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5 Skills and How We Learn Them (Ep. 294)

We’ve been getting questions about some of the things we’re known to do, so we’ve decided to give a few starting tips on a few of them. Specifically, five.

Spoiler alert; here are the ones we chose:

  • Inline Skating (Rollerblading)
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Videography
  • Pixel Art

Things mentioned in this episode:

This week’s episode is sponsored by:

  • Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with 2 free weeks of unlimited learning (including Thomas’ new Habit-Building class!) at
  • Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription.

Other things we mentioned in this episode:

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  • 0:01:33 – Overview
  • 0:04:51 – Inline skating
  • 0:24:50 – Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)
  • 0:27:34 – Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
  • 0:29:38 – Playing the guitar
  • 0:47:12 – Playing piano
  • 1:04:47 – Making videos
  • 1:20:18 – Pixel art
  • 1:32:18 – Conclusion

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