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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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May 28, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is George Mumford.  George Mumford is a mindfulness and performance expert who has worked with NBA champions, executives and olympians as well as athletes across a number of different sports.  In this episode, he talks about how to handle the truth, dealing with discomfort, and the importance of persistence.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

 

SHOWNOTES

 

George Mumford describes the “Ass On Fire” method of making change in yourself [3:29]

Why he believes you are a masterpiece and wired for success but you have to chip away at the layers to reveal it [5:02]

Why George Mumford says that evil is ignorance [7:13]

The distinction between “background noise” and “background music” and why you want to recognize the latter [9:23]

The 3 things that predict success in the workplace [10:09]

How to recover from addiction (and why you need to change your identity) [12:48]

The step by step process you can follow to become the person you want to be [13:52]

“We become what we think about” [14:13]

What we’re all chasing after in life [17:10]

“We can’t have compassion without suffering.” [17:49]

How George Mumford reconciles intense competition and mindfulness [20:30]

The difference between knowing that your training will develop results and why people don’t commit to results [22:43]

Tom classifies George Mumford’s “type” of mindfulness as a gateway into the world of high performance [25:47]

The fascinating mixture between high achievement and the power of silence [26:48]

George Mumford describes his mindfulness practice [27:40]

What George Mumford says to people who have tried meditation but give up on it too soon [29:01]

The impact George Mumford wants to have in the world [30:09]



PEOPLE MENTIONED:

 

Joseph Campbell [17:10]

Albert Einstein [18:57]

Michael Jordan [20:38]

Kobe Bryant [20:39]



May 25, 2019

Yogi, mystic, and spiritual leader Sadhguru understands what’s preventing so many people from a living a pleasant life. Through spiritual reflection and Inner Engineering he’s connected the dots between bad habits and continuous cycles of suffering. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, the founder of the Isha Foundation explains why looking inward is the only way to achieve the potential of a peaceful, joyful, and balanced life.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

 

SHOW NOTES:

Sadhguru speaks on the vastness of human potential and habits that limit it. [3:03]

Sadhguru outlines how to break compulsive patterns and cycles. [8:15]

Sadhguru and Tom discuss the roles joy and growth play in reaching potential. [9:30]

Sadhguru describes how to pursue the path of joy. [11:50]

Sadhguru explains how to raise kids without hindering their potential. [13:58]

Sadhguru discusses the danger and power of adopting beliefs. [16:45]

Sadhguru breaks down the process and struggle of looking inward.[18:26]

Sadhguru describes the difference between seekers and believers. [24:47]

Sadhguru speaks about responsibility. [26:01]

Sadhguru reveals what he wants people to get out of his teachings. [28:18]

Sadhguru defines true focus and shares ways to practice it. [30:51]

Sadhguru differentiates between pain and suffering [34:00]

Sadhguru explores why anxiety, depression, suicide are so much more common these days. [36:43]

Sadhguru details the approach and application of Inner Engineering. [41:02]

Sadhguru shares the impact he wants to have on the world. [45:42]

 

QUOTES:
“When we say unleashing human potential it is not about reaching the peak. It is a trajectory.” [5:04]

 

“If you are a little sensitive to life you will realize you’re the biggest issue in your life.” [7:12]

 

“If you have the fear of falling down and suffering you will not go very high. [11:45]

 

“The privileges of the nature of your experience must be in your hand.” [12:43]

 

“A child is not a legacy. It’s a life. And it’s an individual life. It has to be what it has to be.” [15:37]

 

“Death is a closure. Life is a possibility.” [26:36]

 

“Your experience is entirely determined by you.” [29:15]

 

“Only when your attention and involvement is indiscriminate does the universe open up to you.” [31:30]

 

“The content of our life will not change our life. It is the context of our life which changes our life.” [43:55]

 

“This, this is a living cosmos. Everybody's free to capture as much as they want. If you capture a substantial amount of life, your very presence will become a significant life. Otherwise, you will become a mediocre life. This is the important thing. It's not the knowledge you gather in your head. It's not the muscle that you gather in your body. It's the life.” [44:45]

 

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TWITTER - https://bit.ly/1JoTe0I

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YOUTUBE - https://bit.ly/2m9Djvb

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy - https://amzn.to/2vwHxUy [1:58]

Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga - https://amzn.to/2vwHxUy [2:02]

 

ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Isha Foundation - https://bit.ly/2JpyZWL [1:40]

May 23, 2019

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Dr. Jack Wolfson.  Dr Wolfson is a board-certified cardiologist and the founder Wolfson Cardiology where he uses in-depth testing and targeted nutrition to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease.  In this episode he talks about how to live to 100, body pollution and how to properly do the paleo diet.

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SHOW NOTES

What everybody should be doing in terms of lifestyle to live a long and healthy life [2:05]

What you should keep in your fridge and pantry if you want to be healthier [10:39]

Dr. Wolfson talks about how people develop inflammation in the heart [13:59]

You’ve heard of leaky gut, but have you heard of “leaky heart”?  [15:45]

Dr. Wolfson talks about why fruit isn’t healthy [21:33]

What’s your daily routine?  Dr. Wolfson talks about his daily routine [24:22]

Should you be fasting?  [28:01]

Why he recommends high intensity interval training over long slow training [33:55]

The benefits of being barefoot [37:51]

Where heavy metals are contaminating your life and how to mitigate your exposure [43:59]

 

FOLLOW JACK WOLFSON

WEBSITE: https://www.thedrswolfson.com

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thedrswolfson

INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thedrswolfson/

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/TheDrsWolfson



May 14, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Mark Manson. Mark Manson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck and the new book, Everything is Fucked: A Book About Hope. In this episode he talks about eating shit sandwiches, the importance of hope and how to peel away the layers of your values & identity.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

 

SHOW NOTES:

Why Mark Manson focuses on values rather than traditional metrics of success [3:01]

What made Mark Manson change his focus from music to writing and why he “mourned” his change in career [8:03]

How to establish a foundation of strong values for yourself (and why it matters) [10:19]

How to decide what your beliefs should be in order to have a better life [14:24]

Why you need to decide on your favorite flavor of “shit sandwich” [17:24]

His description of Newton’s emotional laws and why you shouldn’t always trust your emotions [18:53]

How to build your willpower so that you can do things that are difficult [22:38]

“Our self worth equals the sum of our emotions over time” [28:06]

How to create a new identity and sense of self (how do you find yourself in a moment of crisis?) [31:24]

How to develop resilience and why you have a relationship with yourself just as you have a relationship with someone else & the difference between low and high self-esteem [32:44]

How to peel back the layers that make up your sense of self [36:19]

The truth about identity [40:27]

Why you should always be challenging yourself [42:15]

Why you should surround yourself with people who disagree with you [42:43]

Where you can find out more about Mark Manson [43:29]

The impact Mark Manson wants to have in the world [44:04]


PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Immanuel Kant [15:07]

Sir Isaac Newton [18:53]

 

BOOKS MENTIONED:

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck https://amzn.to/2HiXQsb

Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope https://amzn.to/2LGE1iS

May 9, 2019

This week’s guest on Health Theory is Dr. Steven Gundry.  Steven Gundry is a cardiothoracic surgeon, researcher and author who has performed over 10,000 surgeries throughout his 40-year career.  In this episode, he talks about the impact our diets have on our health, why the gut is the source of our health, and how to stay young at any age.



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Watch Dr. Gundry’s first interview on Health Theory: https://youtu.be/q4KfKapvnuI

 

SHOW NOTES

The myths of aging [01:52]

Why aging starts in the gut [03:28]

How to gut actually works [07:55]

Why glyphosate is everywhere [10:18]

Why we're thinking about heart disease all wrong [12:18]

What are lectins and why are they so dangerous? [16:49]

The role of fat in areas of inflammation [19:32]

How your immune system reacts to misplaced bacteria [22:59]

Why amyloid plaques aren't the cause of dementia [26:09]

What is the APOE-4 gene mutation?[29:04]

How fecal microbial transplants may fix your gut [30:39]

Is the key to health in the holobiome? [35:12]

Why women are more able to listen to their gut [37:03]

The potential causes of autism [38:15]

Foods that can improve your gut health [41:57]

Why exercise can prevent Alzheimer's [44:05]

The importance of "washing" your brain [46:10]

Why olive oil is miraculous [49:35]

 

 

FOLLOW STEVEN GUNDRY

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

PODCAST: https://apple.co/2VuiGOc

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

INSTAGRAM:: https://bit.ly/2KQ57hy

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

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2VTeM0u

May 7, 2019

This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Irwin Winkler.  Irwin Winkler is an Academy Award-winning film producer and director with over 50 years of experience in the movie business and credits like Rocky, Goodfellas, and Raging Bull to his name.  In this episode, he talks about the importance of failure and the meaning of success along with some tips on perseverance.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

 

SHOWNOTES:

The secret to Irwin Winkler’s longevity in the movie industry and why he values curiosity [3:09]

 

How Irwin is able to break through barriers and continue innovating in the movie industry [4:41]

 

Irwin Winkler thinks on his feet.  Here’s why [5:25]

 

Irwin Winkler’s guiding principles for producing movies and living life [9:19]

 

How Irwin Winkler developed confidence to pursue his ideas [15:38]

 

The moments that shaped Irwin Winkler’s life[17:24]

 

Irwin Winkler’s “pithy” advice for breaking into the movie industry [21:41]

 

The “why” that drives Irwin Winkler [23:55]

 

How Irwin Winkler manages stress and anxiety [24:57]

 

The secret behind Irwin Winkler’s success in marriage [27:15]

 

What has allowed Irwin Winkler to get so many films across the finish line [28:47]

 

How Irwin Winkler handles change [30:56]

 

The impact Irwin Winkler wants to have in the world [34:41]


PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Sylvester Stallone [12:44]

John Steinbeck[18:20]

William Faulkner [18:21]

Scott Fitzgerald [18:23]

Martin Scorsese [22:10]

Robert De Niro [22:20]

 

FILMS Mentioned:

Rocky [13:47]

Raging Bull [26:33]

The Right Stuff [26:39]

Goodfellas [26:46]

All the President’s Men [26:54]

Network [26:55]

Taxi Driver [26:56]

The Irishman [33:44]

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