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

  • 23 - Intense Health - Stronger, Fitter, Faster with HIT - Marcelo Mesquita

    June 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 2 secs
    body building, fitness, hit, life lessons, martial arts, science, self-improvement

    Marcelo Mesquita is the Founder and CEO of Intense Health, a radical new fitness chain delivering strength and fitness results with only 20-minute workouts.

    We discuss the science behind the HIT movement and Marcelo's path to starting the business, from opening his first gym at 16 to competing in martial arts and body-building.

  • 22 - Learned Helplessness and Learned Optimism - Unleash Awesomeness

    June 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 18 secs
    finding answers, life lessons, mindsets for success, positive thinking, self-improvement, smart goals

    We all experience learned helplessness in our lives much to our own detriment. Yet most people don't even know what it is. Sam breaks down what the effect is, from how it was discovered to what you can do about it.

    This episode helps us learn more traits to boost our growth mindset with the goal of making you a more positive and strategic thinker able to look at the bigger picture and less caught up in the problems life throws at us.

  • 21 - The Simple Art of Happiness - Bob Asim

    May 21st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 48 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.

  • 20 - Growth Hacking, Life Hacking and Superpowers - Sherman Lee - Rocco AI

    April 27th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 38 secs
    ai, bots, business, crypto-currencies, writing

    Sherman Lee is an inspiring entrepreneur who knows how to have fun doing it.

    He has extensive experience in social media, bots, growth hacking, crypto-currencies and Machine Learning, of which he has businesses involved in all of these things.

    We discuss key insights on how to growth hack your business as well as developing your own personal skills and function as a human being.

  • 19 - We Built a Trading Platform - Adam Dodds & Viktor Nebehaj - Freetrade.io

    April 26th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 33 secs
    crowdfunding, freetrade, investors, money

    Freetrade is a revolutionary trading platform for UK investors to make trades for free.

    Adam Dodds, CEO and co-founder of Freetrade shares his experience in starting the platform and key issues and features of the platform.

    Viktor Nebehaj is the Head of Growth and goes much deeper into crowdfunding strategies, investing strategies and tools to make you a better human.

  • 18 - Sentient - The Worlds Leading Distributed AI Platform - Antoine-Blondeau

    April 19th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 28 secs
    ai, future tech, modern solutions, sentient technologies, siri

    Antoine created the technology behind Siri which he sold to Apple.

    We cover some awesome topics about the future and the past, dealing with problems at a personnel level to threats facing the whole of humanity.

    Some huge idea’s that made my head spin at the time and lead to me conducting some very rapid reading up on latest tech idea's.

  • 17 - Dream it, do it - Katherina-Olivia Lacey

    March 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 35 secs
    become an influencer, logistics, mentorship, self-improvement, venture partner

    Katherina-Olivia is a young start-up founder who runs a logistics business based out of Singapore.

    Originally from Bolivia, Katherina has a diverse life history with a number of lessons and stories along the way, including quitting her job to start a business with her new life partner.

  • 16 - The Basic Formula for Success and Happiness - Nick White

    March 1st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 59 secs
    ai, business, deep learning, happiness, self-improvement

    Nick White is the head of the AI department at Zeroth.ai. He helps startups in the accelerator to make the most of their potential with AI and grow their business.

    Originally from Hawaii, he has some amazing life experiences we can learn from and has lots of great ideas and stories we can all enjoy.

  • 15: Living the 4 Hour Work Week - Felix Chandler

    February 14th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 44 secs
    80:20 rule, enlightenment, happiness, remote work

    Felix Chandler is a young millennial with a very relaxed attitude to life. He has made some great optimisations from the 80:20 rule leading to achieving a lifestyle he is very content with.

    He taught me a lot about how to approach doing anything and provides a great reminder to ask yourself why you do things and what you wish to achieve.

  • 14 - Investing Sensibly to Launching Your Own VC Fund - Eamonn Carey, MD Techstars

    February 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 38 secs
    advisor, ai, how to think about money, make more money, millionaire stories

    Eamonn is an early stage investor, advisor and board member in over 25 companies across the US, Europe and Asia.

    We discuss all things startup, investment, biz accelerators and VC with great advice on things like finding the right people to work with and not letting investors ruin a good idea.

  • 13 - The Basics of Entrepreneurship & How to Master Anything

    January 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 27 mins
    business accelerator, life lessons, self-improvement, teaching a growth mindset, travel, young entrepreneur

    Alex Denne has an uncanny ability to break things down and gamify self-improvement as well as pretty much anything else.

    On the show, we cover a lot about start-ups... Also, lots of business ideas and strategies for self-improvement and fun times travelling. He has a great view of the world that I think you’ll enjoy.

  • 12 - Startup Stories [part 3] - Success, Failure and Bitcoin - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

    December 31st, 2017  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 12 secs
    advertising, airbnb, bitcoin, ebay, entrepreneur, friends, uber

    This final episode of the trilogy, the season and the entire year.

    We finish up our conversation with some personal stories and a review of how entrepreneurs can be more successful.

    I share some of my best insights from the podcast this year as well as my 2 cents on bitcoin and being a strategic investor.

  • 11 - Startup Stories [part 2] - Relationships - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

    December 24th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 58 secs
    advertising, airbnb, business, ebay, friends, startup stories, uber

    Part two of the startup stories podcasts with Theo Ricketts, they discuss various projects they ran and the strain caused on personal relationships as well as interesting views on stupid things humans do.

    We go through some of our own interpersonal problems and other traits and beliefs we have that cause major issues. and best ways to resolve things.

  • 10 - Startup Stories [part 1]- Hacking and Hustling - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

    December 17th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 13 secs
    advertising, airbnb, ebay, friends, how to think about money, prostitutes, startup stories, uber

    Theo Ricketts is the founder of Postary, a platform for sending personalised marketing postcards in minutes.

    In this episode, we discuss our ideas ranging from the ground-breakingly innovative to debatably legal and mostly chaotic. We lay bare the disasters, successes, and discoveries we had along the way.

    Since kids, Sam and Theo have found ways to make money. They also discuss various projects they ran in the advertising, e-commerce, travel and sex industries as well as ways to live in London for free and get paid to go on holiday.

  • 09 - Teaching AI Emotions - Matt Celuszak - CEO, Crowd Emotion

    December 13th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 16 secs
    ai emotion, psychology, technology

    Matt leads award winning company CrowdEmotion that is collecting and curating the world’s emotions to further human understanding.

    We discuss the business and the shape of things to come, along with his key lessons from being a CEO of a bootstrapped tech company. A must listen for those interested in AI, psychology, business, and the future.

  • 08 - Raising Finance and Entrepreneur Fundamentals - Nick Miller

    November 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 30 secs
    hospitality, modern solution, nick miller, staffing agency, startup stories, technology

    Nick Miller is the CEO of Buzzhire, an on-demand staffing agency for the hospitality industry in London.

    We discuss the best strategies for raising finance, creating a successful team and some amazing insights on being an entrepreneur.