This episode is a little different. I visited the Googleplex — the Mountain View-based headquarters of Google — and had a public chat. I was interviewed and made sure that we covered some ground that has not been discussed before. There were questions such as:
- What has been the most important Stoic teaching that I’ve come across?
- How do I manage the many requests I receive?
- What are the factors or elements that have led to the success of the podcast?
- Where do I see myself in five years?
- If I could pick three people — alive or dead — to be in my personal board of directors, who would they be?
- How do I experiment with my dog training?
- What are my recommendations for longevity?
- How do I fight insomnia?
- And much, much more…
If you only have 5 minutes, here’s how I cage my monkey mind.
As always, I hope you enjoy this episode and find it useful.
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Want to hear another podcast packed full of actionable tips that I use in my own life? — Listen to this short episode on the magic of mindfulness. In this episode, I discuss how to complain less, appreciate more, and live a better life (stream below or right-click here to download):
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