How to Get Unhooked and Become Indistractable with Nir Eyal

160: How to Get Unhooked and Become Indistractable with Nir Eyal

How frustrating is it when you set yourself tasks to do for the day but find yourself constantly being distracted? Social media notifications, Scrolling through Facebook, Checking email obsessively, Binging on Netflix?  Well, my guest today has written the book that will help you gain back control of your attention and ultimately choose the way…

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Evan Carmichael

159: How to Grow a Massive Following by Showcasing Others with Evan Carmichael

Hey fellow brainpickers and welcome to episode 159 of Can I pick your brain?  There’s a good chance you have watched one of today’s guests videos on YouTube. Evan Carmichael has almost 280 million views  and 1.9 million subscribers to his youtube channel If you’re looking for snack-sized motivation from people like Warren Buffet, Elon…

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158: Why You Should ALWAYS Pay Yourself First with Mike Michalowicz

158: Why You Should ALWAYS Pay Yourself First with Mike Michalowicz

Driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Mike Michalowicz created the “Profit First Formula”, a way for businesses to ensure profitability from their very next deposit forward.

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157: How to Sell Something that Seems Too Good to be True with Chris Burres

If someone told you they can help you double your lifespan how fast would you run the other direction? Well, before you go let me humor you.

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Klee Irwin

156: Cannabis The Misunderstood Miracle Molecule with Klee Irwin

Are you pro or against Cannabis? My guest today is a world-renowned physicist who believes that everyone should be consuming Cannabis… daily.

Klee Irwin is the founder of Irwin Naturals, an award winning natural supplement company with products in over 90,000 retailers across the globe.

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Andres Pira

155: From Homeless to Billionaire with Andres Pira

Andres Pira went from a trouble making high school dropout and homeless beach bum to Billionaire founder of 20+ companies.

His secret  is so simple it almost sounds too good to be true. But sometimes the most simple things in life produce the greatest results.

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James Schramko

154: How to Outsource, Optimize and Automate Your Way To Wealth with James Schramko

James Schramko has made over 10 million dollars online with a team of just 6 people.

The best part? He spends 4 days of the week surfing and hanging out with his wife and 5 children.

How? By outsourcing, optimizing and automating EVERYTHING.

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Eran Zinman

153: The Insane Growth of Monday.com with Eran Zinman

Can you guess how much $$$ Eran Zinman spent to buy the domain Monday .com?

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Patrick Bet David

152: How to Dominate by Outperforming Yourself with Patrick Bet David

Patrick Bet David is one of my role models. I religiously watch his videos on youtube which now has over 1 million subscribers and over a Billion minutes watched!

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Billy Gene

151: Your Greatest Return on Investment is YOU with Billy Gene

Billy Gene is one of the most viewed entrepreneur on the planet!

His ads have been viewed over half a Billion times.

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David Meltzer

150: How to Communicate Effectively without Saying a Word with David Meltzer

David Meltzer started out with nothing and became a millionaire just 9 months out of law school and a multimillionaire by the age of 32 but lost it all and had to start from scratch. 

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149: How to Say NO to Others and YES to Yourself with Eli Nash

Eli Nash has an incredible story that will have you holding on to every word and waiting in anticipation

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Aaron Singerman

148: Going All In: From Drug Addiction to Business Obsession with Aaron Singerman

He became obsessed with bodybuilding at the age of 13 but when his obsession turned to drugs he found himself quickly losing everything including his girlfriend who got beaten to death.

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Neil Patel

147: Secrets of The World’s Leading Online Marketer with Neil Patel

Neil Patel is one of the top 10 online marketers in the world according to Forbes.

He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations.

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146: Mental Roadblock Removal with Erin Pheil

Have you ever felt like things are never quite right? that you can never achieve enough? Like things are never really ok?

Well my guest today calls those mental roadblocks and she has discovered a way to remove them. Permanently.

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145: How Gen Z Will Change Business Forever with Kathleen Hessert

I didn’t know what a Gen Z was before doing this interview. I thought it was a children’s cartoon program.

Turns out Gen Z is something we need to really pay attention to if we want to stay current and not risk becoming outdated. 

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Sex, Loneliness and Real Intimacy

144: Sex, Loneliness and Real Intimacy with Rabbi Manis Friedman

I almost didn’t publish this because I was afraid it was too politically incorrect.  But the people have spoken and asked that it be published. So listeners be warned.

Rabbi Manis Friedman shares the true and only path to real intimacy.

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143: Escaping Prison: The Undercover Agent of Change with Peter Sage

He was sentenced to 6 months in a maximum security prison for something he didn’t do.

When I asked him what it was like to be a prisoner he said “I wasn’t a prisoner, I became an undercover agent of change”.

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142: How to Do Less to Achieve More with Ari Meisel

He’s been called the most efficient man alive.

Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Ari Meisel about doing less and achieving more.

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141: Becoming a Master Over Money

In this episode I talk about how I went from being a slave to money to becoming its master.

I also talk about what I learned from my Grandfather who survived 13 concentration camps and went from completely broke to independently wealthy 

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Arthur Carmazzi

140: Fixing a Broken School System with Arthur Carmazzi

Today I have the pleasure of speaking with one of the world’s  Top 10 Thought Leaders in Leadership and Organizational Culture.

Arthur Carmazzi is on a mission to disrupt the education system. He’s the Co-Founder of The Kingsley Leadership Academy, a high school cultivating the world’s future leaders through his Radical New Education System.

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Nathan Hirsch

139: Outsource Your Life with Nathan Hirsch

Today’s guest is a serial entrepreneur and expert in remote hiring and eCommerce. Nathan Hirsch started his first eCommerce business out of his college dorm room and has sold over $30 million online. He is now the co-founder and CEO of FreeeUp.com, a marketplace that connects businesses with pre-vetted freelancers in eCommerce, digital marketing, and much more.

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138: No More Excuses

Today I share an episode of The Daniel Gefen Show and my exciting new platform launch … PodBooker.com

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137: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Podcast with Jordan Harbinger

Jordan Harbinger was podcasting before anyone knew what a podcast was.

At his peak he was doing over 4 million downloads a month!

I actually messed up for the first time and it had to be with one of the top podcasters in the world (oh well)

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136: Legends and Losers with Christopher Lochhead

Christopher Lochhead and I candidly talk about being candid among other things, like being bipolar, picking up cigarette buds of the street and eating ‘Cholent’ 

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135: Introducing The Daniel Gefen Show

HUGE announcement today! I’m launching The Daniel Gefen Show!!

I talk about why I decided to launch another podcast and why it’s going to be different from this show.

I also talk about how YOU, yes YOU can become a guest on my new show 🙂

Enjoy and please don’t forget to subscribe to the new show

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Joel Comm

134: The Art of Simplicity with Joel Comm

Joel Comm talks about how to become more successful by having more fun and keeping things super simple. 

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Jon Buchan

133: How to Make More Money by Having More Fun with Jon Buchan

Jon Buchan sent a cold email while he was drunk. 

He sent it to the marketing directors of top brands like Pepsi and Red Bull and got incredible responses like “This is the best cold email I have received in over 20 years!” 

It was the best email he ever wrote and we dove into why it was so effective.

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132: Don’t Die with your Book Inside with Daniel Gefen

Don’t Die with your Book Inside

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SoapBox Soaps

131: SoapBox Soaps: A Success Story of Hope with David Simnick

My guest today has made a small fortune while saving lives by making soap. Yes you heard that right.

David Simnick made the first batch of soap in his college apartment kitchen.

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Daniel Gefen

130: What a Mosquito Taught Me About Life with Daniel Gefen

I hate mosquitos. They get under my skin (literally!)

But instead of losing sleep over it I decided to learn something from them.

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Estie Rand

129: Self Firing, Smart Hiring & Truthful Marketing with Estie Rand

My guest today has built a six-figure business in 2 years without spending a dime on advertising.

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Kevin Harrington

128: Investing, Influencers & Innovation with Kevin Harrington

My guest today was named one of the top Entrepreneurs of our time by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Kevin Harrington was the Original Shark on the ABC hit, Emmy winning TV show, “Shark Tank and has launched over 20 businesses that have grown to over $100 million in sales each!

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Sterling Griffin

127: Earning 6 Figures by Telling a Story with Sterling Griffin

My guest today went from living in his car to earning six figures a month as an online coach.

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Mindfulness

126: The Balance of Being and Becoming with Daniel Gefen and Bruce Langford

How do you balance being in the moment and becoming greater?

How do you practice mindfulness without becoming complacent?

What is spirituality and how does it play a role in a material world? 

This episode is slightly different because i’m on the other side of the mic.

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Steve Olsher

125: What were YOU born to do? with Steve Olsher

My guest today was named ‘The King of Reinvention’ by Foundr Magazine

Steve Olsher has created several multimillion-dollar companies from scratch, has starred in an award-winning film, is Co-Founder of Liquor.com and author of the New York Times bestselling book, “What Is Your WHAT? Discover The ONE Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do”

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Naveen Jain

124: How I Became a Billionaire by Changing the World with Naveen Jain

What does it take to become a Billionaire?

Can we create communities on the moon?

Is it possible to live for hundreds of years?

Can we cure every disease known to man?

My guest today believes he has the answer to these questions …

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Michael Neill

123: Achieving The Impossible By Not Knowing How with Michael Neill

You know that voice in your head that tells you “it’s impossible”

Who is that voice and where did it come from?

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Josh Fechter

122: How to Go Viral and Build a Mass Movement with Josh Fechter

What if I told you how to reach a 100 million people?

What if I told you that there is a recipe for creating a viral post?

Seems too good to be true? Well there is someone who has cracked the code.

Hacked the system. And knows the secret.

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Mary Shores

121: How Words Can Break You or Make You with Mary Shores

Can words really destroy or transform your life? Can the choice of words you use mean the difference between failing and succeeding in everything you wish to achieve? Do your words really shape your reality? My guest today believes the answer is a resounding YES! After an unexpected divorce, losing her first child, having to…

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