Rank #1: Matthew Walker Ph.D - Author of "Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams"
A lack of sleep is associated with all types of diseases, including Alzheimer's and cancer. Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to fight disease and change our lives for the better.
Apr 29 2018
Rank #2: Gary Vaynerchuk, lessons learned in building a media empire
Gary Vaynerchuk is an American serial entrepreneur, four-time New York Times bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized internet personality.
Feb 27 2017
Rank #4: David Sinclair, Ph.D., Why we age and why we don't have to
David Sinclair, Ph.D., is a Professor Harvard Medical School. He is best known for his work on understanding why we age and how to slow its effects. In this podcast, we discuss several new ways to slow aging, along with novel treatments that are just a few years away. We also cover his new book: Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To.
Oct 30 2019
Rank #5: Elon Musk interview + Kevin reboots the old Foundation series
Elon Musk talks comics, favorite books, starting a company, and more. This is a "best of" broadcast from Kevin's Foundation series.
Feb 02 2017
Rank #6: Sam Harris - enlightenment, real meditation, and consciousness explained
Sam Harris is an author, meditator, neuroscientist, philosopher, and podcast host. In this episode, Kevin and Sam talk about the nature of consciousness, Sam's background in meditation, enlightenment, taking meditation seriously, the role of gurus, and more.
Oct 21 2019
Rank #7: Jason Fried on reimagining work/life balance
What if you were paid to sleep more, and your company bought you flowers? Have a listen to Jason reimagining company culture and benefits. Warning: You might quit your job.
May 30 2016
Rank #8: Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy
Ryan Holiday is the author of "The Daily Stoic," "Ego is The Enemy," and "The Obstacle is The Way." In this episode Kevin and Ryan explore the basics of stoic philosophy, showing how you can reframe your thinking to be more like a stoic.
Jul 11 2017
Rank #9: Serge Faguet - How to biohack your intelligence with everything from sex to modafinil to MDMA
Serge is a hardcore biohacker and serial entrepreneur. In this episode we talk about Serge's extreme daily regimen of compounds to biohack every aspect of his brain and body. Serge has studied at Cornell, worked at Google, and was youngest in his class at Stanford Business School. Do not try any of this at home.
Feb 21 2018
Rank #10: Dr. Andrew Weil - healing herbs, healthy oils, mushrooms, omega-3's, and other health tips
In this podcast, we cover healthy fats, medicinal mushrooms, microdosing, omega-3's, and other great longevity and health tips. Dr. Weil appeared on the cover of Time magazine in 1997 and again in 2005, and Time named him one of the 25 most influential Americans in 1997 and one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005. He as been a frequent guest on Larry King Live on CNN, Oprah, and the Today Show. Use coupon code: KROSE15 for 15% off everything on matcha.com.
Jan 31 2019
Rank #11: Jake Knapp - creating time and finding focus in daily life
Jake Knapp is the author of Make Time, a book about creating time and finding focus in daily life. He's also the author of Sprint, a New York Times bestseller. Jake spent 10 years at Google and Google Ventures, where he created the Design Sprint. He has since coached teams like Slack, Uber, 23andMe, LEGO, and The New York Times on the method. Previously, Jake helped build products like Gmail, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Encarta.
Feb 14 2019
Rank #12: Bitcoin's true potential, with Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Full show notes and links here. Andreas M. Antonopoulos is the author of Mastering Bitcoin (O'Reilly). We discuss the separation of state and money, how bitcoin is the worlds first trust protocol, how mining works, looking at bitcoin from a global perspective, what happens to bitcoin once we have quantum computing, and much more.
Nov 13 2017
Rank #13: AMA #2
In this episode, Kevin fields all of your AMA questions from Instagram. He covers career advice, finding purpose, supplements, buying crypto, his psilocybin experience, favorite biohacking tools, moving to Portland, Japanese whisky, his favorite book of 2019, and more!
Nov 19 2019
Rank #14: Never Split the Difference, master negotiation with Ex-FBI, Chris Voss
Chriss Voss is a former FBI hostage negotiator and co-author of the book, Never Split the Difference. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Chris reveals his tip and tricks to negotiate like a pro.
Jul 08 2019
Rank #15: Jesse Lawler, Founder of the Smart Drug Smarts podcast
Jesse Lawler is the host of Smart Drug Smarts, a podcast for people interested in maximizing their brains, both in health and utility, using the latest findings in neuroscience. Kevin and Jesse talk all things brain enhancement.
Aug 31 2016
Rank #16: UFOs - Advanced Navy fighter pilot, Ryan Graves
Ryan Graves, an F-18 advanced fighter pilot for the Navy, has engaged with UFOs. Kevin goes into all the details along with discussing the Department of Defense release of UFO footage.
Dec 03 2019
Rank #17: How to live to 100, Dr. Valter Longo
Dr. Valter Longo is director of the Longevity Institute at USC and the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan. In this podcast, we discuss Dr. Longo's new book, The Longevity Diet, which is the culmination of 25 years of research on aging, nutrition, and disease across the globe.
Dr. Longo has put together a powerful combination of fasting and diet. The diet is that of centenarians (people living 100+ years) combined along with with the scientifically engineered 5-day fasting-mimicking diet (or FMD), done just 3-4 times a year. Dr. Longo designed the FMD after making a series of remarkable discoveries in mice, then in humans, indicating that specific micro-fasts can activate stem cells and promote regeneration and rejuvenation in multiple organs to significantly reduce the risk for diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and heart disease. Full show notes here.
Dec 31 2017
Rank #19: Ben Greenfield's daily health and fitness routine
Sep 22 2017
Rank #20: Stillness Is The Key - Ryan Holiday
In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahead.
Oct 02 2019