Episodes
David Goggins is back with "Never Finished", so we wanted to share our studies of the "toughest man alive". David Goggins is a former Navy SEAL and endurance athlete who set the world record for the most pull-ups in 24 hours. * Become a member https://www.patreon.com/Moonshots * On June 5, 2013, Goggins completed 4,030 pull-ups in 17 hours, breaking the previous record of 3,737. Goggins completed the feat at the Navy SEAL Training Center in Coronado, California, and the event was...
Published 01/26/23
Stretch and breathe and gain a deeper understanding of the body, its capabilities and limitations, and how to improve flexibility and mobility in a safe and effective way.
Published 01/24/23
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...
Published 01/23/23
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.
Published 01/20/23
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.
Published 01/19/23
In a career spanning 15 years, Patrick McKeown has since also become a bestselling author and expert on 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...
Published 01/15/23
David Goggins is back, so 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.
Published 01/12/23
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.
Published 01/08/23
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...
Published 01/04/23
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?'.
Published 01/01/23
Walt Disney is famous for his ability to transform incredibly creative ideas into profitable realities. The process he used to brainstorm and develop theme parks and movies, has turned into a replicable process called “Disney’s Creative Strategy” by NLP expert Robert Dilts in 1994. Disney’s Creative Strategy can be used to create new products or to solve problems. Its simple to use as an individual, as a team, or even as an organization. The strategy includes three roles or mindsets that...
Published 12/28/22
Our final step in the wisdom series is here with a bang! One of the most influential books ever written is Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl.
Published 12/25/22
Creativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, in his practical and often very amusing book; Creativity; A short and cheerful guide he shows it's a skill that anyone can acquire. Drawing on his lifelong experience as a writer, he shares his insights into the nature of the creative process and offers advice on how to get your own inventive juices flowing. John Cleese believes everyone can be more creative, and in this guide, he...
Published 12/22/22
Hello, listeners, members and subscribers! Our eighteenth Moonshots Master episode has arrived with a creative flavour.
Published 12/19/22
Join us for another instalment of our wisdom series, where we delve into "The Power of Your Subconscious Mind" by Joseph Murphy. Murphy suggests that the human mind has enormous power and that we can use this power to achieve our goals and improve our lives.
Published 12/18/22
Elizabeth Gilbert: Big Magic: Whether we are looking to write a book, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion. In Big Magic, Elizabeth has written as a template; lessons in how to unleash your creativity. She digs deep to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. She offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our...
Published 12/12/22
Our Wisdom series continues with a modern masterpiece: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. In the show, we dig into some classic Moonshots themes: purpose, goals, overcoming fear, resilience and more.
Published 12/11/22
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow: If you’ve felt hours fly by like moments or marvelled at a sunrise you’ve experienced flow. In fact, it’s a state we experience surprisingly often, at work, at home and at play. Mihaly’s Flow explores how we can experience enjoyment in our lives by controlling our attention and strengthening our resolve. This is achieved by being immersed in an activity or subject that makes us neither anxious, nor bored. In this “flow state” we lose our self-consciousness,...
Published 12/07/22
We're feeling the wisdom vibes, and that's why we are returning to the inspiring work of Dan Millman. Dan Millman’s book: The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Blends fact and fiction as he recounts his day's training as a college gymnast in his bid to become a World Champion, along with all the hardships he faced.
Published 12/04/22
Hello, listeners, members and subscribers! Our seventh Moonshots Master episode is here and we are delving deep into the philosophy, mindsets, behaviours and Wisdom of the Stoics! We open up the show with Therealisedman, who has a call to action inspired by Marcus Aurelius and Victor Frankl, stating that we all have power over our minds. We then turn to Moonshots master, Ryan Holiday, on how Stoics had the wisdom to build and maintain self-discipline, and why wisdom is so valuable for our...
Published 11/29/22
In THE FOUR AGREEMENTS, don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love. 'Don Miguel Ruiz'a book is a roadmap to enlightenment and freedom.' - Deepak Chopra, Author BE IMPECCABLE WITH YOUR WORD - DON'T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONALLY - DON'T MAKE ASSUMPTIONS -...
Published 11/27/22
Charlie Munger is one of the greatest investors of all time. Plenty of people have called him a “learning machine.” The phrase ‘Latticework of Mental Models’ comes from Berkshire-Hathaway’s Charles Munger, who spent most of his life working out ways to, for lack of a better term, think better. Munger has come to the conclusion that in order to make better decisions in business and in life, you must find and understand the core principles from all disciplines. You have to learn all the big...
Published 11/24/22
Join Mike and Mark as they go through Bob Iger’s career at Disney, and discover what we can decode about being our best versions. Bob Iger, who retired last year after 15 years as chief executive, has agreed to return to the post for two more years, Disney said in a statement late on Sunday local time. Robert A. Iger was Executive Chairman of The Walt Disney Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors. During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Iger expanded on Disney’s rich history of unforgettable...
Published 11/21/22
Casandra Brené Brown is an American professor, lecturer, author, and podcast host. Brown is known in particular for her research on shame, vulnerability, and leadership, and for her widely viewed TEDx talk in 2010. Since then she has written six number-one New York Times bestselling books, hosts two podcasts, and has filmed a lecture for Netflix as well as a series about her latest book, Atlas of the Heart on HBO Max. The Gifts of Imperfection Daring Greatly Rising Strong Braving the...
Published 11/20/22