Life + Work Episodes

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Living a Happier Life, Saying No, and Prioritizing Goals

March 29, 2023

#108: Writer and entrepreneur Derek Sivers joins Chris to discuss decision-making, having meaningful experiences, personal happiness, journaling, saying no, and parenting. They also touch on the subject of traveling with chi…

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Mailbag #8: Listener Hacks, SVB Collapse, Treasury Bills, Bank Bonuses, Top Deals and More

March 15, 2023

#106: Host Chris Hutchins shares top hacks from listeners, thoughts on the SVB collapse, some great deals to take advantage of now ways to invest in treasury bills, ways to get deals on concert/theatre tickets, how he's inve…

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Overcoming Fear, Processing Failure, and Why Having a Plan B Holds You Back

March 8, 2023

#105: Serial entrepreneur Matt Higgins joins Chris discuss how people can stop getting held back from their full potential. They talk about why a backup plan might be what's holding them back. They also lay out a framework t…

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Determination, Achieving the Impossible and Pursuing Your Passion with Tony Hawk

Feb. 22, 2023

#103: Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk joins Chris to discuss his extraordinary career and how drive, tenacity, and motivation made it all possible. Tony also shares his favorite travel destinations, offers guidance on followi…

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Top Ways to Make This Year Amazing and Seven Simple Questions for Your Annual Review

Jan. 25, 2023

#99: Investor and entrepreneur Sahil Bloom joins Chris to discuss performing a personal annual review. Sahil outlines the seven questions everyone should ask when reflecting on the previous year and establishing goals for th…

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Buy Back Your Time: Get Unstuck, Increase Productivity and Live the Life You Want

Jan. 18, 2023

#98: Serial entrepreneur and best-selling author Dan Martell joins Chris to talk about buying back time. They discuss the value of adopting the right mindset, techniques for scheduling your time, tools to streamline processe…

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Optimizing Your Health: Diagnostic Tests, Choosing a Doctor, Sleep, Longevity, Inflammation and More

Jan. 11, 2023

#97: Physician and entrepreneur, Jordan Shlain MD, joins Chris to discuss optimizing your health. They cover the pillars of longevity, how things like sleep, diet, and exercise affect your overall health, finding a new physi…

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Work Tactics: Finding a Job, Negotiating Comp, Managing Up, Getting Promoted and More

Nov. 30, 2022

#90: Top podcast host, Lenny Rachitsky joins Chris to discuss work-related techniques for success. They talk about finding a job that aligns with your interests, ways to stand out and get noticed, nailing your interview, eff…

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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…