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My First Million

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Jun 19, 2024 • 50min

Listen To These 40 Minutes To Unf*ck Your Life

Sam Parr and Shaan Puri discuss choosing between money and passion, embracing discomfort to pursue true callings, the importance of consistency in work inspired by Jerry Seinfeld, Sylvester Stallone's journey, the significance of copywriting skills, entrepreneurial success stories, and the influence of pseudonyms in the entertainment industry.
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Jun 17, 2024 • 40min

EXCLUSIVE: $3B Founder Reveals His Next Big Idea

Brett Adcock, Founder of a $3B company, discusses his next big idea and entrepreneurial insights. Topics include school shootings, cold calling NASA, spotting mega-trends, thinking big, company names philosophy, genetic app ideas, speed in hardware, learning new things, and admiring mentors.
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Jun 13, 2024 • 60min

He Got Fired By His DAD… So He Built a $60M/yr Empire

Sam Parr and Craig Fuller discuss turning struggling magazines into profitable ventures, the dynamics of being fired from a family business, the success of FreightWaves, risk-taking in real estate and media businesses, and the importance of audience ownership for business growth.
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Jun 11, 2024 • 1h 18min

$100M Founder Reveals The Secret To Making Data Profitable

Anand Sanwal, founder of a profitable data business, shares his strategies for data arbitrage and discusses quirky business ideas like high-end Glassdoor and autonomous HOA convenience stores. He also touches on the importance of competency-based learning, leadership lessons from coaches, and innovative ventures like online addiction centers.
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Jun 7, 2024 • 1h 3min

The GameStop Guy Has Returned… (And Has A New $210M Bet)

Sam Parr and Shaan Puri dive into GameStop's resurgence with Keith Gill's $210M investment, Ryan Cohen's activist plays, and the rise of run clubs. They discuss luxury remote work accommodations, Broadway plays, unique fitness events, and charitable giving.
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Jun 5, 2024 • 60min

25 Years Of Founder WISDOM In 55 Minutes (ft. Jason Fried)

Experienced entrepreneur Jason Fried shares wisdom on personal finances, entrepreneurship, and risk. Topics include injecting risk as a founder, balancing business partnerships, discussing money, navigating luxury with kids, reflecting on luck, and gaining insights from old biographies.
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Jun 3, 2024 • 53min

This $50M/Yr Side Hustle Is On Track To Make $1 Billion By 2030

Sam Parr and Shaan Puri discuss the economics of luxury hobby magazines, predict Ai cameras, and share insights on finding the next tech wave. They also talk about how rich people spend money, the myth of second homes, and avoiding product obsolescence.
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May 31, 2024 • 1h 10min

He Turned $300/mo Into $3,750,000/mo From GARDENING

Kevin Espiritu, from $300/mo gardening blog to $45M business, discusses acquiring gardening blogs, the impact of money on happiness, and the strategic growth through acquisitions. He also talks about the farming industry, the benefits of locally sourced food, and his hobbies like beekeeping and developing new plant varieties.
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May 29, 2024 • 54min

How This Ex-Navy SEAL Turned A Book Into A $1M+ Empire - Jack Carr

Former Navy SEAL turned author, Jack Carr, shares insights on launching books like Red Bull, manifesting success, SEAL lessons, branding, building an audience, writing process, and modern masculinity. He discusses creating a rite of passage, hitting missions, and his recommended reading list. Sam Parr explores Carr's success and journey in the writing industry.
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May 27, 2024 • 1h 54min

How To Master Storytelling

Shaan Puri shares frameworks to improve storytelling, from creating 'binge banks' to exploring writing versus speaking. They discuss viral content, transformational moments, and advice for writers, emphasizing humor and engaging storytelling techniques.

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