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Packed with timeless insights and ideas direct from the source, each episode of The Knowledge Project will upgrade your thinking and change the way you see the world. Learn more at https://fs.blog/podcast

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish Farnam Street

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    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Packed with timeless insights and ideas direct from the source, each episode of The Knowledge Project will upgrade your thinking and change the way you see the world. Learn more at https://fs.blog/podcast

    #108 Thomas Zurbuchen: Adventures in Astrophysics

    #108 Thomas Zurbuchen: Adventures in Astrophysics

    Thomas Zurbuchen is currently Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA, where he seeks answers to big questions about the universe and our place in it. Previously, he was a professor of space science and aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan and a founding director of its Center for Entrepreneurship. In this episode, Thomas and Shane discuss the origin of his passion for astrophysics, commercial spaceflight, exciting experiments going on at the International Space Station, the challenges of space flight, how he makes decisions, whether humans will ever live on Mars, and more.
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    #107 Matt Ridley: Infinite Innovation

    #107 Matt Ridley: Infinite Innovation

    Matt Ridley is the author of several books related to science and human progress, biologist, newspaper columnist and member of the House of Lords in the UK. Matt and Shane discuss writing books about science, the age-old battle between viruses and humans, rational optimism, the difference between innovation and invention, the role of trial and error and the effects of social media on seeing others’ points of view.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    #106 Josh Kaufman: Maximizing Our Locus of Control

    #106 Josh Kaufman: Maximizing Our Locus of Control

    Author of one of the best business books of all time, The Personal MBA, Josh Kaufman chats with Shane about rapid skill acquisition, mental models, decision making, overcoming fear and so much more.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    #105 Seth Godin: Failing On Our Way To Mastery

    #105 Seth Godin: Failing On Our Way To Mastery

    Seth Godin is the author of 20 bestselling books, founder of altMBA, the Akimbo podcast and runs one of the most popular blogs in the world. Seth and Shane chat about creative work, fear, shame, trusting yourself, what it means to be a professional, how to become an observer of reality, emotional labor, how we learn and so much more.
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    #104 Nir Eyal: Mastering Indistraction

    #104 Nir Eyal: Mastering Indistraction

    Bestselling author of Hooked and Indistractable, Nir Eyal was dubbed by The M.I.T. Technology Review as, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” In this episode, Shane and Nir discuss regaining control of our attention from technology, how to get more done in less time, controlling the things you have agency over and so much more.
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    #103 Loch Kelly: Effortless Mindfulness

    #103 Loch Kelly: Effortless Mindfulness

    Loch Kelly is an author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and founder of the Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Shane and Loch do a deep dive into mindfulness, consciousness, how to not let your emotions take over, ways to access your hidden awareness, debugging your mind and so much more.
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    • 1 hr 18 min

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