Author: Kristin Graham

Ep. 40 – How to Master a Skill in 18 Minutes

This episode explores the Rule of 100, which says you can dramatically improve a skill through 100 hours of learning or practicing. That amount of time gets you past the plateaus and frustration points as you gain skill proficiency. 100 hours over the course of a year comes out to 18 minutes a day. Learn more about this concept and how big things can come from small efforts.

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Ep. 39 – Habit Kickstart: The Power of 5 Good Minutes

A goal without a plan is just a wish. A habit without momentum is just a goal. This episode leans into the wisdom of the power of 5 good minutes, as mentioned in a conversation between habit authors Tim Ferriss and James Clear, based on Ferriss’ January 6, 2023 podcast interview with Clear (see link below). Learn three tips to try to power 5 good minutes throughout your day.

Show note: Link to Tim Ferriss podcast: https://tim.blog/2023/01/06/james-clear-atomic-habits/

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Ep. 38 – Making Decisions: Why ‘Yes’ & ‘No’ Are Hard to Say

We make thousands of decisions every day. Some are conscious, clear choices and others are subconscious routines. There are also the Yes and No answers that are obvious and immediate. Other times, we find ourselves stuck between the Yes and the No and grapple with how to decide and then how to share that decision. This episode looks at the root of that resistance, how to recognize your internal signals, and move from discomfort to decision.

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Ep. 37 – The Highlights Episode: Clips on Attention, Time, Decisions, Words, Connection & Sleep

This roundup episode offers quick clips from six previous podcast conversations. Listen to a collection of brain snacks that includes how the attention economy affects our daily lives, the people we allow to make deposits (or withdrawals) from our energy, the science and psychology of decision making, what happens when we take too many productivity shortcuts, three words that can change your life, and why sleep is the magic ingredient for our brain.

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Ep. 36 – 10 Gifts That Cost Nothing & Mean a Lot

We don’t have to buy, buy, buy in order to give. This episode highlights 10 ideas on how to give from the heart (and the brain) versus from the wallet. See if any kickstart ideas for the people in your life or inspire ideas on future gifts you’d like to get.

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Ep. 35 – How to Get ROI on Extra Time

Imagine you got an extra hour added to your day today. How would you spend those bonus minutes? How we spend our time reveals how we value our time. This episode explores two tips to try if you find yourself with found time and how to make the most of minutes in your everydays.

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Ep. 40 – How to Master a Skill in 18 Minutes

This episode explores the Rule of 100, which says you can dramatically improve a skill through 100 hours of learning or practicing. That amount of time gets you past the plateaus and frustration points as you gain skill proficiency. 100 hours over the course of a year comes out to 18 minutes a day. Learn more about this concept and how big things can come from small efforts.

Read More

Ep. 39 – Habit Kickstart: The Power of 5 Good Minutes

A goal without a plan is just a wish. A habit without momentum is just a goal. This episode leans into the wisdom of the power of 5 good minutes, as mentioned in a conversation between habit authors Tim Ferriss and James Clear, based on Ferriss’ January 6, 2023 podcast interview with Clear (see link below). Learn three tips to try to power 5 good minutes throughout your day.

Show note: Link to Tim Ferriss podcast: https://tim.blog/2023/01/06/james-clear-atomic-habits/

Read More

Ep. 38 – Making Decisions: Why ‘Yes’ & ‘No’ Are Hard to Say

We make thousands of decisions every day. Some are conscious, clear choices and others are subconscious routines. There are also the Yes and No answers that are obvious and immediate. Other times, we find ourselves stuck between the Yes and the No and grapple with how to decide and then how to share that decision. This episode looks at the root of that resistance, how to recognize your internal signals, and move from discomfort to decision.

Read More

Ep. 37 – The Highlights Episode: Clips on Attention, Time, Decisions, Words, Connection & Sleep

This roundup episode offers quick clips from six previous podcast conversations. Listen to a collection of brain snacks that includes how the attention economy affects our daily lives, the people we allow to make deposits (or withdrawals) from our energy, the science and psychology of decision making, what happens when we take too many productivity shortcuts, three words that can change your life, and why sleep is the magic ingredient for our brain.

Read More

Ep. 36 – 10 Gifts That Cost Nothing & Mean a Lot

We don’t have to buy, buy, buy in order to give. This episode highlights 10 ideas on how to give from the heart (and the brain) versus from the wallet. See if any kickstart ideas for the people in your life or inspire ideas on future gifts you’d like to get.

Read More

Ep. 35 – How to Get ROI on Extra Time

Imagine you got an extra hour added to your day today. How would you spend those bonus minutes? How we spend our time reveals how we value our time. This episode explores two tips to try if you find yourself with found time and how to make the most of minutes in your everydays.

Read More