Episode 18 – Jason Womack: Work Awesome Podcast

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On this week’s episode of the Work Awesome podcast (the first under new ownership, I might add), we start a new era. A new theme will greet listeners as they tune in, but a familiar voice can still be heard as host.

I continue my journey with this site in my new role as Podcast Prodigy, and every other week the Work Awesome podcast will bring tips, tricks, interviews and more. This week, I had the opportunity to speak with Jason Womack, noted productivity expert and author. Jason is one of the principals at The Womack Company, a company that aims to help those in all walks of business (and in life) “level up” their productivity.

Jason recently inked a book deal with Wiley Publishing, and his first book under its banner, Your Best Just Got Better, will hit bookshelves later in 2011.

Jason and I discussed his latest book, The Promise Doctrine, which he co-wrote with his father Craig Womack, as well as some of the advice he has for those seeking to level up their own work, life and passions. Through such tactics as sending clear and actionable emails to what aspect of The Promise Doctrine that he feels is the most crucial, our discussion covers a wide spectrum that offers both practical and inspirational insights from a man who has many years of experience in the productivity and self-development realm.

Jason has offered one lucky WorkAwesome podcast follower an opportunity to win each item from The Womack Company library. This includes:

  • DVD: 15 Tips for Time Management
  • Audio CD: 20 Time Saving Tips
  • Book: The Promise Doctrine

In order to win, just leave a comment below telling us what well-known productivity expert (and past podcast guest) Jason worked with before forging out on his own. We’ll select the winner at random by May 5th, 2011 at 12 noon PDT and announce the winner here when we post our next podcast episode. You can find out more about Jason
‘s products at: http://astore.amazon.com/jwc-20

If you enjoy the podcast, please let us know. Leave us a rating and review in iTunes; it’ll help people find us and build up our listenership. We’re working hard to bring some great guests on — and we’ve already had some great ones — so if you have any suggestions on guests or what you’d like to hear, let us know in the comments.

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Discussion

  1. Dave Dean on the 22nd April

    Jason worked with David Allen (http://www.davidco.com/ author of Getting Things Done) and former guest on the Work Awesome podcast. Looking forward to winning my new Womack Company item for being the first person to post a reply!

  2. Sharon Abar on the 22nd April

    Jason worked for David Allen.

  3. Jason W. Womack MEd, MA on the 22nd April

    Mike,

    Thanks again for this conversation. Re-listening to it today reminded me of some of the MITs (those Most Important Things) that need care, and feeding, and attention. I look forward to continuing the discussions…

  4. Daryl Tay on the 23rd April

    David Allen, who was also on Work Awesome podcast #5!

  5. Jatin on the 24th April

    Nice podcast. Thanks.

  6. Melanie on the 24th April

    David Allen – Jason was a Productivity expert for David’s Allen’s company. Also Jason’s Grandfather Wayne was the 1st major for Novato, CA (where I live). His family still lives in Novato and Wayne rides in the yearly 4th of July Parade if he is not the Grand Marshall..

  7. Tina Su on the 25th April

    That was a great interview Jason and Mike. Very inspiring. I was listening to it while (ironically) trying to delay action from completing my own book project.

    Back to work now. Now, if we just have a cure for procrastination… :)

    If I’m allowed to enter in the contest, the answer is David Allen.

    –Tina

  8. Patrick Dawson on the 25th April

    Jason worked for David Allen before starting his own business.

  9. Pooja Lohana on the 26th April

    Loved this to the core! I didn’t have a chance to hear it until now; thank YOU both for such an inspiring podcast.

    Like Tina, if I’m allowed, the answer’s Jason worked for David Allen ;)

    Pooja

  10. Eric Hubbard on the 26th April

    I enjoyed the webcast and look forward to reading the book.

    The answer is David Allen. I started practicing GTD when it was MAP too.

    Eric

  11. John Hayes on the 27th April

    The information you are sharing is great. Please keep up the great work on the site and podcast. Jason worked with Mr. Get it Done David Allen.

  12. Chip Allen on the 28th April

    Great podcast. Along with all the great ideas it reminds me why I make it a point to listen (and many times listen again) to the WorkAwesome podcasts.

    Jason worked for David Allen of Get It Done fame.

  13. Harry on the 1st May

    The answer, of course, is that Jason worked for David Allen, of Getting Things Done fame.

  14. Mike Vardy on the 2nd May

    Thanks to everyone for the kind words and the comments. We’ll draw a name at random this week and let the winner know via email.

    Thanks for listening — and reading!

  15. Draney on the 2nd May

    Mr. Womack provided much food for thought. Looking forward to checking out his blog and work. He worked for David Allen in the late 90s. I’m interested in what input he may have had opportunity to give towards
    Allen’s 2001 book: GTD TAoSFP.

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