Fifteen minutes, really? Sam Bennett joins me to talk about how focusing on just fifteen minutes daily on something you enjoy can make a huge difference in your day. Sam is a writer, speaker, creativity/productivity specialist, and the author of the bestselling “Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day.” Her latest book, “The 15-Minute Method: The Surprisingly Simple Art of Getting It Done,” comes out this month!

We also discuss useful tips on staying focused, understanding the difference between multitasking and task switching, and dealing with mental and physical clutter. Tune in to hear Sam share solid advice on beating overwhelm and carving out time for what really counts. 

You’ll hear:

  • The power of dedicating just 15 minutes a day to something that truly matters to you (4:23)
  • How to tactfully decline extra work and maintain your boundaries, even when put on the spot (9:56)
  • Insights from Sam on navigating mental and physical clutter (12:17)
  • How to actually carve out 15 minutes each day to focus on something meaningful (17:13)
  • Everyone is creative and learn how to tap into your unique zone of genius (26:06)

Private Coaching with Andrea
Sam’s book The Fifteen Minute Method
Sam’s website

Book recommendations: You know how I love a good personal development book, right? I’ve compiled a list of book recommendations, as mentioned in past episodes. Check out these amazing book recommendations here. Happy reading! 

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Originally from Chicago, Sam Bennett is a writer, speaker, and creativity/productivity specialist and the author of the bestselling Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day, which Seth Godin called, “An instant classic, essential reading for anyone who wants to make a ruckus,” and Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers, and Recovering Perfectionists. Her latest book comes out in June, 2024: The 15-Minute Method: The Surprisingly Simple Art of Getting It Done.

Having spent most of her life working as a professional actor and improvisor , Sam brings her quick wit to all her work, including the script she wrote for the hit musical In a Booth at Chasen’s. Recently, she has leveraged her good-humored and down-to-earth teachings to become a top instructor on LinkedIn Learning with over a million “learners” worldwide. She now lives happily in an old house with three cats, which is just how she always imagined it might be.