November 22, 2019

She’s the woman behind Huffington Post, founder of Thrive Global and author of countless books. Arianna Huffington is one of the world’s most powerful & influential women according to Forbes. In 2011, AOL acquired Huffington Post for $315 million and Arianna recently stepped down from the company to start a new company. Arianna shares the Why Not Now? moment when she decided to leave the company that bares her name.

Show Notes:

  • Arianna’s Why Not Now? moment happened immediately after she collapsed from exhaustion.
  • How we can change our perspective around accepting burnout as a necessary price of success.
  • The power of remembering that death is inevitable.
  • The data behind sleep, how technology gets in the way of our sleep and how we can change that.
  • Arianna explains how Silicon Valley’s macho corporate culture must change & how it can change.
  • Twelve years ago, Arianna put citizen journalism on the map. What’s next for the evolution of media?
  • How Arianna keeps her mind healthy.
  • Why Arianna left the Huffington Post – her recent Why Not Now? moment.
  • What is Arianna reading right now? All-time favorite book?
  • What keeps Arianna up at night?
  • What advice Arianna would give her younger self?
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Thank you for the groovy show tunes Rock Salt Music and John Coggins and Richard Grewar. The Why Not Now? Show is edited and produced by Nik @ Big Coconut Media.

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