Minter Dialogue with Oliver Burkeman
Oliver Burkeman is a journalist who wrote the long-running column for the Guardian, “This Column Will Change Your Life.” He was the winner of the Foreign Press Association’s Young Journalist of the Year award, and has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. Beyond blogging and The Imperfectionist newsletter (see below), Oliver has also written several bestselling books, including “The Antidote: Happiness for People who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking” and “Help! How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More Done.” His last book, “Four Thousand Weeks: Time and How to Use It. Embrace your limits. Change your life,” is a runaway success. We discuss his book, time management, the essence of enough, cosmic insignificance, and how to make the most of our life on this planet.
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- You can find Oliver Burkeman on Twitter: @OliverBurkeman
- Find him on his website: OliverBurkeman.com
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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).
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