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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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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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Jay Mohr | Mohr Stories (Episode 639)


Jay Mohr (@jaymohr37) is a comedian, actor, Emmy nominee, bestselling author of Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live, and host of Mohr Sports from Los Angeles and Mohr Stories. “Desperation has a very distinct scent.” -Jay Mohr The Cheat Sheet: How Jay Mohr dealt with panic attacks while working on Saturday Night Live (and … Read More


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Tim Grover | Relentless at Best (Episode 636)


Tim Grover (@ATTACKATHLETICS) is the legendary trainer called upon by athletes like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant when they want to be at the top of their game. He’s the CEO of Attack Athletics and author of Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable. “Unless you have that mindset, skillset does not matter.” -Tim Grover The Cheat Sheet: Putting aside … Read More


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Jack Barsky | Deep Undercover Pt. 2 (Episode 635)


Jack Barsky (@DeepCoverBarsky) joins us to discuss his book Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America. This is part two of a two-part episode; listen to part one here! The Cheat Sheet: We continue Jack Barsky’s story that began in episode 633. Make sure you start there! How Jack handled a double life … Read More


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Christian Picciolini | Life After Hate (Episode 634)


Christian Picciolini | Life After Hate (Episode 634)

Christian Picciolini (@cpicciolini) is an Emmy Award-winning television producer, reformed extremist, co-founder of peace nonprofit Life After Hate, and author of Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead. “Hatred is born of ignorance. Fear is its father, and isolation is its mother.” -Christian Picciolini The Cheat Sheet: How the marketing of extremism has evolved to become more palatable to the … Read More


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