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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


Jeet Kune Do


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

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Feb 20, 2017

Daniel Thomas emerges from behind the scenes to introduce us to his Evolution Eat philosophy. Entrepreneurs should listen in to understand how they can increase their energy levels and ensure they are giving their 100% best efforts towards their business. Daniel also reminds us the everyday foods we have immediate access to are foods that were put there by corporate interests. A corporation is selling a product and it is in their best interest to have the masses addicted to sugar.


Key Takeaways:

[2:12] How and why Daniel Thomas started working for Rich20.

[5:00] Investing in Rich20 principles to create Evolution Eat.

[10:35] The healthy eating culture of Santa Monica, California.

[15:25] Being healthy and having a growth mindset doesn’t have to be at odds with career success.

[19:29] A fixed mindset is pushed on Americans kids at a very young age.

[24:45] Millennials have a reputation for being soft.

[28:15] Necessary suffering to avoid unnecessary suffering.

[34:29] Paleo is a framework based upon the diet of our ancestors.

[38:23] Entrepreneurs can increase their energy levels through a healthy diet and proper sleep.

[42:02] Overcoming sugar addiction as part of a long-term healthy lifestyle.

[45:32] Big corporate interests helped shape most American’s eating habits.

[47:56] Overeating healthy food as an energetic crutch doesn’t cure the blues.


Mentioned in This Episode:

Evolution Eat

Evolution Eat on Facebook


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

Feb 13, 2017

Tom Bilyeu, of Impact Theory and Quest Nutrition, sits down with Daniel to inspire and motivate. There are so many nuggets in this episode, you’ll want to listen to it more than once. Tom Bilyeu does only what he believes in, works for personal fulfillment, and never gives up on his objectives. He encourages entrepreneurs to be in the service of other people if they want to succeed, and to ONLY do things they are passionate about. Tom also shares the three phases of his new venture, Impact Theory, and vows to be bigger than Disney in 50 years.


Key Takeaways:

[:47] Happiness and the virtuous cycle.

[5:35] A bar called Quest.

[9:27] 25 Business Ideas for the low, low cost of an email.

[11:59] We are living through the entrepreneurial revolution.

[14:22] “No bullshit, what will it take,” made Quest soar in a saturated and declining protein bar market.

[25:29] Planting a flag — Impact Theory will be bigger than Disney in 50 years.

[30:26] How to develop your passion and how to monetize it.

[36:27] Good Intentions, Bad Execution.

[38:09] Tom thinks about money in terms of fulfillment.

[45:09] Money and fame have a real impact.

[49:28] Tom Bilyeu gets really deep on genetics.

[51:08] The dark side of entrepreneurship is a negative mindset.

[56:32] Real life stories of determination.

[1:03:19] The three phases of Impact Theory.

[1:14:14] Manipulating our future lives.


Mentioned in This Episode:

Quest Nutrition

Impact Theory

Tom Bilyeu

Rage On

23 and Me

The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell


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

Feb 6, 2017

In this episode, Daniel sits down with Gerard Adams. And, if this meeting is any indication of what the future holds, a beautiful, beneficial brotherhood is brewing between the two of them. In a sneak peak, Gerard shares his Social Currency concept, and describes his plan to get his Fownders institution into the heart of inner cities. Gerard’s lifetime goal is to leave a legacy of authenticity and mentorship to the real people behind the follows and likes.


Key Takeaways:

[3:32] Vlogging new ideas that stem from solutions for everyday problems.

[7:52] The probability of success increases when you get granular in your target market.

[11:10] Courage is getting comfortable with fear.

[12:46] Building a culture to attract millennials.

[16:50] Facebook live is the real thing.

[20:16] Youtube stars are bigger than actors now.

[22:54] Making money on content is a long-term play.

[27:35] Jiu Jitsu and entrepreneurship work hand in hand.

[32:07] Your business is a representation of where you are in your life.

[39:57] Gerard thought he was invincible, and then the market crashed.

[49:10] There are real people, live, behind the likes.

[57:47] Gerard steps up as a leader by building his Social Currency.

[70:07] The story behind Fownders and Building 20.

[74:46] The Lightning Round.


Mentioned in This Episode:

Gerard Adams



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