Once you commit to big goals & live with intention, life opens up with unending possibilities.

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About Ben

Ben is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and a star of the MTV show The Buried Life.

Ben is ranked #2 Motivational Speaker in the World by Global Gurus and is listed as a Top Organizational Culture Thought Leader.

As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured in major media including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and more.

His Story

Ben struggled with depression growing up and was forced to drop out of college. Searching for purpose, he created the world’s greatest bucket list with his three childhood friends.

They borrowed a rickety RV and crisscrossed North America achieving the unthinkable. Every time they accomplished a goal on their list, they helped a complete stranger cross something off their bucket list.

Ben’s bucket list quest has inspired millions to believe that impossible is truly possible.

Help Others

For every item Ben and The Buried Life cross off their list, they help a stranger cross something off their bucket list.

One of the most memorable stories is of Torri. Her biggest dream was to have a bionic arm.

The guys heard Torri’s story and gave her the surprise of a lifetime.

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The Buried Life was inspired by a 150 year old poem:

“But often, in the world’s most crowded streets, But often, in the din of strife, There rises an unspeakable desire, After knowledge of our buried life;”

— The Buried Life, Matthew Arnold, 1852

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