Smart People Podcast

Updated: 04 Jun 2024 • 465 episodes
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Smart People Podcast is a biweekly, interview-based podcast that features today's most well respected thought leaders engaging in authentic, insightful conversation for the benefit of the listener. The host, Chris Stemp, and his co-host/producer Jon Rojas, utilize their insatiable curiosity and relatable charm to provoke their guests into giving the interview of a lifetime.  Every single guest has achieved a high level of recognition within their arena and in doing so has collected a wealth of experiences and insights that are brought to life in this top ranked podcast. Show topics include: psychology, leadership, education, technology, entrepreneurship, relationships, and much more.

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Imagine a world where your brain can be interrogated to learn your political beliefs, your thoughts can be used as evidence of a crime, and your own feelings can be held against you. A world where people who suffer from epilepsy receive alerts moments before a seizure, and the average person can peer into their own min

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In this episode, Max Stearns explores the core problems behind America's political mess, showing how social media and our strict two-party system deepen divisions and block real progress. Stearns explains how our current voting system forces people to pick between two bad options, which only increases conflict and stop

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If you could rewind your life to the very beginning and then press play, would everything turn out the same? Or could making an accidental phone call or missing an exit off the highway change not just your life, but history itself? And would you remain blind to the radically different possible world you unknowingly lef

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Chris Stemp & Guy Kawasaki 23 Apr 2024 • EN

Guy Kawasaki Explains How Steve Jobs Taught Him to Think Remarkably

Guy Kawasaki is a marketing legend and the first Chief Evangelist Officer at Apple in 1984 when he helped launch and market the first Macintosh computer. In this episode, Guy brings us back to the early days of Apple and tells us what it was truly like working alongside Steve Jobs. He explains his rise and fall at Appl

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The real estate market is the topic of many conversations these days. Are we in a bubble? Is Real Estate still a good investment? Is AirBNB destroying communities? What is the future of real estate agents after the recent lawsuit? In this week's episode we sit down with Dave Liniger, the Founder and President of Re/Max

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Today, we are living through a revolution in biology. Giant strides are being made in understanding why we age—and why some species live longer than others. Could we eventually cheat disease and death and live for a very long time, possibly many times our current lifespan? Venki Ramakrishnan, recipient of the Nobel Pri

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