Sam Harris is the host of the Growth Mindset Podcast and a nomadic digital entrepreneur. He has started several businesses as well as working in emotional-tech building AI systems for measuring human emotions.
As a student of Psychology and Biology Sam is endlessly curious by human minds and how their environment affects what they do. On his podcast he has interviewed Billionaires, Olympians, Nobel Scientists and even a hitman, all in the name of curiously exploring the meaning of life the universe and everything.
He is curious about everything and always open to experimenting, with hobbies ranging from breakdance to investing, biohacking to writing. There is an endless list of interesting things to investigate.
Sam successfully launched and sold his own business whilst studying for a degree in Biology and Psychology at Bristol University and then took some time out for music production.
He went back to work creating emotionally intelligent AI alongside various entrepreneurial hustles. He then ran a development agency whilst travelling the world and launching this podcast.
“When I first coached someone into a Growth Mindset it completely changed their life, I knew I always wanted to be doing it which lead to me starting this podcast.”<
Sam is now a co-founder of Postary with the mission of reducing spam in the world and transforming transactional connections into human connections.
Sam brings his insatiable appetite for learning to the podcast and challenges his guests with unusual questions to bring listeners unique insights.
Sam’s goal is to show listeners how anyone can do amazing things and provide realistic steps they can take to get there.
He wants to showcase where motivations come from and where listeners can find their own sources of motivation and inspiration.
March 9th, 2020 | Season 5 | 21 mins 56 secs
100 episode, lessons, mindsets, standup comedy, tedx
Celebrating Growth Mindset's 100th episode, Sam looks back on 3 years worth of lessons and how his journey led him to where he is.
February 5th, 2020 | Season 5 | 57 mins 46 secs
abuse, mindsets, philosophy, positivity, self-help
An exclusive episode, where roles have changed. We find Sam being interviewed by Petra Velzeboer on her podcast Adversity to Advantage. A podcast episode within a podcast episode.
The interview opens up a conversation on Sam's general problems in life and serious matters such as sexual abuse and growth mindset.
January 30th, 2020 | Season 5 | 19 mins 34 secs
become a better speaker, in depth interviewing, interesting conversations, questions
Sam Harris gives out quality tips on how to conduct amazing podcast interviews and, at the same time, having more interesting conversations with people.
January 22nd, 2020 | Season 5 | 14 mins 2 secs
make the most of your life, teaching a growth mindset, time is gold
Sam Harris gives a short podcast to make you panic less about aging and learn to seize the day to make the most of your short time on Earth. Impending doom is always there, but you won't be, so you might as well enjoy the time you are around 🙃
November 15th, 2019 | Season 5 | 1 hr 10 mins
energy, life lessons, optimism, painful lessons in life, positive thinking
Sam dives in on the topic of staying positive through adversity is a useful skill to build so that problems don't multiply.
Sam conveniently had a terrible accident in October and is currently in recovery with humble aspirations of walking again
Sam attempts to relive his epic failure and provide take-home lessons in the hope of sounding intelligent and bottling some of this near-death wisdom for listeners.
September 22nd, 2019 | Season 4 | 1 hr 54 mins
bigger picture, guide, highlights, life lessons, mindsets for success
This episode is an ultimate guide to life and entrepreneurship. After two years of interviewing some of the greatest minds, Sam distils their wisdom into a 2-hour mini-audiobook.
Hear the best tips from some of the most amazing individuals stitched together into a narrative that transcends each chapter. From fascinating stories of the highest moments to the lowest lows we learn a lot.
September 11th, 2019 | Season 4 | 19 mins 48 secs
connect more, healthy relationships, life lessons, mental health
With the rise of the connected world, we are sacrificing the quality of our relationships for quantity.
Sam outlines some key tips on how to change your way of dealing with relationships to get a lot more out of them.
August 18th, 2019 | Season 4 | 24 mins 56 secs
be more connected, connect with life, disconnect from technology, life lessons, self-improvement lessons
Sam Harris explains some of the biggest flaws with our technology and what it is doing to our minds.
Sam identifies 3 main factors that are contributing to making our minds a worse place to be.
With the rise of mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression it's worth working out how to change your environment and behaviours to empower you to think better.
August 11th, 2019 | Season 4 | 19 mins 21 secs
listening, meditation, mindsets for success, self-improvement lessons
Sam explains the lost art of listening to ourselves, the damage it is causing us and how we could find moments for yourself for ideas and solving your own problems.
August 3rd, 2019 | Season 4 | 20 mins
be better, behaviour change, learn more, life hacks, motivation
Sam shares his biggest life hack for 2019. Sam explains the process of a technique he calls, "Skill Breaks" as a way to learn new things quickly and easily with minimal pain and frustration yet maximum results and motivation.
July 28th, 2019 | Season 4 | 41 mins 27 secs
be present, change the world, coaching, coders, health hacks, life lessons, web development
This is the first episode in a mini-series of advice from Sam that will cover major tips and tools to upgrade how you think.
Sam Harris breaks down some key lessons on Mastery and Mindsets as a mid-year update for 2019.
January 26th, 2019 | Season 3 | 19 mins 52 secs
diet, exercise, fitness, goals, health goals, health hacks, life lessons, teaching a growth mindset
Sam discusses some top tips for making wise health decisions and keeping diet and exercise something that feels fun rather than a chore.
January 26th, 2019 | Season 3 | 29 mins 55 secs
balance, life lessons, psychological strategies, self-improvement
Sam Harris is here to get your 2019 on track with the best psychological strategies to make you achieve your ambitions for the year.
This podcast is to tip the balance in your favour with science to keep you on the right path to a top year and a top you.
October 1st, 2018 | Season 2 | 28 mins 4 secs
in depth interview, life lessons, podcasting, projects, self-improvement lessons, teaching a growth mindset
A reflection episode on how to be more successful with your hobbies and side projects.
Sam break down some of the most important things to make your side project or hobby a successful endeavour that gives benefits back.
In the second half of the episode, Sam dives deeper into specific lessons and surprises he has learnt from running a podcast that he wishes he had been aware of when he started
September 3rd, 2018 | Season 2 | 41 mins 59 secs
anniversary, best stories, lessons, mindsets for success, one year
With the Growth Mindset Podcast passing its first year, Sam shares what you can learn from spending a year interviewing geniuses and crazy people.
We hear from serial entrepreneurs to a real-life hitman about their stories starting businesses, amazing acts of kindness and what happens when you get pushed to the edge.
August 27th, 2018 | Season 1 | 13 mins 44 secs
creativity, free thought, future thoughts, growth mindset, life hack, subconscious, teaching a growth mindset
Sam shares how touch typing is a universal life hack that will benefit you the rest of your life.
Listen to the episode to find out the details and allow me a chance to convince you and hopefully slightly change your life for the better.