Simple Ideas Taken Seriously is all about the art and practice of ideation. Elevating a simple idea by taking it very seriously has completely transformed my life, and it turns out, the lives of many others.
On this podcast, you’ll hear conversations about simple ideas turned into thriving business, fulfilling habits and hobbies, and everywhere in between. You’ll hear about the excellent moments and the very difficult moments about the continuous process of an evolving idea.
“Unless we try together, nobody will reach the top.”
“You are more likely to be successful, overall, if you participate joyfully with projects and goals and do not think your life depends on achieving the mark because then you will be better able to connect to people all around you.”
“Turn your head to the side and give yourself a little kiss on the shoulder.”
“The life you are dreaming for is within reach. You just need to meet some people who will help you get there.”
“If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?”
“If you are not in the arena getting your ass kicked on occasion, I’m not interested in or open to your feedback.”
“If you are in the sun and I am in the rain, why is it divisive for me to point out this difference? What is really divisive is telling someone who is standing in the rain that it is not raining.”
“Resistance hates two qualities above all others: concentration and depth. Why? Because when we work with focus and we work deep, we succeed.”
“We don’t sit in meditation to become good meditators. We sit in meditation so that we’ll be more awake in our lives.”
Here are 10 books that have changed my life and helped me see the world in new ways with new tools. I have… so many favorite quotes, but chose one from each that I feel gives a proper glimpse into each book.
“Good writing is about telling the truth.”
In this episode, I have an amazing conversation with the humbling and well-mannered Dylan Lau who is in the Army based in Singapore. His work revolves around sharing ideas on intentional learning, mental frameworks, and better life practices. In turn, these ideas help him learn, think and do better.
In today's episode, I'm talking with human periscope and ocean lover Peter Shepherd on his incredible and intetional simple idea: holding space and asking questions. Peter has worked in leadership and culture helping thousands of leaders, executives and changemakers launch projects, businesses and experiments around the world and his favorite emoji is a turtle.