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The Ground Up Show
62 minutes | Jun 27, 2019
111 - Fitness Advice to Live By
Jordan Syatt is a world record powerlifter & strength coach.
39 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
110 - Overcoming Anxiety
Caroline Zook & I talk about our experiences with anxiety. Caroline is the co-founder of Wandering Aimfully. Support the show here: patreon.com/mattdavella
41 minutes | Jun 14, 2019
109 - Overthinking Everything
Jack Conte is the CEO of Patreon.
18 minutes | Jun 6, 2019
108 - A Minimalist Approach to Business
Paul Jarvis shares why you might want to rethink growth as the status quo, how social media has changed the way we think about success & the three questions you should ask yourself before working towards any goal. Find Paul here: http://pjrvs.com Get the full full interview here: patreon.com/mattdavella
60 minutes | May 23, 2019
107 - The Morning Routine
Josh Janssen from The Daily Talk Show joins me to discuss waking up early, morning routines & why we care how others start their day. Get short weekly emails from me on minimalism, habits & productivity: mattdavella.com. Get additional videos every month & support this podcast: patreon.com/mattdavella.
37 minutes | May 16, 2019
106 - Master Personal Finance
Ramit Sethi, New York Times bestselling author of I Will Teach You to be Rich, comes by to discuss how to earn more money, create healthy spending habits & change the way we’ve been thinking about money for our entire lives. Get short weekly emails from me on minimalism, habits & productivity: mattdavella.com. Get additional videos every month & support this podcast: patreon.com/mattdavella.
58 minutes | May 9, 2019
105 - Does meditation really work?
Tommy Jackett from The Daily Talk Show joins me to discuss our experience meditating for the past month. Did we reach enlightenment? Find out! Get short weekly emails from me on minimalism, habits & productivity: mattdavella.com. Get additional videos every month & support this podcast: patreon.com/mattdavella.
68 minutes | May 2, 2019
104 - Quitting Social Media
Sorelle Amore is a YouTuber & Photographer. On this episode we talk about quitting social media & why you might want to try it for 30 days. xx Get short weekly emails from me on minimalism, habits & productivity: mattdavella.com. Get additional videos every month & support this podcast: patreon.com/mattdavella.
21 minutes | Apr 25, 2019
103 - The Loneliness Epidemic
Johann Hari, author of the NY Times Bestseller Lost Connections, set out across the world to speak with leading experts on depression, anxiety & loneliness to discover what has caused our epidemic of loneliness. And more importantly how to solve it. To get the full 40 minute interview, as well as other extended interviews & my exclusive AMA podcast sign up at patreon.com/mattdavella.
29 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
102 - Becoming an Essentialist
Greg McKeown is the author of the NY Times Bestselling book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. This is my edited conversation with Greg about his Essentialist philosophy, the myth of success and why small consistent steps far outweigh the alternative. You can get the full 1 hour interview at patreon.com/mattdavella.
32 minutes | Mar 15, 2019
101 - GaryVee on Minimalism, Hustle & Finding Meaning
Gary Vaynerchuk a 5x New York Times bestselling author, angel investor, chairman of VaynerX & CEO of VaynerMedia. Watch this interview at youtube.com/mattdavella. Learn about my process & how I make films in exclusive videos at patreon.com/mattdavella. I release new videos every month including an AMA podcast answering your questions.
79 minutes | Feb 27, 2019
100 - Getting Started
We made it to episode 100! I take questions & comments from listeners to celebrate. Enjoy.
74 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
099 - When to Quit & When to Stick
Michelle D'Avella is a breath-work teacher & author of The Bright Side of a Broken Heart. You can find more about her work at pushingbeauty.com or check out her YouTube channel at the link above. You can find her work at pushingbeauty.com. Support this podcast a patreon.com/mattdavella & get access to exclusive videos.
73 minutes | Feb 13, 2019
098 - The Business of Coffee
Chris Baca is a three time US Barista Championship finalist, YouTuber, and cofounder of Cat and Cloud Coffee. In this episode we talk about how he got into the coffee business, the importance of authenticity, and how his employees’ well being drives their company. Find Chris here: https://www.youtube.com/realchrisbaca and https://catandcloud.com/ Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon: http://patreon.com/mattdavella Episode Highlights: 01:15 - “Adding Value” 04:31 - Chris and his coffee company 10:12 - Starting simple and not trying to over-optimize 12:25 - Being a 3 time finalist in the US Barista Championship 20:41 - Making skate films and video views 25:02 - It’s not about the numbers, it’s about the people 33:28 - Authenticity and caring for your employees 52:30 - Hustle vs. life balance 59:10 - Advice for people looking to start a business
65 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
097 - Setting Life Priorities
Jason Zook is a an entrepreneur who runs an online community called Wandering Aimfully for creative entrepreneurs who are also interested in earning a sustainable income and crafting an authentic, fulfilling life. In this episode we talk about getting out of debt, balancing minimalism with ambition, and setting priorities in life. Find Jason here: https://wanderingaimfully.com/ Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon: http://patreon.com/mattdavella Episode Highlights: 05:59 - Jason’s background 09:15 - Taking the long term view 14:49 - What does YouTube feel like now compared to when you started? 21:47 - Minimalism vs. ambition 27:57 - Fitting work around life 35:43 - Getting out of debt 41:04 - How to you create successful content 59:32 - Overcoming the guilt of letting some part of your business go 55:01 - Scaling up
65 minutes | Jan 30, 2019
096 - What do you have to lose?
Bret Iwan is the voice of Mickey Mouse. In this episode we talk about creative fulfillment, finding balance, and the crazy story of how he landed the gig of one of the most recognizable voices in entertainment. Find Bret here: https://www.instagram.com/bretiwanvo Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon: http://patreon.com/mattdavella Episode Highlights: 01:00 - Becoming Mickey 15:52 - Disney changed the game 27:22 - Being a VO Actor and having fans 29:57 - Filling Mickey’s shoes 31:55 - What it’s like to record the voice 38:19 - Grateful to have the opportunity 42:02 - Working as a freelancer 45:22 - Working hard but maintaining balance 45:22 - Enjoying the ride 55:31 - Advice to creative starting out 1:00:13 - Overcoming doubt
61 minutes | Jan 23, 2019
095 - Reframing Failure
Caroline Zook is an artist and creative entrepreneur. In this episode we talk about getting swept up in the rat race, the importance of authenticity, and how to change the way you think about failure. Caroline's membership community: https://join.wanderingaimfully.com/ Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon: http://patreon.com/mattdavella Episode Highlights: 00:56 - Introduction: Ad agency and starting to make money online 04:47 - Starting to listen to her creative side and redefining success 11:55 - Getting swept up in the rat race 18:01 - Balancing pleasing your audience and your creative desire 21:43 - The mindset required to follow your own path 25:10 - Developing confidence through action 33:17 - If you are making 1k a month you can make 10k a month 39:10 - The importance of authenticity 45:43 - The book 53:19 - Minimalism
69 minutes | Jan 16, 2019
094 - Success Doesn’t Equal Happiness
Alex Banayan is an entrepreneur and author of the book, The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched their Careers. In this episode we talk about overcoming fear, the dangers of being overly persistent, and the truth about success and happiness. Find Alex here: https://thirddoorbook.com/ Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon:http://patreon.com/mattdavella Episode Highlights: 00:58 - Success and happiness are linked09:39 - Defining success and advice for people on the journey14:11 - Practical Steps for success18:42 - Advice to land your dream interview27:39 - Using the Inner Man Strategy31:13 - The danger of too much persistence36:42 - Preparing for a big interview42:45 - Advice for people starting out: the idea of the third door46:25 - Hustling the right way54:37 - Overcoming fear to achieve the life you want59:29 - Quick Questions
68 minutes | Jan 8, 2019
093 - Men's Mental Health
Dan Doty: twitter.com/danieldoty Evryman: evryman.com Support this podcast & get exclusive videos at patreon.com/mattdavella.
63 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
092 - Slow Fashion
Dani Nagel: instagram.com/danidazey Dazey: www.dazeyla.com Support this podcast & get exclusive videos at patreon.com/mattdavella.
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