Positivity Effect by Dr. Tom 090: The Art Of Sprinting - Steven Sashen
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The Art Of Sprinting

Steven Sashen is the visionary and marketer for Xero Shoes. He 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. Steven is also the creator of Scriptware, the industry-standard word processor for film and TV writers. He’s here today to share some interesting insights into the art of sprinting.

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On today’s episode we discuss:

  • When did running become important for Steven
  • Steven’s “Why” for running
  • Becoming a master sprinter
  • What meditation looks like for him
  • The runner’s high
  • Why sprinting is very different than long distance running
  • The simplicity behind sprinting and zen archery
  • A powerful “anti” visualization technique
  • Why he decided to make an impact in the footwear industry


Steven’s Nuggets Of Wisdom:

“I have a fascination with the truth about things and I like to get rid of extraneous”

Steven is back soon for another fun filled impactful conversation and we go deep on Xero Shoes – stay tuned!!

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