IGN-2 David Pollay: The Law of the Garbage Truck and Life’s Big 3

My very first guest on The I’m Giving Notice Podcast is author, speaker, and all around nice guy David Pollay.

David J. Pollay is a leader in the field of Positive Psychology and he is on a mission to help people live fulfilling lives every day at home and at work. He is the author and creator of the international blockbuster, The Law of the Garbage Truck®, now translated into twelve languages. People from more than 100 countries have taken his No Garbage Trucks! Pledge not to accept, create, and dump emotional garbage. His latest book, The 3 Promises, will be released by Sterling Publishing on October 21. People worldwide are becoming happier and more fulfilled when they include David’s The 3 Promises in their lives.

David is a leader in the field of Positive Psychology, serving as the co-founding associate executive director of the International Positive Psychology Association. He has held leadership positions at Yahoo!, MasterCard, Global Payments, and AIESEC. His inner-city literacy initiative is helping hundreds of children increase their love of reading.

If you follow David’s techniques that he shares in this episode, not only will you find yourself happier with the people in your life, they’ll feel the same way about you. Everyone tells you to “be happy.” David Pollay shows you specifically how to be happy.

Specifically, in this episode you will learn:

  • The Law of the Garbage Truck
  • How we dump on ourselves
  • How easy it is to be infected with someone else’s negativity
  • The things we do without knowing where we are essentially dumping others
  • The No Garbage Truck’s Pledge
  • How to let garbage trucks pass you by
  • Real-time forgiveness
  • Five principles to Let Go of negative thoughts from an experience
  • How to catch people at their best
  • The difference between venting and dumping
  • How you can use The Law of the Garbage Truck to deal with serious health issues
  • How The Three Promises can bring immediate fulfillment to your life instead of waiting for fulfillment to show up

 Links and resources mentioned in this episode:The No Garbage Trucks Pledge

David Pollay’s website

The No Garbage Trucks Pledge 

David Pollay’s TEDx Talk

The Law of the Garbage Truck: How to Stop People from Dumping on You by David Pollay


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