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Growth Mindset Podcast

168 EpisodesProduced by Sam HarrisWebsite

A growth mindset is the belief that you can do anything if you work for it.Your host Sam Harris finds remarkable individuals doing extraordinary things and breaks the processes down to show how anyone can achieve anything.Sam has launched several businesses, travelled the world, and nearly died a fe… read more

168 Episodes | 2017 - 2021

165: Applying Growth Mindset to business, startups and life - Matt Lerner, Founder Startup Core Strengths

April 12th, 2021

Matt Lerner

Before becoming a VC, Matt has spent 15 years as a “growth marketer” in Silicon Valley, including 10 years at PayPal. As a Partner at 500 Startups, Matt led 35 early-stage investments, and he developed and …

164: Morning routine - Stop hacking it and start enjoying it - Sam Harris

April 5th, 2021

Morning routine

I'm going to be talking all about morning routines because there's lots of information lately around like how to hack your morning routine and make the most of it.

There's a lot of really bad advice …

163: ALL things purpose, passion, and PLANTS - JP, Founder allplants

March 29th, 2021

Jonathan Petrides

Meet the founder leading a plant-based revolution Jonathan 'JP' Petrides. allplants is on a mission to make eating plant-based …

162: Making bets that pay off - Annie Duke, Author, Speaker and Decision Strategist

March 23rd, 2021

Annie Duke

Annie Duke has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker, public speaking, teaching and philanthropy.

For two decades, Annie was …

161: Mindsets and methodology for taking big shots - Listener questions

March 16th, 2021

Jomiro's question

'My partner, who is 32, left his software career of 15 years. He's sick of being an employee and living for a paycheck.

He wants to figure out what his contribution to the world is. His inspiration. …

160: Fulfil your (multi)potential - Beta Lucca, Entrepreneur and Investor

March 9th, 2021

Beta Lucca

Roberta Lucca (aka Beta Lucca) is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, international keynote speaker and host of Hyper Curious podcast.

Roberta is an expert in and frequently speaks about high growth …

158: Mindsets for growing a podcast - Debbie Arcangeles, Dan Murray-Serter and Christina Nicholson

February 23rd, 2021


Today we're digging through the archives to put some of the top tips from past guests together

Debbie Arcangeles
  • Starting podcast and getting …

157: Wiser Than Yesterday podcast - The best books of 2020

February 16th, 2021

Wiser than Yesterday - The best books of 2020

Nico and I look back at what we read on the show in 2020.

Both Nico and I choose our top three books from the year that we discussed on the show and share what the biggest …

156: Study now, pay later - Austen Allred, CEO and co-founder Lambda School

February 9th, 2021

Austen Allred

CEO Austen Allred was inspired to co-found Lambda School after spotting the major disconnect between a labor market in need of …

155: Making humans Indistractable - Nir Eyal, author ‘Hooked’ and ‘Indistractable’

February 2nd, 2021

Nir Eyal

The author of bestselling book Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products and more recently Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention …

154: Startup Investing - Nick Telson, Horseplay Ventures and Pitch Deck Podcast

January 26th, 2021

Nick Telson

A serial angel investor and previously co-founded Design My Night, a nightlife discovery website, in 2010. Nick came from a background in marketing with L'Oreal launching two brands in the UK before going …

153: Impact investing with Dhiraj Mukherjee, cofounder Shazam

January 19th, 2021

Dhiraj Mukherjee

Dhiraj Mukherjee is a Co-Founder of Shazam, and an experienced digital business executive with a proven track record in both corporate and start-up environments.

In 2000, he co-founded Shazam …

152: Hacking our default mode - pt 2 Nazra Noushad, futurist and blogger

January 12th, 2021

Nazra Noushad

Nazra Noushad is on a journey to impacting billions: she has dropped out of university, joined TKS as the first employee, helped them …

151: Olympic training to change the world - Nazra Noushad, futurist and blogger

January 6th, 2021

Nazra Noushad

Nazra Noushad is on a journey to impacting billions: she has dropped out of university, joined TKS as the first employee, helped them …

150: Top life-hack from 2020- Charity budgets

December 24th, 2020

Life hack for the year

I've done a very successful life hack of the year since starting this podcast. And I'm pleased to say this year is no …

149: Lessons from building Shazam - Dhiraj Mukherjee, Cofounder of Shazam and Angel Investor

December 15th, 2020

Dhiraj Mukherjee

Dhiraj Mukherjee is a Co-Founder of Shazam, and an experienced digital business executive with a proven track record in both corporate and start-up environments.

In 2000, he co-founded Shazam …

148: Planning and executing - Nick Telson, Design My Night

December 1st, 2020

Nick Telson

A serial angel investor and previously co-founded Design My Night, a nightlife discovery website, in 2010. Nick came from a background in marketing with L'Oreal launching two brands in the UK before going …

147: Building people that build startups - David Brown, CEO Techstars

November 17th, 2020

David Brown

David is a serial entrepreneur who has founded three startups and been involved with two others. David is one of the original founders …

146: Work on your game - Dre Baldwin, Pro Basketball player and coach

November 10th, 2020

Dre Baldwin

In just 5 years, Dre Baldwin went from the end of his high school team's bench, to the first contract of a 9-year professional …

145: Speaking your mind in crazy times - Dre Baldwin, Pro Basketball player and coach

November 3rd, 2020

Dre Baldwin

In just 5 years, Dre Baldwin went from the end of his high school team's bench, to the first contract of a 9-year professional …

144: Deep dive into my hidden mindset limitations - Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

October 27th, 2020

Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

A cutting-edge mindset author, researcher, and consultant. He helps improve organizations, leaders, teams, and employees by …

143: Hacking the microbiome to unlock superpowers - Zack Abbott, founder and CEO - ZBiotics

October 20th, 2020

Zack Abbott

CEO and co-founder of ZBiotics, a company developing bioengineered probiotics founded in 2016.

ZBiotics' product, which breaks down …

142: Developing Confidence - Nate Setto, Pop/R&B artist

October 13th, 2020

Nate Setto

A rising Pop/R&B artist who has developed his career in the great city of Detroit. As a Michigan native, he grew up with a passion …

141: Investing in curiosity - Reece Chowdhry, Founder & CEO - RLC Ventures

October 6th, 2020

Reece Chowdhry

Founder and CEO of the multi award-winning RLC Ventures, a venture capital firm that specialises in investing in technology-based …

140: (Bio)Engineering success - Zack Abbott, founder CEO - ZBiotics

September 29th, 2020

Zack Abbott

CEO and co-founder of ZBiotics, a company developing bioengineered probiotics founded in 2016.

ZBiotics' product, which breaks down …

139: Using Focus to Fuel Your Fire - John Lee Dumas, Entrepreneur On Fire

September 22nd, 2020

John Lee Dumas

An American entrepreneur and podcaster based in Puerto Rico. He is the founder and host of Entrepreneurs on Fire, a business podcast …

138: The Neuroscience of Success Mindsets - Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

September 15th, 2020

Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D.

A cutting-edge mindset author, researcher, and consultant. He helps improve organizations, leaders, teams, and employees by …

137: How to Pitch to Venture Capitalists - Greg Spillane - Serial Entrepreneur

September 8th, 2020

Greg Spillane

Greg brings a unique combination of hands-on technical experience and a track record of large-scale business development. Greg’s professional career began as a developer.

Shortly afterward he founded a …

136: Perfectly hidden depression - Dr Margaret Rutherford, PhD, Author & host Self work podcast

September 1st, 2020

Dr. Margaret Rutherford

A clinical psychologist, who has practiced for over twenty years in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Since 2012, her writing has been …

135: Genuinely you - How to stay happy - Gina Gardiner - Author, Head Teacher & Coach

August 24th, 2020

Gina Gardiner

No.1 International Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Empowerment and Relationship Coach and Transformational Leadership Trainer with well over 30 years of experience helping people experience …

134: How to be an influencer - Maayan Gordon, Entrepreneur, Tik Tok influencer

August 20th, 2020

Maayan Gordon

Maayan has been in digital marketing for 10+ years now. Maayan dropped out of college to do copy writing full time before she started …

133: 100 mile mindset - Nate Bailey - 1st Lietenant, entrepreneur, Ironman, author & podcast host

August 17th, 2020

Nate Bailey

A natural leader and a speaker who knows how to impact and reach an audience.

He is a best selling author with three books as well as …

132: Digging deep - Maayan Gordon, Entrepreneur, Tik Tok influencer

August 13th, 2020

Maayan Gordon

Maayan has been in digital marketing for 10+ years now. Maayan dropped out of college to do copy writing full time before she started …

131: Finding Your Own Success - Greg Spillane - Serial Entrepreneur

August 10th, 2020

Greg Spillane

Greg brings a unique combination of hands-on technical experience and a track record of large-scale business development. Greg’s professional career began as a developer.

Shortly afterward he founded a …

130: Being a Voice For Change - Mya-Rose Craig, AKA Birdgirl, Climate activist

August 6th, 2020

Mya-Rose Craig

AKA Birdgirl, is a young naturalist, ornithologist, and, birder (birdwatcher) as well as a young environmentalist, conservationist, …

129: Anything is popsicle - Josh Lee, Northern bloc ice cream

August 3rd, 2020

Josh Lee

Left to right: Manolo Imperatori, Josh Lee, Dirk Mischendahl

The director and co founder of a rapidly expanding business, Northern Bloc. …

128: The outside mindset - Verla Fortier - Author

July 30th, 2020

Verla Fortier

After a 40 year career as a nurse, and nursing professor, Verla finds that as more diseases are added to her systemic lupus …

127: Top 1% life - Kathleen Black, Real estate investor & author

July 27th, 2020

Kathleen Black

A coveted coach, mentor and author. Kathleen has taken her experience as a top-producing Realtor and built it into a dynamic, …

126b: Growth Mindset Masterclass - Graham Hobson, Founder - Photobox

July 20th, 2020

Graham Hobson

Experienced entrepreneur, board member and technologist with startup through to Private Equity experience. Supporter of social …

126a: CEO mindset - Graham Hobson, Founder - Photobox

July 17th, 2020

Graham Hobson

Experienced entrepreneur, board member and technologist with startup through to Private Equity experience. Supporter of social …

125: How to do relationships - Jonathan Aslay - Relationships coach and author - 'What the heck is self love anyway'

July 13th, 2020

Jonathon Aslay

The focus of one of America's Leading Mid-Life Dating Coaches has expanded into a deeper, essential philosophy of what it truly …

124: Living to your own beat - Debbie Arcangeles, Author & Host - The Offbeat Life Podcast

July 9th, 2020

Debbie Arcangeles

Debbie Arcangeles is a digital nomad and the host of The Offbeat Life podcast, where she interviews individuals who are location …

123b: The Curious Mindset - Tom Davies, GeoWizard

July 7th, 2020

Tom Davies, GeoWizard

Tom Davies, better known online as GeoWizard, is an English YouTuber who uploads videos based around the online map game GeoGuessr.

In early 2019, Tom had felt a craving for an adventure — one …

123a: Play your way to success - Tom Davies, GeoWizard

July 6th, 2020

Tom Davies, GeoWizard

Tom Davies, better known online as GeoWizard, is an English YouTuber who uploads videos based around the online map game GeoGuessr.

In early 2019, Tom had felt a craving for an adventure — one …

122b: Face your fears - Zac and Jay - Epic Youtubers

July 2nd, 2020

Zac and Jay

YouTubers, Zac Aslop and Jamie Rawsthorne run 'The Zac and Jay Show', a brilliantly entertaining and rapidly growing Youtube channel.

After working separately seeking the meaning to life and failing, the …

122a: How to Youtube - Zac and Jay

June 29th, 2020

Zac and Jay

YouTubers, Zac Aslop and Jamie Rawsthorne run 'The Zac and Jay Show', a brilliantly entertaining and rapidly growing Youtube channel.

After working separately seeking the meaning to life and failing, the …

121b: Overlording a city through a crisis - Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol

June 25th, 2020

Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Peaches Golding

Mrs Peaches Golding, HM Lord Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol, was elevated …

121a: How to become a Lord - Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol

June 22nd, 2020

Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Peaches Golding

Mrs Peaches Golding, HM Lord Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol, was elevated …

120: How to get onto Podcasts - Christina Nicholson, PR expert, host - Media Maven

June 15th, 2020

Christina Nicholson

Christina Nicholson is a TV host who helps business owners grow by reaching their ideal customers or clients through the power …

119: Success formulas - Sean Castrina, Serial Entrepreneur, Author - Worlds greatest business plan

June 11th, 2020

Sean Castrina

A serial entrepreneur having started his first company at age 23 and has not stopped as he has started more than 15 successful …

118: Climbing the Right Mountain - Matt Barnett, CEO - Bonjoro

June 8th, 2020

Matt Barnett

A British industrial designer & artist, moved to Australia he decided to get his MBA. He fell for tech and found himself starting different businesses. Although he failed at some, failure did not …

117: Focused Growth - Viktor Nebehaj, CMO - Freetrade

June 4th, 2020

Viktor Nebehaj

the Head of Growth and CMO for UK's commission-free stock investing platform - Freetrade goes much deeper into crowdfunding …

116: Trauma and Mental Health - Karen Stefano, Author - What a Body Remembers

June 1st, 2020

Karen Stefano

A defence lawyer and an author. Her recent book, What a Body Remembers: A Memoir of Sexual Assault and Its Aftermath, looks back at …

115: Adversity to advantage - Randy Ginsburg, Author

May 28th, 2020

Randy Ginsberg

A natural-born entrepreneur, believes that a person’s future is not dictated solely by their past, and even the toughest challenges …

114: Creating Magical Moments - Kate Boyle, CEO - Banjo Robinson

May 25th, 2020

Kate Boyle

Before Banjo Robinson, Kate had an impressive career in LA, running writers' rooms for influential screenwriter Etan Cohen, working as a creative executive on Ghostbusters III and Men in Black III for …

113: Fixing your Mental Health - Ross Jackson-Hicks - Co Founder Man Down Cornwall

May 21st, 2020

Ross Jackson-Hicks

Ross Jackson-Hicks has battled anxiety since being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child.

112: Life Lessons from a Legend - Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

May 18th, 2020

Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

DAME STEPHANIE SHIRLEY CH is a workplace revolutionary and successful IT entrepreneur turned ardent philanthropist. In …

111: Hacking Sleeping - Richard Hall - CTO, Kokoon

May 11th, 2020

Richard Hall

Kokoon are the world’s first sleep sensing EEG (electroencephalogram) headphones - comfortable enough to sleep in, without compromising acoustic quality.

Richard Hall and Tim Atnos launched Kokoon …

110: Women in Business Movement - Genecia Alluora, CEO - Soul Rich Woman, Miss Singapore 2010

May 4th, 2020

Genecia Alluora

“Alone we are strong, together we are UNSTOPPABLE”

Former Miss Singapore and Southeast Asia Woman of Excellence 2010. She is the …

109: Being a Person of Action - Dane Knighton, Copywriting Master

April 27th, 2020

Dane Knighton

The founder and CEO of Dane Knighton, Inc. Growing up penniless in South Africa, Dane immigrated to England, Colchester at age 9 not …

108: Challenge Yourself to Change the World - Leah Chowdhry, 1st British Asian woman to swim the channel, CEO Pop Up Party and Play

April 20th, 2020

Leah Chowdhry

‘He who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right’ - Confucius

Founder and CEO of an award-winning childcare company, ‘Pop Up, Party & Play’. Leah's comapany provides mobile …

107: From Psychotherapy to Sex therapy - Rachel Jane-Cooke, Entrepreneur and Therapist

April 13th, 2020

Meet Rachel Jane Cooke

Rachel Jane Cooke is a therapist, trainer and coach who specialises in self-esteem, emotional intelligence, shame resilience and the Millennial Life Crisis.

She has spent the last seven years …

106: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World - Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips, journalist and author

April 6th, 2020

Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips

A journalist and editor who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her writing on law, finance, health, and technology has …

105: Teaching Kids a Growth Mindset - Maria Wilkes - Teacher and Influencer

March 30th, 2020

Maria Wilkes

(MA Education), researcher, teacher, tutor, writer, speaker and mentor

Maria Wilkes is a language teacher at one of the top all-girl …

104: Starting from Zero - Dane Maxwell, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Musician, Coach

March 26th, 2020

Dane Maxwell

Dane loves to sing, and he sings so that the world may know a deeper love of themselves and life. Dane pursued business after hurting his voice at the age of 21. Business saved Dane's life and gave him …

103: The Best Investments Start with Yourself - Stuart Chapman, Co-Founder Draper Esprit VC

March 23rd, 2020

Stuart Chapman - Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Draper Esprit Plc

Draper Esprit , a Pan-European venture capital fund that invests into disruptive tech companies at the early and growth stages

Draper …

102: Things Don't Need to be Perfect - OddBox co-founders, Deepak Ravindran and Emilie Vanpoperinghe

March 19th, 2020

Emilie Vanpoperinghe and Deepak Ravindran

Emilie was previously Director of Finance & Operations for an international NGO set up by the Nike Foundation. Deepak worked for most global investment banks as Senior …

101: Being the Change You Want in the World - Tom Stancliffe, CEO - TRIBE

March 16th, 2020


Tom Stancliffe, Co-Founder of TRIBE, the UK’s leading natural performance nutrition brand

Tom established TRIBE in 2015 following Run for Love, …

100: Mindset Lessons after 100 episodes of Growth

March 9th, 2020


Sam looks back on what we've learnt with 100 episodes of Growth Mindset. We cover some of the things he's done from talking with hitmen to living in the woods with a bunch of hippies.

Learning through peoples …

98: Coaching your Little Inner Voice - Jason Mueller, CEO LIV, Radiohost

February 24th, 2020


Growing up, Jason was diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental disorder - tourette syndrome. Jason always had to inform his class about his condition to allow his peers and teachers to better understand where he is coming …

97: Better Copy for Better Business - Maggie Tuczapska

February 20th, 2020


"Great content will always beat even the best marketing strategy"

Maggie Tuczapska has been selling online since 2007 and she knows what it takes to make an online business thrive. Having spent 8 years in running …

96: Incurable Entrepreneurs - Heather Thorkelson, Author, Explorer, Entrepreneur

February 17th, 2020


Heather Thorkelson is a Canadian dual business owner living in rural Sweden. She runs a business consulting practice that helps small-to-medium …

95: Will it Make the Boat Go Faster? - Ben Hunt-Davis, Gold Medal Olympian, Author, Entrepreneur

February 13th, 2020


"An Olympic gold medal is a crazy thing to want, and a crazy thing to work towards. The odds - even if you are a world-class athlete - are stacked …

94: Pushing the Boundaries of Machine Translation - Spence Green, CEO of Lilt A.I.

February 10th, 2020


Spence Green is the co-founder and CEO at Lilt, a San Francisco-based startup that builds intelligent software to automate translation for businesses.

Spence and his partner, John DeNero, started Lilt because they …

93: Adversity to Advantage - Sam's Story with Petra Velzeboer

February 6th, 2020


Petra Velzeboer is a therapist, facilitator and executive coach. Through depression, anxiety, alcohol dependence and suicidal thoughts she reached …

92: Growing up in Wartorn Iraq to Silicon Valley Success - Francis Dinha, CEO Open VPN

February 3rd, 2020


"LOSERS quit when they fail and WINNERS fail 'till they succeed"

Francis Dinha has been key in orchestrating growth at OpenVPN Technologies, by …

91: How to be Better at Interviewing - Sam Harris

January 30th, 2020


Hosting a podcast interview is a lot harder than it sounds. It’s not a simple as having a friendly chat in front of a pair of microphones.

If you …

90: Brain Computer Interface Development - Shifra Khan

January 27th, 2020


Shifra Khan, a 16 year old BCI developer and Nanotech enthusiast, is on a mission to solve some of humanity’s biggest problems. Shifra is working …

89: Enjoy the Moment and Celebrate your Age

January 23rd, 2020


On this episode, Sam Harris talks about time because he has been thinking a lot about life and being happy as much as possible. Sam explores the …

88: Ending Aging - Aubrey De Grey

January 20th, 2020


Meet Aubrey De Grey – Chief Science Officer at SENS Research Foundation, VP of New Technology Discovery at AgeX Therapeutics, and editor-in-chief …

87. Being a Worthy Human - Tracy Litt, Success coach

January 13th, 2020


Tracy Litt, a Certified Mindset Coach, and Rapid Transformational Therapist is the author of the best seller book, Worthy Human.

Tracy has much motivation and valuable insights based on her life experiences to share …

86. Question Everything. Let's start with Gender - Noam Kostucki

January 9th, 2020


Meet Noam Kostuki – a life artist and business coach with a diverse professional portfolio, the author of “You Are Your Brand” and “Seek to Keep: …

85. The Ultimate Answers to Everything - Noam Kostucki

December 30th, 2019


Noam Kostuki is one of the most fascinating humans on the planet. He is a Ted speaker, successful author, coach and runs one of the top-rated …

84. Existential Risks - Jaan Tallinn, CoFounder Skype, Kazaa

December 23rd, 2019


Meet Jaan Tallinn – an Estonian hacker, physicist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and investor, who is known for being the co-founder of Kazaa, a file-sharing platform, and his participation in the development of Skype …

83. Driving Policy Change and Personal Change - Jessica Templeton, Director of LSE 100

December 19th, 2019


Jessica Templeton is a political scientist and award-winning educator who is the Director of the LSE 100 course.

With expertise in global …

82. Turning Carbon into Protein - Peter Rowe, Founder Deep Branch Bio

December 16th, 2019


Molecular biologist turned entrepreneur, Peter Rowe is an expert in innovation management and biotechnology. As CEO, he leads the Deep Branch Bio's …

81. 'Know Thyself' - Gene and Microbiome Sequencing - Sergey Musienko, CEO - Atlas Biomed

December 12th, 2019


Sergey Musienko is the founder and CEO of Atlas Biomed. They provide genetic sequencing and microbiome tests to monitor your health.
Sergey is a …

80. The Future is What You Build - Colin Billings, CEO - Orro, First employee - Stitcher

December 9th, 2019


Colin Billings is a forward-thinking human and change-maker.

He first worked on Stitcher which changed the podcasting world we love today. After …

79. Rethinking Education & Your Life - Grant Aldrich, CEO -

December 5th, 2019


Grant Aldrich founded with a purpose-driven mission: make higher education more accessible and affordable for everyone.

After …

78. Making Things Add Up - Ingrid Thompson, Founder Healthy Numbers

December 2nd, 2019


Ingrid Thomson is a leading business coach and author with a focus on finance. She empowers anyone to take control of their money to achieve their …

77. Bringing People and Ideas Together - Cynthia Samanian

November 30th, 2019


Meet Cynthia Samarian, a Persian entrepreneur - the Founder and CEO of an experiential event organizing agency for food companies.

Find out how many times she had to switch course to find a professional career that …

76. Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs and their Strengths - Heather Dominick

November 27th, 2019


Heather Dominick is a coach of what she refers to as Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs (HSE), interestingly; she is the only coach in this angle of life on the planet. She is the founder of the HSE program which is …

75. Lessons in Being Extraordinary - Mario Nawfal

November 25th, 2019


Mario Nawfal is crazy. But also stupidly successful, intelligent and charming (...and young).

At only 30 years old he has several million-dollar …

74: Reasons to be Positive when Everything is Broken - Sam Harris

November 15th, 2019


Things don't always work out. It's very wise to not lose your s#!t when bad things happen. Staying positive is a useful skill to build so that your …

73: Getting People to Think Your Idea is Their Idea - Oren Klaff, bestselling Author & Investor

November 6th, 2019


Oren Klaff is a sales genius and investor with 2 bestselling books and a tonne of great ideas.

The renowned classic, ‘Pitch Anything’ designed to help you understand how to make a compelling pitch using …

72: The Outward Mindset - Heather Adams, The Arbinger Institute

October 22nd, 2019


Heather Adams is a leading partner at the Arbinger Institute who focus on the 'Outward Mindset'. They coach businesses and leaders to become more effective and more aware of themselves and to achieve greater success.

71: The Mindsets for Leadership and Success - Ryan Gottfredson PhD

October 7th, 2019


Ryan Gottfredson is an innovative researcher and coach in the mindsets behind success and leadership. We discuss his top findings and the key …

70: Coaching Olympic Success - Frank Dick OBE (Current coaching strategy with England Rugby team)

September 30th, 2019


Frank Dick is one of the world's finest sports and motivational coaches ever. He is currently working with the England Rugby team during this year's Rugby World Cup.

Frank was the England Athletics coach for three …

69: The Ultimate Guide - Life Lessons from Great Minds

September 22nd, 2019


This episode is an ultimate guide to life and entrepreneurship. After two years of interviewing some of the greatest minds, Sam distils their …

68: Putting Quality Back into Relationships

September 11th, 2019


Creating high-quality relationships is hugely important for our mental health and well-being. With the rise of the connected world, we are sacrificing the quality of our relationships for quantity.

We are connected …

67: Three Colossal Flaws with Technology that Destroy Your Mind

August 18th, 2019


Sam Harris explains some of the biggest flaws with our technology and what it is doing to our minds. 

This lecture explores the relationship …

66: Sam Harris - The Lost Art of Listening to Yourself

August 11th, 2019


Sam explains the lost art of listening to ourselves and the damage it is causing us.

In our modern on demand economy we rush from one thing to the next. We optimise all our moments for learning and listening to …

65: Sam Harris - LifeHack 2019 - The Art of Skill Breaks

August 3rd, 2019


Sam Harris explains his biggest life hack for 2019, using "Skill Breaks" to learn.

We all have skills we'd love to get round to learning but never seem to find the time. Combining lessons on behaviour change, …

64: Sam Harris - Mastery and Mindsets - Mid 2019 Update

July 28th, 2019


Sam Harris breaks down some key lessons on Mastery and Mindsets as a mid-year update for 2019.

After a lot of requests to tell listeners what I'm up to I gave in and sat down and talked about myself by using the …

63: When Terrible == Awesome - Edd Read, Founder CTO Graze, Founder CTO

July 22nd, 2019


Edd Read is a self confessed geek and lover of engineering solutions to problems. He was the Founder and CTO of the hugely successful …

62: Mental Health without the BS - Petra Velzeboer - Psychotherapist and Executive Coach

June 30th, 2019


Petra Velzeboer is a mental health consultant, executive coach and podcaster. She has a radical 'no BS' approach to mental health and isn't afraid to …

61. Light Yourself Up - Kathryn Binkley

June 22nd, 2019


Kathyrn Binkley is a success coach helping women achieve awesome things. Her focus is to help people build a business and a life that lights them …

60. Doing the Difficult Thing - Dr Niall McCann - Intrepid Explorer and Director of National Park Rescue

June 13th, 2019


Dr Niall McCann doesn't mess around. He's cycled the Himalayas, rowed across the Atlantic and skied across Greenland. He knows a thing or two about …

59. The World Of Martech with Scott Brinker: VP Platform - Hubspot | CoFounder - Ion Interactive

June 3rd, 2019


Scott is a computer programmer and entrepreneur who has a wealth of experience in tech and marketing and is one of the most prominent figures in the world of 'Martec' which he has been at the forefront of since it …

58. Travis Jones - CEO, RBT Gym Group [Launching gyms, businesses and dreams]

May 26th, 2019


Travis Jones is a relentless entrepreneur and all round good guy. He lives in Melbourne where he runs several businesses with a few other projects …

54. How to Stop Being Boring - Mat Braddy, ex CMO Just Eat (Brand Founder)

May 26th, 2019


Mat Braddy was the CMO and brand founder of Just Eat during their meteoric rise from a small tech startup to their IPO at ~$2 billion.

As their CMO Mat was in charge of creating the brand that changed the face of …

57. Making it as a Migrant - Rafael Dos Santos - CEO High Profile Club

May 26th, 2019


Rafael Dos Santos is the CEO of the High Profile Club. He is passionate about helping people grow their brand and achieve success and has been named one of the Sunday Times 100 most Inspiring Entrepreneurs.

He …

55. Creative Healing - Naveen Arles BCA - Founder London International Gospel Choir

May 26th, 2019


Naveen Arles BCA is the founder of the London International Gospel Choir. He was awarded a British Citizens Award for his work in the art and …

53. AI Solutions in Finance - Chandini Jain, CEO Auquan

May 26th, 2019


Chandini Jain is the founder and CEO of Auquan. Their platform provides Machine Learning solutions for big finance.

Chandini took her experience …

56. Launch Lessons in Podcasting and Business - Daniel Murray-Serter - Host Secret Leaders

May 26th, 2019


Daniel Murray-Serter is a serial entrepreneur who hosts the Secret Leaders Podcast and is launching his latest business

The Secret Leaders is one of the top business podcasts on iTunes and we discuss …

52. Stoic Determination and Tenacity, 'Sisu' - Mike Follett, CEO Lumens Research

March 10th, 2019


Mike Follett is the CEO of Lumens Research. They create eye-tracking software to understand human behaviour and intent.

Mike is full of …

50. Cyber Attack Wargaming - Top 100 Women in Tech Winner Lisa Forte, CEO Red Goat

February 27th, 2019


Lisa Forte deservedly won the top 100 Women in Tech award for 2018 for her work combating cyber-crime.

She is an inspirational public speaker and a tenacious entrepreneur. Her business Red Goat Cyber Security helps …

47. Building the Future, Matt Ward - Disruptors Podcast, VC, Author, Amazon Millionaire

February 27th, 2019


Matt Ward launched an Amazon business which he sold for $1 million after just one year. He is now the host of two great podcasts:

48. Your Heart is Stupid, Follow Your Interests - Richard Chapo, Internet Lawyer

February 27th, 2019


Richard Chapo is a business lawyer in San Diego who has been practising law for 25 years. In that time he has started many businesses and helped countless other businesses with legal and growth problems.

Richard has a …

49. The Future of Supply Chains - Ben King, CEO - Pesky Fish

February 27th, 2019


Ben King is the CEO of Pesky Fish. They run an amazing service connecting consumers directly to fisherman on boats so that you can buy fresh fish as it is caught and have it delivered to your door in hours.

We talk …

51. Education For the Future - James Potten, MD Red Academy

February 27th, 2019


James Potten is the Managing Director of Red Academy.

He was previously a professional windsurfer and set up the student windsurfing association as well as being the first person to cross the channel windsurfing. He …

45. Resolutions - 8 Strategies to Take Control of the Year - Sam Harris

January 26th, 2019


Sam Harris is here to get your 2019 on track with the best psychological strategies to make you achieve your ambitions for the year.

Only 8% of …

46. Hit Your Health Goals - Sam Harris

January 26th, 2019


Sam discusses some top tips for making wise health decisions and keeping diet and exercise something that feels fun rather than a chore. Then we …

43. The Biggest Risk in Your Life - Igor Volzhanin - CEO Datasine

January 26th, 2019


Igor Volzhanin is the CEO of DataSine. A marketing business that helps businesses create personalised marketing based on the personality traits of …

44. Resilience Masterclass - Agustin Gonzalez - CEO, Paranoid Fan

January 26th, 2019


Agustin is the CEO of Paranoid Fan an app that shows you on a map everything you need to know. He is also the single father of 3 boys and has a …

42: Songwriting, Travelling and Politics - Steve Kopandy

January 26th, 2019


Steve is a songwriter and traveller with the enviable situation of spending most of his time doing what he loves.
For his day job he plays Howard in the Take That Experience which leads to him travelling round the …

41: The Power of Focus - Nicholas 'Charles Tyrwhitt' Wheeler, OBE

November 29th, 2018


The Founder of Charles Tyrwhitt shirts, Nicholas Wheeler OBE, discusses his various successes and failures from childhood to the present day. We find …

40 - The Simple Art of Happiness - Bob Asim [REPEAT]

November 11th, 2018

Back by popular demand we have a repeat of an episode from the first year of the podcast.

Product Manager at Roche Pharmaceuticals
(Kindest person I …

39. Contrepreneurs, Wantrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs - Mike Winnet- UKs #1 Demotivational Speaker

November 1st, 2018


Mike Winnet is the UK's #1 demotivational speaker. He is the antidote to 'Contrepreneurs' that sell instant success formulas to 'Wantrepreneurs' …

38. Quit Your Job and Travel to Find Success - Kat Wczesniak

October 26th, 2018


Kat started her first business with no clue about business and just a passion for travel. She grew the brand into a successful travel company …

37. Business and Legal Lessons from a Life in Tech - Anthony Rose "The man who saved the BBC"

October 17th, 2018


Anthony is known for his work managing the launch of the BBC's iPlayer, for which Wired UK named him "the man who saved the BBC". He has founded/co-founded …

36. From Discovering Bosons at CERN to Unlocking Braincells with Apps - Mait Müntel - CEO, Lingvist

October 8th, 2018


Mait Müntel is the CEO of Lingvist and was part of the team at CERN who discovered the Higgs Boson. He is also a lovely and quite hilarious individual. Listen to this podcast if you want a focused 40 minutes of …

35. How to Make a Successful Podcast (or Other Side Project) - Sam Harris

October 1st, 2018


I have been recording podcasts for nearly two years and running this show for over a year and running side projects for the past 10 years there are loads of thing I've learnt. (There is plenty still to learn and I don't …

34. Foolproof Success with Bryony Thomas - Author & Founder of Watertight Marketing

September 17th, 2018



Bryony Thomas has run her own marketing agency Watertight Marketing for ten years and has written an amazing book of the same title. Watertight Marketing is one …

[START HERE] One Year of Wisdom - Incredible Lessons and Stories from Amazing Guests

September 3rd, 2018


We are super pleased to announce the Growth Mindset Podcast is a one year old!

Sam takes a look back across the year and showcases some of the …

32 - The Top LifeHack to Learn this Year - Sam Harris

August 27th, 2018


A short episode on my favourite lifehack of 2018. This is a real skill you can quickly acquire over a few weeks with minimal effort and it will pay great dividends for the rest of your life.

The lifehack is Touch …

31 - Intro to Vipassana - What happens in 10 days of pure silent meditation

August 13th, 2018


This is a short soundbite episode with Felix Chandler. We break down the main lessons and things to know about Vipassana meditation courses and why on earth you might choose to do one.

10 days of silently …

30 - My Conversation with a Hitman - Sam Harris

August 6th, 2018


This is the conversation I had with a hitman living in India about his life. We discuss the story of how he came to be a hitman and what his life is really like. It is certainly very different to what you see in the …

29 - Stealing Bitcoins and Hacking World Banks - Anonymous

July 30th, 2018


We dive into the world of the dark web to talk to a hacker about his life and the incredible stories within.

From issues growing up in South Africa to stealing Bitcoin over public wifi or even from people at home. …

28 - North Korea - Life as a North Korea Tour Guide - [Recorded in the DPRK]

July 23rd, 2018


We're very excited to announce our first episode from North Korea.

Recorded in the heart of North Korea, Sam talks to his tour guide Ben about the country and his experiences.

Sam visited North Korea over Easter …

27 - The Hottest Tech Innovation of the Year - Tom Carter - Ultrahaptics - [Repeat]

July 16th, 2018



Tom Carter is the Founder and CTO at Ultrahaptics. A leading technology company making mind-blowing …

26 - What on Earth is a Rainbow Gathering and Why You Need to Go

July 9th, 2018

Life under the Rainbow:
  • Running wild in the woods with the naked hippies

  • Redefining you inhibitions and desires to create an entirely new view of …

25 - Is There Any Point To Anything? - Growth Mindset Podcast - Rob Price

July 2nd, 2018


Rob Price, an English teacher, author and philosopher working in Thailand and soon moving to China. He has really interesting views on the world and in my own view is like a younger, more English version of Jordan …

24 - The Vegans are Taking Over - Ben Marshall

June 25th, 2018


Ben Marshall is a model, body-builder and vegan working in film and media.

Of course, we discuss a lot about health, fitness and diet, Ben also has a lot of stories to tell from aggressive time management to …

23 - Intense Health - Stronger, Fitter, Faster with HIT - Marcelo Mesquita

June 11th, 2018

The business and science behind lightning fast workouts with big results.

Marcelo Mesquita is the Founder and CEO of Intense Health, a radical new …

22 - Learned Helplessness and Learned Optimism - Unleash Awesomeness

June 4th, 2018


We all experience learned helplessness in our lives much to our own detriment. Yet most people don't even know what it is. Sam breaks down what the effect is, from how it was discovered to what you can do about it.

21 - The Simple Art of Happiness - Bob Asim

May 21st, 2018


Product Manager at Roche Pharmaceuticals
(Kindest person I know)

Bob Asim is a mid 30-year-old Malaysian professional who has worked at various …

20 - Growth Hacking, Life Hacking and Superpowers - Sherman Lee - Rocco AI

April 27th, 2018


Co-Founder - RavenProtocol , Rocco AI , Good Audience

Partner and Investor at Zeroth AI

Writer for Forbes, Huffington Post and Business Insider

19 - We Built a Trading Platform - Adam Dodds & Viktor Nebehaj -

April 26th, 2018


Freetrade is a revolutionary …

18 - Sentient - The Worlds Leading Distributed AI Platform - Antoine-Blondeau

April 19th, 2018


Antoine created the technology behind Siri which he sold to …

17 - Dream it, do it - Katherina-Olivia Lacey

March 20th, 2018


Katherina is a young start-up founder who runs a logistics business based out of Singapore. She was a venture partner of the accelerator where she …

16 - The Basic Formula for Success and Happiness - Nick White

March 1st, 2018


Nick White is the head of the AI department at He helps startups in the accelerator to make the most of their potential with AI and grow their business. He also speaks and writes on AI and has a great medium …

15: Living the 4 Hour Work Week - Felix Chandler

February 14th, 2018


Escape the rat race and follow your dreams — The joys and woes of the nomad lifestyle

Felix Chandler is a young millennial with a very relaxed …

14 - Investing Sensibly to Launching Your Own VC Fund - Eamonn Carey, MD Techstars

February 2nd, 2018


Eamonn is the Managing Director at Techstars London, and an early stage investor, advisor and board member in over 25 companies across the US, Europe and Asia. He also helps out at in Hong Kong, who invest …

13 - The Basics of Entrepreneurship & How to Master Anything

January 13th, 2018


Alex Denne is one of the most curious people I have ever met. He has an uncanny ability to break things down and gamify self-improvement as well as pretty much anything else.

I worked with him co-running Basecamp, a …

12 - Startup Stories [part 3] - Success, Failure and Bitcoin - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

December 31st, 2017



This is final episode of the trilogy, the season and the entire year.

Sam and Theo finish up the series with some personal stories and a review of how entrepreneurs can be more …

11 - Startup Stories [part 2] - Relationships - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

December 24th, 2017


Sam, Theo and Tommy doing a Santa run for charity

Part two of the startup stories podcasts with Theo Ricketts, we recount startup stories and issues and thoughts along the way. As well as more business ideas we go …

10 - Startup Stories [part 1]- Hacking and Hustling - Sam Harris and Theo Ricketts

December 17th, 2017


We look back at the antics and chaos from a life of entrepreneurship. This raw episode shows a very real side to life without so much of the shiny edges and a lot more of the …

09 - Teaching AI Emotions - Matt Celuszak - CEO, Crowd Emotion

December 13th, 2017


Matt is the CEO of CrowdEmotion. A tech start-up in London that tracks human emotional data with the goal of humanising technology to understand …

08 - Raising Finance and Entrepreneur Fundamentals - Nick Miller

November 25th, 2017


Nick Miller is the CEO of Buzzhire, an on-demand staffing agency for the hospitality industry in London. Their app provides a modern solution to …

07 - Make Your Passion Your Work - Travel Writing - Helena Smith

November 16th, 2017


Helena Smith is a travel writer and book author. She writes for the ‘Lonely Planet’ and ‘Rough Guides’ publications whilst …

06 - Happiness and Achievement - Edward Broadhurst

October 19th, 2017


Edward Broadhurst is a solicitor for local government and a member of the Territorial Army.
A relaxed podcast where we explore his accidental launch …

05 - Scaling Software Teams - Harsh Sinha - Transferwise VP Engineering

October 8th, 2017


Harsh is the VP of Engineering at TransferWise. On the podcast, he shares his wealth of experience leading software teams at scale.

Prior to joining TransferWise, Harsh was Director of Product at PayPal leading product …

04 - Putting the Touch in 'Touchless' Tech! - Tom Carter - Founder & CTO, Ultrahaptics

August 30th, 2017


Tom Carter is the Founder and CTO at Ultrahaptics. A leading technology company making mind-blowing …

03 - Growing Startup Teams - Dean Hume, CTO at

August 24th, 2017


Dean is the CTO of, a rapidly growing tech start-up in London. They are revolutionising the way people buy and sell homes making the …

02. The Startup Bakery - Tomiwa Adey

August 21st, 2017


Tomiwa Adey is a young tech entrepreneur who has founded several start-ups, learning a lot from his successes and failures. He grew up in Nigeria where he often had to hustle just …

01. Growth Mindset Intro - Sam & Jane Harris

August 20th, 2017


The Harris family get excited WITH SAM AND JANE HARRIS

The first introduction episode to the Growth Mindset Podcast. Sam looks back at his life with his mother Jane and explores some of the main events and funny …

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