Brian Johnson: Arete: Activate Your Heroic Potential

Brian Johnson is brilliant, truly a modern-day philosopher. But it’s not just his knowledge and erudition, it’s the desire to put theory in practice. As a husband and father of two he wants his own life to be an example of an actualized life. 

Arete is an integration of ancient wisdom, modern science, and practical tools to help you win the ultimate game of life and fulfill your potential. Brian’s newly released book is available on Amazon: “Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential”

“A lion who breaks the enemy’s ranks is a minor hero compared to the Lion who overcomes himself”. (Rumi) 

1.00: What does Arete mean?

7.50: Your Physiology drives more than you think

10.00: Brian’s Background of psychological pain and quitting Law School

14.00: Starting his first Business

18.20: Why it’s supposed to be hard

26.45: Thoughts on turning 50 and stretching out success

38.30: Intrinsic gift for fatherhood

44.45: Martin Seligman’s Authentic Happiness

49.30: Barriers to Actualizing your potential: Fear and Laziness

56.02: Brian’s Goal of 51% of the population is Flourishing by 2051

1.00.00: Idea of subtraction (not addition)

1.08.00: Importance of focusing in your own consciousness

1.12.30: Follow your Bliss AND work very hard to be so good you can’t be ignored. 

Until next time, love and good vibes. 

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