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Patrick J. McGinnis, creator of the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), talks to leaders in business, entrepreneurship, politics, and culture. How do they choose from among the many opportunities in their busy lives and find the courage to miss out on the the rest? Patrick is the author of "The 10% Entrepreneur."

FOMO Sapiens with Patrick J. McGinnis Patrick J. McGinnis

    • Entrepreneurship
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Patrick J. McGinnis, creator of the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), talks to leaders in business, entrepreneurship, politics, and culture. How do they choose from among the many opportunities in their busy lives and find the courage to miss out on the the rest? Patrick is the author of "The 10% Entrepreneur."

    "Nothing Unnecessary:" How Floyd's Founders Design For Simplicity

    "Nothing Unnecessary:" How Floyd's Founders Design For Simplicity

    Alex O'Dell and Kyle Hoff, co-founders of Floyd, share their story of how a one-product Kickstarter campaign became a multi-million venture with more than 50,000 customers worldwide.
    Using design innovation, they set out to solve the challenge around disposable furniture by creating thoughtful, beautiful products made for keeping, instead of tossing, which led them to significantly impacting the planet, the industry, and consumer behavior.
    Learn the role that social media and disruptive non-traditional strategies have played in their business development and how a recent sabbatical led them to a creating smarter organization while honing their leadership abilities.
    Plus, recommendations from DJ DiDonna, an expert on how to make the most out of a sabbatical.
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    • 32 min
    Magic Spoon's Founder on the Power of the Pivot

    Magic Spoon's Founder on the Power of the Pivot

    Magic Spoon's co-founder, Gabi Lewis, opens up about his entrepreneurial journey and the decisions he made so far. After building their first company, Exo, a cricket protein bar company, Gaby and his partner, Greg Sewitz, decided to exit the business and switch directions after raising millions of dollars and generating tons of hype. Next, they launched Magic Spoon, with a mission to reinvent everyone's favorite childhood cereals for the health-conscious consumer. By appealing to consumer nostalgia and leveraging social media to implement a direct-to-consumer strategy, their bet paid off big.
    Learn why these founders chose to pivot and how they learned from their first start-up to build bigger the second time around. 
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    • 36 min
    How to Make Better Decisions with Gretchen Rubin

    How to Make Better Decisions with Gretchen Rubin

    Gretchen Rubin, 5-times New York Times Best-Seller, an award-winning podcaster, and speaker, discusses her latest book, "The Four Tendencies." 
    This episode explores the four personality profiles identified in her book: the upholders, the questionnaires, the obligers, the rebels, and how they respond to their inner and outer expectations. 
    By understanding your profile, you can improve your productivity, your life, and the lives of those around you. 
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    • 33 min
    Feeling Stressed? Here's How to Think Like a Monk

    Feeling Stressed? Here's How to Think Like a Monk

    Jay Shetty, successful entrepreneur, author, and content creator, continues discussing his new book, "Think Like a Monk," and how integrating meditation into your life can bring benefits to your work and to your personal life.
    The episode explores the importance of gratitude and introduces practical tools, such as "The Perspective Scale," to find greater perspective in day to day life. Finally, Jay shares his top habits for maintaining peak performance.
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    • 32 min
    Jay Shetty on The Monkey Mind vs The Monk Mind

    Jay Shetty on The Monkey Mind vs The Monk Mind

    Jay Shetty, author, podcaster, and former monk, shares his story and discusses his new book, “Think Like a Monk.” He speaks about the uncertain times we live in and how thinking like a monk - a calmer, clearer, and focused mind - can lead to greater happiness. This episode explores the differences between the “Monkey Mind” and the “Monk Mind,” how they relate to FOMO and FOBO, and how you can find autonomy and empowerment when you are decisive. Jay also shares some practical tips on how to create engaging social content that have garnered him hundreds of millions of views.
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    • 40 min
    Season 4 Finale: The Science of Serendipity

    Season 4 Finale: The Science of Serendipity

    In the last episode of the season, author and global affairs expert, Christian Busch, shares the results of 10 years of research into the art and science of luck.
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    • 31 min

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