Five Things Extraordinary People Know with Anthony Moore

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
Published on
September 3, 2020

In this episode

Chad and Shelley sit down for a session of self-knowledge with Anthony Moore. In a fascinating and quick-paced session we get down to the fundamentals: the five things extraordinary people know, and do.

Anthony Moore has been a top Medium writer since 2017. His articles have been featured in Business Insider, Fast Company, Thought Catalog, CNBC, Yahoo!, and Thrive Global. Hundreds of thousands of readers view his articles every month. He is the author of What Extraordinary People Know: How to Cut the Busy B.S. and Live Your Kick-Ass Life. You can find out more about Moore at

Our Discussion

2:37 The impetus of the What Extraordinary People Know book. Looking at all careers and social classes and demographics of you know, actors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, artists, creators, and the extraordinary kind of like, section of that that group. It's like, what do they know? And what are their mindsets, their behaviors, their habits. And if you study these people, what makes them different, you actually start to see some pretty striking similarities and themes.

3:40 The first thing that extraordinary people know and do really well.

8:21 Anthony agrees with Shelley that you can know a lot of this way of trying to maximize your time like extraordinary people, but it can still be so hard to know how to turn it off at a certain time and keep your batteries charged.

11:44 The second thing extraordinary people know and do.

14:39 Easy money and hard money and the third thing extraordinary people know and do.

24:12 The fourth thing extraordinary people know and do.

28:36 The fifth thing extraordinary people know and do.

33:21 The way identity plays a role in inhabiting your mindsets and beliefs.

39:21 Getting clarity on what you value and what you want.

Guest Speakers

Anthony Moore

What Extraordinary People Know: How to Cut the Busy B.S. and Live Your Kick-Ass Life by Anthony Moore