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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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Jack Barsky | Deep Undercover Pt. 1 (Episode 633)


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 one of a two-part episode; listen to part two here! “The only advice I can give young people is the following: ‘It always takes longer, and it always costs more.’” -Jack Barsky The Cheat … Read More


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Aaron Walker | View from the Top (Episode 631)


Aaron Walker (@VFTCoach) has almost four decades of successful entrepreneurship under his belt; he rejoins us to talk about his new book, View From the Top: Living a Life of Significance. “I’m always looking for a way to make it happen, not excuses why it won’t work.” -Aaron Walker The Cheat Sheet: Aaron grew up with nothing; discover what significant … Read More


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Timothy Snyder | Twentieth Century Lessons on Tyranny (Episode 629)


Timothy Snyder | Twentieth Century Lessons on Tyranny (Episode 629)

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder) is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and author of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning and On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. “Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, and communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.” -Timothy … Read More


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Brian Brushwood | Scam School & The Modern Rogue (Episode 628)


Brian Brushwood | Scam School & The Modern Rogue (Episode 628)

Brian Brushwood (@shwood) has spent the last twenty years performing onstage, on TV, and on the Internet, entertaining and teaching people how to harness the deceptive (and self-deceptive) skills of scientists, spies, criminals, and con artists. “The moment a magician says, ‘Now we begin,’ you’re already screwed!” -Brian Brushwood The Cheat Sheet: Why being interesting isn’t a gift — it’s … Read More


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David Buss | The Evolution of Desire (Episode 627)


David Buss | The Evolution of Desire (Episode 627)

David Buss (@ProfDavidBuss) is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is considered the world’s leading scientific expert on strategies of human mating, and his most recent book is — appropriately enough — The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating. “I talk to people about mating all the time and I learn something practically … Read More


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Norm Pattiz | PodcastOne (Bonus)


Norm Pattiz | PodcastOne (Bonus)

Norm Pattiz (@PodcastOne) is a legendary broadcasting entrepreneur who founded radio syndication company Westwood One in the ’70s and the PodcastOne network in 2013. He’s a member of the National Radio Hall of Fame and one of the most successful and influential businessmen in Los Angeles. “If you don’t know the rules, you can’t be limited by them.” -Norm Pattiz … Read More


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