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The Unbeatable Mind Podcast with Mark Divine

Author: Mark Divine / The SEALFIT Network

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Mark Divine is the founder of SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind and the host of the Unbeatable Mind podcast. Mark is a Retired Navy SEAL Commander, NYT Best Selling author, speaker and entrepreneur. The podcast deals with a wide variety of subjects, from philosophical, emotional and meta-physical to self defense, fitness and elite physical performance. They all form a part of Mark's 5 mountain training path to develop your Mental, Physical, Emotional, Intuitive, and Kokoro (Heart) self. Find out more at
279 Episodes
Errol Doebler talks about the different jobs he’s done, from selling photocopiers to joining the Navy SEALs and the FBI. He is the founder of “Leadership 193,” named after his class at SEAL training. He is also the author of “The Process, Art, and Science of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Confidence and Clarity in Combat, in the Boardroom, and at the Kitchen TableHe talks to Mark today about his SEAL career and what he’s learned about leadership. Hear how: The leadership of the “mundane” is as important as dynamic leadership—if the mundane isn’t well managed, then dynamism isn’t going to succeed. Leadership is primarily about the self-knowledge of a leader. No one can live up to expectations unless they know what those expectations are. So you must communicate effectively. Listen to this episode to understand more about the military and business.
In this solo episode, Commander Divine continues with his reading of the updated version of his Unbeatable Mind book. Today, he discusses the different parts of the brain and different ways of thinking. He also tells us how manage and train our thinking and our brain for better performance. Hear how: There are hundreds of different types of cognitive bias that we need to be aware of We are mentally prone to taking quick shortcuts and focusing more on losses in any situation rather than potential gains Understanding of how we think will lead to whole mind thinking, rather than allowing a single way of thinking to have free reign. Listen to this episode to learn more about how we think and how we can manage it.
James Schmachtenberger is an entrepreneur and co-founder of the Neurohacker Collective. Today he talks to Commander Divine about different business and medical opportunities, including medical marijuana and nootropics. He also gives us some insight into how Neurohacker products can work for you. Listen in for more information about chemistry and the interaction between your body and your feelings.
In this solocast, Mark gives us a preview of the newest edition of Unbeatable Mind coming out later this year. He reads about meditation practices and overcoming the mind’s natural negativity bias. Find out about training your mind for positivity—so you can thrive during these uncertain times. Learn about: How to properly meditate and embrace sacred silence Why you need dedicated training in order to break the negative patterns of the brain How you can connect with your witness and feed the courage wolf—so you can connect to your true self Listen in to get Mark’s insights on meditation and positivity so you can live a life full of contentment and release the shackles of negativity.
Dr. Enric Sala is a former academic who grew tired of simply writing an “obituary” for the ocean. He now is the National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and founder of the Pristine Seas project. He is also the author of The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild, in which a quarter of the proceeds goes to ocean conservation. He talks with Mark today about the environment and how we are all connected—much like the current pandemic. Hear how: COVID is a wakeup call for humanity—the time to take action is now Everything is connected—from the environment to our health and the economy Starting an environmental “Manhattan Project” is a must and it only requires three things Listen to this episode to learn more about how the environment is connected to our everyday lives and what we can do to help restore it.
Tom Rath is a well-known author and researcher on how work can enhance health and well-being. His most recent book is Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World. Today he talks to Mark about how crafting your work to contribute to your community is especially important during these VUCA times. Hear how: Transforming your job to help and serve your community enhances your well-being. You must focus on your strengths. Never worry about your weakness. There are three things every team has to do: create, relate, and operate. Diversity of talent brings diversity of thought, which will refine your organization. Listen to this episode to get insights on how you can improve your work performance and make your job more meaningful.
Dr. Don Wood is an expert on physical and emotional trauma. He is the author of You Must Be Out of Your Mind: We All Need A Reboot and his newest book Emotional Concussions. He is also the founder of the Inspired Performance Institute. He talks with Mark today about how to overcome trauma—especially during COVID-19 and the current economic crisis. Hear how: It’s possible to eliminate traumatic responses rather than simply finding ways to cope with them. There’s a broad spectrum of trauma that affects us in different ways. Unresolved trauma creates inflammation in the body that can be constant and debilitating.
Chris Gronkowski is a former NFL player and is part of the clan of Gronkowski brothers who all played professional sports. He is now an entrepreneur and the founder of the Ice Shaker brand of insulated bottles that were featured on Shark Tank. He is also the host of his own podcast Gronk’d Up. Today, he talks with Mark about how to thrive during these VUCA times. Listen to this episode to hear how: Anybody can be an NFL Player or Navy SEAL given the raw material Defining moments and determination can take you to the next level Chris found new opportunities and embraced challenges during this crisis Tune in to hear Gronkowski’s transition from sports to business and how he’s making even more changes today.
 The newest edition of Mark’s best-selling book Unbeatable Mind is being released later this year. In this solocast, he gives us an exclusive sneak peek and lays out the roadmap and highlights that you can expect in this updated revision. Hear how you can: Find your “why” Develop your warrior discipline Cultivate excellence with daily practice Unlock your whole mind Build and lead unbeatable teams Listen in for an introduction to the Unbeatable Mind system straight from the Commander
Theo Rossi is an actor, best known for his portrayal of Juan Carlos “Juice” Ortiz on the cult series Sons of Anarchy. He recently started his own podcast called “THEOry,” as well as continuing his acting career. Today he talks with Mark about his outlook on life that will inspire you—especially during these trying times. Hear how: You must be able to divide yourself into your “mission-self” and the person you are with family and friends. You can use a word or phrase to “signal” yourself that it’s time to start working and be ready to be “on.” Sometimes it’s necessary to be by yourself in order to understand your work or role. Listen to this episode to get more insight into the life of an actor and how you can perform at your highest level.
Dov Baron is a well-known entrepreneur and leadership coach. He is also the author of numerous books, including One Red Thread: Discovering the Purpose Already Woven Into Your Life. Today he talks with Mark about overcoming inner fears to become a better leader. Hear how: Passion is just a vehicle to get you to your Dragonfire––what you truly are. We each have to defeat the mental dragon that protects what’s most valuable to us. The “normal” situation can be completely dysfunctional, it’s just that we’ve gotten used to it. Listen to this podcast to learn how you can take this crisis and become even better.
Ramit Sethi is an entrepreneur and an expert in personal finance. He is also the author of I Will Teach You to Be Rich: No Guilt. No Excuses. No BS. Just a 6-Week Program That Works. He talks with Mark today about how to manage personal finance. Learn how: Time is of the essence: through compounding, money saved earlier can be the most valuable Investing is neither exclusive to the stock market, nor is it “gambling” with your money Focusing on the “Big Wins” over worrying about having an extra coffee Listen to this episode to hear more about how you will be able to manage your money more effectively.
In the second part of this interview, James Altucher and the Commander talk about business and how to live minimally. James is a well-known entrepreneur, author of Reinvent Yourself, and the founder of Choose Yourself Financial. Learn how: Bitcoin has been misunderstood in the past, but is here to stay. Anything “remote” is going to be a hot idea for a business going forward. You can exercise your imagination muscle by writing down ten ideas a day –– even the bad ones. Listen to this episode to get a better idea of what the future can hold for business and investing.
James Altucher is a well-known business personality. He started off in the creative industries, and is an author and expert on entrepreneurship and investing. He has written many books, including The Power of No: Because One Little Word Can Bring Health, Abundance, and Happiness. Today he talks with Mark about coming back repeatedly to succeed at business. Learn how: James had skills in the ‘90s that very few others had, but he would have done better with an actual product. On writing, you should be afraid of the reaction when you publish. That’s how you know it’s a new idea or new writing. To fulfill the four core values every day: physical, emotional, creative, and spiritual. They all go together and you can’t have one without the others. Listen to this episode to get more insight on how to reinvent yourself and create your future.
Dr. Belisa Vranich is a clinical psychologist and a well-known expert on breathing. She recently released a book called Breathing for Warriors: Master Your Breath to Unlock More Strength, Greater Endurance, Sharper Precision, Faster Recovery, and an Unshakable Inner Game. She talks with Commander Divine today about the importance of proper breathing for managing health and stress. Learn about: BIQ – Breathing Intelligence Quotient – Dr. Vranich’s model for understanding breathing Using the right muscles to breath and horizontal versus vertical breathing Taking a very brief break several times a day to interrupt the stress, so that we aren’t spending every second feeling and breathing in a stressful way Listen to this episode for practical tips about how to breathe properly for greater health.
Panache Desai has been a guest with Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday and is the author of two books on spiritual development: Discovering Your Soul Signature and his most recent book You Are Enough: Revealing the Soul to Discover Your Power, Potential, and Possibility. He talks with Commander Divine today about spiritual development and finding your essential self. Hear how: What you put out into the world is reciprocated back to you Spiritual knowledge and well-being are the foundation for all further development You need to remember who your essential self is Listen to this episode for an in-depth discussion of the essential importance of spiritual development.
Jayson Gaddis is a psychologist and expert on marriage and relationships. He is the founder of The Relationship School, and is also the host of The Relationship School podcast. Today he talks to Commander Divine about the ongoing challenges of relationships, as well as some of the specific issues around the COVID lockdown. The most important Part of a relationship is mutual growth Shame is self-directed, guilt is other directed You need to be with strong emotion, pain and discomfort. Conflict is where growth comes from. Listen to this episode to get a better grip on how relationships work, especially in the current situation.
Today Commander Divine has a solocast to give us advice on how he believes we can be moving forward and overcoming the difficult times created by COVID. One of the first things that he point out is that almost all human times – from prehistory to the present – have been challenging times. That doesn’t make the present less challenging, but it has always been this way. And obviously we’re not seeing it, but there are many amazing opportunities in front of us. Hear how: You need to take positive action every day, so that success is a daily pursuit Most of what happens in the world is not in your control. What is in your control is your own action. In order to be able to serve, you need to take care of yourself Listen to this episode to get Mark’s take on how to thrive in our current circumstances
Susan Scott is a pioneer in coaching business leaders to have honest conversations with their teams. She founded Fierce and is the author of two books: “Fierce Conversations” and “Fierce Leadership.” Today she talks to Mark about the importance of communicating honestly with your team, as well as trusting them with problems that you’re not sure about. Hear how: You need to develop courage in order to have these conversations. A business will succeed one conversation at a time. The first fierce conversation to have every day is with yourself. Listen to this episode to learn more about the importance of open and honest communication with your team.
Daron K. Roberts was a graduate of Harvard Law School turned Football coach. He is a motivational speaker, transition coach and the author of Call an Audible: Let My Pivot from Harvard Law to NFL Coach Inspire Your Transition. He hosts the podcast “A Tribe Called Yes” and today he talks with Commander Divine about how to make your own pivot to change your life. Hear how: Daron planned his next life transition from Harvard Law grad to Football Coach. It’s vital that you minimize your social media time and involvement. You must determine if you’ll actually be happy at an event before you decide to say yes. Transition tools you need to succeed Hear this inspirational story of how one man was able to make an exceptional pivot from one life to another.
Comments (9)

Nathaniel Mafenyeho Simayumbula

Richly detailed information for leadership

Oct 5th

Richard Thomas


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Coral Stewart

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Apr 8th

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Jul 16th

Matty Dransmann

I don't trust this guy. He appears to me hijacking info from Christopher McDougal's book and not giving credit. Why not?

Jun 21st

Maxwell Havins

so glad these guys finally did a show with each other.

May 7th

Narayanmurthy Jayanth

agree with you Andrew , am listening to each of his podcasts daily. I have downloaded all . thank you sir

Apr 18th

Andrew Koziol

you have no idea how you've helped me to change my life. thank you sir. HOOYAH

Mar 24th
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