The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme discuss productivity, personal finance, their weird llama obsession, and other interesting things. New episodes every other week.
Thinking In Bets: How to Become Comfortable With Uncertainty (Ep. 18)
Life is more like poker than chess. At least according to the book we've been reading: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke. Do you know what you don't know? This week’s episode is sponsored by: Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at https://brilliant.org/Inforium — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/thinking-in-bets/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Apr 12
1 hr 18 min
Life Reboot (Ep. 17)
We talk about how we've been reimagining our lives and how you might go about doing the same for yours. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Barbell Logic: Get an online coach and try your first month for free at https://thomasjfrank.com/barbell. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/life-reboot/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Mar 29
1 hr 27 min
5 Questions: Analysis Paralysis, Long-Term Goals, and Credit Scores (Ep. 16)
We talk about choosing what to do first, building long-term goals, focusing at home, improving your credit score, and task management overload. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Productivity for Creatives course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at https://brilliant.org/Inforium — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/five-questions-1/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Mar 15
1 hr 6 min
Video Games That Can Make You a Better Thinker (Ep. 15)
We talk about some games we've played that double as a serving of brain food. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Productivity for Creatives course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Hover: Your personal brand is important, and it starts with your domain name. Get 10% off your first domain name purchase by going to https://www.hover.com/inforium. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/video-game-brain-food/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Mar 1
1 hr 24 min
How to Have a Social Life When You Can't Leave the House (Ep. 14)
Being stuck at home doesn't mean we have to become a bunch of lonely loners. We talk about how to maintain a social life when you can't go out. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Productivity for Creatives course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at https://brilliant.org/Inforium — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/social-life-from-home/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Feb 16
1 hr 25 min
How to Become a Critical Thinker (Ep. 13)
We talk about how to intake new information a bit more carefully and improve your critical thinking. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Productivity for Creatives course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Hover: Your personal brand is important, and it starts with your domain name. Get 10% off your first domain name purchase by going to https://www.hover.com/cig. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/critical-thinking/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Feb 1
1 hr 27 min
Stop Talking Yourself Out of Trying New Things (Ep. 12)
It's easy to have a big idea and get scared out of it. We talk about how we try to push through that and a few things you can try for your next project. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at https://brilliant.org/Inforium — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/trying-new-things/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Jan 18
59 min
Is Perfectionism a Bad Thing? (Ep. 11)
Popular wisdom has perfectionism as the go-to answer to, "what is your greatest weakness?" We talk about why it actually might be and what to do about it. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new course!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Hover: Your personal brand is important, and it starts with your domain name. Get 10% off your first domain name purchase by going to https://www.hover.com/cig. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/perfectionism/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Jan 5
1 hr 18 min
2020 Year in Review (Plus Our Plans for 2021) (Ep. 10)
We look through some of the highs and lows of the last year as we prepare for the next one. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/2020-year-in-review/ This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. The first 1,000 people to use this link can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at https://brilliant.org/Inforium — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Dec 21, 2020
1 hr 14 min
Deliberate Practice (Ep. 9)
We talk about how the art of deliberate practice can help accelerate your skill growth. This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with a free trial with unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at https://www.skillshare.com/inforium. Hover: Your personal brand is important, and it starts with your domain name. Get 10% off your first domain name purchase by going to https://www.hover.com/cig. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/deliberate-practice/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomfrankly/ Martin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yomartholomew/ Martin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yomartholomew You can get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/
Dec 8, 2020
1 hr 20 min
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