Growth Mindset Podcast

Embrace your curiosity and discover your potential

About the show

A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it.

Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything.

Sam has launched several businesses, travelled the world, and nearly died a few times, all in the spirit of curiosity and adventure. Some highlights include touring North Korea to hitch-hiking across Kazakhstan. He brings his insatiable appetite for learning to the podcast and challenges his guests with unusual questions to bring listeners unique insights.

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Episodes

  • 147: Building people that build startups - David Brown, CEO Techstars

    November 17th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  34 mins 46 secs
    entrepreneurship, startup, techstars

    Founder and CEO of Techstars, David Brown joins the podcast as he shares his ups and downs building startups and working with entrepreneurs.

    David also talks about the founding story of Techstars, characteristics of successful founders and teams, and his take on "entrepreneurs are born."

    This episode is timely for the Syncify team as we're one of the startups included in Techstars London 2020. David's perspective was really insightful and can be of help to other entrepreneurs about to partake on their startup adventure.

  • 146: Work on your game - Dre Baldwin, Pro Basketball player and coach

    November 10th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  10 mins 5 secs
    basketball tips, coaching, mentoring, startup

    Pro basketball player, now business coach and author, Dre Baldwin joins the podcast as he gives out his tips on how to be a better basketball player. Dre also gives a brief summary of how the business of basketball is.

    Apart from basketball, we dive into Dre's journey on becoming a motivational speaker and his attitude towards improvement and life.

  • 145: Speaking your mind in crazy times - Dre Baldwin, Pro Basketball player and coach

    November 3rd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  39 mins 20 secs
    2020 election, black lives matter, politics, work on your game

    On the show, we have an NBA player, life coach and author, Dre Baldwin. In this episode, we spend a good time talking about the election, black lives matter and relationships.

    A really interesting episode, especially with the whole election stuff coming up and the general target part of America that seems to be going on.

    We do go into basketball and coaching and such, uh, in another interview, but not today. So for now, you can enjoy hearing about what Dre thinks about Donald Trump and the election and the world at large.

  • 144: Deep dive into my hidden mindset limitations - Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

    October 27th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  31 mins 35 secs
    coaching, mindsets, success, syncify

    On the second part of my interview with Ryan Gottfredson, we go deeper into mindsets and neuroscience behind them. So this is basically me being coached and you get to see how coaching works,

    We went into some of the practices that he's been using to help his clients to really overcome their mindsets and to find the things that are holding them back and just smash through their own internal barriers.

    I would also add that this was recorded a few months ago, so it's not reflecting my current problems with the business right now. Just a bit of history of what it took to get where we are now.

  • 143: Hacking the microbiome to unlock superpowers - Zack Abbott, founder and CEO - ZBiotics

    October 20th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  17 mins 26 secs
    biotechnology, gut health, microbiome, science, zbiotics

    Founder and CEO of the ZBiotics, Zack Abbott, is back on the show for the second part of his interview where we go deep into what they're actually doing.

    In this interview, we go deeper into how ZBiotics engineer these bacteria to work in the microbiome and just lots of cool stuff that's going on in your microbiome and how it affects you.

    This is a really interesting interview if you're into your health and knowing what's going on inside you.

  • 142: Developing Confidence - Nate Setto, Pop/R&B artist

    October 13th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  46 mins 12 secs
    building confidence, growth, motivation, music, nate setto

    As I am someone who has always been interested in music, I am delighted to have our first Pop/R&B artist, Nate Setto on the show.

    It was really great to learn the steps of becoming an artist and hear how he overcame the problems he has faced to bring him to where he is now.

  • 141: Investing in curiosity - Reece Chowdhry, Founder & CEO - RLC Ventures

    October 6th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  51 mins 12 secs
    investing tips, startup, vc

    Founder and CEO of RLC Ventures, Reece Chowdhry joins the podcast this week as we dive into his approach in investing. we hear how Reece started life at EY, before setting up RLC Ventures in 2015.

    Reece has been investing since the age of 13 and now has over 40 investments in his portfolio. He discusses how he discovered his passion for helping build startups and how having great mentors has helped guide him to his journey to success.

  • 140: (Bio)Engineering success - Zack Abbott, founder CEO - ZBiotics

    September 29th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  49 mins 13 secs
    bioengineering, health protection, probiotics, science, zbiotics

    In this episode, we talk to founder and CEO, Zack Abbott, about the rise of Synthetic Biology, his company, ZBiotics, and their work to build a probiotic product that can solve real human needs.

    Zack hopes to reverse the misinformation and lack of understanding that have contributed to the negative public perception of GMOs

  • 139: Using Focus to Fuel Your Fire - John Lee Dumas, Entrepreneur On Fire

    September 22nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  16 mins 2 secs
    entrepreneur on fire, focus, podcast, podcasting

    The legendary host of the podcast, Entrepreneur On Fire, John Lee Dumas joins the show as we find out what got him started on producing more content through his podcast.

    We also look into his key ingredients for success and his approach on mental health.

  • 138: The Neuroscience of Success Mindsets - Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

    September 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  27 mins 49 secs
    neuroscience, success mindsets, understanding failure

    Mindset author, researcher, and consultant, Ryan Gottfredson, joins the podcast for the second time as we dive into the neuroscience of success mindsets and how to cultivate a winning formula.

    We also talk a bit about his general life experiences and how he's got his book into our bestsellers list,

  • 137: How to Pitch to Venture Capitalists - Greg Spillane - Serial Entrepreneur

    September 8th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  12 mins 52 secs
    pitch your startup, syncify, top tips, venture capitalists

    CEO of Fancy.com and serial entrepreneur, Greg Spillane shares his top tips on how to talk to and pitch to venture capitalists and get them to invest in you.

  • 136: Perfectly hidden depression - Dr Margaret Rutherford, PhD, Author & host Self work podcast

    September 1st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  37 mins 46 secs
    depression, mental health, self work

    Dr. Margaret Rutherford joins the podcast as we hear more about depression but also about midlife and other mental health issues, in language that just makes sense.

  • 135: Genuinely you - How to stay happy - Gina Gardiner - Author, Head Teacher & Coach

    August 24th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  50 mins 32 secs
    enlightened leadership, genuinely you, happiness, thriving not surviving, women empowerment

    No1 International Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Gina Gardiner is a brilliant human. I can't say how lovely this conversation is.

    Gina has worked with countless individuals, couples, teams, and organizations helping them to step into their potential, to learn the lessons from the past, and to recognize that there is a choice to step into their power and live a fearless life.

    She has lived such an uplifting life and has so many heartwarming tales. You really can just sit back and prepare to smile a lot!

  • 134: How to be an influencer - Maayan Gordon, Entrepreneur, Tik Tok influencer

    August 20th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  25 mins 11 secs
    marketing tips, meditation, startup, tiktok influencer

    A serial entrepreneur and influencer, Maayan Gordon, joins the Growth Mindset Podcast as we talk about success, failures and useful tips in life.

    Maayan shares her ideas for getting attention and keeping followers through creative and complex tactics on the wildly popular video streaming app.

    In this episode, we will focus more on how social media helps to create and sustain long-term businesses, not just banking on short term trends.

  • 133: 100 mile mindset - Nate Bailey - 1st Lietenant, entrepreneur, Ironman, author & podcast host

    August 17th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  29 mins 56 secs
    100 mile marathon, championship leadership podcast, mindsets

    Veteran, entrepreneur and coach, Nate Bailey, joins the podcast as we dive into his life journey. Having been in the army and transitioning back to civilian life, he went through his own ups and downs. Now he can bring real-life experience to those that listen to his story.

    Nate is here to help you master self-doubt and accomplish what you want out of life. Not only does he coach on mindsets, but he also lives it.

  • 132: Digging deep - Maayan Gordon, Entrepreneur, Tik Tok influencer

    August 13th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  36 mins 14 secs
    adversity, entrepreneur tips. taking risks, market research

    Entrepreneur and social media coach, Maayan Gordon joins the podcast as she shares her hustle in starting her businesses and how she overcame adversity along the way.

    Despite being a risk-taker, Maayan gives out very helpful insights on how to think creatively, knowing how your targeted customers behaviours, and dealing with your fears.