How To Pursue A Side Hustle, With Chris Guillebeau

In this episode we discuss side hustles: Those projects you pursue after work, at night, or on weekends to supplement your income or fulfil a passion. Our guests include Chris Guillebeau, author of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days, and journalist Catherine Baab-Muguira, who wrote a revealing story in Quartz about millennials and side hustles. Plus, our producer takes to the streets to find out from everyday people what kind of side hustles they have going on.

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How To Be Bored And Brilliant, With Manoush Zomorodi

In this episode we talk to Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's Note to Self and author of Bored and Brilliant. How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self. Back in 2015, Manoush wondered if being plugged in all the time to a constant stream of entertainment and information actually made our lives worse. She noticed that we're never bored - and she wondered, what is that lack of boredom doing to us?

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Our Upgrades of the Week

Every week we like to let you in on the upgrades we've made in our own lives. This week we talked about quieter running, Twitter in night mode, reading in the morning, and getting eight hours of sleep a night.

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