Episode 12

Published on:

7th Mar 2023

Annastiina Hintsa | Well-Being: The Key to Unlock High Performance

Why do so many of us chase success and financial wealth at the cost of our own well-being? We understate the critical link well-being plays in sustainable achievement & success. 

Our guest today will talk about the importance of investing in our health and wellness to achieve high performance.

Annastiina Hintsa is the CEO of Hintsa Performance, the world’s leading well-being company, helping top athletes and business professionals achieve sustainable success.

During her career, Annastiina has closely observed and experienced the challenges relating to sustainable performance in an uncertain, high-pressure, fast-paced global context. 

When she experienced burnout working in top management consulting, she was faced with profound questions of meaning and balance. Later on, she joined Hintsa Performance as an entrepreneur, guiding people towards a life of meaning and sustainable high performance. From Formula 1 drivers to female entrepreneurs in rural Guatemala to top CEOs, to leading politicians, she has worked with a wide variety of clients.

In this episode, Annastiina will talk us through the Hintsa method, and the importance of knowing your true identity, knowing your “why” and not compromising on your well-being no matter who you are. 

She will explain why better lives lead to better performance and will share some effective tips that will help you change your day,  so you start strong and end stronger.

Enjoy another meaningful conversation that will give you the tools to unlock happiness and well-being in your life! 

What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • What happiness mean for Annastiina and what brings her true happiness
  • A little bit about Stiina’s background story and her professional journey
  • About Anastiina’s awakening call and how she decided she needs to change her life
  • What does Stiina’s routine looks like and how she invests in her well-being throughout the day
  • The importance of setting healthy boundaries and taking care of yourself 
  • The foundations of the Hintsa approach and how it can create transformation in people’s lives
  • And so much more...




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About the Podcast

The Happiness Squad
Welcome to Happiness Squad.

This is the podcast dedicated to helping you unlock your full potential by mastering the art and science of happiness.

We bring on the best leading experts on these topics to help you unlock your true potential and live with more joy, health, love, and meaning in your life.

Your host is no other than Ashish Kothari who is on a mission to provide you with an unfair advantage to be the masters of your experience and leaders in your industry.

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About your hosts

Ashish Kothari

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Ashish Kothari is the founder and CEO of Happiness Squad, a company focused on democratizing happiness and touching a billion+ lives over the next 20 years and helping them live with more joy, health, love, and meaning.

Prior to founding Happiness Squad and writing his best-selling book “Hardwired for happiness”, Ashish spent 25 years in consulting, including the last 17 at McKinsey and Co, a premier management consulting firm, helping thousands of clients and their organizations achieve breakthrough performance by building new mindsets and capabilities.

Ashish is a trained ontological coach and a lifelong student of human thriving.

Ashish Kothari

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Anil Ramjiani is an experienced senior leader at Nike, Inc., most recently as the Commercial Director managing key athlete partnerships and business with Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, and Marcus Rashford.

Anil's passion is grounded in empowering people, unlocking potential, and driving performance. He has worked in consulting and corporate across the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia acquiring over 20 years of experience in strategy, brand, and general management at IBM, Adidas, and Nike.

He created the podcast and platform Live. Breathe. Believe., to enable reflection, motivation, and inspiration for his peers. #Knowyoutobeyou!