The Bus Problem


00:30 What is the bus problem and why it’s important to solve

03:00 Are you more likely to get hit by a bus or win the lottery? And which is more likely to ruin your life?

05:30 Shanna gives examples of how “the bus problem” has bit her, and how she was inspired to do better.

8:30 What happens when YOU are hit by the bus

10:00 How preparing for the bus problem differs from just stepping aside and hiring help a la Tim Ferriss

12:30 Solving the Bus problem when you’re a one-person show

13:45 The difference between ‘defensive strategies’ and ‘exit strategies’

17:30 Identifying mission critical tasks that need to be handled and plan ahead to solve them

20:00 Marina considers the difficulty of outsourcing her personality

23:30 Shanna shares how she delegates to VAs in such a way that the bus is less affecting

27:30 Dealing with control freak tendencies in order to be able to solve the bus problem

32:00 Do you think about your own bus problems? Please share in the comments!