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.
February 13th, 2020 | Season 5 | 52 mins 41 secs
author, coach, olympian, performance expert, rowing team, speaker
A unique take on Ben Hunt-Davis' story. Ben took us with him through his early experience travelling to his career in sports and has learnt some huge lessons over the years.
We really dig deep on how he found success in dealing with his problems in attaining goals from his competitive sport and in life.
February 10th, 2020 | Season 5 | 44 mins 13 secs
ai, ceo, innovation, social impact
CEO of Lilt, Spence Green opens up on working with an A.I software for higher quality translation. He discusses how automated translation could play a major role in the corporate world and its impact on people.
Spence also gives insight on how important a CEO is to an organization and its culture. He also highlights the significant roles of each person in growing a start-up.
February 6th, 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.
February 3rd, 2020 | Season 5 | 1 hr 4 mins
iraq, openvpn, silicon valley, virtual private network
In this episode, Francis Dinha shares his life story growing up in Iraq to moving around different countries - Baghdad and Sweden. He then finally settled down as an entrepreneur in the US.
Francis launched OpenVPN that led him to find Succes in Silicon Valley. Our guest unpacks his life lessons on starting businesses. Francis also enlightens us on the importance and future of VPN technology.
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 27th, 2020 | Season 5 | 1 hr 15 mins
artificial intelligence, brain computer interfaces, nanotechnology
An awesomely inspiring podcast on Shifra Khan, a young BCI programmer. We go through topics such as nonconforming schooling, learning empathy, Brain Computer Interface, the future of technology and more about our guest.
This episode shows how hungry Shifra is to learn as much as possible. She was also candid about her difficulties and feelings. Her thirst for knowledge is huge and Shifra has the right mindset of seeking to know what is true rather than proving herself correct.
January 23rd, 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 🙃
January 20th, 2020 | Season 5 | 46 mins 3 secs
change the world, future technology, live longer, stop aging
Aubrey De Grey is a biomedical gerontologist based in the UK and California, USA. Aubrey is the Chief Science Officer of SENS Foundation, a California-based charity dedicated to combating the aging process. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Rejuvenation Research, the world highest-impact peer-reviewed journal focused on intervention in aging.
Aubrey shares his story of how he came to be a biologist from being destined to be a pianist according to his mother in the beginning and later choosing programming out of a wish to make more of a contribution to the progress of mankind.
January 13th, 2020 | Season 5 | 1 hr 19 mins
best seller author, mindset coach, rapid transformational therapist, worthy human
Tracy Litt is a Certified Mindset Coach, Rapid Transformational Therapist, speaker, and author.
Through Tracy’s experiences, learn how mastering your mindset can be a tool used to improve your life. The more effectively you can master your mindset and how you approach the world around you, the more successful you can be.
January 9th, 2020 | Season 5 | 1 hr 6 mins
entrepreneur, food, gender expression, gender identity, telling stories
Noam Kostuki is a celebrated Ted speaker, author and success coach. His fine dining restaurant is rated #1 on Trip Advisor for the whole of Costa Rica and has one of the top 25 dishes to travel the world for.
Noam has questioned everything his entire life and is always seeking new answers to timeless questions. In this episode we learn how he turned his crazy cooking and story telling ideas into such a success by questioning all normal principles people have for fine dining. We then move onto gender and what it means to us and why and question everything about. The lines we are used to get completely blurred as we move into this new age of experimentation and expression.
December 30th, 2019 | Season 5 | 1 hr 9 mins
different perspective, entrepreneur, food, life coach, observer of life
Meet Noam Kostuki – a life artist and business coach with a diverse professional portfolio, the author of “You Are Your Brand” and “Seek to Keep: How to Find the Best Mentors and Keep Them,” and also the pioneer of a jungle culinary adventure called HiR Fine Dining in Costa Rica.
Noam talks about his experiences and perspective he has on life. How he enjoys reinventing himself through different adventures that allow him to get to his true self.
December 23rd, 2019 | Season 5 | 54 mins 37 secs
ai, file-sharing, future technology, kazaa, skype
Jaan Tallinn is known for being the co-founder of Kazaa, a file-sharing platform, and his participation in the development of Skype that took communication to a whole new level. He has focused heavily on effective altruism and mitigating existential risks from AI.
Jaan shares his insights on programming and the future of AI technology.
December 19th, 2019 | Season 5 | 1 hr 30 mins
environment-friendly, environmental politics, feminist, political science, united nations
Jessica Templeton is a political scientist and award-winning educator who has worked with LSE100 since its inception in 2010. She ponders and shares her knowledge in global environmental politics and how individuals could better contribute to the ecosystem.
December 16th, 2019 | Season 5 | 1 hr 43 secs
aqua culture, biotechnology, carbon waste gases, edible protein, genetic-engineering, pollution, single-carbon protein
An expert in innovation management and biotechnology, Deep Branch Bio's Peter Rowe wants to save the planet through an effort in transforming the polluters of today into the producers of tomorrow.
Peter encourages us to change our perspective on how we could save our eath and highlights the importance of recycling and sustainable protein production.
December 12th, 2019 | Season 5 | 56 mins 1 sec
data, health, medicine, science, user interface
Sergey Musienko is a technology expert with over a decade's worth of experience, specifically in the health sector. He is the CEO of Atlas Biomed, the personalised health company.
Sergey emphasizes the importance of genetics in understanding our health and its limitation, and the essentials of having a diverse diet.
December 9th, 2019 | Season 5 | 55 mins 11 secs
forward-thinking, home automation, lighting system, mood-setting, startup stories, stitcher
Colin Billings, founder and CEO of Orro, the first truly responsive home lighting system that conveniently integrates with all your devices at home. Colin previously worked as VP of Product at Stitcher where he led the team from the founding days to exit when the company was acquired by Deezer, the world’s second-largest subscription music service.
On the podcast, Colin features the need for automated technology, the guidelines on how to be an effective leader and the history of podcasting through a podcast network, "Stitcher."