Abigail Shrier: The Parent-Therapy Trap

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 21 May 2024 | 1h 20m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Abigail Shrier about her book Bad Therapy: Why the Kids Aren’t Growing Up. Backgrounds that therapy has become the de facto solution to solve all sorts of problems for all sorts of people, while at the same time, those problems have got worse. Discusses the real reason therapy is “bad,” how we got to this point of acceptance as a culture, and what you can do as a parent to get back to normalcy.

See also the Conversations with Coleman interview.

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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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Chris Davis: Three Generations of Wealth

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 4 March 2024 | 2h 41m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Chris Davis discussing the life and investment lessons he learned from his father and grandfather that allowed all three to become independently wealthy of each other, writing to clarify thinking, value investing and what he learned from Charlie Munger, and what parents can do to raise kids who aren’t entitled.

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Todd Herman: Unlocking Your Secret Identity

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 28 November 2023 | 1h 43m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Todd Herman about his book The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life. Discusses peak performance, the value of patience, the fear that prevents us from performing our best, imposter syndrome, and how he worked with Kobe Bryant to build the legendary alter-ego of The Black Mamba.

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Reid Hoffman: Better Decisions, Fewer Mistakes

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 20 September 2022 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Reid Hoffman discussing lessons learned from decades spent as a hands-on operator and investor, including what he knows about scaling that others miss, the three principles of decision-making, how to constantly evolve your learning pattern, and why the best leaders adapt to the crisis at hand.

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Marc Andreessen: Interview with an Icon

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 25 January 2022 | 1h 20m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Marc Andreessen exploring investing, decision making, and the art of solving unsolvable problems. Discusses why the Internet has become the conduit for some people to disrupt traditional power structures and for others to enforce them; optimistic and pessimistic scenarios for the future of the Internet; assessing judgment; the unresolvable problems in education; and the book he turns to for insight.

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Matt Ridley: Infinite Innovation

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 23 March 2021 | 1h 04m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Matt Ridley discussing writing books about science, the age-old battle between viruses and humans, rational optimism, the difference between innovation and invention, the role of trial and error and the effects of social media on seeing others’ points of view.

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Bethany McLean: Crafting a Narrative

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 9 June 2020 | 1h 34m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Bethany McLean. Discusses our bias toward believing a business’s story; company purpose; the prevalence of the cult of personality; the fine line between visionary and fraudster; and more.

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