In today's episode, we have the incredible Ryan Niddel joining us. Ryan has embarked on a personal journey that received a polarizing response from his inner circle. His family, friends, and acquaintances turned their backs on him, leaving him questioning his decisions.
Join us as we dive into Ryan's story and explore how his podcast, "15 Minutes to Freedom," became a platform for him to process his emotions and share his journey. We'll discover the pivotal moment that inspired his first episode and how it shaped his perspective on overcoming imperfections.
00:02:44] Entrepreneur learns from mistakes, finds success.
[00:06:45] "Great connections and rooms lead to success."
[00:09:58] Steve's question received a polarizing response. His inner circle rejected him, and he felt alone. However, external feedback gave him hope. Sharing his struggles on a podcast became a way to connect. Despite imperfections, he continued sharing his message, not seeking validation but wanting to unload his burdens.
[00:14:46] Steve, your book inspired me to write. Now, I help businesses grow without debt or VC funding. Pay it forward, leave the world better.
[00:18:55] Seek validation, share to previous self. Be humble and open to new information. Beware false prophets, multiple paths to success. Focus, surround with brilliant people, give back. Consumers vs givers, a slippery slope.
[00:21:27] Seeking knowledge from successful individuals, joining YPO.
[00:25:41] Fragile egos on social media impact relationships.
[00:29:54] Man's responsibility to lead and set example.
[00:33:18] Fear of speaking up leads to stupidity.
[00:37:08] The future is unpredictable, but exciting.