The Jordan Harbinger Show

The Jordan Harbinger Show Podcast

Selected by Apple as a "Best of 2018" Podcast. Join Jordan Harbinger with Jason DeFillippo as we get deep into the untapped wisdom of the world's top performers -- from intelligence operatives to legendary musicians, iconoclastic writers to visionary changemakers. We deconstruct the playbooks of the most successful people on earth -- and learn new strategies, perspectives and insights you can't find anywhere else. Then, take these practical insights into your own life and live what you listen.

290: He's Wasting Inheritance on Pyramid Scheme | Feedback Friday
When a family inheritance is split between two siblings, only one of them is given control over how the money is spent due to the other's penchant for get-rich-quick scams and bad investments. What can the family do to close the rift this power dynamic is causing while ensuring half of the inheritance isn't wasted on a pyramid scheme? This and more on the latest Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your com...

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289: Akshay Nanavati | Fearvana: Finding Bliss from Suffering
Akshay Nanavati (@fearvanalife) is a former Marine who has survived PTSD, depression, alcoholism, and suicidal ideation to build a global business, run ultramarathons, and explore the world's most hostile environments. He is also the author of Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear into Health, Wealth and Happiness. What We Discuss with Akshay Nanavati: What going on a seven-day retreat in total darkness and isolation taught Akshay about himself that transcended rationality and the reality...

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288: Erik Weihenmayer | A Blind Man Sees No Barriers
Erik Weihenmayer (@ErikWeihenmayer) has kayaked the Grand Canyon and climbed Mount Everest -- blind. He is the author of Touch the Top of the World and co-author of No Barriers and The Adversity Advantage. What We Discuss with Erik Weihenmayer: How challenges unite us as human beings -- no matter our hardships or handicaps. Why losing his sight as a teenager didn't discourage Erik from excelling beyond the capacity of the world's most accomplished extreme athletes. How Erik embraces a "no barriers" philoso...

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287: How to Stop Taking Feedback So Personally | Feedback Friday
You find criticism somewhat punishing rather than productive -- especially when it's given by people you love. So how can you stop taking feedback so personally? We'll explore this and more on the latest Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our u...

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286: Jack Barsky | Deep Undercover with a KGB Spy in America Part Two
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; part one can be found here! What We Discuss with Jack Barsky: We continue Jack Barsky's story that began in episode 285. Make sure you start there! How Jack handled a double life -- complete with two families. Why the once-powerful allure of Soviet-style communism began to wane over time for Jack. Why Jack decided to stay in the...

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285: Jack Barsky | Deep Undercover with a KGB Spy in America Part One
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; part two airs later this week! What We Discuss with Jack Barsky: What Jack Barsky's childhood was like in postwar East Germany. The stickiness of Soviet-style communist ideology and how it appealed to young people on Jack's side of the Iron Curtain. How spies were recruited and trained during the Cold War. What skills Jack used ...

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284: Should I Secretly Test My Kid's Paternity? | Feedback Friday
While doing a little Facebook stalking recently, you noticed that photos of your wife's ex-boyfriend's youngest look suspiciously like your own youngest. You're thinking about discreetly having your kid take a paternity test, but you're honestly not sure what you'd do if the results confirmed your suspicions. So what should you do? We'll try to help you with this and more on the latest Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) ...

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283: Brian Koppelman | How to Make Billions
Brian Koppelman (@BrianKoppelman) is a writer, filmmaker, producer, and director. He's currently the showrunner, co-creator, and executive producer of Billions on Showtime and the host of The Moment podcast. What We Discuss with Brian Koppelman: Law school is an expensive (but not completely useless) place to learn life lessons. How do you know when you've done work of "undeniable" quality -- in the absolute sense? The line between being an artist and being delusional is very thin. If you want to be a scre...

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282: Ken Perenyi | The Secret Life of an American Art Forger
Ken Perenyi is a former art forger who spent 34 years creating fake paintings that passed muster among the experts in the world's major auction houses and galleries. He comes clean to tell us how he got away with it in his book Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger. What We Discuss with Ken Perenyi: How Ken, as an academically disinclined New Jersey teenager with no artistic background and zero plans for the future, fell headfirst into the New York art scene of the '60s and '70s. What a ...

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282: Ken Perenyi | The Secret Life of an American Art Forger
Ken Perenyi is a former art forger who spent 34 years creating fake paintings that passed muster among the experts in the world's major auction houses and galleries. He comes clean to tell us how he got away with it in his book Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger. What We Discuss with Ken Perenyi: How Ken, as an academically disinclined New Jersey teenager with no artistic background and zero plans for the future, fell headfirst into the New York art scene of the '60s and '70s. What a ...

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281: My Wife Thinks I'm Hiding Money | Feedback Friday
Your shopaholic wife spends like there's no tomorrow, and is irked that you won't add her to the account for the business you've been running since before you were married. In fact, she loves to gain sympathy from others by telling them you're hiding money away from her -- which irks you. But one practical question did recently come up: What happens to the money in that account if anything should ever happen to you and she doesn't have access to it? On this Feedback Friday, we delve into this and much more!...

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281: My Wife Thinks I'm Hiding Money | Feedback Friday
Your shopaholic wife spends like there's no tomorrow, and is irked that you won't add her to the account for the business you've been running since before you were married. In fact, she loves to gain sympathy from others by telling them you're hiding money away from her -- which irks you. But one practical question did recently come up: What happens to the money in that account if anything should ever happen to you and she doesn't have access to it? On this Feedback Friday, we delve into this and much more!...

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280: Sarah Hill | This Is Your Brain on Birth Control
Dr. Sarah Hill (@sarahehillphd) is a leading researcher in the dynamic and rapidly expanding field of evolutionary psychology, and the author of This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences. What We Discuss with Dr. Sarah Hill: How hormonal birth control affects women -- and the world around them -- in ways we are just now beginning to understand. Why a woman will be attracted to a certain partner while taking hormonal birth control ...

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280: Sarah Hill | This Is Your Brain on Birth Control
Dr. Sarah Hill (@sarahehillphd) is a leading researcher in the dynamic and rapidly expanding field of evolutionary psychology, and the author of This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences. What We Discuss with Dr. Sarah Hill: How hormonal birth control affects women -- and the world around them -- in ways we are just now beginning to understand. Why a woman will be attracted to a certain partner while taking hormonal birth control ...

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279: Dennis Quaid | Sharks, a Bear, and a Banjo
Dennis Quaid has been a Hollywood leading man for decades, fronts a band called The Sharks, and now stars in a new scripted musical podcast called Bear and a Banjo. What We Discuss with Dennis Quaid: Whether or not getting rejected for a coveted job in Hollywood ever gets easier -- even when you've been getting cast for decades. Why Dennis considers fear his greatest motivator -- and what this indicates to him when he feels it upon being offered a role. The hardest place to get respect, the greatest things...

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278: My Mother Lied about Our Father's Death | Feedback Friday
When you were kids, you and your brother moved to the other side of the country with your mother and stepfather not long after your parents divorced. You never saw your father again, and believed your mother when she said that he and his mother -- your grandmother -- had died. Fast forward to now. You and your brother are adults, and he's got a bombshell to drop: your grandmother is still alive, and your father only recently passed away. Feeling betrayed, you've pieced together your mother and stepfather's ...

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277: Neil Pasricha | You Are Awesome
Neil Pasricha (@neilpasricha) is a New York Times bestselling author of five books including The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, and his latest, You Are Awesome: How to Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life. What We Discuss with Neil Pasricha: Why anxiety is at an all-time high when we live in an age of relative ease compared to what our ancestors (and even recent generations) endured. Why you need to be prepared — and willing — to lose more if you want to win more fr...

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277: Neil Pasricha | You Are Awesome
Neil Pasricha (@1000Awesome) is a New York Times bestselling author of five books including The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, and his latest, You Are Awesome: How to Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life. What We Discuss with Neil Pasricha: Why anxiety is at an all-time high when we live in an age of relative ease compared to what our ancestors (and even recent generations) endured. Why you need to be prepared — and willing — to lose more if you want to win more fro...

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276: Admiral James Stavridis | The Voyage of Character
James Stavridis (@stavridisj) is a retired United States Navy admiral, operating executive with The Carlyle Group, and author. His latest book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, is out now. What We Discuss with James Stavridis: What Admiral Stavridis means when he says we're "overweight in thinking about leadership and underweight in thinking about character." Why creativity and innovation are important for leaders -- and the roadblocks that tend to smother these qualities as we...

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276: Admiral James Stavridis | The Voyage of Character
James Stavridis (@stavridisj) is a retired United States Navy admiral, operating executive with The Carlyle Group, and author. His latest book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, is out now. What We Discuss with James Stavridis: What Admiral Stavridis means when he says we're "overweight in thinking about leadership and underweight in thinking about character." Why creativity and innovation are important for leaders -- and the roadblocks that tend to smother these qualities as we...

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275: The Case of the Mysterious Hotel Panties | Feedback Friday
Your fiance travels and stays in hotels at different locations every week for work. The other day, you found black Victoria's Secret panties in your laundry. The thing it, you don't wear Victoria's Secret. So you approached him and said, "I need help understanding how this is in our belongings." He said this is a truly unfortunate situation because he doesn't know how it got there. You closely watched him for any signs that would alarm you as hints of lying. You found none. Is there any surefire way to know...

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274: Darren Prince | Hitting Bottom at the Top
Darren Prince (@agent_dp) is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for addiction and recovery. His book Aiming High: How a Prominent Sports and Celebrity Agent Hit Bottom at the Top is out now.[Featured photo by Ryan Hartford of Ecliptic Media] What We Discuss with Darren Prince: How Darren was making multiple six figures by the time he was old enough to drive. What got Darren started on a 24-year journey of addiction and how he found the exit to a recovery that’s been going on for 11 ...

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273: Scott Adams | How Untrained Brains Are Ruining America
Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) is the creator of comic strip Dilbert, a talent stacker extraordinaire, and bestselling author. His latest book, Loserthink: How Untrained Brains Are Ruining America, is out now. What We Discuss with Scott Adams: Why the term “loserthink” isn’t about being uninformed — it’s about unproductive thinking. Mental models we use that sometimes fail us, and thinking traps that we fall into when we’re looking to interpret communication, evaluate facts or evidence, and form opinions. H...

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272: How to Sue Your Parents for Identity Theft | Feedback Friday
Last week you texted your parents to let them know you'd be able to make it home for Christmas this year. They called back to tell you how they decided several years ago to buy a boat. The only problem was that they didn't have the $20,000 to buy it. Their solution? Take out a student loan in your name, of course! Now they've missed several payments and it's about to default, and your father had the nerve to say, "If you're going to make a big deal about this, it's best if you don't come home this year." In...

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271: Ryan Holiday | Stillness Is the Key
Ryan Holiday (@ryanholiday) is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I'm Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; Conspiracy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His latest offering is Stillness Is the Key. What We Discuss with Ryan Holiday: How successful people learn to process feedback -- and consider its source in order to improve and move forward. Why self-awareness is the secret weapon of some of the highest-performing people you'll meet. What can keep us strivin...

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271: Ryan Holiday | Stillness Is the Key
Ryan Holiday (@ryanholiday) is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I'm Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; Conspiracy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His latest offering is Stillness Is the Key. What We Discuss with Ryan Holiday: How successful people learn to process feedback -- and consider its source in order to improve and move forward. Why self-awareness is the secret weapon of some of the highest-performing people you'll meet. What can keep us strivin...

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270: Ben Horowitz | What You Do Is Who You Are
Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) is a founding partner of superstar venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and the author of NYT Best Seller The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers and his latest, What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture. What We Discuss with Ben Horowitz: What the Haitian slave revolt can teach us about creating a thriving, resilient company culture from chaos. Why a company's culture -- for better or worse -- will endure in ...

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269: My Stepdaughter's Mom Is A Sex Worker | Feedback Friday
Your stepdaughter is 14 and has been living full time with you and your husband for about eight years. Every other weekend she spends with her mom, who you know is a sex worker. The stepdaughter just says her mom works away, but doesn't know what she does. Recently you were sent a screenshot of a Facebook post from another mom in your stepdaughter's class asking if it was real. The post had an ad for your stepdaughter's Mom's "services." You haven't answered yet because you don't know what to say. Since it'...

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269: My Stepdaughter's Mom Is A Sex Worker | Feedback Friday
Your stepdaughter is 14 and has been living full time with you and your husband for about eight years. Every other weekend she spends with her mom, who you know is a sex worker. The stepdaughter just says her mom works away, but doesn't know what she does. Recently you were sent a screenshot of a Facebook post from another mom in your stepdaughter's class asking if it was real. The post had an ad for your stepdaughter's Mom's "services." You haven't answered yet because you don't know what to say. Since it'...

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268: Robert Spalding | How China Took Over America
Robert Spalding (@robert_spalding) is a national security strategist and a globally recognized expert on Chinese economic competition and influence. He retired from the US Air Force as a brigadier general, and is the author of Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept. What We Discuss with Robert Spalding: The consequences the United States faces as a result of its economic connections to a totalitarian state that openly opposes its core values. How electronics and sensors are being crea...

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267: Brian Grazer | The Art of Human Connection
Brian Grazer (@BrianGrazer) is an Academy Award-winning producer whose films and TV shows have been nominated for 45 Academy Awards and 196 Emmys. He is the author of Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection. What We Discuss with Brian Grazer: What imposter syndrome looks like when you’re at the top of the Hollywood game. How Brian turned a childhood learning disability into a superpower. Why being called a loser by Harvey Weinstein at the 1996 Academy Awards doesn’t Brian hurt so much these days. How Bri...

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267: Brian Grazer | The Art of Human Connection
Brian Grazer (@BrianGrazer) is an Academy Award-winning producer whose films and TV shows have been nominated for 45 Academy Awards and 196 Emmys. He is the author of Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection. What We Discuss with Brian Grazer: What imposter syndrome looks like when you’re at the top of the Hollywood game. How Brian turned a childhood learning disability into a superpower. Why being called a loser by Harvey Weinstein at the 1996 Academy Awards doesn’t Brian hurt so much these days. How Bri...

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266: Should I Tell My Friend He's a Horrible Person? | Feedback Friday
Recently you stopped all contact with a childhood friend due to his toxic behavior. He went through a pretty bad breakup due to his behavior and you had enough. He thinks that by being a horrible dick to people, he’s being really honest and helping them. Your other friends tell you that you should talk to him about why you cut him off, but you feel you've told him one too many times why he’s a dick and what he could do to change. Do you owe him a conversation just because you were childhood friends? On this...

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266: Should I Tell My Friend He's a Horrible Person? | Feedback Friday
Recently you stopped all contact with a childhood friend due to his toxic behavior. He went through a pretty bad breakup due to his behavior and you had enough. He thinks that by being a horrible dick to people, he’s being really honest and helping them. Your other friends tell you that you should talk to him about why you cut him off, but you feel you've told him one too many times why he’s a dick and what he could do to change. Do you owe him a conversation just because you were childhood friends? On this...

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265: Moran Cerf | Hacking into Our Thoughts and Dreams
Moran Cerf (@twtrdtcm) is a neuroscientist who strives to understand the underlying mechanisms of human psychology, behavior changes, emotion, decision making, and dreams. What We Discuss with Moran Cerf: What would a future in which we could connect our brains to the cloud and outsource parts of our thinking look like? Can we — or will we ever be able to — record and share our dreams like home movies of the most intimate kind? How teachers might use virtual reality attuned to our specific brain engagement...

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264: Mike Rowe | The Way I Heard It
Mike Rowe (@mikeroweworks) is a host and narrator known for his work on Dirty Jobs, Somebody’s Gotta Do It, The Way I Heard It Podcast, and Returning the Favor. He is also now an author, and his first book, The Way I Heard It, is out now. What We Discuss with Mike Rowe: The kind of cognitive dissonance Mike believes our country needs right now, and the tropes we could afford to grasp more loosely. How the prevailing desire among correction culture commandos to prove others wrong on the Internet stifles our...

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263: How Can I Win Back My Spouse's Respect? | Feedback Friday
You recently had a revelation that your spouse has zero respect for you. On a daily basis, you’re reminded how to do basic tasks and criticized for every minor mistake you make. You’ve also noticed that they never value your advice, and if they have a question about something — no matter how confident your answer is — they’ll always ask someone else afterward as if they don’t value or believe your answer. You work hard, have a good job that supports your family on your income alone, you help out around the ...

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262: Tip "T.I." Harris | ExpediTIously Expressive
T.I. (@Tip) is an award-winning rapper, actor, entrepreneur, family man, philanthropist, author, activist, and host of expediTIously on PodcastOne. What We Discuss with T.I.: Why T.I. went from selling candy to selling crack as a teenager, and how he turned away from a life of crime to pursue a life of rhyme. How does an award-winning rapper, actor, entrepreneur, family man, philanthropist, author, activist, and podcast host celebrate a landmark birthday? T.I.'s world-tested secrets to releasing an album a...

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261: Mubin Shaikh | Up Close with an Undercover Jihadi
Mubin Shaikh (@MrMubinShaikh) is a former Islamic extremist who became an undercover counter-terrorism operative instrumental in exposing a plot to hold Canada's Parliament hostage and behead the Prime Minister. He is the co-author of Undercover Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18 -- Al Qaeda Inspired, Homegrown Terrorism in the West. What We Discuss with Mubin Shaikh: What does "radicalization" mean to someone who's experienced it firsthand, and how can it convert a teenaged Canadian metalhead into a true belie...

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260: How to Quit Your Prostitute Problem | Feedback Friday
You're in your 30s, single, and you have a problem with prostitutes. You don't even really enjoy the experience and you know it's not worth your time, money, or the legal or health risks, but you still have an irresistible compulsion to continue meeting with them. Even more troubling is that you've noticed it's slowly changing how you see money and women. You know you'd like to settle down with the right woman some day, but you worry that the temptation to cheat on her with a prostitute could ruin everythin...

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259: Jolene Brighten | Finding Balance Beyond the Pill
Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drbrighten) is a nutritional biochemist, a pioneer in women's medicine, and the author of Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill. What We Discuss with Dr. Jolene Brighten: The pros and cons of using hormonal birth control. How the birth control pill can change who you're attracted to and why there are higher instances of divorce when women go off the pill after getting married whil...

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258: Dennis Rodman | The Worm Is Back
Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) (aka The Worm) is one of the greatest rebounders ever to play professional basketball, with five NBA championships under his belt. He's arguably just as well-known for his off-court antics, and his resume includes stints as an author, an actor, a reality star, a wrestler, and an unofficial diplomat to North Korea. What We Discuss with Dennis Rodman: How Dennis went from being a shy, neglected kid to a people-pleasing watch thief to a man who values independence and naysayer-de...

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258: Dennis Rodman | The Worm Is Back
Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) (aka The Worm) is one of the greatest rebounders ever to play professional basketball, with five NBA championships under his belt. He's arguably just as well-known for his off-court antics, and his resume includes stints as an author, an actor, a reality star, a wrestler, and an unofficial diplomat to North Korea. What We Discuss with Dennis Rodman: How Dennis went from being a shy, neglected kid to a people-pleasing watch thief to a man who values independence and naysayer-de...

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257: Overcoming Accidental Accomplice to Fraud | Feedback Friday
You were recently and unknowingly an accomplice to fraud and credit card theft. You’re a freelancer with a client who frequently used your services; you built trust, and then he asked you to transfer some money for him as a paid favor. Your poor judgment, kindness, and greed led to where you are now. Now the real credit card owners are issuing chargebacks, which are draining your account, and you don’t have their money because you sent the money to someone else. What do you do? We’ll try to answer this and ...

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256: Malcolm Gladwell | What We Should Know about Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell (@gladwell) has written bestsellers that are probably on your shelf right now, including The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw. His latest book is Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know. What We Discuss with Malcolm Gladwell: Why, if we don't know how to talk to strangers, we invite conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world. Why the information we gather from face-to-face human interacti...

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255: Tommy Caldwell | The Push for the Path Upwards
Tommy Caldwell (@tommycaldwell1) has been called "arguably the best all-around rock climber on the planet" by National Geographic, and is the author of The Push: A Climber's Search for the Path. What We Discuss with Tommy Caldwell: How the confidence Tommy gained from climbing since age three transformed him from a shy, scrawny kid into a world-class athlete, author, and someone who can be interviewed on podcasts without fear. Tommy's tried-and-true formula for getting better at coping with scary, potentia...

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254: Is Exposing a Cheater the Right Thing to Do? | Feedback Friday
You recently discovered evidence that your friend of 12 years has a significant other who’s nothing but a no-good two-timer. Is it your place to call this out? Is exposing a cheater the right thing to do even if it may ruin your friendship? We’ll dig into this and more right here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn’t already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to ...

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253: Jamie Metzl | Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
Jamie Metzl (@JamieMetzl) is a technology futurist and geopolitical expert, entrepreneur, media commentator, Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council, and author of Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity. What We Discuss with Jamie Metzl: Why the speed at which genetic engineering is progressing is akin to Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the moon just six years after the first flight of the Wright brothers. Why the genetic traits that seem universally beneficial to us today may turn ou...

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253: Jamie Metzl | Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
Jamie Metzl (@JamieMetzl) is a technology futurist and geopolitical expert, entrepreneur, media commentator, Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council, and author of Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity. What We Discuss with Jamie Metzl: Why the speed at which genetic engineering is progressing is akin to Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the moon just six years after the first flight of the Wright brothers. Why the genetic traits that seem universally beneficial to us today may turn ou...

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252: Chase Jarvis | Cultivating Your Creative Calling
Chase Jarvis (@chasejarvis) is an award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential photographers of the past decade. He is also an author, and his latest book, Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life, is out this week. What We Discuss with Chase Jarvis: Some of the most common barriers to creativity and our pursuit of creative outlets or careers and how to work past these barriers. Why creativity is a habit, not a skill, an...

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251: Help! I Have Two Years Left to Live. | Feedback Friday
Major life changes can be a mixed bag. On one hand, you're over the moon for landing your dream job. On the other hand, being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer and told by your doctor that you've got two years to live (at best) puts a bit of a damper on the celebration. You're determined to remain positive -- after all, you wouldn't be the first to beat fatalistic odds if this thing were somehow turned around, so there's no harm in being hopeful. You wouldn't say you're lost, but you do want...

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250: Nir Eyal | Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life
Nir Eyal (@nireyal) is a behavioral designer who helps companies design products that move people, and helps people design their own behavior using the principles of consumer psychology. He is the author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. This is Nir's second appearance on the show (check out his first time here). What We Discuss with Nir Eyal: Why time management is quite literally pain management, and the time you plan to...

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249: Kobe Bryant | Dissecting the Mamba Mentality
Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) is most known for his 20 years on the basketball court as one of the game's most iconic legends. He now focuses his famous tenacity on running Granity Studios, an award-winning multimedia company devoted to creating new ways to tell stories around sports -- like Legacy and the Queen with Annie Matthew. What We Discuss with Kobe Bryant: What creativity and basketball have in common and what Kobe has carried from the court to his new business. Lessons Kobe has learned from people wh...

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248: How to Navigate Around a Hostile Coworker | Feedback Friday
You have a hostile coworker undermining you before management at every opportunity. How can you ensure facts will speak up for you instead of your coworker's toxic fabrications? Never fear! We'll show you how to navigate around a hostile coworker on this Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, registe...

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247: Chris Bailey | Hyperfocus Secrets for Better Productivity
Chris Bailey (@chris_bailey) is a productivity expert, host of the Becoming Better Podcast, and the bestselling author of two books about productivity: Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. In the time it's taken you to read this, he's probably written another. What We Discuss with Chris Bailey: The neurochemical reason our brains switch focus every 40 seconds (or less) and what we can do to recapture this hit to our overall productivity. Why giving yourself the time to unfocus productively with what C...

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247: Chris Bailey | Hyperfocus Secrets for Better Productivity
Chris Bailey (@chris_bailey) is a productivity expert, host of the Becoming Better Podcast, and the bestselling author of two books about productivity: Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. In the time it's taken you to read this, he's probably written another. What We Discuss with Chris Bailey: The neurochemical reason our brains switch focus every 40 seconds (or less) and what we can do to recapture this hit to our overall productivity. Why giving yourself the time to unfocus productively with what C...

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246: Wendy Behary | Disarming the Narcissist
Wendy Behary (@donsanddivas) has been training professionals and supervising psychotherapists for more than 20 years, and is the author of Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed. What We Discuss with Wendy Behary: What's the difference between someone who comes off as somewhat self-absorbed and a full-blown, clinical narcissist? Is clinical narcissism actually on the rise in the US? If so, what’s causing it? Does narcissism statistically affect men more than women, or is th...

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245: Is Your Boyfriend Cheating on You with Porn? | Feedback Friday
When your significant other agreed to stop watching porn early in your relationship, you were relieved. But now that you've been dating for a few years and everything's otherwise great, you can't shake the feeling that they haven't quite given up porn and it feels like a betrayal. Is porn cheating? On this Feedback Friday, we do our best to get some perspective on this and much more! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take you...

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244: Rob Reid | Synthetic Biology for Medicine and Murder
Rob Reid (@Rob_Reid) is a tech entrepreneur, early-stage tech investor, author of After On: A Novel of Silicon Valley, and host of the After On Podcast. What We Discuss with Rob Reid: The potential for synthetic biology to be leveraged by nihilistic mass murderers to wipe out millions. The potential for synthetic biology to be leveraged by altruistic medical pioneers to save millions. What CRISPR is and how its eventual availability to hobbyists may ensure there's a mad scientist on every block. Why the fu...

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243: Mark Geragos | How Celebrities Stay out of Jail
Mark Geragos (@markgeragos) is a criminal defense lawyer who has represented high-profile clients like Michael Jackson, Winona Ryder, Gary Condit, Susan McDougal, Chris Brown, and Scott Peterson. He is the co-author of Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't.  "You never know what's going to happen -- especially when you're kind of the emergency room doctor of the law." -Mark Geragos  What We Discuss with Mark Geragos: How (and why) does a criminal defense ...

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PREVIEW: Business Wars (Wondery) | Ferrari vs. Lamborghini
There are hundreds of businesses throughout the United States. Some of them are small mom and pop shops, while others are large global corporations. You may think you know the stories of these companies, but the truth behind them is stranger than you might think. In Business Wars (from Wondery), host David Brown gives you behind-the-scenes access into the boardrooms and offices of some of the biggest companies in America. You'll hear about epic business battles like movie rental giant Blockbuster versus a l...

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242: How to Make Your Mark on the World at 50 | Feedback Friday
You've made it to what some would consider middle age -- in spite of stumbling over every possible mistake along the way. But instead of enjoying your triumph over the odds, you can't shake the feeling that it's past time to get off the hamster wheel and make a difference. You're frustrated and fearful of disappearing from the world without leaving your mark on it or handing down a legacy, some security, and a vision of what's achievable to your kids, so we'll do our best to help you figure out how on this ...

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241: Scott Young | Ultralearning Your Way To Skill Mastery
Scott Young (@ScottHYoung) is the host of the Scott Young Podcast and author of Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career What We Discuss with Scott Young: How Benjamin Franklin, chess grandmaster Judit Polgár, and Nobel Laureate physicist Richard Feynman used Ultralearning to rise to the top of their fields. How Scott used ultralearning to absorb the entire MIT four-year computer science curriculum in 11 months and learned four languages in one year! The bigge...

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240: Richard Clarke | Defending Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats
Richard Clarke (@richardclarke) served for 30 years in national security policy roles in the US government and worked directly for three presidents. He is the host of the Future State Podcast and co-author of The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats. What We Discuss with Richard Clarke: How we're in constant low-grade cyber conflict with Russia, China, Iran, and other adversarial nation states -- and the forms this can take. Cyber crime was a $600 bi...

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239: How to Ensure Your Authority Is Respected | Feedback Friday
At work, you're the youngest person on the team -- but you've also been there longer than anyone else. Your boss (who lives in another state) refers to you as his site lead, but you don't have an official title to reflect this. Your group needs the organization you know you can offer, but you don't want to come off as a power-hungry usurper. How do you get your boss to clarify your role -- to you and the team? On this Feedback Friday, we'll try to show you how to ensure your authority is respected. And in c...

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238: Steven Hassan | Combating Cult Mind Control Part Two
Steven Hassan (@CultExpert) is a licensed mental health counselor who has been educating the public about mind control, brainwashing, and destructive cults since 1976. He's the author of Combating Cult Mind Control: The Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults and the founder of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center. This is part two of a two-part episode. Check out part one here! What We Discuss with Steven Hassan: What to do if you suspect you've been targeted for recruitment by a...

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237: Steven Hassan | Combating Cult Mind Control Part One
Steven Hassan (@CultExpert) is a a licensed mental health counselor who has been educating the public about mind control, brainwashing, and destructive cults since 1976. He's the author of Combating Cult Mind Control: The Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults and the founder of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center. This is part one of a two-part episode (part two coming soon). What We Discuss with Steven Hassan: How to use Steven’s BITE model to tell if you or someone you love is...

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236: How to Quit Your Dream Job Gracefully | Feedback Friday
You and your spouse recently decided to move back to your small hometown after giving the big city a try and deciding it's just not for you. But the problem is: you're going to have to give up the job you love, with benefits and more of a salary than you've ever made elsewhere. On top of that, the company is currently paying for you to finish school, so there may be legal consequences if you ditch them on graduation day. So in this Feedback Friday, we'll try to show you how to quit your dream job gracefully...

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235: David Roeske | The View from the Top Is Breathtaking
David Roeske (@roeske) is a plant-powered portfolio manager, pilot, runner, and the fourth person in the world to summit Mount Everest and another 8,000-meter peak in one trip without supplemental oxygen. What We Discuss with David Roeske: How many calories does an Everest climber burn per day on average? What's the difference between a porter and a sherpa? How does David live a life balanced between investment, climbing, flying, and running? Why do people often die trying to ascend Everest -- even while s...

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234: Seth Godin | Shining in the Light of One-Star Reviews
Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is an entrepreneur, a teacher, a Marketing Hall of Fame inductee, a daily blogger, the host of the Akimbo podcast, and the author of 19 international bestsellers. His latest is This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See. What We Discuss with Seth Godin: Why it's possible to suffer from imposter syndrome simultaneously with entitlement. Why the market for media is so fragmented today, and what it means for content creators, advertisers, and consumers. Why you c...

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233: How to Keep an Abusive Ex out of Your Life | Feedback Friday
So your abusive ex has basically invaded your home and claimed squatter's rights when the police showed up to escort them away. What can you do to get them out -- and keep them out -- of your life forever? Listen to this Feedback Friday to hear our take on the matter! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register y...

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232: Daniel Goleman | A Logical Look at Emotional Intelligence
Daniel Goleman (@DanielGolemanEI) is a psychologist, science journalist, and author of The New York Times Best Seller Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. What We Discuss with Daniel Goleman: The pros and cons of technology's influence on the way human beings connect in the 21st century. How we read emotions on a subconscious level -- and why blind people can sometimes still see them. Why sights, smells, and sounds can make us relive traumatic experiences. How emotions become contagious....

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231: Mike Abrashoff | It's Your Ship -- Here's How to Shape It
Mike Abrashoff (@itsyourship) is a former Naval Commander, leadership and teamwork expert, and author of the New York Times bestseller It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy. What We Discuss with Mike Abrashoff: Why leadership style matters and organizational culture is everything. How to know when it's appropriate to break the rules and favor innovation over tradition. When to challenge your superiors, and how to do so without endangering your career. How to earn the tru...

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230: How to Small Talk with Big Results | Feedback Friday
People rarely admit to enjoying small talk, but that's because so few of us are actually very good at it. Luckily, FEW is also a convenient-to-remember acronym for Facts, Emotions, Why -- a foolproof formula for leading small talk that can yield big results. Find out how in this Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answ...

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229: Cameron Herold | Making the Most of Your Bipolar Superpowers
Cameron Herold (@cameronherold) is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies' exponential growth, former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, founder of the COO Alliance, and author of five books, including Double Double: How to Double Your Revenue and Profit in 3 Years or Less. What We Discuss with Cameron Herold: Understanding the personal and professional ups and downs of the entrepreneurial roller coaster. Why having bipolar disorder and/or ADHD might actually be advantageous for someone who runs a business. 11 qu...

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228: Oliver Bullough | Why Thieves and Crooks Rule the World
Oliver Bullough (@OliverBullough) is a journalist, a regular contributor to The Guardian, and author of Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back. What We Discuss with Oliver Bullough: How corrupt leaders pilfer everything from wildlife reserves, banks, and even national healthcare systems. How this type of graft corrupts society and leads to other crime and unrest -- such as terrorism and flawed elections. How corruption filters down the economic food chain, harming chil...

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227: How to Communicate with Stinkers and Deadbeats | Feedback Friday
When you’ve got coworkers who literally stink enough to make your olfactory system protest with tears of sadness and deadbeat roommates who won’t pay rent and try to convince you to let their online romantic interests move into your very real space, you need to listen to this Feedback Friday! And in case you didn’t already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer ...

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226: Justin Paperny | Lessons From Prison
Justin Paperny (@justinpaperny) was a successful stockbroker who made some bad decisions and wound up serving 18 months in prison for violating securities laws. Now he helps others prepare for time behind bars and after. He's the author of Lessons From Prison. What We Discuss with Justin Paperny: What happens when white-collar criminals go to jail. Why otherwise good people might find themselves on the wrong end of the justice system. How someone prepares to do time inside a federal prison -- and what they...

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225: Kim Scott | Care Personally, Challenge Directly with Radical Candor
Kim Scott (@kimballscott) is a co-founder of Radical Candor, LLC and author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. What We Discuss with Kim Scott: How the best lessons about management can be learned from our worst bosses. Why the worst bosses aren’t necessarily the worst people in the world, and how relating to them as human beings makes challenging their bad decisions easier. How then-Google executive Sheryl Sandberg changed an important aspect of Kim’s long-term career poten...

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224: How to Delete Facebook Without Falling off the Planet | Feedback Friday
You've been considering deleting your Facebook account for quite some time, but a close relative seemed shocked you would consider such a thing -- as if deleting Facebook would somehow delete you from the face of the earth. How can you delete Facebook without becoming persona non grata in your circle of family and friends, and since when did social media become mandatory for your very existence in their eyes? And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@...

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223: Bryan Johnson | A Plan for the Future of the Human Race
Bryan Johnson (@bryan_johnson) is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and founder and CEO of Kernel, a company developing advanced neural interfaces, and OS Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage science and technology companies. What We Discuss with Bryan Johnson: Why humanity needs to co-evolve with artificial intelligence if we are to survive as a species. What future literacy is and why it's crucial for understanding the role humanity will play in the decades to come. The steps being...

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222: Matt McCarthy | The Race to Stop a Superbug Epidemic
Matt McCarthy (@drmattmccarthy) is an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell, a staff physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and the author of Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic. What We Discuss with Matt McCarthy: How antibiotics are abused on a large scale by industrial agriculture, prescription-happy doctors, and mysophobic hand washers. Why antibiotic abuse is resulting in the fast-track evolution of once easily vanquished bacteria into superbugs from which we have no known protect...

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221: How to Meet the Parents Without a Meltdown | Feedback Friday
You and your significant other of six months planned on using your parents' vacation home for a romantic weekend getaway together, but now your parents have decided to join you. The problem: your parents and significant other haven't met yet. You're confident they'll get along great, but you want to make sure you set up the occasion for the best chance of success. Here's our take on how your significant other can meet the parents without a meltdown. And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (...

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220: Deep Dive | The Right Way to Cultivate Abundance
Gabriel Mizrahi (@GabeMizrahi) joins us for this deep dive into what it takes to cultivate the mindset of abundance that seemingly makes generosity possible, and how to overcome the evolutionary blips in our programming that make it so counterintuitive. "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." -Paul McCartney What We Discuss with Gabriel Mizrahi: Why the mindset of scarcity is your survival mode default that urges you to see the world as a zero sum game and hoard your resources ac...

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219: Adam Savage | Every Tool's a Hammer
Adam Savage (@donttrythis) is a special effects designer, educator, actor, former cohost of MythBusters, current host of Savage Builds (both on Discovery Channel), and author of Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It. What We Discuss with Adam Savage: What you have to gain by paying heed to your obsessions. The sublime benefits of real expertise. How deadlines spur action past the bottleneck of intended perfection. The universality of imposter syndrome. How an expanded vocabulary leads to unexplor...

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218: How to Renegotiate with a Bait-and-Switch Employer | Feedback Friday
When a longstanding policy — whether official or not — was a serious tipping point in the decision to accept your current job, are you right to feel like you’ve gotten the old bait-and-switch treatment when it’s axed nine months after you started? If so, how do you engage leadership to renegotiate terms? We’ll tackle this and more on this Feedback Friday! And in case you didn’t already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for ...

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217: Matthew Schrier | How to Survive in a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison
Matt Schrier is an American photographer who survived seven months as an Al-Qaeda captive in Syria before escaping, and the author of The Dawn Prayer: A Memoir. What We Discuss with Matt Schrier: How Matt Schrier was captured by Al-Qaeda just 45 minutes away from the border on his way out of Syria in 2012. How making his captors laugh on day one of his captivity got him special treatment from a usually unforgiving crowd. What Matt did to survive and plan an escape in spite of an unhelpful, self-sabotaging ...

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216: Chelsea Handler | Life Will Be the Death of Me
Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) is a writer, comedian, producer, TV host, activist, and the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers -- her latest is Life Will Be the Death of Me...And You Too! What We Discuss with Chelsea Handler: Finding the line between mood enhancement and paranoia-generating abuse when it comes to cannabis. How a DUI at age 21 led to Chelsea's entry into the world of standup comedy, and what she was really trying to get from her search for attention. As someone who's ne...

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215: How to Invest Wisely and Crush Student Debt | Feedback Friday
There's lots of stuff in this one about investing wisely and eradicating debt -- especially student debt -- thanks to some professional help from our all-star, money-ninja accountant Matt Rzepka, along with the usual questions about everything else we get here on Feedback Friday. And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question...

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214: Gabriel Weinberg | How Mental Models Boost Super Thinking
Gabriel Weinberg (@yegg) is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, founder of privacy-protecting search engine DuckDuckGo, and coauthor of Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models. What We Discuss with Gabriel Weinberg: What are mental models, and how can they be applied to make your life run more efficiently and effectively? How mental models used primarily in physics, economics, biology, and math can be easily adjusted for everyday decisions. What a South American tribe that can only count to three ...

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213: LeVar Burton | Storytelling the Enemies of Education Off
LeVar Burton (@levarburton) is an award-winning actor famous for iconic roles from Kunta Kinte in Roots to Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the host of long-running PBS series Reading Rainbow and the LeVar Burton Reads podcast. What We Discuss with LeVar Burton: How LeVar went from pursuing a vocation in the priesthood to acting in a miniseries that changed the national dialogue about slavery forever. What LeVar's Roots experience taught him about the power of television for education...

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212: How to Live with Unwashed Loved Ones | Feedback Friday
Are you a germaphobe if it creeps you out when your spouse and in-laws don't wash their hands after using the bathroom, or is your disgust actually reasonable and justified? If getting divorced and burning down the house aren't options, we'll tell you how to live with unwashed loved ones on this Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If yo...

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211: Arthur Brooks | How Loving Your Enemies Can Save America
Arthur Brooks (@arthurbrooks) is a social scientist, Washington Post columnist, president of the American Enterprise Institute, and author of Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. What We Discuss with Arthur Brooks: Why happiness relies on being mindful of what you have right now instead of comparing yourself to others who have what you want. A disheartening statistic: One in six Americans has stopped talking to a family member or close friend entirely because ...

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210: Howie Mandel | A Conversation About Mental Health, Talent, and Perseverance
Howie Mandel (@howiemandel) is a comedian, actor, host of Deal or No Deal, judge on NBC’s America's Got Talent, and coauthor of Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me. What We Discuss with Howie Mandel: Why Howie believes it's important for us to be open about our struggles no matter what they are. How being impulsive helped Howie understand the power of "now" and set him on his current career path. Why Howie believes more of us would be ahead and happier if we learned to live in the moment instead of fretting ov...

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209: How to Trick Your Teenager into Following Good Advice | Feedback Friday
You’d love for your teenager to listen to this show and learn some life advice by proxy instead of having to endure it in real time like you did, but it seems unlikely. Why are teenagers so stubbornly opposed to parental wisdom? We can’t say for sure, but we do have some tricks for making them follow good advice against their own bratty proclivities. And in case you didn’t already know it, Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedb...

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208: Reid Hoffman | Mastering Your Scale for the Unexpected Part Two
Reid Hoffman (@reidhoffman) is a cofounder of LinkedIn, investor at Greylock Partners, host of the podcast Masters of Scale, and coauthor of Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies and The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career. This is part two of a two-part episode. Check out part one here! What We Discuss with Reid Hoffman: Why surviving a horrible childhood isn't a prerequisite for developing grit -- and what you can do...

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207: Reid Hoffman | Mastering Your Scale for the Unexpected Part One
Reid Hoffman (@reidhoffman) is a cofounder of LinkedIn, investor at Greylock Partners, host of the podcast Masters of Scale, and coauthor of Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies. What We Discuss with Reid Hoffman: Why creating the best products and services on the market won't mean squat if you don't have the network to get the word out about them. Reid's flexible planning framework that adjusts navigation to suit the unexpected path rather than the imagined destin...

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