Dr John Sullivan

SA 048: Dr. John Sullivan on Why The Brain Always Wins, and the Importance of P.R.O.C.E.S.S.

By Nick DiNardo | October 5, 2016

In this episode, I interview clinical sport psychologist and applied sports scientist Dr. John Sullivan. We discuss his book, The Brain Always Wins, about the 7 components of what it takes to have successful and ongoing brain health.   Guest Bio: Dr. John P. Sullivan is the founder and CEO of Clinical & Sports Consulting…

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Dr. Nassir Ghaemi

SA 047: Dr. Nassir Ghaemi on the Advantages of Mental Illness

By Nick DiNardo | September 28, 2016

In this episode, I interview Dr. Nassir Ghaemi, an academic psychiatrist. We talk about the benefits of mental illness, about adversity and how we’re able to build resilience, and many other things about mental illness and mental health. Guest Bio: Nassir Ghaemi MD MPH is an academic psychiatrist specializing in mood illnesses, depression and bipolar…

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Justin Constantine

SA 046: Why You are Stronger than You Think You Are, with Marine Justin Constantine

By Nick DiNardo | September 21, 2016

  In this episode, Justin Constantine shares his story of being shot in the head by a sniper in Iraq. He also talks about PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder),  the importance of community, and why he believes that we are stronger than we think we are.  Guest Bio: As a Marine officer, Justin volunteered for…

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Jordan Axani

SA 045: Jordan Axani on Vulnerability, and Why Purpose is a Lie

By Nick DiNardo | September 14, 2016

In this episode, I interview Jordan Axani of Impostercast.com where he talks about vulnerability, the downside of fame, and virality; the lessons he learned after his story went global. Jordan Axani’s Bio: Jordan Axani was the focus of the most viral human interest story in the history of the internet. On a dare in 2014, he…

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Don Wettrick

SA 044: Don Wettrick, on Building Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators

By Nick DiNardo | September 6, 2016

In this episode, I talk to Don Wettrick about innovation, the important role of failure and leaning into adversity, and what that means to innovation, creativity and collaboration. We also talk about adversity in the classroom and why it needs to become a more important part of education. Guest Bio: Don Wettrick is an Innovation…

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Shawn Coyne

SA 043: Shawn Coyne on the Importance of Conflict in Storytelling, Resistance, and Doing the Work

By Nick DiNardo | August 30, 2016

In this episode, I interview Shawn Coyne, author of the book, “The Story Grid.”  He talks about the writing process, and how adversity plays an important part in creating a great story that’s engaging. Guest Bio: Shawn Coyne created Story Grid to help authors tell stories that work. He has edited and published hundreds of…

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