This was a delightful conversation, and one that made me laugh more than any in recent memory. Rob Fitzpatrick shares the journey from showering under a 5-gallon bucket in a warehouse scheduled for demolition to running a satisficing lifestyle business with $20k/mo in book revenue and a growing community. Links: https://www.robfitz.com/home http://writeusefulbooks.com
This was a delightful conversation with emerging expert Denis Oakley. I especially loved how Denis “got his reps in” by selling business models on Upwork. Links: email@example.com denis-oakley.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/denis-oakley-innovation/ https://twitter.com/denisoakley https://www.youtube.com/c/DenisOakleyStrategyConsulting/videos
Jonathan suggested a followup conversation; I enjoyed hearing from him about his transition from surfing a once-in-a-generation tech wave to a very different kind of advisory business, his inventory of every nasty email he’s ever received from his list, how he runs inexpensive experiments, and the relationship between death and mission. Links: jonathanstark.com valuepricingbootcamp.com
Kyle and I discuss entering a new market, inventing new terminology, and pursuing a transformative agenda. https://www.superhelpful.com https://museumprogress.com You can sign up for the newsletter by visiting https://museumprogress.com/get-map-letters
Did you know Jim Thornton built something like a private version of Google.com’s search engine using a combination of serverless code, Screaming Frog, and Neo4j? In this conversation that touches on, among other things, the marketing caste system, Jim explains why he did this and how this played into his self-made expertise journey. Very important links: https://inboundfound.com/ https://inboundfound.com/emails/
John Jantsch talks about his new book on marketing, The Ultimate Marketing Engine: 5 Steps to Ridiculously Consistent Growth.
A wide-ranging conversation where Guillaume explains how he remains positive while building a novel framework for strategic narrative.
David C. Baker and I had a wide-ranging conversation about how his expertise-powered business grew to over $1MM in annual revenue.