6 episodes

Sophia Rubino and Jared Meyers are mapping out what got them here, the point they're at, and what will get them there, the point they want to go. Join these fellow Yellow Jackets with biomedical engineering backgrounds as they talk through how they approach their work and their lives, and share what they've learned along the way.

Getting There Sophia Rubino & Jared Meyers

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Sophia Rubino and Jared Meyers are mapping out what got them here, the point they're at, and what will get them there, the point they want to go. Join these fellow Yellow Jackets with biomedical engineering backgrounds as they talk through how they approach their work and their lives, and share what they've learned along the way.

    [006] Structure - Part 2

    [006] Structure - Part 2

    The second in a two-part… structure. Jared and Sophia pick up where they left off talking through the structure (or lack thereof) in their lives: understanding there are a fixed 24 hours in a day, setting goals and themes, and nurturing intentionality by slowing down.  
    Links
    “Amelia loves doing training runs in the rain and cold, as she knows her competition is probably opting out”- Tim Ferriss, Tools of Titans
    This is Water by David Foster Wallace
    Pull out a sheet of paper, write down:
    Your goal, and the timeframe you'd like to achieve it over 1-3 things you'll reduce in order to accomplish that (mental or time bandwidth) What can you add? What's the smallest thing you can add every day? ChatGPT-generated email sign-offs
    “Slow is smooth, smooth is fast” - referenced in Extreme Ownership
    Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday

    • 43 min
    [005] 2024, A New Year

    [005] 2024, A New Year

    What happened in 2023? And how does that influence 2024? Join Jared and Sophia as they talk through their current goals for the year to come. This episode ranges from goal-setting approaches, to actual goals, to quick-and-witty, one-line... advice...
     
    Links
    STREAKS. The to-do list that helps you form good habits. For iOS.
    Johnny Decimal - 11.01 Introduction║J•D
    Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (Revised) a book by David Allen and James Fallows

    • 54 min
    [004] Structure: Part 1

    [004] Structure: Part 1

    The episode where Jared and Sophia talk through the structure (or lack thereof) in their lives, starting with the temporal realm of days, weeks, and months. They compare their 'aspirational' schedule with their 'actual' one in a live-action reality check. Part 1, so not a wrap quite yet...

     
    Links
    Cal Newport on time blocking
    Opinion: I tried the Elizabeth Holmes schedule, and here is how it went via The Washington Post
    The Great CEO Within by Matt Mochary

    • 40 min
    [003] Personality

    [003] Personality

    The episode where Jared and Sophia look to personality tests to understand themselves. Suffice to say, Sophia’s Iron Man arc continues, Jared failed on marking chapters, and they have diametrically opposed attachment styles…
     
    Links
    Zook on adjacency and expansion
    Tests: Myers-Briggs, StrengthsFinder, Attachment Styles, Enneagram, Kiersey Temperament Sorter, Six Styles of Working Genius, OpenPsychometrics Character Test
    Sophia: 
    Myers-Briggs: ESTJ StrengthsFinder: Learner, Achiever, Competition, Discipline, Connectedness Enneagram: 8w7 Attachment Styles: Dismissive Avoidant Kiersey: Guardian Supervisor Working Genius: Galvanizing, Tenacity OpenPsychometrics: Tony Stark Jared:
    Myers-Briggs: ENFJ StrengthsFinder: Achiever, Competition, Communication, Strategic, Learner Enneagram: 3w2 Attachment Styles: Secure Kiersey: Idealist Teacher Working Genius: Galvanizing, Empowering OpenPsychometrics: Mixture. Marvel-focused, Dr. Strange Link to Jared’s custom personality test (doesn’t currently exist…)
    Zero To One - Peter Thiel
    Click (2006 film)

    • 1 hr 4 min
    [002] The Intersection

    [002] The Intersection

    The episode where Jared hates on IQ and EQ, hard and soft, and basically every other way of describing skills. Sophia becomes Iron Man. And the duo declares international streaming day, with a flashcards Twitch stream kicking off March 16, 2024. Podcasts take some time to edit…
     
    Links
    Product management - Wikipedia
    Shape Up - Basecamp
    2-person dev teams - Jason Fried
     
    Extreme Ownership
    Great CEO Within
    Never Eat Alone

    • 1 hr 2 min
    [001] The Starting Line

    [001] The Starting Line

    Welcome to the first episode! Sophia and Jared talk about their backgrounds, to set the stage for what's to come.
    Everything ranging from dancing to powerlifting to balance to work, and a bunch in between.

    • 44 min

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