116: Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) on Building a Healthy Personal Brand and Becoming a Master of Your Craft

Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) on Building a Healthy Personal Brand and Becoming a Master of Your Craft

Welcome to episode 116 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have author, personal branding expert, and high-performing entrepreneur, Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) stopping by for a fascinating discussion on building a personal brand, mastery, and how fatherhood has made him a better entrepreneur and human being. Lastly, Chris is the host of The Personal Branding Playbook.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Chris’s origin story
  • Lessons from growing up in Watts that helped mold him into who he is today
  • A brief talk on basketball
  • Why you can’t afford to overlook people skills in both life and business
  • How dealing and learning to communicate with gang members helped Chris in the software and business world
  • Why Chris stuck with podcast even when it wasn’t popular (lessons in health here)
  • A discussion on mastery and why Chris believes it takes only 5 years now for mastery
  • How to go about building a SaaS company even if you don’t know how to code
  • How Castocity (one of his SaaS companies) is going to benefit podcasters
  • How Chris balances fatherhood with business and fitness
  • What kids have taught Chris about business and life
  • What’s at the core of a personal brand and the 1 question you should ask yourself?
  • How to transform your personal brand in a year
  • Building a podcast network (this can apply to building a team in your business)
  • And much more

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114: Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Welcome to episode 114 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have 2x Olympian and Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers stopping by for a fascinating discussion on becoming an Olympian and overcoming hurdles. Tasha won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in the 400-meter hurdles. Her journey to achieving this is incredible, and throughout this conversation, there are many parallels between training to become an Olympian and optimizing our health and careers. Lastly, Tasha’s an international speaker and elite performance coach who inspires and helps many operate in a high-performance state.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Tasha’s origin story
  • An interesting conversation around punctuality (you would believe what happened to some athletes around this)
  • The game-changing moment during Tasha’s childhood that propelled her
  • Why everything starts with your mindset
  • The power of acting as if
  • Her story of becoming pregnant during the middle of her athletic peak
  • How the outside world reacted to her pregnancy
  • How she inspired herself to push forward despite the hurdles
  • The crazy year leading up to the Beijing games
  • The power of coaching
  • Why we all need accountability
  • The training platform that Tasha is apart of
  • Common pitfalls that cause people to fall short with their goals
  • And much more

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112: Niraj Naik (aka The Renegade Pharmacist) on Ayurveda, SOMA Breath, and Breathing Less to Live Longer

Niraj Naik (aka The Renegade Pharmacist) on Ayurveda, SOMA Breath, and Breathing Less to Live Longer

Welcome to episode 112 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Niraj Naik stopping by for a fascinating discussion on Ayurveda and all things concerning your breathing and its connection to your health and quality of life. Niraj is a professional musician, holistic health expert, and founder of Soma Breath who has an interesting background.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Niraj’s origin story
  • Niraj’s music background
  • Niraj’s health battles (which were quite intense) and how he overcame them using alternative medicine principles
  • How chronic diseases could be linked to your perception of reality
  • Niraj’s life-changing experience in a darkness retreat
  • What is Ayurveda
  • How Ayurvedic principles can change your life and health
  • Niraj’s simple questions to determine the status of your overall health
  • What is SOMA Breath
  • The benefits of SOMA Breath
  • The many connections between your breathe and the state of your health
  • A deep dive into rhythmic breathing and its benefits
  • A deep exploration into oxygen
  • Connecting longevity and breathe
  • And much more

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