Month: May 2018

It All Starts With Empathy – Michael Ventura

How can we innovate, connect and grow through empathy?

Michael Ventura is an entrepreneur and the CEO of an award-winning strategy and design studio called Sub Rosa.

He has served as a board member and advisor to a variety of organizations including Behance, The Burning Man Project, The Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, and the U.N.’s Tribal Link Foundation.

A dynamic writer and lecturer, Michael is frequently engaged as an advisor to entrepreneurs and leaders of some of the largest corporations across the globe. He is also an adjunct professor at Princeton University where he teaches design thinking and how to integrate empathy into the creative process.

Make sure to check out Michael’s new book “Applied Empathy – The New Language of Leadership”.

Follow Michael’s journey @themichaelventura
Applied Empathy Podcast:
Sub Rosa :

Music: Waves – Joakim Karud

Creating Anything You Want With Laina Caltagirone

How can you create anything you want simply by re-wiring your mind?

Laina Caltagirone is an entrepreneur working to modernize the world of personal + spiritual growth by bringing people simple and practical tools to live their best life.

She’s an attorney, a certified life coach, a meditator, wellness lifestyle lover, manifestation expert, and co-creator of the international spiritual wellness retreat, Soulcation.

Follow Laina’s journey @laina_caltagirone

For more information around Laina’s work visit


Music: Waves – Joakim Karud

Connecting The Mind & Body With Carla DiMattina

Carla DiMattina is a holistic physiotherapist with over 15 years of experience transforming the lives of others through Align Movement. We chat about the mind/body connection, her first celebrity clients (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) and a few easy practices we can do right now to improve our alignment and energy.

Align Movement – A proven methodology to re establish connection to the natural state of equilibrium, stability and power, while simultaneously engendering empowerment—physically and emotionally. Align Movement is informed by both eastern and western medicine and philosophy. –

Music: Waves – Joakim Karud

Building A Billion Dollar Mindset with Radek Sali

Radek Sali opens up on what it takes to build a strong mind, company and team culture.

As the former CEO of SWISSE, a company that was acquired for $1.67 billion and now the Chairman of Light Warrior Group, a team investing in businesses with positive societal impact, Radek offers a truly inspiring perspective on life, business and the people who surround him.

For more information on Light Warrior Group:

Music: Waves – Joakim Karud

Navigating Change With Ultra-Athlete & Mum Samantha Gash

Samantha Gash provides a beautiful look into the mindset required to handle extreme conditions and change. Whether that be related to completing the Four Desserts Grand Slam (4 x 250km ultra marathons) or preparing for the arrival of her first baby. Sam’s mind is impressive.


  • Achieving a supreme sense of awareness
  • Accepting and managing your reaction to insecurities
  • Ultra endurance races / adventure racing
  • Keeping up the fundamentals when times are tasking (Sleep, Nutrition, Exercise)
  • Going the extra mile to appreciate the details
  • The concept of “unlimited time” with friends
  • Motherhood, fatherhood and parenting

Follow Samantha’s journey @samanthagash

Music: Waves – Joakim Karud



Following The Signs With Kane Sarhan

Kane Sarhan is Vice President of Brand at SH Group, Starwood Capital Group’s hotel brand management company that oversees the development and management of the Firm’s two luxury lifestyle hotel and residence brands, 1 Hotels & Homes and Baccarat Hotels & Residences.

He also co-founded and leads the creative at THE WELL. A modern membership based wellness club designed for busy urban professionals in the heart of New York City. THE WELL recognizes both the benefits of Western medicine and the wisdom of Eastern healing modalities and have built a science-backed ecosystem for wellness.

Follow Kane’s journey at:
THE WELL: @thewell
1 Hotels: @1hotels

Music by Joakim Karud

Creating Safe Spaces to Release with Dan Doty & Marc Champagne

Dan Doty (EVRYMAN) and Marc Champagne (KYŌ) team up to talk about the importance of modern day reflection and how to use powerful questions and safe environments to release years worth of emotions.

Make sure to check out the upcoming EVRYMAN Retreats & Dan’s KYŌ Pack – 10 questions to really get you thinking!


  • The story of how and why KYŌ started
  • The power of reflection & mental fitness
  • The story behind EVRYMAN (all mens retreat)
  • Creating safe environments to open up
  • Somatic meditation
  • Getting out of your head and into your body

Follow Dan & the EVRYMAN journey: @_evryman_

Music by Joakim Karud