As an adventure scientist and author of The 2 AM Principle: Discover The Science of Adventure, all of my friends come to me for fun ways to liven up a party. One of the most common requests is recommendations for fun drinks to serve at their party, which is where impressive, yet simple, alcoholic infusions come in. Read the full article here.
This week we’re talking to Jon Levy. He’s a human behaviour scientist that runs with the bulls in Pamplona, battles Kiefer Sutherland in Jenga, and crashes million-dollar weddings. How does he do it and why? The E.P.I.C. Model of Adventure from his new book (The 2AM Principle), a breakthrough four-step process (Establish, Push Boundaries, Increase, Continue) for cultivating more adventure in your life, from picking the right team, to choosing the right mission, and takingRead More…
Some people love everything about Christmas. But for many, the planning, shopping, decorating and entertaining can be incredibly overwhelming, time-consuming — and expensive. If this sounds familiar, why not ditch the whole production and hightail it out of town? Read the full article here.
Daniel’s guest, Jon Levy spends most of his life convincing people to cook him dinner. Or, that’s how he explains his life’s work. Jon has recently merged his scientific research with his human experiences in a new book, The 2 AM Principle: The Science of Adventure. In the book, he breaks down his adventures into four stages and promotes others to take predictable risks. The conversation in today’s podcast also touches on why networking is aRead More…
Hello, Crave Bears! I awoke this morning feeling a bit angry. It has taken me all day to come up with words to open this week’s show. I voted for Hillary. I voted for a more open, inclusive, just society, against fear, hate, anger, normalised abuse and sexism, and I voted against Trump. We wonder why more women who have been sexually abused don’t come forward? It’s because an abuser can become the President. UnlessRead More…
Jon Levy has been force-fed by Kiefer Sutherland in the back booth of a Manhattan bar, has screamed for a medic as bulls trampled him in Pamplona, and has high-fived penguins at the South Pole. That is to say, he is a man with stories. Also, advice on how to live your next trip as an Indiana Jones film — or at least as a beer commercial. Read the full article here.
As a human behavior scientist, I have traveled the world for years studying how we live fun, exciting, and fulfilling lives. In my forthcoming book, “The 2 AM Principle: Discover The Science of Adventure,” I combine tons of outrageous stories — from getting crushed by a bull at Running of the Bulls to battling Kiefer Sutherland in drunken Jenga and crashing his family Thanksgiving — with scientific research. Read the full article here.
Helping people without expecting anything in return is the best business model for life. And today’s guest, Jon Levy, practices that mantra. He has a new book out called, The 2 am Principle. For full episode click here.
Here’s a question for you: Have you ever stayed up past 2 am and had one of the most memorable and fun nights of your life? My friend and human behavior scientist Jon Levy has a theory about this. In fact, he just wrote a book about it. Jon has spent his career (and personal life as an adult) studying and experimenting with what creates connection and adventure between humans. For full episode click here.
Webster defines adventure as “an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks.” Depending on who you are, this is either something you eagerly seek out or try to avoid. But is an adventure a matter of serendipitous chance, or is it a calculated endeavor? For full episode click here.