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Your Good-Life OS: Designing a System for Living Well and Peak Performance // ALD 004 — DT101 E67

Thank you for listening to this Ask Like a Designer episode of the Design Thinking 101 Podcast.

In my coaching conversations, I help people take a more holistic view of life and work. We find experiments that define values, shape goals and establish habits. This episode is about running your own experiments using our system for high performance with living well at its core — Fluid Hive’s Good-Life Operating System.

In these short Ask Like a Designer episodes on the Design Thinking 101 podcast, you’ll find new ways to explore the show’s stories and ideas about design-driven innovation. I’ll share methods, templates, andPhoto of Dawan Stanford ideas that have worked in my practice in teaching.

This episode is based on this article: ALD 004 // Your Good-Life OS: Designing a System for Living Well and Peak Performance. Read the article and others like it on Fluid Hive’s Ask Like a Designer.

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Cheers ~ Dawan
Design Thinking 101 Podcast Host
President, Fluid Hive

Show Highlights

[00:51] You can use design thinking to help you create your system for living well.
[01:03] Living well is the foundation of high performance.
[01:52] What’s your purpose?
[02:13] The three questions we all need to answer to create the Good-Life Operating System.
[02:54] Efficiency procrastination.
[03:22] Researching habit formation.
[04:19] Incorporating the variables of time and change into goal-setting.
[04:54] Binary measurements for goal outcomes tracking.
[06:05] Secular Goals vs. Value Goals.
[07:19] Using “I am someone who…” to establish value goals.
[08:07] Three obstacles to the Good-Life OS.
[09:45] The benefit of regular Life Scans.
[10:40] How to set up your own Life Scan.
[11:17] Bringing it all together to get your Good-Life OS up and running.
[12:21] Free Ask Like a Designer Thinking Tool to help you create your GoodLife OS.
[12:59] Design Thinking 101 Learning courses.
[13:29] The Innovation Smart Start webinar.

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