Today in the podcast we have Mark Manson for an episode filled with Knowledge Bombs.
If you’re not familiar with the man, Mark Manson is an author and blogger at MarkManson.net, where he writes about personal development, lifestyle, and psychology.
He is also one of the NoHat Team’s favorite bloggers.
During this episode, Hayden and Mark discuss why many people fail at starting a business and have unrealistic expectations about the entrepreneurial journey.
They also dig deeper into what it means to be an entrepreneur and even discuss meditation and “unconventional” spiritual experiences.
If you are looking to mix up your current business podcast regiment with something new and different, this is a MUST listen.
Mark Manson’s articles mentioned in the podcast:
01:12 – Demistifying the American Dream
04:45 – The Reality of Digital Nomadism
10:00 – MM’s entrepreneur path towards doing what he really loves
12:28 – MM’s take on the concept of Entrepreneurship
16:19 – Are you born an entrepreneur or is it something you acquire?
19:10 – Two pieces of advice on jumping into Entrepreneurship
20:31 – How to leverage your fear to succeed
25:00 – Why you shouldn’t let failure define you as a person
29:24 – How Meditation can help you as an Entrepreneur (and as a person)
31:36 – MM talking about his unconventional spiritual experience as a teenager
33:53 – Starting to swear
35:10 – Hayden’s spiritual experience as a teenager
35:55 – More Swearing
36:18 – Hayden talking about his “current wife”
38:47 – How to balance the “zen spirit” with Entrepreneurship