108: A State of The Union For Your Health: 7 Keys for Optimal Health in 2021

A State of The Union For Your Health: 7 Keys for Optimal Health in 2021

Welcome to episode 108 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

In this episode, I break down some of the most valuable and necessary traits needed for optimal health during the rest of 2021 and beyond. Life before the pandemic is no more. So many things have changed, and health is one of those on the list. So, just as the President delivers a State of the Union annually, I’m delivering a State of the Union for your health.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • The opening address and review of the past year-plus
  • The 1 critical reframe to help you finish the year strong
  • The downside of committing to a superhuman life
  • The 7 key health principles for the remainder of 2021
  • Life lessons from chess
  • Why what you eat and how you exercise isn’t the first place to start
  • The underlying reason why so many gained weight over the past year
  • What people forget to account for when it comes to supplements
  • How exercise and cognition are connected
  • And much more

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62: RSI Security Founder & Managing Director John Shin on Cybersecurity, Fitness, & Growing a Successful Company

RSI Security Founder & Managing Director John Shin on Cybersecurity, Fitness, & Growing a Successful Company

Welcome to episode 62 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have John Shin, Founder & Managing Director of RSI Security, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on cybersecurity, fitness, and growing his company. John is a man of great insights and many talents, one of which is playing the saxophone. At first glance, cybersecurity may seem distant from health, but as you know the philosophy around here, everything is a potential input to the human system that can be a plus or minus.

Besides a little talk on cybersecurity, we also discuss fitness, building up a team, and managing your sanity during times of uncertainty. Besides contributing to Forbes, John is also the author of multiple research papers for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and others.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • John’s morning routine along with his overall wellness routine
  • The value that John sees in Crossfit
  • John’s origin story and how that shaped him into who he is today
  • John’s impetus to start RSI Security
  • John’s initial insights and development as an entrepreneur
  • What he enjoys most about what he does
  • John’s lessons on building up a team and culture
  • Something John wish people knew more about concerning cybersecurity (and this can affect your mental health)
  • The future of cybersecurity (and if you look underneath the hood, you’ll see its connection to your personal well-being)
  • Advice to entrepreneurs right now dealing with a lot of uncertainty around their business (and life)
  • And much more

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60: Internationally Acclaimed Matchmaker Amy Andersen on Love in the Time of COVID and Becoming “Silicon Valley’s Cupid”

Internationally Acclaimed Matchmaker Amy Andersen on Love in the Time of COVID and Becoming “Silicon Valley’s Cupid”

Welcome to episode 60 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Amy Andersen, founder, and CEO of Linx Dating, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on dating as an entrepreneur and high net worth individual, along with diving into her story of becoming one of the world’s most exclusive matchmakers.

Amy has established herself as the premier matchmaker in Silicon Valley and beyond now. Besides tech execs, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals, Amy’s helped celebrities and even royalty. Lastly, Amy has a great business mind and shares insights that many entrepreneurs can apply to their businesses.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • 1 to 2 lessons from childhood that shaped Amy into who she is today
  • Some of the more “extreme” ways that Amy has matched her clients with their dream partner
  • The value of taking “risks”
  • Amy’s transition from financial analysts to a global matchmaker
  • Amy’s path to being an international success and working with influential people 
  • Forging a healthy mindset & perspective to persevere during the early days of your business
  • How to go about building your network
  • Amy’s company Linx and the typical process for a client there
  • Some struggles that high-net-worth and high performing individuals have with dating
  • Dating during COVID (and what some of Amy’s clients are doing)
  • Amy’s non-negotiable wellness habits
  • And much more

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