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Emmet Audio

By Emmet Van Driesche
Do you ever wish that you could go for a walk along a dirt road with a friend and talk about stuff? Let's go then!
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Subtle design matters
A tale of two pairs of jeans
12:47
October 04, 2022
Things expand to fill the time you give them
So be thoughtful about what that is
12:08
October 03, 2022
Behavioral reinforcement
That's what a to-do list is
08:48
September 29, 2022
Big changes from small actions
Keep it as simple as you can
14:47
September 28, 2022
Tell the world what you are selling
And then tell them again
11:36
September 27, 2022
Life is a series of small steps
Take them
16:23
September 26, 2022
Improvement Week
The beauty of a dedicated maintenance period.
08:23
September 23, 2022
Do what you can with what you have right now
In praise of the quick fix
10:55
September 22, 2022
Choose your pain
Or it chooses for you
11:10
September 22, 2022
The value of a slow burn
Is a longer time horizon
09:06
September 20, 2022
Training for adulthood
Some thoughts
07:57
September 19, 2022
An update on my health journey
Slow slow slow. Then maybe fast some day?
13:23
September 16, 2022
Integrate body and mind in your work
Stop living in the middle ground
30:46
September 15, 2022
Lean into your insecurities
A life tactic
23:09
September 11, 2022
You've got to show up
Your life is determined by this factor
11:02
September 09, 2022
Are you driven by fear or by desire?
The two sides of ambition.
18:33
September 05, 2022
The contentment of responsibility
You don't need someone to bestow it upon you
10:57
September 01, 2022
The simple life is an ambitious thing
You will need to strive for it.
13:41
August 31, 2022
Being clear about what you want
And the actions that then make it happen
07:28
August 29, 2022
Embracing change
But doing it poorly
14:45
August 28, 2022
We pay attention to stories
Some gemstones, some crystals, a bag, Moroccan security and what that can teach us about human nature
07:13
August 27, 2022
Mise en place
A way of living
20:19
August 26, 2022
Some thoughts on going into hard times
Freezing, peer movement, and what we can do and know we can do
26:18
August 25, 2022
That sweet sweet Instagram money
Deciding to set up Bonus pay
09:51
August 24, 2022
A humanist system
Thinking through what you might want a process to BE down the line
12:57
August 23, 2022
Complete each task before moving on
A positive ratchet
15:08
August 22, 2022
What imbues things with meaning?
A story about a desk
04:19
August 21, 2022
Rearranging furniture
A powerful tool
13:14
August 20, 2022
We don't know what works
So don't discount the value of that underperforming post. It might be what brings in the opportunity
09:25
August 19, 2022
Using social media
Use it or be used
19:23
August 17, 2022
The most important element of success
Is to do good work
21:06
August 06, 2022
Finishing the book
It's so close! And what is next
18:38
August 05, 2022
Chasing a feeling vs. chasing a career
If the grass is always greener somewhere else for you
14:16
August 03, 2022
Making time for what you're avoiding
A change of priorities
19:06
August 01, 2022
The current state of Instagram
My thoughts
24:33
July 30, 2022
Should you become a caricature of yourself?
Some thoughts
10:14
July 28, 2022
How to get unstuck
Double and then redouble your effort, at least for awhile
06:19
July 28, 2022
Be careful what you wish for in a job
Because what you want isn't necessarily what you actually want
09:50
July 25, 2022
Don't just tough it out
Enacting change is the harder and better path
05:57
July 25, 2022
Staycation 2022!
A circus
03:44
July 23, 2022
It's never just a numbers game
All the variables and details matter and can be played to better advantage
08:33
July 23, 2022
Who should you marry?
The best is hard to see in the moment
09:35
July 21, 2022
Are you feeding your dogs treats?
The problem with dopamine training
20:43
July 20, 2022
Discipline is freedom
And leads to more freedom
06:17
July 19, 2022
You can fix things yourself
A mindset
14:40
July 18, 2022
The value of staging
Returning to your center of balance
11:25
July 17, 2022
Where does creativity come from?
Fewer options, not more.
05:29
July 16, 2022
Being a good boss to yourself
Good bosses and bad, internal and external
08:32
July 15, 2022
Write down your goals
And have some accountability to them
08:25
July 14, 2022
Don't let the process supercede the outcome you want
And beware perverse incentives
05:33
July 12, 2022
Being reasonable with time expectations
If you can
15:12
July 11, 2022
Larger truths
The truths beyond the small, narrow truths.
08:19
July 09, 2022
Take responsibility for more than your responsible for
Things will be better for you
11:27
July 06, 2022
Make the most of your time
Because it ends for all of us
06:43
July 05, 2022
Failure to market
Don't be that person
15:24
July 04, 2022
If you're struggling with discouragement
Listen to this
07:34
July 01, 2022
Discipline for an unstructured day
And freedom for a structured one
11:38
June 30, 2022
What's the right amount of stuff for your life?
The Goldilocks principle
14:29
June 29, 2022
The balance between chaos and order
A rubric
06:13
June 28, 2022
The key to your baseline health
You've got to need to do the things because others rely on it
10:27
June 27, 2022
What stillness is for
Some thoughts on travelling
07:24
June 26, 2022
What does it take to make it as an artist?
A conversation with Jivan Lee
01:41:57
June 24, 2022
Sometimes the solution is to subtract
We forget
11:06
June 19, 2022
A marketing mistake
And what it tells us
05:53
June 18, 2022
Finish what you start
Or put it all the way back away
11:37
June 17, 2022
The power of branding
And unconventional case study
06:57
June 16, 2022
Practicing being less perfectionist
And shipping the work
13:38
June 15, 2022
Watch your minutes
The rest will take care of itself
14:43
June 14, 2022
It's easier than ever to make a living doing your thing
But the bar for what is excellence likewise increases
03:50
June 12, 2022
My health journey
And update
09:27
June 10, 2022
The two universals
Weather and health
04:35
June 09, 2022
Invest in your current circumstances
That's how you change them for the better
06:33
June 08, 2022
Sometimes you've gotta push
Close those loops
08:58
June 07, 2022
What season of life are you in?
And how can you live it gracefully?
07:45
June 06, 2022
Break out of your box
Don't let relationship roles define who you are forever
06:51
June 04, 2022
Do the big things first
The small stuff will fit around it.
07:48
June 03, 2022
Flow state and expression
The pinnacle of craft
12:20
June 02, 2022
Do you feel stuck in your work?
This is not a prescription but an analysis
16:31
May 31, 2022
Find the right pace
Not so fast you get hurt. Not so slow it is more painful than it needs to be.
08:60
May 30, 2022
Try a real camera
You might be pleasantly surprised
07:53
May 29, 2022
What phase of life are you in?
And how can you prepare for the next?
12:25
May 28, 2022
There's no free lunch
Always a price to be paid.
09:18
May 27, 2022
Time sensitive
Some stuff has a time horizon, and if you miss it, you miss it.
05:29
May 24, 2022
You need to start a wait list
I've banged this drum before, but circumstances keep showing me that it's the best path forward for a bunch of scenarios, and yet very few people choose it
18:18
May 23, 2022
Breaking down your bad habits
And building some better ones
15:33
May 22, 2022
Something worth doing
It's not what you think
05:08
May 20, 2022
A failed Instagram experiment
What I learned
11:08
May 19, 2022
All we have is the present
How can you change your mindset to make the most of that?
08:33
May 18, 2022
Sliding towards entropy
A way to stop it.
07:49
May 17, 2022
What makes for a successful marriage?
What I've learned after 15 years
17:57
May 16, 2022
When you should walk away
Sunk costs and choices
07:48
May 13, 2022
Want a different life?
Take different actions
12:56
May 12, 2022
Machievelli and Realism
Not what you think
11:23
May 11, 2022
The first two steps to a successful business
Financial model and competitive advantage
20:47
May 10, 2022
Take responsibility for your life
Everything is your fault, now do something about it
05:59
May 10, 2022
High value actions
A framework for decisions
08:35
May 08, 2022
Why you should try to appear effortless
Some thoughts
10:56
May 07, 2022
Bad tradeoffs
Okay if finite, toxic if infinite
06:37
May 06, 2022
Never stop growing
If you're not growing, your declining
17:05
May 05, 2022
Stop driving if you can
The case for the non-commute
08:50
May 04, 2022
Does your career (or life) fit you?
If not, do something about it
09:08
May 03, 2022
More than enough
You don't need it
02:41
May 02, 2022
The tension of life
Feel it
08:54
May 01, 2022
Choosing platforms
Opt for ones that don't disintermediate your power
17:15
April 30, 2022
Keep telling the world your thing
And structure your business so that doesn't create dead ends
19:47
April 29, 2022