March 11, 2022

#89 Mike Clare of Mood Health: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

#89 Mike Clare of Mood Health: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

In Episode #89, we deconstruct Mike Clare’s peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Mike Clare is the Founder and CEO of Mood Health. We cover the pain points of traditional mental health care and how Mood aims to alleviate them.


In Episode #89, we deconstruct Mike Clare’s peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Mike Clare is the Founder and CEO of Mood Health. We cover the pain points of traditional mental health care and how Mood aims to alleviate them.

“In some ways, one of the things that's really frustrating is that mental health has kind of become this luxury, where if you have the money, you can get great psychiatric care. If you can't afford that, then the system kind of breaks down and it becomes much more challenging.” – Mike Clare

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CHAPTERS

In this episode, we deconstruct Mike Clare’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
  • (00:02:04) – Mike’s experience designing at Juxtapose
  • (00:08:33) – Moving from design to entrepreneurship
  • (00:19:57) – Being open-minded and learning from osmosis
  • (00:22:53) – On empathy and depression
  • (00:27:02) – Daily habits, exercise, and plant care
  • (00:29:01) – Principles and In Praise of Shadows
  • (00:32:40) – Psychedelics in mental health care


ABOUT MIKE CLARE

Mike Clare is the Founder of Mood Health. Mood Health is reimagining mental healthcare and opening up access to anyone with an internet connection, solving the mental healthcare wasteland that currently affects over half the people in the United States. In this episode, we explore what Mike learned from his years at Juxtapose, helping launch and scale incredible companies like Care Of, Great Jones, Perch, and Tent. We discuss Mike's transition from industrial designer to CEO and his advice for others looking to make the same design-to-CEO leap. We cover what he learned at Juxtapose that he still uses today, including why he spends so much time interviewing customers, as well as his favorite books, daily routine, superpowers and so much more.

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