Ben Nemtin: Badass Bucket Lists | E180


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What do you want to do before you die? Ben Nemtin, New York Times best-selling author and star of the MTV show The Buried Life wants you to answer that question… and act on it! In a journey that started off as a two-week trip and extended to an over ten year journey, Ben and his three friends, Jonnie, Dave, and Duncan, set off to knock 100 bucket lists items off their list and for every bucket list item they accomplished, they would help a complete stranger check something off their list. They called that list “The Buried Life.” And through that experience they have proven that no dream is too big to achieve. And it all starts by writing a bucket list.

In this episode, Ben and Hala talk about everything Ben has learned about life and accomplishing goals along the way. They talk about Ben’s depression, how one small decision can change the trajectory of your life, how to make a bucket list and why you should, and Ben shares stories of bucket list items he’s checked off and stories of helping others accomplish their bucket list items.

Topics Include:

- Ben’s early life

- Ben’s struggle with depression in college

- How one small decision can change your life

- Does Ben still suffer from depression?

- The Buried Life

- Why it’s not selfish to have personal goals

- The ten categories of life

- Stories of bucket list accomplishments

- What bucket list items they haven’t achieved

- Ben’s actionable advice

- Ben’s secret to profiting in life

- And other topics…

Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and a star of the MTV show The Buried Life. He is recognized as one of the World’s Best Motivational Speakers, as well as one of the World’s Top Organizational Culture Thought Leaders by Global Gurus (2020).

As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured in major media including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and more.

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