Listen to Nova chat with Dr. Christian Brillinger, discussing how to get to
fun and easy. Dr. Billinger has a PhD in philosophy and is a quantum
mechanics expert, CMO, out-of-the-box doer and thinker.
Dr. Brillinger writes his to-do list down daily – but has created a process
to better parse out what top items solve the most of his given problems.
If you solve 60—70% of your main problems every day – rather than
working on the less important ones - you can get yourself off the
With insight from that – Dr. Brillinger realized he doesn’t need to carry
the burden of the world on his shoulders.
You can contribute to the world without doing so all the time. But time to
focus on fun is good and healthy for our lives.
Nova and Dr. Brillinger explore taking the perspective of framing out
goals and tasks from what we love to do and what comes easy to us.
Truly helping ourselves helps us to help the world. Easy is very
individual. Easy for you might not be easy for someone else – and fun
for you is tied to this, too. “Be good at what’s easy. Because – why not?”
“When you think of easy – what’s the first picture that comes to your
mind?” – Dr. Brillinger
What is your why?
Mitigate and prevent burnout
Fun and easy