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I am Keith Ledig, host of the Super Smart Guy podcast. My passion is to research and explore subjects in the areas of  health, wealth, and relationships. Then I talk about it in the podcast. Optimize your performance in life. Don’t just be yourself, be your best self.

I’m here to SHIFT your paradigm.

Recent Content

2107, 2017

What If There Was No Tomorrow? – 110

July 21st, 2017|

Pontifications More apologies for lateness, I've been sick lately. Also I've been working on my other podcasts: The Confirmation Bias podcast www.confirmationbiaspodcast.com and Every Day Prepper www.supersmartprepper.com. New car fiasco - I bought a new Honda Accord V6 Touring just to find that it makes some whining/ringing noise at highway speeds. The dealer heard the noise but could not fix [...]

2106, 2017

The Secret To Success – 109

June 21st, 2017|

Originally it was thought that the predictor of a person being successful was IQ. Traditional intelligence is a critical factor to being successful, however there are some attributes to intelligence that can lead to ones downfall. One is ego. Ego is the enemy. Also Tetlock in Superforecasting determined that the most intelligent forecasters were not necessarily the most accurate. IQ [...]

206, 2017

The Signal and the Noise – 108

June 2nd, 2017|

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't by Nate Silver Nate silver writes on his blog http://fivethirtyeight.com/ about sports and political forecasting. Most economists try to predict too accurately and are too confident about their skills. Every prediction always needs the proper assessment of a human being. You can use Bayes’ theorem to account for [...]

505, 2017

Hit Makers – 106

May 5th, 2017|

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson discusses why and how things become popular. He has thoroughly researched his material and the book is written in a storytelling manner which lends itself fantastically to audio. I highly recommend this book for its educational value as well as how easy and enjoyable it is [...]

304, 2017

Human Limits are Arbitrary – 104

April 3rd, 2017|

Human limits are arbitrary. There are many levels of capability, most people are not aware of. When you think you can't, you probably can. When I use to play racquetball there were people I could easily defeat, and those who could easily defeat me. None of which were considered professional. There are many levels of capability. It's a long journey [...]

2303, 2017

What is your Homeostasis? – 103

March 23rd, 2017|

I have seen many people go on a diet. They looked great as a result of their weight loss. They worked hard and achieved their goals through exercise and diet. The problem is pretty much all of them went right back to their original weight and fitness levels a year or less after achieving their goals. Getting to your goal [...]

1603, 2017

Take the Big Leap into your Zone of Genius – 102

March 16th, 2017|

Quick note on self development. Don't call it self help. People who are immature or have a fixed mindset will ridicule you for it. They will get the impression you are a loser in life looking to self medicate with books. The fact that anyone wants to become a better person is commendable. Also, development information is like taking a [...]

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