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The Ambitious Sloth Podcast

By Julian
Learning from people all over the world about their mindset, ambitions and their meaning in life.
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#46 Personal: What Struggles have taught me
My recent experience on how to get out of bad mood in which I was just annoyed of myself not being productive.  This possibly taught me two things:   To ask myself the question "What do I need to get out of this state?" instead of forcing it.  Moods are changing like everything else too, just go with it and see what you can learn  If you want to follow and reach out to me:  FB: @theambitioussloth  IG: @theambitioussloth  https://www.Theambitioussloth.com
13:38
July 1, 2020
The Ambitious Sloth Podcast and Me
Welcome to The Ambitious Sloth Podcast. This show is about getting inspired by stories is individuals who overcame challenges, have an extraordinary mindset or just a loving heart to have a positive impact on the world. Well... and me and my perspectives coming from positive psychology, vipassana meditation, philosophy and an open, non-judgmental mind.  If you resonate with it, you can listen to other episodes reach me here: iTunes: http://bit.ly/SlothiTunes Spotify: http://bit.ly/slothonspotify Youtube: http://bit.ly/YTSloth FB: @theambitioussloth IG: @theambitioussloth
03:22
June 30, 2020
#45 Privilege, Leadership & Paying Forward | Luuk Hartsema
Luuk Hartsema, UI/UX developer at Spindle talks to me about his perspectives on leadership, altruism and being privileged. He tells stories of his travels in South Africa, how that shaped his view on the privilege he has and how he fulfils his leadership position.  In my opinion, a very humble and generous man with a sense of purpose and doing good in the world.  https://twitter.com/lkhrtsm Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes 😊 For all links and more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè 🙏🏼
1:08:01
June 17, 2020
#44 Rowing Across the Atlantic for a Sustainable Planet | Julen Sánchez
ROWING SOLO ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN  Julen Sánchez is on his way to making a difference for our planet. He got me inspired by just listening to his plan of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, by himself for 8000km and additional 4000km on his bicycle to get from Paris to Pittsburgh. We talk about how a “normal” psychology student gets the idea of doing something only a few people have done before, his journey behind it and how small seemingly coincidental situations can be a starting point of taking on a life-changing adventure.  

In short: “He is going to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean to raise money for Sustainability Charities.”  If you find this inspiring or a good cause check out his links and share them with a friend who’d like that too.  GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-julen-row-for-our-climate https://www.instagram.com/zerowemission/  https://www.facebook.com/zerowemission/  https://zerow-emission.org/ Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes 😊 For all links and more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè 🙏🏼
1:15:45
May 20, 2020
#43 Goals, Meditation & More | Chris Bello
"You are one of the most determined and consistent persons!" That the quote that describes Chris probably the best. This recipe helped him to grow his podcast to 40.000 downloads/month (Entrepreneur Motivation Podcast) and is the thing that comes naturally to him. He is extremely good at making a consistent effort and also tracking it properly to keep this up. After that recording, I also started again to track my efforts and worked on my productivity. So if you need some inspiration for that, he is your guy. Another of his superpowers is his flow of speaking. It seems almost like a trivial thing but the ability to speak without any ehms makes just such a difference in listening to him. I know how tough that can be especially when you want to make it "perfect" for podcasting or really any speaking gig.  This episode was a podcast swap so I also talk about my Vipassana Meditation experience in Nepal and struggles with my own goalsetting.  You can find a little productivity treat at chrisbello.com/free and on Instagram @chrisbello09 Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For all links and more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day,  Namastè 🙏🏼
1:14:49
March 18, 2020
#42 The Mindset to Break Barriers | Vinay Singh
"We live up to our expectations not to what we want" - Vinay Singh  Vinay explained an 8 step approach to creating a mindset that helps you to grow and overcome any obstacle that might come your way. Besides that, we also take a deeper into the influence of the environment and the meaning in life.   1. Open up - Getting out of your comfort zone   2. Educate yourself - Knowing about yourself 3. Ask questions - Be always curious 4. Travel - Experience diversity 5. Reflect - It's never too late to make changes 6. Aim - You have to set a goal for yourself 7. Give - Be a pipeline and give to others 8. Celebrate - To remember the path you took    Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For all links and more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
1:08:12
March 4, 2020
#41 Travelling, Minimalism & Find Your Purpose | Colin Wright
Colin Wright, a fascinating storyteller with a lifestyle many people would like to have. Traveling around the world, learning about new things and share them with other people. We talked about deep topics with the themes of: Which things do you actually want? Selling your computer and to get more underwear. How traveling can help to find your purpose? How to break out current conventions and norms? What is the thing that motivates you to go against the odds? What is the Campsite Rule? Podcast: Let's Know Things Publications: colin.io Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For all links and more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
54:07
February 19, 2020
#40 From Fortune 500 To Meditation And Ayahuasca | Brett Gonzenbach
Brett talked about a life-changing story of how he went from his fortune 500 career path to pursue a life of adventure and impact. The path he takes now is, meditation, plant-based medicine like ayahuasca, a deep dive into self-exploration, all while building a business helping online coaches get more clients. All of this just happened because of the life-changing event that showed him he needed to make a drastic shift.  What that shift was and all the lessons he learned on the way are in this episode. @brettgonzenbach Share it with anyone interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
1:01:54
February 5, 2020
#39 Minimalism, Entrepreneurship & Social Media Addiction | Nander Knobben
Nander, 29 years old and living in the east of the Netherlands with his girlfriend and their beautiful daughter. Entrepreneurship, minimalism and personal development are key opponents of his life. Thus, we talked about minimalism, entrepreneurship and social media addiction.  However, my key takeaway was to focus on what you can change here right now and not wait until you have built a huge influence or legacy. There is only the now.  https://instagram.com/nanderk nanderknobben.nl / offgridcentrum.nl Share it with anyone who might be interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
1:22:24
January 22, 2020
#38 Act Based on Purpose Not on Fear | Schuyler Diehm
Schuyler grew up obsessed with lifting weights. He used it to lose weight and build confidence. In high school and college, he suffered from extreme social anxiety but was able to pull himself out through healthy habits. He loves everything about health, and his mission is to help men push harder and become better versions of themselves. In this episode we talked a lot about the mindset, to act based on purpose not on fear and what immense power your thoughts have on your behaviour and your general mood. My personal take-away from this episode was certainly “act based on purpose not on fear” since it is too often the case that I don’t do things because it’s scary and I forget about my purpose. So, this was a great insight and a  reminder of this. If you want to know more about Schuyler or get in contact with him check out his FB group: https://facebook.com/groups/earlyrisersmovement, His IG channel: @theunchainedself Or his website: https://earlyrisersmovement.com To book a free consultation call to get clarity on where they are, where they want to go, and the steps to get them there http://calendly.com/earlyrisers/phone-call Share it with anyone who might be interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
1:11:16
January 15, 2020
#37 How an Orphan from Jakarta Became a Serial Entreprenerd | Frank Oonk
In this episode we talked about how Frank made his way from an orphanage to a serial entreprenerd, the purpose of his online hustle and somehow ended up talking about dating. This fun interview is for everyone interested in new technologies, bitcoin and how to make money with it, dating for introverts and for those who are interested in the meaning of life and superpowers.  Frank Oonk was born as an orphan in Jakarta Indonesia, learned how to code, compose, animate and design since he was 8. Started one of the first VR/IoT/Software companies of the Netherlands when he was 29 and sold it to VolkerWessels Telecom. Now he is 36, a dad and a "serial entreprenerd" and investor. But the most important thing to him is that all of this is to give others more possibilities and to spend time with his daughter.  Share it with anyone who might be interested in this and leave a review on iTunes😊 For more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè Follow Frank @: https://instagram.com/frankoonk, https://www.youtube.com/frankoonk, https://www.facebook.com/frankoonk.nl, https://twitter.com/frankoonk, https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankoonk/ https://recnation.nl, https://frankoonk.nl
55:30
January 15, 2020
#36 A Passionate Activist | Ronja
What keeps activists going and what do they want to achieve? All this and more out of Ronja's perspective who is an activist I met in Groningen. Facebook.com/FridaysforFutureGroningen/ Fridaysforfuture.org Share it with anyone who might be interested in this and leave a review 😊 For more information check out TheAmbitiousSloth.com Enjoy your day, Namastè
09:51
December 18, 2019
#35 Being Comfortable in Silence - Regina Larko
JUST 5MIN/DAY OF SILENCE CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE. Regina Larko is a Viennese living in Hong Kong, audio addict, passionate about social impact, a working mom who tries to keep it all together. Somehow managing, with lots of strong coffee along the way :-) She is also a TEDx speaker, podcast host and a huge change maker in the podcasting business in HK. At first, we talked about the challenges one has while doing a podcast and how we deal with them. Later, we jump into the topic of mindfulness, meditation, journaling, what happens when you start being still and observe what's going on inside of you. Her new online course for podcaster, soft launch Winter 2019: https://www.hashtagimpact.com/courses/ https://www.facebook.com/hashtagimpact https://www.instagram.com/hashtagimpact/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/13285283 TheAmbitiousSloth.com Don't forget to subscribe of you want to get more episodes like this. Namasté 🙏🏼
53:44
December 6, 2019
#34 Self-Love, Gratitude & Self-Worth | Rainier Mozo
INSPIRE PEOPLE. A doctor who loves to inspire people with my story. My life is full of events that I initially considered as failures. But they seem to catapulted me to where I am right now. I realized that these events taught me a lot of lessons. So they're not failures but learnings. Rainier is a specialist for genomic medicine in cancer research while he tries to inspire people and make them aware of the importance of self-love, gratitude and self-worth as fundamental ingredients for a beautiful life.  https://www.facebook.com/rainier.n.mozo https://www.instagram.com/theambitioussloth Don't forget to subscribe of you want to get more episodes like this. Namasté 🙏🏼
1:04:47
November 13, 2019
#33 Being Supportive Is The New Cool! - Max Elster
Max Elster, talked about the importance of relationships in business, that he wants to be remembered for as being supportive and shared his most important values in life.  https://www.instagram.com/max.elster/ https://twitter.com/maxelster https://anchor.fm/feedyourbrain https://www.instagram.com/theambitioussloth Don't forget to subscribe of you want to get more episodes like this. Namasté 🙏🏼 Disclaimer: At the date if the publishing, Max has left the founder team of Amplivoice.
57:13
November 1, 2019
#32 What's Season 2 All About? - TheAmbitiousSloth Podcast
EVERYTHING IS CONSTANTLY CHANGING, so am I. The change in season is mainly due to my personal development but this necessarily also changes the style of the podcast. The topics go deeper, the focus is more towards the person and really getting to know their perspective on things like love, death, values, fulfilment and purpose. We got a lot more into the conversation that means I also share more of my perspectives on those topics. "Let's talk about deep sh*t!" is one of the ways you could describe the new season with. I hope you enjoy this developed form of the podcast and get some value out of it. My goal with this podcast is to make you rethink your previous life about what makes you happy, fulfilled and give you a sense purpose. I think those topics are barely discussed even though they are essential for a happy life.  If you don't know what you are aiming for, you are certainly going to miss.  TheAmbitiousSloth.com Don't forget to subscribe if you want to get more episodes like this.  Namasté 🙏🏼
16:03
November 1, 2019
#31 Parkgebühren: The Reason For A Victim Mentality | Sophia Niekler
TITLE EXPLANATION IN MIN 41! Sophia works as a life & mindset coach and helps millennials to create a new life path to live with more self-confidence, clarity and zest for life. Living in China, working in a startup and having a perfect life, she felt tortured and lost at the same time. After diving deep into personal development and solo travelling through Mexico, she decided to take a leap of faith and studied to become a life coach. She strongly believes that every single one of us is creating their reality with their own thoughts. It’s her mission to help people around the world to step from the victim into the creator mentality. www.sophianiekler.com 5 mindset mantras to befriend your fear: https://www.sophianiekler.com/new-index/  theambitioussloth.com other places to listen to the podcast: https://podnews.net/podcast/1408198139/listen Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
48:52
September 4, 2019
#30 Overcoming Fear of Rejection | Leo Quinn | Part 2
GO FOR NO Leo Quinn is a (former cowardly) marketing consultant from Upstate NY who decided in the Summer of 2019 to overcome his fear and seek massive rejection, inspired by the book "Go For No", co-authored by former podcast guest, Andrea Waltz. At the time of this recording, he's heard NO 454 times on his way to A Summer of A Thousand NOs. Watch the current progress at www.AdventuresInRejection.com Learnings: The only way to overcome fear is to go through it. https://www.facebook.com/groups/rejectionadventures/ www.AdventuresInRejection.com Books: Rejection Proof - Jia Jiang Go For No - Andrea Waltz If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. TheAmbitiousSloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
19:38
August 22, 2019
#29 Overcoming Fear of Rejection | Leo Quinn | Part 1
GO FOR NO Leo Quinn is a (former cowardly) marketing consultant from Upstate NY who decided in the Summer of 2019 to overcome his fear and seek massive rejection, inspired by the book "Go For No", co-authored by former podcast guest, Andrea Waltz. At the time of this recording, he's heard NO 454 times on his way to A Summer of A Thousand NOs. Watch the current progress at www.AdventuresInRejection.com Learnings: The only way to overcome fear is to go through it. https://www.facebook.com/groups/rejectionadventures/ www.AdventuresInRejection.com Books: Rejection Proof - Jia Jiang Go For No - Andrea Waltz If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. TheAmbitiousSloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
20:00
August 22, 2019
#28 Change Your Perspective and Physiology | Chris Diwo | Part 1
STAY ON TRACK OF YOUR GOALS. He sees himself as an ambitious thinker navigating through the business world with an optimistic mindset and entrepreneurial tendencies while documenting his journey to improve today’s world. We talked a lot about how you get create your own future and shift your perspective as well as staying on track to your goals through journaling. His 3 big lessons are: Become free of other people’s opinions. Start dreaming. Change your physiology. Follow him on IG: @ChrisDiwo FB: @ChrisDiwo Twitter: @ChrisDiwo YT: @Chris Diwo If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
27:44
August 7, 2019
#27 Change Your Perspective and Physiology | Chris Diwo | Part 2
STAY ON TRACK OF YOUR GOALS. He sees himself as an ambitious thinker navigating through the business world with an optimistic mindset and entrepreneurial tendencies while documenting his journey to improve today’s world. We talked a lot about how you get create your own future and shift your perspective as well as staying on track to your goals through journaling. His 3 big lessons are: Become free of other people’s opinions. Start dreaming. Change your physiology. Follow him on IG: @ChrisDiwo FB: @ChrisDiwo Twitter: @ChrisDiwo YT: @Chris Diwo If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
31:06
August 7, 2019
#26 Creating A Meaningful Impact | Werner Schouten | Part 2
MATCH YOUR PASSION WITH YOUR COMPETENCIES. Werner is one of the most ambitious people I met during my studies and now created his startup to have an impact on people’s life. He created this company to educate businesses on their carbon emission footprint and all this triggered by profound experience in South Korea. We also discussed his view on becoming happy and to contribute to something bigger than yourself. His 3 big lessons are: Find what is the core value you want to create. Contribute to something bigger than yourself. Connect the heart with the head. Follow him on Website: https://www.wernerschouten.com/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/MaatschapWij/ Startup: Actonimpulse.org If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
35:07
July 24, 2019
#25 Creating A Meaningful Impact | Werner Schouten | Part 1
MATCH YOUR PASSION WITH YOUR COMPETENCIES. Werner is one of the most ambitious people I met during my studies and now created his own startup to have an impact on people’s life. He created this company to educate businesses on their carbon emission footprint and all this triggered by profound experience in South Korea.
27:49
July 24, 2019
#24 The Importance Of Self-Worth | Dorothée Loorbach | Part 1
SEE YOUR OWN VALUE. Dorothée Loorbach is a speaker, coach, writer and entrepreneur. A couple of years ago she was completely broke, however, through a great idea and the determination to solve the problem she uncovered her false beliefs about money, the limiting belief about her self-worth and how to deal with fear. Also topics like her ayahuasca-experience. Her 3 big truths are: Value yourself.   Breath.   Take the first step despite the fear.   Follow her on IG: https://www.instagram.com/soundofconfetti/ If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
33:36
July 9, 2019
#23 The Importance Of Self-Worth | Dorothée Loorbach | Part 2
SEE YOUR OWN VALUE. Dorothée Loorbach is a speaker, coach, writer and entrepreneur. A couple of years ago she was completely broke, however, through a great idea and the determination to solve the problem she uncovered her false beliefs about money, the limiting belief about her self-worth and how to deal with fear. Also topics like her ayahuasca-experience. Her 3 big truths are: Value yourself.   Breath.   Take the first step despite the fear.   Follow her on IG: https://www.instagram.com/soundofconfetti/ If any of those lessons were of value for you, please leave me a review. Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
39:55
July 9, 2019
#22 Don’t Take Things For Granted | Sasa | Part 2
Sasa is so happy that he got a panic attack because it substantially changed the course of his life towards the better. Also, we talked about how you can be happy when you do not take things for granted. If you cannot be happy with little things then a lot of things are not going to make you happy either. We discussed how you can create a thriving drive towards your goals, create the life you want and a lot more. Read the book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” if you haven’t done so! https://amzn.to/2XslpID The episode is split into two parts so you can relax and listen to each part when it fits. Hope you enjoy it and learn something from it. If you do please give it a like or a review, enjoy. -- -- -- Links: IG: @one.loff Website: https://theambitioussloth.com   Disclaimer: If you buy a product through one of the links I provide I will get a commission fee.
51:07
July 5, 2019
#21 Don’t Take Things For Granted | Sasa | Part 1
Sasa is so happy that he got a panic attack because it substantially changed the course of his life towards the better. Also, we talked about how you can be happy when you do not take things for granted. If you cannot be happy with little things then a lot of things are not going to make you happy either. We discussed how you can create a thriving drive towards your goals, create the life you want and a lot more. Read the book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” if you haven’t done so! https://amzn.to/2XslpID The episode is split into two parts so you can relax and listen to each part when it fits. Hope you enjoy it and learn something from it. If you do please give it a like or a review, enjoy. -- -- -- Links: IG: @one.loff Website: https://theambitioussloth.com   Disclaimer: If you buy a product through one of the links I provide I will get a commission fee.
42:59
July 5, 2019
#20 Recover From A Car Crash Like A Marine (Part 4/4) // Dennis McCormick
A Podcast with Dennis McCormick who is a marine and was involved in a severe accident from which he was thought to die. This episode is about the 3 major lessons he learned through the accident and the change from being in the US Marine towards being a marketing manager. His first podcast with me was about his mindset with which he was able to cope with such tremendous happenings. Dennis' IG: @invoncon Website: https://theambitioussloth.com Intro music: Trip by KV https://www.soundcloud.com/kvmusicprod/ Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0
19:34
June 29, 2019
#19 Recover From A Car Crash Like A Marine (Part3) // Dennis McCormick
Implementing his learning from his accident and implementing it into his new life getting a job as a marketing director. Get a perspective on that and think about what you can learn and even more important implement in your life. If you want to give me feedback or tell me about your implementation, I am all yours! Enjoy. Dennis' IG: @bearded_usmc Website: https://theambitioussloth.com
31:14
June 5, 2019
#18 Recover From A Car Crash Like A Marine (Part2) // Dennis McCormick
In this second episode about Dennis recovery, we started to get into the phase when he came out of the hospital and needed to get back into the normal day to day routine when while he was not yet able to walk for long. He pushed through those obstacles with enormous mental strength and even more interestingly the thought of stopping or slacking didn't cross his mind frequently. Get a perspective on that and think about what you can learn and even more important implement in your life. If you want to give me feedback or tell me about your implementation, I am all yours! Enjoy. Dennis' IG: @invonkon Website: https://theambitioussloth.com
35:26
June 3, 2019
#17 Recover From A Car Crash Like A Marine // Dennis McCormick
A Podcast with Dennis McCormick who is a marine and was involved in a severe accident from which he was thought to die. This Podcast is about the accident and especially his recovery process afterwards.   His first podcast with me was about his mindset with which he was able to cope with such tremendous happenings. The link to this episode"The Only Person That Can Make You Quit Is You": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMAAdIOJM2Q Dennis' IG: @invonkon Website: https://theambitioussloth.com
16:15
May 31, 2019
#16 Meaning of Life - Dr. Jack Chun
My philosophy professor in Hong Kong, Dr. Jack Chun, gave me such a new perspective on my life. Have you ever thought about the purpose of life? The reason why you should continue living your life as you do? Is there a meaning in life? We did! He explains on a philosophical basis those questions and how you can find meaning in a seemingly meaningless world. To do that we dive deep into the philosophical explanations of Albert Camus, Thomas Nagel and other philosophers around this topic. So if you want to think about something else than usual daily routine, give it a listen. Please, review the episode if you got a something out of it and subscribe for more episodes likes this. Jack Chun's email: jack.chun@polyu.edu.hk Website: https://theambitioussloth.com
42:04
March 12, 2019
#15 The Story Behind The Ambitious Sloth - Why You Should Listen To My Podcast
The Story Behind The Ambitious Sloth Why should you listen to my podcast if you don’t even know me? Even if you do it’s not quite clear. So the reason why I started was not very exciting, I just liked to talk to people I find interesting. However, that quickly grew and developed into the theme of people who overcame some incredible adversity or limiting believes. Something I struggled with back in the old school days as well. I was genuinely convinced of not being smart enough to get through this. Luckily, very slowly a change started right after I graduated. Now, about 4 years later I seem to be in a good direction of dealing with it. But if that works with this belief, I’m sure it works with much more! That’s why I seek the experience from others who have done much more than I did to get inspired by what is possible. Since that worked for me incredibly good I’d like to share those experiences and stories with others they get a new perspective and might start a change as well. And, let’s be honest we all have some thoughts telling us we can’t do something or telling us we are not good at something. Links: TheAmbitiousSloth.com
18:18
March 5, 2019
#14 The Only Person That Can Make You Quit Is You! -Dennis McCormick
The former U.S. marine Dennis McCormick has an incredible story to share. Starting from his horrible accident on July 8th 2015 in which he almost died, however, recovered even stronger than before. Despite doctors telling him, he will not be able to walk again he just tried over and over again and did not let others tell him what he can or cannot do until he tried himself! Now, he is still having intense pain every day but with his unbelievable mindset he manages to have a job as a marketing director and enjoys his life like he hasn’t before. Also due to the help of Julia and Austin Piedmont. I feel honored that I had the chance to talk to him and hope you can get something positive out of this as well. If you think a friend could benefit from this, don’t hesitate to spread the message and if you have any question, Dennis and I are happy to answer it. Dennis’ IG: @ivonkon Austin’s IG: agpiedmont Julia’s IG: jujupiedmont
54:29
February 13, 2019
#13 Overcoming Mind and Adversity | Danny Vega
Danny Vega is a multi-passionate entertainer who overcame severe psoriasis and is regaining his strengths for 5 months. We tapped into many different topics such as Vipassana meditation, consciousness, the law of attraction and mindset. Check the topics below to jump to the right chapters for you or just listen to the whole 2-hour discussion with Danny and me. I hope you enjoy it and give feedback if you have any 😉. Not to forget to follow him in IG @the_danny_vega and on Youtube: TheDannyVega Chapters: 00:06:40 What Danny Does 00:07:57 Multi-passionate or you cannot decide what you want to do? 00:11:46 What is Psoriasis and how did it almost kill you? 00:40:28 Vipassana Meditation 00:42:54 Your consciousness comes not from your brain 00:53:04 Law of attraction 00:57:24 We are what we repeatedly do so, therefore, excellence is not an act but a habit 01:00:16 Hard work will beat talent every day 01:04:19 Benjamin Franklin: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail 01:08:48 What is my motivation for the podcast and becoming a coach? 01:16:34 Planting the see of a new mindset/future 01:20:10 Does motivation only come through pain? 01:25:26 A warrior doesn’t seek pain but if the pain comes they use it 01:38:51 Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve 01:40:32 You are not your thoughts 01:41:37 Just because you have a thought doesn’t mean it’s true Important mentions: Youtube.com/projectrize1 for videos about his psoriasis journey Dr Joe Dispenza: Breaking the habit of being yourself Dr Bruce Lipton Tony Robbins/Jim Rohn I Heart Huckabees Simon Sinek
2:01:45
January 1, 2019
#12 There is Only This Moment (Part 1) | Anthony Hopson
This is a new episode of the Ambitious Sloth Podcast! This episode is a bit different and not everybody might be super interested in Buddhism but as you’ll hear later on, my guest Anthony has actually super interesting perspectives taken from Buddhism and put into the so called “normal” life and even though he is a Buddhism teacher he super down to earth and practical. So I really enjoyed the months I stayed in Hong Kong with the constant visits in the buddhism center and the people I met there. But now let’s just get into the episode you can hopefully learn about the concepts of the mind in Buddhism and the impermanence of things and how it might actually help you in your daily life. Listen until the end! There is something special 😉 Structure: What do you think people generally think about Buddhism? In a sentence, what is your description of Buddhism? What is the concept of mind and awareness? What role does impermanence play in Buddhism? How do you implement it in your daily life? What could people do to try it out? Links: @theambitioussloth theambitioussloth.com
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December 20, 2018
#11 There is Only This Moment (Part 2) | Anthony Hopson
This is a new episode of the Ambitious Sloth Podcast! This episode is a bit different and not everybody might be super interested in Buddhism but as you’ll hear, later on, my guest Anthony has actually super interesting perspectives taken from Buddhism and put into the so-called “normal” life and even though he is a Buddhism teacher he super down to earth and practical. So I really enjoyed the months I stayed in Hong Kong with constant visits to the Buddhism centre and the people I met there. But now let’s just get into the episode you can hopefully learn about the concepts of the mind in Buddhism and the impermanence of things and how it might actually help you in your daily life. Listen until the end! There is something special 😉 Structure: What do you think people generally think about Buddhism? In a sentence, what is your description of Buddhism? What is the concept of mind and awareness? What role does impermanence play in Buddhism? How do you implement it in your daily life? What could people do to try it out? Links: @theambitioussloth theambitioussloth.com
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December 20, 2018
#10 Perspective on Life from a Cancer Survivor | Hans Rueffert
The fun, knowledgeable and wise chef without stomach told me how his perspective on life changed due to his severe stomach cancer and what he is now doing to help others achieve a similar mindset change! He is also a television show host in Georgia in which he lives the example of a simple yet healthy diet even without having a stomach. Additionally, he gives many tips on how to easily adopt a good diet and always blends in with his fun and enthusiastic personality! It was a great pleasure to interview him and hope he can reach many more to establish his perspective of life! Summary: How did you get the German name "Hans Rueffert"? An old lady asks: "What do you do to pay my pension?" How was Hans 1.0 (before cancer)? What did it feel like being the old Hans? What was the first that crossed your mind when you heard you had cancer? How does nutrition affect your body? Julia Enders author of "Gut" Probiotics Food cravings See your healthy diet as a savings account How did you get the mindset established? If you get annoyed by the traffic, just turn on your favourite song on the radio! 3 Life lessons: Slow Down! Being Mindful Quality over Quantity ------ Important Links: Hanscooks.com Gesundheitskitchen.com Gastrocancer.org Theambitioussloth.com  It would mean so much to me if you would write a review on iTunes! Then I know what I should improve next time. If you listen on any other channel, just drop me a message and I’d be happy to talk to you. If you want to watch the video of the whole conversation check out my channel on YouTube! YouTube: @theambitioussloth
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December 12, 2018
#9 Philosophy, The Path To Entrepreneurship | Matt Rosenblum
Matt Rosenblum, life coach marketeer and founder of AdvancedLifeCoachMarketing.com, he is the author of the Ebook "the wellness entrepreneur’s guide to building a serious business" and not to forget philosophy student on creativity. He also explains his way to entrepreneurship through studying philosophy and creativity. Additionally, he shares his techniques on how to write a 10,000 words articles per week with his fine-grained optimisation routine and how to read two books per week. [0:30] How would you explain your job to a 94 years-old grandma? [6:20] What did you need to do to get where you are right now? [10:30] How can you read 2 books a week? [14:54] How can you keep up with producing so much content? [24:00] How do you combine philosophy and entrepreneurship? [30:05] What is your definition of creativity? [36:00] How do you use philosophy to create your life? [39:46] My definition of art [44:22] Why is that important for you to create something that affects people emotionally? [55:21] How did you get started with entrepreneurship/your business? [56:00] Abraham Maslow quote: Whatever a man can be, he must be! [57:18] How do you see yourself and your company in 5 years? [58:58] What does the ambitious sloth mean to you? ------ Important Links: Get free marketing resources for life coaches at AdvancedLifeCoachMarketing.com Theambitioussloth.com  It would mean so much to me if you would write a review on iTunes! So I know what I should improve next time. If you listen on any other channel, just drop me a message and I’d be happy to talk to you. If you want to watch the video of the whole conversation check out my channel on YouTube! YouTube: @theambitioussloth
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October 8, 2018
#8 Riding The Rollercoaster Of Entrepreneurship - Pablo Trautwein
The inventor Pablo Trautwein is Co-found of AER and his product has been used by many huge brands like Nike, RedBull, Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart and many more. Despite the success, he already had with his brand he’ll be speaking about the difficulties he had to face on his journey and how he got past them. He takes a lot of his energy from the feedback of his great community of photographers and shares the most important quotes that changed his life at the end of the podcast. ---------- Important Links www.aervideo.com Insta: @pablo.aer Twitter: @pablo_aer It would mean so much to me if you would write a review on iTunes! So I know what I should improve next time. If you listen on any other channel, just drop me a message and I’d be happy to talk to you.
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October 1, 2018
#7 Revolutionise Your Productivity With Mindful Mojo | Dennis Buttimer
The TEDx Speaker, author of 2 books and business consultant Dennis Buttimer dedicated his life, together with his wife, towards bringing back the joyful and stress-free Peak performances into your daily life. He taught in many businesses how to have more productive employees if they just focus on the emotional and mental health of their employees. Additionally, he is a huge advocate of meditation which he practices since his teenage years and tells about his positive experiences. ---------- Important Links Dennis’ Website: https://acmwb.com/dennis/ Dennis’ Books: https://acmwb.com/store/ Twitter: @dennis_buttimer Instagram: @dennisbuttimer. It would mean so much to me if you would leave a review on iTunes! So I know what I should improve as next. If you listen on any other channel, just drop me a message and we can have a chat.
1:18:58
September 11, 2018
#6 The Secret For A Happy Life | Alexander Heyne
Author, Chinese Medicine student and youtube influencer Alexander Heyne can manage all of this with strict time-management and secrets he learned from the Chinese culture and studying medicine. In his book “Master The Day” he not only uncovers the secret to weight loss but also a happy and balanced life built out of tiny habits throughout the day. Reach out to Alex: Website: https://modernhealthmonk.com/ Book: "Master The Day" Youtube channel: http://youtube.com/user/modernhealthmonk My website: TheAmbitiousSloth.com Don't forget to subscribe and give a review! 😉
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August 15, 2018
#5 Why Psychedelics Are Good For You | Austin Piedmont
Austin Piedmont put himself on a mission to explore and share the benefits of psychedelic drugs that he found out after his wife had a remarkable experience with them. Since then he and his wife Julia created the Sunflowerproject and the collective unconscious which have the aim to research and tell the truth about psychedelics in the area of trauma patients, productivity and creativity.  If you want to find out more about the topic or just get in contact with Austin check out these links: @tcu.enschede https://www.thecollectiveunconscious.com/  Let me know what you think about psychedelics! Is it the new wonder cure or just a drug like any other? Also, if you liked the podcast give me a review on iTunes 🙏🏼
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August 12, 2018
#4 How to stay motivated to innovate? - Emile Nijssen
Emile Nijssen, the tech unicorn, is Co-founder of Athom.com and keeps pushing him and his team forward to innovate and create new products that make life easier, more sustainable and more fun. He is constantly having new ideas and wants to know everything from the smallest coding line to the macro marketing vision. Listen to the inspiring interview with Emile after which you'll also want to have such a smart home like he has!  Check out Athom.com
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July 31, 2018
#3 Why is it called TheAmbitiousSloth and what is it for? 🤔 - Mark De Boer
The talkative Mark from episode #3 was so generous to spend another hour with me to talk about what the podcast is for, his own childhood experiences and how it shaped him. #AD Best companies in the entire world!!! Lensball.com, Walltones.com :D For recent updates check out @theambitioussloth on FB and Instagram and of course subscribe.
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July 20, 2018
#2 How To Become A Millionaire - Mark de Boer
The entrepreneur Mark de Boer finished his bachelor in creative technology last year and started his first businesses meanwhile. Since then he already established the brand Lensball.com and is also working on his new baby, called Walltones.com. He is extremely disciplined, however, denying it, and is going to be a millionaire soon.
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July 17, 2018
#1 Normalen Job? Will ich nicht! - Patrick Berges
Ehemaliger Hochleistungssportler Patrick Berges erzählt über seine Visionen als zukünftiger, selbstbestimmter Entrepreneur und Immobilienmakler. Für mehr Informationen: @patrickberges_photography
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July 4, 2018