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.

To be a great leader, you have to first be a great communicator. Think about any historical figure you admire….I The post 236 - Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez - The Best in the World at Storytelling and Presentations appeared first on
Tim Sanders - Former Yahoo executive on leadership development, sales strategy, and human performance. Sales has radically changed in just The post 235 - Tim Sanders - Former Yahoo Executive on Leadership Development, Sales Strategy, a
Although the digital age has brought about marvelous innovation, it has also created a new way for thieves and terrorists The post 234 - Morgan Wright - Cybersecurity and Identity Theft appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
Dr. David Burkus is a highly regarded and increasingly influential business school professor who challenges many of the established principles The post 233 - David Burkus - The Old Rules of Business No Longer Apply appeared first on Smart Pe
Assassination by drone is a subject of deep and enduring fascination. Yet few understand how and why this has become The post 232 - Andrew Cockburn - The Ugly Truth About Drone Warfare appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
This week we have a very down to earth conversation with hedge fund manager, professor, and author, Jeff Gramm. Although The post 231 - Jeff Gramm - Secrets of a Hedge Fund Manager appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
This week on the show we have Senior Wall Street Journal Correspondent, Jacquie McNish. Jacquie is the author of many The post 230 - Jacquie McNish - Whatever Happened to BlackBerry? appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
Now that 2016 is in full swing, many of us have already abandoned our New Year's resolution. But this year The post 229 - Sam Attard - Want To Be Healthy? appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
We are extremely excited this week to have on the show New York Times bestselling author, Personal Transformation guru, and The post 228 - Lisa Nichols - How to Get More of What You Want appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
What they don't teach you in business school - and what you need to know. Powerful corporate interests use their The post 227 - George Franklin - A Corporate Lobbyist Tells All appeared first on Smart People Podcast.
This week we are extremely excited to have Mary Roach on the show. Mary is the author of 5 New The post 226 - Mary Roach - How to Write Bestsellers and More About Her New Book, 'Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal' appeared
Tiffani Lennon - Are women better? Although we like to think that we are an equal opportunity economy, the glass ceiling still very much exists. As a matter of fact, in 2011, women ran only 12 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and ’90s, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) haunts us in the early years of the twenty-first century. Over a decade into the United States’ “global war on terror,
Erica Peitler - How to Lead. The simple truth is that how you lead is the precursor to what you can achieve, yet it is often underestimated or dismissed. The need to leverage the talents of those around you is a defining trait of the successful.
Dave Birss - How to be creative. Creativity is surrounded by such mystique. It seemed so magical to the ancient Greeks that they attributed the moment of inspiration to muses rather than people. And in our modern work environment,
This week on Smart People Podcast we are helping you get lucky... wait a second. Richard Wiseman bring us a groundbreaking new scientific study of the phenomenon of luck and the ways we can bring good luck into our lives. What is luck?
Best of 2014 Jan. 6, 2015
This week, the hosts of the show look back on 2014 by putting together clips from their favorite episodes of the past year. From free diving and philanthropy, to physics and education, we covered a lot of ground last year on Smart People Podcast,
Mary Lee Esty - Conquering Concussion. What do Henry VIII, Mary Todd Lincoln, Howard Hughes, and Elvis Presley have in common? They suffered traumatic brain injuries that had a significant impact on their lives, and perhaps the course of history.
Shane Harris - Cyber warfare is the greatest threat to national security. @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex "Readers will squirm as they learn how every communications enterprise (Google, AT&T;, Verizon,
What are smart drugs? Can you supplement your way to genius? These are primary burning questions I was anxious to ask my guest this week, Dr. Andrew Hill. You see, Dr. Hill received his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA in 2012,