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Every week, The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast interviews extraordinary people such as Gretchen Rubin, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Diane Fu, Carl Paoli, Hal Elrod, Benny Lewis, and many more to bring you the skills, tips, and tricks to overcome the impossible. From physical fitness to learning and memory, we seek to understand optimal performance and help you achieve truly superhuman performance through engaging conversations and interviews with some of the world's most interesting people.

Every week, The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast interviews extraordinary people such as Gretchen Rubin, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Diane Fu, Carl Paoli, Hal Elrod, Benny Lewis, and many more to bring you the skills, tips, and tricks to overcome the impossible. From physical fitness to learning and memory, we seek to understand optimal performance and help you achieve truly superhuman performance through engaging conversations and interviews with some of the world's most interesting people.
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Every week, The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast interviews extraordinary people such as Gretchen Rubin, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Diane Fu, Carl Paoli, Hal Elrod, Benny Lewis, and many more to bring you the skills, tips, and tricks to overcome the impossible. From physical fitness to learning and memory, we seek to understand optimal performance and help you achieve truly superhuman performance through engaging conversations and interviews with some of the world's most interesting people.

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Episodes

Ep. 186: Shane Snow On Lateral Thinking And On Building Dream Teams

8/14/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today's guest is an award-winning journalist, celebrated entrepreneur, and the bestselling author of a book called Smartcuts, of an upcoming book (by the time you hear it, a new book) called Dream Teams, and the co-author of The Storytelling Edge. He is also the co-founder of the content technology company Contently, and you've probably seen his work in Fast Company, Wired, The New Yorker, and dozens more top publications. His name, for those of you who are now...

Duration:00:40:24

Ep. 185: Performance, Mindset, and Perseverance W/ Garrett Weber-Gale, Entrepreneur and World-Class Athlete

8/7/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Garrett Weber-Gale. Garrett is an entrepreneur, a world-class athlete, and a dedicated husband and dad. Garrett started his first company at the age 12, much like myself. He also started a sports performance food company called AthleticFoodie, but, today, he serves as the CEO of the Acton School of Business. By the way, as a world-class athlete, Garrett broke 8 American records, 4 World Records, and won 2 Olympic Gold Medals at the 2008...

Duration:00:36:26

Ep. 184: How I Found Love After 9 Years Of Being Single

7/31/2018
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July 9th-11th, 2018 As I write this, I am happily seated in a beautifully appointed business class seat, returning from an incredibly blissful week-long island retreat with my team members and their families, full of strategy, connection, and bonding. All of this, of course, would be more than enough to classify as a tremendously blessed week. What’s unique about this trip, however, is that I am also seated next to my newly-minted fiancée, Limmor. Just over 15 months ago, if you’d told...

Duration:00:42:40

Ep. 183: Discovering The Science Of Ayurveda And Herbs W/ Shivani Gupta, PhD

7/24/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Dr Shivani Gupta. Shivani was born and raised in Houston, Texas, in a traditional Indian family, and, throughout her entire life, her father taught her about healthy eating, organic foods, and effective supplements. That lead her to want to take this knowledge to the next level and learn about this inherited wisdom from her cultural background. Shivani then attended the lab of Dr.Aggarwal, the biochemist at the University of Texas who was...

Duration:00:39:01

Ep. 182: How To Build Income And Cashflows W/ Buck Joffrey, Best-Selling Financial Author

7/17/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are going to take a slightly different topic, a different side of Becoming SuperHuman, and talk about probably what is the least discussed topic on this show, which is financially Becoming SuperHuman. To do that, we're joined by a friend of mine from Genius Network. His name is Buck Joffrey and he runs Wealth Formula, which is about helping overworked but well-paid individuals look for a better life. They define wealth as the freedom to do what you want...

Duration:00:34:16

Ep. 181: Greg Wells Ph.D. On Focus And Overcoming Digital Addiction

7/10/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are re-joined by Dr. Greg Wells, a scientist, broadcaster, author, coach, and athlete. You might know him as an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto where he studies elite performance or where he serves as a Senior Scientist in translational medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children where he actually leads the Exercise Medicine Research Program. You might also remember that we had Dr. Wells on the show where we talked about elite athletic...

Duration:00:39:36

Ep. 180: Evolving Your Career Through Speaking W/ Joel Weldon, Award-Winning Speaker

7/3/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by a personal friend of mine that I have met through Genius Network, the MasterMind that I recently joined and raved about. His name is Joel Weldon. Joel Weldon is a former construction worker, who turned down a 4-year college scholarship because he thought he wasn't smart enough. Nevertheless, he went on to become living proof of the power of one idea. And that one idea will transform your life. For over 40 years, Joel has been one of the...

Duration:00:45:16

Ep. 179: Daniel Gefen On Self Help Addiction and The Importance Of Taking Action

6/26/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Daniel Gefen, whom you may have seen before in Inc, Forbes, CIO, or Influencive. Daniel is a number one international best-selling author, and one of the top 25 influencers of 2017. He is also a serial entrepreneur and the author of The Self Help Addict. Beyond these, Daniel is the founder of the Gefen Media Group, he is a big name in podcasting, and, obviously, in self-help. He was actually introduced to me by a mutual friend of ours that...

Duration:00:46:23

Ep. 178: Sachin Patel On Functional Medicine And A Holistic Approach To Health

6/19/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! This week we are joined by another SuperFriend that I made out there in the real world, someone who I really bonded with when I met them. His name is Sachin Patel. Sachin is a functional medicine practitioner who runs the institute called The Living Proof Institute. He actually started his career out as a chiropractor, but has since then become a father, husband, philanthropist, functional medicine practice success coach, international speaker, and best-selling...

Duration:00:46:47

Ep. 177: Cédric Waldburger On Minimalism And On How To Deliberately Live Your Life

6/12/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Cédric Waldburger. Cédric, to whom I was recently introduced by a very good friend, is originally a Swiss national, who today travels the world all year round and lives with only 64 things in his possession! Cédric is passionate about startups. and thus he is a serial entrepreneur, an investor, and a blockchain enthusiast. He is currently working on a number of different startups, including DFINITY, a venture-backed blockchain startup, and...

Duration:00:44:28

Ep. 176: How Food Affects Our Brains And What To Do About It W/ Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D.

6/5/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D., who is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester. But Susan is also better known for being an expert in the psychology of eating. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free, she is president of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss, and the founder and CEO of Bright Line Eating...

Duration:00:41:24

Ep. 175: Tim Urban On Elon Musk, Learning, Procrastination, and Changing The Blogging Paradigm

5/29/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by one of my personal heroes, someone whose work I've admired for years, and someone who has really shaped my thinking on a lot of different topics, ranging from A.I., Elon Musk, and electric cars, to the history of the universe and space travel. You are probably wondering who that guy is, that writes about so many different things. Well, his name is Tim Urban, and he is the creator and writer/illustrator of Wait But Why, where he writes very...

Duration:00:54:32

Ep. 174: How To Build The Authentic & Valuable Relationships That Create Success W/ Brad Lambert

5/22/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Brad Lambert. Brad is a Hollywood movie producer. You've probably seen some of his work if you've seen any of the stuff that Warner Brothers or Robert Downie Jr. have been doing recently. Brad has a very interesting story that we're gonna get into in today's show. He started his career at 16 years old, today he is only 29, and yet somehow he has managed to work his way into the inner circles of some of the world's top athletes, brands,...

Duration:00:44:57

Ep. 173: Gender Dynamics, Technology and Substances W/ Danielle LaPorte

5/15/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by a superstar named Danielle LaPorte. She's the author of 3 non-fiction books, including her newest one, White Hot Truth. Danielle is one of Oprah Winfrey's' Super Soul 100 leaders, and she also is a very popular blogger and thought leader. She has a Top 10 iTunes app, one of her books has been translated into 8 languages... I can't really keep up with her bio. Danielle is amazing and you guys are going to see/hear that. In this episode, we...

Duration:00:53:26

Ep. 172: Jeff Emmerson On Self-Compassion And Overcoming ADHD

5/8/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Jeff Emmerson. He is a new author who recently entered the self-help space and his book is called Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving. Now, you guys maybe know that I've been diagnosed with ADD, rather, informally, under-the-table diagnosed with ADD. We get into that a little bit in the episode. We also talk about this whole culture of diagnosing kids with ADD. Do they all really have ADD to such a large percentage of the...

Duration:00:37:11

Ep. 171: Goal Setting, Relationships and Self-Compassion W/ Amy Smith, The Joy Junkie

5/1/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined, once again, by my SuperFriend Ms. Amy Smith, The Joy Junkie. In our last episode, we talked a lot about communication, and how learning to communicate properly will unlock SuperHuman levels of efficiency, happiness, and satisfaction in your life. That has proven to be so true for me, in my life and in my relationship. Thus, I wanted to catch up with Amy. I didn't really have any new reason to have her back on the show besides the fact that I...

Duration:00:41:28

Ep. 170: David Heinemeier Hansson On Leadership, Remote Work, and The Workplace of Tomorrow

4/24/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! This is an episode that is worth many, many listens. Personally, I am going to listen to it way more than I normally listen to our own episodes, which is 2-4 times already. Why, you ask? Well, do you guys remember how in 2016 we won Product Hunt's best podcast episode of the year? We got a Golden Kitty award, which is kind of a really cool thing. And we did it because we had today's guest on the show. That's right. We have David Heinemeier Hansson back on the...

Duration:01:20:45

Ep. 169: The Power Of Being In The Right Room - Even If It Costs You $25K

4/17/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! In today's episode, I want to tell you about a very different experience that I had, where I was able to find my way into a room of 50 SuperHumans at the same time. 50 people I admire. This is an essay I wrote about getting yourself into the right room and surrounding yourself with people who inspire and motivate you. The biggest part of this post talks about the specific group that I was with, but I want to encourage you guys to think while you're listening...

Duration:00:22:52

Ep. 168: Sunny Lenarduzzi on How To Build Authentic Relationships (And Businesses) Online

4/10/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by the amazing Sunny Lenarduzzi, who, to be honest, I don't think I could have gotten this interview with if we weren't already friends since years before. Sunny has almost a decade of experience as an award-winning video, social media and online business strategist. From tech start up’s to authors, you've probably seen her working with HootSuite, with Lewis Howes, with Gary Vee, and you've also seen her do amazing and incredible campaigns,...

Duration:00:40:10

Ep. 167: SuperLearner Spotlight: Richard Feynman

4/3/2018
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Greetings, SuperFriends! Welcome to a special episode of the Becoming SuperHuman podcast. I'm calling this episode special because it's a little bit of a different format, once again. If you guys liked the episode where I focused in and explored a specific skill, did a spotlight if you will, then you will really love this episode. The goal of this episode is to spotlight the life of a real-world SuperLearner. To try and understand what they did, how they did it, what the results were,...

Duration:00:28:48