From Teacher to Ninja: How Izzy Arkin Followed His Dreams And You Can Too

Izzy Arkin

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The MenProvement Podcast: Episode 064

This is episode 064 of The MenProvement Podcast.  In this episode of The Menprovement Podcast I talk to Izzy Arkin a real life ninja! Izzy was a teacher at age 26 with what looked like on paper societies exact description of success. Good job, nice car, hot GF. But he wasn’t happy. He knew in his heart that he had a deeper passion and dream out there so Izzy dropped everything, moved to Japan and became a ninja. In this episode we talk all about his journey and how you can emulate his bravery and success to live your own dreams, no matter how crazy they seem.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

– How Izzy Arkin went from teacher to ninja

– The facade society creates and how easily we fall into it

– How to break out of the so called “rules” of society most people live by

– How to gain the courage to follow your dreams and actionable first steps to do so

Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Izzys Website – 30YearOldNinja.com


The Menprovement Academy, where you can find JD’s full program

The Menprovement Mansion

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– Sean Russell

Credits Music Clip: DJ Shadow – Walk Home Remix

Sean Russellhttp://www.seanrussell.me
Sean is a true entrepreneur. After turning his life around after struggling with anxiety and chronic fatigue syndrome he now dedicates his life to being his best self and helping others do the same. Learn more about him and his projects at SeanRussell.me