Jim Loehr: Change the Stories You Tell Yourself

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 30 April 2024 | 1h 22m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jim Loehr about the importance of the stories you tell yourself – including how they can damage your kids—and how to change the negative stories you believe. Discusses mental toughness and winning the mind game, the best reflection questions to ask yourself to reveal personal blindspots, the importance of rituals for calming anxiety and performing under pressure, and how the best in the world use their recovery time effectively. Draws from his book The Power of Story: Change Your Story, Change Your Destiny in Business and in Life.

See also the episode Jehan Casinader – Rewriting Our Stories.

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Henry Oliver on Second Act: What Late Bloomers Can Tell You About Success and Reinventing Your Life

Ben Yeoh Chats | 19 April 2024 | 1h 21m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Henry Oliver about his book Second Act: What Late Bloomers Can Tell You About Success and Reinventing Your Life. Explores the concept of late bloomers, elaborating on societal pressures, hidden talents, and how these impact individual successes at various life stages. Advocates for a broader recognition of potential beyond conventional timelines. Discusses the significance of networks, the role of luck, and the historical context of late blooming, challenging prevailing notions of talent and achievement. Delves into the philosophical contributions of John Stuart Mill, particularly focusing on his expansion of utilitarianism and its inadvertent influence on contemporary moral behaviors like vegetarianism. Offers advice on the importance of personalized approaches to absorbing content, seeking expertise, the application of tailored advice over generic guidance; and to ignore those who do not have recent advice experience.

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Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler on Are You Prepared for the Storm of Love Making?

C-SPAN Bookshelf | 19 March 2024 | 1h 10m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler about their book Are You Prepared for the Storm of Love Making?: Letters of Love and Lust from the White House. Discusses the love lives of US presidents, as seen through the letters they wrote, illuminating a side of their personality often obscured by their public persona.

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Jonathan Haidt on Adjusting to Smartphones and Social Media

Conversations with Tyler | 3 April 2024 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jonathan Haidt about his book The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness. Debates whether “phone-based childhood” is to blame for the rise in teen mental illness.

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Jonathan Haidt – The Hidden Dangers Of Social Media On Mental Health

Modern Wisdom | 4 April 2024 | 1h 35m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jonathan Haidt about his book The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness. Discusses the role of social media and helicopter parenting in the declining mental health of children.

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The Godfather of Influence w/ Dr. Robert Cialdini

We Study Billionaires | 22 March 2024 | 0h 58m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Robert Cialdini about his book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Discusses the story of Charlie Munger giving a Berkshire A share to Cialdini; How Buffett and Munger use reciprocity to enrich the world and themselves; what Cialdini learned in his personal interactions with Munger; how the commitment and consistency bias affect investors; how to utilize the principles of Influence honestly and ethically; why trust is at the foundation of all great business relationships; why the principle of scarcity is so powerful even in a world full of abundance; and how to guard against the liking bias when assessing management.

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Is Therapy Bad for You? with Abigail Shrier

Conversations with Coleman | 1 March 2024 | 1h 08m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Abigail Shrier about her book Bad Therapy: Why the Kids Aren’t Growing Up. Argues that the mental health industry is harming our children as it intrudes ever more into the ways we teach, treat, and discipline children.

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Supercommunicators: How to Connect with Anyone

The Next Big Idea | 29 February 2024 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Charles Duhigg about his book Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection. Concrete advice on how to identify and leverage the hidden layers beneath conversation to communicate much better.

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