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Smarter Than Your Boss

Introducing “Smarter Than Your Boss,” a fresh and unique podcast created by me and my close friend, Shakti Rao. Departing from my long-form interview style format for RareErth, “Smarter Than Your Boss” features a conversational approach with each episode clocking in at under 19 minutes! Despite the shorter duration, we pack each episode with solid research, new insights, and loads of fun.

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Keith Harmon  |  01:15:13  |   06-July-2024

In this episode I have conversation with ⁠Keith Harmon⁠, a man whose life journey defies convention. From his early days as an engineer to his thrilling experiences as a competitive skydiver, and his long tenure in the hospitality industry, Keith’s story is one of resilience, passion, and a relentless pursuit of meaningful connections.

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