The Knowledge Project: Learning How to Suffer with Amelia Boone

Amelia Boone may just be the toughest woman alive. Why? She’s really good at suffering, especially when it comes to doing so on the obstacle racing course. In her spare time, she’s a lawyer at Apple. AND she gets up at 4am every day… to run. We can probably learn a thing or two from her.

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The Knowledge Project – Irrationality, Bad Decisions, and the Truth About Lies with Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely is the author of the New York Times Bestsellers Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone-Especially Ourselves. Shane and Dan discuss why we’re all so dishonest with ourselves, why our environment plays such a large role in shaping our decisions, why having rules for situations is generally a good idea, and more.

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The Knowledge Project – The Art of Letting People Have Their Way: Negotiating Secrets with Chris Voss

Chris is the former lead international kidnapping negotiator for the FBI and author of the excellent book, Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As Though Your Life Depended On It.

In this fascinating conversation, Chris shares how you can use the same techniques that have been field tested in some of the most high-stakes, pressure cooker situations, in your daily life.

If you want to become a better haggler, a better communicator, or a better listener, don’t miss this episode. It’s packed with actionable insights you can start using today to be more persuasive and grab hold of more of what you want in life.

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The Knowledge Project: Susan Cain – Author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

For decades, introversion was looked at as something to overcome, almost like an illness. The way to win in life was through charisma, outspokenness, and self-promotion.

Even now, in an increasingly noisy world, introverts may feel added pressure to take one of two paths: force themselves into more extroverted behavior, or become even more reserved and shrink back to themselves.

Susan Cain says both paths are wrong and in fact, rob the world of the unique contributions introverts make when they choose to be true to themselves.

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