Month: January 2017

EPISODE 3: From Down and Out to Millionaire

Joshua Smith, now a highly successful entrepreneur, has seen his share of struggle. At twenty-one years of age he planned to commit suicide. Instead of ending in tragedy, his low point turned out to be a wake-up call. Smith subsequently managed to overcome alcoholism, lost 118 pounds, got fit, and has created eight companies in the tens of millions of dollars. He is married to his high school sweetheart, has three children, and was making over $1 million dollars a year in business by the age of twenty-five. At age twenty-eight, he was voted by The Wall Street Journal to be among the top thirty realtors in the country.

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Time-Stamped Show Notes

[00:00] Joshua Smith went from contemplating suicide to running eight successful companies in a span of about ten years. He went from making $10 an hour to making in excess of $10 million annually.

[02:26] The average millionaire has seven streams of income. Smith’s include real estate, health and fitness clubs, speaking and coaching engagements, group training and a software company.

[09:30] Smith’s software required no promotion or advertising, as 42% of his consulting clients purchase it automatically.

[11:23] Smith recounts gaining perspective from working with hospice patients in end-of-life care. He explains his ultimate scoreboard.

[17:55] Using a daily planner and reflection guide to live intentionally.

[20:29] The importance of implementing systems in business versus trying to out-work the competition.

[26:40] Corporate culture and employee retention through daycares, virtual working, and accomplishment-based work environments.

[30:50] Humble beginnings, growing up on food stamps, and what a millionaire would do if he lost everything.

[36:30] Smith advocates saying yes to daily quiet time, and saying no to anything that does not align with your intentions.

EPISODE 2: Psychedelics Revisited

James Fadiman, Ph.D. has some pretty impressive credentials. He earned his BA at Harvard and completed his graduate studies at Stanford. He’s written ten books including The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide for those who seek the divine through sacred plants and psychedelic substances. He taught at San Francisco University, Brandeis, and Stanford. He is a business consultant, novelist, and studies microdosing on psychedelics for treating illnesses and enhanced health. He has been studying psychedelics since the sixties, not just directly, but through clinical experience as well. Today we’re exploring how this relates to high performing entrepreneurs.

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Time-Stamped Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Jim Fadiman, his background and major accomplishments.

[01:35] A professor introduced Fadiman to the world of psychedelics, which he now studies in relation to microdosing and its uses for enhanced health and wellness.

[04:27] Fadiman explains microdosing with regard to LSD, mushrooms, and other substances.

[07:20] In talking with entrepreneurs who have used psychedelics, most claim it gives them the ability to better use the knowledge they already have, and the ability to function more effectively.

[14:01] The trend towards microdosing in high functioning professionals is not just growing in the U.S., but in countries around the world.

[20:22] As a professor at Stanford, Fadiman asks students not if they are going to be successful, but what they will do with their lives while being successful.

[21:02] Microdosing as a possible treatment for severe depression.

[22:39] The spiritual factor of plant-based psychedelics versus synthetics, and our deep connection with nature.

[27:04] Fadiman advises international researchers on pursuing psychedelic studies.

[31:05] Organizations like MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) and Hefner Foundation research marijuana and potential uses for individuals, psychiatric hospitals, and universities.

[37:12] Fadiman’s website and microdosing information site include articles, talks, and information.

EPISODE 1: The CEO’s Guide to Fear and Self-defense

Tony Blauer, CEO and Founder of Blauer Tactical Systems, has developed the world’s first behavioral-based self-defense program, a system built entirely around psychology, physics, and physiology. By redefining self-defense and utilizing a worldwide network of thousands of trainers…