Billy Jensen is a true-crime journalist turned consulting detective for law enforcement agencies.
He is also the author of Chase Darkness with Me and runs a super popular murder mystery podcast – The First Degree.
If you want to know how he created this career and why we are so fascinated by murder stories you’ll love this episode.
In this episode, I talk to James Altucher, the bestselling author of Choose Yourself and The Power of No. He started a hedge fund, sold software companies, made millions, lost it all many times, and just an interesting guy.
This is a fun holiday episode!
Patrick Bet-David is the CEO of PHP Agency, Inc. a financial services company with over 12,000 agents in the US.
He's also the man behind Valuetainment, one of the largest YouTube channels for entrepreneurs.
Tyler Hamilton is a former professional cyclist, who used to be teammates with Lance Armstrong.
He wrote one of my favorite books on biking ever, The Secret Race, a behind the scenes look at the training and lifestyle of elite bikers.
If you want to learn what it takes to be a pro athlete and hear some behind the scenes stories of Lance Armstrong then you’ll love this episode.
Aaron Marino is a men's lifestyle expert, grooming guru, and famous YouTuber. His Youtube channel, Alpha M, has over 6 million subscribers where he talks about fashion, image, and lifestyle design for men.
If you are looking to make money being a content creator, you will LOVE this episode.
Nick Christensen is our head of customer acquisition at AppSumo and he’s responsible for our affiliate marketing program. In this episode, we pull back the curtain on how we run our affiliate program at AppSumo and how you can start your own.
Reed Duchscher is the business manager behind MrBeast’s YouTube channel. In total Reed manages 16 YouTubers which combined, average 2.4 BILLION views a month!!!! Just to put that into comparison, the Superbowl this year was watched by 99.9 Million people…
If you’ve ever thought of starting an agency, regardless of the niche, you’re going to love this episode.
Tiago Forte is the founder of Forte Labs and creator of the Building A Second Brain course. He’s a productivity expert who writes and speaks on how knowledge workers can be more productive and creative using technology. He has taught more than 20,000 people around the world through his online courses and live workshops.
Erin Tyler has designed book covers for multiple New York Times bestselling authors, such as James Altucher, Ryan Holiday, David Goggins, and Tucker Max.
She’s currently the creative director at Scribe Media, and she just came out with her own books titled “The Bad One” in which she shares her experience of growing up in a family in which she was cast as the scapegoat.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/172
Justin Mares is the founder and CEO of Kettle and Fire, the fastest-growing bone broth brand in the country. He’s also the co-founder of Perfect Keto, a food & supplement brand for people going keto, and he’s the co-author of the popular marketing book ‘Traction’.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/171
Matt Dajer is the co-founder and producer of Yes Theory, a YouTube channel with over 5.8 Million subscribers whose mission it is to inspire people to “seek discomfort”.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/170
Houston Kraft is a speaker, trainer, and kindness advocate, who is on a mission to spread his message of love worldwide.
In this episode, we talk about how to give amazing speeches, ways to be kind, and how to make 3-5 figures per speech.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/169
Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Maybe You Should Talk to Someone’. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes the Atlantic’s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column and contributes regularly to the New York Times and many other publications.
Her recent TED Talk is one of the top 10 most-watched of the year.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/168
I’ve spent the last 2 years trying to get Don on the show, and we finally made it happen!
Donald Miller is a NYT bestselling author and founder of a company called StoryBrand which has helped some of the largest brands in the world develop powerful stories that explain their brand.
In this episode, we talk about relationships, the meaning of life, writing books, and much much more.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/167
Guy Raz is the host and co-creator of three NPR podcasts which collectively are heard by more than 19 million people each month around the world.
In 2017, he became the first person in the history of podcasting to have THREE shows in the top 20 on the Apple Podcast charts.
Through his podcast “How I Built This” he’s interviewed the founders behind the largest brands in the world to show you that starting a business is not as complicated as it might seem.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/166
In this episode, we talk about “Networking”, or as I like to call it, "making friends with cool ass people".
When I was 21 years old, I graduated from UC Berkeley, worked at a cubicle at Intel, was living at my mom’s house... with 0 online presence, network, or mentors.
Fast forward 20 years later, and MUCH of my success can be attributed to the people I’ve met over the years.
Tim Ferriss, Andrew Warner, my biz partner Chad Boyda, and many more….
In this episode, I cover 9 specific tactics you can use today -- to connect with successful people in your industry!
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/165
Today we’re going to talk about how to come up with business ideas.
When we got started with monthly1k.com I was surprised that one of the biggest problems students were having was finding a good business idea. So over the years, I’ve come up with exercises you can use to come up with profitable business ideas.
In this episode, I share 10 of those exercises!
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/164
Bryan Elliott is the founder of The Goodbrain Digital Studios and creator and host of the Behind the Brand Show.
Bryan used to be a well-paid brand marketer for NBCUniversal Studios where he was managing a $30 million P&L and was walking the red carpet with movie stars.
But he quit his cushy job and started his own production company right before the 2008 recession hit.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/163
I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004. 16 years later and I’ve tried a lot of different things and made a lot of mistakes.
I worked in a boring cubicle job, I was employee #30 at Facebook, Employee #4 at Mint and I’ve started 24 businesses of my own -only one of which really worked out.
In this episode, I’m going to share the 10 biggest decisions that have impacted my career to help you on your professional journey.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/162
Devin Stone is a trial lawyer by day, but on nights and weekends, he runs the world’s most popular legal YouTube channel called LegalEagle.
Somehow, Devin has found a way to make law fun to learn about… and in this episode, we talk about how you can apply the same principles to create fun content around your own day job.
If you’ve ever used the excuse that you’re not interesting enough to start a YouTube channel, or a blog, or a newsletter… then this episode is a must-listen for you.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/161
This is the crazy story of how Jordan Belfort started a company in Long Island selling penny stocks to anybody who would buy them.
By the age of 26, he grew the firm into a $3 Billion company and had over 1000 brokers working for him.
He lived a crazy lifestyle of money, hookers, and quaaludes.
And… he ended up being tried for securities fraud and he lost everything.
He went to jail for 2 years, lost all his money, and his wife left him.
And he had to come back and start from scratch. And now he’s back!
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/160
In this episode, I share the 13 lessons I learned from working directly with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook. His principles have influenced the way I run my business A LOT, and I know they’ll influence the way you run yours as well.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/159
Shelby Church is a veteran in the YouTube game. She’s been making videos for YouTube since she was 14 years old! Today she’s 25 years old and she’s grown her channel to over 1.5 Million subscribers. We discuss the difference between professionals and hobbyists, how to hire your first employees, and a lot more!!
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/158
Chip Wilson is an entrepreneur, a loving husband, and a father to 5 boys. He’s the founder of Lululemon and is widely credited with creating the “athleisure” retail category, now a $400-billion-a year global business.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/157
Matt D’Avella is a YouTuber and documentary filmmaker. In this episode, we talk about how to know when to quit your day job and pursue your passion, building a die-hard community of fans, leveling up as a freelancer and much much more.
Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/156