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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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Sep 26, 2019

Many people think of themselves as being uncreative, or “bad” at creative activities. Chase Jarvis argues not only that creativity is a practice, a habit and a muscle, but that creativity is biologically necessary and a requirement for joy. On this episode of Conversations with Tom, Chase Jarvis and Tom Bilyeu discuss everything from the purpose of life, to quantum physics, to the disturbing fact that which zipcode they grew up in determines so much of people’s life paths.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Tom and Chase discuss inflammatory posts and dark energy on the internet  [0:34]

Chase talks about creativity as a habit and a practice [5:40]

Chase claims that creativity is a biological necessity [8:35]

Tom and Chase discuss how people lose their creativity [11:49]

Chase clarifies that he promotes the simple awareness of creativity [16:43]

Chase wonders if love is a muscle like creativity is [18:14]

What is the no-BS answer to how to live a fulfilling life? [20:00]

Chase claims that much of our psychology is determined when we are kids [24:06]

Tom talks about desperately wanting to see other people win [29:40]

Chase advocates that unlocking creativity is the key to social transformation [34:05]

What is the purpose of life? [37:44]

Chase talks about the problems with being a type-A personality [40:15]

What is a more fulfilling life? [43:35]

Tom and Chase discuss intuition, awareness and knowing when to quit [46:22]

Tom and Chase discuss whether you need to base your ideas on biology [51:51]

Chase riffs on quantum physics and mysticism [57:41]

Chase describes the philosophy of science and degrees of falsehood [1:01:55]

Chase and Tom talk about how to build up culture [1:02:23]

Tom discusses ways to shut off parts of the brain and people can draw better [1:08:50]

Tom and Chase discuss the necessity of creating tons of bad content [1:13:33]

Chase talks about why being a bad writer was actually therapeutic [1:20:11]

“Is it working? Do I love it?” [1:24:34]

Tom puts forward the thesis that most people don’t really want anything [1:29:17]

Tom and Chase discuss how hard it is to hear the voice of intuition [1:32:17]

Tom advocates telling everyone what you are up to [1:38:22]

Chase and Tom discusses AI painting and photography [1:42:32]

Chase and Tom discuss how important it is to understand the mechanics of anything [1:47:49]

 

FOLLOW Chase Jarvis:

 

WEBSITE: www.chasejarvis.com

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TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2mp5Sb4

Sep 24, 2019

In the last year Impact Theory has brought you the world’s foremost mindset masters. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, watch as Lilly Singh, Marie Forleo, Trent Shelton, Jay Shetty, Wim Hof, and John Assaraf share their favorite mindset hacks and their best tips and stories. Learn how to control your emotions, change the way you feel, access happiness at any moment, and empower yourself in any situation.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Lilly Singh describes the process for finding what’s right for you [2:17]

Lilly says that your level of energy shows whether you’re on the right path [3:31]

Lilly explains how to deal with the anxiety that comes from leaving your comfort zone [4:42]

Lilly talks about taking ownership and efficiency [6:40]

Marie Forleo advocates simply deciding to change the way you feel [7:55]

Marie explains how to use gratitude to reframe your feelings [9:44]

Marie talks about how your energy comes through emails and other communications [10:51]

Trent Shelton advocates transparency because it creates connection [13:25]

Trent talks about what it means to unwrap your gifts [15:31]

Jay Shetty advocates opening yourself up to new role models and experiences [18:44]

Jay defines power from the perspective of a monk [22:36]

Wim Hof explains what happiness is and how to access it [25:30]

Wim talks about why he plays music [26:11]

Wim explains to what extent we can control our brainwaves [26:35]

Wim describes his four day retreat and how it changes people’s brains [28:21]

John Assaraf advocates using empowering language patterns [31:02]

John explains the relationship between emotions and feelings and how to control them [32:38]

 

QUOTES:

 

“The mindset is completely trainable.” [18:44]

“If I’m the problem, I am also the solution.” [7:48]

“Emotions and feelings aren’t positive or negative. They are empowering or dis-empowering to varying degrees if you don’t understand them.” [33:56]

 

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Sep 19, 2019

Harvard professor David Sinclair believes that not only can we slow aging down, we can actually reverse it. On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, David Sinclair explains the three levels of aging, and what can be done on each level. He describes the lifestyle changes that slow aging down, the drug treatments that begin to stop aging, and experimental new procedures that may actually reverse aging once they are fully developed.

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SHOW NOTES:

 

David explains the information theory of aging [0:59]

David explains the difference between genes and the epigenome [2:17]

David describes the way that cell stress causes aging [5:20]

David explains what proteins are and how they work [6:40]

David recommends lifestyle changes to slow down or reverse aging [9:14]

David recommends stressing the system by consistent fasting [10:52]

David explains why we don’t live as long as whales [15:01]

David describes resetting the biological clock [16:16]

David explains how to tell when someone is going to die [18:47]

David explains why people are taking metformin [20:03]

David shares his regimen of exercise and metformin [24:18]

David advocates cold exposure [25:28]

David explains work he’s done to try to reset the aging clock [29:01]

David explains why you don’t want to turn the cellular clock back too far [31:37]

David describes the actual process of reversing aging in masses of cells [33:20]

David talks about some results with mice that appear to reverse aging [36:40]

David shares his father’s story of metformin and NMN use [38:10]

David explains the effects of resveratrol [39:07]

David describes the kinds of testing he advocates [43:13]

David shares the impact he wants to have on the world [45:44]

 

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WEBSITE: www.lifespanbook.com

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

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

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2lSh6Vc

Sep 17, 2019

Molly Bloom, the exceptional woman behind Molly’s Game, ran the world’s most successful illegal poker game. And then it all came crashing down. It’s a fascinating story, but what is more amazing is her recovery from devastating failure. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Molly Bloom explains the importance of courage, character and integrity, how to recover from even the most brutal setbacks, and how to enjoy your life on the road to success.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Molly talks about being the underdog [3:40]

What is “constructive suffering?” [4:41]

Molly advocates perseverance as the primary value [6:48]

Molly explains how her father taught her to face fear [8:48]

Molly talks about how she might raise her kids [10:25]

Molly explains why she decided to hold on to her integrity at all costs [11:56]

Molly says that her come back from rock bottom is her most impressive accomplishment [15:04]

Molly describes the process to getting her story told through a movie [16:34]

Molly defines survival mode and explains how she used survival mode to succeed [19:54]

Molly explains the “rage to master” [26:05]

Molly talks about flexibility and self-awareness, and how it’s necessary to adapt [28:15]

Molly talks about her relationship with her father [31:02]

Molly describes the advantages of femininity [33:58]

No shortcuts [37:08]

Molly advocates being ok with uncomfortable feelings and emotions [39:01]

Molly claims that meditation will make you dangerous [40:26]

Molly describes mental training and character development [42:26]

Molly discusses the limitations of self-help and how she wants to overcome those limits [45:13]

Molly shares the impact she wants to have on the world [48:47]

 

QUOTES:

“Fear is the greatest thief of dreams and a fulfilling life.” [10:18]

“He sits back in his chair and he gives me this amused expression. And he’s like, “Well I’ll tell you one thing. I’ve never met someone so down on their luck and so full of themselves.” [19:14]

“You know inside when you’ve taken a shortcut. When you haven’t shown up 100%...No shortcuts. Ever. Every detail, you put your name on.”  [38:04]

“I was around some of the world’s most successful, wealthy, powerful people. I can count on this hand and half of this hand how many people were enjoying their life.” [44:25]

 

FOLLOW MOLLY:

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2lM3kna

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

Sep 10, 2019

Marie Forleo, author of “Everything is Figure-Outable”, is on a mission to help you succeed in life and in business. And that means showing everyone how to challenge their most deeply-held beliefs, and how to approach every situation as a learning opportunity. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Marie Forleo explains the relationship between action and clarity, how to tell the difference between fear and intuition, and why you always have to start before you’re ready.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

What does it mean to say everything is figure-outable? [2:13]

Marie describes why it was so important for her to write her book [9:21]

Marie advocates that every single person has immense personal power [10:45]

Marie describes watching her parents divorce over money [13:05]

Marie explains how to change deeply-held beliefs [16:46]

Marie and Tom discuss the only belief that matters [20:48]

Marie and Tom discuss what changed their beliefs about everything being figure-outable [24:00]

Marie explains how to face a hard truth when it comes from an enemy [26:31]

Marie describes how she uses negative emotions as fuel [29:51]

Marie explains why you have to start before you’re ready [31:57]

Marie explains the quote “failure is just an event, not a characteristic” [35:19]

Marie describes her relationship to fear [37:44]

Marie explains how to understand the difference between fear and intuition [40:41]

Marie describes the dangers of groupthink in self-development circles [44:00]

Marie details how to listen to your own body and intuition [45:32]

Marie explains that clarity comes from action and engagement, not thought [47:00]

Marie picks her favorite quote from her book [50:20]

Marie shares the impact she hopes her book has [52:42]

 

QUOTES:

“Try it before you deny it.” [11:45]

“Beliefs are a choice and every choice can be changed.” [17:49]

“Starting before you’re ready is one of the greatest secrets to kick your butt out of procrastination and into a world of growth.” [35:00]

“I win or I learn, but I never lose.” [36:03]

 

FOLLOW:

WEBSITE: marieforleo.com

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2jVxZxH

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2ltPR32

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

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

“Everything is Figure-Outable”https://amzn.to/2lRaFSc [1:46]

Sep 5, 2019

On this very personal episode of Heath Theory, Tom Bilyeu interviews the co-founder of Impact Theory (and his wife), Lisa Bilyeu. For years Lisa has suffered from catastrophic dysbiosis, and her battle with illness is actually the inspiration for Health Theory. Now that her health is manageable, she is sharing the most important lessons she has learned. In this episode, she explains why she needed to take total ownership of her health, how she dealt with shame and fear, why she has learned to use controlled experiments, and why it is so important to challenge accepted beliefs on health. 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Lisa and Tom discuss how and when her health issues began [1:37]

Lisa shares her story of how her eating problems developed [3:31]

Lisa explains the emotional distress and shame behind her sickness [6:22]

Lisa talks about the fear of appearing weak that accompanied her chronic illness [9:51]

Lisa explains how she got over the desire to hide her illness [12:46]

Lisa and Tom discuss the first few times they sought help [15:56]

Lisa and Tom talk about how important it was for her to take ownership [23:32]

Lisa explains why taking ownership allowed her to figure out how to heal herself [26:43]

Tom and Lisa talk about how different people have wildly different triggers [33:01]

Lisa discusses what she is going to try to do next [37:17]

Lisa and Tom talk about trying the carnivore diet and other experiments [40:01]

Lisa and Tom talk about never quitting [47:04]

 

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Sep 3, 2019

Danica Patrick is the most successful female race-car driver ever. And when she burst onto the scene, she attracted a level of attention and pressure that would have crushed the average person. But instead of faltering or quitting, she thrived. On this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Danica Patrick shares the most valuable lesson she ever learned, discusses the process towards authentic self-belief, and explains how she achieves such incredible focus.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Danica hypothesizes on why there are so few women in racing [3:33]

Danica explains why she kept racing after her sister quit [4:36]

Danica describes how she built a mindset that allows her to win [6:48]

Danica shares why she dropped out of high school to go to England to race [8:41]

Danica explains why putting in the work eliminated insecurity [11:40]

Danica talks about what drives her, and how her passions are organic [13:50]

Danica says that her guiding principle is her intuition [18:32]

Danica thinks that she isn’t particularly good at dealing with change [20:43]

Danica and Tom discuss schooling and education [21:39]

Danica and Tom discuss getting over the finish line and authentic self-belief [23:49]

Danica explains why, at first, you may have to fake it ‘til you make it [26:15]

Danica explains how she deals with pressure [27:09]

Danica describes how she changes her mindset when she changes roles [29:06]

Danica shares the most valuable lesson she ever learned [30:46]

Danica explains how she focuses on the emotions she wants to feel [32:36]

Danica answers whether she believes in fate, frequency, energy, reincarnation [34:37]

Danica describes why growth always happens through pain [37:28]

Danica shares her one pinnacle trait [39:04]

 

QUOTES:

 

“The reason I didn’t get insecure about the sh*t people were saying about me is that I was doing my best.” [12:56]

“You look where your eyes go. So look forward. Don’t turn around.” [31:40]

“I believe my job is to learn and grow, and it shouldn’t be easy.” [37:02]

 

FOLLOW:

 

WEBSITE: danicapatrick.com

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

FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2O6DiZv

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

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

“Pretty Intense” https://amzn.to/2lOv9Z0 [2:32]

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