5 Questions: Bad at Math, Choosing Goals, and Relationship Productivity (Ep. 227)

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  • 0:05:24 – How does we decide which goals to work on next
  • 0:22:06 – When your significant other does not have the same priorities you do
  • 0:35:17 – Sponsor: Chegg (Saving money on textbooks)
  • 0:37:41 – Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
  • 0:39:19 – Thoughts on overly strict and demanding parents
  • 0:49:16 – Dealing with negative emotions when going through a rough time
  • 0:55:27 – Improving your mathematical skills
  • 1:07:30 – Conclusion

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5 Questions: Bad at Math, Choosing Goals, and Relationship Productivity

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