Dean Bokhari's Meaningful Show Podcast


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Dean Bokhari's Meaningful Show is a place for people everywhere to come and learn actionable insights about leading a successful life + having a meaningful career. Tune-in and take action every week with me, Dean Bokhari, as I do my best to bring you the ideas that inspire you to take your life to the next level.

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Full episode list

Welcome to the self development podcast you've been waiting for. Below, you'll find every episode of Dean Bokhari's Meaningful Show linked and listed in reverse-chronological order. For show notes and details about each episode, click the title.

256: The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

255: 8 Things That Cause Your Lack of Motivation—And What to Do About Them (Part II)

254: 8 Things That Cause Your Lack of Motivation—And What to Do About Them (Part I)

253: Yearly Themes

252: Let Go of Limiting Language and Reinforce What You Want

251: Crush Resistance

250: The Real Key To Getting People to Like You

249: Productivity Improvement Tips—4 Ways to Boost Your Daily Productivity

248: The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone : Audiobook Summary

247: How to Respond to Stress

246: Success is an Inside Job

245: The 10-Day Mental Overhaul

244: Embrace Vulnerability

243: Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone

242: You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero : Book Summary

241: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey : Book Summary

240: Take Initiative

239: The Passion Paradox

238: How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work

237: Independence

236: Inputs vs Outputs

235: Emotional Intelligence (Part II.) 

234: Emotional Intelligence (Part I.) 

233: The Laws of Human Nature

232: How to Turn a Terrible Day into a Phenomenal Day

231: 10 Things To Remember if You Want To Do What You Love For a Living

230: Never Stop Doing Your Best

229: Become a Doer Now

228: The Power of Clarity

227: Temptation Bundling (The Key To Building Hard Habits)

226: Handling Humiliation with a Growth-Mindset

225: Internalize Your Habits

224: How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps, Part II.

223: How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps, Part I.

222: 2019: Year of Action

221: Make it Stick (podcast only, article version coming soon)

220: Applying Self-Discipline (podcast only, article version coming soon)

219: Mental Subtraction

218: Happiness vs Meaning (podcast only, article version coming soon)

217: The Power of Now

216: 4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know

215: 7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything)

214: 5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination

213: Be Antifragile

212: You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue

211: Do You Care Too Much About What People Think?

210: The Bystander Effect—Don't Just Stand There, Do Something!

209: 5 Principles of Success (from Principles : Life and Work by Ray Dalio)

208: Your Declaration of Independence

207: 3 Obstacles to Mastery: Meet The Hacker, Dabbler & Obsessive

206: Sell or Be Sold

205: Self Development and Communication

204: Turning Weakness into Strength

203: Skin in the Game

202: The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy (Book Summary)

201: Idea Killers

200: Stand Up Straight With Your Shoulders Back

199: Here's How to Figure Out if You're a Morning Person vs Night Person

198: How to Make Yourself Indispensable

197: The Key to Creating Your Best Year Ever

196: 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years (Lessons 16-30)

195: 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years (Lessons 1-15)

194: How to Find Your Why and Communicate Your Purpose to the World

193: The Willpower Instinct

173: 30 Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

172: Focus on the Practice

171: The 5 Love Languages - Which One Do You Speak?

170: 30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

164: 5 Deadly Mistakes That Prevent You From Achieving Your Goals

163: How To Change When Change Is Hard

162: Pre-Suasion: To Influence Others, Use "The Principle of Unity"


160: Paul Smith: Sell With a Story

159: 8 Simple Ideas on Finding Your Calling

158: Learn To Love Yourself: 9 Ways To Cultivate Self-Love

157: 3 Reasons Why You're Unfulfilled

156: Kute Blackson: You Are The One

155: Psycho Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz : Book Summary

154: You Make Mistakes--Mistakes Don't Make You

153: The 10X Rule

152: 3 Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms

151: 4 Major Keys To Achieving Your Goals (Backed by Science)

150: 99% is a BITCH; 100% is a BREEZE

149: Tucker Max: How To Write a Best-Selling Book

148: Inspiration vs Motivation

147: Jonah Berger: Invisible Influence

146: Flow: The 9 Essential Elements of Happiness in Life and Work

145: Kevin Kelly: The Technological Forces That Will Shape Your Future

144: Michael Bungay Stanier - The Coaching Habit

143: The Four Thieves of Productivity


141: The First Key To Mastery : Finding Your Life's Task


139: Getting Better Sleep : 17 Science-Backed Tips For Getting a Good Night's Sleep

138: Know What You Want

137: Shawn Stevenson - Sleep Smarter

136: Joy-Money-Flow : The Simple Formula For The Work You Were Born To Do

135: Disfluency - The Secret to Turning Knowledge into Power

134: Chris Guillebeau - How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do

133: Stretch Goals + SMART Goals = SUCCESS (Smarter Faster Better, Part II)

132: How To Be Smarter, Faster and Better at Everything, Part I: Goals

131: Daniel Coyle - The Talent Code

130: Carmine Gallo - The Storyteller's Secret

129: 13 Easy Ways To Get People To Like You

128: Strategic Procrastination

127: 11 Tips to Have a Long-Lasting, Happy Relationship

126: Resistance: 3 Steps to Embracing Struggle

125: Positive Thinking Is NOT Enough

124: Jay Papasan - The ONE Thing

123: The Power of Habit: 3 Steps To Creating Good Habits

122: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People vs Ineffective People

121: Take Action

120: Stressed Out? Remember Your Core Values

119: Working on Your Personal Growth and Development

118: The Power of PRESENCE

117: Have Your Best Year Ever

116: Cal Newport: Deep Work

115: The Talent Code

114: The Science of Successful Learning

113: 9 Tips To Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

112: Protein Powder, The China Study, and Turning Cancer Off

111: Journaling For Simple Success

110: The Happiness Hypothesis

109: 7 Secrets To Succeeding As A Risk Taker

108: Jenny Santi - The Giving Way To Happiness

107: 4 Ways To Use Self-Improvement For Stress Management

106: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

105: Stop Being Reasonable. Be Unreasonable Instead

104: Tom Rath - Fully Charged


102: Jesse Itzler - Living With a SEAL

101: Finding Focus When You're Overwhelmed

100: Stressed Out? Do This

099: 86,400 Ticks of The Clock

098: Idea Juicing

096: You Are Perfect

095: Zero To One

094: How To Stop Procrastinating

093: 12 Powerful "Mini Habits" To Practice Daily

092: Your Brain On Bread

091: Respond Rather Than React

090: Habit Ramps

089: Constraints = Freedom


087: Watch Your Language: "I Get To Do" vs "I Have To Do"

086: Goal-Setting: Should You Share Your Goals? (Yes and No)

085: Want Success? Start With Developing a Vision

084: Self-Talk

083: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari - Book Summary

082: Bruce Lee's Wisdom For The Way

081: Is It Okay To Copy?

080: How To Motivate Yourself No Matter What

079: Todd Henry - Louder Than Words

077: Don't Do Your Best

076: The Super Simple Secret Skill You Need To Succeed

075: The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield

074: How To Make Money Online (The Legit Way)

073: Essentialism and The Power of Choice

072: The Power of Belief

071: The Power of Focus

070: Dan Ward - The Simplicity Cycle

069: Overcoming Procrastination : 3 Unconventional Methods That Work

068: 10 Tips On How To Do What You Love For a Living

067: How To Focus

066: Weight Loss and Willpower

065: Tom Rath - Are You Fully Charged? 3 Keys To Energizing Your Work + Life

064: Susan Baroncini-Moe - Business In Blue Jeans

063: Hate Your Job? Here's How To Fix That Right Now

062: Ben Decker - Communicate To Influence

061: The Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Guillebeau - Book Summary

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

059: Kimanzi Constable - Are You Living or Existing?

058: Be ALL That You POSSIBLY Can

057: 10% Happier by Dan Harris (Audio Book Summary)

056: Lyle McDonald - Bodybuilding Drugs + the Psychology of Fat-Loss

055: The Charisma Myth

054: Dr. Alan Christianson - The Adrenal Reset Diet

053: Does Goal Setting Work?

052: Jessica Turner - The Fringe Hours

051: Success + Significance

050: Meditation 101: How To Meditate Without Losing Your Mind

049: What's Dean's Favorite Book?

048:  Alfie Kohn - The Case Against Competition

047:  How To Build Confidence

046:  The 21 Day Habit Myth

045:  Are You Following The Follower

044:  The Power of Negative Thinking

043:  How to Wake Up Early and Workout

042:  How To Uncover Happiness + Overcome Depression

041:  Jairek Robbins - Achieve success by living with Purpose

040:  Zoltan Istvan - 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate

039:  Online Dating - Is it worth it?

038:  Chris Widener - How to become a Motivational Speaker

037:  The Wheel of Life

036:  Goals vs Habits - What's the difference?

035:  How to quit smoking

034:  Decide to win in 2015

033.  Designing the perfect morning ritual

032:  How to make your habits stick in 2015

030:  The Pomodoro Technique - Is it Right For You?

028:  Tyler Tervooren - Riskology

027:  Robert Fortunato - How to be the happiest person ever

026:  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

025:  Nir Eyal - Hooked: How To Build Habit-Forming Products

024:  Erwan Le Corre: How to become a fitness entrepreneur

023:  Zero To One by Peter Thiel - Book Summary

021:  Jordan Harbinger - The Art of Charm

020:  Inbound Marketing: Attract, Engage, and Delight Customers Online

019:  Targeting a profitable niche doing what you love

018:  How to pick the perfect projects to work on, every time

017:  How to set goals without killing yourself

016:  How to get anyone to like you

015: How to replace crappy habits with good ones

014:  How to take control of your life with a personal development plan 

013:  Your decisions determine your destiny

012:  PASSION - what is it and where does it come from?

011:  There are 3 types of experts - which one are you?

010:  Chris Brogan on failure, freaks, and Tony Robbins

009: Book Review: Why Leaders Eat Last

008: (video only) An Honest Alternative To "Fake It Till You Make It"

007: (video only) How to deal with competition

006: (video only) How storytelling helps you increase prices

004: (video only) Meaning, Money, Mastery

003: (video only) Picking your topic

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