The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

The Knowledge Project helps you build a world-class multi-disciplinary education that you can use to make better decisions and live a more meaningful and productive life. Learn more at #ListenAndLearn

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Catalyzing Success

Daniel Gross, former Y Combinator partner and current founder of Pioneer, discusses how we can make our success less about luck, the powerful role we play in the lives of others, and the valuable lessons he learned about leadership. --- For...



Launch Day for The Great Mental Models: Volume 1

Today is launch day for the Audible version of The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts, our first mental model book. In this special edition of The Knowledge Project, I'm reading an excerpt from the book that explains why this book, why...



Becoming a Model Thinker

On this episode, Scott Page, 5x Author and Professor of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan explains the power mental models have in how we view the world, discover creative solutions and solve complex problems. --- For comprehensive show...



Doing the Enough Thing

Basecamp CEO and co-founder Jason Fried gives us a peek behind the scenes of his company and discusses his philosophy on doing great work, making a positive difference, and learning to breathe in the fast paced culture of today’s workplace. --- For...


 2019-03-19  59m

Luck, Risk and Avoiding Losers

Billionaire investor, author and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Howard Marks discusses risk assessment, how to think different than the crowd, and the three mighty dares that separate the successful from the also-rans. --- For comprehensive show notes...


 2019-03-05  1h32m

Peaceful Parenting

Parenting expert and multiple best-selling author Dr. Laura Markham breaks down the three keys to successful discipline, how to properly model emotions and conflict resolution, and the coveted recipe for raising happy, resilient kids. --- For...


 2019-02-19  1h29m

The Dying Art of Conversation

Speaker, author and radio journalist Celeste Headlee has had decades of experience fine tuning the recipe for engaging and rewarding conversation. She shares some tips to help us instantly improve our conversational skills and meaningfully connect...


 2019-02-05  1h12m

Inventing the Future

Josh Wolfe, co-founder of Lux Capital discusses how to unearth the unexplored ideas that will reshape our future. We also talk parenting, decision making, and which generation has the best rap. --- For comprehensive show notes on this episode,...


 2019-01-22  1h37m

Goal Mining

Former NHL player turned mining executive Brent Gilchrist joins me to share the lessons he learned in the trenches of professional hockey. We discuss leadership, hard work, and what it takes to win as a team. --- For comprehensive show notes on this...


 2019-01-08  52m

Winning at the Great Game (Part 2)

Author, educator, and hedge fund advisor, Adam Robinson returns for part 2 of our fascinating discussion. We talk chess, AI, handicapping horse races, and the secret to learning that nobody is teaching. --- For comprehensive show notes on this...


 2018-12-26  1h10m