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

  • 42: Songwriting, Travelling and Politics - Steve Kopandy

    January 26th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 55 secs
    life lessons, mindsets for success, self-improvement, songwriting, teaching a growth mindset

    Steve Kopandy is a writer, creative, entrepreneur, consultant and owns multiple businesses.

    Steve got his first experience in musical theatre playing the lead role in a school musical “Postcards”.

    Now based in London, Steve tours with “The Take That Experience” and continues to write, record and produce his own music.

  • 44. Resilience Masterclass - Agustin Gonzalez - CEO, Paranoid Fan

    January 26th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 32 secs
    leadership lessons, life lessons, live in the moment, mindsets for success

    Agustin is the CEO of Paranoid Fan an app that shows you on a map everything you need to know.

    In this episode, we were able to talk about some amazingly deep topics and huge life lessons from him on how to pick yourself up and keep going and be successful despite everything in life pushing against you.

  • 43. The Biggest Risk in Your Life - Igor Volzhanin - CEO Datasine

    January 26th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 54 secs
    international development, investment, life lessons, marketing, mindsets for success, risk taking

    Igor Volzhanin is the CEO of DataSine. A marketing business that helps businesses create personalised marketing based on the personality traits of their customers.

    He has some amazing insights and unusual ideas for how to build a business and a life that one enjoys with some great advice around taking risks. He has also provided some fascinating theories into happiness and problems facing the world.

  • 41: The Power of Focus - Nicholas 'Charles Tyrwhitt' Wheeler, OBE

    November 29th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  53 mins 37 secs
    business execution, business idea, entrepreneur, fail fast, life lessons, millionaire stories, mindsets for success, startup stories

    Nicholas Charles Tyrwhitt Wheeler is an English businessman. He attempted a number of different businesses, only to find himself establishing the Charles Tyrwhitt company and shirt brand in 1986.

    Nicholas gave an in-depth insight on how to focus and be persistent with the idea that you believe in and an interesting story of growing from zero to a million.

  • 40 - The Simple Art of Happiness - Bob Asim [REPEAT]

    November 11th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 31 secs
    entrepreneur, generosity, happy, health, health industry, life lessons, mindsets for success, self-improvement

    Bob Asim is a Malaysian professional who has worked at various large medical organisations.

    Bob is one of the kindest and happiest people I have ever met and just has some amazing philosophies on life that have really stuck with me and I hope will help you as well.

  • 39. Contrepreneurs, Wantrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs - Mike Winnet- UKs #1 Demotivational Speaker

    November 1st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 29 secs
    become an influencer, demotivational speaker, life lessons, mindsets for success, podcasting

    Mike Winnet is THE self-appointed, uninspirational, backwards thinking "leader" currently influencing thousands of, below average, people on LinkedIn and YouTube.

    In this episode, an interesting debate sparked between Mike and the Growth Mindset host Sam.

  • 38. Quit Your Job and Travel to Find Success - Kat Wczesniak

    October 26th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 52 secs
    brand management, business, life lessons, marketing, mindsets for success, travel

    Kat Wczesniak, is the founder and owner of Digital Leopard, an innovative digital marketing agency based in South East London, specializing in VIDEO and SOCIAL MEDIA Marketing.

    In this episode, we recount Kat's biggest lessons and stories along with top advice to do things that scare and improve you every day.

    We recount her biggest lessons and stories along with top advice to do things that scare and improve you everyday.

  • 37. Business and Legal Lessons from a Life in Tech - Anthony Rose "The man who saved the BBC"

    October 17th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 1 min
    digital services, educating, legal services, life lessons, mindsets for success, teaching a growth mindset, technology

    Anthony Rose is the founder and CEO of SeedLegals. SeedLegals is the largest, fastest and most reliable way to close a funding round in the UK.

    Anthony recounts some of the best advice possible for any founder considering starting a business and raising money, educating us about the biggest mistakes founders make and the top tips for growing a business successfully.

  • 36. From Discovering Bosons at CERN to Unlocking Braincells with Apps - Mait Müntel - CEO, Lingvist

    October 8th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 15 secs
    enjoy the ride, great ideas, life lessons, mindsets for success, science

    Mait Müntel is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Lingvist, an Estonian startup that uses artificial intelligence to develop language learning software tailored to individual learners.

    Mait gives top insights into the world of science, business and learning with great ideas and heart-warming stories.

  • 35. How to Make a Successful Podcast (or Other Side Project) - Sam Harris

    October 1st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  28 mins 4 secs
    in depth interview, life lessons, podcasting, projects, self-improvement lessons, teaching a growth mindset

    A reflection episode on how to be more successful with your hobbies and side projects.

    Sam break down some of the most important things to make your side project or hobby a successful endeavour that gives benefits back.

    In the second half of the episode, Sam dives deeper into specific lessons and surprises he has learnt from running a podcast that he wishes he had been aware of when he started

  • 34. Foolproof Success with Bryony Thomas - Author & Founder of Watertight Marketing

    September 17th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 7 secs
    innovation, life lessons, marketing, marketing book, mindsets for success, writer

    Bryony Thomas is the author of the WaterTight Marketing book and the CEO of her marketing agency of the same name. She is a true innovator and entrepreneur who does business her own way.

    Bryony shares amazing insights into her success and the principles she's lived by to achieve what she has done. A great podcast for any aspiring author or entrepreneur.

  • [START HERE] One Year of Wisdom - Incredible Lessons and Stories from Amazing Guests

    September 3rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 59 secs
    anniversary, best stories, lessons, mindsets for success, one year

    With the Growth Mindset Podcast passing its first year, Sam shares what you can learn from spending a year interviewing geniuses and crazy people.

    We hear from serial entrepreneurs to a real-life hitman about their stories starting businesses, amazing acts of kindness and what happens when you get pushed to the edge.

  • 32 - The Top LifeHack to Learn this Year - Sam Harris

    August 27th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  13 mins 44 secs
    creativity, free thought, future thoughts, growth mindset, life hack, subconscious, teaching a growth mindset

    Sam shares how touch typing is a universal life hack that will benefit you the rest of your life.

    Listen to the episode to find out the details and allow me a chance to convince you and hopefully slightly change your life for the better.

  • 31 - Intro to Vipassana - What happens in 10 days of pure silent meditation

    August 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  15 mins 11 secs
    buddhist world, life lessons, mindsets for success, perspective, silent retreat, vipassana meditation

    Felix Chandler is a digital nomad, entrepreneur and chess teacher. He also teaches yoga and practices massage therapy.

    We delve into his background and the things he went through to achieve his current state of general enlightened happiness.

    Funny stories about starting a nomad business and some of the best examples of how to apply the 80:20 rule in places you wouldn’t think possible to really achieve the life you want.

  • 30 - My Conversation with a Hitman - Sam Harris

    August 6th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 41 secs
    hitman, how to think about money, india, life, life lessons, travel

    This is the conversation I had with a hitman living in India about his life. We discuss the story of how he came to be a hitman and what his life is really like.

    It is certainly very different to what you see in the movies and be prepared for some big insights.

  • 29 - Stealing Bitcoins and Hacking World Banks - Anonymous

    July 30th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bitcoin, dark web, hackers, make more money, risks, security, world banks

    We dive into the world of the dark web to talk to a hacker about his life and the incredible stories within.

    This is an eye-opening episode into the vulnerabilities and security risks we leave ourselves open to, especially with all the issues around data these days.