87 episodes

Bookworm is dedicated to doing more than just reading books. Joe and Mike read a book every two weeks and discuss ways to apply the authors lessons to their lives.

Bookworm Joe Buhlig and Mike Schmitz

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Bookworm is dedicated to doing more than just reading books. Joe and Mike read a book every two weeks and discuss ways to apply the authors lessons to their lives.

    87: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    87: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    What causes us to act the way we do? Today’s book offers a comprehensive look into the depths of behavioral science. Join Joe & Mike as they examine their own cognitive biases in an effort to understand why they have a tendency to make dumb decisions.















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    Mastering Mind Maps (Mike’s new course)

    Brett Terpstra

    Faith-Based Productivity

    Bookworm #84: Indistractable

    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    Moneyball (film)

    Bookworm #80: Principles

    Good to Great by Jim Collins

    Bookworm #76: Rnage

    Bookworm #18: Decisive

    Cortex

    Die Empty by Todd Henry

    Bookworm #57: Predictably Irrational

    It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

    Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

    Take the Day Off by Robert Morris

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    86: The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

    86: The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

    Today’s author argues that the lackluster and unproductive gatherings in our lives don’t have to be that way. Join Joe & Mike as they consider how to bring a more human-centered approach to gathering in an effort create meaningful, memorable experiences for everyone involved.















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    The Sweet Setup’s Fantastical 3 Review

    Bookworm #85: Making It All Work

    Personal Retreat Handbook

    Bookworm #84: Indistractable

    Macstock

    Craft & Commerce

    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

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    • 1 hr 29 min
    85: Making It All Work by David Allen

    85: Making It All Work by David Allen

    In today’s episode, Joe & Mike revisit the topic of Getting Things Done (GTD). Join them as they take a closer look at the mother of all productivity systems and discover all the things that they’re doing wrong.















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    Turbo Boost Switcher Pro

    Marco’s Post on Low Power Mode

    Freedom.to

    Bookworm #1: Getting Things Done

    Rocket Fuel by Gino Wickman and Mark Winters

    Drafts

    OmniFocus

    Mike’s System for Ideas (The Sweet Setup)

    Getting Things Done podcast

    Faith-Based Productivity (Mike’s course)

    Bookworm #5: Essentialism

    Digital Decluttering Kickoff (The Focus Course)

    Bookworm #64: Digital Minimalism

    A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

    Bookworm #14: The 12 Week Year

    MindNode

    Ferrite Recording Studio

    Blinkist

    It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

    The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    Making Websites Win by Karl Blanks

    Wired for Healing by Annie Hooper

    Tribes by Seth Godin

    • 1 hr 24 min
    84: Indistractable by Nir Eyal

    84: Indistractable by Nir Eyal

    In a world of distraction, focus is a superpower. In today’s book, Joe and Mike look at how to channel their attention in a quest to become indistractable.















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    Bookworm #63: Atomic Habits

    Bookworm #60: The One Thing

    Bookworm #64: Digital Minimalism

    Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday

    Focused #90: Habits > Goals

    Bookworm #82: Margin

    Bookworm #2: The Willpower Instinct

    GoodNotes

    Joe’s Mindfulness Monday Interview

    MailMate

    Basecamp

    Jason Fried’s tweet

    Slack

    Time Timer

    Duolingo

    Bitsbox

    Freedom

    Making It All Work by David Allen

    It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

    Principles for Success by Ray Dalio

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    • 1 hr 43 min
    83: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

    83: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

    How do we win a game that has no end? In today’s book, author Simon Sinek explains how an infinite mindset helps overcome the letdown that typically comes shortly after achieving a goal by commiting to a just cause that inspires us to show up day after day, week after week, and year after year.















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    Noodler’s Black Ink

    Sailor 1911 Fresca

    Sailor Manyo Ink – Yomogi

    The Pen Addict Podcast

    TWSBI Eco

    TWSBI 6pack Ink Set

    Pilot Metropolitan

    The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

    2020 Focus Course Digital Planner

    Working With OmniFocus

    Lifeonaire

    Bookworm #66: Extreme Ownership

    EntreLeadership Summit

    Corner Gas, Season 2 Episode: Hurry Hard

    Bookworm #63: Atomic Habits

    Bookworm #11: The Innovator’s Dilemma

    Bookworm #76: Range

    Indistractable by Nir Eyal

    Making It All Work by David Allen

    The Perfect Puppy by Gwen Bailey

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    • 1 hr 38 min
    82: Margin by Richard Swenson

    82: Margin by Richard Swenson

    Do you ever feel overhwelmed? Today’s book by Dr. Richard Swenson has the prescription for anyone who yearns for relief from the pressures of overload. Join Joe & Mike as they investigate the topic of margin, reevaluate their priorities, and attempt to simplify their lives.















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    TWSBI Diamond 580 Fountain Pen

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    The Pen Addict #387: Costs Me Money Every Time – Holiday Gift Guide 2019

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    Clear Habit Journal by Baron Fig

    TWSBI Diamond 50 Ink Bottles

    Focused #88: Annual Check-Ins

    Bookworm #38: Mindset

    Bookworm #43: Flow

    Margin by Richard Swenson

    The Margin Course

    Bookworm #74: The Second Mountain

    ScreenCastsOnline

    Bookworm #12: The Productivity Project

    Lifeonaire

    Faith-Based Productivity

    AirPods Pro

    Shure BETA 87A

    Ministry of Supply

    Bookworm #66: Extreme Ownership

    Day One

    Headspace

    Calm

    OmniFocus

    In Search of Balance by Richard Swenson

    Bookworm #14: The 12 Week Year

    Bookworm #58: Scrum...

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Customer Reviews

Terrillb ,

Love their reviews

I’ve been a fan of theirs for a long time. I loved Mike on Asian Efficiency and hated to see him go. Definitely their loss.

ddamas007 ,

Its like a book club for professionals on the go

I love to read but many of my friends and family don’t like the same kind of booms that I enjoy. I prefer books on productivity, self improvement, and other non-foction topics of success and leadership. This podcast is like having some buddies to read along with and discuss and critique some of the most popular books around. Start at episode number one, I promise you will not regret it.

Bennett0415 ,

Best Podcast hands down

I love what you guys are doing. I value your expertise so much. I wish I was a better reader. My comprehension is terrible and has always been a struggle. You inspire me to never give up even when I’m going on 60. Thanks guys

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