The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

The Knowledge Project Podcast unlocks your potential. We interview world-class doers and thinkers so you can better analyze problems, seize opportunities, and master decision-making. Every episode is packed with wisdom you can use at work and home. Learn more at

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h12m. Bisher sind 129 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 17 hours 42 minutes


#108 Thomas Zurbuchen: Adventures in Astrophysics

Thomas Zurbuchen is currently Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA, where he seeks answers to big questions about the universe and our place in it. Previously, he was a professor of space science and aerospace...


 2021-04-06  1h23m

#107 Matt Ridley: Infinite Innovation

Matt Ridley is the author of several books related to science and human progress, biologist, newspaper columnist and member of the House of Lords in the UK. Matt and Shane discuss writing books about science, the age-old battle between viruses and...


 2021-03-23  1h4m

#106 Josh Kaufman: Maximizing Our Locus of Control

Author of one of the best business books of all time, The Personal MBA, Josh Kaufman chats with Shane about rapid skill acquisition, mental models, decision making, overcoming fear and so much more. -- Want even more? Members get early access,...


 2021-03-09  1h17m

#105 Seth Godin: Failing On Our Way To Mastery

Seth Godin is the author of 20 bestselling books, founder of altMBA, the Akimbo podcast and runs one of the most popular blogs in the world. Seth and Shane chat about creative work, fear, shame, trusting yourself, what it means to be a professional,...


 2021-02-23  1h24m

#104 Nir Eyal: Mastering Indistraction

Bestselling author of Hooked and Indistractable, Nir Eyal was dubbed by The M.I.T. Technology Review as, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” In this episode, Shane and Nir discuss regaining control of our attention from technology, how to...


 2021-02-16  1h22m

#103 Loch Kelly: Effortless Mindfulness

Loch Kelly is an author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and founder of the Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Shane and Loch do a deep dive into mindfulness, consciousness, how to not let your emotions take over, ways to access your hidden...


 2021-02-09  1h18m

#102 Sendhil Mullainathan: The Chaos Inside Us

Sendhil Mullainathan is the Professor of Computation and Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the author of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much. Sendhil reflects on lessons he learned from his father,...


 2021-02-02  1h37m

#101 Jane McGonigal: The Psychology of Gaming

Jane McGonigal is a PhD Game Designer who advocates for the use of video games to help people learn skills that transfer to the real world, heal physical problems like concussions and improve attitudes and self-esteem in children. Shane and Jane...


 2021-01-19  58m

#100 Matt Mullenweg: Collaboration Is Key

Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of WordPress, the open platform that runs most of the sites you visit and the CEO of Automattic. In this episode Matt and Shane discuss distributed work, the 5 levels of autonomous organizations, decision making,...


 2021-01-05  1h25m

#99 Kris Cordle: Releasing the Ego

For over a decade, Kris Cordle worked directly with the CEOs at Yahoo, Twitter, and Slack. She joined Twitter and Slack early and helped them scale into public companies. Most recently she was Chief of Staff at Slack but left to launch Devenu...


 2020-12-22  48m