Drunk Dialing — Ladies Night Edition!

News / November 3, 2016

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By request, we have another drunk dialing episode (the most recent one can be found here, and the original can be found here).

This one is a little different as it’s a Ladies Night edition. Some of you may have noticed that ladies were absent from the last drunk dialing fiasco. Why? It’s just math. Looking at the results of a recent poll of 11,463 respondents, my audience is 84.04% male, 15.83% female, and .13% other.

The people who sign up first get called first. The last time, 3 out of the 20, which is exactly 15%, were female. Unfortunately, those women (and several guys) did not pick up.

This time around, I decided to try the “ladies night” format. In this episode, we discuss:

  • Language learning
  • Exercising with (or around) injuries
  • Viral marketing
  • Handstands and handstand training
  • How I decide my experiments (and what gets shared afterward)
  • Teaching disabilities vs. learning disabilities
  • The craft of writing: common mistakes, goals, etc.

Please enjoy!

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Want to hear another episode when I’m drunk? — Listen to my 100th podcast. In this episode, we discuss tantric sex, how I view and organize my various income streams, marketing yourself in job interviews, and much, much more (stream below or right-click here to download):


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QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY: What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.

Scroll below for links and show notes…

Selected Links from the Episode

Show Notes

  • How do you exercise or stay active around a permanent or long-term injury? [06:02]
  • Good podcasts for long walks. [17:43]
  • Advice for studying multiple languages simultaneously. [19:22]
  • Thoughts on viral marketing and niche creation. [37:44]
  • How do you graduate to moving away from the wall when you’re learning handstands? [42:25]
  • How do I choose my projects and experiments? [46:51]
  • Learning disabilities vs. teaching disabilities. [1:01:26]
  • Comparing entrepreneurial and investing experiences, which has (so far) proven most rewarding? [1:05:18]
  • How do you switch gears to make the transition from employee to entrepreneur? [1:09:25]
  • If I were to do it all over again, what would I change first? [1:13:36]
  • Good advice for new and aspiring writers — along with some all-too-common bad advice. [1:17:17]
  • Why have I never done a traditional book tour? [1:26:03]
  • How do I optimize my life for efficiency and keep enjoying the novelty of discovery without burning out? [1:33:55]
  • Don’t optimize what you enjoy; savor what you enjoy. [1:42:44]

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