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The Hustle presents - My First Million. A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.

My First Million Sam Parr, Shaan Puri & The Hustle

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 1.8K Ratings

The Hustle presents - My First Million. A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.

    Virtual Study Halls, Absurd $ For Speeches, And Pushing the Boulder Uphill

    Virtual Study Halls, Absurd $ For Speeches, And Pushing the Boulder Uphill

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about virtual study halls, the absurd amount of money Scott Galloway makes per speech, and what it means to push the boulder uphill when starting a business.
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    Links:
    * WTF Studios
    * lofi hip hop radio
    * Studyverse
    * Studytogether
    * Discord
    * Scott Galloway twitter
    * The Prof G Pod
    * Bet Against The Professor
    * Section4
    * Reforge
    * Aging Media Network
    * Industry Dive
    * Aunt Flow
    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Show Notes:
    (04:10) - Fan email
    (06:00) - Studyverse & lo-fi radio on YouTube
    (12:55) - Scott Galloway making $5M speaking fees per year
    (21:55) - Marketing communities
    (29:30) - Aunt Flow and smart vending machines
    (34:35) - Don't start things that will end with you on a Netflix documentary
    (39:20) - Product-market fit
    (40:48) - Pushing the boulder uphill
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Using Shame & Rage When Setting Goals, Octopus For Breakfast Story, and Flipping Disadvantages

    Using Shame & Rage When Setting Goals, Octopus For Breakfast Story, and Flipping Disadvantages

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the best goal setting steps, a crazy Jeff Bezos story, and how to flip your disadvantages in business to advantages.
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    Links:
    * Intro.co
    * Woot
    * Mediocre
    * AppSumo
    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Show Notes:
    (02:10) - Shaan is going HAM on LinkedIn
    (04:15) - #ManifestCowboys
    (09:45) - Elspeth Beard & training for an ironman
    (17:00) - How to set goals
    (25:05) - Goals and anti-goals
    (42:35) - Woot and Octopus for Breakfast
    (46:30) - A Mediocre Corporation
    (56:55) - Twitch sold out
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 1 hr 10 min
    One Question Friday: How Will You Teach Your Kids To Be Entrepreneurial?

    One Question Friday: How Will You Teach Your Kids To Be Entrepreneurial?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answers one listener's question: I know that your kids are still pretty young, but I wanted to know how are you going teach them to be entrepreneurial? And when are you going to start? 
    To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million, go to MFMPod.com and click on the circle with the microphone in the lower right hand corner.
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    Links:
    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 25 min
    Four Ideas For AI, Twitter Empires, and Billion $ Thiel Fellowship Success Stories

    Four Ideas For AI, Twitter Empires, and Billion $ Thiel Fellowship Success Stories

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about four ideas of what you can do with AI, Twitter empires, and some of the billion dollar companies that have come from the Thiel Fellowship.
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    Links:
    * Theo Von story
    * Charisma On Command
    * DALL*E 2
    * Unreal Speech
    * This Person Does Not Exist
    * Spoonflower
    * Trung Phan
    * Sahil Bloom
    * Thiel Fellowship
    * Italic
    * Figma
    * Ethereum
    * Luminar
    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Show Notes:
    (09:35) - DALL-E and AI
    (30:35) - John Steinberg
    (32:55) - Building Twitter Empires
    (49:05) - Thiel Fellowship success stories
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Lessons From Billion $ Founders, The Nelk Boys, & More

    Lessons From Billion $ Founders, The Nelk Boys, & More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss lessons from Shaan's ultra-exclusive event about what it takes to build a billion dollar company, the Nelk Boys, and doing memorable things.
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    Links:
    * Full Send Podcast
    * Nelk Boys
    * Relativity Space
    * How To Win Friends and Influence People
    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Show Notes:
    (10:35) - The economics of big giveaways
    (15:00) - Sam's friend who went from $60M to homeless
    (18:35) - Elon and Sergey Brin's wife
    (21:30) - Shaan's ultra-exclusive event
    (48:40) - Do memorable things
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 56 min
    Best of July

    Best of July

    Some of our best moments from July.

    Featured Episodes:

    Billion Dollar Business Philosophies With HubSpot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah

    Pieter Levels: Making $2.7M A Year With No Employees

    Viral Tweets as a Service, Toastmasters of the Future, and Other Business Ideas


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    * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel.
    * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newsletter.
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    Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.
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    Additional episodes you might enjoy:
    • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits
    • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future
    • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto
    • #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett
    • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates
    • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More
    • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Snapuel ,

The broiness is the whole point

MFM is probably my favorite podcast to listen to. No other show hosts have made me laugh out loud as many times as Sam and Shaan. A lot of people complain about the broiness banter that’s very common on the pod. It’s kind of the whole point of the show now and if you don’t like it you can go to literally any other podcast. When I’m not in the mood to listen to two adult frat bros talk about utterly random businesses, I go listen to indie hackers. It’s not a big deal.

Red Millionaire 5 ,

Came here because Sam told me to lol

Love this podcast. Keep it up fellas!

P-ZAK ,

No small boy stuff is an understatement

If you want to know what's on the minds of entrepreneurs then this podcast is for you. Sam and Shaan provide actionable content to get you thinking about what you can do in the world of business. They are extremely relatable and build value with each episode. Sam, I would share a Sodastream with you anytime and am confident that Shaan will fix his office soon. Check them out.

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