and organizational change consultant. She joins us today to talk about how to break the addiction to productivity without shame, free to own our ADHD brains, and get things done our way.Her mission is to support people to learn from and find value in their difficult experiences. She’s been through her own challenges with ADHD over the years, translating them in the best-selling book, It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys. Her second book, An Oasis in Time:  How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life, offers us fodder for a conversation on the how the ADHD brain can escape the inescapable: the cycle of shame that comes from trying to live up to impossible productivity standards, while not feeling able to get anything done.Links & NotesMarilynPaul.com (00:00) - Welcome to The ADHD Podcast (00:52) - Support the Show: Become a Patron! (01:54) - Introducing Dr. Marilyn Paul ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★


20 Oct 2020

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How To Observe The Sabbath In A Busy Life with Marilyn Paul

Redefining Balance for Working Mom Podcast by Your Life Rocks

Yes, we all know that we should observe the Sabbath and keep it holy.  And yes, we all are living incredibly busy lives and if you are like me, it is hard to stop and take the time to rest.   In this episode, we are diving into this topic.  While we usually are talking about how to get more done as a working mom....but this is an important topic for us to dive into. I am joined by organizational change management expert and author of Oasis in Time, Marilyn Paul.  She walks us through not only the importance of taking the time to stop and connect but also the steps to making this a reality for you in your life. Learn more about the resources available to working Christian moms just like you at YourLifeRocks.com.


5 Feb 2020

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Episode 7: Getting Organized and The Value of Rest with Marilyn Paul

Second Freedom Podcast

In this episode, I interview author, speaker, coach, and consultant Marilyn Paul.  Marilyn is the author of two books: It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys: The Seven Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized and An Oasis in Time: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life.  We cover these two topics, getting organized and resting, both with an eye on how this can help in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous world. In the first portion of the interview, Marilyn shares her own story of discovering how her disorganization was impacting others around her, and how this realization led her to making big changes in her life and habits.  She asks us to consider what it is costing us to be disorganized, and she talks about what it costs organizations to constantly rely on the "hero" to swoop in at the end and save the day.  Marilyn shares practical advice, including how to get started if you are struggling to take the first step.  She encourages us to really connect with why we want to get more organized, our vision of what life would look like if were to be more organized, and how our current reality is holding us back.   We then shift into her more recent work, the value of getting rest.  She again shares her own story of realizing how exhaustion and burnout were normal to her, that is until she attended a Shabbat dinner at a friend's home and started to see unexpected benefits in the rest of her life.  She began to build more "Oasis Time" into her life, and has now made it a weekly practice with her family.  Marilyn encourages us to revel in this oasis time, spending time doing the things we "never seem to have time to get to" in our busy lives.  We talk about the benefits of rest, two of which include feeling more joy and experiencing more awe in our lives.  She also talks about how the lack of rest is impacting how leaders lead and how organizations make decisions in complex situations.  She again offers practical advice on how to get started on the road to more rest, encouraging us to start with one hour/week and then building from there. Here are links to Marilyn's website, and links to her books: Marilyn's Website Marilyn's Consulting Business Books on Amazon

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20 Nov 2019

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Marilyn Paul The Power of a Rest Day

Vital Presence - Shaping a new story

Marilyn Paul, Author of An Oasis in Time describes the benefits of taking a rest day off a week. 


16 May 2018

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Marilyn Paul on Why You Need a Day of Rest

SUCCESS Podcasts

We live in a culture where busyness is mistaken for success. If we’re not moving, we’re not achieving, some seem to think. Our addiction to speed isn’t just hurting our productivity, but our happiness and relationships, too. Marilyn Paul tackles this topic in her new book, An Oasis in Time. Drawing on the historically religious definition of the Sabbath, Paul takes Skrhak along her journey to carve out time for actual rest and relearning to love her life just as it is.


16 Nov 2017

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Marilyn Paul on Taking Time to Rest, Recharge and Recalibrate

Beyond the To-Do List

Marilyn Paul is an explorer of time management and well-being. She helps people find their path to balancing the inner, intuitive spaciousness of oasis time with the pleasures and efficacy of getting the right things done. Her new book ‘An Oasis in Time’ is about why taking a day of rest can save your life, and how to start implementing that in your life.Mentioned in this episode: An Oasis in Time Ziprecruiter Freshbooks Enter Beyond The To-Do List in the ‘How Did You Hear About Us?’ Section Please connect with me Subscribe, rate, and review in iTunes Follow @ErikJFisher Check out more Noodle.mx Network shows The Audacity to Podcast: "How-to" podcast about podcasting Beyond the To-Do List: Personal and professional productivity The Productive Woman: Productivity for busy women ONCE: Once Upon a Time podcast Welcome to Level Seven: Agents of SHIELD and Marvel’s cinematic universe podcast Are You Just Watching?: Movie reviews with Christian critical thinking the Ramen Noodle: Family-friendly clean comedy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


9 Oct 2017

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#127: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life | Marilyn Paul

The LEADx Leadership Show with Kevin Kruse

Kevin Kruse and Marilyn Paul discuss how a day of rest can save your life. With a Ph.D. from Yale and an M.B.A. from Cornell, Marilyn takes a unique approach that blends inner work and practical skills training. She is an expert on time management and well-being, and has been featured on national media including NPR, The Chicago Tribune, USAToday and CNN. She is the best selling author of It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys. Her new book is An Oasis In Time: How A Day Of Rest Can Save Your Life. Resources: * http://marilynpaul.com/ – Website * @marilynbpaul – Twitter * Buy her book, An Oasis In Time: How A Day Of Rest Can Save Your Life Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click here to subscribe on iTunes, and leave a quick rating. Nothing matters more for bringing the podcast to the attention of others. After you subscribe and leave a review, send an email to info at leadx dot org to let us know, and we’ll invite you into the private LEADx Ambassadors Group on Facebook. Group members are eligible for ridiculously good prizes each month, have special access to me and LEADx guests, discounts on live events, and of course it’s a great forum for peer-learning and support. Share: And, by all means, if you know someone you think would benefit, please spread the word by using the share buttons below. — What is LEADx and The LEADx Show with Kevin Kruse? Imagine if you could have the world’s best executive coaches and leadership mentors whispering into your ear every morning on your way to work. Every weekday, there will be a new episode of The LEADx Leadership Show with an interview from a different thought leadership or business expert. Many of these guests are thought leaders, famous authors or high-profile CEOs from innovative startup companies. Others are creatives, artists, entrepreneurs or corporate career leaders. They have all achieved extreme success and they are willing to share practical advice on how to advance your career and develop your leadership and management skills by offering daily career tips on time management, productivity, marketing, personal branding, communication, sales, leadership, team building, talent management and other personal development and career development topics. There will be a new episode waiting for you every day just in time for your morning commute, morning treadmill session or whatever else it is you do to start your day. LEADx isn’t just the name of this new podcast, it’s the name of a digital media and online learning company that is re-imagining professional development for millennials and career driven professionals looking to break into manager roles or excel in current leadership and management roles. If you’re looking for management training or professional development that is delivered in a fun and engaging way, sign up for our daily newsletter at LEADx.org. It’s packed with life hacks, daily career tips and leadership challenges that will turn you into a high potential leader in no time. What does LEADx stand for? We are exploring leadership. We are about NEXT GENERATION leadership. We believe that professional training and workplace education has not kept up with advances in digital media. Today’s emerging leaders and management professionals just don’t find 5 day workshops or eLearning modules to be very compelling.


29 Aug 2017

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Creating “Oasis Time” with Dr. Marilyn Paul

Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan

Today Dr. Dan welcomes Dr. Marilyn Paul, an author, parent and well being expert. Marilyn‘s passion is the basis of her new book for parents and families An Oasis in Time: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life (Rodale, August 2017) – in it she shows us all how a day of rest can transform and save lives. We live in hurried times. We value busy-ness, juggling too much, and trying to reach daily pie-in-the-sky goals. We are connected 24/7 and we are passing these habits on to our children. Dr. Paul encourages us to make small changes to make big life changes - spending meaningful time in nature or attending a family dinner and taking a day of rest is a gift we can give ourselves and our children. Listeners today will learn that there are practical strategies for creating their own modern-day Sabbath or day of rest, whatever their religious beliefs. Scheduled rest time is life-affirming and creates an oasis. Parents can integrate "oasis time" into their lives by examining their habits and finding and scheduling “pause time” – purposefully. There is power in STOPPING and making it sacred. And you can do this with your family – stretching, deep breathing, looking at a tree, turning off all screens, playing a board game, going on a family walk. By seeking a way to pause and refresh ourselves we will recover from exhaustion and at the same time teach our children this crucial life lesson that should be a priority. Dr. Dan and Dr. Paul talk about “giving up achievement” on your day of rest. Dr. Dan goes on to explain how being present with yourself and your loved ones (and avoid the need To Do) is a paradigm shifting way of thinking and living. The Parent Footprint moment Marilyn describes is eye-opening: Marilyn considered herself a parent who limited her own cell phone usage. But when Marilyn’s son called her a phone addict, Marilyn learned she was wrong and started to simply STOP using her device when she is with her son. Nothing is more important than being with her child and so she puts the phone away now.With a Ph.D. from the Yale School of Management and an M.B.A. from Cornell, Dr. Paul takes a creative, integrative approach that blends practical skills training with inner work. As a senior consultant with Bridgeway Partners, an organizational consulting group based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she has worked with a wide range of companies, non-profits, religious organizations and educational institutions. In addition to her consulting work, she has taught on the faculties of Yale University School of Medicine, the Hebrew University School of Public Health and Colby College in Waterville Maine.In her new book, An Oasis in Time: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life (Rodale, 2017), http://marilynpaul.com/an-oasis-in-time-book/ Dr. Paul shows that a solution for the modern sense of relentless pressure can be found in the ancient tradition of the Sabbath. Among the many profound benefits of taking a day off each week are renewed perspective, enhanced creativity and a refreshed outlook on life. Drawing on Sabbath history, contemporary research and her own personal experience, Dr. Paul shows readers how to design a weekly time off, carve out the time from busy schedule and most importantly, change their mindset to have the pleasure of regularly slowing down every week.Marilyn is also the author of It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys: The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized and has been featured in USA Today,The Boston Globe,The Chicago Tribune, NPR, the Discovery Channel and Yoga Journal.Dr. Paul lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and son. For more information, please visit www.marilynpaul.com.Watch this free video to learn more about Dr. Dan and Parent Footprint Awareness Training®.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


24 Aug 2017