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Peter McGraw | The Humor Code (Episode 618)
Peter McGraw | The Humor Code (Episode 618)

Peter McGraw (@petermcgraw) is an associate professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder, founder of the Humor Research Lab (HuRL), and co-author of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny. The Cheat Sheet: Humor is ubiquitous — amusement and laughter are present in all cultures and many […]

Isaac Lidsky | Eyes Wide Open (Episode 615)
Isaac Lidsky | Eyes Wide Open (Episode 615)

Isaac Lidsky (@isaaclidsky) is the only blind person to serve as a law clerk for the U.S. Supreme Court. He’s also an entrepreneur, he was once a child actor on a popular ’90s sitcom, and now he’s the bestselling author of Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can’t See […]

Graeme Wood | Understanding ISIS (Episode 613)
Graeme Wood | Understanding ISIS (Episode 613)

Graeme Wood (@gcaw) is a political science lecturer at Yale University, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, and author of The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State. The Cheat Sheet for Understanding ISIS: How does ISIS view itself in the context of the modern world? What is the allure of ISIS to […]

Andy Molinsky | A Reach from Comfort (Episode 612)
Andy Molinsky | A Reach from Comfort (Episode 612)

Andy Molinsky (@andymolinsky) is a professor of organizational behavior and psychology at Brandeis University’s International Business School and author of Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence. The Cheat Sheet: You know it’s important to step outside your comfort zone for the sake […]

Jim Kwik | Kwik Brain (Episode 611)
Jim Kwik | Kwik Brain (Episode 611)

Jim Kwik (@jimkwik) is a brain coach with clients including Virgin, Nike, Zappos, SpaceX, NYU, GE, Fox Studios, Harvard, and Singularity University. He joins us to share tips for developing amazing learning, memory, and recall skills. “If knowledge is power, learning is your superpower.” -Jim Kwik The Cheat Sheet: Why faster learning and meta learning […]

Vanessa Van Edwards | Captivate (Episode 610)
Vanessa Van Edwards | Captivate (Episode 610)

Vanessa Van Edwards (@vvanedwards) is a behavioral investigator, body language expert, returning guest, and author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. “I think it is important to understand how much space you take up in the world indicates to others and yourself how confident you feel.” –Vanessa Van Edwards The Cheat Sheet: How […]

Sarah Robb O'Hagan | Extreme You (Episode 609)
Sarah Robb O’Hagan | Extreme You (Episode 609)

Sarah Robb O’Hagan (@ExtremeSRO) is an executive, activist, entrepreneur, and author of Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. “Almost anyone who’s enormously successful will be able to point to epic fails in their life that became the cornerstone of their future success.” -Sarah Robb O’Hagan The Cheat Sheet for Extreme You: Thrill […]