Life + Work Episodes

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Bonus Q&A: Teaching Kids about Money, Investing and Financial Responsibility

Nov. 18, 2022

#88: Tad Fallows joins Chris on this bonus episode to discuss teaching children about money and investing, allowances, college savings, and strategies you can use for investing in your children. Tad also shares his favorite …

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Building a Second Brain to Organize Your Digital Life

Nov. 2, 2022

#85: Tiago Forte joins Chris to talk about his proven method to build a "Second Brain" to organize your digital life. They discuss the best tools to use to collect and store information, why it's important to become more of …

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Life + Travel Listener Q&A (Fighting Jet Lag, Favorite Podcasts, Food Hacks and More)

Oct. 19, 2022

#83: Host Chris Hutchins tackles questions about fighting jet lag, his favorite podcasts, cancel-for-any-reason travel insurance, virtual assistants, food planning, virtual credit card numbers and much more. This episode is …

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Goal Setting, Hacking Self-Discipline, and Finding Work-Life Balance

Oct. 12, 2022

#82: Real estate investor and author, Brandon Turner, joins Chris to discuss how he's managed to be successful and still prioritize friends, family, and quality of life. They talk about working with a performance coach, hack…

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Making Smarter Decisions and Knowing When to Walk Away

Oct. 5, 2022

#81: Professional decision-maker, Annie Duke, joins Chris to talk about making better decisions. They discuss why learning the difference between luck and the quality of decisions is so important and how that can improve you…

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Build Rapport, Master Conversational Skills and Learn Anything From Anyone

Sept. 21, 2022

#79: Entrepreneur and author, Andrew Warner, joins Chris to talk about ways to become a better, more exciting conversationalist. They discuss why this is a skill everyone should master and learn what most people get wrong ab…

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Action List: Everything You Can Do To Protect Your Identity, Accounts, Credit and Family.

Sept. 16, 2022

#78: In this episode, Chris breaks down the specific actions you can take to protect yourself and your family online. That includes protecting your devices, credit, financial accounts, logins and more. Additionally he covers…

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Cybersecurity and Protecting Yourself from Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

Sept. 14, 2022

#77: Cybersecurity expert, Adam Levin, joins Chris to discuss all things cybersecurity, privacy, identity theft, and fraud. They cover how to avoid becoming a victim of online scams, ways to ​​effectively monitor your credit…

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My Favorite Apps, Products and Services for a Productive and Optimized Life

Aug. 19, 2022

#73: In this bonus episode, Chris shares all the apps, products, services and chrome extension he uses to make his life more productive and efficient. That includes optimizing email, scheduling meetings, storing information …

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Increasing Productivity, Procrastinating Less and Living a Happier, Healthier Life

Aug. 17, 2022

#72: Entrepreneur, YouTuber, and former doctor, Ali Abdaal, joins Chris to discuss strategies, tools, and hacks to live a happier, healthier, and more productive life. They talk about how to dial in productivity, ways to com…

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Hosting Cocktail Parties, Building Relationships, Museum Hacks and Friends Newsletters

Aug. 3, 2022

#68: Entrepreneur and author, Nick Gray joins Chris to discuss his mission to get people to host more parties, make connections, build friendships, and live a richer life. They delve into why Nick thinks name tags and icebre…

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The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More from Any Pitch or Presentation

July 27, 2022

#67: Award-winning Hollywood producer Brant Pinvidic, joins Chris to discuss The 3-Minute Rule – his effective method of saying less to get more. They cover how to deliver a pitch or presentation that grabs your audience’s a…

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Deep Work, Digital Minimalism and Becoming So Good They Can’t Ignore You

June 29, 2022

#63: New York Times bestselling author and professor, Cal Newport, joins Chris to discuss building and living what he calls a “deep life.” We also delve into strategies that increase efficiency and quality of output, why con…

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Multiple Streams of Income, Side Hustles and a Bridesmaid for Hire

June 15, 2022

#61: Entrepreneur and author, Jen Glantz joins Chris to talk about how placing an ad on Craigslist as a social experiment changed her life. They also discuss how to turn your passion and natural talents into your primary sou…

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An Entrepreneur Who Loves Traveling and Optimizing Money: The Story of All the Hacks

June 8, 2022

#60: In this episode, your host Chris Hutchins shares his personal and professional story. He also explains how his life experiences, previous jobs and startups, and passion as an optimizer and entrepreneur inspired the crea…