Optimal Living 101

with Brian Johnson

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Conference Overview

Join Brian Johnson, the Philosopher + CEO of en*theos and creator of PhilosophersNotes,  for 30 minute chats weekly with some of the world's wisest teachers/leaders to discover the Big Ideas that have shaped their lives and the day-to-day practices they engage in to rock it. Inspiring, smart, super (!) practical goodness.

The Experts

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The Scientific Hows & Myths of Happiness

with Sonja Lyubomirsky

Sonja Lyubomirsky is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside and author of The How of Happiness, a book of strategies backed by scientific research that can be used to increase happiness.

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Conscious Capitalism

with John Mackey

John Mackey is the founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. He actively works to create a new business paradigm, addressing issues facing the natural and organic food industry, exploring the nature of human development and much more.

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Getting Things Done

with David Allen

David Allen is widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. He is the engineer of GTD, the ground-breaking Getting Things Done methodology that has shown millions how to transform a fast-paced, overwhelming, overcommitted life into one that is balanced, integrated, relaxed, and has more successful o… More

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Positive Psychology 101

with Tal Ben-Shahar

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer, teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. He taught the largest course at Harvard on "Positive Psychology" and the third largest on "The Psychology of Leadership"—with a total of over 1,400 students.

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Optimize Your Nutrition

with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is the author of Eat to Live and Super Immunity.

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Be Well

with Frank Lipman, M.D.

Frank Lipman is the founder and director of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City, where his personal blend of Western and many other medicines, what he calls Good Medicine, has helped thousands of people recover their energy and zest for life.

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The Science of Success

with Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson

Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson is a motivational psychologist, speaker, author of SUCCEED: How We Can Reach Our Goals, blogger for Huff Post, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, SmartBrief, and Psychology Today.

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Experience Life!

with Pilar Gerasimo

Pilar Gerasimo is the founding editor of Experience Life, an award-winning healthy-living magazine that reaches more than 2.8 million people nationwide.

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UltraWellness

with Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, M.D. is a five-time New York Times bestselling author, family physician an international leader in the field of Functional Medicine.

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Think Like da Vinci

with Michael Gelb

Michael J. Gelb is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership and author of the bestselling How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci and Brain Power.

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Become a Warrior + Get Fearless

with Steve Chandler

Steve Chandler's MindShift frees people from unnecessary pessimism and puts them back in touch with the source of their enthusiasm for work and life. He is the author of over 30 books, including Time Warrior and Wealth Warrior.

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Buddha's Brain

with Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. He is an authority on self-directed neuroplasticity,

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Enough Already

with Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen, M.A., is the author of 24 popular inspirational books including The Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore and Why Your Life Sucks. He brings a warm blend of wisdom, intimacy, humor, and vision to the path of personal, professional, and spiritual growth. 

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Be Happy for No Reason

with Marci Shimoff

Marci Shimoff is a celebrated transformational leader and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. In addition to authoring the worldwide bestsellers, Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, she is the coauthor of six of the top-selling titles in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and a featured teacher in the international movie and book se… More

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Crazy Sexy Awesome

with Kris Carr

Kris Carr is a New York Times best selling author, speaker, health advocate and wellness coach. She is the author of Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor, Crazy Sexy Diet, and Crazy Sexy Kitchen.

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It's Just Good Business

with Jeff Klein

Jeff Klein runs Working for Good, a conscious marketing and business development company. He is the author of the award-winning book, Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living, and his newest book It's Just Good Business: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism and the Practice of Working for Good. Jeff is a trustee of Conscious Capita… More

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Create Zen Habits

with Leo Babauta

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, a Top 25 blog (according to TIME magazine) with 260,000 subscribers, and the best-selling books Focus, The Power of Less, and Zen To Done.

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Make Money & Change the World

with Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo's mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and use your unique talents to change the world. She’s the creator of the award-winning show, MarieTV and has been featured on Forbes, Oprah Radio and The New York Times, among others.

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Do More Great Work!

with Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons and author of Do More Great Work. He’s also the curator of the Your Great Work MBA, a FREE ent*theos virtual conference featuring 25 extraordinary speakers sharing tactics and strategies to do more Great Work that starts on N… More

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Be Happy, Damnit!

with Karen Salmansohn

Karen Salmansohn a best selling author and book packager with over 1 million books sold – known for creating a new breed of books – “self help for people who would never be caught dead reading self help."

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The Power of TED*

with David Emerald

David Emerald is an engaging consultant, master facilitator, executive coach, speaker and author of the book The Power of TED*. His training teaches people how to move from Victims to Creators, from Persecutors to Challengers, and from Resucers to Coaches.

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Why Smart People Hurt

with Dr. Eric Maisel

Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than thirty-five books. His inter­ests include cre­ativ­ity and the cre­ative life, men­tal and emo­tional health, and phi­los­o­phy and the art of mak­ing meaning.

Your Host

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Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is the Philosopher + CEO of en*theos—a company that's all about inspiring and empowering people to optimize their lives so we can change the world together.

In other news: Brian created PhilosophersNotes, has a video series called "Optimal Living 101," taught a class called Optimal Living 101, wrote a little book called A Philosopher's Notes, has a monthly "Big Ideas" column in Experience Life magazine and was featured in the documentary Finding Joe. In his past lives, he raised $8 million to finance the creation of eteamz + Zaadz after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA (where he studied Psychology + Business).


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