In this, the penultimate episode of the College Info Geek Podcast (before we change the name), we’ve decided to go with a pure reader Q&A.
Usually, we take 5 questions we’ve received from the various corners of the internet, limiting them to somewhat productive topics.
Instead of using that format again, we’re running through as many questions as we can in 45 minutes, and they aren’t limited to productivity.
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 Skillshare.com/geek.
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Other things we mentioned in this episode:
- Matt D’Avella on YouTube
- Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare
- Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare
- The Sirens of Titan, by Kurt Vonnegut
- Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, by Eliezer Yudkowsky
- Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely
- Essentialism, by Greg McKeown
- The Motivation Hacker, by Nick Winter
- The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield
- Beeminder (iOS | Android)
- Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl
- Rich Dad Poor Dad, by Robert Kiyosaki
- Good to Great, by Jim Collins
Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page.
- 0:02:05 – New podcast update
- 0:10:16 – Our favorite video games
- 0:13:13 – How differently would Tom start CIG
- 0:19:43 – Can Tom curl more than Matt D’Avella
- 0:22:21 – Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)
- 0:24:57 – Sponsor: Hover (Buying a domain name)
- 0:27:47 – Top 3 books that have helped us become who we are
- 0:39:05 – Our MBTI personality types
- 0:45:43 – Would we rather be merged with a goat or a capivara
- 0:46:41 – What other career fields were we interested in pursuing
- 0:49:32 – Is Tom or Martin your dad?
- 0:50:12 – Lightning round
- 1:05:41 – Conclusion
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