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111 Sarah Jones: The Creative Process On Writing A One Woman Play

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I lucked out into loving what I did enough that I was willing to deal with the scrappy moments. Today I’m talking to Sarah Jones, an extremely talented actress. Sarah has been on Broadway in a one woman play with over 20 characters, for which she won a Tony award. She has also won an Obie Award and given three Ted Talks. I love that Sarah creates her characters from a place of love and learning – they aren’t superficial,

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110 Twelve Things I Learned in 2016

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That’s what creating your moments is all about – taking a proactive approach to life. Welcome to the first episode of 2017! What a year it has been – there have been a lot of amazing moments, but I have also been put through the ringer, just like a lot of people I’ve talked to. I think it’s super important to acknowledge the things I’ve learned this year so that I can take action with them. I’ve learned a lot

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109 Matt Gallant: 5 Mind and Body Hacks

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Anything that could get me stronger, faster, smarter, more creative, I’m into it. Today I’m talking to my friend Matt Gallant, who is a poker champion, ex-rock guitarist, has a degree in kinesiology, and is the CEO of BiOptimizers. I really wanted to share with you some of Matt’s tricks for mind and body hacking. I’ve gotten really into this kind of stuff, how to optimize your sleep, water technology, neuro-feedback, light, nootropics. I’m all about hacking the mind and

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108 Showing Appreciation To Those That Help You

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People love to be appreciated. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about showing appreciation and gratitude to those that help you. It’s not something that I have always been great at, but it’s something that my girlfriend Stacy does really well, and she has inspired me to think about it and work a little harder to show more gratitude to those around me that have helped me. I think doing this can make a big difference in business and in

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107 Alex Lacamoire: What It Takes To Direct The Music For Hamilton

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Without a doubt music is what I’ve always wanted to do, music is what I feel like I was born to do, it’s what I feel like I do best, it fills me, fulfills me, it fuels me. I’m super excited about today’s guest, Alex Lacamoire. My girlfriend Stacy London and I have been on the Hamilton journey for a while now. I’m not really a Broadway person, but if you haven’t heard this musical, it’s time to take a

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106 Jon Levy: 4 Ingredients to Create a Successful Adventure

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The scope of your life, the size of it, is in direct proportion to how uncomfortable you’re willing to be. Today on the show I’m talking to returning guest Jon Levy, who has just come out with a book about the science of adventure. Last time Jon was on the show we talked about his influencer dinners, and how to bring people together. This time, we’re talking about something completely different: the science of adventure. Being an adventurer myself, I

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105 Does Social Media Kill Creativity?

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“Social media is a time thief of anyone who wants creative greatness.” Today on the show I’m talking about something that has been on my mind: Is social media killing your creative success? Lately I have found myself getting sucked down the creativity death trap that is social media – Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram – all of it. I get so much less done because of these internet rabbit holes! Not only does social media kill my creativity because it

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104 Mark Van Der Heijden: How to Travel the World Using Your Talent

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I had no idea how it would evolve, I just went all in and I had no expectations, and I think that’s the best way to do it. In this week’s Nion highlight, I want to introduce you to a friend of mine that I met in Antarctica last year, Mark Van Der Heijden. When we met in Antarctica, Mark was doing a really cool project called The Backpacker Intern. For two years, Mark traveled around the world trading his

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103 Gareb Shamus: How To Connect People With Art

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My work is in this what’s called connectivism, it’s all about this intersection of art and networking. Today I want to introduce you to Gareb Shamus. Gareb is currently an artist but is also the creator of Wizard World Comic Con. He has since stepped away from the publishing and event business to focus on his art. But he carried his amazing business sense from his previous career over into his art career, which has really helped his art business

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102 Letting Go

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It takes hard work to let things go but I think when we do, we’re a lot better off. Today I’m talking about something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately: letting go. I hate having anger or resentment on my plate, and I’ve been thinking about why that is. I love to feel free, to be present without negative thoughts weighing me down or holding me captive. When I hold onto things, it eats me up and keeps me

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