Human Potential


Episode 154 – Waqās Ahmed – Unlocking Human Potential, Awakening Creativity, The Polymath

Waqās Ahmed is a world-authority on multi-disciplinary thinking. He is an author, artist, scientist, and journalist. Waqās has degrees in the History of International Relations and Economics. He was appointed as Chair of the Commonwealth’s Global Citizenship Education Panel.
Waqās is the founder of the DaVinci Network, a global movement that wants to achieve the many-sided potential of humans worldwide. He is the Artistic Director at The Khalili Collections, a diverse and important private art collection, His journalism work has seen him occupy the position of Global Correspondent at FIRST Magazine, one that saw him gain exclusive interviews with various prime ministers and presidents all across the world.
Waqās is author of The Polymath, a book in which he looks at polymaths, those people with multidimensional minds, those that reject specialisation in one area and pursue multiple objectives in different fields. He looks at the roles these people have played in history and why this approach to life could be important to us in the future.
Waqas’s work has been featured in Forbes, the Financial Times, the Lancet has covered his book, He was selected as Graham Hancock’s featured author of the month. This episode will completely revolutionize the way you think about learning and human capacity.

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Episode 150 – Dr. Bruce Lipton – The Biology of Belief – Empowering Your Life

Dr. Bruce Lipton is a world famous author, researcher and scientist. His work has been internationally recognized and honored. In 2009 he was rewarded the Goi Peace Award, an award given to individuals felt to have made an outstanding contribution towards realizing a harmonious and peaceful world. In this episode we discuss the power of belief and how what you think can change your world.

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Episode 127 – Graham Hancock on The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilization, America Before

GRAHAM HANCOCK is the author of the major international bestsellers The Sign and The Seal, Fingerprints of the Gods, and Heaven’s Mirror. His books have sold more than five million copies worldwide and have been translated into 27 languages. His public lectures, radio and TV appearances, including two major TV series for Channel 4 in the UK and The Learning Channel in the US – Quest For The Lost Civilisation and Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age – have put his ideas before audiences of tens of millions.

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Episode 125 – Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson is a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur. He specializes in “personal development advice that doesn’t suck”. He writes on how people can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences.
Manson has worked with thousands of people from more than 20 different countries. He’s addressed audiences from Sydney to New York to Vienna and everywhere in between. Manson has sold over 15,000 copies of his book “Models: Attract Women Through Honesty” and almost 400,000 people read his siteeach month. He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.

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Episode 124 – Richard Turner on Stage Presence, Wonder and Performance Art

Richard turner has been won many awards including the Golden Lion award in magic, from Siegfriend and Roy. He is widely considered one of the greatest card mechanics on the planet. In this episode we dive into his sheer willpower & perseverance, against all odds.

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Episode 121 – Mr. Stephen K. Hayes – The First American Ninja

A ninja (忍者?) or shinobi (忍び?) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certain situations. Their covert methods of waging war contrasted the ninja with the samurai, who observed strict rules about honor and combat.The shinobi proper, a specially trained group of spies and mercenaries, appeared in the Sengoku or “warring states” period, in the 15th century,but antecedents may have existed in the 14th century, and possibly even in the 12th century (Heian or early Kamakura era). Stephen Hayes is regarded as one of the foremost martial artists in the world. In this episode we dicuss the history of Ninjutsu and much more.

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Episode 115 – Dr. David B Wolf on Transforming Communication and Self Realization

Dr. David Wolf: Dr. Wolf is a transformative communication teacher who founded the Satvatove Institute (in 2002) and the Satvatove School of Transformative Coaching (in 2004). Satvatove is a non-profit organization that teaches the spiritually-based transformational programs of David’s own design. He devised the Vedic Personality Inventory, a tool based on guna psychology, and has also researched topics such as the stress reducing properties of chanting ancient mantras, and the effects of meditation on life satisfaction. He has also been widely published in fields such as child protection. In this latter area, David established The Association for the Protection of Children in 1998 which he served as Director for more than six years.s of tens of millions.

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Episode 114 – Wim Hof on Breathing Techniques, Human Performance & Breaking World Records

Wim Hof is a world-famous extremophile. He is internationally renowned for his countless ice endeavors that range from being up to his neck in a cylinder filled with ice cubes for over 90 minutes, swimming long distances under polar ice, running a marathon barefoot to climbing the Everest in nothing more than a pair of shorts. All of these gained him worldwide fame and his nickname: The Iceman. Wim has shown what the human body is capable of once you find the flow within your physical and mental state. Right now he especially sees his new challenge in passing on his method to others to give everyone the opportunity to reach out and do more than what they thought they were capable of. Through the right training and exercises, you can strengthen your inner nature and prevent disease.

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Episode 110 – Rob Bell on Success, Money vs Happiness, Creativity and Living in the moment

Rob Bell is The New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk about God, The Zimum of Love and his most recent book How To Be Here. iTunes named his podcast, The RobCast, Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in The New Yorker, he’s toured with Oprah on her Life You Want Tour, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People In The World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary music and comedy club in West Hollywood and is currently touring his How To Be Here Experience around the world. He and his wife Kristen have three children and live in Los Angeles.

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Episode 109 – Vishen Lakhiani on founding Mindvalley, challenging your comfort zones, awakening to your potential and MORE

Vishen Lakhiani is one of the most influential personalities in personal growth today. A computer engineer and entrepreneur in education technology, he is the founder and CEO of Mindvalley, a 200-person strong company that specializes in learning experience design, creating digital platforms and apps that power online academies in personal growth, mindfulness, wellbeing, productivity and more. He also a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and sits on the Innovation Board for XPRIZE Foundation. An internationally recognized speaker on personal growth and transformation, Vishen’s mission is to revolutionize the global education system by bringing new models of enhancing human potential to people everywhere and building a school for Humanity 2.0. Vishen’s new NY Times bestselling book, The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life & Succeed on Your Own Terms, is one of the best books we’ve read all year.

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Episode 108 – Wade Lightheart on Cryptocurrency, Backpacking the World, Freeing yourself from the 9-5 grind & more

Wade Lightheart is an author, athlete, advisor and nutritionist. He is a former three times all natural champion body-builder who travels the globe trying to help people enrich their own lives by way of finding health, wealth and peace of mind. He is an astute businessman, whether as Director of Education at BioOptimizers Nutrition, founder of the Prosperity and Health Alliance or as a seller of Kangen water (also known as electrolyzed reduced water or hydrogen water). He also serves as an Advisor to the American Anti-Cancer Institute. He has written a number of books including Staying Alive in a Toxic World, What Every Athlete Needs to Know About Restructured Ionized Water, Vital Power, a Dynamic Philosophy Producing Optimum Health and Vitality Without Diets, Drugs or Doctor, and The Wealthy Backpacker. The Wealthy Backpacker teaches the reader about “financial mobility”, issues relating to the digital world, non-local income and how to Reduce, Maximize and Invest.

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Episode 105 – Ido Portal on Body Movement Dynamics, Learning/Un-learning, Fear & more

Ido Portal is a movement coach who is obsessed with movement, of all varieties. After embracing Capoeira at the age of 15, an Afro-Brazilian martial art with numerous elements including dance and music, he embarked on a worldwide journey to find a Movement teacher. Not finding one, he resolved to learn all he could from people in other disciplines, learning from them as they learned from him. Now, he runs workshops around the world through his Ido Portal Company and has created a yearly event called “The Movement Camp”, a gathering where movement fans from all areas and disciplines can meet and swap information. specifically, he suggests that the long-term benefits of mindfulness include the reduction of stress, binge-eating and also increased optimism and self-control. This is easily one of the best episodes we’ve ever recorded, don’t miss this one.

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Episode 103 – Dean Karnazes on Running Marathons, Mindset, Endurance and more

Dean Karnazes is a Speaker, Bestselling Author, Athlete, and Entrepreneur. TIME magazine named Dean Karnazes as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World.” Men’s Fitness hailed him as one of the fittest men on the planet. An internationally recognized endurance athlete and NY Times bestselling author, Dean has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Among his many accomplishments, he has run 350 continuous miles, foregoing sleep for three nights. He’s run across Death Valley in 120-degree temperatures, and he’s run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40 degrees. On ten different occasions, he’s run a 200-mile relay race solo, racing alongside teams of twelve.

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Episode 102 – Kasper Van Der Meulen on Human Performance, Writing, Teaching and much more

Kasper van der Meulen is a best-selling author, science teacher and lifestyle adventurer. He went from being overweight, burnt out and unhappy, to developing superhuman focus, fitness, and personal freedom. Kasper put himself through numerous experiments and challenges. He optimized his lifestyle, conquered the cold, ran ultra marathons on his bare feet, tested countless diets, read a ton of scientific literature and explored as many esoteric practices he could find. With over ten thousand hours of experience in teaching science, self-mastery and innovation, he decided to demystify and methodize these principles in a fun and bite-sized manner. As a final test of his focus, he wrote his book within 30 days, so that he would have to practice everything he preaches. This is a fantastic episode!

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Episode 94 – Danielle LaPorte – on Empowering yourself, Authenticity, & Success

Danielle Laporte is a titan in the self help industry. Forbes magazine has named LaPorte’s blog one of “The Top 100 Sites For Women” in 2012, calling her “a contrarian self-help guru.” She’s on Oprah’s “Super Soul 100 Leaders,” because, in Oprah’s words, LaPorte’s enterprises are “uniquely connecting the world with a spiritual energy that matters.” Today, Virtuonica, the multi-media publishing company she founded in 2016. White Hot Truth was published by Virtuonica. This conversation goes deep into debunking some self help myths, empowering yourself and your mission and so much more.

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Episode 87 – Oren Klaff – Pitch Anything (Billionare Pitch-man Oren Klaff, teaches how to: Pitch Anything!)

Oren Klaff is one of the most animated and enlightening pitch men in the business. According to his company bio, Klaff founded his company, Intersection Capital (IC) in 2005 and has since grown the firm to approximately $2 BILLION in aggregate trade volume across a diversified portfolio of transactions. He is responsible for business and product development and oversees Velocity method of corporate finance, which offers a proprietary method for packaging deals. This is one of the most fun, exciting and information packed episodes we’ve ever done. Learn how to PITCH ANYTHING!

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Episode 77 – Wim Hof – The Iceman

Wim Hof is a world-famous extremophile. He is internationally renowned for his countless ice endeavors that range from being up to his neck in a cylinder filled with ice cubes for over 90 minutes, swimming long distances under polar ice, running a marathon barefoot to climbing the Everest in nothing more than a pair of shorts. All of these gained him worldwide fame and his nickname: The Iceman. Wim has shown what the human body is capable of once you find the flow within your physical and mental state. Right now he especially sees his new challenge in passing on his method to others to give everyone the opportunity to reach out and do more than what they thought they were capable of. Through the right training and exercises, you can strengthen your inner nature and prevent disease.

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Episode 76 – Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson is a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur. He specializes in “personal development advice that doesn’t suck”. He writes on how people can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences.
Manson has worked with thousands of people from more than 20 different countries. He’s addressed audiences from Sydney to New York to Vienna and everywhere in between. Manson has sold over 15,000 copies of his book “Models: Attract Women Through Honesty” and almost 400,000 people read his siteeach month. He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.

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Episode 60 – Norman Rosenthal M.D. – Super Mind

Norman E. Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker, and best-selling author who is known for his innovative and ground breaking research. He is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Rosenthal has practiced psychiatry for over three decades, treating people with all manner of psychiatric and emotional health issues. He is also a motivational speaker and a personal and professional coach, working with people from all walks of life including CEOs, top athletes, and performing artists. In this conversation we discuss in depth the benefits of Transcendental Meditation. If you are new to meditation or have wondered about it, this is the conversation you should hear.

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Episode 59 – Tim Urban – Wait But Why 1

Tim Urban is one of the most talented, bright-minded individuals specializing in creating long form content on the internet today. He is the writer/illustrator and co-founder of the blog Wait But Why, where he writes in-depth posts on a wide range of topics, from why we procrastinate to why artificial intelligence is scary to why we haven’t seen any signs of aliens. His blog has reached astronomical proportions with its readership – started in 2013, it now has over 350,000 email subscribers, and over a million people visit the site each month. Tim’s Ted Talk on procrastination is one of the most hilarious, insightful talks ever given, it has reached over 5million views. This is a great conversation with a person who is considered one of the most creative and talented bloggers on the internet.

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Episode 58 – Steven Kotler – The Rise of Superman

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and co-founder and director of research for the Flow Genome Project. The Flow Genome Project, is an international organization devoted to putting flow state research on a hard science. He has a BA in English/Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MA from the John Hopkins University in Creative Writing. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages. His articles have appeared in over 80 publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Wired, GQ, Outside, Popular Science, Discover and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes “Far Frontiers,” a blog about technology and innovation for Forbes.com and is cofounder of the Rancho de Chihuahua dog sanctuary in Northern New Mexico. Steven Kotler has hit gold with his book Rise of Superman and the work he’s done on Flow states. In this conversation you will learn how to move in and out of flow. What creates flow and so much more. Phenomenal episode!

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Episode 57 – Rob Bell 2

Rob Bell is The New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk about God, The Zimum of Love and his most recent book How To Be Here. iTunes named his podcast, The RobCast, Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in The New Yorker, he’s toured with Oprah on her Life You Want Tour, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People In The World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary music and comedy club in West Hollywood and is currently touring his How To Be Here Experience around the world. He and […]

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Episode 45 – Dean Radin PhD 2

Dean Radin, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the INSTITUTE OF NOETIC SCIENCES (IONS) and Volunteer Faculty in the Department of Psychology at Sonoma State University. His original career track as a concert violinist shifted into science after earning a BSEE degree in electrical engineering, magna cum laude with honors in physics, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and then an MS in electrical engineering and a PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For a decade he worked on advanced telecommunications R&D at AT&T Bell Laboratories and GTE Laboratories. For over two decades he has been engaged in frontiers research on the nature of consciousness. Before […]

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