David Goggins: Can't Hurt Me
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
3d ago
Hold on and get ready! Time to build your mental toughness with "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins.  * Become a member https://www.patreon.com/Moonshots * For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare--poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse coloured his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force ta ..read more
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How David Goggins Broke the World Pull-up Record
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
5d ago
Between the training and three attempts, Goggins did more than 67,000 pull-ups in nine months. But more than his physical endurance Goggins showcased the power of repetition.  He tried three times to accomplish this goal  Learning from each attempt  Never accepting he couldn’t meet the challenge  Not listening to the negative comments - that he didn’t have the physical strength to do it Four pull-ups an hour doesn’t seem like much. Over time, it becomes increasingly more challenging to the muscles, but increasingly more empowering to the mind. Small numbers grow through c ..read more
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Michael Pollan: In Defense of Food
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
1w ago
Food. We all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it? Michael Pollan's premise In Defense of Food is a simple seven-word summary; 'Eat food, not a lot, mostly plants.' The rise of nutritionism and industrialization means the Western diet has changed for the worse. We're suffering from over-nutrition, so we need to stand up for "real food," and reclaim good health and natural ingredients. Michael Pollan explores the age of nutritionism and asks how we went from eating food to consuming nutrients, and why this is a problem. Then it looks at why a typical Western diet has damaged o ..read more
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Reed Hastings: No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
1w ago
Big news today! Reed Hastings steps down from the CEO role at Netflix. We studied his book and ideas, and it's the perfect time to reflect on his lessons as an entrepreneur. "No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention" is a book by Reed Hastings, the co-founder and former CEO of Netflix.  Become a member of Moonshots https://www.patreon.com/Moonshots The book delves into Netflix's unique culture and management style, allowing the company to innovate continuously and disrupt the entertainment industry. Hastings shares his leadership philosophy and the strategies he used to buil ..read more
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Andrew Huberman, Ph.D: The Practical Science of Living Healthy
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
1w ago
Do you want to sleep better, reduce stress and build a tremendous workout program? Yes! Then this is the episode for you. We dive into the universe of Andrew Huberman, PhD from Standford University. We will break down the practical science of living healthily. "Positive thinking is not about being delusional. Instead, it's about learning how to take control of internal processing and knowing it'll shape your external environment." Andrew Huberman, PhD Runsheet INTRO Andrew introduces the show with a story that changed Andrew Huberman's life Find your motivation (3m44) STARTING THE DAY And ..read more
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Patrick McKeown: The Oxygen Advantage
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
2w ago
In a career spanning 15 years, Patrick McKeown has since also become a bestselling author and expert on the topic of optimal breathing for improved health, well-being, and fitness. His book ‘The Oxygen Advantage’ is based on four years of scientific research and tailors breathing exercises for anyone seeking to improve their fitness and sports performance. ‘The Oxygen Advantage can revolutionize how we train by addressing dysfunctional breathing patterns and simulating high altitude training through specific breath-holding exercises as devised by Patrick. The book focuses on the benefits of pr ..read more
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David Goggins: Never Finished (New book)
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
2w ago
Let's dig into mental toughness. In this episode, we study the brand-new book Never Finished by David Goggins. Goggins shares the philosophy, psychology, and strategies that enabled him to learn that what he thought was his limit was only his beginning and that the quest for greatness is unending. Buy the book https://geni.us/neverfinished Buy the summary https://blinkist.o6eiov.net/mgeyAO Runsheet INTRO David Goggins introduces us to his new book. Never Finished (1m28) YOU MUST MOTIVATE YOURSELF Productivity Game breaks down a core message of the book, with the Wake-up challenge. Awaken ..read more
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Ken Robinson: The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
3w ago
The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels. With a wry sense of humor, Ken Robinson looks at the conditions that enable us to find ourselves in the Element and those that stifle that possibility.  Drawing on the stories of a wide range of people, including Paul McCartney, Matt Groening, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and Bart Conner, he shows that age and occupation are no barrier and that this is the essential strategy for transform­ing e ..read more
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Jim Carrey: Memoirs and Misinformation
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
3w ago
Jim Carrey, Film Star, Survivor, Inspiration. From humble beginnings to superstardom, he joins an elite group of comedians who have spanned the acting chasm to achieve phenomenal success. His book; Memoirs and Misinformation is a fearless semi-autobiographical novel, a deconstruction of persona. In it, Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon have fashioned a story about acting, Hollywood, agents, celebrity, privilege, friendship, romance, addiction to relevance, fear of personal erasure, our "one big soul," Canada, and a cataclysmic ending of the world-apocalypses within and without. "None of this is real ..read more
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Elon Musk - Habits of Success
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by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland
1M ago
Elon Musk is unstoppable! He's the most prolific and productive CEO of our times - he's even a bit cheeky. That's why we love him at the Moonshots Podcast. With his recent purchase of Twitter, he is now involved in over five revolutionary companies. So, we ask, 'how does Elon do it?'. Elon Musk co-founded the electronic payment firm PayPal and founded the spacecraft company SpaceX. He also is the founder of The Boring Company, and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. And recently purchased social media giant Twitter. Musk's recent purchase of Twitter for $44 billion was widely covered around ..read more
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