I am thrilled to welcome Brian Johnson on the podcast today. Brian is a philosopher, coach, author and the Founder & CEO of Heroic Public Benefit Corporation who’s helped millions of people worldwide, trained over 10,000 Heroic Coaches from 100+ countries, and created a protocol that science says changes lives.
Today, we’re talking about his newest book, Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential, where he sifted through history, extracted invaluable lessons from history’s most legendary thinkers, and turned them into a life-hack manual for the 21st century.
We’ll also dig into what true heroism for our fellow brothers and Dads looks like in today’s world and how to be role models to our kids. Whether you’re struggling with motivation, seeking inner peace, or just trying to figure out how to be a bit happier in this crazy world, Brian’s insights are cheat codes for life.
A Wide-Ranging Conversation Through…
- Life lessons from Dad
- Laser Tag weekends!
- The art of messing up and making up
- How not to ruin your kids’ lives
- Heroic Homeschooling 101
- Waking up your inner hero – no cape required
- Mentoring by Jonah Hill’s shrink
- What a hero does every day
- Taking a vitamin shot but for bravery
- No pain, no gain!
- Small choices add up
- Shoutout to the real heroes
- New Day Resolutions
- Turning “wannabes” into solid men
- Heroism? There’s an app for that
- Building a community of everyday heroes
- Brian Johnson on LinkedIn | YouTube | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
- Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential by Brian Johnson
- Areté website
- Dan Siegel
- FRD Live
- Heroic Training Platform
- Carol Dweck
- Lanny Bassham
- Phil Stutz
- Stephen Covey
- John Mackey
- Milton Friedman
- Tripp Lanier
- Barry Michels
- Discovering the Laws of Life by John Marks Templeton
- Walt Whitman
Brian Johnson Bio
Brian Johnson is the Founder & CEO of Heroic Public Benefit Corporation. He’s 50% Philosopher + 50% CEO, and 101% committed to helping create a world in which 51% of humanity is flourishing by the year 2051. As a Founder/CEO, he’s made crowdfunding history and built and sold two social platforms.
As a philosopher/teacher, he’s helped millions of people worldwide, trained 10,000+ Heroic Coaches from 100+ countries, and created a protocol that science says changes lives.
He lives in the country outside Austin, Texas, with his wife, Alexandra, and their two kids, Emerson and Eleanor.
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