Smarter Destiny Podcast

Smarter Destiny Podcast

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We’re on a mission. We’re going to find and uncover the smartest, most successful entrepreneurs on the planet. Explore their highs, their lows and how they ultimately mastered the game. I’m Martyn Cook and I’m excited to welcome you to the Smarter Destiny Podcast. I’m grateful for you and your time, now let’s level up together.


#25 - Aswin Sokke
Oct 13 • 62 min
Show notes Ashwin Sokke 00:30 - Introducing Ashwin Sokke 02:35 - Tell us about the starting point on your entrepreneurial journey. 08:30 - Was this first step in the US? 16:20 - AS: “We started hearing that the customers used our products for their hair…”…
#24 - Ben Angel
Oct 5 • 77 min
Show notes Ben Angel 00:30 - Who is Ben Angel? 03:10 - Is there a point in the past when you started your biohacking path? 06:36 - What is biohacking? 09:10 - When did you do your first biohacking? 17:40 - What happened after that first breakpoint? 21:10…
#23 - Eric Toz
Sep 29 • 70 min
Show notes Eric Toz 00:30 - Introduction Eric Toz 03:15 - How was the beginning of your path as an entrepreneur? 13:05 - What were the most important learnings from that period? 15:00 - When did you decide to do it on your own? 16:17 - How did you…
#22 - Meaghan & AJ Yager
Sep 22 • 99 min
Show notes Meaghan & AJ Yager 00:30 - Introduction Meaghan and AJ Yager. 02:15 - How was your background and how you got together as a power couple? 13:05 - Meaghan, what do you think is a great technique for selling encyclopedias in the modern age? 16:48…
#21 - Aaron Krall
Sep 15 • 76 min
Show notes Aaron Krall 00:30 - Introduction Aaron Krall 02:00 - What was your turning point into the life of an entrepreneur? 04:02 - What was that first job about? 05:18 - What did you do next? 11:05 - How were you feeling after this first “failure”?…
#20 - Mehtab Bhogal
Sep 8 • 67 min
Show notes Mehtab Bhogal 00:30 - Introducing Mehtab Bhogal 01:50 - What was the first experience as an entrepreneur? - MB When I was studying at the university I started with a partner an online community for selling guitars. 03:10 - What was the reason…
#19 - Moiz Ali
Sep 1 • 73 min
Show notes Moiz Ali 00:30 - Introduction Moiz Ali 02:30 - What were you doing just before you became an entrepreneur? - MA I was a lawyer in NYC, it was my last job before becoming an entrepreneur. 05:05 - What did you do next? - MA One of my partners at…
#18 - James Van Elswyk
Aug 25 • 90 min
Show notes James Van Elswyk 00:30 - Introduction James Van Elswyk 02:00 - When did your entrepreneurial path began? - JVE: I was a competitive tennis player at 16. But at the same time I was stringing my own racquet and started to do it for other players…
#17 - Yifat Cohen
Aug 18 • 79 min
Show notes Yifat Cohen 00:30 - Introduction Yifat Cohen 02:25 - Tell us about your first steps on the path of becoming an entrepreneur. - YC: When I came to the US I was part of a three person team app, got asked to teach twelve people to do everything at…
#16 - Alexander Fedotoff
Aug 10 • 82 min
Show notes Alexander Fedotoff 00:30 - Introducing Alexander Fedotoff 02:40 - Tell us about the transition from the traditional job to the entrepreneur life. AF - It was a natural evolution. I started with the traditional path, studying in college, but in…
#15 - Roland Frasier
Aug 4 • 83 min
Show Notes Roland Frasier 00:28 - Introducing Roland Frasier 03:21 - What were you doing before you become an entrepreneur? - RF: “I was a skate rental clerk. Got paid below the minimum wage, but it was fun.” 05:40 - What started your transition becoming…
#14 - Alex Brown
Jul 27 • 84 min
Alex Brown show notes 00:30 - Introducing Alex Brown 04:30 - When would you place your origins as an entrepreneur? - AB: I come from an entrepreneur family… 07:55 - What was your college degree on? - AB: It was in business, ironically 10:20 - What…
#13 - Matt Schmitt
Jul 21 • 81 min
Show notes: Matt Schmitt 00:30 - Introducing Matt Shmitt 04:50 - How was the transition from being an employee to being your own boss? - MS: I started with affiliate marketing at first because I graduated during the Great Recession, there were no jobs. I…
#12 - Gerald Soh
Jul 14 • 72 min
Shownotes: Gerald Soh 00:30 - Introducing Gerald Soh. 03:00 - Tell us about the transition from being an employee to an entrepreneur - GS: I studied science, but I didn’t want to work on a lab. I got a job on a bank, but my income was fixed, so it didn’t…
#11 - Justin Christianson
Jul 6 • 70 min
Show notes: Justin Christianson 00:15 - Presentation Justin Christianson and how we met 02:35 - How did you become an entrepreneur? - JC: I was an electrician in my twenties but I got tired of working so hard, that long everyday. So I started selling cell…
#10 - Dan Nikas
Jun 30 • 81 min
Shownotes: 00:30 - Presentation Dan Nikas 00:42 - About the career as a homicide detective. “Traditionally police, when they get into these sort of long work trips, they go to the pub to spend the afternoon. But I turned to fitness instead” 06:15 - The…
#09 - Nate Lind - PART 2
Jun 14 • 94 min
PART 2 03:00 - Personal development. NL: “Finding coaches or trainings that can help you understand more about why you do what you do” 10:05 - First thirty minutes of your day - NL: Kids and family. Wake up very early. 13:18 - Ideal morning rutine - NL:…
#08 - Nate Lind - PART 1
Jun 14 • 50 min
“Avoid getting cut on the cutting edge” 00:00 - Introduction 03:35 - How did you start many businesses without any money? - NL: The story about how he started a business with just credit cards. 06:38 - “I found that when I’m in periods of high pressure…
#07 - Jordan Rolband
Jun 7 • 68 min
SHOW NOTES for Jordan Rolband - Consistency is the key 2:05 - How did you get started making money? JR - “I hated it, it was like pulling teeth, but what I learned about was selling antique watches….” 6:05 - Strategies that you’ve learned selling watches?…
#06 - Daniel Snow
May 31 • 56 min
SHOW NOTES for Daniel Snow - It’s all about growing 00:00 - Introduction 01:45 - How did you get started? - DS: I got started on the online marketing space at sophomore year of college. “My entire perception of ‘you got to get a job’ was completely blown…
#05 - Joshua Elizetxe
May 24 • 63 min
SHOW NOTES for Joshua Elizetxe - Make it a win win win situation 02:00 - Who are you Josh? JE - First steps as a teenager trying to become an entrepreneur. 4:15 - The anecdote about being invited to a party at the Playboy Mansion while he was underage.…
#04 - Dave Loader
May 14 • 67 min
SHOW NOTES for Dave Loader - The Monastery 02:30 - The monastery story - DL: The monastery is in Thailand on the top of a mountain. If you want to visit it you only need to send an email and they’ll tell you when you can come. You don’t have to pay…
#03 - Alex Cunliffe
May 14 • 63 min
SHOW NOTES for Alex Cunliffe - Inkthreadable 1:50 - Tell the audience what Inkthreadable is - AC explains briefly what his brand is. 3:50 - What do you do and how long have you been doing it? - AC: Amy is my partner in life and business. The beginnings…
#02 - Cheryl Cigan
May 14 • 70 min
SHOW NOTES for Cheryl Cigan - Make the best “who you are” 00.00 - INTRODUCTION Cheryl Cigan 01:46 - A little background of yourself - CC: Where I’m from. What I’ve done. 02:55 - The anecdote about working with an astronaut 05:45 - Play with things when…
#01 - Dave Loader
May 14 • 61 min
SHOW NOTES for Dave Loader - Lucid Dreaming 0:30 - INTRODUCTION. Who is Dave Loader, what are we going to talk about in this podcast. 2:45 - What is so important about sleep? DL: What is REM, what happens to your brain when you are dreaming, what is lucid…
Smarter Destiny Podcast
Apr 3 • 0 min
We are on a mission.We are going to find and uncover the smartest, most successful entrepreneurs on the planet. Explore their highs, their lows and how they ultimately mastered the game. I’m Martyn Cook and I’m excited to welcome you to the Smarter…