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#89 Maria Konnikova: Less Certainty, More Inquiry

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  • 810 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:37:06

Professional poker player, psychologist and author of two New York Times best-sellers, Maria Konnikova discusses her mentors, making decisions in environments of uncertainty, the importance of reflection, cooling down your emotions and Sherlock Holmes. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#88 Derek Sivers: Innovation Versus Imitation

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  • 630 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:45:05

Musician, speaker, writer and entrepreneur, Derek Sivers chats about creating and running CD Baby, reading, mental models, living a meaningful life and that biggest mistake he’s ever made. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#87 Hannah Fry: The Role of Algorithms

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  • 440 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 52:04

Mathematician and author of Hello World and The Mathematics of Love, Hannah Fry discusses the role of maths in society, the dating world and we explore what it means to be human in the age of algorithms. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#86 BJ Fogg: Create Lasting Change

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  • 550 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:10:00

Behavior scientist and author of Tiny Habits, BJ Fogg, discusses improving decision making, motivation trends, the role of emotion in sense of self and so much more. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#85 Bethany McLean: Crafting a Narrative

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  • 400 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:34:41

Best-selling author of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils are here, Bethany McLean, discusses how to write a story, the behaviors of CEO’s, visionaries and fraudsters and so much more. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#84 Jennifer Garvey Berger: Creating Routine in Chaos

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  • 290 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:31:31

In a more conversational episode than our last discussion (ep. 43), Jennifer Garvey Berger opens up about coping in these uncertain times, and how we’re feeling about the current changing world that has become the new normal. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#83 Brian Koppelman: What Really Matters

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  • 380 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 58:30

Writer and director Brian Koppelman discusses his career ups and downs, dealing with fear, and learning to live a meaningful life. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#82 Bill Ackman: Getting Back Up

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  • 980 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:39:46

Legendary activist investor, Bill Ackman talks about lessons he’s learned growing up, raising a family, what drives him forward and back up from failure, consuming information and ideas, and facing criticism. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#81 Jason Calacanis: Intelligent Risk

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  • 360 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:04:18

Angel investor Jason Calacanis talks high stakes poker, how to make intelligent investing decisions, how systems enable or forbid, and demystifies the culture of Silicon Valley. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#80 John Maxwell: Developing the Leader in You

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  • 400 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:01:25

Leadership expert John Maxwell breaks down the four traits every successful person possesses and how to awaken the leader within you, no matter what your job title says.   GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#79 Esther Wojcicki: The “TRICK” to Raising Successful People

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  • 300 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:26:54

Esther Wojcicki discusses the current education model and how we can fix it and shares her powerful TRICK acronym, Esther’s secret for raising happy, resilient children. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#78 Balaji Srinivasan: Exploring COVID-19

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  • 300 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:13:52

This special pop-up episode explores Covid-19, with Balaji Srinivasan. Balaji is one of the more thought-provoking, interesting, and multi-disciplinary thinkers I know and we do a deep dive, including possible second and third-order consequences. For a list of references check out: https://fs.blog/balaji-srinivasan/ GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#77 Mike Maples: Living in the Future

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  • 560 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:35:09

Mike Maples, partner at the VC firm Floodgate, shares how mental models shape his decision making process, where to find the next big idea, and how to rally people to your cause. GO PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#76 Frank Stephenson: Pushing the Limits of Innovation

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  • 240 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:31:34

Renowned car designer Frank Stephenson teaches the path to mastery, innovation, and taking creative risks. He also gives us a peek into the future of automobiles and what it means for us. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#75 Suzanne Iasenza: Rewriting Relationship Narratives

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  • 310 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:13:53

Sex therapist Dr. Suzanne Iasenza explains how our personal narratives determine how we grow as a couple, how we communicate, even how we make love. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#74 Jeff Hunter: Embracing Confusion

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  • 410 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 01:44:10

CEO of Talentism, Jeff Hunter, teaches how to rewrite damaging narratives that hold us back, how to give and receive helpful feedback, and why confusion can be a good thing. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#73 Steven Strogatz: Exploring Curiosities

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  • 330 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 01:35:55

Mathematician Steven Strogatz reveals how math is the key to exploring and understanding the beauty of our world. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#72 Neil Pasricha: Happy Habits

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  • 390 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 01:42:46

Author and happiness expert Neil Pasricha shares the recipe for resilience, an antidote for anxiety, and how his two minute morning routine primes each day for success. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#71 Esther Perel: Cultivating Desire

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  • 490 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 01:17:51

Relationship expert Esther Perel reveals her favorite strategies for “fighting” fair, rewriting stories that damage relationships, and breathing new life into our romantic partnerships. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/

#70 Scott Adams: Avoiding Loserthink

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  • 270 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 58:03

Dilbert creator and author Scott Adams shares cognitive tools and tricks we can use to think better, expand our perspective, and avoid slumping into “loserthink.” PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/