Naveen Jain: Going to the moon & listening to your gut…literally | Less Doing Podcast Ep 296

Naveen Jain (@naveen_jain_ceo) is an serial entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. He gives new meaning to the phrase “to the moon and back” and has changed the industry of monitoring inner health.

“Making money is like having an orgasm: you would never get it if you focus on it. It has to be a byproduct of the things you really enjoy doing.” — Naveen Jain

On this episode of The Less Doing Podcast, you’ll get to know Naveen’s two most recent ventures, Moon Express and Viome, alongside his brilliant advice for entrepreneurs in creating successful work endeavors.

Naveen’s Advice — How do you know if your dream is realistic?

  1. Think ‘God forbid, if I succeed, is it going to change the lives of 1 billion people around the world?’ If the answer is no, then it’s not worth doing.
  2. When you tell them your idea and they don’t think your crazy, you’re not thinking big enough.

it’s always up and down. When it’s smooth, you’re already dead and you just don’t know it yet.”

Utilizing minerals from the moon for humanity’s benefit

Quickie Show Notes:

  • Moon Express is the first company in the universe with authorization to leave Earth’s orbit and land on the moon #tothemoonandback
  • Learn leveraging the mineral resources the moon has to offer {specifically Helium 3 aka the best fusion source we have} is beneficial for humanity.
  • How do you know if your dream is realistic?
  • When once you start to think something is impossible, it becomes impossible for you and not someone else. The more people who think it’s impossible, the more people have taken themselves out of of solving that problem. That means you have the field to yourself.
  • Does being a non-expert help you or hurt you?
  • Fundamentally challenge the foundation, you have to challenge the experts have taken for granted
Listen and learn from your gut
  • Viome is the company creating a world where illness is optional #listentoyourgut
  • All chronic illness starts with your gut, using Viome, learn how to manage your inner health
  • Dream so big people think you’re crazy…
Listen to the full episode here.

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