As a caucasian, Tyson Cole doesn’t fit the stereotype of a sushi chef. And his path wasn’t easy — he spent years as a dishwasher and fighting racial bias before he became a sushi chef. But since opening his own restaurant, Tyson has been voted one of the BEST chefs in the U.S. Hear about how Tyson built a sushi empire, what it’s like being on Iron Chef, and more.
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Everyone thinks success lasts forever... but it doesn't. In the 1980s, the world's best athlete played. To this day, he's the only athlete to be named a MLB and NFL all-star. But the year he was named a NFL all-star he retired. This is the story of Bo Jackson — the athlete who left the limelight.
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Want to go from a job you hate to starting a six-figure business? It’s possible — and today I’m going to introduce you to someone who’s done it. Adam Gilbert quit his corporate job as an accountant because he was miserable. He had no plan… but after a few months he replaced his full-time salary. Here’s his story and his lessons for other people who dream of starting a business.
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This is my story of 2017 and my goals for 2018. Many entrepreneurs pretend like everything is perfect… but I’m going to take you behind-the-scenes and show you my failures. I learned a lot about goal setting this year, and I’ll share the lessons with you. Find out how to set goals and achieve them to make your 2018 great.
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When Vanessa started her business, she was making $30 per project. Today, she makes $25,000 per project and runs an ultra-successful business in a crowded market. Here are the strategies Vanessa "The Charisma Queen" Van Edwards used to grow her business and stand out from her competitors.
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Today, I invited Mike Posner on my podcast to give you a 15-minute challenge. This challenge might be outside your comfort zone, but it'll help you reduce stress, improve your focus, and become more compassionate. Plus, it's a habit you can keep forever.
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Answering YOUR biggest questions. In this episode, I answer 50+ of the most common listener questions I've received. If you're starting a business, growing a business, or looking for new life hacks, you'll love this episode. Learn the biggest marketing strategies I'm predicting for 2018, my thoughts on Bitcoin, and tons more.
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I want to do something different with this podcast episode. Something you've never heard before — and I want it to be FUN. Here's a look at something I've been experiencing lately. I want to share the story with you.
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Bootstrapping a SaaS company into success: Omar Zenhom can show you how. As the co-founder behind WebinarNinja, a SaaS business he grew himself, Omar know what it takes. It wasn’t always easy, Omar ran into tons of roadblocks, but in this episode you’ll learn how Omar grew his SaaS company, SaaS roadblocks to avoid, and more.
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Last episode, I talked to JT McCormick about hustle and how he became CEO of an 8-figure company. This episode dives deeper and is MUCH more personal. Learn the struggles JT faced as a child growing up, the difficulties he's overcame, and the obstacles he ran into. Use these lessons to push past obstacles in your own life.
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Broke, angry, and lost. JT McCormick grew up in a tough environment, with family members killed in gangs and a drug dealer father. For a bit, JT followed their path… but then decided enough is enough. Hear JT’s story about how he found courage to explore business, how he overcame poverty and racism, and how he eventually became CEO of a massively growing startup.
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As a female entrepreneur and founder, Laura Roeder has experienced sexual harassment, degradation, and unfair practices first-hand. Listen to Laura to share her story about being a female entrepreneur and founder of the 7-figure social media company MeetEdgar — plus how men can make treat women better in the workplace.
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Nomadic Matt hated his 9-5 entry-level desk job — so he decided to create a travel blog on the side. After a few years of hard work, he started making ad revenue from his blog. Today, his site has grown and he makes a living traveling the world. Learn his story and how he makes money blogging.
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Every day, we use conversation skills. At work to close a deal, in our personal lives to make more amazing friends, and more. Unfortunately, many people have "awkward" conversations — which hold them back in business and life. Today, charisma expert Jordan Harbinger, host of popular podcast "The Art of Charm," shares his best conversation tips.
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Convincing a friend to try a new restaurant. Closing a giant deal (which means big commission for you). Sales impacts every area of your life — both in business and daily life. Learn from Anton Sepetov, the VP of Sales for an 8-figure business, how to get more of what you want, and become better at sales, in business and life.
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If you're not fully happy in your job, it's possible to do something you LOVE. Sascha Guttfreund is proof. Sascha went from college kid to working with Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Tory Lanez — plus, today Sascha runs one of the most successful music businesses in the United States. Listen to his lessons on following your dreams, crazy stories from the music industry, and more.
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What’s it like to start a company for $50… and sell it for $42 million? For many people, this might sound like a dream. But for Gary Levitt, it was reality. Learn how Gary had his email marketing company Mad Mimi acquired by GoDaddy, his recommendations on email marketing best practices, and tons more.
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How many languages do you know? Most people only know one or two — but Guy Sharett became OBSESSED with language learning at a young age. As a kid, he would correct his parents’ grammar, and early in his career he would moonlight as a language learning teacher. Today, Guy built his passion into a full-time job and podcast called StreetWise Hebrew with over 1 million downloads. Learn Guy’s tips on language learning and turning passion into reality.
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Are you afraid to start a business in a crowded market? Don’t let fear stop you! Daniel Schreiber, the CEO and co-founder of Lemonade, is fighting 100-year-old competitors with his startup. Learn how Daniel is building a successful business in a crowded market — and how you can build your own business in a competitive market, too.
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Since I started my most recent companies, Sumo and AppSumo, I’ve been to India, Thailand, and more. Most recently, I spent a month working and traveling in Israel. Initially, this trip was about going back to the place where my father was born and disconnecting. But while I was out there, I met some of the world’s best entrepreneurs and it turned into much more. Learn 3 important lessons about business, life, and happiness from my time in Israel.
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How do you overcome 190 rejections… but eventually make it HUGE as the brains behind the best movie ever made? For Ben Mezrich, the path wasn’t easy. Before he wrote the book which turned into the critically-acclaimed movie “The Social Network” he failed over and over. But Ben’s unconventional thinking eventually led him to success. Check out Ben’s lessons on succeeding in a competitive space — and how you can make it big.
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Most YouTube videos only get a handful of views. I want my channel to be different, so I reached out to the YouTube expert Tim Schmoyer from Video Creators TV. In the second part of my interview with Tim, you’ll learn how to get more views on YouTube videos, grow your channel, and the strategies used by all YouTube’s top creators.
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