Rajiv Nathan’s background is STORYTELLING. Through RajNATION Innovation, he leverages artistry and performance to help startups not suck at telling THEIR story so they can pitch investors and acquire customers.
Rajiv is always out to build the most compelling and authentic narratives possible. He also brings expression through stories as a rapper, yoga instructor, and host of the Discover Your Inner Awesome podcast.
Our episode today is all about building habits and practices into your own life, finding what is most important to you and getting more of that in your day to day, and how to get yourself out of the occasional funk.
He shares advice on becoming less reactive in the day to day, how to structure your routine so you don’t start your day by checking emails in bed and how to create a wellness baseline.
He leaves listeners with the advice, “The idea is people are going to want to talk to you if they feel you are on the same wavelength. You can do this by having really valuable conversations with them around a topic you both care about. It is way harder to keep a front then to just be who you are.”
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Jodi Ettenberg founded Legal Nomads in April 2008 to document her longform travel writing and photography. In subsequent years, the site has won multiple awards and her business has expanded to include a book about food, celiac translation cards, public speaking, consulting work in social media and branding, and an eCommerce store featuring hand-drawn maps of food.
Our episode today is all about finding authentic experiences through travel and connections with others. Jodi has had quite the journey from corporate attorney to food travel blogger.
Jodi shares advice on how to never be bored, finding your lens to view the world and your travels, and tips to get started with meditation.
Jodi leaves listeners with the advice, “Every place has things that make it interesting. Explore your own backyard.”
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Tofe Evans is constantly reinventing himself to advocate how anyone can rise above and be the best versions of themselves. The journey Tofe has been on these past few years have not only shaped his character but his endurance career literally saved his life... For the ones that are screaming to get out of that deadly deep dark rabbit hole known as ‘adversity’, you’re in good hands. Here is someone who knows this field exceptionally well with his fair share of the destructive toxin.
And where you may not think you'll come out of this dismal state, Tofe will guide you in the right direction with his lived experience and concept of Practical Resilience. That is the mental framework designed to have you able to withstand crisis and subsequently, increase your emotional intelligence so you can bounce back after every fall. This framework is explained through a simple, yet powerful formula that Tofe has worked countless hours on with psychologists, neuroscientists, behavioural scientists, and mental health experts.
There will be a time in your life where you face a crisis; a recession, a death in the family, a bad business deal, or even a life-threatening situation. So how do we deal with these high-stressful moments? That’s where you will learn about Practical Resilience to guide you mentally out of these adversarial and dismal situations. Tofe is a thought leader on resilience not on hacking the body to get you the set of abs you’ve always wanted. He's here so you have the mental artillery to hold yourself together in case of a traumatic crisis. When everyone focuses on having a six pack body they forget that having a six pack mind is more important.
Brace your seats because you’re about to embark a wild ride - a culmination of despair, mental health struggles, hardships, endurance, and more importantly, resilience.
Our episode today is all about how to go from depression and anxiety to a state of gratitude, through kindness and helping others.
Tofe shares advice on opening up, empathy, and pushing through mental obstacles. Tofe describes his journey from his lowest point to being an endurance athlete and author on tour. He is all about breaking down the stigma of mental health.
He leaves listeners with the advice, “Adaptability and resilience are key. Focus on what you can control.”
Ryan Paugh has been at the forefront of building highly curated, technology-enabled communities for ambitious professionals. He first co-founded Brazen Careerist, a career-management site for high-achieving young professionals and ambitious college students, where he led the company’s community development efforts. Brazen Careerist was recognized as one of the top social networks for Gen Y entrepreneurs by Mashable.
Ryan then went on to co-found Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) in 2010 with Scott Gerber, an invite-only organization for top entrepreneurs 40 and under that Entrepreneur noted “has quickly become one of the most elite organizations of its kind.” He saw YEC as a unique opportunity to apply the expertise he developed at Brazen Careerist to help fellow entrepreneurs access the resources, technology and most important, people they need to succeed. YEC’s members now generate billions of dollars in revenue and have created tens of thousands of jobs.
Today, Ryan and his team are building on their vision of the future of professional organizations with The Community Company, a company poised to launch dozens of vetted communities engineered to help ambitious professionals grow their network and expand business opportunities. It’s a mission Ryan identifies with; after graduating from Penn State University and launching his own entrepreneurial career, he knows firsthand the value of a trusted community.
Called “a cult legend in the online-community building world” by Mashable, Ryan is now focused on creating a strong membership experience and positive business outcomes for thousands of successful executives, thought leaders, business owners and entrepreneurs across the country.
Our episode today is all about super connectors, creating meaningful beneficial relationships and habitual generosity.
Ryan shares advice on networking, relationship building, and helping others. Ryan offers questions you can ask yourself to figure out where you thrive and where you don’t, so that you can invest your time where you thrive.
He leaves listeners with the advice, ““If you want to meet great people, build new relationships. Share your ideas. Make sure all that good stuff you are thinking about makes its way out into the public eye.”
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