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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  • 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.

  • 110: Women in Business Movement - Genecia Alluora, CEO - Soul Rich Woman, Miss Singapore 2010

    May 4th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  36 mins 18 secs
    female business leader, feminism, soul rich woman

    Genecia speaks powerfully about moving beyond your limiting beliefs, how to overcome massive failures and what it truly means to be a Soul Rich Woman.

    Her epic journey from being in a six-figure debt to making her first million, fueled her passion to empower women to do the same. Genecia wants women around the world to know that it is possible to have it all - to OWN the F-word!

  • 109: Being a Person of Action - Dane Knighton, Copywriting Master

    April 27th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  38 mins 6 secs
    adversity, art of selling, copywriting, growth mindset

    Dane Knighton, copywriter, consultant and author, joins the podcast to share how he overcame adversity throughout his life and how having an open mind helped him understand his journey,

    Dane also talks about copywriting and what made him decide to write his books. Tune in to the episode to know more about Dane Knighton.

  • 108: Challenge Yourself to Change the World - Leah Chowdhry, 1st British Asian woman to swim the channel, CEO Pop Up Party and Play

    April 20th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  53 mins 44 secs
    english channel swimmer, entrepreneur, mobile childcare

    Leah Chowdhry, the first British Asian women to swim the English Channel, joins the podcast as she shares her journey towards completing such an amazing feat.

    Leah also opens up on what inspired and continues to inspire her to help children, particularly vulnerable children. Her drive towards child development allowed her to start Pop Up, Party and Play, an accessible mobile childcare service.

  • 107: From Psychotherapy to Sex therapy - Rachel Jane-Cooke, Entrepreneur and Therapist

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  57 mins 27 secs
    emotional intelligence, mindset coach, psychotherapist, sex therapist

    Are you struggling with self-doubt, anxiety, guilt, burnout, or low self-esteem? Our guest, Rachel Jane-Cooke helps people to raise their self-worth, self-esteem and sense of purpose, become more self-accepting and compassionate. To figure out how to live better – whatever that means to you – then support you to make it happen.

  • 106: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World - Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips, journalist and author

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  49 mins 28 secs
    digital age, teaching empathy, the future of feeling

    Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips joins the Growth Mindset Podcast as we discuss her new book - The Future Of Feelings: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World. An insightful exploration of what social media, AI, robot technology, and the digital world are doing to our relationships with each other and with ourselves.

  • 105: Teaching Kids a Growth Mindset - Maria Wilkes - Teacher and Influencer

    March 30th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 33 secs
    educator, feminism, growth mindset, miss universe

    Maria Wilkes, a teacher and a finalist at the 2017 Miss Universe pageant, joins the podcast to share her mission to support parents of teens everywhere and help them develop a growth mindset and raise happy adults.

  • 104: Starting from Zero - Dane Maxwell, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Musician, Coach

    March 26th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  46 mins 18 secs
    entrepreneur, self identity, self improvement

    Dane Maxwell joins the podcast as he gives out his tips on understanding your business to make it profitable and successful.

    Dane is one of those entrepreneurs and visionary leader that knows how to start and scale businesses with zero money, zero ideas, zero experience, and zero confidence