41 episodes

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between.

We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Creator Lab - interviews with entrepreneurs and startup founders Bilal Zaidi

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between.

We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

    Dr. Emily Anhalt, Psychologist + Co-Founder, Coa // Mental Health, Anxiety + Emotional Fitness

    Dr. Emily Anhalt, Psychologist + Co-Founder, Coa // Mental Health, Anxiety + Emotional Fitness

    Dr. Emily Anhalt is a psychologist, co-founder + chief-clinical officer of Coa, a mental fitness platform + community.

    Five things you'll learn:
    • how to be proactive about your mental health + emotional fitness
    • identifying + dealing with anxiety
    • actionable tips to deal with imposter syndrome
    • dealing with co-founder breakups
    • survivor guilt, sublimation + other psychological concepts that may impact your life

    Subscribe on YouTube:
    https://youtu.be/8n4F_mS79gs

    • 51 min
    Sam Parr, The Hustle // Paid Newsletters, Building An Audience + The Future of Media

    Sam Parr, The Hustle // Paid Newsletters, Building An Audience + The Future of Media

    Sam Parr is the founder & CEO of The Hustle, an 8 figure media business. They have 1.5mil people subscribed to their daily email newsletter + are on track to hit 8 figures in revenue with their paid newsletter, trends.

    Video + Timestamps:
    https://youtu.be/8gatorvLXs4

    Five Things You'll Learn:

    -how to build an audience today
    -starting a paid newsletter + finding writers
    -copywriting + persuading people
    -incentives + future of media
    -being emotionally stable while having a chip on your shoulder

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Jack Butcher, Visualize Value // Building An Audience, Creating Wealth + Visual Storytelling

    Jack Butcher, Visualize Value // Building An Audience, Creating Wealth + Visual Storytelling

    Jack Butcher is the founder of @VisualizeValue, a Twitter/Instagram account he's grown to 100k+ followers in less than 2yrs. His business brings in $100k+ month with 99% profit margins.

    Video + Timestamps:
    https://youtu.be/bwBYNQGiOXo

    Five Things You'll Learn:
    -building an audience from scratch
    -transitioning from selling services (time) to products (value)
    -how to tell better stories
    -leverage, compounding + other ideas that changed his world view
    -naval’s tweetstorm on building wealth

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Josh Clemente, Levels // Optimizing Metabolic Health + The Future Of Health Tech

    Josh Clemente, Levels // Optimizing Metabolic Health + The Future Of Health Tech

    Who is Josh?

    Josh Clemente is the founder of Levels. He’s a mechanical engineer, CrossFit L2 trainer + previously leads teams at Hyperloop + SpaceX where he developed life support systems for astronauts going into space.

    In this conversation, we discuss the importance of optimizing your metabolic health, how software can drive behavior change + the future of health tech.

    Let me know what you think on Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/bzaidi

    Make sure you're subscribed, new episode every Wednesday!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Jim Mckelvey, Co-Founder of Square // The Artist Who Became A Billionaire

    Jim Mckelvey, Co-Founder of Square // The Artist Who Became A Billionaire

    Jim McKelvey is an entrepreneur, glass-blowing artist + philanthropist.

    He's the co-founder of Square, the financial payments company he started with Jack Dorsey (Twitter)

    Jim co-founded the non-profit “Launch Code” and is an independent Director of the St. Louis Federal Reserve

    We're giving away 5 copies of Jim's book, details here:
    https://www.creatorlab.fm/jim-mckelvey-square-co-founder/

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Kat Cole, Focus Brands // Leading A $5 Billion Company, International Expansion + Brand Partnerships

    Kat Cole, Focus Brands // Leading A $5 Billion Company, International Expansion + Brand Partnerships

    Kat worked her way up from being a waitress at Hooters aged 17, to an exec at 26 and president of Cinnabon at 31.

    Today, she’s the president of the parent company doing $4-5bil in sales in 60+ countries, across 6500+ locations.

    Their 7 brands including Cinnabon, Carvel & Jamba Juice.

    In this conversation you’ll learn how she thinks about growth, adapting products to emerging trends, using brand partnerships to grow & the factors that go into expanding internationally.

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Imperial-Diogo ,

In-depth and motivating

It is great to finally find a podcast where you can hear in-depth interviews with industry experts and entrepreneurs. Understanding their journey from start to finish and revealing how hard it is. Really enjoyable!

Harriet 💃🏼 ,

Take a curious journey with Bilal

This podcast dives into the stories of diverse creators. Bilal unpicks the nuances of their pathway. Listen, learn, enjoy. 🙏

Zak284 ,

Great in depth interviews

Really enjoying the high quality guests and Bilal’s interview style. Feels like I’m there with them listening in!

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