Week two of The Plunge Podcast dives into our first few topics in-depth. If you haven’t had a chance to check out episode 1, you can do so here.

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Show notes are available below, enjoy the episode!

Notes and quotes from episode two:

  • You get to hear me play some guitar (yikes)
  • Liking the idea of something vs. executing on it
  • Why we hate being a beginner at anything, and the effect that has on us
    • The story of someone who proves its never too late to start
  • Childlike curiosity
    • My experience coaching 1st and 2nd graders.
  • Why are adults worse than kids?
    • Patience
    • Society has discouraged being bad at things – don’t want to be publicly embarrassed.
    • People hate showing weakness or vulnerability
    • Comfort zones
  • The internet’s effect on judgment and caring what others do
  • Choosing what to learn
    • Analysis paralysis
    • “Time spent learning is never a waste”
  • The difference between doing something you don’t like and being stuck in a situation you hate.
    • “We don’t know what we’re going to enjoy, but we can’t use that as an excuse. You must be willing to try.”
  • The difference between hobbies and work learning
    • “If you are going to do something you might as well be good at it.”
    • Be willing to try new crafts – just choose one.
    • What’s the worst thing that could happen if you try something?
  • You can’t let an interest simmer, just like I did with this podcast.
  • “Be willing to take the plunge.”

Thanks for listening! Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts. Until next week!