The Polymath Show

languages learning skill development

How to Hack Languages

November 21, 2017

Anyone aspiring to live a polymathic lifestyle should be able to speak a foreign language. Far from being a skill limited to young children as some people still believe,…

books ideas

Working Deeply

November 7, 2017

When I read Deep Work by Cal Newport I was struck by just how many of the ideas he mentions in the book are especially relevant to modern day…

podcast polymaths

Why becoming a polymath is for everyone

August 20, 2017

The very first episode of our new podcast is now live on iTunes or wherever you happen to get your podcasts.

In this episode, I outline my argument in defense of polymathy…

learning skill development

How to spend less time learning new skills

August 17, 2017

One of my favorite YouTube channels is a guy called Mike Boyd. Over the past year, he has learned a wide variety of different skills documenting the entire process…


Polymaths on the Radio

August 17, 2017

Polymaths have been fascinating to me for years now. I’ve tried to read everything I can get my hands on about them trying to learn the habits and practices…