Episodes

Simple Steps that Can Change Your Life with Jim Rohn

Is it possible to see things that aren’t already there? Farmers do this anytime they plant seeds because they know those planted seeds will turn into harvested crops. Why don’t we do that with our own lives? In this episode of the Pick the Brain Podcast we’ll hear from the great Jim Rohn on simple steps that can change our lives. Let’s jump in!

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How to Live to Be 100+

Do you know what “blue zones” are? They’re places in the world where large percentages of the population live to be 100+ years old. Dan Buettner spent years researching these blue zones and has compiled a complete list of factors that contribute to longer, much more energetic lives. Let’s find out what he has to say!

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Dan Buettner

Original Video Source from TED

7 Scientific Ways to Be More Productive

Are there any scientific principles that can help us be more productive? Actually there are 7! In this episode of the Pick the Brain Podcast Erin and Jeremy will be discussing seven scientific ways to become more productive and how to be productive in the face of sickness. Let’s jump in!

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PTB Article: 7 Scientific Ways to Be More Productive

PTB Article: Staying Productive in the Face of Sickness

Why People Matter with Starbucks Founder Howard Shultz

Is it possible to build a business that’s not solely focused on a profit but rather puts the best interests of its employees first? You might be surprised to learn that a huge percentage of the most successful companies in the world have that as a core philosophy. In today’s show we’ll hear from Starbucks founder Howard Shultz on the importance of putting people first.

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Original Video of Howard’s Clips

This I Know – Terry O’Reilly

Finding True Balance with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

We hear a lot about finding balance in work and in life. But what does that really mean? And how is that even possible without becoming so stringent that we can’t do anything spontaneous or interesting without coming out of balance? In today’s show Erin and Jeremy will be hearing a collection of thoughts from thought leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Let’s get started!

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Original Video of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Why Your Flaws Might Actually Be Your Strengths

Is it possible that the things you view as flaws might actually be your strengths? And how do our strengths play a role in finding what we’re passionate about? That’s the topic of today’s Pick the Brain Podcast when we’ll hear two articles on the topics of viewing our flaws as strengths.

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PTB Article Why Your Flaws Are Actually Your Strengths

PTB Article The Key to Success Might Just be Joy

Warren Buffett’s Top Tips for Success in Life and Business

On this episode of the Pick the Brain Podcast we’ll hear from one of the most successful investors of all time, Warren Buffett. Besides being a multi-billionaire, Warren is known for being a wonderful humanitarian and entrepreneur. Today we’ll break down a mix of his top tips and strategies for success in life and business. Let’s jump in!

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If You Want to Change the World Start by Making Your Bed

On this episode of the Pick the Brain Podcast United States Navy Admiral William H. McRaven delivers a speech about the importance of making sure you are doing little things in life like making your bed and never forgetting the importance of leaning on those around you to help you paddle where you want to go. Ready for a fantastic speech from a fantastic Admiral? Let’s jump in!

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Original Commencement Address Given at the University of Texas

Don’t Wait. Light Up the Night with Peter Dinklage

Are you facing a change that you’re not sure you have the courage or permission to face? On today’s episode of the Pick the Brain Podcast we’ll hear an inspiring speech from Peter Dinklage about his experience working at a data processing company for several years, almost abandoning his dream of becoming a successful actor, which is what he is today.

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Original Speech from Peter Dinklage at Bennington College

5 Rules to Follow to Find Your Spark

Are you someone who always sees what’s in the way of what you want instead of what you actually want? Today’s show features a segment of Simon Sinek’s speech from UshersNewLook, a foundation empowering and preparing youths for leadership. Simon gives his 5 rules for following your spark and inspires us to go after what we want out of life.

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Source – Original Video