The Upgrade by Lifehacker

Each week, Melissa Kirsch & Alice Bradley of Lifehacker bring in all-star guests to tackle the stuff that matters—like how to be happy, how to buy a TV, how to be less bad with money and how to tell if you’re dating a psychopath. Look, you're doing great, but quite frankly we think you can be a little better. All your friends do too. It's time for The Upgrade.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 212 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee


We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the most of those one-on-one, face-to-face, in-real-life moments? We’ll hear from journalist Celeste Headlee, whose career revolves around talking to people...


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How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi


We’re back! This week we’re learning about the ins and outs of negotiation. We’ll find out how to get someone to “yes” when they’re all about “no”; when and how the robots are going to negotiate for us; and what to do to get the raise you deserve.


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The Upgrade Returns Next Week!


Where on earth have we been?


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 22 April 2019  1m
 
 

How to Have a Better Sex Life, with Cleo Stiller (RECAST)


This week Cleo Stiller, host of Fusion TV's "Sex Right Now," joins us to talk about how porn is affecting our sex lives, what happens when men get menstrual cramps, and to introduce us to a Fitbit for your penis. We also talk to sex therapist Sari Cooper about how to keep intimacy alive in long-term relationships.


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 18 February 2019  1h12m
 
 

How to Be a Good Boss, With Basecamp’s David Heinemeier Hansson and Columnist Rob Walker


All too frequently, people who are good at making a thing get promoted to be the supervisors of the people making the thing—without any training as to how to lead. So how do you become a good boss? Do you pick up leadership skills on the job, or is special coaching required? We find out this week. First, we'll get a sense of what makes a good boss, with the author of Lifehacker's brand-new career advice column, “Human Resource”: Rob Walker...


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 04 February 2019  47m
 
 

How to Tell if You're Dying, With Cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg


We spend a lot of time worrying about death: our own, and the deaths of those we love. This week we look at our deeply held fears and assumptions about dying and see if we can't lessen some of our anxiety about it. First, we talk with cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg...


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 28 January 2019  50m
 
 

How to Be Good With Money, With Felix Salmon & Jen Sincero


Financial journalist Felix Salmon joins us this week to talk about making money while doing good in the world, "Badass" author Jen Sincero tells us how she went from no money to a lot of money by changing her mindset, and we all end up rich.


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 21 January 2019  45m
 
 

How to Kick Ass, With Mel Robbins (RECAST)


Mel Robbins is a motivational speaker and the author of "The 5 Second Rule." She’s also the host of the new Audible series “Kick Ass with Mel Robbins.” In this episode, we talk about motivation, taming the negative voices in our head, and how we can kick our own asses to get from good to great.


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 14 January 2019  38m
 
 

How to Hack Your Mornings, With My Morning Routine’s Benjamin Spall (RECAST)


Mornings. Many of us hate them; some of us love them; all of us want to make the best of them. But how exactly do we do that? First we ask Benjamin Spall, co-author of My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired, about creating the ultimate morning routine. We also talk to Vanessa Marin, a licensed sex therapist (and regular “After Hours” Lifehacker contributor) about why we should occasionally ditch the routine and just do it...


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 07 January 2019  48m
 
 

The Best of The Upgrade 2017 (RECAST)


Did you enjoy last week’s Best of The Upgrade 2018? Looking for even more great Upgrade moments? Check out our Best of The Upgrade 2017! Join us as we revisit some of our favorite discussions from our inaugural year, including how to turn awkwardness into a social asset; how to be brilliant (while being bored); how to find real love; and how to get smart about microdosing. We’ll be back to create all new memories in 2019!


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 31 December 2018  1h4m