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Ideas: Erik Weihenmayer – First Blind Man to Summit Mount Everest and Kayak the Grand Canyon

1/16/2019
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On this episode, I talk with Erik Weihenmayer about his books 'Touch the Top of the World' and 'No Barriers'. We discuss his journey, fear, where inspiration comes from, leadership, and much more. I really enjoyed my conversation with Erik, and I know you will be inspired by his story as well. The post Ideas: Erik Weihenmayer – First Blind Man to Summit Mount Everest and Kayak the Grand Canyon appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:36:11

Ideas: Annie Duke — Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

12/26/2018
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On this episode of Ideas, I talk with Annie Duke about her book, Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts. The post Ideas: Annie Duke — Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:43:03

Ideas: Chandler Bolt — Self-Publishing School, Published, and Book Launch

12/19/2018
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On this episode, I talk with Chandler Bolt about his book, Published.: The Proven Path From Blank Page To Published Author. The post Ideas: Chandler Bolt — Self-Publishing School, Published, and Book Launch appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:25:52

Ideas: Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School — Teaming, Teaming to Innovate, Building the Future, and The Fearless Organization

12/12/2018
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On this episode of Ideas, I talk with Amy Edmondson about her books, ‘Teaming‘, ‘Teaming to Innovate‘, and ‘Building the Future‘. She also has a new book out, ‘The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth‘. We discuss the art of practice as it relates to teams, what playful […] The post Ideas: Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School — Teaming, Teaming to Innovate, Building the Future, and The Fearless Organization appeared...

Duration:00:27:16

Ideas: Andy Molinsky — Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence

12/5/2018
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On this episode, I talk with Andy Molinsky about his book, 'Reach'. We discuss some of the barriers in our way to reaching success, keys to look for as we find our calling, and much more. The post Ideas: Andy Molinsky — Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:24:13

Ideas: Neil Pasricha — The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything

11/28/2018
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On this episode, I talk with Neil Pasricha about his book, 'The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything'. We discuss happiness, success, regret, and much more. The post Ideas: Neil Pasricha — The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:44:01

Ideas: Amy Morin — 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

11/21/2018
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On this episode, I talk with Amy Morin about the ideas in her book, '13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success'. The post Ideas: Amy Morin — 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:28:03

Ideas: Jake Knapp — Make Time and Sprint

11/14/2018
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On this episode, I talk with Jake Knapp about his books 'Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day' and 'Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days'. The post Ideas: Jake Knapp — Make Time and Sprint appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:01:00:43

Ideas: James Clear — Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

11/7/2018
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On this episode, I talk with James Clear about his book, 'Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones'. We discuss his journey, how better habits are the key to success, and much more. The post Ideas: James Clear — Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:33:31

Ideas: Chris Voss — Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

10/31/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Chris Voss about his book, "Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It." We discuss how empathy is many times misunderstood, how anyone can become a better negotiator, why compromising is rarely the best way forward, and much more. The post Ideas: Chris Voss — Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:31:00

Ideas: Rob Shallenberger — The Transformation Challenge: A New Approach to Winning in Business and Life

10/24/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Rob Shallenberger about his book "The Transformation Challenge: A New Approach to Winning in Business and Life", his work based on "Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders", and much more. The post Ideas: Rob Shallenberger — The Transformation Challenge: A New Approach to Winning in Business and Life appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:33:19

Ideas: David Steingard — Started Laughing Man Coffee with Actor Hugh Jackman

10/17/2018
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In this episode, I talk with David Steingard from Laughing Man Coffee. We discuss small business and startups, his life story, working with actor Hugh Jackman, and much more. The post Ideas: David Steingard — Started Laughing Man Coffee with Actor Hugh Jackman appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:41:07

Ideas: Skip Prichard — The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future

10/10/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Skip Prichard about finding purpose, the excuses we make, the people we spend our time with, and much more. The post Ideas: Skip Prichard — The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:29:18

Ideas: Greg McKeown — Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

10/3/2018
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In this season three opener, I talk with business consultant and author Greg McKeown about his book 'Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less'. The post Ideas: Greg McKeown — Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:44:18

Ideas: Season Two Recap

6/27/2018
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In this season two recap, I recount some of my favorite ideas from this season and give details about future episodes. The post Ideas: Season Two Recap appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:03:40

Ideas: Liz Wiseman — Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

6/20/2018
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In this season two finale, I talk with Liz Wiseman about her book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. It is one of my favorite leadership books of all time, so I naturally wanted to bring her on the show to discuss some of its main ideas. The post Ideas: Liz Wiseman — Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:37:39

Ideas: Benjamin Hardy — Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

6/13/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Benjamin Hardy about his new book, Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success. We also discuss environments and how they help people succeed, influence, fear, and much more. The post Ideas: Benjamin Hardy — Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:30:01

Ideas: Alex Banayan — The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers

6/6/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Alex Banayan about his brand new book, "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Careers". Alex gets really vulnerable in this episode... The post Ideas: Alex Banayan — The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:28:12

Ideas: Jonah Berger — Contagious: Why Things Catch On

5/23/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Jonah Berger about his books "Contagious: Why Things Catch On" and "Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior". We also talk about social currency, triggers, emotion, and much more. The post Ideas: Jonah Berger — Contagious: Why Things Catch On appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:22:46

Ideas: Chris Fussell — One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams

5/16/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Chris Fussell about his book, "One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams". We also talk about competition and how it relates to individuals on the same team, organizational structure, his leadership experience as a Navy SEAL and president of The McChrystal Group, and much more. The post Ideas: Chris Fussell — One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams appeared first on Adam Kirk Smith.

Duration:00:25:13