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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  • 131: Finding Your Own Success - Greg Spillane - Serial Entrepreneur

    August 10th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  45 mins 48 secs, life tips, mindsets, raising vc

    Growth-focused technology leader and CEO of, Greg Spillane, joins the podcast as he shares his experience in finding success in life and in business.

    On the episode, we talk all about mindsets and how to take on new challenges. Looked into raising capital and running startup businesses as an entrepreneur.

  • 130: Being a Voice For Change - Mya-Rose Craig, AKA Birdgirl, Climate activist

    August 6th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  26 mins 50 secs
    bird girl, bird watching, climate change, greta thunberg

    On the podcast, top world birder, conservationist and environmentalist, Mya-Rose Craig, AKA Birdgirl.

    In the episode, we talk about how Mya-Rose started her blogging as Birdgirl, her love for birds and the environment, and her encounter with a fellow environmental activist - Greta Thunberg.

  • 129: Anything is popsicle - Josh Lee, Northern bloc ice cream

    August 3rd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  39 mins 26 secs
    business tips, covid-19, northern bloc, traditional ice cream

    Co-founder of Northern Bloc, Josh Lee, joins the podcast as we have a delightful conversation about building real products such as their ice cream.

    In this episode, we find out how they got started and how they went from just an idea of growing into a rapidly expanding ice cream brand in the UK.

    A number of good and useful lessons to be learnt from a business aspect, especially in trying times such as right now with covid-19.

  • 128: The outside mindset - Verla Fortier - Author

    July 30th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  38 mins 3 secs
    green space research, health tips, nature, outside mindset

    Verla Fortier, author of the book, “Take Back Your Outside Mindset: Live Longer, Prevent Dementia, and Control Your Chronic Illness." joins the podcast as she takes us through her surprising diagnosis of Lupus and how learning about green space research has changed her life and her healing.

    Throughout the episode, Verla explains what green space research is and how important nature is in our healing. Nature is healing for all of us - chronic illness or not. You’ll learn how increasing time spent out of the house will make you feel renewed like you’re on a permanent vacation.

  • 127: Top 1% life - Kathleen Black, Real estate investor & author

    July 27th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 15 secs
    coaching and consulting, real estate investments, top 1% life, women empowerment

    On the episode, Kathleen Black, a highly successful real estate, investor, and coach, and the author of the book The Top 1% Life, joins the podcast.

    We cover what it's like being a successful woman in a male-centred environment, such as real estate. We talk about the future of the real estate market and the impact of COVID-19 and also investing in general.

    We also talk about how to change your mindsets and the mindsets of others. And of course, writing a book.

  • 126b: Growth Mindset Masterclass - Graham Hobson, Founder - Photobox

    July 20th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  13 mins 50 secs
    growth mindset, masterclass, startup tips

    For today's masterclass, founder and CTO of the photo box group, Graham Hobson, talks about his experience with business success and having a growth mindset.

    With a number of lessons learnt, Graham shares that the belief in him from others and the fact that he was just always trying to learn new skills, developing his mindsets helped him succeed.

  • 126a: CEO mindset - Graham Hobson, Founder - Photobox

    July 17th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 22 secs
    ceo, entrepreneur, moonpig, photobox, selling emotions

    Our guest on the show is an entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Photobox - Graham Hobson. Aside from Photobox, Graham owns the infamous Moonpig and has worked with a lot of startups and social impact companies on their growth and exit plans.

    Graham shares a wealth of information on business success and life tips. We also dive into his journey on how he started and grew Photobox.

  • 125: How to do relationships - Jonathan Aslay - Relationships coach and author - 'What the heck is self love anyway'

    July 13th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  45 mins 22 secs
    adversity, online dating, personal development, relationship coach, self-love

    America's Leading Mid-Life Dating and Relationship Coach and Author, Jonathon Aslay, joins the podcast as he shares his journey of losing it all and how self-love became the answer to a happier, healthier and more love-filled life.

    Today, he's on a mission to encourage us to fully love ourselves with his new book, "What The Heck Is Self-Love Anyway?" Jonathon's story is a powerful testament to personal development and self-work.

  • 124: Living to your own beat - Debbie Arcangeles, Author & Host - The Offbeat Life Podcast

    July 9th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  37 mins 9 secs
    podcasting, remote work, the offbeat life, women at work

    The Offbeat Life podcast host, Debbie Arcangeles joins the show as she shares her experience on living the best life and embracing remote work. A lot of great insights on mindsets, finding happiness on your terms and getting stuff done at the same time.

    I was on her podcast and it's my delight to now have her on the podcast to talk about what she's been doing with her life, remote things, dealing with the whole lockdown situation, and also launching a new project - teaching people how to create a podcast,

  • 123b: The Curious Mindset - Tom Davies, GeoWizard

    July 7th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  24 mins 23 secs
    curious mindset, gaming youtuber, geowizard, youtuber

    Part 2 of Tom Davies' episode revolves around how we dive into influencing younger generations to enjoy life without technology and having music as a source of happiness. Our curious mindsets help create a happier and more fulfilled life.

  • 123a: Play your way to success - Tom Davies, GeoWizard

    July 6th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  36 mins 18 secs
    gaming youtuber, geoguessr, geowizard, youtuber

    Known as "GeoWizard" on YouTube for playing GeoGuessr by half a million fans, Tom Davies - my cousin, talks about his experience with YouTube and his success in it. We also dive into mental health and technology and its effect on humans.

  • 122b: Face your fears - Zac and Jay - Epic Youtubers

    July 2nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  40 mins 13 secs
    adventure seekers, quality content, social media platform, unique ideas

    In this episode, we dive into all the amazing things that they've been able to do through YouTube about our shared love of adventure and where it's taken us.

    You'll learn about enjoying the things that scare you and the brilliant things that happen when you face your fears and what comes out on the other side. A masterclass on mindsets.

  • 122a: How to Youtube - Zac and Jay

    June 29th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  31 mins 22 secs
    brand management, the zac & jay show, viral videos, youtube success, youtubers

    Zac and Jay from "The Zac and Jay Show" join the podcast as they share their journey as YouTubers and how the channel started.

    In the interview, we get to hear their big tips on how to successfully start a YouTube channel, what their biggest failures are and mindsets.

  • 121b: Overlording a city through a crisis - Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol

    June 25th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  33 mins 25 secs
    adapt to change, future thinking, lord lieutenant

    In this episode, we dive deeper into Peaches' own life as she highlights what made her who she is now and what she has done over the years to earn the title as Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant.

    An insightful episode on what humans are capable of, what our society is currently facing and shifting the world into a better future.

  • 121a: How to become a Lord - Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol

    June 22nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  22 mins 30 secs
    city of bristol, her majesty's lord lieutenant, women empowerment

    Peaches Golding OBE joins the podcast as we discuss her title as a Lord Lieutenant of Bristol. Apart from explaining what a Lord Lieutenant is, Peaches also shares how she earned her title and what it takes to earn one.

    We also discuss the responsibilities of a Lord Lieutenant and the fascinating system in Britain of titles.

  • 120: How to get onto Podcasts - Christina Nicholson, PR expert, host - Media Maven

    June 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  37 mins 26 secs
    business, podcast tips, podcasting, public relations

    We have Christina Nicholson, who runs Media Maven and has recently started a podcasting PR agency called Podcast Clout, that helps people get on to podcasts, and also a TV host and just the general advertising media guru PR person.

    We talk about essential tips for podcasters or aspiring podcasters who want to get exposure and also what should be avoided in the world of PR. Christina also shares her life tips that could help people not only grow as a person but also succeed on their journey towards their goal.