Rad Awakenings Podcast

The Wall Street Journal called Tiffany Zhong Venture Capital's Teenage Analyst and she's our youngest guest. At the ripe age 21, she's worked at Product Hunt, sourced consumer investments, and is the founder of Zebra Intelligence, a consulting firm for brands trying to understand Gen...

Dan Sevigny is the co-founder of the digital marketing firm Spooky Digital and founder of RecoveryX, a platform where addiction recovery experts can share information online. As a kid, Dan was sensitive, had learning difficulties, and trouble connecting with his peers. He coped by cutting...

Mihir Desai is a finance professor at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School and the author of The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in a world of risk. In this Rad Awakenings podcast, we discuss the problem with optionality, the crisis moment in higher...

[su_dropcap style="simple" size="4"]L[/su_dropcap]indsay Beck was an outdoorsy 22 year old who had just run a marathon when she was diagnosed with tongue cancer. The typical procedure: removing your tongue and communicating via whiteboard for the rest of your life. But at 22? With a life...

Eugene Wei's career cannot be described succinctly or linearly. He worked as an analyst at Amazon in the late 90s, went to film school, worked as a product manager at startups including Hulu and Flipboard and most recently was head of video for Facebook's Oculus...

In the months after the 2016 election, 16,000 women contacted the non-profit Emily's List to learn about running for office, compared to 1,000 the entire prior year. Alessandra Biaggi is one of these new faces in politics. As a young girl she declared at...

Jeff Warren is a meditation teacher and the co-author of Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics (alongside Good Morning America's Dan Harris). We talk a lot about mental health and Jeff's longtime struggle with ADD, which to this day impacts his sense of acceptance and belonging. This...

Abby Raphel is the founder of the Redwoods Initiative, an investment education company for wealthy families and the creator of the Blank Canvas Method for self-discovery. Abby grew up in a two stoplight town rural Florida, where she raised hogs and swam competitively, and was...

Here's a controversial statement: contemplating mortality will make you happier. Frank Ostaseski is a pioneer in end of life care, he co-founded the Zen Hospice Project, the Metta Institute, and is the author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. ...