Beta Human

Beta Human
Bite-sized actionable ideas and strategies about personal growth and self-leadership. Become healthier, wealthier, and wiser. Support this podcast:

28 彡 Twenty Five Principles Of Adult Behavior
Jan 30, 2019 • 11 min
The original piece can be found - Poster version — Hell yeah or no blog post by Derek Sivers — Subscribe to my newsletter - It’s not goodbye, it’s see…
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Dec 22, 2018 • 4 min
A reading of a short story: The Stonecutter by Benjamin Hoff. —- Support this podcast:
27 彡 Relationships are like gardening; you reap what you sow.
Dec 20, 2018 • 11 min
In this episode, I do a reading and commentary on a blog post I wrote last year. A short essay on why we should treat relationships like gardening. The original piece can be found: Connect with me 1) Ask me a question >…
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Dec 10, 2018 • 3 min
“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” — Carl Jung Connect with me 1) Ask me a question > 2) Join the new beta human private Facebook group >…
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Nov 28, 2018 • 4 min
Man in the arena by Theodore Roosevelt. End Year Resolution Challenge Connect with me 1) Ask me a question > 2) Join the new beta human private Facebook group > 2)…
26 彡 A full Circle
Nov 26, 2018 • 19 min
A myth inspired by a true story; a true story inspired by myths. In this episode, I do a reading and commentary on a blog post I wrote last year. Original piece can be found: —- Support this podcast:…
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Nov 22, 2018 • 4 min
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” - Paulo Coelho. End Year Resolution Challenge Connect with me 1) Ask me a question > 2) Join the new beta human private Facebook group >…
25 彡 The subtle power of transformational vocabulary
Nov 20, 2018 • 13 min
Words, they can create emotions, and they can create action. Most of our beliefs are formed by words, and they can be changed by words as well. Words not only describe an experience, but they also form an experience. Yet most of us are careless about the…
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Nov 9, 2018 • 3 min
“Life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein —- Support this podcast:
24 彡 Try this 1 thing to improve your self-confidence
Nov 6, 2018 • 19 min
Confidence is powerful quality to possess, and a force multiplier in life. In this episode, I want to share one thing you should stop doing that will almost instantly increase your self-confidence. It’s very easy, almost effortless. This is one of my…
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Oct 30, 2018 • 3 min
“You can’t save time; you can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.” — Zhuangzi Connect with me 1) Ask me a question > 2) Join the new beta human private Facebook group > 2)…
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Oct 25, 2018 • 6 min
“It’s not the note you play that’s the wrong note – it’s the note you play afterward that makes it right or wrong.” ― Miles Davis —- Support this podcast:
23 彡 How to find courage for change
Oct 23, 2018 • 16 min
Change..easy to say..hard to do. How do you develop courage for change? In this episode I share 3 things that you can work on to generate more courage. Connect with me 1) Ask me a question > 2) Join the new beta human private Facebook…
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Oct 6, 2018 • 4 min
Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It’s a state of mind — you could call it…
22 彡 Tools to enhance productivity
Oct 3, 2018 • 48 min
Part 3 of the daily routine & ritual series. In this episode, I share the suite of tools I use to power my ritual and routine. Check it out and let me know what you think. Blog post coming up with more details. For now, the tools mentioned. Focus to do…
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Sep 25, 2018 • 3 min
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.” - Matsuo Basho Support this show 1) With a small monthly donation to help sustain future episodes at 2) Dropping me a ★★★★★ review on iTunes Connect with me 1)…
21 彡 Ask me anything (Q&A)
Sep 18, 2018 • 25 min
In this special episode I’ll answer two questions from the crowd. 1) How does a daily routine impact your creativity? 2) How I approach reading, and how do I view the trade-off between quality and quantity when it comes to reading. Support this show 1)…
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Sep 14, 2018 • 3 min
“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” — Jack Kornfield —- Support this podcast:
20 彡 Daily Routine & Ritual - Part 2 (Key Strategies)
Sep 10, 2018 • 34 min
Learn about the key strategies I employ to run the engine of my daily routine and rituals. They are what dictates how and why I organize the activities in that order. Enjoying this show? Now you can support this podcast with a small monthly donation to…
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Sep 3, 2018 • 5 min
Beta Quotes - Wisdom that couldn’t have been said better. “You will feel less pressure and insecure if you just realize everybody is just winging it. And the people who are pretending that they are not winging it, or presenting it like it’s all been all…
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Aug 26, 2018 • 5 min
A special reading of one of my favorite go-to poems when I need some inspiration. “The Road Ahead or The Road Behind” by George Joseph Moriarty. Read it here —- Support this podcast:
19 彡 My Daily Routine & Rituals - Pt 1
Aug 24, 2018 • 30 min
Interested in building better habits? A walkthrough on the system that I’ve used to train myself to meditate over 700+ hours, read 450+ books, go to the gym 3x weekly, and more, all in the last 5 years. —- Support this podcast:…
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Aug 19, 2018 • 5 min
“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” — Joseph Campbell Connect with me Ask me a question > Subscribe to my newsletter > Connect on facebook > —- Support…
18 彡 Trick or treat? What I learned from a living statue.
Aug 17, 2018 • 29 min
Why are we willing to pay $100 for an artist and bulk at forking out $5 for another? What is the difference between those artists and what do we get out of it? What is that separates mediocrity from greatness? Show notes Joshua Bell Experiment -…
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Aug 8, 2018 • 5 min
“What’s important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important. ” — Dwight Eisenhower —- Support this podcast:
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Aug 4, 2018 • 4 min
“Good judgement can come from bad experiences; good experiences can come from bad judgement.” — Rolf Potts —- Support this podcast:
17 彡 What I learned from 100 days of cold shower
Jul 31, 2018 • 15 min
A fun little experiment I ran. In this episode, you’ll learn about the scientific benefits of cold exposure, why I did it and succeeded this time despite failing at previous attempts. I’ll also share some important learnings and how you do it yourself! —-…
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Jul 20, 2018 • 2 min
“It’s only after you’ve lost everything, that you’re free to do anything.” — Tyler Durden —- Support this podcast:
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Jul 4, 2018 • 4 min
“That which is empty is pregnant with everything.” - Paul Chek —- Support this podcast:
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Jun 25, 2018 • 3 min
‘Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.” — Rumi —- Support this podcast:
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Jun 13, 2018 • 3 min
“The longest way round is the shortest way home. It seems to be necessary to try to discover the secret by going somewhere in order to learn that you already possess it. The path always takes you round in a circle, back to the place where you stand.” -…
16 彡 Default states - The easy way to making good decisions in advance.
Jun 7, 2018 • 16 min
A strategy I’ve been using to much success in the last five years. Default states are good decisions you make in advance in anticipation of a repeating situation. —- Support this podcast:
15 彡 What to do when someone else is crushing it at your idea.
May 22, 2018 • 14 min
How to feel and what to do when you realise (inevitably) that you weren’t as original as you thought, and that someone else is doing a fantastic job at executing your idea… —- Support this podcast:
14 彡 Vulnerability
Apr 13, 2018 • 13 min
Reflections on vulnerability. —- Support this podcast:
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Apr 2, 2018 • 1 min
“Life does not ask what we want. It presents us with options.” - Thomas Sowell —- Support this podcast:
13 彡 Going First - The origin story (Feat. Gabrielle Reece)
Mar 23, 2018 • 20 min
Going first is the idea of taking initiative in life, whether it’s to smile first at a stranger or to take action to show your appreciation first with a friend or a loved one. It’s the idea of showing up intentionally. I jumped on a call with Gabrielle…
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Mar 21, 2018 • 3 min
“Excellent is the next five minutes, improvement is the next five minutes, happiness is the next five minutes” — Tim Ferriss —- Support this podcast:
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Mar 19, 2018 • 2 min
“In order to realize our true self, we must be willing to live without being dependent on the opinion of others. “ - Bruce Lee —- Support this podcast:
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Mar 13, 2018 • 1 min
“The mind of the beginner is empty, free if the habits of the experts. Such a mind is open to all possibilities and can see things as they are.” — Shinryu Suzuki —- Support this podcast:
12 彡 Get more clarity in your life with clearer definitions
Mar 12, 2018 • 10 min
Your life is a series of experiences, and how you experience is determined by how you define them. Clearer definitions leads to higher fulfillment. A 3-step framework to gain more clarity . 1) Define - what something means to you 2) Elaborate - provide…
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Mar 7, 2018 • 2 min
If you love a flower don’t pick it up, because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love, so if you love a flower let it be. Love is not about possession, love is about appreciation. — Osho —- Support this podcast:…
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Mar 6, 2018 • 2 min
Once you see the boundaries of your environment, they are no longer the boundaries of your environment. - Marshall McLuhan —- Support this podcast:
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Mar 6, 2018 • 1 min
Dont worry about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if its good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they’re deciding, make even more art. — Andy Warhol —- Support this podcast:
11 彡 How to learn anything FAST
Mar 2, 2018 • 12 min
Use this simple and useful framework for learning anything FAST. Heard through memory expert Jim Kwik. —- Support this podcast:
10 彡 Showing up in life
Feb 22, 2018 • 5 min
The practice of showing up for the things you care about. —- Support this podcast:
09 彡 The myth of motivation
Feb 19, 2018 • 4 min
The myth of motivation. What are the types of motivation and some important things you need to know about it for it to work for you. —- Support this podcast:
08 彡 How to reduce regrets - 2
Feb 15, 2018 • 4 min
Part of how to reduce regrets. Find out the 5 guiding principles of my regrets minimization framework. —- Support this podcast:
07 彡 How to reduce regrets
Feb 12, 2018 • 4 min
How to reduce regrets in life. —- Support this podcast:
06彡Life is about distribution
Feb 8, 2018 • 4 min
A mental model I’ve developed for looking at life when you’re feeling stuck in a rut. —- Support this podcast:
05彡The value of experiments-3
Feb 5, 2018 • 4 min
Why you should lead your life as an experiment (part 3) —- Support this podcast:
04 彡The value of experiments-2
Feb 2, 2018 • 4 min
Why you should lead your life as an experiment (Part 2) —- Support this podcast:
03 彡 The value of experiments
Jan 29, 2018 • 4 min
Why you should lead your life as an experiment. —- Support this podcast:
002 彡 Going First
Jan 28, 2018 • 4 min
A simple but powerful strategy for everyday happiness. —- Support this podcast:
#001 - Welcome to Beta Human
Jan 23, 2018 • 4 min
#001 - Weclome to Beta Human —- Support this podcast: