52 episodes

"Navigating Uncertainty" is a show in which acclaimed global trend-watcher and futurist Vikram Mansharamani dives into how leaders make decisions. Through long-form conversations that move beyond sound-bites, Dr. Mansharamani explores how some of the most successful people think about tough choices. Serious, irreverent, entertaining, heart-warming, and occasionally tear-jerking, Navigating Uncertainty offers listeners bite-sized authentic biographies of high-impact leaders from all walks of life.

Navigating Uncertainty Vikram Mansharamani

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    • 4.6 • 15 Ratings

"Navigating Uncertainty" is a show in which acclaimed global trend-watcher and futurist Vikram Mansharamani dives into how leaders make decisions. Through long-form conversations that move beyond sound-bites, Dr. Mansharamani explores how some of the most successful people think about tough choices. Serious, irreverent, entertaining, heart-warming, and occasionally tear-jerking, Navigating Uncertainty offers listeners bite-sized authentic biographies of high-impact leaders from all walks of life.

    Episode 52 - Barry Hinckley

    Episode 52 - Barry Hinckley

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Barry Hinckley, a successful entrepreneur, former candidate for the US Senate, and a constitutional activist. Barry shares his story of growing up in Maine, working for the family boatbuilding business, and eventually founding a successful startup. Inspired by the Tea Party movement, Barry then ran for the US Senate in Rhode Island before founding another company and beginning his current mission to get 25 million signatures for the Redeclaration of Independence. The episode is filled with tidbits of wisdom that he picked up along his fascinating journey. Barry ends the conversation with timeless advice that will help us all navigate uncertainty (and life): Take care of your body and tend to your health.

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    • 48 min
    Episode 51 - Katrina Lantos Swett

    Episode 51 - Katrina Lantos Swett

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Katrina Lantos Swett, President of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice. Katrina shares her amazing story of growing up in California, her decision to attend Yale University, and her political experience as a successful campaign manager for her father, Congressman Tom Lantos, and her husband, Congressman Dick Swett. Katrina also shares her thoughts on the depressing state of human rights in the world today, giving special attention to what’s transpiring in China, Russia, and Gaza. She ends the episode with timely and sage advice on navigating uncertainty: Figure out what’s important to you and then do the work needed to live your life accordingly.

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    • 59 min
    Episode 50 - Tom Raffio

    Episode 50 - Tom Raffio

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Tom Raffio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Delta Dental, the leading provider of dental insurance in New England. Tom shares the story of growing up in Weston, MA, his decision to attend Harvard College, and the career choices that led to him to the top of the dental insurance industry. Tom also talks about his love of running, the enormous impact he's had on New Hampshire, and the joys of watching Curb Your Enthusiasm. The episode concludes with Tom offering sage advice on how to navigate uncertainty: Do what makes you happy.

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    • 59 min
    Episode 49 - Gabriel Noronha

    Episode 49 - Gabriel Noronha

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Gabriel Noronha, former State Department Special Advisor for Iran and current Executive Director of Polaris National Security. Gabriel shares the story of growing up in New Hampshire, pursuing his passion for running, and the career choices that led to his working for former US Senator Kelly Ayotte as well as the Senate Armed Services Committee. Gabriel also shares how others helped him navigate the uncertainty that comes along with any Washington DC career. The episode concludes with Gabriel offering great advice on how to navigate uncertainty: focus on what you can change.

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    • 50 min
    Episode 48 - Terry MacDonald

    Episode 48 - Terry MacDonald

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Terry MacDonald, Managing Director of New England Disabled Sports (NEDS) in Lincoln, NH. Terry shares the story of growing up in Campton, attending high school in Plymouth, and deciding to start her career as a waitress before moving north to Lincoln. She describes the amazing programming that takes place at NEDS and how they are working to change lives everyday. Terry also shares lessons learned from navigating COVID and for keeping more than 700 students and 220 volunteers safe during an extremely uncertain time. She ends the episode with great advice for anyone thinking about how to made decisions: Follow your heart!

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    • 46 min
    Episode 47 - Tobias Peter

    Episode 47 - Tobias Peter

    In this episode of Navigating Uncertainty, Dr. Mansharamani speaks with Tobias Peter, Co-Director of the American Enterprise Institute's Housing Center. Toby shares the story of growing up in Germany, participating in a exchange student program in Minnesota, and eventually heading to Washington DC after graduating from the Harvard Kennedy School. He describes the work being done at the American Enterprise Institute and the Housing Center that he helps run. In addition to providing clear thinking about how to address America's increasingly urgent housing crisis, Toby shares wonderful advice on how to navigate uncertainty: Keep an open mind, stay determined, and don't be afraid to ask for help!

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Informative, mature, balanced, and seriousness of purpose — from the host and the guest. Outstanding show. Might more “public discussions” follow suit!

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