Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

“People tend to abandon the good system they’ll follow in search of the perfect system that they will quit.” We’re going to kick off the year with an in-betweenisode where I answer the most popular questions you’ve submitted. If you’re wondering what you can do to ask a question that gets answered in the future, these …

Tools of Titans: Brené Brown Distilled and Other Goodies (#207)

Tools of Titans: Brené Brown Distilled and Other Goodies (#207)

“He or she who is willing to be the most uncomfortable is not only the bravest but rises the fastest.” – Brené  Brown Dr. Brené  Brown (@BreneBrown) is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Brené’s 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, has been viewed more than 31 …

The Art and Science of Learning Anything Faster (#191)

The Art and Science of Learning Anything Faster (#191)

“If effectiveness is doing the right things, efficiency is doing things right.” This is a special episode because it doesn’t focus on the lessons of one particular person. Instead, I explore the tips, tricks, and framework I’ve used to learn just about any skill. This is the meta-skill of meta-learning, or learning how to learn. …

How to 10X Your Results, One Tiny Tweak at a Time (#144)

How to 10X Your Results, One Tiny Tweak at a Time (#144)

If you’ve enjoyed my previous in-between episodes, then this might be your favorite episode ever. It’s one of the most actionable, information-packed interviews I’ve ever done. This time, it’s Joel Stein (@TheJoelStein) asking the questions. Joel is one of the funniest writers I have ever read, and he’s great at leading an interview. Here’s how it all …

Maria Popova on Being Interesting, Creating More Time in a Day, And How to Start A Successful Blog (#92)

Maria Popova on Being Interesting, Creating More Time in a Day, And How to Start A Successful Blog (#92)

“Life is a continual process of arrival into who we are.” – Maria Popova Maria Popova (@brainpicker) has written for amazing outlets like The Atlantic and The New York Times, but I find her most amazing project to be BrainPickings.org. Founded in 2006 as a weekly email to seven friends, BrainPickings now gets more than 5 million …