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Sep 27, 2017

In this solo episode, Daniel introduces an opportunity to earn a scholarship to his new Mega-Bundle. The Mega-Bundle is an amalgam of his top four business courses, Freelance Domination 2.0, Startup From the Bottom, Front Page Formula, and Automatic Funnel Formula. Be one of the 50-100 entrants to earn a scholarship and uplevel your business.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:45] The Rich20Something Summer Scholarship is now available

[3:17] Offering the Mega-Bundle to students is just Sales 101.

[5:33] How to sign up for the scholarship.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Rich20Something Scholarship Sign-up

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

 

Sep 18, 2017

Writer Margo Aaron joins Daniel to share her story of turning her hustler guilt into the process of getting clear about her business goals. Margo admits that putting her work out there before it was perfect, taking on too many random projects, and making a few mistakes at the beginning of her career gave her a concentrated strategy for scaling her business.

 

Entrepreneurs will face bumps in the road but if they find people who have gone through or are going through similar things, it can feel like a warm hug on a cold night.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:49] Top performers need new benchmarks for defining success.

[9:25] Some books just stand out even if they are old ideas.

[18:04] Being a beginner sucks but you have to do the work to make it.

[23:53] Changing people’s lives with your work changes your life.

[29:20] Money can be a force for good.

[37:54] Connecting Solo-Founders in a virtual co-working space.

[43:04] Reverse engineering your revenue goals based on the minimum you need to make to live.

[47:03] When you try to be everything to everyone you can’t scale your business properly.

[51:40] Why you should be irrational and get your stuff out there.

 

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

Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, by Austin Kleon

War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield

That Seems Important

Sep 13, 2017

Daniel records this solo episode next to a boarded up church in Southern Florida just a day after Hurricane Irma pounded the area with damaging wind and rain. Daniel keeps the podcast, the blog, and the newsletter going because he believes in what he does. He understands his life choice to be an entrepreneur has afforded him the ability to go protect his great-grandparents even when he had other shit going on. Daniel cares about his work so deeply that he found a way to send a dose of daily encouragement to his followers even when things got tough.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[:16] Heading into Hurricane Irma.

[5:05] Entrepreneurship gives you the freedom to follow your moral code.

[10:10] As you get older more death is more apparent in your life.

[17:47] Making good decisions is easier without fear.

[25:16] Total commitment pays off and makes you proud.

 

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

 

Sep 11, 2017

Daniel welcomes the founder of Tradesign, Hursh to the podcast. Hursh was a member of Daniel’s Freelance Domination tribe. He has grown his business based on the principles he learned during the course and he finds himself at the precipice of calling his team an agency. Hursh isn’t afraid to put himself out there, he works hard, he networks, and he knows that taking care of his employees is just as important as taking care of external factors. His growth in the digital space knows no bounds.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:13] Hursh knew he wanted money and time to do things and to be self-employed.

[7:12] You have to put yourself out there.

[8:41] You can’t skip the work when building your own business.

[13:54] Distinguishing your business as an agency.

[22:33] Your internal stakeholders are more important than your external stakeholders.

[26:41] You are an extension of your network.

 

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 New Psycho-Cybernetics, by Maxwell Maltz

Tradesignaus

Sep 8, 2017

Daniel welcomes Strategic Sauce Founder, Dustin Lien to the show to discuss Dustin’s freelance history and how he built his business based on his interests, not just cash. Dustin put in his time doing various jobs trying to find his niche. He decided his love of the fitness industry paired well with his marketing skills and now helps fitness industry influencers sell their service-based products.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:08] Dustin shares the importance of follow-up during the job interview process.

[9:26] Freelancing requires an actual skill set.

[16:14] Driving people around is boring.

[18:04] Deliver more value than you charge for.

[22:37] Dustin helps Fitness Influencers create and launch products.

[27:32] Self-employment offers a sense of control and freedom.

[32:29] What is risk?

 

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

Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You, by John Warrilow

Strategic Sauce

 

Sep 6, 2017

Daniel welcomes leadership guru Dov Baron to the podcast to discuss the basics of being a successful leader. Be it an organization or an individual, being purpose-driven is the basic element every business entity needs to succeed. Without a purpose, a company cannot build a loyal culture amongst its employees and it will dissolve into nothingness. Dov is a Leading Expert at Full Monty Leadership for the millennial generation. He is a sought-after, authentic, leadership-driven speaker who also has the #1 podcast for Fortune 500 leaders.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:18] Deep self-knowledge is the key to becoming a great leader.

[7:38] What do quantum physics, psychology, and metaphysics have to do with leadership?

[12:08] Purpose-driven organizations are 700% more profitable.

[17:02] The cult of personality has a downside.

[21:04] How to create a Fiercely Loyal culture.

[25:01] Three simple questions to transform the way you live.

[30:42] Your passion is a vehicle for your purpose.

[33:29] A speaker should create a movie in the audience’s head.

 

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

Full Monty Leadership

Dov Baron’s Leadership and Loyalty Tips

Matrix.Full Monty

Fiercely Loyal, by Dov Baron

Leadership Unscripted Video

Dov@Dovbaron.com

Sep 4, 2017

Daniel’s guest, Drew Little, is comfortable with making money and he wants to make sure Millennials feel comfortable with it too. Drew has built several scalable businesses that essentially run without him, including Red Giant, LifeFlix, and others. He hires the right people to do the right jobs and empowers them to grow the business as they see fit. Drew doesn’t measure success by the life you give up when building a business, but by the life the business affords you to live.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[1:31] Drew Little’s bio.

[5:04] Is the dot com boom resurfacing?

[8:25] Getting comfortable with benevolent profit.

[12:53] Red Giant is a profit party.

[16:22] Getting Things Done is a magic book.

[25:20] The side hustle, aka moonlighting, can be done with very little money.

[36:05] A company is a group of human beings coming together to accomplish something.

[41:22] How to use money to improve your health.

[50:49] Achieving financial independence through compound interest.

 

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

Red Giant

Tool Farm

Moment Park

LifeFlix

kNew Health

Just Start Go

Getting Things Done, by David Allen

Shopify

Sep 1, 2017

Daniel walks through important strategies to help you deal with a crisis in your personal relationships and in your business. He identifies three specific things you can do to make a personal issue easier to process and to handle. And, he provides tools you can use to work through a business crisis, so it actually improves your business and doesn’t consume your life.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[2:52] Overcoming a relationship crisis — Daniel shares a real life example.

[9:41] Look at your family members as people, instead of their role.

[14:23] Create time for yourself.

[14:59] Be open to repair.

[21:50] Tools help you deal with a business crisis.

[25:03] Think of a business crisis as feedback.

[29:19] How to be aware of emerging patterns.

 

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

“How to Survive a Crisis,” by Daniel DiPiazza

“How to Evolve,” by Daniel DiPiazza

“How to Apologize Like a Human,” by Daniel DiPiazza

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers, by Ben Horowitz

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself, by Michael A. Singer

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

 

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