• EP7, Part 3: What will spontaneity and planning lead to?

    On this episode, with our Special Guest, Abe, (philosophy and politics graduate) we discuss;

    • If there is a best of both worlds between spontaneity and planning
    • How John F Kennedy found a balance between spontaneity and planning
    • How to plan for what you can control but also understand that nothing is guaranteed in life

    28m | Nov 15, 2020
  • EP7, Part 2: How to integrate Spontaneity and Planning?

    On this episode, with our Special Guest, Abe, (philosophy and politics graduate) we discuss;

    • How safety netting allows us to be spontaneous.
    • How spontaneity can be fruitful and developmental.
    • How we can integrate spontaneity into our life, and not stray from our long term goals.
    18m | Nov 8, 2020
  • EP7, Part 1: Which is better: Spontaneity or Planning?

    On this episode, with our Special Guest, Abe, (philosophy and politics graduate) we discuss;

    • The myth of spontaneity.
    • Why spontaneity allows us to follow our hearts’ desires.
    • Why spontaneity, while risky, allows us to understand that expectations can be broken.
    • Why planning ensures that your time is spent effectively.

    42m | Nov 1, 2020
  • EP6: On FOMO, the fear of missing out

    On this episode we discuss;

    • Why we feel FOMO and the effect of it on our life alignment.
    • The importance of understanding opportunity cost in decision making.
    • The 3R decision making process, power of NO and cognitive behavioural therapy.
    • How we can work from FOMO to JOMO (the joy of missing out).
    • Famous FOMOS, the story behind the $100 million pizza purchase.

    56m | Sep 27, 2020
  • EP4: On Making New Friends

    On this episode we discuss;

    • Why time invested in friends have huge long-term returns.
    • Why you should pay close attention to what your friends think about you.
    • Harish’s perspective on making friends as an international student.
    • The three heuristics Felix uses when finding long-lasting friendships.
    • How and where you can find friends that are similar to you.

    44m | Sep 11, 2020
  • EP5: On procrastination, distraction and intentional living

    On this episode we discuss;

    • The difference between distraction and procrastination
    • Why we often fall into the rabbit hole of procrastination
    • On emulating the philosopher, Diogenes the Cynic’s way of life
    • How we should change the mindset rather than use apps to temporarily solve the issue
    • The long term effects of meditation
    54m | Sep 1, 2020
  • Ep 3b: Medical Interviews

    This subseries features a multi-part episode on getting into undergraduate and graduate medicine:

    • Harish provides an overview of the different medical interview types
    • Effective techniques on how you should prepare for interview scenarios
    • Felix explores how to stand out amongst intense competition in graduate medicine
    • Top tips on excelling at medical interviews and recommended resources.
    28m | Aug 16, 2020
  • EP 3a: Uni, UCAT & UCAS

    This subseries will feature a multi-part episode on getting into undergraduate and graduate medicine'

    • Harish provides an overview of the application process
    • Top tips on finding the right university (freedom of Information services and forums)
    • Effective resources and mindset for the UCAT exam
    • Differences in the finance and UCAS process for graduate and UG medicine
    33m | Aug 9, 2020
  • EP 2: On learning new skills during lockdown

    On this episode we explore the optimal approach learning new skills, we discuss;

    • Felix shares the secret behind Davinci’s genius–– ‘Talent stacking’
    • Harish debunks the 10,000 hour myth around learning new skills
    • How you should approach learning new skills and useful sources of learning
    • How to learn during university and COVID-19 current quarantine measures
    • What skills make powerful ‘Talent stacks’ and how Elon musk uses this to become successful 

    36m | Aug 2, 2020
  • EP 1: Should we optimise for Discipline or Motivation

    On this episode we discuss whether you should optimise for discipline or motivation:

    • Felix explains why he optimises for motivation and Harish explains he case for discipline
    • We delve into dopamine fasts, monk life, dog anatomy and a bit of science to explain why we are demotivated
    • Finally we share out insights of the week along with exciting announcement for the future

    50m | Jul 26, 2020
  • EP 0: Welcome to the 10th Men

    This is the Introduction to the 10th Men Podcast. We will be talking about who we are, what we do and what you as listeners can expect from the podcast

    15m | Jul 26, 2020
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