Usually, it’s my job to deconstruct world-class performers. This time around, the tables are turned. Many of you have asked to hear me interviewed, so this week Daymond John (@thesharkdaymond), star of ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO and founder of FUBU, is in charge and asking the questions. Daymond has a new book called The Power of Broke, and he is an expert interviewer and interrogator.
In this episode, you’ll learn untold stories about my beginnings and rough starts. If you’ve ever felt like a beginner in business, or found your back against a wall, you will learn how to take your lack of resources and turn it into a strength.
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Want to hear another story involving an entrepreneur who built himself into an astonishing success? — Listen to my conversation with Arnold Schwarzenegger. In this episode, we discuss psychological warfare and much more (stream below or right-click here to download):
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QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY: If you were to interview me, what questions would you most want to ask? Please let me know in the comments.
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Selected Links from the Episode
- Learn more about The Power of Broke and order your copy here or here.
- Learn more about Hugh Forrest and SXSW
- On landing a book deal: motivation, mentors, and how to know when your product is an “A” or an “F” [6:37]
- The last thing I said to the publisher of The 4-Hour Workweek that secured the deal [12:17]
- How the constraints became the path to success while marketing The 4-Hour Workweek [16:47]
- Presentation skills learned under the critical eye of chihuahuas [22:07]
- On the success of The 4-Hour Workweek [26:22]
- On choosing Amazon Publishing for The 4-Hour Chef [29:32]
- Daymond John sums it all up [36:22]
Posted on: January 6, 2016.
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