How to Secure Financial Freedom, Maximize Productivity, and Protect Your Health (#299)

How to Secure Financial Freedom, Maximize Productivity, and Protect Your Health (#299)

In this episode, I answer the most up-voted questions from subscribers to 5-Bullet Friday, the free newsletter I send out every week. In this Q&A, I reveal: The five health markers I check and watch regularly. Strategies to prevent or minimize binge eating during times of stress. The most valuable skills for securing financial freedom. …

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan (#285)

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan (#285)

“The messenger matters as much as the message.” – M. Sanjayan M. Sanjayan (@msanjayan) is a global conservation scientist specializing in how nature preserves and enhances human life. He serves as CEO for Conservation International, having joined CI in 2014 as executive vice president and senior scientist. He has led several key divisions including Oceans, Science, …

Lessons from Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, and Ben Franklin (#273)

Lessons from Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, and Ben Franklin (#273)

“Education is supposed to juice your curiosity, not diminish or sate it.” – Walter Isaacson Walter Isaacson (@WalterIsaacson) is a professor at Tulane University, and the president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based in Washington, DC. He has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the …

How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

“You will fall. And when you fall, the winner always gets up, and the loser stays down.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger In this episode, we discuss another frequently requested question from listeners. I’ve gathered some of the best advice about coping with frustrations and roadblocks, and — ultimately — learning how to turn failure into success. These …

The Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers — Debbie Millman (#230)

The Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers — Debbie Millman (#230)

“No amount of money, no amount of security is ever going to give you the sense that this is the right time.” – Debbie Millman This is round two for Debbie Millman, whose first interview on this show quickly became one of the most downloaded episodes of all time (listen to it here). Graphic Design …

Jerrod Carmichael – Uber-Productivity and Dangerous Comedy (#222)

Jerrod Carmichael – Uber-Productivity and Dangerous Comedy (#222)

“Everyone’s looking for rules to follow, and the sooner you realize there aren’t any, the better art can be.” – Jerrod Carmichael Jerrod Carmichael is pushing the boundaries of comedy with his groundbreaking work in stand-up, television, and film. Now just 29 years old, what this driven North Carolina native has accomplished is mind-boggling, and …

Lessons from Warren Buffett, Bobby Fischer, and Other Outliers (#219)

Lessons from Warren Buffett, Bobby Fischer, and Other Outliers (#219)

“Geniuses have very limited toolsets — they have a hammer, and their genius is in looking for nails.” – Adam Robinson Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson) first appeared on this podcast in the “Becoming the Best Version of You” episode (#210) alongside Josh Waitzkin (chess, jiu-jitsu, investing) and Ramit Sethi (personal finance, entrepreneurship). By popular demand, this …