In this episode of the Less Doing Podcast, Ari and Nick meet with UJ Ramdas, creator of the Five Minute Journal. UJ is an expert in the art of journaling. He knows journaling can help everyone get on task to make progress and achieve goals. He has come up with a number of products and applications to help people start journaling.
In this episode of the Less Doing Podcast, Ari and Nick chat with J.J. Kaye, a designer who looks beyond the aesthetic value of art and applies business applications to design strategy. Having worked with several companies to develop successful brands, J.J. has incredible insights into where the worlds of design and business currently collide, and where they will collide in the future.
“This is one more way that Amazon is getting in there.”
00:10 – The Art of Less Doing, on Audible
00:45 – Amazon Prime Now has restaurants
01:30 – So many restaurants can’t do delivery
01:50 – Get CloudApp to easily share anything.
02:55 – Gridspace Memo is a conferencing solution that automatically gives summaries of conference calls.
04:00 – A resource if you have lots of conference calls
04:30 – Brieftube is a Chrome extension that will automatically summarize a video.
04:50 – It will give you summaries and a table of contents for the video you’re watching.
05:20 – Keplr takes your data and makes a prediction model
06:20 – You still need some customization and some work beyond the app
06:45 – Let us know what you think about this book title: Idea to Execution in a Day
In this episode, Ari and Nick get to know Scotty Studer, IT guy turned successful and health-conscious author. Scotty worked happily in the IT field for years until one day, his sedentary lifestyle (and the weigh that came with it) caught him off guard. He realized he needed to make a chance to live a healthier, happier, more energy-laden life. Through trial and error, Scotty developed a system for self-improvement he realized he needed to share with the world. That system was the foundation for a new book, which helps people make small changes that drive BIG results.
In this episode of the Less Doing Podcast, Ari and Nick dive into a fascinating conversation with Nathan Latka—architect turned entrepreneur, podcasting genius, and a man with nothing short of lofty ambitions. Listen as Nathan shares his thoughts on leadership, managing a remote team, and his eventual plan to become President of the United States.
- 00:12 – Ari introduces the new format of the podcast
- 00:52 – Send any feedback on the new format to VA@LessDoing.com
- 01:05 – Special offer for those who send feedback and sign-up for the VA service
- 01:26 – Where Ari is right now
- 01:56 – Odd numbered episodes will be exclusively Ari and Nick / Even numbered episodes will be interviews
- 02:20 – workshop.lessdoing.com
- 03:10 – Instagram.com/lessdoing
- 04:25 – Haymakers for Hope (details forthcoming)
- 04:52 – BulkSupplements
- 05:03 – Talking L-Glutamine
- 06:06 – One of the best proteins you can take is collagen
- 06:24 – Marine collagen
- 07:15 – Eating Lionfish
- 07:48 – Recyclable oyster shells
- 08:34 – Mailtester
- 09:09 – Test your newsletter for SPAM-quality
- 10:15 – Art of Less Doing to be available on Audible.com on August 4th
In this episode of the Less Doing Podcast, Nick and Ari invite master of morning time, Peter Awad onto the show to talk about what has made him an effective entrepreneur. Listen as Peter highlights why the morning is where you win the day, the daily ups and downs of being a startup founder, and how a strategic combination of batching & blocking will help cultivate professional success.
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.