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Learn from history's greatest entrepreneurs. Every week I read a biography of an entrepreneur and find ideas you can use in your work. This quote explains why: "There are thousands of years of history in which lots and lots of very smart people worked very hard and ran all types of experiments on how to create new businesses, invent new technology, new ways to manage etc. They ran these experiments throughout their entire lives. At some point, somebody put these lessons down in a book. For v ...
 
Listen to this biography podcast to find out how people with disadvantages overcame their struggles and became world-famous. From Charlie Chaplin to Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller to Marie Curie, most famous people were at a place where you are now - ground zero. Yet, they fought hard and accomplished unfathomable deeds. Listen to this podcast and find out how they did it.
 
Travel back in time to relive the adventures of Joel and John in the form of an immersive stereo experience. As you hear us develop as individuals, friends, and collaborators, you may find yourself growing right alongside us. This is our most vulnerable project to date, and we hope you take this opportunity to adventure and travel with a couple fellas who may just become your new best friends.
 
Join Lindsay and Amanda as they take a deep dive into herstory, while also exploring the silver lining of feminism and equality for all. Every Tuesday, we talk about women we admire throughout history and present day. Come for the stories stay for the sisterhood.
 
We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.
 
Looking for great nonfiction that's insightful, inspiring, and uplifting? Nonfiction4Life is your source! Listen to Janet interview authors who share compelling true stories captured in biographies and memoirs and others discuss great ideas for living well. Topics include health & wellness, personal development, business & entrepreneurship, home & family, and community-building. From long-standing classics to new releases, we offer something good for everyone!
 
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Jon Evans of WECT/Fox Wilmington has more than 30 years of television news experience. He's asked a lot of questions to newsmakers, and you've seen or heard their answers on his newscasts. Now Jon is asking different questions to those same newsmakers. going in-depth and learning things that only a few people know. Politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers - you'll know them better after hearing them go "1 on 1 with Jon Evans."
 
Read Learn Live is your book club discussion - times ten. Join host Jon Menaster as he takes a deep dive with an author and a book they've written to learn about their writing process, the how and the why of the book itself, and tries to learn some lessons about life along the way. Learn about your world from a new perspective. Find new books to read. Or just listen and laugh.
 
Most biographies are stories about the lives of great men and women meant to inspire us to achieve our goals. This biography is a little different. It is without a doubt the story of one man’s extraordinary life but is also a conduit for the messages he curated throughout his life. For his life is his message. So, as you listen to this audio biography, try to hear between the lines for the messages meant for you to follow and practice. This might turn out to be a mind bending, life-altering ...
 
Join hosts Rivers Langley, Pat Reilly, and Mr. Goodnight on their intrepid aural expedition through the world of oft-forgotten pop culture on "The Goods from the Woods". Featuring personal tales and recollections on the theme from the hosts and their special weekly guests, "The Goods from the Woods" will leave you enlightened. It will leave you enraptured. You will find yourself changed, daddy! Also, you will laugh.
 
Narco Mindset is an enlightening, informative, effortlessly entertaining podcast. It contains compelling RAW storytelling and intellectually honest talk about life. We will be delving into life challenges, life miracles, life recovery, and life opportunities. It illuminates a new generation on the power and the impact of a positive mindset. NarcoMindset is a Seasonal podcast with new episodes every week… Began February 1st, 2020
 
The Jewish Lives Podcast is a monthly show that explores the lives of influential Jewish figures. Hosted by Alessandra Wollner, each episode includes an interview with an acclaimed Jewish Lives author. Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of biography published by Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation. Join us as we explore the Jewish experience together.
 
A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through two stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show about bad rela ...
 
Lyrics Of Their Life is a Music Biography and Documentary style podcast that explores the extraordinary lives, lived by those that wrote or performed the songs we know & love. Come on a journey with your host Adam Hampton through these musicians lives in chronological order, in the most complete biographies you'll find on legendary musicians such as Freddie Mercury, Stevie Nicks, Kurt Cobain, Prince, Tracy Chapman & Slash. Modern day stars like Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, P!nk and Robbie Williams ...
 
My Comic Shop History is a podcast hosted by filmmaker Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop DocumentARy, My Comic Shop Country) exploring the culture, business, and fandom of the comics retail industry. In Season 1, New York's Alternate Realities closed after 23 years in operation, a community united to say farewell, and a podcast was born. The series continued with deep dives into collecting (Season 2), national comics retail (Season 3), conventions (Season 4), and Westchester County's lost shops ...
 
Phil Williams and Natalie Jamieson interview the world's biggest selling writers of fiction, non-fiction, sport, cookery, children's and biography books. These are big selling, easy to read books you'll love. Featuring writers who've sold millions and uncovering gems from new talent. Each episode will feature a writer who'll read an extract of their book to you, discuss it with Phil & Natalie and also give their recommendations for other books to read. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o ...
 
A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and culture creators. The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Dr. Frank Mirabal’s experience as an artist, academic, political appointee, and cultural critic brings a unique aesthetic to the conversation.
 
Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Join Director Kim Sajet as she chats with artists, historians, and thought leaders about the big and small ways that portraits shape our world.
 
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Tracing Mead’s career as an ethnographer, as the early voice of public anthropology, and as a public figure, this elegantly written biography links the professional and personal sides of her career. Paul Shankman's Margaret Mead (Berghahn Books, 2021) looks at Mead’s early career through the end of World War II, when she produced her most important…
 
If you think Sherlock Holmes is the most mysterious character you have heard of, you have another guess coming-- Buddhe Baba, Gurudev's invisible mentor. The author behind Gurudev's book of miracles. The Buddhe Baba Mystery Tour will be a lesson in bewilderment, in reexamining normal human perceptions, in peeping into a different reality. Invisibly…
 
In this week's episode, we take a look at how Charles Darwin postulated the Theory of Natural Selection. We also look at what that theory was and finally finish the episode with some interesting facts about Darwin. Read our blog post Would you rather read about his biography? Click here: Charles Darwin. If the link doesn't work, copy and paste this…
 
In the first episode of season 14 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of the man who was a policeman in the Indian Police Service, a soldier in the Spanish Civil War and the author of classic novels such as Animal Farm and 1984 - he was George Orwell. Please consider supporting the show by visiting the YouTube chan…
 
In this episode we delve into one of the most haunting and mysterious story's in music history as we go in depth surrounding the origins of Robert Johnson. Raised in the Delta/Mississippi region in the early 1900's filled with racism, paranoia and hard times working in the fields. How did an amateur musician seemingly become a pro blues musician ov…
 
What I learned from reading Isambard Kingdom Brunel: The Definitive Biography of The Engineer, Visionary, and Great Briton by L.T.C. Rolt. Sign up to listen to the rest of this episode. You will unlock 209 full length episodes and get lifetime access to every future episode. You will learn the key insights from biographies on Steve Jobs, Elon Musk,…
 
On this episode of Banned Biographies, Tom chats with James Cruttwell, bassist with The Gonads - a band fronted by broadcaster and author Garry Bushell - and The Furry Love Lickers. In the episode we also talk about him being in East End Badoes, another old school London-based Oi Punk band, but since this episode was recorded he no longer plays for…
 
Facebook knows a lot about how it affects its users, because it’s investigated possible negative impacts. For instance, internal research showed that one of its algorithms actually encourages angrier content. Or that Instagram, which it owns, makes body image issues worse for teen girls. And even though it knows all this, it doesn’t share the infor…
 
He was born to a noble family in Maastricht (in modern-day Netherlands). When his spiritual father Bishop Theodard was killed in 671, St Lambert was elected Bishop of Maastricht despite his youth. He was loved by his flock for his holiness, ascetic labors and almsgiving, but was driven from his see in 675 after his patron King Childeric II was assa…
 
Hey Martin Scorsese! There is a whole NY underworld that you have touched on. But don't worry, no asian hate from RMC. We take a deep dive into the birth of NY Chinatown and roast one of the most infamous gangsters of the Hip Sing Tong, Mock Duck. A chainmail wearing badass with Lo Pan size nails, who will blow pepper in your eyes and come after yo…
 
There’s been a surge in the buy now, pay later space, which is exactly what it sounds like: Get something you maybe can’t quite afford and pay it off in installments. You might not even need to have your credit checked. By some counts, more than half of Americans have used it. There are concerns that this new method of payment could be confusing us…
 
Exploring Spinoza is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Susan James, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. Susan James is an internationally-renowned Spinoza scholar and author of Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion and Politics and Spinoza on Learning to Live Together which are discussed in detail d…
 
In July 1947, not even three months after Jackie Robinson debuted on the Brooklyn Dodgers, snapping the color line that had segregated Major League Baseball, Larry Doby would follow in his footsteps on the Cleveland Indians. Though Doby, as the second Black player in the majors, would struggle during his first summer in Cleveland, his subsequent tu…
 
She was born in Chalcedon to noble Christian parents. When Priscus, the locul Proconsul, celebrated a public sacrifice to Ares, forty-nine Christians including Euphemia hid themselves to avoid idolatry. Their absence was noticed, and they were found and brought before Priscus. After torturing all of them for eleven days, on the twelfth day he singl…
 
You’d look so good in these Ray-Bans, and you could capture the envious stares of people who can’t believe how good you’d look. Because these glasses are built through a partnership with Facebook. They allow you to take photos and share video via cameras in the frame. It’s the latest attempt by Silicon Valley to reap bundles of money by using tech …
 
"El Chapo. The Untold Story of the World's Most Infamous Drug Lord" (Atria Books, 2021) is a stunning investigation of the life and legend of Mexican kingpin Joaquín Archivaldo “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, building on Noah Hurowitz’s revelatory coverage for Rolling Stone of El Chapo’s federal drug-trafficking trial. This is the true story of how El Cha…
 
Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, first published in 1792, is a work of enduring relevance in women’s rights advocacy. However, as Sylvana Tomaselli shows, a full understanding of Wollstonecraft’s thought is possible only through a more comprehensive appreciation of Wollstonecraft herself, as a philosopher and moralist who…
 
Howard talks to Henry Hardy, Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford, and the author of In Search of Isaiah Berlin: A Literary Adventure about the many joys—and occasional frustrations—of being the principal editor of one of the 20th century's most captivating public intellectuals. Howard Burton is the founder of Ideas Roadshow, Ideas on Fi…
 
He was a Goth of noble birth among his people, a disciple of Bishop Theophilus of the Goths, who took part in the First Ecumenical Council. When he confronted Athanaric, the pagan ruler of the Goths, for his persecution of Christians and for his unbelief, Nicetas was cruelly tortured and finally burned to death. Though he died in the flames, his bo…
 
Remember when Lance Armstrong was a hero and not a villain? Rocker Sheryl Crow spent a couple of years with him during that time, and in some ways, she's never lived it down. Promo Funjet Vacations. Use code Funjet75 for $75 off your next Funjet Vacation at RIU Hotels & Resorts. Advertise with us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
 
On this week's episode, we're on staying trend baby! Lindsay and Amanda discuss the good, the bad, and the regrettable about their own experiences with beauty trends. From the pencil thin brows, over tanned skin, statement necklaces and layers upon layers of the early 2000s to the faux freckles, laminated brows, BBLs and cropped everything of today…
 
Apple’s streaming event from California happens today and many expect there’ll be an announcement of a new iPhone model. Speculation always abounds, because Apple is notoriously tight-lipped with these events. One thing that they have announced is a new feature in iOS that pays attention to how we walk, or our gait. The idea is that it’ll be able t…
 
What's it like to cover Donald Trump? In this episode, veteran American journalist Allen Salkin explains. For over three decades, Salkin has written about many things for many high-profile publications, including The New York Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic and others. He is also the author of a number of well-received…
 
In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys are joined once again by friend of the show and host of "This is Rad!", Kyle Clark, for the first installment of a GIGANTIC two-part episode all about the year 1997. Sit back, relax, and reminisce about the year we all got our lives Spiced up to the point where we got knocked down and then got back up …
 
"Saint Helen, the mother of Saint Constantine the Great, when she was already advanced in years, undertook, in her great piety, the hardships of a journey to Jerusalem in search of the Cross, about the year 325. A temple to Aphrodite had been raised up by the Emperor Hadrian upon Golgotha, to defile and cover with oblivion the place where the savin…
 
Bug bounties. They’re an important security tool in the arsenal of many tech companies. Here’s how they work. Give ethical hackers the chance to probe your systems for weaknesses, pay them for exploits they find and fix said exploits before ne’er-do-wells find and use them. Bounty programs vary from company to company. Marketplace’s Jed Kim speaks …
 
This episode we sit down with Mike Recine of the "The Sit Down with Mike Recine Podcast" podcast. Basically, the thesis statement of this episode is. 9/11 needs to be properly investigated with an actual qualified 3rd party investigation. NOT a Bush investigating the Bush's. Along the way we are going to talk about some conspiracy theories and thei…
 
'I broke a law simply by being born.' In the late 1980s, Shen Yang was born during the fiercest years of China's One-Child Policy. As the second daughter of the family, she was a massive liability - an excess child, a product of illegal birth. From being raised by her grandparents in a remote village as soon as she was born, to being whisked away t…
 
This is the Cornelius who received St Peter into his household in Caesarea (Acts ch.10). He was then instructed in the Faith and baptised by St Peter, though he had been a pagan and a Gentile: a great turning point in the growth of the Church, for before this time many (including St Peter) had believed that the Church was meant only for the Jews. T…
 
Hey, y'all - Joel here. Thank God, we're almost through the quarantine episodes. I enjoy this phase, but because we recorded so much unusable content (LOL), it's been a feat just to scrounge together a coherent episode each week. Much of the burden of this falls on John as he is the one who listens through all the raw audio and takes notes. Each we…
 
He fled from Italy to Bithynia during Diocletian's persecutions. In Bithynia he converted so many pagans to faith in Christ that those whose hearts remained hard rose up against him and, while he was celebrating the Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Archangel Michael, slew him at the altar, killing many other worshipers with him. Two hundred year…
 
Medina (Yathrib) was in the middle of the civil war, when one of the factions was introduced to the Prophet Muhammad. The encoutner left two men captivated, and gradually more and more people became enamored. All in strict secrecy. By Sheikh Azhar Nasser Lecture notes available at why-quran.org/blog/tag/life-of-prophet-muhammad. Subscribe to watch …
 
Alicia has the much-requested octaves of composer/producer David Foster, whose five marriages have yielded, gosh, a lot of delicious quotes about the man himself. Then, Stacie has the trashy tale of televangelist Jimmy Swaggart, whose late 80s/early 90s sex scandals helped define the era. Promo The Oak Tree Group. Mention Trashy Divorces for your f…
 
What I learned from reading The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood by Tom King. Sign up to listen to the rest of this episode. You will unlock 210 full length episodes and get lifetime access to every future episode. You will learn the key insights from biographies on Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, John D. Rockefeller, Coco Ch…
 
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