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Exponential Wisdom

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Rank #125 in Entrepreneurship category

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Peter Diamandis and Dan Sullivan discuss how exponential technologies are creating massive opportunities for entrepreneurs all over the world and the impact of hyperconnectivity on global innovation.

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Peter Diamandis and Dan Sullivan discuss how exponential technologies are creating massive opportunities for entrepreneurs all over the world and the impact of hyperconnectivity on global innovation.

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Go big or go home!

By vama89 - May 08 2017
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Inspiring conversations! Exponential future here we come!

Excellent

By Drummaire - Mar 10 2016
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One of my favorite podcasts on futuristic changes.

iTunes Ratings

118 Ratings
Average Ratings
98
11
3
1
5

Go big or go home!

By vama89 - May 08 2017
Read more
Inspiring conversations! Exponential future here we come!

Excellent

By Drummaire - Mar 10 2016
Read more
One of my favorite podcasts on futuristic changes.
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Exponential Wisdom

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Peter Diamandis and Dan Sullivan discuss how exponential technologies are creating massive opportunities for entrepreneurs all over the world and the impact of hyperconnectivity on global innovation.

Rank #1: Episode 27: Evidence of Abundance

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Peter took the stage at TED in 2012, when he delivered his talk about Abundance. In this episode, Peter and Dan take a look at ten charts with updated stats and data proving that the world is truly getting better.

In this episode:

  • Peter gives updated Evidence of Abundance charts, see visuals at Diamandis.com/data and in this blog.
  • Dan explains why the 6D’s have helped him see the world through an Abundance lens.
  • Peter and Dan discuss why the news media delivers 10x more negative news than positive.

Aug 22 2016

30mins

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Rank #2: Episode 28: Hiring “A” Players

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If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company, you’ve got to get one thing right: hiring.

Peter and Dan discuss one of the most important aspects of being an entrepreneur — attracting great people and recruiting them into the organization.

In this episode:

  • Peter discusses his takeaways from conversations with Jeff Holden (of Uber and Amazon Prime), including insights on the interview process and when to fire someone.
  • Dan shares advice and lessons learned building Strategic Coach into an organization of over 120 people in three countries.
  • Peter and Dan mention the Kolbe Corporation and why they give this assessment to all new hires. Read more about the test at kolbe.com.

Sep 18 2016

21mins

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Rank #3: Episode 21: Inside the Future of Healthcare

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In this episode, Dan discusses his recent trip to the Human Longevity Inc. Health Nucleus and why he believes it is the best clinical experience in the world.

Many species on this planet live for hundreds of years, why should we accept a typical life expectancy of 70 or 80 years.

In This Episode:

  • Dan recaps his recent experience going through a full eight-hour day at the Human Longevity Inc. Health Nucleus.
  • Peter and Dan explain their personal longevity goals and why they believe living more than 100 healthy years is doable.
  • Peter gives examples of how algorithms with enough data are beginning to save clients by identifying early threats.

May 01 2016

28mins

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Rank #4: Episode 30: Next Sexual Revolution

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Peter and Dan discuss the implications of exponential technologies reinventing human reproduction. Imagine a near future where the process of having a child is not left up to the vagaries of Mendelian genetics, but to cutting-edge technology. 

In this episode:

  • Peter discusses how new technologies like CRISPR-Cas9 allow you to pass on the best genetic material to your kids — and outlines the moral and ethical considerations.
  • Dan explains why he believes “thinking processes” will always be useful. In a world with unlimited choice, focus is the key.
  • Peter talks about why humanity is moving from evolution by natural selection (Darwinism) to evolution by intelligent direction at an accelerating pace.

Nov 14 2016

16mins

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Rank #5: Episode 26: Living Long Enough to Live Forever

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In Episode 6, Peter and Dan described how mindset plays a key role in living a long, healthy life, this time they share stories about how they each arrived at their ambitious longevity goals.

In this episode:

  • Peter talks about Ray Kurzweil’s belief that children born today will have the ability to have an indefinite lifespan.
  • Dan describes his thoughts on attitude and why the future is something you must work toward.
  • Peter puts into perspective the amazing times we are living in, citing how the human lifespan has doubled over the last century.

Jul 31 2016

26mins

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Rank #6: Episode 49: Your Mindset is Everything

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Peter and Dan discuss the Polak Game — a diagram with four perspectives on the world — and why they believe entrepreneurs share the mindset that the world is getting better and we have the ability to make it even better.

In this episode:

  • Peter discusses his practice of sharing three daily wins, and why he uses this method with his kids to reflect on the positives from the day.
  • Dan and Peter describe confirmation bias and why they knowingly choose to see the world in a positive way. 
  • Peter shares his belief that mindset is the most important asset, more crucial than wealth and knowledge, and that how you protect your mindset is critically important.

Feb 13 2018

34mins

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Rank #7: Episode 37: Living in an All-Electric Economy

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Peter and Dan discuss the massive change coming to the energy industry — in particular, the switch to an all-electric economy in the next 20 years. With governments and large corporations relying on oil and gas, they discuss how this disruption will impact society.

In this episode:

  • Peter gives a brief history of the energy economy and how humanity has transitioned from firepower to solar.
  • Dan discusses his belief that technology is not replaced by another technology unless there is at least a 10X improvement.
  • Peter discusses his belief that car ownership is going to be dead by 2025, which means we no longer own a car, but instead own a “car as a service.”

Jun 11 2017

26mins

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Rank #8: Episode 69: Setting Expectations With New Hires

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Peter and Dan discuss one of the biggest problems with the hiring process: most of the time, a job description doesn’t provide enough information to create a successful relationship between an employer and a new employee. In Episode 67, they shared best practices within their own companies; in this follow-up episode, Peter and Dan discuss a specific agreement that communicates expectations to a new team member.

In this episode:

  • Dan explains his dislike of team management meetings and why he developed a new tool called the 4×4. This thinking process helps you clarify and then communicate your expectations to team members.
  • Peter talks about the importance of ensuring his team loves what they are doing and feels fulfilled, while still providing the support needed to meet company objectives.
  • Dan shares a successful example of hiring a recent employee with a 4×4, and discusses how your organization can use this upfront communication tool for better results.

Apr 22 2019

23mins

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Rank #9: Episode 11: Problems Are Goldmines

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In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss mindset and how problems can be the biggest business opportunities.

In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss mindset and how problems can be the biggest business opportunities.
  • Peter explains why fixing one problem in an organization can completely change the culture from people complaining about problems to empowering people to fix them.
  • Dan talks about the “irritation factor” and why people often times don’t know they are looking for a solution until it is created and presented to them.

Oct 19 2015

17mins

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Rank #10: Episode 19: AI: A Tool, Not a Threat

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Dan and Peter discuss the hot topic of Artificial Intelligence (cognitive computing) and their belief that this technology will soon tackle society’s most daunting challenges bringing exabytes of data into perspective. 

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter chat about their conversation with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing expert Stephen Gold, the CMO and VP of Business Development and Partner Programs at IBM Watson
  • Dan talks about his confidence in AI pushing forward the ideas of transparency, seamless interactions, and making everything personalized and easy to use.
  • Peter discusses his belief that AI will become the most important human collaboration tool ever created, amplifying our abilities and providing a simple user interface to all exponential technologies.

Mar 28 2016

26mins

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Rank #11: Episode 53: Don’t Die From Something Stupid

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Peter and Dan discuss takeaways from Abundance 360, Peter’s executive summit where four rockstar longevity CEOs summarized new capabilities in the healthcare industry. These cutting-edge companies, whose early experiments have produced amazing results, will have therapies and drugs on the market in the next one to five years.

In this episode:

  • Peter mentions Mark Allen, the CEO of Elevian, on the “young blood” research he’s commercializing. He also explains the research and early stage experiments to give GDF11 to humans in the next five years.
  • The second company mentioned is Celularity, where CEO Bob Hariri, a pioneer in the stem cell business, has developed the best stem cells available to help rejuvenate the regenerative engine in your body.
  • The next company is Unity Biosciences, a company backed by Jeff Bezos. This company has created the ability to identify and kill senescent cells, and are entering human trials in the next five years.
  • The final company is Samumed, and its CEO Osman Kibar. Peter explains the company’s miraculous mission to regrow cartilage to a youthful state with a single injection and its wrinkle-eliminating cream.

May 13 2018

27mins

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Rank #12: Episode 63: The Future of Real Estate

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Peter and Dan discuss one of the undeniable human needs — shelter and a sense of safety — and how the real estate and property ownership industry will transform in the next decade as exponential technologies disrupt the “middleman.”

In this episode:

  • Peter describes technologies changing the real estate game, including aerial ridesharing and transportation-as-a-service, VR office headquarters, and 3D-printing personalized houses in days.
  • Dan mentions that humans will always crave a sense of “home,” a place where you want to relax, and how virtual houses won’t be able to replicate this feeling.
  • Peter described the process of buying a new house and why “Smart Houses” connected to the IoT, imbuing the house with intelligence and making it responsive, will change the way we interact.

Dec 11 2018

21mins

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Rank #13: Episode 25: Changing The Way We Govern

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Historically, your citizenship is defined by the language you speak, the currency you use, or where you live.

In a world of massive globalization, however, these factors are becoming less important, and in this episode, Peter and Dan discuss the idea of virtual countries of the future.

In this episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss “Brexit,” Britain’s exit from the European Union, and what this means for the future of trade.
  • Peter talks about the idea of virtual countries and living in a world with like-minded individuals instead of those who share your language or religion.
  • Dan and Peter discuss the state of exploration on Earth and what this means for current government systems.

Jul 18 2016

21mins

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Rank #14: Episode 18: Nearing a Trillion-Sensor Economy

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An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when the following eight technologies are all doubling, morphing and recombining… You have a very exciting (read: unpredictable) future.

In This Episode:

  • Peter explains why the Internet of Things (IoT) enables a data-driven future where you can know anything you want, anytime you want, anywhere you want.
  • Dan and Peter recap their conversation with Raj Talluri, the Senior VP of Product Management at Qualcomm, who oversees their IoT and mobile computing businesses.
  • In a world of instant, high-bandwidth, communications and near-perfect information, Peter describes how this enables radical transparency and changes cultural norms.

Mar 11 2016

23mins

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Rank #15: Episode 17: The Power of Experimentation

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In this episode, Dan and Peter discuss starting a new product in the year 2016 and the idea of continuous testing.

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter discuss starting a new product in 2016 and the idea of continuous testing.
  • Dan explains why honesty and courage are two of the most important traits an entrepreneur should have when testing an idea on a check-writer.
  • Peter talks about his own company experiments and why you must embrace, celebrate and learn from failure.

Feb 22 2016

21mins

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Rank #16: Episode 57: Who, Not How

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Dan explains why entrepreneurs struggle with procrastination and introduces a new method he uses to implement new ideas.

Changing the thought process from “how to do this” to “who can do this” is a game-changer.

In this episode:

  • Peter explains using the “Who, Not How” method in his company, and why instead of creating a to-do list, he spends the year creating Impact Filters (a Strategic Coach client tool) explaining why the project is important, defining criteria for success, and then picking a point person to implement the task.
  • Dan explains why first-time entrepreneurs start with how — because at the beginning, there’s no one else to delegate to — but as time goes on and the company grows, this becomes a bad habit.
  • Peter gives an example of gaining back hundreds of hours of time, an Abundance of time, by delegating a project to his summer interns.

Aug 07 2018

26mins

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Rank #17: Episode 9: How the Sharing Economy Can Disrupt Your Business

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In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss how to keep up with the sharing economy and how it will affect your business.

In This Episode:

  • Peter explains the sharing economy and how it is impacting the world
  • Peter and Dan discuss how to keep up with the sharing economy and how it will affect your business
  • How your business will be disrupted if you don’t disrupt it first

Sep 21 2015

23mins

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Rank #18: Episode 20: VR & Technology Convergence

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Unexpected convergent consequences… this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when A.I., Robotics, VR, Synthetic Biology, and Computation are all doubling, morphing and recombining… You have a very exciting future.

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter discuss their conversation with one of the world’s leading experts in Virtual Reality (VR), Philip Rosedale, creator/founder of Second Life, and more recently the CEO of High Fidelity.
  • As entrepreneurs and investors, Peter outlines the areas in AR/VR you should be focusing on, as the business opportunities are tremendous.
  • Dan recaps his experience at one of the latest Augmented Reality demos and his thoughts on how this technology will transform travel and conferences.

Apr 11 2016

25mins

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Rank #19: Episode 48: Launching New Ideas

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Peter and Dan discuss what it takes to earn acceptance of new products or ideas. How to make it go viral, how to launch it in a supercredible fashion, and understanding the desired outcome from the beginning are critically important.

In this episode:

  • Peter describes his rule of thumb that if something is 10x better, cheaper, faster, or easier, people will switch their behavior and change.
  • Dan gives an example of Acceptance Momentum in history: when Thomas Edison brought the light bulb to market in New York City, and how he used it to light up a public square area to become a huge attraction.
  • Peter describes his idea of supercredibility, and why the first time you hear about an idea impacts your acceptance and confidence.

Dec 27 2017

22mins

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Rank #20: Episode 39: Parenting in an Exponential Age

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Peter and Dan discuss setting boundaries for kids and their gadgets. They explore the potential benefits and pitfalls of kids using technology and growing up in a world where every toy contains exponential technology.

In this episode:

  • Peter discusses his belief that kids who are technologically literate often have a self-driven exploration that allows them to seek their passions.
  • Dan believes during this technological revolution it is extremely difficult to make predictions 10 or 20 years into the future, whereas 50 years ago, teachers had a pretty accurate idea of what the world would be like in the future.
  • Peter gives examples of toys and tools like YouTube Kids, and LEGOs that teach kids to be insanely curious, to have grit and don’t give up up until the task is completed.

Jul 24 2017

25mins

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