Vishen Lakhiani's Blog

As a world-class speaker, Vishen is known for talks on entrepreneurial mindset and company culture, and has shared the stage with the likes of Richard Branson, The Dalai Lama, and Tony Hsieh. He is currently writing a book on company culture design.

Why The Most Extraordinary People Do Not Have Careers Or Businesses. Instead They Have This…

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 10:04:10 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in Workplace Culture

“The most extraordinary people in the world today do not have a career or a business. What they have is a Mission.”

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The 5 Stages Of Consciousness Evolution: Where Would You Stand Today?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 10:01:27 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in personal growth

The idea came to me while I was in a chamber. In pitch darkness. My brain hooked up to some of the world’s top neurofeedback and brainwave measurement tools.

I was using science to hack my consciousness. 

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The Lies You Don’t Even Know You’re Telling Yourself

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 9:58:30 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in personal growth

As we grow up, we take on beliefs from teachers, our parents, the media and society around us. Some of these serve us. Some of these are not really true.

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The Myth Of Focus & Why Many Great Entrepreneurs Pursued Multiple Projects At Once

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 9:54:34 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in Business Growth


I sent this memo to my marketing team a couple of weeks ago, but I thought of also sharing it here with our audience. I’m aware that not everyone will agree with this madness, but this is how I really feel every time I’m told to “focus”.

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The 3 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 11:57:51 AM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in personal growth

Over the years I’ve come to stop believing in goal setting. Why? Because goal setting, or at least the way most of us are trained to do it, actually gets us to be obsessed about the how of attaining our goals, rather than the passion, the vision, and the beauty of the goal itself. In short, we get obsessed with the ‘means’, rather than the ‘end’.

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“Why Happiness Is The New Productivity”

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 11:48:29 AM / by Tania Safuan posted in Workplace Culture


2009, Vishen Lakhiani was asked to speak at Engage Today in Calgary, alongside such luminaries as Sir Richard Branson, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Stephen Covey, Nobel Prize Winner F.W. De Klerk, Tony Hsieh, the founder of, and world-famous artist Wyland.

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Vishen Lakhiani At Wild Digital 2015 – Southeast Asia’s Premier Digital Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 11:44:54 AM / by Tania Safuan posted in Business Growth

Southeast Asia experiences year-on-year growth of greater than 100% for both online and mobile users, making the it a tremendous market potential and investment opportunity.

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Epic Things Start With Small Humble Steps: How Mindvalley Evolved From Suckyness & Chaos (Secret Pics)

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2015 11:38:55 AM / by Vishen Lakhiani


A lot of people see Mindvalley on its glossier side. Great products (likeOmvana — which is being featured by Apple in iPhone Commercials), award-winning office spaces, a really talented team and stellar growth without ever having to take VC funding or loans, etc.

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7 Lessons From Building A $15-Million-A-Year Lifestyle Business With No Loans, VCs Or Angel Money

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2015 4:08:57 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in Business Growth

Since we started Mindvalley, we’ve blossomed into an award-winning company with over 100 employees and revenues past $15 million a year (50 million in Malaysian Ringgit). We’ve become one of the biggest sellers of educational content online (mostly in meditation and personal growth but we’re expanding fast into other fields). We just hit 1.3 million subscribers and our 200,000th paying student.

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How To Use Conversion Hacking For Exponential Business Growth

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2015 3:48:49 PM / by Vishen Lakhiani posted in Business Growth

This post was originally published on Mindvalley Insights

The Lean Startup. Agile Development. We’ve heard it before.  But what is Conversion Hacking all about, and is it any different?


It’s based on your customer’s perception of your business.

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