Ep: 070 Mary Kutheis

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Mary is a business coach and confidant who, for the last 19 years, has been helping busy, ambitious people get more of the right things done with less turmoil drama and stress.

She’s recently published her first solo book, Making Minutes Matter: Your Guide to Being Content with How You Spend Your Time.


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Show Notes:

  • Mary’s biggest habits are creating commitments as a step between her goals and her activities.
    • What am I committed to do to make that goal happen?
  • She also keeps an accomplishment journal that forces her to notice accomplishments that she has made.
  • Most systems don’t start with looking at the user as a human being.
    • It’s important to know what matters to you.
  • Everyone wants an instant change.
    • Choose where you want to put your attention then focus on that.
  • Multi-tasking is not more efficient.
    • You have to make the uncomfortable choice of which task is more important.
  • You might be able to grow your multi-tasking abilities, but studies have shown that retention rate falls in return.
  • It’s easier to have a bad habit than a good habit.
  • Mary makes routines for herself to keep herself accountable.
  • How can people make decisions that will make them happy with how they spend their time?
  • Everyone is a leader in their own capacity.
  • Someone’s level of emotional intelligence distinguishes your average leader from your great leader.
  • It’s important to slow down and think. Slowing down helps find innovation.
    • Don’t just rush into thing after thing. 

Mary Kutheis’s Recharge Round

  1. Share with us how you believe your mindset affects your life? She’s fascinated by people. It impacts how she develops what can be helpful for clients.
  2. What do you do daily to bring Energy into your life? She slows down. It allows her presence to be in the minute.
  3. Share the number one connection that has made the biggest impact on your life? Her mentor coach urged her to be herself and another coach had her look what her core values were.
  4. What advice has Influenced you the most in your life? “When you’re interviewing, you’re interviewing them as much as they’re interviewing you.” Her sister also told her that anytime she made a decision based solely on money, it was a bad idea.
  5. Recommend a book and share why you love it? The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
  6. Define in one sentence or less, what legacy you want to leave on the world?  She wants the people she impacts to be really content with how they spend their time.


Making Minutes Matter by Mary Kutheis


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