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Aug 30, 2017

Daniel welcomes his long-time friend, Mark Dhamma, to the show to discuss how living healthy can help your business reap big rewards. Mark is an executive fitness coach whose focus is to help people look, feel and perform their best. His unique understanding of fitness, food, energy and psychology allow him to coach high-end professionals to be at the top of their game in business and in life.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:17] Once you master something, you are always a master.

[4:35] How Daniel uses a ‘sprint’ to accomplish his goals.

[19:14] Thought leader is a fancy term for influencer.

[27:10] Looking at food at an energetic level.

[35:37] Agricultural farming has increased the food supply, but decreased overall nutrition.

[47:04] The golden time to start lifting is during pubescence.

[54:26] Taking testosterone/steroids causes bitch tits and screws up your liver.

[1:06:12] Using blood tests to manage your health.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Mark Dhamma

@MarkDhamma on Twitter

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

Nassim Taleb

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari

Aug 25, 2017

Want to know what you will get out of a coaching call with Daniel? This episode is a recent coaching call with Jessica. Jessica wants to build her business, starting with a dating app, but she is not sure where to start. She has all the pieces, but needs Daniel’s advice to put the puzzle pieces together. Daniel guides Jessica through setting up a Kickstarter campaign, building her personal brand, developing her product, and identifying her target market.

 

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:

 

[2:37] Jessica shares information about her dating style.

[10:12] Jessica shares the core ideas of her dating app.

[18:02] How should Jessica start building her personal brand?

[25:47] Finding your target market while launching your product with a Kickstarter campaign

[34:10] Just get your product out there, so users can test it and share their experience.

[48:35] Bootstrap or find capital.

[55:20] You have to put yourself out there and do the work.

 

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

The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield

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

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