Best Designprinciples podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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We're on the quest to uncover the world's greatest thoughts. By collecting ideas from a wide range of disciplines, we're piecing together the framework each person should develop to live a curious and exciting life. We don't stop there. Without action, thoughts are worthless. We share with you exciting new hobbies and adventures to inspire you to challenge yourself to tackle new things. Over time these thoughts and activities stack on top of each other, creating a stronger you and a better c ...
 
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Design Principle: Consistency. The usability of a system is improved when similar parts are expressed in similar ways. Thinking is energy. Good design reduces the amount of energy a person has to input to use the entity. That’s why consistency is so powerful. Little actions over time tend to amount to huge outcomes. For more resources on Consis ...…
 
The next time someone says "you can't compare apples and oranges"...tell them you CAN. Design Principle: Comparison. A comparison is a method for understanding information in a controlled manner within a system. It's important to understand the variables you are comparing, how you are measuring the data, and how you're conveying the information ...…
 
5 Ways to Increase Empathy: Travel more Listen more Volunteer doing something you enjoy Stay curious (learn something new) Realize everyone is unique. Find those differences. For more resources on Accessibility, visit http://thoughtstack.co/accessiblity If you'd rather listen to the audio, check out the podcast: → http://www.thoughtstack.co Rea ...…
 
Watch the Podcast on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyo71bciLTsdRZsGNZhtkQQ Thought Stack's Mission While studying to be an engineer, we never seemed to learn about how humans think or interact with each other. After I realized my limited perspective, I started diving into the cognitive sciences, focusing on cognitive biases and menta ...…
 
Podcast video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQRMLrHT8eU TL;DL: The 80/20 Principle means focusing on the small number of things that have the greatest impact on your life. Join me on a typical day in LA where I grab some coffee, hit the gym, play some volleyball and mess around with Crixus. 80/20 a Better Life: 1. Lift weig ...…
 
This podcast is about a genius reflecting on what it means to be a genius...that's pretty FREAKIN' cool! Hey Thought Stackers, you're in for a treat. Today we have Jimmy Soni, author of A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age, joining us on the cast. Today You'll Learn Five Things: Claude Shannon's unique approach to net ...…
 
Hey Thought Stackers! We have a special episode, today we have one of the most inspiring people I’ve met, Mark Lakeman. I met Mark a few years ago at the Lightning in a Bottle festival where he covered many of the topics you’re about to hear on this cast. Portland has been in the midst of a total renaissance and that can be attributed to Mark a ...…
 
When you hear the term Artificial Intelligence, what’s image pops in your mind? Is it a Terminator-style doomsday scenario or maybe a bit more optimistic? For this Book Short, we are covering The Essential Turing by Alan Turing. To help us make sense of the book, we've brought in AI expert, Dr. Shalini Ananda, who teaches us three things: Who i ...…
 
Learn the secrets of personal growth hacking: Part One: The Experiment List - What do you want to achieve in the next five years? Part Two: The Pipeline - You list of experiments you're actively testing. Part Three: The Experiment Journal - Track what works and what doesn't. For a detailed breakdown of this episode visit: https://www.kevinespir ...…
 
Scott Hartley [Author, VC, past Facebook & Google] shares why the liberal arts will rule the digital world. In this episode, you'll learn three things: Why being number 2 might be more valuable than being number 1. Why it's important to have a diversity of thought in the tech industry. Why we should be taking a more interdisciplinary approach t ...…
 
In today’s episode, you’re going to meet Kane Sumabat. I found out about Kane when I realized I wanted to enter my thirties in my best physical shape, so I filled up my Instagram with tons of inspiring individuals. Kane is my favorite. At 49 years old his physique is impeccable. With someone with over 30 years of commitment and experience, Kevi ...…
 
The concept of information asymmetry seems fairly obvious from its name. However, as a mental model, it deserves deeper study to fully understand all of its nuances. At its most basic, information asymmetry describes a situation where two parties have different quantities or qualities of information. When one person has either more or better in ...…
 
We need to stop using statistics to communicate with the public. Don’t get me wrong, statistics is a valuable tool for certain applications. Informing the public is not one of those applications. You might be thinking, “That’s a little extreme...why?” Simple: The average (mode) of society is not statistically literate enough to avoid being mani ...…
 
How do we know when we should put in the effort to make the best choice, product, or decision, versus picking something that is simply “good enough?” The answer is the mental model of maximizing vs. satisficing. We Have Too Many Options for Unimportant Things In The Paradox of Choice, Barry Schwartz notes that as our options for every aspect of ...…
 
I remember reading Othello back in high school… It was bound in a bright blue paperback sleeve with the word “Sparknotes” written above the title. I know. Sparknotes isn’t the same thing as reading the book. But I was young and at that time, Shakespeare didn’t interest me the way Final Fantasy VII did. Imagine my relief when I heard that our gu ...…
 
I was biking to the grocery store a few days ago. As I was pedaling along happily, a bright-red car door materialized in front of my face… I swerved. I almost fell off my bike but was able to recover. As soon as I was stabilized, I looked back to yell at the man who’d opened the car door and almost killed me. “What a @#$%ing dick,” I muttered t ...…
 
I’m ashamed to admit it, but I used to despise people who planned. I felt they were missing out on life’s beauty by being so regimented in their routines. I was mistaken. It wasn’t until I read Work the System that I realized I had it backwards. By planning, you think through the way you want your life to go. After you plan, you have an opportu ...…
 
Tilt is a poker term for a state of mental or emotional confusion or frustration in which a player adopts a less than optimal strategy, usually resulting in the player becoming over-aggressive. – Wikipedia Tilting usually occurs when you get an outcome that you did not want or expect – for instance, losing an all-in with AA, the best pre-flop h ...…
 
We’re far less important than we think we are. And yet... Everything had to work out exactly the way it did for us to come into existence. The Milky Way had to form ~12.21 billion years ago and the Earth had to form ~4.43 billion years ago. Our species, Homo sapiens, had to survive countless threats to pop up ~160,000 years ago, which is but a ...…
 
I usually call these mini episodes Thought-Full Thursdays, but I’m changing them to Pattern Breakers. The purpose of these shorts is to allow you a few moments to ponder and reflect on a few questions that relate to the week’s Actionable Book Short, and hopefully get you thinking in new ways and enhance your typical daily patterns … That brings ...…
 
We differ in how we see the world because we grew up differently. Since we are a product of our individual experiences, any new information presented to us has to pass through our individual mental filter. Today's Mental Monday, we're covering Confirmation Bias. Our brains evolved to be able to make quick decisions based on information that’s a ...…
 
In the book The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield, he states that each day you wake up you’re battling The Resistance, that little voice inside you saying you’re not good enough, you’ll never amount to anything, and that you’ll never get disciplined enough to reach your goals. The hard truth is this: anything that’s worth it to you will not be e ...…
 
This episode is not a podcast, but more of an active meditation. Your moment of zen in this crazy world. This weekend we will be covering The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, therefore today I'm asking you a few questions based on the book to allow you a few moments to just think for yourself. Note: There will be a 30ish second pause after I as ...…
 
Mental Monday time! Today's mental model is Inversion. Learn the brilliance of "Opposite Costanza" for solving all of your toughest problems. The best way to think of this is by asking yourself if I want this thing, what do I have to do to NOT get it? For example, I want to be Happy. Which is very tough to answer because the options seem endles ...…
 
If you're not in control of your thoughts and emotions, someone else will control them for you. So how do you defend against it? Learn how the most powerful man in the world did it by mastering Stoic Philosophy. Today we cover 4 lessons: Develop mind control through meditation. Know that consistency is everything. You only get one life, don't b ...…
 
This episode is not a podcast, but more of an active meditation. Your moment of zen in this crazy world. This weekend we will be covering Meditations by Marcus Aculeus, therefore today I'm asking you a few questions based on the book to allow you a few moments to just think for yourself. Note: There will be a 30ish second pause after I ask a qu ...…
 
Today's Mental Monday we are exploring the Pareto Principle, also known as the 80/20 Principle. A common rule of thumb states that the 20% of an input produces 80% of an output. For example, 20% of your clients will produce 80% of your revenue or 20% of the population will have more money than the other 80%. This rule works outside of business ...…
 
Today's Actionable Book Short is hosted a special guest @KevinEspiritu who's introducing Deep Work by Cal Newport. Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. If you master this skill, you'll be valuable and employable in the future when this skill becomes rare. Learn how to find true fulfillment in yo ...…
 
Welcome to the first Mental Monday. Today we're covering the Say / Do Something Syndrome! Every Monday I'll be introducing to you a new mental model to add to your mental toolbox. The purpose of mental models is to help you see the world in a new light and make the best decisions for whatever life throws your way. The Say / Do Something Syndrom ...…
 
We are social creatures, therefore we need friends. If you want to get ahead in life, you'll need to influence people to get what you want...just be sure it's authentic and a win-win for both. Since it's release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People is still as relevant as it was when written. Learn the tactics of some of the most in ...…
 
Unlocking the combined wisdom of two historians, Will and Ariel Durant in their book The Lessons of History. Special guest, Kevin Espiritu, from EpicGardening.com joins us to give his thoughts on some of the key lessons discussed in the book. Get the show notes at fuckingread.com/podcast. Leave me a comment on today's nugget: What entrenched be ...…
 
George Orwell's masterful depiction of a dystopia where no one can think without fear of retribution from the Party. This book shows us the world where those in power control the thoughts and actions of their citizens steeped in fear. Wars are created for the purpose of unifying one country (or team) against the other. Although fiction, this bo ...…
 
Fake News. Alternative Facts. How did we get here? Ex-media manipulator Ryan Holiday exposes the dirty secrets of how the mainstream media gets its stories. Blogs like Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post drive the media agenda. Bloggers are slaves to money, technology, and deadlines. Manipulators wield the levers to shape everything you read, see, ...…
 
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