Peter H. Diamand is a Greek American engineer, physician, and entrepreneur best known for being founder and chairman of the X Prize Foundation, cofounder and executive chairman of Singularity University and coauthor of The New York Times bestsellers Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think and BOLD: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World.
Peter Diamandis returns to continue their conversation from yesterday. The guys chat about the productivity of the private sector vs. the government, finding good news amongst all the Coronavirus coverage, and Peter’s new book, ‘The Future is Faster Than You Think’. Other topics of conversation include separating a platform from its leader’s views, platforms that are censoring themselves, and utilizing technology to make our world a better place. Later they discuss how problems can be viewed as business opportunities, the exponential growth of solar power, and the next generation of kids who want to be in technology. Before wrapping up, the guys chat about democratizing things that used to cost us money. Stick around for today’s Good Sports with Adam and Dave Dameshek. PLEASE SUPPORT TODAY’S SPONSORS! BetOnline enter PODCASTONE
Peter Diamandis is on the line next, and Adam talks with him about his book, ‘The Future is Faster Than You Think’, and how different industries will have to evolve in the coming years. They also discuss how our society is being spoon-fed fear, and why people need to take responsibility for their own minds. Other topics of conversation include embracing change, leveraging technologies like artificial intelligence, and why this is the best time ever to be an entrepreneur. Before wrapping up, Adam and Peter talk about the potential end of cancer, and the future of transportation technology. Stick around for today’s Good Sports with Adam and Dave Dameshek. PLEASE SUPPORT TODAY’S SPONSORS! enter ADAM
I saw this line “How about some good news for a change.” It was the first line in an article by Peter Diamandis, Founder & Executive Chairman of XPRIZE. The article is on his website, and I highly recommend checking it out. I emailed him as soon as I saw it. “Come on my podcast.” And he did the next day. Because the world needs good news right now that can help us see the end of this pandemic, the truth in the numbers, and data and how to protect ourselves without panic.  Also, I’ve been getting great feedback on how these episodes around the coronavirus are helping you make sense in a really confusing time. So thanks for your support.  Right now, the best way to support this show is to support your own nutrition by checking out this special offer from our sponsor, Athletic Greens. Learn more. This is for your health. Go to Thanks. And stay well.- James P.S. You can get more news from Peter at   I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” and rate and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher iHeart Radio Spotify   Follow me on Social Media: YouTube Twitter Facebook Linkedin Instagram
When Peter Diamandis was a kid, there were two life-changing moments that shaped him into the person he is today: the launch of the Apollo space program and the release of Star Trek. These two events inspired Diamandis’ love of space and taught him to always keep his eyes on the future. It’s no surprise then that Diamandis went on launch over 20 companies in the areas of space, longevity, venture capital, and education. Diamandis has also dedicated himself to supporting others who make an impact on the world, which is why he founded the venture fund BOLD Capital Partners, the X Prize Foundation, and Singularity University—all organizations focused on promoting technologies that have the potential to improve society. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on what it takes to build a sustainable business, his predictions for industries like education and healthcare, and what he’s most excited about in terms of future innovations. This is a conversation you won’t want to miss! Key Takeaways Why Diamandis ended up going to medical school, despite his love of space How Diamandis carved out his own life path, which led to him starting 20+ companies in the areas of space, longevity, venture capital, and education His predictions on which industries will transition from a scarcity to an abundance mindset The golden rule Diamandis always follows whenever he prioritizes what to work on next Why Diamandis believes a person’s mindset is the most valuable asset they own The inspiration behind Diamandis’ latest book, The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives What excites Diamandis most about the future, and why he feels optimistic about what’s to come
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May 20th, 1961
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15 hours, 11 minutes