0:00 A digression before we begin: The last presidential debate
3:30 Will we trust polling?
5:20 What we are talking about today: Learning
5:50 What are you learning…or, What are you unlearning?
6:50 What is “unlearning”?
7:30 Howard is trying to be more “open,” and he’s starting with his politics
11:40 Howard knows he needs to unlearn and be more self aware and realize he’s wrong
12:15 “It’s wrong to be wrong”: The stigma of being wrong
13:58 How to change your mind?
15:30 Confirmation bias is a big problem
17:45 An example when Howard realized he was wrong
19:20 We are often unaware when we’re wrong
21:05 Are we telling lies when we propagate untruths?
22:15 How we can learn?
26:00 Putting ourselves in work that challenges us to learn
28:00 Howard is questioning if he’s in an industry that may become obsolete
29:00 Is Howard able to stay motivated?
30:45 Howard challenges himself to learn more, especially in fitness
31:20 How to learn something technical and the art of committing
32:20 What keeps Howard motivated in learning new skills in fitness
35:20 Should we quit learning certain things and overcoming the temptation to quit?
39:50 John has to enjoy things he’s learning, even if they’re difficult: Flow state matters
41:00 John quit learning CSS after trying for a bit
42:30 The question you can ask yourself to know what you should be learning
43:50 The learning materials you use make a big difference
45:50 The liberal arts matter
46:40 What is Howard learning about himself these days
50:35 What is John learning about himself these days
59:58 Last thought about learning from Howard
60:03 John’s last thoughts and how do you know when to quit