Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential with Dr.Barbara Oakley

The Real Deal with Jason Silverman featuring Barbara Oakley: Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

Welcome to this edition of THE REAL DEAL with Jason Silverman!

700x700Jason Silverman got a chance to catch up with author Barbara Oakley for a fun and truly eye opening conversation on how to overcome your obstacles and unleash your potential. If you’re looking to take your business (and your life) to the next level, this podcast is a must!

What are you waiting for??  You’re going to get a ton of value from this one!

Strap yourself in and get ready!  This is going to be great!

A little about Dr.Barbara Oakley…


Barbara Oakley, PhD, PE is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She has published in outlets as varied as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Together with Terrence Sejnowski, the Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute, she teaches “Learning How to Learn,” the world’s most popular massive open online course.  Her book A Mind for Numbers is a New York Times best-selling science book. Her upcoming book, Mindshift, will be one of Penguin’s lead titles for Spring, 2017.

Listen to today’s podcast and discover.


1. All about Barbara Oakley’s new book Mindshift, what led her to write it and how it is relevant to you

2. Are there “bad” learning characteristics that are secretly beneficial in business and in life?

3.  Procrastination. Why it happens and when procrastination is useful

4. Why Barbara says you should be weary of just following your passions