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Brandon Epstein

Training For Life As An Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / April 3, 2015

Recently I was listening to the final episode of this podcast titled Start Up. In the episode one of the first investors in Uber was talking about Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s quirks and really calling attention to how strange a species guys like him are. This got me thinking about how strange all successful entrepreneurs are.  Myself included. For the most part we are far from normal. We…

5 Steps to Optimizing Your Sleep

by / ⠀Health & Fitness / December 23, 2014
Instead of going on about why optimizing sleep is so important, take my word for it. Here are five steps designed to help you make it happen.

Recently I interviewed an expert on the best ways for optimizing sleep. I was blown away by how much I didn’t know about this topic. As entrepreneurs, we tend to take the “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” approach more often than not. Before my interview with this expert, I knew better than to think that way about sleep. However, I had no idea how powerful effective sleeping was.…

5 Micronutrients to Optimize Performance

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / December 3, 2014

What supplements should I be taking?  As a health and performance coach to high level entrepreneurs I’m asked this question quite frequently. The question they should be asking me is what micronutrients should I be taking? Micronutrients are just vitamins and minerals. If we don’t get enough of them through our food, our health may suffer. Fortunately we can always supplement our diet through… micronutrient supplements. Entrepreneurs and…

5 Reasons You Should Start Journaling

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 5, 2014

Have you heard about the importance of journaling lately? Sure you have. It’s all the rage in every entrepreneur’s morning routine. There are apps and software popping up all over the place to help promote the habit. The practice of journaling or expressive writing is not something novel, but it is definitely getting some extra promotion in many entrepreneurial communities. I’ve experimented a bit with journaling and have…

6 Reasons Men Should Be Doing Yoga

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / October 10, 2014

Yoga is exploding in the United States. 20.4 million Americans participated in Yoga in 2012 and the number of yogis is on the rise. Not surprisingly, over 82% of these yogis are woman. Where the men at? For some reason western society as a whole associates yoga as a feminine activity, so many guys roll their eyes whenever a woman extends the invite to a yoga class. Want…

Flow: the Gateway into Superhuman Performance

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / September 29, 2014

Have you ever had an experience where life just seemed to “make sense”? Maybe you were playing a sport? Creating art? Writing? In an amazing conversation? Time seemed to stand still and fly by at the same time. You were so immersed in the moment that hours flew by in what felt like seconds. This feeling you experienced is commonly referred to as being in “flow”. What if…

6 Mistakes The Healthiest Entrepreneurs Do Not Make

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / September 10, 2014

As a professional health and performance coach working solely with entrepreneurs, I have seen habits within my healthiest and most successful clients that separate them from the majority of entrepreneurs. Here are the 6 mistakes the healthiest entrepreneurs do not make. #1 Binge Drink Speaking on behalf of every entrepreneur under the age of 30. Most of us don’t do moderation too well. We binge work. We binge…

6 Habits to Hacking Healthy Travel

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2014

  Always on the go? Constantly traveling? Never enough time? It’s time to hack this on the go lifestyle and implement some healthy habits for traveling. If you want to make sure you can stay high energy, healthy and happy while you’re jetsettin’ around the world, then you need to commit to these 6 habits to hacking healthy travel. Habit #1: Morning Routine Stick to a morning routine.…