A NOTE ON THE MYERS BRIGGS

The Myers Briggs is the most common and most misunderstood personality test out there. When used correctly, it can be highly illuminating. For each of our superstar interviews, we match them with their Myers Briggs type.

IQRAM MAGDON-ISMAIL (CO-FOUNDER OF VENMO AND ENSE): “IT’S UP TO YOU. YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT GAME YOU WANT TO PLAY”

Iqram created Venmo and is now on a mission to connect the world through sound via his new application, Ense. Among other things, we discussed his learnings from Venmo as well as his views on holistic self-sufficiency.

ARTIST SHOWCASE – NANA MENSAH (ACTRESS, WRITER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR): “I THINK PEOPLE WHOSE EGOS HAVEN’T TAKEN A BEATING. THEY’RE DUE”

Nana is a critically acclaimed actress. The New York Times calls her “marvelous.” She is also a talented writer, producer and director. In part one, we discuss what “superstar” means to her and some struggles in her early years.

MOVEMENT WITH MIRIAM

Miriam Wasmund is one of the most sought after fitness coaches in New York. An elite teacher. A trainer’s trainer. She has cultivated a loyal community through an approach that is focused on no gimmicks and sound movement science. Here are her Top 12 lessons.

SHREYANS BHANSALI (CO-FOUNDER SOCRATIC.ORG): “SOME THINGS ARE REAL DESIRES. IF YOU RECOGNIZE THEM, THERE’S A LOT OF INTERESTINGNESS AND JOY THAT CAN COME OUT OF IT”

Socratic is one of the most downloaded applications of 2017 and Shreyans is a co-founder and the engineering mind behind it. We discuss how he defines being a superstar, photography as his main art form, and how the Socratic team handles feedback.

ARTIST SHOWCASE – ERIC LOCKLEY (ACTOR, WRITER & PRODUCER): “FOLLOW YOUR BLISS”

Eric is a talented actor, writer and producer. He also won the prestigious Showtime at the Apollo three times. In this first segment, we discuss whether he considers himself a superstar and his short film The Jump.

YAEL EISENSTAT (CIA ANALYST, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR TO VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, CONTRIBUTOR TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, TIME MAGAZINE, CNN, CBS): “I WILL SIT IN A ROOM AND STARE DOWN A 4-STAR GENERAL AND TELL HIM WHAT I THINK”

Yael is a former CIA analyst, was a National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, and has contributed to The New York Times, Time Magazine, CNN and CBS. We discuss her experience at the CIA and what superstardom means to her.