Episodes
Having both entered our third decade this year, we're taking a look back at some of our biggest regrets from the last one. This week’s episode is sponsored by: CuriosityStream (+ Nebula!): CuriosityStream is the best place on the internet for high-quality documentaries, and it now comes with access to this podcast and a ton of other great content, ad-free, on Nebula. If you use the link https://curiositystream.com/inforiumpod/ you'll also get 26% off your first annual subscription. Hover:...
Published 07/01/21
Life doesn't have to be a never-ending sea of task lists and overwhelm. We talk about different ways to make one's life a bit less stressful. This week’s episode is sponsored by: CuriosityStream (+ Nebula!): CuriosityStream is the best place on the internet for high-quality documentaries, and it now comes with access to this podcast and a ton of other great content, ad-free, on Nebula. If you use the link https://curiositystream.com/inforiumpod/ you'll also get 26% off your first annual...
Published 06/16/21
We talk about some of the ways we've been reading and listening to more books lately, even while keeping up with busy schedules. This week’s episode is sponsored by: CuriosityStream (+ Nebula!): CuriosityStream is the best place on the internet for high-quality documentaries, and it now comes with access to this podcast and a ton of other great content, ad-free, on Nebula. If you use the link https://curiositystream.com/inforiumpod/ you'll also get 26% off your first annual...
Published 05/31/21
In the second part of our discussion on the book Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke, we talk about how to make better decisions when uncertainty is certain. This week’s episode is sponsored by: CuriosityStream (+ Nebula!): CuriosityStream is the best place on the internet for high-quality documentaries, and it now comes with access to this podcast and a ton of other great content, ad-free, on Nebula. If you use the link https://curiositystream.com/inforiumpod/ you'll also get 26% off your...
Published 05/13/21
We talk about having too many tabs, auditing your time blocks, learning about finances, sticking to your morning routine, and finding contentment. This week’s episode is sponsored by: 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/five-questions-2/ Find us elsewhere: Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomfrankly Thomas on...
Published 04/26/21
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...
Published 04/12/21
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:...
Published 03/29/21
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:...
Published 03/15/21
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...
Published 03/01/21
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:...
Published 02/16/21
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...
Published 02/02/21
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...
Published 01/18/21
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...
Published 01/05/21
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...
Published 12/21/20
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%...
Published 12/08/20
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...
Published 11/26/20
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...
Published 11/09/20
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...
Published 10/26/20
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....
Published 10/13/20
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...
Published 09/28/20
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!)...
Published 09/14/20
We talk about Thomas' journeys into researching, preparing for, and working to buy a house. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/buying-a-home-the-basics/ 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:...
Published 08/24/20
In this, the first episode of The Inforium, we talk about goal webs and shaping your life after graduating. Full show notes: https://theinforium.com/goal-webs/ 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...
Published 08/11/20
The time has come to say goodbye to the CIG Podcast and hello to The Inforium. We reflect on what we've learned from 300 episodes of podcasting. Full show notes: https://collegeinfogeek.com/the-end/ 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...
Published 07/27/20