Noah Kagan Presents

Noah Kagan Presents

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Behind the Scenes with the Real Wolf of Wall Street
Aug 6 • 54 min
This is the crazy story of how Jordan Belfort started a company in Long Island selling penny stocks to anybody who would buy them. He grew the firm into a $3 Billion company at its peak and had over 1000 brokers working for him. And then he lost…
What I Learned From Working With Mark Zuckerberg
Jul 30 • 19 min
In this episode, I share the 13 lessons I learned from working directly with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook. His principles have influenced the way I run my business A LOT, and I know they’ll influence the way you run yours as well. Full show notes at…
Shelby Church: Lessons learned from 10 years on YouTube
Jul 23 • 57 min
Shelby Church is a veteran in the YouTube game. She’s been making videos for YouTube since she was 14 years old! Today she’s 25 years old and she’s grown her channel to over 1.5 Million subscribers. We discuss the difference between professionals and…
The Lululemon Story: How to Build A Brand with a Cult Following
Jul 16 • 25 min
Chip Wilson is an entrepreneur, a loving husband, and a father to 5 boys. He’s the founder of Lululemon and is widely credited with creating the “athleisure” retail category, now a $400-billion-a year global business. Full show notes at…
Matt D’Avella: From $100k in Debt to Building a 2.7M Subscriber YouTube Channel
Jul 10 • 70 min
Matt D’Avella is a YouTuber and documentary filmmaker. In this episode, we talk about how to know when to quit your day job and pursue your passion, building a die-hard community of fans, leveling up as a freelancer and much much more.
Opening Up With Charlie Hoehn — The Wise Marketer
Jul 2 • 63 min
Charlie helps thought leaders with marketing for their businesses and projects. He’s worked directly with Tim Ferriss, Ramit Sethi, Seth Godin, Tucker Max and many more. Charlie shares his wisdom and helps me with key realizations in this vulnerable…
Should You Write A Book? (w/ Bestselling Author Tucker Max)
Jun 25 • 29 min
Tucker Max is a bestselling author who’s sold over 3 million copies of his books worldwide. He’s the founder of Scribe Media whose mission is to help everyone write and publish their book. Learn the two main reasons to write a book and the BIG question to…
How Ali Abdaal Grew a 700K Subscriber YouTube Channel While in Med School
Jun 18 • 104 min
Ali is a doctor, YouTuber, podcaster, entrepreneur, and more. He started his YouTube channel as a side hustle while in med school at Cambridge. His channel now has over 775K loyal subscribers AND he’s started multiple businesses. Learn the tools, tactics,…
Tom Bilyeu — The Instruction Manual For Life & Business
Jun 11 • 54 min
Tom Bilyeu is the founder of Quest Nutrition (billion-dollar company) and Impact Theory (media company) and now is building the next Disney. Learn how to BUILD your passions (rather than dig for) and the “gap” where most people get stuck. Full show notes…
I’m Worth $10,000,000+ (Here’s Every Business Idea I’ve Done)
Jun 4 • 34 min
I’m sharing my journey starting 24 businesses and getting to over $10M in net worth. I go through EVERY single business idea I’ve had and executed on over two decades. And I share my TOP lessons from each. Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/151
The Strava Story — Co-Founder Shares Early Growth & Scaling Strategies
May 28 • 69 min
Mark Gainey is the Co-Founder of Strava, the #1 app for runners and cyclists. Learn how they built a product for THEMSELVES (super niche at first). We talk about Mark’s “Equation of Success” and how to combat the “Noise of Opportunity” (when to say no).…
Behind The Scenes Of My Podcast Marketing (2 Million Downloads)
May 21 • 27 min
I’m sharing all the marketing and numbers for my show. Learn where you should focus your marketing efforts and also where NOT to focus. We’ve tried TONS of tactics, very few things work. I’m sharing all my learnings in this episode. Full show notes at…
The Author of My Favorite Productivity Book
May 14 • 64 min
Tony Schwartz is the founder and CEO of The Energy Project and author of NYT Bestseller, The Power of Full Engagement (my favorite productivity book). Learn how to manage your ENERGY (instead of time) and get the most out of each day. Full show notes at…
Gumroad Founder — How to Sell Digital Products
May 7 • 75 min
Sahil is the founder of Gumroad, an e-commerce site for creators. He was also #2 at Pinterest (hired at age 19). Learn how his company evolved after raising funding and shifting from office to remote. Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/147
Tim Kennedy — The Perfect Man
Apr 30 • 54 min
Tim Kennedy is a former Green Beret, Special Forces, Sniper, top 5 UFC middleweight fighter AND entrepreneur. Learn how he applies military “After Action Reviews” to his personal and business life and maximizes his time each day. Full show notes at…
My Favorite Sites to Start a Side Hustle
Apr 23 • 8 min
Here are my top recommendations for websites to use to GET PAID for your side hustle. Use these sites to find out WHERE your customers are and HOW you can sell them something valuable. Full show notes at https://okdork.com/podcast/145
My Webinar Checklist (10 Non-Sucky Zoom Tips)
Apr 16 • 10 min
Everyone’s doing live webinars right now and almost all are BORING and dull. I’ve been testing different tips and tricks and came up with my TOP 10 favorites. Use this checklist to run your next meeting and make it EPIC. Full show notes at…
Ultimate Guide to Recession Proof Business
Apr 9 • 24 min
Times are changing FAST. People and companies need ADAPT quickly. Here are 11 ways you can start as a freelancer, entrepreneur or small business to recession proof your offering. Businesses are changing and NOW is the opportunity to take action. Full show…
NYU Finance Professor = 🔥🔥
Apr 2 • 70 min
The ‘Dean of Valuation’, MBA and Ph.D. Aswath Damodaran teaches finance at NYU. Learn how the markets will affect your business, market pricing vs. investing, 3 E’s of teaching, strategies and stock picks, and TONS more. Full show notes at…
Recession Proof Your Ecommerce Business — 12 Tactics
Mar 26 • 13 min
I’m sharing real examples from ecommerce businesses (and ours) on how to approach marketing during coronavirus right now. I outline 12 actionable marketing tips for how to plan, budget and thrive an ecommerce business during these hard times. Full show…
Recession Proof
Mar 19 • 15 min
Everyone knows times are tough, but WHAT do we do? In this episode I talk about how to plan for a recession (business, finances, and overall uncertainty). Learn exactly what we’re doing at Sumo Group — and how you can do the same for yourself and biz.…
“Aha” Business Moments
Mar 12 • 61 min
Phi turned her food blog into a real, profitable business. Hear the “aha” business moments that Phi used to quit her desk job and turn her blog into a full-time business — and 4x her income at the same time.
Divorce Attorney Tells ALL 💸
Mar 5 • 52 min
A top divorce attorney shares advice on prenups, healthy marriage tips, professional athlete prenup stories, how to “keep the connection going”, and much MORE. This is a VERY open conversation.
Notes To Myself 📝
Feb 27 • 16 min
I recently came up with 7 key themes and reminders I try and use every day. This is a short podcast episode packed with actionable insights. Use these quick life, business, and happiness tips for your own life.
Influencer Marketing — CEO Who Partnered With Rob Gronkowski & Floyd Mayweather
Feb 20 • 62 min
How do you get famous people to advertise your product? Today, I’m talking to someone who’s snagged BIG name influencers — including Floyd Mayweather and Rob Gronkowski. Hear from Josh Snow on what influencer marketing is REALLY like.
Early Amazon Employee’s New BIG Thing for Home Security
Feb 13 • 89 min
Meet the entrepreneur who was an early Amazon employee, the co-founder of Redfin… and is now inventing the next BIG thing in home security called Deep Sentinel. In this chat, we talk about working with Jeff Bezos, starting companies, and more.
Growing an Ecommerce Company
Feb 6 • 56 min
Keto is the HOTTEST diet trend out there… and building a business on a hot trend can be VERY lucrative. Today, I talk to the co-founder of my favorite keto snack bar MCTco. You’ll learn about growing a hot new business trend, marketing, and more.
My Top 10 Marketing Strategies for 2020
Jan 30 • 14 min
I do TONS of marketing experiments. It’s how we’ve grown multiple 7-figure companies. Today, I’m sharing my top 10 marketing strategies for your business in 2020. I’ll talk about hot topics like Facebook Groups, why active audience matters most, and more.
RoastMaster General Jeff Ross — Roasted Me
Jan 23 • 35 min
Jeff Ross aka RoastMaster General is a world-famous comedian featured in Comedy Central, Netflix, and more. I had a lengthy conversation with Jeff the night before one of his shows. We talk about how he got into comedy, generating ideas, and a TON more.
Best Friend Show — Ian (Co-Founder of Tropical MBA)
Jan 16 • 41 min
Ian Schoen has traveled the world, built multiple companies, and had a large tech exit in 2015. Today, he’s an advocate for nomadic entrepreneurship… and he’s one of my best friends. Enjoy this episode with lots of learning on friendship and business.
Ryan Holiday — Bestselling Author and Business Builder
Jan 9 • 62 min
Ryan Holiday is a 4-time bestselling author — including having written The Obstacle is the Way (used by NFL teams like the New England Patriots). Plus, he’s built multiple successful businesses. Learn how Ryan does it all…
My Goals for 2020
Jan 2 • 12 min
Make 2020 your best year ever. In this episode, I’m sharing how I set goals that are exciting and achievable (aka how to stop missing your new year’s resolution). I’ll also be sharing my accountability structure, monthly reports, and a ton more.
Goals (My Exact Process)
Dec 26, 2019 • 27 min
How do you plan this year to be the BEST? Today, I’m re-sharing our goal planning strategy episode from last year. It was one of our most popular episodes — and the strategies still work. Use them to make effective business & personal goals.
My Favorites From The Year
Dec 19, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode, I’m recapping my favorite things from this year. Great books, interesting article, favorite movies even marketing campaigns… you’ll get all my favorites in this episode.
Take a Sound Bath with Me [Free Gift]
Dec 12, 2019 • 41 min
Take a break from your daily grind and chaos. Use this SPECIAL episode to relax… and re-motivate yourself in your life and business.
The Inventor of the Online Course
Dec 5, 2019 • 59 min
Yaro Starak, the OG internet marketer, was one of the first people to make money online. Learn how he created his first 7-figure online course, what he’s noticed about marketing over time, and tons more business learnings.
Noah’s Ark #2: What Worked?
Nov 28, 2019 • 27 min
Is my advice any good? Today, I invited back Matt from Ras Kitchen to hear updates on his business. Learn what he’s done since we last talked. What’s worked, where he’s still struggling, and what’s next. Plus, more ideas on how to keep growing his biz.
When Harry Met Noah (How To Get Press!)
Nov 21, 2019 • 65 min
My friend Harry has grown a MASSIVE blog called The Rideshare Guy because of PR. He even used PR to convince me to make him a guest on my podcast. If you want to grow your brand with the best PR strategies, today we’re talking to an expert.
The Guy Who Knows YOUR Habits
Nov 14, 2019 • 51 min
Today, I’m talking to one of the world’s experts on building habits. Kyle Richey is the CEO of Strides — an app on building better habits that I’ve personally used. Kyle and I share how anyone can build better habits in life, business, and more.
Our Million Dollar Consultant Is Back!
Nov 7, 2019 • 58 min
A million-dollar consultant held a live seminar recently… and I was there. There were a TON of learnings on growing a business, and we’ll share them on today’s podcast. Learn from Alan Weiss (again!) on how to make more money by simplifying, plus more.
7 Businesses I Can’t Believe No One Has Started (Yet!)
Oct 31, 2019 • 11 min
Today, I’m sharing seven businesses that I think would be good ideas for someone to start. Will you be the one who starts them? Plus, I’m sharing some general business advice on how to decide which company YOU should start.
Pickleball, Oat Milk, And The Next Big Products
Oct 24, 2019 • 39 min
Noah Fram-Schwartz is the co-founder of Glimpse — a company that showcases products and businesses BEFORE they become trendy. If you want to know what’s gonna be big in 2020 (and beyond), and how to future-proof your biz, you’ll love this episode.
Behind the Scenes of My New Product
Oct 16, 2019 • 45 min
We have a BRAND NEW product at Sumo Group… and I’m taking you behind-the-scenes. Hear our lessons our building a new product — the good, the bad, the ugly. What we learned, and what we’d do differently next time.
The Undefeated Coach
Oct 10, 2019 • 52 min
Bill Courtney is the inspirational coach behind Undefeated … which won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Today, I’m talking to Bill about how he structures his business to keep winning, dealing with the 2008 financial crisis, and more.
The Founder of Groupon’s New Thing!
Oct 3, 2019 • 40 min
Andrew Mason is the founder and former CEO of Groupon… who had a VERY public firing. Today, I’m talking to Andrew about what he learned getting fired from the company he helped create, how he dusted himself off to start a new business, and more.
Airbnb Blueprint
Sep 26, 2019 • 43 min
Today, we’re doing a case study with Sam Zuo from passiveairbnb.com. Learn how Sam is going to increase his online course sales. We’ll talk about increasing signups, how to define goals you can achieve for your business — and lots more.
Top 12 Travel Tips for 2019
Sep 19, 2019 • 10 min
Today, I’m sharing 12 travel tips for 2019. Google Fi, free walking tours, and tons more… these are REAL travel tips that I’ve tested. Use these tips to make your next business or personal trip more productive and fun.
The Entrepreneur Disease
Sep 12, 2019 • 71 min
One of the BIGGEST mistakes an entrepreneur can make is not prioritizing properly. Today, we’re doing another business case study. Learn how I help Dan from The Tropical MBA better focus his business for success. Use these for your business, too.
2019 Ecommerce Marketing Insights
Sep 5, 2019 • 11 min
Today, I’m sharing five ecommerce marketing insights for 2019. From email marketing to partner giveaways, these are real tactics, tips, and advice that we’re ACTUALLY using in our companies. No B.S.
Spicy Profits for Ras Kitchen
Aug 29, 2019 • 50 min
From YouTube videos to profitability — and making EVERY mistake in the book. Today, I’m talking to Matthew of Ras Kitchen. In this episode, hear how Matthew monetized his content on YouTube… and how you can monetize your content, too.
Today’s Special: Fast Food
Aug 22, 2019 • 54 min
How do you turn a small restaurant into an empire? Randy Murphy is the brains behind Mama Fu’s. On today’s episode, you’ll learn the surprising insights how Randy used technology to scale FAST… and what this means to grow your own business empire.
3x Super Bowl Champion — Michael Lombardi
Aug 15, 2019 • 51 min
How do you build a winning organization? As three-time Super Bowl champion, Michael Lombardi knows winning culture. In today’s podcast, hear how Michael helped build an elite culture for the best NFL teams… and how you can do the same in your business.
How Far Does Following My Advice Get You?
Aug 8, 2019 • 50 min
What happens when businesses take my advice? Today, I’m checking back on three companies from earlier episodes — Museum Hack (ep 101), Taylor Schulte (ep 102), and ONE80 (ep 106). Hear what’s changed, and how their businesses are doing now.
My Favorite Author - Robert Kurson
Aug 1, 2019 • 57 min
What goes on inside the mind of one of the world’s BEST authors? Robert Kurson wrote “Shadow Divers” and “Rocket Men” — two of my favorite recent books. Today, I talk with Robert about how to tell compelling stories… plus lots more.
Case Study: How to Double Your Ecommerce Sales
Jul 25, 2019 • 51 min
It was all going well for Ammon from ecommerce store ONE80… until his business got ripped off. In today’s podcast, I talk to Ammon about how to deal with getting ripped off on Amazon (and fix it), strategies to 2x his ecommerce sales, and more.
Behind the Scenes of Escape Rooms
Jul 18, 2019 • 51 min
Recently, I met Jon — the founder of one of my FAVORITE new hobbies. Jon created The Escape Room, one of the weirdest business ideas ever. If you’ve ever wondered how to create and grow a business to multiple locations, you’ll like this episode.
Mid-Year Review
Jul 9, 2019 • 10 min
We’re halfway through 2019, and it’s time to revisit your goals. Here’s how I look at mid-year reviews in my business and personal life. I’ll show you how I check on my goals, revise goals, remove goals… and even plan for 2020.
Phil Rosenthal BEST interview (creator Everybody Loves Raymond)
Jul 3, 2019 • 39 min
Phil Rosenthal went from getting fired in his low-level job… to making TWO hit TV shows. Phil is the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, and the Netflix show Somebody Feed Phil. Learn how he became successful, built a Netflix show from scratch, plus more.
Taylor Doesn’t Want to Quit His Job
Jun 28, 2019 • 48 min
Taylor Schulte has a full-time job… but he recently started a passion project he REALLY enjoys. Today, I talk to Taylor about how to grow his side hustle — and turn it into his main hustle. If you want start a biz, this is the episode for you.
Business Case Study: Growing Museum Hack Past $3 Million
Jun 20, 2019 • 57 min
I’m helping podcast listeners like you solve your biggest business challenges. In today’s episode, I talk to Michael Alexis from Museum Hack. Hear how Museum Hack is struggling, my ideas to help them fix it… and use these learnings in your own business.
The Winner of Netflix’s The Final Table — Timothy Hollingsworth
Jun 13, 2019 • 53 min
Timothy Hollingsworth used to run the world’s best restaurant. Now he’s the winner of Netflix’s show The Final Table — and a REALLY interesting entrepreneur. If you want to hear a different type of entrepreneur story, you’ll love this episode.
My Favorite Productivity Hacks Ever
Jun 11, 2019 • 10 min
Want to get more productive? In this episode, I’m sharing 9 of my FAVORITE productivity hacks. These hacks will help you speed up how you use a computer, enjoy life more, and be more productive in work and in your relationships.
My Favorite Foods in 2019
Jun 4, 2019 • 7 min
Today, I’m sharing my 7 favorite new snacks and food products. The list includes my favorite new chocolate bar, nut butter workout fuel, bone broth, and lots more. Plus, I got discount codes for you to try the food at a big savings. Check it out.
“My Father Had a Stroke” — with CEO of Oura Ring
May 30, 2019 • 66 min
When Harpreet Singh — CEO of Oura Ring — joined my podcast, I thought it’d be a typical business interview. But then we started talking about REAL s#&%. Hear how Harpreet handled his dad’s stroke, why he quit a stable job at a hedge fund, and more.
100 Miles
May 28, 2019 • 3 min
If no one notices you quitting, does it matter? I faced a situation recently where I could have quit, and no one would have known. Here’s the story of what I decided to do, and what self-commitment means when no one is watching.
The Mystery Episode — Featuring Neville Medhora
May 21, 2019 • 16 min
Neville Medhora — six-figure copywriter and frequent guest on my podcast — hijacked my episode. It’s a mystery episode where Neville shares his best life tips. Or, he might just spend the episode saying his URL over and over again. Let’s find out…
Money Strategies
May 16, 2019 • 78 min
Are your finances set up correctly? Even for successful entrepreneurs, the answer is often no. Today, I talk to New York Times bestselling finance author Ramit Sethi. Learn how to make more money, optimize your finances, and what a rich life REALLY means.
Shabbat Shalom!
May 14, 2019 • 12 min
Today, I’m sharing how to use a fun Friday dinner to build friendships and business relationships. The dinner is called Shabbat, and I’m going to show you step-by-step how to set it up for maximum business growth, personal growth, and fun. Try it this…
How to Have Better Meetings
May 7, 2019 • 4 min
How do you keep your team on the same page? Lots of entrepreneurs and business leaders run ineffective meetings. Whether you’re in-person or remote, big or small, there are strategies to make your weekly meetings and agendas BETTER. Here’s how we do it.
The 8-Figure Email Newsletter — Morning Brew
May 2, 2019 • 57 min
Alex Lieberman thought his career would be in finance. But he had an idea for a daily newsletter, and started building it. Today, his idea is Morning Brew — the 8-figure newsletter with 1 million subscribers. Hear Alex’s story.
Caution: Only Listen When Struggling
Apr 30, 2019 • 6 min
It felt like I lost everything when I was fired by Facebook. It was the beginning of a year of resentment and depression. If you’re struggling, that’s okay. Today, I want to share with you how to find courage, gain clarity, and fix your life.
My Favorite Books of 2019
Apr 23, 2019 • 9 min
What are the BEST best business books that I’ve read this year? What are my favorite personal books? Every year, I read dozens and dozens of books. Today, I’m sharing my favorite books from 2019. If you need books to read, check this episode out.
Million Dollar Consulting — with Alan Weiss
Apr 18, 2019 • 51 min
When I was dating someone in college, I went to her dad’s house… and it was a MANSION. Holy #@*&! When I asked how he got rich, he gave me a book by Alan Weiss about consulting and business. Today, I talk to Alan about his thoughts on business and life.
Coaches
Apr 16, 2019 • 9 min
Back in school we had teachers and coaches. But once we graduate school… we stop using coaches! That’s a big mistake. In today’s episode, I’m talking about WHY you should use coaches, the types of coaches you can hire, and all the coaches I use.
Sumo Journey #1: Knights of the Round Table
Apr 9, 2019 • 9 min
What REALLY happens behind-the-scenes of a 7-figure business? It’s not as glamorous as some of these lame internet “entrepreneurs” pretend. In December, I decided to come back and run Sumo full-time. Today, I’m sharing our struggles and what’s next.
From Wantrepreneur to $150,000 in Revenue — Meet Tom Stanford
Apr 4, 2019 • 18 min
Failing wantrepreneur to successful business — the story of Tom Stanford. Before Tom started Saint Belford last year, he started a few businesses that failed (including an EDM beats website that had zero sales). Hear how he finally found success.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #11: AppSumo 2014
Apr 2, 2019 • 5 min
In 2014, AppSumo was making $4 million… but I felt unfulfilled. It wasn’t enough. I was always refreshing the money. I had forgotten WHY I started the company. It took me buying one of our products to have the WTF moment. This is the story about our 2014.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #10: Palm Springs
Mar 26, 2019 • 2 min
Life can be frustrating. How do you react when something bad happens? I took a trip to Palm Springs… and the trifecta of bad things happened. This podcast episode is about lessons learned when things go wrong — and how to handle bad things.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #9: Patriots
Mar 19, 2019 • 3 min
How do the BEST sports teams consistently win? Even if you hate them, teams like the Patriots, Spurs, and UCLA can teach us a LOT about consistency in business — and being a successful entrepreneur. Here’s how…
Is It Actually Better to Rent or Buy? I Share My Personal Numbers
Mar 14, 2019 • 13 min
Is renting wasting money? Should you buy? There are a lot of theories out there… but not a lot of REAL evidence or data. Today, I’m sharing numbers behind selling my home and what the results say about renting vs. buying.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #8: Waves
Mar 12, 2019 • 2 min
It might sound weird, but the ocean is a GREAT way to learn about how to be more successful in business. I explain in today’s podcast what the ocean, and waves, can teach you about business and leadership.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #7: Someone Deleted My Wikipedia Page
Mar 5, 2019 • 2 min
I was deleted from the Internet… WTF. A Wikipedia admin decided I wasn’t important anymore, and deleted my Wikipedia page. I was mad at first… and then I had a few revelations. I’m sharing 4 takeaways I learned after I was erased from the Internet.
What’s Better? Airbnb vs Long Term Rental — Paula Pant
Feb 28, 2019 • 77 min
Passive income is possible… if you know how. Today, I’m talking to Paula Pant about how she become a millionaire from real estate investing. The strategies she used weren’t rocket science — and you can use them, too.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #6: Shock Doctrine
Feb 26, 2019 • 7 min
How do you make your business better? Today, I’m sharing six key things we’re doing to make our business Sumo great this year. If your business is struggling, or your business is going well but you want to make it BETTER, you’ll love these tips.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #5: Typing Speed (100 WPM)
Feb 19, 2019 • 2 min
Go faster! In your business and life, there are things slowing you down… and you probably don’t notice. Your computer, your typing speed, your processes. Today, I’m sharing how to speed up your life so you can DOMINATE.
The $100 Million Man
Feb 14, 2019 • 46 min
What’s it like to be rich? David Hauser shares his story about selling a company for $200 million. We go behind-the-scenes on the biggest things people DON’T know about being rich, if being rich is as great as people think, and how you can be rich, too.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #4
Feb 12, 2019 • 2 min
What are you accepting as normal in your business and life? Many of us accept things the way they are… even if they’re not good. Today’s story is what a broken door taught me about acceptance as a disease — and challenging the norm to be great.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #3
Feb 5, 2019 • 2 min
Forget shortcuts or a “golden bullet”… if you want to be great in business and life, you have to put in the effort. In today’s episode, I share a funny story about what fantasy football taught me about being great in your business and life.
22 Exact Things We Did to Sell $1 Million in Courses
Jan 31, 2019 • 20 min
How do you market your business? A few years ago, we created an online course that made $1 million. We used 22 specific marketing strategies to reach the million dollars. Today, I’m sharing these exact strategies with YOU to use in your own business.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #2
Jan 29, 2019 • 3 min
WTF does snowshoeing have to do with leadership? Recently I was surprised that my experiencing snowshoeing with my family taught me 5 valuable leadership lessons. Today, I’m sharing them with you — so you’re a better leader in your job or business.
Entrepreneur Appetizer #1
Jan 22, 2019 • 2 min
I recently took an Uber, and had a conversation that inspired me to think about business and leadership. In today’s short new type of short episode, I share 3 things you can do for yourself to be happier and more successful at work.
Happiness
Jan 17, 2019 • 42 min
Are you happy? Today, I talk with six-figure online entrepreneur Neville Medhora about happiness and business. Many entrepreneurs aren’t as happy as they can be. Learn Neville’s strategies on how to be happier while running a successful business.
Goals
Jan 3, 2019 • 26 min
How do you plan this year to be the BEST? Today, I’m sharing the goal planning strategies you can use for your personal life and business. Learn the exact structure I use to set my goals this year… and copy the strategy yourself.
Our Most Popular Guest Is Back
Dec 13, 2018 • 41 min
Tynan is the world’s most interesting person. From trying to buy a penguin to traveling millions of miles, Tynan has experienced more than anyone. In this episode, we talk about Tynan’s favorite things, best experiences, and how to follow your own path.
The FINAL — Ayahuasca
Nov 27, 2018 • 39 min
What’s it like to be a modern-day shaman? Zach Poitra was the shaman at my Ayahuasca retreat. But he’s not like a shaman you might imagine — he’s a former stockbroker from NYC. In part 2 of our talk, hear about the economics of being a shaman and more.
How to Get out of a Two-Year Funk — with Billy Murphy
Nov 15, 2018 • 49 min
How do you break a two-year funk? Over the past couple years, my friend Billy hasn’t been fully happy. But six months ago, his life TOTALLY flipped around — thanks to an Ayahuasca retreat. Here’s our convo on how the retreat changed his life.
Drugs and Spiritual Journeys — a Conversation with an Ayahuasca Shaman
Nov 8, 2018 • 33 min
Could you imagine quitting a high-paying job in finance to become a meditation shaman? That’s exactly what happened to someone I met recently. Today, in part two of my Ayahuasca story, I talk to the shaman who led my Ayahuasca retreat.
The Worst Night of My Life: My Experience with Ayahuasca
Nov 1, 2018 • 25 min
I haven’t been as happy with my life recently as I wanted. I was unhappy with a few big areas of my life — so I decided to do an Ayahuasca experience. Here’s what happened… and why it was the worst night of my life.
Habits with James Clear
Oct 16, 2018 • 26 min
Over the past five years, James grew his blog from 0 to 1 million readers. In today’s episode, James and I talk about how he grew a business about habits, our thoughts on current marketing trends — like bots — and how James makes money from his blog.
The Rolls-Royce of Mountain Bikes
Jul 25, 2018 • 27 min
Yeti Cycles is the BEST mountain bike brand in the world. Chris Conroy, and his business partner Steve, bought the company when it was struggling. Today, they’ve turned it into an award-winning brand. Hear from Chris on how they did it.
Mindless Eating — with Brian Wansink
Jul 11, 2018 • 29 min
Brian Wansink wrote my FAVORITE diet book ever — called Mindless Eating. In this episode, we have a candid conversation on psychology, why most diets fail, and how to live a healthier life.
7 Life Thoughts
Jun 21, 2018 • 9 min
Recently, I took an international retreat to think about what I’ve been doing. Am I happy? Am I wasting time? What else should I be doing in my life? Here are the 7 life thoughts I had during my retreat — that you can use too.
A Conversation with One of America’s Best Chefs — Tyson Cole
May 22, 2018 • 38 min
As a caucasian, Tyson Cole doesn’t fit the stereotype of sushi chef. But Tyson has been voted one of the BEST chefs in the U.S. From dishwasher to award-winning chef, hear about Tyson’s experiences owning 7 restaurants, being on Iron Chef, and more.
Bo Jackson: A Conversation With the World’s Best Athlete
Apr 26, 2018 • 32 min
There’s only one athlete in history who was a NFL and MLB all-star. But the year after he was named NFL all-star… he left the limelight. This is the story of Bo Jackson, the greatest athlete you don’t know enough about.
The March Show
Mar 16, 2018 • 28 min
Over the past month, I’ve met some epic people, tried some cool new products, and learned some important lessons. In this episode, I share the biggest things I’ve discovered over the past month (and what I’m excited about for March).
How Adam Gilbert Quit Corporate America and Now Helps Thousands Live a Healthier Life
Feb 15, 2018 • 25 min
Adam Gilbert had a corporate job he hated. Instead of being miserable, he decided to quit his job and start his own business. He didn’t have a plan, he hadn’t validated an idea… but 10 years later, he’s grown it to a six-figure business. Here’s his story.
How to Turn Blog Posts into a Business — with Vanessa Van Edwards
Dec 19, 2017 • 8 min
Vanessa Van Edwards built a business in a crowded market. Her industry has competitors like Dale Carnegie, but she was still able to be successful. Here’s how.
The Hanukkah Gift — with Mike Posner
Dec 14, 2017 • 18 min
Your 15-minute challenge from Mike Posner. Learn a new habit you can keep forever — plus, it’ll help you reduce stress, improve your focus, and be happier today.
Thank You Episode
Dec 5, 2017 • 81 min
The answers to my favorite questions. In this episode, I answer 50+ of the most popular questions listeners like you have asked. Learn the biggest marketing strategies for 2018, how to improve your sales skills, where to find a mentor, and tons more.
The Surprise Show
Nov 28, 2017 • 9 min
This is a surprise show. It’s different than any other podcast episode you’ve heard. If I told you what it was, it wouldn’t be a surprise, would it?
How to Create a Successful SaaS Business: Lessons from Building WebinarNinja
Nov 21, 2017 • 26 min
Omar Zenhom bootstrapped WebinarNinja from nothing into a successful SaaS business. If you’re looking to build or grow a SaaS company, you’ll love this episode. Learn how Omar pushed past roadblocks, validated his idea for dirt cheap, and more.
Crazy Life Stories from the CEO of an 8-Figure Company — with JT McCormick (Part 2)
Nov 14, 2017 • 23 min
In part 2 of my talk with JT McCormick, we dive deep into his backstory. Learn how the CEO of an 8-figure company was raised, got his start, and overcame insane obstacles to make it where he is today. Use these lessons to inspire you to take action.
How JT McCormick Went from Broke and Homeless to CEO of an 8-Figure Business
Nov 7, 2017 • 27 min
JT McCormick has an insane story that reads like a Hollywood movie. He grew up poor and ran into trouble with the law. But years later, he went from the lowest-paid employee at a startup to their President. And today, he’s a CEO. Here’s how he did it.
Sexual Harassment and Being a Woman in the Workplace — with Entrepreneur Laura Roeder
Oct 31, 2017 • 24 min
The sexual harassment stories you’ve heard about in the news are just the tip of the iceberg. To hear what it’s REALLY like being a woman in the workplace, and how men can help make it better, I invited MeetEdgar CEO Laura Roeder to share her experiences.
How Nomadic Matt Grew a Travel Blog to 15 Million Visitors
Oct 24, 2017 • 16 min
If you dislike your 9-5 job and want to work for yourself, there’s hope. Nomadic Matt started his travel blog on the side while working a boring entry-level desk job. Today, he makes a living traveling the world and blogging. This is his story.
How to Have More Engaging Conversations — with Jordan Harbinger
Oct 17, 2017 • 19 min
No more awkward conversations. Learn from charisma expert Jordan Harbinger — host of “Art of Charm” — on how to improve your conversation skills in business and life. Use these tips to close business deals easier, make new friends, and more.
Sales Tips for Your Business and Daily Life — with Anton Sepetov
Oct 10, 2017 • 35 min
Sales impacts EVERY area of life, from convincing friends to try a new restaurant, to negotiating, to closing a big deal. Learn how to improve your sales skills in business and daily life from Anton Sepetov, the VP of sales for an 8-figure business.
From College Kid to Working with Kendrick Lamar and Tory Lanez — the Story of Sascha Guttfreund
Oct 3, 2017 • 30 min
It’s possible to have a job you love, and Sascha Guttfreund is proof. Sascha went from college kid to working with Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and, today, Tory Lanez. Hear his lessons on following your dreams, crazy stories from the music industry, and more.
How Gary Levitt Sold His Company to GoDaddy
Sep 26, 2017 • 21 min
What it’s like to sell your company to GoDaddy? In this chat, Gary Levitt shares how he built Mad Mimi for $50 and sold it to GoDaddy for $42 million. Plus, learn about email marketing best practices, having Dr. Dre and Seth Godin as customers, and more.
How to Focus Your Business to Be Successful — with Fiverr CEO Micha Kaufman
Sep 19, 2017 • 23 min
Micha Kaufman, the founder and CEO of Fiverr, has one rule: Everything on Fiverr must take one click. Learn how Micha used “one click” focus to build a bootstrapped idea into a multimillion dollar business. Plus, what’s next for Fiverr, and tons more.
Meet Guy Sharett Who Speaks 7 Languages
Sep 12, 2017 • 17 min
Imagine being able to travel the world and speak to ANYONE. Language learning is one of the most underrated keys to success — and happiness. Today, I’m going to introduce you to someone who followed their passion to become a language learning expert.
Behind-The-Scenes with the Man Who’s Disrupting a Trillion-Dollar Industry
Sep 5, 2017 • 31 min
How do you build a VERY successful business in a competitive industry? Learn from Daniel Schreiber, the CEO and co-founder of Lemonade. Daniel’s company is fighting 100-year-old competitors in a crowded industry — and Daniel is winning.
3 Important Lessons About Business, Life, and Happiness
Aug 29, 2017 • 8 min
Since I started Sumo and AppSumo, I’ve taken a sabbatical every 18 months. Recently, I spent a month in Israel and met a ton of entrepreneurs. Hear why you should take time off and 3 important lessons about business, life, and happiness from my trip.
How to 2x Your Business This Year: Lessons from Buying 29 Companies
Aug 22, 2017 • 33 min
Everyone wants to start a company, but what about buying one? In this episode, I talk with Jonathan Siegel — who’s bought 29 businesses. You’ll learn how to buy a company, the quickest way to 2x business revenue, and how to 10x your business in one
How to Overcome 190 Rejections and Change an Industry — Ben Mezrich
Aug 15, 2017 • 25 min
Ben Mezrich is the author of the book behind the Hollywood hit movie “The Social Network.” In this podcast, hear how Ben went from 190 rejections to making it BIG with his unconventional thinking. Use these lessons to succeed in any competitive market
How YouTube’s Top Earners Promote Their Content and Grow Their Audience
Aug 8, 2017 • 21 min
How do YouTube’s top earners get so many views to their content? In the second part of my interview with YouTube’s #1 growth guy, Tim Schmoyer, you’ll learn the EXACT strategies the pros use to get more views on YouTube
How to Get 100,000 YouTube Subscribers by 2018
Aug 1, 2017 • 25 min
Tim Schmoyer is the #1 YouTube growth guy on the planet. To take my channel to the next level, and towards my goal 100,000 subscribers, I hired Tim to coach me. Here’s everything I learned. Implement these lessons on your channel, too.
How Sam Retired by 40
Jul 25, 2017 • 33 min
Sam Dogen lost 50% of his net worth overnight in the 2009 market crash. But he didn’t let that stop him. Learn how Sam recovered, his mission to find financial freedom, how he’s grown his blog Financial Samurai to 25 million visits, and more.
How to Grow Your Business to $1 Million — and Beyond
Jul 18, 2017 • 10 min
What does it take to grow a successful business? There’s a lot of info online about starting a business, but more difficult is growing your idea to a million-dollar business. Learn how I grew my business to $1+ million — and how you can do the same.
Meet Andrew Chen: How to Be Successful in Silicon Valley
Jul 11, 2017 • 33 min
Andrew is the current Head of Rider Growth at Uber and the main advisor for Sumo. Hear how Andrew made it big in Silicon Valley working with the most important names in tech. Use these lessons to succeed in your career, business, and life.
The Next Elon Musk — Meet John Arrow
Jul 6, 2017 • 44 min
John Arrow thinks about the future EVERY day. He just turned 30, and he’s already sold part of a 9-figure company, has a private jet, and experiments with crazy future technologies to change the world. Learn what John thinks is going to happen, how he p
How to Make a Podcast: Lessons from an NPR Producer
Jun 28, 2017 • 20 min
When I created my podcast, there was a lot of “good” but not enough “great.” To take my podcast to the next level, I hired a producer from NPR. Here’s everything I learned — and how these lessons on finding an expert can help you in your busin
How Aubrey Marcus Grew Onnit to $28 Million in Revenue
Jun 20, 2017 • 51 min
When I first met up with Aubrey Marcus, I asked what was off-limits to talk about. His answer? “Not much.” In this conversation, Aubrey and I talk about his open relationship with his fiancée, how he grew Onnit to a $28 million business, and tons mor
Breaking Rules with Onnit CEO Aubrey Marcus
Jun 13, 2017 • 46 min
Most interviews with entrepreneurs are focused on business tactics, tips, and strategies. But, to be ultra-successful you need to focus on other areas of your life, too. Today, learn how to improve your entire self with Aubrey Marcus, the CEO of Onnit.
From $100,000 in Debt to Co-Founding an 8-Figure Business
Jun 6, 2017 • 22 min
Chad Boyda dreamed of being an entrepreneur. But it didn’t work out for him like you see in the movies. At first, he tried to build a startup… but failed. It wasn’t until years later he finally succeeded. Hear more about Chad’s entrepreneurial jou
How to Write a Bestselling Fiction Book with Pierce Brown
May 30, 2017 • 30 min
Success isn’t as easy as you’re led to believe: You have to go through failure before you “make it.” Hear bestselling author Pierce Brown talk about his long road to success, the failures along the way, and how he became a bestselling author
Essentialism
May 23, 2017 • 48 min
Every day, we’re told “more is better.” But is it true? In this podcast, I talk with Greg McKeown, the bestselling author of Essentialism. Hear his lessons for success — and how simplifying your life can lead to more success and happiness.
How to Create an Interesting Life with Tynan
May 16, 2017 • 92 min
Recently, I flew to Las Vegas to meet Tynan: A mysterious man without a last name, who was a professional pickup artist, had a career as a gambler, and lived out of a RV. Hear his stories on living an epic life — and how you can live your own dream life
How to Become Friends with VIPs, Celebrities, and Famous Entrepreneurs: Lessons from Keith Ferrazzi
May 9, 2017 • 18 min
How do you become friends with your idols? Keith Ferrazzi is a New York Times bestselling author and expert in building friendships with VIPs, celebrities, and famous entrepreneurs. Hear Keith’s secrets to building successful relationships (and more).
Lessons on Pushing Your Limits and Maximizing Your Time with Jesse Itzler
May 2, 2017 • 54 min
Most of us go through life on autopilot. New day, same routine. But Jesse refuses to live a “normal” life. He’s been a rapper, entrepreneur, author, and athlete. Hear Jesse Itzler share stories and lessons from his wildly successful and unorthodox life.
My BIGGEST Rich Asshole Moment
Apr 25, 2017 • 10 min
I had no idea a $74,000 Jaguar car could make me MORE miserable.
Mike Posner on Gaining Success, Dealing with Jealousy, and More
Apr 18, 2017 • 75 min
Mike Posner is the Grammy-nominated artist behind the popular songs “Cooler Than Me” and “I Took a Pill in Ibiza.”
How to Start a Side Hustle: From Writing Porn Titles to Making $25,000 in 4 Months
Apr 11, 2017 • 47 min
Recently, I flew one of my podcast listeners to spend a day with me in Austin, TX.
14 Business Lessons from America’s Greatest Sales and Marketing Executive
Apr 4, 2017 • 22 min
In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents, I share the 14 takeaways from Chet Holmes’s incredible book The Ultimate Sales Machine.
Part 2: Behind the Scenes of a 6-Figure Online Business
Mar 28, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents, you’ll learn how these three things (and much more) helped Neville Medhora build a 6-figure copywriting empire.
Behind the Scenes of a 6-Figure Online Business
Mar 21, 2017 • 70 min
We go behind-the-scenes with Neville Medhora of KopywritingKourse.
Lessons From the World’s Best Restaurant
Mar 14, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents, I talk to Nick Kokonas from the restaurant Alinea.
The 60-Minute Conversation That Changed My Life
Mar 7, 2017 • 15 min
Jonathan Coon changed my life during our 60-minute lunch. As the founder of 1-800-CONTACTS and Wikibuy.com, Jonathan knows more about building successful businesses than almost anyone. Hear me share his exact secret to success, why he always tips $100, re
SEO Case Study With Brian Dean
Feb 28, 2017 • 42 min
You’ll learn how Brian from Backlinko made $100,000 from a 2,000 person email list, the specific metrics for optimizing YouTube videos AND 1 tactic that permanently changed OkDork after this episode.
10: Deep Dive on Jim Rohn’s 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness
Feb 21, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode I go DEEP on Jim Rohn. He’s someone you’ve likely never heard of and will be blown away by his wisdom.
09: Repetition and Mastery with David Kadavy
Feb 14, 2017 • 37 min
A surprisingly impactful episode
08: What I Learned Spending $1.5 Million on a Domain
Feb 8, 2017 • 10 min
Today I’m sharing the story of why we spent $1,500,000 on Sumo.com.
007: How to Come up With a Business Idea
Jan 31, 2017 • 9 min
In this episode I break down my formula for creating new business ideas. By simply recognizing the things you want, you’re guaranteed to always have at least one customer and that’s you.
006: The 5 am Challenge
Jan 24, 2017 • 11 min
In this episode I talk about the 5 things I learned from waking up at 5 am for a week. I also challenge you with implementing the knowledge I drop to make you more efficient and productive and give you back your afternoons to enjoy life.
005: Jason Fried - Robots, watches and not sweating
Jan 19, 2017 • 39 min
I get the chance to sit down with Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried before “The Basecamp Way To Work” event at their office in Chicago.
003: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Total Recall - Deep Dive
Jan 17, 2017 • 14 min
Learn how Arnold accomplished so much in 1 lifetime.
002: Creating a physical product [case study]
Jan 17, 2017 • 33 min
Noah and Dustin discuss the business Fit Fly Shaker.
Behind the Scenes of Tim Ferriss: His Secrets of Success (and More)
Jan 17, 2017 • 40 min
Learn Tim’s gift of the year, supplements and about our heads
000: The Beginning
Dec 16, 2016 • 1 min
Hello World