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Life advice from one of my all-time favorite authors

In today’s episode, I talk to one of my all-time favorite authors Donald Miller. I’ve spent the last 2 years trying to get him on the show, and we finally made it happen! Combined, Don's books have spent more than a year on the New York Times Bestsellers list. His books include: Blue Like Jazz, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, and Scary Close....

Good to Great by Jim Collins

Good to Great by Jim Collins is one of those books you always hear about and maybe if you’re an MBA you have read. I finally opened it up and was mostly pleased. It led to 1-2 insights that I already knew but was a healthy reminder. People make ALL the difference. Figure out what you CAN be the best in world at. In our company AppSumo.com, I...

How ‘Guy’ Built This

Besides having the smoothest sounding name in the game... Guy Raz is also the host and co-creator of three NPR podcasts collectively heard by more than 19 million people each month. Through his podcast “How I Built This” he’s interviewed the founders behind the largest brands in the world. He helps demystify entrepreneurship and to inspire you to...

I Paid A Camera Pro $2142 to Upgrade My YouTube Equipment

  I first started making videos on my iPhone... Soon I realized I needed to level up my YouTube equipment. So I hired a PRO, Javier Mercedes, to coach me up on the essentials. Javier pointed out SIMPLE tips and equipment to upgrade any YouTube setup. Here's EVERYTHING you need to know for your own setup. Here all the links to all the products...

How to Win Friends and Meet Influential People

 Subscribe: Apple Podcasts / Spotify   In this episode, we talk about “networking”, or as I like to call it, making friends with cool ass people. When I was 21 years old, I graduated from UC Berkeley, worked at a cubicle at Intel, and was living at my mom’s house... I had 0 online presence, network, or mentors. Fast forward 20 years later...

The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer

This book was confusing and powerful at the same time. On one hand this guy led an incredible life like Forest Gump just being open to things in life but on the other hand its not clear what he did not surrender too. How he went from sitting on a couch noticing voices in his head, to building a huge meditation retreat in the woods to selling a 9-figure...

The Saint, Surfer, and CEO by Robin S. Sharma

This morning I woke up in Moab Utah and realized I didn’t have to drive into my cubicle at Intel in Santa Clara, Ca. I felt sympathy for everyone who has to wake up on Monday knowing they have to do work they aren’t interested in. We are here too short on this Earth to spend it on man-made activities of work, especially work that doesn’t give us fulfillment....

10 Exercises To Come Up With Profitable Business Ideas

 Subscribe: Apple Podcasts / Spotify   You might know I have a course where I teach you how to make your first $1000 by starting a business. It’s only $7 and I refund you once you’ve made your first $7...  so go check it out! When we got started with the course, students were struggling to find business ideas. So I created simple exercises...

How to Start Your Company During a Great Recession w/ Bryan Elliott

I had the pleasure of interviewing Bryan Elliott, the host of the Behind the Brand. He’s interviewed big names like Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, and yours truly. Bryan used to be a well-paid brand marketer for NBCUniversal Studios — managing a $30 million P&L and walking the red carpet with movie stars. He had the perfect job, but he was growing...

10 Career Tips For Ambitious People in Their Twenties

 Subscribe: Apple Podcasts / Spotify   I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004. 16 years later and I’ve tried a lot of different things and made a lot of mistakes. I worked in a boring cubicle job, I was employee #30 at Facebook, employee #4 at Mint and I’ve started 24 businesses — only one of which really worked out. AppSumo.com. In this episode,...

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