#21. Hacking The Body & Mind w/ Mans Denton & Kyle Eschenroeder

In this episode Cem and Wayne team up with Mans Denton (TheHackedMind.com) & Kyle Eschenroeder (StartupBros.com) to discuss clever ways entrepreneurs can biohack themselves to better performance in all aspects of life using smart drugs, colds showers, optimising their sleep and much more. They also explain the importance of adopting an ‘anti-fragile’ mindset for growth and why trying to quantify every aspects of life may lead you away from what really matters.

What you’ll hear


04:05 What the hell are nootropics?

05:30 “It was on me to be successful.”

09:07 Quick biohack wins people can start doing today.

13:35 There are huge mental benefits that come with intermittent fasting.

14:30 “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but its whenever your first meal of the day is (Break-Fast).”

16:30 The health benefits of cold showers.

19:50 Cold showers to combat depression?!

20:20 “So much of humanity is aiming at comfort but we forget that we grow most from discomfort.”

20:40 Does sleep matter for entrepreneurs?

24:30 Optimising your environment for sleep.

25:45 Experimenting with blue filter glasses before bed.

27:20 How could wearing technology help entrepreneurs in the future?

28:45 “Technology is making it making it much easier to focus on yourself.”

NooTracker App  http://nootracker.com/

31:45 “You are not a data point

32:50  “The biggest biohack is having self respect.”

35:00 “The goal is not to live a life ticking boxes.”

35:50 “Naiveté can be a huge advantage for entrepreneurship.”

38:00 Can entrepreneurs hack naiveté?

42:00 “Lower the bar significantly.“

43:00 “You have to screw up so many times until it doesn’t feel as bad.”

45:45 “Lack of action often comes from too much input.”

48:00 What the most powerful piece of advice you’ve ever been given and whats the most biggest load of nonsense?

48:10 “Comfort is death.”

50:55 “Envy is ignorance, Imitation is Suicide.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

54:00 “So much art comes out of emotion.”

54:30 “Use your emotions, don’t run from them.”

57:00 Books that changed your lives?

1:00:00 Contact Details

Mans Denton – The Hacked Mind

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHackedMind

Where to buy Nootropicshttp://www.purenootropics.net/

Kyle Eschenroeder – Startup Bros

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kyleschen

1:02:30 Episode wrap up.

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