How Did You Learn That?

How Did You Learn That?

We need more experts sharing their knowledge. But not every domain expert is an expert teacher. In this show, I interview people who have mastered a skill to unpack HOW they learned it. Let's democratize online education by making it easier for domain experts to share their expertise and for you, the listener, to learn new skills. Join us every week for insights and practical steps for applying the world's best knowledge.

Episodes

January 6, 2022 82 min

Joining me this week is Nicolas Cole.

Nicolas Cole is 1/3 of Category Pirates - together with Eddie Yoon and Christopher Lochhead. This trio is pioneering the work around the concept of Category Design. 

The part that really intrigued me about Category Design is that by creating a category, you can go about credibly marketing the category as opposed to your business, which for many business owners feels more than a little bit uncomfo...

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Joining me this week is Jack Murray.

Jack is the CEO of MediaHQ, a media contacts and press release distribution platform. Jack started his career as a political and media adviser to a political party in Ireland. He released an incredible book called, The Magic Slice: How to Master the Art of Storytelling for Business. You'll realize from listening to this conversation just how powerful it is to reframe what the mission of the c...

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Joining me this week is Harpreet Sahota.

Harpreet is a data scientist at the Machine Learning company, Comet. He's also the host of a podcast called The Artists of Data Science, which has an extraordinary guest list. 

He's also a data science mentor for Data Science Dream Job, an interactive online course, and we talk a lot about mentorship in this episode. 

What I learned is that Data Science or Data Analytics is an umbrella ...

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December 9, 2021 53 min

Joining me this week is Nadine Kelly.

Nadine is the founder of NPK Health Integration. She graduated from the University of Chicago and studied Medicine, became a Pathologist, and she worked in the study of disease for many years. Until a quite terrifying experience made her realize that that path was not meant for her. She then got into Taekwondo, and she also went down the path of learning about yoga. 

She now takes this incredible...

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The first guest joining me for this conversation is Paul Millerd. Paul is a former consultant at both McKinsey and BCG. He is now a committed solopreneur having left the traditional path. He teaches people about strategy and consultation at StrategyU, and is best known for making friends on the internet and hosting hundreds of Curiosity Conversations.

My second guest is Steve Schlafman. Schlaf is a professional certified coach, faci...

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November 25, 2021 65 min

Joining me this week are the guests from the podcast's past.

I am very excited to present a mash-up episode as a way to give thanks to the masterminds who’ve been on the show and offer something special back to the community.

This one is themed around the topic of mentors. I'm super excited to dive in here, I think you're going to learn a lot from my selection of 13 previous guests. In the spirit of thanks - given that it...

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Joining me this week is Scott Jeffrey Miller.

Scott is an entrepreneur and also a Senior Advisor in Thought Leadership for Franklin Covey, a world leader in consulting and training, enabling individuals and organizations to achieve results that require lasting changes in human behavior. It's a fascinating role and seeing Scott's day-to-day covers a lot of the topics we've talked about on this podcast.

He says that no one ...

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Joining me this week is the tea expert, Nicole Wilson.

She has been exploring the world of tea and writing about what she learned on her blog Tea for Me Please since 2008. For the last 13 years she’s been following a passion, following her curiosity, learning everything she can about the topic, building a community, and sharing thoughts, ideas, and value for people.  She’s been navigating the quintessential creative path. What makes...

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My conversation today is with Akira the Don.

He is a musician, artist, creator, and one-man record label, who has created a style of music that he calls Meaningwave.

He takes meaningful lyrics from people like Jocko Willink, Jordan Peterson, Alan Watts, and David Foster Wallace; mixing these lyrics to music that is emotional and melodic. He uses some lo-fi hip hop, to create what he calls psychotechnology - a way to share meaningful ...

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Andrea is a communication coach. She's an expert in Consumer Psychology, and word of mouth. She has an insatiable obsession with understanding - “Why you said whatever you just said.” 

Andrea created Talk about Talk, which is a learning platform to help others boost their confidence and improve their communication skills. In our conversation, we specifically unpack the topic of personal brands. 

Whether you are running your own b...

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Joining me for our 50th episode is Sharon Salzberg!

Sharon is among the most prominent teachers of meditation in the world. She’s the author of 11 books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness. Her writing has been featured on Medium, the Huffington Post and she was a contributing editor of Oprah’s O Magazine for several years.

Sharon is also the host of her own podcast The Metta Hour, which brings Buddhist wisdom to...

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My guest this week is Gwyn Wansbrough.

Gwyn is an independent facilitator, learning experience designer, and course creator. She focuses on empowering educators and team leaders with the skills to make learning more creative. Her focus is human-centered learning, with an emphasis on group learning.

Her extensive experience has taught her that the best group experiences combine world-class content, with engagement and connection. But ...

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Joining me this week from Amsterdam is Gilbert Eijkelenboom.

Gilbert helps turn analytical thinkers into compelling communicators. He focuses mainly on data professionals, data scientists, data analysts, and works with many of them through training events and public speaking. He's also the author of the book People Skills for Analytical Thinkers, a guide on how to boost your communication skills and advance your career. 

In this ...

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Joining me this week is Nathan Barry.

Nathan is a creator, author, speaker, designer, and founder of ConvertKit, an email marketing platform. 

Nathan has been cutting his teeth since 2010 by blogging online and selling various digital products to his growing online audience. He has become an authority on audience building and email marketing. 

This episode is a treasure trove for anybody thinking of building an online audience, establ...

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Joining me today is Karthik Puvvada, better known as KP.

KP is a no-code builder, community leader, writer, podcast host, angel investor, and growth advisor for startups. In the last five years, he's built an audience of 20,000 people on the internet while shipping more than 10 no-code projects. He's gained accidental popularity as the “Build In Public” expert. He has published thousands of tweets on the topic to help founde...

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Joining me this week is Caroline Goyder. Caroline has an international reputation for her work as an expert speaker and voice coach. She's worked with many prestigious clients; including news anchors, reporters, actors, CEOs of FTSE 100 companies, TV magicians, and even a monarch. She is also an accomplished writer, having authored three books, namely: Find Your Voice, Star Qualities, and Gravitas - the topic of which is one of...

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My guest this week was Jeff Gothelf. Jeff helps organizations build better products. He's the co-author of the award-winning book, Lean UX, and the creator of the methodology that goes into Lean UX, which has gone on to inform the way hundreds of companies approach software design and product design.

He helps companies bridge the gap between business agility, digital transformation, product management, and human-centered design....

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My guest this week is Justin Mikolay. Justin is a senior writer and the host of a podcast for Gumroad, an online platform that facilitates the sale of products by creators directly to consumers. He's also the creator and instructor of the online course, 10x Creator, an intense three-week experience that teaches you how to launch successful online products. Beyond this, he maintains a never-ending list of side projects that he c...

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Joining me this week is Kaya Yurieff. Kaya is a reporter for The Information, a subscription-based technology publication. She writes a daily newsletter speaking on the “Creator Economy”, breaking ground on new developments and insights within this exciting emerging space. Before joining The Information, she covered business for The Street, a financial news and literacy website. Following this, she worked for CNN on the Creator Eco...

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Joining me this week is Luba Yudasina. Luba is a content creator with over 100,000 subscribers on YouTube. She's an entrepreneur, an opera singer, and a serial learner. Having started a business that connects US-based companies with Eastern European tech talents, her journey unfolds as a series of pivots as she follows the scent of a new epiphany. 

This episode is a lesson in just getting started. 

If you're curious about the...

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