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Chris Van Vliet is a 4-time Emmy Winning TV Host, YouTuber and Inc. 500 entrepreneur obsessed with reverse engineering the mindsets and habits of world class performers. Each episode features in depth conversations with top athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. If they are the best at what they do, CVV wants to get their insight and help you apply it to your own life.

Insight with Chris Van Vliet Blue Wire

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    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Chris Van Vliet is a 4-time Emmy Winning TV Host, YouTuber and Inc. 500 entrepreneur obsessed with reverse engineering the mindsets and habits of world class performers. Each episode features in depth conversations with top athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. If they are the best at what they do, CVV wants to get their insight and help you apply it to your own life.

    Maven on The Undertaker, Tough Enough, Theme Music and What's He's Doing Now after WWE

    Maven on The Undertaker, Tough Enough, Theme Music and What's He's Doing Now after WWE

    Maven Huffman is a former WWE Superstar and the winner of the first season of "Tough Enough" on MTV. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet at The Legends of Hamburg Fan Fest in Hamburg, PA to talk about his time in WWE, being a school teacher before he submitted an audition tape for Tough Enough, how he knew he was going to win the show, eliminating The Undertaker from the 2002 Royal Rumble and the chair shot that followed, why he never liked his entrance theme, working as a host for HSN, his run-in with the law, going to rehab, what he's up to now and much more!

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 
    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://chrisvanvliet.com

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    • 55 min
    How to Negotiate ANYTHING with Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss - Never Split The Difference

    How to Negotiate ANYTHING with Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss - Never Split The Difference

    Chris Voss is the former lead international hostage negotiator for the FBI and the author of the bestselling book, "Never Split The Difference". He is also the founder and CEO of The Black Swan Group which offers negotiation training for businesses and individuals using Chris's hostage negotiation tactics. He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about how everything in life is a negotiation, he also discusses powerful negotiation techniques like mirroring and labelling, he describes the scariest situations he has been involved with while negotiating with kidnappers, gives tips on how you can get upgraded when you check into a hotel and much more!

    Find out more about Chris Voss and Black Swan Group at: https://www.blackswanltd.com/

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    • 55 min
    Comedian Dan Cummins on leaning into your passion and how he grew his podcast to 4 million downloads a month

    Comedian Dan Cummins on leaning into your passion and how he grew his podcast to 4 million downloads a month

    Dan Cummins is a comedian and podcaster and the host of three podcasts: Timesuck, Scared to Death, and Is We Dumb? He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about how he started his career in comedy, the massive success he has found in podcasting, why he moved out of Los Angeles and back to Idaho, where he finds inspiration for his comedy, advice for aspiring podcasters, and more!
    Find out more about Dan Cummins at: https://dancummins.tv/

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    • 57 min
    Bare Knuckle FC President David Feldman on why BKFC is the fastest growing sport in the world & how they almost signed Mike Tyson

    Bare Knuckle FC President David Feldman on why BKFC is the fastest growing sport in the world & how they almost signed Mike Tyson

    David Feldman is the Founder and President of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. He joins Chris Van Vliet from Philadelphia, PA to talk about how BKFC has become the fastest growing sport in the world, the struggles he went through to get it sanctioned, what signing Paige VanZant meant for the company, the offer they made to Mike Tyson to have a bare knuckle fight, the 5-year plan for him and BKFC, why he feels this is safer than MMA or boxing and much more!
    For more info on BKFC visit: https://bareknuckle.tv
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    • 23 min
    Wesley Blake on Jaxson Ryker's tweets, WWE release, The Forgotten Sons, Steve Maclin and What's Next

    Wesley Blake on Jaxson Ryker's tweets, WWE release, The Forgotten Sons, Steve Maclin and What's Next

    Wesley Blake (Westin Blake) is a professional wrestler known for his time in NXT and WWE. He joins Chris Van Vliet from his home in Orlando, FL to talk about his recent release from WWE, what he plans to do next, his time in "The Forgotten Sons" faction with Steve Maclin and Jaxson Ryker, his reaction to Jaxson Ryker's tweets that derailed the momentum of The Forgotten Sons, his love of pro wrestling and football as a kid, his wife "Tough Enough" winner Sara Lee, how becoming a father changed him and much more!

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    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests.
    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://chrisvanvliet.com

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    • 41 min
    Develop a Champion's Mindset with 4-time Stanley Cup Champ Darren McCarty

    Develop a Champion's Mindset with 4-time Stanley Cup Champ Darren McCarty

    Darren McCarty is a retired NHL player, broadcaster and 4-time Stanley Cup Champion known best for his time the Detroit Red Wings. He talks about his role as an enforcer on the ice, his most memorable fights, being part of the "grind line". his love for professional wrestling, how he went from the minor leagues to the NHL, life after his professional hockey career, his battle with addiction and much more!

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    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests.
    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://chrisvanvliet.com

    Follow CVV on social media:
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