The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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Summary

On today’s episode, I spend time with Humble the Poet. Kanwer Singh aka Humble The Poet is a Toronto-bred MC/Spoken word artist with an aura that embodies the diversity and resiliency of one of the world’s most unique cities. With tattoos, beard, head wrap, and a silly smile, Humble commands attention. He stimulates audiences with ideas that challenge conventional wisdom and go against the grain, with dynamic live sets that shake conventions and minds at the same time.

Show Notes

On today’s episode, I spend time with Humble the Poet. Kanwer Singh aka Humble The Poet is a Toronto-bred MC/Spoken word artist with an aura that embodies the diversity and resiliency of one of the world’s most unique cities. With tattoos, beard, head wrap, and a silly smile, Humble commands attention. He stimulates audiences with ideas that challenge conventional wisdom and go against the grain, with dynamic live sets that shake conventions and minds at the same time. 

Humble sees life with unique clarity. In his book, Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths for a Better Life, he opens our eyes to our own lives, helping us to recognize the possibilities that await us and the challenges that prevent us from realizing our dreams. With his characteristic honesty and forthrightness, he helps us shed the problematic lessons we’ve learned throughout our lives that limit us, from sabotaging habits, to fixed mindsets, to past regrets, and relearn new, unconventional ways of moving through life. Profound in its simplicity, Unlearn is the perfect invitation to a new beginning and to pursue a life of fulfillment.

Specifics that we covered on the show include:
  • A little bit more about Humble the Poet (2:14)
  • What does “Unlearn” the book mean for Humble the Poet (04:48)
  • How important is the virtue of patience (06:40)
  • On process vs. progress (09:50)
  • Main lessons that people talk about from the book, Unlearn (15:54)
  • On the idea of journaling (18:57)
  • On his daily routine - morning or night person (22:20)
  • On his next plan and goal (25:33)
  • What is the takeaway from his book, Unlearn (28:00)
  • Where can people get stuff from Humble the Poet? (31:30)
“Give a damn about yourself then give a damn about those you care about and then see if there are any more damns left to give.” ~ Humble the Poet

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This episode delves into the idea that the hurdles or challenges that we experience is part of life and there are ways that we can follow to improve ourselves and our lives.

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What is The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show?

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.