State of Mind is a podcast series that tells the intimate stories of the world's best authors, entrepreneurs, athletes and artists, through an immersive audio experience. Hosted by Blinkist's co-founder Niklas Jansen.
S2 E06: Rolling the dice more often
The one question Scott Chacon never stops asking is, ‘why?’ It’s this insatiable sense of curiosity that led him to become a certified sommelier, a karaoke expert, and even run for office. It also led him to start Github, which he ended up selling to Microsoft for $7B.
S2 E05: Be your own kind of boss
Whenever Dana Fox has encountered a problem or obstacle, she hears the words of her parents; ‘figure it out’. Not only has she figured out a successful career in Hollywood as a screenwriter but she’s also figured out the best way to be a boss, is to be yourself.
S2 E04: Beyond innovation
Richie Hawtin has been at the forefront of electronic music for the last 30 years. His relentless spirit of innovation has led him to pioneer new ways to connect with his audience whilst on stage. Embracing the unknown and rejecting the status quo is what drives him to create powerful new ideas and live performance experiences.
S2 E03: The power of discipline
Tim Raue’s Prussian blue chef’s uniform isn’t just for show. It radically transforms the way he thinks, talks, and works. Tim’s relentless discipline is what helped take him from a dangerous street gang to Germany’s top Michelin-stared chef.
S2 E02: On the other side of fear
Cedric Dumont makes a living from jumping out of planes and off of buildings. In fact, he’s one of the top extreme athletes in the world. If you think Cedric is fearless, you’d be wrong. Instead, it’s because he’s learned to embrace his fear and harness its potential for growth that’s made him the success that is today.
S2 E01: Steady course to the moon
The first woman to land on the moon may well be NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps. But Jeanette’s journey to the program that will see humans live on the moon by 2024 has not been one without difficulty and setbacks. The key to her getting to where she is today (and one day the moon) is simple: perseverance.
Great show with meaningful insights! Very inspirational speakers! Keep up the good work!
Great speakers and highly insightful
Can only recommend. Give it a listen!