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Listener Favorites: Cal Newport | Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
"So even if you say “I’m not trying to do deep work now. I”m in line at the supermarket. I’m[...]
Patrick Solomon | LSD, Joseph Campbell and Creativity
Joseph Campbell's work in comparative mythology and religion unveiled a common story found across all faiths and beliefs which he[...]
Gillian Sandstrom | The Psychology of Talking to Strangers
Gillian Sandstrom is a psychologist who, one day, sparked a conversation with a stranger on the subway. After this spontaneous[...]

Creativity

Patrick Solomon | LSD, Joseph Campbell and Creativity
Joseph Campbell's work in comparative mythology and religion unveiled a common story found across all faiths and beliefs which he[...]
Meta Wagner | Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality
What enabled the greats like Picasso and Hemingway to accomplish such incredible work during their prolific careers? Meta Wagner shares[...]
William Deresiewicz | The Death of the Artist in the Age of Permission-less Leverage
For this episode we are joined by William Deresiewicz, a remarkable author and speaker who's aim is to share the[...]

Human Behavior

Gillian Sandstrom | The Psychology of Talking to Strangers
Gillian Sandstrom is a psychologist who, one day, sparked a conversation with a stranger on the subway. After this spontaneous[...]
Listener Favorites: Kate Swoboda | The Courage Habit
Kate Swoboda grew up in a split household. Her mother was very liberal and her father was very conservative. Now[...]
Michael Brody-Waite | Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts
When you think about Ivy League schools and the students they produce, the last thing you would consider is the[...]

Peak Performance

Listener Favorites: Cal Newport | Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
"So even if you say “I’m not trying to do deep work now. I”m in line at the supermarket. I’m[...]
Buzzy Cohen | The Learning Strategies of a Jeopardy Champion
Buzzy Cohen is a Jeopardy! champion who won $164,603 in 2016 and later returned in 2017 to claim the grand[...]
Listener Favorites: Alex Jamieson and Bob Gower | Getting to Hell Yes
In today's episode, we get to sit down with Facilitator, Advisor and Connector, Bob Gower, as well as natural foods Chef,[...]

Inspiring

Patrick Solomon | LSD, Joseph Campbell and Creativity
Joseph Campbell's work in comparative mythology and religion unveiled a common story found across all faiths and beliefs which he[...]
Michael Brody-Waite | Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts
When you think about Ivy League schools and the students they produce, the last thing you would consider is the[...]
What it Means to Be Black in America
"When you watch Ahmad Aubrey being shot and you hear that those men have been released and were it not[...]

Well Being

Listener Favorites: Kate Swoboda | The Courage Habit
Kate Swoboda grew up in a split household. Her mother was very liberal and her father was very conservative. Now[...]
Dr. Uma Naidoo | This is your Brain on Food
We've all heard the phrase "You are what you eat".  Well, Dr. Uma Naidoo has done the research and found[...]
What it Means to Be Black in America
"When you watch Ahmad Aubrey being shot and you hear that those men have been released and were it not[...]