When Christian Picciolini was 14 he joined America’s first neo-Nazi skinhead group. He quickly rose up through the ranks and by 18 he was second in command and helping to recruit and organise cells across the country. He helped to soften the neo-Nazis’ external image and political language they used so as to attract individuals who would otherwise not have been willing to join the movement. However at 22 he left the group and has since dedicated the last 20+ years of his life to help atone for his grisly past and try and make something of his time on this planet by contributing to the greater good. In 2009 he co-founded ‘Life After Hate’ a nonprofit that helps people disengage from hate and violent extremism. He is an author, an Emmy Award-winning television producer and a prolific public speaker with a burning mission to: eradicate the world of racism.

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Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of ‘Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism’, ‘Notes from the Edge Times’, ‘2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl’, as well as his latest book ‘How Soon Is Now?’. He is a co-founder of the web magazines ‘Reality Sandwich’ and ‘evolver.net’ and his essays and articles have been featured in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and Rolling Stone among many others. He has also written columns for ‘Conscious Living’ and ‘Dazed & Confused’ and is invited to speak at conferences all around the globe.

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Chris Voss is a former FBI hostage negotiator. During his 24 year career he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator and has been involved with over 150 kidnapping cases. Chris started out working on a suicide hotline and quickly realised that his negotiating skills were applicable not just in hostage situations but to all areas of life. He is the author of ‘Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It’.

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(This is part 2 of a 2 part interview)

New York Times bestselling author Gregg Braden is internationally renowned as a pioneer in bridging science, spirituality and the real world. Since 1986 Gregg has explored high mountain villages, remote monasteries and forgotten texts to merge their timeless secrets with the best science of today. His discoveries have led to 11 award-winning books published in 38 languages. Gregg has received numerous honours for his work including a 2015 nomination for the prestigious Templeton Award. He’s shared his presentations and trainings with The United Nations, Fortune 500 companies, the U. S. military and is now featured in media specials airing on major networks throughout North and South America, Mexico and Europe.

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New York Times bestselling author Gregg Braden is internationally renowned as a pioneer in bridging science, spirituality and the real world. Since 1986 Gregg has explored high mountain villages, remote monasteries and forgotten texts to merge their timeless secrets with the best science of today. His discoveries have led to 11 award-winning books published in 38 languages. Gregg has received numerous honours for his work including a 2015 nomination for the prestigious Templeton Award. He’s shared his presentations and trainings with The United Nations, Fortune 500 companies, the U. S. military and is now featured in media specials airing on major networks throughout North and South America, Mexico and Europe.

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Today I’m speaking with Dr Gad Saad. Why are men the majority of Ferrari owners? Why do women prefer tall men? What is evolutionary psychology? How does one apply biology in understanding consumer behaviour? Gad explores these issues and countless others. Dr. Saad is an evolutionary behavioural scientist at Concordia University, in Montreal. He is the author of multiple books such as: ‘The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography and Gift Giving Reveal About Human Nature’. He has appeared in The Economist, Forbes and Time Magazine and has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal among many others.

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Dr. Paul Bloom is a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale University who is fascinated in the development and nature of our common-sense understanding of ourselves and other people. Much of his research explores moral psychology—looking at morality in babies, our developing intuitions about moral responsibility, and the role that anger, disgust and empathy play in our moral lives. He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, he’s written for scientific journals and popular outlets such as The New York Times and The Guardian and is the author of 7 books including his latest title: ‘Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion’.

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Preston Smiles is a Personal Freedom Coach, who supports people in understanding & embracing their fears, so they can live the life of their dreams. Born in Compton and raised in Los Angeles he joined a local gang that was first involved in petty theft but later escalated into more dangerous crimes. One night when he was fifteen, he was faced with a decision to take a routine ride of mischief with friends or stay home. Intuition told him not to go. Within an hour, everyone in that car was shot. This tragic event shook him to his core and catapulted him to finding higher purpose for himself. He’s the author of the books ‘Love Louder’  and co-author of ‘Now or Never’ with his wife Alexi Panos. He’s an internationally recognised motivational speaker and a Youtuber with a passionate following.

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Dr. Michael Shermer has an M.A. in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. in the History of Science. He is the founder and publisher of Skeptic magazine and the author of multiple titles including: ‘The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice and Freedom’ as well as ‘The Believing Brain’ and ‘The Science of Good and Evil’. He’s appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and Larry King Live and his two TED talks have been viewed by millions of people all around the globe.

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Elliott Hulse is a former pro strongman, author, entrepreneur and personal development leader. In less than 24 months his inspirational Youtube channels attracted over 1,000,000 subscribers and he was named #1 YouTube Fan’s Favourite by Ryan Seacrest. One of the main reasons his videos gained such huge popularity was his holistic approach to health, fitness physiology, psychology and life mastery. His primary mission and call to action is “Become The Strongest Version of Ourselves and Empower Others.”

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