Tue, 18 December 2018
Have trouble staying happy? When it became a struggle for Chris Ashenden, founder of Athletic Greens he attacked it like any other problem in life. He compiled a list of things that make him happy, then made sure to do them every day. For Chris the list includes dancing, time with dynamic people, sunlight on the face, intense exercise, heat changes. In this episodes of Spartan Up Joe DeSena sits with Chris at Spartan World Championships in Tahoe to learn about the entrepreneurial and personal journey that led to the incredible success of Athletic Greens - both as a product and as a business.
Athletic Greens https://athleticgreens.com/
Athletic Greens on Facebook https://m.facebook.com/athleticgreens
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0:00 Our hosts Sefra Alexandra (The Seedhuntress,) Johnny Waite and guest panelists Matt B Davis (Obstacle Racing Media,) and Charlie Brenneman (The Spaniard) introduce Joe DeSena’s Interview with Chris Ashenden.
1:22 CHOMPS.COM save 20% with code SPARTAN
1:40 Interview with Chris Ashenden of Athletic Greens begins
3:00 What you eat vs. what gets absorbed
5:45 Playing rugby in Argentina & meeting Tim Ferriss
7:45 Building a “moat” around the brand
9:20 CHOMPS.COM break
10:25 Back to Joe DeSena’s interview with Chris Ashenden
12:00 Origin story of this entrepreneur
12:50 Bankruptcy & how to overcome it
14:00 How to focus on happiness
17:00 What’s good enough?
18:30 Perfect vs. possible
21:40 Charlie Brenneman (The Spaniard,) Sefra Alexandra (The Seedhuntress,) Matt B Davis (Obstacle Racing Media,) and Johnny Waite put the interview with Chris in perspective and help you apply the lessons to your life.
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Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Hosts: Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra Alexandra & guest hosts Matt B Davis & Charlie Brenneman
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra
Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty
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