Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Welcome to the Mastering Midlife Podcast where we explore life at it’s most stressful and most productive.  We will be featuring conversations with experts in the field of Mental Health, Executive Leadership, Business, Health, Exercise, Nutrition, Sex, and Relationship.  Midlife is a powerful time, and together we will learn to “thrive when the world asks the most of us.”

Aug 20, 2021

Dr. Neil Fiore in his incredible book, “The Now Habit,” asserts that fear is the cause of most procrastination.  He suggests focusing on starting rather than finishing as a goal. 

Today I discuss how starting leads to momentum and ultimately a product of that effort.

It all begins with that first word, step or call.

"Once you start, the ideas and creativity come.”    – Mark J. Silverman

  • D.D. and the fear of the fog
  • The first 10 Podcast episodes to number three hundred and twenty-eight
  • Starting a writing habit
  • Dickie Bush’s Ship 30 for 30
  • Public declarations, cohorts, creating in public

Are you a busy, overwhelmed business leader?

Through my work as an author and executive coach, I’ve discovered the 10 lies we all tell ourselves that keep us away from true productivity and creativity. 

If constant firefighting is part of your daily grind, I have a free gift for you.  My “10 Uncomfortable Truths” about overwhelm, from “Only 10s, Confront Your To-Do List – Transform Your Life.”

Go to, click on the red banner and receive your 10 videos (one minute, one per day) as well as the first chapter of the book. 

While you are there, check out some of the other ways I may be able to help you on the journey.

Mastering Midlife...Together!

Thanks for tuning into today’s episode of the Mastering Midlife Podcast: How to Thrive When the World Asks the Most of You with Mark Silverman. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review.

Be sure to visit our website and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.