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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 Book

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: 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: 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:


Key Credit Repair


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