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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By December 31st, I want to hit 100,000 YouTube subscribers on my channel. But, VERY few channels ever reach 100,000+ subscribers on YouTube. To get to the next level, I needed a coach to teach me the YouTube strategies most people don’t know. For help I reached out to Tim Schmoyer from Video Creators TV — one of the experts on YouTube growth. I didn’t want to keep Tim’s lessons secret, so I recorded them for you. Use these tips, tactics, and strategies for your own YouTube channel.
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The 2009 financial crash hit a lot of people hard. Including Sam, who, after 13-years of hard work in the financial industry, lost 50% of his net worth overnight. How did he overcome these tough times? And what lessons can Sam share from his experience? Join me on this episode of Noah Kagan Presents to learn first hand about retirement planning, the best investments you can can and how long it really takes to build a business from the ‘Financial Samurai’.
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There’s a TON of information on the web about starting a business. But, that’s the easiest part. Anyone can pick an idea and launch it, even if it’s not successful. But growing a million-dollar business? That’s the real challenge. There are so many things that can go wrong, missteps you can take, and problems you can run into trying to grow a business. Today, I want to show you how to avoid all the issues. Learn the 3 biggest ways I grew Sumo to $1+ million — and how you can grow your business, too.
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How do you react when things DON'T go your way? Everything seemed great for Andrew Chen — and then it all came crashing down. In one day, 50% of his employees quit. But Andrew didn't let that stop him: Today, Andrew is the current Head of Rider Growth at Uber and an advisor to Tinder, Product Hunt, Sumo, and more. In this podcast, hear how Andrew pushed through the struggles to make it big. Use Andrew's lesson to succeed in your career, business, and life.
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What’s going to happen in the future? John Arrow thinks about it EVERY day. Described as “the next Elon Musk,” John has some insane future predictions — including his belief two common jobs will be gone in the next 8 years. In this chat, learn how you can prepare for the future, hear John’s exact roadmap to become a billionaire in the next 10 years, and tons more.
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If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best. I was falling short of my targets with my podcast, so I hired an expert NPR producer to help me. In this episode I share everything I learned from hiring an expert to help me make my podcast better. Use these lessons in your own podcasting — or when hiring an expert for any part of your business.
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Growing a $28 million business isn’t easy. Especially when the business is Onnit, built in the highly-competitive supplements space. In today’s podcast, I talk with Aubrey Marcus, the founder of Onnit, about his epic experiences. You’ll learn how to build a business, the secrets to forming relationships with VIPs and famous entrepreneurs, where to find hidden advertising opportunities, and tons more.
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When most people interview entrepreneurs, they talk exclusively about business tactics. But, ultra-successful entrepreneurs don’t get to where they are just focusing on their business mindset. The MOST successful business people also focus on how to optimize their life, happiness, and mindset in ALL areas. In this interview, I’m going to give you a rare behind-the-scenes look at how Aubrey Marcus, the CEO of the 8-figure business Onnit, optimizes his entire mindset
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When Chad Boyda graduated high school at 16, he and tried chasing his startup dream… but it didn’t go according to plan. He ended up with $100,000 in debt. But years later, he finally found success co-founding Sumo.com with me. Learn Chad’s lessons on self-improvement and entrepreneurship from his rollercoaster journey.
Full show notes at http://okdork.com/podcast/25