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Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.

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Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.

    Psychotherapist on How to Avoid Pitfalls that End Relationships | Esther Perel on Impact Theory

    Psychotherapist on How to Avoid Pitfalls that End Relationships | Esther Perel on Impact Theory

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    Can you say with absolutely certainty that you are bringing your best self to all the important relationships in your life? Are you afraid you and your partner are slowly becoming more and more disconnected and aren’t sure how to identify the key problems that could be killing the relationship? Whether it’s at home or at work, we need to be mindful of what makes our relationships thrive and what poses a threat to them. On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by Psychotherapist, New York Times Bestselling Author, and host of the emotionally raw and tell-all podcasts ’How’s Work?’ and ‘Where Should We Begin?’ Esther Perelto discuss such matters and more as they explore the pitfalls you need to be on the lookout for that might be killing your relationships, connections, or marriage. They discuss the downfalls you need to be on the lookout for that pose a threat to your relationships, what complacency looks like, why so many couples get it wrong when trying to solve their differences, the power of words and the meaning behind them, how culture comes into play in your relationship, how to understand other’s perspectives, and the tools you need to have a healthy and thriving relationship with anyone in your life.
     
    Order Esther’s book, ‘Mating in Captivity’: amazon.com/dp/0060753641/?tag=wwwestherpere-20
     
    Order Esther’s book, ‘The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity’: amazon.com/State-Affairs-Rethinking-Infidelity/dp/0062322583/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501045724&sr=8-1&keywords=state+of+affairs
     
    Listen to Esther’s Podcast, ‘Where Should We Begin?’: whereshouldwebegin.estherperel.com
     
    Listen to Esther’s Podcast, ‘How’s Work?’: howswork.estherperel.com
     
    SHOW NOTES:
     
    Downfalls | Esther reveals the things that kill relationships. [0:17]
    Complacency | Esther reveals the step-by-step process of how complacency creeps in. [2:36]
    Blind | Esther reveals why so many people in a relationship fail to see their mistakes. [6:14]
    Combativeness | Esther reveals the many dynamics of how couples blame each other. [7:33]
    Words | Esther reveals the power of your words and how you frame your problems. [10:03]
    Culture | Esther reveals how culture comes into play with relationships. [12:56]
    Contextualize Yourself | Esther reveals how we can value things differently. [13:58]
    Meaning | Esther discusses the importance of the meaning behind what you say. [17:47]
    Business | Esther reveals why so many business relationships fail. [19:54]
    Perspectives | Esther discusses how you can begin to see other’s perspectives. [21:47]
    Tea | Tom shares a story where he and his wife, Lisa, argued over a cup of tea. [26:06]
    Fighting | Esther reveals how we fight over lack of respect and recognition. [28:18]
    Roles | Esther discusses roles, expectations, and flexibility in a relationship. [30:27]
    Tools | Esther reveals the key tools you can use to get the most out of your relationship. [31:28]
    Connect | Esther shares how you can engage with her and continue to learn from her. [33:28]
     
    QUOTES:
     
    “So, you really want to make sure that you don’t assume. “I know what you’re saying.” Ask, remain curious at all times. “What does that mean for you and who told you that?”” [13:55]
     
    “The very thing people often come in fighting over is what was once originally very attractive to each other.” [24:13]
     
    “…people fight over three things primarily: power and control, trust and closeness, respect and integrity.” [25:35]
     
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    • 40 min
    Dr. Frank Lipman Shares Key Things to Live and Age Properly | Health Theory

    Dr. Frank Lipman Shares Key Things to Live and Age Properly | Health Theory

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    Are you seeking revolutionary health advice that goes beyond the one-size-fits-all approach of western medicine? Do you want to age well while achieving a well-rounded and balanced level of health? On this episode of Health Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by New York Times best-selling author and pioneer in both integrative and functional medicine Dr. Frank Lipman to discuss such matters and more as they explore how western medicine is missing out on revolutionary health practices and what you can do to expand your understanding of your health so that you may age properly. They discuss the pitfalls of western medicine, his journey to discovering new health practices, why you must focus on preserving your body as you age, the biomarkers to pay attention to, how to achieve a healthy gut, why health goes beyond the physical, the key things to do to live and age properly, and much more.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
    Growing Up | Dr. Lipman shares his youth and his journey to questioning everything. [0:20]
    Brainwashed | Dr. Lipman reveals why the western medicine system is a cult. [2:57]
    Opening Up | Dr. Lipman reveals his journey to exposing himself to new ways of healing. [4:30]
    New Rules | Dr. Lipman reveals his journey to developing the new rules on aging. [9:04]
    Growth | Dr. Lipman reveals why as you age it becomes about preserving your body. [15:27]
    Diets | Dr. Lipman reveals why vegan and high-carb diets have certain risks. [18:20]
    Humanity & Health | Dr. Lipman reveals why your purpose and the way you live matters. [23:28]
    Biomarkers | Dr. Lipman reveals the key things you should be paying attention to. [26:08]
    Microbiome | Dr. Lipman reveals how we can listen to and learn from our guts. [27:42]
    Balance | Dr. Lipman reveals what you need to achieve a healthy, balanced gut. [30:10]
    CBD | Dr. Lipman reveals the efficacy and power of mushrooms and CBD. [34:20]
    Opening Your Mind | Dr. Lipman reveals how CBD is more important than ever. [37:47]
    Do This | Dr. Lipman reveals the key things you should be doing to age well. [40:21]
    Connect | Dr. Lipman reveals where you can continue to follow him to learn more. [44:12]
     
    QUOTES:
    “Western medicine is fantastic if you’re acutely ill or you break a bone. I’m not knocking western medicine, but to take that model and use and extrapolate that model for all our problems in the culture today is, you know, we end up with a very limited way of treating people…” [4:01]
     
    “…it’s more about preserving and maintaining as we get older rather than growing stronger and stronger…” [17:20]
     
    “Ordinary things we do on a daily basis that have an extraordinary effect on our health.” [42:06]
     
    FOLLOW DR. FRANK LIPMAN:
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    • 54 min
    Billionaire David Rubenstein on the Key Principles to Truly Becoming the One in Control | Impact Theory

    Billionaire David Rubenstein on the Key Principles to Truly Becoming the One in Control | Impact Theory

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    Do you think you have what it takes to become an empowering, inspiring, and motivating leader? Are you looking for ways to improve your leadership skills so that you can make a larger impact on the world? On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by author and Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of ‘The Carlyle Group’ David M. Rubenstein to discuss such matters and more as they explore what it takes to become a leader and how you can start leading more in your daily life. They discuss the core principles of what makes a good leader, how wealth during your youth can stifle your progress, how hardships and failures are key to becoming a good leader, how success and happiness are tied, why persuasion is key to any great leader, what we can learn from Abraham Lincoln’s leadership, what the American DNA is and how it creates natural leaders, the power of reading, why you should become a master of one skill, and much more.
     
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    SHOW NOTES:
     
    Leadership | David boils down what leadership truly is and how to develop it. [0:04]
    Core Principles | David reveals the core principles of developing true leadership. [3:26]
    Journey | David shares his journey and a brief overview of his life of leadership. [4:46]
    Growing Up | David reveals what made him hungry for success during his youth. [7:05]
    Wealth | David reveals the pitfalls of being born into a wealthy and prestigious family. [8:50]
    Hardships | David reveals how he raised his children without spoiling them. [9:38]
    Success | David reveals the things that leads people to become successful. [11:39]
    Happiness | David breaks down the difference between happiness and fulfilment. [12:41]
    Persuade | David reveals how he set his kids up to be successful in their pursuits. [13:19]
    Lincoln | David reveals why Lincoln has been so influential in his life. [15:06]
    War | David reveals how Lincoln held America together during The Civil War. [17:18]
    History | David reveals the importance of preserving and honoring history as it is. [19:15]
    American | David reveals what he believes it means to be American. [22:00]
    DNA | David reveals how the American DNA is serving DNA today. [26:26]
    Creeds | David reveals what he thinks are the most important principles to America. [28:51]
    Jefferson | David shares the story of Jefferson writing The Declaration of Independence. [30:13]
    Fixing | David reveals how we can contribute to fixing America’s flaws. [33:59]
    Circle | David reveals how Lincoln surrounded himself with people smarter than him. [35:20]
    Persist | David reveals how Lincoln lead by taking criticism and being challenged. [37:04]
    Spirit | David reveals how we can awaken the spirit of America we need. [38:20]
    Reading | David reveals the importance and power of reading. [40:14]
    Specializing | David reveals why you should focus and develop only one skill. [41:05]
    Love & Passion | David reveals what drives him to do the things he loves. [42:30]
    Youth | David reveals that all leaders have an impactful youth or childhood. [44:05]
    Failure | David reveals how he talks to himself when he fails. [44:56]
    Forward | David reveals why leaders are necessary to moving us forward in history. [46:23]
    Unity | David shares why he builds bonds ‘across the aisle.’ [47:00]
    Themes | David reveals the themes that push people to become extremely successful. [48

    • 57 min
    Psychologist Daniel Goleman on How to Expand Your Mind with Emotional Intelligence

    Psychologist Daniel Goleman on How to Expand Your Mind with Emotional Intelligence

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    Did you know that intelligence goes beyond just your IQ? Right within your mind, there is an even greater and more powerful level of intelligence just waiting for you to tap into. It’s known as ‘emotional intelligence’ and by mastering it, you can use it to better all areas of your life. On this episode of Conversations with Tom, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Goleman, Ph. D, joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they explore why it’s critical you become self-aware of your emotional intelligence and begin to develop it, all while pursuing your purpose and meaning in life. They discuss what emotional intelligence and emotional IQ is, how you can develop and strengthen it at any age, the power of practicing meditation regularly, how purpose and meaning is critical to leading a successful life, the common traits of successful leaders, why you need to have empathy, optimism, love and kindness, and so much more.
     
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    SHOW NOTES:
     
    Emotional Intelligence | Daniel breaks down what being emotionally intelligent looks like. [0:27]
    Learnable | Daniel reveals why it’s never too late to develop emotional intelligence. [2:48]
    Training | Daniel reveals what training emotional intelligence looks like. [3:36]
    Emotional Centers | Daniel discusses our brain’s emotional centers and responses. [6:52]
    Children | Daniel reveals the tools he teaches children to become emotionally self-aware. [9:48]
    Adulthood | Daniel reveals what you may need to unlearn as an adult. [11:09]
    Meditation | Daniel reveals how he came to adopt meditation and mindfulness. [13:11]
    Breathing | Daniel reveals the powerful and positive impact of breathing exercises. [21:35]
    India | Daniel shares what he discovered on his journey in India. [24:43]
    Importance | Daniel reveals why it matters that the western world adopts mediation. [29:13]
    Workplace | Daniel shares how emotional intelligence makes all the difference. [30:51]
    Psychological Safety | Daniel shares what psychological safety is. [32:34]
    Social Brain | Daniel breaks down what your social brain is. [35:21]
    Alone | Daniel reveals how meditators are masters of being alone. [39:39]
    Purpose | Daniel breaks down the driving power of purpose. [42:26]
    Meaning | Daniel reveals why meaning, purpose, and beliefs are so important to us. [44:09]
    Heaven & Hell | Daniel shares why living in heaven or hell begins in our mind. [49:05]
    Sheathing the Sword | Daniel shares a story of ‘keeping your sword sheathed.’ [51:26]
    Redefining Success Through Purpose | Tom shares his motivation to help others. [53:29]
    Money | Tom shares why he never focuses his message on money or a ‘rich life-style.’ [1:00:01]
    Life | Tom shares how he balances and blends his personal life and hustle. [1:03:11]
    Marriage | Daniel shares the intertwining connection partners have over time. [1:04:43]
    Find Your Answer | Daniel reveals how you can find and pursue your purpose. [1:06:00]
    George Lucas | Tom and Daniel discuss George Lucas and his pursuit of passion. [1:09:15]
    Where We’re Going | Daniel shares his concerns over where today’s world is heading. [1:14:50]
    Put-Up | Daniel shares how to turn a negative situation into a positive one. [1:17:39]
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    Wim Hof "The Iceman" Shares How to Change Your Biochemistry with Deep Breathing | Impact Theory

    Wim Hof "The Iceman" Shares How to Change Your Biochemistry with Deep Breathing | Impact Theory

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    There is a hidden power within you, covered up and suppressed by our modern way of living and thinking. Through a disciplined practice of cold water therapy, breathing, and mind-body connection, you can awaken the lost powers of your DNA and enter into a place of healing not possible even through today’s modern medical practices. On this episode of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by Wim Hof, better known as ‘The Iceman,’ to discuss such matters and more as they explore how to unlock your brain, spirit, and body’s true potential by connecting to your ancestral DNA and uncovering the true depths of yourself. They discuss Wim’s early life and it’s influence on him towards finding his purpose, how to gain complete control over your body, why you should be seeking the light inside you, why respecting your ancestral history is important, how to enter into your own DNA and grasp your true purpose, how to think with intention, the power of seeking true freedom, why you have to learn to let go before all else, the scientific proof behind his methods, how his methods are leading to the curing of diseases and illnesses, and why there is a hidden healing power within you.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
     
    Mindset | Wim shares his personal story of his dramatic birth and entering the world. [0:14]
    Finding Purpose | Wim reveals how cold water practices became his purpose. [3:17]
    Being Different | Wim reveals why cold therapy leads to breakthroughs for humankind. [5:52]
    Complete Control | Wim reveals how he was able to control the vagus nerve. [10:39]
    The Light | Wim reveals why your purpose is the life that flows through you. [12:21]
    Ancestry | Wim reveals why you should have respect for your ancestry. [15:35]
    DNA | Wim reveals how to enter into your DNA and grasp the purpose of your being. [16:40]
    Go Inside | Wim reveals how to enter into the unlimited power of your own brain. [18:21]
    Intention | Wim reveals the power of thinking with intention on the body. [20:01]
    True Freedom | Wim reveals his journey of seeking true free thinking. [23:29]
    Letting Go | Wim reveals the benefits of letting go of what you ‘have to do.’ [25:16]
    Under a Spell | Wim reveals the dangerous spell most of the world falls under. [26:00]
    Seeing More | Wim discusses how he overcame in his wife’s suicide. [29:25]
    It Works | Wim reveals why his techniques work fast and effectively. [35:52]
    Breathing | Wim reveals the healing power of his breathing exercises. [37:45]
    Heat | Wim reveals how he was able to run a marathon in the desert without water. [42:59]
    Connect | Wim reveals how to stay connected and follow him for more. [47:11]
     
    QUOTES:
     
    “You said, “I’m doing right now, with top researchers, on DNA to show that we have the absolute influence neurologically at will to enter into our own ancestral encrypted codes of the DNA, our genetic past, to enlighten our past right here in the moment.”" [6:15]
     
    “So, if we go for the best within ourselves for a freedom, a fearless state of being, a very powerful being that is not being withheld by anything. If you like that, then you have to go and deal with the encrypted codes in the DNA and release it.” [16:07]
     
    “…I recommend this for everybody who suffers. From people who are suicidal or tragic deaths, go into the cold water. It makes your body able to reset, to find the energy, the purpose again.”[32:10]
     
    FOLLOW WIM:
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    App: wimhofmethod.com/wim

    • 57 min
    "Father of Biohacking" Dave Asprey on Fasting to Lose Weight and Gain Mental Clarity | Health Theory

    "Father of Biohacking" Dave Asprey on Fasting to Lose Weight and Gain Mental Clarity | Health Theory

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    Are you currently fasting or are considering starting one? Do you struggle to know where to begin or perhaps you’ve started and just aren’t seeing the benefits you had wished for? On this episode of Health Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by two time New York Times bestselling author Dave Asprey, the "Father of Biohacking" and CEO and founder of Bulletproof 360, to discuss such matters and more as they explore the hidden benefits of fasting, what to avoid when starting out a fast, and how to apply ‘fasting’ to every area of your life. They discuss the many different types of fasting, the pitfalls of hardcore fasting, what defines a fast, the healing power of fiber on your gut, how to eat and still be in a fast, what the true benefits beyond weight loss are of fasting, how to lower inflammation in the body, spiritual fasting, how you can begin fasting in an easy, yet effective, way and so much more.
     
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    SHOW NOTES:
     
    Variety | Dave reveals the many different way to approach fasting. [0     :55]
    Problematic | Dave reveals why it’s not a good idea to do a hardcore fast. [3:05]
    What is Fasting? | Dave reveals the many diverse ways to be fasting. [4:57]
    Parameters | Dave reveals the strict parameters that defines a fast. [6:57]
    Gut Healing | Dave reveals the healing power of fiber on your gut. [7:53]
    Autophagy | Dave reveals what you can keep in your diet and still stay in autophagy. [9:35]
    Mimicking | Dave reveals how to get the benefits of fasting while still eating. [10:03]
    Why It’s Important | Dave reveals the real true benefit of fasting. [14:08 ]
    Inflammation | Dave reveals why fasting lowers inflammation in the body. [16:15 ]
    Diseases | Dave reveals the common thread between metabolic diseases. [17:35]
    Styles of Fasting | Dave reveals the main concerns with different types of fasts. [20:23]
    Window of Eating | Dave reveals the ideal fasting split. [22:01 ]
    Metabolic Flexibility | Dave reveals how to put your body in a state that creates ketones. [25:30]
    Get Started | Dave reveals the key points to kickstart a habit of fasting. [28:12]
    What’s Key | Dave reveals the key inner voices that move and influence all life. [33:12]
    Spiritual Fasting | Dave reveals the amazing benefits of doing a spiritual fast. [36:23]
    Deep Work | Dave reveals what he experienced during his spiritual fast in a cave. [37:46 ]
    Try It | Dave reveals the one thing to know to persuade you to start practicing fasting. [42:49]
    Hunger | Dave shares the key difference between hunger and just cravings. [44:30]
    Connect | Dave shares how to stay connected with him to learn more and start fasting. [45:21]
     
    QUOTES:
     
    “You don’t have to experience pain and hunger to get the benefits of fasting and to go into fasting.” [5:04]
     
    “Fasting the same way everyday is bad for you. Because it doesn’t lend your body the idea of metabolic flexibility. It’s like, “Oh, I live in a world where there’s almost never enough food.” So have breakfast every now and then…” [24:08]
     
    “When most people hear fasting, all they hear is, “I’ll starve therefore, I’ll die,” and then they blank out to it. No, this is about more energy and it’s about more clarity and less time wasted.” [41:53]
     
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    • 53 min

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kanika yadav ,

You have changed my prospective to life

“Tom bilyeu “ just a name for many but for me he the idea n voice n person who flipped the way i use to think about life . I was 17 when i first watched your video with lisa nicolus n it just moved my soul in so many different way . I was always challenged growing up for being different or having different prospective on living then everybody else but when i saw your work i got to know that not only you are the person who thinks differently like me but there are tonnes of others too whom you introduce us with . So tom thankyou so much n keep up the good work

Servantofkrsna ,

Great work

I’m so impressed with Tom’s zeal of bringing new ideas for growth to everyone. Particularly loved the new episode with Sadhguru. Keep doing this work. God bless.

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