Welcome To The Show

It is 2024 and I am back with a mission: To help Ambitious Procrastinators match their actions with their ambition and move their doubts into high velocity drive. New episodes release each Friday.

What to Expect

Short, Actionable Episodes: Expect solo episodes around 15 minutes long, packed with strategies and tips to combat procrastination.

Monthly Interviews: Once a month, I’ll bring on guests who have successfully navigated their procrastination to achieve remarkable things.

Below is a recap of my previous shows:

The Age of Possibility: Episode 1-18. I started a new channel in 2022 for a short lived but heartfelt series. This show was for anyone who felt there is more time behind them than ahead, but especially women who were ready to kick it up a notch.

Your Yes Life Now: Episode 100 to 110. What does it take for us to say “Helz Yes” to our own lives and dreams? Solo shows and guest interviews to help you live your “Yes” and “Best” life each and every day.

The Business of Fitness: Episode 78 to 99. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast, you are in fitness full-time, part-time or none of the time, I know you will leave feeling inspired, motivated and ready to create income as you share your impact.

The Perfection Detox: Episode 1 to 77. Based on my first book, these conversations are designed to help you Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy.

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10May

Episode Thirteen: Navigating the Sunk Cost Fallacy: When to Hold On and When to Let Go

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, Petra explores the concept of the sunk cost fallacy and how it influences our decisions. She shares personal experiences of holding onto things longer than necessary due to past investments and I discuss how this fallacy affects various aspects of our lives, from relationships to projects. Petra leaves you with several high-powered questions designed to help you reevaluate your current choices and consider if you are holding onto things based on past investments rather than future benefits.
26Apr

Episode Twelve: Second Thoughts, The Art of Changing Your Mind

This Episode is sponsored by The Catalyst Community, a membership for Ambitious Procrastinators in Mid-Life. To learn more visit Petrakolber.com/join In this episode, we dive deep into the concept of changing our minds. Changing your mind is not a weakness. It’s a sign of strength...
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8Mar

Episode 9: From Stalling to Soaring: Growth Mindset Strategies to Defeat Procrastination

As the host of The Ambitious Procrastinator podcast, I dive into the power of having a growth mindset in relation to procrastination. In this episode I discuss the difference between mindset and mindfulness, emphasizing how our outlook on life can either propel us forward or hold us back. I introduce the concepts of fixed mindset and growth mindset, inspired by the work of Carol Dweck and I highlight the key characteristics of each mindset and provided five thought-provoking questions for listeners to reflect to help their own mindset and create potential areas for growth. I emphasized the importance of self-perception, resilience in facing challenges, embracing feedback, commitment to goals, and redefining success and failure. I encourage listeners to take control of their mindset, acknowledging that it is never too late to change and tap into their full potential.
1Mar

Episode Eight: The ABC’s of How to Turn Negativity into Possibility

In this episode, I guide you through a powerful framework to transform negativity into possibility. I emphasize the impact of beliefs on our actions and how disputing irrational thoughts can lead to positive change. By exploring activating events, irrational beliefs, and their consequences, we uncover the power of challenging negative beliefs. Through personal anecdotes and practical steps, I encourage you to shift your mindset and embrace a future filled with positivity and potential. Join me on this journey of self-discovery and empowerment as we navigate through the ABCs of turning negativity into opportunity.
23Feb

Episode Seven: Positive Psychology Meets Ambitious Procrastination: Your Guide to Happiness

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, Petra shares insights from positive psychology and personal experiences to help you overcome procrastination and align your actions with your ambitions. She explores the importance of positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishments in shaping a fulfilling life. By focusing on small daily habits and embracing self-appreciation, we can cultivate a positive mindset, learn how to make friends with our procrastination habits, and attract more goodness into our lives.
26Jan

Episode 3: How to Ignore the Critics and Bet on Yourself

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, host Petra Kolber dives into the art of procrastination and how it holds us back from achieving our dreams. Through five common situations that often hold us back, Petra encourages her audience to bet on themselves and believe in their abilities. She emphasizes the importance of not letting the fear of judgment or failure hinder progress. Instead, she urges listeners to focus on the impact they can make and the value they can bring to others.