Podcasts

“How William James Can Save Your Life”

Originally posted in our October 2022 Top of Mind Newsletter. What’s the point of it all? This question has led to a range of discourses in psychology, philosophy, and religion. One philosopher from the turn of the 20th century spoke very openly about this in an 1895 lecture titled “Is Life Worth Living?” William James, often referred to as the father of American Psychology sought to understand this question to save himself. He framed this type…

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“How to Change Your Workplace”

Originally posted in our September 2022 Top of Mind Newsletter. To close out this month’s Top of Mind Newsletter, let’s apply some of what we’ve learned about our individual minds to collectives. In any established organization, workers will have seen any number of “change initiatives,” from reducing waste in a corporate setting, improving customer feedback, or developing new programs to improve employee morale. And we often hear about how these initiatives do not work or how…

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“Air Force Academy Tennis Coach Survives Stroke and Uses his Resilient Attitude to Thrive”

Originally posted in our September 2022 Top of Mind Newsletter. Those who follow ELI and other mindset leaders have heard about the power of resilience many times, but it is another thing to hear from someone who has struggled against tough odds about how they do it. In this podcast interview, Dan Oosterhous of the Air Force Academy shares his story of recovery from two strokes that impacted his career as a pilot and as a…

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“The Need to Matter”

Originally posted in our January 2022 Top of Mind Newsletter. To close out this month’s thoughts, we wanted to turn to what makes people happy in their life and work. In the face of massive uncertainty, the need to matter in our lives has never been more apparent. And, it turns out, it is an essential component of being happy.  In a recent podcast interview, Scott Barry Kaufman talked with Isaac Prilleltensky, Chair in Community Well-Being…

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“Research Insight: Entrepreneurship Education Is About More than Startup Creation”

Originally posted in our December 2021 Top of Mind Newsletter. Shifting from system-wide changes in schooling, let’s talk about entrepreneurship education specifically. You may have heard us talk about the power of entrepreneurship education beyond business creation. We aren’t alone in our claims, either. For example, in a recent Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders podcast episode from Stanford, researcher Chuck Esley asks three prominent leaders in startup entrepreneurship about some interesting observations.  As Esley and colleague, Yong Suk…

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The Knowledge Project

The Knowledge Project is a podcast where Shane Parrish of Farnam Street and his guests deconstruct actionable strategies that help you make better decisions, avoid stupidity, and live a better life. From business to wine and everything in-between — we cover it all. Listen to the podcast here.

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Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History

Each week for 10 weeks, Revisionist History will go back and reinterpret something from the past: an event, a person, an idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood. “Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.” Listen to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast here.

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The Tim Ferriss Show

Each episode, Tim Ferris deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use.  This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more. Past guests include the likes of Maria Popova, Malcolm Gladwell, and Rick Rubin. Listen to the podcast here.

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Michael Gervais’s Finding Mastery

Finding Mastery is a podcast that takes you inside the rugged and high-stakes environments of those on the path of mastery to explore how they train minds to be at their very best. Host and high performance psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais, interviews people excelling in the most hostile environments to discover the mental skills used to push the boundaries. Each episode features inspiring stories from the world’s best athletes, brilliant business minds, and the musicians and artists…

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