Terrell Owens, NFL wide receiver, on Extreme Achievement and Confidence

Brian FishbachPodcast

Terrell in the Barrel, PART I NFL legend Terrell Owens ranks in the top 3 of football’s all-time wide receiver records. But behind all the touchdown celebrations, animated press conferences, and playoff tears, there’s the story of an elite athlete who has been challenged by nearly everyone from childhood bullies to the sports media. T.O. gets in the sauna with … Read More

How to Handle Bullies: From the Playground to Adulthood

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How to Handle Bullies: From the Playground to Adulthood

A unifying aspect of the childhoods of many successful people is that they were victims of bullying. In this investigative episode, Neil and Gabby dig deep into the minds of their spouses, children, and friends on how bullying has affected them, how they’ve successfully dealt with bullies, and how to teach our children to handle bullying. Learn about a side … Read More

A Big Misconception About Happiness

Neil StraussAdvice

A Big Misconception about Happiness

Today’s blog post is about a specific life-changing idea. I feel so strongly about this, I was going to write a book about it. But I have three books due this year already, so I’m putting it in this blog post instead. The idea is about your happiness. I talk to many people about their lives and goals, and this … Read More

How Soon is Now? Exclusive Book Excerpt!

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I often find myself advising friends, family and fans that there is no better time than NOW to pursue what it is you are passionate about. But everyone is susceptible to the dreaded tendency to put off the pursuit of alluring life changes. And the reason runs deep: Beyond our upbringing, beliefs, and experiences, human history tell a story of just … Read More

The Truth Barrel Podcast Episode 21: Matt Skiba

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The Truth Barrel Podcast with Gabrielle Reece and Neil Strauss - Episode 21: Blink 182 Guitarist Matt Skiba

Grammy-nominated guitarist and vocalist for Blink-182 and Alkaline Trio, Matt Skiba, joins Neil and Gabby in The Truth Barrel to discuss his career, his relationships, and the life philosophy that has led to his success. It’s not what you’d expect. In this powerful interview, he discusses facing the disappointment of his father when he decided to become a musician, the … Read More

The Truth Barrel: Solving Listener Dilemmas

Brian FishbachPodcast

In this special episode, Gabby and Neil answer a collection of some of the most emotional, controversial, and wildly nonsensical questions from listeners. Learn to crush limiting beliefs, create healthier fitness habits, end procrastination, and improve your sex life with “hands on” techniques, plus try these quick tests to find out if your romantic relationship is right for you. Be … Read More

How to Train Your Mind to Overcome Any Obstacle

Neil StraussBooks

Learn the essential ingredients in the precision of Navy SEAL snipers, the focus of Tibetan monks, and the success of elite athletes. Train your mind to overcome even the most daunting obstacle.

I’m a big supporter of the writing of Steven Kotler (Abundance, West of Jesus), who did an incredible talk on flow at The Society Intensive. For the past year, I’ve been watching his latest book, written with Jamie Wheal, take shape: Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, The Navy SEALs and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work One of the many … Read More

How to Be a Leader

Neil StraussAdvice

One of the tenets of The Society is to create and empower leaders to do good in the world, and teach them how to be a leader of leaders. Our first-ever Society adventure trip was to North Korea, which is where I met Joshua Spodek (see photo above with uncomfortable North Korean soldier). We discussed many things about leadership, among other … Read More

The Subtle Way Most People Self-Sabotage – And How to Prevent It

Neil StraussAdvice

There’s a secret to the success I’ve had. And it is something I haven’t shared and haven’t seen anyone else directly discuss. Yet I’ve seen many, many people sabotage themselves in big and small ways by not doing this. It’s so simple, yet so hard for most people to do. The secret: Taking recommendations and advice immediately and correctly. The … Read More

Instead of resolutions, try this…

Neil StraussAdvice

Did you make a resolution last year, whether on New Year’s or during the year itself? And if you did make a resolution or a promise to yourself, did you keep it? If you didn’t succeed or stick with it, then I’m going to suggest something: Don’t make another goal. Instead: Figure out why you didn’t succeed with your last … Read More