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Lisa Song Sutton joins us to explain why she paid $10,000 to follow someone for two weeks. We also discuss how she launched instantly profitable pack-and-ship stores, the Las Vegas Real Estate market, the benefits of being Miss Nevada and a content creator, and how she manages her cupcake store and e-commerce company. Other topics include why she ran for congress, how she makes decisions, why she went to law school, and her daily habits and routines.

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Steph Smith joins us for a wide-ranging conversation that covers her book, relationships, mindset training, lifestyle design, life's seasonality, and a segment where we riff on new business ideas including parking deck conversions and healthy remote work gadgets.

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Akaash Pardesi joins us to share his frameworks for mastering your reality, how to live in an empowered state, cooking and eating whole foods, boosting testosterone, and detaching from the desires of your younger self.

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AJ Osborne joins us to discuss his self-storage real estate business, measuring the right metrics, finding good deals, why we should "move micro" and "understand" the macro economy, and his advice for young entrepreneurs.

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Mona El Isa joins us to discuss her on chain asset management decentralized finance protocol, Enzyme Finance. Enzyme enables anybody to launch their own investment vault. In our conversation, we cover the basics of DeFi vs Traditional Finance, the mission of Enzyme, the benefits of absolute transparency, the inception of the industry, and the tokenomics of $MLN. Enjoy!

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Heather Monahan joins us to discuss how she transitioned from being fired from the C-Suite to becoming a highly sought-after keynote speaker and best-selling author. We discuss strategies for increasing self-confidence, long-term personal branding strategies, and how to get what you want in business.

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Andy, the 21-year old co-founder of DeFi Slate, joins us to discuss today's big opportunities in DeFi, downside risks to plan for, how he is positioning himself to benefit from coming the crypto-led future, and the implications of Eth 2.0 scaling. DeFi slate is a media company covering all things decentralized finance.

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Khe Hy from RadReads joins us to discuss breaking the scarcity mindset, mastering your inner voice, accumulating personal leverage, and following the fun. After 15 years on Wall Street, Khe quit the corporate world to help others deeply improve their productivity and, as a result, their lives. Khe is a coach, instructor, and writer with 20,000 weekly readers.

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We interview each other about our first year of podcasting. We get into the nitty-gritty of the tactics we have learned for conducting good interviews, staying consistent, managing co-founder relationships, and avoiding quitting. We also document some of the best changes that have improved the show in the past and brainstorm ideas to make the show better in the future.

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Jake, an anonymous writer, joins us to discuss the future of crypto, longevity, and city-building. We also discuss the importance of media optimism and why Jake keeps his identity private.

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Dr. John Jaquish is the author of Weightlifting Is a Waste of Time and inventor of OsteoStrong, Fortagen, and the X3 Training system. In this interview, Dr. Jaquish shares fitness and nutrition advice based on his research and inventions and explains how to organize training around the endocrine system. Dr. Jaquish is not afraid to express strong opinions or challenge convention. In this conversation, we explore his most controversial arguments and the merits behind them.

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Scott Young, author of Ultralearning, joins us to discuss the best ideas from his decade of writing and teaching about productivity, learning, motivation, philosophy, and success. Scott is also the Co-Creator of Life of Focus, a 3-month course he teaches with Cal Newport.

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Nicolas Cole joins us to discuss The Art and Business of Online Writing, his personal journey as an entrepreneurial writer, how to become a top performer in any skill, how to manage obsession, and what he hopes to accomplish in the future with both Ship30for30 and his own writing projects.

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Robbie Crabtree shares the most important skills for performative speaking learned from his career as a trial lawyer. This includes detailed breakdowns of storytelling, emotional communication, and active listening. We also discuss his successful founder journey. Within 6 months of writing online, Robbie launched a popular online course on performative speaking which is now a part of the On Deck learning community.

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Tal Gur shares his accumulated wisdom from achieving 100 Life Goals in 10 Years. Tal is the founder of Elevate Society and the author of The Art of Fully Living. We discuss the nuances of achievement, emotions, purpose, and many of life's big questions.

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In this episode we interview Geoff Woods, the Co-Founder and President of ProduKtive. ProduKtive is a training company and community based on the best selling book, The ONE Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. We discuss the best ideas from the book and how to integrate them into our lives.

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Dickie Bush comes on to discuss how and why he started his writing community, Ship 30 for 30. We also dive into the benefits of writing online, personal development, playing center on Princeton's football team, investing, and Dickie's future goals for Tampa, FL.

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John Sherwin joins us to discuss Co-Founding Hydrant, a high-growth vc backed startup at "the intersection of water and wellness." John discusses the science of hydration and the business of delivering it to the world from raising money, marketing, and getting investors.

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In this podcast, our friend Danny Miranda joins us to discuss what we've each learned from conducting 50 podcast interviews in 2020.

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David Oakley, the founder of OG Capital, Blue Canoe Properties, Select My Space, and the Alabama office of Berkadia joins us to discuss multifamily real estate topics including deal flow and company culture, the future of construction, and his advice for twenty-somethings.

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Guy Swann joins us to discuss the long term outlook for bitcoin and the problems caused by printing money.

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Taylor Pearson joins us to discuss the implications of ergodicity, anti-fragility, proof of work, decentralized trust, and being an extremely popular blogger. Taylor is the principal of The Mutiny Fund, a startup and small business advisor, and author of The End of Jobs and the soon to be released Markets are Eating the World.

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Dee Murthy chats with us about how to build and maintain a network, launching big brands like Young and Reckless, becoming famous on purpose, connecting Nas to Ben Horowitz, and working with Kanye West.

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Frederic Stutzman, CEO of Freedom.to, comes on to discuss the big questions surrounding social media, the negative effects of overusing technology, and the implications of "The Social Dilemma" on his business. We also get into Fred's recommended use of Freedom to reclaim time and attention.

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In this episode, we interview Evan Carmichael about the intersection of belief and entrepreneurship. Evan is a YouTuber with over 2 million subscribers and 400 million views. We ask him about how he practices motivation, mentorship, dancing, and the importance of thinking bigger.

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In this episode we interview Pierre-Antoine de Preux about his career journey going from high finance in Australia to starting a performance marketing agency in the UK.

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Doone Roisin joins us to share her story creating Female Startup Club, what she's learned from interviewing 80+ inspiring female founders, and how she hopes to impact "women-in-progress" worldwide. Doone is fun, intense, and high energy & we had a great time getting to know her through this interview. Listen now!

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In this episode, we talk with Jeff Sorg about his role as CEO of Pat Croce and Company. We hit topics like putting people first, change management, thinking long-term, reading, meditation, and being an evergreen learner.

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Jordan Harbinger joins us to answer our questions about networking, law school, interviewing, and podcasting. Jordan has been podcasting for over 14 years. His current podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show, gets over 6 million monthly downloads. Some of his most popular interviews include Kobe Bryant, Mark Cuban, Tony Hawk, Malcolm Gladwell, and Bob Saget.

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In this episode, we interview one of our all-time favorite professors, Gina Simpson. Gina shares her journey from juggling a job and night-school to starting her first of many successful businesses. After scaling and selling a string of companies, Gina came back to The University of Alabama to help ignite the entrepreneurial passion in others. In this conversation, she shares her story and the most important ideas from her class.

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In this episode, we interview Brandon Zhang about the strategies he's used to grow his audience on twitter, his email list, and his podcast over the past 7 months. Brandon is a freshman at Columbia who used the quarantine to take great online courses, apply what he learned, and attract a size-able following.

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In this episode, we talk to Eric Jorgenson about his new book, The Almanack of Naval Ravikant. In the conversation, we unpack the main topics from the book such as wealth creation, self-education, and luck.

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In this episode, we interview Lee LeFever about his new book, Big Enough. We dive into how Lee built a scalable, product-focused business—while never compromising on quality of life.

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BookThinkers founder Nicholas Hutchinson joins us to discuss the key situations where books shaped his life and business. From social media marketing to developing a well-defined mission, Nick dives into the specific moments, books, and strategies that have propelled the growth of the BookThinkers Family.

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In this episode, we have a high energy conversation with Adriel Lubarsky about his thought processes and backstory creating his company, Riveter, HR for the Unemployed.

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In this episode, Jacob McMillen teaches us about the power of copywriting. From getting recurring business to making emotional connections with readers, Jacob has spent the past decade dissecting everything it takes to succeed as a copywriter. In this interview, he shares the most hard-hitting lessons from his years of experience.

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From a 100-day Twitter challenge to collaborating with Alex Banayan and Yes Theory, Ivan Ye shares his story crafting a viral job application to landing his dream internship at 100 Thieves. In addition to Ivan's viral job application, we discuss how to use Twitter for networking, basketball, video games, and the future of the creator-space.

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In this episode, we tell the story and share the lessons we learned from completing the 75HARD, a 75-day mental and physical toughness challenge created by Andy Frisella.

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In this episode we interview William Brown about dropping out of college, wholesaling 75+ deals, and starting an AI company with revolutionary ambitions. Will is an extremely deep thinker and his frameworks for success will help you find direction and set goals for your own projects.

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In this episode, we talk to Mike Lacy, a Speech and Debate Coach turned Real Estate Agent in the Atlanta area. We discuss his transitioning careers, buying your first investment property, and techniques for weight-loss and personal growth.

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In this episode, Wes Kao explains the concept of a spiky point of view and elaborates on many of her own unique opinions and ideas. We dive into brand marketing, long term thinking, product launches, first principles, and how to frame career decisions.

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In this episode, Tomas Laurinavicius joins us to talk about his life as an entrepreneur, writer, lifestyle designer, and content marketer. Tomas tells us how he balanced making an online income with traveling and shares his lessons from running his business over a 5-year journey through 50 countries.

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In this episode, Louis and Kyle discuss the key takeaways and main lessons that they learned from each of the first 25 episodes of The Louis and Kyle Show.

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In this episode, James Goldman shares his path from getting a job off of craigslist to selling a company for $75 million dollars. For the past few years, James has served as the CTO of Paintzen, building an innovative platform for on-demand paint services.

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In this episode, we walk through John Sharp's entrepreneurial journey. While building two real estate technology start-ups, John lived through the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. That experience informs his unique perspective as a mentor and educator to students in the New Venture Development program at The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at The University of Arizona.

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In this episode, we talk to Chris Spags about his entrepreneurial journey. From being an employee to launching product after product, we cover his mindset and process that lead to the success of his one-person SaaS, Jetboost.io. We also discuss how to get "lucky" and the future of NoCode.

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In this episode we discuss what Mike learned in his 17 years as CEO of The Westervelt Company. He explains his unique methods for looking at the world and solving problems. Through decades of reflection and learning, Mike has developed effective approaches for living a meaningful life.

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In this episode, we talk to Ryan Agnew, better known as Scrubby. We walk through his journey to millions of subscribers on his comedy YouTube channels. We also discuss the impact his success has had on his life.

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In this episode, we cover Howard's investment philosophy for public and private markets, tips for following and executing on trends, and how young entrepreneurs can jumpstart their career by joining high potential companies.

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In this episode, Louis' AP US History teacher, Matthew Aberman, joins us to discuss COVID-19, past pandemics and recessions in recent history, stimulus packages, US-China relations, and the uncertainty surrounding the coming months.

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In this episode, Jeremy Carter joins us to discuss founding Breakout Birmingham, creating the Bold Futures Podcast, and searching for a service business to acquire.

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In this episode, Todd Mezrah walks us through the frameworks for success he has built over decades of iteration in the business world. He shares his observations about what "smart people" do and think, the importance of follow up, and how to become a "business athlete."

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In this episode, Joe Puccio joins us to discuss his experience founding and running Coursicle, an app and website that helps students build the perfect class schedule by notifying them when seats open up.

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In this episode, Nibir Sarma joins us to discuss what it was like getting on Jeopardy, how he prepared for it, and the strategies that led him to be the College Tournament Champion. We also dove into his personal life and his passions for chemical engineering, music, and lifelong learning.

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In this episode, Louis and Kyle each share three lessons that they learned this past college semester.

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In this episode, Martin Pehlke joins us to share his perspective on leadership development and evaluation. From the traveling circus to traveling as an HR professional, we explore what Martin has learned along his journey.

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In this episode, Stian Håklev joins us to discuss what it was like getting his PhD, learning eleven languages, traveling the world, and helping to construct The Minerva Project, an alternative to the modern university.

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In this episode, Slade Johnston joins us to discuss his journey building Trips4Trade, an innovative platform for swapping incredible outdoor experiences.

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In this episode, Curtis Shulman joins us and walks us through his career path, from Las Vegas where he was a casino host, to State College, PA where he runs seven unique business in one building.

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In this episode, Callie Courter and Ann Claire Bishop join us to discuss Callie's 'You Only Live Once' journey from high school to her current position at Deloitte, where she created a role that fulfills her artistic potential and provides real value to her clients.

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In this episode, Lil Gimchi (Sean Lee) joins us to discuss his experience coming up on the hip hop scene in Thailand. He takes us through what it took for him to make himself known.

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In this episode, Adam Wozniak joins us to discuss his experience working as a professional software engineer before earning a high-school diploma. Adam's gone on to excel in multiple software jobs and is currently the CTO for Lavell Stores.

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In this episode, Angelo Robledo joins us to discuss his experience in multiple intense self-education projects ranging from Experimental Archaeology to Music History.

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In this episode, Ethan Reeves joins us to discuss his experience building Extemp Genie, a software company used by Speech and Debate teams across the country.

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In this episode, Louis and Kyle discuss the 5 books that shaped each of them the most.

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In this episode, Bryant Mathis joins us to discuss his company, Locality, an app based platform designed to catalyze real world social interactions.

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In this episode, Professor Lisa McKinney joins us to discuss how she built the largest community service program at The University of Alabama while being an extremely well received lecturer in a notoriously boring subject.

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In this episode, David Saxe joins us to discuss how he started businesses in college.

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In this episode, Kyle and Louis introduce themselves and explain what the podcast will be about and why they started it.

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