On Purpose with Tanya Dalton, Episode #280


In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Tanya Dalton, Purposeful Productivity Expert and Author of the book: On Purpose: The Busy Woman’s Guide to an Extraordinary Life of Meaning and Success. Tanya discusses her expertise in finding purpose in work, enhancing productivity, and prioritizing effectively. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Tanya shares what she has learned from building a successful business including the importance of true productivity and finding what truly matters for a thriving business and personal life. (2:27)
  • Tanya mentions that the key to productivity is understanding your priorities, making choices, and investing time in the areas that matter most to you, rather than trying to manage time itself. (7:53)
  • Tanya explains that setting boundaries and prioritizing personal time is crucial for business owners, as it allows them to focus on what truly matters and communicate their values to clients and customers. (14:03)
  • Tanya discusses the importance of blocking off time in your schedule to protect your boundaries and prioritize your work, rather than leaving a wide-open calendar that allows others to dictate your priorities. (21:06)
  • Tany shares her experience of writing her book and how it shifted from being about goals to finding meaning and purpose in work to avoid burnout. (34:53)
  • Tanya mentions that the key to success in any profession is to shift your mindset and understand that you are not just selling a product or service, but rather the emotions and benefits that it provides to your clients. (41:02)

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “Let’s let go of time management, trying to control time because there is no controlling time. Let’s instead choose where we want to focus and then spend more time on that.” – Tanya Dalton
  • “Goals are not the goal, goals help you live the life you want. But it’s really about finding meaning in the work that you’re doing.” – Tanya Dalton
  • “Every single person, no matter who you are, no matter your platform, or if you have a podcast or even social media, every single person on the planet has the ability to impact 80,000 lives, 80,000 people over the course of your lifetime.” – Tanya Dalton

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