In this episode, Karthik speaks with Lux Narayan about his book - Name Place Animal Thing. Lux is a serial entrepreneur, a Ted Speaker, stand-up comedian, and pursuer of multiple other passions that range from flying to molecular gastronomy. NPAT is an inspiring fable about hope, positivity, and living your best life. It is a practical guide to answering the ultimate question: “So, what do you do?”.Karthik and Lux speak about the latter's personal journey leading up to this first book and the various inspirations that made to its pages. They also talk about the unique narrative style of the book - non-fiction told as a fable, how Lux is able to manage time between his many passions, his quests of understanding the first principles of things, and how he lives a life without wearing masks (metaphorical that is!).Lux's Ted Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/lux_narayan_what_i_learned_from_2_000_obituaries?language=enLux's interview with Guy Raz on the Ted Radio Hour: https://www.npr.org/transcripts/645360945You can also buy his Book - Name Place Animal Thing here:(https://luxnarayan.com/npat/about/) or (https://www.amazon.in/dp/B08VHH4NPY?geniuslink=true)Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik and follow his WordPress handle here (filterkoffee.com).You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com
Prepare to Be Unprepared with Entrepreneur, Story-teller, & Creative Maverick Lux Narayan
In the Balance
“You can find micro canvasses for creativity in everything that you do.” Story-teller, entrepreneur, writer, and avid outdoorsman Lux Narayan discusses discovering his own true creative nature, bringing his insights and learning to this inspiring conversation. He discusses his fascination with stories and why we tell them, what his forays into improv and stand up comedy taught him, and his own personal formula for happiness.
TWM 142: How Unmetric Helps Global Brands Be Social at the Speed of Culture w/ Lux Narayan
The Worldly Marketer Podcast
Lux Narayan is the CEO at Unmetric, a social-media intelligence platform that he launched in 2012. Unmetric’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, agencies, and other large global brands that want to engage more meaningfully with their target audiences. Through Unmetric’s platform, brands can analyze how well their social-media content and campaigns are performing, compared to their industry competitors, and they can use their analytics to benchmark and enhance their social media efforts. With a background in mechanical engineering and marketing, Lux can certainly be described as a serial entrepreneur. Prior to Unmetric, he co-founded an online data backup company called Vembu Technologies, where he still serves on the Board of Directors. He also helped found a non-profit called ShareMyCake, focuses on raising a more ‘giving’ generation of kids, who are sensitive to the realities around them. In his role as CEO at Unmetric, Lux leads a team of 70 people distributed across three continents, four countries, and 10 cities. He divides most of his time between the company’s operations in India and its U.S. headquarters. Outside of work, Lux has many interests, including origami, molecular gastronomy, stand-up and improv comedy, mountain trekking, and scuba diving. And you can look up his popular TED Talk called “What I Learned From 2,000 Obituaries”, in which he shares what those immortalized in print can teach us about a life well lived. Links: Unmetric website Unmetric on LinkedIn Unmetric on Facebook Unmetric on Twitter Lux on LinkedIn Lux’s TED Talk This episode was sponsored by Vistatec.
럭스 나랴얀은 그의 아침을 스크램블 애그와 이런 질문으로 시작을 합니다: " 오늘 누가 죽었을까?" 왜냐고요? 뉴욕타임즈의 2000개의 부고를 20개월 넘는 기간 동안 분석하면서, 나라얀은 이 사실을 얻었습니다, 이런 짧은 단어들로서, 인생을 통틀어서 담긴 성취는 어떠할까 하고요. 여기, 인쇄되어 불멸이 된 고인들이 우리에게 가르치는, 인생을 잘 산다는 것에 대하여 그가 우리와 나누고자 합니다.
O que eu aprendi de 2 mil obituários | Lux Narayan
Lux Narayan começa seu dia com ovos mexidos e a pergunta: "Quem morreu hoje? Por quê?" Ao analisar 2 mil obituários do New York Times durante um período de 20 meses, Narayan resumiu, em poucas palavras, o que uma realização se aparece ao longo da vida. Aqui ele compartilha o que aqueles imortalizados na imprensa podem nos ensinar sobre uma bem vivida.
What I learned from 2,000 obituaries | Lux Narayan
Lux Narayan starts his day with scrambled eggs and the question: "Who died today?" Why? By analyzing 2,000 New York Times obituaries over a 20-month period, Narayan gleaned, in just a few words, what achievement looks like over a lifetime. Here he shares what those immortalized in print can teach us about a life well lived.
Ce que j'ai appris de 2 000 nécrologies | Lux Narayan
Lux Narayan démarre sa journée avec des œufs et la question : « Qui est mort aujourd'hui ? » Pourquoi ? En analysant 2 000 nécrologies dans le New York Times sur une période de 20 mois, Narayan a découvert, en quelques mots, à quoi la réussite ressemble au cours d'une vie. Il partage ce que ces personnes immortalisées dans les journaux peuvent nous apprendre sur une vie bien vécue.
Lux Narayan comienza su día con huevos revueltos y la pregunta: "¿Quién murió hoy?". ¿Por qué? Al analizar 2000 obituarios del New York Times durante un período de 20 meses, Narayan recogió, en pocas palabras, cómo se ven los logros a lo largo de toda una vida. Aquí comparte lo que los inmortalizados en prensa pueden enseñarnos sobre una vida bien vivida.