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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  • 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.

  • 119: Success formulas - Sean Castrina, Serial Entrepreneur, Author - Worlds greatest business plan

    June 11th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  30 mins 3 secs
    business plan, entrepreneurship, startup tips, syncify

    Sean Castrina, a serial entrepreneur, business coach, and author of multiple business books, joins the podcasts as we talk about his approach in building startups and his experiences with businesses.

    His ability to identify certain key aspects of business and his straightforward approach towards it are just some examples of why he's such a great entrepreneur and business coach.

  • 118: Climbing the Right Mountain - Matt Barnett, CEO - Bonjoro

    June 8th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  34 mins 33 secs
    bonjoro, crowdfunding tips, culture, remote work, start up

    Matt Barnett, the CEO and "Papa Bear" of Bonjoro, joins the podcast to talk about his experience starting a business. Bonjoro is a fun new way of connecting with your customers through personalised welcome videos via email.

    Matt shares his fascinating journey building their product whilst giving his advice on taking action and not fearing failure. Matt keeps the honey running for the bears at Bonjoro, making sure that the team is happy and productive.

  • 117: Focused Growth - Viktor Nebehaj, CMO - Freetrade

    June 4th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  43 mins 19 secs
    crowdfunding, freetrade, investment, marketing tips, stock market

    We have Viktor Nebehaj, the current CMO of Freetrade, who has been on the podcast before. Viktor recollects his journey on how he got involved with Freetrade, gives out advice on marketing and also shares some useful tips on launching crowdfunding campaigns.

    Considering that Freetrade is an investing app for the UK and soon-to-be Europe, we also look into the status of the economy since being affected by the global pandemic and how traders have been reacting towards the market today.

  • 116: Trauma and Mental Health - Karen Stefano, Author - What a Body Remembers

    June 1st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  30 mins 4 secs
    healing, mental health, voice for women, what a body remembers

    Lawyer and author, Karen Stefano joins the podcast as we talk about her book - What A Body Remembers: A Memoir of Sexual Assault and Its Aftermath. Karen shares how her book empowers women to take a step forward from their traumas and release them by sharing it with people who understands.

    This episode is an interestingly deep journey through trauma and soul searching for peace as trauma can do crazy things to our bodies and minds. Her book is a symbol of hope to all those suffering that we do have the capacity to heal from any adversity with the right support.

  • 115: Adversity to advantage - Randy Ginsburg, Author

    May 28th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  40 mins 28 secs
    adversity to advantage, entrepreneurship, frameworks, resiliency

    Randy Ginsburg joins the podcast to talk about his journey as an entrepreneur and what inspired him to write his book - Adversity to Advantage: How to Overcome Bullying & Finding Entrepreneurial Success.

    In his book, Randy strives to inspire people who were bullied with words of wisdom from a diverse group of highly successful entrepreneurs. Just like Randy, these individuals have overcome the "bullies" from their past and used their negative experiences as stepping stones for personal and entrepreneurial growth.

  • 114: Creating Magical Moments - Kate Boyle, CEO - Banjo Robinson

    May 25th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  39 mins 7 secs
    banjo robinson, education, magical penpal cat, paper post, traveling

    From Hollywood screenwriter to creating special moments through personalised letters, stickers and surprises in the digital age, learn how Kate Boyle - CEO of Banjo Robinson came up with her penpal idea and how she encourages children to pick up a pencil and start writing (or drawing) a reply.

  • 113: Fixing your Mental Health - Ross Jackson-Hicks - Co Founder Man Down Cornwall

    May 21st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  40 mins 44 secs
    man down cornwall, mental health week, raise awareness, support group

    It’s no secret that more and more people are starting to open up about their poor mental health and with Man Down Cornwall, a support group co-founded by Ross Jackson-Hicks, men's mental health is being supported more than ever.

    Find out on the episode how Ross manages to deal with his mental health problems and what prompts him to step up by helping himself and others through Man Down Cornwell.

  • 112: Life Lessons from a Legend - Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

    May 18th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  39 mins 5 secs
    entrepreneurship, remote work, tech industry, women at work

    DAME STEPHANIE SHIRLEY CH is a workplace revolutionary and successful IT entrepreneur turned ardent philanthropist. In 1962, she founded an all-woman software company that pioneered remote working, upending the expectations of the time. It was ultimately valued at $3 billion and made 70 of her staff millionaires.

    Since ‘retiring’, her focus has been on philanthropy, especially autism and IT.

    Her TED Talk has had over 2 million views, and her memoir ‘Let It Go’ is being made into a film produced by BAFTA-winning Damian Jones.

  • 111: Hacking Sleeping - Richard Hall - CTO, Kokoon

    May 11th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 59 secs
    kokoon, nosie cancelling headphones music, relax and sleep

    A lot of people find it difficult to sleep in noisy environments. In this case, Richard Hall, co-founder and CTO of Kokoon, shares in the podcast their remedy to getting a good night’s sleep.

    Listen in as Richard shares his journey with Kokoon and their mission to help humans live healthier and happier lives.