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Self-Improvement articles, insights, interviews, and book summaries on the big ideas reshaping our work, transforming our businesses, and changing our lives.


What To Do When It's Your Turn (and it's always your turn)

Episode #60: What To Do When It's Your Turn (and it's always your turn)

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Dean's Gratitude Page - An ongoing list of peeps I'm grateful for.

My Gratitude Page is my way of saying "thanks" to all the peeps that inspire me, influence me, or have made a meaningful impact on me at some point in time throughout my life.

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Kimanzi Constable - Are You Living or Existing?

Episode #59: Kimanzi Constable - Are You Living or Existing? | If you've lost all hope on finding and doing meaningful work -- then tune-in because today's guest is living proof that it's possible...

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Be All That You POSSIBLY Can

EP058: Be All That You Possibly Can

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10% Happier by Dan Harris : Book Summary

EP057: Book Summary on '10% Happier - How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story' by Dan Harris

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How To Separate Projects and Tasks (GTD Style)

How to separate your projects and tasks so you can start getting things done without stressing yourself out.

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Lyle McDonald - The Stubborn Fat Solution

EP056: Lyle McDonald - The Stubborn Fat Solution | Today I'm joined by Lyle McDonald, a pioneer in the health and fitness industry known for his science-backed bodybuilding blog, bodyrecomposition.com

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The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane : Audio Summary

EP055: The Charisma Myth | In today's episode, you'll learn how anyone (including you) can master the art and science of personal magnetism.

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How To Stop Procrastinating Now (In 20 Seconds or Less)

Here's an awesome little "lifehack" that'll teach you how to stop procrastinating now -- in 20 seconds or less (yeah, really)

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Dr. Alan Christianson - The Adrenal Reset Diet

EP054: Dr. Alan Christianson - The Adrenal Reset Diet | If you've ever had issues with weight, energy, or stress - then tune into this episode to learn why it's happening and what to do about it.

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Does Goal Setting Work?

Episode 053: Does Goal Setting Work? | In this episode, you'll learn to successfully SET and GET your goals so you can begin achieving success more often and feel good while you're doing it.

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Jessica Turner - The Fringe Hours

EP052: Jessica Turner - The Fringe Hours | Today on the podcast, I'm joined by Jessica Turner, author of The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You

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Success and Significance

EP051: Success and Significance | How do we achieve success and significance in our lives without burning out? Here's what I've learned...

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Meditation 101: Meditation Tips That Aren't Weird

EP050: Meditation 101 - Meditation Tips That Aren't Weird | In this episode, we'll go over some basic meditation instructions anyone can apply to relieve anxiety, depression, and professional burnout.

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What's Dean's Favorite Book?

EP050: What's Dean's Favorite Book? - In today's episode I answer a listener question about my all-time, pound-for-pound, favorite self-help book ever.

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Alfie Kohn - The Case Against Competition

EP048: Alfie Kohn | Is competition good or bad? Healthy or un-healthy? Today I'm joined by best-selling author, Alfie Kohn, who gives us the (science-backed) case against competition.

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Everyone Is Weird

We're all a little weird. And here's why that's totally cool.

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How To Build Confidence (EP047)

In episode #47 of the podcast, I take a listener question about how to build confidence and talk a little about my personal battles I've had it in the past.

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The 21 Day Habit Myth (EP046)

EP046: The 21 Day MYTH of Habit Building - Today we're going to bust a commonly-held belief about the time it takes to build a habit.

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Are You Following The Follower? (EP045)

In Episode #45 of the podcast, we're going to talk about the games we play and the excuses we gives ourselves when we're too afraid to live life to our fullest potential.

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The Power of Negative Thinking (and How To Use it Positively)

The Power of Negative Thinking is overlooked and underused in place of its cousin, Positive Thinking. In episode 44, we'll talk about how to use Negative Thinking to your advantage.

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How To Wake Up Early and Workout : 7 Simple Steps To Success

Learn exactly how to wake up early and workout in just 7 simple steps you can start applying today.

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Beat Depression and Uncover Happiness with Mindfulness

Elisha Goldstein - Beat Depression + Uncover Happiness with Mindfulness | Elisha Goldstein discusses his new book, Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression w/ Mindfulness + Self-Compassion

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7 Life-Changing Benefits of Weight Lifting You Probably Didn't Know

Developing healthy habits like weight lifting benefits you in every area of life. In fact, it's THE highest leverage ritual you can ever install. Here are 7 ways to make it a routine.

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Jairek Robbins - Live It! Achieve Success by Living with Purpose

EP041: Jairek Robbins | In this episode of The Meaningful Show, I'm joined by Jariek Robbins to discuss his new book 'Live It! Achieve Success by Living with Purpose

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Zoltan Istvan - The Transhumanist That's Running For US President in 2016

Zoltan Istvan Interview | Should a Transhumanist run for US President? Listen to today's episode of The Meaningful Show to learn about Zoltan's plans for 2016.

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Online Dating - Is it worth it? Here's a success story

EP039: Online Dating - Is it worth it? | In this episode of the podcast, my wife and I share some thoughts about how we met via Match.com

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Chris Widener on Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar and Becoming a Motivational Speaker

In today's episode of TMS, I chat with internationally renowned Motivational Speaker, Chris Widener about Goals Setting, Mentors, and Becoming a Motivational Speaker

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Self-Improvement - Dean Bokhari's Meaningful HQ

Self-Improvement | Leadership | Meaningful Work | Book Summaries | Dean Bokhari's Meaningful Show is The #1 Podcast for Millennials Looking For Research-Driven Life & Business Advice.

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The Wheel of Life

EP037: The Wheel of Life - In this episode, you'll learn about the 4 most important areas of your life -- which come together to form The Wheel of Life.

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How To Quit Smoking

EP035: How To Quit Smoking - In this episode, we'll talk about one of the most commonly made New Year's resolutions and how to get a handle on it.

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Designing Your Morning Ritual

In Episode 033: Dean Bokhari discusses how to design your own Morning Ritual to set yourself up for a successful day, week, month and year in 2015.

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Decide To Win In 2015

Let's ring in the New Year with more than mere "motivation" - let's use decision-making power to cut off any other outcome but success. Decide to win in 2015.

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Top 10 Science-Backed Tips on How To Make New Year's Resolutions Stick in 2015

Top 10 Science-Backed Tips on How To Make New Year's Resolutions Stick in 2015

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My Grandmother Died - Here Are Some Lessons Learned

On the morning of Friday, December 26th, 2014, my Grandmother died. In this episode, I want to tell you how I dealt with it, and I'll offer 4 powerful questions to ask yourself in 2015.

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The Pomodoro Technique : Is It Right For You? (Audio Summary)

The Pomodoro Technique has recruited a raving fan-base of chronic procrastinators around the globe, all claiming its viability. But is it right for you? Find out in this 20 minute audio summary.

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Flow : The Psychology of Optimal Experience - Book Review

Flow : The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi - Book Review by Dean Bokhari

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The ONE Thing by Gary Keller : Book Summary

The ONE Thing : The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results - Book Summary | Read this book summary by FlashNotes

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Start of Happiness - Brendan Baker

The Meaningful Show Episode 29: The Start of Happiness with Brendan Baker. On this episode of TMS, Dean Bokhari chats with founder of Grad Recruit and The Start of Happiness blog, Brendan Baker.

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Riskology with Tyler Tervooren

Riskology is about taking smart risks and thriving in an uncertain world. In this episode of the Meaningful Show, Dean Bokhari talks to the original Riskologist himself, Tyler Tervooren...

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Robert Fortunato

Dean Bokhari interviews Robert Fortunato about leadership, innovation, and The Green Idea House

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Hooked : How To Build Habit Forming Products - Interview with Author Nir Eyal

Dean Bokhari interviews Nir Eyal, author of Hooked : How To Build Habit Forming Products

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EP#24. Erwan Le Corre on MovNat, Fitness, Business, and more

Dean Bokhari interviews Erwan Le Corre, Founder of MovNat (Natural Fitness Training Systems) about fitness, business, philosophy, and more. Start streaming now.

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Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek : Book Summary

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't - Book Summary | Read and Watch Now on FlashNotesTV Dean Bokhari | Simon Sinek

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Top 10 Qualities of Extraordinary Leaders

There are those that lead and there are those that galvanize. Learn the qualities of extraordinary leadership in this 10 part list of leadership qualities.

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Zero to One by Peter Thiel : Book Summary

FlashNotes Book Summary - Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel, Blake Masters: Book Summary Including Audio

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Andy Steinhauser - Becoming A Spokesperson & Host

The Meaningful Show | Dean Bokhari sits down with Andy Steinhauser to discuss how he became a TV-Host and Corporate Spokesperson

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Stop Pretending To Work

How to get your employees to STOP PRETENDING TO WORK and to START putting in the work that produces results.

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Jordan Harbinger From The Art Of Charm

Jordan Harbinger on: confidence, charisma, and how he grew The Art of Charm to #1 on iTunes

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    Episode #60: What To Do When It's Your Turn (and it's always your turn)

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