TMBA 437: The Two Tomato Strategy

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Dan and Ian are all too familiar with the difficulties of completing projects.

A few weeks ago, they spoke at length about how “the resistance” can get in the way of achieving success in your entrepreneurial endeavors.

Imagine if the solution to this could come in the form of two juicy, red pieces of fruit.

On today’s episode, we are going to be talking about the “Two Tomatoes Strategy” for getting the important projects, that only you can do, done.

For those who are just getting started on their entrepreneurial journey, those who are starting a new project, or anyone who is at war with ‘the resistance’ in their own lives, this strategy is a great way to overcome your distractions and ultimately move forward in a successful and productive way in both your business and your life.

Transcript

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • What the Two Tomatoes Strategy is and the events that led Dan to develop it. (3:10)
  • Why you need to have a clear project scope in order to implement this strategy. (11:06)
  • How to use the Two Tomatoes Strategy in conjunction with 90-day timelines. (13:53)
  • Why it helps to have a “Tomato Buddy”. (15:33)
  • Why you shouldn’t be so hard on yourself throughout the process. (19:26)

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Published on 04.19.18
  • Kyla Gardner

    Longtime listener, first-time commenter!

    Great episode. Coincidentally started my year with the four-tomato strategy, but have gone way off-track (as shown). Perhaps alliteration is the secret… or setting achievable goals. I’m feeling re-motivated to hop back on the vine with the two-tomato strategy first thing tomorrow.

    Solid tips. Thanks for the inspo!

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  • Robert Marten

    Loved it!

  • heeh thank you sir

  • my pleasure, alliteration it is! kinda cool to see yourself in spreadsheet form, also the fact that you never once tracked above your goals is basically common for most entrepreneurs I meet (we think we can always do more) but perhaps worth toying with as a strategy.

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