Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

By Tom Bilyeu

SHOW DESCRIPTION

Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.


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EPISODES LIST

How to Use Nootropics to Feel More Like Yourself | David Asprey on Health Theory

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Dave Asprey.  He is the founder and CEO of Bulletproof Coffee and the author of 5 best selling books.  In this episode he talks about nootropics, gratitude and how to use cyclic ketosis to enhance your performance.   Check out our amazing sponsors!   Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey: https://amzn.to/2DD4W7W Game Changers by Dave Asprey: https://amzn.to/2tjhn3V Headstrong by Dave Asprey: https://amzn.to/2GukWgv Bulletproof products: https://bit.ly/2jn3UBr 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene: https://amzn.to/2Gq6iXA SHOW NOTES How to use nootropics to enhance cognitive performance [01:22] Why the most successful people in the world get out of their head [07:35] Is breathing more powerful than psychedelics? [10:27] Overcoming trauma from birth [12:51] Why being angry is making you dumber [15:30] The four rules for survival [17:58] Why the ego responds before the brain does [20:55] The antidote for "hungry ghost syndrome" [24:28] Why time in nature is critical for health [27:50] How to use cold showers to your advantage [30:14] Daily habits that will help you live a longer life [31:26] A few of the supplements Dave takes every day [33:41] How to get sufficient Vitamin D, even in Winter [35:13] The best diet tips for living longer [37:27] The two most important things for your health [41:48] FOLLOW DAVE WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2jn3UBr PODCAST: https://apple.co/1KxER4f YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/2yHzntI INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2an8MRS FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2GGPLNX

02.14.2019
02.13.2019
02.13.2019

#109 Marie Forleo on How to Stop Fearing Rejection & Be The Real You

Marie Forleo is an Inc recognized multi-passionate entrepreneur and the creator of the award-winning show Marie TV.  She’s also an international bestselling author whose work has been translated into 16 languages. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, she talks about why we need to talk more about death, how she’s disrupting education with socially conscious business practices, and how to tap into both your feminine and masculine side. Her new book, Everything is Figureoutable, releases September 10, 2019.  Pre-order here: https://amzn.to/2GsALDu   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Blinkist: Visit blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days!   SHOWNOTES Why it’s important to control your state [2:47]   How Marie gave herself permission to become the person she truly wanted to be and not who she thought she had to be to succeed [5:03]   Why Marie cried at her first dance class [7:15]   How people lose touch with their bodies and why you should reconnect with your physical self  to make decisions [8:44]   How to reconnect with your body for better decision making [10:29]   How to train yourself to tap into your inborn wisdom to make decisions about what you should do  [12:01]   The secrets of feminine vs masculine energy [16:17]   Why feminine energy is the secret to unlocking your creativity [19:45]   How to have hotter sex into your 30s 40s and beyond [21:11]   How to step into your masculine energy [24: 37]   3 things men can do to help women step into and feel more feminine [25:54]   How to save any relationship with what’s called the “imago dialogue” [29:45]   How to deal with shit-tastic days by controlling your state [33:37]   Why you probably need to lighten up, reframe and catch yourself when you argue with reality [35:39]   How to use visualization to improve your communication in work and life [36:39]   How to instantly change your state and enjoy good energy [39:26]   If you ever feel frustrated, remember this [40:44]   How to keep amazing standards for your team while still enjoying work [42:06]   Why Marie calls herself a turtle [44:49]   Behind anything glamorous, 90% of the work is grunt work [46:33]   Why indecision is a dream killer [49:00]   How to use death to live your best life [51:08]   Why Marie doesn’t think she’ll regret not having kids and how she’s learned to trust her intuition [54:00]   How Marie uses shorter time frames as reference points for decision making [56:43]   How to address opportunity cost for your stage of life [58:21]   Why she believes everything is figureoutable [1:00:47]   The impact Marie Forleo wants to have on the world. [1:00:02]   QUOTES: “Clarity comes from engagement, not thought.” - Marie Forleo [50:19]   “We honestly don’t think about our mortality enough.” - Marie Folreo [51:24] BOOKS MENTIONED: 29:28 https://amzn.to/2Gqh7rC getting the love you want by Harville Hendrix Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo https://amzn.to/2GsALDu [1:00:47]   PEOPLE MENTIONED: Lisa Bilyeu [23:55] Tony Robbins [25:44] David Deida [25:47]  

02.12.2019
02.08.2019

The Secret to Fast & Easy Meal Prep To Get Fit | Kevin “Fit Men Cook” Curry on Health Theory

Kevin Curry is the man behind Fit Men Cook; a site where he provides healthy recipes for men and women that want to live healthier & active lives.  In this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, he talks about why bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym, how to develop good habits, and the truth about your favorite foods.   Check out our amazing sponsors! Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health   ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOW NOTES How Fit Men Cook actually started [01:06] The importance of a healthy mindset in weight loss [04:05] How to tell if someone is open to change [06:40] Why you can't tell others what to eat [07:56] Kevin's struggle with depression [13:48] The best diet tips for depression [16:17] Why cooking is a form of self care [18:40] Why you should remind yourself of your 'why' frequently [20:24] The do's and don'ts of making dietary change [23:29] Why the only foods you need to avoid are the processed ones [26:31] How to explore different diets without being dogmatic [28:38] Why you should focus on qualitative achievements, not quantitative [32:15] How to set real goals [35:15]' The power of affirmations [36:38] How to tap into your creativity in the kitchen [39:14] Why you should focus on processed sugars [41:43] Does a universal diet exist? [43:27] The one recipe everyone will like from Kevin's book [45:30] The one change you need to make to be healthier [47:27] FOLLOW KEVIN YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/1ragHJo WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2KwroVM INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2woeWxs FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2vdb4R5 TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2Gu22oT  

02.07.2019
02.06.2019

#108 Chip Conley on Why Everyone Has Midlife Wrong

Chip Conley is the founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, an advisor to Airbnb and the author of 5 books, including his most recent work; Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder https://amzn.to/2FGPUAI. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, he talks about wisdom, curiosity, and what it means to live a good life as you age.   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: The Jordan Harbinger Show: visit www.jordanharbinger.com/subscribe to start enjoying the show today! ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory Blinkist: Visit blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days!   SHOW NOTES: How Chip Conley lived and died 9 times within a 90 minute period [2:24] What he says about a divine intervention [5:10] Chip Conley talks about psychedelic experience and why art is at the center of life [6:15] How we’re being possessed by smartphone screens and not having real-life experiences anymore [8:11] How to “tap into” the atmosphere of burning man without going to a big festival [9:03] The nametags people wear without realizing it and the mindsets we carry about our lives [10:37] Chip Conley provides thoughts on the value of society. [12:40] The U-curve of happiness and how you get less happy each decade until mid-life [15:39] Why he joined AIRBNB at age 52 and became the modern elder [16:54] The value of energy, curiosity, passion. [18:54] Why pattern recognition is so important for living an awesome life [19:12] How to foster curiosity [21:25] The recipe for Chip Conley’s success [22:40] Check out appreciative inquiry [23:17] Why the difference between presence and absence is an iPhone. [25:54] Why presence is more valuable now than it’s ever been before [26:02] The ritual of burning man and the hero's journey [27:27] What’s interesting about life? [29:30] One of the most valuable questions in business is “what business are you in?” [32:41] Maslow’s hierarchy of needs [34:34] Why 5 of his friends committed suicide and what he took from that [38:05] The difference between attain mode vs. attune mode in life (important!) [39:37] Why he wants to make aging aspirational again [41:15]   QUOTES: “The more digital we get, the more ritual we need” [8:01] “The #1 thing that people have to do to understand their mindset is to first identify it, then imagine a different point of view for it, then own that new point of view for it, and then actually start talking from that new point of view.” [11:16] “The kind of questions that are asked in a leadership meeting tell me everything about the culture.” [24:08]   PEOPLE MENTIONED: Brian Chesky [6:36] David Cooperrider [23:17] Tim Ferriss https://bit.ly/2FypAta [26:45] Steve Jobs https://bit.ly/IN1Lf8 [31:17] Peter Drucker [32:39] Ted Levitt [32:41] Abraham Maslow [34:22] Viktor Frankl [34:23] Lao Tzu [34:34] Bill Gates [37:30]   BOOKS MENTIONED: “What Business Are You In?” Harvard Business Review https://bit.ly/1uUqakZ [32:41] Man’s Search For Meaning https://amzn.to/2FwKetL [34:56] Emotional Equations: Simple Steps for Creating Happiness + Success in Business + Life https://amzn.to/2CuLGJj [35:54]  

02.05.2019
02.01.2019

Why You Should Go Paleo Immediately | Elle Russ On Health Theory

Elle Russ is the author of The Paleo Thyroid Solution and a leading voice in the paleo, primal, and ancestral health movement.  In this episode of Health Theory she talks about the paleo primal diet, the truth about thyroid issues, and why you need to learn how to self diagnose.   Check out amazing sponsors!   Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health   ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON! DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE The Paleo Thyroid Solution by Elle Russ: https://amzn.to/2RWHNHF Stop the Thyroid Madness by Andrew Heyman, James Yang & Janie A. Bowthorpe: https://amzn.to/2UvCnQB Recovering with T3 by Paul Robinson: https://amzn.to/2sX9QaL Elle’s free thyroid guide: https://mailchi.mp/4317dbe343b8/thyroid-guide   SHOW NOTES Why Elle took her health into her own hands [01:05] How to navigate working with an uninformed doctor [02:47] The importance of optimal thyroid function [04:26] What’s going on with Reverse T3? [07:21] Why a primal diet helps thyroid and adrenal function [08:10] Why the standard blood panels are useless [09:34] Does the normal thyroid treatment actually work? [13:55] How diet plays a role in autoimmune disease [15:05] Why striving for the “ideal” body type may cause all sorts of problems [19:16] The reason intense exercise is harming you [21:30] Why you can’t get away with poor diet [25:05] Does keto work for hypothyroid patients? [27:07] How to actually get fat adapted [28:59] Where fruit fits into a primal diet [31:35] Why you need to pay attention to your iron stores [32:58] The one thing you should do to improve your health [38:56]   FOLLOW ELLE WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2WvYmJ5 INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2WDXlia

01.31.2019
01.30.2019

#107 Dame Dash on Why Being Yourself Is The Coolest You Can Get

Dame Dash is an entrepreneur, media mogul & a maker of hip hop history and in this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, he talks about what it means to live by a code of honor, how to achieve your dreams and the meaning of life. Check out Dame Dash’s book, Culture Vultures: https://amzn.to/2FHAwEe   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory Blinkist: Visit blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days!   SHOW NOTES: What it means to be strategic and why Dame Dash started strategizing his career at an early age [2:54] What he learned about branding and consistency throughout his career… [3:25] Why he values perspective and how he uses it to get what he wants [4:22] Why most people don’t want to think (and how important it is that you do) [6:45] How he’s invented and reinvented himself to start new businesses & monetize his passions [7:45] Why he hit the street and started selling crack [8:59] The “no mistakes” stakes he learned from selling drugs [10:56] His strategy for where businesses and trends are going [12:26] Dame Dash defines what he considers wealthy (not what you’d expect) [13:17] According to Dame Dash, this is what you’re responsible for if you are a boss [14:39] How to find your “other half” [15:25] I’ll never lose faith in people [16:35] What most people are missing that Dame has figured out for accomplishing his dreams [17:45] 3 principles any entrepreneur has to have [18:12] How the death of his Mom affected him [19:00] How Dame Dash made himself great [20:07] What Dame Dash would pass to the culture [21:17] Dame Dash’s message about life in a single sentence [23:42] The impact he wants to have on the world (and maybe on other planets) [26:26] The double slit experiment, Wim Hof & Why Dame Dash wants to get access to the other parts of his brain [29:11] The surprising reason why Dame Dash smokes [34:18] How to never be embarrassed and stop giving a f*ck what people think [35:26] Why it’s so cool to deal with imperfection [36:39]   QUOTES: “I am really careful about how small my thoughts are, cause I don’t feel like wasting time.” [5:45] “The more you care, the more you prepare. Period.” [6:27] “One million lames combined cannot equal one cool person: meaning someone who is just honest about who they are.” [36:08]   PEOPLE MENTIONED Wim Hof [30:42]  

01.29.2019
01.28.2019
01.25.2019

Everybody Who Eats Needs To Hear This Warning| David Perlmutter on Health Theory

Dr. David Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain.  In this episode of Health Theory, he and host Tom Bilyeu discuss the important health metrics to pay attention to, how lifestyle affects health, and the importance of connection.   BUY GRAIN BRAIN BY DR PERLMUTTER: https://amzn.to/2DvlpvW   Check out our amazing sponsors! Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health   ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON!   SHOW NOTES The cutting edge in health now [01:09] How to use your genetics to your advantage [04:34] Is lower blood sugar always better? [06:02] Why there is no treatment for Alzheimer’s [08:07] The effects of exercise on your brain [12:16] Why aerobic exercise makes sense from an ancestral perspective [19:00] Is a vegan diet bad for blood sugar? [20:55] Are fecal transplants the future of Autism treatment? [24:37] Why now is the time to prevent dementia [31:30] Why you may not need to lower your cholesterol [33:33] How you can actually prevent dementia [38:54] The importance of sending the right signals to your genes [41:55] Are we all brainwashed? [46:53]   DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: Grain Brain by David Perlmutter: https://amzn.to/2DvlpvW Dirty Genes by Ben Lynch: https://amzn.to/2FYJdd8   FOLLOW DAVID PERLMUTTER WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2qjXoks YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/2wEQoCS INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2RHbwE6 FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/1KcG7Pw TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2WgPFCn  

01.24.2019

How To Break Through Self Sabotage | Tom Bilyeu AMA

Tom answers questions from the community.  If you have a question, send us an email at ama@impacttheory.com  This episode of AMA is brought to you by Skillshare.  Go to skillshare.com/impact to get 2 months of skillsahre for just 0.99 cents! SHOWNOTES: How to change your mindset and breakthrough self sabotage to accomplish your goals [1:17] Why Tom only needs to believe he’s the “average” to be great [3:30] Why you should not worry about being good enough, yet… [5:02] How to overcome low energy with nutrition [8:03] How to create the desire, passion & enthusiasm you will need to accomplish what you set out to [9:38] How to make someone feel comfortable with eye contact [11:07] Why you need to make sure your goal is something you legit care about [13:48] Tom’s answer on the law of attraction and manifestation [18:49] How to help a loved one with poor mental health [22:17] Tom’s favorite resources for learning about the brain [29:48] How to achieve your weight loss goals [33:01]   PEOPLE MENTIONED: John Assaraf https://bit.ly/2FJbLbF [21:55] Dr. Daniel Amen https://bit.ly/2VZdmyC  [30:49] David Eaglemen https://bit.ly/2AV5pBC  [31:19]  V.S. Ramachandran http://bit.ly/2CyCVhf [31:01] Ben Greenfield http://bit.ly/2FFx8dE  [31:35]  Dan Ariely [32:15] David Goggins http://bit.ly/2AW9Jk9  [38:56]   BOOKS MENTIONED  The Secret https://amzn.to/2AUIJ4I  [22:01] Incognito https://amzn.to/2RYt91H [31:27] Predictably Irrational https://amzn.to/2S6DQPX  [32:33] Impact Theory Reading List: https://impacttheory.com/reading-list/ 

01.23.2019

#106 Lauren Zander on How to Crush The Chicken Voice In Your Head & Get Real

This week’s guest on Impact Theory is Lauren Handel Zander: a life coach, and the Co-Founder and Chairwoman of Handel Group, an international corporate consulting and life coaching company. She is also the author of Maybe It's You: Cut the Crap. Face Your Fears. Love Your Life https://amzn.to/2SJ2wLc In this episode, she talks about why promises are so important, what most people struggle with in life, and how to get your dream life.   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory Audible: Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact SHOW NOTES: How Lauren Zander got over what people think and went to burning man [2:15] How to be true to yourself and trail your inner dialogue to detangle your higher and lower self [3:24] How to differentiate your high and lower self and rate your current life against your dream life [4:27] Do you have fun being you? People are hiding and lying when they answer that question (and more). [6:24] How to develop self-awareness by checking your 3 votes [8:38] Have dreams and have consequences - so that you make sure you keep your promises to yourself. Live in the promise land and become proud of yourself [9:50] The difference between reality and fantasy - why you need to be crystal clear. [11:54] Why integrity is a verb and not a noun. It changes minute to minute. [13:03] How to teach people to have difficult conversations and make the right promises [15:31] Why you should not accept an accidental life. [16:37] The biggest hurdle couples face [18:36] Most people are embarrassed because they care about things they don’t want to care about. [23:44] Why she’s okay with divorce [26:41] Why people repeat their parent’s issues in really weird ways. [27:40] How lessons repeat until you learn them. [31:23] How do you continue to steer your life? [34:23] What promises would you make if you could promise anything? [36:26] Why people can’t tell the truth? [39:17] What ’s the upside of telling the truth? [41:01] As long as the truth is safe… we don’t need to agree, we need to “get” each other. [42:06] QUOTE: “The biggest thing I would like to change on earth is how much we lie.” [38:19]

01.22.2019
01.18.2019

5 Best Biohacks for Living Better & Longer | Ben Greenfield on Health Theory

Ben Greenfield is a biohacker, ironman triathlete and the CEO of Kion Supplements.  He’s also the New York Times bestselling author of “Beyond Training”. In this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, they talk about the best bio hacks for longevity, raising a family, and the importance of connection.   Check out our amazing sponsors! Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health ButcherBox:  Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOW NOTES Are we actually living longer than our ancestors? [01:14] The benefits of stressing your body [03:46] Simulating what the blue zones are doing right [05:58] Why antioxidants are bad for you, at the wrong time [11:20] The best exercise for longevity [14:21] Why fitness has become a new rite of passage [20:33] Ben’s new Everest [23:20] Why Ben is taking his kids on a vision quest [24:25] The real reason Ben doesn’t have strict rules at home [28:21] How to use plant medicines responsibly [33:39] How men can improve their sexual performance [39:01] The craziest “biohacker” thing Ben has ever done [41:56] Why you should be able to name your purpose succinctly [47:47] The one thing you should do to improve your health [51:24]   DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: Beyond Training by Ben Greenfield: https://amzn.to/2swwfvu Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay: https://amzn.to/2SZ7bJ8 The Multi-Orgasmic Man by Maltak Chia: https://amzn.to/2MfH12n Secrets of the Superhuman Food Pyramid by Ben Greenfield: https://amzn.to/2STZbJb   FOLLOW BEN GREENFIELD WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2yJvqR8 PODCAST: https://apple.co/1lYTUaI INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2O2gFkL FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2muYJTc

01.17.2019
01.16.2019

#105 Tim Sykes on How Transparency Wins the Day In Finance and In Life

This week’s guest on Impact Theory is Timothy Sykes: a penny stock trader who turned $12,000 of Bar Mitzvah money into $4.8 million and became a millionaire before graduating college. He’s also the author of American Hedge Fund (https://amzn.to/2VHRtUj). In this episode, he talks about his rules for success in investing, why education is so important and why he’s grateful for all of his losses.   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Audible. Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact     SHOW NOTES: Why Tim Sykes is so hardcore about education (he learned all he knows through the internet) [2:47] How he traded up with $12,000 of bar mitzvah money and became a millionaire before graduating college. [4:11] Why people are going to fail in trading - he was wiped out at first because he “didn’t know the rules of the game.” [6:31] How to learn the rules of the game [8:04] As he says, “The key to making millions is making small profits over and over again.” [9:19] The difference between the people who win vs. the people who don’t and why all his students are from the midwest (it’s boring) [10:49] Why you should study the Egyptians if you want to create an empire. [11:33] What personality has to do with success and the key patterns he uses. [14:31] Why he thinks it would suck to have a billion dollars (but a few million is okay) [16:37] His tips for travel and having an amazing transformation [20:45] Something that would surprise people about being rich [21:16] Why now is the most unique time in history and most people are wasting it [23:18] How he got through the big losses in his career and used this strategy to get back to where he was. [27:30] Why he’s grateful for all his losses and says that without them he wouldn’t be a complete person. [30:36] QUOTE: “The internet is the most amazing tool we’ve had in centuries probably since the printing press like 500 years ago.” [20:02]

01.15.2019
01.11.2019
01.10.2019

How to Improve Your Emotional Stability | Tom Bilyeu AMA

Tom answers questions from the community.   To get your question answered send an email to ama@impacttheory.com with the subject line “AMA question” Our sponsors: Butcher box - Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Fundrise - Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Skillshare - Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/ImpactTheory  Blinkist - Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days!   SHOWNOTES: Here’s how to get your needs met in a relationship and begin to choose your values [5:32] How to reward yourself for accomplishing your goals and how not to [8:02] The biggest drivers in Tom’s life [11:02] How to restrict rewards to enhance your motivation [13:01] What books and resources Tom recommends for learning meditation [15:36] How to choose business partners, effectively network, and what Tom thinks you should do if you want to partner with someone [23:59] Whether to talk about suicide or not when someone you love is depressed?  That is the question [30:32] How to meet new people who you want to be around + become the person you want to be [37:06] How creating and following a belief system can make your life better [40:41]   PEOPLE MENTIONED David Goggins https://bit.ly/2Fc7tJr [12:01] Wim Hof https://bit.ly/2TAwKQI  [9:27] Sam Harris [16:11] Mark Divine https://bit.ly/1OaDCL8 [16:49] Lisa Bilyeu https://bit.ly/2C7sotf [28:00] Peter Diamandis https://bit.ly/2pz8yAS [42:20] Tony Robbins [42:30]   BOOKS MENTIONED Waking up by Sam Harris https://amzn.to/2Cb4kFY [16:11] Tom’s Reading List https://bit.ly/2Fnb0F5 [38:56] Impact Theory Belief System https://bit.ly/2pZks77  [41:01] Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins https://amzn.to/2FffjRK  [42:40]

01.09.2019

#104 John Assaraf on How to Upgrade Your Mindset in 46 Minutes

Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/ImpactTheory  Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Blinkist. Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOW NOTES: Why he committed crimes as a youth and how he found a mentor [2:42] How one man changed John Assaraf’s life in one minute [3:39] The difference between being interested and committed [4:23] The power of forgiveness and family [9:38] Why John Assaraf believes in using “crap boards”, accomplishment boards, vision boards [12:36] The power of goal setting vs goal achievement & the difference between the law of attraction and the law of GOYA [16:02] The power of focusing on progress instead of perfection [17:14] The neurochemistry of goal achievement [20:31] Why people don’t do what they know they should, and what happens when they do [21:54] Your ‘story’ defines who you are… and why you need to change it [24:20] Why self-talk is so critical to your success, happiness and goal achievement [27:38] Why fear is a “go signal” for John Assaraf [28:55] Take 6 deep breaths to get the Einstein part of your brain engaged + control the lizard brain [31:14] Why we are biologically wired to hate change and you need to consciously create habits [38: 47] The three boards - vision board, accomplish board, crap board [40:39]   PEOPLE MENTIONED Maxwell Maltz [24:49]   BOOKS MENTIONED Psycho-Cybernetics https://amzn.to/2AyqxgW

01.08.2019
01.04.2019

Get Healthier In 2019 with These 7 Hacks | Health Theory

In this episode of Health Theory, Tom shares 7 hacks he’s learned from the world’s leading health experts.   Check out our amazing sponsors! Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health Athletic Greens: Go to Athleticgreens.com/healththeory for a FREE 20 count travel pack and blender bottle (Valued at $99) with any purchase. ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOW NOTES Hack #1: Go to bed [00:39] Hack #2: Eat more fat [07:44] Hack #3: Reset your diet [11:17] Hack #4: Test your gut [17:16] Hack #5: Focus on relationships [22:37] Hack #6: Try fasting [28:16] Hack #7: Meditate often [35:21]   Check out the full episodes of each guest: Rangan Chatterjee: https://youtu.be/tfR445ymujk Shawn Stevenson: https://youtu.be/4Mtw3vBQYOg Max Lugavere: https://youtu.be/qplhqCKj_wE Suzanne Ryan: https://youtu.be/JqyVSVGydn8 Dom D’Agostino: https://youtu.be/hu1mF8_QGJE Melissa Hartwig: https://youtu.be/Vi9qU_yPCAg Peter Attia: https://youtu.be/YY-_ux4ZXp4 Carl Lanore: https://youtu.be/BsZKgAxYzgA Naveen Jain: https://youtu.be/cKb7R5zFBpo Steven Gundry: https://youtu.be/q4KfKapvnuI Jimmy Moore: https://youtu.be/qxNWz0KpBok Molly Maloof: https://youtu.be/KpbJhR3nhSE Mind Pump: https://youtu.be/UgQR6DyTE_U Jason Prall: https://youtu.be/VvOu9nAdHdc FOLLOW TOM BILYEU YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/2iPFwc2 INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2s8adyO FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2EmhJhf PODCAST: https://apple.co/2jaPGE1

01.03.2019
01.02.2019

#103 Wim Hof on The One Trick That Makes You Immune To Illness

Wim Hof, also known as The Iceman, is the holder of over 26 world records. He has climbed the majority of Mt. Everest wearing nothing but shorts and shoes. He’s stayed immersed in ice for 1 hour, 13 minutes and 48 seconds. And while many have claimed that he is some kind of genetic freak, he is silencing critics everywhere by teaching regular people his unique breathing and cold exposure methods so that they too can enjoy the same powers as the Iceman himself. Find out how you can too in this episode of Impact Theory. Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/ImpactTheory  Blinkist. Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days!   A special offer for Impact Theory Listeners: from January 1st to January 7th 2019, Wim Hof is giving you a 35% discount on his Fundamentals course! Just go to https://www.wimhofmethod.com/elearning/fundamentals and use the discount code: impacttheory   SHOWNOTES: How Wim Hof triggers adaptation in his body so he can do crazy sh*t [2:45] How we lost our ability to adapt to stress from wearing clothes and living in our comfort zones [3:00] How to bring back the power of your mind [4:09] Wim Hof says we can control our bone marrow to defend against disease and inflammation [5:09] The breathing exercises that can control apoptosis, which resets your body back to its primordial state [6:06] How Wim Hof is able to maintain his skin temperature when exposed to ice water [7:17] How the Wim Hof method can make your DNA change itself through the telomeres [11:56] Does Wim feel pain when he is submerged in ice? (his answer will surprise you) [14:37] What Wim Hof visualizes when he is in the ice and what he does to overcome the stressors [16:11] You can tackle any emotional or physical stressor with your breath and the mind [18:36] Wim Hof’s scientific explanation for his ability to control his body [19:23] Why Wim says the method for addressing inflammation, endotoxins or mental health are essentially the same, “you’re just going into your body” [26:22] The meaning of life according to Wim Hof [27:23] Will a cold shower before bed make you sleep better? [29:59] Why Wim Hof’s twin brother is only now able to control his body and mind [32:00] We’re able to control inflammation (quote) [32:31] Wim Hof’s Definition of happiness and how to exercise it [32:57] Why Wim Hof plays guitar (and what it has to do with meditation) [33:24] How Wim Hof is able to teach regular people to do the Wim Hof method and they get the same results as him in only 4 days [35:47] The impact Wim Hof wants to have in the world [38:41] QUOTES: “That power is the same power we can learn to embrace and awaken in which we are able to tackle any stressor in the world - emotionally or physically, mentally - whatever you have, we are built to be able to get through and to learn and not to be afraid because we have the power of the mind.” [18:35] “Just be happy strong and healthy and the rest is bullsh*t.” [27:39] “Suddenly it makes sense that love is the greatest power of the universe.” [36:55]

01.01.2019
12.28.2018
12.21.2018

What Holds People Back | Tom Bilyeu AMA

Tom answers questions from the community. Our Sponsors: Fundrise:  Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Blinkist: Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! Skillshare:  Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON You can submit your questions in advance to ama@impacttheory.com, with the subject line “AMA Question”. PEOPLE MENTIONED Maxwell Maltz [3:35] Joe Dispenza https://bit.ly/2ymJ40W  [3:39] Ed Mylett https://bit.ly/2CkGwAC  [3:45] David Meltzer https://bit.ly/2Lrchux  [24:42] Ben Greenfield [32:47] Hal Elrod [39:49] Simon Sinek https://bit.ly/2GvpHae  [43:20] Mother Teresa [49:44]   BOOKS MENTIONED New Psycho-cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz https://amzn.to/2S7BQ6D [3:33] You Are the Placebo by Joe Dispenza https://amzn.to/2R4CSmp [3:41] QUESTION TOPICS What holds people back from going all in [3:14] Why you need to be clear about your strategy in business and make sure you have a system for sustainability. [9:06] How Tom would split his time learning if he was 25 [14:07] How to bridge the gap between family and business and become “the decision maker” [16:30] What to do when you’re in debt [21:50] How to approach the mental health of family members with some tips for parenting [30:34] How to leverage your identity or a process to become the person you want to be [36:48] The difference between finding your why, building your passion, and choosing your mission [43:06]

12.19.2018

#102 Robert Greene on How to Master Your Dark Side

Robert Greene has written five international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law and Mastery; which is on Tom’s very short list of books you must read. With his most recent book, The Laws of Human Nature, Greene explores the deeper aspects of our behaviors and how to decode them. Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Blinkist. Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON SHOWNOTES Why Robert Greene has a negative bias about human nature [3:00] The primitive forces that are driving us and why we’re all comparing each other to each other [6:07] Why Robert Greene writes from a place of anger and what he’s trying to solve with Human Nature [7:49] Why we can’t break the patterns of our nature (and what to do about it) [10:18] Why Robert Greene is a believer in baby steps and he thinks you should always examine yourself [13:10] The truth about becoming more self aware [15:54] Milton Erickson and the origin of hypnotherapy and NLP [19:22] How you’re constantly emitting subconscious signals about your true intentions [24:00] The story about Robert Green’s stroke and confronting death [24:30] How to reset the mind when you’re facing formidable obstacles [28:17] The Chekhov story [30:07] Why you should love life and accept that things are what they are [34:15] Robert Greene’s 50 cent story [36:49] Why Robert Greene says you don’t want to face death and look back on your life to think that you’ve done nothing worthwhile [40:08] What Robert Greene wants to happen when you read his book, “The Laws of Human Nature” and why you need to stop taking things so personally [43:23] PEOPLE MENTIONED 50 Cent [36:49] Anton Chekhov [30:07] Friedrich Nietzsche [34:15] Milton Erickson [19:22] BOOKS MENTIONED The 48 Laws of Power [1:14] The 50th Law [36:44] Laws of Human Nature [2:56] QUOTES: “I think we consider ourselves human, obviously we’re human beings, but I don’t buy that definition. I think that we’re actually animals, that we have an animal nature and we have to become human. And we become human by overcoming some of these deep-rooted animal forces within us.”

12.18.2018
12.14.2018

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Keto | Ken Berry on Health Theory

Dr. Ken Berry, family physician and author of Lies My Doctor Told Me, joins Tom to discuss his evolution from whole grain fanatic to carnivore.   Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at www.thrivemarket.com/health   Whole 30: Order the cookbook here: https://www.amazon.com/Whole30-Cookbook-Delicious-Totally-Compliant/dp/0544854411   ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at www.butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOW NOTES: Why you must lead by example [01:21] How to avoid nutrition dogma [03:59] How the Standard American Diet came to fruition [05:08] The importance of experimenting on yourself [07:05] Why drinking milk is problematic [12:10] Why eating wheat is problematic [15:02] Are veterinarians ahead of doctors?[18:26] How nutritional research allows for bias [19:14] The biomarkers you need to track [21:58] Why elevated blood sugar is a huge problem [25:26] How to use exercise to mitigate your blood sugar response [30:23] The myth about vitamin D in breastmilk [31:44] Does sun exposure actually cause skin cancer? [33:53] Why doctors are more likely to diagnose serious diseases [35:15] Why low cholesterol is a problem [36:10] The efficacy of the carnivore diet [37:10] The only cholesterol numbers you should care about [40:18] Why you shouldn’t be scared of eating salt [42:48] What is the carnivore diet doing to your microbiome? [45:13] The one thing Ken recommends to improve your health [46:47] DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: Lies My Doctor Told Me by Ken Berry: https://amzn.to/2UFkIH9 The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss: https://amzn.to/2QNsH5P   FOLLOW KEN BERRY: YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/2EqW3kF INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2ruxg6O WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2GawTZ1

12.13.2018

Balancing Self Care and Success | Tom Bilyeu AMA

Tom answers questions from the community. This episode of AMA is brought to you by: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Blinkist. Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! Subscribe to our Channel: http://bit.ly/2HP4F3h You can submit your questions in advance to ama@impacttheory.com, with the subject line “AMA Question”.   PEOPLE MENTIONED Mel Robbins https://bit.ly/2kdfVfD [17:45] Will Smith [16:31] Jay Z [16:35] Jordan Peterson [16:39] Sheryl Sandberg [17:35]   BOOKS MENTIONED Mindset https://amzn.to/2UFkxvx [11:30] Principles https://amzn.to/2QuR0pX [15:36]   QUESTION TOPICS: The secret to managing work ethic, mental health, self care and success [3:38] Tom’s top 5 interviews from Impact Theory (Rama, Goggins, Kwik, Shetty, KFL) [8:52] When (and why) Tom started wearing glasses [10:54] Advice Tom would give himself at 20 years old  [11:30] How often Tom calibrates the business to make sure everyone’s selfish desires are met [14:28] The book that’s had more effect on me than anything [15:36] (principles) Tom talks about the celebrities he would like to interview and why (Will Smith, Jay Z, Jordan Peterson) 17:45 Mel Robbins What to do when you’re not excited by anything and you feel low levels of motivation [17:54] How to balance gratitude with the hunger for needing more (do you need to feed ambition?) [26:29] The story behind calling this company Impact Theory [33:25] Why Tom started Health Theory and how Impact Theory began [34:39] The biggest bottlenecks and impediments to growth in [39:13]

12.12.2018

#101 David Goggins on How to Become A Savage & Live On Your Own Terms

David Goggins has earned himself the reputation of “toughest man alive” and it’s a reputation well deserved. He is the former world record holder for the most pull-ups done in 24 hours. He once ran 205 miles in 39 hours without stopping. And he’s completed more than 60 ultra-endurance events in his career. He started all this after telling himself that he was the weakest man alive. Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact Blinkist. Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! ButcherBox. Use the discount code: “IMPACT” at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON    SHOWNOTES How Goggins armor plated his mind and why he titled his book “Can’t Hurt Me” [3:23] Emotional beings are living at about 40% of their ability - survival mechanism that protects you from pain and suffering [4:20] Why your mind has a tactical advantage over you (pushes you towards comfort) [5:10] Where Goggins’ 40% rule kicks in [6:50] Why you have to face the real you if you want to change and how Goggins uses an accountability mirror to gut-check himself [8:08] Why you need to tell people the truth about who you are if you ever want to change [18:43] How Goggins stopped feeling sorry for himself [19:47] Why people don’t start the journey of becoming who they’re capable of becoming (Hint: most people are content to pose as someone else) [24:41] The super-hardcore way Goggins deals with a learning disability (you can apply this philosophy to literally anything and you’ll wind up more successful than you ever dreamed) [23:54] Why Goggins says everybody is searching for the easy way out and how to make sure you’re not like that [26:14] Tom’s drug of choice (Goggins likes it too) [32:10] How to find your passion in what Goggins calls “the bag of f*ck” and use your insecurities to transform yourself [36:50] How Goggins measures the success of his life [38:16] Why you have to dive into a sack of sh*t to find more about yourself [40:18] This is the most important conversation you’ll ever have in your life [41:37] The impact Goggins wants to have in the world. [47:29]   QUOTES: “When you care more about how someone’s judging you - you’re gonna stay right there. There’s no forward momentum.” [23:08] “You gain knowledge through suffering. And on the other end of suffering is a world that very few have ever seen - it’s a beautiful world because that’s where you find yourself.” [28:16] “Mediocrity is contagious.” [29:18] “I viewed myself as the weakest person on the planet earth - my goal in life was to in my mind believe I’m the hardest man alive.” [35:00] “Life is one big head game and once you learn how to play the motherfucking head game, it’s not a game anymore at all. You can start living your life.” [48:06]

12.11.2018
12.07.2018

If You’re Not Fulfilled By Your Work, Listen to This | Tom Bilyeu AMA

Tom answers questions from the community.   This episode of AMA is brought to you by skillshare.  To get 2 months of unlimited access for just 99 cents click here www.skillshare.com/impact   www.butcherbox.com   Subscribe to our Channel: http://bit.ly/2HP4F3h   You can submit your questions in advance to ama@impacttheory.com, with the subject line “AMA   BOOKS MENTIONED The Moral Animal [31:09]   PEOPLE MENTIONED Wim Hof [34:56]   QUESTION TOPICS   What to do if you’re not fulfilled by your work [3:09]   How to find leverage in poverty and become great (be careful with this)  [7:39]   What to do if you want to scale your business (and what to be aware of)[9:35]   The attitude that helped Tom and his partners scale Quest fast [11:03]   What to do if you’re failing in life (Listen to Tom’s philosophy on “bright lines”)  [13:10]   Where you need to go if you’re feeling depressed [17:47]   What to do if you’re not excited about anything [22:40]   How to know if you’re making excuses to yourself [27:56]   How to stop being selfish and leverage your neurochemistry to get what you want in life.  [31:09]   “To me, life is about saying who do I want to become, what would that person act like and then act like that person.”  [32:41]   “I’m all about learning to understand how to create your emotions and not just being a slave to them.” [34:01]   What to do if you’re making less money than your friends [35:50]

12.05.2018

#100 Kai Fu Lee on How to Live Without Regret

Kai-Fu Lee is a venture capitalist, technology executive, writer, and an artificial intelligence expert. He’s invested in 15 unicorn startups, with 5 startups focused in AI. He’s also one of the most respected educators of entrepreneurs in the world.   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact Four Sigmatic: Visit foursigmatic.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order Audible; Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact ButcherBox. Use the discount code: “IMPACT” at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON   SHOWNOTES Kai-Fu Lee talks about the pressure to excel in Chinese culture [2:30] Why Kai-Fu Lee won’t enforce the typical Chinese notion of hard work with his own kids [3:29] How coming to America was more important than anything else for helping Kai-Fu Lee find his passion [4:38] What facing cancer taught Kai-Fu Lee and why hard work is not the meaning of life [7:21] The 9-9-6 “balance” that Chinese companies used to attract top employees [8:05] What Kai-Fu Lee says he was a good “optimizer” but never put his family first [9:38] Kai-Fu Lee talks about what accomplishment feels like and how his employees called him Iron Man [11:13] Why Kai-Fu Lee started to regret working so hard [12:25] The big wake up call Kai-Fu Lee received from a Taiwanese monk and how it forced him to change his purpose in life [13:51] Why Kai-Fu Lee now puts family first instead of work [16:48] How to overcome the inevitable disruption that AI will bring to the world [19:31] The 2 buckets of jobs that AI won’t be able to do and how they will become more valuable for humans [21:00] How to combine your passion with AI [23:14] Why you need to do something you love if you want to become amazing [25:49] How Kai-Fu Lee approaches learning [26:40] Why we need to believe we have a soul [27:45] How we’ve been brainwashed to think the meaning of our life is our work (and what we need to do instead) [31:50] BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: AI Superpowers https://amzn.to/2P6L5S7 [2:04] Neon Future https://comics.impacttheory.com/ [19:52] Top 5 Regrets of the Dying https://amzn.to/2P7SeSi [13:21] PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Malcolm Gladwell [26:39] Bronnie Ware [13:21] Master Hsing Yun [13:55]  

12.04.2018
11.30.2018

Why There's So Much Sugar In Our Foods | JJ Virgin on Health Theory

This episode is sponsored by ButcherBox! Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert and four-time New York Times best-selling author, J.J. Virgin, sits with Tom to discuss the real impact of sugar and how your mindset can create miracles.   Check out our amazing sponsors!   Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health   Whole 30: Order the NEW cookbook here: https://www.amazon.com/Whole30-Cookbook-Delicious-Totally-Compliant/dp/0544854411   ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "IMPACT" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON! SHOW NOTES Taking over a town with Dr. Phil to teach nutrition [1:07] Making “fast food” healthier for teens [3:08] Watching out for sneaky sugars [4:51] Why it’s so hard to let go of sugar [7:23] How to effectively get sugar out of your diet [9:11] J.J. Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet process [13:04] Feeling worthy enough to make changes to your diet [14:11] Who you want to be and how to get there [15:34] J.J.’s son’s traumatic accident and leading with belief [18:41] Creating your own luck [23:23] Controlling your environment by your mindset [27:42] Finding what the next step is [32:12] Choosing not to be the victim [34:11] How to forgive yourself [38:10] Reframing how you look at and feel fear [39:55] Decide that you’re worth it and hack your habits [41:32] DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: The Virgin Diet by JJ Virgin: https://amzn.to/2PYupBE The Sugar Impact Diet by JJ Virgin: https://amzn.to/2Q46aCf Miracle Mindset by JJ Virgin: https://amzn.to/2P5djNj FOLLOW JJ VIRGIN WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2PYEb6Z INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2AsIzAx FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2DPIVEK TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2FKY24S

11.29.2018
11.28.2018

#99 Nia Jax on How You Become Powerful

This week’s guest is Nia Jax, the former undisputed WWE raw women’s champion, a plus-sized model, and an inspiration to women everywhere. In this episode, Nia wrestles with complex issues like how to build confidence, find your unique voice, and get really f*cking strong; both physically and emotionally.   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact Audible; Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact ButcherBox. Use the discount code: “IMPACT” at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON The Jordan Harbinger Show: visit jordanharbinger.com/subscribe to start enjoying the show today!   SHOW NOTES: What it means to be yourself and not like anyone else [2:35] Nia talks about the qualities that make someone beautiful [3:32] Why you need to be passionate about what you do (and how it allows her to push through 300 days of travel per year) [5:20] What it was like being bullied and how she coped with it by staying positive [6:22] Nia lets us inside her head as she explains the narrative she used to overcome the bullying she faced as a kid [8:20] How she got out of an abusive relationship [11:35] What she learned from her mom about having an amazing work ethic [15:05] How she finds the good in everyone (even people who aren’t always nice) [17:08] How she deals with internet trolls [18:18] How she turned her vulnerability into a strength by posting a surprising Instagram photo [19:09] What she says it’s important for all women and all young girls to know their strength [23:20] Why Nia says it should be normal for all of us to see different kinds of people doing different things [24:25] If you don’t like something about yourself, this is how to change it [27:06] Nia talks about what motivated her to get into WWE wrestling [28:36] What would surprise you about getting physically strong [28:57] Why Nia says you need to stop looking to the outside for confidence [30:26] If you’re battling with depression or you’re afraid of rejection, do this [32:52] The impact Nia wants to have on the world [34:26] QUOTES: “I like to find the beauty in everybody, regardless of what they look like.” [3:20] “I never thought anybody would deliberately try to hurt somebody if they were in a good place with themselves.” [18:18] “Give the woman a chance to do it. because she can do it and she can kill it. It’s very important for important for all women and all young girls to know their power and know their strength.” [23:40] PEOPLE MENTIONED: Serena Williams [25:18] Venus Williams [26:08]

11.27.2018
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11.14.2018

#98 Yuval Noah Harari on The 2 Most Important Skills For the Rest Of Your Life

Yuval Noah Harari is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold over 12 million copies and translated into more than 45 languages. He’s often referred to as one of the most profound thinkers of our time. And in this episode you will see why…   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by: Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at skillshare.com/impact Four Sigmatic: Visit foursigmatic.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order Audible; Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact ButcherBox. Use the discount code: “IMPACT” at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON The Jordan Harbinger Show: visit jordanharbinger.com/subscribe to start enjoying the show today!   SHOWNOTES How we can hack humans and manipulate their desires [3:26] How algorithms will learn to understand you better than you understand yourself (and why you could be replaced by one) [5:03] Why corporations will even be able to predict your sexual orientation… [8:50] The reality of outsourcing the self-discovery process… [12:27] How algorithms will change the way we make art… [15:49] Can AI save us from cancer? (See how it’s possible, but decide for yourself if it's dangerous)... [18:10] The battle between privacy and health... [19:29] How to take control of the story you tell yourself and why you need to stop thinking of your life as a movie… [21:09] Why we’re heading into the direction of immortality and the future is just a series of massive disruptions [28:44] Why you need to continuously reinvent yourself if you want to survive to 2035. [30:01] The two most important tools you will need to succeed in the world of AI (and they’re not what you think). [32:05] Why Yuval believes that science fiction is the most important artistic genre… [34:25] See what Yuval has to say about the world’s 3 biggest challenges… [37:29] QUOTES “We Are Now Hackable Animals” “When infotech merges with biotech what you get is the ability to create algorithms that understand me better than I understand myself.” [5:20] “Maybe the most important thing in life is to get to know yourself better. But for all of history this was a process of self-exploration which you did from things like meditation, sports, or art, and complementation. But what does it mean when the process of self-exploration is being outsourced to a big data algorithm? The philosophical implications are mind-boggling.” [12:34] “The story of your life is made of bits and pieces and it only makes sense" [23:50]   BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Sapiens - https://amzn.to/2Djc2jb [00:46] 21 Lessons for the 21st Century - https://amzn.to/2T2Zkuq [2:00] Neon Future - http://comics.impacttheory.com [6:52] Brave New World - https://amzn.to/2RQOMNw [35:50] PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Bill Gates - https://twitter.com/BillGates [1:00] Richard Branson - https://twitter.com/richardbranson [1:00] Barack Obama - https://twitter.com/BarackObama [1:00] Mark Zuckerberg - https://twitter.com/finkd [1:00] Aldous Huxley - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldous_Huxley [35:55]

11.13.2018
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