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124: Throw Yourself Into The Fire

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Creating moments is all about pushing yourself over that ledge into that uncomfortable zone. This past weekend, I was out in LA taking a workshop with my friends Quddus and Carmina (Camera Ready) about being in front of and behind a camera, interviewing, speaking on stage. I did this because I want to get better at my craft. I started this podcast as a way to push myself out of my comfort zone. One of my biggest fears is talking

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122: A Secret Weapon for Reading Books

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I’ve finished more books in the last month than I have in two years. Today I’m sharing a new discovery with you. I’ve never been much of a reader, but I love learning more and educating myself and feeding my brain. So I’ve found a secret to help me read books quickly. Listen in to hear the three tools that have been helping me read more books in the last month than I have in two years. I also want

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119: 7 Tips on Making Friends in New Cities

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Your relationships and your network are huge key components of success. Today I’m talking about a question that was recently asked by previous podcast guest Andy Murphy, who teaches neurlinguistic programming for peak performance, in my Nion Life community on Facebook. How do you make friends when you arrive in a new place? Creating a community in a new city and meeting people can be a challenge, but I’ve got seven tips to help you get started. Having a global

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114 Luam: How To Transition From Corporate Life to Working Artist

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Use everything you know to do what you love. Use it all. Today I’m talking to celebrity choreographer and creative director Luam. She works on events, concerts, music videos, galas, and more with celebrities like Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Janelle Monae, and Kelly Rowland. The list goes on and on. I love Luam’s story of transitioning from a life in corporate America to a full time dance career and artist’s way of life, and then taking it even further with her

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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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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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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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92 Donna Karan: Creating a Career in Fashion

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“I wanted to sing like Barbra Streisand and dance like Martha Graham.“ I’ve got a really exciting and special guest for you guys today. Donna Karan is an icon in the fashion industry, and the creator of her companies Donna Karan and DKNY, which are two of the largest fashion brands in the world. Her latest project, Urban Zen, is a fashion brand that embodies holistic living and also has a philanthropic side. Donna graduated from Parsons School of Design,

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90 Cal Fussman: The Art of Interviewing Part 2

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Photography is such a great thing, to be able to capture the moment and have it live past the actual moment. Today on the show you’ll hear part two of my interview with Cal Fussman. Cal is an expert interviewer and the writer of a great series in Esquire called What I Learned. He’s an all around great guy and is just fascinating to talk to. This half of the interview is definitely a little different, as Cal flips the

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89 Cal Fussman: The Art of Interviewing Part 1

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You can palm the basketball, that doesn’t mean you’re going to be a great basketball player – you’re gonna have to work at it. I was lucky enough to hear today’s guest Cal Fussman speak about the art of the interview on the Summit at Sea boat. Cal is an amazing storyteller, interviewer, and speaker. Having interviewed people like Jimmy Carter, Ted Kennedy, Richard Branson, Robert DeNiro, George Clooney, Muhammad Ali, and so many more, he has some amazing stories to

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