On the reg

So good they can't ignore you... or can they?

March 26, 2022 Season 3 Episode 34
On the reg
So good they can't ignore you... or can they?
Show Notes

Warning - there's a lot of swearing in this one, so maybe shield from sensitive little ears...

Jason is between jobs, which means he's nearly killing his family on a hike and getting suits delivered. Oh - and reading Cal Newport's book 'So good they can't ignore you'.

Meanwhile Inger is surprised she hasn't caught Covid at any of the 50 year old birthday parties. Oh, and Mr Thesiswhisperer laughed at her for shopping in the 'Influencer' section of JB Hi Fi.

Shainul, friend of the pod and co-tinny owner calls in and asks a rather tricky question.

For most of this episode we  discuss Cal Newport's book 'So Good They can't ignore you'. It turns out we had a LOT to say about this book's central theory about job markets and so called 'career capital'. Jason really brought his nerd to the table and convinced Inger that maybe it wasn't as good a book as she thought...

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So good they can't ignore you by Cal Newport
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