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Using Behavior Analysis to Improve Your Health & Wellbeing w/ Gianna Biscontini - #51

There are a lot of ways to improve your health and well-being ... and pretty much anything you want to change. And one of the best ways to do that is through behavior analysis and coaching. This week's guest, Gianna Biscontini, is an expert in behavior analysis and is using this approach in her company, W3RKWELL, to help organizations improve employee health and well-being. If you've never heard of behavior analysis before, don't worry. I didn't either until my son was diagnosed with...


Becoming unstoppable in business & life w/ Kelly Roach - #50

One of the best things you can do to improve in life is to find yourself a kick-ass coach. That's why I was so excited to speak with Kelly Roach this week. She's a business coach and best-selling author who helps entrepreneurs go from zero to hero. And the best part? She's someone who's done it. She's built her business into a million dollar operation and she's learned what works and what doesn't so you can accelerate your growth. If you've been thinking about starting a business, or...


Free yourself from financial bondage w/ Damion Lupo - #49

I’ve been thinking a lot about financial freedom lately. And that’s because, like a lot of people, I made the mistake of buying too much house. Don’t get me wrong, I love our house and our neighborhood community, but it’s come at a cost. My wife and I feel the financial burden of that mortgage and the cost of ownership that comes with it. We have both been been working our butts off the last few years to attain financial freedom. And that’s why I am so excited to chat with today’s guest –...


Learn how grit helps you build passion & perseverance w/ Angela Duckworth - #48

We’re so fortunate to have yet another New York Times best-seller on the show. This week Angela Duckworth will join us. She is the author of Grit, the CEO of the Character Lab, and without a doubt, the best professor I had while studying at the University of Pennsylvania. Who else could make me fall in love with inferential statistics!!! Seriously though, if you have kids, lead a team, or just want to improve, then you don't want to miss this interview. Angela is THE go-to expert on...


How You Can Use Wisdom To Become A Modern Elder w/ Chip Conley - #47

This week's guest - Chip Conley - takes me back full circle to my time at the University of Pennsylvania where I studied applied psychology in graduate school. I remember reading Chip's book, Emotional Equations, and thinking that everything I thought I knew about well-being and happiness needed to be re-calibrated. What I really love about Chip is that his books are not academic tombs with no relevance. They are grounded in his experience as a hotelier entrepreneur for 26 years and more...


Level Up Your Leadership & Life w/ Elise Auxier - #46

This week's guest is Elise Auxier – a professional executive and life coach. She specializes in a type of coaching called the Energy Leadership Index. Unlike personality assessments, the Energy Leadership Index (ELI) is a behavioral assessment which illuminates how current perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors either enhance our ability to lead or detract from it. It measures how people really “show up” in life on a day when things are going pretty good and when they are under...


How to Succeed in College & Life w/ Dan Lerner - #45

I can't tell you how excited I was to speak with this week's guest - Dan Lerner. He's the author of U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life) and also teaches the largest and most popular class at NYU (on happiness). As a parent, I want my kids to go to college, I want them to have fun, I want them to be successful. But more than that, I want them to be happy. His book is a great blueprint for how we can help prepare them to thrive when they go off to college. If you have kids, want...


Rebooting Your Diet w/Erin Wathen - #44

Do you ever find it difficult to stay on top of your diet and to eat healthy, nutritious meals every day? Me too. It's something I think many of us struggle with. Life gets crazy sometimes - work, family, friends, and on and on. If that's you, or someone you know, then you don't want to miss my conversation with health coach and food abuse counselor, Erin Wathen. She talks about what it takes to reboot our diet and to eat well everyday. Listen at


Why You Should Finally Start Your Business w/ Tom Heffner #43

Today I'm breaking down why you should finally start your own business. No more excuses, no more putting it off. Inspired by my time at the Podcast Movement 2018 conference, I'm sharing with you the most important reasons you should be starting your own business right now, the challenges you will face, and how to get there. It's a short 15 min episode that you will really love. Listen at


Stop Dying For Your Paycheck w/ Jeffrey Pfeffer - #42

Have you ever had a job you hated? Or a job that was a daily grind? I did ... and let me tell you ... it sucked big time! The first 5 years of my career I absolutely hated my job. It drove me into a deep depression, negatively affected my health and even my relationships with my family and friends. I was not fun to be around back then. I was literally dying for a paycheck. It turns out, I wasn't alone. A lot of us are Dying For A Paycheck. If that was you ... is you ... or maybe someone...


Ordinary to Extraordinary: How to live a life of meaning and success w/Erik Seversen- #41

Do you ever wonder why some people go on to live an extraordinary life while others settle into an ordinary life? Often times, we think it’s something reserved for special people. But the truth is … we can all live an extraordinary life. And our next guest, Erik Seversen, stops by the Next Year Now Podcast to tell us all how we can live an extraordinary life. Listen at


Hacking Success with The One Thing Podcast Host Geoff Woods - #40

Want to know what the most successful people do to drive their success? Then check out my conversation with Geoff Woods. That's because Geoff is an expert at hacking success as the podcast host of The One Thing Podcast, where he's been interviewing the most successful people in the world to uncover the One Thing that has fueled their success. Oh, and he also helped launch the One Thing company and podcast with Gary Keller and Jay Papasan - the bestselling authors and iconic business...


Grow Your Business and Brand Using Facebook Ads w/Mojca Mars - #39

Every day the internet gets more crowded with people trying to build their business and their brand. If you don't know how to advertise online, you are destined to fail. That's why today's episode is so important ... because Mojca Mars shares her secrets for creating the most effective online advertisements using Facebook Ads. Mojca is a Facebook Ads expert, author, and international speaker. Her work focuses on helping businesses generate more leads and increase profits with a carefully...


Adam Grant Shares The Secrets To Achievement, Learning From Failure, And how To Become An Original - #38

Today we are in for a real treat. And that’s because we speak with Adam Grant – a leading expert on workplace behaviors and motivation, a NYT best-selling author, and host of one of the most popular podcasts on the planet – not to mention the most downloaded – a TED original, The Worklife podcast. If you've been struggling to uncover habits and practices that will help you succeed at work and become more resilient in life, then don't miss this episode with one of the leading management...


Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Ted Ryce Teaches Us To Transform Our Mind, Body, & Life - #37

Today’s conversation with celebrity fitness trainer Ted Ryce is a game changer. Ted shares how he's helped celebrities and billionaires like Robert Downey Jr (that's right - Iron Man!), Ricky Martin, and Richard Branson transform their mind, body, and life. And more importantly, he talks about the keys to resilience and how he overcame a string of tragedies in his own life at a young age - including losing his mom at 14 and his younger brother being kidnapped and murdered when he was 19....


Wade Lightheart On Nutrition, Healing, & Living A Better Life - #36

Today’s guest – Wade Lightheart - is probably one of the most unique individual’s I’ve ever spoken with. That’s because Wade has packed more in his lifetime than most people could pack in 10 lifetimes. Wade is a fitness and wellness enthusiast, entrepreneur & businessman, and author of several books. He's also the host of the Awesome Health Podcast, where he is on a mission to help others improve their digestive health. If you want to learn how you can improve your health and live a better...


Breaking Down Your Productivity w/ Brian Moran - #35

One of the keys to success is learning how to be productive. It's something we discuss A LOT on the Next Year Now Podcast. A few episodes back I spoke with Jeff Sanders about the dramatic productivity benefits we can achieve by waking up at 5AM everyday. In today's episode I chat with productivity expert and NYT best-selling author, Brian Moran. Brian co-authored the NYT best-selling book, The 12 Week Year. I've heard more praise and more stories of success coming from this book than any...


Discover A Unique Way To Earn Passive Income with Kevin Bupp - #34

One of the best ways we can thrive is to provide for ourselves … by becoming the Captain of our own ship. For those of you that have long thought about taking a stab at entrepreneurship, or those that are interested in generating passive income … this is the episode for you! That's because we speak with one of the most unique and interesting entrepreneurs I’ve spoken with to date – Kevin Bupp. Kevin is a serial entrepreneur with a ton of great advice to share with us – be it on...


The Best Advice For Creating The Job You Love - #33

Today we speak with a truly iconic writer and businessman … Dan Miller. Dan is the president of 48 Days and specializes in helping people to increase their personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work is something we can all achieve in our life and is active in helping individuals to find that path – be it by redirecting their careers, evaluating new incomes sources, or by achieving a balanced life. Dan is a NYT best-selling author, a frequent host on television and radio...


Get Unstuck In Your Life And Work w/ Greg Gray #32

When we get stuck professionally, we often try working harder, longer, or just plowing our way through the problem. It almost never works. A better approach is to find a coach. Just as a good sports coach can turn a team around, so can a good business coach. Today we speak with Greg Gray – a business and leadership coach and former business consultant. He's going to chat with us about how we can get un-stuck and also share how business coaching can help entrepreneurs and business...