Author and behavioral scientist Jon Levy joins Adam for this week’s episode of Take A Knee. Adam and Jon kick off the show talking about how the right amount of anxiety can be a good motivator. Then Jon tells some stories of his travels overseas including spending over a minute submerged in the icy waters of Antarctica and almost braking his back in the Bull Run in Pamplona, Spain. After that, Jon talks about a dinner of high profile individuals he puts together called The Influencers Dinner. Before they wrap, Adam discusses about the importance of spending time with your children and not giving any excuses why you can't.
Legendary Writer and Director Paul Schrader joins Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show talking to Paul about some of his first movies he wrote including Raging Bull and American Gigolo. Then Paul talks about how a rough time in his life while living in Los Angeles turned into the screenplay for Taxi Driver. After that, Adam asks Paul about his time directing some of the biggest stars such as Richard Pryor and Harvey Keitel with minimal directing experience. Before they wrap, Adam and Paul talk about the grueling task of shooting on location for a lengthy period of time.
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh joins Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show asking Tony about his first company Link Exchange, which he founded in college and eventually sold to Microsoft for $265 Million dollars. Then Tony talks about transforming Downtown Las Vegas and living in an airstream. After that, Adam asks Tony about his upbringing by Taiwanese immigrant parents as well as his time at Harvard. Before they wrap, Tony talks about different types of frameworks for happiness.