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The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

We spend most of our lives moving from one thing to the next without thinking about how we can make it better. Entrepreneur Shane Parrish takes you inside the heads of remarkable people to explore the ideas and mental models you can use to make life more meaningful and productive. The Knowledge Project is a collection of signal in a world full of noise.


Episodes 123

# 122 Robert Cialdini - The Principles of Persuasion 2021-10-19   #121 Walter Isaacson: Curiosity Fuels Creativity 2021-10-05   #120 Chris Bosh: Hunger and Greatness 2021-09-21   #119 Todd Simkin: Making Better Decisions 2021-09-07   #118 Doug Conant: Leadership With Integrity 2021-08-24   #117 Kat Cole: The Power of Possible 2021-08-10   #116 Jeff Immelt: Leadership In A Crisis 2021-07-27   #115 Danny Meyer - Hospitality and Humanity 2021-07-13   #114 Noreena Hertz: The Crisis of Loneliness 2021-06-29   #113 Sarah Tavel: The Value of Intellectual Rigor 2021-06-15   #112 Adam Grant: Rethinking Your Position 2021-06-01   #111 Joel Greenblatt: Investing Made Simple 2021-05-18   #110 Jim Collins: Relationships vs. Transactions 2021-05-04   #109 Angela Duckworth: Grit and Human Behavior 2021-04-20   #108 Thomas Zurbuchen: Adventures in Astrophysics 2021-04-06   #107 Matt Ridley: Infinite Innovation 2021-03-23   #106 Josh Kaufman: Maximizing Our Locus of Control 2021-03-09   #105 Seth Godin: Failing On Our Way To Mastery 2021-02-23   #104 Nir Eyal: Mastering Indistraction 2021-02-16   #103 Loch Kelly: Effortless Mindfulness 2021-02-09   #102 Sendhil Mullainathan: The Chaos Inside Us 2021-02-02   #101 Jane McGonigal: The Psychology of Gaming 2021-01-19   #100 Matt Mullenweg: Collaboration Is Key 2021-01-05   #99 Kris Cordle: Releasing the Ego 2020-12-22   #98 Sahil Lavingia: Observing the Present 2020-12-08   #97 Roger Martin: Forward Thinking 2020-11-24   #96 Randall Stutman: The Essence of Leadership 2020-11-10   #95 Code Cubitt: Coachability Is Critical 2020-10-27   #94 Chamath Palihapitiya: Understanding Yourself 2020-10-13   #93 Matt Holland: Zero Day 2020-09-29   #92 Lisa Feldman Barrett: Balancing the Brain Budget 2020-09-15   #91 Russ Hudson: The Pursuit of Presence 2020-09-01   #90 Apolo Ohno: Process Versus Prize 2020-08-18   #89 Maria Konnikova: Less Certainty, More Inquiry 2020-08-04   #88 Derek Sivers: Innovation Versus Imitation 2020-07-21   # 87 Hannah Fry: The Role of Algorithms 2020-07-07   # 86 BJ Fogg: Create Lasting Change 2020-06-23   #85 Bethany McLean: Crafting a Narrative 2020-06-09   #84 Jennifer Garvey Berger: Creating Routine in Chaos 2020-05-26   #83 Brian Koppelman: What Really Matters 2020-05-12   #82 Bill Ackman: Getting Back Up 2020-04-28   #81 Jason Calacanis: Taking Intelligent Risk 2020-04-14   #80 John Maxwell: Developing the Leader in You 2020-03-31   #79 Esther Wojcicki: The “TRICK” to Raising Successful People 2020-03-17   #78 Balaji Srinivasan: Exploring COVID-19 2020-03-13   #77 Mike Maples: Living in the Future 2020-03-03   #76 Frank Stephenson: Pushing the Limits of Innovation 2020-02-18   #75 Suzanne Iasenza: Rewriting Relationship Narratives 2020-02-04   #74 Jeff Hunter: Embracing Confusion 2020-01-21   #73 Steven Strogatz: Exploring Curiosities 2020-01-07   #72 Neil Pasricha: Happy Habits 2019-12-24   #71 Esther Perel: Cultivating Desire 2019-12-10   #70 Scott Adams: Avoiding Loserthink 2019-11-26   What It Takes with Stephen Schwarzman 2019-11-12   #68 Daniel Kahneman: Putting Your Intuition on Ice 2019-10-15   Jim Collins: Keeping the Flywheel in Motion 2019-10-01   #66 Pleasure is the Measure with Dr. Emily Nagoski 2019-09-17   #65 Trust, Compassion, and Shooting Friends from Cannons with Hollywood Kingmaker Shep Gordon 2019-09-03   #64 The Big Impact of Small Interventions with Stanford’s Greg Walton 2019-08-20   #63 Winning at the Self-publishing Game with Hugh Howey 2019-08-06   Cracking the Code of Love 2019-07-23   When Good Intentions Go Bad 2019-07-02   Leading Above the Line 2019-06-18   Following Intellectual Curiosity 2019-05-28   Popping the Filter Bubble 2019-05-14   Decoding Difficult Conversations 2019-04-30   Catalyzing Success 2019-04-16   Launch Day for The Great Mental Models: Volume 1 2019-04-09   Becoming a Model Thinker 2019-04-02   Doing the Enough Thing 2019-03-19   Luck, Risk and Avoiding Losers 2019-03-05   #52 Peaceful Parenting 2019-02-19   The Dying Art of Conversation 2019-02-05   Inventing the Future 2019-01-22   Goal Mining 2019-01-08   Winning at the Great Game (Part 2) 2018-12-26   Win-Winning at the Great Game (Part 1) 2018-12-11   Authenticity, Kindness, and Self Love 2018-11-27   Taking Time to Get It Right 2018-11-13   The Kids Are Worth It 2018-10-30   The Mental Habits of Effective Leaders 2018-10-16   The Path to Perpetual Progress 2018-10-02   The Trust Battery 2018-09-18   Thriving in a Digital World 2018-09-05   Thinking About Thinking 2018-08-21   Thinking in Algorithms: My Conversation with Ali Almossawi 2018-08-08   Getting Better by Being Wrong 2018-07-25   The Science of Doing Good 2018-07-11   Alive Time vs. Dead Time 2018-06-27   Learning How to Suffer 2018-06-13   1 Irrationality, Bad Decisions, and the Truth About Lies 2018-05-25   Earning Your Stripes: My Conversation with Patrick Collison 2018-05-02   1 Learning How to Learn 2018-04-10   1 Company Culture, Collaboration and Competition: A Discussion With Margaret Heffernan 2018-03-13   1 Survival of the Kindest 2018-02-21   1 A Decision Making Jedi 2018-01-23   1 The Art of Letting Other People Have Your Way 2018-01-03   1 Improving The Questions You Ask 2017-12-14   1 Is Sugar Slowly Killing Us? 2017-11-30   1 Leading the “Quiet Revolution” 2017-11-01   1 Life Lessons from a Self-Made Billionaire 2017-10-11   1 Givers, Takers, and the Resilient Mind 2017-09-21   1 The Secret to a Happy Life 2017-08-09   1 The Future of Transportation 2017-07-02   1 The Psychology of Advertising, Complex Evolved Systems, Reading, Decision Making 2017-05-30   1 Naval Ravikant on Reading, Happiness, Systems for Decision Making, Habits, Radical Honesty 2017-02-27   1 Aristotle Koskinas on Greek History 2017-01-05   1 Santorini Wine with Panayiota Kalogeropoulou 2017-01-05   1 Samuel Arbesman on Complex Adaptive Systems and the Difference between Biological and Physics Based Thinking 2016-11-28   1 Morgan Housel on Reading, Writing, Filtering Information 2016-10-24   1 Artificial Intelligence, Where Knowledge Comes From, The Five Major Schools of Machine Learning, and More 2016-08-30   1 On Wine: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know 2016-07-24   Ryan Holiday on Reading, What it means to be a Stoic, and How to Take Notes 2016-05-16   1 Are we too busy to pay attention to life? 2016-03-30   Alexander Shelley on The Architecture of Music, The Popularity of Beethoven's 5th Symphony, & The Necessity of Music 2016-03-18   1 Becoming More Rational, Changing Minds, and Filtering Information 2016-02-20   1 The Three Types of Decision Makers, Mental Models, and How to Process Information 2016-01-28   1 The Art and Science of Prediction 2015-12-08   1 Why Companies Fail, The State of Venture Capital, Artificial Intelligence 2015-11-13   1 Jason Zweig on Risk, Writing, and Why Historical Perspectives Matter 2015-10-19   1 Reading, Mental Models, and Worldly Wisdom 2015-09-18   1 The Four Aspects of Leadership, Coaching, and Decision Making in the NFL 2015-05-29   1 Michael Mauboussin on Intuition, Experts, Technology, and Making Better Decisions 2015-04-28   1