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Smart People Podcast

By Jon & Chris

Smart People Podcast is a weekly, interview-based podcast that features todays most well respected thought leaders engaging in authentic, insightful conversation for the benefit of the listener. The host, Chris Stemp, and his co-host/producer Jon Rojas, utilize their insatiable curiosity and relatable charm to provoke their guests into giving the interview of a lifetime. Every single guest has achieved a high level of recognition within their arena and in doing so has collected a wealth of experiences and insights that are brought to life in this top ranked iTunes podcast. Show topics vary greatly, including things such as psychology, leadership, education, technology, entrepreneurship, relationships, and much more.

  1. 1.
    317 - Annie McKee - Find Happiness at Work02/15/2019
    56:42
  2. 2.
    316 - Sean McFate - The Future of War01/29/2019
    55:35
  3. 3.
    315 - Cheryl Heller - Higher Purpose Through Social Design01/15/2019
    52:44
  4. 4.
    2018 End of Year Special01/08/2019
    1:33:43
  5. 5.
    314 - Mark Manson - Experience Growth and Fulfillment12/31/2018
    51:59
  6. 6.
    313 - Karen Wickre - Networking Tips From a Silicon Valley Pro12/19/2018
    45:58
  7. 7.
    312 - Todd Rose - Success Through Individuality12/04/2018
    54:00
  8. 8.
    311 - James Clear - The Laws of Behavior Change11/20/2018
    55:39
  1. 9.
    310 - Dr. James Lewis - Understanding ADHD11/06/2018
    48:56
  2. 10.
    309 - Alexandra Levit - The Workforce of the Future10/23/2018
    51:04
  3. 11.
    308 - Jeffrey Gitomer - Be Intriguing from the Outset10/09/2018
    52:57
  4. 12.
    307 – Brad Staats - Never Stop Learning09/25/2018
    34:38
  5. 13.
    306 - Brandon Webb - Conquer Fear Like a SEAL09/11/2018
    54:50
  6. 14.
    305 - Joan C. Williams - Class Clash in America, The Forgotten Workers08/28/2018
    52:22
  7. 15.
    304 - Dr. Will Bulsiewicz - Gut Health, Gut Check08/14/2018
    1:31:39
  8. 16.
    303 – Bob Rosen – Leading with Consciousness07/31/2018
    55:26
  9. 17.
    302 – Mike Rognlien – What Does it Mean to be Truly Fulfilled?07/17/2018
    52:38
  10. 18.
    301 - Due Quach - Find Your Calm07/03/2018
    56:25
  11. 19.
    300 - Dr. Traci Stein - Hypnosis, Biofeedback, and Brain Hacks06/05/2018
    1:00:48
  12. 20.
    299 - John Hooker - Solving Ethical Dilemmas05/23/2018
    52:29
  13. 21.
    298 - Dr. Elizabeth Boham - Functional Medicine, Breast Cancer, and Chronic Illness05/08/2018
    51:59
  14. 22.
    297 - Barbara Lipska - Our Little-known Brain04/24/2018
    57:45
  15. 23.
    296 - Adam Braun - Do Meaningful Work and Change the World04/10/2018
    49:33
  16. 24.
    295 - Dr. Lisa Mosconi - Nuclear Medicine Meets Nutrition03/27/2018
    1:05:43
  17. 25.
    294 - Soon Yu - Starting a Company and Dealing with Failure03/13/2018
    44:53
  18. 26.
    293 - Jeremy Bailenson - How Virtual Reality Will Impact Your Life02/27/2018
    49:26
  19. 27.
    292 - Bryan Caplan - Education is a Waste of Time and Money02/13/2018
    52:10
  20. 28.
    291 - Mary Beth Ferrante - We Are Failing Working Mothers01/30/2018
    43:19
  21. 29.
    290 - Listener Questions Special Part 201/25/2018
    1:07:55
  22. 30.
    289 - Listener Questions Special01/23/2018
    1:04:15
  23. 31.
    288 - Nancy Koehn - Survive and Thrive During Turbulent Times01/16/2018
    59:16
  24. 32.
    287 - Scott Carney - Does the Wim Hof Method Really Work?01/02/2018
    1:09:10
  25. 33.
    286 - Mike Lewis - How to Jump to Your Dream Life12/19/2017
    47:47
  26. 34.
    285 - Steve McKee - Are You Stalled, Stuck, or Stale?12/06/2017
    51:19
  27. 35.
    284 - Morgan Simon - Where Did Your Money Spend The Night?11/21/2017
    41:58
  28. 36.
    283 - Philip Shepherd - Get Out Of Your Head and Into Your Body11/07/2017
    1:07:53
  29. 37.
    282 - Todd Davis - The Secret Weapon for Success10/24/2017
    1:01:40
  30. 38.
    281 - W. Keith Campbell - When You Love Yourself Too Much10/10/2017
    50:21
  31. 39.
    280 - Suzanne Bouffard - How To Raise A Smart Child09/26/2017
    49:10
  32. 40.
    279 - Dr. Allen Frances - Trump, Mental Illness, and the End of Reason09/12/2017
    54:13
  33. 41.
    278 - Frank Ostaseski - What Death Can Teach Us About Living08/29/2017
    1:08:49
  34. 42.
    277 - Peter Brannen - How The World Ends08/15/2017
    55:52
  35. 43.
    276 - Paul Armstrong - Disruptive Technologies Will Change Your Business and Your Life 08/01/2017
    1:00:19
  36. 44.
    275 - Brett Velicovich - The World's Most Dangerous Drone Expert07/18/2017
    54:00
  37. 45.
    274 - R.P. Eddy - How To Predict Disasters07/04/2017
    1:00:38
  38. 46.
    273 - Seth Stephens-Davidowitz - What Have You Googled Recently?06/20/2017
    1:01:10
  39. 47.
    272 - Guy Winch - The Secret To A Happy Life Is An Emotional First Aid Kit06/06/2017
    59:26
  40. 48.
    271 - Anindya Ghose - The Future of the Mobile Economy05/23/2017
    53:26
  41. 49.
    270 - Larry Robertson - Why Creativity Is Our Natural Language05/09/2017
    1:18:09
  42. 50.
    269 - Kate Raworth - A Better Economic Model04/25/2017
    1:02:36
  43. 51.
    268 - Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang - The Power of Networks04/11/2017
    45:41
  44. 52.
    267 - Jennifer Mueller - Embrace Creativity, Change Your Life03/29/2017
    1:00:35
  45. 53.
    266 - Heather Gray - How To Stop Compromising and Have It All03/14/2017
    46:31
  46. 54.
    265 - Andy Molinsky - NOW Is the Time to Change, Here's How02/28/2017
    53:13
  47. 55.
    264 - Leanne Jacobs - How To Achieve Real Wealth02/14/2017
    43:22
  48. 56.
    263 - Yuval Noah Harari - How Humans Have Become Gods and What it Means for Our Future01/31/2017
    57:05
  49. 57.
    262 - David Hoffeld - Using Neuroscience to Sell01/17/2017
    56:52
  50. 58.
    261 - Sam Weinman - How to Win at Losing01/03/2017
    52:56
  51. 59.
    260 - Lawrence Levy - When Steve Jobs Needed Help, He Called Lawrence12/20/2016
    55:42
  52. 60.
    259 - Episode 259 - Dr. Richard Wolff - Capitalism is Broken. Here is the Solution.12/06/2016
    56:38
  53. 61.
    258 - Jerome Hardaway - Supporting Veterans through Vets Who Code11/22/2016
    39:08
  54. 62.
    257 - Doug Hensch - How to Build Resilience11/08/2016
    1:01:20
  55. 63.
    256 - Jonathan Levi (Part 2) - How to Optimize Your Memory10/25/2016
    49:56
  56. 64.
    255 - Dr. Jessica Tracy - How Pride Can Help You Achieve Your Goals10/10/2016
    49:25
  57. 65.
    254 - Chris Bailey - A Life of Productivity09/27/2016
    1:04:22
  58. 66.
    253 - Dr. Susan David - Control Your Destiny by Understanding Your Emotions09/13/2016
    1:00:53
  59. 67.
    252 - Alan Iny - A New Paradigm for Creativity08/30/2016
    46:51
  60. 68.
    251 - Dr. Matthew Accurso - How to Achieve Optimal Health08/16/2016
    1:01:27
  61. 69.
    250 - Michael Bungay Stanier - Ask Better Questions, Get Better Results08/02/2016
    56:47
  62. 70.
    249 - Tema Frank - Make Customers Love You07/19/2016
    42:45
  63. 71.
    248 - Roman Krznaric - How Should We Live?07/12/2016
    41:55
  64. 72.
    247 - Paul Tough - How to Raise Successful Kids06/28/2016
    49:56
  65. 73.
    246 - Dr. Daniel Amen - The Most Popular Psychiatrist in America06/21/2016
    1:03:18
  66. 74.
    245 - Arun Sundararajan - The Sharing Economy06/14/2016
    53:26
  67. 75.
    244 - Anne Loehr - Be of Service, Be Successful06/07/2016
    54:38
  68. 76.
    243 – General Ann Dunwoody – Leadership from America’s First Female Four-Star General05/24/2016
    52:26
  69. 77.
    242 – Tom Davenport – Will Machines Take Your Job?05/18/2016
    45:33
  70. 78.
    241 – Amy Herman – See More and Achieve More with Visual Intelligence05/11/2016
    50:32
  71. 79.
    240 – Patrick McGinnis – Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job05/03/2016
    51:55
  72. 80.
    239 – Tom Schwab – The Online Business Builder04/26/2016
    44:34
  73. 81.
    238 – Anders Ericsson – The Truth Behind the 10,000 Hour Rule04/19/2016
    54:45
  74. 82.
    237 – Scott Harrison – Founder and CEO of charity: water04/12/2016
    56:14
  75. 83.
    236 – Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez – The Best in the World at Storytelling and Presentations04/05/2016
    53:26
  76. 84.
    235 – Tim Sanders – Former Yahoo Executive on Leadership Development, Sales Strategy, and Human Performance03/29/2016
    47:45
  77. 85.
    234 – Morgan Wright – Cybersecurity and Identity Theft03/22/2016
    1:00:03
  78. 86.
    233 – David Burkus – The Old Rules of Business No Longer Apply03/15/2016
    39:42
  79. 87.
    232 – Andrew Cockburn – The Ugly Truth About Drone Warfare03/08/2016
    51:18
  80. 88.
    231 – Jeff Gramm – Secrets of a Hedge Fund Manager03/01/2016
    48:00
  81. 89.
    230 – Jacquie McNish – Whatever Happened to BlackBerry?02/23/2016
    47:23
  82. 90.
    229 – Sam Attard – Want To Be Healthy?02/16/2016
    49:55
  83. 91.
    228 – Lisa Nichols – How to Get More of What You Want02/09/2016
    48:15
  84. 92.
    227 – George Franklin – A Corporate Lobbyist Tells All02/02/2016
    1:05:02
  85. 93.
    226 – Mary Roach – How to Write Bestsellers and More About Her New Book, ‘Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal’01/26/2016
    53:27
  86. 94.
    225 – Dennis Tirch – The Science of Compassion01/19/2016
    1:17:00
  87. 95.
    224 – The Best of 2015, Part 201/12/2016
    45:52
  88. 96.
    223 – The Best of 2015, Part 101/05/2016
    56:59
  89. 97.
    222 – Veny Musum and Upendra Chivukula – How to Fix Income Inequality12/22/2015
    1:11:22
  90. 98.
    221 – Bill George – Discover Your True North12/15/2015
    48:30
  91. 99.
    220 – George Anastasia – The Demise of the American Mafia12/10/2015
    53:07
  92. 100.
    219 – Garrison Wynn – What the 1% Do Differently12/01/2015
    54:00
  93. 101.
    218 – Dr. Shelley Reciniello – Consciousness Before Mindfulness11/24/2015
    50:52
  94. 102.
    217 – Adam Werbach – How Business Can Change the World for the Better11/16/2015
    57:58
  95. 103.
    216 – John Sedgwick – The Duel that Stunned the Nation11/10/2015
    1:05:09
  96. 104.
    215 – Todd Kashdan – How to Achieve Fulfillment11/03/2015
    1:08:14
  97. 105.
    214 – Seth Siegel – How a Desert Nation Solved the Water Shortage Crisis10/27/2015
    51:17
  98. 106.
    213 – Roger Lowenstein – How The Federal Reserve Was Created10/20/2015
    40:29
  99. 107.
    212 – Maurice Schweitzer – How Emotions Affect Your Decisions10/13/2015
    49:50
  100. 108.
    211 – Yvette d’Entremont – The Truth About Gluten, MSG, Organic, and More…Using Science10/06/2015
    1:18:23
  101. 109.
    210 – Rich Roll – Live with Authenticity09/29/2015
    48:21
  102. 110.
    209 – Steven Kotler – Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance09/22/2015
    54:37
  103. 111.
    208 – Rosie Von Lila – A Burning Man Insider09/15/2015
    56:11
  104. 112.
    207 – Michael Farmer – An Inside Look Into Advertising Agencies09/07/2015
    1:06:31
  105. 113.
    206 – Chris Buckingham – Launch Your Business or Idea with Crowdfunding09/01/2015
    58:14
  106. 114.
    205 – Lars Tvede – Western Society is Killing Creativity, Here’s How We Fix It08/25/2015
    53:26
  107. 115.
    204 – Dr. Stephen Camarata – How Not To Screw Up Your Kid08/18/2015
    57:08
  108. 116.
    203 -Adrian Gostick – What Motivates You?08/10/2015
    47:52
  109. 117.
    202 – Ryan Holiday – Overcoming Any Obstacle08/03/2015
    41:30
  110. 118.
    201- Andrew Sinkov – Co-Founder and VP of Marketing of Evernote07/28/2015
    52:57
  111. 119.
    200 – Jeff Cohen – ‘Chunk’ from The Goonies!07/21/2015
    48:26
  112. 120.
    199 – Fred Kiel – Does It Pay To Be Moral?07/14/2015
    55:54
  113. 121.
    198 – Amy Stewart – Everything You Want to Know About Alcohol07/07/2015
    49:18
  114. 122.
    197 – Kathleen McGinn – Is it Better or Worse to be Raised by a Stay at Home Mom?06/30/2015
    53:02
  115. 123.
    196 – Alvin Roth – He Won a Nobel Prize… Enough Said06/23/2015
    49:41
  116. 124.
    195 – Till Roenneberg – Night Owl vs. Early Bird and the Science Behind Your Sleep Patterns06/16/2015
    1:02:55
  117. 125.
    194 – Bob Burg – 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success06/09/2015
    50:38
  118. 126.
    193 – Matt Richtel – What is Technology Doing to Us?06/02/2015
    46:41
  119. 127.
    192 – Michael Uslan – The Rise of Superheroes05/26/2015
    56:32
  120. 128.
    191 – Leigh Gallagher – The End of the Suburbs05/19/2015
    54:00
  121. 129.
    190 – Deedra Determan – The New American Dream… Professional Blogging05/12/2015
    44:29
  122. 130.
    189 – Conrad Egusa – You Need a New PR Strategy05/05/2015
    31:21
  123. 131.
    188 – Alexandra Horowitz – The Mysteries of Human Perception04/28/2015
    53:05
  124. 132.
    187 – Jonathan Waldman – Rust: The Longest War04/21/2015
    1:00:45
  125. 133.
    186 – Lee Cockerell – Time Management Magic04/14/2015
    47:38
  126. 134.
    185 – Alex Korb – The Most Common Psychological Disorder in America04/07/2015
    58:56
  127. 135.
    184 – Clay Clark – Entrepreneur of the Year03/31/2015
    47:12
  128. 136.
    183 – Dr. Michael Gazzaniga – Left Brain vs. Right Brain03/24/2015
    43:57
  129. 137.
    182 – Laura Roeder – Social Media is for Real03/17/2015
    41:54
  130. 138.
    181 – Edward Humes – Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash03/10/2015
    45:35
  131. 139.
    180 – Kory Kogon – Extraordinary Productivity03/03/2015
    45:11
  132. 140.
    179 – Markus Kramer – What’s in a Luxury Brand?02/24/2015
    52:34
  133. 141.
    178 – Kevin Kelly – Co-Founder of Wired Magazine02/17/2015
    40:54
  134. 142.
    177 – Tiffani Lennon – Are Women Better?02/10/2015
    42:42
  135. 143.
    176 – David Morris – The True Cost of War02/03/2015
    1:02:33
  136. 144.
    175 – Erica Peitler – How to Lead01/27/2015
    41:08
  137. 145.
    174 – Dave Birss – How to be creative01/20/2015
    56:37
  138. 146.
    173 – Richard Wiseman – The Science of Luck01/13/2015
    48:16
  139. 147.
    Best of 201401/06/2015
    1:09:32
  140. 148.
    172 – Mary Lee Esty – Conquering Concussion12/30/2014
    40:56
  141. 149.
    171 – Shane Harris – Cyber warfare is perhaps the greatest threat to national security12/23/2014
    40:47
  142. 150.
    170 – Dr. Andrew Hill – What are smart drugs and can you supplement your way to genius?12/16/2014
    44:31
  143. 151.
    169 – Tony Stubblebine and Erin Frey – How to have the strongest mind in the room12/09/2014
    50:02
  144. 152.
    168 – Peter Buffett – What is it like to be the son of the richest man on Earth?12/02/2014
    57:41
  145. 153.
    167 – Jonathan Levi – Become a SuperLearner: Speed Reading and Advanced Memorization11/25/2014
    50:35
  146. 154.
    166 – Daniel Cloud11/18/2014
    38:48
  147. 155.
    165 – Christine Clapp Returns11/10/2014
    39:08
  148. 156.
    164 – Uri Gneezy11/03/2014
    44:18
  149. 157.
    163 – Robert Richman10/26/2014
    40:37
  150. 158.
    162 – Stephen Law10/20/2014
    45:24
  151. 159.
    161 – Ed Hess10/13/2014
    52:46
  152. 160.
    160 – Chris Roebuck10/06/2014
    58:03
  153. 161.
    159 – Alan De Quieroz09/29/2014
    39:07
  154. 162.
    158 – Savannah Ellis09/22/2014
    43:47
  155. 163.
    157 – Collis Ta’eed09/15/2014
    48:30
  156. 164.
    156 – Jared Dean09/07/2014
    42:37
  157. 165.
    155 – Josh Shenk08/31/2014
    43:43
  158. 166.
    154 – Karan Girotra08/24/2014
    52:20
  159. 167.
    153 – McKenzie Funk08/18/2014
    53:41
  160. 168.
    152 – Joe Navarro08/11/2014
    53:27
  161. 169.
    151 – Roger Hamilton08/03/2014
    53:23
  162. 170.
    150 – James Nestor07/28/2014
    51:13
  163. 171.
    149 – Simon Sinek07/21/2014
    37:32
  164. 172.
    148 – Russ Roberts07/14/2014
    46:55
  165. 173.
    147 – Shamus Khan07/06/2014
    55:53
  166. 174.
    146 – Dan Buettner06/29/2014
    26:37
  167. 175.
    145 – Daniel Burrus06/23/2014
    42:57
  168. 176.
    144 – Branko Milanovic06/16/2014
    43:02
  169. 177.
    143 – Brad Stone06/09/2014
    31:08
  170. 178.
    142 – Adam Bryant06/02/2014
    49:22
  171. 179.
    141 – Joe De Sena05/25/2014
    39:22
  172. 180.
    140 – Suzanna Walters05/19/2014
    39:54
  173. 181.
    139 – Gerald Chertavian05/11/2014
    36:48
  174. 182.
    138 – Sam Rashkin05/05/2014
    44:08
  175. 183.
    137 – Tony Stubblebine04/27/2014
    38:58
  176. 184.
    136 – Kevin Roose04/20/2014
    36:07
  177. 185.
    135 – Andrew Yang04/14/2014
    42:49
  178. 186.
    134 – Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz04/06/2014
    37:49
  179. 187.
    133 – Dr. Michio Kaku03/31/2014
    40:44
  180. 188.
    132 – Corinne Woods03/24/2014
    47:21
  181. 189.
    131 – Olof Dallner03/17/2014
    34:19
  182. 190.
    130 – Carmine Gallo03/10/2014
    42:46
  183. 191.
    129 – Bill Shannon03/03/2014
    40:25
  184. 192.
    128 – Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel Rasmussen02/24/2014
    39:03
  185. 193.
    127 – Eswar Prasad02/16/2014
    35:25
  186. 194.
    126 – Larry Downes02/09/2014
    37:44
  187. 195.
    125 – Bob Sutton02/02/2014
    50:27
  188. 196.
    124 – Lance Fortnow01/27/2014
    37:08
  189. 197.
    123 – Christine Montross01/20/2014
    42:22
  190. 198.
    122 – Colonel (Ret.) Peter Mansoor01/13/2014
    1:01:22
  191. 199.
    Best Of – Episode 201/05/2014
    36:01
  192. 200.
    121 – Maddy Dychtwald12/30/2013
    35:55

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