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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

Impact Theory

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.
Tony Robbins Teaches You How to BREAK Your Negative Thinking and CHANGE Your Life For GOOD
Check out our sponsors: ButcherBox: Sign up at ButcherBox.com/impact Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Ombre Lab: To get $30 off -- go to: tryombre.com/Impact “I think anybody that gets wired to grow and give is gonna have a really fulfilling life. It doesn't matter what you choose to do, you're going to be alive, because you're going to make progress.” - Tony Robbins To say that Anthony Robbins is a legend is to say nothing at all. Beyond being a #1 New York Times bestselling author, Tony is also a founder, partner, or early investor in 100+ privately held businesses with combined sales exceeding $7 billion annually. He’s been honored by Accenture as one of the top fifty business intellectuals in the world, having consulted and coached some of the world’s greatest athletes, entertainers, Fortune 500 CEOs, and four US presidents. Finally, through his philanthropy and partnership with Feeding America, he has provided more than 800 million meals and is on track to provide 1 billion meals by 2025. And it isn’t only his impressive list of credentials that made me so excited to have him as a guest on Impact Theory. Tony’s books, talks, and live events have also had a profound impact on me, both personally and professionally. Our conversation ranged far and wide, covering everything from the secrets to true fulfillment in life to his deep research into the cutting edge of regenerative medicine. If you (like me) feel excited after what Tony shared in this episode, I encourage you to check out Tony’s new book, Life Force: How New Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine Can Transform the Quality of Your Life & Those You Love: https://amzn.to/3qrXhDa SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 02:14 | What Drives Tony to Write Deeply About Big Issues 10:13 | Where is the Cutting Edge of Medicine in 2022? 16:56 | How Tony Made a Huge Impact Despite the Pandemic 21:09 | How to Deal With Weak Links in an Organization 24:14 | On Destroying Limitations and Learning to Embrace Risk 27:48 | The Foundations of a Culture of Weakness (And How to Overcome It) 36:11 | The Most Important Pillar of Lasting Change 43:37 | How Tony Continually Embraces Change 48:15 | Tony’s Ultimate Breakthrough 2022 Challenge 54:36 | What Drives Tony to Learn Deeply QUOTES: “Progress equals happiness. If you keep growing, you're going to feel alive. And if you keep growing, you're going to have more to give. And when you're growing and giving is when life is magnificent.” [25:45] “People need a new perspective. And you can't do it by just sitting and thinking - you’ve got to move your body, you’ve got to change your energy and your focus, because [with a] low level of energy, I don't give a damn how smart you are - you're not going to use all of your ability.” [34:57] “The one common denominator [of] people that are successful over a lifetime is the sustained hunger. Hunger is the number one factor.” [46:04] “I think anybody that gets wired to grow and give is gonna have a really fulfilling life. It doesn't matter what you choose to do, you're going to be alive, because you're going to make progress.” [47:24] “You’ve got to understand, anyone can learn anything if you can just break it down to its simple core.” [56:21] Follow Tony Robbins: Website: https://www.tonyrobbins.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TonyRobbins Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TonyRobbins Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TonyRobbins Order your copy of Life Force here: https://amzn.to/3qrXhDa Sign up for Tony’s Ultimate Breakthrough 2022 Challenge: https://breakthrough2022.com
Yesterday
57 mins
Build MUSCLE, Live LONGER and Stay FIT with these Muscle Building TIPS | Gabrielle Lyon
Check out our sponsors: BLUblox: Go to blublox.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order or use discount code ImpactTheory at checkout. Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! TextExpander: Go to textexpander.com/podcast and get 20% off your first year What does living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life mean to you? How can you achieve that goal and does achieving that goal start the same for everyone? Per usual there is an abundance of information out that can be highly contradictory to each other and there is also a lot of narrative and research even showing results that are based on ulterior motives. Is it better to follow the research that says go vegetarian because animal proteins are not good for humans? Could it be better to stick with data that supports high quality proteins from an animal based diet? Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is joining Tom for another informative conversation about how transparent conversations, research and data need to be shared to better inform people about the best ways to protect muscle and thus achieve longer, healthier, more fulfilling high-quality lives. Being focused on strength and the functionality of muscles and what is required to maintain and build healthy muscle is a must for anyone thinking about longevity. SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction to Gabrielle Union 2:44 | Burning Muscle for Fuel 9:58 | Essential Amino Acids 11:55 | Why It’s Hard To Build Muscle 14:21 | Nurturing Efficient Muscle Growth 19:05 | Debunking Longevity & Low Protein 23:58 | Skeletal Muscle Principles 101 29:24 | Harmful Anti-Animal Dogma 32:58 | The Metabolic Disease Connection 34:19 | Define Longevity & Quality of Life 38:07 | Start Training to Stress the Body QUOTES: “You're existing in this incredibly delicate balance between what you eat, your insulin response to what you eat, and the muscle that you carry, and how much you use it.” Tom Bilyeu [2:44] “The body thrives under activity, and whether you take a human, whether you take an animal, if you essentially domesticate them, and they are not training, they will lose muscle.” [6:50] “You have to be very careful about how you want to age and this concept of longevity.” [23:16] “Muscle is necessary, but not sufficient. You have to both have muscle and a diet that isn't overwhelming your system.” Tom Bilyeu [27:29] “Our expectation is now to lower the quality of evidence to be able to say, well, no plant and animal protein are the same. No, they're not!” [31:01] “Skeletal muscle is an organ system, just like the thyroid. It should be tested and treated as such.” [40:50] Follow Gabrielle Lyon: Website: https://drgabriellelyon.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWPQJeWz4pvccA3lIoZ7j1Q Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drgabriellelyon/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/doctorgabriellelyon/
6d ago
41 mins
This Is Why CHASING Money Is NEVER The Answer To Your PROBLEMS
Check out our sponsors: BLUblox: Go to blublox.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order or use discount code ImpactTheory at checkout. Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Novo: banknovo.com/IMPACT InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you’ve probably heard about the years I spent chasing money - and how it left me emotionally bankrupt. Don’t get me wrong - money is a powerful force. It gives you the ability to close your eyes, imagine something that you want to create, and then open your eyes and actually be able to go out there and do it. However, I’ve also found that people have wildly different opinions on money, how we should relate to it, and how it affects our levels of happiness and fulfillment. But what do people who have really mastered the game of money have to say about it? What constitutes a wealthy life? How should we define success? How do we create and monetize long-term value for those we serve? Todays’ episode of Impact Theory answers those questions, and many more. I’ve assembled some of my favorite moments from past guest interviews, all revolving around our relationships with money and financial success. What was your #1 takeaway from the episode? Let me know in the comments below! 👇 SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Ken Honda on shifting your focus around wealth 09:01 | David Rubenstein on children of wealthy families 17:54 | Ramit Sethi on rewriting your invisible scripts around money 28:10 | Tilman Fertitta on forging your own path in business 37:05 | Yancey Strickler on new ways of measuring value QUOTES: “I think wealth is an attitude. If you feel like you're so happy, and so content with what you have, you are already wealthy. But if you have to struggle every day, and you cannot find happiness, either in your business or in your personal life, I think you're not wealthy, even if you have billions in your bank account.” - Ken Honda [05:38] “Raising children is a complicated thing. If you mess up raising your children, nothing else in life really matters. Your ultimate legacy is not a building named after you, or a scholarship named after you - it's your children” - David Rubenstein [13:50] “It's not impossible to make money - there's actually a lot of people making money. It's not impossible to get ahead, pay off debt, even invest and grow - there's a lot of people doing it. But if you're surrounded by people who constantly complain about how difficult it is, and it's impossible, guess what? You're going to absorb those invisible scripts.” - Ramit Sethi [19:43] “You've got to know your God given gifts, and everybody has it. Everybody in this room has it right here. So do what you know was your God given gift and find a way to use that as your path.” - Tilman Fertitta [33:18] “My assumption was always that financial value is simply the first value we've learned to rationally express - that financial value is a proxy for goodness that is mathematical and that is tradable and that is universal - and that that process can be repeated for other values” - Yancey Strickler [44:48] FOLLOW KEN HONDA: WEBSITE: https://kenhonda.com FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/33gYfss INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/3FbTBJw TWITTER: https://bit.ly/3tc0IQ4 FOLLOW DAVID RUBENSTEIN: WEBSITE: https://www.davidrubenstein.com TWITTER: https://bit.ly/3Gbdnq9 FOLLOW RAMIT SETHI: WEBSITE: https://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/3Fe2RNk INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/3Gd7GrJ TWITTER: https://bit.ly/3zIChux FOLLOW TILMAN FERTITTA WEBSITE: https://www.tilmanfertitta.com FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/3qZ5SvT INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/3GbWDyW TWITTER: https://bit.ly/3tbzTeA FOLLOW YANCEY STRICKLER: WEBSITE: https://www.ystrickler.com INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/3f6xRnZ TWITTER: https://bit.ly/3td2uQS
11-01-2022
43 mins
The TRUTH About Why Our Boys Are STRUGGLING & And How We Can Fix It | Warren Farrell
Check out our sponsors: BLUblox: Go to blublox.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order or use discount code ImpactTheory at checkout. Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact Try it FREE for 7 days and save 25% off your new subscription. Skillshare: Explore your creativity at skillshare.com/impacttheory for a 1 month FREE trial of Premium Membership. We are living through interesting times where gender roles are an ongoing heated discussion. Tempers and passion flare from all sides, but what we cannot ignore is the damage being done to both boys and girls. There have been intense movements that even though they are noble they have caused damage along the way socially in the psyche of young boys and girls. If you follow Tom you’ve heard him say time and time again, we are all having a biological experience. What does this biological experience become when society and doctrine contradict and suppress the nature of our biological experiences? Dr. Warren Farrell joins Tom to discuss his latest book, The Boy Crisis, Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It. The resolution as Dr. Warren states begins with understanding different sides of the argument. Learning how to steel man the opposing sides' argument will help create a foundation where the real problem, lack of father involvement and fatherless homes, can be addressed for the sake of our boys (and girls). “The boy crisis resides where dads do not reside.” -Dr. Warren Farrell Whether you are a father, mother, teacher, leader or fatherless child yourself, this conversation is not to be ignored and forgotten. Check out Warren Farrell’s new book, The Boy Crisis: https://amzn.to/3JMfjHR SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction to Warren Farrel 1:25 | Hear Opposing Perspectives 9:04 | Steel Man Arguments 22:47 | Disposability of Men 28:55 | Missing Fathers & The Boy Crisis 31:27 | Checks & Balances Parenting 45:11 | Catch 22 of Work & Family 49:17 | Be Your Partner’s Hero 56:02 | Falling In Love With Superman 59:29 | Learned Gender Roles 1:10:39 | The Myth of Male Power 1:23:08 | Lack of Father Involvement QUOTES: “Knowing how to listen to different perspectives is more important than the rightness or the wrongness of your perspective.” [2:30] “Whenever someone is angry, that angry anger is almost always vulnerability’s mask…” [3:37] “The boy crisis resides where dads do not reside.” [29:05] “The children that do the best are the ones that have an involved biological mom and dad.” [32:32] “One of the biggest mistakes that CEO types make is using their skill sets as a CEO to solve their wife's problem…” [48:21] “The way to protect her is by hearing her through and hearing her out. That is the solution. So you have to reformulate the method you use to protect.” [51:20] “I become her hero by helping her become her own hero.” [53:43] “The second they start realizing that you will provide complete safety for their perspective, there's no reason to shout, there's no reason to exaggerate. There's no reason to lie.” [58:24] “We have this natural instinct to protect women and therefore create freedoms for them, and to not want men to complain, without looking at them with disgust, or with at least pity.” [1:06:51] “The new future man is one who can respect himself if he's a natural warrier on the battlefield, [...], but also can respect yourself and know that you're needed by your family, to be more involved with your family on an everyday level.” [1:29:14] Follow Warren Farrell: Website: https://warrenfarrell.com/ Email: warren@warrenfarrell.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/drwarrenfarrell
06-01-2022
1 hr 31 mins
Quit Procrastinating, Manage Your TIME, and Take ACTION on Your Life TODAY! | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: MindPump: mindpumpimpact.com Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial, one free audiobook and access to the Plus Catalog. Visit audible.com/IMPACTTHEORY or text IMPACTTHEORY to 500-500 CuriosityStream: Go to https://curiositystream.com/impact and use code IMPACT to save 25% off today, that’s only $14.99 a year. It’s a new year, and people everywhere are looking for ways to improve their productivity so that they can crush their goals. But no matter what productivity system you use, you’ll still have trouble reaching your goals if counterproductive habits are holding you back. Maybe you have trouble focusing on one thing at a time, or aren’t sure which project to tackle first. Or perhaps you’re constantly plagued by procrastination, always having a hard time getting past the starting block. Whatever issues around productivity and self-management you may have, this episode of Impact Theory has you covered. In it, I answer some of the most common questions I get around productivity, procrastination, time management, and goal-setting. SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 00:33 | Is Procrastination a Habit or a Symptom of Anxiety? 05:31 | How to Regain Focus on One Thing 08:11 | How to Manage a Hectic Workload 14:04 | Developing Discipline & Time Management Skills 19:08 | Coordinating Time Management With Your Partner QUOTES: “I know if I'm chilling on a Monday at 1pm, I know I have a problem. I'm outside of the bright lines that I have drawn for myself, which is Monday through Friday, if I'm awake, I'm either working or working out. ” [03:32] “We don't want to work until we crash - that doesn't make sense. So we're going to take that off the table, because that's like running a marathon and saying, ‘I'm going to run the first mile at a four minute mile pace, and then, whatever - the rest will take care of itself.’” [08:33] “Remember, doing less is always an option. Now I'm the go hardcore, the push, push, push guy, I love hustle, porn, all of that. But I'm telling you, nothing matters more than fulfillment and joy. And if you're burning yourself out, and you're stressed, and you're crashing, that's not joyful.” [10:59] “We're not doing discipline because our parents tell us to - we're doing discipline as a test to see if it works to get us towards our goal.” [14:44] “You want to make it such that you want it badly enough that the discipline becomes easy to stick to, because it's going to move you towards that thing that you really want. But you've got to learn - you've got to learn to want that thing.” [17:46] “You must establish a value system. There's no right or wrong answer to your values, there's only things that either move you towards your goal, or move you away from your goal.” [20:31]
04-01-2022
22 mins
Lose FAT and Get HEALTHY With These Simple WEIGHT LOSS Hacks | Gary Taubes
Check out our sponsors: Riverside: Go to riverside.fm/impact ButcherBox: Sign up at ButcherBox.com/impact InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory In a perfect world, we can all eat exactly the same and everyone gains and loses weight the exact same way. Unfortunately, in reality you may have a friend that can kill a whole pizza, have dessert and eat extra fries without gaining an ounce of weight. Others seem to put on weight even looking at a plate of food. What’s the deal? Why is it so easy for some people to gain weight and so hard for others. Why are so many people still sold on the calories in and calories out solution to obesity and weight control? Gary Taubes is an investigative science and health journalist and bestselling author. His latest book, The Case for Keto, tackles a lot of the misinformation around calories and why some people struggle with losing weight even when calories are restricted to the point of a starvation diet. We are led to believe that overeating is the problem, but what if eating too much isn’t what’s making you fat? What if your partner's problem is really how sensitive their body is to storing fat? This interview may be the missing piece of the puzzle that will help you and the people you love make the right diet changes, today. Check out Gary’s latest book, The Case for Keto: https://amzn.to/3sHS2AK SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction to Gary Taubes 1:27 | Overeating or Just Overweight 9:24 | Starvation Storing More Fat 18:27 | Quantify Excess Calories 24:48 | Hunger & Energy Burning 30:31 | Insulin Resistant 37:33 | Sensitivity of Fat Storing Cells 43:33 | American Carb Diet Problem 50:10 | A Fat Storage Problem 56:34 | Eat For Your Body Type QUOTES: “As long as insulin is elevated, your body's being told not to burn the fat, but the burn the carbs. So if insulin is elevated, carbohydrates are your fuel.” [35:28] “Carbohydrates are fattening to those of us who fatten easily, not all of us are susceptible [...] if we want to get significant fat out of our fat cells and keep it out, then we have to minimize insulin” [39:30] “If you're overweight, you have to carb restrict. It's not about eating less, it's about lowering insulin levels.” [58:15] Follow Gary Taubes: Website: http://garytaubes.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/garytaubes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GaryTaubesAuthor/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-taubes-942a6459/
30-12-2021
58 mins
Learn How to Properly CARE for Yourself & Leverage It For an ENJOYABLE Life | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: Indeed: Get a FREE $75 CREDIT to upgrade your job post at indeed.com/IMPACT MindPump: mindpumpimpact.com Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact Try it FREE for 7 days and save 25% off your new subscription. Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! “If you don't have time to meditate for an hour everyday, you should meditate for two hours.” - Zen Proverb Think you don’t have time for self-care in stressful times? What if you’re not sure whether you should take a break or continue to grind it out? When it comes to the subject of self-care, people often have a lot of opinions - some of them make sense, while some of them don’t. In today’s episode of Impact Theory, I’ll be answering these questions (and more) around how to effectively implement self-care in your life. I’ll not only share what I believe to be the ultimate foundational self-care routine, I’ll also go into the reasons why you should be taking care of yourself in the first place, what to do if you have low self-esteem, and more. So whether you’re currently living an easy life or you’re in the middle of the most stressful week of your life, I hope you get value out of this episode and most importantly, I hope you use what you’ve learned to improve your own self-care routine. SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 00:38 | How To View Self-Care As Essential To Success 04:40 | When To Refuel vs. Continue To Grind 08:48 | Lack of Self Love? Or Just Bad Prioritizing? 15:36 | Where To Start If You Have Low Self-Esteem 19:06 | Keeping Up With Self-Care During Stressful Times QUOTES: “The reason that I work out, the reason that I prioritize sleep, the reason that I meditate - all of those things are because I know that that's what you need to do in order to cognitively optimize.” [01:55] “You can't, unfortunately, just tell yourself to love yourself. While it helps a little bit, it's maybe 5%. The other 95% is actually doing something that you think is worthy of respect, actually doing something that makes you feel that you have worth.” [10:19] “The whole point of life is to optimize for fulfillment and joy. And beating ourselves up, thinking ourselves worthless, do not move us towards that goal.” [11:40] “If you're doing that - working really hard to get exceptional at something that matters, that the world cares about and that you love, and then you contribute in a way that elevates you and other people - that's the game of fulfillment.” [18:26] “If you're doing that - working really hard to get exceptional at something that matters, that the world cares about and that you love, and then you contribute in a way that elevates you and other people - that's the game of fulfillment.” [18:26] “The whole idea is as you lower that stress and anxiety, you get into a calm and creative space where you can problem solve. And so that's the goal - we want to get into a place where we can begin problem solving.” [20:09]
28-12-2021
20 mins
Everything You Need to Know About DeFi and Crypto EXPLAINED | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! ButcherBox: Sign up at ButcherBox.com/impact InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory From crypto start-ups to volatile market scares reported everyday, you may still feel like you’re wandering in the dark trying to figure out what is going on. Aside from a top of the line curated list of interviews with leading experts in the finance industry here on this channel, it is critical that you do the research needed to get a better grasp of how cryptocurrency, defi, blockchain and web 3.0 are going to disrupt businesses in a major way. The tips and information in this episode are answers to questions from other entrepreneurs and business owners seeking to understand how to get positioned for the rapidly changing digitized age we are all experiencing. The goal of this episode is to get you thirsty enough to do your research, risk feeling stupid and gain a more functional understanding of what’s available to you in one of the biggest transfer of wealth opportunities ever seen. Do. Not. Ignore. This. SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Cryptocurrency 0:42 | Tips to Learn Crypto Fast 3:47 | Coins and Blockchain Relationship 10:09 | Crypto Security & Scams 19:15 | Making Crypto Commerce Functional 23:42 | Volatility of Payments in Crypto 27:14 | Web 3.0 Revolution for Business QUOTES: “Understanding why you like a given blockchain will help you understand why you like a given coin.” [4:22] “If you are an NFT collector, as I am, never ever, ever, under any circumstance engage with a contract that you don't know.” [17:31] “Don't take my word for it, do your own research, [...] Please go and understand it. Don't ignore it. Don't be afraid to feel stupid. [...] There is no need for the rich to be the only ones winning” [30:59]
23-12-2021
30 mins
This Scientist Breaks Down the PROBLEM with SCIENCE and How to FIX IT | Brian Keating
Check out our sponsors: http://riverside.fm/impact LMNT: Go to drinkLMNT.com/Impact Shopify: Go to shopify.com/impact Skillshare: skillshare.com/impacttheory for a 1 month FREE trial of Premium Membership. CompetitiveCyclist: Get FIFTEEN PERCENT OFF plus FREE SHIPPING at CompetitiveCyclist.com/IMPACT and enter promo code IMPACT. Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! What does it mean to go “into the impossible”? For Professor of Cosmology Dr. Brian Keating, it’s all about shattering the limiting beliefs around what a human being is capable of. In his latest book, Into the Impossible: Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Keating explores this question through the lens of the pursuit of one of humanity’s highest achievements: The Nobel Prize. Today’s episode is a wide-ranging conversation that touches on everything from the scientific method and first principles thinking, to the motivations that drive people to pursue the highest level of achievement. Find out more by ordering Dr. Keating’s book here: https://amzn.to/3p3AKeT SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 01:13 | The Power of The Scientific Method 11:41 | What is Truth, and Why Does it Matter? 18:17 | The Scientific Method: Inductive vs. Deductive 29:31 | Brian’s Origin Story 39:11 | Losing the Nobel Prize 47:47 | What Drove Brian to Aim At a Nobel Prize 1:00:46 | Brian’s Quest Takes a Turn For The Worse 1:09:53 | Into the Impossible: Behind the Title 1:20:01 | Disproportionate Returns & The Curse of Knowledge 1:29:48 | The Key to Pursuing Something Grand 1:32:59 | Scientific Pursuit, Happiness, & Fulfillment 1:50:14 | The Epistemic Approach to Problem-Solving QUOTES: “Oftentimes, scientists are like kids. Kids are curious, they're inquisitive, they can be charming, they can be mischievous. They can also be jealous, they can be petty, they can not want to play.” [05:26] “Truth is what anchors us to reality. If you and I have different versions of reality - of relative truth - I think chaos ensues from that.” [05:43] “What the scientific method does, is it doesn't say ‘That's right.’ It says, ‘That's not wrong.’” [08:47] “Energy by itself is meaningless. It's almost nothing. But organized energy can do anything. And that's the core principle - that you need organization. Organization implies order.” [14:16] “Passion is like a spark that can ignite the afterburner, but you need the fuel to keep the afterburner going. And curiosity is that fuel.” [38:22] “In science, using the scientific method, there should be a little bit of add on, where you check to see, ‘Am I fooling myself?’” [1:06:32] “Oftentimes people short the human intellect and what we're capable of doing.” [1:12:05] “I don't like this saying, ‘Follow the science.’ Science is supposed to be about questioning authority. And now we're in this land where you have to follow authority. I think almost nothing could be less scientific than saying ‘Oh, because this particular person like Feynman would say something, that I'm not going to question it.’ He has to be wrong, just as Newton was wrong, just as Galileo was wrong.” [1:15:50] “Albert Einstein had imposter syndrome. He said that Isaac Newton did more, not only for physics, but for Western civilization, than any person before or since, even including Einstein himself.” [1:19:45] “This is my meaning of life. I'm gonna do those things that which, if taken away from you, would devastate you.” [1:43:55] “The great thing about science is you never ‘win’ science. There's no such thing as winning science. You might win a Nobel Prize or win tenure, or get into a good school. But you're not winning science, because it's an infinite game, it cannot be won. That's what's so magical about it.” [1:55:19] Follow Dr. Brian Keating: Website: briankeating.com/ Twitter: https://bit.ly/3E5Y9AE Instagram: https://bit.ly/3GWYuYt Order Dr....
21-12-2021
2 hrs
If You Feel Like QUITTING, Listen to This | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: Ginger: ginger.com/impact LMNT: Go to drinkLMNT.com/Impact Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial, one free audiobook and access to the Plus Catalog. Visit audible.com/IMPACTTHEORY or text IMPACTTHEORY to 500-500 Pique: Go to piquetea.com/impact and use code IMPACT at checkout to get 5% off sitewide + FREE SHIPPING when you purchase a pu’er bundle! InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Becoming unstoppable, going beast mode and executing at the highest level is achievable for anyone and everyone, but only if you really want it. Tom didn’t reach the level of success he’s seen this far by waiting for things to happen or doing barely enough to get by. Reaching new heights of your career and entrepreneurial journey is going to take stepping into the boxing ring with yourself day after day for a sparring match. Elite performers understand that something you have to get bloody and marred in the fight to overcome your failures, the embarrassment of failure and the lack of discipline and skill we all start out with. The only question that matters is what are you ready and willing to do right now where you are. If you want change and you want to experience success like never before, you’re going to need to do things you’ve never done before, and this motivational video is the kickstart you need to get going. SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction, Get It Done 3:07 | Sense of Urgency 5:29 | Push Beyond Mastery 7:43 | Become More Capable 10:05 | Every Day Is A New Day 11:51 | Face the Unknown 15:10 | The Truth Hurts 17:03 | Know Who You’re Becoming 20:03 | Demand Courage of Yourself QUOTES: “Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.” -Jim Rohn [3:07] “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered you will never grow.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson [5:46] “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” -Leonardo da Vinci [7:43] “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” -Eleanor Roosevelt [10:25] “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” -Rabindranath Tagore [12:14] “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” -Gloria Steinem [15:10] “All great ideas come from a picture.” -Michio Kaku [17:01] “You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both.” -Brene Brown [20:03]
16-12-2021
21 mins
THIS Is the Issue With the Legacy Financial System & How BITCOIN Fixes All of It | Saifedean Ammous
Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Indeed: Get a FREE $75 CREDIT to upgrade your job post at indeed.com/IMPACT Tommy John: tommyjohn.com/impact Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact Try it FREE for 7 days and save 25% off your new subscription. The meteoric rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the past years just goes to show that even something as ubiquitous as money is ripe for disruption. And even though crypto is a space that many of us are just beginning to understand, its principles call into question the validity of the existing fiat monetary system. In his latest book, The Fiat Standard: The Debt Slavery Alternative to Human Civilization, Dr. Saifedean Ammous sets out to do just that. Using the first principles thinking that he used to write his bestselling book, The Bitcoin Standard, Dr. Ammous analyzes the history of fiat currency, the shift away from the gold standard, and the economic, social and political fallout that came as a result. Find out more by ordering his book here: https://amzn.to/3DRdLbf SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 01:28 | What is Fiat Currency? 05:57 | How Types of Money are Created 14:25 | Fiat, Self-Correction, and Hyperinflation 18:10 | What is Hard Money? 23:48 | The Transition to Universal Debt Slavery 27:54 | Fiat vs. Hard Money 33:10 | Deflation vs. Inflation 43:22 | Why the Wealthy Hold the Most Debt 46:23 | Has Fiat Currency Ruined the University? 1:01:34 | Bitcoin vs. Central Planning 1:05:26 | Why Printing Money is Destructive 1:19:28 | Bitcoin vs. Gold Standard 1:24:18 | How Bitcoin Will Consume the Bond Market 1:28:06 | Transitioning to a Crypto Economy QUOTES: “As we develop the ability to have stronger, harder money, we’re able to provide for our future more... The more we save, the more capital we have available for investment. The more we invest, the more the productivity goes up, the more our standard of living increases. That's really the process of civilization.” [22:13] “If you're trying to collect zeros next to your house valuation, move to Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Venezuela - go where the hyperinflation is, and you'll have the most valuable house. Obviously, people don't care about how many zeros you attach to their prices of goods. People care about the purchasing power of money.” [36:27] “A lot of parents teach their kids to save, but it's pretty bad advice if you save in the Fiat standard. If you hold on to money you're witnessing it basically lose its value by 5, 10, 15% per year.” [39:22] “Why did Soviet cars suck? Because they were producing the same way that modern research in modern American universities is produced - it's from the top down.” [59:15] “The only reason that [the U.S. government] can get into bonds is because everybody's counting on their ability to inflate their money supply and devalue their people. So the bond market is just… it's evil through and through.” [1:25:58] Follow Dr. Saifedean Ammous: Website: https://saifedean.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/saifedean Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saifedean/ Order The Fiat Standard: https://amzn.to/3DRdLbf
14-12-2021
1 hr 34 mins
Chuck Palahniuk’s ADVICE for Life and CRAZY Stories Will Leave You In Awe | Conversations with Tom
Check out our sponsors: Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory MindPump: mindpumpimpact.com Pique: Go to piquetea.com/impact and use code IMPACT at checkout to get 5% off sitewide + FREE SHIPPING when you purchase a pu’er bundle! HigherDOSE: Go to HigherDOSE.com/impact to save $75 on the Infrared Sauna Blanket or Infrared PEMF Mat. InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Ombre Lab: tryombre.com/Impact Too often people have experienced life in a way that shapes their nature, their responses, and how to perceive life as it comes. Having your mind stretched and bent beyond its normal world view is scary but a treat worth exploring with guest Chuck Palahniuk. Last time he joined Tom to discuss life, death and finding meaning in your life. In this episode, we’re deep diving into how Chuck pursues new ideas, stretches himself beyond the outcomes, and allows the magic of connection to take place through the process of creating stories. Chuck discusses his new essay, People, Places, and Things, and shares the juice of how he’s able to compel such strong reactions from stories that make most people uncomfortable. Check Out Chuck’s Short Stories on Substack: https://chuckpalahniuk.substack.com/ Chuck’s Latest Essay, People, Places and Things: https://try.scribd.com/palahniuk60/ Mentioned in this episode: Suddenly, Last Summer: https://youtu.be/tFVcW2ntimM SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Chuck Palahniuk 1:28 | Shaped Inside Out 4:28 | Mental Breakthroughs 9:46 | Pursuing Creative Ideas 17:12 | Validating New Ideas 25:04 | Surprising Outcomes 29:58 | Mutual Consciousness 36:35 | Freedom at Ground Zero 40:39 | What Scares You Has Meaning 49:16 | Life Influences & Performance 1:00:35 | Allow Silence, Look for Patterns 1:07:31 | Bathos, Comic Tragedy 1:17:19 | Sincere, Not Offensive 1:32:01 | Motivated by Meaning QUOTES: “We're drawn to these things that resonate with us, but I would bet that's because of something that's innate within us” [4:15] “You have this idea of what it's going to be to attain this thing, but when you actually attain the thing it's never what you anticipated, which is the glorious part. Because why strive for something, if you kind of already know what that thing is, but when you strive for it, and it surprises you, that's the glorious part.” [26:41] “It's not about my joy. It's about providing that moment for somebody else.” [29:51] “I like the idea of taking things that we have a negative connotation [about], like shame, and if there's some way to harness shame, and spin shame, so that shame becomes productive.” [36:35] “There's such freedom in that zero place where you're not trying to look good and you're not trying to dominate [...] it's like a fresh wake up.” [38:19] “Fear is the thing that validates that you're doing the thing that means something to you. Because if it didn't mean anything to you, you wouldn't feel the fear.” [42:26] “People who are in love with that constant exploration process, are the people who are creative throughout their entire lives well into their 60s 70s 80s, because they're in love with the process, rather than just this single outcome.” [46:25] “That's kind of the blessing of pain is that pain can only go on for so long before it shifts to something else. And all that tension comes out.” [1:13:28] “A lot of times people are offended, not because you've somehow hurt their feelings, but because you've said a truth that they don't want to hear.” [1:24:30] About Chuck Palahniuk: Chuck Palahniuk is the author of fourteen novels, among them Fight Club and Choke, which were adapted into feature films. His work also includes a travel guide, a collection of short stories, two graphic novels, a writing advice book, a collection of essays, and two coloring books. Follow Chuck Palahniuk: Website: https://www.chuckpalahniuk.net/ Facebook:...
09-12-2021
1 hr 35 mins
Learn to LOVE Your SUFFERING & Live A Life of Meaning | Paul Bloom on Conversations with Tom
Check out our sponsors: Indeed: Get a FREE $75 CREDIT to upgrade your job post at indeed.com/IMPACT ButcherBox: Sign up at butcherbox.com/impact HelixSleep.com/impact for up to $200 off your mattress and 2 free pillows. Skillshare: Explore your creativity at skillshare.com/impacttheory for a 1 month FREE trial of Premium Membership. Ready to experience Christmas like never before? The 25 Days of Giving has begun!! Get in the full Holiday Spirit with daily experiences and all kinds of prizes. To participate pick up your Merry Modz (https://opensea.io/collection/merry-modz) on OpenSea and join in on the festivities today, you never know what surprises await you next! Learn more on our discord: http://ImpactTheory.com/Discord Official rules: https://merrymodz.io/contest Most of us believe that a good way to arrange our lives is by minimizing suffering for ourselves and for those around us. In his latest book, Paul Bloom lays out an argument that human beings aren’t exactly wired that way - and that this may actually be a good thing. Human beings will often choose their own suffering (even extreme forms of it) in order to gain everything from control over our environment to visceral pleasure. In today’s conversation, Paul and Tom dive deep into the evolutionary underpinnings of chosen suffering, the biological roots of human morality, the relationship between sex and religion, how to live a meaningful life, and much more! You can learn more about many of the topics covered in today’s conversation in Paul’s new book, The Sweet Spot: The Pleasures of Suffering and the Search for Meaning. Order here: https://amzn.to/3y6LEni SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction - Paul Bloom 06:54 | Darwinism and Control Over Pain & Pleasure 13:24 | Meditation & Getting Outside of Yourself 24:30 | Mastery and Self-Control 28:38 | Against Empathy 30:29 | Meaning and Purpose 41:12 | Developing the Skill of Willpower 48:54 | Calibrating our Self-Esteem to the World Around Us 58:19 | Emotions, Depression, and Neurochemistry 1:09:58 | Nature, Nurture, and Morality 1:18:59 | Morality and Sexual Behavior QUOTES: “I think we have a family of motivations. It includes happiness, which as you point out, can mean different things. It includes pleasure, it includes meaning (whatever that is), it includes morality, maybe it includes beauty, it includes truth. …and a good life is sort of trying to maximize and balance them as best as possible.” [03:50] “What it is to be a good person, for you and me, differs from what it would have been to be a good person 500 years ago, because we know more stuff now.” [08:17] “We're often in our heads, and it's uncomfortable. We're thinking about the future, we're mulling over the past, we're very conscious of our bodies, we're conscious of how we look, we're conscious of this voice in our heads, and sometimes sharp and sudden pain can bring us out of it.” [11:35] “Natural selection did not evolve us to have a good time. It evolved us to survive and reproduce… some degree of buzzing in your head is actually important. Not fun, but important.” [15:35] “Life isn't the kind of thing that has an intrinsic meaning. People can choose activities that are meaningful, because they meet certain criteria - some objective criteria - but [it’s] also subjective. What might be meaningful for you might not be for me, and vice versa.” [37:36] “An old-time shrink would say, “Oh, my God, you got to learn to love yourself.” But maybe the advice is, you got to learn to do something that would make your self-esteem more deserved.” [51:56] “Even six month old babies make moral judgments. You show them one-act plays where one person is helping another one and other ones are hindering another one… and they prefer the good guy.” [1:10:22] FOLLOW PAUL BLOOM: Website: https://paulbloom.net/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/paulbloomatyale The Sweet Spot: https://amzn.to/3y6LEni
07-12-2021
1 hr 26 mins
7 of the BEST Health TIPS of ALL TIME From the Worlds Leading Health Experts
Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! BLUblox: Go to blublox.com/impacttheory for 15% off your order or use discount code ImpactTheory at checkout. Aura Frames: Go to auraframes.com and use code IMPACT to save $30. InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Ombre Lab: tryombre.com/Impact You understand the importance of being healthy. No one ever strives for sickness and suboptimal health conditions. There is no shortage of advice, tips, tricks and hacks for your health. Sleep more, eat this, don’t eat that, lift this, run more, drink more water, it feels like too much. Let’s break this down and keep it as simple and relevant as possible to help you optimize your overall health. David Sinclair is sharing 3 levels to help you reset your biological clock. Dr. Rahul Jundial is explaining how to intermittent fast while understanding the effect food has on your mind. Liz Josefsberg, Dr Steven Gundry and Dr. Alan Goldhamer simplify food’s relationship with your brain and gut health. Shawn Stevenson brings everything together to emphasize why diet and exercise amount to nothing without knowing how to sleep smarter. Check Out The Full Episodes Included Here: David Sinclair: https://youtu.be/IEz1P4i1P7s Mike Mutzel: https://youtu.be/dNzCt2bzyqg Rahul Jundial: https://youtu.be/x29hY6_8bDg Liz Josefsberg: https://youtu.be/YuR51ktq1k8 Dr. Steven Gundry: https://youtu.be/Uklt4zVVtS0 Dr. Alan Goldhamer https://youtu.be/5RT4qIO27uw Shawn Stevenson: https://youtu.be/4Mtw3vBQYOg SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Health Tips 0:29 | Tip #1 Reset Your Biological Clock 7:37 | Tip #2 Enhance Autophagy 14:01 | Tip #3 Intermittently Fast 22:07 | Tip #4 Better Relationships with Food 30:29 | Tip #5 Improve Your Gut Health 37:46 | Tip #6 Watch Your Salt Intake 43:10 | Tip #7 Sleep better QUOTES: “We evolved to stay healthy and alive and fit to wear 40. And then the forces of natural selection decline after that” David Sinclair [2:04] “We need to realize that certainly our body can have perturbations, but it doesn't mean you're always going to manifest symptoms of that [...] the body and the mind and the diet and lifestyle are so powerful.” Mike Mutzel [12:35] “Food affects mind, food affects brain with that premise, we can talk about, okay, mine diet will hold off dementia, and intermittent fasting might make you feel like you've had a cup of coffee” Rahul Jundial [15:59] “Aging, to me, is either the quick or slow breakdown of the gut wall.” Steven Gundry [30:31] “When you think about the five pounds of bacteria that live in your gut, it may not be too good an idea to put too much of a preservative into that gut because it will alter the microflora” Alan Goldhamer [40:56] “Our sleep quality is more important than our diet and exercise combined. What it does for our health and also literally our physical appearance. Fascinating stuff how much more fat you lose when you get optimal sleep.” Shawn Stevenson [44:45] Follow Liz Josefsburg: https://www.lizjosefsberg.com/ Follow Rahul Jundial: https://www.cityofhope.org/people/jandial-rahul Follow Shawn Stevenson: https://themodelhealthshow.com/ Follow David Sinclair: https://sinclair.hms.harvard.edu/ Follow Mike Mutzel: https://highintensityhealth.com/ Follow Dr. Alan Goldhamer: https://www.healthpromoting.com/ Follow Dr. Steven Gundry: https://gundrymd.com/
02-12-2021
54 mins
Tom Bilyeu’s EYE OPENING Keynote on Success & Life Will Leave You SPEECHLESS
Check out our sponsors: LMNT: Go to drinkLMNT.com/Impact to try their brand NEW flavor - Watermelon Salt. Riverside: Go to riverside.fm/impact InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory Shopify: Go to shopify.com/impact for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features. Ombre Lab: To get $30 off your Gut Health testing kit and probiotics -- go to: https://tryombre.com/Impact “I want you from now and forever to imagine yourself standing in a room with 1000 doors, and your job is to know better than anyone else in the company - better than anyone else on the planet - which 999 of those doors to close. That's business.” In my latest #keynote, I reveal the number one job of every business owner, explain the necessity of thinking from first principles, and challenge audience members to ask me the hardest business question they can think of. This keynote was filmed at the Driven to Success event in Los Angeles, CA on September 25th, 2021 Learn more about Driven here: www.drivenevent.com Want to hire Tom to speak at your next event? See the link here for more information: https://impacttheory.com/hire-tom/ If you're a business owner looking to scale your company, check out our Business Decision-Making Workshop. I will teach you the skills I used to scale Quest into a $1B company. Visit https://decision.impacttheory.com/application and apply today! SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 01:55 | Wanting To vs Knowing How 11:14 | The Hardest Problem in Business 15:04 | The Physics of Progress 26:45 | Presenting Large Proposals 34:10 | Keep or Sell? 36:13 | When to Stop Injecting Money 42:52 | Scaling From 8 to 9 Figures 56:44 | Should I Hire More People? 1:06:19 | Chasing Fulfillment 1:09:38 | Chasing Money 1:12:56 | NFT’s & Investing 1:15:10 | Balancing Self-Education & Action 1:17:45 | Scaling in a Saturated Industry QUOTES: “Your business won't fail because of lack of opportunity, your business will fail because you pursue the WRONG opportunity.” [14:15] “Until you have so much clarity that you know what to do with the next 15 minutes, you're lost. If the next 15 minutes isn't self evident to you, you're lost. So whenever you're like, “I'm not sure what the next move is,” it's because you don't have enough clarity.” [19:11] “If you can't solve a novel problem, all you can do is copy. Now you can make a career out of being a fast follower. But the only way to get where you want to go is to be able to solve a novel problem.” [22:41] “The only way to win in life is to be more prepared than everybody else. If you want to win a gold medal in the Olympics, you actually have to be better at that sport than any other human being on planet Earth.” [32:15] “You can learn anything - but you can also hire almost everything. So the only thing that you must get good at is decision making. If you're not good at decision making, you work for somebody else.” [42:21] “I promise you, there is not a single problem in any business anywhere where the right set of questions won't lead you to the right answer.” [55:37]
30-11-2021
1 hr 15 mins
This Is How You Achieve LASTING Change By Rewiring Your BELIEFS | Jonas Kaplan on Conversations with Tom
Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! ButcherBox: Sign up at ButcherBox.com/impact Aura Frames: Go to auraframes.com and use code IMPACT to save $30. Pique: Go to piquetea.com/impact and use code IMPACT at checkout to get 5% off sitewide + FREE SHIPPING when you purchase a pu’er bundle! It was reported that roughly 1 in 20 people report having at least one hallucination in a lifetime. Maybe it was drug induced or simply a dream. Either way, how is it that you can have vivid imagery about what feels like reality in the moment? Dr. Jonas Kaplan joins Tom in this conversation to discuss all the ways your brain is filling in the gaps of its own break in knowledge. The brain is truly fascinating to study and so important to understand when you want to be more open-minded and question your beliefs or get a better perception of and understanding of what reality truly is. Part of seeing reality as it really is versus how your brain predicts it to be is coming face to face with information that challenges the beliefs you hold. Jonas and Tom explore research studies that reveal the freaky nature of how our brains really work and ways you can hack your way past the overprotective nature of your brain. Dr. Jonas Kaplan is the Associate Professor of psychology at USC Brain and Creativity Institute, Co-Director of the Dana & David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center, and Associate Director for Mindfulness and Neuroimaging for the USC Center for Mindfulness Science SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Jonas Kaplan 0:21 | Brain Illusions vs Reality 10:37 | Split Brain Confabulation 22:39 | Executive Function Network 26:04 | Changing Your Beliefs 32:20 | When Identity Is Challenged 41:37 | Mindfulness & Self Narrative 53:02 | Dissolution of Self 1:02:19 | Meaning Making & Stories 1:08:27 | Filmmaking & Neuroscience 1:13:51 | Hacking Your Brain 1:19:39 | Brain Body Malfunction 1:22:48 | Homunculus Sensory Map 1:28:23 | Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation QUOTES: “The brain builds a model of the world that it has to navigate, right, it builds a simulated picture of what the world is like. That's where beliefs come from.” [2:29] “The brain wants to create a consistent view of the world. And that provides a motivation to find information that's consistent with what we think.” [8:49] “Everything's so interconnected that each region of the brain is not corresponding to one particular mental function for the most part...” [24:30] “Most of us organize our lives in such a way that we never even really have to encounter evidence that challenges our beliefs.” [29:35] “Feelings are the brain signals that there's some kind of a challenge going on to the body.” [33:37] “There is probably some value in maintaining our beliefs, and protecting them to some degree, and also in sharing them with other people and building the connections that we have with other people based on shared models of reality” [38:01] Follow Jonas Kaplan: Website: http://www.jonaskaplan.com/ Podcast: https://floatpodcast.libsyn.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonas_kaplan
25-11-2021
1 hr 31 mins
Use This HOLIDAY Survival Guide to Make This Holiday Season the Best EVER! | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: Indeed: Get a FREE $75 CREDIT to upgrade your job post at indeed.com/IMPACT Pique: Go to piquetea.com/impact and use code IMPACT at checkout to get 5% off sitewide + FREE SHIPPING when you purchase a pu’er bundle! Backcountry: Go to Backcountry.com/theory and enter promo code THEORY to get 15% OFF your first full-priced purchase. Blinkist: Go to https://blinkist.com/impact Try it FREE for 7 days and save 25% off your new subscription. InsideTracker: Get 25% off their entire store at insidetracker.com/impacttheory There’s no doubt that the holidays can be an extremely stressful time for many people. Whether you’re dealing with loneliness and depression, family trauma, politically opinionated cousins, or staying disciplined with what you eat, there are a lot of landmines hidden among the holiday cheer. The good news is there are also highly effective tools and tricks that can help you navigate all of the potential difficulties that can crop up this time of year. By framing things in the right way, setting expectations for yourself and those around you, and looking for ways to find and deepen human connection, you can turn a potentially stressful time into one of the most beautiful times of the year. SHOW NOTES: 00:00 | Introduction 00:47 | Dealing with Loneliness 10:24 | Maintaining Discipline at Holiday Meals 18:40 | Navigate Emotional Storms in the Family 32:25 | Working Through the Holidays? 37:06 | Faking It With Family 44:10 | Fill Your Heart With Love QUOTES: “When you know you’re doing something for other people, you feel this deep sense of meaning and purpose. Doing that around the holidays I think can be a huge, huge win.” [6:19] “Bright lines will work, no matter what it is, as long as you want the outcome enough to essentially torment yourself.” [12:53] “We cannot control other people. You cannot make them deal with their mental health. That cannot be your responsibility.” [22:55] “The whole punchline of life is to live a joyful life of fulfillment - that’s it.” [34:42] “Having those bickering, biting, trauma-filled exchanges are their own punishment. You do not need to make it worse by trying to change people, convince them to be otherwise, or whatever.” [44:20]
23-11-2021
42 mins
This Is How You THINK Better, Faster & More Effective Than EVER Before | Tom Bilyeu
Check out our sponsors: SmileBrilliant: Go to smilebrilliant.com and use coupon code IMPACT ButcherBox: Sign up at ButcherBox.com/impact Podcorn: Learn more at https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ CompetitiveCyclist: Get FIFTEEN PERCENT OFF plus FREE SHIPPING at CompetitiveCyclist.com/IMPACT and enter promo code IMPACT. Ombre Lab: To get 70% off -- go to: tryombre.com/Impact Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/impact and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! IndexHealth: indexclinic.com/impact Being able to focus and think critically and strategically seems to become more challenging on a daily basis. With social media algorithms hacking your attention and focus and everyday life happening at record speeds, you have to become intentional and almost overly protective of your brain. Tom is executing and delivering at an elite level 365 days a year (366 on a leap year) and make no mistake this is by design. Today, he is sharing the 4 main ways he cares for and nurtures his cognitive skills. Taking care of your brain requires that you are aware of all the ways your mental performance is impacted. Tom is sharing exactly what he does on a daily basis as a way of life to keep leveling up and outperforming the competition. Tom’s Push Pull Split Workout Routine Day 1: Pull - Back & Biceps Day 2: Push - Chest, Shoulders, & Triceps Day 3: Lower Body/Core - Legs & Abs SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Brain Optimization 1:40 | Workout to Fuel the Brain 5:16 | Reset with Meditation 11:26 | Eat to Boost Brain Power 23:35 | Sleep to Clear & Reset You Mind QUOTES: “Managing your neurochemistry is one of the single most important things you can do.” [5:49] “Meditation is a magical way that nature has given us where you can reset that to absolute zero to where you feel completely calm and creative and anchored. It is truly a phenomenal gift of evolution” [6:24] “You miss one night's sleep and there is a catastrophic cascade of biological problems that will present themselves rapidly.” [24:02] “Being tired is a unique ring of hell, I do not understand people who are prepared to go their entire lives fatigue. It makes everything worse.”
18-11-2021
28 mins
The WORK ETHIC of these A-LIST Celebrities Will BLOW Your Mind
Check out our sponsors: Indeed: Get a FREE $75 CREDIT to upgrade your job post at indeed.com/IMPACT Ginger: ginger.com/impact MindPump: mindpumpimpact.com Tommy John: Get 20% OFF your FIRST ORDER at tommyjohn.com/impact HigherDOSE: Go to HigherDOSE.com/impact to save $75 on the Infrared Sauna Blanket or Infrared PEMF Mat. Skillshare: Explore your creativity at skillshare.com/impacttheory for a 1 month FREE trial of Premium Membership. You may be familiar with the saying work hard, play hard, but how does hard work translate to your work ethic? Work ethic is developed and is something that can be improved upon over time. Strong work ethic not only gets the job done, it pulls a driven person through some of the most difficult situations that would deter the common person from even trying. In this episode, you’re going to hear how some of Hollywood's most successful people have decades long careers with monumental success. If you think their talent was enough, guess again. These actors and actresses work just as hard at their skills and their craft as Michal Jordan or Kobe Bryant before the big game. Their successes speak of themselves. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard” -Tim Notke Hilary Swank (Becoming a Beast Competitor...): https://youtu.be/WgcYsHKFOGc John Travolta (True Meaning of Success): https://youtu.be/7GvNO3h-_4M Meagan Good (If You Want Something & Believe...): https://youtu.be/PyAUvtTXgDI Matthew McConaughey (Trick for Getting What You Want): https://youtu.be/WQ5HQ6z9uIk SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction to Work Ethic 1:22 | Hilary Swank: Get Competitive 10:15 | John Travolta: Handle People 22:10 | Meagan Good: Push the Limits 30:38 | Matthew McConaughey: Earn It QUOTES: “Our biggest competitor is really ourselves [...] overcoming that obstacle of your mind is the number one thing to tackle in pursuing your dreams and your goals.” Hillary Swank [5:59] “That is super important to be competitive with other people, because they're the ones that push us out of our comfort zone that we didn't even know we were living in.” Hillary Swank [8:24] “You have to get rid of the people who don't want to play the same game as you do.” John Travolta [13:51] “When you push yourself beyond what you think is capable, you suddenly realize how capable you are and you're able to just keep pushing and cranking.” Meagan Good [24:53] “I want to be satisfied and thankful with this is good and this is enough, but I don't want to get comfortable in the sense of like, I know that I can access more. I want to access everything that there is for me to get until there's nothing left.” Meagan Good [28:08] “So to actually have true freedom, we have to take certain risks. We have to be responsible, more responsible for certain things for ourselves, who we are constantly investigating and interrogating our better selves, to say I'm going to be a little bit better at this tomorrow.” Matthew McConaughey [42:55]
16-11-2021
41 mins
Everything You Know About the BRAIN is WRONG! Here’s How the Brain ACTUALLY Works | Ian McGilchrist
Check out our sponsors: Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory ConversionFanatics: Go to ConversionFanatics.com for a FREE proposal. Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial, one free audiobook and access to the Plus Catalog. Visit audible.com/IMPACTTHEORY or text IMPACTTHEORY to 500-500 Backcountry: Go to Backcountry.com/theory and enter promo code THEORY to get 15% OFF your first full-priced purchase. Real Good Foods: Click the link for $25 OFF any order of $25 or more! https://realgoodfoods.com/discount/IMPACTTHEORY Ombre Lab: To get $30 off your Gut Health testing kit and probiotics -- go to: https://tryombre.com/Impact Iain McGilchrist, renowned psychiatrist, author and thinker joins Tom to share some of the key ideas he writes about in his latest 2 volume book, The Matter of Things. Part of what he proposes is that you keep an open mind and be aware that the ideas and images people are so strongly influenced by are in fact myths and stories. The version of what you see in your reality matters to what you decide to see and live your life by. “It doesn't matter what you look at, it matters what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau So much of what the world is and who we are is not understood. To think you fully grasp the complexities of consciousness, matter, space and time would be wildly ignorant. Iain perfectly quotes psychologist William James, “ignorance is a sea and knowledge is a drop in that ocean” In this conversation Iain explores ideas of how little we truly know about the cognitive function of the left and right hemispheres of the brain. He highlights the beauty and complexity of order in the universe even where we are unable to fully grasp and understand the order. He’s calling people to be open to the seemingly random chaos and meaninglessness of life to find a better way to live and a better vision of the world we live in. The path of doing so challenges you to embrace the many paradoxical reactions occurring all around us in nature. Check out Iain McGilchrist’s book, The Matter With Things: https://channelmcgilchrist.com/the-matter-with-things/ SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction Dr. Iain McGilchrist 2:10 | Split Brain Connection 8:50 | Unity of Opposite Hemispheres 22:08 | The Brain Shapes Reality 27:49 | Objective Reality & Co-Creation 35:10 | 3 Pathways to One Vision 44:16 | The Sacred and Divine 55:44 | Why Belief Matters 1:05:53 | Left Sided Paradox 1:10:57 | Neutralizing Left Sided Thinking QUOTES: “Everything that exists, not just in the brain, but in physics, in the world at large in nature, depends on a combination of division and union [...] There needs to be the synthesis of union with division.” [8:59] “Both hemispheres do everything in some way, but it's all about that ‘in some way’. It's the how not the what. So they do the ‘what’ of the same things, but they do the how of them completely differently.” [12:47] “The emotional brain is as much the left hemisphere as the right. It specializes in anger, irritability, and doesn't like being crossed.” [28:43] “Neurology and theology are not at war with one another, they are seeing the same realities just at slightly different levels and in different ways.” [35:42] “If you want to know about a human being, the brain is a pretty central place to start.” [39:32] “I would be giving the wrong impression if I said that I know anything about what God is, or I’m a believer in whatever, but it will also be equally wrong to say, ‘I dismiss this or I don't believe it’.” [56:21] “Belief is not about believing six impossible things before breakfast. It's about a disposition of your mind towards the world.” [57:36] “We need to be able to keep away from this way of reducing our understanding, keeping ourselves open to all and wonder, keeping ourselves with a little humility about what our intellects can actually do, and having compassion for people who disagree with us.” [59:57] “We should...
11-11-2021
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