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Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Go to Market Grit explores what it takes to build and scale world-class organizations. It features weekly episodes highlighting Go-to-Market oriented leaders who are pushing their companies to make a difference. Hosted by Joubin Mirzadegan, GTM Partner at Kleiner Perkins - a venture capital firm investing in incubation, early stage, and high growth companies.
 
Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Monday nights at 7pm ET.
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
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What if Dear Abby was an investigative reporter? Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, The Unthinkable, and The Smartest Kids in the World) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
Whatever your business conundrum, there’s a TED Talk for that—whether you want to learn how to land that promotion, set smart goals, undo injustice at work, or unlock the next big innovation. Every Monday, host Modupe Akinola of Columbia Business School presents the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After the talk, you'll get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas in your own life. Because business evolves every day, and our ideas about it sh ...
 
Host Maya Shankar blends compassionate storytelling with the science of human behavior to help us understand who we are and who we become in the face of a big change. You’ll hear intimate conversations that give an unvarnished look into how people navigate changes of all kinds -- like Tiffany Haddish, Kacey Musgraves, Amanda Knox, and Riz Ahmed, as well as real-life inspirations, like John, who undergoes experimental brain stimulation to deepen his emotional intelligence; Shapearl, who takes ...
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
The Quote of The Day Show is your daily dose of inspiration, featuring the best-of-the-best speakers and prosperity teachers. Each episode spotlights an inspiring quote and 5-10 minute motivational audio clip to help you live a life you love. Featured speakers include Bob Proctor, Lisa Nichols, Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Jim Rohn, and more. Hosted by entrepreneur and money mindset expert Sean Croxton. Follow Sean on IG, Twitter, and FB at @seancroxton. Also, subscribe to his interview podcast, ...
 
Each week we do a deep dive into a nonfiction bestseller. Self-Help. Psychology. Business. Philosophy. In around 30 minutes we cover the major themes and ideas of a recent hit, an important work, or an ancient classic. The result: concentrated wisdom that goes beyond the headlines, makes you think and helps you succeed in relationships, career, or business. The podcast builds on the work of Tom Butler-Bowdon, author of the “50 Classics series”. Get unlimited access to our entire collection o ...
 
Nothing replaces reading a great book cover to cover. But have you ever left one unfinished? Oh, well, life gets busy. Instead, learn or review the key takeaways of bestselling nonfiction books in minutes, instead of hours or never. For Free. Use StoryShots to get through your stack of unfinished books or meet your next great read. Learn more at https://www.getstoryshots.com/ For sponsorship opportunities on our fast-growing podcast or any other inquiries, contact support@getstoryshots.com
 
One in a Billion is a podcast about Asian values, culture and society – one person at a time. We interview Asian writers, producers, entrepreneurs and entertainers about what they do, and what drives their choices and decisions. Hosted by Mable Chan (former ABC News producer), “One in a Billion” gives the stage to the young and the bold with a voice and a view that is rarely heard. Learn more at https://www.oneinabillionvoices.org/
 
Do It On Purpose features our favorite talks, interviews and conversations from the Together Live Tour – a national event that brings an array of thought leaders, local artists, athletes and celebrity guests to cities across the country. You’ll hear from some of the most badass ladies around on authentic storytelling, finding your purpose, overcoming fear, choosing love, effectuating change and taking social action. Listeners will have the opportunity for self-reflective work focused on wher ...
 
With the emergence of COVID 19, the legal industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation. In Daily Matters, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton will explore the new normal for law firms, how legal professionals can find success in a remote-first world, and how lawyers can best serve clients through this unprecedented situation.
 
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*Psychologist Angela Duckworth highlights the common quality behind many of examples of outstanding achievement: not natural-born talent, not simply luck, but passion and perseverance. *She argues success is within everyone’s reach, if we can just manage to knuckle down and apply ourselves unwaveringly to our goals. *Inspired by her own childhood e…
 
Everyone agrees that massive deforestation is an environmental disaster. But most of the standard solutions — scolding the Brazilians, invoking universal morality — ignore the one solution that might actually work. Originally released on Freakonomics Radio, Steve gives an update on what’s happened in the two years since this episode first ran.…
 
Dr. Wayne Dyer wraps up the week encouraging you to let go of all blame and resentment. Be willing to take responsibility for your choices. Abolish all thoughts of harm toward others. Send love in response to hate. Move on. Source: Wayne Dyer: 10 principles / The power of intention Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitch…
 
Happy Thanksgiving! On today’s episode, Bob Proctor breaks down how your mind is like a garden that can be cultivated or allowed to run wild. In what kind of soil are you growing your mental garden? Source: Unavailable Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitcher app. Join Stitcher Premium and listen to QOD commercial-free!…
 
Today in the Book Lounge, Tom & Karin discuss the book Zero to One with special guest Ryan Fransden. Each week Book Insights creator and author of The 50 Classics Series Tom Butler-Bowdon and Memo’d Program Manager Karin Richey invite you to join their fun and casual conversation about the book of the week. Hear what they love it about, what they d…
 
In late July, China conducted a test of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that entered low earth orbit, circled the globe, and struck a predetermined target in China. The test allegedly stunned U.S. military and intelligence officials for its complexity, with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley calling the test a near “sputnik mome…
 
Darren Hardy is back on stage to remind you how little things can add up to big results. The compound effect is not just a monetary concept; it also applies to the choices you make every single day. The extras calories you choose to consume, or choose not to consume. Those few dollars you choose to waste everyday, or the choice you make to save or …
 
Jackie is newly engaged, but thoughts about her big day fill her with dread, not excitement. Jackie and her fiance want to have only vaccinated people at their wedding to protect some vulnerable family members from COVID-19. However, requiring vaccination means Jackie’s parents and sister likely won’t attend, which would break Jackie’s heart. On th…
 
In show business, Ari Emmanuel is the consummate insider. The founder and CEO of the Endeavor agency, he represents some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. He’s a mover and a shaker and a philanthropist. So obviously, I called to talk to him about…family. This is…A Bit of Optimism. For more on Ari and his work check out: https://www.wmeagency.com/story/…
 
On today’s episode, Jim Rohn shares his thoughts on you can have economic safety and security: you MUST have more than one skill. Which skill will you develop to ensure that you can continue to deliver value to your customers or employer, even when the economy changes? Decide what it, and start developing it today! Source: Jim Rohn Living An Except…
 
How good is food in space? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Jordan Klepper feast on food science and the challenges we face sending food to space with chef Alton Brown, food chemist Dr. Arielle Johnson and NASA food scientist Dr. Grace Douglas. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www…
 
To make the leap from HR to sales may seem like a significant obstacle to surmount. For Jennifer Brannigan, CRO at Pendo, it was an easy choice to make. Her decision to pursue her own interests and passion over a high salary set her on a path toward where she is today. And for her, the journey still continues. As she puts it, her professional roadm…
 
What makes a ballerina, a world-class chef, or a civic activist great? Psychologist Angela Duckworth says the answer is GRIT — a power combo of passion and perseverance. Angela teaches us how to become the grittiest versions of ourselves, and gives us valuable advice on when to quit and when to grit. You can follow the show @DrMayaShankar on Instag…
 
Tony Robbins shares a brilliant talk on identity, how you are not your behaviors or your feelings. You’re MUCH more than that. When you label yourself with an identity you’ll spend your life confirming that that is who you are. Instead of putting yourself into a box, give yourself permission to expand. To believe something new. To reinvent yourself…
 
The longtime PepsiCo CEO is one of the world’s most powerful women and Time’s 100 most influential people. In the first of two rich conversations, she explains why she wrote more than 400 letters about her direct reports… to their parents. Indra and Adam discuss what she’s learned about leadership, finding and being a mentor, championing ideas from…
 
Life gets busy. Has Wings of Fire been gathering dust on your bookshelf? Instead, pick up the key ideas now. We’re scratching the surface here. These are only some of the key ideas of the book. If you don't already have it, get the audiobook for free on Amazon to learn the juicy details. For full text, and animated versions, download our free app h…
 
He’s an M.I.T. cosmologist, physicist, and machine-learning expert, and once upon a time, almost an economist. Max and Steve continue their conversation about the existential threats facing humanity, and what Max is doing to mitigate our risk. The co-founder of the Future of Life Institute thinks that artificial intelligence can be the greatest thi…
 
Since August, of last year there have been more coups in sub-Saharan Africa than at any time for the past two decades – Mali in August 2020, Chad in April 2020, Mali again in May 2021, Guinea in September, and Sudan just last month. In this episode we discuss the recent trends of turmoil and democratic instability in Africa as seen in these success…
 
It’s Finance Friday with Dr. Myles Munroe! Today, he discusses the importance of generational wealth, leaving a legacy to your children’s children. Plus, he you’ll discover his 7 keys principles of wealth, and the difference between how poor, rich, and wealthy people think. Source: The 7 Spheres of Wealth | Dr. Myles Munroe Want ad-free episodes? V…
 
How do you invent a new material? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O’Reilly, and Chuck Nice discuss the science of invention, biomimicry, and answer cosmic queries about materials science from our patrons with professor Dr. Jud Ready. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.star…
 
On today’s episode, Jake Ducey shares a pretty awesome story about how Dr. Wayne Dyer became a best-selling author and sought-after speaker. How can you be more creative and go the extra mile to live your own truth? Source: Unavailable Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitcher app. Join Stitcher Premium and listen to QOD…
 
*Every new invention or discovery since we learned to ignite fire and make the wheel changes how we live. *Perhaps on the surface Facebook and the iPhone aren’t as momentous or paradigm-shifting as Newton discovering gravity, or Alexander Fleming discovering penicillin, but the impact of these two advances in technology and communication on society…
 
Eric Vetro is the vocal coach to stars like Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, and John Legend. He’s also the host of the exciting new Pushkin show, Backstage Pass. Maya and Eric talk about the show’s genesis and their shared appreciation of the human voice. And Eric gives Maya a quick tease of his coaching skills -- to help her recover from some vocal p…
 
Are you dealing with physical pain? On today’s episode, Louise Hay reveals how the mind is connected to the body, and how mental/emotional states like fear, guilt, and resentment can manifest in the physical. Plus, how there’s no such thing as scarcity. There is more than enough for everyone. Including you. Source: Conversations on Living by Louise…
 
Today, networking expert Dr. George Fraser outlines the 3 things you need to “click” with somebody. Plus, he reveals the formula for creating a win-win-win. Source: LC17 | Dr. George C. Fraser | First Financial Security Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitcher app. Join Stitcher Premium and listen to QOD commercial-free…
 
What did we learn from the first all civilian mission into orbit? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore SpaceX’s recent launch, the Inspiration4, with biophysicist Dr. Chris Mason and geoscientist and pilot Dr. Sian Proctor. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons …
 
For nearly a decade, Jono devoted all his time and energy to creating and running a customized shoe company. But, unfortunately, his start-up didn’t survive the pandemic. Now Jono is in the tricky position of transitioning from CEO to working for someone else. He’s wondering how to brand his non-linear career path and transform himself into an idea…
 
Renowned media theorist and author Douglas Rushkoff offers an in-depth take on the connection between modern-day technology and the problems caused by polarized extremism. On this episode Rushkoff discusses some of the ways our behaviors are shaped by technology and how our behaviors shape technology in return, the best practices for social media, …
 
Gabby Thomas became the second-fastest woman ever when she ran the 200m in 21.61 seconds at the 2021 US Olympic Team Trials. She then won two medals at the Tokyo Olympics. But her relationship with running isn't as straightforward as you might think, and competing interests have continually led Gabby to question whether running is the path she shou…
 
Often it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree on anything. World debate champion Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can take our disagreements somewhere fruitful — over family dinners, during work meetings, and in our national conversations. Plus host Modupe Akinola explains…
 
Specifically, we are going to have a conversation about whether the United States can still produce and whether it even needs great leaders to tackle the challenges of the evolving international system. Joining us to help answer some of these questions is Aaron David Miller, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and auth…
 
Integrity and humility barely begin to describe Brian McCarthy, CRO at Rubrik. Brian’s story is one of hard-won progress that is bound to inspire anyone who listens. Coming from a blue-collar household, Brian has always viewed work as a gift and now takes advantage of what it has afforded him and turns it back to building strong communities. Brian’…
 
It’s Motivation Monday with Nick Vujicic, a man with no arms and legs, who challenges you to be who you are, to not listen to the opinions of others, and to make the CHOICE to follow your heart. You are good enough. You’re awesome just the way you are. Source: Nick Vujicic - No Arms No Legs No Worries Italiano Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App …
 
How likely is it that this conversation is happening in more than one universe? Should we worry more about Covid or about nuclear war? Is economics a form of “intellectual prostitution?” Steve discusses these questions, and more, with Max, an M.I.T cosmologist, physicist, and machine-learning expert — who was once almost an economist. He also tells…
 
Life gets busy. Has How to Avoid a Climate Disaster been gathering dust on your bookshelf? Instead, pick up the key ideas now. We’re scratching the surface here. These are only some of the key ideas of the book. If you don't already have it, get the audiobook for free on Amazon to learn the juicy details. For full text, and animated versions, downl…
 
How do you play the money game? On today’s Finance Friday episode, Harv Eker shares how comfort never leads to becoming rich. To get rich, you have to become someone different that who you’ve been. If you want to stay in your comfort zone, you won’t experience the comfort that money brings. Plus, you’ll discover why you’ve been getting the financia…
 
On today’s episode, Jon Taffer, host of Bar Rescue, shares the common denominator of failure. Are you making excuses for not taking action, for why things aren’t working out? Is it someone else’s fault? The government’s fault? Your spouse’s fault? The truth is, your failure is no one else’s fault but yours. When you accept failure, you’ll find succ…
 
How might we create a community of care in our schools through mindfulness practices? Today on the show I speak with Laura Sygrove and Rochelle Miller from the New Leaf Foundation. Full show notes can be found at: https://cohort21.com/teachingtomorrow/2021/11/10/communitiesofcare/By Celeste Kirsh
 
Today in the Book Lounge, Tom & Karin discuss the book Grit with special guest Michele Hill. Each week Book Insights creator and author of The 50 Classics Series Tom Butler-Bowdon and Memo’d Program Manager Karin Richey invite you to join their fun and casual conversation about the book of the week. Hear what they love it about, what they don’t, ho…
 
On October 31st, Japan held a general election to determine the make-up of its lower house of parliament. It was also an opportunity for the ruling party’s new leader Fumio Kishida to gauge his popularity and determine the size of his government’s mandate. What do the results of this election mean for Japanese domestic policy, who exactly is Prime …
 
Mel Robbins, author of The High 5 Habit: Take Control of Your Life with One Simple Habit, reveals her best tips for taking control of your day so you can be the most effective version of yourself in business, relationships, and life. Want ad-free episodes? Visit your App Store and download the Stitcher app. Join Stitcher Premium and listen to QOD c…
 
Shanimarie has a story in her heart, one she believes the world needs to hear. It’s a story of immigration, sacrifice and a mother’s love that this first-grade teacher wishes she had read as a young girl who moved from Jamaica to the U.S. Shanimarie has been working on the idea for a couple of years now. She’s submitted a manuscript to several publ…
 
What does the night’s sky look like for Indigenous peoples? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Negin Farsad take a deep dive into the constellation map of Indigenous skies with professor Annette Lee. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Nickalos Early, s0upik, …
 
Are you struggling to get things done? Do you feel like your priorities are being put on the back burner? On today’s episode, Jim Kwik, author of Limitless, reveals the 5 things you need if you want to get the most important things done. Source: Unlock Your Motivational Brain To Uplevel Your Productivity | Jim Kwik Want ad-free episodes? Visit your…
 
"Crypto" is a term that has recently re-shaped the way the world thinks about money. For Emilie Choi, President and COO at Coinbase, it has been at the forefront of her work and mind for quite some time. Emilie is a true workplace warrior and that is reflected in her leadership at Coinbase as she has cultivated an ethos that endears her entire orga…
 
John Elder Robison is a gifted sound engineer whose rare ability to understand machines propelled him to work with the likes of Kiss and Diana Ross. But the one thing he always felt was lacking was his ability to understand people emotionally. In an effort to see if he could change that, he volunteered to participate in an experimental brain study.…
 
Les Brown kicks off the week encouraging you to believe that it’s possible. To create the life you want, you must expand your skillset. You have to stay ahead of the game or be left behind. And if other people don’t believe you can do it, remember that the best revenge is massive success. Source: Take Charge of Your Life - Les Brown Want ad-free ep…
 
Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems. Learn to love being bored as Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and c…
 
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