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9. Neel Nanda on Effective Planning and Building Habits that Stick Hear This Idea

    • Social Sciences

Neel Nanda is a final year maths undergraduate at the University of Cambridge, and a gold medalist in the International Mathematical Olympiad. He teaches regularly – from revision lectures to a recent ‘public rationality’ workshop. Neel is also an active member in rationalist and effective altruism communities.
In this episode we discuss
- How to view self-improvement and optimising your goals
- Forming good habits through the 'TAPs' technique
- How to build effective plans by using our 'inner simulator' and 'pre-hindsight'
You can read more on this episode's accompanying write-up: hearthisidea.com/episodes/neel. You can also read Neel's teaching notes for his planning workshop here.
If you have any feedback or suggestions for future guests, please get in touch through our website. Also, Neel has created an anonymous feedback form for this episode, and he would love to hear any of your thoughts!
Please also consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you're listening to this; we're just starting out and it would really help listeners find us!
If you want to support the show more directly, you can also buy us a beer at tips.pinecast.com/jar/hear-this-idea. Thanks for listening!

Neel Nanda is a final year maths undergraduate at the University of Cambridge, and a gold medalist in the International Mathematical Olympiad. He teaches regularly – from revision lectures to a recent ‘public rationality’ workshop. Neel is also an active member in rationalist and effective altruism communities.
In this episode we discuss
- How to view self-improvement and optimising your goals
- Forming good habits through the 'TAPs' technique
- How to build effective plans by using our 'inner simulator' and 'pre-hindsight'
You can read more on this episode's accompanying write-up: hearthisidea.com/episodes/neel. You can also read Neel's teaching notes for his planning workshop here.
If you have any feedback or suggestions for future guests, please get in touch through our website. Also, Neel has created an anonymous feedback form for this episode, and he would love to hear any of your thoughts!
Please also consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you're listening to this; we're just starting out and it would really help listeners find us!
If you want to support the show more directly, you can also buy us a beer at tips.pinecast.com/jar/hear-this-idea. Thanks for listening!

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