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The Tim Ferriss Show

September 7, 2017

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…

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The Rich Roll Podcast

Each week Rich Roll delves deep into all things wellness with some of the brightest and most forward thinking, paradigm busting minds in health, art, entertainment, and entrepreneurship. Intimate, deep and often intense, these are not interviews. They are conversations. A weekly aural dance designed to provoke, educate, inspire and empower you to discover, uncover,…

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Harvard Business Review: Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

April 6, 2015

Current research indicates the need to invest in and scale entrepreneurship education as business creation is not the only beneficial outcome of entrepreneurship education. Entrepreneurship is a key 21st century workforce skill and is also linked to higher academic achievement. Learning about entrepreneurship ignites an entrepreneurial mindset and students begin to think and act like…

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Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes

June 10, 2015

by Alfie Kohn The basic strategy we use for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summarized in six words: Do this and you’ll get that. We dangle goodies (from candy bars to sales commissions) in front of people in much the same way we train the family pet. Drawing on a wealth…

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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

by Richard H. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we can make better ones. Drawing on decades of research in the fields of behavioral science and economics, this book offers a new perspective on preventing the countless mistakes we make—ill-advised personal investments, consumption of unhealthy foods, neglect…

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To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others

by Daniel H. Pink Whether we’re employees pitching colleagues on a new idea, entrepreneurs enticing funders to invest, or parents and teachers cajoling children to study, we spend our days trying to move others. Like it or not, we’re all in sales now. To Sell Is Human offers a fresh look at the art and science of…

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

June 10, 2017

by Daniel Kahneman Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of…

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Moving Windmills: The William Kamkwamba Story

September 30, 2014

Following the award-winning short film Moving Windmills, the feature-length documentary William and the Windmill tells the story of how William Kamkwamba built a power-generating windmill from junk parts to rescue his family from famine, as well as the subsequent changes in his life and village as a result of his invention.

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Steven Johnson’s Where Good Ideas Come From

People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web.

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