Your must-have machete for the jungle of entrepreneurship.

One month after Daniel Cleland scales his startup to seven figures, solidifying its rank in the top three ayahuasca healing centers in the world, COVID-19 obliterates the company’s revenues. He now has sixty days to find hundreds of thousands of dollars in survival funds or face extinction.

Racing against time, Cleland hacks his way through the proverbial (and sometimes literal) jungle one perilous step at a time. Walking the tightrope of zero revenues. Connecting to other high-profile entrepreneurs like Patrick Bet-David and Aubrey Marcus. Applying unorthodox tactics to prevent employee AWOLs. Staving off agonizing betrayals.

In his former debut, Pulse of the Jungle, Cleland described how the Peruvian jungle awakened him, expanding his mind with new insights into entrepreneurship. This time, unprecedented global lockdowns test him to the limit, revealing the twelve primal laws of entrepreneurial survival that kept him alive and thriving in an unforgiving market.

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A Short Bio

Daniel Cleland is CEO of Soltara Healing Center, which gained worldwide recognition in 2019 as THE preeminent Shipibo healing center outside Peru and is now regularly visited by the most prominent influencers, celebrities, and public figures. One of the patrons includes Logan Mader who he met backstage at a concert in 2020 when Mader expressed interest in an ayahuasca retreat at Soltara. Shortly after meeting, Cleland founded the now internationally acclaimed band Savage Existence and Mader produced their debut album, “Animals.” Since then, the Savage Existence has toured with iconic acts like Sepultura, Monstrosity, and more and is working on their second album coming out in 2023. Cleland holds a Masters of Intercultural and International Communication, but he learned his hard-knock style of scaling from years of traveling, living, and hustling in the merciless Amazon jungles of South America. He is often referred to as “The Indiana Jones of Entrepreneurship,” after applying the principles in this book to his company, his band, and everything he puts his mind to. 

The Mission

I believe that many of the world’s problems can be solved by self-actualized, conscious entrepreneurs, who have an excellent understanding of the world they live in and the cultures who share that world with them. For these reasons, I believe that the most important things our world’s up-and-coming leaders can do right now are to work with plant medicines, get to know the world we share with others, and become the most effective conscious entrepreneurs possible.

Plant medicines: heal, self-actualize, and connect to your righteous path

Travel and Expat Living:  get to know the world we share with others and the cultures who live here

Entrepreneurship:  become a problem-solving machine, direct your own life, and help the planet

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Plant medicine documentaries to educate and inspire.

Drinking The Jungle

Drinking The Jungle is a cultural exploration and evocation of Ayahuasca: a medicinal plant with powerful psychoactive properties that has been utilized by cultures around the world for centuries.

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Feeling disconnected from the world, host of broadcasting show London Real Brian Rose seeks answers through plant medicine Ayahuasca ceremonies at Soltara Healing Center in Costa Rica

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The Plant Teacher

Soltara’s Daniel Cleland and filmmaker Andrea Gilbert team up to produce their second documentary featuring interviews from world-renowned psychedelic science researchers and figureheads.

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With a belief in the need to encompass the emotional, energetic, and spiritual aspects of healing, our mission is to empower each guest to bridge the gap between mind, body, and spirit and become more fully embodied, integrated, and connected versions of themselves.

Working with the Amazonian plant medicine ayahuasca under the guidance of indigenous Peruvian Shipibo healers, we collaborate with clinical psychologists who have extensive plant medicine experience to support a uniquely integrative approach to healing.

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