Webinar Archives

The Think For Yourself webinar series was started by Dr. Mansharamani in 2020 to allow followers of his to effectively eavesdrop on his conversations with interesting experts and influential leaders. As an advisor to numerous organizations, he is often asked to help executives and boards navigate through overwhelming uncertainty. And one of the key lessons of THINK FOR YOURSELF is to form your own mosaic by using the tiles provided by experts. The webinars are intended to give attendees a “behind the scenes” look at how Dr. Mansharamani lives the lessons of his book.

EPISODE 1: Dr. Ali S. Khan

Date: April 15, 2020

In the first episode of the THINK FOR YOURSELF webinar series, Dr. Mansharamani interviewed noted disease detective and public health expert Dr. Ali Khan, author of THE NEXT PANDEMIC: On The Front Lines of Humandkind’s Gravest Dangers.

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EPISODE 2: General Lori Robinson

Date: April 24, 2020

The second episode of the THINK FOR YOURSELF webinar series featured General Lori Robinson, the retired four star Air Force General who most recently served as Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Northern Command.

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EPISODE 3: Tom Petrie

Date: May 1, 2020

In the third episode of the THINK FOR YOURSELF webinar series, Dr. Mansharamani had a fabulous conversation with Tom Petrie who shared his insights into the macro and micro drivers of the oil industry.

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EPISODE 4: Kishore Mahbubani

Date: May 8, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani was joined by Kishore Mahbubani in episode 4 of the Think for Yourself webinar for an insightful conversation on geopolitics and the many cross currents likely to plague the future of US-China relations.

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EPISODE 5: James Grant

Date: May 15, 2020

James Grant joined Dr. Mansharamani to discuss everything from unemployment and interest rates to gold and bitcoin, as well as a lot of other topics (such as the US Dollar’s reserve currency status and Modern Monetary Theory).

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EPISODE 6: Apollo Robbins

Date: May 30, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani welcomed Apollo Robbins, a fascinating personality who has mastered the ability to (mis)direct focus, but he’s not just an ordinary pick-pocket or con man.

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EPISODE 7: Reince Priebus

Date: June 5, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation with Reince Priebus that covered topics as diverse as the 2016 campaign strategy, US-China relations, the upcoming 2020 presidential election, and the need for a multi-trillion dollar infrastructure program.

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EPISODE 8 : Bruce Grewcock

Date: June 12, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani  spoke with Bruce Grewcock covering topics as diverse as Warren Buffett’s rent, the future of energy and electricity markets, the “trade-off” between shareholder and stakeholder thinking, and Kiewit’s unique ownership model.

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EPISODE 9 : Greg Hayes

Date: June 18, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani  spoke with Greg Hayes, Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Technologies. The conversation touched on topics ranging from the outlook for the aerospace sector to US-China relations and vulnerabilities in the supply chains.

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EPISODE 10 : Frank Sesno

Date: June 30, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani spoke with Frank Sesno, Director of the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs. The conversation touched on topics ranging from social media and the risk of disinformation to race relations in the United States.

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EPISODE 11 : Annie Duke

Date: October 5, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani talked with Annie Duke, poker player extraordinaire, decision strategist, and bestselling author. The conversation touched on topics ranging from Annie’s fascinating background to her guidance on how to improve decision-making.

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EPISODE 12 : Rakesh Khurana

Date: October 9, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani spoke with Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College. The conversation touched on topics ranging from the future of business education to the role of higher education in a world of conflicting geopolitical dynamics.

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EPISODE 13 : Susan Helms

Date: October 16, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani had a fascinating discussion with Lt. General (Ret) Susan Helms, USAF. The conversation touched on topics ranging from the problematic growth in the volume of space debris to the challenges of human travel to Mars.

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EPISODE 14 : David Katz

Date: October 23, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani welcomed Dr. David Katz, founder and CEO of DietID. The discussion ranged from the impact of diet on health to the benefits of holistic thinking and the relative merits of faux meats.

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EPISODE 15 : Roger Martin

Date: October 29, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani talked with Professor Roger Martin, former Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. They discussed several topics ranging from inequality and the relative returns to talent, labor, and capital to the power of citizens to combat the surveillance and data acquisition strategies of big technology.

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EPISODE 16 : Rebecca Lissner

Date: November 13, 2020

Dr. Mansharamani talked with Rebecca Lissner, who is an assistant professor at the US Naval War College. Topics ranged from the Outer Space Treaty to Chinese techno-authoritarianism as well as the connection between domestic dynamics and foreign policy.

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