Millennial Travel Podcast

Become So Good that People Are Afraid to Lose You

Eric Aguirre
January 16, 2024

Our Guest

Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of Quest Nutrition, creator of Inside Quest, & CEO of Impact Theory.

In just five years, Tom helped grow Quest Nutrition into the second fastest growing private company in America. According to Inc. 5000, the company grew by 57,000% in the first three years alone.

Tom also facilitates global change through the development of mission-based businesses with Impact Theory. He founded the company to inspire the next generation of game changing companies.

His podcast has hosted guests like Tim Ferriss, Michael Strahan, Wyclef Jean, and Gary Vaynerchuk to name a few.

Tom is personally driven to expand people’s vision of mind and body wellness.

The Episode

Tom’s story started as a humble copywriter. But he quickly became a partner, Chief Marketing Officer, and eventually, a successful entrepreneur. Through hard work and sweat equity he learned the skills that made him invaluable in any role he pursued.

In this episode Tom shares those skills and mindsets so you can apply them in your life today.

Tom wasn’t born an entrepreneur. His parents taught him how to be a good employee. Yet, he realized that the first step at getting good at something is to admit you’re bad at it. By admitting this, you can do the work to get better. With this in mind, he expanded his skill repertoire and became indispensable.  

Tom also gets honest about the impact he wants to have on the world and how he chooses to dedicate his time in pursuit of that impact.

Many of his decisions have been based on what makes him feel alive, and he encourages you to do the same. The pursuit of money alone will not lead to an extraordinary life.

The extraordinary feats will be accomplished by the people that are able to overcome their fears.

Topics Covered

  • How Tom helps the next generation of companies.
  • One of the easiest ways to add value to people
  • How Tom learned the ways of becoming an entrepreneur in order to control his own destiny
  • Your driving force for success
  • What it takes to be a co-founder and partner in a company
  • The key mindset shift that allowed Tom to generate true wealth
  • The nuts and bolts of changing your mindset
  • How Tom taught himself to be a great entrepreneur instead of a great employee.
  • Neurology, neuroanatomy, and how it can be a game changer
  • The most catastrophic decision you make in the morning
  • Optimizing nutrition, workouts, and meditation

Quotes from the Episode

“In controlling the resources, you can control your own destiny”
“Nobody will act for the many, but people will act for the one”
“The pursuit of money to the exclusion of other things isn’t what we were made to do”
“The name of the game is outperforming”
“You have to get so good at something that people are afraid to lose you”
“If people aren’t afraid to lose you its because you aren’t as good as you think you are”
"Understand what your goals are then act in accordance with them"
"Delivering value is the most powerful marketing message you can have"
"It’s mindset that drives companies"
"The mind is plastic and can learn any new skill that you want"
"You can’t optimize your brain without optimizing your body"
"Greatness isn’t born, it’s grown"


Quest Nutrition

Inside Quest

Impact Theory


Listen in Now and learn how to execute and become extraordinary today.

You can get this episode directly to your iPhone on iTunes, your Android on Stitcher, or on Soundcloud.

Eric Aguirre
I'm Eric, I aim to inspire and lead fellow and future thought-provoking leaders around the world. I love geeking out on Personal Development and strive to make myself and the world around me a better place. You can find my published books and articles at


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