Naveen Jain ON: Why Understanding Your Genes Can Greatly Improve Your Health & Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Making an Important Decision

    Encourage children to pursue their interests and value learning over money. Expose them to various fields and invest in their education to build lifelong skills for success.

    enMay 15, 2023

    About this Episode

    Today, I sit down with Naveen Jain to talk about how to thrive in your work space. Naveen shares his views and thoughts on why the people you surround yourself with play an important role in your success, the importance of cultivating curiosity for learning and to find solutions, and how your actions, no matter how small or big, can significantly impact everyone else.  

    Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Jain has a diverse business background and has founded several successful companies in different industries. Beyond his entrepreneurial endeavors, he is passionate about using technology to address global challenges. He believes in the power of innovation, entrepreneurship, and moonshot thinking to solve pressing problems in fields such as healthcare, education, and the environment. 

    You can order my new book 8 RULES OF LOVE at 8rulesoflove.com or at a retail store near you. You can also get the chance to see me live on my first ever world tour. This is a 90 minute interactive show where I will take you on a journey of finding, keeping and even letting go of love. Head to jayshettytour.com and find out if I'll be in a city near you. Thank you so much for all your support - I hope to see you soon.

    What We Discuss:

    • 00:00 Intro
    • 00:16 The three things we need to ask ourselves in order to find different solutions to a problem
    • 14:04 Naveen explains why you need to surround yourself with people who will push you to become better
    • 18:41 “Your imagination is the only thing that limits what you can do.”
    • 24:07 How can we cultivate curiosity in the young minds and make the world a better place?
    • 37:09 This is what happens when you spend your time and energy on things that you don’t enjoy doing.
    • 45:35 Continuous exposure many ideas open many doors for us to find our passion and learn more 
    • 56:05 Give children as many dots as they can have so someday they are able to connect these dots and create their own canvas.”

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    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Identify important problems by asking the right questions and focus on solutions that positively impact the lives of billions of people. Success comes from making a meaningful impact, not just making money.
    • Understanding how the human body works at a molecular level can help us make healthier lifestyle choices and combat chronic diseases. By asking different questions about gene expression, we can find unique solutions to improve our health.
    • Vio analyzes the behavior and impact of organisms in the gut, providing detailed insights into a person's health and personalized diet recommendations to prevent and treat diseases.
    • Our genes do not necessarily determine our destiny, and nurturing a positive environment can have a significant impact on our physical and mental health. Surrounding ourselves with positive influences can lead to a better quality of life.
    • Emphasize the significance of expanding intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth by learning from others through books, imagination, and surrounding ourselves with people who have bigger goals. Imagination can be an influential tool to overcome limitations and achieve greater success.
    • Keep an open mind and focus on curiosity and possibility to filter and choose valuable information. Instilling curiosity in children helps them develop a lifelong love of learning and focus on what truly matters in life.
    • Encouraging children to solve big problems can lead to meaningful contributions to society. Love should be unconditional, but approval should be earned through striving for excellence.
    • Success is about improving the lives of others, not just accumulating wealth. Parents should guide by example and encourage curiosity in children. Purpose-driven companies and problem-solving are more important than just making money. Approach TV with an imaginative mindset.
    • Find your true passion by quitting what you don't enjoy and discovering something you're truly obsessed with. Embrace the ups and downs of life, be mindful of your media consumption and show gratitude for life daily.
    • Love is essential for managing stress, even in tasks you don't enjoy. Finding something to love or learn from in all jobs, even those outside of your purpose, can improve skills and ease the transition to your purpose.
    • Encourage children to pursue their interests and value learning over money. Expose them to various fields and invest in their education to build lifelong skills for success.
    • Encouraging children to explore diverse fields can help them discover their true passion, expand their interests and achieve great things. Parents and educators should support unconventional aspirations and promote practical applications of subjects.
    • Stepping outside our comfort zones, embracing diversity, prioritizing mental health, and setting boundaries for love and sacrifice promote growth, creativity, and healthier relationships with ourselves and others.
    • Parents should provide a safe and loving environment for their children to explore their passions and interests, and encourage them to think outside the box and pursue their dreams no matter how audacious they may seem.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Naveen Jain's Approach to Creating Moonshots

    Serial entrepreneur Naveen Jain shares his approach to creating moonshots to solve the world's biggest problems. He believes that asking the right questions is key to identifying important problems. Jain suggests that entrepreneurs should aim to solve problems that can positively impact the lives of billions of people. He believes that this is easier to do than small-scale solutions, as improving billions of people's lives drives loyalty and creates financially successful businesses. Jain's current moonshots aim to make illness optional, and he believes that chronic diseases are preventable and reversible. He encourages entrepreneurs to focus on creating solutions that make a meaningful impact on people's lives, rather than simply focusing on making money.

    Using Food as Medicine to Combat Chronic Diseases and Making Healthy Choices

    Food can be used as medicine to combat chronic diseases and being healthy is a choice. Understanding the human body at a molecular level can help make being healthy and combating chronic diseases a less optional choice. In order to solve tomorrow's problems, we must think differently and ask different questions. Instead of just looking at DNA, we should also take into consideration gene expression. By asking slightly different questions, we can find solutions that no expert would have ever thought about. Being healthy is not just about genetics, but also about lifestyle choices and understanding nutrition.

    Vio's revolutionary approach to microbiome testing and personalized health recommendations

    Vio, a company founded by Naveen Jain, focuses on microbiome testing from a unique perspective by not just identifying the organisms in the gut, but also analyzing their behavior and impact on human gene expression. Their RNA testing technology is unique in the industry, providing detailed insights into a person's biological age, immune health, heart health, cognitive health, oral health, dental health, and gum health. Based on this information, Vio provides personalized diet recommendations and supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, digestive enzymes, amino acids, probiotics, and prebiotics. Vio's focus on behavior rather than identity of the microbiome is groundbreaking, opening doors to new possibilities for disease prevention and treatment.

    The Power of Positive Environment on Health

    Naveen Jain's company has analyzed over 500,000 people and changed their lives by promoting healthy living using a unique approach. He believes that genes are not one's destiny and that environment plays a huge role in gene expression. Nurturing one's environment positively affects one's overall physical and mental health. Jain emphasizes the importance of surrounding oneself with people who uplift and inspire, thus pushing one to become better. Changing one's environment and embracing a positive outlook can lead to improvements in health and overall quality of life.

    The Importance of Constantly Growing and Learning

    The key takeaway from the conversation between Jay Shetty and Naveen Jain is the importance of constantly growing intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually, and how we can learn from others through books, imagination, and surrounding ourselves with people who have even bigger goals. Both speakers shared their personal experiences of overcoming the limiting beliefs enforced by society and how imagination can be a powerful tool to break free from these bounds. It is crucial to realize that the sky is just a figment of our imagination, and we create our own boundaries. By consistently growing and learning, we can overcome these boundaries and achieve greater success.

    Learning from Life and Choosing What's Valuable

    The biggest inspiration and mentor for Naveen Jain has been his own life. He believes that life never stops teaching, and it's up to us to keep learning. Every experience can teach us something if we keep an open mind. In today's world, with an overwhelming amount of information and messaging, it's important to filter and choose what's truly valuable. Naveen suggests asking oneself, 'how does this improve someone else's life?' and focusing on curiosity and possibility, which allows us to dig deeper and learn more. As a parent, the biggest gift we can give our children is curiosity, which instills a lifelong love of learning and a focus on what truly matters in life.

    How Naveen Jain's Children Are Making a Difference in Their Respective Industries

    Naveen Jain shares how his children have made meaningful impacts in their respective industries by finding the biggest problems and solving them. His eldest son created a non-profit to connect young entrepreneurs with mentors and built a network of influential people. His daughter created a women's health company that removes gender bias in hiring and ensures clinical trials include women. His youngest son is solving the problem of home mortgages. The parenting lesson he shares is that love for children should be unconditional, but approval should not be given freely to encourage them to strive for excellence.

    The True Measure of Success and the Importance of Nurturing Curiosity

    The true measure of success is how many lives you improve, not how much money you have. Self-worth should come from what you create, not what you own. Parents should lead by example and show their children what to do, not just tell them. Nurturing curiosity and imagination is crucial, and the younger generation has the power to solve problems that previous generations failed at. Purpose-driven companies and solving real problems should be the focus rather than solely building billion-dollar companies. Watching TV can numb our imagination and curiosity, but it can also be a source of creativity if we approach it with a curious and imaginative mindset.

    Naveen Jain's Advice for Finding Your True Purpose and Living Gratefully

    Naveen Jain advises people to find their true purpose while also being grateful for the life they are living. He suggests that individuals should quit doing things they don't enjoy and find something they are genuinely obsessed with in order to jump out of bed every morning with the drive to solve a problem. Passion is for hobbies, but true winners have an obsession with solving a problem. People should not seek a smooth life, but instead embrace the ups and downs as a sign of being alive. Lastly, Jain encourages individuals to be mindful of their media consumption and be grateful for their life by starting each meal with grace or prayer.

    The Key to Managing Stress at Work and Home

    Constant stress at work and home puts our bodies in a constant fight or flight mode, leading to health issues. Love is the key to staying in the parasympathetic mode. Finding what you love is necessary and different at different times. Even when doing tasks you don't enjoy, try to find something about them to love or learn from. All jobs, even those outside of our purpose, can teach us skills that are useful later. The ability to memorize and discipline oneself can come from any job. So find something to love in your job, and it will be easier to transition to your purpose.

    Focusing on learning over earning for children's success

    Parents should focus on teaching their children skills and encouraging them to learn, rather than pushing them to earn money through menial tasks. Exposing kids to different fields can help them discover their true interests and passions. It is important to instill the value of learning and to help children understand that money should not be the sole motivator. Encouraging them to pursue unpaid internships or courses can help them build skills that will last a lifetime. Naveen Jain's philosophy of investing in his children's education and exposing them to various fields has been successful in guiding them towards success.

    The Benefits of Exposing Children to Diverse Experiences

    Encouraging children to explore different fields can lead to discovering their true passion, as seen in the case of Naveen Jain's daughter. Exposing oneself to a variety of ideas and learning opportunities can lead to expanding one's interests beyond preconceived notions. The education system should aim to broaden students' horizons by emphasizing the practical applications of subjects and encouraging diverse experiences. It is important as parents and educators to support children in exploring their unconventional aspirations, as they may lead to great achievements and contributions to the world.

    Why Discomfort, Trying New Things, and Broadening Perspectives are Key in Parenting and Life.

    Discomfort is where growth comes from, and trying new things can lead to innovation and creativity. It is important to be exposed to ideas and people who are unlike us to broaden our perspectives. Parenting involves not only encouraging the improvement of others' lives but also prioritizing one's mental health and personal wellbeing. Unconditional love, like that between a parent and child, is powerful and can have a significant impact on one's life. However, there are boundaries to love, and sacrifice should not come at the cost of one's own wellbeing.

    The Power of Unconditional Love and Encouraging Creativity in Children.

    Unconditional love from a parent only seeks the well-being of their child, even in the face of harm caused by the child's mistakes. However, parents should not try to mold their children into mini versions of themselves but instead expose them to various experiences and ideas to help them create their own canvas. It is important to instill curiosity, imagination, and inspiration in children to help them pursue audacious ideas that may seem crazy to others. Learning should never stop, and setting ambitious goals to improve the world around us should always be the guiding force in our actions.

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    How to pursue your passion with limited resources

    How to not let failure get in your way of achieving your goals

    How to embrace the unexpected in creative work

    How to transition your passion into different fields

    How to find joy and creativity in everyday moments

    Don't miss this intimate look at Benny Blanco's life and maybe learn a thing or two about making your own multi-track masterpiece or the perfect dish to serve at dinner!

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    00:00 Intro

    03:43 What’s the First Creative Thing You Put Together?

    06:15 I Never Cared About Failure

    10:33 Developing Amnesia to Failure

    14:22 How Did You Meet Your Mentor?

    18:10 “The Boy I Mentored” 

    23:42 How Do You Show Up After a Rejection?

    26:51 Love Can Be Felt Through Music

    29:56 What Do You Do When You Wake Up?   

    32:02 Why Do You Struggle with Meditation?

    33:28 Why I Went to Therapy

    38:25 The Pressure of Perfectionism

    44:49 Do You Love to Cook?

    47:20 Do You Eat Healthy?

    48:47 Finding Comfort in Food

    54:42 What’s Your Sleep Pattern?

    56:40 Friendships Built Over the Years

    59:19 Multigenerational Friendships

    01:03:44 Better Relationship After Divorce

    01:05:52 Benny on Final Five   

    01:15:57 What’s Your Vice?

    01:17:53 Do You Take Supplements?

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    Why Your Self Worth is Keeping You Stuck & How to Stop Sabotaging Your Personal Growth With Jamie Kern Lima

    Why Your Self Worth is Keeping You Stuck & How to Stop Sabotaging Your Personal Growth With Jamie Kern Lima

    How does low self-worth stop you from moving forward?

    How can you stop self-sabotage and grow personally?

    Today, let’s welcome Jamie Kern Lima. Jamie is a New York Times bestselling author, founder of IT Cosmetics, a company she started in her living room and sold to L'Oreal in a billion-dollar deal, becoming the first female CEO of a brand in its 100+ year history. She's also an active philanthropist who has funded leadership training in more than 100 prisons and shelters across the US, and has donated over $40 million in product and funds to help women face the effects of cancer with confidence. 

    Jamie and Jay ponder on the meaning of self-worth, distinguishing it from mere confidence and challenging the misguided belief that our value is tied to our physical appearance. We get to hear the detrimental effects of self-doubt and present empowering strategies to transform your relationship with rejection, offering a new perspective that fosters resilience and self-compassion. 

    And then the conversation dives deep into personal beliefs, urging us to identify and discard unhelpful misconceptions, while giving emphasis on why authenticity is crucial and its role in conjunction with other factors in achieving success. 

    In this interview, you'll learn:

    How to build self-worth

    How to distinguish confidence from self-worth

    How to handle rejection

    How to overcome self-doubt

    How to remain authentic

    Together, let's learn how to distinguish your worth from external validation, turn rejection into a stepping stone, and live authentically.

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    00:00 Intro

    03:17 Do You Feel Worthy Today?

    10:04 Confusing Confidence with Self Worth

    17:37 Your Weight Impacts Your Worth is a Lie 

    24:03 What Has Self Doubt Cost You?

    31:25 How to Change Your Relationship with Rejection

    37:02 The 4-Part R to Reframe Rejection

    44:00 You Need This Today

    48:13 Which Lie Are You Trying to Unlearn? 

    56:32 Authenticity Alone Doesn’t Guarantee Success

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