Adam believes that great minds don’t think alike—they challenge each other to think differently. His weekly show explores new thoughts and new ways of thinking.

2024

  1. Jennifer Garner reveals her hidden potential Apple Spotify Transcript
  2. You have more control over your emotions than you think with Lisa Feldman Barrett Apple Spotify Transcript

2023

  1. Knowing when to quit with world poker champion Annie Duke Apple Spotify Transcript
  2. Finding—and becoming—great mentors and sponsors with Carla Harris Apple Spotify Transcript
  3. The surprising effects of video games with Ash Brandin Apple Spotify Transcript
  4. Breaking free of stereotype threat with Claude Steele Apple Spotify Transcript
  5. Estonia’s prime minister Kaja Kallas on leading with strength and sincerity Apple Spotify Transcript
  6. Soccer star Abby Wambach on being good enough Apple Spotify Transcript
  7. Bringing out the good in kids—and parents—with Becky Kennedy Apple Spotify Transcript
  8. Life lessons from sports with Jody Avirgan Apple Spotify Transcript
  9. How Yo-Yo Ma sustains his creative energy Apple Spotify Transcript
  10. What animal intelligence reveals about human stupidity with Justin Gregg Apple Spotify Transcript
  11. The psychology of fiction with Jennifer Lynn Barnes Apple Spotify Transcript
  12. ChatGPT did NOT title this podcast (w/Allie Miller & Ethan Mollick) Apple Spotify Transcript
  13. The science of performing under pressure with Sian Beilock Apple Spotify Transcript
  14. Sci-fi writer Andy Weir doesn’t love writing Apple Spotify Transcript
  15. How do incentives really work? with Uri Gneezy Apple Spotify Transcript
  16. Reconsidering your beliefs with Tara Westover Apple Spotify Transcript
  17. Getting to the heart of team culture with Pete Carroll Apple Spotify Transcript
  18. Steve Martin on finding your authentic voice Apple Spotify
  19. Cultivating good power with longtime IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Apple Spotify Transcript
  20. NBA Hall of Famer Joe Dumars on managing eclectic personalities Apple Spotify
  21. Brené Brown and Simon Sinek on the leadership skills we need to build Apple Spotify Transcript
  22. Admiral Linda Fagan on servant leadership Apple Spotify Transcript
  23. Whole Foods founder John Mackey doesn’t follow business plans Apple Spotify Transcript
  24. Ambition vs. aspiration with philosopher Agnes Callard Apple Spotify Transcript
  25. Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya’s “anti-CEO playbook” Apple Spotify Transcript
  26. Building atomic habits with James Clear Apple Spotify Transcript
  27. The science of personality and the art of well-being with Brian Little Apple Spotify Transcript
  28. Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly on reframing the stories we tell Apple Spotify Transcript
  29. How to tell your own story with Baratunde Thurston Apple Spotify Transcript
  30. How Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Pete Docter make magic on and off screen Apple Spotify Transcript
  31. When an introvert and an extravert fall in love with Chip and Joanna Gaines Apple Spotify Transcript
  32. Khan Academy founder Sal Kahn on AI and the future of education Apple Spotify Transcript
  33. Jim Gaffigan on how comedy leaves an aftertaste Apple Spotify Transcript
  34. How to set boundaries with therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab Apple Spotify Transcript
  35. Unlocking Hidden Potential with Malcolm Gladwell Apple Spotify Transcript
  36. The art of rough drafts with George Saunders Apple Spotify
  37. Why aiming for the best isn’t always good for you, with Barry Schwartz and Coco Krumme Apple Spotify Transcript
  38. The Office’s Rainn Wilson on meaning and happiness Apple Spotify Transcript
  39. Poet Maggie Smith on embracing ambiguity Apple Spotify Transcript
  40. The psychology of self-persuasion with Elliot Aronson Apple Spotify Transcript
  41. Your brain on art with Ivy Ross and Susan Magsamen Apple Spotify Transcript
  42. Chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley on why mistakes are our greatest teachers Apple Spotify Transcript

2022

  1. Jon Batiste on the art of pushing your limits Apple Spotify Transcript
  2. Satya Nadella is building the future Apple Spotify Transcript
  3. Ava DuVernay is triumphant Apple Spotify Transcript
  4. Mark Cuban doesn’t believe in following your passions Apple Spotify Transcript
  5. How free solo climber Alex Honnold faces fear Apple Spotify Transcript
  6. Surgeon Atul Gawande wants everyone to have a coach Apple Spotify Transcript
  7. Busting the myths of the brain with neuroscientist Chantel Prat Apple Spotify Transcript
  8. How Celeste Ng writes fiery prose Apple Spotify Transcript
  9. Life, the universe, and everything with Nobel laureate physicist Saul Perlmutter Apple Spotify Transcript
  10. Reese Witherspoon on turning impostor syndrome into confidence Apple Spotify Transcript
  11. If teachers took over the government with Sharon McMahon Apple Spotify Transcript
  12. The psychology of human delusions with filmmaker Adam McKay Apple Spotify Transcript
  13. The problem with setting goals, with NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho Apple Spotify Transcript
  14. The 4-day work week: luxury or necessity? Apple Spotify Transcript
  15. How to have good arguments with world debate champion Bo Seo Apple Spotify
  16. Why data don’t have all the answers with data scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy Apple Spotify Transcript
  17. The science of healthy relationships with John and Julie Gottman Apple Spotify Transcript

2021

  1. Brené Brown on what vulnerability isn’t Apple Spotify Transcript
  2. Jane Goodall on leadership lessons from primates Apple Spotify Transcript
  3. Malcolm Gladwell questions everything Apple Spotify Transcript
  4. Daniel Kahneman doesn’t trust your intuition Apple Spotify Transcript
  5. Merve Emre on emotional intelligence as corporate control Apple Spotify Transcript
  6. Mellody Hobson on taking tough feedback Apple Spotify Transcript
  7. John Green wants you to pay attention to your attention Apple Spotify Transcript
  8. Lin-Manuel Miranda daydreams, and his dad gets things done Apple Spotify Transcript
  9. Allyson Felix on defeating disappointment and savoring success Apple Spotify Transcript
  10. Indra Nooyi wants us to reimagine the return to work Apple Spotify Transcript
  11. Indra Nooyi says it’s time for leaders to care Apple Spotify Transcript
  12. Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber Apple Spotify Transcript