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Rob Reid | After On (Episode 649)


Rob Reid | After On (Episode 649)

Rob Reid (@Rob_Reid) is a tech entrepreneur (Listen.com, Rhapsody), early-stage tech investor, and author of After On: A Novel of Silicon Valley. “The passage of time makes wizards of us all.” -Rob Reid The Cheat Sheet: How Rob Reid excelled in two vastly different fields: as a tech entrepreneur and a sci-fi author. How society is being reshaped by the … Read More


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Charlamagne Tha God | Black Privilege (Episode 647)


Charlamagne tha God | Black Privilege (Episode 647)

Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) is a radio presenter (The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM), television personality (Uncommon Sense Live), podcaster (The Brilliant Idiots), and author of Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It. “Living scared gives you a sense of purpose!” -Charlamagne Tha God The Cheat Sheet: What transformed Moncks Corner, South Carolina kid Lenard McKelvey into Charlamagne … Read More


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Mark Divine | Unbeatable Mind (Episode 646)


Mark Divine | Unbeatable Mind (Episode 646)

Mark Divine (@MarkDivine) is a former Navy SEAL Commander, SEALFIT founder, and author of Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level. The Cheat Sheet: Why would a blueblood CPA decide to leave the family business and become a Navy SEAL? What does “Earn your trident every day” mean to a Navy SEAL? How can … Read More


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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 | 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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