Has your wife ever asked you to put down your phone while you’re talking to her? Do you wonder what’s happening inside your brain while you’re “multi-tasking”?
This week’s episode features Leslie Samuel, from BecomeaBlogger.com, as we discuss neuroscience and ways we can be more focused in our relationships with God and our family, as well as hacks for being more productive in our work.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
- Why Romans 8:28 is Leslie’s life verse
- How Leslie’s 4-year old son caused Leslie to rethink the role of social media in his life
- What neuroscience said really happens in our brain while we multi-task
Leslie’s life verse:
Romans 8:28 – And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeslieSamuel
- Friday Night Music with the Samuels
Time Stamp Show Notes
1:08 – Romans 8:28
2:42 – About Leslie
3:22 – Leslie’s faith journey
9:14 – Letting go and still praising God
11:50 – Business as ministry
12:08 – Being a minister in the home
14:30 – The myth of multitasking
19:48 – Multitasking and marriage/family
21:50 – When you invest your time it becomes more valuable to you
27:47 – Getting distracted and away from God
28:25 – How to go deep in work and relationships
31:16 – How to not get distracted at work – App: Self Control and creating zones when to work on email, social media, work, etc.
32:30 – When social media and email controls the schedule there is less productivity
34:47 – Quality vs. quantity time
35:57 – Biological effects from being more productive
40:23 – Not working or working on the Sabbath
41:48 – Leslie’s Friday night music
43:18 – Where to find Leslie: Becomeablogger.com and Facebook
43:39 – Parting words: Intentionality is what is it all about, what do you want to accomplish in life