Ideas Into Action
By Hamza Khan
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The Ideas Into Action podcast reverse-engineers the careers of accomplished high performers. Each interview explores the tactics, routines, habits, and mindsets which continue to influence their success. We’ll learn how they manage and optimize their time, energy, and attention. Across these dialogues, we’ll discover patterns and ultimately arrive at a formula for succeeding in this time of great change and uncertainty. Whether you’re starting a new project, new career, or new chapter in life, the stories you’ll hear will inspire you to transform your own ideas into action.
||Clean[THROWBACK] The Burnout Gamble (TEDxUTSC 2016)||In 2016, I delivered my second TEDx talk, “The Burnout Gamble.” I’m grateful to TEDxUTSC for the opportunity to return to my alma mater as a speaker. It was surreal to stand on the opposite end of an auditorium that I had spent much of my undergraduate life seated in. The experience of producing this talk compelled me to further examine my relationship with stress, and served as a catalyst for the release of a titular book. Stress has been described by the World Health Organization as “The health epidemic of the 21st century.” Through the TEDxUTSC platform, I aimed to inspire audiences to become the most thriving, productive, and motivated versions of themselves; I aimed to help them burn bright, not out.||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean[THROWBACK] Stop Managing, Start Leading (TEDxRyersonU 2015)||In 2015, I delivered my first TEDxRyersonU talk. On stage within the breathtaking Design Exchange, I shared my views on why managing millennials and knowledge workers the way that we used to manage traditional factory workers can be disastrous. Speaking through my own experience of being managed (and alternatively as a manager) I made the case that the next generation must be lead instead of managed; they must be given the autonomy to complete their tasks, so that they can grow and reach their full potential. In describing my role as a “manager” I ultimately concluded that my approach to managing is to avoid it altogether.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean[NARRATION] 29 Things I Learned At 29: Lessons From A Year Of Mastery||In years past, I've published these posts on my birthday. This year, there was an overabundance of lessons that didn’t stop (and haven’t stopped) revealing themselves to me. Sorry for the delay! This a snapshot of the wisdom I accumulated in the lead up to 30.||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean[NARRATION] Scaling Impact: Channeling My Past Into Purpose at Student Life Network||[NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure • [NARRATION] Scaling Impact: My Next Adventure||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|