Tynan is the world’s most interesting person. From trying to buy a penguin, actually buying an island, and traveling 3+ million miles… Tynan has experienced more than anyone I know. In this episode, we talk about Tynan’s interesting life — including his favorite things, best experiences, getting married, and his unique views on money.
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What’s it like to be a modern-day shaman? Zach Poitra was the shaman at my Ayahuasca retreat. But he’s not like the shamans you might imagine or see on TV — he’s a former stockbroker from NYC. In part 2 of our conversation, hear about the economics of being a shaman, Zach’s thoughts on drugs, and more.
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For the past two years, my friend Billy has been going through a funk. He’s been bored in his career, and hasn’t been fully happy in life. But six months ago, Billy’s life TOTALLY changed. And a big reason why was an Ayahuasca retreat. In today’s episode, I talk to Billy about his experiences.
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Recently, I went on an Ayahuasca retreat. It changed my life, and the shaman’s story was insane. Here’s someone who quit a job in finance, and gave up everything, to lead Ayahuasca retreats. In today’s podcast, we talk about how he started doing Ayahuasca retreats, what goes into an Ayahuasca ceremony, and the downsides of Ayahuasca.
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How could I make my life better? Recently, I was unhappy with a few areas of my life. I couldn't figure out how to be happier, so I decided to take a drastic step. I heard about Ayahuasca "meditation retreats" from people I know, and decided to try it out. Here's the story of what happened... and why it was the worst night of my life.
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Over the past five years, James grew his blog from 0 to 1 million readers. In today’s episode, James and I talk about how he grew a business about habits, our thoughts on current marketing trends — like bots — and how James makes money from his blog.
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Yeti Cycles should have failed and shut down. A few years ago, it was struggling… but today it’s an award-winning mountain bike brand. Plus, it’s grown 30% year over year five years in a row. In this episode, I talk to co-founder Chris Conroy about how he built the brand into a success, his tips for others, and more.
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Brian Wansink is the bestselling author behind Mindless Eating and Slim by Design. An expert in dieting and psychology, I’ve personally used Brian’s tips to be healthier. In this episode, we have a candid conversation on psychology, why most diets fail, and how to live a healthier life.
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How have you grown this year? Recently, I’ve thought about if I’m doing the things that make me happy and living a life of principles I believe in. Recently, I went on an eight-day international retreat to step away from my business and day-to-day life and think about what I’ve been doing. Here are the 7 life thoughts I had during my retreat to live a happier, better, more effective life. You can use these lessons for your own life.
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As a caucasian, Tyson Cole doesn’t fit the stereotype of a sushi chef. And his path wasn’t easy — he spent years as a dishwasher and fighting racial bias before he became a sushi chef. But since opening his own restaurant, Tyson has been voted one of the BEST chefs in the U.S. Hear about how Tyson built a sushi empire, what it’s like being on Iron Chef, and more.
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Everyone thinks success lasts forever... but it doesn't. In the 1980s, the world's best athlete played. To this day, he's the only athlete to be named a MLB and NFL all-star. But the year he was named a NFL all-star he retired. This is the story of Bo Jackson — the athlete who left the limelight.
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Want to go from a job you hate to starting a six-figure business? It’s possible — and today I’m going to introduce you to someone who’s done it. Adam Gilbert quit his corporate job as an accountant because he was miserable. He had no plan… but after a few months he replaced his full-time salary. Here’s his story and his lessons for other people who dream of starting a business.
Full show notes at http://okdork.com/podcast/55