Eric Zimmer The One You Feed Podcast

Eric Zimmer

Interview: How to overcome addiction with Eric Zimmer, The One You Feed Podcast

Eric Zimmer is the host of the One You Feed Podcast, where he asked his guests to explore their good and bad wolf. The parable goes that the wolf or nature that survives is the one you feed. We will go into Eric’s life talking about overcoming addiction and starting a successful podcast.

Below is a summary of our interview:


Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

His Journey

Eric chats about getting into trouble and starting his career in software sales. We chat about his solar energy company as well.

Low Point

Eric talks how he became addicted to drugs and alcohol, living in a van, and 50 pounds underweight.

Aha Moment

A moment when he realized he was going to die if he didn’t follow through with rehab.

Eric’s work now  

Eric is trying to save people money on utilities by embracing solar techology.

What’s exciting Eric now

Meeting great people and getting emails from listeners.

Lightning Round

Book Eric RecommendsThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Helpful Habit: Daily Meditation

Helpful Person: Charles Fry

Internet Resource: Evernote

What’s Your Purpose: Doing things that make me feel alive

Where to follow Eric

The One You Feed website


Parting Words

Start where you are, Use what you have, and do what you can.

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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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