Becoming Great Podcast

What is Becoming Great?

Becoming Great is an explorative podcast about the literal and sometimes spiritual journey to becoming the world’s most innovative and controversial charitable organization —

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The Hosts

Erik Bergman

Erik Bergman made over $50 million before turning 30 by co-founding the marketing company Catena Media and taking it to the stock exchange with a $200 million valuation.

In 2017 he left his previous business to found, a marketing company as well, but this time with the intention of giving away 100% of the profits to prevent the climate crisis.

He loves to inspire and he shares daily knowledge with his over 250 000 followers on Instagram and Twitter, eager to give value and teach people about entrepreneurship.

Erik Bergman

Emil Ekvardt

Emil Ekvardt is a passionate learner, podcast host, and personal development coach.

He started his career in professional poker where he made over $1 million before turning 25.

Looking for something more meaningful, he joined Great.coms as the first employee in 2018 where he is now the host of the “The becoming” podcast and the podcast “ talks with…”

Emil loves to share his knowledge through Podcasts, Instagram and YouTube.

On the side of, he runs a coaching business where he helps men grow and live richer lives.

Emil Ekvardt

Podcast Episodes

#75 – How to find your PASSION- 3 key steps

Feeling passion is great, but how do we find our passion? Many people make mistakes that prevent them from finding their passion. In this episode of the Becoming podcast, we explore 3 key concepts that will help you understand how to find your passion.
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#74 The €500,000 phone call – Update

This is an “Update episode”, it means that In today’s episode of Becoming podcast, Emil Ekvardt and Erik Bergman, explore the very real challenges and problems that come up when building A company that gives away 100% of its profit to protect the environment. This is an opportunity for you to get a behind the scenes look, of what it feels like to build a company – and also get an update on our progress. What you learn here is not something you will read in a book. It’s the real story of how gets built.
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#73 – Powerful leadership skills – Appreciation

A great leader makes people excited to move in a certain direction. A great leader makes everyone around them better and more confident. One of the most powerful ways to do that, is by becoming good at showing appreciation. It costs nothing and it can be remembered forever. Today’s episode is about Powerful leadership skills with focus on appreciation leadership skill.
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#72 – How to stop working and follow my dream?

This is an email we got from Anna, one of our listeners. I don’t like the job I currently have. My boss is very demanding and I’m stressed out. I wake up early and spend an hour every morning in rush hour traffic. I would love to be able to focus on creating music. The problem is that I can’t afford to quit my job, I only make $15 per hour and because I’m working so much – I don’t have enough time to turn the music into a career. What can I do? How to stop working and follow my dream? If you have a similar situation as Anna, this episode will be perfect for you. We are diving in to the concept of that “The purpose of money is to buy time”. By understanding this concept, it will be a lot easier to free up your time and live a life without a boss.
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#71 – Meditation – How to get started

What is actually meditation? How could meditation help you in your personal growth or your entrepreneurial journey? There are many ways to meditate, and there are many benefits to the practice. Today Erik and Emil break down their favorite ways to meditate so you can feel BETTER and be less distracted, Meditation – How to get started.
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