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The Tony Robbins Podcast

“Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one?” Tony Robbins, the #1 Life and Business Strategist, has helped over 50 million people from 100 countries create real and lasting change in their lives. In this podcast, he shares proven strategies and tactics so you, too, can achieve massive results in your business, relationships, health and finances. In addition to excerpts from his signature events and other exclusive, never-before-released audio content, Tony and his team also conduct deeply insightful interviews with the most prominent masterminds and experts on the global stage.
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Feb 6, 2024

Mark your calendars for February 13, 2024, as Tony Robbins -- the unparalleled force in life/business strategy and financial insight -- is back with his eagerly anticipated new book "The Holy Grail of Investing." 

The final book in Tony's legendary financial freedom trilogy, Tony reveals the strategies and insights of some of the world's most successful investors. 

As a special bonus, Tony is sharing the audio version of Chapter One for free, which he's narrated himself. 

PRE-ORDER BOOK & Get a Free Gift Here: https://tonyr.co/47ZGr0O 

ABOUT TONY’S BOOK: Tony Robbins, alongside renowned investor Christopher Zook, delves into the realm of alternative investments, unlocking the doors to unprecedented financial success. The duo sat down with over a dozen of the world’s leading investment minds, each managing vast fortunes in private equity, private credit, private real estate, and venture capital. Combined, these visionaries oversee a staggering half a trillion dollars on behalf of investors. 

Some of the names include: 

-Robert F. Smith – Founder of Vista Equity Partners, recognized as the most successful enterprise software investor in history.

-Vinod Khosla – Founder of Khosla Ventures, a legendary figure in Venture Capital known for transforming a $4 million investment into a $7 billion windfall. 

-Michael B. Kim – Revered as the "Godfather of Private Equity" in Asia, Kim has created the largest private equity firm on the continent, making him South Korea’s wealthiest man. 

And the list goes on! 

Tony and Zook share the favorite strategies and profound insights of these investment titans. Learn from the best, as they disclose their time-tested methods to achieve financial prosperity. 

IN THE HOLY GRAIL OF INVESTING, YOU’LL DISCOVER: 

How to take advantage of the trillions flowing into private equity by becoming an owner of firms that manage assets and share in generated revenue. 

How to leverage two to three times higher returns of private credit as an alternative (or complement) to bonds. 

How new rule changes allow individual investors to own a piece of major professional sports teams (MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS) and benefit from this fanatically driven asset class. 

How to invest in the "energy evolution" and ride the wave of trillions in global investments. 

How investments in private real estate can work as an inflationary hedge and source of tax-efficient income. 

How many of the world’s greatest investors thrive in good times and bad. 

PRE-ORDER NOW FOR A SPECIAL REWARD: Once you've secured your copy today by pre-ordering from your favorite online retailers – visit https://theholygrailofinvesting.com, enter your proof of purchase, and gain free access to Tony's exclusive ten-part video series on the "7 Pillars of Business Mastery." This is a great opportunity to level up your financial game. 

The journey to financial freedom begins on February 13, 2024! Please enjoy chapter one!

Jan 14, 2024

Welcome to another family edition of The Tony Robbins Podcast. In this intimate conversation, you'll hear from Tony Robbins, his wife Sage Robbins, and their surrogate and family podcast host, Mary B., as they explore the profound POWER of OUR SPOKEN WORDS. In a world where words carry an invisible but undeniable currency, our emotions and therefore the quality of our lives are sculpted by the meanings embedded in the words we choose.

 

There's power and responsibility within the words we attach to our experience of life – whether in the boardroom, family room, or across the airwaves. If you're feeling “stuck”, “anxiety,” “enraged,” “delighted,” “curious,” or even “depressed,” Tony shows us how to take inventory of the words we consistently use to describe our experience, and how we can consciously select our words to alter our experience of life.

 

This isn't your typical self-affirmation exercise; it's a powerful exploration of incantations, decrees, prayer, conversation, internal dialogue, and a practice that transformed Tony's life during the challenging times of his early years.

 

Listen to Tony's personal testimony as he shares -- during despair and uncertainty -- how he turned to incantations as a source of strength and transformation. From being broke and sleeping in a Volkswagen to who he is as a leader, husband, and father today, Tony's incantations have been a constant companion on his 46-year journey of growth, contribution, and impact. As a modern family constellation, Sage, Mary, and Tony also shed light on the transformational vocabulary and the language ratios they work to implement in their home, as well as the contemporary relevance of the power of spoken words, when it comes to the timely topic of freedom of speech and expression. It's an important reminder that our habitual words hold weight in contributing to the broader dialogue that’s shaping our world and our collective relationship with humanity.

 

Join us for more than just a chat – it's a journey into the power of language. Every word carries the ability to shape, transform, and awaken something within you and NOW is the time to harness this power and use it as we move forward into a new year!

 

If you would like to view the VIDEO version of this podcast episode (and many others), please visit: https://www.youtube.com/tonyrobbinslive

 

SHOW NOTES:  

 

[00:00] Mary B. intro

[01:00] Words create and words destroy  

[02:35] Free speech, First Amendment, censorship  

[03:50] Tony: Meanings are shaped by the words we select  

[05:06] T.V. Transformational Vocabulary  

[06:44] Have to vs. Get to  

[07:20] Julie and John Gottman’s magic 5:1 ratio

[08:30] Take an inventory of your consistent words  

[09:25]  Awaken the Giant Within: Vocab of Ultimate Success  

[10:45] Sage: Self talk and internal dialogue  

[13:29] A 2-year-old’s speech  

[14:23] Your consistent words are producing your consistent emotions  

[15:24] In the beginning was word, and the word was God  

[15:49] A relationship is the sum total of its communication  

[16:45] Tony on incantations and The Magic of Believing  

[17:37] Words are a form of hypnosis  

[18:13] Tony & Sage’s wedding vows  

[20:48] A life’s purpose statement  

[21:33] Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Prayer of St. Francis  

[22:30] Sage: Romantic love & the humble position  

[23:40] Tony on the most important habits of all  

[25:32] If you want to create a new life, choose your words wisely  

[25:52] Words put us in trance (and every emotion is a trance)  

[26:58] Profound Knowledge: Your words require a habit  

[28:20] Tony’s new book: The Holy Grail of Investing  

[30:15] SEGMENT 2: Sage on the Language of Love  

[33:28] Schism or solution  

[36:46] The language of leadership

[38:38] Mary B. on the record/off the record  

[39:53] Sage: Don’t give your power away, seek a deeper truth  

[42:30] Mary B. on the juicy seduction of gossip  

[42:53] Mary B. story about Sage’s dad, “Is that right.”  

[44:43] The Bambi principle  

[46:15] Where there is darkness, let there be light  

[48:02] Mary B. on the energy of our language  

[49:34] Sage and Mary B on the story of a flat tire

[51:00] Sage on TR’s ulcer  

[54:02] Be impeccable with your word … or at least don’t lie  

[55:55] Isaiah

[56:41] Sign off  

 

Oct 23, 2023

Welcome to The Tony Robbins Podcast. It's a universal truth that no one escapes this life without experiencing moments of pain and stress. While we all face our own unique challenges, there are certain keys that we can ALL use to maintain a state of mental wellness.

In this intimate and at-home conversation, Tony Robbins, alongside his wife Sage Robbins and podcast host, Mary B., delve into a critical topic that touches us all: Mental Health. Together, they explore the many ways we can maintain emotional fitness and swiftly navigate out of that "stuck state”. They also uncover specific mindset practices that we can all use in those moments we feel hopeless and overwhelmed. In addition, the three explore the fascinating connection between our physiology and emotions.

Our hope is that this family conversation offers you valuable insights and inspiration to help guide you to a state of clarity and wellbeing . Please enjoy!

Watch the discussion here.

EPISODE NOTES 

[00:40] Intro by Sage Robbins - What do you do when you feel stuck?

[02:57] Clarity, flexibility and well-being

[04:00] Emotional fitness vs. emotional intelligence

[05:08] “Nobody escapes this world without extreme stress at times.” -Tony Robbins

[05:56] How we deal with feeling stuck

[07:27] Mary B. asks Tony about the term "Internal Representations” and its current significance

[08:47] Same event, different experience

[10:24] How the body controls emotions

[12:18] Sage and Tony on their relationship's evolution

[17:59] A breakup caused by negative stacking

[19:02] Stack the good / change your physiology!

[22:32] Watch your language patterns

[24:18] When Mary gets stuck

[26:54] Dinner for GOATs

[29:11] Sage on getting unstuck

[31:44] Byron Katie’s Four Questions

[34:03] Pain, loss, death, disappointment

[34:24] Out of pain comes drive

[35:10] Tony on global solutions to pain and suffering

[36:40] Suicide / Lonliness / Where to start if you’re feeling on edge

[39:06] “Vision is division” for the United States right now

[39:58] Creating meaningful futures, preventing suicide and fostering compassion

[41:41] Man’s Search For Meaning

[42:44] Sage on the intent of these conversations

[43:32] The Rabbit Listened, the power of silent presence

[44:46] Transformative power of love and presence

[46:10] This place called home

[47:03] Nurturing the essence of home, creating an environment of love

[47:39] What works for you? / Tony Robbins signs off

[49:53] Segment Two: Exploring the power of a single thought

[51:12] Navigating the labyrinth of thoughts

[53:00] Tune-in, the power of mindful attention

[54:00] Focus = Feelings

[55:42] Thoughts as energy, embracing their transience

[57:30] Waves of the human mind

[59:22] Sage on the importance of getting out in nature

[01:02:26] Mary on getting stuck stupid

[01:04:54] Something is coming up to the surface to be healed, stay with it

[01:14:00] Sage on surrendering control

[01:16:33] "Let your problems bring you closer to God" 01:18:54 Looking back on painful moments to find "life happening"

[01:21:50] Sign off ("We're on the same team.")

Sep 15, 2023

DR. JORDAN B. PETERSON is a renowned psychologist, globally acclaimed author, podcaster, Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, and one the most influential contemporary voices in our world today. For twenty years, Peterson has taught some of the most highly regarded courses at Harvard and Toronto, as well as authored books that have changed international discourse -- including "Maps of Meaning” and the bestsellers "12 Rules for Life” and "Beyond Order”. With a magnetic and brutally honest speaking style, and a fiercely devoted following, Peterson continues to leave his mark on the culture at large.

In April of 2023, Tony & Sage Robbins hosted an intimate gathering at their home for their Platinum Lions members.  The event featured an elite roster of speakers who delved into the pressing issues of our time: Foreign relations, how AI will reshape global order, the new economy in a post-pandemic world, the impact of Chat GPT, international politics, and cultural revolutions.

Closing the special event was this extraordinary lecture from Dr. Jordan Peterson. In this provocative presentation, Peterson explores the profound question of why we -- as individuals -- hold the beliefs we do, while teaching us how to intricately weave the concept of storytelling into our narrative. He also embarks on a discovery to uncover order amidst chaos, as well as touches on the importance of overcoming external predators by confronting them head-on.

Courtesy of Tony and Sage Robbins, prepare to be enlightened by the singular Dr. Jordan Peterson. Please enjoy!

Watch the discussion here.

EPISODE NOTES:

[00:23]  Tony Intro

[01:25]   See the world through a story

[03:06]   Consequences of a non-productive story

[03:46]   The debate leading us to chaos

[05:40]   Being the biggest devil in hell, doesn’t mean you’ve won the game

[06:36]   Why strategies based on power are not advisable 

[09:01]   Adventure story: the myth of the hero

[10:45]   Examples of the hero story

[12:08]   Overcome external predators

[14:55]  The oldest written story we know

[16:04]   Christianity, the crucifixion, and chaos

[18:35]   Confront problems before they make themselves known

[22:46]   The catastrophe of a vulnerable existence

[23:26]   Things worse than death

[25:37]   Become your best by facing the worst

[26:33]  Why you must confront chaos

[27:31]   Question from Audience Member:  How do we protect our children from outside negative influences?

[32:10]   Question from Audience Member: In your book you say “tell the truth, or at least don’t tell a lie.”  What do you mean by that?

[39:31]   Question from Mary B:  How do we navigate overwhelming obstacles and confront unmanageable chaos when dealing with the unknown?

[45:32]  Question from Audience Member: With all the chaos in the world, how do we choose which cause to fight for?

[54:34]  Tony and Sage sign off

Jul 1, 2023

In this critical conversation, Tony sits down with his dear friend Tim Ballard, founder of Operation Underground Railroad (OUR), a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing victims of child sex trafficking, and Jordan Harmon, co-founder of faith-inspired production company Angel Studios. The three delve deep into their powerful new film “Sound of Freedom” (opening this July 4th).

This extraordinary film – on which Tony is one of the Executive Producers – depicts the true story of Tim Ballard (played by actor Jim Caviezel), a Federal Agent who quits job with the Department of Homeland Security to start his own independent team of child rescuers.

Listen as Tim shares firsthand accounts of the harrowing experiences faced by victims of human trafficking and the relentless dedication of those fighting to dismantle these dark criminal networks, which continue to enslave millions of children globally each year.

Tony, Tim and Jordan discuss the crucial role “Sound of Freedom” will play in raising awareness about this global epidemic, and how YOU can join this fight to end child trafficking.

“Sound of Freedom” is out in theaters on July 4th! To get your tickets, visit: Angel.com/freedom

About the Film:

“Sound of Freedom” is an action thriller starring Jim Caviezel and Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino. Directed by Alejandro Monteverde, the film tells the incredible true story of Tim Ballard, a US federal agent who, after rescuing a young boy from ruthless child traffickers, learns the boy’s sister is still captive and decides to embark on a dangerous mission to save her. With time running out, he quits his job and journeys deep into the Colombian jungle, putting his life on the line to free her from a fate worse than death.

The film is produced by Angel Studios, a production company that creates faith-based and faith-inspired films and streaming TV shows, such as The Chosen

Watch the discussion here.

EPISODE NOTES:

[00:00] Show Intro

[01:35] Sound of Freedom Trailer

[04:24] Tim on his experiences leading to the film

[06:48] Why Jim Caviezel was cast

[08:54] Jim’s personal connection to the story

[10:25] Tim’s reaction to the script

[11:31] Filmmakers’ mission

[12:40] Angel Studios’ process in choosing a project

[13:23] How Mira Sorvino got involved

[14:49] What makes the film crucial today

[17:11] Tony on raising money for trafficked children

[18:24] Belief is a poor substitute for an experience

[18:47] An emotional experience in Haiti

[22:46] The film as a tool to liberate children

[24:36] Why a July 4th release date

[26:25] Build an audience through crowdfunding

[29:51] The Goal: Fill 2 million seats

[32:59] Get loud! How to end this epidemic

[34:48] Healing trafficked children

[36:00] Tim’s adopted children

[40:55] Survivors now saving lives

[43:32] A mission in Ukraine led to a major takedown

[45:29] The heartbreaking story of a young boy in Iraq

[47:20] Jordan’s important message

[48:50] Empowering every organization

[50:55] Sign off

Jun 13, 2023

In this special 3-PART MASTERCLASS, we drop you inside a Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar to learn HOW TO BUILD A BRAND, SHOWCASE YOUR X FACTOR, and BRING YOUR UNIQUE PRODUCT or SERVICE to a COMPETITIVE MARKET.

In PART TWO, you'll hear Tony Robbins in a one-on-one interview with DAN CATHY, the dynamic Chairman of Chick-fil-A, Inc., the iconic family-owned fast food chain specializing in chicken sandwiches.

Under Dan’s leadership, Chick-fil-A has become the 3rd largest fast food chain in America, behind McDonald’s and Starbucks. Since 2013, the company has expanded to over 2,600 restaurants in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as new ventures into the Asian market. However, it’s Dan's unwavering commitment to customer service that has been the real key element to the company's immense success. With an emphasis on family and community, and a tireless dedication to maintaining a positive workplace culture, Chick-fil-A is more than just a fast food dining experience – it’s a model for how businesses should inspire their employees and treat their customers.

*Fun fact: Chick-fil-A has been closed on Sundays since 1946. While it’s estimated the chain loses over $1 billion in potential yearly revenue, the family continues to honor this tradition – which encourages employees to rest, spend time with family and worship (if they choose).

***

Business Mastery is the world’s premier business training event designed and hosted by the world’s #1 authority on personal growth, business transformation and peak performance – Tony Robbins. This five-day event equips entrepreneurs, business owners and operators with cutting-edge systems, skills and strategies not found anywhere else to create an invincible advantage against competitors.

Business Mastery is designed to help participants thrive in any economic climate as they discover critical factors impacting their businesses currently, and design an action plan for the next phase of growth, whether they seek more profits or an exit strategy. This includes marketing tips, maximizing a business’ digital presence to actually get seen and discovered online and how to anticipate and solve the biggest business problems.

During this comprehensive program, participants gain the same proprietary tools and methodologies Tony Robbins has used to make more than 70 businesses profitable. They’ll also unlock exclusive growth tips from industry giants from companies like Airbnb, OrangeTheory, Shake Shack, SoulCycle, Warby Parker and more.

Now available as an immersive virtual event, Tony Robbins’s Business Mastery is drawing even larger crowds and a new generation of business owners.

Learn more about Business Mastery: https://tonyr.co/bm-podcast

AUDIO SHOW NOTES 

[00:00] Mary B. intro

[01:45] Introduction to Dan Cathy

[02:07] Origins of Chick-fil-A

[04:12] Don’t be a victim of life’s circumstances

[05:37] Master. Mate. Mission

[06:15] Family recipe for success

[09:19] Customer service is employee service

[11:50] Do more than what’s expected

[12:32] Be a blessing and you will be blessed

[13:11] Prepping the next generation

[14:15] Business Mastery Information Ad

[16:42] It’s not the “what,” it’s the “who”

[17:00] Competence. Character. Chemistry

[17:24] Breaking down the numbers

[18:47] In business for themselves, not by themselves

[21:17] An engineers approach to innovation

[22:09] Anticipate the future

[23:33] Be a champion of change

[23:56] Always be “in training”

[24:15] Own your mistakes

[26:25] End is near when accountants take over

[28:06] Success is all about succession

[30:45] Share the good and the bad

[32:35] Origins of “Eat mor Chikin”

[34:44] Four essentials to live by

[36:39] Why they’re closed on Sunday

[40:55] Be environmentally conscious

[42:02] Live a purpose driven life

[43:09] Sign off

Jun 10, 2023

In this special 3-PART MASTERCLASS, we drop you inside a Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar to learn HOW TO BUILD A BRAND, SHOWCASE YOUR X FACTOR, and BRING YOUR UNIQUE PRODUCT or SERVICE to a COMPETITIVE MARKET.

In PART TWO, you'll hear Tony Robbins in a one-on-one interview with CHIP WILSON, the Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist who is best known for founding the athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica.

Wilson is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential entrepreneurs in the apparel industry. After working in the ski industry for several years, Wilson first founded Westbeach Snowboard in 1979, which eventually became one of the largest snowboarding apparel companies in the world.

In 1998, Wilson started Lululemon Athletica with the goal of creating high-quality yoga apparel that was both functional and fashionable. Thanks to Chip’s commitment to innovation and culture, Lululemon quickly gained a following among yoga enthusiasts, growing into a billion-dollar global brand. Wilson served as CEO of Lululemon from its inception until 2005, and he remained a board member until 2013.

Throughout his career, Wilson has been known for his unconventional approach to business and his willingness to take risks. He has also been an active philanthropist, supporting a variety of causes related to education, health, and the environment – including his own non-profit imagine1day, which works to improve education in Ethiopia.

Special Note: Please stick around to the end of this interview for an exclusive Q&A with all three of our Business Mastery guests – Gail Becker, Dan Cathy and Chip Wilson!

***

Business Mastery is the world’s premier business training event designed and hosted by the world’s #1 authority on personal growth, business transformation and peak performance – Tony Robbins. This five-day event equips entrepreneurs, business owners and operators with cutting-edge systems, skills and strategies not found anywhere else to create an invincible advantage against competitors.

Business Mastery is designed to help participants thrive in any economic climate as they discover critical factors impacting their businesses currently, and design an action plan for the next phase of growth, whether they seek more profits or an exit strategy. This includes marketing tips, maximizing a business’ digital presence to actually get seen and discovered online and how to anticipate and solve the biggest business problems.

During this comprehensive program, participants gain the same proprietary tools and methodologies Tony Robbins has used to make more than 70 businesses profitable. They’ll also unlock exclusive growth tips from industry giants from companies like Airbnb, OrangeTheory, Shake Shack, SoulCycle, Warby Parker and more.

Now available as an immersive virtual event, Tony Robbins’s Business Mastery is drawing even larger crowds and a new generation of business owners.

Learn more about Business Mastery: https://tonyr.co/bm-podcast

AUDIO SHOW NOTES 

[00:00] Mary B. Intro

[01:37] Introduction to Chip Wilson

[02:44] The 7 year arch [04:04] Knowing when to sell

[05:15] Power through reinvention

[06:03] Three books that made an impact

[06:37] Embracing your inner “risk taker”

[07:14] Muscular Dystrophy diagnosis led to Lululemon

[09:31] A mission to make lives better

[10:35] Bringing innovation (and style) to yoga

[14:00] Find your ideal customer

[14:40] Business Mastery Ad

[18:37] Disrupting the athletic leisure space

[22:17] Keeping up with trends

[24:43] Navigating challenges

[29:00] The hedgehog and the fox

[30:19] Lululemon’s manifesto

[32:03] Chip on seller's remorse

[34:57] Creating culture at Lululemon

[37:37] When accountants run the company

[41:06] Sharing lessons learned

[42:45] Audience question for Gail: Was there an employee you hired who really pushed your company forward?

[44:29] Audience question for panel: How do you choose the right project when you have several choices?

[49:33] Audience question for panel: How can we create family-life balance as entrepreneurs?

[01:02:38] Audience question for panel: How do you take a company with a loyal customer base and continue growing it?

[01:07:49] Question from Gail: Did you ever feel like giving up?

[01:10:06] Question from Chip: Did the struggles in your younger years make you the entrepreneurs you are today?

[01:12:00] Questions from Tony: What are you most proud of in your journey, and what is the best business advice ever received?

[01:18:22] Sign off

Jun 6, 2023

In this special 3-PART MASTERCLASS, we drop you inside a Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar to learn HOW TO BUILD A BRAND, SHOWCASE YOUR X FACTOR, and BRING YOUR UNIQUE PRODUCT or SERVICE to a COMPETITIVE MARKET.

In PART ONE, you'll hear Tony Robbins in a one-on-one interview with GAIL BECKER, Founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER, a wildly successful brand that has revolutionized the frozen food market by introducing healthier and innovative alternatives.  And the best part – Gail didn’t launch this company until the age of 52.

Becker started her career in public relations, working for prominent media companies such as Warner Bros. and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2001, she co-founded "Strategic, Inc.," which specialized in providing strategic communications and media relations services to clients in the entertainment, media, and consumer sectors. 

However, following the death of her father in 2015, Gail needed a change. Emboldened by her two sons' diagnosis of Celiac Disease, Gail embarked on a mission to find both healthy and delicious alternatives to gluten-containing foods. She began experimenting with cauliflower as a substitute.  After countless trial and error, Gail succeeded in creating a recipe that her family actually adored. It was at this moment that CAULIPOWER was born.

Thanks to Gail's vision and perseverance, CAULIPOWER has become one of the fastest-growing food companies in the United States -- and a $500M brand.  Gail has also proven that it’s never too late to become a successful entrepreneur.

***

Business Mastery is the world’s premier business training event designed and hosted by the world’s #1 authority on personal growth, business transformation and peak performance – Tony Robbins. This five-day event equips entrepreneurs, business owners and operators with cutting-edge systems, skills and strategies not found anywhere else to create an invincible advantage against competitors.

Business Mastery is designed to help participants thrive in any economic climate as they discover critical factors impacting their businesses currently, and design an action plan for the next phase of growth, whether they seek more profits or an exit strategy. This includes marketing tips, maximizing a business’ digital presence to actually get seen and discovered online and how to anticipate and solve the biggest business problems.

During this comprehensive program, participants gain the same proprietary tools and methodologies Tony Robbins has used to make more than 70 businesses profitable. They’ll also unlock exclusive growth tips from industry giants from companies like Airbnb, OrangeTheory, Shake Shack, SoulCycle, Warby Parker and more.

Now available as an immersive virtual event, Tony Robbins’s Business Mastery is drawing even larger crowds and a new generation of business owners.

Learn more about Business Mastery: https://tonyr.co/bm-podcast

SHOW NOTES:

[00:00]  Mary B. Intro 

[01:04]  Introduction to Gail Becker

[02:20]  Three factors that inspired change

[03:20]  The evolution of Caulipower

[05:39]  It’s never too late to bet on yourself

[07:41]  Recognize the moment it clicks

[10:15]  Move fast when first to market

[12:11] Consumers demand quality

[14:21]  Always connect with those using your product

[16:14]  Breaking rules for success

[18:20]  Hire people who know what you don’t

[19:48]  Reinvention sparks innovation 

[21:32]  Business Mastery Information Ad 

[22:28]  Pandemic shifting

[27:32]  A mission to help people lead healthier lives 

[28:00]  Double down on innovation

[28:35]  The future of CAULIPOWER

[29:53] Lessons for her sons

[31:21]  Sign off

Mar 23, 2023

MICHAEL A. SINGER is a spiritual teacher and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Untethered Soul, The Surrender Experiment and the recent Living Untethered: Beyond the Human Predicament. For over four decades, Michael has been passionately teaching spirituality and mindfulness.

Michael’s spiritual journey began in 1971. While working on his doctorate in economics, Michael decided to go into seclusion to focus on yoga and meditation. It was in 1975 that Michael founded the Temple of the Universe, a now long-established yoga and meditation center where people of any religion or set of beliefs can come together to experience inner peace.

Singer is also a successful entrepreneur that has made major contributions in the areas of business, education, healthcare, and environmental protection. He created a leading-edge software package that transformed the medical practice management industry, as well as the founding CEO of a billion-dollar public company whose achievements are archived in the Smithsonian Institution.

Tony and Sage Robbins are excited to share this special presentation from a 2022 private event with their Platinum Partners in Mexico. Here, Michael teaches us the importance of surrender and how to “let go'' to remove the negative blocks inside us and allow positive emotions – like joy and happiness – to flow through us with grace and ease.

Watch the discussion here: https://youtu.be/E7TxEzMF3s8

EPISODE NOTES:
[00:15] Sage intro
[01:30] Tony Intro
[02:42] What is happiness?
[04:09] Michael’s Four Quadrant Truth Table
[07:47] The Law of Diminishing Returns
[09:34] How you’re programmed by your experiences
[12:17] The happiness inside us all
[13:36] We control little of what happens in life
[17:50] The more open you are, the more joy you feel
[19:16] Michael on “objective observation”
[24:23] Oprah’s favorite quote from “Living Untethered”
[25:41] Why we hold on to negative blockages
[29:27] How to deal with uncontrollable situations
[35:22] The meaning of “low hanging fruit”
[40:50] Feeling resistance? Just relax
[43:34] Discover your true self
[46:49] Reach a pure state of happiness
[51:28] The key to relax and release
[55:43] Letting go of what is blocking your happiness
[01:03:08] The great way is not difficult for those who have no preferences
[01:06:54] Your path to pure joy
[01:13:14] Question from Tony regarding letting go when we have a hard time navigating what we can and cannot control
[01:15:51] Question from Tony: What is your trigger for going into a state of relaxation?
[01:17:51] Question from Sage: When dealing with trauma, do you have an internal voice guiding you?
[01:21:19] Question from Sage: Will letting go allow our consciousness to recognize more beauty?
[01:22:16] Tina asks for validation for those already far on their spiritual journey
[01:27:00] Question from Bernice: How do we interpret the ego when it comes to letting go?
[01:29:46] Question from Sage: What can parents do to help their children growup both open and spiritual?
[01:31:22] Nuria asks Michael to clarify the meaning of “we are not creating our own life” (quoted in his book)
[01:37:58] Question from Shawn: How can meditation be used in the process?
[01:41:30] Question from Teresa: How do you experience the mind as you continue to progress?
[01:45:26] Question from Ishali: What tip can you give that helps us “go with the flow” when negative things are happening?
[01:49:28] Sign Off

 

Mar 4, 2023

This intimate episode of The Tony Robbins Podcast was recorded at home in February of 2023 with Tony Robbins, his wife, Sage Robbins, and Mary B., friend and surrogate of their child. Listen as they discuss unconditional love and the modern family.

Tony begins with an introduction on our evolutionary advantage and the most powerful force on earth: LOVE. He riffs on why people become jaded and pessimistic after the loss of love, pain, past references, and cultural conditioning and implores the audience to keep their hearts open to the depths of the human heart we all crave. 

Tony and Sage share “the explosion of love” that has come through their 23 years of marriage and starting a family together.

This extended conversation covers topics including: expectations of intimate relationships, media messages, parenting, prince and princess romantic ideals, oneness, mindfulness, modern love constellations and chosen family configurations, sobriety, human behavior, couples communication, emotional fitness, the trap of blame and judgement, the importance of self-love, and more.

This episode serves for all listening to be reminded that “love defies the odds.” It invites us all to offer the love that is our highest and truest human essence to our beloved, our parents, friends, children, brothers, sisters, co-workers, and beyond.  Let’s love this world up.  Enjoy!

Watch the discussion here: https://youtu.be/two18YkJPAU

SHOW NOTES:

[02:28] An explosion of love

[05:40] Tony fell in love with his “weirdo”

[11:00] Dr. Gottman can predict divorce in 15 mins

[12:12] Self-Love

[16:11] Story: Abu Dhabi dinner with crown prince

[20:06] Law of Familiarity

[23:02] The Making of a Modern Family

[28:30] Creativity, Caring, Growing

[34:35] 4 Levels of Love

[40:27] On break-ups and separation

[41:47] Conditioning, pain, loss

[44:40] Love inside out

[48:35] Alcohol and relationship

[55:29] “Where we all meet”

[1:03:26] Opening and closing

[1:07:07] “All are welcome here”

[1:11:44] Filters & Dating apps

[1:17:49] Story: Jordan Peterson meeting

[1:22:02] Love transcends IF we are open to it

[1:27:54] Life Skill: S.E.W.

[1:32:34] Life is precious; lean in

[1:33:32] Let’s love this world up

[1:34:53] Sign off

 

Dec 20, 2022

Tis’ the season to assess the year gone by and reflect on our learnings and lessons. Want to take it a step further? This interview with Sister Shivani offers action steps and powerful incantations that go to work deep in our subconscious mind to help strengthen our emotional immune system, clear karmic accounts through forgiveness, and even help shift the collective consciousness.

 

For over 25 years, BK Shivani has been a practitioner and a teacher of Rajyoga Meditation -- the heart of the teachings of Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization. In 2019, Sister Shivani was awarded the highest civilian honor for women in India, the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskaar, for her role in transforming human behaviors. 

 

To share in the power of Sister Shivani’s global message of love, healing, personal responsibility, and transformation, Sage and Tony Robbins would like to gift you this special moment shared from a 2022 private event with their Platinum Partners in Mexico. We hope this message is one you’ll share with your family and friends this season. And one you'll carry with you into the New Year and beyond.

 

Blessings & Happy Holidays from Tony, Sage & Team Tony

Watch the discussion here:
https://youtu.be/-LrUbUB6kAg

 

SHOW NOTES:  

 

[00:15]  Sage Intro 

[01:35] Tony Intro

[02:44]  Creating a shift from within

[05:24] Moment of silence / Guided affirmations

[12:16] Shift from a life of blame to a life of personal responsibility

[14:53] Shifting your language

[16:40]  Stress = Pressure / Resilience

[18:47]  Happiness means emotional independence 

[20:05]  Sister Shivani recounts a story of an emotional breakthrough / healing

[24:01]  Sister Shivani on forgiveness

[28:17]  Be the master of your mind

[31:10]  Understanding the journey of the soul

[35:58]  Everything is predestined 

[37:04]  Happiness means to be a giver

[38:33]  Forgiveness means changing present karma 

[39:56]  Affirmations for simple healing and releasing 

[45:31]  Clean the clutter of the mind everyday 

[47:28]  Question from Tony: Would you share with us how you came to these truths?

[49:27]  Question from Sage: With regards to affirmations, what do you recommend if someone is stuck in a state of emotion?

[58:32]  Question from Sage: How can we connect in oneness with those we lost?

[01:04:36]  Question from Emma: What are your thoughts on enlightenment?

[01:06:34]  Question from  Berenice: How do you deal with family members with negative energy?

[01:10:04]  Question from Guest: How do I know when I am purifying my energy instead of just being numb to emotion?

[01:18:31]  Question from Adam:  When it comes to addiction, how do you break people from denial?

[01:28:02]  Question from Jack:  Can you elaborate on the experience of death for the one that passes?

[01:32:38]  Question from Christian: Do you recommend some form of pre-framing for parents? And when in a child's life would you introduce it? 

[01:40:32]  Sign off

Nov 22, 2022

In this special podcast episode of The Tony Robbins Podcast, you’ll hear from Tony Robbins, his wife Sage Robbins, and podcast host Mary B., as they discuss the most important tool for creating lasting change: IDENTITY.

Have you ever asked yourself, why did I try to make a change but not succeed?  Often, it’s “how” we define ourselves that can lead to either our success or stagnation. 

As Tony notes, “The most powerful force in the human personality is the need to stay consistent with how we define ourselves.”  In fact, after 45 years of working with people in 195 countries – from the most successful to the most challenged – Tony believes that the single most important element in understanding what drives a person is to understand how they identify themselves.  

Identity is simply the culmination of the beliefs that shape how we perceive ourselves. These beliefs control how we think, feel and interact with the world around us.  They also influence what we decide to do (and not do) in our own lives. Therefore, as Sage Robbins explains, what we put after “I am” is something we must always be mindful of. 

By the end of this conversation, we hope you’ll have the tools and inspiration to update – and upgrade – your own sense of identity.  Maybe it’s time to expand it as you move toward a life of growth.  Or perhaps remove some of those labels that might be limiting you.  

Note: In case you’d rather watch the video version of this conversation – which includes behind the scenes footage with Tony, Sage and Mary B – click on the “Expand Your Identity” video that’s on Tony’s YouTube Channel, found at youtube.com/TonyRobbinsLive.

SHOW NOTES

[00:45]  Introduction by Tony Robbins – The Power of Identity

[01:25] Definition of Identity

[3:32] The downside to identifying oneself

[4:04] How attaching the words "I am" to something can turn into a belief

[6:28] People are not their behaviors

[9:23] Identity is the controlling force in life

[13:45]  Tony’s goal for this podcast

[17:23] Mary B. begins with Tony Robbins trivia: What is Tony's teaching on identity?

[18:23] "The strongest force in the human personality is the need to stay consistent with how we define ourselves." – Tony Robbins

[19:38] Our behavior is not our entire identity

[22:55]  Expanding your identity

[25:00] Sage discusses her experience in Dubai 

[29:09] Sage offers a political identity anecdote 

[32:41] Questioning our own labels

[36:24] Mary discusses the concept of "chunking"

[38:30] "Life is an unlearning of who I thought I was." - Sage Robbins

[44:06] Albert Einstein and widening one's “circle of compassion”

[47:23] Who am I? Who am I really?

[51:23] The importance of looking into your own eyes

[53:01] Erik Erikson and Identity Crisis

[01:01:13] Summary of discussion 

[01:01:39] Sign off

Oct 23, 2022

In this podcast, we drop you inside a Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar for a 1-hour masterclass in how to build a brand that not only changes the game but empowers your customer base.

You’ll hear Tony Robbins in a dynamic interview with the co-founders of BOOMCHICKAPOP, a wildly successful natural and organic popcorn brand that completely disrupted the snack industry.  

Angie and Dan Bastian were looking to put aside some money for their kids' college fund when they started a small kettle corn business out of their garage.  Initially selling popcorn at outdoor events, including Minnesota Vikings games, the couple soon took their popcorn to Trader Joe's, Target, and Costco – gaining a crash course in how to operate a business along the way.  The real game changer took place when the then-named Angie's Kettle Corn embraced a bold new identity: BOOMCHICKAPOP. 

Angie retired from being a nurse practitioner and Dan from a history teacher and baseball coach to run their company full time.  And after years of commitment and sacrifice, the Bastian's sold their business in 2017 to Chicago-based Conagra Brands for $250 million.

In this candid conversation, the couple reveals how facing their fears and connecting to their customer base in a fresh and empowering way led to their ultimate success.

Show Notes:

[1:47] Introduction to Angie and Dan Bastian

[3:42] How Angie and Dan met

[6:48] Angie and Dan attend Tony’s Unleash The Power Within 

[7:41] Facing your fears

[10:14] Starting a business as a couple

[14:37] Being thought of as crazy

[16:07] Gaining proximity to the Minnesota Vikings

[17:13] Importance of building bonds

[20:20] To gain a seat at the table, you must commit everything

[21:35] Say yes to every opportunity

[26:07] There’s always a solution

[30:22] Raising private equity

[32:32] Only 2.5 seconds to capture a consumer’s attention

[33:35] Coming from a position of empowerment

[37:04] Origin of the BoomChickaPop name

[40:39] Talking directly to consumers

[42:56] Dividing labor as a couple

[45:08] Maintaining a relationship despite stress

[47:20] Selling the company

[49:22] How it felt to distribute funds to colleagues

[51:59] Committing to business relationships

[57:33] Audience question from Javier:  What was the process of selling your company?

[1:00:29] Audience question from Aaron:  What was your goal for the company?

[1:03:56] Audience question from Kaley: How did you feel when you sold the business?

[1:06:11] Audience question from Annabelle:  What kept you going through the tough times?

[1:12:33] Audience question from Ryan: If you (Chris) were to develop Shazam again today, what would you do differently?

[1:15:16] Audience question from Anjelica: How many times did your brand evolve?

[1:21:40] Final question from Tony: What’s the single best piece of advice that you’ve gotten in business?

[1:26:30] Sign off

Oct 5, 2022

Chris Barton founded the app Shazam twenty years ago in 2002, years before the iPod and iTunes had even been created.  In fact, the flip phone had just come out.

With an unwavering vision for what’s possible – and a core principle of creating from the heart and building with the mind – Barton built one of the most popular apps of all time.

Shazam has surpassed 1 billion downloads, and has hundreds of millions of active users daily. It was acquired by Apple in 2018 for $400 million, making it Apple’s fifth largest acquisition.

In this lively and inspiring conversation with Tony Robbins, Barton shares how his own perseverance made the impossible possible, and reveals how personal limitations can in fact be your superpower.

Watch the discussion here.

[2:30] Introduction to Chris Barton

[4:39] Overcoming dyslexia and ADHD

[5:31]  How limitations can be a Superpower

[6:49] Defining your own path

[8:24] Choosing co-founders before the business

[11:09] Breakthrough idea for Shazaam

[12:18]  Two businesses all entrepreneurs must run

[13:54]  Being told an idea is impossible

[16:11]  Meeting co-founder/ inventor Avery Wang

[19:06]  Getting turned down by over 100 VC’s

[20:48]  Building a music database by hand

[22:22]  Launch expectations and reality

[24:46] Early struggles

[26:25] Lessons from Google and Dropbox

[29:41] Earning revenue via a parallel to core business

[31:14] Coming up with the name Shazam

[33:23] Apple showcases Shazam

[35:44] Monetization of the app over time

[37:07] Apple acquires Shazam

[41:46] Life after selling Shazam

[42:47] Incubating a new startup (Guard)

[46:04]  Audience question from Becky:  What are three things to focus on when creating an app?

[47:55] Audience question from Miles:  What was your ideation process behind Guard?

[55:05] Audience question from Barbara: Did you buy every CD to get Shazam started?

[58:03] Audience question from Hannah: How do I get over fear and become a musician?

[01:00:04] Tony explains how “proximity is power”

[01:03:42]  Sign off 

Jul 29, 2022

"Power comes to those that can recognize patterns" Tony Robbins

We are living in historic times. It's no wonder that as disruptions to life as we know it occur on a global scale, people are experiencing high levels of stress and anxiety. While you may want to turn off the news and cover your eyes, the truth is: there’s power in being able to recognize the underlying patterns and anticipate what's coming so that we can prepare and respond.

Ray Dalio is the founder and co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, as well as a #1 NY Times bestselling author.

Ray conducts his business and lives his life based on key PRINCIPLES. His latest book, Principles for Dealing with The Changing World Order points out why nations rise and fall and shares information you need to recognize the times we are living through are part of a larger cycle that has taken place many times before.

In this 2022 interview with his friend Tony Robbins, Ray shares what we can do on a personal level and on the collective to navigate these unique times.

To watch the interview, go here: https://youtu.be/q3hdisdjBjQ

SHOW NOTES

[1:39]  Tony on the Power Patterns

[8:51]  The Cycle Explained: What's a New World Order?

[16:00]  What's a populist?

[18:50]  The 8 Measures of Power

[23:52]  The 3 Big Events that lead to a Changing World Order

[28:40]  Why did Donald Trump get elected in 2016?

[31:02]  The 5 Types of War

[35:20]  Ray's methodology of studying history

[40:17]  The collective experience is all about how we are with each other

[41:29]  Education, and disparity in the state of Connecticut

[46:49]  They call them revolutions but they're civil wars

[54:03]  Ukraine, Russia, and China

[1:03:02] Inflation: What got us here and what do we do now?

[1:10:00]  Taking away buying power to fight inflation = period of stagflation

[1:14:47] The Holy Grail of Investing = diversified uncorrelated assets

[1:18:28] More on China

[1:24:25] Ray's 3 Tips: How You Can  Avoid the Decline

[1:28:47]  "Whatever success I've had has come more from MEDITATION than any other influence."- Ray Dalio

[1:33:44]  At 72, what's next for Ray Dalio

Jul 7, 2022

There’s no denying that we are part of a significant inflection point in human history. We are truly living in interesting times... 

In this episode, Tony speaks with historian and demographer Neil Howe about the fascinating patterns of human history, as he and co-author William Strauss explained more than two decades ago in Generations (1991) and The Fourth Turning (1997). 

If you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or uncertain about all that’s happening in the world, this episode will give you a much-needed shift in perspective. You will understand how cycles of crisis catalyze massive economic, cultural, political, and institutional disruption – and how as a society, we solve problems we never thought we could before. 

No storm lasts forever, and this too shall pass. Listen to this episode for Neil’s predictions on how much longer this crisis period will last and what we can look forward to in our beautiful, shared future. 

To watch the interview, which took place in 2022 in front of a small audience, go here: https://youtu.be/lX1Csk2vn5A

SHOW NOTES 

[0:05] Tony was working with President Bill Clinton when he was first told about the book Generations 

[2:46] The stages of our lives: childhood, young adult, mid-life, elder 

[6:31] The seasons of history and how they overlap with generations 

[8:15] Tony welcomes Neil Howe, co-author of Generations, and The Fourth Turning 

[10:25] Generations are distinct and always have been 

[10:45] How old you are during a big event shapes your experience of it 

[12:50] Knife-age division vs. zones of transition (EX. X-ennials) 

[13:45] History shapes generations, but (later on) generations shape history  

[16:09] The cyclical nature of crises and how they spur “a total remake” 

[18:29] Institutions we rely on today were created post-WWII 

[20:01] Why do we wait until there is a crisis to solve problems? 

[22:10] 1780s economic depression: We created the Constitution in our darkest hour  

[24:18] What comes next: The High, collective, feeling more than the sum of our parts 

[26:38] The Awakening releases the individual  

[27:57] Gen X was left alone and raised themselves = pragmatism & cynicism 

[30:08] Silent Generation had to adjust themselves to meet others’ expectations 

[31:08] We are in a time of growing tribalism in America 

*Show notes continue on website page

Jun 18, 2022

As we approach Father’s Day, join Tony Robbins, his wife Sage Robbins, and host Mary B. as they discuss their fathers, their modern family, a 14-month-old daughter, and the distinction Tony draws between a father and a dad.

An archetype is just a fancy word for pattern and the universal father energy is within us and around us all, regardless of your relationship with your own father, whether you have children, or your gender. Our experience of father(s) shapes our life and influences who we become.

Fathers, brothers, grandpas, godfathers, uncles, and father figures hold the powerful possibility to affect us in meaningful ways. By also recognizing these energies within us and calling upon them in different circumstances and contexts, we are able to live life fully, with access to a multitude of gifts, abilities, experiences, and emotions. 

We invite you to notice, honor, and appreciate the father figures in your life as we commemorate Father’s Day with this exclusive conversation.

"A father is love and strength. It's an absolute unconditional love beyond imagination and a strength to call to the highest part of them." – Tony Robbins

SHOW NOTES

[0:10] Introduction

[1:07] What does it mean to Tony to be a father?

[2:03] Father’s role has 2 sides: Father and Dad

[3:05] Every child has different gifts

[4:07] Tony’s unique upbringing

[4:57] Sage’s mom’s narrative: Dad is in service to the family

[5:54] Mothers shape children’s view of fathers

[7:03] Tony had no relationship with his biological father

[8:26] Tony’s second father

[8:49] The man Tony’s mom married before Tony was born

[9:11] Jim Robbins, Tony’s adoptive father

[10:57] Tony learned to manage conflict as a child

[11:14] Tony’s definition of an outstanding father

[12:00] Individuals not always related can affect us in most meaningful ways

[12:48] Be more than a dad, call them to the highest version of themselves

[13:45] Tony’s two-word on-stage reminder

[14:38] Father is a role of leadership, service even when it’s hard

[16:00] Tony’s fifth father, the ultimate father figure: Sage’s dad

[18:03] Brotherhood and father figures in Tony’s life

[19:24] Tony’s instant fatherhood at 24 years old

[21:22] Tony’s baby daughter: I delight in witnessing her gifts

[22:26] Dr. Carol Dweck’s growth mindset research

[24:56] Teaching Tony’s daughter her responsibility to life

[26:57] Men are hard on themselves

[28:14] There are no professional parents, go easy on yourselves

*Show notes continue on website page

May 24, 2022

Mindfulness and meditation aren’t just about spirituality or stress relief.

In today’s world of constant demands and digital distractions, mindfulness is about making your moments truly matter and living up to your full potential. It’s about your power to put your attention where you want it to be and not on what someone else dangles on a screen in front of you.

This is just one reason why Tony Robbins incorporates a gratitude meditation into his daily morning routine to prime his mind every single day.

If you’re familiar with any of Tony Robbins peak performance strategies, you know that your ability to maintain a peak state is a key component of living the life you desire. Your state is affected by the way you use your physical body, your ability to direct your mind’s focus, and the language or meaning you give to your experiences.

Knowing this, it’s no wonder that we aren’t able to be the best version of ourselves when we are in a stressed state. The incoherence of our head and heart, the jitters in our nervous system and body makes us less effective and less resourceful.

In this 1-hour episode you’ll hear from Tony Robbins, his wife Sage Robbins, and podcast host Mary B. as they discuss one of the most valuable skills to maximize your mindset and prime yourself for power, clarity, concentration, and focused attention.

 

SHOW NOTES

[0:00] Hi it’s Tony Robbins…

[1:15] I used to think meditation was a waste of time

[2:00] We don’t experience life, we experience the life we pay attention to

[2:39] Tony and wife Sage and traveled the globe together for 22 years

[3:30] A podcast on meditation? I’d be outta here. But…

[4:03] Twin hearts Sage and Tony Robbins

[5:30] Why does time go so fast?

[6:20] One of us is a meditator and one of us is not

[7:12] Meditation definition | What is meditation, really?

[8:20] Styles of meditation

[9:57] What’s your outcome?

[10:30] The science of meditation

[11:24] Be here now and notice

[12:24] Our attention is the most important commodity

[13:15] Self-judgement and imposter syndrome

[15:50] Ellen Langer Harvard mindfulness

[16:37] Just close your eyes for a minute

[17:28] I’m thinking about a grilled cheese sandwich

[18:23] Meditation is not something to achieve, it’s something to experience

[19:04] The throughline is gratitude

[19:30] Thoughts are like clouds floating by

[20:22] How do I stop the thoughts in my mind?

[21:25] There’s an entire universe inside of us

[22:22] Collective mind

[23:19] Sage and her baby in the rain

[24:25] In the busy-ness we miss the nuances

[25:00] Mary B: Meditation has gotten really trendy

[26:25] Story: Full Moon Meditation with Tony, Sage, Billy Beck and Mary B.

[29:13] We will never experience this moment of life again

[29:43] Profound knowledge

*Show notes continue on website page

Original Music by Abhinav and Sage Robbins

May 7, 2022

We’re all here together in this Earth School learning, doing the best we can, making mistakes, picking ourselves back up. The soothing balm that keeps us going is often another’s kindness, caring, connection, and love. Its power is truly transformational.

If you think of any great mother, real or archetypal, they have a capacity to love unconditionally – to accept, to allow, to give, to understand, to listen, to nurture. A mother’s love brims with compassion and mercy. Even when their beloved has behavior that may be less desirable, there's still a universal knowingness and a loving essence for the human heart before them.

That unconditional aspect of love is what is discussed in this one hour special edition episode. Hear Tony, Sage, and Mary B converse on what it means to sponsor life.

There's a beauty to life. The mess of it, and the sweetness of it, and the pain of it. And so, it's not to say that there aren’t challenges and that there isn't pain in moments like right now with what's happening on the world stage. But we can contribute to the schism, or we can be a balm. We can be a balm of kindness, and goodness, and look to bring love, light, illumination, presence, connectedness, to be an ear to listen. It's amazing how that can shift another's world. I know what it feels like for me to receive that. I know what it feels like to offer that. And I think that’s a beautiful reality that sometimes in the busyness of life, we can forget how impactful in a moment we can touch another. That we can reach another. That we can move another. That we can remind each other because we're mirroring each other and as we're offering that we're experiencing that. Everything that I'm saying to you in this moment, it's really all selfishly for myself. Life is such a beautiful house of mirrors. We're all reflecting each other.

- Sage Robbins

LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST TO LEARN:

  • How you can “sponsor” life
  • How to tap into the powerful divine energies that flow through us all
  • What life lessons two new moms have learned already  

SHOW NOTES

[2:00] Sage Robbins on “sponsoring life”

[7:38] Mary B. & Sage on masculine and feminine energies and archetypes

[13:58] On a mother’s unconditional love

[14:56] In birth as in death

[17:49] The teacher becomes the student

[18:11] Tony pops in studio

[23:10] Nurturing/Mothering of self

[28:45] “You have influence over your children but you don’t have control” - Tony Robbins

[31:37] The Serenity Prayer

[35:08] Hello, I'm alive! We’re spinning on this planet, and my heart is beating!

[36:10] Social media shifts when

[37:22] As Ken Wilber would say, it’s “grit and grace”

[38:28] Be a balm in this world

[39:31] Sage and Mary B’s personal journey to motherhood

[44:51] Kahlil Gibran on children

[46:40] What’s the meaning of life? And other big questions

[47:16] Modern families and unique constellations

[50:42] Divine energies

[52:28] A newborn’s innate intelligence

[55:25] Magda Gerber and the RIE school of thought

[58:20] The label vs. the experience

[1:03:03] Happy Mother’s Day to all

Jan 21, 2022
This year, Tony is doing his third and final free challenge online: The Ultimate Breakthrough Challenge. These challenges, created in 2020 when millions around the world were stuck at home, have made Tony’s work accessible to more than 1 million people, changing lives around the world.

By spending just a few hours a day for a week with Tony, we have seen people shed weight, create passionate relationships and take their businesses to the next level. 

In this episode, we share some of the most impactful audience questions and Tony’s answers from last year’s challenge that shifted the way our participants’ viewed the world and their lives, creating breakthroughs immediately for both them and the entire audience.

Listen or watch below to the full conversation.

EPISODE NOTES

[0:11] The Ultimate Breakthrough Challenge

[1:40] How do I let go of the things that I cannot control and react with a positive mindset?

[2:02] The Idea of control is an illusion. What is real is influence.

[3:04] Expectations lead to suffering

[3:35] Focus, physiology and language

[4:50] Focus on what you can control

[7:28] How do I find a purpose that will pay me?

[9:35] The difference between soul and economics.

[13:03] Work hard, keep improving yourself and your gifts will make room for you.

[15:50] How long does the celebration of reaching a goal last for you?

[16:45] Goal is not to achieve your goal, the goal is for you to grow.

[16:57] Progress=happiness

[17:41] The biggest mistake in people’s businesses.

[18:40] How do you stop self-sabotage

[20:44] Masculine and feminine energy

[21:44] Mature v. immature

[23:08] How to change your conditioning

[25:11] Cold plunge example

[27:15] The Ultimate Breakthrough Challenge

 

Nov 16, 2021

5 years ago, Tony Robbins gave behind the scenes access of his annual life changing event, Date With Destiny to Netflix and filmmaker Joe Berlinger, and the movie I Am Not Your Guru was born. Today, Tony and his wife Sage sit down with Joe and discuss how the film came to be, as well as check in with some of the people highlighted in the documentary and what their life looks like today, years after this transformative event. If interested in attending yourself, visit DWDVirtual.com

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger is known for making mostly dark documentaries about rock singers & serial killers. However, when Joe attended Tony Robbins’ Date With Destiny event and moved from the dark to the light in his own life, he knew he had to make a movie about this transformative event. After months and months of convincing Tony and Sage to say yes, he agreed to their terms of not letting his crew get in the way of the event or experience of the people in the room in any way, and  I Am Not Your Guru was born. 

As we celebrate the 5th anniversary of this ground-breaking film, Joe sits down with Tony and Sage to share moving stories, behind the scenes anecdotes and life updates from several people followed in the documentary. This is a candid conversation you don’t want to miss.

Watch the full conversation HERE.

SHOW NOTES (video and audio)

[1:58] Intro Joe Berlinger

[3:50] Joe’s experience at Date With Destiny

[8:00] Joe wanted to make a movie about Date With Destiny

[9:01] 2 stumbling blocks

[9:58] A deal is made

[10:51] Sage hesitant to make a movie

[12:02] Joe’s favorite moment in the film

[13:13] Tony’s reflections on Joe’s favorite moment

[14:29] Joe is the king of Netflix

[15:42] Skeptical Filming Crew

[16:47] Where are they now? Dawn

[23:22] Dawn’s path post Date With Destiny

[24:12] Dawn’s “uncle” Joaquin joins the conversation

[27:27] Dawn’s relationship with men

[29:11] Joe’s most impactful experience

[29:28] The greatest gift of Date With Destiny

[31:43] Does this last?

[32:00] The unique community of friends

[32:45] Where are they now? Tammy and Lance

[37:04] Lance’s cracks his shell

[37:37] Tammy can do anything with Lance

[39:02] A reflection of the human experience

[39:49] Lance and Tammy’s advice on an extraordinary life

[41:55] Creating a compelling life

[43:28] Date With Destiny: Mastering what’s inside

[43:38] Interested for yourself? DWDVirtual.com

Sep 21, 2021

ClassPass users around the world have logged more than 100 million hours of workouts, while Dave’s Killer Bread is flying off shelves at a record pace. What do their founders attribute the success of their brands to?

At a recent Business Mastery event, Tony Robbins hosts an in-depth conversation with both Payal Kadakia, the founder and CEO of ClassPass, and Dave Dahl, the founder of Dave’s Killer Bread. 

ClassPass is this decade’s first unicorn, a start-up that reached a billion dollar valuation. But it is Kadakia’s passion for and dedication to her company’s mission of providing soul nourishing experiences to its community that drives her daily. 

After spending 15 years in prison, Dahl seized his second chance by creating healthy, great-tasting bread recipes that became Dave’s Killer bread. He sold his company a few years ago to the second-largest bakery in the nation for $275M.

While Kadakia and Dahl have very diverse backgrounds and entrepreneurial stories, they both harnessed challenges, obstacles and disappointments to drive them, rather than destroy them. They became servant leaders, dedicated to the needs of their raving fans, which translated into incredible opportunities to change the world through innovation and inspiration.

Watch the discussion here.

 

[01:25] Introduction of Payal Kadakia

[02:45] Facing adversity

[5:35] What creating ClassPass was about

[6:12] Don’t lose your connection to your why

[6:26] False signals of success

[6:50] MVP: Minimum Viable Product

[7:20] Their biggest customer behavior challenge

[8:15] ClassPass evolution, 3 versions

[12:30] Be mission obsessed, not product obsessed

[13:00] COVID and ClassPass

[17:05] ClassPass’s Mission

[18:46] Focusing through iterations.

[20:55] ClassPass Capital raises

[21:58] Culture at ClassPass

[26:10] Being a woman of color is a strength.

[27:29] Failure is a data point. It is part of the journey.

[28:17] Introduction of Dave Dahl of Dave’s Killer Bread

[30:28] Dave’s first transformation.

[31:15] Dave’s rock bottom.

[34:10] What changed Dave’s life.

[34:53] Dave’s relationship with his brother.

[36:22] Idea born: Dave’s Killer Bread.

[38:57] Branding evolution of Dave’s Killer Bread

[41:50] Expansion through risk taking.

[44:53] Giving felons a second chance through employment.

[48:05] When old patterns reemerge

[53:15] The sale of Dave’s Killer Bread

[55:20] After Dave’s Killer Bread

[56:33] Dave’s Philanthropy: Constructing Hope

[58:50] Audience question from Brian: what was the moment that you felt the biggest turnaround?

[01:07:47] Audience question from Sarah: how do I make my idea happen? What are the steps?

[01:13:27] Audience question from Daniel: how do you create balance between your personal expansion and your business expansion?

[01:21:27] Sign off

Jul 30, 2021

Did you know that over 1 million people train on a Peloton every day? How was this phenomenon created and maintained?

Tony had the pleasure of speaking with John Foley, Co-founder and CEO of Peloton at a recent Business Mastery event. Foley has led Peloton to geometric growth, after more than 400 rejections from potential investors, it is now valued at over $32B dollars!

With 3.6 million raving fans, Foley has created an online community that both supports and challenges people to live better lives through convenient fitness in your home. His dedication to principles like “stay hungry and humble” and “don’t use hope as a method” are part of the secret to his success.

It is Foley’s continued focus on aspirational goals combined with his ability to inspire his employees to act like owners in solving problems and staying hungry that ensures Peloton will continue to accelerate and thrive as a business.

Watch the full conversation here.

[01:03] Intro of John Foley, CEO and co-founder of Peloton

[03:32] Foley background, including working at a Skittles Factory 

[05:25] Hunger and humility most important to success

[06:44] Foley’s mentor

[08:01] Digital media disruption

[09:52] 400 nos before a single yes

[11:06] Funding Peloton

[11:39] Surround yourself with people who see the vision

[13:22] Consistency and perseverance created traction

[14:41] Goal of growing business 100% and making your life better

[17:55] Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good and minimum viable product

[19:23] Communal motivation in group fitness to make it fun

[21:15] How willing are your customers to recommend your business? - Peloton is in low 90’s on 1-100 scale

[23:12] Foley’s competitive nature

[25:23] The instructor, the human factor, matters. Scaling via digital media

[28:22] Don’t use hope as a method

[28:47] Don’t plan for failure, plan for success because it becomes self-fulfilling

[30:13] Partnership with Beyonce

[33:59] 8,000 employees globally

[34:06]Marc Benioff is an inspiration. Champion of social change and team culture

[34:57] Internal culture permeates into the brand

[36:32] Audience question from Karina: How have your margins increased with COVID?

[37:24] COVID was tailwind for Peloton

[38:23] Had to spend $100M to satisfy the demand but margin structure has increased

[40:14] Audience question from Michelle: How did you build a team with great people AND establish a culture?

[42:30] Audience question from Brett: What did it feel like to see something you created finally succeed?

[43:15] We are not doing a victory dance. Hungry and humble with fire in our belly to get to our goals

[44:45] Audience question from Ann: What was your journey as you began putting Peloton together as a company?

[45:33] Bought parts of our business. Decided needed to be good at software, hardware and content. Focus on what will make your business special

[47:12] Find partners that share your work ethic, that you like being around

[48:32] Sign off

Jul 2, 2021

Sadhguru, a beloved friend of Tony and Sage, sits down to discuss identity, consciousness, inner freedom, human evolution, and his book Karma, A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny.

Watch the discussion HERE.

Sadhguru is a true luminary of our time and offers in this interview a fresh understanding of Karma and its common misperceptions. Removing  the stigma of “good Karma” or “bad Karma,” Sadhguru explains that our karma actually has the ability to enhance our lives if only we choose to use our past, and our memories of it, in ways that serve our perception of life, personal evolution, and spiritual growth.

 

[00:47] Sadhguru ID/Intro

[01:18] What is Karma?

[04.02] Karma is about liberation, not control

[07:44] Karma is how to move from an unconscious to a conscious existence.

[08:12] Responding (choice) v. reacting

[11:53] One consciousness

[12:59] Consciousness is not something we do

[16:19] To be free, understand what ropes are holding you

[17:06] What is Vasana?

[19:07] Sadhguru working with prisoners in India and US

[21:13] Large part of karma being created unconsciously

[22:44] Sadhguru’s goal to make the whole world ecstatic

[24:51] People have a fear of freedom

[26:51] We die in installments.

[28:37] Your attention needs to be with living.

[29:26] How can you create a new destiny consciously?

[30:17] Your experience of life is manufactured within you.

[34:50] Why is intention so important?

[36:42] Your intent is based on your identity

[37:20] Fix your identity

[39:14] What does Sadhguru mean?

[41:44] How do you liberate Karma?

[42:30] Awareness and abandon

[43:22] The story of Gautama

[50:32] Genetic compulsions are within all of us.

[52:32] How will you use what is within you?

[54:10] How do you coach people to pause?

[54:52] Managing instincts consciously

[57:10] What is the practice of just being and looking?

[01:00:40] Not looking through the kaleidoscope of karma

[01:02:38] Shifting perception from suffering to pain

[01:03:29] Creating space between you and your body

[01:07:23] What life throws at you is not your choice. What you make out of it is 100% yours

[01:08:28] The gift of this existence

[01:11:39] All human experience happens from within.

[01:13:57] Sign off

Jun 8, 2021

Known as America’s Best Preacher, Bishop T.D. Jakes shares with Tony how you can become a great orator. Combining passion with power, instinct and intellect, Jakes creates a recipe that you can follow to have your message touch hearts and souls and change the world. This dynamic conversation with Tony and T.D. will touch your heart, make you laugh, and teach you wisdom you can use in your daily life. Interested in hearing more from Bishop T.D. Jakes? Listen to past episodes where he took part on the Tony Robbins podcast here.

Previous Episode featuring T.D. Jakes:

https://www.tonyrobbins.com/podcasts/a-historic-conversation-for-healing-and-unity/)

Care to watch this episode? Click here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrzuEGCZlf4&ab_channel=TonyRobbins

Show Notes:

1:17       Tony welcomes T.D. Jakes

2:17      TR: Why this book, why now, why Frank Thomas?

3:30      Don’t drop the mic: the power of communication

4:13      TR: Tell us the story of you watching the news with your father

4:54      A man of color speaking on the TV was very, very rare

5:30      Dr. King grabbed the mic

6:17      Talk to people outside your bubble

7:20      Dr. Thomas challenges me to explain how I do what I do

8:20      “Great communication isn’t just tangible”

9:38      TR: What part of Martin Luther King have you embodied or has become a part of you?

10:27    Church was about more than just faith for the African American community

12:52    What you don’t know can be expensive

14:11    TR tells story about being abroad

15:20    Different types of poor

16:20    If we can share blood, we can share conversation

17:31    TR: What do you see is the purpose of communication?

18:45    Respect and communication

19:20    Whatever we respect, we give time to

20:40    The book is just as much about listening as it is about speaking

22:00    Some of the greatest breakthroughs come from the bellman

23:00    Aligned interests = trust, but not respect

24:05    TR: What is presence to you?    

25:24    It’s difficult to trust people who want power without investment

27:45    T.D. Jakes on his ancestors

30:14    TR: What is the value of suffering?

32:30    “When they march, they should sing”

33:50    TR: The unification of suffering

35:30    TR: Psychological immunity

37:16     TR: What’s a situation when you fell flat?

40:00    TR: How have you had to adapt to be more effective without an audience there?

41:48    The pandemic created a vortex, and so faith became tangible

44:30    On avoiding criticism

45:30    TR: How can you deal with the fear of public speaking?

46:48    T.D. Jakes: Talk to yourself

48:20    We label to file people away

51:35    TR: Where is love in the magic of your power?

52:30    Nike’s synergism

54:25    Car wreck, do you want me to call the police or the ambulance?

59:22    When I don’t have the ability to articulate what I need, I can only be angry

1:01:55  "We don't treat the successful because we believe success cures personal pain and it doesn't always do that."

1:04:38 TR: How important is drama for someone to be effective as a communicator?

1:06:10  Example: Floyd cried out for his mother. Every woman identified

1:08:50  Adornment        

1:10:40  Sweeping dirt floors

1:11:50  TR: What makes someone a great storyteller?

1:12:30  Bible story: Bartimaeus

1:15:30  TR: How do you know when to go off script?

1:18:38  “You have to engage intellect and instinct”

1:24:30  We were chosen to have this conversation while the clock is ticking

1:25:53  TR: What are the most important things to guide someone to not drop the mic?

1:28:18  "Diversity invites me to the party. Inclusion asks me to dance."

1:34:20  "If I didn't change the world, I changed somebody's world. If I can change somebody's world, then to them, I changed the world."

 

 

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