Ancient wisdom + modern science
+ practical tools to live heroically.
How will the program help you optimize your life each month?Learn More!
Get more wisdom in less time
You’re busy. I get that. That’s why I’m all about super (!) practical, smart, fun, inspiring and empowering wisdom you can apply to your life RIGHT NOW — consistently moving from theory to practice.
Upgrade every area of your life
Get PhilosophersNotes + Optimal Living 101 Master Classes on everything from building great habits and conquering procrastination to discovering (and living!) your purpose.
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Join 10,000+ other awesome humans who are optimizing their lives!
The most transformational Big Ideas from 400+ of the greatest personal growth books at your fingertips (and eyes and ears). Beautiful to look at and powerful to use, these mini-CliffsNotes™ of personal growth will inspire and empower you to live your deepest truths.
400+ Stunning PDF's
400+ books condensed into 400+ 6-page PDFs for more wisdom in less time.
400+ MP3 Audio Guides
Every PDF is recorded as a 20-minute MP3 for on-the-go learning.
Brian shares his favorite Big Ideas in 10 minute episodes on PN TV.
Apply these ideas diligently,patiently, persistently, and playfully and happy dances are guaranteed.
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3,000 Big Ideas
3,000 of the Biggest Ideas outlined and explained for easy and powerful implementation.
“PhilosophersNotes is an idea whose time has come. Starting from some of the world’s most important books, Brian’s masterful syntheses combine deep insights, humor, and practical applications in a manner ideally suited for our busy lives. I’m hooked!”
Optimal Living 101 Master Classes
All the great teachers come back to the same basic principles again and again.
Brian distills the best Big Ideas into fun, practical classes to help you optimize.
(Think: Purpose 101 + Confidence 101 + Willpower 101 + Optimal Sleep 101 + …)
To help you go from theory to practice and embody these ideas.
Beautiful visuals to complement the top 10 Big Ideas from each class.
Every Master Class is recorded as a full length MP3 for on-the-go learning.
Each class has a guided meditation to help you integrate the ideas.
To get your subconscious mind involved and rock it.
Super practical worksheets to go from idea to action.
“Being obsessed with both individual and team performance, your podcast resonated. The Notes, et al, are brilliant. I am a crazy reader, so getting into your Notes is like a trip to the sporting goods store when I was a kid.”
The world's best wisdom distilled into inspiring, impactful and practical micro-lessons
you can apply to your life today. And every (!) day.
Get fired up with a quick +1 micro lesson every.single.day.
Prefer to read your wisdom?
Enjoy via email + site + PDF.
Every +1 is recorded as an MP3 for on-the-go-learning.
To help you go from theory to
practice. (It’s all about practice.)
Drop into relaxing meditations to help integrate.
Connect w/Brian + other Optimizers on our social platform: the Oasis.
“I read Optimize +1s every morning. I'm addicted.”
Plus, each month you will get:
Every day, you'll get a new +1 (Video + Meditation + Worksheet + MP3) delivered via email + app. What would your life look like if you Optimized just a little more today?
Once a week, you’ll get a new Note (6-page PDF + 20-min MP3) featuring the best Big Ideas from the best optimal living books. More wisdom in less time!
Monthly Optimal Living 101 Master Classes
Once a month, you’ll get 1 new Optimal Living 101 Master Class
(1-hour video + MP3 + Workbook + Meditations) featuring the best Big Ideas to help you optimize every aspect of your life.
Small Commitment: $10 per month
The program is only 10 bucks per month. (Cancel anytime!) We've priced it low so money doesn't get in the way of you getting your wisdom on and optimizing your life.SIGN UP Now!
Check out what our Members have to say.
You've helped me optimize my life in many ways! Through these classes/notes I have improved my mental, emotional, and physical health as well as my relationships, finances, and creativity! This is the best investment on myself every month - period.
My mood, energy, attitude - you name it - has improved, the "domino/compound effect" has definitely happened here and I can't wait to see what's next.
When Oprah had her show on TV, my sister used to say that I went to school everyday with Oprah. Now, I think of myself going to school everyday with Brian!
I spend $19/month on my gym membership to take care of my body. A mere $10/month on an Optimal Living membership is THE biggest value and BEST INVESTMENT I have ever made in my emotional, mental and spiritual health.
My life has taken a turn for the busy recently, but I commit to at least one philosophers note a day. I especially like to download the mp3 and listen while exercising or driving. When I listen to it, my mind gets ‘right’. I get back in touch with what matters most to me: my soul, my spirituality. And from this, my day, my life, my energy is aligned and I can live in flow. Thank you for all you do!
Imagine a site that contained stacks and stacks of great books. Now imagine someone summarized and explain the contents in a fraction of the time it takes to read them. Stop imagining. It's here. Take advantage of Brian's passion. Thank you.
Small Commitment: $10 per month
The program is only 10 bucks per month. (Cancel anytime!) We've priced it low so money doesn't get in the way of you getting your wisdom on and optimizing your life.
(Stay as long as you like. Cancel anytime.)