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.
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
The Downsides of Working for Yourself (Ep. 8)
We talk about the inconveniences that come with working autonomously. 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. 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/downsides-of-working-for-yourself/ 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/
Nov 25, 2020
1 hr 6 min
How Much Is Enough? (Ep. 7)
We talk about what it means to have enough and how we'll know when we get there. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/how-much-is-enough/ 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. 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. 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/
Nov 9, 2020
1 hr 14 min
How to Start a Podcast (Ep. 6)
We answer a few handfuls of questions about starting and running a podcast. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/how-to-start-a-podcast/ 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/
Oct 26, 2020
1 hr 34 min
Too Many Opportunities (Ep. 5)
We talk about the ironic limitations of having too many options. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/too-many-opportunities/ 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. 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. 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/
Oct 13, 2020
1 hr 20 min
YouTube Q&A (Ep. 4)
With Thomas recently hitting the 2,000,000 follower mark on YouTube, we decided to go through some questions from a few of them. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/youtube-qa/ 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 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at https://www.skillshare.com/geek. 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/
Sep 28, 2020
1 hr 43 min
Anti-Unhappiness (Ep. 3)
We've probably all been told to appreciate the positives in life, but a constant barrage of stressors isn't going to help. Let's remove some negatives. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/anti-unhappiness/ 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 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at https://www.skillshare.com/geek. 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. 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/
Sep 14, 2020
1 hr 36 min
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