Last Night A Checklist Saved My Life – STP026

Released Sunday, 29th October 2017
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Episode 26 -  In this episode we have a look at the humble checklist. In today's complex and sophisticated life, we often have equally complex solutions. However, sometimes there's still a place for the simple checklist. It can be a lifesaver, and in certain circumstances - literally.

Some of the stuff in there is:

Why should we consider checklists
Who uses them
Our brain, and why it needs help at times
We considered the Psychology Today article on why we only retain certain information
What you've got in common with an airline pilot, a doctor, a diver - and me
The solutions we come up with to make allowances for our brain's limitations
Beans
The tragedy which caused the airline pilot checklist to come into existence
The Art Of Manliness - their ideas about checklists
Atul Gawande author of - The Checklist Manifesto
Gawande's Ted talk
Malcolm Gladwell's review of his book
You can order The Checklist Manifesto from Amazon UK here
Or you can order it from Amazon USA here
That bumbling dufus and his report this week
My checklists - the podcast, travelling
Ideas about what you could consider making simpler with checklists

Cleaning routines
Morning routine
Checklists for Kids in the morning
Xmas Day
Photographer/Filmmaker's checklist
Holiday checklists - packing or actions before the holiday
First Aid kits
Entertaining
Finances
Networking
Blogging or online content checklists

How to manage them - from paper to apps
Evernote - here's a tutorial to show you how to create them
Nozbe - this shows you how to set up a template
Wunderlist - here are some ideas
Alternatives to Wunderlist when it eventually goes :-(
Atul's guide for creating strong checklists

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