Episode #374: Alexandra Carter – How To Ask For More (10 Questions To Negotiate Anything)

Alexandra Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School. She has spent the last eleven years helping thousands of people negotiate better, build relationships and reach their goals. In 2019, Alex was awarded the Columbia University Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching, Columbia University’s [...]

Episode #372: Will Guidara – The Nobility Of Service: Lessons Learned From The #1 Restaurateur In The World

Will Guidara is an American restaurateur based in New York City. Will co-owned the Make It Nice hospitality group, established in 2011, which owns and operates Eleven Madison Park, NoMad New York, NoMad Los Angeles, NoMad Las Vegas, NoMad Bar and Made Nice. Will is also the co-author of four books with [...]

Episode #371: Maria Konnikova – How To Pay Attention, Master Yourself, & Win

Maria Konnikova is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Confidence Game, winner of the 2016 Robert P. Balles Prize in Critical Thinking, and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, an Anthony and Agatha Award finalist. Her new book, The Biggest Bluff, will be out from Penguin Press on June 23, 2020. She is a regularly contributing writer for The [...]

Episode #369: Nancy Koehn & Adi Ignatius – Courageous Leaders Are Forged In Crisis

Nancy Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Koehn’s research focuses on how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact. She’s the author of multiple books, her most recent: Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous [...]

Episode #366: Laurie Santos – The Science Of Well-Being (Psychology & The Good Life)

Laurie Santos is a cognitive scientist and Professor of Psychology at Yale University. She has been a featured TED speaker and has been listed in Popular Science as one of their “Brilliant Ten” young scientists in 2007 as well as in Time magazine as a “Leading Campus Celebrity” in 2013. In January 2018, her course titled Psychology and [...]

Episode #365: James Altucher – How To Become An Idea Machine (The 10,000 Experiment Rule)

James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, chess master and prolific writer. He has started and run more than 20 companies and is currently invested in over 30. He is the author of 18 books, including WSJ best-sellers: ‘The Power of No’ and ‘Choose Yourself’. His latest book, “Reinvent Yourself” was [...]

Episode #364: Derek Sivers- How To Redefine Yourself, Make Big Decisions, & Live Life On Your Terms

Derek Sivers is a writer, musician, programmer, and entrepreneur best known for being the founder and former president of CD Baby, an online CD store for independent musicians. A professional musician since 1987, Sivers started CD Baby by accident in 1997 when he was selling his own CD on his website, and [...]

Episode #363: Admiral William McRaven – The Bin Laden Raid, Saving Captain Phillips, & Leadership Lessons For Life

Admiral William McRaven is a retired U.S. Navy four-star Admiral. As the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, he led a force of 69,000 men and women and was responsible for conducting counter-terrorism operations worldwide. McRaven oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. He [...]