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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

"Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art" by James Nestor is a comprehensive exploration of the importance of proper breathing and its impact on human health and well-being.

It covers what optimal breathing actually is, the evolution of breathing, and practical advice on how to improve your own breathing habits.

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5 Ways to Journal (And Why You Should)

Journaling is for everybody. But why should you do it?

This video discusses the benefits of journaling and explores five different ways to get started with the practice.

Self-discoveryUnder 15 min
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How to start your first business in 48 hours

Do you dream of owning your own business?

Learn about common barriers that keep you from starting your own business, how to overcome them, and how you become a better version of yourself.

In this podcast episode of Deep Dive, the host Ali Abdaal speaks with Noah Kagan. The successful entrepreneur behind AppSumo, a multimillion dollar software company, and author of the book “The Million dollar Weekend”.

Entrepreneurship
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Atomic Habits

"Atomic Habits" by James Clear is a self-help book that delves into the science of habit formation and how small, incremental changes can lead to significant improvements over time.

Including all the practical strategies and actionable advice you need to build good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results!

By focusing on the compound effect of daily routines, the book emphasizes that minor adjustments can yield substantial, lasting success.

ProductivitySelf-improvement
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Red Bull’s billionaire maniac founder: Dietrich Mateschitz

Creating a new product is one. But innovating the entire field of marketing is something else.

Discover the journey of Red Bull’s founder Dietrich Mateschitz! Listen to his crazy stories, lessons and more in this podcast by Founders.

AutobiographicEntrepreneurshipMarketing and sales
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My Simple Productivity System (for normal people)!

This video from Jeff Su is a great place to start working on your productivity.

He proposes a process that is feasible for everyone and introduces two important concepts in productivity: Capturing to-do’s or ideas and organizing them for future work.

ProductivityUnder 15 min
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The best questions to ask potential clients (close better projects)

If you are a freelancer or entrepreneur you often have to talk with potential clients.

This video contains some great tips on how to have better conversations with other business owners. From key questions to ask before the meeting to how to build trust during the conversation.

Watch the video and level up your sales skills!

EntrepreneurshipMarketing and salesUnder 15 min
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How to enter ‘flow state’ on command

Flow state is a state of effortless effort where time dilates, intuition amplifies, and focus is heightened.

It can be triggered by challenges slightly exceeding skills, dopamine-inducing activities, and intrinsic motivators like curiosity, passion, purpose, autonomy, and mastery.

Watch the video and learn how to experience more flow!

HappinessPsychologyUnder 15 min
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Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod and Nest

Tony Fadell shares insights on the creation of the iPod, focusing on solving a pain point, delivering joy, and the importance of marketing to reveal the product's value to consumers.

Listen to all the wisdom in Tony Fadell’s personal journey in this episode of the Lex Fridman podcast!

Entrepreneurship
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Build: an unorthodox guide to making things worth making

Aimed at anyone seeking professional growth. From new graduates starting their careers to CEOs doubting major decisions.

Build by Tony Fadell offers a range of personal anecdotes, practical tips, and hidden insights into how to build and innovate products like the iPod and Nest thermostat.

AutobiographicEntrepreneurshipLeadership
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How Smartphones & Social Media Impact Mental Health & the Realistic Solutions

There’s been a dramatic rise of suicide, depression, and anxiety. For many children and adults their relationship with their smartphone plays a large role.

In this podcast Dr. Jonathan, a professor in Social Psycholog at the New York University talks about how technology and the current culture impacts the health of kids, teens, and adults.

Tip: go directly to 6.23min to skip the sponsor talks.

HealthScienceSociety and culture
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3 Simple Daily Habits to Work Less And Earn More

3 daily habits to work less and earn more!

This article reveals how meaningful change is often simple. It starts with recognizing that hard work alone is not enough. Hours of work without good outcomes are useless.

The key insight? You need to stop being ‘productive’ all the time!

ProductivityUnder 15 min
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