The Art of Doing More is to do Less with Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma [The Polymath PolyCast] artwork
The Polymath PolyCast with Dustin Miller

The Art of Doing More is to do Less with Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma [The Polymath PolyCast]

  • S4E3
  • 1:29:03
  • December 15th 2020

A sense of wonder, being still in movement, and the way to do more is to do less. These are the lessons we learn today in the episode.

Today we are talking with Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma the Language Consultant for the Cozy Grammar, poet, polyglot, teacher, tutor, magician, and author!

His three principles of life.

Learn to listen and then act.

Doing more means, paradoxically, doing less, more deeply.

Tough does not beat tender.



0:00 Intro

4:00 Becoming a Magician

7:00 Life Changes

10:00 Language Learning

15:00 Poet's Traits

20:00 Translating Texts

30:00 Poems, Magic, Music, and Humor #performances

40:00 His Unique Marriage

45:00 Learning and Discoveries

48:00 What is a polymath to you?

53:00 Cozy Grammar

01:00:00 Breaking the Rules and Toolboxes of Grammar

01:05:00 His Yurt and Tiny Homes in General

01:15:00 Learning a New Language

01:20:00 Attention and Focus on One Thing; Even as a Polymath

01:23:00 Outro

The Polymath PolyCast with Dustin Miller

This show is for the polymathic, the entrepreneurial, the multipotentialites, and the Innovators!

Now on Season 5!!

PolyInnovator (The overarching personal brand that the PolyCast is under), means Innovation Polymath, or future global changemaker. Created a Modular Degree curated with online courses and micro-credentials. You will find topics wide ranging in interests!

PolyInnovator works in #OmniContent sprints, which are like multi/omni channel episodes. So each release gets a OmniBlog Post, TeleInnovator Video, and PolyCast upload! :D


Between the OmniContent, and the guest interviews I have on the show, there are multiple formats for the #PolyCast. It can get a little confusing, so here is the series that you will see:

Fireside Micro-PolyCast

Bits of idea bursts, rants, explanations, and simply short form 3-10min episodes.


These don't happen often, but they are the medium sized episodes that may have a didactic feel to them. They are solocasts, with a bit of flare.


Each episode of the Omnicontent series starts with a blog post, turns into a slideshow, then a video, and with the video I extract the audio and turn it into a PolyCast!

The Polymath PolyCast Interviews

The interview and guest arm of the show, these episodes tend to be much longer, as they are interview discussions. They have been great, and the nuggets of knowledge anyone can get from them have been insanely awesome. Go take a listen!

If you would prefer the video version:

All in all they keep a similar polymathic feel, and stay true to the "Niche".... However the subniches can be essentially anything. Meaning the topics could be as well, so don't worry if one episode doesn't fit the bill. I'm sure another one will hit it out of the park!