Join Ravi Raman as he explores the best insights for advancing your career, growing your business and living a healthy, productive and motivated life. Ravi Raman is a 14-year veteran and former leader at Microsoft and is now an Executive and Career Coach for high performers at leading companies and emerging startups. He has worked with clients at leading companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, DropBox and more.

 
 
 
Austin Belcak Shares His Best Strategies For Landing Your Dream Job [Podcast Ep. #18] January 21, 2019

Austin Belcak joins me on this episode of the podcast to discuss unconventional methods for landing your dream job. Austin and I both believe that the current system for finding and landing jobs is broken (both for hiring managers and those seeking jobs). There is a lot of noise and… Read more

Frans Johansson On Seizing Opportunity In An Unpredictable World [Podcast Ep. #17] January 6, 2019

Frans Johansson joins me on this episode of the Motivated Life podcast. Frans is a thought leader in the realms of innovation and diversity, a captivating keynote speaker and founder of The Medici Group, a consulting firm that helps organization harness the power of diversity-driven innovation. His two books, The… Read more

Andy Scantland On Being Your Best At Work [Podcast Ep. #16] December 13, 2018

Andy Scantland, Executive and Leadership Coach, joins me to discuss how to elevate your performance and be your best at work. Andy has coached leaders in the technology, hospitality, communications, financial, education, and development industries. His goal is to drive improved organizational effectiveness through individual and team performance improvement, increased engagement,… Read more

The Power of Simplicity as a Catalyst For Growth [Podcast Ep. #15] October 29, 2018

Being simple isn’t easy, it’s often harder, at least in the beginning. The benefits, however, are worth the initial effort. In this podcast, I share a simple concept that might change how you think about your business, your health, your relationships and living your life in general. This idea is… Read more

Here’s Why Making A Radical Career Change Is So Darn Tough [Podcast Ep. #14] October 22, 2018

In this episode, your host (Ravi Raman) shares his thoughts about why making a radical career change is so darn tough. Expanding on the ideas in this blog post, Ravi goes into what it’s like to “swim against the current” and make a career change later in life. He also… Read more

Gregg Levoy On Discovering And Following Your Passion For Work And Life [Podcast Ep. #13] October 7, 2018

Gregg Levoy joins me to discuss the art of discovering and following one’s passion for life and work. Greg is a journalist, writer, and coach who has helped people all over the world to find their calling and design their work and lifestyle around it. In particular, we discuss the… Read more

Benjamin Spall And The Magic Of A Morning Routine [Podcast Ep. #12] May 14, 2018

Benjamin Spall joins me to discuss the magic of a morning routine. Benjamin is the co-founder of MyMorningRoutine.com, a site dedicated to the art and science of crafting the perfect start to your day. What started as a passion project, to catalogue the morning routines of the world’s most successful… Read more

How To Optimize Long-Term Health and Performance With Debbie Potts [Podcast Ep. #11] April 30, 2018

Debbie Potts joins me to discuss how to optimize health and improve performance for life, work and sports. Most importantly, we dive deep into the crucial role of rest and recovery in achieving peak wellness. After all, according to Debbie, “life is not a race, it’s a journey!” What good are we… Read more

Manoj Vasudevan: 2017 World Champion of Public Speaking [Podcast Ep. #10] April 9, 2018

Manoj Vasudevan joins me to discuss his experiences as a professional speaker and coach, fresh off his 2017 win at the World Championships of Public Speaking. We review the essential qualities of a successful speech, and how to ensure that your next talk will inspire and captivate your audience. Hint:… Read more

Jim Posner: A Journey From Wall Street Trader to Mindfulness Teacher [Podcast Ep. #9] March 5, 2018

Jim Posner, Wall Street Trader turned Mindfulness Meditation Teacher joins me to discuss the value of meditation and his journey from a life of anxiety and stress to one of wellness and contribution. We speak about the benefits of meditation. We also go into his decision to transition from a… Read more

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Patrick McKeown: How Optimal Breathing Can Change Your Life [Podcast Ep. #8] January 8, 2018

This podcast features an Interview with Patrick McKeown, a leading expert on the art and science of optimal breathing. Patrick is also the author of a new book: “The Oxygen Advantage.” Read more

Sherpa John Lacroix: Running For My Life [Podcast Ep. #7] December 18, 2017

Today’s podcast features an Interview with Sherpa John Lacroix, a fixture of the Colorado ultramarathon running scene and founder of Human Potential Running. Not only does Sherpa John organize some of the most scenic (and toughest) trail races around, he is also an accomplished ultramarathon runner himself. He’s finished 200-mile… Read more

Matt Frazier: Leaving My Ph.D. To Start A Business And Build A Community [Podcast Ep. #6] December 11, 2017

In today’s podcast, I bring you, Matt Frazier. Matt is the founder of No Meat Athlete, a thriving community of plant-based health and fitness members. Matt also happens to be a coaching client, and we have worked together throughout the past year to help Matt be his best self, and bring… Read more

Doug Cunnington: Finding Success Online Building Niche Websites [Podcast Ep. #5] December 2, 2017

A conversation with Doug Cunnington. Doug decided to respond to a layoff from a well-paying job as an IT Project Manager by creating his luck and building an online business. To boot, he relocated to Bozeman, Montana to live a lifestyle more in tune with what he and his wife enjoy. Doug’s… Read more

Andrew Hogan: The Path of Effortless Success [Podcast Ep. #4] December 2, 2017

A conversation with Andrew Hogan. Andrew has been a coach for leaders and entrepreneurs for over 25 years. We discuss what it takes to achieve goals and succeed at work and in business. Specifically, does working hard really work? Is there another way to get results and make progress? Andrew… Read more

What I’ve Learned In Three Years of Entrepreneurship [Podcast Ep. #3] December 2, 2017

The top lessons I’ve learned in the almost three years I’ve been in business as an entrepreneur. While I’m incredibly happy with where things are at and how life is progressing, things have not gone as planned! If you are contemplating leaving a corporate job to start a business –… Read more

Why I Quit My Six-Figure Job To Travel The World [Podcast Ep. #2] December 2, 2017

Should you quit your job to travel the world? I did. I left my job – and a very well paying job at that – in late 2013 to travel the world. In today’s podcast, I’m sharing my experience, in the hope that it helps other listeners who are going… Read more

Welcome to the Motivated Life [Podcast Ep. #1] December 2, 2017

Welcome to Motivated Life, I’m Ravi Raman. On this podcast I’ll be sharing ideas and insights for advancing your career, growing your business and in general, living a great life. We can learn a lot from the paths others have taken to create a great life, and that’s the premise behind… Read more