Sept. 8, 2021

#48 Jack Swain of Mindbloom: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

#48 Jack Swain of Mindbloom: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

In Episode #48, we deconstruct Jack Swain's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Jack is the Head of Clinical Operations at Mindbloom. We cover daily habits, being a super optimist, and focusing on true success.


In Episode #48, we deconstruct Jack Swain's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Jack is the Head of Clinical Operations at Mindbloom. We cover daily habits, being a super optimist, and focusing on true success.

“I'm a super optimist. I'm generally pretty buoyant. I see the silver lining in just about everything. Throughout life, as things have come up, I've always viewed it as, how is this a good thing versus how is this a setback?” – Jack Swain 

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

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/jack-swain2-outlier-academy-show-notes 

FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/jack-swain-outlier-academy-transcript 

CHAPTERS

In this episode, we deconstruct Jack Swain's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:00:24) – Tending to sleep, exercise, and diet
  • (00:01:27) – Monthly ketamine therapy sessions
  • (00:03:35) – OneNote and Getting Things Done
  • (00:05:22) – Being a super optimist
  • (00:06:07) – Changing the radio station playing in your brain
  • (00:08:24) – Freakonomics and How to Change Your Mind
  • (00:10:15) – Implementing No Rules Rules
  • (00:13:39) – Not getting too caught on the path you think is important
  • (00:16:26) – Success is about relationships, impact, and joy


ABOUT JACK SWAIN

Jack Swain is Head of Clinical Operations at Mindbloom, a mental health and wellbeing company focused on psychedelic therapy. Before joining Mindbloom, Jack Swain was a healthcare consultant at The Chartis Group, where he worked with the Cleveland Clinic and Michigan Medicine.

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