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Episode #204 – With Persuasion Coach Shari Alexander

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Summary: In Episode #204 Ari shares the Less Doing Podcast with speaker, writer, and coach, Shari Alexander.   Listen as Ari and Shari discuss the power of persuasion, the importance of remaining curious at heart, and why believing in someone’s values and leveraging someone’s values are not the same thing. Time Stamped Show Notes: 21:18 – Introduction of persuasiveness coach Shari Alexander 21:30 – What a persuasiveness coach does 22:50 – Anybody can learn to be more persuasive—observe, connect, influence 23:49 – Entrepreneurial leaders are the majority of Shari’s clients 24:40 – Time, preparation, methodology 26:50 – You cannot influence somebody…

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Episode #203 with Floyd Marinescu of C4 Media

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Summary: In Episode #203 Ari shares the Less Doing Podcast with Floyd Marinescu, CEO and Founder of C4Media, a media company that focuses on delivering unbiased content and information in the enterprise development community, through two main platforms, InfoQ and QCon Conferences. Listen as Ari and Floyd discuss the challenges of running a company in the virtual space, and the tricks they use to make it all work. Time Stamped Show Notes: 12:55 – Introduction of Floyd Marinescu, CEO and Founder of C4Media 13:40 – At the age of 37, Floyd has only had eight months of in-office experience—he’s always…

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Episode #202 with Mike Goldman of Breakthrough Performance

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Summary: In Episode #202 Ari shares the Less Doing Podcast with Mike Goldman of Performance Breakthrough, a company that helps mid-sized businesses achieve dramatic growth through leadership development, and habit/culture optimization. Listen as Ari and Mike discuss the importance of culture, core values, and the danger of over-emphasizing company strategy. Time Stamped Show Notes: 13:01 – Introduction of Mike Goldman of Performance Breakthrough 13:18 – Mike describes his background 13:30 – First 17 years of career involved consulting for Fortune 500 companies 14:00 – How Mike got into Gazelles 15:32 – The impetus for creating the Performance Breakthrough book 17:17…

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Episode #201 – with Max More of Alcor

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Summary: In Episode #201 Ari shares the Less Doing Podcast with Max More of Alcor, a company that will put you into cold-storage—literally—through cryogenic freezing. Listen as Ari and Max talk about the scientific and philosophical challenges of cryogenics, as well as how Alcor operates as a truly “long-term” business. Time Stamped Show Notes: 11:06 – Introduction of Max More of Alcor 11:19 – What Alcor does 12:40 – The process for preservation 12:54 – The two main parts of the Cryonic procedure—freezing and reanimation 13:42 – There is evidence that the brain is being preserved under reasonable conditions 14:01…

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Episode #200 – With Evolutionary Psychologist Geoffrey Miller

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Summary: In Episode #200 Ari interviews Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist who studies human nature through the lens of ancestral survival and reproductive behaviors.  Listen as Ari and Geoffrey talk about the latter’s studies and experiences as a researcher in a relatively unexplored field. Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 11:45 – Geoffrey joins the show. 11:53 – Evolutionary psychology is a relatively new field…

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Episode #199 – With Chip Franks of Joe Volunteer

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Summary: In Episode #199 Ari interviews Chip Franks, a real estate entrepreneur who co-founded Joe Volunteer, a project that aims to increase the number of volunteers helping anywhere in the world.  Listen as Ari and Chip discuss how Joe Volunteer plans to better connect volunteers and charitable organizations. Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 16:16 – Frank joins the show. 16:25 – Chip takes care…

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Episode #198 – With Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

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Summary: In Episode #198 Ari interviews Brian Scudamore, a Canadian/American-born serial entrepreneur, best known as the Founder and CEO of international junk removal franchise 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Listen as Ari and Brian discuss the three fundamental practices for a strong business. Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 02:47 – Daily meditation podcast episode 318. 19:31 – Brian Scudamore joins the show. 20:06 – 1-800-GOT-JUNK started when Brian…

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Episode #197 with Semo Sohino of Ambronite

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Summary: In Episode #197 Ari interviews Semo Sohino of Ambronite, a drinkable supermeal designed to give consumers more freedom, time and choice. Listen as Ari and Semo talk about the carefully selected ingredients in Ambronite and its nutritional benefits. Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 14:02 – Introduction of Semo Sohino 14:20 – Ambronite is an organic drinkable meal that’s been nutritionally optimized to fulfill…

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Episode #196 – with Blake Eastman of The Nonverbal Group

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Summary: In Episode #196 Ari interviews Blake Eastman, the founder of The Nonverbal Group—a group of academics and professionals who are dedicated to conducting research on nonverbal communication. Listen as Ari and Blake talk about building the largest database of human behavior. Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 16:00 – Introduction of Blake Eastman 16:28 – The nonverbal group started through frustration in the process…

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Episode #195 – with Marco Altini of HRV4Training

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Summary: In Episode #195 Ari interviews Marco Altini of HRV4Training—an app designed to help people get in great shape with HRV training. Listen as Ari and JV talk about the value of HRV, how the HRV4Training app works, and how Marco got into app development.   Special Announcements: Leave Us a Review! Hey Less Doing Podcast Listeners, we want to hear from YOU! Visit us on iTunes and leave a review or subscribe to the podcast if you’re not already a dedicated follower.  Time Stamped Show Notes: 27:07 – Introduction of Marco Altini  27:35 – HRV measurements via smartphone cameras…

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