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The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

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Jul 9, 2024 • 48min

#198 Maya Shankar: The Science of Identity

Maya Shankar, a cognitive scientist, and Shane Parrish discuss identity, personal transformation, and goal setting. They touch on navigating transitions, using anti-identities, building trust, and debunking myths. Shankar shares her motivational techniques and emphasizes the importance of empathy, flexible goals, and personal agency for success.
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Jun 25, 2024 • 1h 12min

#197 Michaeleen Doucleff: TEAM Parenting

Michaeleen Doucleff, an advocate for better parenting, discusses TEAM Parenting principles to foster resilience in kids. She explores the impact of technology on parenting, different cultural approaches, and the importance of autonomy and delaying technology exposure for children's development.
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Jun 11, 2024 • 2h 16min

#196 Brent Beshore: Business Brilliance and Happiness at Home

Brent Beshore shares his secrets to excel in life and business. Topics include marriage evolution, physical health, CEO hiring/firing, debt in business, stewardship vs. ownership, and the importance of personality tests for a functional organization.
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May 28, 2024 • 1h 39min

#195 Morgan Housel: Get Rich, Stay Rich

Morgan Housel, expert in wealth, happiness, and money, shares insights on risk-taking, wealth accumulation, and financial independence. Topics include personal financial goals, social comparison dangers, storytelling, upbringing influence on financial behaviors, compounding in financial success, and teaching financial values to children.
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May 21, 2024 • 1h 20min

#194 Abigail Shrier: The Parent-Therapy Trap

Abigail Shrier challenges the normalization of therapy for kids, highlighting how it may exacerbate problems. She discusses the societal acceptance of therapy, the negative impacts of labeling ordinary behaviors as disorders, and the blurred lines between parental authority and friendship. Shrier advocates for fostering resilience and independence in children, questioning the reliance on therapy in education systems and the importance of teaching values like reliability and community building.
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Apr 30, 2024 • 1h 23min

#193 Dr. Jim Loehr: Change the Stories You Tell Yourself

Dr. Jim Loehr, an expert in mental toughness, discusses the importance of the stories we tell ourselves and how they impact success. He shares reflection questions, the power of rituals for anxiety, and effective recovery time usage. Topics include empowering narratives, shaping inner voices for growth, drug addiction consequences, peak performance secrets, and internal/external control for success.
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Apr 16, 2024 • 1h 12min

#192 David Segal: Yearly Planning, Daily Action

Entrepreneur David Segal shares business secrets on entrepreneurship, motivation, and building a $200 million tea business. Discussion includes the dark side of success, Warren Buffett's lessons, time management, resilience, and embracing failure. Segal's journey from McGill to tea industry is highlighted, along with lessons on balance, boundaries, and post-interview reflections.
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Apr 2, 2024 • 1h 32min

#191 Dr. Rhonda Patrick: Diet Essentials For Healthy Living

Dr. Rhonda Patrick, a renowned biochemist specializing in nutrition, discusses micronutrient deficiencies, deliberate heat exposure benefits, and optimal sauna conditions with Shane Parrish. They cover the importance of omega-3, magnesium, protein sources, and organic vs inorganic produce. The conversation also touches on the impact of diet on academic performance, cardiovascular health, and the benefits of heat exposure on the body.
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Mar 19, 2024 • 1h 39min

#190 Brad Jacobs: Building a Business Empire

Brad Jacobs, a seasoned business executive, shares insights on building billion-dollar companies. Topics include reading people during interviews, the role of AI in business, spotting trends early, and focusing on key aspects for success. Jacobs' background in math and music influences his strategic decision-making. He emphasizes the importance of parental influences, balancing feedback, and maximizing shareholder value through strategic acquisitions. The podcast delves into company diligence, balancing speed and quality, and defining success in business and personal relationships.
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Mar 5, 2024 • 2h 41min

#189 Chris Davis: Three Generations of Wealth

Chris Davis shares insights on generational wealth, investing philosophy, working with Charlie Munger, and parenting. He discusses the importance of writing, reading newspapers, avoiding envy, and Warren Buffett's investment advice. Davis also talks about his alcohol tracker, raising kids who aren't entitled, and navigating market crises with risk management strategies.

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