16 episodes

You can change your life and make a dent on the world. This podcast uncovers the unfiltered lessons from the smartest minds straight to you, in conversations so honest you feel guilty listening in. We believe the current way of thinking is not working. The average person has become unhappy, unhealthy and financially struggling. You are not that person. This podcast will kick you in the shin with truth and tactics they should have taught us but gatekept. Hosted by Codie Sanchez, entrepreneur, investor and reformed journalist. You are a BigDeal to us.

BigDeal Codie Sanchez

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    • 5.0 • 393 Ratings

You can change your life and make a dent on the world. This podcast uncovers the unfiltered lessons from the smartest minds straight to you, in conversations so honest you feel guilty listening in. We believe the current way of thinking is not working. The average person has become unhappy, unhealthy and financially struggling. You are not that person. This podcast will kick you in the shin with truth and tactics they should have taught us but gatekept. Hosted by Codie Sanchez, entrepreneur, investor and reformed journalist. You are a BigDeal to us.

    Tulsi Gabbard: Who Actually Runs the Government

    Tulsi Gabbard: Who Actually Runs the Government

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    Former U.S. Congresswoman and Iraq War veteran Tulsi Gabbard joins Codie Sanchez to discuss the power of U.S. citizens in democracy, the weaponization of the justice system, free speech, Tulsi's departure from the Democratic Party, and more. Tulsi provides insights into global politics, particularly the war in Ukraine, and emphasizes individual empowerment, responsible governance, and holding leaders accountable.

    00:00 START
    01:30 Introducing Tulsi Gabbard
    04:10 Navigating Political Attacks
    11:01 Leaving the Democratic Party
    17:38 The Elite and Power Dynamics
    38:42 Big Tech and Political Interference
    45:10 Ukraine Conflict and U.S. Involvement
    51:06 Zelensky's Actions Under Scrutiny
    52:22 Consequences of the Ongoing War
    53:12 Trump's Stance on Peace
    54:01 The Cost of War on Americans
    54:58 Power and Corruption in Government
    56:56 The Importance of Free Speech
    01:00:23 From Bernie to Trump: A Journey
    01:10:39 The Role of the U.S. in Global Conflicts
    01:24:34 The Power of Individual Voices
    01:25:33 Election Integrity and Voter ID
    01:37:55 Hope for America's Future
    01:39:22 The Wealth of Politicians

    For Love of Country: Leave the Democrat Party Behind
    https://www.amazon.com/Love-Country-left-Democratic-Party/dp/1684514851

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    • 1 hr 43 min
    Political Mastermind: How to Influence Others and Get What You Want - Karl Rove

    Political Mastermind: How to Influence Others and Get What You Want - Karl Rove

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    In this episode, Codie Sanchez sat down with Karl Rove, a political strategist known for his instrumental role in the George W. Bush administration. Rove dives into his extensive political career, discussing everything from major historical events like 9/11 to his insider perspective on presidential campaigns and elections. With deep reflections on America's resilience and an optimistic outlook on the country's future, Rove provides insights into leadership, strategy, and the sheer tenacity required to navigate the complexities of U.S. politics.

    00:00 START
    00:03 Historical Context: American Politics Through the Ages
    02:10 Is This the Worst Time in American Politics?
    02:43 Historical Comparisons: Political Turmoil in the 20th Century
    15:58 The Resilience of the American Dream
    19:06 Leadership and Political Strategy
    33:06 The Legacy of Ronald Reagan
    35:43 Compassionate Conservatism: Origins and Philosophy
    37:25 Modern Conservatism: Challenges and Criticisms
    41:24 Political Tenure and Effectiveness
    42:33 Government KPIs and Accountability
    44:50 Debate Analysis: Biden vs. Trump
    46:36 Third-Party Candidates and Election Impact
    54:46 Media Fragmentation and Influence
    01:03:57 Campaign Strategy and Authenticity
    01:10:04 Cheney's Early Career and Influence
    01:10:40 Discussing Cheney's Portrayal in Media
    01:11:08 The Cheney Vice Presidential Selection Story
    01:14:52 Qualities of Strong vs. Weak Leaders
    01:18:30 Fundraising in Modern Politics
    01:21:04 Analyzing Political Opponents' Weaknesses
    01:28:54 Reflections on 9/11
    01:35:22 Optimism for America's Future
    01:37:30 Final Thoughts and Takeaways


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    • 1 hr 42 min
    These are the Highest Paying Jobs That No One’s Talking About

    These are the Highest Paying Jobs That No One’s Talking About

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    In this episode, Codie explores if blue-collar workers might be happier and more financially successful than white-collar workers. She points out that many blue-collar workers report high job satisfaction and that trade jobs can offer good pay without needing an expensive university degree. Brandon Downer, cofounder of Pink's, shares his story of leaving a corporate job to start the Austin-based window cleaning business. The podcast challenges traditional views on career success and suggests that blue-collar jobs can be fulfilling and rewarding, urging listeners to reconsider their career choices.

    00:00 START
    01:44 Contrarian Idea: Blue Collar Happiness
    02:21 Exploring the Data: Blue Collar vs. White Collar Satisfaction
    06:01 The Coal Mine Experience
    11:03 Steal My Rich Friend: Brandon Downer, cofounder of Pink's Window Services
    11:52 Brandon's Journey: From Corporate to Blue Collar
    20:42 The Reality of Blue Collar Work
    23:55 The Path to Happiness: Purpose-Driven Work
    25:03 From Financial Firm to Window Cleaning: A Personal Journey
    26:29 Choosing Team Over Profit: The Decision to Stay Local
    28:57 Faith and Business: Integrating Values into Work
    30:44 Branding and Marketing: Making Blue Collar Cool
    37:18 The Rise of Blue Collar on Social Media
    41:06 Rethinking Career Paths: The Value of Trade Work


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    Relevant Links:
    https://www.pinkswindows.com/
    https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/technology/blue-collar-jobs-may-weather-raging-ai-storm-better-experts/articleshow/106645672.cms
    https://www.wsj.com/lifestyle/careers/gen-z-plumbers-and-construction-workers-are-making-bluecollar-cool-0c386274

    • 43 min
    What Self-Made Millionaires Have in Common | Bill Perkins

    What Self-Made Millionaires Have in Common | Bill Perkins

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    Codie Sanchez and guest Bill Perkins discuss how the company you keep can significantly impact your success. They highlight the importance of surrounding yourself with high performers and sharing research and personal stories on boosting productivity and growth. Codie also emphasizes the need to distance yourself from underperformers and explains why being the "dumbest" in your friend group can actually foster personal development. The episode wraps up with tips on protecting your time, choosing the right partners, and leveraging your network for success.

    01:22 Contrarian Idea: Be the Dumbest in Your Friend Group
    03:15 Personal Experiences with Underperformers
    05:33 The Power of Saying No
    10:00 Research on Social Interactions and Happiness
    19:50 Identifying and Removing Underperformers
    24:41 Meeting Bill Perkins
    26:37 A Humbling Conversation
    28:18 The Power of Ambitious Friends
    28:44 The 80/20 Rule in Friendships
    30:53 Valuing Your Time
    33:27 Investing in Yourself
    35:13 Choosing the Right People
    36:19 The Importance of Integrity
    44:37 Finding the Right Talent
    48:58 Generosity and Sharing Success

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    Relevant Links:
    https://insight.kellogg.northwestern.edu/article/sitting-near-a-high-performer-can-make-you-better-at-your-job
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26847844/

    • 51 min
    What Nobody is Telling Women About Marriage, Health, and Success | Mikhaila Peterson

    What Nobody is Telling Women About Marriage, Health, and Success | Mikhaila Peterson

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    Codie was joined by Mikhaila Peterson, who shares her experiences overcoming health challenges, navigating relationships, and emphasizing honesty and self-improvement. Together, they discuss the nuances of balancing business and personal strengths within a relationship dynamic, as well as the misconceptions around modern dating and hookup culture. The conversation also covers the vital role of health and diet in fertility, and societal shifts towards more conservative values.

    00:00 START
    02:20 Contrarian Idea of the Week: Warren Buffett's Wisdom
    03:55 CEO Story Time: Treadmill Friends vs. Sofa Friends
    06:52 Interview with Mikhaila Peterson: Overcoming Challenges
    09:52 Navigating Modern Relationships and Personal Growth
    34:06 Balancing Business and Personal Strengths
    34:30 Meeting Andrew Tate: Impressions and Reflections
    37:25 Navigating Business with a Partner
    40:28 The Importance of Honesty in Relationships
    42:22 Sex and Intimacy in a Busy Life
    44:52 The Impact of Societal Norms on Women
    53:35 Fertility Challenges and Health Insights
    58:37 Questioning the Medical Establishment

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    From Broke Alcoholic to Multi-Millionaire | Rich Roll

    From Broke Alcoholic to Multi-Millionaire | Rich Roll

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    Rich Roll joins Codie Sanchez to share his inspiring journey from addiction to recovery and success. He discusses how he overcame alcoholism and financial struggles to become a leader in wellness and endurance sports. Rich also talks about his early passion for swimming and how facing challenges made him more resilient. They explore his thoughts on dealing with societal pressures, making important life decisions, and how small, disciplined actions can lead to significant personal growth and change.

    01:36 Business Tip: Eliminate, Automate, Delegate
    02:46 Steal My Rich Friend: Rich Roll's Journey Through Pain and Success
    04:43 Early Life and Athletic Pursuits
    10:34 Financial Struggles and Overcoming Poverty Mindset
    16:41 The Power of Small Changes and Discipline
    24:56 Realizations and Career Shifts
    35:57 Understanding and Supporting Addiction
    40:08 Parental Challenges and Support
    41:41 Therapist's Tough Love
    43:41 The Power of Surrender
    45:33 12-Step Program and Moral Inventory
    49:51 Endurance Sports as Self-Discovery
    01:12:29 The Importance of Love and Connection

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    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
393 Ratings

393 Ratings

Danika Lauren ,

Phenomenal

A refreshing look at business, wealth, and life. Codie offers thoughtful interviews with a wide variety of guests. Love her straightforward attitude and insight into her own personal journey. Looking forward to future episodes!

JivanH ,

Contrarian through and through

Can’t recommend Codie Sanchez’s work enough. All of it is worth a listen, but think for yourself brov.

David74777 ,

The Best!

Codie is awesome. She shares valuable insights for future and existing entrepreneurs. Give her a listen!

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