How do people from a variety of fields get stuff done? Peter Akkies and his guests go deep on why and how people do what they do.

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Floris van der Pol - Living Without a Smartphone and Reading 100 Books a Year

How can you read 100 books a year? What’s it like to live without a smartphone? What’s more important: willpower or designing your environment for productivity?

Derrick Reimer from SavvyCal - Can You Regain Your Confidence After Failing?

How do you regain your confidence after launching a failed product? How can you transition from wearing all the hats in a business to delegating tasks? Why is it so im...

Dianna Allen - From Writing About Garage Doors to Building Two Successful Businesses

How do you start a business from your mom’s kitchen? What effect does a supportive partner have on growing a company? And how do you juggle two wildly different busine...

Steph Smith - Why There Used to Be No Such Thing as “Priorities”

Why did people use to talk only about “priority” in the singular? What’s a great method for choosing what goal to work on next? And does setting arbitrary deadlines to...

Andrew Barry - How to Make (Online & Offline) Learning Suck Less

Why should you learn from experts as well as from people who are just a little ahead of you? How do you capture and keep people’s attention in online trainings? Where ...

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