Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat

Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat

Slo Mo is a series of extraordinary conversations hosted by international bestselling author of "Solve for Happy" and former Chief Business Officer of Google [X], Mo Gawdat. With stunning honesty, Mo and some of his wisest friends explore the profound questions and obstacles we all face in the pursuit of purpose in our lives. Achieving happiness and fulfillment is a lifelong journey, but step one is simple: slow down, and listen.

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May 5, 2021 41 min

Today's guest is Becky Morrison. This was such a lovely talk and exactly the refresher we all need every once in a while to remind ourselves that life doesn't have to be so hard.

Becky is a mom, wife and former lawyer turned Happiness Coach. Her mission is to spread joy. She believes most people can live happier, easier lives if they get clear on what matters most to them and then develop a plan to do more of that and less o...

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This is Part 2 of my chat with Tim Ash, author, keynote speaker and advisor. For nineteen years he was the co-founder and CEO of SiteTuners – a strategic digital optimization agency for which he created over $1.2 billion in documented value for clients.

Tim is an expert in user-centered design, persuasion, understanding consumer behavior, neuromarketing, and landing page testing. In other words, he knows how people think, and that&#...
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Today’s guest is my friend Tim Ash, author, keynote speaker and advisor. For nineteen years he was the co-founder and CEO of SiteTuners – a strategic digital optimization agency for which he created over $1.2 billion in documented value for clients.

Tim is an expert in user-centered design, persuasion, understanding consumer behavior, neuromarketing, and landing page testing. In other words, he knows how people think, and that's...

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Today's guest is my dear friend Leta Herman.

Leta is an author, Chinese Medicine instructor and practitioner, host of the Inspired Action Podcast, and co-founder of Born Perfect, a new media company. She offers a wide range of energetic acupressure and Alchemy treatments based on the principles of ancient Chinese Medicine.

A former journalist and syndicated columnist, Leta most recently released her new book on alchemy, Through T...

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This is Part 2 of my conversation with Leta Herman. Things get deep on this side of the chat, and I'm certain it'll spark a serious interest in Daoism for you. It sure did for me, and I'm still amazed.

Leta is an author, Chinese Medicine instructor and practitioner, host of the Inspired Action Podcast, and co-founder of Born Perfect, a new media company. She offers a wide range of energetic acupressure and Alchemy treatm...

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Today's guest is the wonderful Emma Gannon. I loved this conversation.

Emma is a Sunday Times bestselling author, speaker, novelist and host of the no. 1 careers podcast in the UK, Ctrl Alt Delete.

Emma has blogged since 2009; podcasted since 2016 and is the author of four books to date. She was selected in the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 list. Her non-fiction works include the bestseller The Multi-Hyphen Method and Sabotage. Her nex...

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Today’s guest is Sir Peter Vardy, the British businessman and philanthropist who is one of the wealthiest men in the UK. Having had great success in the automotive industry, Sir Peter’s life as of quite some time has been focused on philanthropy through his personal foundation, the Vardy Foundation, which supports a wide range of community causes. He helped to fund the building of a City Technology College and three academies, whic...
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Today’s guest is the simply brilliant Nir Eyal. I really mean it. It was hard to title this episode because of the sheer amount of incredibly practical points Nir shared with us.

Nir writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. He previously taught as a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. Nir co-foun...

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This is Part 2 of my talk with Nir Eyal. Again, you can't afford to miss this one if you want to absolutely optimize your time, relationships, work, and personal well being. Nir is my new sensei of time management.

Nir writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. He previously taught as a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Inst...

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Nic Marks is, as one of his clients described him, a “statistician with a soul” due to his love of hard statistical skills and his soft people skills and focus on quantifying variables such as happiness. Well known for his 2010 TED talk, “The Happy Planet Index”, which has been viewed over 2.5 million times, Nic is the founder and CEO of Friday, a company that measures and improves employee happiness in order to help businesses bui...

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Today’s guest is the amazing Max Richter. I'm a huge fan of his music (and you are likely to be too).

Max stands as one of the most prodigious figures on the contemporary music scene. From synthesizers and computers to a full symphony orchestra, Max’s innovative work encompasses solo albums, ballets, concert hall performances, film and TV series, video art installations and theatre works.

He writes beautifully crafted, intelligen...

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Today's guest is my friend Sara Simmonds. We met over Turkish dinner, and Sara had a way about her that simply impressed and inspired me. After recording this conversation, I think you'll understand why.

Sara is a Conscious Innovator, Impact Entrepreneur and Speaker focused around the topic of “we don’t need more, we need meaning”. Sara consults with clients and the media on how leaders can pivot to live and do business cons...

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My guest today needs no introduction because she is one of the most influential happiness teachers in the world.

Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Dr. Santos is an expert on human cognition and the cognitive biases that impede better choices. Her course, “Psychology and the Good Life,” teaches students what the science of psychology says about how to make wiser choices and ...

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Today’s guest is one of my new friends and heroes, Sophie Elwes. Sophie reached out to invite me on her podcast, but after reading about her, I wanted her on mine first.

In 2011, at age 22, Sophie fell 8 meters while at a party and was given a 40% chance of survival. She was left paralyzed from the chest down and dependent on a wheelchair.

Despite that, she spent several years alpine skiing as a member of the British Disabled Ski Tea...

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I can say confidently that this episode is the most personal to me. After losing my son Ali, I've dedicated a lot of time to understanding the topic of death. After all, as a parent, you want to know your child is safe, no matter where he is. After this conversation with Pim, I feel more and more that I can rest easy.

Before we get into it, I need to issue a warning. Despite having proper equipment in place, the internet connect...

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Today’s guest is my new friend, Rebecca Seal. Rebecca is an award-winning food, drink, lifestyle and personal development writer based in London. She's also a wonderfully wise woman.

A freelancer for over 10 years, she’s the author of Solo: How To Work Alone (And Not Lose Your Mind), a very timely,  thoroughly researched book pulling on behavioral science, organizational psychology and economics that also features interviews fro...

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Today’s guest is Rebecca Seal. Rebecca is an award-winning food, drink, lifestyle and personal development writer based in London. She's also a wonderfully wise woman.

A freelancer for over 10 years, she’s the author of Solo: How To Work Alone (And Not Lose Your Mind), a very timely,  thoroughly researched book pulling on behavioural science, organisation psychology and economics that also features interviews from some highly re...

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Today’s guest is Suneel Gupta,  the founder of RISE and faculty member at Harvard University. Using the seven steps inside his latest book, Backable - which teaches that the “It-factor” is learnable and needed to convince others to back you - Suneel went from being 'the face of failure' for the New York Times to being the “New Face of Innovation” for the New York Stock Exchange. His ideas have been backed by firms like Grey...
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This is part 2 of my interview with Suneel Gupta. I absolutely loved this conversation and I  have no doubt it will be useful for you. Suneel is an amazing and genuine human being with pure gold to offer.

Suneel is the founder of RISE and faculty member at Harvard University. Using the seven steps inside his latest book, Backable - which teaches that the “It-factor” is learnable and needed to convince others to back you - Suneel wen...
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Today’s guest is Leandra Haupt, a coach, model, actress, hypnotist, earring designer, and host of the podcast Pure Happy Healthy. Leandra’s a marvelous woman whose goal is to help you step into your full power and feel connected to yourself again. She sees life as a constant learning experience believes happiness results from living according to your values.

She reached out to me on Instagram, and rather than asking for her podcast&...

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