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Oct. 9, 2020

Listener Favorites: Nolan Bushnell | The Creation of Atari and Findin…

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, as well as Steve Jobs’ mentor, shares views on education, reconnecting with…

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Oct. 7, 2020

Rod Cate | Living an Amazing Life Regardless of Your Circumstances

When Rod Cate was 15, he made a tackle in a high school football game that changed his life forever. The impact crushed two of th…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Shane Robitaille | The Power of Hope in the Face of Adversity

From becoming homeless at just 14, to being emancipated at 15 and getting his first apartment at 16, Shane's life has been steepe…

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Oct. 2, 2020

Listener Favorites: Jeff Warren | Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics

Meditation can accomplish many things for many different people, and Jeff Warren has experienced that firsthand. Despite having a…

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Sept. 30, 2020

Veronica Kaulinis | The Four Agreements of Vulnerability

If connection is what you look for, you'll find a lot to take away from this insightful conversation with Veronica Kaulinis, foun…

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Sept. 28, 2020

Greg McKeown | Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Essentialism is a different way of doing everything. Being an essentialist will set you free from becoming too thinly spread, fro…

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Sept. 25, 2020

Listener Favorites: Dan Ariely | Overcoming Learned Helplessness and …

In one of our most insightful interviews we've had, Dan Ariely shared his perspectives on suffering, irrational behavior, and how…

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Sept. 23, 2020

Alex Jamieson & Bob Gower | How to Have Game Changing Conversations T…

The way you show up in conversations has the power to transform your life and business, yet we're never taught how to build the n…

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Sept. 21, 2020

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Making a Living with Your Ideas

How do you make a living with your ideas? B. Jeffrey Madoff's done it, he's written a book about it and now he joins us to tell u…

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Sept. 18, 2020

Listener Favorites: Cal Newport | Rules for Focused Success in a Dist…

"So even if you say “I’m not trying to do deep work now. I”m in line at the supermarket. I’m bored let me look at something.” Tha…

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Sept. 16, 2020

Patrick Solomon | LSD, Joseph Campbell and Creativity

Joseph Campbell's work in comparative mythology and religion unveiled a common story found across all faiths and beliefs which he…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Gillian Sandstrom | The Psychology of Talking to Strangers

Gillian Sandstrom is a psychologist who, one day, sparked a conversation with a stranger on the subway. After this spontaneous co…

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Sept. 11, 2020

Listener Favorites: Kate Swoboda | The Courage Habit

Kate Swoboda grew up in a split household. Her mother was very liberal and her father was very conservative. Now she's a life coa…

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Sept. 9, 2020

Dr. Uma Naidoo | This is your Brain on Food

We've all heard the phrase "You are what you eat". Well, Dr. Uma Naidoo has done the research and found a fascinating link b…

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Sept. 7, 2020

Michael Brody-Waite | Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts

When you think about Ivy League schools and the students they produce, the last thing you would consider is the possibility that …

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Sept. 4, 2020

What it Means to Be Black in America

"When you watch Ahmad Aubrey being shot and you hear that those men have been released and were it not for the video and the outr…

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Sept. 2, 2020

Michelle Poler | Learning to Embrace, Live and Negotiate with Fear

Michelle Poler inspired a movement, Hello Fears, by facing 100 fears in 100 days. She went skydiving, she held a tarantula, she d…

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Aug. 31, 2020

Meta Wagner | Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality

What enabled the greats like Picasso and Hemingway to accomplish such incredible work during their prolific careers? Meta Wagner …

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Aug. 28, 2020

Listener Favorites: Cal Fussman | The Art of Emotionally Resonant Sto…

Life can be a long, complicated series of events for everyone, and that's been especially true for Cal Fussman. His journey has t…

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Aug. 26, 2020

Kristin Neff | Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to You…

Kristin Neff says that just as every baby is born worthy of compassion and unconditional love, so too is every adult and we have …

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Aug. 24, 2020

Buzzy Cohen | The Learning Strategies of a Jeopardy Champion

Buzzy Cohen is a Jeopardy! champion who won $164,603 in 2016 and later returned in 2017 to claim the grand prize of $250,000 in t…

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Aug. 21, 2020

Srini Rao | Behind The Scenes of Indian Matchmaking

Your host, Srini Rao, sits down with Akshobh Giridharadas for a special behind the scenes interview on the hit Netflix series, In…

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Aug. 19, 2020

Sandy Greenberg | How Friendship and Love Can Lead to An Extraordinar…

From the loss his father at age 5, to facing blindness in his junior year and finding friendships that would last a lifetime, San…

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Aug. 17, 2020

Joze Piranian | Turning Your Greatest Insecurity into Your Greatest A…

Joze Piranian went from once begging his professors to exempt him from giving presentations in class to doing stand-up comedy in …

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