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🎙Deep Dives

Insightful conversations with interesting people.

Once a week, I have conversations with a guest on my YouTube channel which are all streamed live. Guests have included authors such as Derek Sivers, John Zeratsky and Ryan Holiday, entrepreneurs John O'Nolan and Noah Kagan as well as fellow YouTubers such as Shelby Church and Sara Dietschy.

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To read about some of the key ideas that we talk about in these discussions, please see the articles below.

Deep Dive #1 - Noah Kagan on Careers Advice, Books and Productivity

Deep Dive #1 - Noah Kagan on Careers Advice, Books and Productivity
In my first Deep Dive conversation, I talked to Noah Kagan who has gone from being employee #30 at Facebook to now owning the Sumo Group of apps, and works to help entrepreneurs start, market and grow their business.

Deep Dive #2 - John Zeratsky on How To Make Time For What Matters

Deep Dive #2 John Zeratsky on How To Make Time For What Matters
John Zeratsky is the co-author of the book Make Time. In this conversation, he shares the philosophies behind his book, Make Time, as well as some key insights into goals, habit formation and why we should actively inconvenience ourselves on a regular basis.

Deep Dive #3 - Deep Dive #3 Valentin Perez on Organising His Life in Notion

Deep Dive #3 Valentin Perez on Organising His Life in Notion
Valentin is the co-founder of Monthly – an online course platform designed around hands-on one-month courses with creators from around the world – as well as a prodigious user and expert of Notion which we talk about extensively in this discussion.

Deep Dive #4 - Bobby Seagull on Television Success, Mindset and Trivia

Deep Dive #4 Bobby Seagull on Television Success, Mindset and Trivia
Bobby Seagull rose to prominence through his appearance on University Challenge and is now not only a school maths teacher and Cambridge University Doctorate student, but appears regularly on television and radio programmes and is a columnist for the Financial Times.

Deep Dive #5 Derek Sivers on How To Do What Makes You Happy

Deep Dive #5 Derek Sivers on How To Do What Makes You Happy
Derek Sivers is an American writer, musician and entrepreneur who founded CD Baby, an online CD store for independent musicians, back in 1997. He has since embarked on other ventures writing 4 books including Anything You Want.

Deep Dive #6 Tynan on Becoming Superhuman and Living The Nomadic Life

Deep Dive #6 Tynan on Becoming Superhuman and Living The Nomadic Life
Tynan is an author and adventurer who has written four books including Superhuman Social Skills and Superhuman by Habit. In our conversation, we covered a range of topics including social skills, storytelling, the value of travel and dating and relationships.

Deep Dive #7 Nelson Dellis on Becoming a Memory Champion

Deep Dive #7 Nelson Dellis on Becoming a Memory Champion
Nelson Dellis is a 4x USA Memory Champion and one of the leading memory experts in the world, traveling around the world as a competitive memory athlete and a highly sought-after keynote speaker.

Deep Dive #8 Cliff Weitzman - Life Advice from Forbes' 30 Under 30

Deep Dive #8 Cliff Weitzman - Life Advice from Forbes’ 30 Under 30
Cliff Weitzman is the founder of Speechify, a text-to-speech-audiobooks app and in 2017 was named in Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 list.

Deep Dive #9 Sara Dietschy on Building Your Own Path as a Creator

Deep Dive #9 Sara Dietschy on Building Your Own Path as a Creator
After 3 years of an Electrical Engineering / Computer Science degree, Sara Dietschy dropped out of college to pursue filmmaking full time. She is driven by showing the creative process and has brought the rawness & fun of vlogs into her videos and now has over 650,000 subscribers on YouTube.

Deep Dive #10 Ruby Granger on Life Lessons from Books, Studying & YouTube

Deep Dive #10 Ruby Granger on Life Lessons from Books, Studying & YouTube
Ruby Granger is a YouTuber and content creator whose channel was inspired by the Harry Potter character Hermione Granger. Her videos teach study techniques and offer insight into leading a productive life. In our discussion we talk about all things books, studying and our experiences on YouTube.

Deep Dive #11 UnJaded Jade on YouTube, Gap Years and Odyssey Plans

Deep Dive #11 UnJaded Jade on YouTube, Gap Years and Odyssey Plans
Jade is a YouTuber and content creator whose channel discusses academia, veganism, self-confidence and positivity. In our conversation we discussed a variety of topics from starting out on YouTube to the value of gap years to dealing with imposter syndrome.

Deep Dive #12 Khe Hy on Quitting Wall St., Self-Worth and Leisure

Deep Dive #12 Khe Hy on Quitting Wall St., Self-Worth and Leisure
Khe is a teacher, coach, and speaker who has been called the “Oprah for Millennials” by CNN and blogs about transforming our relationship with time, work, money – and ultimately ourselves

Deep Dive #13 Shelby Church on Growing a Successful YouTube Channel, Podcasting & The Value of Blogging

Deep Dive #13 Shelby Church on Growing a Successful YouTube Channel, Podcasting & The Value of Blogging
Shelby is an American YouTuber who makes lifestyle and technology-related content.

Deep Dive #14 Tiago Forte on Productivity and Building a Second Brain

Deep Dive #14 Tiago Forte on Productivity and Building a Second Brain
Tiago is one of the world’s foremost experts on productivity. This was perhaps the most in-depth discussion on productivity that I’ve had during this Deep Dive series and is well worth watching.

Deep Dive #15 Benjamin Hardy on Willpower, Personality and Goals

Deep Dive #15 Benjamin Hardy on Willpower, Personality and Goals
Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organisational psychologist and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent.

Deep Dive #16 Khe Hy on Coaching, Finding Purpose and Enjoying the Process

Deep Dive #16 Khe Hy on Coaching, Finding Purpose and Enjoying the Process
Khe is a teacher, coach, and speaker. In his second appearance, we dive into topics such as the value of coaching, finding purpose in life and the importance of enjoying the process.

Deep Dive #17 August Bradley on Systems Thinking, Notion and Goals

Deep Dive #17 August Bradley on Systems Thinking, Notion and Goals
August Bradley is a business performance coach, strategist, entrepreneur and Notion expert. In our conversation, August shares insights from his career as a systems thinker, walks through his Notion workflow and shares his thoughts on the value of goals.

Deep Dive #18 John O'Nolan on Life as a Nomad, Ghost and Optimising for Happiness

Deep Dive #18 John O’Nolan on Life as a Nomad, Ghost and Optimising for Happiness
John O’Nolan is the developer, founder and CEO at Ghost which he has grown to a $2.7m/year business. He shares the lessons he’s learnt over the past decade, from setting up Ghost to successfully living the nomad life to why we should optimise for happiness rather than revenue.

Deep Dive #19 Nat Eliason on Building Life Changing Blogs, Optimising SEO and Developing a Systems Mindset

Deep Dive #19 Nat Eliason on Building Life Changing Blogs, Optimising SEO and Developing a Systems Mindset
Nat Eliason is a blogger, entrepreneur and founder of the marketing agency Growth Machine.

Deep Dive #20 Ryan Holiday on Writing, Measuring Success and Stoicism

Deep Dive #20 Ryan Holiday on Writing, Measuring Success and Stoicism
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, Conspiracy and other books on Stoicism, culture, marketing and the human condition.

Deep Dive #21 David Perell on the Power of Writing Online, Building an Audience and Originality

Deep Dive #21 David Perell on the Power of Writing Online, Building an Audience and Overcoming the Fear of Originality
David Perell is a writer, podcaster and founder of the course Write of Passage. In our conversation, we dive deeper into the writing process, how to write good content for the internet and how to build an audience successfully.


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