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Business tranquility

87 EpisodesProduced by Daniel WildtWebsite

A podcast by Daniel Wildt. My process and journey on becoming more conscious, self-aware and value driven. Stories about life style design, product development, service design, side projects and problem solving.Sometimes stoic, sometimes delivering a sermon about life. Always practical.

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#86: Show Up

May 29th, 2021


We need to show up. We need “courage over comfort”, like Brene Brown says. We need a safe space that can support our needs. We need people who can help and listen. But most of all, we need to show up.

#85: Zero expectation

April 4th, 2021


I have zero expectations about myself.

Actually there are three things I truly expect daily about myself:

1. Journaling (~ 2-3 lines)
2. Blog (~ 1500 …

#84: Temperance

February 12th, 2021


You know life is happening because things happen and emotions are flowing.
How do you make sure you don't do nothing in excess? Moderation is key.

Temperance is one of the virtues from stoicism, and one I respect a lot. …

#83: The infinite game. Are you in?

September 3rd, 2020


Make your life and projects a long term goal. Play the infinite game. Are you in?

#82: Emergent Learning

August 27th, 2020


How do I play with emergent learning? To me, it’s all about learning. I find people that can share stories with me. Usually I’m more interested in failures than victories. I want people interested in living the problem …

#81: Journeys

August 14th, 2020


I was thinking about this word: journey.
Actually I was listening to Don’t Stop Believin’ and there’s this part:

… Some will win, some will lose
Some were born to sing the blues
Oh, the movie never ends
It goes on and on, …

#80: Try everything? Yeap.

July 10th, 2020


This reflection came after listening to “try everything”. That’s episode 71 from rework podcast. They were talking to Mert Iseri about his process to learn something new every year or sort of.

I was thinking about my …

#79: Kindness and courage are close friends

May 28th, 2020


How do you help people?

You need to engage with kindness, to be able to listen and care. Do you have the space needed to do that?

You also need the courage to show up. You may need to share information that are …

#78: How might your life be better with less?

May 21st, 2020


How can you feel this? This is a process of consciousness. How can I build this feeling of tranquility, because I have what I need and I am what I am?

So I’ve found in minimalism part of this answer.

It’s been a process …

#77: Hell yeah or no

May 7th, 2020


If you are not feeling amazing about something, say No.

Throw yourself into projects that resonate with your process. Say hell yeah when you feel like you need to start something and are willing to drop something else …

#76: Please stop, you have enough already

April 30th, 2020


I’m learning to see the difference from desire and needs.

I was listening to “don’t stop til you have enough” from Michael Jackson, and a different issue came up. I thought: I do have enough. Do I?

How are you looking …

#75: In times like these, just let it flow

April 24th, 2020


In times like these I will just stop. Just for a moment.

I will set the stage to come out again. Not stronger, better, nothing like that.

I just want to let it flow.

In times like these I will just let it flow. I always …

#74: The minimalist and stoic life. Set!

April 16th, 2020


Making life simpler. I live my professional life with a backpack since 2008.

Clothing, I’ve made my wardrobe filled with less stuff year over year. Books are becoming digital or I can choose a service with most of them …

#73: Writing and space to better decisions

April 9th, 2020


I write every single day. It can be a couple of book pages, a blog post or a base text for a podcast episode, like this one. If I write, I feel fine.

And the good thing about this is that sometimes I’m writing business …

#72: Courage and offense

April 2nd, 2020


In this particular time where we are playing isolation mode, I believe courage is a good virtue to play along with us. When I think about courage it …

#71: How many hours are enough?

March 26th, 2020


Work as hard as you can, they say.
Build your work ethic, they say.
People who are able define a why, find any how.

Can you work without sleep? I can.
Can you work without living the house during the weekend? I can.
Can …

#70: High, low and how do you move forward.

March 19th, 2020


Ups and downs, highs and lows... cycles, seasons, you name it.

The thing is that we can’t be happy all the time.

And we can’t feel awful because …

#69: Inclusion and openness matters

March 12th, 2020


If you have focus on safety, you need openness too, before you can consider inclusion.

Being able to listen, to have internal space to listen, is not something easy and available 100% of the time.

And being open to …

#68: Choose your skills and how good you want to be

March 5th, 2020


I want to play basketball. How good I want to be? I want to be a three point shooter. I want to read the game and read defense better.

Can I play in a competition team? No. I need much more than I want at this moment. …

#67: Is this necessary?

February 27th, 2020


What do you really need?
Why do you need to run?

Patience can help you.
Calm can become a routine.

Are you ready?

#66: What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate

February 20th, 2020


Planning poker as a metaphor to say you don’t know. Safety environment. Being who you are and find spaces to communicate what you need. Non violent …

#65: Make sure you care about your journeys

February 13th, 2020


That’s it. Make sure you care about your journeys. A victory or a defeat means just a step, a result, but it can’t define your journey. Make sure you …

#64: Patience and persistence for your side projects!

February 7th, 2020


The two aspects to have success running your side projects. Patience and persistence!

#63: How do you manage your legacy?

January 27th, 2020


Don’t know about you but I believe we can’t plan our legacy. It’s about making sure we are doing things we believe. And making sure we are on track about things we care. Someday you will look back and see what you have …

#62: Consciousness more than balance

January 23rd, 2020


I talk a lot about work life balance, but here I am to tell you to take another look into that concept.

I came to understand that my life is always forcing me to one side.
I can't be balanced 100% of the time. Sometimes …

#61: Get back to the fundamentals

January 16th, 2020


I’m learning again to play the drums, and using more of the process I’m using to practice basketball. I’m giving a lot of importance to fundamentals. Accourding to the dictionary, fundamentals: it’s a basic principle, …

#60: Create explicit knowledge

January 9th, 2020


Make sure that you are able to teach people about stuff you know and that you are able to find people to teach about what you want to know. Creating knowledge is a continuous process and it’s pure joy. Make knowledge …

#59: Keep a sustainable pace

January 2nd, 2020


Making sure you are able to delivery quality work is key when thinking about sustainable pace. It’s not about doing less hours than needed. It’s about understanding your process and your team process, to execute, plan, …

#58: Document until you make it.

December 26th, 2019


Don’t fake til you make it. That’s not fair to your story. Document and share your process. Don’t be aspirational. Be who you are. Be true to you.

#57: Learn by doing is great. Understanding by context, awesome!

November 30th, 2019


Find people that can help you along the way. Those people will be mentors. They have real life experiences. Learning by doing is great but understanding by context is awesome!

#56: My thinking brain and my anxiety

October 21st, 2019


Back in 2001 the 22 years old Daniel felt a great amount of anxiety every Sunday night, around 7pm. So I wanna tell you how that became my engine to …

#55: Building a network or a community?

September 26th, 2019


There’s a difference when you are building a network or a community. Check it!

#54: Doing nothing is ok. Breathing is not optional.

September 16th, 2019


If you could transform breathing into something you do, what is it? I’m playing with minimalism a lot, and making sure I’m doing what really matters …

#53: How do I play with inner space

August 30th, 2019


I’m sharing my process to create inner space. How do I manage to be able to listen to people. Who takes care of me? How can I be present and focused?

#51: Have a system to build emotional intelligence

August 14th, 2019


Most people think about rules and goals and tasks, but that’s not “the thing”. We need self awareness and we need to become more conscious about how …

#50: Keep it simple. Make it simple.

August 13th, 2019


If you can make something easier, do it.

#49: Hiring process. What’s yours?

July 18th, 2019


Things I think about if I’m about to build a new hiring process. Whole team
Patience / email / references / sample code (unit testing)
Money is about …

#48: Putting ideas to work

July 4th, 2019


Ideas worth nothing IMHO... make sure you can execute them. How much do you value your ideas?

#47: Find your metaphors

June 3rd, 2019


Find your metaphors. A rant about manifestos after the agile manifesto, spotify model. Also some thoughts about ego and silos.

#46: I choose to... and why? Clarity about decisions and paths.

May 24th, 2019


I was thinking about choices and decision making process. And during this process I reference a podcast from basecamp ( ep 4) and also a podcast from Tim Ferriss and Greg McKeown ( ep 355).

#45: Commitments or moving a hobby into a new business.

May 21st, 2019


Commitments or moving a hobby into a new business. You have stuff you like to do, you have stuff you wanna learn and new stuff you wanna excel. I’m going for moving writing from a hobby to a new revenue stream. Let’s …

#44: Don’t ask why. Look for different approaches.

May 14th, 2019


Don’t ask why. Look for different approaches.

#42: Emotional Intelligence, or, how do you live inside yourself?

April 1st, 2019


Some people want to control emotions. We need more connection.

#40: Creating time to new projects!

January 6th, 2019


Creating time to new projects! Find your community, talk to people and go for your first step. Learn from it, and get the next step. Iterate from that!

#39: Be yourself

December 30th, 2018


The best thing we can do is to be ourselves. Be yourself! Find what you are good at. Find people to partner with in stuff you don’t wanna be good at.

#38: Building flow. Current state, find bottlenecks and improve!

October 4th, 2018


Building flow. Current state, find bottlenecks and improve!

#31: No ego. Yes to community enablers.

May 22nd, 2018


Drop your ego. Play for your community.

#30: The belonging process. Don't try to "fit in".

May 11th, 2018


The belonging process. Don't try to "fit in". This is more important than it is to wear sun screen.

#29: Communities of Practice to build people

May 8th, 2018


Communities of Practice to build people.

#25: Presentations? That's how I do it.

April 18th, 2018


Presentations? Use a mindmap and real life stories.

#23: Open scope projects

April 4th, 2018


Find how to build projects using an agile approach. Make sure you are learning.

#20: Daily stoicism

March 14th, 2018


My intro about how do I use stoicism on a daily basis.

#18: Find your cadence

March 3rd, 2018


Find your cadence, practicing and documenting what you do.

#8: Waiting is the worst waste

October 10th, 2017


Waiting is the worst kind of waste.

#7: Looking for a meaningful life?

September 22nd, 2017


If you want meaninful things, go deeper!

#5: A simple todo list for a day

August 11th, 2017


A simple list can help you with your time :)

#4: Time and silence

August 10th, 2017


What time is it? How are you using your time? Do you have time for nothing? Do you have time for silence?

#3: Timeboxes e iterações

July 22nd, 2017


Episode in portuguese! Conversa sobre iterações e como podemos criar um ciclo de entregas mais frequentes para os nossos clientes.

#2: Choices, and what not to do.

July 19th, 2017


Deliver as soon as possible! :) • What are you not going to do in your life? 🤔

#1: Questions, ask questions.

July 19th, 2017


Open ended questions to ignite a conversation!

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