In Episode #227 Ari and Nick welcome Dave Heath from Bombas Socks onto the Less Doing Podcast. Growing up, Dave was always irritated by the toe seam in his socks. As he got older and became more interested in fashion, he discovered there was no affordable, high-quality sock in the marketplace, so he filled the niche with Bombas Socks. Listen to learn how Dave made the most of a small window of opportunity, and how the lessons from his experience can be extracted for universal benefit.
In Episode #226 Ari and Nick welcome Eric Paskin, an accomplished entrepreneur and family man to the Less Doing Podcast. Eric started in the addiction recovery industry doing marketing, and he now owns Restore Health and Wellness Center in L.A. Listen as Ari and Eric discuss Eric’s treatment center, his own journey with addiction, and his experience working with people who want to combat their addiction to substances.
In Episode #224 Ari and Nick interview Giovanni Marsico of the Archangel Academy, an annual gathering of the world's leading 'messengers'. The event is an intensive 2-day mastermind, designed for big entrepreneurs with big dreams to help the world. Listen as Giovanni shares his story, highlights how he not only built but branded his tribe, and why joining a mastermind is the single greatest thing you can do to help yourself as an entrepreneur.
In Episode #223 Ari and Nick share a presentation from biohacker extraordinaire and leader for the Biohacker Summit, Teemu Arina. Listen and Teemu highlights the biggest misconceptions surrounding biohacking, important secrets for maximum benefit from biohacking, and why you are NOT simply what you eat.
In Episode #222 Ari and Nick interview Daymond John, a former Shark Tank SHARK who built his first business on $300k in clothing orders that he had no capital to fill. After convincing his mother to mortgage her house to get the cash required, Daymond has turned that initial investment into multiple businesses, TV engagements, and speaking appearances. Tune in to hear why you need to fail small, fast, and often; why being broke drives your creativity; and why you need to be setting hard goals.
In Episode #221 Ari and Nick share an interview with Dr. Anthony Beck - an expert on functional medicine and wellness who helps people to optimize the way their body works. Tune in to hear exactly why the latest health fad didn’t work for you, the 6 input factors that affect your health, and why light and love might help you to optimize your body for Iron Man.
In Episode #220 Ari and Nick share a ton of useful links, as well as an interview with Linda Formichelli - author of How to Do It All - While Only Occasionally Wanting to Poke Your Eyes Out With a Sharpie. Linda’s an effective delegator who’s passionate about helping people regain control of their time. Listen in to hear Linda’ top tips for time management, how to zero in on your core competency, and why you need to stop making excuses and start doing things.
In Episode #219 Ari and Nick share an interview with Sara Gottfried, author of The Hormone Cure. Listen in to hear about how hormone levels affect your mood, health, and energy - and how you can leverage your hormones to improve your life.
In Episode #218 Ari and Nick share a load of fascinating links, useful tools, and the latest wins and hacks from Less Doing.
In Episode #217 Ari and Nick interview General Jefforey Smith. General Smith is Deputy Commander at Fort Bragg - one of the USA’s most significant military bases and home to 90,000 people. Listen in as General Smith breaks down what’s involved in managing a military base, long-term strategic planning, and how to communicate a sense of purpose.
In Episode #216 Ari interviews Dr Daniel Amen: the man who’s scanned more brains than anyone else in the world. Daniel’s a psychiatrist with a background in medical imaging who believes that the health of your brain is physical, social, and spiritual as well as mental. He’s the author of The 7 Types of ADD, and Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. Tune in to learn more about Daniel’s work, and find out how to make your brain function better.
In Episode #215 Ari interviews Rodney King, creator of Crazy Monkey Defense - a modern system of self-defense and mindful living. The personal skills and attitudes Rodney learned from martial arts took him from the streets of Johannesburg to success. Listen as Ari and Rodney discuss mindfulness on the mat, and how the lessons of fortitude, resilience, and non-aggression can create success in business.
In Episode #214 Ari welcome Vern Harnish - founder of EO, CEO of Gazelles, and author of Scaling Up. Vern’s a strategic planning expert who helps companies to scale up successfully. Listen in as Ari and Vern discuss delegation, hyper-focus, and how ‘scale-ups’ are going to replace ‘start-ups’ as drivers of business.
In Episode #213 Ari welcomes Seth Godin, a man who needs no introduction. (Find his blog by typing “Seth G” into Google.) Seth’s a bestselling author, speaker, thinker and doer. Listen as he and Ari talk about becoming more productive, why bigger isn’t better, and how to move past your fear and start doing the work.
In Episode #212 Ari welcomes Jason Wachob, the founder of Mind Body Green, and the author of a new book called Wellth. Jason’s an ex-trader and entrepreneur whose practice of yoga sparked his passion for wellness. Listen as Jason and Ari talk about how to maintain health and happiness in your life.
In Episode #211 Ari welcomes Catherine Lavery, co-creator of the SELF journal - a mindfulness and planning journal with tens of thousands of backers - to the podcast. Listen as Ari and Catherine talk about goal-setting that works, managing to-do lists and how to achieve the things you want to.
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In Episode #209 Ari welcomes Clint Arthur, the CEO of Statusfactory and author of ‘Performance’. Listen as Clint and Ari discuss the importance of status for entrepreneurs, how to manufacture celebrity, and why being more entertaining is the best business strategy.
In Episode #208 Ari welcomes Maneesh Sethi, founder of Pavlok—a device that uses electrical shocks—to train you out of your bad habits—back to the Less Doing Podcast. Listen as Maneesh and Ari talk about the tricks of habit-forming and habit-changing, as well as how strategically formed habits can be the foundation of a more productive life.