Cultivate Your Rest Ethic | Max Frenzel


September 10th, 2021

1 hr 33 mins 12 secs

Season 16

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[00:44:04] "Rest ethic is something that we need to work on and we need to cultivate knowing when it's time to make that step away and then trusting in the process that will follow and not seeing it as a waste of time. That's probably the most difficult thing about a time off, but also the most valuable once you managed to really follow through."

[00:39:10] "…the brain doesn't tire like an arm and a leg all at once is variety. And I think that's really true there."

[00:18:28] " level hierarchy where at the very bottom is rest, rest, basically always ask the question. Rest for what? And the answer is usually, well, rest to do more work. And that's OK. Sometimes you just need to rest to then be refreshed for whatever else you want to do..."


[00:01:20] Guest Introduction

[00:03:25] Talk to us about where you grew up and what was it like there?

[00:11:36] How did work create time or did time create work like chicken or egg? How did this happen?

[00:17:52] What would Aristotle have to say about this, the way we're working in modern society?

[00:22:42] How would they (in ancient Greece or ancient Rome) have measured their productivity if they measured it at all?

[00:28:44] Talk to us about this epidemic that we have over a lot of burnout and how can we identify for ourselves if we're burning out?

[00:34:20] What does rest look like?

[00:37:34] What is it about rest in this way that helps us go from this feeling of just tense overwork to just suddenly just relax?

[00:39:27] The idea of mental crop rotation.

[00:41:17] When's the last time you were in the flow state?

[00:45:34] Max's Track: Dorobo

[00:46:47] How are you integrating into music or are you just like things like statistical samples of different beats that are out there and putting them together?

[00:53:59] How do you define creativity in the age of the knowledge worker?

[01:01:02] Do you have one of these little mini journal pads

[01:01:58] What can jazz musicians teach us about how to approach our careers and our work as Data scientists?

[01:06:06] "The multi dream theory"

[01:09:08] Is Data Science art or is it a science or Data science machine learning an art or purely a hard science? Where does science and art begin? Are they completely
separate? How do you view this?

[01:11:18] How can somebody who doesn't really view themselves as a creative person actually realize that they are creative?

[01:18:06] Which is the one profile that you think we as a society can learn most from, given our current state of the world. And in what way can we learn the most from it?

[01:19:12] It's one hundred years in the future. What do you want to be remembered for?

[01:20:46] RANDOM ROUND

[01:21:00] What would you say is the most fundamental truth of physics that all humans should understand?

[01:23:27] When do you think the first video to hit one trillion views on YouTube will happen? And what will it be about?

[01:24:10] What do most people think within the first few seconds when they meet you for the first time?

[01:24:40] Do you think you have to achieve something in order to be worth something?

[01:25:20] What are you currently reading?

[01:27:06] What song do you have on repeat right now.

[01:28:04] What are you a natural at?

[01:28:43] What's your favorite piece of clothing you own?

[01:29:42] What are you interested in that most people haven't heard of?

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