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Find Flow & Get Creative in Nature with DIY Genius - Kyle Pearce

Have you ever felt completely stuck in your routine? Today we chat with Kyle Pearce about finding flow in creativity and the benefits of getting out in nature.

Kyle Pearce is the founder of DIY Genius and an experiential learning designer, digital business educator and runs educational nature retreats.  Kyle spent the last 7 years building DIY Genius by sharing his passion for self-education and teaching online courses in passion-driven learning, flow psychology, and digital storytelling. He has worked in digital marketing and online education since 2009. He’s a full stack marketer, and when he’s not working, you’ll find him in the forests and mountains biking, skiing or hiking.

We discuss the best way to learn, making a transition to a new lifestyle and business, and how to find work that you truly enjoy.

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Learn How to Improve your Memory with 4x USA Memory Champion - Nelson Dellis

In this episode of the MindHack podcast, you'll learn simple techniques to improve your memory that can be practiced at any time! Learn techniques from books like Remember It and Moonwalking with Einstein to help you remember letter and number combinations with memory palaces and other techniques. Nelson Dellis is a four-time USA memory champion and holds the world record for memorizing the most names (235) and words (256) in 15 minutes, as well as the most digits (907) in 30 minutes and remembering the most decks of playing cards (9.02 decks) in 30 minutes. Although Nelson seems like a Rainman, he's just an average Joe who has taken up a skill of memorization, a technique that dates back thousands of years. Nelson's book Remember It is extremely well written and even includes an intro written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Nelson has been featured on CNN, ABC, and many other places. He is the co-Founder of the Memory League, a free online community, and he has also made three attempts to summit Mt. Everest. This is an interesting conversation where we discuss how he discovered the world of memory and specific techniques you can start using instantly to improve your memory. Nelson even shares the story of how he once used his memory to cover the tab of a $600 restaurant bill. Truly anybody can drastically improve their ability to remember things with the right attitude and technique.

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How this Entrepreneur went from Addiction to Discovering Flow - Michael Dash

Michael Dash is the President and CEO of Parallel HR Solutions, Inc. His journey to hope follows a six-year lawsuit that’s now settled and the sale of his company he spent eleven years building. Michael knows his struggles are not unique to executives and entrepreneurs around the world. Michael has run addiction recovery programs for over five years now. He climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and raised over $100K for LLS (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) and traveled to Bali where he studied Flow Consciousness, meditation, and other practices to overcome past challenges. In this episode, Michael shares some of his favorite personal growth tools and how giving back and travel have had such an impact on his life. He leaves listeners with this advice, "The first step is always recognition that you have a problem or are on the verge of having a problem that is affecting how you show up in life and your health. The next step is curiosity, followed by action and connection. These steps can help us lead much more balanced and fulfilled lives."

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Learn the Traveler's Mindset and Stress-based Mindfulness - Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is the co-founder and CEO of under30experiences, recently ranked on the Forbes 5,000 list. In this episode, Cody and Matt discuss the importance of travel in getting outside of your daily habits, and mindfulness-based practices to calm and reduce stress.

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Finding the Achiever's Mindset - Tiago Forte

Tiago Forte is a writer, speaker, teacher, and researcher dedicated to helping knowledge workers transform their productivity and thrive in the future of work. In this episode, we uncover what it means to be successful, how one can find an achiever's mindset and figure out what it is they are meant to do.

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Creating a Kaizen Culture and the Importance of Poetry - Seth Braverman

Seth is COO of Xylem Design in Fort Collins, CO. An amateur philosopher and writer of poetry, he's spent the past two years studying under Dan Beachy-Quick, poet and professor at CSU. In this episode we discuss the importance of Kaizen and Poetry––and the positive effects they can have on your life and business.

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How to Hack your Motivation and Productivity - Nick Winter

Nick Winter is the co-founder of the highly successful startup, CodeCombat, a free to use educational gaming company that teaches players the fundamentals of computer programming. He’s also the author of the book, The Motivation Hacker and conducted a series of experiments over 3-months time to create good habits, learn new skills and push himself to achieve more. In this incredible episode, we dig into goal-setting, creating new habits, dealing with burn-out and so much more!

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Lead a Meaningful life, Optimize Learning & What Blockchain has to do With It - Paul Golding

My next guest is Paul Golding and is what I’d refer to as one of the smartest geeks in Silicon Valley. He holds 25 patents across a wide range of fields from cryptography to computational aesthetics. I had to google and they appear to be a subfield of artificial intelligence and its ability to express human creative expression in areas such as music, visual arts, poetry and more. He was also the Chief Scientist at Art.com where he helped to create a new form of art called the Klio, which in simple form was a TV that looked like an art piece which plays dynamic art that can evolve over time, Recently he’s been leading Blockchain and AI research for a leading fintech marketplace lender and was also recognized as an IEE Prize winner for his outstanding achievements in electronic engineering.

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Find Flow, Accomplish Goals and Improve your Life - Malcolm Ocean

Malcolm Ocean is the creator of the Complice goal-oriented productivity system. He’s been experimenting with habit-change and productivity systems since high school and has tried everything from tiny behavioral tweaks to major mindset upgrades. His current main purpose is to make people be able to think and work effectively, as individuals and collectives. In this episode, we go over a whole host of topics covering We talk about Productivity, Goal Setting, Meditation, Bio-feedback, Heart-rate variability. Finding Flow, getting outside your comfort zone and so much more. This episode is jam-packed with helpful stuff.

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Author of Predictable Profits & His Life Challenges - Charles Gaudet

Charles became an entrepreneur when he was only 4 years old and continued to hone his craft until today. In this episode, he will tell us the roller coaster ride he had to go through before he reached his own version of a successful life. He will convince you why failure is a good thing and that facing the challenges that will hurt you is always better.

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Overcoming Obstacles, Finding Purpose & Meaning - Klyn Elsbury

Klyn was born with Cystic Fibrosis and Doctors didn’t give her more than 14 years to live. She’s now 30 and has beaten the odds time and time again. She is somebody who has pushed herself over and over, from becoming a fitness fanatic, Zumba instructor, public speaker, entrepreneur and businesswoman, all while still suffering from a genetic disease that requires extended hospital visits on a regular basis.

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The Science of Behavioral Economics & Living a Meaningful Life - Nate Andorsky

In this episode of the MindHack Podcast, Ashwin and I interview a guest who has a background in Behavioral Economics. This is admittedly one of the best conversations we’ve had so far in the process as we talk about the psychology of influencing people in positive ways. We also explore how to find meaning behind the work you do, staying humble and discussing how we often have self-limiting beliefs that prevent or stop us from really accomplishing what we’re capable of.

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Ranch work to Professional Boxing to Entrepreneurship - Ali Mahvan

In this super interesting episode, Ashwin and Cody detail the life and story of Ali Mahvan, the CEO and Co-founder of Sharebert, an AI-powered shopping app who got his start shoveling horse shit on a ranch in Arizona. After being bullied as a child he found a passion in boxing, started a sportswear company, and ended up working with some of the most influential people in boxing, including Floyd Mayweather. We also talk journeys, life decision making, and some of our favorite books for entrepreneurs.

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How the Founder of Staff.com systemized his business and productivity

This episode uncovers the routines and habits of Liam Martin, co-founder, and CMO of TimeDoctor.com and Staff.com. He’s been working with remote employees over the past 10 years and in this episode, we dig down into the nitty-gritty of outsourcing and how to be more productive in an age that is cluttered with distractions. If you’ve ever dealt with managing or working with remote team members, you’ll want to listen to this one.

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