Episodes

Life Lessons From a Rare Steve Jobs Interview

On today’s episode of the Pick the Brain podcast Erin and Jeremy will discuss points made by the late Steve Jobs in a 1994, after he had already achieved success with Apple computers  but before he made one of the most influential changes of all time, the introduction of the iphone. Let’s jump in!

Show Notes:
Original Interview

 

Special Episode: Principles From a Billionaire

In this episode we’ll be hearing a short web series created by Bridgewater founder and billionaire Ray Dalio. The audio from this episode was originally published on youtube HERE as a video series and is based on Ray Dalio’s book Principles, which can be found HERE.

Show Notes:
More from Ray Dalio
Ray’s Book
Original Video

How to Turn Our Adversities Into Our Advantages

Muniba Mazari is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, speaker, singer, and television host. In today’s episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing perspectives provided by Muniba on how she converted a physical limitation into an advantage.

Show Notes:
Original Speech
More from Muniba Mazari
Ted Talks from Ted.com

The Key to Unlocking Your Mind’s Full Potential

How do we program ourselves? Are we in control of our emotions or do they control us? On this episode of the show Erin and Jeremy will be listening to a clip from an Impact Theory video featuring  Impact Theory and Dr. Joe Dispenza. Ready to pick your own brain? Let’s do it!

Show Notes:
Full Video
Impact Theory
Dr. Joe Dispenza
Impact Theory

Get Motivated With This Incredible Spoken Word Mix

Are you ready for another inspiring spoken word mix?! Today’s show features a great mix of talented performers. Check out the links below to visit their youtube pages for more!

Show Notes:
Harvard Commencement by Donovan Livingston

Science Based Hacks for Improving Your Memory

Do you ever have trouble remembering people’s names? In this episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing science based hacks for improving your memory. Speaking of memory, make sure you remember to subscribe to this show!

Show Notes:
7 Science Based Hacks for Improving Your Memory
Help Remembering People’s Names

The Most Underrated Emotion We’ll Ever Feel

What’s the most underrated emotion you’ll ever feel? You’ll find out on today’s episode from Marquette University’s 2018 Commencement Address, which featured Jeannie Gaffigan, Comm ’92, and Jim Gaffigan, who talk about the experiences they’ve had when facing illness and how to maintain one of the most important emotions we’ll ever feel.

Show Notes:
Original Speech

7 Minimalist Ways to Declutter Your Life

One of the most popular subjects in the self improvement space right now is the art of minimalism, particularly as it pertains to the amount of things you have in your life. In this episode Erin and Jeremy discuss steps suggested in a PTB article about minimalism and how we can apply some of the best principles to our lives.

Show Notes:
7 Minimalist Ways to Declutter Your Life

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Timeless Lessons from a Familiar Voice

If you were a child in the late 60’s through early 2000’s you probably had some familiarity with Fred Rogers, AKA Mr. Rogers, host of the very popular children’s show Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. In this episode Erin and Jeremy will be talking about the impact of Mr. Rogers and discussing the commencement address he made where he reminds us that our differences are smaller than we think.

Show Notes:
Original Commencement Speech from Mr. Rogers