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  • Mark Wahlberg – Boston street kid to Hollywood A-List actor – Patriots Day & Lone Survivor star

    · Team Never Quit Podcast

    The Team Never Quit Podcast is proud to welcome to the show Marcus’ close friend and megastar, Mark Wahlberg. Mark is widely considered one of ...(Read More) The post Mark Wahlberg – Boston street kid to Hollywood A-List actor – Patriots Day & Lone Survivor star appeared first on Team Never Quit Podcast.

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  • Sista striden står om Nobel Center

    · 00:20:56 · Kulturpoddar i P1

    Inför beslutet om nya Nobel Center gav sig Mattias Berg ut för att lyssna till antagonisternas bästa argument. Dessutom, Rasmus Waern gästar studion för att tala om byggnadsgräl genom historien. I över ett sekel har man grälat om hur en Nobelbyggnad ska se ut. Från fejden mellan arkitekterna Ferdinand Boberg och Ragnar Östberg på 1910-talet, fram till nutidens hårda tonfall mellan Nobelstiftelsen och motståndarna till ett stort Nobel Center mitt i Stockholm. Det hade kunnat bli fanfarer och applåder. För att frågan om en byggnad som anstår Sveriges kanske allra starkaste varumärke i världen, Alfred Nobel och Nobelpriset, äntligen verkar lösa sig.Efter en slingrig historia som pågått i över 100 år, ända sedan arkitekten Ferdinand Bobergs skisser för ett faktiskt helt galet storvulet Nobelpalats på Östermalm förkastades 1911. Boberg själv, som bland annat ritade Rosenbad och Waldemarsudde, menade att byggnaden som på skisserna ser ut som en blandning av något slags indiskt palats och en amerikansk skyskrapa var det djärvaste han ritat. Och det kan man ju hålla med om.Förslaget ratades sedan under den så kallade Boberg-fejden av bland andra arkitektkollegan Ragnar Östberg som ville att byggnaden borde vara mer skolbildande för svensk monumental byggnadskonst.Men det har inte direkt blivit fanfarer och applåder för planerna på det nya Nobel Center på Blasieholmen i Stockholm heller.Snarare låter det helt annorlunda. För stort, för dyrt och på fel plats, skanderar de flera hundra personer som trotsat ett riktigt elakt aprilväder för att demonstrera mot planerna på Nobel Center.Pikant nog sker också demonstrationen just utanför det Stadshus som Ragnar Östberg byggde och där Nobelpriset sedan kom att delas ut. I stället för i kollegan Ferdinand Bobergs aldrig realiserade Nobelpalats. Det är dock inte därför demonstranterna samlas just här just nu.- Det största felet med Nobel Center är krocken mellan den gamla kulturens vackra stenhus och det här plåthuset. Det är det som folk är så otroligt uppskärrade för och skeptiska till.Det är Björn Tarras-Wahlberg som talar. Under många år ordförande i Skattebetalarnas förening och nu ledare för motståndet mot Nobel Center.Vi har tagit skydd i hans bil, innan själva manifestationen börjar. Där de med tal och talkörer ska försöka påverka politikerna inne i Ragnar Östbergs Stadshus inför beslutet i Kommunfullmäktige. Det som handlar om ifall detaljplanen för den brittiske stjärnarkitekten David Chipperfields 18 000 kvadratmeter stora prestigebyggnad med guldskimrande fasad på Blasieholmen mitt i centrala Stockholm, och med en prislapp på 1,2 miljarder, ska bli antagen eller inte.Tarras-Wahlberg är själv förbluffad över hettan i motståndet mot Nobel Center.- De som kommer hit i dag, inte skulle de komma i det här vädret om de inte var förbaskade på det. Det var en dam som ringde mig häromdagen och bara sade tre ord: Jag är förtvivlad, jag är förtvivlad, jag är förtvivlad - över hur de ska förstöra vår vackra stad, sade hon. Svenskarna har en fantastisk känsla av gemenskap i det allmänna också. Det är inte bara det egna hemmet, utan det är allmän egendom också, säger han.Men det har inte byggt någon sådan här signaturbyggnad i Stockholm, kanske sedan Globen byggdes på slutet av 80-talet? Hur ser du på det?- Jag tycker väl att sådana kan få finnas. Men vad man gör i andra städer, som i Paris och så, är att man lägger dem utanför i de nya stadsdelarna, som ett nytt centrum i en ny region, säger Björn Tarras-Wahlberg.Just den här morgonen som vi träffas har Nobelstiftelsens VD Lars Heikensten skrivit en argsint debattartikel i Dagens Nyheter, där han skjuter in sig på att motståndet mot Nobelcenter är ofokuserat och kommer från så många olika håll samtidigt. Tarras-Wahlberg är irriterad och förvånad över artikeln.- Om man har olika uppfattningar om en sak, måste man kunna respektera det. De är ju de demokratiska värdena. Att det är så många nej till planerna från så många håll det är väl inte så konstigt? Det finns industrihistoria, det finns konsthistoria, det finns arkitekturhistoria, det finns arkeologi det är så många anledningar till att säga nej, säger han.Har ni varit motståndare tidigare, du och han? Han har varit chef för Riksbanken och du har varit ordförande för Skattebetalarnas förening bland annat har ni träffat på varandra förr?- Ja, vi har träffat på varandra till och från. Jag har nämligen en museal bakgrund också, under 20 år varit ordförande i Kungliga myntkabinettets vänner. Jag är numismatiker, det är min kulturella bit. Och numera greknumismatiker. Myntkabinettet har ju relativt goda kontakter med Riksbanken, eftersom utger sedlar och mynt, säger Björn Tarras-Wahlberg.Ser du Lars Heikensten som din fiende, eller hur ser du på honom just nu?- Jag är övertygad om att han ser mig som sin fiende.Så jag går till Lars Heikensten för att fråga om den saken och om hur Nobelcenters främste förespråkare motiverar sitt projekt.Heikensten visar runt i den vackra byggnaden på Sturegatan, som blev Nobelstiftelsens relativt provisoriska hemvist 1920, i stället för Ferdinand Bobergs gigantiska palats. Precis som Nobelmuseet nu legat i sina provisoriska lokaler i Gamla Stan i 15 år.Medan man har fortsatt att diskutera en mer permanent lösning för hela Nobelmaskineriet.- Vi befinner oss nu i Nobelstiftelsens styrelserum och på väggen här är det en stor tavla av Alfred Nobel, som är gjord någon gång 1918-20.Vad är det som ligger på styrelsebordet där?- Ja där finns det en stor tallrik med Nobelmedaljer i choklad. Det är Nobelmuseets kanske främsta produkt, som de säljer en hel del av faktiskt, säger Lars Heikensten.Och så ställer jag den där frågan Björn Tarras-Wahlberg sade själv att han tror att du ser honom som din fiende. - Ja, jag vet inte det. Det är inte han personligen som är bekymret i det här sammanhanget, honom kan man ju föra en dialog med utan det är hela diskussionen. Är det han som har legat bakom att den här fått den här formen, då är man en huvudfiende. Men det kan bara han bedöma, faktiskt, säger Lars Heikensten.Han nämnde också att ni hade stött på varandra bland annat genom Kungliga Myntkabinettet genom åren, stämmer det? - Ja, jag kommer ihåg honom mera som aktivist för lägre skatter i Sverige Men det är nog sant att vi stötte på varandra i några sådana sammanhang. Jag var ju Riksbankschef och vi hade ju intressen i Myntkabinettets verksamhet, säger han.Lars Heikensten håller också med om att tonläget i debattartikeln i DN var hårt.- Det avspeglade att jag tycker att vi har försökt att driva den här diskussionen med väldigt schyssta metoder, något annat vore inte möjligt om man företräder Nobelsystemet. Men jag tycker att motsidan gång på gång har argumenterat på ett sätt som faktiskt inte är korrekt. Det handlar både om själva platsen, där man påstår att det här huset byggt på den här platsen gör att det inte kommer att kunna vara någon båttrafik där i framtiden. Man påstår att man inte kan bygga ut Nationalmuseum. Det är inte sant. Det gäller själva huset, där man visat felaktiga bilder gång på gång trots att vi påtalat det, säger Lars Heikensten.Men det handlar också om själva innehållet i Nobel Center.- Där gör man då gällande att det här skulle bli ett tomt skal. Sanningen är ju den att när vi från Nobels sida började med konserter, fick vi världens främsta konsertartister. När vi har börjat med konst under senare år har vi fått världens främsta konstnärer att komma hit: vi har haft Jeff Koons och Olafur Eliasson. Och så där har det ju länge varit på vetenskapsområdet. Så det är klart att om vi sätter igång en verksamhet här med ambitionen att skapa en världsattraktion, så kommer vi att kunna göra det. Genom att Nobelpriset har en så fabulös dragningskraft, säger han.Men ni har verkligen placerat byggnaden mitt i getingboet. Som jag förstår var det du som började driva processen med den här tomten igen när du tillträdde. Hur tänkte du då?- Vad vi behöver är en centralt placerad plats. För det ska vara ett hus som ska sätta vetenskap och kultur mitt i Stockholm. En del har argumenterat för att vi borde läggas ute i Hagastaden men det här är inte till för universitetsfolk i första hand, de redan frälsta. Det här är till för att sätta det mitt i byn. Sedan behöver vi det också ekonomiskt. Därför att det är de turister som vi kommer att kunna dra och jag tror vi kommer få mycket turister, väldigt mycket som vi behöver. Deras intäkter behövs för att finansiera skolverksamheten, säger Lars Heikensten.Vad gäller finansieringen för själva det 1,2 miljarder dyra byggprojektet, har den till största delen kommit från HM-familjen Erling Perssons och familjen Wallenbergs stiftelser.- De har lovat att bidra med 400 miljoner kronor vardera. Sedan håller vi på med att försöka få in återstående pengar. Och vi har hittills fått löften om ungefär 250 miljoner.  Vad tror du om utslaget i Kommunfullmäktige?- Jo, jag har inte sett eller hört någonting som gör att jag inte tror att detaljplanen kommer att tas, säger Lars Heikensten.Mattias Berg mattias.berg@sr.se

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  • Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg

    · Sommar & Vinter i P1

    HOVMARSKALK, KOMMUNIKATIONSRÅDGIVARE. Hovmarskalken Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg tar oss med på en resa genom sitt liv. Att arbeta för det svenska hovet är en livsstil, berättar hon i sitt Sommarprogram. Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg har arbetat i trettiotvå år - nästan halva sitt liv - för det svenska hovet, både som talesperson för kungafamiljen och som mentor för kronprinsessan. I sitt Sommarprogram berättar hon om när hon fick jobbet som protokollexpert åt emiren i Qatar. Vi får följa med till huvudstaden Doha och höra Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg berätta om ett år i ett av världens rikaste länder. Hon berättar om uppväxten i Skåne, om utbildningen i Mount Holyoke College och om åren då hon var kronprinsessan Victorias mentor och de två kom varandra nära. Om Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg Arbetat i 32 år åt det svenska hovet, bland annat som informationschef. Anställdes ett år innan kronprinsessan Victoria föddes och slutade sitt arbete där 2009. Varit rådgivare åt Qatars tidigare emir Sheikh Hamad i protokollfrågor, det internationella umgängets konst. Har skrivit en lång rad böcker, senast Kungliga barn och Journalister är också människor. Den senare är en handbok i hur man hanterar medier. Har varit seniorrådgivare åt en stor pr-byrå och verkar numera som egenföretagare och rådgivare i kommunikation och som expertkommentator i kungliga frågor åt TV4. Ingår fortfarande i det så kallade icke tjänstgörande hovet. Har alltid färska blommor hemma. Producent: Ann Victorin

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  • Ted 2 (Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Seth MacFarlane) | Anatomy Of A Movie

    · Anatomy of a Movie

    AOM hosts Phil Svitek and Demetri Panos discuss the 2015 movie Ted 2. Ted 2 is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and written by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, and Wellesley Wild. A sequel to the 2012 film Ted, the film stars Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane as the title character, both reprising their […] The post Ted 2 (Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Seth MacFarlane) | Anatomy Of A Movie appeared first on Popcorn Talk - We Talk Movies.

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  • Episode 190 - Daniel Van Kirk

    · Probably Science

    Daniel Van Kirk (@danielvankirk) of The Wahlberg Solution, Hindsight, Sklarbro Country and much more joins Matt and Andy to talk about Wahlberg and sleeping, cow insemination, memory games, who can’t be president, Cruz behind the scenes, the Trump petition, outrage culture, the climate and smoking, Merchants of Doubt, profound bullshit, David Avocado Wolfe, the surprising appearance of the far side of the Moon, TV quality, Bubbli, blindness and multiple personalities, movies based on the 10% of the brain idea and a Venus probe hack.

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  • Thought Leadership: How to Become Known to People Who Matter

    · Social Media Marketing Podcast helps your business thrive with social media

    Do you want to be recognized as an expert in your field?Wondering how to make a name for yourself?To explore how to become known, I interview Mark Schaefer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It's designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.In this episode, I interview Mark Schaefer, a prolific blogger, author, and speaker. He's written Social Media Explained, The Content Code, and The Tao of Twitter. He's also been a frequent guest on this podcast. His newest book is KNOWN: The Handbook for Building and Unleashing Your Personal Brand in the Digital Age.Mark shares how to position yourself as a thought leader.You'll discover the four things it takes to become known.Share your feedback, read the show notes, and get the links mentioned in this episode below.Listen NowYou can also subscribe via iTunes, RSS, or Stitcher.Here are some of the things you'll discover in this show:Thought LeadershipHow Mark Became KnownBefore Mark launched his business, he was a global director of ebusiness at a Fortune 100 company. He had won a bunch of awards and had seven patents, a big global team, stock options, and a company car. After he left that job to start his business, Mark realized everything that he was known for at his previous company no longer mattered. He thought he was known, but he wasn't.As Mark grappled with being the go-to guy for nothing, he learned the only thing that matters in terms of your online presence is to be known. Being known isn't about being famous, but having an appropriate digital presence to help you achieve your goals.Mark says that building expertise and becoming known is a process. Nine years ago, as Mark started to teach and write for his own business, he struggled. Like everyone else, he started at the bottom. For instance, when Mark started blogging, he didn't know anything about it. Later on, Mark wrote a book about blogging. When he started consulting, he knew very little about it, but now he consults for big companies.Mark emphasizes that to start, you don't have to be an expert. You only need to be open and willing to learn continuously.I ask Mark what helped him become known again in the second phase of his career as he was building his own business. Mark says his goals, one of which was speaking at Social Media Marketing World, helped, but enjoying the journey was also important because becoming known takes time.Mark says some people set milestones that unknowingly let other people validate their work. However, as he was interviewing known people for his recent book, they often mentioned the positive impact they have on others. Mark believes this sense of mission is important because it defines who they are from within and motivates them as they put in the time necessary to become known.Listen to the show to discover how many years it takes to become known.What Prompted the BookMark explains the two seeds that led to him write KNOWN.As research for his last book, The Content Code, Mark interviewed Jay Baer. They debated whether just anybody can become known or if you need a certain "it" factor. For three and a half years, this question stayed with Mark and he began wondering whether becoming known involved a process that he could define.The other seed, Mark explains, came from his conversations with consulting clients. People from all over the world ask Mark questions like, "How do I get in a position where I can write a book someday?" "How do I get in a position where I can be a speaker someday?" "How do I get appointed to a board?" "How do I attract more clients in my industry?" "How do I become regarded as a voice of authority?"Mark found himself giving the same answer over and over again: "To do that, you have to be known.

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  • Can Dr. Cucuzzella run sub-3-hour Marathons for 30 Years?

    · Trail Runner Nation

    What Dr. Mark is reading right now: "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative" by Florence Williams Links to stuff we talked about: The video that we LOVE showing The Principles of Natural Running "The Sports Gene" by Daniel Epstein post on "butter burning" drills and springs 30 years sub 3 pre race Mysterious Rerservoirs of Power at the 2017 Boston Marathon Check out SteadyMD Check out a TrueForm treadmill VIDEO and how it can teach you good form Links to Dr. Cucuzzella's past podcasts: Run Faster & Farther with Less Effort Get on your Mark, Get Set, and listen...mas!  Dr. Mark Dr. Mark Cucuzzella Drops the Knowledge Bomb on the Nation Dr. Mark Cucuzzella 3:  A Smorgasbord of Running Topics Dr. Mark Cucuzzella 4: Train don't Strain Dr. Cucuzzella is BACK! Dr. Cucuzzella's 3 tips for more efficient running Dr. Cucuzzella & Sock Doc: What did you learn in 2012? Dr. Cucuzzella - He can crush you with his knowledge Dr. Mark Cucuzzella: running Comrades & Sports Medical Conference Dr. Cucuzzella's Freedoms Run AND world premier of "In the High Country" October 12 Dr. Mark Cucuzzella: Cadence and Breathing Dr. Mark Cucuzzella - Magic of Human Facia Healthy Eating with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella Impact Moderating Behavior with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

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  • Social Sharing: How to Get More People to Share Your Content

    · Social Media Marketing Podcast helps your business thrive with social media

    Do you publish content online?Want more people to share your content?To learn how to get more people to share your content, I interview Mark Schaefer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It's designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.In this episode I interview Mark Schaefer, author of The Tao of Twitter and Social Media Explained. His blog Grow was awarded #2 on our top 10 blogs of 2015.Mark also co-hosts the Marketing Companion podcast. His latest book is called The Content Code: Six Essential Strategies for Igniting Your Content, Your Marketing, and Your Business.In this episode Mark will explore why people share via social media.You'll discover what you can do to improve your chances that people will share your content.Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.Listen NowYou can also subscribe via iTunes, RSS, or Stitcher. How to subscribe/review on iPhone.Here are some of the things you'll discover in this show:Social SharingHow Mark got into content and bloggingAround 2008, Mark started his own business doing consulting and teaching. He realized if he was going to talk about Twitter, blogging and Facebook, he had to use them. So he started a blog as an experiment. It took him about 9 months to find his voice, Mark recalls. It dawned on him that all of his contacts and business were coming through his blog, so he needed to pay attention to it. The blog really started kicking in around 2010, and has been building ever since.The turning point happened when Mark started to write posts that were more authentic and had personality. Instead of finding his audience, Mark's audience found him. Mark tells new bloggers "To stand out, you need to be original. And to be original, you need to have the courage to tell your own story and have your own voice."In 2009 Mark wrote a post that was a little bit controversial, called The Social Media Country Club. As a new blogger, Mark felt like an outsider. He says it seemed like all of the influential bloggers were in this club, where they never said anything negative about each other. Mark was thinking, "How are we going to grow if we don't challenge each other?" Coming from 27 years of marketing experience, Mark expected any channel used for business to be measurable, while others felt it was all about the conversation. Though nervous, Mark started speaking his mind. The reaction was supportive and positive. His audience was grateful somebody finally said it.Listen to the show to discover what Mark blogged about at first and how he felt about it.Why marketing with content is so difficult todayWhether you're an individual blogger, working in a business or working for a brand, many niches are getting crowded with content and social media activity. This makes it very difficult to compete.Mark feels this was predictable. He says when the Internet first started, everyone needed a website. If you were the first one with a website, you had an advantage. Then you needed to be found. If you were the first one to figure out search engine optimization, you had an advantage, because you're going to be at the top of the search rankings. However, after your competitors figured it out, it got harder and more expensive to be in marketing.He says it's the same thing with blogging. It's hard to be seen, because people are figuring it out. People are trying to stand out, but creating more or better content isn't necessarily the answer.For the last year, Mark has been obsessed with figuring out how to maneuver in this very crowded world. And that's why he wrote The Content Code.Listen to the show to hear my Times Square analogy.Mark's code for successMark explains how all conversations are about content: creating more,

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  • Episode 308 - Transformers: Age of Extinction

    · We Hate Movies

    On this week's episode, the gang welcomes Hooked On T.J. Hooker's Ben Worcester into the studio to help tackle the ridiculously long and ridiculously dumb, Transformers: Age of Extinction! Why waste the best part of your movie by killing off T.J. Miller? Why did they make Mark Wahlberg's character from Texas? And who was asking for these Dinobots? PLUS: Mark Wahlberg is a massive Cheers fan. Transformers: Age of Extinction stars Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Titus Welliver, T.J. Miller, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, John Goodman, and Ken Watanabe; directed by Michael Bay.

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  • Viral Videos: How to Create and Promote Videos People Love

    · Social Media Marketing Podcast helps your business thrive with social media

    Do you struggle to create and promote videos?Are you wondering how to make videos that go viral?To learn about the creative process of coming up with video ideas and making them happen, I interview Mark Malkoff for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.It's designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).In this episode, I interview Mark Malkoff, a comedian and filmmaker.Mark shares his love and passion for creating videos and several amazing stories behind his viral videos.You'll learn about his process for creating video and how to get traction.Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!Listen NowYou can also subscribe via iTunes, RSS, or Stitcher.Here are some of the things you'll discover in this show:Video Creation and PromotionMark has created several viral videos and has been featured on many television shows. You'll hear about the stories behind these videos and what he accomplished to get this media attention.httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwYxuV2dVzwMark shares how he grew up in love with comedy, the path he took before he started making videos and how he started making viral videos. Mark describes himself as a comedian at heart and the biggest comedy nerd. He feels that his love for comedy shines through in his work.The stories behind Mark's videosYou'll hear the story behind Mark's first very successful video: the 171 Starbucks mentioned above. This is when he visited and consumed purchases at all 171 Starbucks locations in Manhattan in less than 24 hours.Just after this 171 Starbucks story, Mark approached IKEA with a project of living and working in an IKEA store for a week. And after 2 months of being persistent, they agreed.httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9q0sB_Xp6AMark's IKEA story brought the most publicity in the USA in the history of IKEA as a company. And IKEA ended up winning the PR Week of the Year Award for the campaign. But to Mark, it was all about the video content and his videos on this project got 1.8 million views.Listen to the show to discover the secrets behind his success.The goals behind Mark's videosYou'll learn how Mark's goal is simply to do things that make him laugh and challenge him. Sometimes brands are involved and sometimes they aren't.Mark tells the story of when he got carried across New York City by 155 individuals, 9.4 miles in 11-degree weather.httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gi4ClspNrNsThe aim of this video was to prove to the world that New Yorkers are nice. The video was a success.Sometimes brands come to him and other times he has to knock on their doors.Listen to the show to find out why Ford Motor Company was one of the best brands Mark has worked with. The process of creating a viral videoMark shares his process to come up with ideas for the videos he makes. You'll learn how he goes from the ideas to creating a video project. And you'll probably be surprised by the amount of research and training involved behind the scenes for Mark's videos.Mark shares his experience of having hours of video and trying to tell the story in a short video for YouTube.Listen to the show to find out how he tests his videos.The story in the videoMark explains how it's his own curiosity that resonates with his audience.The story behind the Apple Store Challenge was to see what he could get away with in the Apple store. The video got over 1 million views on YouTube. Parts of the challenge included taking a goat into the store, ordering a pizza to be delivered there, dressing up as Darth Vader to get his iPhone repaired and a date night for him and his wife.

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  • PMC 184: Dan Van Kirk and "Mark Wahlberg"

    · Pop My Culture Podcast

    Dan Van Kirk ("Doug Loves Movies" and "Sklabro County" podcasts) and, um, "Mark Wahlberg" stop by to chat about Comic Con, lines, Star Wars vs. Kevin Smith, leaked trailers, Suicide Squad, The Wahlberg Solution, The Vanderpump Rules, the guy that gotten eaten by an alligator and a truly breathtaking Olsen Twins reveal. Leave your answer to the firsts question (the first time you can remember setting off fireworks, or seeing a big display) on our website for a chance to win a soft Pop My Culture T-Shirt!

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  • The Wahlberg Solution LIVE

    · 00:48:58 · Earwolf Presents

    After decades of using his knowledge to only benefit himself, Mark Wahlberg (Daniel Van Kirk) has teamed up with other celebrities and famous friends for “The Wahlberg Solution!" a round-table discussion of current news and events that will sort out the world's problems as only A-List celebrities can. Recorded LIVE at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, Mark is joined by special guests John Malkovich (Paul Welsh), Anne Hathaway (Madeline Walter), Michael Caine (Kenny Stevenson), and Hilary Clinton (Emily Maya Mills). So hurry up and listen because you might learn something. Looking at you Donnie.

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  • 020 Mark Sanborn | The Most Important Question

    · Eternal Leadership

    What it Takes to Be Extraordinary in All You Do We often accomplish more by doing less. Activity is the anesthesia of the modern person. When we stay insanely busy we think we are accomplishing something but we are just staying insanely busy. Ask yourself, what’s important and am I accomplishing it! "We all have same number of hours and minutes in a day. It’s what we do with those that determine if we have an ordinary or extraordinary life." - Mark Sanborn Mark Sanborn was recently named to the Top Leadership Experts to Follow in 2015.  His best selling book The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary reveals a clear path to an extraordinary life How do you define extraordinary? It is something that stands out. Ordinary is unremarkable. We don’t remember the ordinary. Sameness is a bad business and life strategy. Savor what you are able to create and do. Mark explains that we are in one of three places in our lives Stuck Struggling Successful – We run the risk of becoming stuck, just stuck at a higher level. When stuck you need a push and a plan. You need to do the work yourselves but we can encourage others and find encouragement for ourselves. Your plan should define what success looks like but we often lack clarity on the outcome we want.  We assume that people without clarity haven’t taken time to define what they want. It could be the case that you just don’t know what you want. You might need to do more things, try more things and it would give you perspective. Don’t get into a state where you don’t move forward until you have perfect clarity. Sometimes people are afraid to aspire to more. Successful people are not afraid to aspire higher. It’s about aiming a little higher so you get more than you would have gotten. Live life fully!  Try a lot of things and be intentional about what success looks like. Resources Leadership resources from Mark Sanborn Leadership Blog Leadership Lessons Newsletter Have Mark speak to you company to deliver an impactful message that will create results Books - I have read all of these and recommend them for anyone in a leadership role! You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results The Encore Effect: How to Achieve Remarkable Performance in Anything You Do Bio Leadership Speaker Mark Sanborn Developing Leaders in Business and in Life Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted expert on leadership, team building, customer service and change. Mark Sanborn graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University. In addition to his work as a business educator and author, Mark continues to be an active leadership practitioner. Most recently he served as the president of the National Speakers Association. Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. He was recently honored with the Cavett Award, the highest honor the NSA bestows on its members, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the speaking profession. Mark is also a member of the exclusive Speakers Roundtable, made up of 20 of the top speakers in America. Mark is the author of eight books, including the bestseller The Fred Factor: How Passion In Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary which has sold more than 1.6 million copies internationally. His other books include You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Positive Difference, Teambuilt: Making Teamwork Work, The Encore Effect: How to Achieve Remarkable Performance in Anything You Do and his most recent book, Up, Down or Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between. His latest book is Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results which was released March 2013. He has created and appeared in 20 videos and numerous audio training programs. His video series Team Building: How to Motivate and Manage People made it to the #2 spot for bestselling educational video series in the U.S. Mark’s list of over 2400 clients includes Costco, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, Avnet, Sandvik and John Deere. “We each know how good we have become,” Mark says, “but none of us knows how good we can be. One of the most exciting opportunities we get each day is to pursue our potential.” Mark Sanborn challenges his audiences with this message and provides insights for extraordinary living.  

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  • 178: Mark Sisson - Ketosis Curbs Hunger • The Healthiest Oil • Reboot Your Metabolism

    · The Ultimate Health Podcast: Wellness, Nutrition, Fitness, & Exercise

    Mark Sisson is a former elite endurance athlete who has made health and fitness his life’s work. He’s written a series of bestselling health and fitness books and his blog MarksDailyApple.com is the world’s most popular ancestral health website. Mark is also the creator of Primal Kitchen which makes high quality sauces and dressings and he just opened the second Primal Kitchen Restaurant. In this episode, we discuss: Mark took his health to the next level by going keto Mark ditched his plans of going to medical school and decided to train for the US olympic team for the marathon Combining the keto diet with endurance sport Rebooting your metabolism so you can burn fat more efficiently for the rest of your life When you go keto... hunger no longer runs your life If you need to lose body fat, keto might be your answer Being in ketosis can help you build and spare muscle mass Your brain loves ketones and runs better on them vs. glucose How Mark's brain went from a 10 to an 11 when he went keto Ketones can help manage certain types of neurological disorders (epilepsy) The ketogenic diet has been shown to eliminate seizures When does Mark use exogenous ketones? Comparing ketosis to a cleanse How Mark doesn't eat until 1pm - he skips breakfast Pickles are "free food" Mark's big ass salad The healthiest of all oils Eating keto doesn't mean you give up veggies Are people abusing protein on a keto diet? Stop sweating to eat Women and the ketogenic diet... things to consider Make exercise fun Strategies for next level sleep How Mark manages stress while running four businesses Sometimes you just need to "enjoy life" The less sugar you eat in your lifetime, the healthier you'll be Show sponsors: Perfect Keto

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  • 20 VC 085: Mark Suster @ Upfront Ventures on Being A Super Entrepreneur Driven VC

    · The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch

    Mark Suster is Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures which he joined in 2007, having previously worked with Upfront for nearly 8 years as a two-time entrepreneur. Before joining Upfront Mark was Vice President, Product Management at Salesforce.com following its acquisition of Koral, where Mark was Founder and CEO. Prior to Koral, Mark was Founder and CEO of BuildOnline, a European SaaS company that was acquired by SWORD Group. Mark is also the writer of one of my favourite VC blogs, Both Sides Of The Table which is a centre piece to the whole VC community and is a must read for all interested in entrepreneurship and VC. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How did Mark make his way into the world of tech and later make the transition to VC? 2.) How have Mark's entrepreneurial origins influenced his investment style and approach to startups? 3.) What really gets Mark excited in terms of the founders and the companies they have built? 4.) How does Mark recommend that startup founders can meet investors and get those initial meetings? 5.) What sector is Mark most excited by and why? 6.) Mark has said in the past 'too much money too early often fucks companies up'. Why is that and how should founders determine what is the right amount to raise? Items Mentioned In Today's Show: My Fave of Mark's Posts: Entrepreneur DNA, I Invest In Lines Not Dots Mark's Fave Book: The Accidental Superpower Mark's Fave Blog or Newsletter: Stratechery, Ben Evans, Chris Dixon, Tom Tunguz Mark's Most Recent Investment: Mitu Networks As always you can follow Harry, Mark, The Twenty Minute VC and Upfront Ventures on Twitter here! If you would like to see a more colourful side to Harry with many a mojito session, you can follow him on Instagram here!

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  • NATO-debatt, Fluortantens dag och Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg

    · 00:41:01 · Nordegren & Epstein i P1

    Nordegren & Epstein får besök i studion av Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg, aktuell med boken Journalister är också människor, Katarina Kovàcs Warnebrant, tandvårdsstrateg Folktandvården och Försvarsminister Peter Hultkvist. Hela alliansen är nu på väg att enas om att kräva svenskt NATO-medlemskap. Försvarsminister Peter Hultkvist kommer till studion för att berätta varför han vill ha ett mycket närmare samarbete med USA men inte medlemskap. Möt hovets före detta informationschef Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg, aktuell med boken Journalister är också människor. Thomas Nordegren, som anser att den lär ut hur man "dompterar mig och mina kollegor", undrar också om författaren "verkligen menar att vi är människor"?  Thomas uppmärksammar Fluortantens dag. Vilka är våra fluortanter och fluorgubbar egentligen? Hur sköter vi våra tänder och vilka är för- och nackdelarna att skölja med det icke-metalliska grundämnet som har atomnummer 9, kemiska beteckningen F och tillhör gruppen halogener?  Katarina Kovàcs Warnebrant, tandvårdsstrateg Folktandvården, svarar på Thomas och Louises frågor. Programledare: Thomas Nordegren Bisittare: Louise Epstein Producent: Ülkü Holago nordegrenepstein@sverigesradio.se

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  • Min bokhylla hemma hos Elisabeth Tarras Wahlberg

    · Min Bokhylla

    För mig är böcker en rikedom. Jag älskar att ha böcker omkring mig. Jag känner mig rik även om jag vet att jag inte kommer att läsa hälften av dem." "De sprider harmoni och det är svårt att sortera ut och slänga böcker. De har blivit en del av mig, säger Elisabeth Tarras Wahlberg.I Bokhyllan hos Elisabeth Tarras Wahlberg: Samtliga deckare av Jan Mårtensson Morgon i Jenin av Susan Abulhawa Drömfabriken av Björn Vingård Alla lyckliga familjer liknar varandra av Claes de Faire Vitlöksballaderna av Mo Yan Mannen utan öde av Imre Kertész Toppbok: Sommarboken av Tove Jansson Kaddish på motorcykel av Leif Zern Jennys personliga tips: Yarden av Kristian Lundberg Rövarna i Skuleskogen av Kerstin Ekman Törnfåglarna av Colleen McCullough

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  • Ep. 245 - Mark Manson: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F---

    · 01:20:56 · The James Altucher Show

    Mark Manson is a writer, blogger and author of the "New York Times" bestseller, "The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F-ck". Visit his blog, markmanson.net, to read some of his best articles on self improvement, dating and relationships, culture and life choices.   2 mins - I tell Mark why I didn't initially want him in the show... and why I changed my mind 4 mins - Mark and I first met at a friend’s poker game. then I ran into him a few weeks later. But I didn't remember meeting. “Hi I'm James,” I said. Then I remembered. And I realized he was the guy from the poker game… the guy who's name I kept trying to figure out all night. “I just thought you were a chill guy,” Mark said. We laughed. That's how I'd like to start all new moments in life. With a laugh. 8 min - Mark says where he got the inspiration to write his bestselling book, "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck" 10 min - We talk about what “giving a fuck” actually means. And how to decide what's worthwhile. “I joke around with a lot of people,” Mark said. “I say I wanted to write a book about values...but I knew if I wrote a book about values no one would read it. So I put the F word everywhere. Because essentially what giving a fuck is is you are deciding what you care about. You are deciding what you value in your life.” 12 min - So then I ask Mark how you get started? 14 min - We talk about people pleasing. And self absorption. “It’s very common in the self help world to say, ‘Be true to yourself and follow your feelings.’ That’s nice and everything, but if I went out to 6th Avenue and started peeing on the corner just because I feel like it…” I interrupted. “Is that your true passion? Peeing in 6th Ave. That’s your truth?” “Yes this is my truth at the moment…” Then he got serious. “We live in a society. We’re inner-dependent on each other in many ways. So there’s tension between what you yourself want and what’s also good for the community around you. And that’s hard. I think a lot of people suffer because that balance has gotten out of whack too far one way or the other. Either their constantly people-pleasing or they’re constantly selfish and self-absorbed.” 15 min - I feel everyone starts out people pleasing. And adulthood is when you cross into being more independent. Not necessary self absorbed, but the part of your brain that works to increase your livelihood and sense of survival kicks in. And the struggle is to let go of the “people pleasing” aspect. The part of you that needs approval. I still struggle with this. “Choosing yourself” is choosing to give yourself the stamp of approval. I try this everyday. 17 min - Mark sold drugs when he was 13. Someone told the principal and he got kicked out of school. Six months later his parents got a divorce. 22  min - So I asked, “What do you think your parents could have or should have done differently in this situation?” 28 min - There's a trick to having a good relationship, he told me… it's sort of an equation. Or a scale. 31 min - He fell into a “bottomless pit” of approval. He chased every woman on campus. And learned the rules of attraction. He told me about the really sleazy pick up lines he'd use. “Does that stuff work?”I asked. “It attracts  really insecure women,” he said. And that led to his dating theory: you end up attracting what you put out. 33 min - He took what he learned about dating to build a coaching business. 35 min - We talk about Tucker Max’s books and how they’re often taken the wrong way. 41 min - Mark started traveling and living off his online business. He got serious about his writing. 43 min - Mark explains the attachment theory 45 min - He read “The Four Hour Workweek,” by Tim Ferriss. And based his nomadic life around it.  But traveling forced Mark into avoiding intimacy. He kept leaving friends behind. And later learned what he really wanted... 47 min - I asked Mark, “When did you start giving a fuck?” 48 min - He told me how he got back to his roots to see what made him happiest 50 min - Mark explains how new and exciting experiences start to fade as you get older... 53 min - And he told me why putting down roots and building a community was his newly discovered biggest value. 55 min - Then I wanted to learn the art of. It giving a fuck. There are a lot of subtleties. So I asked, “What steps do I need to take today to stop insecurities and not care as much?” 58 min - People always ask me how to find customers or readers or a marker. The first rule is this: if you make something that’s valuable, people will show up. 1 hour 2 minutes - We talk about constantly finding different metrics to measure your success by. 1 hour 3 minutes - We talk about a chapter in Chuck Klosterman’s book, But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past, on what survives and how it correlates with a chapter in Mark’s book.   1 hour 6 minutes - What is the subtle art, how do you do it? 1 hour 9 minutes - There are a few fundamental principles to stop giving time and energy into things that really don't matter to you. We break them down. 1 hour 12 minutes - Mark talks about starting to write his next book about relationships and how he’s already been comparing it to his first book… that's the death to all creativity. You need a free, unstressed mind to be creative everyday. Comparison is creativity’s heart attack. 1 hour 15 minutes - Every time you switch tribes, you switch the metrics of comparison. Pay attention to your tribes values. And disown any that don't matter to your heart. 1 hour 18 minutes - Your brain is always going to find a problem or a comparison, the trick it to figure out the game and trust it a little less.

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  • Chris Titus & Mark Pitta

    · David Feldman Show

    Jeremiah Tower & Azhar Usman. David goes insane demanding to know why Ann Coulter won't go away? Three of the biggest names ever to come out of my hometown, San Francisco: Comedian Christopher Titus, Comedian Mark Pita, and, this is huge, Chef Jeremiah Tower, plus my new friend, one of Dave Chappelle’s favorite opening acts, and he’s writing for tomorrow night’s White House Correspondents Dinner, Comedian, Lawyer, Husband, Father, Son and Holy Ghost Azhar Usman. Christopher Titus is working on his eighth comedy special. Mark Pita recalls the early days of San Francisco comedy scene, his first Carson shot, and what it's like to hang with your comedy heroes. Jeremiah Tower! If you know anything about food this is big, and if you don’t know anything about food you need to know who Jeremiah Tower is. It all starts with Jeremiah Tower. Before Mario Batali, before Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry, before Wolfgang Puck there was Jeremiah Tower who created the idea of a celebrity chef, he created not only California cuisine, he created American cuisine, he created farm to table he created the whole idea of being a locavore. He’s on the show today! Jeremiah Tower is responsible for Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California and Chez Panisse is responsible for the whole idea of locally sourced food. I know. It sounds crazy, but Jeremiah Tower in the late 70s and early 80s said, "To hell with French cooking, to hell with flying in fish from Chile, let’s cook with what’s right in front of us." You take that for granted, but until Jeremiah Tower nobody knew what fresh food tasted like. There’s a new documentary out called the Last magnificent, and it’s the story of how Jeremiah Tower didn’t just revolutionize modern dining, he created it. Martha Stewart, Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdaine are in this documentary, The Last Magnificent, it’s produced by Anthony Bourdaine, and the Last Magnificent is incredible, you’ll never look at food the same way again. So much of what we take for granted started with Jeremiah Tower in the early 80s, he went on to create Stars restaurant in San Francisco, and then, he disappeared. Fell of the face of the earth. Walked away from it all, left at the top of his game. Only to return two years ago to run Tavern on The Green in New York, as well as serve as the subject of this fantastic documentary The Last Magnificent. I would put this up there with Jiro Dreams of Sushi, that great 2011 documentary covering Jiro Ono the 85-year-old Japanese sushi master who runs a hole in the wall that Michelin gives three stars. So proud to have Jeremiah Tower on the show today. Christopher Titus has done seven comedy specials.  Never happy with doing what's been done before, Titus makes sure every show has a specific theme, while simultaneously taking the audience on a wild ride of laughter.  He is currently touring with his newest and eighth show, "AMERICA… REALLY?," in which he is half-assed running for President in 2017. After rave reviews of “Norman Rockwell is Bleeding,” Titus followed it up 2 years later with his rant on 9-11 and the world coming apart in “The 5th Annual End of the World Tour.” This 90-minute piece once again shows how Christopher is a comic who either suffers from A.D.D., or is an angry white trash maniac. After his second show, all hell broke loose in Titus’ life.  A bad divorce and an amazing new relationship brought his third 90-minute show to life. “Love is Evol" goes through the ups and downs of love and divorce in a way that no comic has before.  If you’ve ever been in love and had your heart ripped out, this show will heal you... and steel you for the future. Never holding back, Christopher Titus was able to do three ninety-minute shows in only five years.  Most comics would take a break and recharge, but instead, Titus dropped “NEVERLUTION” in 2011.  Neverlution takes on the entire country and its complacency with everything from terrorism and politics, to child-rearing and technology.  Titus again shows he is up to more than just stand-up comedy.Between 2004 and 2011, Titus released six hours of comedy.  Now what?  “VOICE IN MY HEAD” is what.  Titus turns his rage and hilarity inward, and kicks his own ass with this special about every mistake he has made in his life, including getting his TV show cancelled. The disc ends with an epic 28-minute piece about meeting Bruce Springsteen and what an idiot Titus continued to be in front of “The Boss." Only one year later, Titus released “Angry Pursuit of Happiness.”  One of his best specials, Titus takes the audience on a ride through life.  From the bit, “Arm the Children,” to His Dad’s ED problem, to one of his most epic pieces, “Here’s How Life Goes,” you will laugh your ass off while reconsidering your own life choices. In “BORN WITH A DEFECT,” Titus tackles one of his toughest subjects to date-- kids.  In an hour and forty minutes, Titus deconstructs the love of children and proves that they really don’t care about us at all. He also gives parenting advice and tells stories that would make a child therapist get a restraining order. As he says in the show, “If you are a parent this show is therapy, if you don’t have kids it’s 90 minutes of birth control.”   If you are counting, that’s seven specials in only 12 years. Titus has done the work, paid his dues and has the history to show that he is one of the best comics working today.  Not happy to just write bit after unrelated bit, Titus always brings a cohesive, complete show. Titus’ comedy is part rant, part confession, part therapy, but ALWAYS funny.  His reputation is one of a hard, funny comic who takes no prisoners and gives the audience everything he has, in every show he does. He has tackled the world, relationships, families, the human race and most of all, himself. Mark’s career flourished in LA, first, fulfilling his dream of appearing on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson then subsequent appearances with Jay Leno. Mark landed a job as host of Totally Hidden Video for the FOX network, playing different characters in hidden camera situations and then hosting Friday Night Videos for NBC. Mark has made guest appearances on Mad About You and Third Rock from the Sun. For Comedy Central Mark has appeared on Premium Blend; The A-List; Dr. Katz; and Make Me Laugh. Mark wrote and starred in his own sitcom for NBC but the pilot wasn’t chosen for the fall season. Head of NBC, Warren Littlefield picked a show called “Union Square” instead. It lasted three episodes. Mark predicts that his show would have lasted at least four. When the word came down that the project wasn’t a go Mark magically received a call from the top rated morning show in the San Francisco Bay Area to be the roving entertainment reporter/host. For five years Mark brought his unique comic expertise to the man on street format and enjoyed the original approach to interviewing newsmakers, movie stars and everyday folk. In 1997 Mark achieved the comedy version of the hat trick when, during a show, he made a women (name withheld) laugh so hard she wet her pants, cried, and liquid came out of her nose. There is no higher honor. A favorite on the comedy club; college; and corporate circuit, Mark has also opened for Chris Issak, Celene Dion, Vanessa Williams, Paul Anka, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton John, Smokey Robinson, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Rick Springfield. The prestigious ELAN AWARDS has chosen Mark as Master of Ceremonies five times, and Anthony Robbins has employed Mark to liven up his financial seminars. Every Tuesday in Mill Valley, California, Mark runs a comedy showcase at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre new comics a chance to develop. Veterans like Dana Carvey, Robin Williams, and Richard Lewis have also stopped by. AZHAR USMAN is a standup comedian, actor, writer, playwright, and producer. He is one of the hottest standup comics based in Chicago; CNN called him "America's Funniest Muslim," and Georgetown University identified him as "one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World." In 2010, standup icon Dave Chappelle–for whom Azhar has opened over 50 times–commented "Azhar Usman is untouchable." As the co-founder of the international comedy showcase "Allah Made Me Funny–The Official Muslim Comedy Tour," he has toured over 20 countries, on five continents. His comedy has been profiled/reviewed by over 100 major world media outlets including The New York Times, The Economist, BBC, The Guardian, NPR, TIME Magazine, Al-Jazeera, USA Today, and Fox News. Besides appearing regularly on television, and in numerous documentary and independent films, he served as executive producer of Mo Amer's first one-hour standup special "Legally Homeless" (directed by Jay Chapman), and most recently, served as a creative consultant on Hannibal Buress' 2016 Netflix comedy special, "Comedy Camisado." Azhar guest stars as KKYMAN CANDAHAR on Amazon Studios' new big-budget original series PATRIOT (created, written, and directed by Steve Conrad). In the Spring of 2017, he appeared on Pete Holmes' popular podcast "You Made It Weird," where he announced that he will record his first ever one-hour standup special later this year (to be directed by Ramy Youssef and executive produced by Hannibal Buress).   Tell us what you think in the comment section below.   More David @ http://www.DavidFeldmanShow.com   Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world. Check out our new You Tube channel.   More about David: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0271017/?ref_=nv_sr_1   David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.   He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.   Get Social With David:   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davidfeldmancomedy?ref=hl     Twitter: https://twitter.com/David_Feldman_   Subscribe to his audio podcast: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/david-feldman-show/id321997239   Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. Join today and help support the show!          

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  • 107: Why Every Shot Counts when it comes to Strokes Gained with Mark Broadie

    · The 18STRONG Podcast: Golf | Golf Fitness | Mental

    Today I am joined by author, educator, speaker, and golfer; Dr. Mark Broadie. Commonly known as the ‘Doctor of Golf’ Mark is at the forefront of a revolutionary new approach to the game. A professor at Columbia Business School, Mark helped the PGA Tour develop its cutting-edge strokes gained stat. Broadie uses analytics from the financial world to uncover the secrets of the game of golf, with a focus on crunching mountains of data to show both professional and amateur golfers how to make better decisions on the course. The strokes gained stat has been influential in changing the way we think about golf, and where we should be focusing. Putting and driving are often touted as being the most important aspects of a golfer’s game, but Mark’s work shows (convincingly) why most of the top golfers win with their approach. Subscribe to the 18STRONG Podcast on iTunes and stitcher by clicking the button below: Mark Broadie's Background Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. He has received a B.S. from Cornell University and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He is a member of the United States Golf Association’s handicap research team and is a former club champion at Pelham Country Club. Mark helped the PGA Tour develop its cutting-edge ‘strokes gained’ putting stat. Mark is the author of “Every Shot Counts: Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy” Highlights from this Episode How Mark started applying the same analytics from his day job (business professor) to improve his golf game. Debunking some common golf myths, like ‘drive for show, putt for dough’. How Mark came up with the strokes gained stat, and why it’s so important to track. Mark also explains how it’s a more precise version of the intuition golfers have already been using for years. The importance of the approach game. About 40% of the advantage top players have over lower ranked players comes from approach shots. How anyone can use strokes gained and Mark’s app Golf Metrics to improve their game. Why we shouldn’t credit Tiger Woods’ putting game as much his driving and approach game. How Jordan Spief is such a great player by being slightly better than average in every aspect of his game, rather than dominating just one. CaddyShack or Happy Gilmore? Happy Gilmore Who are some notable names you’ve played with?  Luke Donald, Michael Jordan, Justin Rose to name a few What was it like to walk a course with Michael Jordan, and what were some of the conversations you had outside of golf?  He had a custom built golf cart like a stretch limousine, with drinks and music. He was also trash talking Luke Donald throughout the round! What’s most exciting for you as you move forward?  There’s a lot more work to be done on golf strategy, and a lot of fascinating questions to be answered. You can improve your game by playing smarter. I’m looking forward to diving more deeply into that. Where to Find Dr. Mark Broadie: Website: everyshotcounts.com Twitter: @MarkBroadie Other Links Mentioned Book: Every Shot Counts - Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy App: Golf Metrics Having Trouble Leaving a review from your iPhone or desktop? CLICK HERE to see how on your iPhone! CLICK HERE to see how on your desktop!   The post 107: Why Every Shot Counts when it comes to Strokes Gained with Mark Broadie appeared first on 18STRONG.com.

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