Learning How TO Live A Good Life

By having “intention in the tension”

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Co-Founded by:

East Coast


Adam Setser

Best Coast (West)


Thane Ringler

We met at college in LA and haven't lost touch since.
Like-minded about pursuing excellence in everything, we challenge each other with our different perspective and goals in life.


Establishing a community to flourish in life

Challenging our personal limits and beliefs

Moving forward, 'cause otherwise you're moving backwards.

Lighting the spark for creative insight


Our Partners

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The giving Keys

Compassion International

Compassion is the the world’s leading authority in holistic child development through sponsorship. We are partnering together with them to give children the support they need to truly thrive.

The Giving Keys is a Pay It Forward Company that operates with a social impact employment model. Their collection of jewelry and accessories is designed to inspire people through a core collection of keys with hand-stamped inspiring words and fashion pieces. Each key is hand-stamped with a word of choice and all products are assembled, packaged and shipped from Downtown LA by people transitioning out of homelessness.

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Companies we support


Saving INnocence

Saving Innocence is a LA-based Non-Profit fighting to end child sex-trafficking, providing escape from trafficking for child victims of sex trafficking 24 hours a day – 7 days a week. Join us in supporting their vital work.



Good City Mentors partners inspiring professionals and creative brands with local high schools, providing school-day mentorship. Our innovative team-mentoring model creates a mentoring community where everyone is invested in the success of the others.


“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
-- Theodore Roosevelt --

(ep. #9)

“If you want to excel in life and have joy, be teachable.”
-- Lizzie Effinger --

(ep. #24)

“Human knowledge is never contained in one person. It grows from the relationships we create between each other and the world, and still it is never complete. And Truth comes somewhere above all of them.”
-- Paul Kalanithi
(ep. #31)

“A good question is one that takes a long time to get the answer to, and a great question is one that really has no answer.”
-- Taylor Reynolds --

(ep. #23)

“The great aim of education is action not knowledge.”
 -- Herbert Spencer
(ep. #28)

“There’s a standard for your life whether you identify it or not. So are you going to define it or are you going to let it happen to you?”
-- Courtney Roberts --

(ep. #18)

"You don't have to have a huge platform to make a huge impact.”
-- J.D. Drew --

(ep. #34)

“The impact of life is being faithful in the right areas. And that’s how you become a ‘hero’.”
-- Shannon Hurley --

(ep. #37)

“The greatest tool you have is consistency in your own life.”
-- Barry Moore --

(ep. #41)