Authors Episodes

March 16, 2021

Michele Gelfand, Author & Cultural Psychologist: Is Your Culture Tight or Loose?

🚨 ------ Click to watch the video referenced in the intro. My guest today is Dr. , a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Gelfand is a cultural psychologist and uses field, experimental,...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Ethan Kross, University of Michigan Professor: Harnessing Your Inner Voice (w/ Oliver Winterbone)

My guest today is , one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. He’s currently a professor at the University of Michigan, where he founded the . He’s also the author of , which is the focus of our conversation...

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Dec. 29, 2020

Craig Custance, The Athletic's Editor-In-Chief for The NHL: Inside The Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches

My guest today is , who is The Athletic’s editor-in-chief for the NHL and the author of , where he explains his 18 month journey to meet with nine of the top hockey coaches in the world to interview them about their philosophies while watching the...

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Dec. 15, 2020

Vikram Mansharamani, Fortune 500 Consultant: The Importance of Thinking for Yourself

My guest today is , who is currently a lecturer at Harvard University and advises several Fortune 500 CEOs. He has a Ph.D., two Masters degrees from MIT, and a Bachelors degree from Yale University. In this episode, we discuss his new book, . He...

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Nov. 24, 2020

Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal Sports Reporter: The Hot Hand in Sports & Life

My guest today is , the sports reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author of . The book is a fantastic read on humans’ ability to get in the “zone” and our ability, or lack of ability, to decipher patterns from data. He also explains how...

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Nov. 17, 2020

Annie Duke, Former Poker Champion & Decision Strategist: Improving Your Decision Making

My guest today is , who was previously one of the best poker players in the world and is now a renowned public speaker and best-selling author. If anyone has the perfect background to discuss decision-making, it’s Annie. She pursued a Ph.D. in...

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