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(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to spies and psychologists.

(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to spies and psychologists.

Location:

Campbell, CA

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(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to spies and psychologists.

Language:

English

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7348833915


Episodes

543: R. Douglas Fields | Understanding Why We Snap

8/5/2021
R. Douglas Fields (@RDouglasFields1) is a neuroscientist specializing in the cellular mechanisms of nervous system development, plasticity, and memory, and author of Why We Snap: Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain. [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh listen!] What We Discuss with R. Douglas Fields: What is rageWhat makes ordinary people “snap”Can we control our urge to snapnine triggers of ragethe mnemonic that helps us...

Duration:00:59:31

542: Nicole Perlroth | Who's Winning the Cyberweapons Arms Race?

8/3/2021
Nicole Perlroth (@nicoleperlroth) is an award-winning cybersecurity journalist for The New York Times and bestselling author of This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race. What We Discuss with Nicole Perlroth: The startlingly simple reasons why most nation-states now resort to using cyberwarfare tactics before conventional weaponryHow industries are so interconnected that there's almost no way for a cyberattack to target one victim without endangering countless...

Duration:01:23:49

541: Spare the Pity Party; My Life is Just Restarting | Feedback Friday

7/30/2021
Four years ago, you lost your spouse and child in a tragic car crash that you barely survived. Now, with a supportive partner and a toddler by your side, you're determined to move on with your life. Unfortunately, it's hard to meet new people who can see past what you've endured without pitying you. How can you truly enter your next chapter when well-meaning but oversympathizing strangers keep reminding you of your last one? We'll try to get to the bottom of this and more here on Feedback...

Duration:00:53:51

540: Daryl Davis | A Black Man's Odyssey in the KKK Part Two

7/29/2021
Daryl Davis (@realdaryldavis) is a musician, author, lecturer, host of the Changing Minds podcast, and anti-racism activist featured in the documentary Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America. [This is part two of a two-part episode. Make sure to catch part one here!] What We Discuss with Daryl Davis: leveraged the encounter into a teachable moment that has led to more than 200 KKK members hanging up their robes for good.Why racism was such an unfathomable concept when Daryl first...

Duration:00:54:12

539: Daryl Davis | A Black Man's Odyssey in the KKK Part One

7/27/2021
Daryl Davis (@realdaryldavis) is a musician, author, lecturer, host of the Changing Minds podcast, and anti-racism activist featured in the documentary Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America. What We Discuss with Daryl Davis: leveraged the encounter into a teachable moment that has led to more than 200 KKK members hanging up their robes for good.Why racism was such an unfathomable concept when Daryl first experienced itthe tools he needed to sit down and relate to people vastly...

Duration:01:05:21

538: Already Dreading Your Abusive Brother's Wedding | Feedback Friday

7/23/2021
It's not a request; it's a demand from the brother who sexually abused you when you were eight in a family that gaslighted you about the whole thing: "You will speak at my wedding." Maybe he thinks you're too spineless to say anything that will embarrass him, but the truth is that you've been diagnosed with complex PTSD and the thought of speaking at his wedding at all fills you with dread. On the other hand, being the only sibling to refuse would also cause drama you don't want to deal...

Duration:00:54:43

537: Kevin Kelly | 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

7/22/2021
Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) is the founding editor of Wired magazine and author of The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future. What We Discuss with Kevin Kelly: Technology is an extensionWhat’s driving technologyis the biggest thing since electricity.Ways humanity will interact with future technologytechnology will actually make us better humans. Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/537 Sign up for Six-Minute...

Duration:01:15:31

536: Julia Galef | Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don't

7/20/2021
Julia Galef (@juliagalef) is the host of the Rationally Speaking podcast, co-founder of The Center for Applied Rationality, and author of The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don't. What We Discuss with Julia Galef: How to spot bad arguments and faulty thinkingyouThe difference between having a soldier mindsetwantand a scout mindsetregardlessHow to tell if you're making reasonable mistakes or foolhardy leaps of faithmanage and respond to uncertaintyHow your...

Duration:01:15:21

535: Should Siblings Unite to Confront Abusive Parents? | Feedback Friday

7/16/2021
You and your five siblings aren't close, but you all have one thing in common: you endured a childhood marred by abusive parents who played you against each other. Now that you're all adults, you'd like to unite your siblings to confront your parents as a group for some closure -- but you're not sure they're all on board with the idea. Is there a good way to convince them, or might it be possible to get the closure you're looking for without their help or even a confrontation at all? We'll...

Duration:00:52:50

534: Greg McKeown | How to Make What Matters Effortless

7/15/2021
Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown) is the host of the What’s Essential podcast, and author of the New York Times bestseller Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His latest book, Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most, is out now. What We Discuss with Greg McKeown: it's important to understand your ROE (return on effort).How the disciplined pursuit of less keeps you from getting overwhelmed with unexpected options and opportunitiesyou should delay a bad first draft and...

Duration:01:14:57

533: Tristan Harris | Reclaiming Our Future with Humane Technology

7/13/2021
Tristan Harris (@tristanharris) is a former Google design ethicist, primary subject of the acclaimed Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, and co-host of the podcast Your Undivided Attention. What We Discuss with Tristan Harris: Why we're worth more to social engagement platforms as manipulatable slabs of predictable human behaviorHow the social networks of the early 2000s so quickly turnedinto disinformation amplifiers that contribute to...

Duration:01:12:55

532: A Veteran Fights to Be Free from Smack and PTSD | Feedback Friday

7/9/2021
You're a veteran who's been lucky enough to return home from war in one piece only to fight a new battle on two fronts: heroin and PTSD. How are you going to fight your way free of this doubly dangerous burden? We'll try to help with 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...

Duration:00:53:19

531: Bob Arno | Schooled by the Professor of Pickpocketry Part Two

7/8/2021
Bob Arno is a comedy pickpocket and criminologist specializing in global street crime, is the co-author of Travel Advisory: How to Avoid Thefts, Cons, and Street Scams While Traveling, and was featured in National Geographic's Pickpocket King documentary. [This is part two of a two-part episode. Make sure to catch part one here!] What We Discuss with Bob Arno: How Bob, the son of a judge, got involved in social engineering and pickpocketingWhy pickpockets are commonly targeted by terrorist...

Duration:00:53:34

530: Bob Arno | Schooled by the Professor of Pickpocketry Part One

7/6/2021
Bob Arno is a comedy pickpocket and criminologist specializing in global street crime, is the co-author of Travel Advisory: How to Avoid Thefts, Cons, and Street Scams While Traveling, and was featured in National Geographic's Pickpocket King documentary. [This is part one of a two-part episode. Stay tuned for part two later this week!] What We Discuss with Bob Arno: How Bob, the son of a judge, got involved in social engineering and pickpocketingWhy pickpockets are commonly targeted by...

Duration:00:52:53

529: Qualms about QAnon Mom and Her Starseed Schtick | Feedback Friday

7/2/2021
Your conspiracy-minded Mom subscribes to the tenets of QAnon, believes she's a half-human/half-alien starseed, and thinks Jim Carrey is playing Joe Biden in real life, and not just SNL. She's tough to take, and never respects the boundaries you try to set. Is there still room in your life for her? We'll try to get to the bottom of 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...

Duration:00:54:10

528: Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen | Undercover in North Korea Part Two

7/1/2021
Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen (@UlrichTheMole) is a family man from Denmark who spent 10 years undercover in North Korea infiltrating its illicit arms trade. [This is part two of a two-part episode. Part one can be found here!] What We Discuss with Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen: How did a young Danish chef and family man wind up working undercover in North KoreaWhy would the repressive regime that runs North Korea trust a young Danish chefHow some low-status Westerners cozy up to the North Korean...

Duration:01:01:11

527: Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen | Undercover in North Korea Part One

6/29/2021
Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen (@UlrichTheMole) is a family man from Denmark who spent 10 years undercover in North Korea infiltrating its illicit arms trade. [This is part one of a two-part episode. Stay tuned for the second half later this week!] What We Discuss with Ulrich "The Mole" Larsen: How did a young Danish chef and family man wind up working undercover in North KoreaWhy would the repressive regime that runs North Korea trust a young Danish chefHow some low-status Westerners cozy up to...

Duration:01:04:37

526: What to Do When Your Teen Attempts Suicide | Feedback Friday

6/25/2021
While you're beyond grateful she survived, your teenager's attempted suicide came as a heartbreaking shock. Now what can you do to address the root causes and make sure she doesn't try again? We'll try to find answers to 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:00:53:09

525: Robert H. Frank | The Myth of Meritocracy

6/24/2021
Robert H. Frank (@econnaturalist) is the HJ Louis Professor of Economics at Cornell University and author of Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy. [Note: this is a rebroadcast from the vault.] What We Discuss with Robert H. Frank: there are natural limits on how hard we can work and how smart we can be. There’s no denying that luck plays a part in this achievement.Understand the role of luck, talent, and hard workwhy we tend to minimize the role of luckhow to maximize...

Duration:00:56:32

524: Nicholas Christakis | Pandemic Impacts and Contagious Behavior

6/22/2021
Nicholas Christakis (@NAChristakis) is the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, a physician, and author. His latest book is Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live. What We Discuss with Nicholas Christakis: What social science tells us about our best shotHow social networks allowed the virus to spread and reinforced mistrust of well-known sciencethe lessons of past disastersWhy the bad (and good) habits of our friends' friends...

Duration:01:11:48