150 episodes

MetaLearn helps you take your learning to the next level and master anything by exploring the fundamentals of accelerated learning and skill acquisition. Whether you’re looking to build a business, learn a language or pick up a sport, you’ll learn the principles and techniques needed to succeed, as well as gaining insights from the experts and thought leaders driving the global learning revolution.

MetaLearn Nasos Papadopoulos

    • Education
    • 4.5 • 32 Ratings

MetaLearn helps you take your learning to the next level and master anything by exploring the fundamentals of accelerated learning and skill acquisition. Whether you’re looking to build a business, learn a language or pick up a sport, you’ll learn the principles and techniques needed to succeed, as well as gaining insights from the experts and thought leaders driving the global learning revolution.

    ML149: Ben Saunders on Developing Grit, Knowing When to Quit and Lessons from Polar Expeditions

    ML149: Ben Saunders on Developing Grit, Knowing When to Quit and Lessons from Polar Expeditions

    Ben Saunders is one of the world’s leading polar explorers and an acclaimed keynote speaker. In this episode we discuss:
    - The daily life of a polar explorer including the training, fundraising and trekking
    - The nature of motivation and grit and how they can be influenced
    - How to quit or ask for help when you need it
    Ben's experience is unique and inspirational. What he did is right at the limit of human potential and I hope it will inspire you to dream a little bigger and grind a little harder.

    • 46 min
    ML148: Jack Butcher on Using Design to Visualize Value, Separating Income from Time and Productizing Yourself

    ML148: Jack Butcher on Using Design to Visualize Value, Separating Income from Time and Productizing Yourself

    Jack Butcher is a designer and the founder of Visualize Value, a content platform teaching people to communicate through design and build great online products. In this conversation we discuss:
    - The principles of design that define iconic brands
    - How to productize your skills and standout in the new economy
    - The methods Jack has used to create his own successful courses
    So if you want to learn more about design, or separate your income from your time, this episode has you covered.

    • 48 min
    ML147: Anna Gát on Damascus Moments, The Challenges of 21st Century Adulthood and Resisting The Devil's Contract

    ML147: Anna Gát on Damascus Moments, The Challenges of 21st Century Adulthood and Resisting The Devil's Contract

    Anna Gát is the founder of the Interintellect, a global community and talent platform for public intellectuals. In this episode we discuss:
    - The 'Damascus moments' that lead to personal transformation and whether they can be forced.
    - What it means to be an adult in the 21st century
    - The notion of vocation, the process for discovering that and how to avoid selling out
    Anna has spent a lot of time thinking about these questions in depth, so I'm sure you'll find this discussion valuable.

    • 37 min
    ML146: Sam Sethi on Applying Second Curve Thinking to Your Career and The Future of Podcasting & Voice Technology

    ML146: Sam Sethi on Applying Second Curve Thinking to Your Career and The Future of Podcasting & Voice Technology

    Sam Sethi is an award winning radio presenter, podcaster and entrepreneur. In this episode we discuss:

    - How to apply second curve thinking in your career to stay futureproof
    - The future of podcasting and how listening habits differ across the world
    - The cutting edge of voice tech and what's on the way

    I'm becoming increasingly curious about the future of podcasting and voice tech and Sam was the perfect person to cover this, as well as providing great insights on career, the army and more.

    • 46 min
    ML145: Erica Young on Dispelling Networking Myths, The Science of Success and the Habits of a Superconnector

    ML145: Erica Young on Dispelling Networking Myths, The Science of Success and the Habits of a Superconnector

    Erica Young an expert in the field of network science and founder of the Reliants Project. In this episode we discuss:

    - The networking myths that hold people back from building relationships
    - How understanding network science can help your your career
    - The habits of superconnectors, including running events and making introductions

    We also talk about some of the core concepts in the field of network science, what the pandemic has done to our networks and much more.

    • 49 min
    ML144: Anna Gát on Building an Intellectual Community, Escaping Utility Tyranny and Facilitating Great Conversations

    ML144: Anna Gát on Building an Intellectual Community, Escaping Utility Tyranny and Facilitating Great Conversations

    Anna Gát is the founder of the Interintellect, a global community and talent platform for public intellectuals. In this conversation we discuss:
    - How to build a thriving intellectual community
    - Why utility tyranny and over optimisation is so harmful and how to combat it
    - The mindsets and processes involved in facilitating great conversations
    We also talk about Anna's educational experience which included managing Hungarian rockbands, her favourite lockdown books and podcasts and much more.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

imfthe734 ,

Entertaining, informative and through-provoking

I always enjoy listening to the varied topics covered in this podcast, and the conversations are invariably interesting and dynamic. As someone interested in education, it’s great to have this curated collection of perspectives and schools of thought. Thank you, Nasos!

Germanjames ,

Feel like I am in a gripping conversation

It’s like being at one of those dinner parties where fortune sits you next to interesting people that you could learn from, and there are plenty of times I’ve wanted to chip into the conversation.

Benzym ,

The craftsman of learning education

Wonderful information and knowledge curated, digested and beautifully articulated. Nasos is a constant source of inspiration, with great guests in the art of learning.

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