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Episodes

Eli Finkel: Marriage Is Dead, Long Live Marriage (Bonus Episode)

12/28/2017
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In this bonus episode of Simplify season 2, we talk with Eli Finkel, a writer and relationship psychologist at Northwestern University. Northwestern professor, relationship researcher and author of the new book The All-or-Nothing Marriage. On this episode, Caitlin Schiller talks to Finkel about his new book, The All-or-Nothing Marriage. Finkel explains how marriage is tied to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: throughout history, the main purpose of marriage was tied to survival, but today we’re...

Duration: 00:44:59


Rebecca Traister: The Power of Being Single

12/21/2017
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Rebecca Traister is an author and writer-at-large for New York Magazine. She writes about about women, culture, and politics, and her most recent book is All The Single Ladies. On this episode of Simplify, she and Caitlin discuss the larger meaning of singlehood, why marriage doesn’t make any sense any more, and the one thing that attracts the most single-ladies. After the interview, Ben Schuman-Stoler joins Caitlin to discuss the key takeaways of the interview and make a booklist for...

Duration: 00:31:48


Julian Treasure: Make Good Noise

12/15/2017
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Julian Treasure is a sound designer, a musician, and a public speaker—his TED talks have been viewed more than 40 million times!—and he’s also a master of what he calls the “silent skill:" listening. In this episode, Treasure talks to Caitlin about the 7 deadly sins of speaking, how your listening shapes who you are, and why certain cities sound so delicious to our ears. Plus, Caitlin finds out why she feels old every time she walks past an Abercrombie & Fitch store. After their...

Duration: 00:33:41


Jaclyn Friedman: No Pill Will Fix Your Sex Life (Ever)

12/6/2017
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Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, sex-educator, and activist. Her work helped establish the “yes means yes” standard of sexual consent. Her new book, Unscrewed; Women, Sex, Power, And How To Stop Letting the System Screw Us All, was released in November, 2017. On this episode of Simplify, Caitlin Schiller talks with Friedman about sexual empowerment – or the lack thereof, which Friedman calls “Fauxpowerment.” They discuss some of the fundamental challenges to women becoming truly sexually...

Duration: 00:44:51


Michael Bungay Stanier: Be Lazy, Be Curious, Be Often

11/30/2017
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Coach of coaches Michael Bungay Stanier is a bestselling author and #3 coach worldwide according to Global Guru. In this episode of Simplify, Bungay Stanier talks to Caitlin Schiller about why leaders who get quiet, get curious, and ask a few simple questions are more successful than advice-giving maniacs. **(Warning: you're probably an advice-giving maniac.)** Bungay Stanier explains how you can be more coach-like without becoming a drill instructor. There are a few surprises along the...

Duration: 00:49:54


Ryan Holiday: Provoke With A Purpose

11/23/2017
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Are you iOS, Android, or Stoic? In this episode of Simplify, hear bestselling author and master of controversy, Ryan Holiday, talk about finding your personal operating system and using it to focus and fuel the work you love to do. Holiday and Caitlin Schiller discuss some of the secrets of media marketing, and then dive into Holiday's other passion: philosophy. He also has great advice on finding your fans, applying abstract theory to real life, and becoming OK with saying “I don’t know.”...

Duration: 00:47:19


Seth Godin: Do Bad Work

11/16/2017
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Welcome to the second season of Simplify! As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // In this season's first episode, Caitlin Schiller talks to the bestselling author and legend of marketing and entrepreneurship, Seth Godin. Building on his own experience, Godin explains how when we find ourselves stuck and unable to...

Duration: 00:42:34


Simplify Season 2: Trailer

11/16/2017
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Get ready for Simplify Season 2! As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // Tune in! We kick off the new season with an episode featuring Seth Godin. Simplify is made with love by Blinkist. For more info, including links to everything we discussed in the episode and a voucher to use Blinkist for free, go to...

Duration: 00:02:46


Jonah Berger: You Are Always Under the Influence

11/10/2017
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In this episode Caitlin Schiller talks to the New York Times bestselling author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On and Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior, Jonah Berger. There are so many things vying for our attention and seeking to manipulate our behavior, but what really shapes our decisions? If we think we’re savvy to advertising ploys, what actually influences what we buy? And how important are peer groups to our behavior patterns? By the end of this episode,...

Duration: 00:26:49


Laura Vanderkam: You Have More Time Than You Think

11/10/2017
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Hey y'all, here's another episode from our Simplify podcast. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // In this week’s episode of Simplify, Ben Schuman-Stoler chats to time management expert and author of the bestsellers I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours, Laura...

Duration: 00:37:21


Dr. Joel Fuhrman: The Salad is the Main Meal

11/10/2017
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Hey y'all, here's another episode from our Simplify podcast. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // This episode of Simplify finds Caitlin chatting with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of the bestselling books on nutrition, Eat to Live and Super Immunity. Fuhrman is a passionate advocate of nutritarianism, which basically...

Duration: 00:36:57


Abby Marks Beale: Read Smarter (Bonus Episode)

8/24/2017
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Hey y'all, here's a bonus episode from our new podcast, Simplify. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j

Duration: 00:32:38


David Allen: Your Brain is Not a Hard Drive

7/20/2017
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Hey y'all, here's an episode from our new podcast, Simplify. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed, so if you want to hear more great stuff, subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // Caitlin Schiller travels to Amsterdam to talk to productivity guru David Allen, the best-selling author of *Getting Things Done*, *Ready for Anything*, and *Making It All Work*. They talk about how to overcome the...

Duration: 00:41:23


Dan Savage: Keep Not Breaking Up

7/13/2017
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Hey y'all, here's the first episode of our new podcast, Simplify. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed so if you want to hear more great stuff subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: pca.st/qnKH Overcast: bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: bit.ly/2uVeF4j // What does relationship utopia look like? Dan Savage, nationally syndicated sex and relationship advice columnist, shares what 26 years of giving advice has taught him about making good love, and making good love...

Duration: 00:45:20


Gretchen Rubin: You Do You

7/13/2017
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Hey y'all, here's the first episode of our new podcast, Simplify. As we mentioned, we're phasing out this RSS feed so if you want to hear more great stuff subscribe to the new podcast! iTunes: http://apple.co/2sUeLYA PocketCasts: http://pca.st/qnKH Overcast: http://bit.ly/2uVNFlk RSS: http://bit.ly/2uVeF4j We talk to NYT bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about how to apply the ancient idea of “know thyself” to your fast-paced 21st-century life. Gretchen is the author of Better Than Before,...

Duration: 00:36:33


Announcing Simplify: A New Podcast From the People at Blinkist

7/7/2017
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We have some good news and some bad news. Bad news first: we're moving off Soundcloud. Good/amazing news: our new podcast, Simplify, is launching next week! You can find it and listen to it on iTunes (or wherever else you get your podcasts). >>Check out the teaser and subscribe here: https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/simplify/id1255922966?l=en We want to thank all you Soundclouders for supporting us through these many iterations of the Blinkist Podcast. We're excited to keep learning and...

Duration: 00:05:19


Sleep Tips: The Secrets of Arianna Huffington’s Strict Bedtime Routine

5/12/2017
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After collapsing from burnout and sleep deprivation in 2007, Arianna Huffington threw herself into the latest research on sleep, discovering that the sleepless nights she’d depending on to build her career had had profound negative consequences on her health. What she learned was transformative: these days, Huffington is so dedicated to getting a full night of sleep, she won’t even bring her smartphone into the bedroom, for fear of accidentally stimulating a bout of insomnia. We spoke with...

Duration: 00:19:29


Forgetful? Harvard Prof Daniel Schacter Explains Why Our Memories Are So Flawed

4/14/2017
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For this episode, we talked to Daniel Schacter, professor of psychology at Harvard and the author of The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers. Our conversation focused on the three “sins of omission” outlined in his book on memory. The big bad memory sins, in order of badness, are: absent-mindedness, transience, blocking. Tune in for Schacter’s insights on how to remember what you have to remember and forget what you need to forget. ____ Highlights: "We tend to think of...

Duration: 00:17:05


Is That Even a Thing? Part 3: Do Mindfulness Techniques Really Work Against Stress, PTSD & Burnout?

3/30/2017
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In honor of #MindfulMarch, we wanted to bring you two short, special editions of the Blinkist Podcast. Last week, we reviewed the best non-fiction books on mindfulness; today we ask whether mindfulness is the future of work and self care. There’s no doubt that mindfulness appeals to a lot of people. Like local woman, internet superhero, and podcast co-host, Caitlin. She and Ben sat down to work through their conflicted feelings about mindfulness, talk about the perks of loud breathing, and...

Duration: 00:21:06


The Blinkist Primer: What Top Non-Fiction Says About Mindfulness And Meditation

3/23/2017
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In honor of #MindfulMarch, we have two short special editions of the podcast to share. The first one is a Blinkist Primer on mindfulness. Caitlin and I went through our new Mindfulness and Happiness category (http://buff.ly/2nech5d) and the “Be More Mindful in 2017” curated reading list (http://buff.ly/2neqmzo) to pluck out the most essential info from top non-fiction books on mindfulness: 1. What do people talk about when they talk about mindfulness? 2. Why are all these people suddenly...

Duration: 00:22:25

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