7: From The Boardroom to the Bedroom: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Sleep

Welcome to episode 7 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Every single facet of life has a string that’s intimately tied to your sleep. Sleep is something that’s part of our natural way of life and is a necessity.

However, with that said, over the last 100 years—sleep has steadily been on the decline. And that’s leaving a lot of potential on the table.

I’m excited to share this episode as I take a deep dive into sleep and also, discuss sleep from the viewpoint of an entrepreneur. Why is it so critical to top performers?

The answers go way beyond fat loss. Expect to learn a lot about sleep along with some simple ways to become a more skilled sleeper.


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In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is sleep
  • Why we sleep
  • 2 factors that govern our sleep
  • Our stages of sleep
  • Why sleep is so tricky (and the sleep paradox)
  • The unique challenges entrepreneurs face with their sleep
  • The 3 biggest reasons why entrepreneurs need to sleep
  • The 4 step-process to immediately improve sleep

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6: The Genetics of Health With Dr. Sharad Paul

Welcome to episode 6 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

I reached out to today’s guest, Dr. Sharad Paul after I read his wonderful book, The Genetics of Health: Understand Your Genes For Better Health.

I’m excited to share this conversation because not only is Dr. Paul one of the wisest people I know, he also does a masterful job of introducing the importance of genetics and epigenetics along with skin health in this conversation.

Dr. Paul is a skin cancer surgeon, academic, skincare expert, evolutionary biologist, author, storyteller, and social entrepreneur, as well as an adjunct professor at Auckland University of Technology (and this is barely scratching the surface). Born in England, with a childhood in India, he’s a global citizen located now in New Zealand. In 2008, he was featured in the international editions of Time and in 2015, was awarded the prestigious Ko Awatea International Excellence Award for Leading (Health) Improvement on a Global Scale.


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In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • The Genetics of Health: making health and medicine personal
  • How historical human migration and diet patterns influence your Vitamin D levels
  • The myth of race and why the modern perception of race has it all wrong
  • Athletics and it’s relation to genetics and epigenetics
  • Skincare health
  • And much more

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5: 5 Unexpected Roadblocks You Will Encounter When You Go All-In With Optimizing Your Health

Welcome to episode 5 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Today I’m going to introduce you to the invisible forces that oftentimes serve as our biggest foils to truly maximize our health and human performance.

Success brings along with it many paradoxes. And going “all-in” with optimizing your health and not just merely having good health, but next-level health will bring along its fair share of uncommon challenges.

In particular, there are five roadblocks that I’m sharing in this episode along with ways to overcome each of these roadblocks.


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In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • What the 5 roadblocks are
  • How to handle each of these roadblocks
  • Why these roadblocks come up in the first place

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