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When 50 Cent revisits his childhood, his fans follow suit.

The mark of a great artist is that he stays relevant and meaningful to his audience by changing and adapting with time. For 50 Cent, who grew up as Curtis Jackson, his consistent allure is two-fold.

First, he remains relevant to his audience by strategically repositioning himself to be accessible. Second, he creates content that moves a generation.

During a recent interview, Jay Shetty admitted that 50 Cent has been a constant in his own life. From the voice in his ear as he ran his paper route every day, to the posters that covered his walls and the calendar that helped his wife, Radhi, track the days, 50 Cent has had staying power in Shetty’s life. …


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After three months, Glennon Doyle wasn’t sure how much more talk about polar bears she could take.

When the author and activist sat down to discuss life and learning to live in freedom with Jay Shetty, she admitted she had just about reached her breaking point. Then her daughter, Tish, brought up the plight of the bears once more at bedtime.

Ever since a lesson at school had opened her daughter’s eyes to how the bears were endangered, life for everyone in the Doyle family had revolved around their plight. …


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Steve Aoki was not your average college student. Sure, he threw parties in his living room, but the 100 to 200 people who showed up were not just there to drink and have a good time. They came for music — good music.

It was music that most had never heard before, but thanks to Aoki’s parties, would soon top charts around the world.

Even though he is one of the most successful DJs and music promoters in the world today, there is a down to earth vibe about Aoki. This household name doesn’t bat an eye at rubbing shoulders with some of the most famous people in the world, yet he demonstrated humility throughout his conversation with Jay Shetty, where they discussed life, success, and music. …


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Drop the name Dennis Rodman to any basketball fan who lived through the 80s and 90s. Immediately they will conjure up a mental image of a tattooed man with brightly-dyed hair that dominated the NBA defensive game amongst some of the greatest players of that time.

At the pinnacle of his career, Dennis Rodman ruled the court with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippin to lead the Chicago Bulls to repeated victories. But the Bulls were not the only team that benefited from the skill and passion Rodman brought to the game.

Rodman also wore jerseys for The Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, LA Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks. Hailed by Sports Illustrated as a basketball genius, he led the NBA in rebounding for seven consecutive years and helped lead his teams to five NBA championships. …


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Making the most of the time we have been given

In a sudden turn of events, many of us have a lot of time on our hands. As with anything in life, it is what we make of it. During this unprecedented time, Jay Shetty reminds us that it is important to give ourselves grace.

“It’s wrong for us to assume that we’re just going to walk right through this; that it’s going to be easy and normal,” said Jay Shetty. “We have to stop judging ourselves. We have to stop feeling guilty. We have to relieve ourselves of trying to be the perfect partner, perfect person, perfect parent right now. …


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When you sit in the chair across from therapist Lori Gottlieb, you are the most fascinating person she has ever met.

The honor and respect with which Gottlieb approaches each of her clients is something our hurting world desperately needs more of. Her recent discussion with Jay Shetty was centered around how emotional health and wellbeing play a vital part in the overall well being of a person.

The therapist shared profound insight into the value of talking to someone and learning to take ownership of one’s own story. …


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When the smoke smell of Dave Hollis’ birthday candles dissipated and everyone went back to their normal routines, Hollis couldn’t shake the nagging feeling that stuck around.

Hollis had what most would consider a dream job, plus a wonderful wife and great kids. What more could a man want? Still, he couldn’t shake the questions that were rolling around in his head. Was he living up to his potential? Was this really all there was to life? Did he have more to offer?

In their honest and engaging conversation, Hollis told Jay Shetty on an episode of On Purpose with Jay Shetty that these questions and more began to haunt him. …


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Daymond John discovered that he was in charge of his own destiny at age 10, and he never looked back.

John recently sat down with Jay Shetty in a recent episode of On Purpose with Jay Shetty to share some of the highlights of his career and the biggest lessons he has learned in creating a brand and building a team.

Today, the man known as the People’s Shark on the long-running hit show Shark Tank, is a master negotiator, innovative designer, and successful entrepreneur.

Like Jay Shetty, John had a ground-level education in real life. The lessons they both learned proved invaluable to their future success in business and self-development.

Starting Early

When his single mother needed help making ends meet, 10-year-old Daymon John took a job handing out flyers for $2.25 an hour. That experience shaped him in ways he couldn’t have imagined. …


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Steve Aoki was not your average college student. Sure, he threw parties in his living room, but the 100 to 200 people who showed up were not just there to drink and have a good time. They came for music — good music.

It was music that most had never heard before, but thanks to Aoki’s parties, would soon top charts around the world.

Even though he is one of the most successful DJs and music promoters in the world today, there is a down to earth vibe about Aoki. This household name doesn’t bat an eye at rubbing shoulders with some of the most famous people in the world, yet he demonstrated humility throughout his conversation with Jay Shetty, where they discussed life, success, and music. …


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You think you’ve found the one.

This time, it is going to work.

Then, something happens and things fall apart. You don’t feel seen or heard by the other person. You start to wonder if they even really love you.

Try as you might, you can’t seem to make them happy either. Are you just incompatible, or is there something else going on?

“You think you’re giving everything to this person,” said Jay Shetty in a recent episode of his podcast On Purpose with Jay Shetty. …

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Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty is storyteller, Podcaster and Former monk | jayshetty.me | Text me 310–997–4177 | Leadership, Decision Making, Social Media

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