Noah Kagan Presents

Case studies, binge eating tacos and non-lame interviews of people you haven't heard from before. Noah Kagan (me) is asking different questions to people you'll be glad you got to listen too. If you like The Tim Ferriss Show, Planet Money, and How I Built This, then you'll enjoy this show.
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Feb 21, 2017

In this episode I go DEEP on Jim Rohn. He’s someone you’ve likely never heard of and will be blown away by his wisdom.

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Feb 14, 2017

We discuss how repetition breeds mastery. How to be a professional vs a hobbyist. Why being a weirdo is okay, and tons of other useful nuggets.


In this episode I talk to my friend David Kadavy who's been a friend for 12 years. He's the host of the Love Your Work podcast.

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Feb 8, 2017

Today I'm sharing the story of why we spent $1,500,000 on I discuss how I got past my reservations and in the process out my business partner Chad as Batman.

Why did I spend 7+ years, hire 3 brokers, and send over 200 emails to buy the 82nd most expensive domain in history?

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Jan 31, 2017

In this episode I break down my formula for creating new business ideas. By simply recognizing the things you want, you're guaranteed to always have at least one customer and that's you.

I also break down and debunk 3 common myths of "The Wantrepreneur" and give you a better way to start.

Not to #HumbleBrag but my old boss told me that AppSumo would never work. 7 years later AppSumo reaches nearly 1 million people a week, SumoMe helps over 150k sites a day, and our company is an 8 figure business. It all started because I simply wanted free software.

The Challenge: Spend today thinking of all your shower thoughts. Even the dumb ones.

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Jan 24, 2017

In this episode I talk about the 5 things I learned from waking up at 5 am for a week. I also challenge you with implementing the knowledge I drop to make you more efficient and productive and give you back your afternoons to enjoy life.

I give you my 5 key lessons as well as a huge list of things to do to fill that extra time to get a jump on the day when everyone else is asleep.

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Jan 19, 2017

In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents I get the chance to sit down with Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried before "The Basecamp Way To Work" event at their office in Chicago. I ask all the juicy questions no one has asked him before such as how to future proof your kids against robots taking over the world, his presentation style, and much much more.

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Jan 17, 2017

In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents I sit down with my 23-year old musician and mathematician cousin to talk life and wisdom. Gabe was bullied in high school but eventually made it to college by a very circuitous route including gardening, parking cars, and tennis in the hood. In this episode Gabe shares his surprisingly deep wisdom on life and music. 

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Jan 17, 2017

In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents I do a deep dive on the book Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger. I highlight the best take-aways and save you the time of reading the whole book. There are 12 key points Arnold lays out for his path to success from vision and intent to being naive and staying hungry.  

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Jan 17, 2017

Dustin Lien is a reader turned friend who is experimenting with a new business called Fit Fly Shaker that I helped fund. This episode of <em>Noah Kagan Presents</em> is the first episode in a series where we'll follow Dustin's business journey and learn about what works, what doesn't work, and how to focus on your goals and tactics.

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Jan 17, 2017

In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents I talk to Tim Ferriss. The world’s most famous lifehacker, recovering angel investor, and New York Times best selling author. We take fan questions and talk about things Tim is never asked like what was his childhood nickname, what is he going to name his kids, how to get out of a Mexican jail and much more. You can see the full list of questions I asked Tim below with links to everything we talked about in this EPIC Q&A episode.

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Dec 16, 2016

This is the first episode welcoming me to your ear lobes. We do a quick challenge and get ready for an awesome 2017 season.

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