The Upgrade by Lifehacker

Each week, Melissa Kirsch & Alice Bradley of Lifehacker bring in all-star guests to tackle the stuff that matters—like how to be happy, how to buy a TV, how to be less bad with money and how to tell if you’re dating a psychopath. Look, you're doing great, but quite frankly we think you can be a little better. All your friends do too. It's time for The Upgrade.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 52m. Bisher sind 225 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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How to Travel Alone, With ‘52 Places’ Reporter Sebastian Modak


This week we’re talking about solo travel, from the best destinations to how to make friends once you’re there. We’ve got packing secrets, veteran travelers’ must-have apps, and a slew of magical stories from around the globe.


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 2019-06-24  39m
 
 
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 2019-06-10  36m
 
 

How to Make or Break a Habit


Does it really take 21 days to create a habit? Is it possible to quit smoking when all your friends are smokers? Why can’t you ever get up early and go to the gym? We’re talking to productivity experts like “Atomic Habits”’ James Clear about how we can make changes to our behavior, and what it takes to actually stick with those changes.


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 2019-05-27  28m
 
 

How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee


We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the most of those one-on-one, face-to-face, in-real-life moments? We’ll hear from journalist Celeste Headlee, whose career revolves around talking to people...


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 2019-05-13  37m
 
 

How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi


We’re back! This week we’re learning about the ins and outs of negotiation. We’ll find out how to get someone to “yes” when they’re all about “no”; when and how the robots are going to negotiate for us; and what to do to get the raise you deserve.


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 2019-04-29  34m
 
 

The Upgrade Returns Next Week!


Where on earth have we been?


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 2019-04-22  1m
 
 

How to Have a Better Sex Life, with Cleo Stiller (RECAST)


This week Cleo Stiller, host of Fusion TV's "Sex Right Now," joins us to talk about how porn is affecting our sex lives, what happens when men get menstrual cramps, and to introduce us to a Fitbit for your penis. We also talk to sex therapist Sari Cooper about how to keep intimacy alive in long-term relationships.


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 2019-02-18  1h12m
 
 

How to Be a Good Boss, With Basecamp’s David Heinemeier Hansson and Columnist Rob Walker


All too frequently, people who are good at making a thing get promoted to be the supervisors of the people making the thing—without any training as to how to lead. So how do you become a good boss? Do you pick up leadership skills on the job, or is special coaching required? We find out this week. First, we'll get a sense of what makes a good boss, with the author of Lifehacker's brand-new career advice column, “Human Resource”: Rob Walker...


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 2019-02-04  47m
 
 

How to Tell if You're Dying, With Cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg


We spend a lot of time worrying about death: our own, and the deaths of those we love. This week we look at our deeply held fears and assumptions about dying and see if we can't lessen some of our anxiety about it. First, we talk with cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg...


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 2019-01-28  50m
 
 

How to Be Good With Money, With Felix Salmon & Jen Sincero


Financial journalist Felix Salmon joins us this week to talk about making money while doing good in the world, "Badass" author Jen Sincero tells us how she went from no money to a lot of money by changing her mindset, and we all end up rich.


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 2019-01-21  45m