Richard Clarke | Warnings, Cassandras, and Catastrophes (Episode 645)


Richard Clarke | Warnings, Cassandras, and Catastrophes (Episode 645)

Richard Clarke (@ghsrm) is the former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-Terrorism for the United States, and is the co-author of Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes. “When you’re a bureaucrat — an unelected official — it’s not a popularity contest. You don’t have to be popular; you just have to get the job done.” -Richard Clarke The … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #128 | Beware of Insecure Security


Fan Mail Friday #128 | Beware of Insecure Security

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. If you’re new to The Art of Charm Podcast, this isn’t a great place to start. Most of our content is more in-depth and longer format. Listen to recent guests Garry Kasparov, Srini Pillay, Daniel Levitin, and Lynn … Read More


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Garry Kasparov | Deep Thinking (Episode 644)


Garry Kasparov | Deep Thinking (Episode 644)

Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) is a Russian chess grandmaster, political activist, and author of Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins and Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped. “I’m an optimist…I still believe that humanity has a purpose.” -Garry Kasparov The Cheat Sheet: The part chess played in … Read More


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Srini Pillay | The Power of the Unfocused Mind (Episode 643)


Srini Pillay | The Power of the Unfocused Mind (Episode 643)

Srini Pillay (@srinipillay) is a world renowned, Harvard-trained psychiatrist, former Director of the Outpatient Anxiety Disorders Program at McLean Hospital, and author of Tinker Dabble Doodle Try: Unlock the Power of the Unfocused Mind. “Most of us spend about 46.9 percent of our days daydreaming anyway. So why not learn to unfocus in a more productive way?” -Srini Pillay The … Read More


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Lynn Lyons | Playing with Anxiety (Episode 642)


Lynn Lyons (@lynnlyonsmsw) has been a psychotherapist for 27 years and is the co-author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children and its companion book, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. “If you’re uncertain and uncomfortable, you’re probably on a good path to some sort of … Read More


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Daniel Levitin | Weaponized Lies (Episode 641)


Daniel Levitin (@danlevitin) is a cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, musician, record producer, and author of Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era. “Your brain clings tenaciously to beliefs that it’s held, even when the evidence has been found to be bogus or untrue.” -Daniel Levitin The Cheat Sheet: The most important quality for anyone who wants to be … Read More


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