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Review: Sean Kanan is spotlighted in the MindValley podcast

Emmy award-winning filmmaker Sean Kanan was recently featured in the Mind Valley podcast.

Sean Kanan in 'The Bold and The Beautiful'
Sean Kanan in 'The Bold and The Beautiful.' Photo Courtesy of CBS
Sean Kanan in 'The Bold and The Beautiful.' Photo Courtesy of CBS

Emmy award-winning filmmaker Sean Kanan was recently featured in the MindValley podcast. It was quite an insightful and inspirational episode.

Kanan is known for playing the iconic villain, Mike Barnes, in “The Karate Kid III.” He has won a Daytime Emmy in 2021 for his hit digital drama series “Studio City” and received various nominations for his work in television and film.

The acclaimed actor went on to share his philosophy on success and the concepts from his new book, “Way of the Cobra.”

In this episode, Vishen sits down with veteran actor Sean Kanan to talk about his life and career, which encompasses many facets of the entertainment world, including as an actor, author, comedian, and producer. Kanan also explains the insights in his book, from martial arts to raising awareness about bullying to his morning routine. 

Some key takeaways in this podcast episode include the following: why the universe wants you to win and the two things you need to do to become successful, Kanan’s experience with being bullied, how to turn the other cheek when facing an aggressor and how to de-escalate situations, and the idea behind “carpe mane” and the morning ritual you need to achieve success.

Sean Kanan is an Emmy-award-winning filmmaker who has appeared in countless episodes of network television and 20 feature films. He has appeared on the popular CBS soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” where he plays Deacon Sharpe.

His acting career exploded with his breakout performance as the iconic villain, Mike Barnes, in The Karate Kid III, beating out over two thousand hopefuls in an open call. Sean has also written three books, “The Modern Gentleman: Cooking and Entertaining with Sean Kanan,” “Success Factor X,” which became an Amazon No. 1 new release, and “Way of the Cobra,” which is drawing upon intimate personal stories and philosophies that he uses in his life. 

The entire informed conversation is available by clicking here.

His book “Way of the Cobra” received a favorable review, where it was hailed as “empowering.” To learn more about “Way of the Cobra,” check out the official website.

For more information on Sean Kanan, follow him on Instagram.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 21,000 original articles over the past 18 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a 16-time "Best of Long Island" winner, where for three consecutive years (2020, 2021, and 2022), he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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