In 2006, Ari Meisel was running multiple businesses and simultaneously had accrued $3 million in debt from a real estate project, when some unexpected news derailed his career — Crohn’s disease. A highly-debilitating digestive ailment, Crohn's kept Ari from leading a normal life. To be honest, it almost killed him.
Ari lost weight, along with all of his energy, and the ability to work with regularity. In fact, there were times in which he could only work for sixty minutes a day. This limitation got Ari thinking:
“If you only had an hour a day to work, what would you do with it?”
Against the advice of doctors and loved ones, Ari embarked on an extraordinarily painful journey to cure what medical textbooks consider an incurable disease. Through excruciating amounts of trial and error, he not only regained control of his life, but also beat this seemingly unbeatable disease. Today, Ari is symptom-free.
From this journey to reprogram his habits and take back his life came the birth of a new startup, Leverage, a global virtual assistant platform, and two books written by Ari, Idea to Execution and The Art of Less Doing. Ari also created a way to actually get work done more effectively — which became the Less Doing, More Living productivity movement that he shares with you in this course.