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The podcast that delves into the minds of entrepreneurs, creators and other inspiring people to uncover the philosophies, strategies and tools that help us live happier, healthier and more productive lives.

Deep Dive with Ali Abdaal Ali Abdaal

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

The podcast that delves into the minds of entrepreneurs, creators and other inspiring people to uncover the philosophies, strategies and tools that help us live happier, healthier and more productive lives.

    REPLAY: Derek Sivers On Life Advice, Writing and Entrepreneurship (BONUS EPISODE)

    REPLAY: Derek Sivers On Life Advice, Writing and Entrepreneurship (BONUS EPISODE)

    Happy New Year! While I’m currently working hard writing my book and getting ready for Season 5 of the podcast which is just around the corner, I thought I’d share with you a bonus episode taken from the livestreams I recorded during lockdown (which aren’t available anywhere else on the internet). This episode is a conversation with Derek Sivers, a writer, musician and entrepreneur who founded CD Baby, an online CD store for independent musicians, back in 1997. He sold CD Baby in 2007 and has since embarked on other ventures including writing 4 books including Anything You Want: 40 Lessons For A New Kind of Entrepreneur - one of the three books that I've listed as changing my life. This is one of my favourite interviews from the livestreams and his advice on book writing felt particularly timely as I sit two years later writing a book of my own. Enjoy :)

    • 1 hr 47 min
    7 Lessons I'm Taking Into 2023 - Season 4 Wrapped

    7 Lessons I'm Taking Into 2023 - Season 4 Wrapped

    That’s a wrap on S4 of the Deep Dive 🎉 In this episode I look back at some of the key lessons I’ve learned from this season including from conversations with Tara Swart, Alex Hormozi, Russell Foster, Caspar Lee, Timothy Armoo, Matthew Hussey and Lana Blakely. But before I bring this season to a close I have one small favour. At the moment, 81% of people who listen to and watch the the podcast on YouTube aren’t subscribed - I’ve set myself a 2023 goal to bring this number down to 50%. So if you’ve ever liked any of the videos that I make please hit the subscribe button and join the fun. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Snippet 17: How To Set Better Goals for 2023 - Oliver Burkeman

    Snippet 17: How To Set Better Goals for 2023 - Oliver Burkeman

    Author and journalist Oliver Burkeman says that facing our finitude and how little control we have over our lives is key to living a truly fulfilling and meaningfully productive life. With this in mind, in this snippet Oliver explains how to set better goals.
    Listen to the full episode here 👉 https://open.spotify.com/episode/7yCsfUppC0SMZPiVGnLAeQ?si=Smn2l-TIRmuGcsAb1m-5Nw
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    • 7 min
    The Secret To Attracting True Love That Lasts - Dating Expert Matthew Hussey

    The Secret To Attracting True Love That Lasts - Dating Expert Matthew Hussey

    Now more than ever dating apps seem to be the sole focus of people’s attention as far as finding relationships are concerned. But mostly it’s because it feels like there’s no alternative. So how do you actually break through the two dimensional world of online dating (with it’s ghosting, red flags, icks and all) and start attracting real-life long lasting relationships? In this episode I sit down for a conversation with Matthew Hussey, one of the worlds leading dating experts and New York Times Bestselling author who has helped over 10 million people get the love life of their dreams. In the episode we start by discussing how Matthew found himself in the world of dating and relationships before uncovering his formulas for getting over the gear of approaching someone in-person, understanding the components of deep and lasting attraction and attracting true love that lasts well beyond the honeymoon phase. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Snippet 16: How to Understand the Science of Social Status: Will Storr

    Snippet 16: How to Understand the Science of Social Status: Will Storr

    Whether we like it or not we have subconscious underlying motives for everything we do, and most of it comes down to status. In this snippet, Will Storr author of The Status Game explains how we all have different ways of measuring and claiming status.

    Listen to the full episode here 👉 https://open.spotify.com/episode/76kwNrHOUErPb27FO5qwUU?si=w_9GU2RtQTe6eoakJDTA6Q

    • 12 min
    The World’s First Sleep Fitness Company Founders On Optimising Your Sleep - Eight Sleep

    The World’s First Sleep Fitness Company Founders On Optimising Your Sleep - Eight Sleep

    Matteo Franceschetti and Alexandra Zatarain are the co-founded Eight Sleep, the world’s first ever sleep fitness company. They’re on a mission to fuel human potential through optimal sleep with their product the Pod - a sensor layer that tracks and improves your sleep by dynamically heating or cooling the temperature of your bed based on your sleep stages. Matteo grew up in Italy and started his career as a Lawyer but soon quit his job at a law firm when his first business started to take off. Alex grew up in Tijuana and was named as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2017. She met Matteo in San Fransisco and left her job in New York to join Matteo’s company and later develop the smart matresses as Eight Sleep. Through backing and funding Eight Sleep is now worth $500 million and is currently used by pro athletes and top performers across multiple industries and was recognized as one of TIME's Best Inventions. In the conversation we talk about how to take care of your sleep through exercise, nutrition and thermoregulation, their experiences building the first ever sleep fitness company and advice for entrepreneurs. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 44 min

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