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The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

Prof G Markets: Scott’s Nine Businesses

Nov 27, 2023
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Scott Galloway shares his entrepreneurial journey, from starting a video rental company to founding Prof G Media. He discusses challenges, successes, and decision-making processes. The podcast also explores revolutionizing business operations, setbacks in Red Envelope, starting a luxury center, management philosophy, and reflections on entrepreneurship.
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Quick takeaways

  • The speaker reflects on the pleasures and rewards of entrepreneurship, highlighting the importance of economic security and the fulfillment of building a successful company.
  • The speaker emphasizes the importance of endurance, not giving up when facing setbacks or challenges, and expresses gratitude for both the good and the bad luck they have experienced, shaping their journey.

Deep dives

Starting an edtech company to address issues in higher education

The speaker starts a company called Section, aiming to offer an affordable alternative to higher education. They express concerns about the moral corruption in higher education and want to provide an 80% equivalent of a graduate elective at a lower cost. The initial response is positive, but it faces challenges due to COVID-19. They focus on AI for growth and find stability after right-sizing the company.

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