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Hurry Slowly

Jocelyn K. Glei

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Hurry Slowly is a show about how you can be more productive, creative, and resilient through the simple act of slowing down. Through in-depth interviews with deep thinkers, artists, and entrepreneurs, host Jocelyn K. Glei sparks new ideas for navigat...Show More

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024: David Sax – Revenge of the Analog - Hurry Slowly

47:15 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Writer David Sax on how analog objects and ideas feed our creativity, help us learn, and make memories stick.

001: Jason Fried – Whose Schedule Are You On? - Hurry Slowly

55:19 | Oct 10th, 2017

Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried on the expectation of immediate response, how to set boundaries and put “hard edges” in your day, why shared calendars are an evil invention that steals your time, and tons of other insights on finding a slow a...Show More

Sebene Selassie: Unravelling Your Inner Critic

56:13 | Mar 19th

Sebene Selassie on confronting your inner critic, finding emotional clarity, and asking: “What am I not willing to feel?”

Jocelyn K. Glei: Nothing Important Comes with Instructions

11:13 | Mar 5th

Forget about other people’s rules. Why working from personal principles is the best approach to productivity.

Paul Jarvis: Small Is Beautiful

54:32 | Feb 19th

Paul Jarvis on why more isn’t better, staying small is good for business, and setting “upper bounds” reduces your stress.

Anne Helen Petersen: Errand Paralysis

46:30 | Jan 29th

BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen on errand paralysis, fake burnout cures, and why we’re all obsessed with being better workers.

Jocelyn K. Glei: Creativity vs Efficiency

13:45 | Jan 15th

Jocelyn K. Glei on why inefficiency is a strength when it comes to making remarkable creative work.

Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention

55:05 | Jan 1st

Deep Work author Cal Newport on why we need a digital declutter, his new theory of attention, and the magic of "analog social media."

Jocelyn K. Glei: To Burnout and Back

13:09 | Dec 18th, 2018

Jocelyn K. Glei on her “busyness breakdown,” why 50% of Americans are experiencing burnout, and what we can do about it.

Thomas Page McBee: The Power Balance

55:46 | Dec 4th, 2018

Thomas Page McBee on fighting implicit gender bias at work, creating better power dynamics, and facing your “shadow self.”

Tim Harford: Slow-Motion Multitasking

56:21 | Nov 20th, 2018

Tim Harford on why all your bad habits are good again. Procrastination, letting stuff pile up & slow-motion multitasking all have an upside.

Jocelyn K. Glei – Who Are You Without the Doing?

11:56 | Nov 6th, 2018

Jocelyn K. Glei on our obsession with getting things done, and how a more “tender discipline” can unlock clarity and creativity.

Priya Parker: How to Have Transformative Gatherings

56:27 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Priya Parker on how to get off auto-pilot, let go of our scripts, and create gatherings that make space for transformation.

Adam Grant: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Appreciation

48:28 | Oct 9th, 2018

Adam Grant on the untapped potential of appreciation, the dangers of “generosity burnout,” and how to build cultures of helping.

030: Jocelyn K. Glei – The Feedback Rush - Hurry Slowly

12:38 | May 15th, 2018

Host Jocelyn K. Glei on offering feedback that supports creativity and the pitfalls of living in an advice-driven culture.

029: Adam Greenfield – Phoning It In - Hurry Slowly

36:50 | May 8th, 2018

Adam Greenfield on the startling ways the smartphone is changing our behavior, our awareness, and even our vulnerability.

028: Jonathan Fields – Attention Is Life - Hurry Slowly

43:44 | May 1st, 2018

Writer Jonathan Fields on how “exquisite attention” can unlock new possibilities for luck, connection, and creation.

027: Mary McNaughton-Cassill – What To Do About Your Media Diet - Hurry Slowly

52:08 | Apr 24th, 2018

Psychologist Mary McNaughton-Cassill on why your media diet is driving you mad, and what you can do to find peace of mind.

026: Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice - Hurry Slowly

15:10 | Apr 17th, 2018

Philosopher Renata Salecl on how choice anxiety damages our creativity and why we need to embrace the idea of chance.

025: Paula Scher – The Greatest Risk Is Not Taking One - Hurry Slowly

39:14 | Apr 10th, 2018

Designer Paula Scher on how to keep taking risks once you’re established and why big sloppy failures are a great idea.

023: The Anxiety Cure - Hurry Slowly

08:42 | Mar 27th, 2018

Hurry Slowly’s most popular guests comment on how speeding out of control fuels our feelings of anxiety, and what to do about it.

022: Tami Forman – What Gets Measured, Gets Managed - Hurry Slowly

39:31 | Mar 20th, 2018

Tami Forman on creating an office culture that supports work-life balance and the tacit gender biases that hold us back.

021: Rubin Naiman – Wired & Tired - Hurry Slowly

36:38 | Mar 13th, 2018

Sleep and dream psychologist Rubin Naiman on living in a wake-centric world, the problem with “hyperarousal,” and why sleep should be sacred.

020: Jocelyn K. Glei – Can You Maintain It? - Hurry Slowly

12:24 | Mar 6th, 2018

In this mini-meditation, host Jocelyn K. Glei explains why overlooking maintenance tasks is at the root of our toxic relationship with overwhelm.

019: Matias Corea – The Road Less Traveled - Hurry Slowly

51:55 | Feb 27th, 2018

Designer Matias Corea on the transformative power of travel, long journeys, and taking a break from your work routine.

018: Julie Zhuo – Visualizing Your Day - Hurry Slowly

34:07 | Feb 20th, 2018

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on how she stays calm amidst a daily schedule that demands constant context switching.

017: Bill Duggan – You Can’t Rush Aha Moments - Hurry Slowly

15:39 | Feb 13th, 2018

Intuition researcher Bill Duggan on the mechanics of how we arrive at aha moments - and why speed only slows us down.

016: Fanny Auger – Conversation Isn’t About Talking - Hurry Slowly

38:34 | Feb 6th, 2018

What are the key ingredients in a great conversation? Fanny Auger, from the School of Life in Paris, talks about listening, open-ness, and silence.

015: Oliver Burkeman — Against Time Management - Hurry Slowly

41:40 | Jan 30th, 2018

Writer Oliver Burkeman debunks the myth of “time management” and explains why getting more efficient just makes you busier.

014: The Key Ingredient in Work-Life Balance - Hurry Slowly

08:26 | Jan 23rd, 2018

A supercut of Jason Fried, Austin Kleon, Wendy MacNaughton & more answering the question: “What’s the key ingredient in work-life balance?”

013: Alissa Walker – Walking Is the Best Way to Go Slow - Hurry Slowly

40:04 | Jan 16th, 2018

Urbanism editor Alissa Walker on how walking changes your relationship to everything — the rhythms of your day, your community, and your creativity.

012: Alex Pang – Prioritizing Rest & Reflection - Hurry Slowly

44:41 | Jan 9th, 2018

Writer & futurist Alex Pang on the 4-hour workday, the necessity of “inward focus,” and the role of rest & reflection in the creative process.

011: Jocelyn K. Glei – Living Life on Auto-Pilot - Hurry Slowly

10:58 | Dec 19th, 2017

In this mini-meditation, host Jocelyn K. Glei articulates how understanding what your brain is doing on “auto-pilot” is the key to unlocking your focus.

010: Sigrid Veasey: The Science of Sleep - Hurry Slowly

36:57 | Dec 12th, 2017

Scientist Sigrid Veasey on why sleep loss is the silent creativity killer, what to do about middle-of-the-night anxiety, and why you need a “sleep vacation.”

009: Tyler Cowen – The Quiet Dangers of Complacency - Hurry Slowly

43:49 | Dec 5th, 2017

Economist Tyler Cowen on how technology is making us more complacent and less willing to take the risks that drive self-transformation and serendipity.

008: Wendy MacNaughton – Activating Your Empathy Muscle - Hurry Slowly

31:00 | Nov 28th, 2017

Graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton on listening, empathy, and the many benefits of shutting up and taking the spotlight off yourself.

007: Scott Belsky – Quick Decisions vs Wise Decisions - Hurry Slowly

35:04 | Nov 21st, 2017

Entrepreneur and investor Scott Belsky on the speed of decision-making. When should you be bold? When should you trust your gut? And when should you let it marinade?

006: Ann Friedman – The News Is Not Good - Hurry Slowly

30:10 | Nov 14th, 2017

Journalist Ann Friedman on staying sane in the face of a relentlessly negative news cycle and why you don't need to process everything in “real time.”

005: Austin Kleon – Pencil vs Computer - Hurry Slowly

45:06 | Nov 7th, 2017

Artist Austin Kleon on when to use analog tools vs digital tools in your creative process, and why constraints (and slowness!) can super-charge your creativity.

004: Kim Chambers – Calculated Risk, Stretch Goals, and Sharks - Hurry Slowly

45:41 | Oct 31st, 2017

Marathon swimmer Kim Chambers shares her remarkable story of overcoming adversity and becoming an elite athlete in her mid-30s. We discuss risk-taking, stepping outside your comfort zone, and the calm that lives on the other side of fear. Plus, shark...Show More

003: Craig Mod – I Want My Attention Back! - Hurry Slowly

45:21 | Oct 24th, 2017

Designer and technologist Craig Mod on how you can break free from the shackles of “attention slavery” and regain control over your powers of concentration. Plus, why sharing pithy thoughts on social media shuts down your creativity and how meditatio...Show More

002: Florence Williams – This Is Your Brain on Nature - Hurry Slowly

37:02 | Oct 17th, 2017

Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, on how spending more time in the natural world can sharpen your memory, increase your creativity, lower your stress levels, and even counteract negative thought loops. Plus, the science of awe, the Japanes...Show More

Hurry Slowly Trailer - Hurry Slowly

04:36 | Aug 15th, 2017

Launching in October 2017, Hurry Slowly is a new podcast hosted by Jocelyn K. Glei about how to find more creativity & meaning in our daily lives. Preview the Season One guestlist, including Jason Fried, Paula Scher, Austin Kleon, Ann Friedman, Tyler...Show More