#285: Preserving Human Life, Battling the Busy Trap, and How to Stay Focused -- M. Sanjayan

12/7/2017, 3:56:40 PM , duration(0:0:4)
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<p>M. Sanjayan (<a href="https://twitter.com/msanjayan" target="_blank">@msanjayan</a>) is a global conservation scientist specializing in how nature preserves and enhances human life. He serves as CEO for&nbsp;<a href="https://www.conservation.org/" target="_blank">Conservation International</a>, having joined CI in 2014 as executive vice president and senior scientist. He has led several key divisions including Oceans, Science, Development, Brand and Communications and Strategic Priorities.</p><p>Sanjayan holds a doctorate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his peer-reviewed scientific work has been published in journals including <a href="http://sciencemag.org/" target="_blank">Science</a>, <a href="https://www.nature.com/" target="_blank">Nature</a>, and <a href="https://conbio.org/publications/conservation-biology/" target="_blank">Conservation Biology</a>. He is a visiting researcher at UCLA and distinguished professor of practice at Arizona State University.</p><p>Sanjayan has hosted a range of documentaries for PBS, BBC, Discovery, and Showtime. Most recently, he was featured in the University of California and Vox Media's <a href="https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/climate-lab" target="_blank">Climate Lab</a> series.</p><p>Sanjayan is a <a href="http://nature.disney.com/" target="_blank">Disneynature</a> Ambassador, a Catto Fellow at the Aspen Institute, and a member of National Geographic Society's Explorers Council. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!</p><p><strong>This podcast is brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Peloton</strong></a>, which has become a staple of my daily routine. I picked up this bike after seeing the success of my friend Kevin Rose, and I've been enjoying it more than I ever imagined. Peloton is an indoor cycling bike that brings live studio classes right to your home. No worrying about fitting classes into your busy schedule or making it to a studio with a crazy commute.</p><p>New classes are added every day, and this includes options led by elite NYC instructors in your own living room. You can even live stream studio classes taught by the world's best instructors, or find your favorite class on demand.</p><p><a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank">Peloton</a> is offering listeners to this show a special offer. Visit&nbsp;<a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>onepeloton.com</strong></a> and&nbsp;<strong>enter the code TIM&nbsp;</strong>at checkout to&nbsp;<strong>receive $100 off accessories with your Peloton bike purchase.&nbsp;</strong>This is a great way to get in your workouts, or an incredible gift. Again, that's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>onepeloton.com</strong></a> and enter the code <strong>TIM</strong>.</p><p><strong>This podcast is also brought to you by </strong><a href="http://99designs.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>99Designs</strong></a><strong>,</strong> <strong>the world's largest marketplace of graphic designers</strong>. I have used them for years to create some amazing designs. When your business needs a logo, website design, business card, or anything you can imagine, check out 99Designs.</p><p>I used them to <a href="http://99designs.com/tim" target="_blank">rapid prototype the cover</a> for <em>The Tao of Seneca</em>, and I've also had them help with display advertising and illustrations. If you want a more personalized approach, I recommend their <a href="http://99designs.com/tim" target="_blank">1-on-1 service</a>. You get original designs from designers around the world. The best part? You provide your feedback, and then you end up with a product that you're happy with or your money back. <a href="http://www.99designs.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>Click this link</strong></a><strong> and get a free $99 upgrade.</strong> Give it a test run...</p>