156 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
    • 4.6 • 27 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.

    ML155: Evan Carmichael on The Art of Starting, Lessons from Top Performers and How to Build a Successful YouTube Channel

    ML155: Evan Carmichael on The Art of Starting, Lessons from Top Performers and How to Build a Successful YouTube Channel

    Evan Carmichael runs a successful YouTube channel which distills the mindsets and skillsets from the world's top performers. In this episode we discuss:
    - The relationship between belief and action that every creator has to navigate
    - The systems and processes needed to create a thriving YouTube channel
    - What Evan has learned from studying some of the world's top performers
    Whether you're looking to start a YouTube channel, podcast or newsletter, this episode will give you the mindsets you need.

    • 27 min
    ML154: Margaret Heffernan on Career Experiments, Thinking Critically about The Future and Thriving in Uncertainty

    ML154: Margaret Heffernan on Career Experiments, Thinking Critically about The Future and Thriving in Uncertainty

    Margaret Heffernan is a former CEO of 5 companies, acclaimed TED speaker and author of 6 books including her latest, Uncharted. In this episode we discuss:

    - How to pursue a career as a series of experiments
    - The problems with modern forecasting
    - The dangers of prioritising efficiency in an uncertain world and the qualities needed to thrive in it

    This episode will give you practical advice for navigating the world we live in and a fresh perspective on the most important questions of our time.

    • 49 min
    ML153: Josh Kaufman on Overcoming Akrasia, The Ultimate To-Do List and The Dangers of Overoptimising

    ML153: Josh Kaufman on Overcoming Akrasia, The Ultimate To-Do List and The Dangers of Overoptimising

    Josh Kaufman is an entrepreneur, researcher, and author of three bestselling books – The Personal MBA, The First 20 Hours, and How to Fight a Hydra.

    In this second part, we cover:
    • How to overcome akrasia defined as a lack of self-control or acting against your better judgment
    • The autofocus method Josh uses to manage his to-do list and his research methods to produce 3 bestselling books
    • The need to acknowledge tradeoffs in business and life and the dangers of optimising something too earl

    • 44 min
    ML152: Josh Kaufman on Getting a Personal MBA, Decision-Making Algorithms and How to Market a Bestseller

    ML152: Josh Kaufman on Getting a Personal MBA, Decision-Making Algorithms and How to Market a Bestseller

    Josh Kaufman is an entrepreneur, researcher, and author of three bestselling books – The Personal MBA, The First 20 Hours, and How to Fight a Hydra.

    In this episode, we discuss:
    • The concept of exploration/exploitation and how it helps you decide what to work on
    • The system Josh uses for choosing what to outsource
    • How Josh applied the fundamental law of marketing to his book Personal MBA

    We also cover the five sections of business: value creation, marketing, sales, value delivery, and f

    • 46 min
    ML151: Paul Kirschner on How Learning Happens, The Art & Science of Teaching and How Belief Impacts Performance

    ML151: Paul Kirschner on How Learning Happens, The Art & Science of Teaching and How Belief Impacts Performance

    Paul Kirschner is an educational psychologist and a leading researcher on educational psychology and cognitive psychology. In this episode we discuss:
    - The researchers that inspired Paul and the foundations of the field
    - How teachers can apply educational research and teaching as an art informed by science
    - The concept of self-efficacy and how our beliefs in our abilities impact performance
    We also discuss the role of teachers in goal setting and domain-specific vs domain general skills.

    • 38 min
    ML150: 5 Lessons on Creativity from 150 Podcasts

    ML150: 5 Lessons on Creativity from 150 Podcasts

    In this episode I'll reflect on my experience building the podcast over the last few years and share some of the lessons I've learned about the creative process from 150 episodes. I discuss:

    - How being willing to look foolish is the starting point of every great creative achievement
    - The importance of promoting your own work and how to get over resistance to doing it
    - The severe consequences of not doing creative work as a creative person

    I hope these insights will prove useful for you.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

pharrell112 ,

Awesome

This guy is awesome he really gets to the point and gets you fired up and makes you believe that you can do whatever you put your mind to thanks bro very inspiring

oogameflowoo ,

Wide Range of Learning Topics

This podcast covers a wide range of topics about how to improve your learning skills. This podcast examines the learning process from different many different angles. Many guests on the podcast also enrich the content by sharing their expertise on this subject area. I also like the Kwik Brain podcast about learning skills so this is very similar to that but unique in its own way and many episodes are longer and dive deeper into details.

BrianRKing ,

BRILLIANT!

I love this show. The guests are at the top of their game and drop some serious knowledge bombs.

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