SEALFIT Founder Mark Divine on Wei Wu Wei and Mastering Your Mind


It’s time for another episode of Can’t Be Contained! Today, I’m talking to the always insightful Mark Divine! A former Navy Seal turned entrepreneur and thought leader, Mark shares with me today his invaluable wisdom in the realms of personal development and leadership.

Mark and I embark on a journey through his pursuing a career in finance to his discovery of his true calling with the help of meditation and martial arts. We explore how his successful business ventures like SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind informed his wholly unique approach to leadership and personal development.

Mark details how personal growth, changing consciousness, and integrating vertical growth fundamentally changes organizational dynamics in business. Together, we explore the roles of ego and spirit in decision-making, the importance of challenging societal norms, and Mark’s practice he calls Wei Wu Wei——action without action!

Whether you’re thinking about stepping into a leadership role, or looking for ways to strengthen your own mind, Mark Divine may just have the wisdom you’re searching for. Leadership need not be dominating, but rather——empowering.

Show Notes:

00:00 Experience pure alive awareness during breath work.
08:20 Life is a constant struggle for recognition.
11:54 Practice self-discovery, fulfillment, and disassociation.
17:01 Balancing work, school, and training in 1985.
27:00 Practice, perspective, and resilience are key.
29:02 Seals adapt to change, embrace mental resilience.
36:50 Challenges of transforming business for future emergence.
41:53 Leadership is an interesting concept and responsibility.
45:53 Change mind to allow more light, compassion.
52:35 Language shapes our ideas about money, time.
56:32 Energy and inner work diminish problems’ impact.
01:00:42 Deep breath practices lead to concentrated awareness.
01:09:42 Seal fit promotes physical and mental development.


About Mark Divine:
Mark Divine is an entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, philanthropist, and one of the world’s top leadership and coaching experts.

After a successful 20 year career as a Navy SEAL and SEAL Commander, Mark was hired by the Navy to create a nationwide coaching and leadership program for the SEALs. The bold goal of this program was to give the SEALs the best leadership and mental-management tools in the
world – to help them forge unbeatable SEAL teams that achieve mission success in the most stressful, challenging environments on earth.

Divine’s leadership and coaching program for the SEALs was so effective that it’s now being used outside of the Navy by top CEOs, Fortune 100 companies, USA Olympics, elite universities, major league sports franchises, celebrities, and successful individuals from all over the world.

Mark Divine is the author of 5 best-selling books, including his latest book Staring Down The Wolf: 7 Leadership Commitments That Forge Elite Teams. He hosts a #1-ranked podcast on iTunes (Mark Divine’s Unbeatable Mind) and he is the founder of 5 successful companies: Unbeatable Mind, SEALFIT, NavySEALs.com, USCrossFit, and the award winning Coronado Brewing Company in California.

Divine believes that any individual, team, or company can unlock 20X performance with the right tools and training. His company, Unbeatable Mind, helps millions of people achieve their full potential in life and business through their free training resources and advanced training
programs for leaders, corporate teams, coaching professionals, and high-achieving individuals. As a philanthropist, Mark Divine founded the Courage Foundation to help our wounded Veterans who are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). Recently Divine and his Courage
Foundation team set a world record by completing over 22 million burpees to raise awareness, support, and funding for our Veteran heroes.


Website: https://markdivine.com/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/realmarkdivine/




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