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Growth Mindset Podcast

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A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it. Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything. He has launched several businesses and travelled the world on various pursuits in the spirit of curiosity and adventure.

A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it. Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything. He has launched several businesses and travelled the world on various pursuits in the spirit of curiosity and adventure.
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A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it. Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything. He has launched several businesses and travelled the world on various pursuits in the spirit of curiosity and adventure.






Foolproof Success with Bryony Thomas - Author & Founder of Watertight Marketing

Bryony Thomas is the author of the WaterTight Marketing book and the CEO of her marketing agency of the same name. She is a true innovator and entrepreneur who does business in her own way. Bryony shares amazing insights into her success and the principles she's lived by to achieve what she has done. A great podcast for any aspiring author or entrepreneur. Links Contact: Show notes: Save money with more...


The Most Incredible Stories and Lessons from the Podcast

We are super pleased to announce the Growth Mindset Podcast is a one-year-old! Sam takes a look back across the year and showcases some of the absolute best stories and lessons from the podcast. A great episode if you are looking for where to start and to give you an idea of the different sorts of guests we have on the show. We hear from serial entrepreneurs to a real-life hitman about their stories starting businesses, amazing acts of kindness and what happens when you get pushed to the...


The Top LifeHack to Learn this Year - Sam Harris

A short episode on my favourite lifehack of 2018. This is a real skill you can quickly acquire over a few weeks with minimal effort and it will pay great dividends for the rest of your life. The lifehack is Touch typing! Listen to the episode to find out the details and allow me a chance to convince you and hopefully slightly change your life for the better. Links I have no affiliation but I liked the site to help me learn and improve. Save money with more effective...


30 - Intro to Vipassana - 10 days pure silent meditation

This is a short soundbite episode with Felix Chandler. We break down the main lessons and things to know about Vipassana meditation courses and why on earth you might choose to do one. 10 days of silently meditating with no books, music or even writing is a big ordeal for any human to take on and has a fascinating effect on mindset and capabilities after. It is certainly worth looking into and learning from! Notes and other podcasts: Contact:...


29 - My Conversation with a Hitman - Sam Harris

This is the conversation I had with a hitman living in India about his life. We discuss the story of how he came to be a hitman and what his life is really like. It is certainly very different to what you see in the movies and be prepared for some big insights. After the interview, we break down what happened and also discuss things like how I manage to get these interviews and other events in my life like staying with a bunch of drug dealers on the border of Mexico. Thanks to Andreas...


28 - Stealing Bitcoins and Hacking World Banks - Anonymous

We dive into the world of the dark web to talk to a hacker, known as Dylan, about his life and the incredible stories within. From issues growing up in South Africa to stealing Bitcoin over public wifi or even from people at home. We hear about the world banks hack of 2017 and discuss his new ethical hacking pursuits and how he transitioned into life on the legal side of things. This is an eye-opening episode into the vulnerabilities and security risks we leave ourselves open to, especially...


27 - North Korea pt1 - Life as a North Korea Tour Guide - [Recorded in the DPRK]

We're very excited to announce our first episode from North Korea. Sam visited North Korea over Easter 2018 and this podcast is an interview with his tour guide Ben Johnson. We discuss the country and the surprises it has in store for the people that visit. It was an amazing experience and a pleasure to bring some of it back for you. We also discuss the growing industry of dark tourism and challenging yourself to go out of your comfort zone. Show notes and Photos:...


26 - The Hottest Tech Innovation of the Year - Tom Carter - Ultrahaptics - [Repeat]

Tom Carter is the Founder and CTO at Ultrahaptics. A leading technology company making mind-blowing technology that lets users feel the sensation of touch in mid-air. The future is coming and they are at the pinnacle of it. They just won the "Tech Innovation of the Year" award and it's an exciting time for the company as they go from strength to strength. Tom invented the technology behind Ultrahaptics alongside his professor in a research lab at the University of Bristol. They have since...


25 - What on Earth is a Rainbow Gathering and Why You Need to Go

We invite Felix Chandler back to the mic to talk about our experiences at Rainbow gatherings and what people need to know about them. Considering it is possibly one of the most enjoyable, interesting and insightful events I've ever been to it's amazing that most people have never heard of them, so definitely something worth sharing with you the listeners! We try and cover all the things someone who has never been asks and should know before arriving and the effect they had on us including...


24 - Is There Any Point To Anything? - Growth Mindset Podcast - Rob Price

Rob Price, an English teacher, author and philosopher working in Thailand and soon moving to China. He has really interesting views on the world and in my own view is like a younger, more English version of Jordan Peterson. On the podcast we discuss a variety of things from the topics of teaching and being useful to the world and travelling. To such things as Nuclear Winters, AI taking over the world, human beings taking over the galaxies, what is the point of living and why no one will read...


23 - The Vegans are Taking Over - Ben Marshall

Ben Marshall is a model, body-builder and vegan working in film and media. Of course, we discuss a lot about health, fitness and diet, Ben also has a lot of stories to tell from aggressive time management to obsessive teeth brushing. Contact:


22 - Intense Health - Stronger, Fitter, Faster with HIT - Marcelo Mesquita

Marcelo Mesquita is the Founder and CEO of Intense Health, a radical new fitness chain delivering strength and fitness results with only 20-minute workouts. We discuss the science behind the HIT movement and Marcelo's path to starting the business, from opening his first gym at 16 to competing in martial arts and body-building. Further information on all the topics can be found in the show notes. Links:


21 - Learned Helplessness and Learned Optimism - Unleash Awesomeness

We all experience learned helplessness in our lives much to our own detriment. Yet most people don't even know what it is. Sam breaks down what the effect is, from how it was discovered to what you can do about it. This episode helps us learn more traits to boost our growth mindset with the goal of making you a more positive and strategic thinker able to look at the bigger picture and less caught up in the problems life throws at us. Expanded notes on the topic as well as useful links to...


20 - The Simple Art of Happiness - Bob Asim

Bob Asim is a mid 30-year-old Malaysian professional who has worked at various large medical organisations bringing products to market and into hospitals and GP surgeries such as breast cancer and diabetes medications. Bob is also one of the kindest and happiest people I have ever met and just has some amazing philosophies on life that have really stuck with me and I hope will help you as well. Links


18 - Growth Hacking, Life Hacking and Superpowers - Sherman Lee - Rocco AI

Sherman Lee is an inspiring entrepreneur who knows how to have fun doing it. He has extensive experience in social media, bots, growth hacking, crypto-currencies and Machine Learning, of which he has businesses involved in all of these things. Somehow he also finds the time to write for major publications such as Forbes and the Huffington Post and do a lot of hiking and be a dad. We discuss key insights on how to growth hack your business as well as developing your own personal skills and...


19 - We Built a Trading Platform - Adam Dodds & Viktor Nebehaj -

Freetrade is a revolutionary trading platform for UK investors to make trades for free. Their mission is to completely improve the experience of trading so that people can make the best use of their money and never have to worry about fee's. Adam Dodds, CEO and co-founder of Freetrade shares his experience in starting the platform and key issues and features of the platform. Viktor Nebehaj is the Head of Growth and goes much deeper into crowdfunding strategies, investing strategies and tools...


17 - Sentient - The Worlds Leading Distributed AI Platform - Antoine-Blondeau

Antoine created the technology behind Siri which he sold to Apple. He is currently the founder of Sentient Technologies, one of the worlds leading AI businesses. In his spare time he is a mentor at Zeroth AI where he is a source of brilliant advice. We cover some awesome topics about the future and the past, dealing with problems at a personnel level to threats facing the whole of humanity. Some huge idea’s that made my head spin at the time and lead to me conducting some very rapid reading...


16 - Dream it, do it - Katherina-Olivia

FROM QUITTING YOUR JOB TO SELLING YOUR FIRST BUSINESS. Katherina is a young star-up founder who runs a logistics business based out of Singapore. She was a venture partner of the accelerator where she gives fabulous advice and mentorship. Originally from Bolivia she has a diverse life history with a number of lessons and stories along the way, including quitting her job to start a business with her new life partner. Not part of the typical formula for success she fought hard to...


15 - The Basic Formula for Success and Happiness - Nick White

Nick White is the head of the AI department at He helps startups in the accelerator to make the most of their potential with AI and grow their business. He also speaks and writes on AI and has a great medium blog, as well as practicing yoga and surfing in his spare time. Originally from Hawaii he has some amazing life experiences we can learn from and has lots of great ideas and stories we can all enjoy. Contact: Show Notes:...


14 - Living the 4 Hour Work Week - Felix Chandler

Felix Chandler is young millennial with a very relaxed attitude to life. He has made some great optimisations from the 80:20 rule leading to achieving a lifestyle he is very content with. In his part-time when he isn't on a beach, he is also a chess teacher, yoga instructor and massage therapist. But a lot of this can often be done from the beach... He taught me a lot about how to approach doing anything and provides a great reminder to ask yourself why you do things and what you wish to...