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OPTIMIZE with Brian Johnson | More Wisdom in Less Time

OPTIMIZE with Brian Johnson features the best Big Ideas from the best optimal living books. More wisdom in less time to help you live your greatest life. (Learn more at optimize.me.)
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Sep 20, 2015

Hal Elrod is an inspiring guy. Want to wake up every morning fired up to make today another masterpiece? Then it's time to make your mornings miraculous and Hal shows us how with his Life S.A.V.E.R.S. Join us as we discuss his great book The Miracle Morning.

Sep 20, 2015

Michael J. Gelb is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership and author of the bestselling How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci and Brain Power.

Sep 15, 2015

Tripp Lanier is the host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp. He coaches entrepreneurs around the world to redefine success, create offerings that actually make a difference, and do the thing they were put on this Earth to do.

Sep 13, 2015

Patricia Ryan Madson is Emerita of Stanford University where she taught for three decades in the Drama Department. In this interview, we'll talk about her 13 maxims for improv living from her quick-reading, fun, smart, practical book.

Sep 8, 2015

Ready to get your brain right? Start with your gut! In this compelling book, Dr. David Perlmutter walks us through the leading-edge science on how to dial in our microbiome to optimize our brain + overall well-being. In the Note, we explore Big Ideas ranging from the power of probiotics and your second brain to the importance of focusing on root causes rather than just symptoms along with the 6 keys to feeding your microbes.

Sep 8, 2015

I'm convinced Mark Divine is a superhero. Seriously. And in Unbeatable Mind, the former Navy SEAL gives us the handbook on mental toughness. In the Note, we'll look at the keys to cultivating our confidence, the importance of cultivating our concentration, learning how to control our breathing and other goodness that will make you unbeatable.

Sep 6, 2015

Wonder where happiness comes from? So does Jonathan Haidt, one of the world’s leading positive psychologists and Professor at NYU. Join us as we explore some of my favorite Big Ideas from his great book.

Sep 5, 2015

How’s your habit-building process working for you? If you’ve stalled a few (hundred?) times, Stephen Guise tells us that Mini Habits might be just the thing you’re looking for!

Sep 4, 2015

Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than thirty five books. His interests include creativity and the creative life, mental and emotional health, and philosophy and the art of making meaning.

Sep 4, 2015

Dr. Michelle Segar is the world’s leading authority on what motivates people to choose and maintain healthy behaviors. As you’d imagine, Dr. Segar has some *really* powerful ideas on, as the sub-title suggests, “How the simple science of motivation can bring you a lifetime of fitness.” Big Ideas we explore include the importance of meaning, moving exercise from a chore to a gift and embracing a learning mindset.

Sep 3, 2015

Dr. Helgoe is here to help us learn how to be psychologically patriotic as we build solitude skills and tap into our introvert power.

Sep 3, 2015

Kristin Neff established self-compassion as a field of study almost a decade ago. In this interview, we'll explore the three core elements of self-compassion (self-kindness + common humanity + mindfulness) and why it's so important for us to cultivate!

Sep 3, 2015

Marie Forleo's mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and use your unique talents to change the world. She’s the creator of the award-winning show, MarieTV and has been featured on Forbes, Oprah Radio and The New York Times, among others.

Sep 3, 2015

Mark Hyman, M.D. is a five-time New York Times bestselling author, family physician an international leader in the field of Functional Medicine.

Sep 2, 2015

Pilar Gerasimo is the founding editor of Experience Life, an award-winning healthy-living magazine that reaches more than 2.8 million people nationwide.

Sep 2, 2015

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons and author of Do More Great Work. He’s also the curator of the Your Great Work MBA, a FREE ent*theos virtual conference featuring 25 extraordinary speakers sharing tactics and strategies to do more Great Work.

Sep 2, 2015

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, a Top 25 blog (according to TIME magazine) with 260,000 subscribers, and the best-selling books Focus, The Power of Less, and Zen To Done.

Sep 2, 2015

John Mackey is the founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. He actively works to create a new business paradigm, addressing issues facing the natural and organic food industry, exploring the nature of human development and much more.

Sep 2, 2015

Kris Carr is a New York Times best selling author, speaker, health advocate and wellness coach. She is the author of Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor, Crazy Sexy Diet, and Crazy Sexy Kitchen.

Sep 2, 2015

Karen Salmansohn a best selling author and book packager with over 1 million books sold – known for creating a new breed of books – “self help for people who would never be caught dead reading self help."

Sep 2, 2015

How'd you like to have an undefeated mind while constructing an indestructible self? (I'll take 'em!) Alex Lickerman, MD shows us how--blending Western science with practical Eastern mysticism in his powerful book.

Aug 21, 2015

DC Gonzalez is one of the world's leading peak performance/mental training experts. In this interview, we'll take a quick look at why mental training is so important.

Aug 21, 2015

Alberto Villoldo is a fascinating blend of medical anthropologist and practicing shaman—having explored, practiced and taught these ideas for decades. Alberto walks us the healing wisdom at the nexus of ancient shamanic wisdom and modern science.

Aug 21, 2015

Troy Bassham is a 4 time National Champion and World Champion rifle shooter. He's also gold medalist Lanny Bashamm's son. Together they share extraordinary wisdom in their Mental Management® System.

Aug 20, 2015

Want to get your mind right? Lanny Bassham, an Olympic gold medalist, has been teaching the art of mental training/peak performance for decades and his book tells us just how to rock it.

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