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Ep. 173 Amin Lakhani (PART 2) - The Dating Coach on Wheels talks Comedian, Imposter Syndrome, and Overcoming Life's Challenges

Overcoming Graduation

Ep. 173 Amin Lakhani (PART 2) - The Dating Coach on Wheels talks Comedian, Imposter Syndrome, and Overcoming Life's Challenges At a young age Amin was diagnosed with a condition called Charcot-Marie Tooth disease, a degenerative genetic condition that affects nerves in the body causing difficulty moving and decreased sensation.  He takes us through his journey of battling feeling "different" as an adolescent and what it was like growing up with CMT.  In Pakistan, where Amin's family is from, disability is seen as taboo or a bad omen, but Amin's parents never let that influence him. They pushed him to go after his dreams and pursue them with tenacity.  Through multiple surgeries and challenges associated with his condition, Amin continued to challenge himself to redefine what was possible for him to achieve. This eventually led to Amin interning at Google, graduating from an Ivy league school, and then earning a job at Microsoft after graduation.  After all this success, he then wanted to improve his dating relationships and hired a dating coach to help him grow in that area of his life.  Later, he dove into comedy to help him battle his own depression, to bring laughter to some of life's challenges, and to use humor to help others around him.  Now, Amin is a dating coach, comedian, speaker, and writer working to help people use their challenges to help others and create their own unique magic in the world. In this two-part interview with Amin, he and I discuss:  What it was like growing up with a degenerative genetic condition and some of the biggest lessons it taught him How to use rock-bottom moments to create momentum and shift the course of your life How to connect with people that have disabilities What he did to go from struggling to get a date to having too many options to choose from in his dating life The trap in the "Destination Fallacy" and how to avoid it  How Amin used comedy to combat his depression How he has been able to face his challenges to live life without regrets And so much more! TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AMIN LAKHANI, CHECK OUT THE LINKS BELOW: Amin's Website: https://datingcoachonwheels.com/ Amin's YouTube Page: Dating Coach on Wheels YouTube Amin's Instagram: Dating Coach on Wheels Instagram   NEED HELP WITH CONSISTENCY, PRODUCTIVITY, AND ACCOUNTABILITY?  I have just launched a new program that is a game-changer for those who join in. If you want to be more focused, more clear on your next action steps, more productive, and build community to help you in your journey, click the link below to learn more:  Learn more about "Most Productive Hour" by CLICKING HERE I hope to see you on the inside!    OVERCOMING GRADUATION SHOW NOTES:  To subscribe to the podcast, search for "Overcoming Graduation" on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play. You can also click here to be taken to the iTunes page! If this episode was of value to you, please like, share, give a rating, and provide feedback on the show. This will help me understand how I can better serve you and reach even more people! To provide a rating click here, click the "View in iTunes" button under the podcast art, click "Rating and Reviews" to the right of the podcast art, and then leave me your feedback, I'd love to hear what you think and how I can better serve you! To learn more about the OCG Community, check out the Overcoming Graduation website or check out the OCG  Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram pages. To contact me directly for interview recommendations, to provide feedback on the show, or to contact me for speaking engagements / book signings, reach out to me at Brian@OvercomingGraduation.com

1hr 35mins

5 Apr 2021

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197. Make Money More Funny w/ Paul Ollinger, Diania Merriam, and Amin Lakhani (Explicit)

Earn & Invest

Have you ever though of being a comedian? Paul Ollinger, Diania Merriam, and Amin Lakhani explore the role of comedy in their lives and why pursue such a difficult conquest. Is there any connection to finance? Plus, are you an Earner or Investor? Check out our community segment.  

1hr

29 Mar 2021

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Ep 172 Amin Lakhani - The Dating Coach on Wheels talks Comedy, Relationships, Imposter Syndrome, and Overcoming Life's Challenges (PART 1)

Overcoming Graduation

Ep 172 Amin Lakhani - The Dating Coach on Wheels talks Comedy, Relationships, Imposter Syndrome, and Overcoming Life's Challenges (PART 1) At a young age Amin was diagnosed with a condition called Charcot-Marie Tooth disease, a degenerative genetic condition that affects nerves in the body causing difficulty moving and decreased sensation.  He takes us through his journey of battling feeling "different" as an adolescent and what it was like growing up with CMT.  In Pakistan, where Amin's family is from, disability is seen as taboo or a bad omen, but Amin's parents never let that influence him. They pushed him to go after his dreams and pursue them with tenacity.  Through multiple surgeries and challenges associated with his condition, Amin continued to challenge himself to redefine what was possible for him to achieve. This eventually led to Amin interning at Google, graduating from an Ivy league school, and then earning a job at Microsoft after graduation.  After all this success, he then wanted to improve his dating relationships and hired a dating coach to help him grow in that area of his life.  Later, he dove into comedy to help him battle his own depression, to bring laughter to some of life's challenges, and to use humor to help others around him.  Now, Amin is a dating coach, comedian, speaker, and writer working to help people use their challenges to help others and create their own unique magic in the world. In this two-part interview with Amin, he and I discuss:  What it was like growing up with a degenerative genetic condition and some of the biggest lessons it taught him How to use rock-bottom moments to create momentum and shift the course of your life How to connect with people that have disabilities What he did to go from struggling to get a date to having too many options to choose from in his dating life The trap in the "Destination Fallacy" and how to avoid it  How Amin used comedy to combat his depression How he has been able to face his challenges to live life without regrets And so much more! TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AMIN LAKHANI, CHECK OUT THE LINKS BELOW: Amin's Website: https://datingcoachonwheels.com/ Amin's YouTube Page: Dating Coach on Wheels YouTube Amin's Instagram: Dating Coach on Wheels Instagram   NEED HELP WITH CONSISTENCY, PRODUCTIVITY, AND ACCOUNTABILITY?  I have just launched a new program that is a game-changer for those who join in. If you want to be more focused, more clear on your next action steps, more productive, and build community to help you in your journey, click the link below to learn more:  Learn more about "Most Productive Hour" by CLICKING HERE I hope to see you on the inside!    OVERCOMING GRADUATION SHOW NOTES:  To subscribe to the podcast, search for "Overcoming Graduation" on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play. You can also click here to be taken to the iTunes page! If this episode was of value to you, please like, share, give a rating, and provide feedback on the show. This will help me understand how I can better serve you and reach even more people! To provide a rating click here, click the "View in iTunes" button under the podcast art, click "Rating and Reviews" to the right of the podcast art, and then leave me your feedback, I'd love to hear what you think and how I can better serve you! To learn more about the OCG Community, check out the Overcoming Graduation website or check out the OCG  Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram pages. To contact me directly for interview recommendations, to provide feedback on the show, or to contact me for speaking engagements / book signings, reach out to me at Brian@OvercomingGraduation.com

1hr 14mins

24 Mar 2021

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192. This Dating Coach Will Change Your Financial Future w/ Amin Lakhani

Earn & Invest

I talk with Amin Lakhani, The Dating Coach on Wheels, about dating, comedy, and financial independence. We discuss the challenges he faces because of his disability and how he has overcome them. 

58mins

11 Mar 2021

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A Chat with Amin Lakhani, (he/him), Comedian and Disabled Anti-Hero

DISIRability ALT

In this episode, I had a great discussion with Amin Lakhani (He/Him). Amin is a comedian, writer, and disabled anti-hero. He was born with a neuromuscular condition called Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, which causes his muscles to atrophy. He has used a power chair since the age of 15. He gained internet notoriety as The Dating Coach on Wheels. He now shares his life lessons & dark humor online, on podcasts and other places. He also mentions the movie “Secretary” from 2002 directed by Steven Shainberg and written by Erin Cressida Wilson, which is a must see for anyone interested in BDSM! Amin Lakhani can be found at datingcoachonwheels.com or on Instagram or Youtube at datingcoachonwheels.  You will want to check out his Youtube videos. He is hilarious! Episode Cover Description [DISIRability logo in green with a wheelchair symbol in place of the letter b. "ALT" written in black underneath. In a dark green background, there is the following text in white letters “A Chat with Amin Lakhani, (He/Him), Comedian and Disabled Anti-Hero. 18+”. On the right, there is a photo of Amin, a man in a power wheelchair and green in shirt in front of French chateau with green shutters.] Full transcript of this episode can be found at this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KdqYTBBsSeGXxcCuzD4onaQmFW-oNh3t8lDsiBYfnss/edit?usp=sharing ©DISIRability, Angela Car 2020

52mins

7 Sep 2020

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Getting bored & tired of your own insecurity with Amin Lakhani

Clarity on Fire

Amin Lakhani was born with a neuromuscular condition called Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome (type 1b) which causes his muscles to atrophy over time. Growing up, his parents gave him a very specific message – “Amin, you won’t be able to perform physical labor, so you have to study and work hard if you want to succeed in life.”

 So he did. He was a straight-A student, graduated from an Ivy League University, and landed his dream job at Microsoft. By all external metrics of success, he was killing it. But internally, he was desolate. He had few friends and had never been on a date. There had to be more to life, right? 
When he finally mustered the courage to ask a girl out, the stars seemed to align because she said yes! But after their first (incredibly awkward) kiss, she said, "I’m sorry, I don't know how any woman could be attracted to a guy in a wheelchair." That was his absolute rock-bottom. So, he hired a dating coach. Over years of investing in himself, he learned how to form meaningful connections. People started to describe him as charismatic, confident, and unforgettable. He made friends everywhere he went, and ended up going on dates with over 40 women, of all different backgrounds, ethnicities, and even ages (from 19 to over 50). He experienced incredible sexual intimacy, lasting relationships, love, and of course, heartbreak. After realizing how much he had to share, he became a dating coach himself. And then one of his talks went viral on YouTube. The success was overwhelming! He was just a dude trying to find love, and sharing his successes and failures in the process. Suddenly millions of people around the world knew about him – but very few actually knew him. And he was just one thing to them – a dating coach with a disability. 

That realization sent him down a dark, depressed path. But lately, he’s found solace through comedy, which he now uses as a conduit to share his life and the lessons he’s learned—dating and beyond.
 We got to talk to Amin about: Having someone confirm your worst fear to your face. All of the limiting beliefs and inner critic messages he had to overcome in order to put himself out there in a meaningful way (and how you can, too). How eventually, he just got bored of his own insecurity, and how he broke free. His experiences with rejection, depression, success, and finding an outlet to express himself. Leave a comment after you’ve listened to share which of the many truthbombs Amin dropped hit you hardest! LAST DAY FOR GETTING OVER PEOPLE PLEASING! Today is the LAST day to enroll in Getting Over People Pleasing! Here are some quick details if you need them: You can pay in one or two installments. You can add on a single coaching session (something we don’t normally offer) at checkout for a reduced rate! We officially get started on Monday, August 30th. But as soon as you enroll there’s an intro lesson and multiple workbook assignments to get the ball rolling! The course will run for 4 weeks. We’ll release one new lesson each week, and at the end of the course we’ll host a live Zoom call to celebrate and wrap things up! There’s going to be a private forum where participants can connect, shares their stories, and get their questions answered directly by us. You can probably expect to commit 2-ish hours a week to this course. A small part of that time will be watching videos, and the rest will be diving into workbook assignments, as well as sharing in the forum if you want to. You have forever access to this course! That means whenever we run it again, you can join in if you choose. You could also enroll now, but do the content at your own pace, if this month isn’t a good time but you don’t want to miss out. Find out more and sign up here. GET TEXTS FROM CLARITY ON FIRE! Want to get weekly texts from us? Sign up here, OR … text your first name followed by your email address (Example: Hermione hgranger@hogwarts.edu) to 703-783-3223. LINKS Leave us a comment on this episode Take the Passion Profile Quiz Submit your question for a future episode of Dear Krachel Sign up for texts from us Check out our YouTube channel

1hr 3mins

28 Aug 2020

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Episode 205 - "Andrew, do you think Joe Biden is hot?" Catching up w/ Amin Lakhani

Disability After Dark

Episode Notes In this episode, I invite repeat guest Amin Lakhani back on the show! In this third appearance, we dive into a discussion around the progression of his disability, CMT, and how that has affected him physically, mentally and even sexually. We also explore why he went from Dating Coach on Wheels to Comedian with Disabilities, and what that has been like for him. Then we discuss feelings on the movie Crip Camp, his thoughts on sex work and disability + a whole lot more. Enjoy! You can follow Amin on his website www.datingcoachonwheels.com or on Insta: @DatingCoachonWheels You can get 50% off almost any item in store at www.adameve.com and 10 FREE GIFTS by using DARKPOD at check out! You can get 15% off your order at ComeAsYouAre.com by using coupon code AFTERDARK Also, support Disability After Dark by pledging to the patreon. www.patreon.com/disabilityafterdark This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

1hr 49mins

27 Aug 2020

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Documentaries, Details, and Messy Germaphobes, With Amin Lakhani

Funny Angles

This week we interview our friend, and fellow comedian Amin Lakhani about the documentary he was recently featured in, as well as Quinn's ongoing feud with germs, despite his lack of organization. All that, and many more funny things, on this episode of Talking To Myself With Friends!

1hr 29mins

5 May 2020

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How Much Do Looks Really Matter? (Amin Lakhani Dating Coach on Wheels)

Pinnacle Podcast

How much do looks matter? I interview a dating coach with muscular dystrophy. Amin Lakhani (Dating Coach on Wheels) is a dating coach & public speaker that is spreading his message about dating & his life. We talk about his journey that led him to be a coach, what his views on how important looks are, his best advice he gives to those he works with, how he doesn't see himself as a victim and so much more.►Coaching: https://www.calendly.com/pinnacleofman►Check Him Out Herehttps://datingcoachonwheels.com/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjg2...https://www.instagram.com/datingcoach...JOIN THE PINNACLE PEOPLE►http://pinnacleofman.com/coaching/MY PRODUCTSSOCIAL SAVANT  ►http://amzn.to/2DtibKnRELATIONSHIP RECONSTRUCTION (FREE)►http://bit.ly/2G18t0fAPPTRACTION (FREE)►http://bit.ly/2rnOLIxSUPPORT ME ON PATREON►http://bit.ly/2DtaoNsFACEBOOK ► http://bit.ly/2rnOaqhINSTAGRAM ► http://bit.ly/2EZtzdYGMAIL ► Pinnacleofman@gmail.comSupport the show (http://bit.ly/2DtaoNs)

42mins

14 Oct 2019

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Episode 60 featuring Amin Lakhani

Pankration Philosophy

Comedian, Amin Lakhani, joins the show.

53mins

27 Jul 2019

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