Ep. 147 - Mindfulness, Success, Co-founding an App, & Overcoming Failure with Open’s Manoj Dias


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By Chelsea Riffe. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Chelsea sits down with Manoj Dias, the co-founder of Open, the app she’s a cult-fan of.

They discuss:

  • Manoj’s journey into mindfulness after a breakdown working in corporate life
  • Serendipity, and if success comes from hard work or luck
  • Finding his way to Open and helping build the incredible app
  • The identity overlap from meditation instructor to app founder, and how he deals with it
  • Building failure tolerance as an entrepreneur
  • The philosophy and wisdom that goes into the app
  • The path to success
  • so much more!



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