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When this yoga studio founder receives a VIP visitor, he prepares a special experience—one that turned out to be even more memorable than expected.
Notes from Chris
Episode 1728I believe we can learn as much from failure as we can from success, if not more. It’s with this principle in mind that we offer the weekly segment known as Failure Friday. It’s a collection of short stories all about mistakes, missteps, disasters, and of course, failure. Today’s short story features Jonathan Fields from New York City! He is a bestselling author, podcast host, former yoga studio owner (you’ll hear about that shortly), and also one of my best friends. We’ve known each other for more than a decade and among other things, he has been part of all nine years of the World Domination Summit. His new book, Sparked, was just published to much acclaim. I asked him to tell one of his disaster stories, and he gave us a really good one. I first listened to it while I was running one day and I couldn’t stop laughing as I pictured everything unfolding. He’ll tell the story much better than I ever could … I’ll be back at the end to wrap us up. Listen to today's episode to learn more...
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- I’m really grateful to the muscular and fearless Jonathan Fields for sharing this story. Again, his new book is called Sparked: Discover Your Unique Inprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive. You can also subscribe to his award-winning podcast Good Life Project wherever you listen. Lastly, his website is JonathanFields.com.
- Stripping Down Yoga To The Bare Essentials: This yoga teacher offers classes just the way nature intended. No need to pack any exercise clothes for the workout!
- Yoga Enthusiast Stretches B-School Education Into Fair-Trade Kids Clothes: A New York-based yoga enthusiast starts a socially-conscious clothing line for kids under six.
- Los Angeles Designer Runs Mobile Yoga Studio: An on-location, by appointment yoga studio helps a UX designer earn an additional $40,000 a year working only a few hours each week.
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