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My mission is to help you unlock your potential to do more great work in far less time, whether you’re working as part of a team or flying solo, and to set you up for a richer life.

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Conversations with preeminent thought leaders from a variety of fields to help you think in a multi-disciplinary way, make better decisions, kick goals in your professional and personal life and better navigate what is fast becoming, a Brave New World.

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429. Cage Kings: The Business of the UFC with Michael Thomsen

Michael Thomsen is a freelancer writer, author, and UFC tragic from New York. He is the author of Cage Kings: How an Unlikely Group of Moguls, Champions & Hustlers Transformed the UFC into a $10 Billion Industry, which unpacks the rapid rise of the UFC an mixed martial arts, the UFC’s business model and economics, the one man tour de force that is longtime UFC president Dana White, the role of the UFC’s owners over time - SEG, Zuffa and Ari Emanuel, and the organization’s anti-competitive behaviors and adversarial relationship with its fighters, which aren’t employees, but independent contractors - most of whom would earn more working a run of the mill admin job in the public sector.

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427. Building a Billion Dollar Venture Capital Fund with Blackbird's Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is co-founder of Startmate, and founder and partner at Blackbird VC, Australia’s largest venture capital fund, with its 5th fund having raised AUD$1B (US$640M). Blackbird was an early investor in Canva, SafetyCulture, CultureAmp, BugCrowd, RedBubble, and many more, and has to date generated a net internal rate of return of 56%.

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428. Oliver Burkeman on Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman is a British author and journalist who has written for The Guardian and other publications. He was born in 1975 and has authored several books on topics such as time management, productivity, happiness, and self-help culture.

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426. The Mick Wall Story - Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll

Mick Wall has spent over four decades interviewing rockstars and chronicling their amazing stories, and today, we're turning the tables on Mick Wall and unpacking his story in this marathon 3-hour and 40-minute, Joe Rogan-esque interview.

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425. The Electric Motorcycle Revolution with Dennis Savic

Dennis Savic is a pioneering entrepreneur and innovative thinker in the fields of electric vehicles and sustainable transportation.

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424. The Trillion Dollar SPace Economy with Torsten Hoffman

Torsten Hoffmann is a media entrepreneur, filmmaker, and technology investor. He has produced and directed several documentaries, including "Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It" and the award-winning "Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet" Torsten joins me today to talk about his forthcoming feature documentary, FORTITUDE: Forging the Trillion Dollar Space Economy, which uncovers how a few influential individuals with utopian ideas and vast fortunes are forging a trillion-dollar off-world industry, while inspiring millions of us back on Earth.

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423. Kevin Kelly: From Wired tgo Wisdom-Excellent Advice for Living

Kevin Kelly is a renowned technology writer, futurist, and entrepreneur who co-founded Wired magazine in 1993. He has authored several books on the impact of technology on society, including "The Inevitable" and "What Technology Wants." He is also a sought-after speaker and advisor on emerging technologies and their social and economic implications. His new book, Excellent Advice for Living: WIsdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier, distils Kelly’s timeless advice on everything from right living to setting ambitious goals, optimizing generosity, and cultivating compassion.

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422. Generative AI Risks and Opportunities with Mike Todasco

My guest today is Mike Todasco, former director of innovation at PayPal, and current self-imposed AI-researcher, and co-author of numerous AI-generated books under the pseudonym Alex Irons.

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421. Conquering the Startup Abyss, Navigating Economic Uncertainty, and the Global Banking Crisis with Daniel Cannizzaro

My guest today is Daniel Cannizzaro, founder of fintech company Parpera. I invited Dan back on to discuss the difficult landscape that startups find themselves in, and how Parpera has been navigating both macroeconomic challenges, and some very unique technical setbacks.

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419. Extend your Attention Span with Gloria Mark

Gloria Mark is a Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. She’s been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012 and is a recipient of the Google Research Award and the NSF Career award. She’s the author of the new book, Attention Span: Finding Focus for a Fulfilling Life, which unpacks how our brains operate in the digital world, why we can’t focus, and how we can take back control to find more success in our careers but also more health and wellness in our lives.

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418. Is Crypto a Scam? Debate with Theo Cox from Life Itself

Theo Cox is Head of Life Itself Labs, a multidisciplinary research institute and consultancy that works across economics, governance, strategy and technology, and innovates systemic solutions to complex global challenges.

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417. Our Critical Thinking Crisis And Affirmative Action In The Workplace with Josh Szeps

Josh Szeps is an Australian media personality, political satirist, and television presenter. He hosts Afternoon with Josh Szeps on ABC Radio, he hosts the incredibly popular podcast, Uncomfortable Conversations, and he has appeared on numerous high profile outlets over the years, including over a dozen appearances on the Joe Rogan Experience.

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416. Bringing Free Speech and User Rewards to Social Media with Bill Ottman of Minds

My guest today is Bill Ottman, he’s the co-creator and CEO of Minds - an alternative social media platform based on the blockchain that actively rewards users for their contributions, supports freedom of expression, and unlike many competing platforms, is not incentivized to polarize people for the sake of driving higher engagement.

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415. The Sandbox's Sebastian Borget on How Brands Can Leverage the Metaverse

My guest today is Sebastien Borget, co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, one of the world’s biggest and most popular metaverse platforms, with over 2 million wallets connected, and a token with a fully diluted market cap of over US$10 billion. The Sandbox is home to brands and icons such as Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Atari, Steve Aoki, The Walking Dead, and more.

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414. Building the Metaverse with RFOX's Ben Fairbank

Ben Fairbank is the CEO and Founder of RFOX, a web3 platform on a mission to empower everyone to play, create and earn in an immersive metaverse without borders.

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413. Crypto Index Funds with Index Coop's Crews Enochs

Crews Enochs is a core contributor to the product growth community & institutional working groups at Index Coop, a new-age web3 crypto index fund DAO aiming to become the Blackrock of crypto.

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412. Talking DAOs with Global Coin Research Deal Lead, Jin Kang

Jin Kang is deal lead at Global Coin Research, an investment DAO that has poured over US$30M into over 40 deals since just last year, generating an astounding 30X+ return in the process.

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411. Non-Fungible Tokens(NFTs) and Collectable Digital Art with Saatchi Art's Monty Preston

Monty Preston is the Manager of Art Advisory & Curation at Saatchi Art. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, she worked at female-led, industry-disrupting startups including Beauty Pie in London, where she managed content and creative, and The RealReal in San Francisco, where she specialized in luxury estate management with a focus on designer apparel and fine art.

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410: The Sh*t They Never Taught You with Adam Jones and Adam Ashton

In this episode, I interview the co-hosts of the popular podcast What You Will Learn, and now co-authors of The Sh*t They Never Taught You, Adam Jones and Adam Ashton, for a conversation on all things books and life.

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408: Andrew Bogut on Making it in Basketball, Social Justice Politics and the NBA, and Australia's Lockdowns

Andrew Bogut is one of Australia’s most decorated basketball exports. He was the first overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, won an NBA championship in 2015 with the Golden State Warriors, and spent 15 years honing his craft in the States, making about US$120M in career earnings.

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Should You Stand Up or Sit Down at Work?

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5 Ways Sunlight and Vitamin D Improve Your Focus and Mood

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Are Early Birds REALLY More Productive Than Night Owls?

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Get More Done in Less Time with Parkinson's Law

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How to Beat Anxiety with the Physiological Sigh and Get Focused

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How To Beat Analysis Paralysis and Jumping to Conclusions

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4 Ways to Eat Carbs Without Crashing Afterwards

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5 Ways to Beat Zoom Fatigue

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Matt Mullenweg’s 5 Levels of Remote Work - you're probably at level 2.

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Was Rhonda Patrick Right about Fasting and Focus?

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Episode#407 Pizza's Paul Fenech on Making it Film & Television

Paul Fenech is an Australian filmmaker, film and television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for writing, directing, producing, and starring in the television series Pizza, Swift and Shift Couriers, Housos and Bogan Hunters, and the motion picture Fat Pizza.

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Outsourcing 101: How to Cut Your Work Hours in Half

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S3E9: Automate Today to Crush Tomorrow

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PSA: Australia's Lockdown Laws

Sometimes you just have to stand up for your values.

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S3E8: How to Time Block for Maximum Productivity

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S3E7: Prioritization and the 80/20 Principle

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S3E6: Beware of Shallow Work Traps: Email, Slack, Social Media, and Meetings

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S3E5: Use Momentum to Beat Procrastination and Laziness

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S3E4: The Point of Diminishing Returns

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S3E3: The Value and Art of Saying "No"

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S3E1: Triggering the Flow State

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S3E2:Task Switching

What’s the number one thing holding your productivity back? ……You. It turns out that people switch screens once every 40 seconds in a typical workday. But when we switch screens, we suffer a cognitive switching penalty.

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Episode #406: Why the Right to Disconnect is a Bad Idea

The central idea behind the right to disconnect is that employees don’t have to take calls or read emails after work hours.

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S2E8: 12 Health Supplements to Boost Your Performance at Work

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Episode #405: Navigating Emotions and Healing the Heart with Amy Chan

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to heal the heart.

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S2E7: How Fasting Helps You Become Super Focused

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S2E6: How Sunlight and Vitamin D Improves Your Focus, Mood, and Creativity

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S2E5: Overcoming Workplace Stress and Negative Emotions

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S2E4: How Being Social Helps You Focus At Work

In this episode, I explore the role that community was one of the four factors he identified (the others were attitude, nutrition, and movement), and it turns out that there is more to this than just anecdotal observations and theory, but it is grounded in science.

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S2E3: How Movement Plays in the Mind

In this episode, I explore the role that working from home is great unless you find yourself sedentary all day.

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S2E2: What to Eat to Stay Focused For Longer

In this episode, I explore the role that nutrition plays in sustaining our focus for longer while we work.

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S2E1: Body & Mind: How Sleep Optimizes Your Focus, Creativity, Memory, and Mood

In this episode, I explore the role that sleep plays in regulating our focus and attention, decision-making, emotions, problem solving, and creativity.

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S1E5: Values Alignment and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that Values Alignment plays when it comes to performance at work and job satisfaction, and what you can do to define your values and use them in your decision making.

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S1E4: Play To Your Strengths

In this video, I explore the role that STRENGTHS-ALIGNMENT plays in getting the best out of yourself every single day.

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S1E3: Are You Following the RIGHT Kind of Passion?

In this video, I explore the role that PASSION plays when it comes to our performance at work, and how there are TWO types of passion - one that leads to positive outcomes and emotional wellbeing, and one that leads to the VERY OPPOSITE.

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S1E2: The Real Impact of Incentives at Work

In this video, I explore one of the four foundations of high performance, productivity, and effectiveness at work - extrinsic and intrinsic incentives.

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S1E1: The Science on Purpose and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that PURPOSE plays when it comes to our performance at work.

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Introduction to Work/Flow Podcast

Welcome to the WorkFlow podcast.

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Episode #404: Cutting Corporate Red Tape and Bulls#!t with Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom is the founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, a global branding & culture transformation firm, operating across five continents and more than 30 countries.

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Episode #403: Brad Feld on Depression and Work

Brad Feld is an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado.

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Episode #402: Reinvent the Way You Work with Jonas Altman

In this episode of Future Squared, workologist and author of Shapers, Jonas Altman, joins Steve Glaveski to talk the future of work.

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Episode #400: From Fijian Refugee to Billion Dollar Supplement Empire with Izhar Basha

From humble beginnings with a small supplement retail store in Randwick, Izhar Basha has gone on to create and head internationally recognised and celebrated Australian supplements brand, EHPlabs.

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Episode #398: Reviving a 200-Year-Old Whisky Distillery with David Prior

David Prior is a lifelong entrepreneur. He founded Baroda Packaging, which was acquired in 2007, before turning his eye to yoghurt, with Five:AM Organics, which after just three years in the market was acquired for $80 million.

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Episode #397: Gad Saad on Social Justice Politics at Work Future Squared with Steve Glaveski:

Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist at the John Molson School of Business who applies evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour.

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Episode #396: SOWH1 - Why Disney and Generalists Thrive in a Pandemic World

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Episode #395: Becoming Financially Well with WeMoney's Dan Jovevski

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Episode #394: Get Twice as Much Done in Half the Time with Steve Glaveski

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Episode #393: My new book, Time Rich, is out today + 10 Productivity Tips

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Episode #392: Spotify's Censorship Moment: Joe Rogan, Podcasts and Politics

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Episode #391: Get Rich and Die Trying with John Roa

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Author

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Episode #390: Daniel Cannizzaro talks Australian Fintech, Parpera

In this episode of Future Squared, founder of Aussie fintech Parpera, shares his journey from Melbourne's northwestern suburbs to EY and London Business School, before founding up and coming fintech, Parpera.

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Episode #389: The Low Touch Economy with Nick De Mey

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Episode #388: From Journalist to Poker Champion with Maria Konnikova

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Episode #387: Fighting Fear with Big Wave Surfer, Mark Mathews

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Episode #386: An interview with my mother, Miljana Glaveska

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Episode #385: Detoxification with Stefan Filippo

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Episode #384: Tony Nash on Building a 9-Figure Online Business - Part One

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Episode #383: Negotiate Anything with Alexandra Carter

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Episode #382: The Psychology of Friendship with Lydia Denworth

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Episode #381: Alex Osterwalder on Building an Invincible Company

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Episode #380: Rising From the Startup Ashes with Michael Fox

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Episode #379: Caring for Seniors During the Pandemic

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Episode #378: Steve Blank talks Virus Survival Strategies for Business

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Episode #377: Boosting Your Immunity with Lucas Aoun

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Episode #376: How to Avoid Going Crazy During COVID-19 Lockdown

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Episode #375: 23 Steps to Surviving COVID19 for Startups and Small Business

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Episode #374: COVID-19 and How to Crush Working From Home

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Episode #373: Turning Customers into Fans with David Meerman Scott

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Episode #372: Seth Godin on Navigating Business and Life

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Episode #371: Surfing in the City with Andrew Ross

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Episode #370: Ultralearning with Scott H Young

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Episode #369: James Clear on Replacing Bad Habits with Good Habits

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Episode #368: Capitalism, Inequality and Opportunity with Branko Milanovic

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Episode #367: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal

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Episode #366: The Early Days of Netflix with Marc Randolph

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Episode #365: Entrepreneurship in Schools with Don Wettrick

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Episode #261: Book Summary: Behave - The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert Sapolsky

Here's a summary of neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky’s 2017 book, Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, which has been the best book I’ve read this year by far. I distilled the 680 page book into 40 Google Doc pages of notes and now aim to further distill some of the key points into this blog post for your consumption.

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Episode #259: Ben Greenfield on Total Body and Mind Optimisation

Ben Greenfield is a biohacker, human body and brain performance coach, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, professional Spartan athlete, anti-aging consultant, speaker and author of the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health and Life”.

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Episode #253: James Nguyen on the Evolution of You

James Nguyen is the co-founder and managing partner of Anti-Hero Capital, the first investment fund exclusively dedicated to investing in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies using evolutionary science.

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Episode #243: Sherry Walling on the Art of Zen

Dr. Sherry Walling is the life force behind ZenFounder. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience treating stress-related problems in high achieving people.

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Episode #231: My Smartphone Addiction and How I Overcame It

My Smartphone Addiction and How I Overcame It

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Episode #220: Expanding the Limits of Human Endurance with Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson is National Magazine Award-winning journalist who writes about the science of endurance for Runner’s World and Outside, and frequently contributes to other publications such as the New York Times and the New Yorker.

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Episode #199: The Difference Between Design Thinking, the Lean Startup, and Agile

As more large companies begin to embark upon audacious transformation plans and set up innovation teams, more corporate professionals are being introduced to a world in which terms like design thinking, lean, agile, pivot, experiment, fail, adapt and so on are used almost interchangeably.

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Episode #175: Peak Performance with Brad Stulberg

Brad Stulberg writes about health and the science of human performance.

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Episode #114: Mark Waldman on Neurowisdom in the Workplace

Listen to Mark Waldman, neuroscience researcher and creator of NeuroWisdom 101 talk about maintaining mindfulness throughout your whole day, brain training strategies, the power of daydreaming, and much more.

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429. Cage Kings: The Business of the UFC with Michael Thomsen

Michael Thomsen is a freelancer writer, author, and UFC tragic from New York. He is the author of Cage Kings: How an Unlikely Group of Moguls, Champions & Hustlers Transformed the UFC into a $10 Billion Industry, which unpacks the rapid rise of the UFC an mixed martial arts, the UFC’s business model and economics, the one man tour de force that is longtime UFC president Dana White, the role of the UFC’s owners over time - SEG, Zuffa and Ari Emanuel, and the organization’s anti-competitive behaviors and adversarial relationship with its fighters, which aren’t employees, but independent contractors - most of whom would earn more working a run of the mill admin job in the public sector.

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427. Building a Billion Dollar Venture Capital Fund with Blackbird's Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is co-founder of Startmate, and founder and partner at Blackbird VC, Australia’s largest venture capital fund, with its 5th fund having raised AUD$1B (US$640M). Blackbird was an early investor in Canva, SafetyCulture, CultureAmp, BugCrowd, RedBubble, and many more, and has to date generated a net internal rate of return of 56%.

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428. Oliver Burkeman on Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman is a British author and journalist who has written for The Guardian and other publications. He was born in 1975 and has authored several books on topics such as time management, productivity, happiness, and self-help culture.

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426. The Mick Wall Story - Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll

Mick Wall has spent over four decades interviewing rockstars and chronicling their amazing stories, and today, we're turning the tables on Mick Wall and unpacking his story in this marathon 3-hour and 40-minute, Joe Rogan-esque interview.

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425. The Electric Motorcycle Revolution with Dennis Savic

Dennis Savic is a pioneering entrepreneur and innovative thinker in the fields of electric vehicles and sustainable transportation.

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424. The Trillion Dollar SPace Economy with Torsten Hoffman

Torsten Hoffmann is a media entrepreneur, filmmaker, and technology investor. He has produced and directed several documentaries, including "Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It" and the award-winning "Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet" Torsten joins me today to talk about his forthcoming feature documentary, FORTITUDE: Forging the Trillion Dollar Space Economy, which uncovers how a few influential individuals with utopian ideas and vast fortunes are forging a trillion-dollar off-world industry, while inspiring millions of us back on Earth.

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423. Kevin Kelly: From Wired tgo Wisdom-Excellent Advice for Living

Kevin Kelly is a renowned technology writer, futurist, and entrepreneur who co-founded Wired magazine in 1993. He has authored several books on the impact of technology on society, including "The Inevitable" and "What Technology Wants." He is also a sought-after speaker and advisor on emerging technologies and their social and economic implications. His new book, Excellent Advice for Living: WIsdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier, distils Kelly’s timeless advice on everything from right living to setting ambitious goals, optimizing generosity, and cultivating compassion.

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422. Generative AI Risks and Opportunities with Mike Todasco

My guest today is Mike Todasco, former director of innovation at PayPal, and current self-imposed AI-researcher, and co-author of numerous AI-generated books under the pseudonym Alex Irons.

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421. Conquering the Startup Abyss, Navigating Economic Uncertainty, and the Global Banking Crisis with Daniel Cannizzaro

My guest today is Daniel Cannizzaro, founder of fintech company Parpera. I invited Dan back on to discuss the difficult landscape that startups find themselves in, and how Parpera has been navigating both macroeconomic challenges, and some very unique technical setbacks.

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419. Extend your Attention Span with Gloria Mark

Gloria Mark is a Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. She’s been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012 and is a recipient of the Google Research Award and the NSF Career award. She’s the author of the new book, Attention Span: Finding Focus for a Fulfilling Life, which unpacks how our brains operate in the digital world, why we can’t focus, and how we can take back control to find more success in our careers but also more health and wellness in our lives.

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418. Is Crypto a Scam? Debate with Theo Cox from Life Itself

Theo Cox is Head of Life Itself Labs, a multidisciplinary research institute and consultancy that works across economics, governance, strategy and technology, and innovates systemic solutions to complex global challenges.

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417. Our Critical Thinking Crisis And Affirmative Action In The Workplace with Josh Szeps

Josh Szeps is an Australian media personality, political satirist, and television presenter. He hosts Afternoon with Josh Szeps on ABC Radio, he hosts the incredibly popular podcast, Uncomfortable Conversations, and he has appeared on numerous high profile outlets over the years, including over a dozen appearances on the Joe Rogan Experience.

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416. Bringing Free Speech and User Rewards to Social Media with Bill Ottman of Minds

My guest today is Bill Ottman, he’s the co-creator and CEO of Minds - an alternative social media platform based on the blockchain that actively rewards users for their contributions, supports freedom of expression, and unlike many competing platforms, is not incentivized to polarize people for the sake of driving higher engagement.

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415. The Sandbox's Sebastian Borget on How Brands Can Leverage the Metaverse

My guest today is Sebastien Borget, co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, one of the world’s biggest and most popular metaverse platforms, with over 2 million wallets connected, and a token with a fully diluted market cap of over US$10 billion. The Sandbox is home to brands and icons such as Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Atari, Steve Aoki, The Walking Dead, and more.

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412. Talking DAOs with Global Coin Research Deal Lead, Jin Kang

Jin Kang is deal lead at Global Coin Research, an investment DAO that has poured over US$30M into over 40 deals since just last year, generating an astounding 30X+ return in the process.

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413. Crypto Index Funds with Index Coop's Crews Enochs

Crews Enochs is a core contributor to the product growth community & institutional working groups at Index Coop, a new-age web3 crypto index fund DAO aiming to become the Blackrock of crypto.

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414. Building the Metaverse with RFOX's Ben Fairbank

Ben Fairbank is the CEO and Founder of RFOX, a web3 platform on a mission to empower everyone to play, create and earn in an immersive metaverse without borders.

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411. Non-Fungible Tokens(NFTs) and Collectable Digital Art with Saatchi Art's Monty Preston

Monty Preston is the Manager of Art Advisory & Curation at Saatchi Art. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, she worked at female-led, industry-disrupting startups including Beauty Pie in London, where she managed content and creative, and The RealReal in San Francisco, where she specialized in luxury estate management with a focus on designer apparel and fine art.

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410: The Sh*t They Never Taught You with Adam Jones and Adam Ashton

In this episode, I interview the co-hosts of the popular podcast What You Will Learn, and now co-authors of The Sh*t They Never Taught You, Adam Jones and Adam Ashton, for a conversation on all things books and life.

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408: Andrew Bogut on Making it in Basketball, Social Justice Politics and the NBA, and Australia's Lockdowns

Andrew Bogut is one of Australia’s most decorated basketball exports. He was the first overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, won an NBA championship in 2015 with the Golden State Warriors, and spent 15 years honing his craft in the States, making about US$120M in career earnings.

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Should You Stand Up or Sit Down at Work?

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5 Ways Sunlight and Vitamin D Improve Your Focus and Mood

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Are Early Birds REALLY More Productive Than Night Owls?

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Get More Done in Less Time with Parkinson's Law

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How to Beat Anxiety with the Physiological Sigh and Get Focused

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How To Beat Analysis Paralysis and Jumping to Conclusions

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4 Ways to Eat Carbs Without Crashing Afterwards

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5 Ways to Beat Zoom Fatigue

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Matt Mullenweg’s 5 Levels of Remote Work - you're probably at level 2.

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Was Rhonda Patrick Right about Fasting and Focus?

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Episode#407 Pizza's Paul Fenech on Making it Film & Television

Paul Fenech is an Australian filmmaker, film and television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for writing, directing, producing, and starring in the television series Pizza, Swift and Shift Couriers, Housos and Bogan Hunters, and the motion picture Fat Pizza.

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Outsourcing 101: How to Cut Your Work Hours in Half

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S3E9: Automate Today to Crush Tomorrow

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PSA: Australia's Lockdown Laws

Sometimes you just have to stand up for your values.

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S3E8: How to Time Block for Maximum Productivity

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S3E7: Prioritization and the 80/20 Principle

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S3E6: Beware of Shallow Work Traps: Email, Slack, Social Media, and Meetings

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S3E5: Use Momentum to Beat Procrastination and Laziness

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S3E4: The Point of Diminishing Returns

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S3E3: The Value and Art of Saying "No"

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S3E1: Triggering the Flow State

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S3E2:Task Switching

What’s the number one thing holding your productivity back? ……You. It turns out that people switch screens once every 40 seconds in a typical workday. But when we switch screens, we suffer a cognitive switching penalty.

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Episode #406: Why the Right to Disconnect is a Bad Idea

The central idea behind the right to disconnect is that employees don’t have to take calls or read emails after work hours.

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S2E8: 12 Health Supplements to Boost Your Performance at Work

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Episode #405: Navigating Emotions and Healing the Heart with Amy Chan

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to heal the heart.

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S2E7: How Fasting Helps You Become Super Focused

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S2E6: How Sunlight and Vitamin D Improves Your Focus, Mood, and Creativity

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S2E5: Overcoming Workplace Stress and Negative Emotions

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S2E4: How Being Social Helps You Focus At Work

In this episode, I explore the role that community was one of the four factors he identified (the others were attitude, nutrition, and movement), and it turns out that there is more to this than just anecdotal observations and theory, but it is grounded in science.

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S2E3: How Movement Plays in the Mind

In this episode, I explore the role that working from home is great unless you find yourself sedentary all day.

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S2E2: What to Eat to Stay Focused For Longer

In this episode, I explore the role that nutrition plays in sustaining our focus for longer while we work.

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S2E1: Body & Mind: How Sleep Optimizes Your Focus, Creativity, Memory, and Mood

In this episode, I explore the role that sleep plays in regulating our focus and attention, decision-making, emotions, problem solving, and creativity.

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S1E5: Values Alignment and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that Values Alignment plays when it comes to performance at work and job satisfaction, and what you can do to define your values and use them in your decision making.

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S1E4: Play To Your Strengths

In this video, I explore the role that STRENGTHS-ALIGNMENT plays in getting the best out of yourself every single day.

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S1E3: Are You Following the RIGHT Kind of Passion?

In this video, I explore the role that PASSION plays when it comes to our performance at work, and how there are TWO types of passion - one that leads to positive outcomes and emotional wellbeing, and one that leads to the VERY OPPOSITE.

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S1E2: The Real Impact of Incentives at Work

In this video, I explore one of the four foundations of high performance, productivity, and effectiveness at work - extrinsic and intrinsic incentives.

LISTEN

S1E1: The Science on Purpose and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that PURPOSE plays when it comes to our performance at work.

LISTEN

Introduction to Work/Flow Podcast

Welcome to the WorkFlow podcast.

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Episode #404: Cutting Corporate Red Tape and Bulls#!t with Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom is the founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, a global branding & culture transformation firm, operating across five continents and more than 30 countries.

LISTEN

Episode #403: Brad Feld on Depression and Work

Brad Feld is an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado.

LISTEN

Episode #402: Reinvent the Way You Work with Jonas Altman

In this episode of Future Squared, workologist and author of Shapers, Jonas Altman, joins Steve Glaveski to talk the future of work.

LISTEN

Episode #400: From Fijian Refugee to Billion Dollar Supplement Empire with Izhar Basha

From humble beginnings with a small supplement retail store in Randwick, Izhar Basha has gone on to create and head internationally recognised and celebrated Australian supplements brand, EHPlabs.

LISTEN

Episode #398: Reviving a 200-Year-Old Whisky Distillery with David Prior

David Prior is a lifelong entrepreneur. He founded Baroda Packaging, which was acquired in 2007, before turning his eye to yoghurt, with Five:AM Organics, which after just three years in the market was acquired for $80 million.

LISTEN

Episode #397: Gad Saad on Social Justice Politics at Work Future Squared with Steve Glaveski:

Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist at the John Molson School of Business who applies evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour.

LISTEN

Episode #396: SOWH1 - Why Disney and Generalists Thrive in a Pandemic World

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Episode #395: Becoming Financially Well with WeMoney's Dan Jovevski

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Episode #394: Get Twice as Much Done in Half the Time with Steve Glaveski

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Episode #393: My new book, Time Rich, is out today + 10 Productivity Tips

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Episode #392: Spotify's Censorship Moment: Joe Rogan, Podcasts and Politics

LISTEN

Episode #391: Get Rich and Die Trying with John Roa

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Author

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Episode #390: Daniel Cannizzaro talks Australian Fintech, Parpera

In this episode of Future Squared, founder of Aussie fintech Parpera, shares his journey from Melbourne's northwestern suburbs to EY and London Business School, before founding up and coming fintech, Parpera.

LISTEN

Episode #389: The Low Touch Economy with Nick De Mey

LISTEN

Episode #388: From Journalist to Poker Champion with Maria Konnikova

LISTEN

Episode #387: Fighting Fear with Big Wave Surfer, Mark Mathews

LISTEN

Episode #386: An interview with my mother, Miljana Glaveska

LISTEN

Episode #385: Detoxification with Stefan Filippo

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Episode #384: Tony Nash on Building a 9-Figure Online Business - Part One

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Episode #383: Negotiate Anything with Alexandra Carter

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Episode #382: The Psychology of Friendship with Lydia Denworth

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Episode #381: Alex Osterwalder on Building an Invincible Company

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Episode #380: Rising From the Startup Ashes with Michael Fox

LISTEN

Episode #379: Caring for Seniors During the Pandemic

LISTEN

Episode #377: Boosting Your Immunity with Lucas Aoun

LISTEN

Episode #378: Steve Blank talks Virus Survival Strategies for Business

LISTEN

Episode #376: How to Avoid Going Crazy During COVID-19 Lockdown

LISTEN

Episode #375: 23 Steps to Surviving COVID19 for Startups and Small Business

LISTEN

Episode #374: COVID-19 and How to Crush Working From Home

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Episode #373: Turning Customers into Fans with David Meerman Scott

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Episode #372: Seth Godin on Navigating Business and Life

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Episode #371: Surfing in the City with Andrew Ross

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Episode #370: Ultralearning with Scott H Young

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Episode #369: James Clear on Replacing Bad Habits with Good Habits

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Episode #368: Capitalism, Inequality and Opportunity with Branko Milanovic

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Episode #367: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal

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Episode #366: The Early Days of Netflix with Marc Randolph

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Episode #365: Entrepreneurship in Schools with Don Wettrick

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429. Cage Kings: The Business of the UFC with Michael Thomsen

Michael Thomsen is a freelancer writer, author, and UFC tragic from New York. He is the author of Cage Kings: How an Unlikely Group of Moguls, Champions & Hustlers Transformed the UFC into a $10 Billion Industry, which unpacks the rapid rise of the UFC an mixed martial arts, the UFC’s business model and economics, the one man tour de force that is longtime UFC president Dana White, the role of the UFC’s owners over time - SEG, Zuffa and Ari Emanuel, and the organization’s anti-competitive behaviors and adversarial relationship with its fighters, which aren’t employees, but independent contractors - most of whom would earn more working a run of the mill admin job in the public sector.

LISTEN

427. Building a Billion Dollar Venture Capital Fund with Blackbird's Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is co-founder of Startmate, and founder and partner at Blackbird VC, Australia’s largest venture capital fund, with its 5th fund having raised AUD$1B (US$640M). Blackbird was an early investor in Canva, SafetyCulture, CultureAmp, BugCrowd, RedBubble, and many more, and has to date generated a net internal rate of return of 56%.

LISTEN

428. Oliver Burkeman on Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman is a British author and journalist who has written for The Guardian and other publications. He was born in 1975 and has authored several books on topics such as time management, productivity, happiness, and self-help culture.

LISTEN

426. The Mick Wall Story - Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll

Mick Wall has spent over four decades interviewing rockstars and chronicling their amazing stories, and today, we're turning the tables on Mick Wall and unpacking his story in this marathon 3-hour and 40-minute, Joe Rogan-esque interview.

LISTEN

425. The Electric Motorcycle Revolution with Dennis Savic

Dennis Savic is a pioneering entrepreneur and innovative thinker in the fields of electric vehicles and sustainable transportation.

LISTEN

424. The Trillion Dollar SPace Economy with Torsten Hoffman

Torsten Hoffmann is a media entrepreneur, filmmaker, and technology investor. He has produced and directed several documentaries, including "Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It" and the award-winning "Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet" Torsten joins me today to talk about his forthcoming feature documentary, FORTITUDE: Forging the Trillion Dollar Space Economy, which uncovers how a few influential individuals with utopian ideas and vast fortunes are forging a trillion-dollar off-world industry, while inspiring millions of us back on Earth.

LISTEN

423. Kevin Kelly: From Wired tgo Wisdom-Excellent Advice for Living

Kevin Kelly is a renowned technology writer, futurist, and entrepreneur who co-founded Wired magazine in 1993. He has authored several books on the impact of technology on society, including "The Inevitable" and "What Technology Wants." He is also a sought-after speaker and advisor on emerging technologies and their social and economic implications. His new book, Excellent Advice for Living: WIsdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier, distils Kelly’s timeless advice on everything from right living to setting ambitious goals, optimizing generosity, and cultivating compassion.

LISTEN

422. Generative AI Risks and Opportunities with Mike Todasco

My guest today is Mike Todasco, former director of innovation at PayPal, and current self-imposed AI-researcher, and co-author of numerous AI-generated books under the pseudonym Alex Irons.

LISTEN

421. Conquering the Startup Abyss, Navigating Economic Uncertainty, and the Global Banking Crisis with Daniel Cannizzaro

My guest today is Daniel Cannizzaro, founder of fintech company Parpera. I invited Dan back on to discuss the difficult landscape that startups find themselves in, and how Parpera has been navigating both macroeconomic challenges, and some very unique technical setbacks.

LISTEN

419. Extend your Attention Span with Gloria Mark

Gloria Mark is a Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. She’s been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012 and is a recipient of the Google Research Award and the NSF Career award. She’s the author of the new book, Attention Span: Finding Focus for a Fulfilling Life, which unpacks how our brains operate in the digital world, why we can’t focus, and how we can take back control to find more success in our careers but also more health and wellness in our lives.

LISTEN

418. Is Crypto a Scam? Debate with Theo Cox from Life Itself

Theo Cox is Head of Life Itself Labs, a multidisciplinary research institute and consultancy that works across economics, governance, strategy and technology, and innovates systemic solutions to complex global challenges.

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417. Our Critical Thinking Crisis And Affirmative Action In The Workplace with Josh Szeps

Josh Szeps is an Australian media personality, political satirist, and television presenter. He hosts Afternoon with Josh Szeps on ABC Radio, he hosts the incredibly popular podcast, Uncomfortable Conversations, and he has appeared on numerous high profile outlets over the years, including over a dozen appearances on the Joe Rogan Experience.

LISTEN

416. Bringing Free Speech and User Rewards to Social Media with Bill Ottman of Minds

My guest today is Bill Ottman, he’s the co-creator and CEO of Minds - an alternative social media platform based on the blockchain that actively rewards users for their contributions, supports freedom of expression, and unlike many competing platforms, is not incentivized to polarize people for the sake of driving higher engagement.

LISTEN

415. The Sandbox's Sebastian Borget on How Brands Can Leverage the Metaverse

My guest today is Sebastien Borget, co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, one of the world’s biggest and most popular metaverse platforms, with over 2 million wallets connected, and a token with a fully diluted market cap of over US$10 billion. The Sandbox is home to brands and icons such as Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Atari, Steve Aoki, The Walking Dead, and more.

LISTEN

412. Talking DAOs with Global Coin Research Deal Lead, Jin Kang

Jin Kang is deal lead at Global Coin Research, an investment DAO that has poured over US$30M into over 40 deals since just last year, generating an astounding 30X+ return in the process.

LISTEN

413. Crypto Index Funds with Index Coop's Crews Enochs

Crews Enochs is a core contributor to the product growth community & institutional working groups at Index Coop, a new-age web3 crypto index fund DAO aiming to become the Blackrock of crypto.

LISTEN

414. Building the Metaverse with RFOX's Ben Fairbank

Ben Fairbank is the CEO and Founder of RFOX, a web3 platform on a mission to empower everyone to play, create and earn in an immersive metaverse without borders.

LISTEN

411. Non-Fungible Tokens(NFTs) and Collectable Digital Art with Saatchi Art's Monty Preston

Monty Preston is the Manager of Art Advisory & Curation at Saatchi Art. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, she worked at female-led, industry-disrupting startups including Beauty Pie in London, where she managed content and creative, and The RealReal in San Francisco, where she specialized in luxury estate management with a focus on designer apparel and fine art.

LISTEN

410: The Sh*t They Never Taught You with Adam Jones and Adam Ashton

In this episode, I interview the co-hosts of the popular podcast What You Will Learn, and now co-authors of The Sh*t They Never Taught You, Adam Jones and Adam Ashton, for a conversation on all things books and life.

LISTEN

408: Andrew Bogut on Making it in Basketball, Social Justice Politics and the NBA, and Australia's Lockdowns

Andrew Bogut is one of Australia’s most decorated basketball exports. He was the first overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, won an NBA championship in 2015 with the Golden State Warriors, and spent 15 years honing his craft in the States, making about US$120M in career earnings.

LISTEN

Should You Stand Up or Sit Down at Work?

LISTEN

5 Ways Sunlight and Vitamin D Improve Your Focus and Mood

LISTEN

Are Early Birds REALLY More Productive Than Night Owls?

LISTEN

Get More Done in Less Time with Parkinson's Law

LISTEN

How to Beat Anxiety with the Physiological Sigh and Get Focused

LISTEN

How To Beat Analysis Paralysis and Jumping to Conclusions

LISTEN

4 Ways to Eat Carbs Without Crashing Afterwards

LISTEN

5 Ways to Beat Zoom Fatigue

LISTEN

Matt Mullenweg’s 5 Levels of Remote Work - you're probably at level 2.

LISTEN

Was Rhonda Patrick Right about Fasting and Focus?

LISTEN

Episode#407 Pizza's Paul Fenech on Making it Film & Television

Paul Fenech is an Australian filmmaker, film and television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for writing, directing, producing, and starring in the television series Pizza, Swift and Shift Couriers, Housos and Bogan Hunters, and the motion picture Fat Pizza.

LISTEN

Outsourcing 101: How to Cut Your Work Hours in Half

LISTEN

S3E9: Automate Today to Crush Tomorrow

LISTEN

PSA: Australia's Lockdown Laws

Sometimes you just have to stand up for your values.

LISTEN

S3E8: How to Time Block for Maximum Productivity

LISTEN

S3E7: Prioritization and the 80/20 Principle

LISTEN

S3E6: Beware of Shallow Work Traps: Email, Slack, Social Media, and Meetings

LISTEN

S3E5: Use Momentum to Beat Procrastination and Laziness

LISTEN

S3E4: The Point of Diminishing Returns

LISTEN

S3E3: The Value and Art of Saying "No"

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S3E1: Triggering the Flow State

LISTEN

S3E2:Task Switching

What’s the number one thing holding your productivity back? ……You. It turns out that people switch screens once every 40 seconds in a typical workday. But when we switch screens, we suffer a cognitive switching penalty.

LISTEN

Episode #406: Why the Right to Disconnect is a Bad Idea

The central idea behind the right to disconnect is that employees don’t have to take calls or read emails after work hours.

LISTEN

S2E8: 12 Health Supplements to Boost Your Performance at Work

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Episode #405: Navigating Emotions and Healing the Heart with Amy Chan

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to heal the heart.

LISTEN

S2E7: How Fasting Helps You Become Super Focused

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S2E6: How Sunlight and Vitamin D Improves Your Focus, Mood, and Creativity

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S2E5: Overcoming Workplace Stress and Negative Emotions

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S2E4: How Being Social Helps You Focus At Work

In this episode, I explore the role that community was one of the four factors he identified (the others were attitude, nutrition, and movement), and it turns out that there is more to this than just anecdotal observations and theory, but it is grounded in science.

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S2E3: How Movement Plays in the Mind

In this episode, I explore the role that working from home is great unless you find yourself sedentary all day.

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S2E2: What to Eat to Stay Focused For Longer

In this episode, I explore the role that nutrition plays in sustaining our focus for longer while we work.

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S2E1: Body & Mind: How Sleep Optimizes Your Focus, Creativity, Memory, and Mood

In this episode, I explore the role that sleep plays in regulating our focus and attention, decision-making, emotions, problem solving, and creativity.

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S1E5: Values Alignment and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that Values Alignment plays when it comes to performance at work and job satisfaction, and what you can do to define your values and use them in your decision making.

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S1E4: Play To Your Strengths

In this video, I explore the role that STRENGTHS-ALIGNMENT plays in getting the best out of yourself every single day.

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S1E3: Are You Following the RIGHT Kind of Passion?

In this video, I explore the role that PASSION plays when it comes to our performance at work, and how there are TWO types of passion - one that leads to positive outcomes and emotional wellbeing, and one that leads to the VERY OPPOSITE.

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S1E2: The Real Impact of Incentives at Work

In this video, I explore one of the four foundations of high performance, productivity, and effectiveness at work - extrinsic and intrinsic incentives.

LISTEN

S1E1: The Science on Purpose and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that PURPOSE plays when it comes to our performance at work.

LISTEN

Introduction to Work/Flow Podcast

Welcome to the WorkFlow podcast.

LISTEN

Episode #404: Cutting Corporate Red Tape and Bulls#!t with Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom is the founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, a global branding & culture transformation firm, operating across five continents and more than 30 countries.

LISTEN

Episode #403: Brad Feld on Depression and Work

Brad Feld is an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado.

LISTEN

Episode #402: Reinvent the Way You Work with Jonas Altman

In this episode of Future Squared, workologist and author of Shapers, Jonas Altman, joins Steve Glaveski to talk the future of work.

LISTEN

Episode #400: From Fijian Refugee to Billion Dollar Supplement Empire with Izhar Basha

From humble beginnings with a small supplement retail store in Randwick, Izhar Basha has gone on to create and head internationally recognised and celebrated Australian supplements brand, EHPlabs.

LISTEN

Episode #398: Reviving a 200-Year-Old Whisky Distillery with David Prior

David Prior is a lifelong entrepreneur. He founded Baroda Packaging, which was acquired in 2007, before turning his eye to yoghurt, with Five:AM Organics, which after just three years in the market was acquired for $80 million.

LISTEN

Episode #397: Gad Saad on Social Justice Politics at Work Future Squared with Steve Glaveski:

Gad Saad is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist at the John Molson School of Business who applies evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour.

LISTEN

Episode #396: SOWH1 - Why Disney and Generalists Thrive in a Pandemic World

LISTEN

Episode #395: Becoming Financially Well with WeMoney's Dan Jovevski

LISTEN

Episode #394: Get Twice as Much Done in Half the Time with Steve Glaveski

LISTEN

Episode #393: My new book, Time Rich, is out today + 10 Productivity Tips

LISTEN

Episode #392: Spotify's Censorship Moment: Joe Rogan, Podcasts and Politics

LISTEN

Episode #391: Get Rich and Die Trying with John Roa

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Author

LISTEN

Episode #390: Daniel Cannizzaro talks Australian Fintech, Parpera

In this episode of Future Squared, founder of Aussie fintech Parpera, shares his journey from Melbourne's northwestern suburbs to EY and London Business School, before founding up and coming fintech, Parpera.

LISTEN

Episode #389: The Low Touch Economy with Nick De Mey

LISTEN

Episode #388: From Journalist to Poker Champion with Maria Konnikova

LISTEN

Episode #387: Fighting Fear with Big Wave Surfer, Mark Mathews

LISTEN

Episode #386: An interview with my mother, Miljana Glaveska

LISTEN

Episode #385: Detoxification with Stefan Filippo

LISTEN

Episode #384: Tony Nash on Building a 9-Figure Online Business - Part One

LISTEN

Episode #383: Negotiate Anything with Alexandra Carter

LISTEN

Episode #382: The Psychology of Friendship with Lydia Denworth

LISTEN

Episode #381: Alex Osterwalder on Building an Invincible Company

LISTEN

Episode #380: Rising From the Startup Ashes with Michael Fox

LISTEN

Episode #379: Caring for Seniors During the Pandemic

LISTEN

Episode #377: Boosting Your Immunity with Lucas Aoun

LISTEN

Episode #378: Steve Blank talks Virus Survival Strategies for Business

LISTEN

Episode #376: How to Avoid Going Crazy During COVID-19 Lockdown

LISTEN

Episode #375: 23 Steps to Surviving COVID19 for Startups and Small Business

LISTEN

Episode #374: COVID-19 and How to Crush Working From Home

LISTEN

Episode #373: Turning Customers into Fans with David Meerman Scott

LISTEN

Episode #372: Seth Godin on Navigating Business and Life

LISTEN

Episode #371: Surfing in the City with Andrew Ross

LISTEN

Episode #370: Ultralearning with Scott H Young

LISTEN

Episode #369: James Clear on Replacing Bad Habits with Good Habits

LISTEN

Episode #368: Capitalism, Inequality and Opportunity with Branko Milanovic

LISTEN

Episode #367: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal

LISTEN

Episode #366: The Early Days of Netflix with Marc Randolph

LISTEN

Episode #365: Entrepreneurship in Schools with Don Wettrick

LISTEN

429. Cage Kings: The Business of the UFC with Michael Thomsen

Michael Thomsen is a freelancer writer, author, and UFC tragic from New York. He is the author of Cage Kings: How an Unlikely Group of Moguls, Champions & Hustlers Transformed the UFC into a $10 Billion Industry, which unpacks the rapid rise of the UFC an mixed martial arts, the UFC’s business model and economics, the one man tour de force that is longtime UFC president Dana White, the role of the UFC’s owners over time - SEG, Zuffa and Ari Emanuel, and the organization’s anti-competitive behaviors and adversarial relationship with its fighters, which aren’t employees, but independent contractors - most of whom would earn more working a run of the mill admin job in the public sector.

LISTEN

427. Building a Billion Dollar Venture Capital Fund with Blackbird's Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is co-founder of Startmate, and founder and partner at Blackbird VC, Australia’s largest venture capital fund, with its 5th fund having raised AUD$1B (US$640M). Blackbird was an early investor in Canva, SafetyCulture, CultureAmp, BugCrowd, RedBubble, and many more, and has to date generated a net internal rate of return of 56%.

LISTEN

428. Oliver Burkeman on Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman is a British author and journalist who has written for The Guardian and other publications. He was born in 1975 and has authored several books on topics such as time management, productivity, happiness, and self-help culture.

LISTEN

426. The Mick Wall Story - Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll

Mick Wall has spent over four decades interviewing rockstars and chronicling their amazing stories, and today, we're turning the tables on Mick Wall and unpacking his story in this marathon 3-hour and 40-minute, Joe Rogan-esque interview.

LISTEN

425. The Electric Motorcycle Revolution with Dennis Savic

Dennis Savic is a pioneering entrepreneur and innovative thinker in the fields of electric vehicles and sustainable transportation.

LISTEN

424. The Trillion Dollar SPace Economy with Torsten Hoffman

Torsten Hoffmann is a media entrepreneur, filmmaker, and technology investor. He has produced and directed several documentaries, including "Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It" and the award-winning "Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet" Torsten joins me today to talk about his forthcoming feature documentary, FORTITUDE: Forging the Trillion Dollar Space Economy, which uncovers how a few influential individuals with utopian ideas and vast fortunes are forging a trillion-dollar off-world industry, while inspiring millions of us back on Earth.

LISTEN

423. Kevin Kelly: From Wired tgo Wisdom-Excellent Advice for Living

Kevin Kelly is a renowned technology writer, futurist, and entrepreneur who co-founded Wired magazine in 1993. He has authored several books on the impact of technology on society, including "The Inevitable" and "What Technology Wants." He is also a sought-after speaker and advisor on emerging technologies and their social and economic implications. His new book, Excellent Advice for Living: WIsdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier, distils Kelly’s timeless advice on everything from right living to setting ambitious goals, optimizing generosity, and cultivating compassion.

LISTEN

422. Generative AI Risks and Opportunities with Mike Todasco

My guest today is Mike Todasco, former director of innovation at PayPal, and current self-imposed AI-researcher, and co-author of numerous AI-generated books under the pseudonym Alex Irons.

LISTEN

421. Conquering the Startup Abyss, Navigating Economic Uncertainty, and the Global Banking Crisis with Daniel Cannizzaro

My guest today is Daniel Cannizzaro, founder of fintech company Parpera. I invited Dan back on to discuss the difficult landscape that startups find themselves in, and how Parpera has been navigating both macroeconomic challenges, and some very unique technical setbacks.

LISTEN

419. Extend your Attention Span with Gloria Mark

Gloria Mark is a Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. She’s been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012 and is a recipient of the Google Research Award and the NSF Career award. She’s the author of the new book, Attention Span: Finding Focus for a Fulfilling Life, which unpacks how our brains operate in the digital world, why we can’t focus, and how we can take back control to find more success in our careers but also more health and wellness in our lives.

LISTEN

418. Is Crypto a Scam? Debate with Theo Cox from Life Itself

Theo Cox is Head of Life Itself Labs, a multidisciplinary research institute and consultancy that works across economics, governance, strategy and technology, and innovates systemic solutions to complex global challenges.

LISTEN

417. Our Critical Thinking Crisis And Affirmative Action In The Workplace with Josh Szeps

Josh Szeps is an Australian media personality, political satirist, and television presenter. He hosts Afternoon with Josh Szeps on ABC Radio, he hosts the incredibly popular podcast, Uncomfortable Conversations, and he has appeared on numerous high profile outlets over the years, including over a dozen appearances on the Joe Rogan Experience.

LISTEN

416. Bringing Free Speech and User Rewards to Social Media with Bill Ottman of Minds

My guest today is Bill Ottman, he’s the co-creator and CEO of Minds - an alternative social media platform based on the blockchain that actively rewards users for their contributions, supports freedom of expression, and unlike many competing platforms, is not incentivized to polarize people for the sake of driving higher engagement.

LISTEN

415. The Sandbox's Sebastian Borget on How Brands Can Leverage the Metaverse

My guest today is Sebastien Borget, co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, one of the world’s biggest and most popular metaverse platforms, with over 2 million wallets connected, and a token with a fully diluted market cap of over US$10 billion. The Sandbox is home to brands and icons such as Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Atari, Steve Aoki, The Walking Dead, and more.

LISTEN

412. Talking DAOs with Global Coin Research Deal Lead, Jin Kang

Jin Kang is deal lead at Global Coin Research, an investment DAO that has poured over US$30M into over 40 deals since just last year, generating an astounding 30X+ return in the process.

LISTEN

413. Crypto Index Funds with Index Coop's Crews Enochs

Crews Enochs is a core contributor to the product growth community & institutional working groups at Index Coop, a new-age web3 crypto index fund DAO aiming to become the Blackrock of crypto.

LISTEN

414. Building the Metaverse with RFOX's Ben Fairbank

Ben Fairbank is the CEO and Founder of RFOX, a web3 platform on a mission to empower everyone to play, create and earn in an immersive metaverse without borders.

LISTEN

411. Non-Fungible Tokens(NFTs) and Collectable Digital Art with Saatchi Art's Monty Preston

Monty Preston is the Manager of Art Advisory & Curation at Saatchi Art. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, she worked at female-led, industry-disrupting startups including Beauty Pie in London, where she managed content and creative, and The RealReal in San Francisco, where she specialized in luxury estate management with a focus on designer apparel and fine art.

LISTEN

410: The Sh*t They Never Taught You with Adam Jones and Adam Ashton

In this episode, I interview the co-hosts of the popular podcast What You Will Learn, and now co-authors of The Sh*t They Never Taught You, Adam Jones and Adam Ashton, for a conversation on all things books and life.

LISTEN

408: Andrew Bogut on Making it in Basketball, Social Justice Politics and the NBA, and Australia's Lockdowns

Andrew Bogut is one of Australia’s most decorated basketball exports. He was the first overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, won an NBA championship in 2015 with the Golden State Warriors, and spent 15 years honing his craft in the States, making about US$120M in career earnings.

LISTEN

Should You Stand Up or Sit Down at Work?

LISTEN

5 Ways Sunlight and Vitamin D Improve Your Focus and Mood

LISTEN

Are Early Birds REALLY More Productive Than Night Owls?

LISTEN

Get More Done in Less Time with Parkinson's Law

LISTEN

How to Beat Anxiety with the Physiological Sigh and Get Focused

LISTEN

How To Beat Analysis Paralysis and Jumping to Conclusions

LISTEN

4 Ways to Eat Carbs Without Crashing Afterwards

LISTEN

5 Ways to Beat Zoom Fatigue

LISTEN

Matt Mullenweg’s 5 Levels of Remote Work - you're probably at level 2.

LISTEN

Was Rhonda Patrick Right about Fasting and Focus?

LISTEN

Episode#407 Pizza's Paul Fenech on Making it Film & Television

Paul Fenech is an Australian filmmaker, film and television actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for writing, directing, producing, and starring in the television series Pizza, Swift and Shift Couriers, Housos and Bogan Hunters, and the motion picture Fat Pizza.

LISTEN

Outsourcing 101: How to Cut Your Work Hours in Half

LISTEN

S3E9: Automate Today to Crush Tomorrow

LISTEN

PSA: Australia's Lockdown Laws

Sometimes you just have to stand up for your values.

LISTEN

S3E8: How to Time Block for Maximum Productivity

LISTEN

S3E7: Prioritization and the 80/20 Principle

LISTEN

S3E6: Beware of Shallow Work Traps: Email, Slack, Social Media, and Meetings

LISTEN

S3E5: Use Momentum to Beat Procrastination and Laziness

LISTEN

S3E4: The Point of Diminishing Returns

LISTEN

S3E3: The Value and Art of Saying "No"

LISTEN

S3E1: Triggering the Flow State

LISTEN

S3E2:Task Switching

What’s the number one thing holding your productivity back? ……You. It turns out that people switch screens once every 40 seconds in a typical workday. But when we switch screens, we suffer a cognitive switching penalty.

LISTEN

Episode #406: Why the Right to Disconnect is a Bad Idea

The central idea behind the right to disconnect is that employees don’t have to take calls or read emails after work hours.

LISTEN

S2E8: 12 Health Supplements to Boost Your Performance at Work

LISTEN

Episode #405: Navigating Emotions and Healing the Heart with Amy Chan

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to heal the heart.

LISTEN

S2E7: How Fasting Helps You Become Super Focused

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S2E6: How Sunlight and Vitamin D Improves Your Focus, Mood, and Creativity

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S2E5: Overcoming Workplace Stress and Negative Emotions

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S2E4: How Being Social Helps You Focus At Work

In this episode, I explore the role that community was one of the four factors he identified (the others were attitude, nutrition, and movement), and it turns out that there is more to this than just anecdotal observations and theory, but it is grounded in science.

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S2E3: How Movement Plays in the Mind

In this episode, I explore the role that working from home is great unless you find yourself sedentary all day.

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S2E2: What to Eat to Stay Focused For Longer

In this episode, I explore the role that nutrition plays in sustaining our focus for longer while we work.

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S2E1: Body & Mind: How Sleep Optimizes Your Focus, Creativity, Memory, and Mood

In this episode, I explore the role that sleep plays in regulating our focus and attention, decision-making, emotions, problem solving, and creativity.

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S1E5: Values Alignment and Performance at Work

In this video, I explore the role that Values Alignment plays when it comes to performance at work and job satisfaction, and what you can do to define your values and use them in your decision making.

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S1E4: Play To Your Strengths

In this video, I explore the role that STRENGTHS-ALIGNMENT plays in getting the best out of yourself every single day.

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