Welcome to the HIVE. These Friday episodes are designed to be little nuggets for you to contemplate on your weekend or perhaps while you are pretending to work on your Friday afternoon.
A little over a year ago didn’t look all that different from today. I had the businesses, the kids, the competition, you know the day to day requirements of a father, a business owner, a person living a modern life. The big difference is I was really unfulfilled. No matter what I did it wasn’t enough to be
Each week I will bring you something to chew on from the following categories:
  1. Health and Well Being
  2. Productivity
  3. Sports Performance AND
  4. Personal Development
Now, I am not a doctor, a consultant, a life coach or a personal trainer. I am just a guy trying to take the hill like everyone else. I will not suggest anything that I have not done myself and quantified the result. The plan is to point you at something interesting and the best resources I have found for deciding whether it makes sense for you or not.
Today I want to introduce you to the people that have been the most helpful in my search for information.
  1. Ben Greenfield: bengreenfieldfitness.com : In 2013 and 2014, Ben was named as one of the world’s top 100 most influential people in health and fitness, and by 2015, Ben was coaching the world’s top CEO’s, chefs, biohackers, poker players, tennis, motocross and endurance competitors, and professional athletes from the UFC, the NHL, the NBA, the NFL and beyond – all while advising and investing in top companies in the health, fitness and nutrition industry. This guy is a monster in life and business. He also owns a company called getkion.com – I use most of their supplements.
  2. Tim Ferriss: has been listed as one of Fast Company‘s “Most Innovative Business People” and one of Fortune‘s “40 under 40.” He is an early-stage technology investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ others) and the author of five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. The Observer and other media have called Tim “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast, which is the first business/interview podcast to exceed 100 million downloads.
  3. Andy Frisella: in addition to serving as CEO of one of the world’s leading nutritional supplement companies, 1st Phorm International, Andy has founded and run five other businesses that collectively generate 200M+ in annual revenue: Supplement Superstores, Alpine Sports Products, Carbon Fire Nutrition, Paradise Distribution, and 44Seven Media. He is also the host of the wildly popular podcast: The MFCEO Project.
  4. Dave Asprey: Is the founder of Bulletproof and author of New York Times bestseller The Bulletproof Diet, is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent two decades and over $1 Million to hack his own biology. Dave is the creator of the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee, host of the #1 health podcast, Bulletproof Radio, and author of the New York Times bestselling books, The Bulletproof Diet and Head Strong.  Through his work Dave provides information, techniques, and keys to taking control of and improving your biochemistry, your body and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or allowing stress to control your decisions.
Honorable Mentions: Gary Vaynerchuck aka Gary Vee, Tim Robbins, Joe Rogan, and Ari Meisel’s Less Doing Podcast
All of the details and links are in the show notes at hawkeyesyndicate.com/hive1