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“Living a Life in Full” is the conversation you always wanted to have with that person who gave an amazing TED talk, or the author of one your favorite books, or that inspirational Olympian you always wanted to know more about. This show is for the intellectually curious. You want to not just know more about the interesting and the innovative, but also what makes them tick, and maybe even what makes them laugh. It’s graduate-level conversations with those making a difference in the world and the lives of others. This show brings you new ideas and approaches so you can live a life in full. The show is equal parts information and inspiration, but without the aphorisms and pablum. We cover a wide range of topics in an engaging way—from Burning Man to The Renaissance Weekend, from the United Nations to top universities, Nobel Laureates to astronauts—we have an amazing Rolodex. Interviewees are a who’s who of high performance athletes, bestselling authors, high-caliber leaders, world changing humanitarians, innovative researchers, amazing start-up founders, clever life-hackers, paradigm busting thought-leaders and global innovators. Cheers, and thanks, Chris http://www.alifeinfull.org/

“Living a Life in Full” is the conversation you always wanted to have with that person who gave an amazing TED talk, or the author of one your favorite books, or that inspirational Olympian you always wanted to know more about. This show is for the intellectually curious. You want to not just know more about the interesting and the innovative, but also what makes them tick, and maybe even what makes them laugh. It’s graduate-level conversations with those making a difference in the world and the lives of others. This show brings you new ideas and approaches so you can live a life in full. The show is equal parts information and inspiration, but without the aphorisms and pablum. We cover a wide range of topics in an engaging way—from Burning Man to The Renaissance Weekend, from the United Nations to top universities, Nobel Laureates to astronauts—we have an amazing Rolodex. Interviewees are a who’s who of high performance athletes, bestselling authors, high-caliber leaders, world changing humanitarians, innovative researchers, amazing start-up founders, clever life-hackers, paradigm busting thought-leaders and global innovators. Cheers, and thanks, Chris http://www.alifeinfull.org/

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United States

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“Living a Life in Full” is the conversation you always wanted to have with that person who gave an amazing TED talk, or the author of one your favorite books, or that inspirational Olympian you always wanted to know more about. This show is for the intellectually curious. You want to not just know more about the interesting and the innovative, but also what makes them tick, and maybe even what makes them laugh. It’s graduate-level conversations with those making a difference in the world and the lives of others. This show brings you new ideas and approaches so you can live a life in full. The show is equal parts information and inspiration, but without the aphorisms and pablum. We cover a wide range of topics in an engaging way—from Burning Man to The Renaissance Weekend, from the United Nations to top universities, Nobel Laureates to astronauts—we have an amazing Rolodex. Interviewees are a who’s who of high performance athletes, bestselling authors, high-caliber leaders, world changing humanitarians, innovative researchers, amazing start-up founders, clever life-hackers, paradigm busting thought-leaders and global innovators. Cheers, and thanks, Chris http://www.alifeinfull.org/

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English

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Episodes

Effective Altruism: Charlie Bresler, PhD, on How to Amplify Your Impact

8/1/2022
Extreme poverty has devastating effects on over 700 million people globally. Every year 5.3 million children, under the age of five, die, and more than half of these deaths could have been easily prevented if they would have been fortunate enough to have been born in the United States. Peter Singer has famously noted that “we have an ethical obligation to use some portion of our wealth and privilege to save lives and reduce the unnecessary suffering associated with extreme poverty—defined...

Jordan Metzl, MD, on High-Performance Ways to Optimize Lifespan and Healthspan

7/1/2022
With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Jordan Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. His academic appointments are as an Associate Attending Physician and Associate Attending Pediatrician at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Which I consider to be the premier orthopedic surgery center in the United States. In addition to his busy medical practices in New York City and Stamford, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is the author of the bestselling titles Running...

Duration:01:14:32

Augmenting Medicine with AI: Hassan Tetteh, MD, on Innovation in Healthcare

6/1/2022
Dr. Hassan Tetteh is a decorated Navy captain and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and adjunct faculty at Howard University College of Medicine. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, he was deployed in Afghanistan and on warships in the Persian Gulf. He’s also an unabashed medical “nerd,” part of a cadre of physicians board-certified in clinical informatics. Dr. Tetteh is the founder and principal of Tetteh Consulting Group, creator of The Art...

Duration:01:08:55

Michael Clinton on Achieving Your Dreams by Reimagining Your Life

5/1/2022
As disruption impacts many industries, mid-career professionals must navigate change and consider its future impact. Likewise, the post-career population faces transformation, and needs to prepare financially, logistically, or emotionally for the next phase of their lives. Michael urges us to view this transition through a progressive lens: don’t retire, but rather rewire or re-fire toward a happier, more productive next chapter. And end self-imposed ageism; focus instead on self-driven...

Duration:00:54:49

Innovation in Humanitarian Work During Geopolitical Crisis with Dr. Mohammad Haqmal

4/1/2022
Dr. Mohammad Haqmal, is the former Chief of Public Health for Afghanistan, where he developed a series of groundbreaking programs and has received the Afghanistan National Public Hero Award – twice. He is a medical doctor by training and also holds master’s degrees in Business Administration, Public Health, and Global Health. Before all this, he and his mother had to flee Afghanistan when he was five to live in a refugee camp in Pakistan; they were the only two of his family who survived the...

Duration:01:12:58

Learning from a Legend: Mark Mahaney’s Insights and Lessons on Tech Investing and Financial Literacy

3/1/2022
“I’ve watched the rise of some of the leading companies of today–Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google–and the fall of some of the leading companies of yesterday–Yahoo!, eBay, and AOL…Figuring out which companies really are going to be dominant franchises is an extremely hard thing to do. But those who accomplished this were arguably able to generate some of the best portfolio returns in the stock market over the past generation.” In Mark Mahaney’s new book, Nothing But Net, and in this...

Duration:00:44:26

Authoring Your New Script: April Rinne on How to Flux (and Thrive) in Constant Change

2/1/2022
April Rinne is equal parts global authority, advocate, ally and adventurer. She spent the first half of her career focused on global development and financial inclusion, and the latter half on the “new” digital economy and the future of work. For more than two decades, she has seen emerging trends early, understands their potential, and helps others do the same. Her new book Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change is part personal guidebook, part strategic roadmap, and part blank...

Duration:01:24:58

The Art, Science and Genius of Alejandro Cremades - The Startup Founder’s Best Friend

1/1/2022
Alejandro has been included in the Top 30-Under-30 lists of Vanity Fair, GQ, and Entrepreneur Magazine. He is a Forbes contributor as well as the author of the bestselling book The Art of Startup Fundraising, published by John Wiley & Sons and includes a foreword by Barbara Corcoran. We focused much of our conversation on this new book, Selling Your Startup: Crafting the Perfect Exit, Selling Your Business, and Everything Else Entrepreneurs Need to Know, also published by Wiley. The book...

Duration:00:50:37

Jon Gertner on the Stories Worth Telling

12/1/2021
How do we make sense of the ideas of the present, that might determine our lives in the future? How can we weigh the legitimacy of new technologies--and sort through what is hype, and what is not? Well, that’s what Jon Gertner, a veteran journalist, editor, historian, and author, seems to have figured out. Jon is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, and is best known for his work on science, technology, innovation, business, and society. His journalism and reviews also...

Duration:01:24:01

Chris Mamula on Affording a Life You Don’t Want to Retire From

11/1/2021
What are the principles of financial independence that enable others to create a different way of life than most people think is possible? In this episode we explore the practical questions behind ways to spend less, earn more, invest better, and work toward financial independence. We go deep and avoid the hucksterism often rampant in this area, and we demystify and vet the actual mechanics of living off of one’s investments.

Duration:01:30:21

Alonzo’s World of Risks and Rewards in Diplomatic and Humanitarian Work

10/1/2021
Allan "Alonzo" Wind is a former Senior Foreign Service Officer from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) having worked on diplomatic assignments in Peru, Nicaragua, Angola, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and South Africa. He provided oversight to U.S. government foreign aid development and humanitarian assistance, and supported U.S. Ambassadors as their senior development officer on multiple U.S. Embassy Country-Teams. In South Africa, he helped establish the Southern Africa...

Duration:01:20:04

William Green on Becoming Richer, Wiser, and Happier

9/1/2021
One indelible lesson from the last year is that we can’t control the cards we’re dealt in life. Still, we can improve our odds by learning to play those cards more skillfully. How? By studying the best investors. They are the grand masters of probabilities. The ultimate game players, they focus relentlessly on minimizing risks, maximizing rewards, and optimizing their odds of success. But do they have anything to teach us besides making money? Can we apply their way of thinking to enhance...

Duration:01:27:33

Understanding Risk and Making Better Decisions with Michele Wucker

8/1/2021
Michele Wucker is the founder of the Chicago-based strategy firm Gray Rhino & Company, drawing on three decades of experience - first as a financial journalist, and then media and think tank executive. She has been honored as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and as a Guggenheim Fellow. Risk has always been a part of life, to the point that for most of human existence life was risk. Drawing on compelling risk stories around the world and weaving in economics, anthropology,...

Duration:01:11:24

Comedy Central Founder Art Bell on Creativity, Business, and Leadership

7/1/2021
Art Bell is a writer and former media executive known for creating, building, and managing successful cable television channels like Comedy Central and CourtTV. He’s worked with top talent like Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, and discovered Bill Maher and Jon Stewart. He worked with other notables such as Dennis Miller—all with various, interesting, South Park-esque experiences that we talk about in this episode. This is an engaging, educational and fun conversation that is not...

Duration:01:31:19

The Invincible Norma Kamali

6/1/2021
Norma Kamali is a treasure. In this episode she shares life lessons on career-building, fitness, authentic beauty, timeless style, and wellbeing through her personal stories, worldly insights, and actionable advice. She is the epitome of living a life in full, and shares how the rest of us can as well.

Duration:01:10:23

Putting the Humanity (and Humility) in Humanitarian Work with Dr. Glenn Geelhoed

5/1/2021
As longtime listeners know, all of my guests have some type of involvement in humanitarian or philanthropic endeavors, but I have to say that Dr. Glenn Geelhoed is an all-star from that very deep bench. He is a member of numerous medical, surgical, and international academic societies, and is an author with more than 800 published journal articles and book chapters, along with several books, including his most recent – Furthest Peoples First – which is based on his work as the founder of...

Duration:01:19:02

Putting Values into Value Investing with Guy Spier

4/1/2021
Guy Spier is a Zurich-based investor and founder of Aquamarine Capital’s privately offered investment funds, with assets under management valued at over $250M. He authored The Education of a Value Investor, perhaps the most untraditional book on investing ever written. He explained what a hedge fund does and his “Graham-Buffett-Munger-Pabrai philosophy” for investing and for living. Guy is one of the most global citizens I know. He was born in South Africa, grew up in Israel and Iran; lived...

Duration:01:59:36

Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: Steve Herz on How to Accomplish More, Help Others, and Do Better Work

3/1/2021
Have you ever wondered why someone else got the position you applied for? Or why a colleague succeeded in getting a promotion rather than you? Steve Herz may know why, and what to do about it not happening again. Steve has spent his career helping broadcast journalists get positions with companies like CBS, CNN MSNBC, and Fox, as a premier talent agent, and now he helps others to advance their careers and improve their lives. Please join Steve and I as we explore “Don’t Take Yes for an...

Duration:00:42:21

Understanding The Iceman: The Complete Wim Hof

2/1/2021
Wim Hof, aka, The Iceman has set over 20 Guinness World Records. And while he has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, run a half-marathon in the Arctic – barefoot – what may be most compelling is that he has made the core of how he is able to do such things available to the public to learn. Admittedly, I was a bit skeptical but I have read the studies and asked Wim my own questions, and I must say, I think he may be on to something. I hope you enjoy this episode with the one and only,...

Duration:01:08:59

Living a Life in Full: Revolution over Resolutions 2.0

1/1/2021
It seems to have become a new tradition every January 1st to do an update to prior Epic Living, Living a Life in Full, and The List/Life Resume plans and consider to how to approach the upcoming year. The idea is to share my N-of-1 trials, be a bit autobiographical in the use and results from this past year, and to share tools and approaches you may want to give a go yourself, depending on your personal goals and in living your life in full. Interested listeners can look at the companion...

Duration:00:49:06