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    #703: Sheila Heen — How to Master the Difficult Art of Receiving (and Giving) Feedback

    Feedback can be valuable or detrimental depending on the relationship and expertise of the person giving it, emphasizing the importance of context and individual perception.

    enNovember 09, 2023

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    Sheila Heen has spent the last three decades working to understand how people can better navigate conflict, with a particular specialty in difficult conversations. 

    She is a founder of Triad Consulting Group, a professor at Harvard Law School, and a co-author of Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (even when it’s off base, unfair, poorly delivered, and, frankly, you’re not in the mood), with Douglas Stone, and Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, with Douglas Stone and Bruce Patton (with a newly updated third edition that was released in August).

    Sheila and her colleagues at Triad work with leaders and organizations to build their capacity to have the conversations that matter most. Her clients have included Pixar, American Express, the NBA, the Singapore Supreme Court, the Obama White House, and theologians struggling with the nature of truth and God.

    She is schooled in negotiation daily by her three children. You can find my first conversation with Sheila at tim.blog/SheilaHeen.

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    [07:01] Conversations are the relationship.

    [08:12] How should we talk about feedback?

    [11:16] De-escalating the ask.

    [13:30] Addressing victim-blaming feedback for the new edition of Difficult Conversations.

    [28:48] How I’ve dealt with reader (and proofreader) feedback.

    [41:18] Making use of the three types of feedback.

    [49:05] Received difficult feedback? Phone a friend.

    [54:36] Discovering a good/bad match early in the dating game.

    [00:59:30] How I’ve traditionally handled conflict and stress.

    [1:07:50] The conundrum of feedback’s source.

    [1:09:03] Three triggered reactions to feedback.

    [1:12:09] The you plus me combination.

    [1:20:16] What does resolution look like?

    [1:22:52] The Gottman Institute.

    [1:29:35] Coping with a relationship’s unresolvable frictions.

    [1:33:41] The courtship of Sheila’s sister.

    [1:37:11] A thirst for vindictiveness and other deal breakers.

    [1:43:31] Learning from the comfort of our strengths.

    [1:45:43] Perspective from three positions.

    [1:47:09] How to extend positive reinforcement.

    [1:51:26] Giving feedback without starting a fight.

    [1:55:12] Asking “one thing” questions as a leader.

    [1:57:43] Are you aware of your need to receive feedback?

    [2:02:13] Parting thoughts.

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    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Shifting our mindset when receiving feedback by asking open-ended questions and using phrases like "help me understand" fosters growth and improvement in our relationships.
    • Acknowledge your initial emotional response, ask for understanding, and maintain respectful communication to effectively manage difficult feedback and promote open dialogue.
    • In challenging situations, it is more productive to focus on describing the impact rather than trying to prove intentions. Taking responsibility for clear communication can help navigate and resolve issues.
    • Self-reflection and communication are essential in addressing uncomfortable situations, but it is important to anticipate readers' reactions when sharing personal examples to maintain a meaningful conversation.
    • Consider both positive and negative feedback, but be mindful of selection bias. Prioritize proofreader feedback for a more controlled sample size and use feedback to enhance the reader experience.
    • Clear communication avoids ambiguity and ensures valuable feedback, prioritize friends willing to offer constructive criticism, actively participate in seeking clarity and refining the feedback request.
    • Understanding and utilizing different types of feedback, such as appreciation, coaching, and evaluation, is crucial for personal and professional growth and development. Remember to be clear about what you need when seeking feedback and ask for it explicitly.
    • Embrace feedback by seeking external perspectives and understanding its value, allowing for personal and professional growth.
    • Seeking honest feedback from friends helps us gain a clearer understanding of ourselves, navigate difficult conversations, and make better choices in relationships.
    • Pay attention to how your partner handles stress and conflict early on in the relationship to avoid potential issues in the future. Open and timely conversations, shared language, and practices can help maintain a healthy connection.
    • Feedback can be valuable or detrimental depending on the relationship and expertise of the person giving it, emphasizing the importance of context and individual perception.
    • Evaluating the truth of feedback, considering the relationship with the giver, and understanding our own identity can help us better receive and benefit from feedback.
    • Pay attention to how you feel about yourself when you're with someone. If they bring out your best self and you feel calm and relaxed in their presence, it may indicate compatibility.
    • Effective communication and mutual agreement on problem resolution are essential for navigating conflicts and fostering happiness in relationships.
    • Speaking up about bothersome issues, acknowledging conflicts with humor and affection, and being honest and direct can lead to a healthier and more harmonious relationship.
    • Building resilience and effective communication skills is vital in relationships, as constantly dwelling on problems can be draining. Focus on cultivating independence and interpersonal resilience for a healthier dynamic.
    • It is important to be aware of deal breakers in relationships and establish boundaries for conflict resolution, while continuously learning and effectively communicating with your partner.
    • Understanding and accepting each other's communication styles is essential. It's important to be mindful of natural inclinations, embrace strengths, and find a balance that works for both individuals in a relationship.
    • Communication and understanding of love languages are essential for healthy relationships. Tim Ferriss and Sheila Heen discuss their experiences with words of affirmation and the need for open and effective communication.
    • Open conversations, proactive feedback-seeking, and receptiveness to feedback are key factors in creating a feedback culture and becoming better leaders.
    • Actively seeking feedback from others and being open to different perspectives can make us skilled and fast learners, benefitting both personal and professional relationships.
    • Seeking support, guidance, and resources is essential for personal growth and building healthy relationships. Understanding oneself and others, as well as effective communication, are key factors in creating fulfilling connections.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Navigating Difficult Conversations: Seeking Understanding and Growth Through Curiosity

    Difficult conversations are the foundation of our most important relationships. They define whether a relationship is good or bad. When receiving feedback, it's important to shift from immediately finding faults to seeking understanding. Rather than focusing on agreement or disagreement, approach feedback with curiosity and ask questions to clarify the message. These questions can be either about the past or the future. Backward-looking questions help understand the reasons behind the feedback, while forward-looking questions provide guidance on how to improve. By asking these questions, we can avoid getting defensive and instead focus on practical steps for growth and change. One powerful phrase to use is "help me understand," which demonstrates a willingness to listen and learn.

    Managing Difficult Feedback: Acknowledging Emotions, Asking for Understanding, and Maintaining Respectful Communication

    When receiving difficult feedback, it can be helpful to acknowledge your initial emotional response and name it. Admitting that you feel surprised, caught off guard, defensive, or knocked off balance can allow you to regain your footing in the conversation. Additionally, asking the other person what they feel you don't understand about the situation or how it impacted them directly cuts through the noise and gets to the heart of the matter. This approach allows for a more open dialogue and can help diffuse tension. Lastly, it's important to remember that even if you are in a position of authority, such as being a team leader, listening and responding respectfully to feedback is crucial.

    Shifting focus from intentions to impact in difficult situations

    When faced with difficult situations, it is important to focus on describing the impact rather than trying to prove intentions. This realization came to Sheila Heen when she found herself paralyzed by the need to be sure about her colleague's intentions, which made it hard to address the issue. She learned that by changing her own contributions to the problem, such as being more clear about her lack of interest and not sending mixed signals, she could effectively navigate the situation. However, some readers reacted strongly to this approach, feeling that it blamed the victim and left them to deal with the problem alone. It is crucial to recognize that cultural differences and generational perspectives may influence our reactions, but addressing difficult conversations is necessary for progress.

    Taking Control and Addressing Uncomfortable Situations

    Addressing uncomfortable situations requires self-reflection and taking control over what you can change. Sheila Heen realized that she had contributed to the situation and decided to have a conversation with the person involved. She clarified her boundaries and made it clear that she was not interested in a romantic or personal relationship. This empowered her and allowed her to regain control in the situation. However, some readers misunderstood her intentions and accused her of blaming the victim. This highlights the importance of anticipating readers' reactions and addressing them in a book to maintain a meaningful conversation. Ultimately, Sheila realized that the example she shared was causing more confusion than help and decided to remove it in the third edition.

    The Importance of Analyzing Feedback with Caution

    Feedback, whether it's from readers or proofreaders, should be analyzed with caution. It's important to consider the selection bias that often occurs with negative feedback. Just because a few people criticize something doesn't mean that everyone feels the same way. It's crucial to pay attention to both positive and negative feedback, but also recognize that not all feedback carries equal weight. When it comes to reader feedback, Tim Ferriss prioritizes proofreader feedback because it comes from a more controlled sample size. He takes into account what confuses readers, what should be kept in a chapter, and what can be cut based on patterns noticed by multiple proofreaders. Additionally, Tim aims to keep readers engaged by addressing any issues that cause their minds to wander. Ultimately, feedback should be used to improve and enhance the overall reader experience.

    The importance of clear communication in seeking feedback

    Clear and specific communication is crucial when seeking feedback. Tim Ferriss recognizes the importance of letting his proofreaders know the kind of feedback he desires, which avoids ambiguity and ensures that he receives valuable insights. He acknowledges his past mistake of asking friends for feedback without providing clear guidance, resulting in surface-level responses that didn't address the areas for improvement. Through his experience, he now prioritizes selecting friends who are willing and capable of offering constructive criticism. Sheila Heen emphasizes the shared responsibility in a feedback conversation, highlighting that both parties should actively participate by seeking clarity and refining the request if needed. This takeaway demonstrates the value of open and precise communication when seeking feedback and fostering growth.

    The Importance of Different Types of Feedback

    Feedback can be categorized into three types: appreciation, coaching, and evaluation. Appreciation is about recognizing and encouraging someone's effort and value. Coaching focuses on helping others improve and be better. Evaluation involves assessing and ranking based on standards and criteria. Understanding the different types of feedback is crucial because we might need different types at different times. When seeking feedback, it is essential to be clear about what you need and ask for it explicitly. Similarly, when giving feedback, ask the person what they specifically want. Remember the ACE framework: Appreciation, Coaching, and Evaluation, and recognize that all three types are valuable for growth and development.

    Navigating Coaching and Evaluation: Overcoming Miscommunication and Embracing Growth Opportunities

    Coaching and evaluation can often get tangled, leading to miscommunication and misunderstanding. While coaching focuses on providing suggestions and steps for improvement, evaluation involves rating or ranking against set expectations or standards. However, evaluation can be emotionally challenging as it often triggers a fear of being judged. When receiving feedback, our natural inclination is to find what's wrong with it and dismiss it. This can prevent us from recognizing the potential growth opportunities hidden within the feedback. To overcome this, it is helpful to engage in the practice of "phoning a friend" – reaching out to someone we trust to provide a supportive mirror, helping us see both the flaws and insights in the feedback. By understanding feedback, sorting what's right and wrong, and seeking external perspectives, we can cultivate the ability to receive feedback effectively and embrace opportunities for growth.

    Embracing Honest Feedback for Personal Growth

    Seeking honest feedback from trusted friends is crucial for personal growth and improvement. Often, we only focus on receiving support and validation, which can create a distorted view of ourselves. By asking our friends to serve as supportive mirrors, we gain comfort and reassurance. However, we also need their help as honest mirrors, showing us what we might be missing or avoiding. Just like a hair stylist handing us a mirror to see the back of our head, our friends can offer a different perspective on our blind spots. This feedback can be uncomfortable, but it provides valuable insights that can help us navigate difficult conversations and make better choices in relationships. By embracing honest feedback, we can avoid wasting time on incompatible partners and gain a clearer understanding of ourselves and others.

    The importance of recognizing how partners handle stress and conflict

    Early in relationships, we often overlook how our partners handle stress and conflict because we're caught up in the excitement and positive feelings. However, this can become problematic later on. It's important to pay attention to how a person handles stressful situations and conflicts, as it can be a red flag for potential issues in the long run. Some people may freak out and scream, while others may avoid addressing the situation altogether. Both extremes can be problematic for a healthy relationship. It's crucial to have open and timely conversations about stress and conflict, finding the right moment and duration to address concerns effectively. Having a shared language and practices can also be helpful in resolving conflicts and maintaining a healthy connection.

    The Contextual Nature of Feedback

    Feedback is context-dependent. Tim Ferriss shares his experiences with receiving feedback in sports and personal relationships, highlighting the importance of the relationship and the expertise of the person giving the feedback. He explains how he values fast, direct, and matter-of-fact feedback, especially when it is given by someone he respects and admires. However, he also acknowledges that the same feedback given by a different person or in a different setting may be received very differently. This highlights the conundrum of feedback, where sometimes it is seen as a valuable gift, and other times it can lead to feelings of resentment and disconnection.

    Understanding the factors that influence our reactions to feedback can help us navigate relationships and personal growth effectively.

    Our reactions to feedback are often triggered by three factors: the truth, the relationship, and our identity. We tend to evaluate the quality of the feedback and whether it aligns with our beliefs (truth trigger). We also react based on our perception of the person giving the feedback, considering factors such as trust and credibility (relationship trigger). Lastly, our personal identity and how we perceive ourselves can also influence our reaction to feedback (identity trigger). Additionally, our sensitivity to feedback can vary significantly, with some individuals taking much longer to recover than others. Understanding these triggers and our own reactions can help us better understand and receive feedback, as well as navigate relationships and personal growth effectively.

    Assessing Compatibility in Relationships

    When it comes to relationships, it's important to pay attention to how you feel about yourself when you're with someone. Rather than focusing solely on specific qualities or criteria, ask yourself if you like who you are around that person. Do they bring out your best self? This can be a reliable indicator of compatibility. While it's easy to be swayed by someone who tries to make you feel good, it's more important to assess how you feel on a deeper level. Feeling calm and relaxed in their presence, not just based on what they say or how they act, can be a sign of a more easeful relationship, even during times of conflict.

    Building resolution through communication in relationships.

    Achieving resolution in a relationship requires a shared framework and clear communication. Tim Ferriss and Sheila Heen discuss the importance of recognizing when conflicts arise and addressing them effectively. They emphasize the need for mutual agreement on what resolution looks like, whether it involves scheduling a time to discuss an issue or using tools like nonviolent communication. The goal is not necessarily to completely resolve all conflicts, but rather to navigate and manage them together. Additionally, the Gottman Institute's research on long-term relationships sheds light on the importance of addressing both the good and the bad aspects of a partnership. By actively addressing issues, couples can strive for greater happiness and understanding in their relationship.

    Addressing "bad" in relationships for a more balanced and harmonious connection.

    Addressing the "bad" in a relationship is crucial to avoid underlying issues from festering. Sheila Heen emphasizes the importance of speaking up about the things that bother us, even if the relationship seems good on the surface. The work done by the Gottman Institute in identifying variables that correlate with relationship breakdowns is valuable. Eye-rolling, for example, is a strong indicator of contempt and lack of listening. This aligns with the diagnostic and prescriptive work done by Heen and others to understand and resolve relationship conflicts. It is essential to notice and acknowledge conflicts, holding them with humor and affection, while still being honest and direct. By doing so, issues become less loaded over time, creating a more balanced and harmonious relationship.

    Navigating Relationships: From Tolerating Drama to Seeking Resilience

    Relationships and the challenges they bring vary depending on our age and life circumstances. When we are young, we may be more willing to tolerate drama and difficult situations in order to be with someone exciting. However, as we grow older and gain more life experience, our priorities and tolerance levels may shift. For many people, it's not always the actual problem that poses the biggest difficulty, but rather the way it is discussed and the length of time spent on discussing it. Constant processing and circular discussions can become overwhelming and drain our energy. Ultimately, it's important to cultivate independent resilience and interpersonal resilience in a relationship, so that the majority of time does not feel like heavy lifting.

    Recognizing Deal Breakers and Setting Boundaries in Relationships

    When it comes to dating and relationships, it's important to be aware of your deal breakers. While it's natural to focus on the positive traits of a potential partner, it's equally valuable to consider the red flags that may indicate irreconcilable differences. Some common deal breakers include endless processing, sharp elbows (being vindictive or aggressive), and being a monologue instead of a good listener. It's crucial to establish boundaries and implicit rules for conflict, ensuring that even in challenging moments, you avoid hurting the other person gratuitously. Moreover, the process of understanding and resolving friction in a relationship is a continuous learning experience, where both partners need to reflect on their own behaviors and communicate their needs effectively.

    Navigating Communication Styles in Relationships

    Understanding and accepting each other's communication styles and preferences is crucial in maintaining a healthy relationship. Sheila and Tim discuss how they have different ways of processing emotions and resolving conflicts. Sheila shares that speaking up and processing emotions helps her feel connected and reassured, while Tim tends to lean towards logic and analysis. They both realize that they need to be mindful of their natural inclinations and not force the other person into their preferred mode of communication. They also emphasize the importance of recognizing when change may not be possible and instead focusing on finding ways to coexist peacefully. Ultimately, it's about embracing each other's strengths and finding a balance that works for both individuals in the relationship.

    The Importance of Love Languages and Communication in Relationships

    Communication and understanding of each other's love languages are crucial in maintaining healthy relationships. Tim Ferriss and Sheila Heen discuss how their deficiency in words of affirmation affected their personal and work relationships. They both acknowledge that they grew up in non-demonstrative families and had to consciously work on giving words of affirmation. Sheila suggests setting reminders or using specific examples to show genuine appreciation. Tim mentions putting calendar reminders to say something nice to specific individuals. They also recognize that feeling underappreciated can contribute to the need for reassurance and processing. In terms of giving feedback, Sheila emphasizes the importance of understanding how each individual prefers to receive feedback. Overall, open and effective communication is key in fostering meaningful connections with others.

    Building a Feedback Culture through Effective Communication

    Effective communication lies at the heart of creating a feedback culture and fostering strong relationships. It's important to have open conversations about what makes individuals feel appreciated and to understand their preferences for receiving feedback. By proactively seeking feedback and valuing it, we can set an example for others to follow. Asking specific questions like "What's one thing I could do differently?" or "What's one thing that would make a difference to you?" can help lower the stakes and encourage honest feedback. Additionally, being receptive to feedback ourselves and recognizing our own contributions to situations can make us better receivers and leaders. Creating a feedback culture requires continuous learning, open dialogue, and a willingness to improve.

    The Power of Feedback in Learning and Growth

    Receiving feedback is a crucial skill that can be learned and applied in various aspects of our lives. Just like Tim Ferriss mentioned, being a super learner doesn't only pertain to professional relationships but can be beneficial in personal and intimate settings as well. Sheila Heen highlighted the importance of actively seeking feedback from others and being open to hearing different perspectives. This mindset shift from a push model of learning to a pull model allows us to become skilled and fast learners. Additionally, leaders can gain valuable insights by asking others for their opinions and understanding how their actions may affect those around them. Overall, feedback is a powerful tool for growth and self-improvement in all areas of life.

    The Importance of Seeking Help and Resources for Personal Growth and Relationships

    Seeking help and resources is crucial when navigating personal growth and relationships. Sheila Heen and Tim Ferriss discuss the importance of finding support and guidance along the journey of self-improvement. They highlight the value of books, consulting groups, and online platforms like LinkedIn for accessing helpful resources. Additionally, their conversation touches on the significance of understanding oneself and others in relationships. They emphasize the need for relationships to be energizing, rewarding, and fun, rather than anxiety-provoking and draining. This reinforces the idea that self-awareness and effective communication are vital for building healthy and fulfilling connections. Overall, the takeaway is that seeking help, learning from others, and exploring resources can greatly contribute to personal growth and successful relationships.

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    [1:16:30] The meaning of “home.”

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    [1:23:41] The psychic cost of sudden fame.

    [1:31:18] For whom was Amphibious Soul written?

    [1:33:58] Sea Change Project.

    [1:35:53] The short-sightedness of current climate policy.

    [1:41:52] Changing entrenched minds.

    [1:52:37] A camera-stealing octopus.

    [1:55:25] Hope for a shift in human perspective.

    [1:58:21] Parting thoughts.

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    #734: In Case You Missed It: March 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    #734: In Case You Missed It: March 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    This episode is brought to you by 5-Bullet Friday, my very own email newsletter.

    Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. 

    This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place so you can easily jump around to get a feel for the episode and guest.

    Based on your feedback, this format has been tweaked and improved since the first recap episode. For instance, listeners suggested that the bios for each guest can slow the momentum, so we moved all the bios to the end. 

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    Seth Godin: 00:08:11

    Hugh Howey: 00:15:44

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    Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More (#729)

    Barbara Corcoran — How She Turned $1,000 into a $5B+ Empire: PR Stunts, Sales Techniques, Critical Early Wins, Fighting Trump, and Becoming a Real Estate Mogul (#725)

    Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More (#728)

    Hugh Howey, Author of Silo and Wool — A Masterclass on Writing, Unorthodox Self-Publishing, and Living in The AI Age (#726)

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    #733: Live 10th Anniversary Random Show with Kevin Rose — Exploring What’s Next, Testing Ozempic, Modern Dating, New Breakthrough Treatments for Anxiety, Bitcoin ETFs, Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul, and Engineering More Awe in Your Life

    #733: Live 10th Anniversary Random Show with Kevin Rose —  Exploring What’s Next, Testing Ozempic, Modern Dating, New Breakthrough Treatments for Anxiety, Bitcoin ETFs, Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul, and Engineering More Awe in Your Life

    This week is officially the podcast’s 10-year anniversary, and there is no better way to commemorate such a wild milestone than with Kevin Rose and a little tequila. As many listeners know, Kevin was my very first guest for episode 1, way back in April 2014. Timestamps for this episode are available below.

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    [07:20] First live Random Show?

    [07:50] Reasons to celebrate.

    [08:30] How long can this go on?

    [10:15] Mmm…Mmm.

    [11:53] Inflection points.

    [13:00] Interesting over impulse.

    [14:46] Bitcoin ETFs.

    [17:22] PROOF news.

    [18:41] What’s Kevin’s next project?

    [21:15] Don’t DIY your TMS.

    [22:57] The SAINT protocol and accelerated TMS.

    [23:42] Kevin wonders how magnets work.

    [24:27] How accelerated TMS has helped me.

    [28:02] Consumer access to accelerated TMS.

    [31:50] How TMS feels, and other possible uses.

    [32:49] Potential downsides.

    [35:10] How to find out more about accelerated TMS.

    [38:18] How to appear human in social situations.

    [45:20] Jinjer and Sohn.

    [46:24] Android and Gemini.

    [48:41] Content production and future fame.

    [49:58] Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson.

    [52:02] Kevin’s deflated balls.

    [55:49] My single life.

    [59:39] Extending experiential lifespan.

    [1:06:12] This is (Henry Shukman’s) The Way.

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    #732: Martha Beck — The Amazing and Brutal Results of Zero Lies for 365 Days, How to Do a Beginner “Integrity Cleanse,” Lessons from Lion Trackers, and Novel Tactics for Reducing Anxiety

    #732: Martha Beck — The Amazing and Brutal Results of Zero Lies for 365 Days, How to Do a Beginner “Integrity Cleanse,” Lessons from Lion Trackers, and Novel Tactics for Reducing Anxiety

    Dr. Martha Beck has been called “the best-known life coach in America” by NPR and USA Today. She holds three Harvard degrees in social science and has published nine non-fiction books, one novel, and more than 200 magazine articles. Her recent book, The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self, was an instant New York Times Best Seller.

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    #731: Dr. David Spiegel, Stanford U. — Practical Hypnosis, Meditation vs. Hypnosis, Pain Management Without Drugs, The Neurobiology of Trance, and More

    #731: Dr. David Spiegel, Stanford U. — Practical Hypnosis, Meditation vs. Hypnosis, Pain Management Without Drugs, The Neurobiology of Trance, and More

    Dr. David Spiegel is Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has been a member of the academic faculty since 1975. He is the founder of Reveri, the world's first interactive self-hypnosis app.

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    Timestamps:

    [07:00] How Herbert Spiegel was exposed to hypnosis.

    [10:14] Using hypnosis to cure non-epileptic seizures.

    [11:53] What is a forensic psychiatrist?

    [14:43] How hypnosis works.

    [17:54] Hypnosis and the flow state.

    [21:03] How hypnosis differs from meditation.

    [22:38] Determining one’s susceptibility to hypnosis.

    [27:21] I take the eye-roll test.

    [29:33] Thoughts on EMDR.

    [36:29] Therapeutic psychedelics and ego dissolution.

    [41:05] Potential adverse effects of hypnosis?

    [42:34] Accelerated TMS improves response to hypnosis.

    [44:25] Hypnosis as a tool for stress and pain relief.

    [48:56] David treats my back pain with hypnosis.

    [57:09] Replicating this effect with self-hypnosis.

    [57:57] Understanding the science of pain relief.

    [1:03:18] Filtering the hurt from the pain.

    [1:06:37] For us, not against us.

    [1:09:12] Hypnosis vs. other addiction interventions.

    [1:11:41] A mesmerizing tale of hypnotic history.

    [1:16:10] Most surprising patient outcomes.

    [1:24:53] Finding connection to treat the agitated.

    [1:28:40] Who is Reveri designed for?

    [1:31:15] Hypnosis as a first rather than last resort.

    [1:35:02] Further resources and final thoughts.

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    #730: Reed Hastings, Co-Founder of Netflix — How to Cultivate High Performance, The Art of Farming for Dissent, Favorite Failures, and More

    #730: Reed Hastings, Co-Founder of Netflix — How to Cultivate High Performance, The Art of Farming for Dissent, Favorite Failures, and More

    Reed Hastings became executive chairman of Netflix in 2023, after 25 years as CEO. He co-founded Netflix in 1997. Reed is also a majority owner of Powder Mountain. He is currently on the board of several educational organizations including KIPP and Pahara.

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    Timestamps:

    [06:34] Alfred Lee Loomis and Tuxedo Park.

    [07:53] Risk tolerance: nature or nurture?

    [10:56] Cultivating culture that “eats strategy for lunch.”

    [15:41] The logic behind generous severance.

    [17:02] Adapting to Pure chaos.

    [18:44] Reference checking potential hires.

    [20:29] Context vs. control.

    [22:35] Radical candor.

    [24:15] Guardrails for maintaining work/life balance.

    [27:04] Farming for dissent.

    [28:39] Believing in the green crystals.

    [30:54] High-performance team, not family.

    [31:59] The keeper test.

    [32:49] Fire and replace, or replace and fire?

    [33:59] Beyond Entrepreneurship and other recommended reading/viewing.

    [37:46] A favorite failure.

    [40:32] Outstanding leaders.

    [41:10] Reed’s two “religions.”

    [42:19] Powder Mountain.

    [44:44] How Powder Mountain differs from Reed’s other projects.

    [46:24] Powder Mountain’s biggest challenges ahead.

    [47:02] Could Reed ever really retire?

    [47:19] Best investments of time, energy, or money.

    [48:49] How can we improve education in the US?

    [52:48] What class would Reed teach?

    [53:59] Juggling projects without losing focus.

    [55:04] Philanthropy: Why Africa?

    [55:32] Being “big-hearted champions who pick up the trash.”

    [56:28] Reed’s billboard.

    [58:01] Parting thoughts.

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    #729: Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More

    #729: Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More

    Scott Glenn’s acting career spans nearly 60 years. His impressive film resume includes performances in Apocalypse Now, Urban Cowboy, The Right Stuff, Silverado, The Hunt for Red October, The Silence of the Lambs, Backdraft, The Virgin Suicides, and The Bourne Ultimatum. This year, Scott will return to HBO to join season 3 of The White Lotus.

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    [07:10] Idaho vs. Los Angeles.

    [13:26] Apocalypse Now, self-confidence soon after.

    [17:26] Burt Lancaster’s movie star lessons.

    [23:06] The birth and death of Wes Hightower.

    [32:22] Catching the attention of James Bridges.

    [35:42] Scarlet fever.

    [37:29] From Marine to police reporter.

    [42:12] Berghof Studios and parental advice.

    [50:44] Converting to Judaism.

    [53:36] Lao Tzu: the ultimate mystic?

    [58:16] Letting go with Killer Joe.

    [1:02:53] “Crazy Whitefella Thinking.”

    [1:08:31] Getting out of the way and Erwan Le Corre.

    [1:11:51] Lessons from the “morally phenomenal” Marlon Brando.

    [1:16:26] How Scott’s childhood bout with scarlet fever informed his life’s course.

    [1:19:05] Daily routines and exercises of an in-shape 85-year-old.

    [1:35:12] Securing a serendipitous skill set.

    [1:42:13] Thailand talk.

    [1:46:18] Increasing surface luck.

    [1:47:04] How Scott met and fell in love with his wife.

    [1:53:04] “Just dance.”

    [1:53:46] Mistakenly calling Rudolf Nureyev Russian.

    [1:55:57] Poetry.

    [2:00:01] What Laurence Olivier knew about the value of tenacity.

    [2:01:41] Parting thoughts.

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    #728: Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More

    #728: Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More

    Seth Godin is the author of 21 international bestsellers that have changed the way people think about work. Seth’s books include Tribes, Purple Cow, Linchpin, The Dip, and This Is Marketing. Seth writes one of the most popular marketing blogs in the world, and two of his TED talks are among the most popular of all time. His latest book is The Song of Significance: A New Manifesto for Teams

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    Timestamps:

    [06:14] Writing a provocation rather than a prescription.

    [13:08] Divvying up concepts.

    [16:25] Comprehension over complication.

    [18:58] How Seth fulfills a blog post’s purpose.

    [22:28] Claude AI vs. ChatGPT.

    [23:41] How Seth Godin as a Service (SGaaS) maintains consistency.

    [27:23] Simplification over exaggeration.

    [31:56] Working with Isaac Asimov and getting a Clue.

    [36:53] How Seth moves life’s story forward (even when he loves the current chapter).

    [43:28] Why does Seth write?

    [44:59] Is an ounce of prevention worth a pound of sinecure?

    [45:15] Parting thoughts.

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    #727: In Case You Missed It: February 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    #727: In Case You Missed It: February 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

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    Cal Newport: 00:03:17

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    William Ury: 00:15:52

    Soman Chainani: 00:23:38

    Full episode titles:

    Cal Newport — How to Embrace Slow Productivity, Build a Deep Life, Achieve Mastery, and Defend Your Time (#722)

    Claire Hughes Johnson, Building Stripe from 160 to 6,000+ Employees — How to Take Radical Ownership of Your Life and Career (#724)

    Master Negotiator William Ury — Proven Strategies and Amazing Stories from Warren Buffett, Nelson Mandela, Kim Jong Un, Hugo Chávez, and More (#721)

    Life Lessons from Taylor Swift, Conquering Anxiety, Coaching Teens, Career Reinvention, Supposedly Gay Bulls, Your Shadow Side, and More — Soman Chainani (#720)

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