Aug. 4, 2021

#43 Lopa van der Mersch of Rasa: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

#43 Lopa van der Mersch of Rasa: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

In Episode #43, we deconstruct Lopa van der Mersch's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on her life. Lopa is the Founder and CEO of Rasa. We cover CEO retreats, Kalari, and learning from failure.


In Episode #43, we deconstruct Lopa van der Mersch's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on her life. Lopa is the Founder and CEO of Rasa. We cover CEO retreats, Kalari, and learning from failure.

“Living what you are uniquely here to do in integrity with that, because if you're doing that, you're not going to burn yourself out. If you're doing that, you're going to have the impact that you're meant to give in this world. If you're doing that you're taking care of yourself, etc.” – Lopa van der Mersch

EPISODE GUIDE (LINKS, QUOTES, NOTES, AND BOOKS MENTIONED)

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FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

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CHAPTERS

In this episode, we deconstruct Lopa van der Mersch's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on her life. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:00:20) – Lopa’s daily habits and the integration of Kalari
  • (00:02:41) – The CEO retreat and increased awareness
  • (00:03:57) – On secondary attention
  • (00:07:41) – Learning from failure and Lopa’s definition of success


ABOUT LOPA VAN DER MERSCH

Lopa van der Mersch is Founder and CEO of Rasa, a brand of adaptogenic tonics often used as coffee replacements. Her background in molecular biology and yoga studies led her to seek a healthier alternative to coffee. She founded Rasa in 2018, and the brand now boasts 20 employees, a lineup of eight adaptogenic products, and a $5 million run rate.

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