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How Sitting on My Ass for an Hour Made Me Smarter

Time management is traditionally brought up when we think of how we manage the tasks we are faced with in our daily routine. This can be manifested through action items at the office, to the things we need to get done at the house.

One area that is often over looked when discussing time management comes in the way of “down time”.  I don’t mean the time you would spend vacationing, sleeping or the space in between tasks. I am talking about one of my favorite times – the time I am in my car for my office commute.

In my day I can often be in the car between 45 minutes to an hour both coming and going to the office. That is 2 hours of time that I am sitting, at attention – waiting! I have to be honest, I hated that time and refused to enjoy it for a long time. As a matter of fact, you could find me complaining about the drive often.

I have ADHD and sitting for any period of time is not something I enjoy or have the attention to manage successfully. There were times I am sure the car next to me thought I was going to jump out and run home if I had to brave another minute of stop and go.

Then something changed. It wasn’t premeditated or even something I can take credit for doing on purpose.

I started listening to podcasts, interviews and audio files in the car. The next thing you know; I was looking forward to the drive as an opportunity to learn. Everything from how to make my own chocolate, how to stretch my own canvas, self improvement, workout ideas, how to speed read, marketing ideas, how to start a business using social media……ETC. The list goes on and on and on. The cool thing about knowledge – there is always something to learn and an avenue to find it.

So this once dreaded time sitting in the car, has now turned into time I can use for myself and for learning.

There are times I will find myself pulling into the house waiting a few minutes just to get the last piece or point before going inside. Who would have thought!

From the billionaire mogul to the stay at home mom, there is one thing that we all share…….

TIME

How can you use yours more effectively?

Cheers!

Kolby is The Healthy Primate


If you want a place to start here are a few podcasts that I really enjoy.

Tim Ferriss: http://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast/

Bio: Timothy Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. He is an angel investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, and 20+ more) and author of the following books:

  • The 4-Hour Workweek – Sold into 35+ languages, #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller.
  • The 4-Hour Body – #1 New York Times bestseller.
  • The 4-Hour Chef – #1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestseller; winner of a Gourmand “Best in the World” Award at the 18th Annual Paris Cookbook Awards.

Joe Rogan: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/

Bio: The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is a long form conversation hosted by comedian, UFC color commentator, and actor Joe Rogan with friends and guests that have included comedians, actors, musicians, MMA instructors and commentators, authors, artists, and porn stars. The Joe Rogan Experience was voted the Best Comedy Podcast of 2012 on iTunes. In addition online listening, fans can watch a videocast of the show live on Ustream or tune in on Sirius XM’s “The Virus” channel on Saturdays at Noon ET and Sundays at 5:00 AM and 6:00 PM ET.

 

Starting a Business, Build a Marketing Plan & Getting New Customers with Henry Kaminski

This week we are pleased to share our interview with CEO & Founder of Unique Designs, Mr. Henry Kaminski. This is a special podcast. If you are interested in starting a business, building a marketing plan and getting new clients – this is for you!

 

In our interview we discuss the following:

  • From Children’s Hospital to Design Firm
  • Unique Designz
  • How do you Differentiate Your Business in a Sea of Commodities
  • Helping Small Business’s Launch
    – Measurable Plans, Increase Response Rates, Functional Designs, Attracting & Capturing Leads
  • How to see if There is a Market for your Business
  • How do Launch a Product or Business
  • Three Things you Can do to Use Instagram to Grow your Business
  • Designs on Demand

Offering for our Audience:
30 Minutes of free Consultation for your Current Blog, Site, Social Media with Feedback to Maximize and Grow Your Business

Email: info@uniquedesignz.net
Reference The Healthy Primate
30 Minute Strategy Session

About Unique Designz: Unique Designz combines industry experience with strong technical capabilities to provide a full creative and marketing service.

Specializing in: Marketing and Sales Funnels, Print Collateral, Marketing Plans and Strategies, Social Mediate Marketing & More!

IG: instagram.com/unique_designz
Website: uniquedesignz.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Unique-Designz

Be sure to visits our site for the full show notes here:
thehealthyprimate.com/

Cheers!
Kolby I The Healthy Primate

Nathan Chan on Founding a Top Entrepreneur Magazine, Branding and Landing Big Interviews

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“There is no better time in history to start a business.”

This week we feature our interview with Mr. Nathan Chan. CEO, Editor and Founder of Foundr Magazine. Foundr Magazine is a top resource for entrepreneurs globally. They have featured names such as Sir Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Arianna Huffington & Tim Ferriss, to name a few.

In our discussion we cover:

  • Breaking the Mold
  • The Importance of Learning to Do More
  • Building a Community – The 1 Million People Goal
  • Founding Foundr – The Outline and Toolset for Entrepreneurs
  • Branding as a Difference Maker
  • From Idea to Revenue
  • How Nathan has got to Sir Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Arianna Huffington & Tim Ferriss
  • The Importance of Social Media

You can see the full show notes, links and additional supporting material here:thehealthyprimate.com/podcast-2

Cheers,
Kolby I The Healthy Primate

 

Chelsea Fine on the Creative Process, Publishing and the Business to Becoming a Best Selling Author

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This week we feature our interview with Chelsea Fine. Best selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, wife & mother. We discuss her journey from corporate america to author. From penning an idea, moving past creative block to understanding the business aspects to getting her books in front of readers around the globe.

We conduct our interview in a local library amongst the books, manuscripts and magazines

In our discussion we cover:
– The First 60 Minute Routine
– The creative process: forced vs the creative process
– The journey from Corporate America to Passion
– Putting energy into a passion to build a business she loved & Walking Away
– Writing and the land of forgotten manuscripts – The Barnes and Noble effect
– Sophie and Carter: Driving Urgency,This Moment Matters
– To Publish or not to Publish – The Business
– Traditional Publishing vs Self Publishing – How do you choose the correct route to get to your readers?
– How do you separate your work in a crowded market place?
– 1 Million Books
– Thing things to know if you want to be an author

Find Chelsea here:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChelseaFineBooks
Twitter: twitter.com/chelseafine
Website: chelseafinebooks.com/

Her Ted Talk: youtu.be/_5uxmvk53rE

You can see more here: thehealthyprimate.com/

Cheers,
Kolby I The Healthy Primate

A Leader in Entrepreneurship & Leading Author Walk Into a Bar

Podcast Updates:

Our podcast series feature conversations with world-class athletes, entrepreneurs, business owners, healthcare professionals and industry leaders. We discuss the tactics, actions and stories that have shaped both their failures and success. In these conversations the goal is to inspire, educate and motivate you into thinking about things in a way you may not be traditionally accustom to.

The next batch of upcoming shows are not to be missed! Excited to share the stories and motivation behind some amazing people. You can hear some of the other amazing guests by clicking on the banner. As always thank you so much for all of your support.

We have had over 100K Listens and continue to grow. We could never do this with out you!
Cheers!
Kolby I The Healthy Primate

Chelsea Fine: Leading Author, Publishing Renegade & Business Builder 

She has taken the publishing world by storm with here young adult series and approach to the industry. We discuss her journey, obstacles and the importance of caffeine in her process.
Nathan Chan: Publisher and Founder of Foundr Magazine
Since its inception, Foundr has quickly become a top ranked 10 ‘Business & Investing’ Magazine in the AppStore and is currently supporting hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs across multiple platforms and resources.
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The UFC, The Gracie Family & Coaching World Champions – Our Interview with John Crouch

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This week we feature our interview with Coach John Crouch.  He is a world class jui jitsu coach, professor and mentor to world champions in the mixed martial artists community. Ranging from Royce Gracie to former WEC / UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson. Not only is an amazing coach, he is a friend. I look up to many aspects of what Coach is doing for the sport he loves. He is highly regarded as one of the best MMA coaches in the business today. From his time with the Gracie Family to Coaching World Champions we go through his journey.

“Find something you love to do, and spend time doing it”

At the end of the podcast we will be giving away some autographed UFC gear. Details in the lower section.

Topics We Discuss:

  • The Journey to Martial Art
  • Time with The Gracie Family
  • The start of the UFC and World Champions
  • The rise of Jiu Jitsu in the States
  • The MMA Lab
  • What it takes to be a professional fighter
  • UFC – Behind the scenes
  • Road to a championship
  • Details of a fight camp
  • The Ultimate Fighter – Mexico
  • Benson Henderson – The Story of a Champion

We will be running a contest from Monday September 28th until midnight Friday October 9th.

You have the chance to win a pair of autographed UFC gloves signed by legend and world champion – Benson Henderson. We will also be giving away some limited edition Ultimate Fighter Latin America – Autographed Tee Shirts from Mr. Efrain Escudero. 

Click the link HERE for full contest details.

Cheers!

The Healthy Primate

World Champion, Visualization & Olympic Gold – Our Interview with Jimmy Pedro

This week we feature our interview with Coach Jimmy Pedro. He is a World Champion, US Olympic Judo Coach, 2 Time Olympic Medalist, Teacher, Father & Student – highly regarded as one of the best Judo competitors of all times.

We discuss his journey to becoming a world champion, from overcoming a career ending injury that almost paralyzed him, to his road back to the olympics. Jimmy covers his methodology of visualization and seeing success. We also dive into coaching world champions and the first American to win a Gold at the Olympics.

Topics We Discuss:

Judo and the Family Tree
Graceful with Wins and Overcoming Defeat
Career Ending Injury to Olympic Medal
Road to World Champion
The Importance of Visualization
Coaching The Best Competitors in the World
Rhonda Rousey to Travis Stevens
The First Gold Medal for USA Judo
Competing to Corporate America

Click the link above to stream live or HERE to listen to in Itunes.

Cheers!

The Healthy Primate

Critically Acclaimed Chef Gio Osso on Mastering Your Craft

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Welcome to another Healthy Primate Podcast! This week we feature a candid discussion with critically acclaimed Chef Gio Osso.

His restaurant Virtù Honest Craft has been celebrated as one of the top 20 “Best New Restaurants” in the U.S. by Esquire Magazine immediately upon opening in 2013, as well as nominated by the prestigious James Beard Foundation for “Best New Restaurant” in 2014.

We are live in his restaurant and discuss Gio’s journey of becoming a world class chef. From his days as an athlete, touring musician to operating on 3 hours of sleep while in school and working.

One thing that you catch in our discussion is Gio’s passion to do better. He never settles and continues to strive for being the best he can be and helping others to achieve that same goal.

 

Topics we discuss:

  • The Journey to Rock Star Legend
  • Culinary School and the Art of Operating on 3 hours of Sleep
  • Experience & Experimenting with Cuisine
  • The Business
  • Following Your Heart, Execute Your Passions
  • Virtu – To Achieve Greatness
  • The World Takes Notice
  • The Good The Bad The Food Critic
  • The Oscars Come Calling – James Beard
  • Farm to Table

You can learn more about Chef Gio Osso at the below:
Website: http://virtuscottsdale.com/
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/VirtuScottsdale
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VirtuScottsdale

If you enjoyed todays show, please take a quick moment to rate us in iTunes and share the show on social media.
Thank you again for listening.

Cheers,
Kolby I The Healthy Primate

 

The Journey of a Legend: The Brian Mackenzie Interview Part 2

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Welcome back to part 2 of our interview series with Coach Brian Mackenzie. He is a NY Times Best Selling Author, founder of Crossfit Endurance, raced in 30+ ultra marathons and is considered a leader in endurance and functional training. You can see all of Brian’s accolades on Part 1 of this series which I highly recommend you go listen to.
We are giving away an autographed copy of his books, Unbreakable Runner & Power Speed Endurance. Please click on the Podcast Series for full details.
Part 2:
  • The Process of Writing A NY Times Best Selling Book
  • Power Speed & Endurance & Unbreakable Runner
  • Do your Own Research
  • Define Success
  • Laird Hamilton Connection
  • 3Fu3L – The Evolution of Protein Supplements
  • Thoughts on the Supplement Business
  • Training Mask & The Art of Breathing to Improve Performance
  • Do What you Love
  • Rapid Fire Questions
We hope you enjoy this as much as we enjoyed putting it together.
Cheers,
The Healthy Primate

NY Times Best Selling Author & Fitness Revolutionary – The Brian Mackenzie Interview PT1

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This week we feature a two part interview series with Coach Brian Mackenzie. He is a NY Times Best Selling Author, founder of Crossfit Endurance, raced in 30+ ultra marathons and is considered a leader in endurance and functional training.
He has been featured in Competitor Magazine, Runners World, Men’s Journal, ESPN, The Economist, and contributed another NY Times Best selling book by Tim Ferris’ – The 4-Hour Body.

We dive deep into Brian’s experience in building a business and his thoughts on functional fitness as well as the importance of building a community.

Part 1:
  • Daily Routine
  • Skateboarding & Surfing
  • Starting a Business
  • Differentiating Your Business Model
  • The Elon Musk Effect
  • Mentors
  • Scaling Other Aspects of his business & building a community
  • CrossFit – Functionality, Personal Responsibility & the Future