The Gladiator Way
The Gladiator Way
Jul 30, 2019
01: Nick Stern | The Power of Making the Mission First
Play • 39 min

Nick Stern is a serial entrepreneur, longevity expert, and co-founder of the popular superfood brand SUNWARRIOR. Nick shares the devastation from losing everything in the real estate crash in 2008 and how he turned his fortunes around.  He also reveals the one decision that made all the difference in his success. Dan wonders if losing everything can perhaps be the best thing that happens to a person. The two talk about a new definition of success and how to achieve it.

On this episode Nick Stern and I discuss:

How to make the best cup of coffee on the planet.

Nick’s descent from living high life in the Miami with a condo next to Jennifer Lopez to losing everything

Broke and on the verge of losing everything, Nick asks the universe for help for the first time, and how this led to the creation of Sunwarrior empire.

How losing everything can sometimes be the best thing that happens to you.

The power of making the mission first, not money, and how that made all the difference.

Nick's philosophy on how to overcome paralysis by analysis to succeed. How to deal with “dream stealers” and Calm the Beast.

How Nick created his business by starting with a product that he would personally use.

The differentiator between those who are successful and those who are not.

Thoughts on how to get in touch with what success means to you.

How “Inner peace” is the new success and the path to fulfillment.

How Dan thought a convertible Porsche would be the key to his happiness and how he was fed the wrong dream.

Switching focus from being huge to longevity, from money to meaning.

The daily tools that bring happiness and meaning to life.


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