Interviews with people doing life on their own terms. The ROI Show is hosted by Nicholas Pihl. Follow him on twitter @nicholas.pihl Find out more at www.nicholaspihl.com
How to build on your strengths, creating a career, doing work that fascinates you. Intentionality, entrepreneurship, identifying opportunities, and more!
It’s been a while since I last published an episode. And while I appreciate your patience, I can’t necessarily promise […]By Nicholas Pihl
Trying a new format this week. In addition to interviews, I’ll be periodically speaking with Chris Kiefer about books, quotes, […]By Nicholas Pihl
What we can learn about ourselves and our journeys from the movie Good Will Hunting.
Two phases, but you can only be in one at a time. Are you taking action, getting shit done? Or reflecting, realigning with who you are? There’s value in both. Be mindful of where you are
How should you think about work and money once you have enough money to not need to work?
Spend more time doing work of consequence, by balancing thinking and doing
Quick reminder and exercise to take 2-3 minutes aside right now for gratitude.
When pessimism can help, and when it cant
What are the things you do that will be relevant across time?
Change the things you can, and don’t worry about the rest. Embrace those beliefs that let you be better
The two key ideas that you need to incorporate if you want to move forward with your life
If you want long term fulfillment, success, and really anything else that makes for a great life, even happiness, pursue meaning! Shout out to The Upside of Stress, which offers a life changing mindset shift on the (positive) impact of stress
Don’t get stuck between where you are and where your goal is. Have something to look forward to and anticipate. A transcendent reason for your goal
When you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
My article on how different mindsets match different investing strategies https://medium.com/datadriveninvestor/suspending-disbelief-e72fb45b3bb6 I love talking to people who are excited about […]By Nicholas Pihl
Navigating uncertainty by gut feel. Helping others, not by telling them what to do, but by helping them gain the tools and perspectives they need to reach that better way of living.
A lot of energy comes from being afraid of something. Light a fire under your butt.
Suffering leads to lack of suffering. Lack of suffering leads to suffering. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck
Mac Prichard started his company, Mac’s List as a way of serving his network and maintaining his relationships with them. […]By Nicholas Pihl
Listening to a guy at the dog park gripe about his life, I saw how his life is being made actively worse because of his worldview. And what you can do to make sure you’re enjoying the best life possible.
What is your best life in 10 years? Why asking that question can unlock an entirely new, better future for yourself, and how to implement it so that your vision comes true
Why you should be willing to push some customers away, and why clarity means knowing WHY you do what you do, as well as what you are and what you are NOT!
503 Uncorked is a local wine bar in Sherwood, OR. One of Deb’s great strengths is her ability to cultivate […]By Nicholas Pihl
Nicholas Pihl talks about how to improve your life considerably by getting intentional about who you will and won’t have a relationship with
What led me to talk to Jon Maroney, and what I really liked from our conversation, is his commitment to […]By Nicholas Pihl
It’s not just for Steve Jobs, anyone else can do it too by creating a message and concept that they are personally bought into. And when you tap into that, you get really powerful results that RESONATE!
Jennifer Fox is executive director of OTRADI, a non-profit dedicated to growing the bioscience, health and wellness startup sector in […]By Nicholas Pihl
Celeste Miranda is founder of The Cannabis Marketing Lab, which serves companies specifically on the scientific and testing side of […]By Nicholas Pihl
Why you want to eliminate the word “should” from your vocabulary.
Lorelei Kennedy is creator of Ten Breaths Away, a program designed to help people regain their calm and say what […]By Nicholas Pihl
Your thoughts shape your reality, they really do.
Started thinking about how I’d make that lunch valuable for Patrick so that we could be friends, and came away with an insight that applies to lots of other areas of business, your career, and your life.
Writings and episodes featuring entrepreneurs available at nicholaspihl.com
Article from HBR, talking about what sets entrepreneurs apart from other managers in the reasons behind their desire for control
What to do about your weaknesses?
What you can learn from Apple in creating your own brand. Be Unique, Not Best!
Why you don’t want to compete.
My guest this week is Julianne Brands, who heads up Research and Analysis at the Oregon Angel Fund. We discuss […]By Nicholas Pihl
Dan Whitaker is an expert in the many ways that start-ups can raise money. Dan was first introduced to me […]By Nicholas Pihl
This is a remastered version of one of my first interviews. That said, I’m sure that you will get a lot […]By Nicholas Pihl
This week I had a lot of fun talking with Alex Wilson, creator of The Hungry Hero. The Hungry Hero […]By Nicholas Pihl
Craig Kulyk is creator of CreateGoodMornings.com, a website focused on helping people get the most out of their days by […]By Nicholas Pihl
Linda Weston is former executive director of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, and currently has her own business Rapporto helping entrepreneurs build […]By Nicholas Pihl
This episode, you AREN’T listening to Why Try, the podcast. This is the audio only version of Bill O’Connor’s presentation […]By Nicholas Pihl
Bill O’Connor is founder of the Innovation Genome Project within Autodesk. For quick overview, the Innovation Genome is designed to […]By Nicholas Pihl