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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

Never Eat Alone - How Relationship Expert Keith Ferrazzi Built His World Class Network

12/14/2017
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In this episode we discuss how to master relationships, go deep into cutting edge networking strategies from one of the world’s top connectors, examine how to unite people in collaboration and co-elevation, the power of generosity in building real and authentic relationships, how to let go of individualism, and much more with Keith Ferrrazi. Keith Ferrazzi is the CEO and founder of Ferrazzi Greenlight and the best selling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone. Keith’s...

Duration: 00:28:36


Your Secret Weapon to Becoming Fearless with Jia Jiang

12/7/2017
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In this episode we explore rejection in depth. We talk about the incredible power of rejection, go deep into rejection therapy, look at the incredible results created by seeking out rejection and living beyond your comfort zone, talk about the magic of asking why, hear a few incredible stories from 100 days of rejection, and much more with our guest Jia Jiang. Jia Jiang is the founder 100 Days of Rejection and the author of Rejection Proof. In an effort to overcome his fear of rejection...

Duration: 00:58:30


The Psychology Secrets of Extreme Athletes, NFL Teams & The World’s Top Performers with Dr. Michael Gervais

11/30/2017
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In this episode we explore what it takes to succeed at the highest possible levels, we get science and data from years in the trenches with top performers to uncover the strategies that really work for achieving results, we dig deep into the life long quest of discovering your own personal philosophy and much more with Dr. Michael Gervais. Dr. Michael Gervais - Michael is a high performance psychologist who trains mindset skills and practices that are essential to revealing one’s...

Duration: 00:58:38


Introducing Tuesday Talks - The 80/20 Principle

11/28/2017
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We’re extremely excited to introduce to you a new occasional segment of The Science of Success, Tuesday Talks! Are you tired of all the BS and fluff that oftentimes accompanies personal development? Tuesday Talks delivers to you Evidence Based Growth tactics that are proven to work and deliver maximum impact in your life in under five minutes. In this episode, we dive into the 80/20 principle and the impact it can have on your life starting today. This principle can be applied to...

Duration: 00:05:55


Proven Practices For Building The Ultimate Competitive Advantage with Todd Davis

11/22/2017
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In this episode we discuss the proven strategies building effective relationships, why it’s vital to understand that the results you get in the world are a result of working with other people, how you can see the world from other people’s perspectives, tactics for building your credibility, how to get better feedback and much more with Todd Davis. Todd Davis is the Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Franklin Covey and author of the new book Get Better: 15 Proven...

Duration: 00:55:10


How To Learn More In Record Time - Speed Reading, Concentration, & Memory with Jim Kwik

11/16/2017
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In this episode we discuss how our guest went from a childhood head injury to becoming an accelerated learning expert. We cover memory, speed reading, improving your focus, taking notes like an expert and go deep into tactics for accelerated learning. We talk about the importance of mastering the fundamentals, and get into tons of highly specific and actionable advice you can use today with our guest Jim Kwik. Jim Kwik is the founder of Kwik Learning and Superhero You. Jim is a brain...

Duration: 01:11:39


The Skeptics Guide To Meditation With Dan Harris

11/9/2017
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In this episode we discuss how our guest went from a hard-nosed skeptic who thought most self help was BS, to someone who uncovered the evidence based growth strategies that actually work. We talk about our guest’s journey from meeting self help gurus, to spiritual teachers, and neuroscientists to discover the biggest lessons about improving your mind and body, and the simple, scientifically validated tool that evidence demonstrates is the best way to be happier with Dan Harris. Dan...

Duration: 00:53:19


The Ancient Molecule You Can Use To Unlock Peak Performance with Dr. Paul Zak

11/2/2017
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In this episode we discuss the groundbreaking research behind the ancient molecule that fuels peak performance, the foundations of neuroeconomics, how our brains react during social interactions, we examine how our brains are designed to connect and built to work cooperatively, we dig into the power of oxytocin and how you can increase it in your life, and much more with Dr. Paul Zak. Dr. Paul Zak is founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics,...

Duration: 00:55:00


How You Can Use Behavioral Design To Create Any Habit You Want with Nir Eyal

10/26/2017
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In this episode we discuss How To Use “Mind Control” Techniques to Create Any Habit You Want, why we are driven much more by pain than pleasure, the “hook” model for describing human behavior, how to hack your rewards to change your behavior, the power of tiny amounts of friction, and much more with Nir Eyal. Nir Eyal is an expert in “behavioral design” having worked in both advertising and video gaming helping companies build and create more engaging products. Nir is the Wall Street...

Duration: 00:53:44


How This Astronaut Survived Going Blind In Space & Tools for Crushing Fear with Chris Hadfield

10/19/2017
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In this episode, we discuss what happened when our guest astronaut Chris Hadfield went blind during a space walk - and how he made it out alive. We talk about the mental toughness necessary to survive extremely dangerous situations like that, discuss in depth how astronauts deal with fear, look at the vital importance of powerful training to deal with huge risks, and much more with Chris Hadfield. Chris Hadfield, who the BBC called “the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong” has...

Duration: 00:52:29


Hack Your Biochemistry To Create Spontaneous Weight Loss and Improved Mental Health by Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

10/12/2017
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In this episode we discuss how neurology’s perspective on the brain fundamentally ignores the health of the entire system, we look at your gut biome’s role in depression, mood regulation and how the microbiome controls your behavior and emotions, we ask why it is so hard for people to break negative eating habits, talk about the biochemistry of addiction, the incredible importance of understanding your microbiome and gut health with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary. Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary is a...

Duration: 00:58:44


The Military Influence Training that Maps Out Human Weakness, Harnesses Confusion, and Triggers Obedience in Others With Chase Hughes

10/5/2017
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In this episode we discuss the darker side of how the US military influences human behavior - we touch on brainwashing, reading human body language, creating Manchurian candidates, how this one psychological bias can convince strangers to murder someone more than 80% of the time, how to profile someone and search for their weaknesses, and much more with Chase Hughes. Chase Hughes is the founder of Ellipsis Behavior Laboratories and the amazon bestselling author of The Ellipsis Manual....

Duration: 00:58:55


How This FBI Spy Recruiter Hacked Psychology To Change Anyone’s Behavior with Robin Dreeke

9/28/2017
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How this FBI spy recruiter hacked evolutionary psychology to learn to change anyone’s behavior, 5 steps for “strategizing” trust, how to get someone’s brain to reward them for engaging with you, the vital importance of self awareness, the power of not keeping score, and much more with Robin Dreeke. Robin began his career in law enforcement in 1997 after serving in the United States Marine Corp. Robin has directed the behavior analysis program of a federal law enforcement agency and has...

Duration: 00:55:37


Do You Have To Be Ruthless To Succeed? The Truth About Survival Of The Fittest with Dr. Chris Kukk

9/21/2017
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In this episode we ask “do you have to be ruthless to succeed?”, we examine how compassion is powerfully linked with success, we discuss the essential task of challenging your own world view and seeking evidence you disagree with, learn how to ask great questions, and much more with Dr. Chris Kukk. Dr. Chris Kukk is a former counter intelligence agent, now a professor of Political and Social Science at Western Connecticut State University. He is the founding Director of the Center for...

Duration: 01:05:15


Break Your Phone Addiction (& Your Other Bad Habits) With Charles Duhigg

9/14/2017
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In this episode we discuss habit loops, how they form, and what they are, we look at why you can’t stop picking up your phone (I know that’s definitely a challenge for me), the habits and routines that research shows are most correlated with success, how to bake mental models into your brain, and much more with Charles Duhigg. Charles is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and senior editor at The New York Times. Charles is the author of “The Power of Habit,” which spent over two years...

Duration: 00:29:11


How You Can CRUSH Self Sabotage with Dr. Gay Hendricks

9/7/2017
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In this episode we discuss how you can fall into cycles of self sabotage and constantly reset your happiness down to where you think it should be, lessons learned from coaching over 20,000 people, how to crush upper limit problems and break through the beliefs holding you back, the questions you need to discover and live in your zone of genius, and much more with Dr. Gay Hendricks. Dr. Gay Hendricks is the president of the Hendricks Institute, he earned his Ph.D in counselling...

Duration: 01:01:12


How You Can Come Alive And Unleash Your Brilliance with Simon T. Bailey

8/31/2017
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In this episode we look at why your definition of success might be hurting you - and how you can redefine it in a much healthier way, examine the power of intellectual humility, talk about what it means to provide value and how to do it, we go deep into the power of listening, why its so important, and discuss 3 strategies you can use to become a better listener, we explore the concept of brilliance as well as how you can unlock your own brilliance in 30 seconds, and much more with Simon...

Duration: 00:59:55


The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

8/24/2017
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In this episode we ask what really produces success by looking at what separates truly successful people from the rest, we examine many common and conflicting “success maxims” and look at what the data actually says really works, we dig deep into the vital importance of knowing yourself and your own strengths, look at the power of aligning your work with your environment, and discuss the dangers of constantly overcommitting your time with Eric Barker. Eric Barker is the creator of the...

Duration: 00:59:28


How To Demolish What’s Holding You Back & Leave Your Comfort Zone with Andy Molinsky

8/17/2017
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In this episode we discuss why people struggle to reach outside their comfort zones – and why it’s so critically important that you do, we explore the 5 core psychological road blocks stopping people from stepping outside their comfort zones, we go deep on how you can become tougher, more resilient, and embrace discomfort, how you can master the art of small talk, what you need to do to cultivate the skill of “global dexterity” and much more with Dr. Andy Molinksy. Dr. Andy Molinsky is...

Duration: 00:53:12


Simple Strategies You Can Use To Persuade Anyone with The Godfather of Influence Dr. Robert Cialdini

8/10/2017
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In this episode we discuss an old trick palm readers use that you can leverage to get people to do what you want, why persuasion does not lie just in the message itself, but rather in how the message is presented, what the research reveals about why the context matters as much, if not more, than the content itself, why you shouldn’t ask people for their opinion but instead ask someone for their advice, how small differences that seem trivial make a HUGE impact on human behavior, and much...

Duration: 00:41:35

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