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Spread Great Ideas: The Podcast

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Spread Great Ideas is meant to increase the signal in a world awash in noise. Your curator and host, Brian David Crane, is on a quest to share the learnings of the world’s most interesting people - the disruptors, the outliers, the libertines, and those who’ve been unconventionally successful - so that we can all become a little bit wiser, together.

Spread Great Ideas is meant to increase the signal in a world awash in noise. Your curator and host, Brian David Crane, is on a quest to share the learnings of the world’s most interesting people - the disruptors, the outliers, the libertines, and those who’ve been unconventionally successful - so that we can all become a little bit wiser, together.

Location:

United States

Description:

Spread Great Ideas is meant to increase the signal in a world awash in noise. Your curator and host, Brian David Crane, is on a quest to share the learnings of the world’s most interesting people - the disruptors, the outliers, the libertines, and those who’ve been unconventionally successful - so that we can all become a little bit wiser, together.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tom Kineshanko: Current Threats & Opportunities in Cryptocurrency, Crypto-Friendly Countries, and Professional Money Management

2/24/2020
Tom Kineshanko is the co-founder of the Swiss cryptocurrency hedge fund, Protos, which utilizes an interesting (and proprietary!) trading strategy for those HODLers who want to hold a long-term position in the top 10 cryptocurrencies. We talk about his experience in crypto, including the current threats and opportunities, the macro environment we find ourselves living in with QE, MMT, the weaponization of the U.S. dollar by Washington, etc., how crypto stacks up against gold, who is (and...

Duration:00:55:55

James Swanwick: Creating Accountability, Affirming the Truth vs. Becoming Delusional, and Tailoring Communication Styles

2/19/2020
James Swanwick is an Australian-American entrepreneur who owns three successful businesses all designed to help people improve their lives, a former ESPN Sportscenter anchor, a fascinating conversationalist, and a well-rounded self-made man with a big heart. Our chat ran the gamut. We covered relationships, politics (including Trump!), business, philosophy, self-help courses we recommend (and those we don’t), our thoughts on living in California and Bali, the best ways we’ve found for...

Duration:01:40:58

Lavinia Iosub: Work Style Personality Types, Remote Team Management & Being a Successful Digital Nomad

2/16/2020
Lavinia Iosub is a fellow expat entrepreneur who originally hails from Romania and now runs a unique combo of a business incubator, remote team management, coworking space, and consultancy service here in Bali called Livit. (Basically, if you're looking to build a remote team, scale your existing remote team, learn how to properly be a digital nomad, or just get a cool, calm place to work from in Bali so you can actually get some things done whilst you're here - then Lavinia and Livit are...

Duration:01:18:40

Andrei Ivanou: Inside Belarus, Europe’s Last Dictatorship

1/15/2020
Andrei Ivanou, a Belarusian native, and I sit down to learn more about the fascinating, oft-forgotten country of Belarus. Belarus has the dubious honor of being the longest-running European dictatorship thanks to their leader, Alexander Lukashenko, who seized power in 1994 following the power vacuum that was created by the fall of the USSR. A military man, Lukashenko is often referred to as бацька (“dad”) by Belarusians because he oversees everything and dominates the country. If you’re...

Duration:00:28:50

Rodolfo Young: Years in Silence, the Burden of Choice & Responsibilities, and Inspiring Others

1/13/2020
Rodolfo Young spent two years in silent practice. He wasn’t sitting in some ashram somewhere. He was out in the world - and chose not to speak. We talk about what he learned during those two years, why he decided to do this (including the heartbreak that was the catalyst), and how others received him as they spoke to him and he didn’t reply. In addition, we go into some fascinating mental models such as understanding the ego as an ice block, how an umbrella in the rain is useful for...

Duration:01:24:09

Freya Savage: Entrepreneur, Raw-Food Chef, and Financial Advisor

1/6/2020
Freya Savage is an impressive, multi-faceted woman: An established entrepreneur, a devotee to plant-based health & wellness, a certified raw food chef, an ultra-marathoner, and a successful financial planner. She’s heavily involved in food & health as well as finance, which whilst it might seem like an unusual combination at first glance, in Freya’s view this combo all revolves around the same thing: Wealth. In this episode Freya and I discuss a variety of topics including different methods...

Duration:01:12:18

AJ Juodka: Biohacking in Bali, Ultimate Health, and SE Asia’s Hidden Gems

1/6/2020
Aurimas Juodka, AJ for short, is a “gentle giant” - intimidating in stature and size, yet very pleasant and thoughtful when you chat with him. Originally from Lithuania, we met at DMSS and geeked out on biohacking, SE Asian hotspots, the health benefits to eating organ meats and intermittent fasting, Bali’s hidden gems, key biomarkers and how to track them, and what a healthy lifestyle in a truly holistic manner entails. In this podcast we cover these topics as well as what what AJ...

Duration:00:43:22