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Adam Smith is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. On his show, "Ideas", Adam asks the world's top minds important questions that are guaranteed to spark new ideas in the minds of listeners.

Ideas with Adam Smith Adam Kirk Smith

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Adam Smith is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. On his show, "Ideas", Adam asks the world's top minds important questions that are guaranteed to spark new ideas in the minds of listeners.

    Ideas: Erik Weihenmayer – First Blind Man to Summit Mount Everest and Kayak the Grand Canyon

    Ideas: Erik Weihenmayer – First Blind Man to Summit Mount Everest and Kayak the Grand Canyon

    On this episode, I talk with Erik Weihenmayer about his books Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man’s Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See: My Story and No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon. We discuss his journey to reaching the seven summits, fear, where inspiration comes from, leadership, and much more. I really enjoyed my conversation with Erik, and I know you will be inspired by his story as well.

    • 36 min
    Ideas: Annie Duke — Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

    Ideas: Annie Duke — Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

    On this episode of Ideas, I talk with Annie Duke about her book, Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts. We discuss her story, what luck really is, risk management, decision making, and much more. Annie is one of the smartest people I’ve had the privilege of talking to. Take a listen and be challenged in your work by her ideas.















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    • 43 min
    Ideas: Chandler Bolt — Self-Publishing School, Published, and Book Launch

    Ideas: Chandler Bolt — Self-Publishing School, Published, and Book Launch

    On this episode, I talk with Chandler Bolt about his book, Published.: The Proven Path From Blank Page To Published Author. We discuss his story, how to self-publish a book the right way, when to choose self-publishing over a traditional publisher, and much more. If you are thinking of writing a book, you’ll want to listen to this episode. 















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    • 25 min
    Ideas: Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School — Teaming, Teaming to Innovate, Building the Future, and The Fearless Organization

    Ideas: Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School — Teaming, Teaming to Innovate, Building the Future, and The Fearless Organization

    On this episode of Ideas, I talk with Amy Edmondson about her books, ‘Teaming‘, ‘Teaming to Innovate‘, and ‘Building the Future‘. She also has a new book out, ‘The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth‘. We discuss the art of practice as it relates to teams, what playful chaos is exactly, the future of work, and much more. Take a listen and begin collaborating more effectively to create your very best work. 







     







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    • 27 min
    Ideas: Andy Molinsky — Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence

    Ideas: Andy Molinsky — Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence

    On this episode, I talk with Andy Molinsky about his book, Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence. We discuss some of the barriers in our way to reaching success, how our convictions can help us, keys to look for as we find our calling, and much more. Take a listen here: 

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    • 24 min
    Ideas: Neil Pasricha — The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything

    Ideas: Neil Pasricha — The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything

    On this episode, I talk with Neil Pasricha about his book, The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything. We discuss his personal journey to finding happiness, how to sell more books, what success really is, what most people regret at the end of their lives, and much more. You can listen to our discussion here: 

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    • 44 min

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32 Ratings

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Bob Goff

I've seen Bob Goff in person...he is equally as entertaining and full of life on this podcast! Great guest choice, Adam!

Wilmer Travis ,

Great stuff.

Definitely check it out!!

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Great Podcast!!!

I can’t wait for more episodes!

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