This episode features Howard Rheingold as we discuss the role of the Commons, controlling your attention, how curating increases consciousness, and why you should thank the U.S. Department of Defense (yes, seriously).
This episode features Gordon Bell as we discuss how to organize your digital “lives,” how to be a paperless pioneer, and why e-memories are so valuable.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Chad Johnson and Richard Bonk of Bodhi Float Center. We discuss how to overcome gravity, exploring innerspace, stories of redemption, “nothingness,” and how to be ASWIM (that’s “awesome” to you).
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Mohamed Tohami of Midway Simplicity as we discuss finding your passion, decluttering anything, how to stop your paycheck from controlling your life, and why simple-living is addictive.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Brooke McAlary of Slow Your Home as we discuss how to be simple enough, making positive and intentional living the default, and learning to love nothing more than zero.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Joel Zaslofsky and Experience Curating. He explores who really owns your social media experiences, why his framework is descriptive (and not prescriptive), the simplicity of the “Everywhere Doctrine,” and more.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Joel Zaslofsky going solo with Experience Curating. He explores how to spend 0.1% of your time maximizing the other 99.9%, the synergy between simplicity and curating, how to become an expert in any topic, and more.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Andy Puddicombe of Headspace as we discuss the science of meditation, looking after your mind like you would your body, and why softness is vastly underrated.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Shanna Mann as we discuss how to build rockin’ systems, whether we should emulate Batman or Superman, why habits (even great ones) can be giant blind spots, and more.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Mike Burns as we talk about letting go of the need to control everything, why anti-distraction beats decluttering, what the “greater yes” is, and much more.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Laura Wittmann of OrgJunkie.com as we cover organizing without frustration, why your home office might work best in a coat closet, how to get your kids to organize for themselves, and more.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Warren and Betsy Talbot. We talk about turning a vision into a lifestyle, making huge deadlines (and actually nailing them), unconventional simplicity, and how to get rid of “it.”
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features the CEO of Scoop.it – Guillaume Decugis – as we talk about how curation can make you an expert, simplifying your self-expression, business failures that lead to success, and why “humanrithm” matters.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Ryan Avery as we discuss how to get a million dollar lifestyle for dirt cheap, finding opportunity during the rough times, showering children with love instead of money, and his four pillars to a good life.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Sarah Peck as we discuss positive addictions, undefining yourself, value-oriented work, and how to have self-compassion (even when changes come too slowly).
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Cassie Tillett as we discuss a host of organization tips, “sentiment-fests,” and preparing for emergencies.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features my great friend Jessie Kinowski. We discuss a whole lot of “nothing,” how to manage people’s expectations, why getting nothing (and being cool with it) is amazing, and why we can’t get *the* answer.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features CEO Bill Harris of Personal Capital. We talk about your biggest financial problem, investing in your investments, how Bill started a mutual fund when he was *thirteen*, and simplifying your finances.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode reveals 4 reasons to UNsimplify and if there’s ever a moral imperative to do so. I also answer the question, “Do you need to be worldly to be worthy?” and “Why is wading into the pool of other people’s problems so damn complex?
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Charlie Gilkey. We talk about how a philosopher becomes a warrior, why most things you want won’t get you what you need, types of abundance, the small business cycle… and more.