The Long Game podcast is a podcast about turning passions into purpose. In each episode you will hear highly motivated individuals share their stories of pursuing their passions, taking control of their destiny, and ultimately living their purpose leaving you inspired to follow their lead.
Taylor King: Be Uniquely You
In this episode with Taylor King we talk about:
Going against the grain and choosing a career path that Taylor is passionate about and loves Working for one of the most famous influencers in the game (Alisha) Having multiple streams of income What it is like to be an influencer Finding success once she dove into being uniquely herself and not pretending to be someone else Producing content (that sometimes can be cringey) and how to overcome the fear of what others think How to take advantage of creativity when it strikes The power of a strong network Her future aspirations
Paul Jorgensen: Believing In Yourself
Paul Jorgensen is a currently a professional basketball player for Cab Madeira in Portugal. Previous to that, he grew up in New York where he was nicknamed 'Prince Harry of Harlem'. After he graduated high school, he spent 2 years at George Washington then transferred to play basketball in the Big East at Butler University.
In this episode we talk about making decisions that are best for yourself, chasing your dream, never giving up, and always believing in yourself even if others don't.
Alan Stein, Jr: Using His Passion To Pave A New Path
In this episode with Alan Stein, Jr. we talk about his journey post D1 basketball where he paves a new path and starts training basketball players. We also talk about his experience with Kobe and the basics, how he's woven his passion into his life, and some advice for younger people he wish he knew in 20's.
Austen Allred: Betting On Yourself And Merging Your Interests Into A Business That Changes Lives
In this episode with Austen we talk:
About his mission he went on to Ukraine after leaving BYU To living in his car as he went all in on betting on himself To writing a book to get the seed money to start the Lambda School which is all about helping people transform their financial lives To his experience with Y Combinator To managing a business that is getting hundreds of thousands of applicants a year (managing growth can be tricky) To his best and worst money decisions Austen Allred is the Co-Founder and CEO of Lambda School. A native of Springville, Utah, Austen’s start-up journey began in 2017 with him living in his two-door Civic while participating in Y Combinator, a San Francisco-based seed accelerator. This experience became the foundation of Lambda School’s rapid growth.
Before founding Lambda School, Austen was the co-founder of media platform GrassWire. He co-authored the growth hacking textbook Secret Sauce, which became a best-seller and provided him the personal seed money to build Lambda.
Austen’s disruptive ideas on the future of education, the labor market disconnect, and the opportunity of providing opportunity at-scale have been featured in: The Harvard Business Review, The Economist, WIRED, Fast Company, TechCrunch, The New York Times, among others. Austen is fluent in Russian and currently lives in San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two kids.
Tyrone Ross Jr.: Hard Work Can Get You Anywhere
In this episode with Tyrone Ross Jr. we talk about
His journey of being the first one in his family to go to college To almost competing in the Olympics as a runner To digging under a seat of a car for change to buy himself food To working on Wall Street To being a financial advisor and the CEO of Onramp Invest To ultimately running his nonprofit that will be bringing free financial education to everyone in the US. We also spend some time talking about Bitcoin and the problems it is solving. Please rate 5 stars and share if you enjoyed!
Jeremy Ross Miller: Learning through Entrepreneurship
In this episode with Jeremy Ross Miller, we talk about him starting his first business at 16, how he learned through failing and entrepreneurship instead of college, not being a victim, and the power of a great network.
Jeremy is a 21-year old writer, marketer, content creator, and entrepreneur. He launched his own social media agency that has helped brands all over the the US and now is the VP of marketing at Kennected, a software company in Indianapolis.
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As someone who just graduated college this is such a cool podcast to listen to! Hearing everyone’s different perspectives and advice and drives in their respective career field is so cool and so helpful for someone so new to the big-girl working world!
Motivation for the long game
This is my favorite podcast right now. Hearing people explain their drive and how they stay motivated and found success gives me the motivation to keep moving forward. Thanks Thomas keep it coming!