Smart People Podcast

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Smart People Podcast is simply a place to hear cool stuff from some of the smartest people on earth. We are reaching out to leading professionals in various industries to pick their oversized brains and pass that information along to our listeners. You will hear top notch advice from M.D.’s and CFP’s, athletes and intellectuals, porn stars and Buddhists and everything in between.

David Linden, PhD - Neurobiologist, Author of The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning and Gambling Feel So Good, and professor at Johns Hopkins. - Ask and you shall receive!
Rosalind Wiseman - Author of Masterminds and Wingmen and Queen Bees & Wannabes, which is the book that was used as the basis for the movie Mean Girls. Rosalind Wiseman is an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying,
Alexis Ohanian- Author of Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed, co-founder of Reddit, internet entrepreneur, and advisor to Hipmunk and Breadpig. - While Chris and I were in our dorm room playing FIFA 2001 on the Pl...
Jonathan Poneman - Co-Founder of Sub Pop Records, first to sign Nirvana and Soundgarden. - Good bands can be found in any local watering hole. Great bands are much harder to find even with the digital music era. But the best bands,
Daniel Roberts - Author of Zoom: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career and the leading journalist for Fortune Magazine's extremely popular "40 under 40" list. - Although my 18 year old self would never admit it,
Barry Nalebuff - Mission in a Bottle: The Honest Guide to Doing Business Differently -- and Succeeding, Co-Founder of Honest Tea, Harvard Professor, Entrepreneur, expert on game theory, negotiation and business strategy. -
Christopher Schroeder - Startup Rising - The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East - author, co-founder of and CEO of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. - Upon interviewing our guest this week, I had a minor revelation.
Marc Ostrofsky: Author of Word of Mouse: 101+ Trends in How We Buy, Sell, Live, Learn, Work and Play, and NY Times best seller Get Rich Click!: The Ultimate Guide to Making Money on the Internet, entrepreneur, online business mogul, venture capitalist.
Dr. Adam Grant - Author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, youngest tenured professor at Wharton, one of BusinessWeek’s favorite professors, and one of the world’s 40 best business professors under 40. -
Episode 103 – Jay Baer Aug. 12, 2013
Jay Baer - Author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype (NY Times Bestseller), marketing consultant, entrepreneur (started 5 multi-million dollar businesses from scratch!), named one of America's top 3 social media consultants. -
Dorie Clark - Author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future, former presidential campaign spokeswoman, professor at Duke University - WHERE was this book 10 years ago and why didn't anyone give me this advice. Our guest this week,
Steve Blank - Author of The Startup Owner's Manual and The Four Steps to the Epiphany, serial entrepreneur, professor. - This week we talk to a true pioneer in an industry filled with innovators. Our guest, Steve Blank,
Louie Schwartzberg - Director, producer, cinematographer. - - Well, we did it. We made it to 100. We joined the century club. We want you to know, that we couldn't have done it without you.
Nicco Mele: Author of The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath, entrepreneur, angel investor, and consultant to Fortune 1000 companies. - At first glance, you might look at the title of this post, or the author we have on and think,
Tony Schwartz - President & CEO of, Author of, Be Excellent at Anything: The Four Keys To Transforming the Way We Work and Live - If you have listened to the show for any length of time,
Lauren Sandler: Journalist, author of One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child and the Joy of Being One - Roach wouldn't willingly admit it in the interview, and perhaps this is presumptuous, but I think we all have a negative bias towards on...
Christine Clapp - Presentation and communications expert, founder of Spoken With Authority - The ability to communicate through language is what separates man from ape (and all other mammals for that matter).
David Kadavy: Author of Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty, design guru. - If you know anything about the show, you know that Jon loves his weird stuff. So leave it to him to find a guy who focuses on design. What does that even mean?
Maren and Jamie Showkeir - Authors of Yoga Wisdom at Work: Finding Sanity Off the Mat and On the Job, Yoga Instructor - As you might know by now, Jon and I like to focus on how terrible work is - perhaps it's because misery likes company.
Susan Schorn - Author of Smile at Strangers: And Other Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly, writer, teacher, martial arts instructor, and dual black belt. - "If you're going for a groin strike, you want to attack from the bottom up,