The Lazy Genius Podcast

Kendra, The Lazy Genius

Part systems expert, part permission giver, Kendra Adachi, The Lazy Genius, is here to help you be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't. read less

Our Editor's Take

The Lazy Genius Podcast is a show for listeners looking for expert advice on parts of everyday life. The host is Kendra Adachi. She's a wife and mother of three living in South Carolina. Kendra is a professional systems and organizational expert. She's also the author of The Lazy Genius Way and The Lazy Genius Kitchen.

Kendra's model for the Lazy Genius Podcast is simple. Perfection is out of reach, and doing it all is impossible. According to her, the Lazy Genius is someone who is a genius about the things that matter. Yet they are lazy about the things that don't. What matters and what doesn't is for the listener to decide. Using the Lazy Genius premise as a starting point, the podcast is full of solutions to problems people face every day.

Anyone with a family can attest to the amount of work it takes to avert disaster. The Lazy Genius Podcast has tips and tricks for all aspects of keeping a household running. Kendra provides concrete, actionable advice for busy individuals. She introduces listeners to the concept of pivoting. It's a step-by-step guide to overcoming life's small obstacles. She suggests reframing spring cleaning as an opportunity, not a chore. Kendra also has meal-planning advice that everyone will appreciate. Time management discussions provide useful organization tips as well.

For outside expertise, Kendra invites Laura Tremaine. She's a friendship expert who shares wisdom about the value of time spent with friends. Trauma expert Aundi Kolber discusses stress on the podcast. Food writer and cook Ali Slagle of The New York Times has some low-effort, high-reward recipes for listeners to try.

The Lazy Genius Podcast also talks about self-care. An entire episode is devoted to the topic of rest. Kendra also has a lot of advice on skin care, low-maintenance beauty tips, and one's own birthdays. New episodes drop each week.

read less