Hosted ByJoe Buhlig & Mike Schmitz

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.

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144: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Everything is a remix. Today’s author encourages us to embrace our influences to discover our own paths. Join Joe & Mike as they attempt to get in touch with their artistic side and build a more creative life.

143: The Messy Middle by Scott Belsky

Everyone loves talking about starts and finishes, but no one likes talking about the hard part in-between. Join Joe as they embrace the messy middle and attempt to find their way on their own creative projects.

142: Yes to Life by Victor Frankl

Joe & Mike tackle another Victor Frankl book as they consider purpose, value, and the meaning of life. Links Support the Show Bookworm #44: Man’s Search for Meaning Mike’s Newsletter Part-Time YouTuber Academy Ship 30 for 30 signup You Can Learn the Bi…

141: Creative Calling by Chase Jarvis

Do you consider yourself to be “creative?” Whether you’re an artist or an engineer, today’s author argues that creativity isn’t a skill—it’s a habit available to everyone. Join Joe & Mike as they seek to establish their own creative practices.

140: Unwinding Anxiety by Judson Brewer

The world has never been more anxious. But today’s author promises to help us uproot anxiety at its source using brain-based techniques. Join Joe & Mike as they fight their own sense overwhelm with mindfulness and curiosity.

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This is a first. We need to skip a release week due to health and vacation. We’ll be back on schedule in two weeks with our next episode. Links Support the Show Unwinding Anxiety by Judson Brewer Creative Calling by Chase Jarvis Bookworm YouTube channe…

139: Personal Socrates by Marc Champagne

At any point, we are one question away from a different life. And today’s author gives us 100+ questions from 40+ profiles of legendary achievers to help bring clarity, intentionality, and possibility to every aspect of our lives.

138: How to Change by Katy Milkman

Do you know what’s standing between you and success? Today’s author promises to help us overcome common barriers to change like impulsivity, procrastination, and forgetfulness. Join Joe & Mike as they take yet another look at the science of behavioral …

137: Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown

Today’s author condenses two decades worth of research into a comprehensive guide for mapping meaningful connections. Join Joe & Mike as they consider emotions and explore the language of human experience. Links Support the Show 2022: The Year of Recal…

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