672: Dave Asprey

Dec 28, 2017
672: Dave Asprey

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Dave Asprey, creator of Bulletproof Coffee and the rapidly growing Bulletproof brand. At one point Dave was a 300 pound Silicon Valley executive and in this episode the boys dig into what drove Dave to be Dave, starting as far back as his birth (for real!).

You can learn more about Dave at www.bulletproof.com

  • Poster boy for biohacking (2:01)
  • Where does the passion come from? (4:49)
    • Was 300lbs
    • Bullied
    • Wanted to be “bulletproof”
  • How does he deal with critics now? (11:01)
    • Say my name
    • Science trolls
  • How does he respond to individual variance? (13:38)
    • Blood tests – inflammation low
    • Do what works and measure what works
  • Junk lighting – Headstrong (23:38)
  • Does he have an order of operations? (25:45)
  • What does his exercise regimen look like? (27:33)
  • Does he consider himself obsessed with hacking his body? Body image issues? (38:30)
  • How does his business brain tick when it comes to new technology? (40:05)
    • Disruption
  • What is he disrupting right now and what does he foresee disrupting in the future? (44:36)
  • Mycotoxins in your coffee and Joe Rogan (46:40)
  • Coffee companies taking the same precautions as Bulletproof? (48:48)
  • What are some major toxins is he looking at? (50:31)
  • Where does he attribute his success to? (53:26)
    • Almost died at birth
  • Has he done any work with psychedelics? Opinion on them? (58:10)
  • What has been the biggest challenge that he has faced? (1:04:14)
  • The stages of growth, what challenges has he seen at each new stage? (1:07:20)
  • Cargo ship or motor boat (1:10:10)
    • Core tenants

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