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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.
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Apr 30, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Meagan Good. She is an American actress who has appeared in numerous television shows, films, and music videos as both a child and an adult. She is also the author of “The Wait” which she co-authored with her husband. In this episode, she talks about how she navigated her acting career, how to achieve your goals, and how she supports other women.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

  • Timeular: Get 10% off your order by visiting: www.timeular.com/impact; or use discount code 'IMPACT'
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  • Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact

 

SHOWNOTES

How Meagan Good overcame racism and discrimination [3:04]

 

Why so many people get lost on their journey and the daily practice you can do to make sure you stay the course [4:49]

 

Why Meagan Good works with young women and how to shift your perspective toward success [5:49]

 

Why Meagan Good focuses on improvement and persistence [7:36]

 

Meagan Good’s process for learning [8:30]

 

How she processes through rejection [10:25]

 

Why her Mom is her hero and what she taught her about faith [12:19]

 

How she learned the importance of work ethic and why she says success isn’t sustainable without it [15:21]

 

Why she values mental toughness in the gym as well as in life [17:45]

 

How to push yourself further than you ever thought possible [20:36]

 

How to stay hungry even after you’ve succeeded [22:26]

 

Meagan Good’s process for keeping things fresh in her career [24:00]

 

What excited her about her recent role in the movie, “Intruder” [26:05]

 

Her insights on marriage, love and relationships [26:53]

 

Where you can find Meagan Good and see her movie [34:49]

 

The impact Meagan Good wants to have in the world [35:22]

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED

 

Martin Luther King Jr.  [14:27]

 

David Goggins http://bit.ly/2WhKZLW [19:06]

 

Dennis Quaid [23:48]

 

BOOKS MENTIONED

 

The Wait https://amzn.to/2GQdsDk  [32:02]

 

QUOTES:

 

“Some women are lost in the fire, and some women are built from it.” [3:04]

 

“Faith is stepping on the first step when you can’t see the rest of the staircase.” [14:27]

Apr 25, 2019

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Jillian Teta.  She is an author, a doctor of integrative medicine and the creator of Fix Your Digestion.  In this episode, she talks about how to heal your digestive system, the truth about integrative medicine, and the importance of nutrition.

 

This show is brought to you by Primal Kitchen: "Visit primalkitchen.com/impacttheory today to get a free bottle of their amazing Organic Unsweetened Ketchup when you order a Keto Kit."

 

SHOW NOTES

A grounded way to approach figure competitions [01:44]

How to learn to trust yourself [05:01]

Tips for getting in tune with your body’s signals [06:28]

What it takes to develop a figure competitor physique [09:35]

How Jillian approaches new patients [11:11]

Does digestive distress start in the brain? [12:39]

How to de-stress your gut  [18:40]

Why you should care about blue light [24:50]

The importance of owning your story [27:28]

Why you need to set boundaries [29:32]

How to feed your microbiome [32:58]

What to look for in a probiotic [37:00]

The efficacy of Fecal Microbial Transplants [40:08]

How to boost your digestive fire naturally [42:24]

The most exciting thing coming in the health space [45:47]

 

FOLLOW JILLIAN

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Apr 24, 2019

This episode of AMA is brought to you by Butcherbox.  Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON

 

SHOWNOTES

Advice on how to combine passion and knowledge to create new business ideas [2:12]

What to do if your job is toxic and affecting your mental health [5:52]

How to identify patterns in your life [13:29]

How to raise your children so they have a growth mindset [16:42]

What to do if you feel like you’re being taken advantage of at work [22:11]

Tom’s “risky” business advice & why momentum matters [26:22]

How to feel more comfortable in front of the camera [30:52]

How to prepare for sleep deprivation [32:44]

BOOKS MENTIONED

GRIT by Angela Duckworth [14:52]

Mindset by Carol Dweck [17:01]

Apr 23, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Talib Kweli Greene.  Talib is an MC, recording artist, entrepreneur and social activist who has been influencing the culture at large for over 20 years.  In this episode, he talks about why knowledge is so valuable and yet so scarce, why success metrics are self-defined, and the difference between being an artist and a businessperson in the music industry. 

This episode is sponsored by:

  • Timeular: Get 10% off your order by visiting: www.timeular.com/impact; or use discount code 'IMPACT'
  • ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON
  • Wix: For 10% off your order please visit: wix.com/impact
  • Audible: Try Audible Free here: audible.com/impact
  • Fundrise: Get your first 3 months of fees waived by going to fundrise.com/impact

 

SHOWNOTES

How to create yourself like Talib Kweli created himself [2:47]

 

Where Talib got his tenacity, work ethic and creative spirit [4:48]

 

Why business and artistic moves are equally important [6:31]

 

How Talib chooses to respect creatives [8:20]

 

Why Talib believes all artists are optimists [9:53]

 

How to move through the world [10:28]

 

Talib’s experiences in high school and how he learned to become indispensable [12:32]

 

How to become indispensable [13:52]

 

The world’s best advice on how to navigate through the world [14:12]

 

A prevalent belief about names in African American communities and why Talib’s name was so important to live up to [17:21]

 

If Talib could live forever, this is what he would do [20:56]

 

How Talib values connection and being in touch [23:42]

 

Why our memories are changed by our current mood and how Talib views evolution and reinvention [26:02]

 

How to step into a higher calling [28:02]

 

Knowledge, Wisdom and Understanding & why Talib has to be the leader he’s looking for [30:02]

 

How Talib shapes culture and how he wants to influence it moving forward [31:17]

 

Some lessons that Talib has learned about becoming braver [33:49]

 

Why he would go independent faster if he could go back in time [35:49]

 

How to discover and define yourself & create your success [36:24]

 

Talib’s opinion on trolls and the importance of following through on the truth [39:20]

 

Why we are too polite as a society [43:01]

 

How to build your value system intentionally [44:32]

 

The impact Talib Kweli wants to have in the world [46:38]

Apr 19, 2019

In this week’s episode of Relationship Theory,  Tom and Lisa discuss the importance of learning your partner’s love language, tips for living together, and the future of this show.

 

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Winc: Go to trywinc.com/relationshiptheory for $20 off your purchase

 

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DOWNLOAD the Relationship Revelations Questionnaire: http://bit.ly/2BzZFOb

 

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Apr 17, 2019

This episode of AMA is brought to you by our sponsors.

ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE GROUND BEEF FOR LIFE.

Tom answers questions from the community.

To have your question answered, email “AMA Question” to ama@impacttheory.com 

What to do if your life completely falls apart after a traumatic event and you need to get back to where you were [2:07]

Why you have to get a clear vision of who you want to become and what you’re willing to do to get there [6:16]

The master you must embrace if you want to get somewhere [10:21]

How Tom breathes when he meditates [16:49]

How to get focused by building your 'skill of caring' [21:51]

How to dial in your diet & start intermittent fasting [24:04]

What to do if you want to get a new job, but you don't feel qualified  [27:15]

Apr 16, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Robin Sharma. Robin Sharma is considered to be one of the top 5 leadership experts in the world. He has worked with rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs. His books, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, The 5am Club, and The Leader Who Had No Title have topped numerous international bestseller lists. In this episode, he talks about why you should wake up early and how to get clarity around your life's mission.

This episode is sponsored by:


SHOW NOTES:

How to cultivate enthusiasm and become a high achiever [3:33]

How to optimize your energy [4:04]

Why you should wake up before the sun rises and Robin Sharma’s 20/20/20 framework [4:59]

The thing that billionaires, producers and successful people have in common [7:43]

How to turn a want into a crushing need and commit to your dreams [8:18]

Why so many people are brainwashed into believing they are not capable of amazing things [10:14]

How he bucked his 9-5 and started his business [11:30]

Robin Sharma’s detailing of the 4 interior empires [12:00]

“Nothing is more expensive than losing your joy and your peace of mind.” [12:22]

The importance of heart-set, health-set, and soul-set [13:03]

How to become braver, more courageous and accomplish more [15:16]

How to process through trauma [18:27]

How to eliminate distractions from your life [21:46]

How to unlock your inner genius [23:27]

Robin Sharma’s thoughts on patience vs. impatience [24:37]

3 traits to cultivate in yourself if you want to be a leader [25:54]

What drives Robin Sharma to keep working [28:43]

Robin Sharma’s deepest and most cherished core values [30:57]

Robin Sharma’s protocol for biohacking [33:28]


BOOKS MENTIONED:

The 5 am Club by Robin Sharma https://amzn.to/2Gnpa8e


PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Jean Michel Basquiat [9:34]

K. Anders Ericsson [10:30]

Galileo [14:35]

Steve Jobs [14:38]

Phil Knight [14:41]

Nelson Mandela [15:59]

Jack Welch [25:55]

Warren Buffett [26:00]

Usain Bolt [35:56]

 

Apr 12, 2019

In this week’s episode of Relationship Theory,  Tom and Lisa discuss how to feel more connected to your partner.


This episode is brought to you by Winc. Go to trywinc.com/relationshiptheory for $20 off your purchase!

 

DOWNLOAD the Relationship Revelations Questionnaire: http://bit.ly/2BzZFOb

 

 

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Apr 11, 2019

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Dr. Robert Zembroski.  He is a physician, nutritionist and cancer survivor. From his experiences rebuilding himself after a cancer diagnosis, he wrote the book, Rebuild: Five Proven Steps To Move From Diagnosis to Recovery And Be Healthier Than Before.  In this episode he talks about why most diseases are self inflicted and how to start looking for answers outside the traditional medical system.

 

BUY Rebuild by Dr. Robert Zembroski: https://amzn.to/2U7hfzw

 

 

Check out our amazing sponsors!

Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health

 

ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON

 

Organifi: Use discount code 'healththeory' to get 20% off your entire order!

 

Primal Kitchen: Visit primalkitchen.com/impacttheory today to get a free bottle of their amazing Organic Unsweetened Ketchup when you order a Keto Kit.

 

 

SHOW NOTES

Why Robert blames himself for his cancer [01:21]

The mindset it takes to battle cancer [05:22]

How to become your own advocate [06:59]

The importance of asking why in order to rebuild your body [08:23]

Why you have to have a vision for better health [12:34]

How to address a real life cancer diagnosis [14:30]

The nutrients you must get to stimulate your immune system [18:09]

How to build the physique of your dreams [22:50]

Why you need to shift your perception of stress [26:06]

How to naturally raise testosterone levels with food [28:39]

The best exercise plan to build muscle [32:02]

How to eat like a varietarian [33:28]

Important testing to check your health [35:10]

Why you shouldn't care about weight [38:48]

Why lack of physical movement is killing you [41:33]

How to actually assess your health [44:50]



FOLLOW DR. ROBERT ZEMBROSKI:

WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2UEvujM

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2UJt5nL

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2X1KJRp

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2FYxLg8

Apr 10, 2019

Tom answers questions from the community

 

To have your question answered, email us at ama@impacttheory.com with the subject, “AMA Question” 

 

SHOWNOTES

 

Tom’s step by step process for developing an extraordinary sense of self awareness [1:57]

 

Practice gratitude if you want to consistently feel grateful [7:00]

 

Tips for introverts: How to become more extroverted [10:55]

 

How to deal with perfectionism, procrastination, and decide what to pursue in life [15:33]

 

How to close the gaps in skillset to get where you want to go [18:51]

 

How to make family and friends feel important to you when you’re chasing the dream [21:36]

 

How Tom handles his text messages and notifications to be more productive [27:03]

 

How Tom handles social media [28:42]

 

How to deal with feeling chronically unfocused [31:34]

 

What to do if you’re middle aged and not sure what to do next? [34:54]

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED

Scot Harris (Charity Water) [9:55]

Steve Jobs [17:46]

Brendon Burchard [33:27]

Ben Greenfield [34:15]

 

BOOKS MENTIONED

Mindset by Carol Dweck [19:31]

Cal Newport Digital Minimalism 27:03
Spark by John J Raty MD [32:57]

Apr 9, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Amanda Nguyen. Amanda is the founder and CEO of Rise, a non-governmental civil rights organization and the power behind the Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act, one of 23 bills to pass unanimously through US Congress. In this episode she talks about how to make your goals a reality, what she went through to get the laws changed, and the importance of purpose.

 

This episode of Impact Theory is brought to you by our sponsors:

 

SHOW NOTES:

How to break down big problems and change the world [3:07]

Where to start if you aren’t sure where to begin in order to make your dreams come true [4:34]

A tweet can turn into a movement [5:33]

How she realized that she had to start changing the law and discovered her North Star [6:08]

How to connect to hope in the face of tragedy and how she’s built a movement around hope [7:45]

How she was strategic about bringing people together and the tools of deploying empathy she used to make things happen [10:45]

How she trains her RISERS so that they don’t face unnecessary division [13:25]

How to apply these tools and tactics into your regular everyday life [14:30]

Why she wants to be an astronaut [16:48]

The “overview effect”: a cognitive shift that takes place when you go into space [17:57]

2 burning questions that she wakes up to every single day [18:56]

“It’s built into our DNA that we want to be explorers” [20:18]

Why she is so dedicated to helping people establish an empowering frame of reference for their life [21:17]

Why she considers herself a “pathological optimist” and actively cultivates optimism [23:03]

How to cultivate optimism [24:29]

Which traits have allowed her to accomplish everything that she has [25:26]

Her unpopular opinion on hard work [25:45]

How to be authentic by figuring out what makes you cry [27:25]

How to heal after a traumatic event [28:03]

Her tips for negotiation, “be like water” [29:20]

The only 4 people who have agenda-making authority [30:49]

“Learn the system, hack the system.” [31:57]

How she deals with adversity by leveraging human behavior [35:03]

How she makes a game out of developing new skills in service of her goals [36:25]

The magic of narrative training [37:36]

The impact Amanda Nguyen wants to have in the world [40:06]


PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Senator Charles Grassley http://bit.ly/2Igq7jY [30:19]

Mitch McConnell http://bit.ly/2G2DH9g [31:20]

Bob Goodlatte http://bit.ly/2I2yTCX [31:36]

Paul Ryan http://bit.ly/2G3asTO [31:38]

Apr 5, 2019

In this week’s episode of Relationship Theory,  Tom and Lisa discuss how to deal with cheating.

 

This episode is sponsored by Winc! Go to trywinc.com/relationshiptheory for $20 off your purchase

 


DOWNLOAD the Relationship Revelations Questionnaire: http://bit.ly/2BzZFOb

 

FOLLOW TOM BILYEU

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TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2iyjY5P

 

FOLLOW LISA BILYEU

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FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2rTysON

 

Apr 4, 2019

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Naomi Whittel.  Naomi is the New York Times bestselling author of Glow 15, a Science-Based Plan to Lose Weight, Revitalize Your Skin and Invigorate Your Life. In this episode she talks about the foundations of youth, the natural tendencies of the body, and mindset.


BUY GLOW15 BY NOAMI WHITTEL: https://amzn.to/2JXIg8z

 

 

Check out our amazing sponsors!

Thrive Market: Get 25% off your first order and a 30-day free trial at thrivemarket.com/health

 

ButcherBox. Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON

 

Organifi: Use discount code 'healththeory' to get 20% off your entire order!

 

 

SHOW NOTES

The foundations of youth [01:40]

Why you should be eating as many herbs as possible [06:40]

Why polyphenols are important and where you can find them [09:15]

How to kick off autophagy without fasting [10:58]

The best foods for glowing skin [15:37]

How Naomi got into keto [17:13]

Why exercise is an unnatural process [20:54]

How to tell if a workout is working for you [23:55]

How health plays into mindset  [25:24]

Why intermittent fasting is a great health tool [28:33]

The reason food timing makes a difference [31:07]

How protein cycling helps stimulate autophagy [34:39]

What to do to get glowing skin [36:53]

Naomi’s daily skin routine [40:47]

Is caffeine bad for the skin? [42:33]

The one thing you need to work out to feel more youthful [43:10]

 

 

FOLLOW NAOMI

WEBSITE: https://bit.ly/2unG4PP

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2FOV38m

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2HTLurS

YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/2FPlH1N

Apr 3, 2019

This episode is brought to you by Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory

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Tom answers questions from the community.

 

To have your question answered, send an email to ama@impacttheory.com with the subject line “AMA Question”

 

SHOWNOTES:

 

How Tom toughened up and how you can too (his step by step process) [00:11]

 

What to do when you’re not sure about what your goals should be [6:35]

 

What to do if you’re experiencing loneliness and you’re not excited about what you’re doing [11:58]

 

Should you stick it out in your current field or change it up and try something new?  [15:01]

 

How to pursue your passion when it’s costing you money [20:20]

 

How to find a career path when you’re 30 and you feel lost [26:01]

 

What to do if you have Approval Addiction [31:19]

 

What to do if you’re not content with your job [35:25]

 

How to get experience when nobody wants to take a bet on you [37:45]

 

How to follow through on your goals by learning how to turn your wants into burning needs [41:01]

 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

 

Wim Hof http://bit.ly/2WJdaTY [3:30]

 

Kevin Kelly  http://bit.ly/2I8jss0 [7:21]

 

Daniel Amen http://bit.ly/2CLnDXp  [32:30]

 

BOOKS MENTIONED: 

 

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy https://amzn.to/2HUFwHm  [34:37]

Apr 2, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Ajit Nawalkha, Ajit is an entrepreneur and the author of LIVE BIG The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Passion, Practicality and Purpose: https://amzn.to/2YpOCRh. In this episode, he talks about his experience with startups, why he went from an entrepreneur to an intern at Mindvalley and the importance of culture.

This episode of Impact Theory is brought to you by our sponsors:

 

SHOW NOTES:

What traits allowed him to go from being a founder in his own company to take a step back and become an intern [2:17]

 

Why you need to “know thyself” and not be afraid of stepping into the unknown, as well as what it takes to start something [4:02]

 

What ZFG means and how you stop caring what people think of you and do your own thing [7:37]

 

How to get out of social comparison and familial pressure to find clarity about what you want [12:40]

 

Why more activity usually means less success [14:14]

 

How he went down the path of awareness and built his life around becoming happier [16:36]

 

His counterintuitive approach to goal setting [19:31]

 

How Ajit defines fear [20:47]

 

How to reinvent yourself and have a look at your values [22:43]

 

Why you can change in any moment you choose (and how to stay in a place of joy) [24:33]

 

How to assess the way you “show up” in different situations [26:44]

 

How to identify your values [28:21]

 

What he would say to people who choose values that sound good vs. are actually right for them [31:32]

 

Ajit’s perspective on choice [32:21]

 

The impact Ajit wants to have on the world [33:56]

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