MindHack Podcast

Cody McLain

MindHack is a podcast by Cody McLain that seeks to break down the routines, habits, mindset, and ideologies of successful people, scientific studies, and popular books. This is a self-help podcast dedicating to finding out the keys to success, happiness, and limitless productivity.

Become Bilingual & Learn How Just "One Thing" Can Change Your Life - Sami Halabi
Oct 3 2019
Become Bilingual & Learn How Just "One Thing" Can Change Your Life - Sami Halabi
Today we’re interviewing somebody who is incredibly focused, driven, and ambitious from an early age. He’s a polyglot who speaks 5 languages, and is on the top echelons of the Oracle marketing department, serving as a Digital Marketing Manager whose team supports an annual budget of $210M here. He has a significant influence on Oracle’s North America Marketing success, and it's in no small part due to his drive to succeed and get shit done.Apart from delivering on a budget that is larger than the revenue of most of the world’s companies, he also launched his own unique startup called Univoice, which combines our love and taste for music with language learning, and hopes to make it easier for millions to pick up a new language at a much faster rate.His name is Sami Halabi and he’s one of the smartest people I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing. He’s had a myriad of achievements in managing Sales & Marketing teams for companies that have gone on to have tremendous growth. His current team at Oracle is ranked as the top 1 of 8 most productive North American Software Sales Organizations.In this episode, Sami shares his thoughts on marketing, managing a team of people, the science of language learning, what it means to be happy and productive, but most importantly, he offers some applicable advice on how to get out there, overcome mental hurdles, and grow at a rapid pace by expanding the size of your asks and your network.This is a fast-paced episode without much breathing, and with tons of golden nuggets, so you might want to scale back your playback speed because there’s a ton to learn and digest from a very smart person.For full episode information visit:
Learn How to Improve your Memory with 4x USA Memory Champion - Nelson Dellis
Jun 24 2019
Learn How to Improve your Memory with 4x USA Memory Champion - Nelson Dellis
In this episode of the MindHack podcast, you'll learn simple techniques to improve your memory that can be practiced at any time! Learn techniques from books like Remember It and Moonwalking with Einstein to help you remember the letter and number combinations with memory palaces and other techniques. Nelson Dellis is a four-time USA memory champion and holds the world record for memorizing the most names (235) and words (256) in 15 minutes, as well as the most digits (907) in 30 minutes, and remembering the most decks of playing cards (9.02 decks) in 30 minutes.Although Nelson seems like a Rainman, he's just an average Joe who has taken up a skill of memorization, a technique that dates back thousands of years. Nelson's book Remember It is extremely well written and even includes an intro written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Nelson has been featured on CNN, ABC, and many other places. He is the co-Founder of the Memory League, a free online community, and he has also made three attempts to summit Mt. Everest. This is an interesting conversation where we discuss how he discovered the world of memory and specific techniques you can start using instantly to improve your memory. Nelson even shares the story of how he once used his memory to cover the tab of a $600 restaurant bill. Truly anybody can drastically improve their ability to remember things with the right attitude and technique.For full episode information visit: