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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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Aug 31, 2021

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The mind is such a fascinating thing. As much as science and technology has advanced there is still so much more to learn. When it comes to mindset, controlling your emotions, feeling pain and responding to thoughts both positive and negative, all of these things are within your control, yet most of us spend life as if we were never granted permission to control our own minds. In this episode, four powerhouse forces join together and break down how to upgrade your mindset and gain control over your mind, your thoughts, your behaviors and ultimately your success. Dr. Joe Dispenza, Sadhguru, Jay Shetty, and Tom Bilyeu are lighting the path to show you exactly what you can do today to take over your thoughts and upgrade your mindset and change your life.

 

Saddhguru’s Full Episode on Impact Theory: https://youtu.be/Gw1I7fqmxmA

Jay Shetty’s Full Episode on Impact Theory: https://youtu.be/v1BwF7XkkuM

Dr Joe Dispenza’s Full Episode on Impact Theory: https://youtu.be/La9oLLoI5Rc

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

0:00 | Introduction Upgrade Your Mindset

0:54 | Control Your Thoughts

4:34 | Change Your Habits

8:05 | Identity & Value Matters

12:00 | Training Your Brain

17:17 | Inspiration Isn’t Enough

19:34 | Control Your Emotions

27:53 | Control Your Negative Voice

35:11 | Get In Tune With Senses

39:49 | Focus On The Pursuit

 

QUOTES:

 

“The habit is when you've done something so many times, that your body now knows how to do it better than your mind.” Joe Dispenza [7:09]

 

“Unleashing human potential, it is not about reaching the peak. It is a trajectory. Because what our life is, is a combination of a certain amount of time and energy.” Sadhguru [13:34]

 

“My thoughts, my emotions, my energy and my body or my instruments of function. They are not impediments in my life.” Sadhguru [16:01]

 

“You have to come to realize where you have been blind. Now often those moments, where we realize we’ve been blind are emotionally devastating.” Tom Bilyeu  [18:23]

 

“I’m going to let that rock hit me in the head because at my feet now is actually a nugget of gold, and I’m going to pick up that nugget of gold and form the lesson that the person is throwing at me.” Tom Bilyeu [21:16]

 

“The hardest part about change is not making the same choices you did the day before, period. And the moment you decide to make a different choice, get ready because it’s going to feel uncomfortable.” Dr. Joe Dispenza [25:48]

 

“Pain is a good thing physically because that is your self preservation mechanism. But suffering is something that you do in your mind.” Sadhguru [27:56]

 

“Because you’re more likely to believe something negative, don’t worry about what’s true. Worry about what empowers you.” [42:08]

 

“Life is actually embracing polarities. It’s actually about doing a dance, and knowing which way to go at the right time.”  [43:29]

 

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Aug 26, 2021

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You’re living in a society that has normalized everything that should be far from normal. From the time you open your eyes, your brain is kicking in and most likely living in overdrive. The unfortunate truth is most likely you’re not even aware of all the ways your brain is under attack. Social media is being consumed at an unhealthy rate in both your personal and business life. Even if you have a generally healthy diet, processed foods and chemicals that damage the brain are still sneaking into your body’s system. Is there any wonder why anxiety, stress, and depression, trauma and PTSD are now considered to be the norm? Dr. Daniel Amen is a psychiatrist, brain scan expert and third time guest. In this episode, he’s unleashing the truth about the emotional dragons you are likely dealing with. He gets into some of the most common dragons attacking your emotional brain today, anxious, wounded and inferior to name a few. If you’re low-key feeling attacked on a daily basis, breathe deep and listen in on ways you can start changing your brain and changing your life for the better.

 

SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction Dr. Daniel Amen

1:10 | Dragons From the Past

4:18 | Balancing the Prefrontal Cortex

7:38 | Knowing Common Dragons

10:59 | Identify Accurate Thinking

14:18 | Strategies To Tame Your Dragons

16:35 | Techniques to Help with Trauma

20:35 | PTSD & Stimulating Trauma

29:57 | Rewriting 12 Steps for Bad Habits

32:00 | Tell Your Brain What You Want

39:09 | Unhealthy Weight to the Brain

45:01 | Brain Health, Anxiety & Diet Link

48:49 | Your Brain on Marijuana

 

QUOTES:

“When you take the emotion out, something's going to replace it, and if you have skill in managing your mind, you'll often look for what's right rather than what's wrong.” [27:35]

 

“Negative thinking disrupts brain function, but at the same time [...] positive thinking by itself is harmful, we have to be thoughtful. [28:47]

 

“You have to tell your brain what you want, because it's always listening.” [32:00]

 

“What do you want in a balanced way? Because if you know, then you're more likely to get it.” [33:22]

 

“When you become more real, you become more relatable.” [41:07]

 

“This is not about not having fun. It's about having fun with all of you intact.” [52:42]

 

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Aug 24, 2021

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Being trilingual is considered to be rather prestigious. Speaking other languages expands your ability to communicate so greatly it adds to the perceived value people will assign to you. But, when you are fluent in Street, Hustling, Broke Money, and Wall Street it becomes the twist no one ever expected. Wallstreet Trapper comes from a troubled past that includes being homeless at 14 and serving 10 years in prison by the age of 16. What he has learned over the years reaches far beyond knowing how to trade stocks and build wealth. His super power is speaking Wall Street in a language that correlates to the same losing game he played on the streets that ended with being shot, in jail or in prison for nearly everyone he knew. His wisdom and willingness to share and make an impact is affecting future generations and bringing Wall Street to the hood, proving that human potential is truly nearly limitless when you put knowledge to use.

 

SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Violent Beginnings and Prison

8:46 | Finding Out It’s All A Game

14:16 | Real Gangsters Are in Wall Street

18:11 | Break Down Generational Poverty

25:15 | Good Business vs. Good Hustler

28:29 | Know How The Game Works

33:46 | Unapplied Knowledge

36:36 | Bringing Wall Street to the Streets

40:44 | Key To Wealth Is Ownership

46:21 | Power of Knowledge Applied

51:43 | If Investing Isn’t Possible

 

QUOTES:

“Wealthy people do three things. They stop trading time for money. They make the money work for them. And they give as much value to people as they can.” [11:45]

 

“The reason why people think wealthy people are people with money or sinister, is because that's what you kind of taught in the hood.” [17:09]

 

“Being at the bottom teaches you to envy people at the top.” [17:53]

 

“Generational poverty is not about money. It's about mindset.” Tom Bilyeu [18:32]

 

“People can not want you to succeed all they want, but if you out invest them, they can't stop you.” Tom Bilyeu [19:31]

 

“One of the things that happens often in the culture of black people is survival mode, you never get a chance to play offense. You're always on defense, one, because of mindset” [22:27]

 

“A good business is just like a good hustler. A good business has great product. They have great clientele. A great hustler has a great product, he has consistent clientele.” [25:35]

 

“Once you start understanding the fundamentals, you give yourself power, because you now understand, like you said, you see how the machine works,” [30:22]

 

“Everybody around me had the same problem. No one represented the solution. So if I don't change something, I'm only going to end up like everybody else.” [32:23]

 

“I got knowledge, I got information, but I still fell victim to the same shit that everybody around me knew. So therefore, the knowledge that I had wasn't powerful because it wasn't applied.” [34:32]

 

“It's hard for people to make sacrifice, because you got to now go against and do without some of the things that gives you that momentary gratification.” [37:11]

 

“The key to building wealth is not how much you can work. You can't work your way to wealth, you got to invest your way there, and all wealthy people, black, white, Asian, Chinese, they own a whole bunch of shit.” [42:31]

 

“So if I can break down things into struggle language now I'm making the game winnable for everybody. And that's the goal, to make the game winnable for everybody who's bold enough to step into the batting cage.” [50:37]

 

“Building wealth becomes a revolutionary act because now you start saying I'm going to go against what I was taught.” [52:25]

 

“The word possible is so powerful. Possible changes the game. Instead of it being impossible, we now say I am possible” [53:09]

 

“If learning is the catalyst to everybody who's wealthy and successful, I can never be sufficient with what I know.” [54:24]

 

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Aug 19, 2021

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What are some of the things you were naturally good at when you were growing up? What captured your attention and made you dream and get excited when you were younger and had no cares or limitations on what was possible or not? Are those things still captivating you now or have you lost sight of them? When you consider what you are now passionate about and excited to accomplish, is there a relation between then and now?

This conversation with Ben Greenfield dives into the notion of being pulled toward natural talent and abilities from childhood and Ben’s inclination to allow those things to clue you in on a purpose worth pursuing. Tom shares the reason he’s leaned into the notion of being able to develop skills even in the absence of natural talent. The ideas Ben and Tom explore take you from childhood to reimaging what heaven and the afterlife could possibly be and everything in between.

 

SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction

0:47 | Pulled Toward Natural Abilities

12:34 | Discovering Purpose with Talent

17:18 | Creating Purpose without Talent

24:49 | Rite of Passage for Ben’s Sons

50:08 | What Dissolving the Ego Means

54:52 | Don’t Have to be the Hero

1:01:08 | Responding to Human Touch

1:10:35 | Your Food’s Energy Matters

1:15:12 | Physical and Spiritual Connection

1:20:04 | What the Afterlife Could Be
1:27:48 | Defining a Perfect World

 

QUOTES:

“The key part of the rite of passage is being alone, facing your fears, finding yourself in a space where you must dissolve your ego and understand that there are forces of nature that are more powerful than you.” [31:52]

 

“Don't try to fix people as much as just try to love people.” [1:01:03]

 

“The spiritual energy that you get from eating real, whole food derived from nature, as close to nature as possible, there's a certain sacredness in that [...] not just physical, but also a spiritual energy...” [1:12:07]

 

“As creatures on this planet, we can't disconnect ourselves from the life force of every other creature on this planet.” [1:15:14]

 

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Aug 17, 2021

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Reaching your full potential is a pursuit worth going for regardless of your goals for life, business or relationships. You will have so many options and opportunities in life to become extraordinary, the only question is how and what’s stopping you. Rickson Gracie is a living legend with over 450 wins in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. As much of a warrior he has become over the years as a 9th degree red belt, he is also kind, spiritual, and connected in mind and body. His story represents what is achievable when you control your mind, your body, and your spirit. He shares the importance of the breath and what it takes to be uncomfortable, seek out discomfort and learn to master and control yourself in that discomfort. Though you may not be on a mission to become a jiu jitsu competitor, you will still benefit from the lessons shared byu Master Rickson Gracie in this episode.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction Rickson Gracie

2:10 | Kindness of a True Warrior

4:26 | Tools of Martial Arts

7:34 | Control Mind Body & Spirit

15:32 | Spiritual Power of a Warrior

17:35 | When the Fight Comes

24:55 | Developing Moral Values

37:18 | Elements Needed for Mindset

40:09 | The Gift of Being Present

46:37 | Allow Kids Their Own Path

50:24 | Uncomfortable Breathing

54:26 | Help Non-Fighters Fight Life

 

QUOTES:

“Martial arts gives you tools. The tools are connection, base, deflection,  strategy, emotional control, the capacity for you to use visualization, and other elements.” [5:44]

 

“So just being prepared, just being talented is not enough. Just being able to focus and be strategically correct is not enough. I have to have the spirituality to say today is a great day to be in a battle.” [9:04]

 

“I was accepting death in order to be comfortable in hell.” [9:28]

 

“I noticed my worst enemy at this point was my own mind, playing tricks on me. It tells me I don't have enough, tells me I was tired, tells me that I’m [gonna lose]. So my mind was completely against my purpose.” [14:24]

 

“I cannot be just a jiu jitsu teacher, I had to be a psychologist. Because I have to approach a guy who stands insecure in a different way, than approach a guy who's just lazy and completely off.” [36:08]

 

“The real learning of your breathing system is to learn how to maximize your hyperventilation, to cope with the activities you plan to do.” [39:17]

 

“If you try to hide the emotions from yourself, and try to show everybody you're okay, you're just making a patch which is not working. So I have to feel weak and completely vulnerable.” [41:29]

 

“Today my day is based on what I can do best to make my best day today.” [44:41]

 

“What was my biggest lost becomes my biggest sign of how I should do to have a happy life” [45:54]

 

“Nobody could make me what I am if I was not focused and passionate about it.” [47:42]

 

“I was seeking for things that were giving me chills and emotions and I love to play with nature, because nature is unbreakable, nature is stronger.” [52:22]

 

“That sparring session can be very positive for some warriors, but can be jeopardizing a lot of guys were not designed to fight” [58:29]

 

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ricksongraciejj/

 

Aug 12, 2021

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When it comes to being healthy and improving your health, the overwhelm of information and advice can literally melt your brain. Whether you follow a keto diet, paleo, vegan, or carnivore, the goal for everyone is pretty similar. Get healthy and optimize productivity and energy. Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is back for round two and breaking down everything you need to know about why your biomarkers matter. Dr. D’Agostino reveals the truth behind whether or not carnivore or plant based diets are best for you, how to optimize your biomarkers with fasting, and what you need to know about what role exogenous ketones can play in your optimal health regimen. You’ll want to pay close attention to understand why Covid can potentially become an ongoing problem for young healthy adults and how inflammation is impacting everything.

 

Don’t miss Dr. D’Agostino’s first episode on Health Theory: https://youtu.be/hu1mF8_QGJE

 

SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction Dominic D’Agostino

2:10 | Metabolic Health and Covid

5:13 | Metabolic Biomarkers to Track

7:01 | Inflammation Biomarkers

12:01 | Why Fasting Boosts Immune System

14:14 | Benefits of Exogenous Ketones

18:48 | Ketone Biomarker For Burning Fat

23:20 | Hacking Biomarkers With Ketones

32:37 | Healthy vs. Unhealthy Immune Response

38:44 | Healthy People Post Covid Problems

41:28 | Optimize Metabolic Health Now

47:32 | Simplifying Diet, Carbs, Ketones

51:49 | 72 Hour Fasting Benefits

 

QUOTES:

“Having optimal metabolic health in terms of low insulin, low glycemic variability, low glucose overall, and optimizing your cardio metabolic biomarkers is the way to combat this disease.” [3:15]

 

“In the context of many pathogens, whether it be viral, whether it be bacterial, or if you are dealing with an inflammatory issue, fasting, and a ketogenic diet, which mimics many aspects of fasting can be very beneficial.” [10:42]

 

“We are omnivores, right. So we are basically hardwired and evolved to eat to be extremely adaptable in what we are eating.” [42:52]

 

“If you're on a very limited amount of calories, and you want to get as much nutrition as possible, with the least amount of calories, a carnivore diet is the perfect approach.” [45:18]

 

“What may even be more important than having a diversity of fiber is actually having fermented foods. [They] contribute to the population, can reverse gut dysbiosis and increase the diversity of the gut microbiome” [47:06]

 

“You can thrive off a carbohydrate based diet but your glycemic variability will correlate to food cravings. So, if you want to go throughout your day and have optimal productivity and feel optimal energy, I found [...] that a low carb approach is the way to go. ” [48:27]

 

“There are benefits to being in a hyper ketone anemic state, so the ketones then act as an alternative energy source, anti-inflammatory molecule and a hormone which has many beneficial effects.” [49:47]

 

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Aug 10, 2021

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Going through different stages of life and relationships is never easy. It’s easy to break down, fall apart or become numb and completely lose yourself along the way. Lisa Bilyeu has experience with navigating change and transitioning from a traditional supportive housewife to being the badass CEO and Co-founder of Impact Theory she now is. In this episode, Lisa and Tom reflect and share the lessons they’ve stumbled through along the way over the last 19 years of marriage to support Lisa’s awakening. Join them as they deep dive into how to get beyond the surface level arguments, discover the value of your frame of reference, and what it truly means to evolve together to be supportive. The trip is bumpy, a little messy, not as graceful as you may imagine or believe, but the way they are honest and committed to each other makes it successful and worthwhile every time.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction Lisa Bilyeu

2:36 | Why Love Isn’t Enough

3:24 | The Gap Between Love & Divorce

4:43 | Change Impacting Relationships

6:03 | Not Understanding Each Other

7:16 | Surface Level Arguments

10:15 | Find the Frame of Reference

16:46 | Preparing for Disruptive Changes

22:04 | Self Soothing Through Change

23:06 | Embracing Change Together

30:42 | Evolving Plans Call for Change

31:58 | When Personality Changes

39:02 | Making The Transitions Work

42:02 | Pivot from CEO To Cuddly Wife

45:23 | What You Need vs. Want

48:35 | Power In Being Needed

52:18 | Why You Have To Communicate

57:18 | Emphasis of Feelings

1:01:28 | Own Your Triggers & Insecurities

 

QUOTES:

“The problem with emotions, they make things seem self evidently correct.” Tom Bilyeu [6:40]

 

“If someone who loves you, and that you love are going that head to head, you don't perceive the situation the same. Therefore, the entire argument should stop instantly, and you should simply say, where's the misperception?” Tom Bilyeu [10:26]

 

“If you want someone to be there when you're weak, you have to be honest about where you're weak.” Lisa Bilyeu [18:02]

 

“So the goal was for me to change my life to break out of the mundane.” Lisa Bilyeu [19:35]

 

“I had to be very aware, and really respectful to the fact that my change is going to impact you.” Lisa Bilyeu [24:16]

 

“We had the goal, we had the strategy, and in that strategy, I got lost, I lost myself.” Lisa Bilyeu [31:30]

 

“So as you're going through that transition, the thing for me to fall back on was, I'm in this forever. So now I'm only looking for ways to make it work. I'm not looking for the exit ramp.” Tom Bilyeu [39:02]

 

“I want you to become whoever you want to become in order to be proud, and I want you to feel that you've become as powerful as you want to become.” Tom Bilyeu [40:31]

 

“As your business partner, I owe it to you to not be weak, and I owe it to you to stand my ground if I believe in something and you owe it to me to stand your ground.” Lisa Bilyeu [42:23]

 

“I would never be able to stay with a wife who didn't know how to make me feel powerful… it feels so good… If you're with a man that doesn't know how to make you feel beautiful, you're missing a trick.” Tom Bilyeu [45:23]

 

“Understand the difference between need and want. Because failing to understand that you have to own yourself, you have to own your own emotions, you have to take control of your life” Tom Bilyeu [46:22]

 

“On occasions to really be able to turn to them and know they've got your back that when you fucking fall on the floor, they are there to reach out a hand and fucking pull you back up.” Lisa Bilyeu [47:33]

 

“Do I know that he loves me? And if the answer is yes, then I come back to this conversation from that perspective. If the answer's no, I have a much bigger problem.” Tom Bilyeu [55:04]

 

“People confuse feeling something for having thought through it, or for knowing that something is true.” Tom Bilyeu [58:30]

 

“Talking about triggers and our own insecurities and our own things. It is 1,000% on me to work through my own triggers my own insecurities.” Lisa Bilyeu [1:01:29]

 

“It's really freaking hard though, to say in that moment, ‘hey, I'm being triggered,’ and I know that this trigger doesn't serve me but you're still feeling the emotion” Lisa Bilyeu [1:03:25]

 

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Aug 5, 2021

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You are living through exciting and strange times. There are so many technological advances with AI, space travel, NFTs, and a rapidly changing culture with social media, it’s near impossible to just turn ‘off’. Let’s admit it, FOMO is real and it keeps a lot of people connected when they’re not even sure why they’re connected. When was the last time you unplugged and took on a challenge you weren’t sure you’d complete? How long has it been since you’ve sat with yourself in total silence or allowed yourself to just be bored out of your mind? Author and journalist, Michael Easter, joins me today to discuss his journey and share the lessons and insights he’s gained from spending a month in the Arctic surviving. Hunting his own food, carrying heavy loads, and sitting with absolute boredom are just part of his story. As you listen to his story, it is my hope you will consider ways you step out of your comfort zone. There is something very freeing about being able to shake things up and break your routines and habits to improve the quality of your life in unconventional ways. This episode is about facing discomfort and finding new ways to challenge yourself for the better.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction to Michael Easter

1:05 | The Comfort Crisis Explained

3:02 | Journey to the Arctic

5:03 | Recovering from Alcohol

7:40 | Outside the Comfort Zone

8:55 | Helicopter Parenting Losing Challenges

12:16 | Touching Controversial Topics

14:53 | Challenges Surviving the Arctic

20:11 | Problem Creep

28:05 | Need for Rite of Passage

35:12 | Metaphorical Lions for Passage

41:19 | Comfort Creep & Habits

44:22 | Breaking Routine to be Present

47:45 | Discomfort and Boredom

50:00 | Benefits of Boredom

57:12 | Daily Routine

1:02:11 | Rucking & Human Design

1:14:05 | Killing His 1st Caribou

1:17:16 | Life Cycle & Mortality

1:27:16 | “This Too Shall Pass”

1:30:31 | Want to Live Forever?

1:39:12 | Assigning Meaning to Life

1:42:20 | Rites of Passage Transformation

1:46:12 | Problem Creep Comparison

1:50:34 | Finding Gratitude

 

QUOTES:

“By never putting yourself in a position where you are uncomfortable, whether that is physically or mentally or with, what you think to be true? You're not gonna, you're not gonna learn anything about yourself.” [7:41]

 

“As humans face fewer and fewer problems in our lives, we don't actually experience fewer problems. We just redefine what a problem is.” [22:50]

 

“If we never put ourselves in the position of true challenge, then we don't really learn something about ourselves” [40:26]

 

“The idea of trying to do new things, learn new things that totally shake up a routine. It's interesting, because now all of a sudden, I can't predict the future, and I've got to learn some new stuff, and this is forcing you into presence and focus,” [45:18]

 

“When you're bored, your brain actually goes inward, starts to sort of ruminate it, you sort of have these different thoughts that are more inward focus” [50:21]

 

“We don't realize how freaking amazing daily life is. It is unbelievable all this shit that we take for granted in our life every single day. We become unsatisfied with it, we look for the problems.” [1:50:36]

 

“If you look for the things that are joyful, and good and wonderful, then you're gonna see that and that frame of reference will color how you approach change.” [1:53:36]

 

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Website: https://eastermichael.com/

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Aug 3, 2021

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Simple and practical financial advice sounds familiar, but is rarely ever truly given. Maybe you have access to financial advisors you trust and maybe you don’t. Understanding for yourself that money, investing and living a rich life is much simpler than you could imagine is the most important thing for you to remember. Ramit Sethi has joined me twice before to bring you sound financial advice and he delivers again. He shares investing strategies worth considering if you are looking to create wealth. Even if you’re a modest investor, you’ll want to hear how he breaks down the truth behind hidden investment fees, advice for couples to understand the root of their money problems and solutions for those never-ending disagreements around finances. This episode will give you the tools you need to reconsider your investment strategy, how you approach money and why, and the best way to move towards living the rich life, however you define it!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

0:00 | Introduction Ramit Sethi

1:42 | Current Financial Situation

2:31 | Low Fees Exposed

5:13 | What Great Investing Is

7:28 | Investing Isn’t Quick Money

10:53 | Understand Compound Growth

14:44 | Protecting Your Wealth

16:04 | Wealth Accumulation Strategy

26:51 | Low Cost Low Fee Funds

31:22 | Gamifying Investing

33:34 | Investment Journey

35:47 | Love and Money Solutions

42:35 | Couple with Separate Accounts

44:35 | Women Having Higher Income

49:09 | Pivotal Financial Conversations

53:43 | Spender Saver Couples

 

QUOTES:

“Investing is not about excitement. You want excitement get a dog [...] Investing is boring. It's like watching concrete dry and it should be” [12:23]

 

“The best investors are humble. They know that nobody knows anything.” [15:13]

 

“Trading is the enemy. For real investment returns. We want boring, simple, that's where the real money is made.” [16:58]

 

“Be humble enough to recognize you do not want to be a professional money manager [...] [most people] spend more time looking at a Yelp review for dinner on Sunset than they do picking their investments.” [23:45]

 

“Most people would rather pay $250,000 in hidden fees, then pay $10,000 out of their pocket.” [28:04]

 

“The $30,000 question [couple] should really be asking is, how do we set up a system that lets us honor each other's financial desires.” [43:40]

 

“When partners think about money, the way that they usually relate to it is they know something that they disagree about. They try to [put] a Band Aid over it, paper over it until it blows up.” [52:46]

 

Follow Ramit Sethi:

Website: https://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/

Podcast: https://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/podcast/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IWT/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ramit/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ramit

 

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