Peter Shallard | The Social Dimension of Personal Productivity

Peter Shallard, also known as “The Shrink for Entrepreneurs,” is the Founder and CEO of Commit Action, a company that provides productivity and accountability coaching for professionals across the globe. Commit Action has been featured in many esteemed publications and media outlets, including Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Mixergy, and more.

Peter is also a Venture Partner at Human Ventures Co, a business creation platform that utilizes a powerful network of founders, investors, and corporate partners to build and invest in purpose-driven businesses.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Peter Shallard talks about shifting his career from clinical psychology to performance and productivity coaching
  • How Peter’s experience coaching entrepreneurs sparked his interest in business
  • What is the root cause of reduced productivity and effectiveness for most entrepreneurs?
  • How Commit Action uses accountability to increase focus and performance for entrepreneurs across the globe
  • Peter explains the ins and outs of Commit Action’s accountability service
  • The importance of clarifying your big picture goals before tackling your day-to-day routine
  • How to avoid burnout and prioritize balance as an entrepreneur
  • Peter’s process for selecting and training coaches for Commit Action
  • Peter offers his strategies for motivating your employees while working remotely

In this episode…

Do you ever feel isolated or lonely while growing your business? Do you struggle to push through distraction, exhaustion, and boredom every day in order to reach your goals as an entrepreneur? If so, Peter Shallard has a simple—yet incredibly effective—solution for you: accountability.

Many entrepreneurs experience a great deal of isolation, especially when their company is still in the startup stage. However, building a business on your own often leads to reduced productivity and increased burnout. As psychology and productivity expert Peter Shallard says, social interaction offers the connection and support humans need to thrive—both personally and professionally. That’s why he created Commit Action: to help entrepreneurs create meaningful relationships that produce abundant accountability and focus. So, how can you utilize Peter’s insights and strategies to boost your productivity today

In this episode of Succeed Under Stress, Dr. Jonathan Horowitz sits down with Peter Shallard, the Founder and CEO of Commit Action, to discuss how accountability and social interaction impact productivity for entrepreneurs. Listen in as Peter talks about his journey from counseling to coaching, why entrepreneurs struggle with productivity, and how Commit Action uses accountability to help clients reach their goals every single day. Stay tuned!

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