Increase output, learn faster, avoid burnout

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Increase output, learn faster, avoid burnout

Relying on stress for productivity is a recipe for burnout. We can avoid burnout and increase our output when we optimise our mindsets.

We can keep our mind firing on all cylinders through excitement and enjoyment instead of through stress and difficulty.
We can learn faster and access more of our potential when we treat our brain like a brain instead of like a muscle.
Brain training and mind workouts can be completely reframed to have a much bigger effect once we know what we are doing.

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  • 00:00 - Train your mind
  • 01:02 - Am I really Sam Harris?
  • 02:29 - Alan Watts: Make work play
  • 03:27 - Learning from memory champions
  • 04:16 - Rapid transformations
  • 06:02 - Fundamental difference: Mind vs Muscle
  • 09:15 - Different responses to stress
  • 11:38 - Ad: ShortForm
  • 12:42 - Ad: LinkedIn Jobs
  • 13:46 - Good vs Bad Teachers
  • 15:37 - Gamifying tedious tasks
  • 16:54 - Alexander the Great and conquering
  • 18:18 - Steve Jobs, connecting the dots looking backwards
  • 18:54 - Make exercise fun
  • 20:03 - Shape hard things into enjoyment
  • 21:57 - Jason Mraz: beauty is in acknowledging your own interests and power

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  • Moriss

    Going back trough all the episodes, amazing podcast


    “You have thousands of mintues of work.”

    6 months ago·7 likes·

    Insightful and timely. Heartfelt words of personal and intuitive wisdom. Matt speaks directly from his heart about life wisdom’s coming from experience and deep thought. I love it. Victoria Mcknight

    6 months ago·6 likes·
  • Daisyee

    Gold. Jesus Christ. How do you do it?


    Daily listen podcast this is <3

    6 months ago·1 like·

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

    6 months ago·1 like·
  • Jasmin

    “You have thousands of mintues of work.”


    @Mario This podcast is super fun to listen to and motivating, keep those new episodes going

    6 months ago·1 like·

    Overly cool m8

    6 months ago·9 likes·

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