Apr 8, 2021
EP 84 - Vishen Lakhiani
We have a great show for you today. You might think you are in episode of the Black Mirror, but no it is just the future according to Vishen Lakhiani. Vishen is an amazing future thinker and consciousness engineer. He has a learning platform called Mind Valley. He has bet Harvard University that he can create a better online learning program for Engineering for a fraction of the cost. He started a workout program called 10X.He has a new book coming out called the 6 Phase Meditation. He also has an amazing festival called A_Fest, where you meet with likeminded people in an exotic location and learn about consciousness, technology, existence. This guy is busy. You will be amazed by the future he sees for us. We hope you enjoy this episode.
Vishen Lakhiani is one of today's most influential minds in personal growth and human consciousness. He is a 2x bestselling author and the founder and CEO of Mindvalley, the world’s leading online personal growth education company. With an incredible passion and drive to unite humanity and challenge the status quo, he has built a movement of 15 million growth-seekers spanning across 195 countries and half-a-million students completing Mindvalley courses each year. Vishen grew up in Malaysia and describes his childhood schooling experience as “forgettable”. As a young adult, he was accepted into the University of Michigan’s highly touted Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program, but he barely graduated because he didn’t click with the formal concept of education. His unenthusiastic experiences with education and unforgettable stints at various companies like Microsoft ignited a passion within to evolve education so others could find their true calling in life and not suffer through 9-5 jobs. He created Mindvalley in 2002, now an educational hub with hundreds of world-class teachers and one of the most innovative learning systems in the world called “Quest”, with 5x higher completion rates than the average online learning course. The mission is to transform one billion lives by building the most innovative personal growth platform in the world that reaches 100 national schooling systems and every company in the Fortune 500 over the next decade Vishen’s work-life integration beliefs are reflected in the company culture he has created at Mindvalley. In fact, the company was recognized as one of the top 10 coolest offices in the world by Inc. Magazine .