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Aug 18, 2017

Daniel paints a picture of his latest international travel adventure before introducing us to his new tool kit. The progressive Freelance Workshop employs a Socratic approach to collaboration, and raises the bar of online courses. “How to Get Paid to Write” is a course that provides all the resources you need so you can finally get paid to write. And for those of you who have one specific piece of your business that could use another set of experienced eyes, Daniel is opening up hour-long sessions to take a deep dive into the places where you feel stuck, to help you up-level your business.

 

The Freelance Workshop is an enhanced 6-week online course on how to find your freedom through freelancing, building a business, client relations and more. It’s an entirely new way to develop your entrepreneurial skills online.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:08] There is an entirely different type of hustling outside of the U.S.

[10:57] What it’s like to stay in the heart of Marrakesh, Morocco.

[18:38] Santorini, Greece has jagged landscapes and an angelic glow.

[22:46] The Freelance Workshop has cracked the code of online courses.

[30:07] “How to Get Paid to Write” will help you learn the business of writing.

[34:04] Have a business problem? Do a deep dive with Daniel.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

The Freelance Workshop

How to Get Paid to Write

DIVE — A one hour deep dive with Daniel

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

 

Aug 14, 2017

Daniel welcomes investor, author, advisor, and father, Chris Yeh to the podcast. Chris is the ultimate example of a balanced, high-performer who believes taking the time to produce quality work saves more time and resources than taking shortcuts ever will. Chris co-authored the books, The Alliance and the tentatively titled, Blitzscaling to help startups scale up efficiently.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[01:43] What shifts are affecting the workforce in today's outdated corporate landscape?

[05:23] The Alliance is about having a realistic approach to employment.

[06:56] Who are the Optimistic Realists of our time?

[10:18] Why Chris invested in TrackR, a startup many other investors ignored.  

[18:29] How Chris is able to tackle urgent and important daily tasks.

[27:08] Taking the time to do quality work pays off every time.

[34:41] Chris's new book is about growing a business quickly aka blitzscaling.

 

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 Alliance by Chris Yeh

Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker

TrackR

The Eisenhower Matrix

Aug 11, 2017

Sanáa Jaman, aka Dr. Ladydork, tells her story to Daniel during this week’s episode. By all accounts, Sanáa is supposed to be working at an Environmental Engineering firm and following the normal workday grind, but instead, she decided to build her life around yoga and meditation. Her huge social media following spurs yoga students to practice their art with Sanáa during her cross country tours. She is a resourceful hustler with a true entrepreneurial spirit.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:51] Sanáa decided to follow her passion of yoga so she didn't have to work 8-5.

[15:27] It’s cool to make money at what you love to do.

[19:55] Why do people get so attached to yoga and the yoga culture?

[26:56] Sanáa’s first tour was designed to pay for her travel expenses.

[41:43] Meeting people and friends through the internet is the new norm.

[50:46] It’s about finding people who want to listen to what you are saying.

[1:03:33] People will pay more for exclusivity.

 

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

Ladydork

@ladydork on Instagram

22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!, by Al Ries and Jack Trout

Aug 9, 2017

Daniel welcomes Ameer Rosic an expert in blockchain technologies and crypto-currencies. Ameer believes blockchain will be the future of creating trust through decentralized transactions between individuals, eliminating the middlemen such as banks and intermediaries. This new technology will disrupt existing systems by providing complete transparency by way of transaction ledgers. This is a must listen to episode for entrepreneurs willing to be part of the future economy.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[01:31] Amir has a background in marketing, e-commerce and blockchain currency.

[04:45] The value proposition of blockchain technology.

[11:28] When will decentralized e-commerce become part of our daily world?

[13:45] Why does crypto-currency have value?

[17:31] What is happening in the crypto-currency world after the fork?

[23:47] Blockchain enables people to recapture their privacy.

 

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

Block Geeks

Block Geeks Lab

Ameer Rosic on Youtube

Open Bazaar

Aug 7, 2017

Daniel welcomes the Creator of Under30Experiences, Matt Wilson, back to the podcast to discuss the upside of being yourself and trying different things, the downside of competition and how to filter out the unnecessary things in life. Matt describes the brainwave assessment he will soon be going through, and how he expects it to lead him to higher levels of consciousness through deeper meditation. Will he be in an enlightened state when he arrives in Thailand? Probably.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:14] L.A. has some amazing stuff to do, but it’s an expensive place to live.

[6:45] Measure your brainwaves so you can train yourself to meditate more deeply.

[19:35] Even non-judgmental and compassionate people feed their egos.

[28:39] The downsides of competition

[31:52] It’s better to do your own thing than to parody what other people are doing.

[38:33] Mercedes are really nice cars, but they are still just objects that control you.

[42:57] The bullshit in L.A. is waist high.

[49:00] Under30Experiences will be visiting Thailand next.

[59:08] Quality, consistent content drives community engagement.

[1:05:31] Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want is continuing to sell like hot cakes.

 

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

Peak Brain Institute

Under30Experiences

The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety, by Alan Watts

 

Aug 4, 2017

Derek Coburn has built his network by making good connections. His organization, Cadre DC, connects top business professionals with other professionals who are in need of their services. During today’s podcast, he shares his tips for making the most out of your networking efforts, how you should be asking the right requests from the right people, and tips for prioritizing your network so you know when to reach out to whom.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:57] Teaching networking to those with a digital brand and digital presence.

[5:42] Identifying the most important connections in your network.

[12:03] Strategically asking for the right thing from the right person.

[28:14] Don’t go to every networking event under the sun.

[30:34] Make connecting part of your routine.

[41:00] A trigger phase is based on filling a need the client didn’t know existed.

[46:27] Contacting your dormant ties to expose yourself to rejection.

 

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

Derek Coburn

CadreDC

Networking is Not Working, by Derek Coburn

Contactually

Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency, by James A. Miller

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success, by Adam Grant

Jul 26, 2017

Thought leader Seth Godin joins Daniel for a conversation about human nature and how it relates to business marketing. Four years ago, Daniel sent Seth one of his popular articles, and asked him for advice on how to make his next piece go viral. Seth responded with “Don’t worry about viral, write something more meaningful.” Seth is the author of 18 best-selling books, and the creator of the altMBA program. Today’s discussion addresses the lack of long-term thinking by young people, teaching patience and humility, and the best way to make money in marketing media.

 

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. Why make money for someone else when you learn to make it for yourself?

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[6:47] Getting past the dip is what creates scarcity and therefore the value.

[9:48] Does Seth Godin have a muse?

[11:39] Being clear about what failure means.

[16:51] Seth shares the easy way to make money in marketing media.

[23:20] Seth struggles with helping people get past their false fears.

[26:57] Check half as many times and do twice as much about it.

[36:15] Dumbing it down to reach more people is a useless endeavor.

[46:33] altMBA promotes getting out into the world and solving problems.

[50:30] Connections are now more important than stuff.

 

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 Marketing Seminar

altMBA

Civic Hall

Jul 24, 2017

This episode is a recording of Daniel’s live talk at General Assembly. He shares his vision of creating meaningful work over having a massive following of people who don’t care about the message. He reinforces his belief that showing up every day and putting in the time is the key to real success, and building trust should be an entrepreneur's ultimate goal. He answers questions from the audience about being persistent in disseminating their remarkable ideas.

 

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:

 

[7:34] An honest conversation about what it takes to run a business in 2017, and why it matters.

[10:59] We are all on some kind of social media platform.

[20:23] Great work sells itself.

[25:30] Failing is inevitable and necessary.

[32:26] The real hack is consistency.

[41:04] My vision for the future is a person-to-person economy.

[45:13] Audience questions.

[54:04] You are going to get a lot of nos.

 

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

General Assembly

Reddit

Quora

Elite Daily

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

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