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#042 The Becoming of a 27 Year Old CEO Coach & Matchmaker, Nina Barber

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Release Date: 06/14/2020

#43 Adventures and Advice From A Former World Class Pick-up Artist, Tynan show art #43 Adventures and Advice From A Former World Class Pick-up Artist, Tynan

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Tynan, is an entrepreneur, personal coach and minimalist nomad. He is the author of best-selling books, and .  Tynan also pioneered the idea of Empire housing, to share homeownership with friends. With this, he brought an island in Canada and homes in Hawaii, Budapest, Tokyo and Vegas. In his former life, he is a pickup artist and instructor, best known as Herbal in by Neil Strauss. In this conversation, we spoke about: What he learnt as a pickup artist How to make friends as an adult  How to give advice that people listen

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#042 The Becoming of a 27 Year Old CEO Coach & Matchmaker, Nina Barber show art #042 The Becoming of a 27 Year Old CEO Coach & Matchmaker, Nina Barber

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Nina Barber, is an executive and CEO coach & matchmaker. In 2 years, she is billing $2,500 - $10,000/month per client for her coaching services.  She is also the founder of , a matchmaking service for startup executives to find coaches. Nina has also co-founded a social enterprise, Nika that brings clean water to more than 40,000 people every day. In this conversation, we spoke about: Why Nina spends $50,000 a year on self-development The emotional journey of operation to closing a $3 million dollar start-up How did Nina build her coaching practice in record speed

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#041 How to Have Great Sex in a Long-Term Relationship, Dr Stephen Snyder show art #041 How to Have Great Sex in a Long-Term Relationship, Dr Stephen Snyder

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Dr Stephen Snyder is a sex and couple therapist for over 30 years. His goal, to help you have great sex.  He is also the author of . Stephen is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine. In this conversation, we spoke about: Why you should be sexually selfish How the idea of “desire” can mess up your sex life Why our thinking brain is stopping us from having "great sex" and how to "turn it off"

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#040 Derek Sivers on Tinder Dating Strategies, Finding Purpose and the Art of Singapore show art #040 Derek Sivers on Tinder Dating Strategies, Finding Purpose and the Art of Singapore

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Derek Sivers, is a kind of a reluctant entrepreneur, circus-clown musician turned author. In 1998, Derek created by helping his friends sell their CDs. It became the largest seller of independent music online, with $100 million in sales for 150,000 musicians. In 2008, Derek sold CD Baby for $22 million, giving the proceeds to a charitable trust for music education. He went to speak at the TED Conference, for 3 times in 2010 (which is unheard of), with more than 18 million views of his talks. Since 2011, he has published 34 books, including “,” which I love so much.  In this...

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#39 The 25 Year Old Doctor that Amassed a 500K YouTube Following, Ali Abdaal show art #39 The 25 Year Old Doctor that Amassed a 500K YouTube Following, Ali Abdaal

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Ali Abdaal, is a YouTuber and junior doctor in the UK. His YouTube channel has more than 30 millions view and 500K subscribers. 

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#38 The Decision Coach from the Inaugural Team of Seth Godin’s altMBA, Michelle Florendo show art #38 The Decision Coach from the Inaugural Team of Seth Godin’s altMBA, Michelle Florendo

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Michelle Florendo, is a coach for Type-A professionals and executives. She has served on the inaugural coaching team for Seth Godin’s altMBA, guest-taught on Stanford’s famous Design Your Life course, and is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council. Michelle is also a mother of 2, admits these achievements.

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#37: Remote Work, Learning to Code & Happiness – Steph Smith show art #37: Remote Work, Learning to Code & Happiness – Steph Smith

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Steph Smith (@stephsmithio), 25 is a senior analyst working on , tracking up-and-coming trends.  After less than a year of learning to code (while having a full-time job), she has won the Golden Kitty  for inclusion, on Product Hunt.  Steph writes a  about remote work, women in tech and learning to code.  These days when she is not at work, she is building , a tool connecting indie publishers with their readers. In this conversation, we spoke about: Things women face in the tech industry Steph’s transition from consulting to remote work The...

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#36: Khailee Ng — Conversation about Necker Island, Marriage and the Gig Economy show art #36: Khailee Ng — Conversation about Necker Island, Marriage and the Gig Economy

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Khailee Ng is a managing partner of , a venture capital firm. He has led more than 180 startup investments, with a few “unicorn” successes such as  and . Khailee has previously founded Groupsmore which got acquired by  and  which got subsequently acquired by , Malaysia’s largest online media company. BUT, even if you have zero interest in startups, this episode is well worth the time. This is really about the habits and beliefs of a successful (and fun) person. Enjoy this conversation with a curious character! In this...

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#35:The 34 Years Old Internet Millionaire Who Sold Everything Away, Alvin Poh show art #35:The 34 Years Old Internet Millionaire Who Sold Everything Away, Alvin Poh

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

Alvin Poh is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Vodien, a cloud hosting company. Vodien was founded in 2002. It was later acquired by Dreamscape in 2017, and was valued for S$ 30million. Shortly after being a millionaire at 33 years old, he sold most of his belongings (including his Lamborghini) and embraced minimalism. Alvin holds a masters in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon. He is now travelling and snowboarding around the world. In this conversation, we spoke about: Why Alvin sold his Lamborghini and embrace minimalism The evolution of Alvin’s fitness routine How Alvin apply...

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#34: Conference Hacking, Self-Awareness and Personal System with JR Hinds show art #34: Conference Hacking, Self-Awareness and Personal System with JR Hinds

Misfits: Wisdom from Unconventional Individuals

JR Hinds is the owner of Hinds and Associates, specialising in employer-sponsored health insurance plans. Today, over 90% of his business is developed through referrals. He has a private pilot’s license and flies a Cessna 172. He also jumped out of an airplane twice (but never one that he was flying). JR rappelled down the building the day before his wedding day and threw a surprise wedding for his 50 guests. One of his favourite things to do is to spend time with his 4 nephews and his niece. In this conversation, we spoke about Learnings from the World Domination Summit...

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Nina Barber, is an executive and CEO coach & matchmaker. In 2 years, she is billing $2,500 - $10,000/month per client for her coaching services. 

She is also the founder of Prismaticco, a matchmaking service for startup executives to find coaches.

Nina has also co-founded a social enterprise, Nika that brings clean water to more than 40,000 people every day.

In this conversation, we spoke about:

  • Why Nina spends $50,000 a year on self-development
  • The emotional journey of operation to closing a $3 million dollar start-up
  • How did Nina build her coaching practice in record speed