Mark Divine is the founder of SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind and the host of the Unbeatable Mind podcast. Mark is a Retired Navy SEAL Commander, NYT Best Selling author, speaker and entrepreneur. The podcast deals with a wide variety of subjects, from philosophical, emotional and meta-physical to self defense, fitness and elite physical performance. They all form a part of Mark's 5 mountain training path to develop your Mental, Physical, Emotional, Intuitive, and Kokoro (Heart) self. Find out more at unbeatablemind.com.
Dr. Kirk Parsley on Sleep and Longevity
Many listeners are probably familiar with Dr. Kirk Parsley and his work on sleep. He is a former Navy SEAL who is now an MD who specializes in sleep. In the second part of this interview with Doc Parsley, he and Mark talk more about sleep and longevity.
Laying in bed unconscious with your eyes closed doesn’t mean you’re actually sleeping Your sleep will be different based on what you did during the day—there’s different types of sleep for recovering from physical or mental effort There are methods not to only slow aging, but to reverse aging If you cut out a part of your sleep, you are cutting out a part of your true potential Listen to this episode to learn more about the vitality of sleep, so you can properly deal and manage the VUCA world that we all live in.
Dr. Kirk Parsley on Sleep and Recovery
In this two-part interview, Mark is talking to his old friend Dr. Kirk Parsley. Doc Parsley is a former SEAL who is now an MD who specializes in sleep. He realized that most of us are getting less sleep than we need and are kind of seeing sleep as “the enemy” or a waste of time. As a result, he developed his “sleep cocktail” for SEAL patients and has now developed it for all of us as the Sleep Remedy.
Lack of sleep just accelerates the aging process Working out while being sleep deprived is counterproductive—no benefits Sleep is a part of life that we must accept—16 hours awake and 8 hours of sleep for recovery Listen to this episode to get a better understanding of how your sleep is important to how you deal with this VUCA environment.
Tim Grover on the Foundations to Winning
Tim Grover is the founder of ATTACK Athletics. He has trained Michael Jordan, among other professional athletes, and is the author of Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable and his most recent book Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness. He talks with Mark about his experience training both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant and how you can become a true winner every day.
Your physical and mental foundation must be strong—so you can trust your body and performance. Everyone knows how to compete, but only a few know how to win. Winning takes a different approach. “Steps” to anything are constantly shifting—they are infinite. There are no steps to winning—they are constantly changing with more steps to come. Embracing your “Dark Side” is not what you think. It’s an internal fuel that lights your fire when nothing else will. Listen to this episode for some insight on how top performers win no matter what.
Greg McKeown on Effortlessness and Essentialism
Greg McKeown is famous for simplifying his life and calling on others to do the same in his book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His newest book is called Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most. He is also the host of the podcast “What’s Essential.” Greg and Mark talk today about his journey and learning that the best choice doesn’t always have to be the hardest.
Training your mind to ask “How can I make this effortless?” brings results like never before It's best to “Yield to Win”— it’s not always about going the harder way Defining “What does done look like?” already simplifies the next step Listen to this episode and hear how going effortless brings you exactly where you need to be.
Commander Divine on Mapping Your Five Plateaus
Today Mark talks about the five developmental plateaus for you to traverse on your hero’s journey as a leader. Listen in as Mark explains all Five Plateaus and how our overall goal is to reach the Fifth Plateau—so we can become fully connected and inclusive.
Hear about the Five Plateaus:
Survivor – Instinctual and very centered on the individual Protector – Extends concern to a tribe or small group—both egocentric and ethnocentric Achiever – Ambition and drive for success Equalizer – Ethnocentrism and some world-centrism Integrator – Fully world-centric Listen to this episode to gain insight on where you are in the five developmental plateaus so you can further reach your leadership potential.
Carmine Di Sibio on Business Leadership in a VUCA World
Mark talks with his old friend Carmine Di Sibio who was part of Mark’s class at Colgate University and went to work for Arthur Young, which became a part of Ernst & Young. He’s worked at EY for over 35 years and is the current CEO and Global Chairman of the company. Today he talks with Mark about his career and business leadership.
Business accountability and how companies must disclose their ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) Diversity and inclusion and how businesses navigate through the current social climate Blockchain and bitcoin and how cryptocurrency is affecting the financial landscape Listen to this episode to get insight into how a successful business leader navigates through the ever-changing VUCA world.
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