Dr. Rishi Sriram joins Rachel & Steph again on the podcast to discuss the 5 M’s of Talent. He digs into the old question of nature vs. nurture and explains what the research is showing in that age-old debate. He also explores his 5 M’s of Talent which are: mindset, myelin, mastery, motivation and mentorship.

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In their extended conversation on Patreon, Rachel, Steph and Dr. Sriram dig further into myelin, the importance of setbacks, effort as a sign of weakness, and a different framework for understanding strengths and weaknesses. To hear our extended conversation on Patreon:


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Other episodes mentioned:

Ep 109: Learning About Learning with Dr. Rishi Sriram

Ep 115: Learning About Learning with Dr Rishi Part 2 (Author Series)