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Weekly insights from Chōsen co-founders

How to Make a Life-Altering Connection in Under 7 Minutes

 

In this week’s #ChosenInsightSeries, Chōsen co-founder John Stanton touches on a controversial topic: that our purpose in life is to connect with others, and how COVID has affected our sense of true belonging. He guides us through a step-by-step process on how to foster meaningful...

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Life Optimized: Knowing When to Fight and When to Recover

 

 

Imagine, for a moment, that you are standing straight up. Your feet are under you. You are securely on the ground, assisted by gravity, accelerating downward at a comfortable 9.8m/s2 single g-force. Everything seems normal. Nothing unusual to see here! 

Until…the person...

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Cultivating a Positive Mindset

 

Last week I spoke with Chōsen alumnus Damian Chaparro and our partner at Chōsen’s Living with Impact Experience in NZ, about transitioning from businessman to yogi-surfer in preparation for the biggest challenge of his life: becoming an eco-innovation property developer and the co-founder...

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Changing Your Brain: Neuroplasticity 101

 

Can you rewire your brain, just because you choose to do so? 

It sounds like science fiction. According to the most important discovery in neuroscience of the twentieth century - neuroplasticity - you can. In this week’s Chōsen Insight Series, Chōsen co-founder John Stanton speaks...

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Accept the Challenge of Living an Engaged Life

 

In a culture of glorified busyness, we often equate finding time to care for ourselves with a lack of work ethic. So self-indulgent! But what if we turned this around? How would it affect our performance if we choose to optimize ourselves first - with a focus on us as our greatest asset? 

In...

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Nonviolent Communication

 

Chōsen co-founders John Stanton and Robin Connelley discuss one of their favorite books: Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg’s internationally acclaimed, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, and how it is changing the way they lead.

This simple notion, “communicate how I’m...

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The Performance Mindset

 

Earlier this month, I spoke with Chōsen Alumna Claire Jedrek, Singapore’s only female racecar driver, as part of our #MeetTheCommunity Instagram Live series. 

I’ve known Claire for over four years and during this time, she has consistently surprised me with how committed she is...

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Essential Performance Habits for Entrepreneurs

mental performance Sep 16, 2020
 

At the Invest Hong Kong StartMeUp HK Startup Impact Summit panel hosted by WHub, Chōsen founders Robin Connelley and John Stanton speak to the importance of mental health and connection for venture founders, and the role of supportive relationships and empathy in innovation. Joined by Chōsen...

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The Secret to Happiness: Cultivating Positivity!

mental performance Sep 11, 2020
 

The #ChosenInsightSeries is a weekly thought-provoking conversation by co-founders of Chosen Experiences John Stanton and Robin Connelley. In the series, we provide tangible and tactical tools on how to live life at your most optimal level. For the first episode, Chosen co-founder John Stanton...

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