Steven Sashen is CEO of Xero Shoes, a lightweight minimalist footwear company designed for walking, running and athletics.
Steven is a Masters All-American sprinter (one of the fastest men over the age of 50 in the US) and former All-American gymnast. He was also a professional stand-up comic, cognitive psychology researcher, and taught Tai Chi and Zen Archery. He is also the creator of Scriptware, the industry-standard word processor for film and TV writers.
During this episode, Steve will share how you can accept yourself, your life, and your reality to be happy. Find out what you can learn if you stop caring about what other people think of you, including yourself. It’s time to have an honest conversation with everyone around you.
- 00:45 – Steven’s background and introduction
- 05:54 – Becoming an entrepreneur at 13
- 09:03 – Feeling not good enough as a gymnast
- 11:15 – “What snapped me out of it was a reality” – Steven Sashen of @XeroShoes
- 11:38 – Dating women over 6 foot tall
- 13:35 – “I would want to come across as better than because I wanted to cover up something where I felt less than” – Steven Sashen of @XeroShoes
- 17:09 – Positive self-talk and limiting beliefs
- 18:27 – “I just don’t care what I think about me. Positive. Negative. I don’t care” – Steven Sashen of @XeroShoes
- 21:30 – Having an honest conversation with others