Mick Batyske on diversifying creativity, fatherhood and redeveloping what work means.
Mick Batyske is an American DJ, investor and entrepreneur. An A-list DJ, he has collaborated with artists including Kanye West, Prince, Jay-Z and Will Smith. David and Monte dive deep with Mick on how someone who's profession depends on live events can evolve during dire circumstances. From diversifying a skillset, to fatherhood, to reflecting on your passion, it all comes down to embracing your inner creative. He hosts "The MICK show" podcast presented in partnership with Maxim magazine: https://mick.co/ This summer he'll also begin teaching a class on personal brand meeting passion via brightlive.com
17 May 2021
Andrea Beaty on finding your muse, reading books from outer space, and teaching the next generation.
In this episode of Live Rich, Have Fun, Save the World, Monte and David speak with critically acclaimed children's author, Andrea Beaty. Learn about finding creativity in your passions, the advantages in learning from failure early on, and how we can all help the next generation to consume information responsibly. Her new book, "Sofia Valdez’s Big Project Book for Awesome Activists" is out now. https://www.andreabeaty.com/ https://www.andreabeaty.com/books-in-space.html https://www.questioneers.com
9 May 2021
Polly Letofsky on walking around the world and defying expectations.
Beginning in 1999, Polly Letofsky began a journey around the world, relying on the most ancient form of transportation: her feet. Five years, 22 countries, 14,124 miles, and 29 pairs of shoes later, she officially became the first woman to walk around the planet, raising over a quarter of a million dollars for breast cancer awareness. Join us for a discussion about what it means to truly put one foot in front of the other to achieve a seemingly impossible goal. https://www.pollyletofsky.com/
2 May 2021
John Koza on real change, the electoral college and maintaining our democracy.
Meet John Koza, chairman and director of the National Popular Vote: an organization working to guarantee the US presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across the country, rather than the candidate who wins the most electoral seats. We discuss the playbook for how to create massive change, with only a small budget and six part-time volunteers. www.nationalpopularvote.com
25 Apr 2021
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