The Modern Renaissance Polymath with Eric Wallace [The Polymath PolyCast] artwork
The Polymath PolyCast with Dustin Miller

The Modern Renaissance Polymath with Eric Wallace [The Polymath PolyCast]

  • S2E10
  • 1:08:17
  • May 26th 2020

Today we are talking with the Polymathic Eric Wallace the Founder of Polymath Playground. photographer, actor, and model. A show about becoming a polymath, and all of the areas of interest in between!

Note: Because of the technical problems it was hard to tell when someone was done speaking. If it seems that I interrupt him too much, my apologies, for I truly did want to hear what he had to say!



0:00 Introduction

1:00 Polymathic Athlete

2:00 What started Polymath Playground?

4:00 We want to do things outside our current realm of interests

5:00 Innate curiosity

5:30 Specialization is for insects

6:15 Universal Potential

8:00 We are all headed towards the destination in life, but we can all learn divergently

9:10 Leonardo Da Vinci (P.S. He's my hero!)

11:00 Curiosity SKILLED the Cat

12:30 "We have that renaissance soul within us!" The Polymathic Eric Wallace

13:30 "We limit ourselves because we think we found what we are already supposed to be doing."

15:40 "I didn't know you did...."

16:40 His role in a major movie... Avengers Endgame!

18:30 Camera Talk, especially if you're getting started

20:00 Landing the role in Endgame

23:00 More Endgame talk because of course... it is epic

25:30 Polymath Playground Fedora

28:00 Da Vinci's Apprentice

31:00 Never finished the Mona Lisa

32:30 Level Progression

34:00 Know how your brain works

39:00 How to think like Leonardo Da Vinci

42:00 Polymath Exercise by PolyInnovator

43:00 Athlete Cross Train

44:00 Three Variables of Exercise

46:00 Telling a story (Secret projects too)

47:00 Digital Creative

49:00 You don't need to be a genius to be a polymath!

52:00 The Beauty of Flight

53:00 Being Present

55:00 Multiple types of Intelligences

57:50 We all have that potential #multipotentialite

59:45 YouTube University

01:00:00 Super Connectors and Brick and Mortar Polymath Playground

01:02:30 The Thought of being a "monomath" is painful to us

01:04:00 Eric's Hero

01:07:00 Do your Passion / Outro

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