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  • Writer's pictureMatt Symes

Reclaim Your Freedom with April's Book Recommendation

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

Welcome to our monthly book review, where we'll introduce you to our favourite books and the lessons contained to instil new ideas and help you maintain a growth mindset.

This month we'll be diving into Dan Martell's book - Buy Back Your Time: Get Unstuck, Reclaim Your Freedom, and Build Your Empire.

Buy Back Your Time by Dan Martell

A Short Summary: Buy Back Your Time has one persistent and important theme: Get the most value out of your life. This book challenges you to rethink where you're spending your time and to question why you haven't optimized it yet. By doing so, you can give more minutes to the places in your life that feed your soul and allow you to benefit from your zone of genius.

My Top 3 Takeaways:

1. Audit, Transfer, Fill. Where are you stuck spending minutes that don’t feed your soul or benefit from your capabilities?

2. Personal - The Drip Model and the Role of an Assistant.

3. The Business - The Replacement Ladder

The Changes I’ve Implemented Because of This Book: 1. I conducted the Time-Energy Audit 2. I'm in the process of hiring an assistant 3. I brought the Replacement Ladder to my next SLT Meeting - Where are we?

The Racki & Symes Podcast: Buy Back Your Time Review If you want to hear more of our top takeaways, including how to leverage an executive assistant, audit your time and energy, and design the perfect week, check out the Racki & Symes podcast.


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