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 …

How to Live Without Limits – Kyle Maynard (#251)

How to Live Without Limits – Kyle Maynard (#251)

“Dreams don’t have to manifest as you imagined. They just have to set you on a path because there is always a way.” – Kyle Maynard Kyle Maynard (@kylemaynard) is a motivational speaker, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and ESPY award-winning mixed martial arts athlete, known for becoming the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of …

Ricardo Semler — The Seven-Day Weekend and How to Break the Rules (#229)

Ricardo Semler — The Seven-Day Weekend and How to Break the Rules (#229)

“If you are giving back, it’s because you’ve taken too much.” — Ricardo Semler Ricardo Semler (@ricardosemler) is the former CEO of Semco Partners, a Brazilian company best known perhaps for its radical form of industrial democracy and corporate re-engineering. During his leadership, Semco grew from four million in 1982 to two hundred and twelve …

Calming Philosophies for Chaotic Times — Krista Tippett (#223)

Calming Philosophies for Chaotic Times — Krista Tippett (#223)

“Anger is often what pain looks like when it shows itself in public.” – Krista Tippett Krista Tippett (@KristaTippett) is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being and curates The Civil Conversations Project, an emergent approach to the differences of …

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 …

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

“People tend to abandon the good system they’ll follow in search of the perfect system that they will quit.” We’re going to kick off the year with an in-betweenisode where I answer the most popular questions you’ve submitted. If you’re wondering what you can do to ask a question that gets answered in the future, these …

Peter Diamandis's 9 Rules For Building A Successful Business

Peter Diamandis's 9 Rules For Building A Successful Business

Dr. Peter Diamandis (@PeterDiamandis) has been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine. In the field of innovation, Diamandis is Chairman and CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari XPRIZE for private spaceflight. Today the XPRIZE leads the world in designing and operating large-scale global competitions …

Case Study: What Does a Real 4-Hour Workweek Look Like…With a Family?

Case Study: What Does a Real 4-Hour Workweek Look Like…With a Family?

Now that’s a happy kid. (Photos: Brandon Pearce) One common challenge for readers of The 4-Hour Workweek is the creation a “muse”: a low-maintenance business that generates significant income. Such a muse is leveraged to finance your ideal lifestyle, which we calculate precisely based on Target Monthly Income (TMI). Despite the dozens of case studies …