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Jul 21, 2017

In this solo episode, Daniel takes us to the future by describing what’s in store for the rest of 2017 and beyond, and gives us a progress report on the launch of Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want. With the email list cleaned and shaved, the new Rich20Something tribe will be more real, more focused and better aimed at making sure we are all successful in our endeavors.

 

Become part of the Freelance Domination Community on August 1st. Join your tribe for a six-week online course on how to find your freedom through freelancing. You don’t have to make money for someone else when you learn to make it for yourself.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[5:20] Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, has over 210 5-Star reviews.

[9:03] The Rich20Something brand lives on!

[12:32] Dealing with a personal struggle while running your business isn’t easy but it makes you stronger.

[16:13] We cut our email list so we can be sure we’re a dedicated group of people within our tribe.

[23:36] New content will be a more well-rounded discussion with an intimate group of people.

[26:49] Our new course format will ensure student success.

[29:19] Youtube has incredible studio facilities for content providers who have over 10K subscribers.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Rich20Something on Youtube

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield

Jul 19, 2017

The amazing creator and CEO of SalesHacker.com shares his rules for being the best salesperson you can be, and which resources you need to get you educated and motivated. Everyone knows that the best business idea in the world goes nowhere without quality sales people. This podcast will help you get clear about the fundamental skills of selling, learn the importance of asking the right set of questions, and how you can gain the confidence you need to start earning.

 

Become part of the Freelance Domination Community on August 1st. Join your tribe for a 6-week online course on how to find your freedom through freelancing. You don’t have to make money for someone else when you learn to make it for yourself.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[7:52] Maxwell was the first sales guy at Udemy.

[11:17] How to sell additional products to your existing client base.

[14:45] Pre-sales help to validate your product.

[21:16] Key fundamentals of the sales process.

[30:44] Sales resources to get you motivated and educated.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

SalesHacker

Hacking Sales: The Playbook for Building a High Velocity Sales Machine, by Maxwell Altschuler

@SalesHackerMax on Instagram

Udemy

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World, by Gary Vaynerchuk

The Greatest Salesman in the World, by Og Mandino

The Ultimate Sales Machine, by Chet Holmes

Predictable Revenue, by Aaron Ross

Jill Konrath Books

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, by Chris Voss

 

Jul 17, 2017

Dan Martell joins Daniel for an educational conversation about development, both tribe, and product, how to be smart when looking for mentors, and the value of subscription-based services. If you don’t already know Dan, he is the Founder of Clarity.fm, a business coach, and a relationship builder, who appreciates proving his worth with every piece of content he puts out.

Become part of the Freelance Domination Community on August 1st. Join your tribe for a 6-week online course on how to find your freedom through freelancing. You don’t have to make money for someone else when you learn to make it for yourself.

Key Takeaways:

[7:31] All entrepreneurs grow and evolve over time.
[12:48] The question isn't can you build it but should you build it.
[20:07] Why you should befriend someone on the board of a non-profit.
[25:17] Dave McClure and Travis Kalanick gave Dan support in his early days of entrepreneurship.
[34:38] Do not build your business on someone else’s platform.
[39:22] A subscription-based service is a long-term marketing tool that creates tribes.

Mentioned in This Episode:
Rich20Something
Daniel@rich20something.com
Under 30 CEO
Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza
Dan Martell
Clarity.fm
The Hard Things About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers, by Ben Horowitz

Jul 14, 2017

Neville Medhora joins Daniel on the podcast to share his marketing and copywriting expertise. Neville confirms what Daniel always says — “Great content markets itself” — with the story of his 50-page book, This Book Will Teach You How to Write Better. He shares his insights about disseminating information into other people’s brains in the fastest way possible, great ways to use Infusionsoft to boost your email open rates, why a title shouldn’t take all day to write and the importance of using images in your copy.

 

Become part of the Freelance Domination Community on August 1st. Join your tribe for a 6-week online course on how to find your freedom through freelancing. You don’t have to make money for someone else, when you learn to make it for yourself.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:10] Become part of the Freelance Domination on August 1st!

[6:42] The beauty of doing random crap your whole life.

[15:08] Neville knows which “Kopy” keeps businesses connected with their clients.

[18:36] This Book Will Teach You How to Write Better markets itself.

[21:42] How to get started writing copy.

[27:17] Social media is a living, breathing entity, but a great email is still the preferred connection tool.

[37:07] Consistently good content builds interest and trust.

[39:24] Reinventing Rich20Something?

[51:51] What is the best way to get information into other people’s brains?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

5 Non-Technical Freelance Business Ideas

Kopywriting Kourse

NevBlog

This Book Will Teach You How to Write Better, by Neville Medhora

Clickbait Headlines Work for Now, But They are Going to Die.

The Hustle

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Jul 12, 2017

Daniel Thomas rejoins the podcast to share his very personal story of his first brush with mortality regarding his father’s illness. He also details his morning routine which includes pushing himself beyond what is comfortable in order to build resiliency on a daily basis. This recount leads to book recommendations and plans for the future.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[3:28] Your environment shapes your behavior.

[7:38] Daniel found himself dealing with mortality for the first time.

[16:57] Imagine starting your day meditating by the ocean and then swimming with dolphins.

[25:02] Explaining the book Antifragile, by Nassim Taleb

[29:12] Books the Daniels' are reading.

[39:55] The Daniels are both going to Spain, but Daniel D. planned it first.

[43:48] Daniel feels it’s time to build out Evolution Eat in a real way.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Evolution Eat

@Evolution_Eat on Twitter

Antifragile, by Nassim Taleb

The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection, by Michael Singer

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, by Anne Lamott

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, by Timothy Schneider

Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe, by Robert Lanza and Bob Berman

The Prosperous Coach, by Rich Liftin

Jul 10, 2017

In the social media world, influencers must provide followers with consistent content, but also be in a mode of constant change. Daniel speaks with online fitness mogul, Amanda Bucci about how long an online ‘celebrity’ can keep up with the persona followers crave, creating a solid business from social media interactions, and staying authentic in the fitness industry.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:13] What’s the point of making a business out of fitness?

[5:42] Social media has shifted our culture and how we do business.

[14:32] Amanda prefers time to herself over getting attention with crap content.

[19:41] A beautiful part of social media is building friendships and relationships.

[26:21] The fitness industry is a harsh place based mostly on appearances.

[32:41] Have your own unique and inspiring voice.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Amanda Bucci

@amandabuccifit on Instagram

 

Jul 7, 2017

Daniel chats with disruptor and innovator, Jay Samit. Jay teaches at USC, is the author of Disrupt You!, and has set a course to change the world for the better. During the interview, he talks about what makes a great entrepreneur, how entrepreneurial cultures are developed, why it all comes down to trust, and why it’s important to make yourself more valuable by acquiring additional skills every day.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:36] It’s up to you to see disruption as an opportunity.

[10:23] Jay explains his own internal disruption.

[16:54] How to build a high-tech start-up.

[24:47] By 2025, VR will become a trillion dollar market.

[31:40] Paranoid entrepreneurs thrive.

[36:27] How far along are we in the technological revolution?

[41:10] Encouraging people to make a safer, better world.

[53:01] An entrepreneurial culture is normally developed by immigrants.

[58:32] Crypto-currency is the currency of the future.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Jay Samit

Disrupt You!, by Jay Samit

Jul 5, 2017

Daniel chats with strategist extraordinaire Chris Brogan. Chris believes in trying, and failing, until you get it right. Some visionaries just have bad timing and you have to earn your right to sit at the influencer table. Chris is the CEO of Owner Media Group, a sought-after public speaker, and the author of nine books for doing business in modern times. During the conversation, he shares the business metrics he looks for before he invests his time or money, and how having those three key elements will make a business successful.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:51] Chris’s passion is to identify how to use tech to drive better human interaction.

[5:13] The people who are really making bank have necessary and boring crafts.

[8:49] Why velocity, friction, and connectivity are the 3 business metric’s Chris uses.

[14:00] Meritocracy is the best way to get people to pay attention and spend money with you.

[19:31] Advice for Millennials: “Get out there and have some sex.”

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Chris Brogan

Kit

 

Jul 3, 2017

Speaker, comedian, thought leader and dad, Bobby Umar joins Daniel to promote the power of connection. During the conversation, Bobby describes how authentic vulnerable communication is the key to making a difference in the lives of others, and growing your business. And, it’s not about the amount of content you push, it’s about having quality content your followers care about. Deeply connecting with more and more people is how you build a community.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:33] Bobby believes you can have deep connections with a lot of people.

[5:30] The 5 Cs of Connection.

[9:29] How do we keep connections — business and social — warm with people we don’t see often?

[18:55] Is it possible to retain authenticity when communicating en masse?

[21:58] Bobby’s followers connected with his vulnerable post, What the Heck is Wrong with Me? about his binge eating disorder.

[38:25] Thought leaders can make an impact through promoting basic humans rights.

[46:37] The more content you put out there, the more opportunity will have.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Raeallan

Jun 28, 2017

Neil Patel started his online business at the age of 16. At 32, he is considered to be an online marketing master. During this conversation, Daniel and Neil discuss the benefits and downsides of the large social media platforms, which email marketing list management companies do the best for the best price with the best service, and the cost of running your business if you are a content creator.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:07] Social media will become harder to leverage as search engines seek advertising dollars.

[12:01] Hot girls can build huge a huge following on Instagram but they aren't making any money.

[14:55] Transitioning from online blogger space to a serious author.

[20:50] Vlogging and podcasting stats are unreliable.

[35:01] Doing things you don’t love, to support what you do love.

[36:09] I'm Kind of a Big Deal was before it’s time.

[49:36] Neil on how disrupting and taking market share is different than freemium.

[53:22] Neil and Daniel compare notes on email list service companies, webinar services and info products.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Neil Patel

Marketing School Podcast

 

Jun 26, 2017

Jim Kwik is a Mental Performance Coach who works with big name celebrities and the country’s top CEOs. He teaches them to make the most of their brain’s processing power. You would think, with mantras like ‘memory will make you money,’ and ‘learn more to earn more,’ that Jim would be a staunch Wall Street Warrior, but instead, Jim uses his power for good and creates Superheros who believe that it’s not about making a dollar, it’s about making a difference.

 

During this episode, Jim joins Daniel to share stories about the wisdom of Amazonian elders, the importance of dreams, the effects of technology on our memory, and biohacks for success.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:21] The brain controls your entire life but there is no owner's manual.

[3:08] How is technology affecting a human’s ability to use their brain power?

[8:39] Successful people have a to-do list and a not-to-do list.

[13:54] The learning system we currently use is antiquated, and doesn’t give us the understanding to unlock all the brain’s power.

[20:21] The art of storytelling is a sophisticated way of storing information.

[26:23] The key to long term memory is, information combined with emotion becomes a long-term memory.

[28:09] With great responsibility comes great power.

[33:13] Key bio-hacks to achieve success include belief, visualization and perspective.

[41:30] Jim believes the mind can achieve altered states without the use of psychedelics.

[43:47] Rainforest elders have the wisdom of the ages and translate their dreams every morning.

[49:50] Creativity, focus, and memory are verbs, not nouns.

[56:37] The 4Gs to be a superhero are Growth mindset, Grit, Giving, and Gratitude.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn

The Rise of Superman, by Steven Kotler

Stealing Fire, by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal

Kwik Learning

Kwik Brain Podcast

@KwikLearning

Jun 23, 2017

Maneesh Sethi joins Daniel to devise a plan of world domination through trust. Daniel reached out to Maneesh years ago and asked if he could write blog articles for him. Daniel’s articles elevated the blog’s quality and readership. During this time, Maneesh was figuring out how to end addiction and to turn the concept of having a job on its head. He devised a wearable device to assist people in changing their habits and increasing their productivity.

 

The foundational structure of the Pavlok 2 platform is a service so a wearer can change their own behavior. Maneesh shares his famous Shark Tank story, the viral post ABC made him take down and information on his app store within an app store.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:59] Pavlok is a wearable device that increases your productivity.

[10:13] The vision Maneesh has for Pavlok is to end addiction in the world and to change the flow of money.

[19:01] Maneesh’s Shark Tank clip was the most viewed Shark Tank clip of all time.

[26:48] Pavlok 2 is one platform which integrates multiple apps and coaching programs.

[30:14] Maneesh explains the Cash Diversion Cycle.

[34:37] Innovative Products No One Believes doesn’t ride on coattails; it creates a market.

[40:46] Innovators and inventors are often anxious and depressed.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Pavlok — Get Pavlok 2 and earn free volts

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Jun 5, 2017

Matt Wilson is in Costa Rica constructing experiences for North Americans who are working themselves to death, and who don’t have time to build their own adventures. His Under30Experiences has swelled in the hard-to-break-into travel market, which is traditionally dominated by big firms. During the episode, Matt shares his thoughts on the state of the Union with Trump as the leader, how he plans on leaving his mark, and how a medicinal plant made him a more conscious person.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[3:54] Under30Experiences will get you out of your chair and into an adventure.

[9:22] Matt took Sara’s virginity.

[16:52] The future of Under30Experiences will be filled with challenges, but Matt is ready for it.

[25:22] The view of the United States and Trump from abroad.

[32:50] The evolution of digital media.

[35:36] The human race will soon experience an awakening.

[42:05] Mark Zuckerberg for President?

[48:52] The hardest part of building a travel company from the ground up.

[1:02:19] Ayahuasca helped Matt explore his consciousness.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Under30Experiences

May 29, 2017

Daniel welcomes the multi-dimensional businesswoman Natalie Diver. Natalie is the CEO of Bossbabe, Oh My Glow Superfoods, and the forthcoming RIO video platform. Bossbabe is the fastest growing network of female entrepreneurs in the world. Natalie shares her business tips, including how to become an influencer, why it’s not a good idea to hire your boyfriend, and how to create innovative freedom for influencers.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:03] Bossbabe is a network of ambitious millennial women.

[6:30] The challenges of discovering the right content to empower women.

[10:00] Limiting beliefs are consistent struggle points for Bossbabe clients.

[15:20] Natalie has multiple businesses, including Oh My Glow Superfoods.

[26:15] Don't hire friends or boyfriends.

[32:00] RIO is video content based on how the user feels.

[36:59] Innovative monetization and creative freedom for influencers.

[45:04] Influencers don’t deviate from their values, regardless of what they are being paid.

[48:52] What to do during the first 90-days of becoming an influencer.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Bossbabe

Oh My Glow Detox

Ego is the Enemy, by Ryan Holiday

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

May 22, 2017

Daniel welcomes prolific writer Amna Shamim to the podcast to discuss moving past a tragic accident which almost took her life, her newly created pet project, Nomad Emergency — a website designed for travelers who are in need of a clinic or hospital in a foreign land, and her marketing business, Legal Green Marketing. Legal Green helps online marijuana sellers get their name out to the public. Amna’s work can be found on Business Insider, Go Waddle, Huff Post and many other blogging platforms.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:31] Performing independent investigation through travel and discovery.

[12:03] The great thing about North America is its diversity and its music.

[18:06] A near-death experience led Amna to writing and the love of marketing and SEO.

[23:24] Amna’s pet project is a collection of hospitals and clinics all over the world named Nomad Emergency.

[25:26] Amna details her traumatizing accident.

[30:15] Having people to look up to during her recovery helped Amna get through the toughest times.

[32:14] What’s next for Amna includes a children’s book, writing, traveling, helping others, and the new model of small business.

[36:25] 3 Lightning Round questions.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Amna Shamim on LinkedIn

Legal Green Marketing

@LegalGMarketing on Twitter

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

May 15, 2017

Daniel welcomes the women who encouraged him to protest, Avriel Epps. Avriel is stepping out of her King Avriel persona and stepping into researching race and gender identity development at Harvard. She shares her experiences and thoughts about being a black person in the United States today, how she believes people should use their unique gifts to make a difference in the world, and about her college assistance company SeekU.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:35] Avriel explains her musical career, and why she finds it empowering to call herself a king.

[12:23] After leaving the music biz behind, Avriel created SeekU, her edu-tech company.

[16:33] An outlook on the education industry.

[22:06] Diverse ways individuals can make a difference in lieu of protesting.

[25:40] Great black movies, and being black today.

[35:50] Researchers are studying the effects of prolonged stress and PTSD.

[40:05] The many faces of slavery.

[43:01] Avriel will research race and gender identity development at Harvard University.

[47:56] The Lightning Round.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

SeekU

@KingAvriel on Twitter

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

May 9, 2017

Daniel welcomes three-time Olympian, Allison Baver to the podcast. Allison is an elite athlete who really understands what it takes to train your mind to do the things you never thought possible. She strives to be the best in whatever endeavor she attempts, including recovering from what could have been a career-destroying physical injury, to becoming the committed CEO of her own fashion brand.

 

Allison shares what it is like to be a professional athlete, how she lives with integrity, and what gives her the ‘It’ factor.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:18] Allison describes the leg shattering event that changed her life.

[5:35] Confidence and the ‘It’ factor.

[15:08] Changing your mental state to stay in the moment.

[27:10] Traveling the world as an Olympic athlete, gives the term world-class a new meaning.

[32:39] Ending a professional athletic career is like an identity crisis followed by a bad break-up.

[38:40] Allison discusses life as a public figure/athlete.

[46:39] Learning every aspect of the fashion industry helped Allison to create her own fashion brand.

[55:45] Being a CEO is a commitment, jumping over hurdles, over and over again.

[1:06:30] Allison describes how she lives with integrity.

[1:09:42] When a woman says she’s sorry it takes her power away.

[1:12:30] The Lightning Round.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Allison Baver

Off the Ice Foundation

The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz

Sell or Be Sold, by Grant Cardone

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Apr 17, 2017

Daniel welcomes Erik Huberman, CEO of Hawke Media. In 3 years Erik has grown his business from himself and an assistant, to employing 80 people. One of those employees nominated him for Forbes’, 30 Under 30 award. He shares his 3-point hiring philosophy, his daily routine, and his thoughts on what the true measure of happiness is.

Pre-order Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, before May 9th to be included in all the cool bonuses Daniel has on the table.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] Eric was nominated for the Forbes 30 Under 30 award by one of his employees.

[6:59] Driving the right actions is the true benefit of any award or designation.

[12:51] Desire is the root of suffering.

[17:32] Erik's daily routine.

[21:40] Create a role in your business you are best suited for.

[23:58] How did Erik grow his business to 80 employees in 3 years?

[29:48] Hawke's 3-point hiring philosophy to finding "A" players.

[36:20] The worst decision is no decision.

[38:01] How does Erik balance his work life with his relationship?

[45:00] Action Quiz wrap up.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Hawke Media

Captio

F42 Labs

Apr 10, 2017

This special solo-cast is the second in a 5-part series on how to launch a book. These episodes, full of behind-the-scenes techniques and strategies, will function as a learning tool to prepare you for your epic project launch.

For my team to reach our goals of selling 30,000 books, attracting the attention of 100 million people, and making this book a New York Times #1 bestseller, we are going to be hitting it hard until Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want launches, on May 2, 2017. This episode outlines the release of the mixtape, how we are going after bulk buyers, and some motivation for those of you who want to do something big too.

All you need to do is pre-order the book before May 9th to be included in all the cool bonuses.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:16] What’s going on here, 30 days out from the launch of Rich20Something?

[2:57] The bigger your project the more people will want to jump on board.

[4:04] Daniel’s to-do list includes new ways to move more books.

[8:21] The Rich20 team's strengths and weaknesses.

[10:15] Even the best are just stabbing in the dark, so go for it!

[11:31] Personalizing my brand.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Boss Babe

Influencive

Apr 3, 2017

Tucker Max makes other people successful. In a year and a half, his company Book in a Box made 3 million in sales for itself, and countless dollars for the authors he manufactured and marketed for. Tucker realized in order for the company to quadruple its profits he needed to hire a CEO to run the business. It’s OK with him. He has a family to consider.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:43] Tucker describes what it’s like to be a family man.

[7:28] Do elders still exist in our culture?

[15:20] Gen Xers are the middle children of history.

[18:30] Entrepreneurs are a recent fad.

[21:20] It pays to listen to geniuses and know who to read.

[29:32] Jobs created the most valuable company of all time, but Apple is done.

[32:46] People are reading more books than ever.

[38:54] How Book in a Box works.

[50:25] Tucker had lightning in a bottle and still fucked it up.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Tucker Max

Book in a Box

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

 

Mar 27, 2017

This special solo-cast is the first in a 5-part series on how to launch a book. These episodes, full of behind-the-scenes techniques and strategies, will function as a learning tool to prepare you for your epic project launch.

For my team to reach our goals of selling 30,000 books, attracting the attention of 100 million people, and making this book a New York Times bestseller, we are going to be hitting it hard until Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want launches, on May 2, 2017. This episode outlines the Wave structure I designed to keep us on track and how we will create a viral storm of traffic to my social media outlets and websites.

All you need to do is pre-order the book today.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:20] How to get on the bonus list, when pre-ordering the new Rich20Something book.

[5:15] The Wave Structure — Wave 1 is the seed wave in developing a long-form content strategy.

[9:27] The official launch of the book will be made to the email list March 20, 2017.

[10:48] It’s surprising how many people want to offer their support to this project.

[12:59] Wave 2 includes dropping the mixtape bonus bundle.

[18:25] Wave 3 is dropping a unique book trailer designed for social media.

[19:39] Wave 4 is a special 48-hour wave.

[20:09] Wave 5 is book promotion.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something

Rich20Something Book

Daniel@rich20something.com

Under 30 CEO

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

99 Designs

 

Mar 20, 2017

Daniel sits down with Laura D. Laura is a believer in the truth, justice and the Beachbody way. She vows to have the body of white Serena Williams, and there is no doubt she can do it. One day she realized that being 272 pounds was more difficult than working out. Laura is an avid consumer of audiobooks and wakes up every day with a thirst for learning. She shares why LA feels like freedom, why she doesn’t date, and what’s up for her in 2017.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:54] Laura D has a large organic following, due to her uniqueness and honesty.

[12:50] The value of knowing when to quit.

[15:08] Heartbreak happens.

[19:50] Kansas is dust in the wind.

[25:48] Books to get you unstuck.

[30:55] Laura is a full-time Beachbody coach.

[33:24] No one ever said, “I wish I had more to drink last night.”

[39:33] Laura D has no time for dating.

[45:01] Showing up with tenacity pays off.

[49:01] You can’t level up without skilling up.

[59:49] 2017 is the year of Laura D’s book.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

@lauradalpini on Instagram

Laurad543 on Snapchat

LauraDFit on Facebook

Rich20Something

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

The Art of Learning, by Josh Waitzkin

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport

 

Mar 13, 2017

Academy Award nominated Producer Peter Martin joins Daniel to talk about politics and technology. Peter is a Creative Futurist who plays in the cross-platform media realm. He is the CEO of VALIS Studios and the Executive Creative Director for SPECTACLE VR. If there is or ever was a visual technology Peter can tell you about it. He tells Daniel about how AI is already taking over the world, how billionaires plan to immortalize themselves and how disruptive American politics are blurring the lines between reality and comedy.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:39] Peter describes the history and future of visual technologies.

[9:34] Moore’s law states computers will double in speed and halve in price every 18 months.

[13:38] AI is the end of the world as humans know it.

[18:53] Peter’s company, VALIS is receiving requests to immortalize and hybridize performers.

[30:57] The 3D printing of human organs may allow you to have a full backup of yourself.

[34:06] Peter is working on a 6-part series on immortality and life extension.

[37:29] In 2003, Peter and associates set up a cross-platform media company.

[48:20] Blurring the lines of reality and fantasy gives fiction meaning.

[49:43] Disruptive politics are waking people up, kind of.

[59:05] Fake news has taken the honor out of journalism.

[1:09:45] Peter is be working with Intel to virtualize Stephen Hawking.

[1:16:00] Digital resurrection is bringing people back when we need them.

[1:17:46] VR is a powerful medium to transport people.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

VALIS Studios

@valisstudios on Twitter

Rich20Something

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Lo and Behold by Werner Herzog

 

Mar 6, 2017

Daniel’s guest, Nikitas Tsoukalis is the self-proclaimed luckiest guy in the world. The Founder of Key Credit Repair shares his thoughts and opinions on those who would rather find balance than to take advantage of opportunities, the importance of changing someone else’s life, and how endurance is the sure-fire way to success. Nik has been flat broke and insanely rich. He believes hard work is essential for every entrepreneur who wants to attain their goals.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:40] Nick’s views on the future of educational institutions.

[11:22] Hard work really does pay off.

[13:54] How does Nik balance the need to feel secure with his ability to take risks?

[19:30] Support during down times can help an entrepreneur find their true calling.

[27:28] Take advantage of the opportunity to make money in the U.S. right now.

[37:00] Change someone else’s world.

[39:02] You don’t have to work for someone else.

[40:40] The dark side of entrepreneurship.

[47:22] No one is creative when they are comfortable.

[54:32] Be humble, because the game can change at any time.

[59:00] The #1 characteristic entrepreneurs should master.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Nikitas

Key Credit Repair

Rich20Something

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Antifragile, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Power of Broke, by Daymond John

Feb 27, 2017

Steve Eakin joins Daniel to talk all things entrepreneurial. Steve has successfully transitioned from corporate drone to sought after CTO. As much as people want to believe it, Steve didn’t just rise to the top. He has put in the hours and taken the risks. Both Daniel and Steve point out the path of an entrepreneur is so unpredictable that you have to love the process in order to stay in the game. Steve says, “It is game-changing when you close a million dollar deal on your own.” If you are interested in freedom, hard work, side hustles, networking and risk, this conversation will expand your mind.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:55] How Steve transitioned from being an employee to a successful entrepreneur.

[8:04] Employees, freelancers, and entrepreneurs all have different comfort levels.

[12:30] Steve’s story isn’t a breakthrough success.

[17:43] You have to love the path, because being an entrepreneur is so unpredictable.

[20:06] Instant technology and social media make office workers long to be entrepreneurs, yet they never act on it.

[27:00] How do children influence a person’s risk tolerance?

[30:02] Do entrepreneurs have more free time?

[31:59] What happens when Steve has a bad day?

[36:45] Making the rounds to gain support can be exhausting.

[44:22] Go where the action is.

[46:53] Side hustles open up your network and net worth.

[54:36] If you want to be a CEO, learn to delegate.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Start Up Black Belt — Free Course

VENPATH

Jeet Kune Do

Rich20Something

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

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