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The Jordan Harbinger Show (Apple's Best of 2018) is where self-motivated people, just like you, dig deep into the untapped wisdom of the world's sharpest minds- from legendary creators to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. We bring amazing stories and brilliant personalities to the table, and help you demystify what they do and how they do it. You'll learn new strategies, perspectives, and tactics you won't find anywhere else, then take these valuable insights into your own life and live what you listen.

The Jordan Harbinger Show (Apple's Best of 2018) is where self-motivated people, just like you, dig deep into the untapped wisdom of the world's sharpest minds- from legendary creators to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. We bring amazing stories and brilliant personalities to the table, and help you demystify what they do and how they do it. You'll learn new strategies, perspectives, and tactics you won't find anywhere else, then take these valuable insights into your own life and live what you listen.

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United States

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The Jordan Harbinger Show (Apple's Best of 2018) is where self-motivated people, just like you, dig deep into the untapped wisdom of the world's sharpest minds- from legendary creators to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. We bring amazing stories and brilliant personalities to the table, and help you demystify what they do and how they do it. You'll learn new strategies, perspectives, and tactics you won't find anywhere else, then take these valuable insights into your own life and live what you listen.

Language:

English

Contact:

415-535-9200


Episodes

361: From Self-Help Cultist to Sex Offender | Feedback Friday

6/4/2020
The mindset and linguistic contortionism you developed as a self-help cult (aka Large Group Awareness Training program) follower led to you becoming a registered sex offender. How did things go so wrong, and what can you do now? This and more here on Feedback Friday. And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Gabriel Mizrahi (@GabeMizrahi) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your...

Duration:00:55:55

360: Garry Kasparov | Deep Thinking for Disordered Times

6/4/2020
Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) is a Russian chess grandmaster, political activist, and author of Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins and Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped. What We Discuss with Garry Kasparov: The part chess played in promoting Soviet Russian ideologyWhat it takes to become a chess champion now compared to 50 years agoWhat can and can’t be applied from chess to politicsWhat Garry knows...

Duration:01:02:50

359: Justin Ramsdell | How to Detect and Disarm Pseudoscience

6/2/2020
Justin Ramsdell is a clinical psychologist, an expert witness, an assistant professor of forensic psychology at George Mason University, and a veteran pseudoscience detector. What We Discuss with Justin Ramsdell: Why stressed brains don't make great decisionsisHow pseudoscience preys on our cognitive biases to give us the answers we wantWhy watching YouTube videos and ranting in Reddit threads doesn't count as "research"Be wary of intellectual trespassersto avoid being hoodwinked by...

Duration:01:32:19

358: Is My Friend Blowing Her IVF Money on Gifts? | Feedback Friday

5/29/2020
Your friend wants to be a mother more than anything, but says she and her husband can’t afford the IVF it would take to make this possible. On the other hand, she habitually buys expensive gifts for everyone in your social circle. Is there any socially acceptable way for you to have a conversation with her about priorities? We’ll tackle this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn’t already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Gabriel Mizrahi (@GabeMizrahi) banter...

Duration:00:55:58

357: Robin Dreeke | Sizing People Up

5/28/2020
Robin Dreeke (@rdreeke) is the retired head of The FBI Behavioral Analysis Program and co-author of Sizing People Up: A Veteran FBI Agent's User Manual for Behavior Prediction and The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed. What We Discuss with Robin Dreeke: People can be relied on to act in their own best interesttheirJust because you like somebodydoesn't necessarily mean you can (or should) trust them.Why it creeps us out when people try...

Duration:01:04:35

356: How to Make the Most of Quarantine | Deep Dive

5/26/2020
Gabriel Mizrahi (@GabeMizrahi) joins us for this deep dive exploring the ups and downs of COVID-19 pandemic life and how to make the most of quarantine to emerge better, not beaten, from the experience. [Featured photo by Kari Shea] What We Discuss with Gabriel Mizrahi: is there opportunity nestled in the setback?so you can springboard into action when things regain a semblance of normality.From which everyday nuisances are you spared while quarantining?How to work efficiently and...

Duration:00:53:47

355: My Roommate Tried to Kill Me! | Feedback Friday

5/22/2020
Your unstable roommate physically attacked you over an argument about laundry, and then she filed a protection from abuse order against you! Now even your family doesn't seem to believe your side of things, and abuse hotlines seem to dismiss you immediately because of your Y chromosome. Even though you're in debt, should you get a lawyer to defend you in case she tries to extort you through the legal system? We'll tackle this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already...

Duration:00:54:47

354: ZDoggMD | Debunking Plandemic COVID-19 Pseudoscience

5/21/2020
ZDoggMD (@ZDoggMD) [aka Zubin Damania] is a physician, assistant professor, comedian, Internet personality, musician, founder of Turntable Health, and host of The ZDoggMD Show. What We Discuss with ZDoggMD: No, COVID-19 wasn't cooked up in a lab somewhereNo, COVID-19 is not "activated" by wearing face masksNo, Dr. Anthony Fauci wasn't responsible for destroying Judy Mikovits' careerNo, Italian vaccines aren't to blame for causing COVID-19 symptomsNo, Jordan Harbinger and Dr. Zubin Damania...

Duration:01:20:24

353: Jordan Harbinger | A Darknet Diaries Origin Story

5/19/2020
Jordan shares the seedier side of his origin story -- from hacking phones and buying pizza with fake credit card numbers to catching online predators and understanding the fundamentals of social engineering -- with Jack Rhysider (@JackRhysider) of Darknet Diaries. [Featured art by habblesthecat] What Jordan and Jack Discuss: when he hacked into telephone calls as a youngster.How the allure of easy fraud through technology put Jordan on the FBI's radarfor hardcore martial arts...

Duration:00:56:10

352: My Spouse Controls My Online Life! | Feedback Friday

5/14/2020
Out of work since late last year, you were finally making progress on the job hunt until COVID-19 locked everything down. Now you've been making connections and finding opportunities on LinkedIn that seem promising. The problem is, your spouse is nervous that anything you post there will somehow hurt your chances for getting a job; it seems her resentment that you're not working -- added to the constant proximity of quarantining responsibly -- puts the world through a very negative lens and...

Duration:00:56:45

351: General Martin Dempsey | No Time For Spectators

5/14/2020
General Martin Dempsey (@Martin_Dempsey) is a retired Army general who served as the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs for four years during the Obama administration, and the author of No Time for Spectators: The Lessons That Mattered Most from West Point to The West Wing. What We Discuss with General Martin Dempsey: learning how to followcharacter is built over time based on a series of small decisions that we make during the uncertain momentsdetoured into a 45-year career in the...

Duration:01:10:08

350: Dan Heath | Solving Problems from Upstream

5/12/2020
Dan Heath is a Senior Fellow at Duke University's CASE center, which supports entrepreneurs who are fighting for social good. He is the co-author of four New York Times bestsellers, and his latest book is Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen. What We Discuss with Dan Heath: How many problems in our lives and in society are we toleratingWhy are we more often stuck in a cycle of response downstream of problems rather than upstreamby examining our current pandemic...

Duration:01:02:03

349: How to Pick Your Battles Without Being a Doormat | Feedback Friday

5/7/2020
You've never thought of yourself as a doormat, but you've just found it easier to meet people halfway and go with the flow rather than waste your energy on something stupid or trivial. So how do you pick your battles -- especially while everyone who's been following the advice of medical professionals to stay home during the pandemic is feeling a little cooped up and abrasive right now? We'll tackle this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan...

Duration:00:43:33

348: Thomas Kostigen | Hacking Planet Earth

5/7/2020
Thomas Kostigen (@kostigen) is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. His latest book is Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future. What We Discuss with Thomas Kostigen: What is geoengineeringthe first victims of climate disenfranchisement certainly won't be the lastHow soon we need to act, and to what degreeto catalyze a solutions-based society that will reduce and eliminate these effectswhat does this tell us about the transformative power of...

Duration:01:11:51

347: Brian Keating | Losing the Nobel Prize

5/5/2020
Brian Keating (@DrBrianKeating) is a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California San Diego, host of the Into the Impossible podcast, and the author of Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor. What We Discuss with Brian Keating: What compelled dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel to annually reward outstanding contributions for humanityWhat is an ethical willHow accolades like the Nobel prize and the Academy Awards...

Duration:01:03:29

346: Did Coronavirus Kill My Relationship? | Feedback Friday

4/30/2020
Did your long-term significant other really dump you because they believed you were "faking" the symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus, or was the lily-livered sidewinder just looking for a convenient excuse to end it? This and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register...

Duration:00:47:17

345: Jim Kwik | How to Upgrade Your Brain's Limitless Potential

4/30/2020
Jim Kwik (@jimkwik) hosts the Kwik Brain podcast and is the author of Limitless -- Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, Unlock Your Exceptional Life. What We Discuss with Jim Kwik: Why it's a L.I.E. that your intelligence is fixedWhy genius is not bornThe limitless modelA formula for sustainable motivationchanging the dominant questioncan redirect the focus and trajectory of your life Full show notes and resources can be found here: https://jordanharbinger.com/345 Sign up for...

Duration:01:05:12

344: Jonna Mendez | The Moscow Rules

4/28/2020
Jonna Mendez is a former chief of disguise in the CIA's Office of Technical Service, and co-author of The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War. What We Discuss with Jonna Mendez: in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War?Why did the United States have to rebuild its embassy in MoscowHow aspiring artistsArgogot involved in working for the CIA.How the CIA recruits brilliant scientific mindsThe evolution of how disguise has come to be used in the...

Duration:01:30:24

343: Is My Little Brother a Lost Cause? | Feedback Friday

4/24/2020
You have a family history of addiction, and now your clinically depressed little brother is using drugs and alcohol to a degree that goes well beyond rebellious teenage mischief. With parental guidance being nonexistent, can you do something, or is your brother a lost cause? We'll try to address this and more here on Feedback Friday. And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for...

Duration:00:56:59

342: David Epstein | Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

4/22/2020
David Epstein (@DavidEpstein) has worked as an investigative reporter for ProPublica and a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He is the author of the number-one New York Times bestseller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. What We Discuss with David Epstein: pros and cons of specialization and generalizationsacrificing depth for breadth in the learning processstruggling to generate an answerenhances subsequent learninghazards of choosing to specialize between ages...

Duration:01:19:32