“If I had to prescribe two things to improve health and happiness in the world, it’s movement and play.” – Jason Nemer My guest on this episode of the podcast is Jason Nemer (@jasonnemer), co-founder of AcroYoga.
This episode is not going to deconstruct a world-class performer, per usual. This is a short, but very actionable and practical episode about the inner workings of my business.
“Achieving the extraordinary is not a linear process.” – Christopher Sommer This is another jam-packed episode with Coach Chris Sommer (GymnasticBodies on Instagram/Facebook), the former US national team gymnastics coach and founder of GymnasticBodies.
“If you don’t know how much you need, the default easily becomes ‘more.'” – Ryan Holiday My job is usually to deconstruct world-class performers from business, military, entertainment, politics, or athletics, and then to tease out the routines and habits you can use.
“I love quotes…but, in the end, knowledge has to be converted to action or it’s worthless.” – Tony Robbins I’m very pleased to welcome Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins) back to the show.
Photo credit: Jared Goralnick “The lessons we remember are the lessons we learn the hard way.” – Seth Godin Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages.
Photo credit: Evan Sung “Art is socialism, but life is capitalism.” – Mike Birbiglia Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) is one of the best-known and busiest working comedians in the world, both behind and in front of the camera.
This episode is a little different. I visited the Googleplex — the Mountain View-based headquarters of Google — and had a public chat.
Photo credit: Paul Marc Mitchell “I don’t really want to play scales; I want to play music!” – Nicholas McCarthy Nicholas McCarthy (@NMcCarthyPiano) was born in 1989 without his right hand and only started to play the piano at the age of 14.
“The interesting jobs are the ones that you make up.” – Chris Young Chris Young is an obsessive tinkerer, inventor, and innovator.
“If medicine wants to focus on prevention, there’s no better tool than nutrition.” – Dominic D’Agostino Dr.
This is not going to be a long-form interview where I dissect and deconstruct a world-class performer…at least not in the usual fashion.
Image from Instagram “Doing the hard things is what will bring you success. Get used to work and fall in love with it.” – Shay Carl Shay Carl (@shaycarl) got his first computer at age 27.
“If ego has told you that you know everything, all of a sudden it’s impossible for you to learn.” – Ryan Holiday Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) is a strategist and writer.
“For every hour I spend writing, I spend three hours thinking about writing.” – Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell (@gladwell) is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath.
“If I told you that Oprah Winfrey is now a white man…what would you say?” – Jamie Foxx Jamie Foxx (@iamjamiefoxx) returns to the show for a special role-reversal where he interviews me for his radio show.
“There are more valuable things than money in the short term.” – Ramit This episode is actually a workshop on negotiating.
Photo credit: ©Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media. “The person who clears the path ultimately controls its direction, just as the canvas shapes the painting.” – Ryan Holiday My job is usually to deconstruct world-class performers from the best in the military, entertainment, politics, chess, and athletics, and tease out the routines and habits that you can use.
This post is very exciting for me. It covers a subject I care deeply about (cancer), and it’s exclusive, unpublished material from a New York Times Magazine feature entitled “An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death.” Written by Sam Apple, this piece got a lot of attention.
“If somebody else can do it, I am not going to do it.” – Kevin Kelly Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) is back again and, as I’ve said before, he might be the real-life “Most Interesting Man In The World.” Kevin is Senior Maverick at Wired Magazine, which he co-founded in 1993.