The Big Questions with Big John is an interview show where our own Big John gets the opportunity to have conversations with interesting people from all walks of life.
In this episode, Big John has a conversation with Joe Templin, author of Everyday Excellence. A reformed physicist, Joe Templin is the Managing Director of the Unique Minds Consulting Group and the CEO of the Lamp of Castle Holdings, Inc. A 20 year veteran of the financial services industry, he built an MDRT level business focused on working with new college graduates.
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02:30 An autodidactic polymath
08:00 The process of learning vs. the learning of process
15:15 Looking at the world through the eyes of our neuro-divergent kids
20:00 A reformed physicist
24:00 The mind-expanding properties of mathematics
31:00 Your life’s journey as a spectrum of learning
33:15 The acceptance of failure as a tool for success
36:00 Society’s progress as a function of the normal distribution curve (“Bell Curve”)
41:30 The need for chaos among order
42:45 The 10,000 Hour Rule
47:00 Continuing to learn throughout life
51:45 Silly Questions