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Do you want to understand more about your own thoughts and motivations? Do you wish you had a better understanding of what motivates other people and drives their decisions? Has psychology always fascinated you, but you’ve been missing a way to apply those lessons practically in your day-to-day life? Matt Bodnar and redOrbit bring you practical psychology inspired by Tim Ferriss, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, NPR, HBR, the StartUp podcast, Art of Charm, Joe Rogan, Scott Barry Kaufman, Nathan Latka, Mixergy, Seth Godin, Freakonomics, ProBlogger, Hidden Brain, David Van Nuys, and Shane Parrish.

Do you want to understand more about your own thoughts and motivations? Do you wish you had a better understanding of what motivates other people and drives their decisions? Has psychology always fascinated you, but you’ve been missing a way to apply those lessons practically in your day-to-day life? Matt Bodnar and redOrbit bring you practical psychology inspired by Tim Ferriss, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, NPR, HBR, the StartUp podcast, Art of Charm, Joe Rogan, Scott Barry Kaufman, Nathan Latka, Mixergy, Seth Godin, Freakonomics, ProBlogger, Hidden Brain, David Van Nuys, and Shane Parrish.
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Do you want to understand more about your own thoughts and motivations? Do you wish you had a better understanding of what motivates other people and drives their decisions? Has psychology always fascinated you, but you’ve been missing a way to apply those lessons practically in your day-to-day life? Matt Bodnar and redOrbit bring you practical psychology inspired by Tim Ferriss, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, NPR, HBR, the StartUp podcast, Art of Charm, Joe Rogan, Scott Barry Kaufman, Nathan Latka, Mixergy, Seth Godin, Freakonomics, ProBlogger, Hidden Brain, David Van Nuys, and Shane Parrish.

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Episodes

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Willpower & Grit - The Science of Long-Term Success with Dr. David DeSteno

6/14/2018
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In this episode, we discuss why the way we think about grit and willpower is fundamentally wrong. Self-control is one of the most research-validated strategies for long-term success - but the way we think about cultivating is fundamentally wrong. Emotions don’t get in the way of self-control - they are actually the path forward to sustainable and renewable willpower. How do we develop the emotions that underpin grit, self-control, and achievement? We dig into that and much more with our...

Duration:00:51:13

This Is How You Create Life Changing Moments Starting Right Now with Dan Heath

6/7/2018
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In this episode we explore the power of moments in our lives. Moments are the way we remember our lives, they define us, and yet we don’t have a coherent way of thinking about and understanding them. Can you engineer the defining moments of your life? Can you create more moments that are powerful and impactful? We discuss that and much more with our guest Dan Heath. Dan Heath is a Senior Fellow at Duke University’s CASE Center where he founded the Change Academy. He received his MBA from...

Duration:00:59:14

This Is What Will Make You Finally Take Action - How To Bridge The Learning Doing Gap with Peter Shallard

5/31/2018
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In this episode, we take a look at the biggest failure of The Science of Success and what we can do about it. We examine the three types of people in the world and how they go about approaching their own development and achieving their goals. Peter and Matt dig into accountability, the impact it’s personally had on Matt and his businesses, and how you can build accountability in your own life with Matt himself. Finally, we examine the gap between learning and doing that prevents most...

Duration:01:05:18

Essentialism - Get the Mental Clarity to Pursue What Actually Matters with Greg McKeown

5/24/2018
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In this episode we look at the real strategy for producing breakthrough results, high contribution and personally satisfying work .The last time someone asked you how you were doing - did you answer “Busy?” Then this episode is for you. We explore why smart, capable people end up plateauing and failing. We examine the culture of busyness that has overtaken us and examine how to avoid the traps of getting overwhelmed and focusing on the wrong things. We share strategies for determining...

Duration:00:57:17

Five Things You Never Knew About Building Real Self Esteem with Dr. David Lieberman

5/17/2018
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In this episode we discuss how to build self control and self esteem. We look at what happens when you lose control - and how to develop the strategies so that you can feel calm and collected in tough situations. We discuss the importance of having an “allegiance to reality,” share concrete strategies for building self esteem, discuss the relationship between pain and fulfillment - and discuss how you can never get angry again with our guest Dr. David Lieberman. Dr. David Lieberman is a...

Duration:00:55:32

Being Busy vs. Creating Results - What Are You Doing? with Jake Knapp

5/15/2018
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In this episode we discuss what happens when you mistake being busy with creating results, we take a hard look at time management and examine concrete strategies for carving out more time, we look at the dangerous power of “defaults” in shaping our behavior and how we can use them to our advantage, and examine how to have a healthy relationship with our inbox with our guest Jake Knapp. Jake is the New York Times bestselling author of Sprint. He spent ten years at Google and Google...

Duration:01:01:38

Profound Insights In Brain Science Revealed During A Stroke? with Dr. Jill Taylor

5/15/2018
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In this episode, we explore the brain. Are the two halves of the brain really that different? What is the idea of whole brain thinking? How do you get your brain to do what you want it to do? Can we become more “right brained” or “left brained” if we want to? And we also dig into the personal story of our guest - a neuroanatomist who suffered from a devastating stroke - and how the experience transformed her worldview - with our guest Dr. Jill Taylor. Dr. Jill Taylor is a Harvard-trained...

Duration:00:57:15

The Mysteries of Consciousness Explained & Explored with Neuroscientist Dr. Anil Seth

5/15/2018
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In this episode, we go deep into a scientific look at consciousness. We ask, how do our brains experience reality? What is consciousness? Is our perception of reality nothing more than a “controlled hallucination?” What is the “hard problem of consciousness” and what are the major aspects of consciousness? How can we use the neuroscience of consciousness to better ourselves and improve our lives? And much more with our guest Anil Seth. Anil Seth is the professor of Cognitive and...

Duration:00:57:12

Being Busy vs. Creating Results - What Are You Doing? with Jake Knapp

5/10/2018
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In this episode we discuss what happens when you mistake being busy with creating results, we take a hard look at time management and examine concrete strategies for carving out more time, we look at the dangerous power of “defaults” in shaping our behavior and how we can use them to our advantage, and examine how to have a healthy relationship with our inbox with our guest Jake Knapp. Jake is the New York Times bestselling author of Sprint. He spent ten years at Google and Google...

Duration:01:02:40

Profound Insights In Brain Science Revealed During A Stroke? with Dr. Jill Taylor

5/3/2018
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In this episode, we explore the brain. Are the two halves of the brain really that different? What is the idea of whole brain thinking? How do you get your brain to do what you want it to do? Can we become more “right brained” or “left brained” if we want to? And we also dig into the personal story of our guest - a neuroanatomist who suffered from a devastating stroke - and how the experience transformed her worldview - with our guest Dr. Jill Taylor. Dr. Jill Taylor is a...

Duration:00:58:18

The Mysteries of Consciousness Explained & Explored with Neuroscientist Dr. Anil Seth

4/26/2018
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In this episode, we go deep into a scientific look at consciousness. We ask, how do our brains experience reality? What is consciousness? Is our perception of reality nothing more than a “controlled hallucination?” What is the “hard problem of consciousness” and what are the major aspects of consciousness? How can we use the neuroscience of consciousness to better ourselves and improve our lives? And much more with our guest Anil Seth. Anil Seth is the professor of Cognitive and...

Duration:00:58:16

Using Science to Create the Perfect Day with Caroline Webb

4/19/2018
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In this episode, we look at how to use insights from behavioral science to improve your life. We look at what it means to have a “good day” and figure out how to reverse engineer more good days, by examining decision making, the power of rest and recovery, intention setting, setting boundaries, and much more with our guest Caroline Webb. Caroline Webb is CEO of Sevenshift, a firm that uses insights from behavioral science to improve their client’s working lives. She was previously a...

Duration:00:58:20

Effortlessly Remember Anything – Lessons From A Grandmaster of Memory with Kevin Horsley

4/12/2018
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In this episode we learn the memory tactics and strategies of an International Grandmaster of Memory, we look at why there is no such thing as a bad memory or a good memory - only bad memory strategies and good memory strategies, in real time we build a memory palace that you can use to memorize and effortlessly recall the ten emotions of power, go deep into the system for organizing and remembering huge chunks of information and much more with our guest Kevin Horsley. Kevin Horsley is...

Duration:00:55:07

Your Ultimate Guide to Performing Under Pressure and Unleashing Confidence - Dr. Michael Gervais is BACK

4/5/2018
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In this episode we go deep into the high performance habits of the worlds top performers, look at the only place confidence truly comes from, dig into why we struggle to perform when the pressure is on, examine the habits, routines, and strategies the world’s absolute best use to perform at their peak, and much more with our guest Dr. Michael Gervais. Dr. Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist who has worked with some of the world’s top performers including the Seattle...

Duration:01:02:08

Blindspots, Bias, Billionaires and Bridgewater with Dr. Adam Grant

3/29/2018
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In this episode we discuss the relationship between bad ideas and creative genius, the three biggest lessons from studying the most successful hedge fund on earth, why a complete stranger may often be a better judge of your abilities than you are, the key things that stand in the way of developing more self awareness and how you can fix them, why it’s so important to invest in the ability to make better decisions, and much more with our guest Dr. Adam Grant. Dr. Adam Grant has been...

Duration:00:54:10

The Scientific Search for The Self - Discovering Who You Truly Are with Dr. Robert Levine

3/22/2018
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In this episode we approach the concept of the self from a concrete perspective, not in an abstract philosophical way. What do the hard sciences like biology and physics say about the existence of the self? Does the “self” exist from a psychological perspective? What does the science say and what does that mean for ourselves, our future, and how we think about change and self improvement? We explore the scientific search for the self with Dr. Robert Levine. Dr. Robert Levine is a...

Duration:00:45:51

How You Can Hack Your Creativity, Productivity, and Mood Using Your Environment with Benjamin Hardy

3/15/2018
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In this episode we discuss how your environment plays a tremendous role in shaping who you are, look at how personality develops and what underscores it, talk about how to engineering your own environment to make yourself more productive and effective, examine at how to battle self sabotage and much more with our guest Benjamin Hardy. Benjamin is a PhD candidate at Clemson University in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is currently the #1 Writer for Medium.com with over 50...

Duration:00:55:21

Four Questions That Will Change Your World - An Exploration of “The Work” with Byron Katie

3/8/2018
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In this episode, we take a journey into the inquiry know as “The Work’ and uncover the 4 question framework that you can use to break down negative thoughts and limiting beliefs. We examine what happens when we argue with reality, look at the difference between being right and being free, explore the causes of suffering, and much more with our guest Byron Katie. Byron Katie is an American speaker, author, and founder of the method of self-inquiry known as “The Work”. She has worked with...

Duration:00:44:26

The Secret That Silicon Valley Giants Don’t Want You To Know with Dr. Adam Alter

3/1/2018
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In this episode we discuss the danger of getting addicted to your screens. We look at how technology is designed to be as addictive as possible, and how those addictions specifically make you spend more time on things like social media and news that make you less happy. We discuss how screens rob us of time and attention and why it’s so hard to break away from them. We also look at how-how you can structure your environment to spend more time away from your phone and create ways to get out...

Duration:00:51:43

How You Can Become A Superconnector with Scott Gerber

2/22/2018
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In this episode we discuss how to become a “superconnector.” We look at the idea that networking is not about tactics, it’s about a fundamental shift in how you think about interacting with people. We examine how to break free from the lazy and shallow networking that social media often creates, discuss why you should never ask “how can I help?”, look at the power of curiosity and asking better questions and much more with our guest Scott Gerber. Scott Gerber is CEO of The Community...

Duration:00:50:37