The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
5 Questions: Building Strengths, Standing Out, and Liking Reading (Ep. 261)
1 hour 4 minutes Posted Apr 29, 2019 at 4:00 am.
Playing on your strengths or working on your weaknesses
Making yourself stand out
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Making yourself stand out (continued)
How to start reading more
How Thomas chooses the challenges on his Impossible List
Building towards your intended career
Conclusion
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In this 5 questions episode, we talk about standing out, learning to like to read, and whether you should focus on building your strengths or weaknesses.
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Things mentioned in this episode:
Anything You Want, by Derek Sivers
The Dip: How to Know When to Quit (Ep. 202)
The Game, by Neil Strauss
Powlyglot
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Lost Adventures,  by Gene Yang, Michael DiMartino, and Bryan Konietzko
Avatar: The Last Airbender comic library edition books,  by Gene Yang, Michael DiMartino, and Bryan Konietzko
After the Wake, by Haruki Murakami
Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss
A Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin
ComiXology
Marvel Unlimited
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, by John Ratey
How Exercise Improves Your Brain (Ep. 105)
Thomas' Impossible List
Marques Brownlee on YouTube
Linus Tech Tips on YouTube
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