The Three Month Vacation

By Sean D'Souza

How do you take three months off, without affecting your business and profits? Do you buy into the myth of “outsourcing everything and working just a few hours a week?” Not really. Instead, you structure your business in a way that enables you to put your heart and soul into your work–and then take three months off every single year.

  1. 1.
    Why restricting the numbers of sales increased profits (and gave us more downtime)
    21:18
  2. 2.
    Why do clients sign up? Understanding the core motivations that attracts clients.
    28:36
  3. 3.
    How the doorway principle lets you get started (even when you're not known in your industry)
    17:21
  4. 4.
    How to get re-started (when you've been blown off course)
    16:18
  5. 5.
    Why High Conflict is Tearing Us Apart (And How To Sidestep the Chaos)
    36:21
  6. 6.
    How To Create Bonuses Out Of Thin Air (And Still Make Them Extremely Desirable): Part 2
    15:49
  7. 7.
    How To Create Bonuses For Your Products Or Services: Part 1
    24:41
  8. 8.
    Why You Should Never Trust A Silent Customer
    12:53
  1. 9.
    Why We Do What We Do Ay Psychotactics: Origin Stories
    22:45
  2. 10.
    Why We Do What We Do At Psychotactics: Origin Story Series
    22:48
  3. 11.
    What I Learned From Children (And How It Lowered My Stress Levels)
    16:32
  4. 12.
    How To Avoid High Conflict—Even When You Don't Agree WIth The Idea
    5:16
  5. 13.
    How To Get Your Foot In The Door (With A Humble Checklist)
    18:17
  6. 14.
    The "Coats of Paint" system to break out of the curse of perfection
    23:34
  7. 15.
    Why Happiness Eludes Us (And Why It's Been Around All The Time)
    6:04
  8. 16.
    The Power of Deflection (Why It's a Crucial Strategy On An Interview).
    24:49
  9. 17.
    Why Understanding The Faces of Overwhelm Helps You Sidestep Frustration
    29:37
  10. 18.
    Three Unusually Zany Tips to Change Your Mindset
    14:50
  11. 19.
    Re-Run: Why You Don't Need Clickbait Headlines To Get Clients (The Power Of Normal Headlines)
    11:18
  12. 20.
    Re-Run: The Contrarian Mindset (How To Think Differently Under Normal Business Circumstances)
    29:47
  13. 21.
    Re-Run: How To Systematically Manage The Pre-Sell Of Your Product or Service
    26:44
  14. 22.
    Re-Run: The Mastermind Mindset (How To Harness It Across Your Business)
    15:43
  15. 23.
    Re-Run: Three Bizarre Learning Principles (And Why We Struggle With Learning)
    32:48
  16. 24.
    Re-run: How To Be A Source Of Inspiration To Others
    7:46
  17. 25.
    Three Ordinary Aspects of Writing (That We Forget To Implement Consistently).
    20:55
  18. 26.
    How Subsets Help You Gain Momentum In Business (And Gain New Clients Too!)
    13:40
  19. 27.
    Free vs Paid Content: Will clients buy if you give away a lot of free stuff?
    20:38
  20. 28.
    Why unnecessary obstacles make writing so exhausting
    27:16
  21. 29.
    How to audit your information product in four systematic steps
    14:21
  22. 30.
    Why list-building fails (and how to avoid the almost obvious failure): Part 2
    27:25
  23. 31.
    Why list-building fails (and how to avoid the almost obvious failure): Part 1
    21:25
  24. 32.
    The Middle of the Project method: Where to restart a stalled activity
    13:50
  25. 33.
    Part 2. What Makes Articles Dull? The Curse of Writing Like an Author
    20:06
  26. 34.
    What Makes Articles Dull? The Curse of Writing Like an Author
    16:00
  27. 35.
    The Dual Boomerang system of learning (that helps me get to the finish line).
    11:00
  28. 36.
    Why clients leave—and why lack of community is one of the big problems.
    16:57
  29. 37.
    Why you should temporarily ignore the "1000 True Fans" concept—if you want to get ahead
    30:19
  30. 38.
    How to turn an average elevator pitch into one that gets consistent attention
    19:14
  31. 39.
    Rerun: How to use "accidental research" to speed up your article writing
    22:50
  32. 40.
    Rerun: Scientific Advertising: Why a hundred year old book matters more today than ever before
    32:00
  33. 41.
    Rerun: Mindset vs Skillset: Which one slows you down?
    28:24
  34. 42.
    Rerun: You Need To Start a Project—Not a Business
    5:57
  35. 43.
    Rerun: How to avoid mastery (and use 5-minute learning to get to fluency, instead)
    15:19
  36. 44.
    Rerun: Longevity secrets: How to consistently write newsletters for 20 years in a row
    25:58
  37. 45.
    How to motivate and inspire (even when things are going wrong)
    15:42
  38. 46.
    How to use group consulting to increase earning (and learning).
    33:03
  39. 47.
    Why we enter fields with less competition (and why that's a dangerous strategy)
    23:36
  40. 48.
    April Fools Day: The Mad Genius of Renuka
    18:47
  41. 49.
    How to publish fixed prices on your website (even if you run a service).
    29:23
  42. 50.
    Dread writing your newsletter? How to overcome that frustration in four easy steps
    17:17

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