On this week’s show, we give up on the book-a-week format because we can’t read fast enough. Instead we start recommending podcast episodes and explain what we learned from them.
This week’s book: The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday. We tried following a lot of the advice in the book and it continues to be helpful. (On the other hand, we didn’t follow some of his other advice: Please, Please, For The Love Of God: Do Not Start a Podcast) Chapters 00:00 — Wally goes to […]
(Check us out on iTunes!) Wally and I renamed the podcast to Active Recall. I explained some of the reasoning in this episode and in my previous newsletter post. This week, we discussed The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. Amazing book. Here are some other links: SPI 255: Deep Work with Cal Newport – The Smart Passive Income Blog How to Become a […]
(Check us out on iTunes!) Wally and I discussed Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker. We focused on the first chapter, which explains filtered leaders, unfiltered leaders, and the environments they succeed in. Filtered leaders get filtered through school, more school, and then the corporate ladder. These are your valedictorians. The only issue? They […]
This week we talk about Grit, by Angela Duckworth. (Check out my full book notes here.) I’m in California and Wally is in San Diego. We decided to record on a Wednesday morning to accommodate schedules. Not sure that matters since we haven’t really picked a day to consistently publish. Our podcast is on iTunes now. […]
First of all, welcome and thanks for checking out the first episode of Walter & Francis. We’ve been talking about recording a podcast together and finally got around to doing it. If you’re checking this out, well, I probably know you by name. We recorded last week but this should be the first one that […]