Time Off

Time Off

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Rest is essential. Unplugging in today’s busy world is both a skill and a competitive advantage. Is it possible to get more done by working less? On this podcast, we talk to those who successfully take time off through sabbaticals, active vacations, more play, fascinating hobbies, and other methods for becoming more interesting.
Less Phone, More Real Life With Tim Kendall
Mar 3 • 45 min
The Moment app helps people disconnect from their phones and get back their time. The app is growing at an impressive rate. Everyday, all Moment users combined get back around 49 years of time to spend on what really matters to them — meaningful…
Swedish Time Off With Maddy Savage
Feb 14 • 42 min
In Sweden, people are expected to have a balance in their employment – not just in terms of balancing their personal lives, but also balancing other things that are of importance to them or create personal growth. Starting a new business is sometimes a…
Graduate Wisdom
Jan 28 • 18 min
I love watching commencement speeches. They are shortcuts for gaining the wisdom one can gain through a college experience. This episode highlights one of my favorite commencement speeches that is still relevant today.
10 Actions From 2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 38 min
I learned a lot from the 2018 lineup of podcast guests. I benefitted most by putting some of their ideas into practice. Here are 10 actions I have been trying out that bring me more meaningful time off. There is also a gift at the end of the podcast…
Time Over Money With Cassie Holmes
Dec 20, 2018 • 48 min
What if you had a bank account for your time? If we were more time aware, what would we do differently? Do you keep track of how you are spending time? Are you finding time for what matters or mainly focused on money? Cassie Holmes is the Associate…
AI = More Rest With Max Frenzel
Dec 14, 2018 • 48 min
Max is a Quantum theorist turned AI researcher. We discuss how Max wrote his Ph.D. thesis while resting on a Greek island, how AI has the potential to be becoming our creative sidekick, and restful habits we can all implement starting tomorrow.
Quality Working Time With Jonas Downey
Nov 13, 2018 • 52 min
Jonas is a designer for a calm company called Basecamp. He is living proof that things don’t have to be crazy at work. We discuss how we can focus on quality working time rather than just clock time.
Work-Life Harmony With Mike Sturm
Nov 2, 2018 • 41 min
Writer Mike Sturm believes “Work-Life Balance” can be replaced with something better. Rather than balancing our career and our personal lives, we should aim to harmonize them. When done right, the benefits can be truly great. Mike and I discuss how you…
Learning How to Learn With Kevin Kelly
Oct 20, 2018 • 48 min
Why should you travel and have a beginner’s mind? What will be left of humans given Artifical Intelligence is rapidly growing? Why would anyone build a 10,000-year clock? Kevin and I discuss the answers…
Sailing Time With John Zeratsky
Aug 13, 2018 • 52 min
John is a successful technologist and a co-author of both “Sprint” and “Make Time”. He had a comfortable life in San Francisco, but he and his wife decided to quit their jobs, gave up their apartment, sold their stuff, bought a sailboat, sailed out the…
No Tech Zone With Ivan Cash
Jul 10, 2018 • 49 min
Ivan and I both believe that strangers are one of the most untapped potentials around you every single day. We discuss a number of Ivan’s fascinating experiments and why silence can help you get out of struggles in your life.
Thinking Straight With Darius Foroux
Jun 10, 2018 • 39 min
How can we live a useful life that matters? Over 4 million people have been seeking this answer, and many of them have come closer thanks to Darius’ advice.
Tech Shabbats With Tiffany Shlain
Jun 10, 2018 • 26 min
What would happen if you went without digital screens from Friday evening to Saturday evening? If you had any anxiety while thinking about it, you should listen to what Tiffany has to say.
Making Time With Jake Knapp
Jun 10, 2018 • 65 min
Make Time is Jake Knapp’s new book. It’s about creating time and finding focus in daily life. We discuss how you can be more like a caveman, the value of a walk, and how are in control of your day’s highlight.