“Money was never the goal; it was freedom. I just wanted to be able to not go to work.” – Shay Carl This is another special in-betweenisode.
“The pursuit of size and strength really contradicts what we want to go after for longevity.” – Dominic D’Agostino Dr.
Dr. Peter Diamandis (@PeterDiamandis) has been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine.
“Don’t count on motivation; count on discipline.” – Jocko Willink Jocko Willink (@jockowillink) is one of the scariest human beings imaginable. Jocko did his first interview with me (find it here), and it took the Internet by storm.
“You can’t be grateful and angry simultaneously.” – Tony Robbins The last time Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins) was on the show, so many listeners found one of his exercises so helpful that they suggested I feature it on its own.
“Prove your words by your deeds.” – Seneca the Younger My job is usually to deconstruct world-class performers and tease out their routines and habits you can use.
“My philosophy was that you didn’t have to wait for history; you could create history.” – Shep Gordon Shep Gordon (@SupermenschShep) has been named one of the “100 most influential people” by Rolling Stone magazine.
I’m often asked which “smart drugs” I use to improve mental performance and productivity. I’ve tried everything imaginable, whether over-the-counter, prescription, or otherwise.
Cal (@calfussman) is a New York Times bestselling author and a writer-at-large for Esquire magazine, where he is best known for being a primary writer of the “What I Learned” feature.
“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.