Episode 42

Published on:

3rd Oct 2023

Finding the Joy of Life with the Ambassador of Joy, Barry Shore

In today’s episode, Ashish and Anil chat with the beautiful human being, Barry Shore. He is known as the Ambassador of Joy. He's a mental wellness activist and a philanthropist. He's a multi-patent holder, but he's actually a former quadriplegic who is now swimming around the world. 

After a rare disease paralyzed Barry from the neck down, he created the Joy Of Living community and the Keep Smiling Movement. In fact, his podcast, The Joy of Living, is in the top 2 percent of all podcasts and is heard globally.

Throughout this episode, Barry, Ashish, and Anil explore the joy of life by overcoming challenges, discovering purpose, and spreading positivity in the face of adversity. Barry’s philosophies encourage us to commit to doing good, and to believe in our individual power to make a difference. And you wouldn’t want to miss the reason why we should love DOG POOP at the end of this episode!

Don’t miss out on this soul-stirring episode full of wisdom, inspiration, and discover the power of having a positive, purposeful, powerful, and pleasant outlook to truly unlock the joy of life. Let’s start making a difference now!



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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.

Get ready to be moved, challenged, and enlightened on this podcast. It may change your life.

Thanks for being here and joining the squad!
Learn more: https://happinesssquad.com/

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.

Anil Ramjiani

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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!