Learn all the hacks to optimize and upgrade every aspect of your life while spending less and saving more. Chris is a life hacker who has saved millions by breaking down every aspect of life, looking to maximize happiness at the lowest cost.
The Language and Actions of Great Leaders with David Marquet
#39: Retired Navy Captain and leadership expert David Marquet joins Chris to share the moment in the Navy that completely flipped his understanding of leadership. They discuss why the secret to leadership lies in giving up control, how to create spaces at work and at home where people can show up as their best selves, how slight language changes can make great character shifts in your life, and how you can have an impact at work no matter your pay grade.
David Marquet (@ldavidmarquet) is a distinguished submarine captain who, as commander of the USS Santa Fe, took the ship and its crew from one of the worst performing in the Navy to achieving the highest retention and operational standings. He documented that journey in his best-selling book Turn The Ship Around, which has been listed as one of the top 12 business books of all time. His most recent bestselling book Leadership is Language was released in 2020 and outlines how just changing your words can dramatically improve decision-making and execution on your team.
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/leadership-david-marquet
Leveraging Performance Psychology with 3-time Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings
#38: Gold medal olympian and entrepreneur Kerri Walsh Jennings joins Chris to discuss how she's optimized performance in her life and career. Specifically, she explains how she nurtures her body, mind, and spirit. They talk about why you should have range instead of specializing in specific skills, how self-awareness can change your perspective and your actions, and lessons from performance psychology that you can apply to your life.
Kerri Walsh Jennings (@kerrileewalsh) is a professional beach volleyball athlete. She holds the beach volleyball record for most Olympic medals - three golds and a bronze, has the most career victories, and the highest earnings of any female player. She and her husband Casey (also a professional volleyball player) started a company called p1440 built around the culture and sport of beach volleyball.
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/performance-psychology-kerri-walsh-jennings
The Surprising Habits of Backable People with Suneel Gupta
#37: Bestselling author Suneel Gupta joins Chris to discuss how to make your ideas sound so appealing to others that they not only adopt them but advocate for them. They talk about how to make failure work in your favor, why conviction and storytelling can be more compelling than statistics, why you should stop trying to be charismatic, and the power of going the extra mile.
Suneel Gupta (@suneel) is the bestselling author of Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You. At one point of his career, if you googled “failure” you would get a New York Times article featuring his story. He was the founding CEO of RISE, named app of the year by Apple, which was acquired by One Medical. Suneel later ran for US Congress, served on the faculty at Harvard University and is currently an emissary for Gross National Happiness between the US and the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/backable-suneel-gupta
Bucket Lists, Audacious Goals and Living the Life You Want with Ben Nemtin
#36: Bucket list master and NYT #1 bestselling author Ben Nemtin joins Chris to discuss how to live a fulfilling life rather than a life dictated by the expectations of others. They talk about how to create a meaningful bucket that goes beyond just travel goals, what most people regret at the end of their lives, and how to make big goals less daunting by creating momentum.
Ben Nemtin is the author of NYT #1 bestseller What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and the author of the brand new book The Bucket List Journal. He's also a creator of the hit MTV series The Buried Life, which documented a mission he and three childhood friends took to pursue the world’s greatest bucket list. He thought the trip would last two weeks - but ever since he hasn’t looked back.
“A bucket list is just a reminder of those things that are important to you” - Ben Nemtin
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/bucket-lists-ben-nemtin
Stacking Benjamins and Modern Money Management with Joe Saul-Sehy
#35: Former financial advisor turned podcast host Joe Saul-Sehy joins Chris to discuss modern money management. They talk about why you should abandon trendy investment opportunities and what you should replace them with, why your wealth can grow faster if you don’t diversify your investments, and how emergency funds can save you money. They also share plenty of tax and investing hacks.
Joe Saul-Sehy (@averagejoemoney) is the creator and host of the award-winning podcast Stacking Benjamins and a co-host of the Money with Friends podcast. He is the co-author of the newly published book Stacked: Your Super-Serious Guide to Modern Money Management. Joe’s career in media started when he was The Money Man on Detroit’s local TV station WXYZ. Previously, he was a financial planner and Certified Financial Planner™ for over 15 years.
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/stacking-benjamins-joe-saul-sehy
Hacking Healthcare, Prescriptions and Medical Bills with Marshall Allen
#34: Healthcare journalist Marshall Allen joins Chris to discuss why you should never pay the first medical bill you receive. He also shares hacks that can help you prevent big medical bills before you get care, remove unreasonable charges, appeal insurance decisions, and lower the amount you pay for prescription drugs.
Marshall Allen (@marshall_allen) was a reporter at ProPublica investigating the cost and quality of the U.S. healthcare system for over a decade. His work has been honored with several journalism awards, including the Harvard Kennedy School’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. He is also the author of Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win.
Full show notes at: https://allthehacks.com/hacking-healthcare-marshall-allen