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Rob Dial is an entrepreneur and podcaster. He is the host of top business podcast (The Mindset Mentor). His new book is now available... Level Up: How to Get Focused, Stop Procrastinating, and Upgrade Your Life. 0:00 Intro 0:43 Rob Crying As A Kid 4:31 What Are The Stories Shaping My Life? 10:39 Journaling And Meditation 22:30 Alcoholic Father Dying 28:45 Mentoring & Teaching 36:10 Reversing Judgements 39:30 End Of Day Practice 41:30 Growing With Wife (Masculine Vs. Feminine) 52:16 Open Up Your Heart 57:21 Where Does Rob Need More Love? 1:01:40 Practices For Busy Season 1:04:30 Peter Crone Learnings 1:07:45 Ask For Feedback 1:10:41 Challenge Rob's Links Book: Podcast: Instagram: My Links 🎙 Podcast:  🎥 YouTube:  🐣 Twitter:  📸 Instagram:  ❓ Course:
Jon Gordon is an author and public speaker. He is the author of 28 books, including 15 bestsellers. 0:00 Intro 1:20 Jon’s Journey 6:01 Why Does Success Take Time? 8:49 Who’s Jon’s Rival? 11:55 How Does Jon Keep Getting Better? 15:02 High School Coach Story 19:23 Student First, Teacher Second 22:01 What’s Your Vision? 26:10 Jon’s Word Of The Year 28:41 How To Become Connected 37:31 Parenting Lessons 43:40 3 Times Jon Has Cried 46:21 Healing Relationship With Biological Father 49:40 My Transformational Moment At Church 55:20 Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney 58:12 Deion Sanders 1:01:10 How Does Jon Prepare For The Day? 1:03:01 Writing Process 1:04:33 Before & After Jon’s Calling 1:09:40 Challenge Jon's Links Twitter: Instagram: YouTube: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube:   🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: ❓ Course:
David Sutcliffe is a facilitator. He is a former actor who has appeared on Friends and Gilmore Girls. And in this interview, we spoke about leaving Hollywood, how we're entering into an age of the unknown, losing the father, where masculinity is going, and what he learned from interviewing Andrew Tate. 0:00 Intro 1:00 What Is A Facilitator? 5:12 What Makes For A Great Facilitator? 9:37 Truth 12:10 Following Instincts 16:40 Leaving Hollywood 25:21 Living In The Unknown 29:10 Connecting With God 35:52 Stumble Across Lakota 40:50 How To Find A Partner 42:57 Andrew Tate Interview 52:01 Have We Lost The Father? 1:00:23 Where Is Masculinity Going? 1:03:02 Find A Men’s Group 1:06:21 Challenge David's Links YouTube: Tate Interview: Twitter: Website: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube:   🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: ❓ Course:
Justin Mares is an entrepreneur. He started two consumer brands that each have done $100mm+ in sales in less than 5 years (Kettle & Fire and Perfect Keto). He also started Surely Wines which has done millions in sales. He's now working on TrueMed, which allows health and wellness brands to tap into the $140B in consumer HSA/FSA accounts He is one of the most interesting people I've studied. 0:00 What Are You A Top 1% Consumer Of? 3:10 Why Is USA Sick & Unhealthy? (Justin’s Current Obsession) 9:19 What Can You Do About It? 11:42 Spotting Trends 16:36 Making Connections With Interesting People 19:30 How Do You Take Depressed People & Make Them Happy 23:15 Is The World Getting Better Or Worse? 29:00 Justin’s Current Project (TrueMed) 33:00 Finding Your Passion 35:31 Building A World-Class Network 40:52 Who Are The People Building The Future? 46:02 Justin’s Calm Nature 49:10 What Makes For A Great Leader? 51:02 Building Neighborhood 54:30 How Do You Find A Partner? 58:55 Challenge Resources Mentioned * Mac Miller Tiny Desk Concert – * Founders Podcast – * Justin Mares on Invest Like The Best – * Recession Proof Graduate by Charlie Hoehn – * Bryan Johnson – * Mark Hyman – * Mike Johnson – Justin Mares * Substack: * Twitter: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: ❓ Course:
Ken Rideout is one of the fastest runners over the age of 50 in the world. He won the 50-and-over division at the New York City Marathon (2:33:31) in 2021 and the Boston Marathon (2:30:21) in 2022 and he has come in second in that age division in London (2:29:54), Chicago (2:29:53), and Berlin (2:35:48). He also won the 2021 Myrtle Beach Marathon outright in 2:30:58 just before turning 50. But in this conversation, we focused more on the real pain. How Ken went to trauma healing center, his struggles as a parent, physical pain vs. emotional pain, how to hit the next level emotionally and spiritually, and how to flip the switch to dominate. 0:00 Intro 2:30 On Fighting 7:15 Fighting Mental Demons 10:10 Advice Ken Wish He Got In His 20s 12:40 “I’ve Always Been Willing To Eat What Killed” 19:23 Secret Of Connecting 21:40 How To Flip Switch To Dominate 24:36 Ken Went To Trauma Healing Center 27:50 Ken’s Struggles As A Parent 34:51 Why Did Ken Go To Healing Center? 36:00 Physical Pain Vs. Emotional Pain 37:20 Ken Has The Coolest Friends 39:51 How To Teach Children Toughness 44:29 “Going Through Life Without Interests Is Not Cool” 49:49 Meditation 51:41 Hitting Next Level Emotionally/Spiritually 53:40 What’s Ken’s Current Dream? 57:03 Challenge Ken's Links Instagram: My Links  ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Trevor Blake is an entrepreneur. He grew up in poverty. He started his first business at the age of 43 and went on to sell 3 of his businesses for over $300,000,000. He founded QOL Medical LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company, in 2002 with a few thousand dollars and sold it in 2012 for over $100 million. In 2006, he founded ANU Oncology, a unique not-for-profit dedicated to developing low side-effect cancer drugs. He has worked with companies such a Biogen, 3M, and Lipha. Blake is donating all profits from Three Simple Steps to cancer treatment research and development in honor of his mother - who battled the disease for fourteen years and was the inspiration for his three simple steps. Having spent hours in the library as an adolescent reading biographies of successful men and women, Blake has committed to donating a copy of his book to every library in the United States in hopes that these concepts will inspire today's youth to take control of their lives. 0:00 Intro 1:29 The Remarkable Story Of Madame CJ Walker 6:13 Difference Is What You Choose To Observe 10:12 Wife Talking To Trevor Beyond Grave 20:11 How Trevor Plays With Energy 24:12 Step 1: Master Your Mentality 33:31 Step 2: Take Quiet Time 53:21 Step 3: Set Intentions 1:05:50 What Are Synchronicities? 1:08:21 Entering More Feminine Time 1:21:02 Before Trevor Was An Entrepreneur 1:28:12 What Do You Really Want? 1:30:45 Why Are People Fearful Of Ending What Hurts Them? 1:37:02 Challenge Trevor's Links Website: Instagram: Book: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Justin Kan is the co-founder Twitch. He sold Twitch to Amazon for $970 million in 2014. Now he spends his time meditating, DJing, and going to Burning Man. He is an investor at Goat Capital and cofounder of Fractal and Rye. In this conversation, we spoke about winning internally, Justin’s experience with source, finding a partner, leadership, having children, his home vandalization, and learnings from Paul Graham. 0:00 Intro 0:54 Justin’s Leadership Story (In College) 6:40 If You Will It, It Is No Dream 9:00 How To Create A New Reality 12:50 The Internet Is A Giant Tabloid 16:41 Why Is Meditation On The Rise? 19:00 Ayahuasca Experience 33:21 How Did People Treat Justin Differently After Selling Company? 35:15 Finding A Partner 40:31 “Having Kids Rounds Out The Human Experience” 46:00 Justin’s Experience With Source 48:03 “I Am Calm” 51:10 Affirmations 53:02 Diet, Exercise, Sleep 54:24 The Secrets To Happiness 55:21 What Made Justin Upset? 58:49 Spiritual Growth Leaders 1:00:39 Home Vandalization 1:06:31 Learnings From Paul Graham 1:07:39 Internally Successful + Externally Successful 1:09:01 How To Find Your Infinite Game 1:13:33 What Is Justin Most Proud Of? 1:15:43 Why Does Mentoring Feel So Good? 1:16:37 Challenge Resources The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer – The Surrender Experiment by Michael Singer – –  Dr. Daniel Brown – Justin’s Links Instagram: My Links 🎙 Podcast: ⁠⁠ 🎥 YouTube: ⁠⁠ 🐣 Twitter: ⁠⁠ 📸 Instagram: ⁠
David Perell is an entrepreneur and writer. He is the creator of Write Of Passage, an online school to help people transform their lives through writing. He has taught students from Google, Facebook, Harvard, MIT, Stripe, and Goldman Sachs. In this interview we spoke about the difficulties of running a company, David's journey to faith, his season of no, how to find a partner, building deep friendships, advice to creators, and the importance of surrendering to your true nature. 0:00 What’s The Central Question Of David’s Life? 2:32 Doing Life’s Work? 7:49 The Moment Tyler Cowan Invested In David Perell 9:33 Investing In The Cultural Tutor 13:54 Difficulties Of Running A Company 15:49 Online David Vs. In-Person David 21:31 The Importance Of Friendship 25:01 Finding God 36:04 Where To Start With Bible 43:10 David’s Phone Screen 45:38 Mantras + Season Of No 49:37 Three Lines, Three Words Each 52:27 David’s High School Physics Teacher 59:18 How David Thinks About Education 1:01:21 Finding A Partner 1:05:01 Building Deep Friendships 1:09:43 Yes/No List 1:12:00 Red Dress Traps 1:14:02 Advice For Creators 1:17:43 How To Be More Distinctive 1:20:31 Surrender To Your Nature 1:22:03 Challenge 1:23:40 How I Write Origin Why Beauty Matters: Previous Episodes With David Episode 070: Episode 230: Episode 305: David’s Links Twitter: Write Of Passage: How I Write: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Keith Rabois is widely known for his early-stage startup investments and his executive roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide, and Square. Additionally, Rabois has been involved in investments in YouTube, Palantir, Lyft, Airbnb, Eventbrite, Wish, and The Org. He currently serves as the CEO of Open Store and the General Partner at Founders Fund. 0:00 Intro 0:32 Margaret Thatcher’s Influence 4:21 Peter Thiel 6:09 Spotting Talent 10:02 Looking For Anomalous Data 12:27 5-Year-Old Keith 13:43 Wasting Decade With Law 17:36 First Year At PayPal Learnings 21:39 Too Big To Fail 25:26 Breakthrough Areas 26:46 The Upside Of Stress 29:41 What Makes For A Great Leader? 31:22 Absorb Someone’s Brain 35:12 Most Of Success Is Common Sense 35:48 Keith’s Biggest Mistakes 40:15 Commonalities Amongst Successful People 45:34 Challenge The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal – Keith's Links Twitter: LinkedIn: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Dr. Stan Beecham graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s of psychology in 1983. He completed his doctorate in 1994 from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. After that, he served as the sport psychologist for University of Georgia athletics. And starting in 2002, he founded the Leadership Resource Center where he takes his wisdom to help the business world. He is the author of the bestselling book Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success. 0:00 Intro 1:55 Winners Expect To Win 4:30 How To Be Less Anxious 8:13 Cancer Diagnosis 11:45 Getting Your Life Together Is Not Selfish 14:20 Mindset To Cancer 17:28 Overcoming Fears 22:33 Great Psychologists Know Their Own Problems 24:00 Solving Loneliness For High Performers 26:44 Changing Your Mind By Removing Beliefs 31:24 Deion Sanders Pregame Speech 33:10 Do We Create Injuries & Illness? 39:24 Difficult Paths Create Growth 44:12 “Be Careful” Is Bad Advice 47:02 Incredible Story From Hospital  53:00 End Of Life Regrets 54:45 Challenge Dr. Beecham's Links Book: Website: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Zach Bitter is an ultramarathon runner. He currently holds the record for fastest American 100-mile run at 11 hours, 19 minutes, 13 seconds (6:47/mile pace). 0:00 Intro 1:30 Is Zach An Average Runner?  3:56 Running Growing In Popularity 10:25 History of Endurance Races 12:06 Zach’s History With Ultras 18:40 Local Vs. Global Perspective 21:32 Succeed Slowly 23:26 Mental Self-Doubt 27:49 Advice For Running First Marathon 31:40 Advice For Intermediate Marathoners 33:39 Keeping It Fun 39:45 You Are Already 99% Done 43:11 What Makes The Last 10% Most Difficult? 50:02 Going From Teaching To Running Professionally 56:33 Curiosity 1:01:41 Is Running Meditation? 1:05:15 Who Would Zach Be Without Running? 1:08:02 Mentorship & Teaching 1:11:02 Advice For 20-Somethings 1:13:35 Challenge Zach’s Links Website: Twitter: Instagram: Endurance Training Simplified: My Links  ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok:
Hunter Weiss is an entrepreneur. In this interview, we spoke about Casey Neistat's role in his development, how he's built a tribe in NYC, his biggest failure to date, the impact of running on his life, and much more.  0:00 Intro 2:20 Doing 100M+ Views For Dan Koe 6:12 “I Slept 4 Hours/Night For Months“ 7:45 How Did Casey Neistat Become Hunter’s Mentor? 13:24 What Has Hunter Learned From Casey? 24:22 The Entrepreneurial Athlete Trend 29:23 Learnings From Our Andy Frisella Trip  35:33 Getting Office In NYC 39:20 Building A Tribe 42:02 Biggest Failures 44:44 How To Go Positive Virality 53:34 Building Hunter’s Own Brand 57:33 Hunter’s Fascination With Action Sports 1:03:44 Highs And Lows 1:10:02 Running (NYC Marathon) 1:19:24 Limiting Beliefs 1:23:40 Entrepreneur Vs. Artist 1:26:02 Working With Businesses (vs. Creators) 1:28:53 Idea Generation 1:31:30 Hunter’s Constructive Criticism 1:34:02 Mutual Appreciation For Each Other 1:36:30 Challenge Hunter's Links Website: X: Instagram: My Links 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Tyler Denk is the founder of beehiiv, a newsletter platform that was started in October 2021. He previously worked for Morning Brew and Google. 0:00 Intro 0:55 Turning Down $50 Million Offer 5:43 What Makes Tyler’s Mindset Different? 7:32 Lessons From Morning Brew 9:30 Established Company Or Startup? 12:39 The Downsides Are Never As Bad… 15:23 Exceptionalism 20:10 Envy Of Austin Rief & Alex Lieberman (Morning Brew)? 25:02 Working For Google 26:33 Lessons From Morning Brew, Part 2 32:33 Launching beehiiv 38:02 Removing The Noise? 39:41 Mental Wellbeing & Stress 46:55 “I Will Not Let Myself Fail” 48:55 Elon Musk 50:02 SpaceX Interview 53:48 GoDaddy Fiasco 1:00:02 Arnold Schwarzenegger On beehiiv 1:03:04 Remote Vs. In-Person 1:07:33 How To Improve Writing 1:10:55 Weirdest Habit 1:12:01 Favorite Books 1:16:22 Meeting Heroes 1:18:33 Challenge Links The Key To Being A Successful Entrepreneur by Tyler Denk: The Elon Musk Post Series by Tim Urban – The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann – Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman  – Burn Rate by Andy Dunn – Tyler’s Links Website: Twitter: My Links  🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Khalil Rafati is an entrepreneur. He is a former drug addict who has been sober for 20 years. He started SunLife Organics in 2011, and it has since expanded to 10+ locations around the United States. 0:00 Intro 1:29 Khalil’s Message To The World 13:48 When Did Khalil Start Telling Himself A New Story? 19:00 Mom Got Sick 22:43 Scarcity To Abundance 30:23 How To Become A Better Communicator 36:54 Letting Go Of Resentment 44:44 What If You Were Enough? 50:21 Why So Vulnerable?  53:22 Conscious Breakup 1:05:45 How Does Khalil Want To Be Remembered? Khalil's Links Instagram: SunLife Organics:
I went away to a cabin in the woods for four days. No phone. No laptop. No technology. I brought a bunch of books. I wanted to use this episode as a way to reflect and give you my thoughts and perspectives on the trip. 0:00 Why'd I Take This Trip? 6:09 Initial Thoughts 11:17 Three Simple Steps 19:32 The Big Leap 23:23 The More You Do... 26:25 Life Is Precious If you enjoyed it, drop a comment below or hit subscribe for more. Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield – Three Simple Steps by Trevor Blake – The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks – Pure Ambition Podcast - I Survived a Cardiac Arrest: My Second Chance At Life –
Dr. Julie Gurner is an executive performance coach. She has been compared to Wendy Rhoades of Billions by the Wall Street Journal. And in this conversation, we spoke about crowning yourself, the paradox of choice, how to approach the internet, what she learned living in an attic, and much more. 0:00 Intro 0:48 Crown Yourself 6:23 Internal Reference Point 7:30 Lessons From Growing Up On Farm 10:41 Restructuring Personalities 15:22 Imaginary Rules, Part 1 18:30 How To “Internet” 24:28 Imaginary Rules, Part 2 29:03 The Paradox Of Choice 35:02 Fight Up Front 37:51 Living In An Attic 41:02 What Are You Pulled Toward? 45:23 Winners Expect To Win 51:02 What Is Essential To Who You Are? 55:30 Finding Your Zone Of Genius 1:00:12 10x’ing Your Zone Of Genius 1:04:06 Challenge The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks – Julie's Links Twitter: Substack: My Links ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok:
Leila Hormozi is the CEO of 0:00 Intro 1:35 Living In Isolation For 6 Months 5:22 Becoming Unbreakable 9:23 Getting Arrested 6 Times Between 18-19 13:20 First Year Of Growth 18:53 Lesson From Tony Robbins 21:28 On Camera Vs. Off Camera Leila 23:41 Aligning Thoughts, Words, & Actions 28:51 Uncomfortable Conversation With Alex Hormozi 32:12 How Did Leila Know Alex Was The One? 40:33 How Is Leila A Great Teacher? 45:12 Leila’s Focus For The Year 48:42 Becoming More Decisive 50:33 Win-Win-Win 55:21 Similarities Between Hiring And Sales 1:00:01 Intuition 1:04:58 Communication 1:09:31 Learning 1:12:39 What Has Leila’s Dad Learned From Her? 1:17:17 How To Convince A Loved One To Do Something? 1:19:50 Succeeding And Failing 1:23:56 Challenge Leila's Links Website: Twitter: Instagram: My Links ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok:
Dave Kashen is a conscious leadership coach. He's on a mission to help entrepreneurs build conscious companies bring out the best in people and create a positive future for all stakeholders. 0:00 Intro 1:51 What If Nothing Is Wrong? 7:51 Above And Below The Line, Part 1 11:45 Will You Lose Ambition With Peace? 16:05 Creative Tension 19:00 Above And Below The Line, Part 2 23:22 Victims Vs. Victim-Consciousness 28:00 What To Do In Prolonged Unchosen Suffering? 33:00 Dave’s Psilocybin Journey 38:21 The Drama Triangle 50:12 Experience With Spirit 1:16:23 It’s Always Already Here 1:20:12 Meaning Of Ego 1:24:30 Thoughts, Feelings, And Sensations 1:30:24 Losing 70% Of Net Worth 1:37:21 Speak Every Thought 1:39:02 Inner Game Of Entrepreneurship 1:41:30 Challenge Dave's Links * Primary website: * Course section: * Inner Game of Entrepreneurship course: * Dave’s Twitter: * My Experience of the Hoffman Process: * The Course: Resources Mentioned * The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership: * The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer: * Living Untethered by Michael Singer: * Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl: Quotes "Are you willing to see how the opposite of your story might be just as true?" "What do you love about yourself that has nothing to do with your money or success?" "I don’t think we live in a benevolent or malevolent universe. I think we live in a mirroring universe." My Links ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram:
Adam Draper is a venture capitalist. He is the cofounder of Boost VC - where he's invested in companies like Coinbase, Amplitude and Plangrid. 0:00 Intro 1:04 Breakfast With Pops 4:02 Hot Take On Climate Change 14:31 Doing The Research 21:02 Where Do Ideas Come From? 30:51 Grow Your Imagination 34:00 Meeting With Coinbase In 2012  49:23 Advice To Creators 59:21 How Internet Changes Behavior 1:07:43 How To Get Better At People 1:13:41 Cockroach Mentality 1:17:06 Jet Pack 1:23:01 Parenting Rich Kids 1:37:13 Most Important Company? 1:41:45 Challenge Adam’s Links • Book (Breakfast With Pops): • Twitter: • Brian Armstrong Blog Post: • Adam Draper On Pomp Podcast (talking about NFTs): My Links  ✉️ Newsletter: 🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok:
Nick Huber is an entrepreneur. 0:00 Intro 1:05 Similarities Between Business and Track 5:53 Setting Goals 9:30 Nick’s Mental Breakdown From Business 18:55 Struggle With Grace 21:21 Difficult Conversations 28:48 What Makes For A Remarkable Cofounder? 33:47 Living A Balanced Life  37:00 Will Nick Become A Billionaire? 38:09 Twitter’s Role 40:51 Becoming Better Writer 44:12 Curiosity 51:00 Any Repeatable Affirmations? 54:46 Video Games? 57:23 Parenting 1:00:45 Decision Making 1:03:41 Regrets? 1:05:21 Career Or Relationship? 1:07:32 Long Term Vision 1:12:00 Challenge Nick's Links Twitter: Website: Business Brokerage: Self Storage: Bold SEO: Insurance: Recruiting: Landing Page / Web Development: Overseas Staffing: Debt and Equity: Tax Credit: Cost Segregation: Performance Marketing: Pest control: My Links  🎙 Podcast: 🎥 YouTube: 🐣 Twitter: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok:
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