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My First Million
Description

Sam Parr and Shaan Puri brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities they see in the market. Sometimes they bring on famous guests to brainstorm with them.

Episodes
  • 2024 / 4 / 12
    I Spent 7 Days With The Richest Men In Texas | 10 Things I Learned

    Episode 572: Sam Parr ( https://twitter.com/theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( https://twitter.com/ShaanVP ) talk about the 10 revelations learned from spending a week with Texas billionaires.  Want to see Sam and...

  • 2024 / 4 / 10
    How I Reverse Engineered A $100 Million Exit - Jason Lemkin

    Episode 571: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talks to Jason Lemkin (https://twitter.com/jasonlk ) talk about the 7 rules of building a $100M business. Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces?...

  • 2024 / 4 / 5
    My Step-By-Step Process To Building a $1M+ Business

    Episode 570: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) go through Sam’s journey of launching his company Hampton. It’s a step by step walkthrough of what went...

  • 2024 / 4 / 5
    The step-by-step process to building a $1m+ business

    Episode 570: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) go through Sam’s journey of launching his company Hampton. It’s a step by step walkthrough of what went...

  • 2024 / 4 / 3
    How To Get Sh*t Done Without Being Busy

    Episode 569: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) get into being productive without being a slave to your calendar. How to disable distractions, being...

  • 2024 / 4 / 1
    3 Anti-Comfort Businesses That Are Making Millions

    Episode 568: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) challenge each other to the Japanese practice of misogi, plus they’re breaking down the new economy of...

  • 2024 / 4 / 1
    Why CEOs Need This 1 Japanese Ritual

    Episode 568: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) challenge each other to the Japanese practice of misogi, plus they’re breaking down the new economy of...

  • 2024 / 3 / 27
    The Man Who Owns 1% Of ALL Bitcoin

    Episode 567: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Anthony Pompliano ( https://twitter.com/apompliano ) about Michael Saylor’s $900M bet on Bitcoin,...

  • 2024 / 3 / 25
    It’s The Most Taboo Business Model We’ve Ever Seen

    Episode 566: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) bring you the most taboo business model they’ve ever seen–plus the content funnel making this momfluencer...

  • 2024 / 3 / 25
    How This Mom Built A +$10 Million Parenting Advice Empire

    Episode 566: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) bring you the most taboo business model they’ve ever seen–plus the content funnel making this momfluencer...

  • 2024 / 3 / 22
    The Underdog Story of Reddit

    Episode 565: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are dropping an emergency pod to break down Paul Graham’s essay about Reddit’s IPO yesterday.  Want to see...

  • 2024 / 3 / 20
    The Cashflow King: “Here’s How I Do It”, Negotiating w/ Jeff Bezos, Elon’s Cracked Rocket - Jason Fried

    Episode 564: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Jason Fried about his 6-Week Sprint playbook, how he’s planning for the end of subscription revenue,...

  • 2024 / 3 / 18
    Get LASER FOCUSED for 2024 (in 18 minutes)

    Episode 563: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) teaches his framework for ruthless focus. Follow these 5 steps to crush your goals in 2024.  Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces? Head to the MFM...

  • 2024 / 3 / 18
    The Goal Framework That Will Make Me $30M In 2024

    Episode 563: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) teaches his framework for ruthless focus. Follow these 5 steps to crush your goals in 2024.  Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces? Head to the MFM...

  • 2024 / 3 / 15
    We Tested Our Grit (And Were Humbled Immediately)

    Episode 562: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) get into the economics of personality tests–including the most famous one which is used by 89% of Fortune...

  • 2024 / 3 / 13
    MrBeast of Gardening!? How The Plant Daddy Built A $27M+ Garden

    Episode 561: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) tell the story of a niche plant blog becoming a $27M/yr gardening empire. Want to see Sam and Shaan’s...

  • 2024 / 3 / 8
    Elon Musk SUES Sam Altman

    Episode 559: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces? Head to the MFM YouTube Channel and subscribe -...

  • 2024 / 3 / 6
    Why You Should Rent Even If You’re A Millionaire

    Episode 559: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talks to Ramit Sethi ( https://twitter.com/ramit ) about why buying a house makes zero financial sense.  Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces? Head...

  • 2024 / 3 / 4
    5 Genius Business Tactics Turning Broke Authors Into Millionaires

    Episode 558: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) break down the 5 genius business tactics that have turned broke authors into millionaires. Want to see Sam...

  • 2024 / 3 / 4
    How James Patterson Turned Writing Into an $800M Business

    Episode 558: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) break down the 5 genius business tactics that have turned broke authors into millionaires. Want to see Sam...

  • 2024 / 3 / 1
    The Craziest Stuff We Found On The Internet This Week

    Episode 557: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) spent all week combing the Internet for the weirdest stuff happening in business.  Want to see Sam and...

  • 2024 / 2 / 28
    She BEAT The S&P 500 By 41%?!

    Episode 556: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) try to outsmart ruthless investor, 83-year old Nancy Pelosi. Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling faces? Head...

  • 2024 / 2 / 26
    The #1 Personality Trait That Made These Business Moguls +$450M

    Episode 555: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) break down the ruthless mindsets the top 1% of business moguls have in common. Want to see Sam and Shaan’s...

  • 2024 / 2 / 23
    This AI Startup Idea Has 500 Million Customers Waiting For It

    Episode 554: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) brainstorming unicorn startup ideas with $1B founder Jason Cohen.  Want to see Sam and Shaan’s smiling...

  • 2024 / 2 / 21
    3 Genius Business Ideas We're 'Borrowing' From Syed Balkhi

    Episode 553: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Syed Balkhi about the business ideas he would go after if he wasn’t already running...

  • 2024 / 2 / 19
    Become A Better Writer In 60 Minutes (Masterclass)

    Episode 552: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) teach the 3-step writing framework that helped them build +$10M newsletters.  Get Shaan’s writing course -...

  • 2024 / 2 / 16
    3 Niche Business Ideas We Thought Would Fail… But Actually Crushed It

    Episode 551: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) were wrong. How wrong? You’ll have to listen to find out.  — Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (1:00) Jenni AI’s...

  • 2024 / 2 / 14
    My Mom Started a $1M Side Hustle In Her 50's

    Episode 550: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) tell how Sam’s mother-in-law built a million-dollar Etsy store out of nothing.  — Show Notes: (0:00)...

  • 2024 / 2 / 12
    What Stock Would Warren Buffett Buy If He Started Over In 2024?

    Episode 549: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) bring you the first annual MFM Stock-a-palooza. Sam and Shaan go head-to-head with their #1 stock...

  • 2024 / 2 / 7
    The Story Behind The $1.5B Pornhub Curse

    Episode 548: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) tell you the greek tragedy behind the Pornhub empire. If you like stories about nerds taking over, arson,...

  • 2024 / 2 / 5
    The Fastest Way To Get Promoted (Career Cheat Codes)

    Episode 547: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are dropping 16 career principles that will get you promoted so fast it’ll make your neck hurt.  No more...

  • 2024 / 2 / 2
    How This +$80M Founder Launches A Startup In A Weekend

    Episode 546: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Noah Kagan ( https://twitter.com/noahkagan ) about how to launch a million dollar business in 48...

  • 2024 / 1 / 31
    6 Retro Business Ideas That Could Be As Big As LEGO ($11.8B)

    Episode 545: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) brainstorm $100M retro business ideas: LEGO for adults, Tamagotchis for millennials & MORE. No more small...

  • 2024 / 1 / 29
    $2.4M In ONE Day?!

    Episode 544: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about Bryan Johnson’s $2.4M dollar day, Pieter Levels investment portfolio, and the $500M exit no one...

  • 2024 / 1 / 24
    Brainstorming +$1M Weird Business Ideas With Morning Brew’s CEO

    Episode 543: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Morning Brew founder Austin Rief ( https://twitter.com/austin_rief ). In this episode, the three...

  • 2024 / 1 / 22
    Tony Robbins Changes My Life (48 Minute Coaching Session)

    Episode 542: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks to Tony Robbins, the #1 life and performance coach in the world. Tony has built a $7 billion dollar empire and helped people like Ray Dalio, Connor...

  • 2024 / 1 / 17
    $250M Founder Reveals How The Rich Avoid Taxes (Legally)

    Episode 541: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are on a campaign to make sure no entrepreneur pays more taxes than absolutely necessary. They’re joined by...

  • 2024 / 1 / 15
    We Got Drunk And Came Up With 8 Business Ideas

    Episode 540: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are popping open some cold ones and telling you about 8 business ideas that are so crazy that they just...

  • 2024 / 1 / 10
    Everything I Learned From 48 Hours With MrBeast (The +$1B Mindset)

    Episode 539: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) recap the biggest takeaways from spending the weekend with 10 billionaires including MrBeast, Andrew...

  • 2024 / 1 / 8
    Nick Bare Reveals How To Get Jacked & Run Sub-3 Marathons ft. Sahil Bloom

    Episode 538: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) nerds out on fitness with Nick Bare and Sahil Bloom. They answer listeners questions about training techniques, blood doping, and the worst things about...

  • 2024 / 1 / 3
    SaaS CEO QUIT His Job To Start A Trash Company

    Episode 537: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about alternative New Year’s resolutions and Sam meets a SaaS CEO that quit everything to start a +$1M...

  • 2024 / 1 / 1
    3 Blue Collar Side Hustle Ideas From A $40M Founder

    Episode 536: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Sam Rattner about selling his first company for $40M in just 18 months and the blue collar side...

  • 2023 / 12 / 27
    We Got 100M Views In 12 Months, Here’s What We Learned

    Episode 535: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) look back at 2023 and the nine new philosophies they’ve picked up after 133 episodes of MFM.  No more small...

  • 2023 / 12 / 22
    How We Got Our First 100 Customers (No Bulls**t, Specific Details)

    Episode 534: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) answer the question, “How did you get your first 100 customers?” In this episode, they'll share you 11...

  • 2023 / 12 / 20
    The Investment Strategy To Build Generational Wealth (ft. Morgan Housel)

    Episode 533: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Morgan Housel about the psychology of building generational wealth and the one strategy that works...

  • 2023 / 12 / 18
    The 2023 Milly Awards: Part 2

    Episode 532: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) bring you…..Part 2 of The 2023 Milly Awards. Christmas has come early for business junkies.  No more small...

  • 2023 / 12 / 18
    The 2023 Milly Awards: Part 1

    Episode 531: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) bring you…..The 2023 Milly Awards. Actors have the Oscars, musicians have the Grammy’s and what do business...

  • 2023 / 12 / 13
    Ali Abdaal Went From $2.72 To $4.6M+ From YouTube… Here’s How

    Episode 530: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Ali Abdaal about his most most-effective productivity tactics, how creators should run their...

  • 2023 / 12 / 11
    5 Internet Goldmines To Spot The Next $1B Trend | Steph Smith

    Episode 529: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Steph Smith about the 5 Internet goldmines she uses to spot $1b dollar trends before anyone...

  • 2023 / 12 / 8
    If I Had To Make $1 Billion... Here’s The Business I Would Start

    Episode 528: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) answer the question they get most often: “If you had to pick one idea that to make a million dollars this...

  • 2023 / 12 / 6
    From $0 to $100 Million In 3 Years Selling Cold Plunges

    Episode 527: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) reveal the numbers behind Plunge.com, predict the next TikTok, and share $100M business ideas for the health...

  • 2023 / 12 / 4
    From High School Dropout To $952 Million At 33

    Episode 526: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks to Jess Mah about building a +$100M biotech company as a C- Biology student. She also opens up about money stuff no one else wants to talk...

  • 2023 / 11 / 29
    99 Years of Charlie Munger Wisdom in 44 Minutes

    Episode 525: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) pay tribute to Charlie Munger by telling stories about how his wisdom changed their lives and...

  • 2023 / 11 / 29
    Pomp Shares 3 Non-Obvious Business Ideas with Massive TAMs

    Episode 524: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are joined by Anthony Pompliano about what secret sauce makes for the most successful investors,...

  • 2023 / 11 / 27
    Finding +$1M Businesses From Weird Trends

    Episode 523: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) reveal +$1M dollar business ideas based on weird trends they’re seeing plus the easiest ways to level up...

  • 2023 / 11 / 24
    My $100M Mistake + 6 Company Exit F**k Ups To Avoid

    Episode 522: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) play the drinking game “Never Will I Ever,” revealing all the painful mistakes they made when selling their...

  • 2023 / 11 / 22
    Andrew Wilkinson's $20,000 to $260,000,000 story

    Episode 521:Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Andrew Wilkinson about the “Profit First” strategy, how to be a master networker, and his Barnacle On...

  • 2023 / 11 / 20
    SHOTS FIRED!! OPEN AI Explodes

    Episode 520: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are dropping an EMERGENCY POD. They’ve been on Twitter all weekend–ignoring their families–just to bring you...

  • 2023 / 11 / 16
    Brainstorming Ideas with The $200M Man

    Episode 519: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are jamming with Patrick Campbell on trends that are doubling in popularity and the businesses you can start...

  • 2023 / 11 / 14
    Native Founder Tells ALL: $100M Portfolio, Investment Strategy & Business Ideas

    Episode 518: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Native founder Moiz Ali about his $100M portfolio, investment strategy, and the three businesses he...

  • 2023 / 11 / 9
    Business Brainstorm: AG1 For Dogs, Sexy Sweaty Startups & Luxury Newsletters

    Episode 517: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are joined by Greg Isenberg to brainstorm 6 business ideas you can start with no funding.  Want to see the...

  • 2023 / 11 / 7
    Sam Returns - The Boys Hang Out

    Episode 516: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) catch up after Sam’s paternity leave.  Want to see the best clips from MFM? Subscribe to our clips channel...

  • 2023 / 11 / 2
    The "Queen of Business" Leaves Shaan SPEECHLESS

    Episode 515: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) invites Sarah Moore to tell her insane story of being a troubled teen, making it Harvard Business School, and buying a multi-million dollar business with...

  • 2023 / 11 / 2
    How I Bought A Multi-Million Dollar Egg Carton Business For $0

    Episode 515: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) invites Sarah Moore to tell her insane story of being a troubled teen, making it to Harvard Business School, and buying a multi-million dollar business...

  • 2023 / 10 / 31
    How I’ve Sold $1 Billion In Products Online (A Marketing Masterclass)

    Episode 514: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) invites Craig Clemens (https://twitter.com/craigclemens) to drop a knowledge bomb based on 15 years and a billion dollars worth of marketing insights. If...

  • 2023 / 10 / 31
    The 7 Human Hijacks - Covert Marketing Methods the Brain Can't Resist

    Episode 514: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) invites Craig Clemens (https://twitter.com/craigclemens) to drop a knowledge bomb based on 15 years and a billion dollars worth of marketing insights. If...

  • 2023 / 10 / 30
    My $0 to $1 Million Guide - How I Would Start Over in 2024

    Episode 513: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) answers the question he gets most often: If he was starting from scratch—and had no money in the bank—how would he make $1,000,000? Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 10 / 26
    Codie Sanchez Reveals 4 Profitable Business Ideas Men Are Sleeping On

    Episode 512: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) is joined by guest co-host Codie Sanchez(https://twitter.com/Codie_Sanchez) to bring some estrogen up in this b*tch. Today’s episode breaks down 4...

  • 2023 / 10 / 24
    Scott Galloway Tells All - $100M Net Worth, $4 Trillion Business Opp & Career Advice

    Episode 511: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are talking to Scott Galloway a.k.a Prof G (https://twitter.com/profgalloway). In this episode Scott opens...

  • 2023 / 10 / 20
    Wait, My Intern Became a 21-Year-Old Millionaire??

    Episode 510: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) sits down with his former intern Ishan Haque (https://twitter.com/ishanhaq). Ishan went from making $30k/year to $40K in one minute by taking one big bet....

  • 2023 / 10 / 19
    This Hedge Fund Manager Got Away With Insider Trading… Then Made Billions

    Episode 509: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) dive into the white collar crimes of Steve Cohen, the pros and cons of working 100 hours a week, and how to...

  • 2023 / 10 / 17
    Our 2020 Predictions For OpenAI Came True… Here’s What’s Next

    Episode 508: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) revisit predictions they’ve made over the last three years to see how they stacked up. Were they wrong? Were...

  • 2023 / 10 / 13
    Metaverse IRL, Bollywood Protein Powder & AI Gadgets That Suck

    Episode 507: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about Mark Zuckerberg’s sweet revenge on his haters, the inevitability of wearables, and how to cash in...

  • 2023 / 10 / 12
    10 AI Business Ideas in 43 Minutes

    Episode 506: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) is coming at you with 10 AI-specific business ideas that he would invest in tomorrow if they existed.  Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to our YouTube...

  • 2023 / 10 / 10
    CEO Lessons: Bulls**t Mission Statements, Firing People & Saying ‘NO'

    Episode 505: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about their biggest regrets as first-time CEOs and the shortcuts they’ve learned after 15 years of...

  • 2023 / 10 / 5
    Jesse Itzler's Exact Playbook For Creating HIT AFTER HIT

    Episode 504: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk to Jesse Itzler (https://twitter.com/jesseitzler) about how he turned $118 into massive businesses...

  • 2023 / 10 / 3
    Cody Ko On Building A YouTube Empire, Partying With Elon & Stand-Up Comedy

    Episode 503: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) sits down with Cody Ko (https://twitter.com/codyko) to talk about building the viral app I’d Cap That, his +$1M YouTube empire & partying with Elon...

  • 2023 / 10 / 3
    How A Viral Meme App Launched My +$1M YouTube Empire | Cody Ko

    Episode 503: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) sits down with Cody Ko (https://twitter.com/codyko) to talk about building the viral app I’d Cap That, his +$1M YouTube empire & partying with Elon...

  • 2023 / 9 / 29
    How I Live On $25,000/Month In New York City

    Episode 501: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) answers fan questions about his spending habits after selling his company, his approach to fatherhood and the words that changed his life. Want to see...

  • 2023 / 9 / 28
    How Blockworks Bootstrapped To A +$20M/yr Crypto Empire

    Episode 500: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talks to Jason Yanowitz (https://twitter.com/JasonYanowitz) founder of Blockworks, which covers crypto news, information and analytics. Jason shares the...

  • 2023 / 9 / 26
    This $3B Founder Is The Next Elon Musk

    Episode 499: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talks to Brett Adcock (https://twitter.com/adcock_brett) about how he nearly went bankrupt after his +$100m exit from Vettery (now Hired). How? Betting...

  • 2023 / 9 / 22
    Favorite Finds: From McDonald's to Twitter Famous, Pelosi's Finances & How To Close A Deal

    Episode 498: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about the coolest stuff they’ve seen this week—like why Nancy Pelosi may be out-investing Warren Buffet...

  • 2023 / 9 / 21
    Breaking Down Two +$1B Companies Hidden In Plain Sight

    Episode 497: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) share 4 businesses that are crushing it — from airport security to Etsy store-owner’s favorite machine to...

  • 2023 / 9 / 19
    3 Niche Business Ideas: AI Psychics, Creator-Owned VPNs & Guns with Soylent co-Founder John Coogan

    Episode 496: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with John Coogan (https://twitter.com/johncoogan), co-Founder of Soylent & Lucy and EIR at Founders...

  • 2023 / 9 / 14
    Kevin Ryan: How This Billionaire Founder Finds +$20B Business Ideas

    Episode 495: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Kevin Ryan, Founder and CEO of AlleyCorp, an incubator and venture capital fund behind Business...

  • 2023 / 9 / 12
    Derek From More Plates More Dates: His +$100M Business Empire, Bryan Johnson & TRT

    Episode 495: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Derek from More Plates More Dates (https://www.youtube.com/@MorePlatesMoreDates) about his origin...

  • 2023 / 9 / 11
    Emmett Shear: Life After Twitch, Jeff Bezos Lessons & AI Doomsday Odds

    Episode 494: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks with ex-CEO & co-founder of Twitch, Emmett Shear (https://twitter.com/eshear), about the potential of artificial intelligence, the importance of...

  • 2023 / 9 / 7
    Buffett’s Money Wisdom, Galloway’s $100M Advice & Why Newsletters Suck

    Episode 493: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/thesamparr) cover everything from the power of charisma in politics to the allure of unconventional ventures and...

  • 2023 / 9 / 5
    Business Brainstorm: Ozempic Hotline, Klout 2.0 & Failed Churches

    Episode 492: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/thesamparr) are back with a classic business brainstorm episode. They share 9 business ideas — everything from Dribble...

  • 2023 / 9 / 4
    Samir Chaudry: Why 99% Of Content Creators Fail At YouTube

    Episode 491: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks with Samir Chaudry (https://twitter.com/samirchaudry) — Youtuber and co-host of the Colin and Samir. You’ll hear Samir share how he prepares for...

  • 2023 / 9 / 4
    Samir Chaudry: Nerding Out on Creating Content

    Episode 491: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks with Samir Chaudry (https://twitter.com/samirchaudry) — co-host of the hugely popular Youtube channel, Colin and Samir. You’ll hear Samir share his...

  • 2023 / 8 / 31
    3 Crazy Billionaire Stories

    Episode 490: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) share 3 wild billionaire stories. From the secret acquisition of OnlyFans by a mysterious entrepreneur to...

  • 2023 / 8 / 29
    Mark Manson: Money, Dating, & The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck

    Episode 489: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks with 3x #1 NYTimes Bestselling Author Mark Manson (https://twitter.com/IAmMarkManson) about the pitfalls of relying on pickup lines and cheesy...

  • 2023 / 8 / 29
    Mark Manson TELLS ALL: Money, Dating, & The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck

    Episode 489: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talks with 3x #1 NYTimes Bestselling Author Mark Manson (https://twitter.com/IAmMarkManson) about the pitfalls of relying on pickup lines and cheesy...

  • 2023 / 8 / 24
    Why Is Andrew Wilkinson Monetizing His Twitter Followers?

    Episode 488: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Andrew Wilkinson (https://twitter.com/awilkinson) - entrepreneur and co-founder of Tiny - about...

  • 2023 / 8 / 22
    Meet The Man Behind Conor McGregor’s +$650M Empire

    Episode 487: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Audie Attar (https://twitter.com/audieattar) — the man behind Conor McGregor's +$650M empire....

  • 2023 / 8 / 17
    Asking My Friend How He Went From $0 To +$100M Before Age 30

    Episode 486: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Syed Balkhi (https://twitter.com/syedbalkhi) about moving from Pakistan with no money to building...

  • 2023 / 8 / 17
    Asking Syed Balkhi How He Went From $0 To +$100M Before Age 30

    Episode 486: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Syed Balkhi (https://twitter.com/syedbalkhi) about moving from Pakistan with no money to building...

  • 2023 / 8 / 17
    Syed Balkhi: How He Went From $0 To +$100M Before Age 30

    Episode 486: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk with Syed Balkhi (https://twitter.com/syedbalkhi) about moving from Pakistan with no money to building...

  • 2023 / 8 / 15
    The Secret Founders Of +$1,000,000,000 Brands

    Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) dive into the business moguls behind the world’s biggest celebrity brands. Learn how Emma Grede leveraged the...

  • 2023 / 8 / 10
    Connor & Breanna Price: The Viral Formula to Make Millions on Spotify

    Episode 486: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) interview Connor & Breanna Price (https://www.tiktok.com/@connorprice__) about how they went from packing...

  • 2023 / 8 / 9
    Laird Hamilton: The Big Wave Surfer Who Built a +$10 Million Business Empire

    Episode 483: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talks with Laird Hamilton (https://lairdhamilton.com) about his well-rounded approach to life, the story behind launching Laird Superfood, why he’s such...

  • 2023 / 8 / 8
    Newsletter Schemes, Copywriting Scams and Chaotic Singles

    Episode 484: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about a questionable newsletter growth hack called co-reg, try to figure out how Bobbi Althoff became...

  • 2023 / 8 / 4
    The 5 Part Process to Networking Effectively - From the Archive

    Episode 483: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) shares how he thinks about networking (without the sleaze). Simply put, you should build your network like Noah built his Arc. Wtf does that mean? Listen...

  • 2023 / 8 / 3
    Shaan Goes to LA, The Number 2 Guy Network and Getting Bucked Up

    Episode 482: Shaan leaves his house! In this episode, Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) tells Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) about his wild trip to LA. You’ll hear about an NBA players...

  • 2023 / 8 / 1
    One-Chart Businesses, The Lice Lady and Having A Micro-Hustle Mentality

    Episode 481: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) talk about how the biggest opportunities lie in one-chart businesses, how Covet & Mane became a massive...

  • 2023 / 7 / 28
    A Guide to Asking Better Questions - From the Archive

    Episode 480: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) has a motto — "Ask a better question, get a better answer". In this episode, he shares the most valuable questions he’s collected over the years that...

  • 2023 / 7 / 27
    My 6-Step Process To Find +$1,000,000 Business Ideas

    Episode 479: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) answers listener questions in this special Q&A episode. Learn how he researches & validates business ideas, what his hiring process looks like, how he’s...

  • 2023 / 7 / 25
    3 Unconventional Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

    Episode 478: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) shares 3 non-obvious books that have helped him become a better entrepreneur and the major takeaways from each that anyone can implement today. Want to...

  • 2023 / 7 / 21
    The Decision Register, Newsletter Woes and An Audience of One

    Episode 477: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talk about how to make better decisions using Shaan’s Decision Register (download here:...

  • 2023 / 7 / 20
    Sam’s +$10 Million Portfolio, Shaan's Money Philosophy and The Spending vs. Saving Paradox

    Episode 476: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) dive into Sam’s +$10m Financial Portfolio, Shaan shares his philosophy around money and they both explore...

  • 2023 / 7 / 18
    Reed Duchscher: Inside Feastables, Night Media and Niche Creator Businesses

    Episode 475: Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) talk to CEO of Night Media & Mr. Beast’s Manager — Reed Duchscher (https://twitter.com/Reedjd) — about his...

  • 2023 / 7 / 13
    Tech All-Star Game, Milk Road Pro and Big Box Strategies

    Episode 474: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about big box store strategies, Sam's latest body experiment, Milk Road Pro, and the Tech All-Star game that Shaan wants to start. Want to...

  • 2023 / 7 / 11
    Threads vs Twitter & Millionaire Sam Ovens Doesn't Believe In A.I. Hype

    Episode 473: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) (Threads @shaanvpuri) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) (Threads @thesamparr) talk about Threads... the latest competitor to Twitter. And an interview with entrepreneur Sam Ovens...

  • 2023 / 7 / 6
    Tiny Desk Awards: 13 Companies Making $1M+ With 0 Employees

    Episode 472: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) unveil their list of the best companies making more than $1M annually with no full time employees. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the MFM...

  • 2023 / 7 / 4
    Masterclass: Money Wisdom from Shaan

    Episode 471: In this episode, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) presents a masterclass on money lessons that he has learned over the last ten years. Go to the MFM YouTube channel to watch the presentation. Check Out...

  • 2023 / 6 / 29
    Jack Smith: Selling A Company For $800M At 29, Million Dollar Businesses that Can Be Started Just From Reading a Manual, and More

    Episode 470: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to entrepreneur Jack Smith (@_jacksmith) about selling his company for $800 million, how he's choosing to raise his child, his latest...

  • 2023 / 6 / 27
    Long-Lasting Companies, Pandemic Monitoring & Deepfake Businesses

    Episode 469: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about companies that have lasted more than 100 years, business opportunities using deepfake technology, knowing your values, and one...

  • 2023 / 6 / 23
    The Man Month, Shaan's Feud with Jason Calacanis & Elon vs Zuckerberg Fight

    Episode 468: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Shaan's feud with Jason Calacanis, who would win in an Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg fight, and the owners of the successful...

  • 2023 / 6 / 22
    Replay: Jack Smith on How r/WallStreetBets is Beating Wall Street, Taboola's Billion-dollar Payday, and How Grayscale is Printing Money

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@theSamParr), and Jack Smith (@_jacksmith) discuss: Balaji Srinivasan on why people will have to hide their real identities in the future How Silkroad was actually a...

  • 2023 / 6 / 22
    Jack Smith on How r/WallStreetBets is Beating Wall Street - From the Archive

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@theSamParr), and Jack Smith (@_jacksmith) discuss: Balaji Srinivasan on why people will have to hide their real identities in the future How Silkroad was actually a...

  • 2023 / 6 / 20
    Joe Rogan Offers $100,000 To Vaccine Expert For A Debate, MJ Sells NC Hornets For Billions & More

    Episode 467: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Joe Rogan's interview with presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that spiraled into a vaccine debate challenge, the problem with...

  • 2023 / 6 / 19
    Shaan's Masterclass: How To Sell A Business For Millions

    Episode 466: In this episode, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) presents a masterclass on how to sell a business for the most money. Go to the MFM YouTube channel to watch the presentation. Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 6 / 15
    Rob Dyrdek Tells All: Net Worth, Houses, His Investment Portfolio & Health

    Episode 465: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with Rob Dyrdek (@robdyrdek) about his plan to become a billionaire by 2050, how he grew his wealth, his longevity plan and so much more....

  • 2023 / 6 / 15
    Rob Dyrdek Tells All - Net Worth, Houses, His Investment Portfolio & Health

    Episode 465: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with Rob Dyrdek (@robdyrdek) about his plan to become a billionaire by 2050, how he grew his wealth, his longevity plan and so much more....

  • 2023 / 6 / 13
    The Reddit Revolt, Turpentine, & Shaan's Latest Business Venture

    * Try Support Shepherd --> https://www.supportshepherd.com/ * Shaan's Personal Assistant System --> http://shaanpuri.com/remoteassistant Episode 464: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk...

  • 2023 / 6 / 8
    The Total Man Lifestyle Explained & Two Of The Best NBA Players' Backstories

    Episode 463: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the Total Man Lifestyle, how to make money on OnlyFans, the backstory of two NBA Finals players, and more. Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 6 / 6
    Alex Hormozi: Why He's Trying To Make More Money & How He's Doing It

    Shaan's Free Workshop --> http://bit.ly/3INb6EV Episode 462: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with Alex Hormozi (@AlexHormozi), founder of GymLaunch and Acquisition.com, about what he...

  • 2023 / 6 / 1
    Business Breakdown Duel & The Story of Nike's Sonny Vaccaro

    Shaan's Free Workshop --> http://bit.ly/3INb6EV Episode 461: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) engage in a business breakdown duel where they dive deep into some interesting businesses. Vote...

  • 2023 / 5 / 30
    AI-Planned Dinner with Billionaires, NVIDIA Stock Bump & Billion $ Panda Express

    Shaan's Free Workshop --> http://bit.ly/3INb6EV Episode 460: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Shaan's AI-planned dinner with billionaires, NVIDIA stock bump, billion dollar Panda...

  • 2023 / 5 / 25
    Steph Smith: Jobs of the Future, Fractional Real Estate, Mouth Tape and More

    Episode 459: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with a16z podcast host and author, Steph Smith (@stephsmithio) about trends in business, her new list - jobs of the future and so much...

  • 2023 / 5 / 23
    AI Body Doubles, Conor McGregor, $15M Podcast, Rich People & Health

    Episode 458: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about AI body doubles as a business, the new Conor McGregor documentary, a podcast selling $15M, rich people and health. Want to see more...

  • 2023 / 5 / 18
    From Quirkiest Biz Ideas to Favorite "Creatorpreneurs" - MFM Q&A

    Episode 457: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) put out a request for your questions and they answer more than a dozen of them... from the quirkiest business ideas to what would you do...

  • 2023 / 5 / 16
    Doug DeMuro: How A YouTube Car Reviewer Sold His Company For $40M

    Episode 456: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Doug DeMuro (@DougDeMuro) founder and creator of the popular YouTube channel Cars and Bids, about selling the majority of his company for...

  • 2023 / 5 / 12
    My First Million Live Event With Andrew Wilkinson (Austin, Texas) (Part 1)

    Episode 454: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) in Austin, TX for a live MFM event. Here's part 1 of the show. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the...

  • 2023 / 5 / 12
    Live Q&A With My First Million + Andrew Wilkinson (Austin Live Event) (Part 2)

    Episode 455: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) in Austin, TX for a live MFM event. Here's part 2 of the show... Q&A. Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 5 / 9
    Elizabeth Holmes’ Pre-Prison PR Campaign, Leadership Lessons From Two Billionaires, and Essential Elements of Leadership

    Episode 453: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the rebranding of disgraced Theranos co-Founder Elizabeth Holmes, startup ideas for developers, the essential elements of leadership,...

  • 2023 / 5 / 9
    Startup Ideas For Developers, Rebranding Elizabeth Holmes & Billy Of The Week

    Episode 453: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the rebranding of disgraced Theranos co-Founder Elizabeth Holmes, startup ideas for developers, the essential elements of leadership,...

  • 2023 / 5 / 8
    Dani Austin & Jordan Ramirez: How They Got To $40 Million+ A Year As Influencers

    Episode 452: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talks to Dani Austin and her husband Jordan Ramirez about working together, Dani's experience with hair loss and the business she created to solve it, how they monetize as...

  • 2023 / 5 / 4
    AI Santa and Four Other Simple Business Ideas (+ Vice Goes Bankrupt!)

    Episode 451: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about business ideas that solve problems, deep fake Santa and the rise and fall of Vice media. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the MFM...

  • 2023 / 5 / 2
    Recap Live Event, The Art Of Hosting, Obsession With Time & More

    Episode 450: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) recap their live event in Austin, who they met, learning how to host, managing time, and the legend of Jerry Springer. Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 4 / 29
    Stanford Students Pitch Us Their Startups For $3500 In Prize Money

    Episode 449: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) judge the second My First Million college pitch competition with students at Stanford University for a prize...

  • 2023 / 4 / 27
    David Senra: Podcasts With Billion-Dollar Potential, What Separates Good From Great, and More

    Episode 448: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talks with David Senra (@FoundersPodcast), Founder of Founder's podcast, about his love of podcasting, how to become a killer in business, and life lessons from successful...

  • 2023 / 4 / 25
    Rich People's Tax Credit Scheme, Harvard's Healthy Finances & My9

    Episode 447: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the rich people tax credit scheme, Andrew Wilkinson's Tiny goes public, Harvard is a multi-billion dollar tax-free revenue, and Shaan's...

  • 2023 / 4 / 24
    Ramit Sethi: His New Netflix Show, How To Stand Out & Spend Your Money

    Episode 446: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talks with Ramit Sethi (@ramit) about his new Netflix show, "How To Get Rich" and the "I Will Teach You To Get Rich" podcast, learning to spend money on what you love, how...

  • 2023 / 4 / 20
    Martin Shkreli Reveals How He Made His First $100M

    Episode 445: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with Martin Shkreli (@marty_catboy), aka "the most hated man in America", about how he got started in pharma, his logic behind raising the...

  • 2023 / 4 / 18
    AI Self-Finishing To-Do List, Podcast Kayfabe & War With Kara Swisher

    Episode 444: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the enormous potential of AI, Brad Addcock's robot factory, war with Kara Swisher for the Webby, podcast kayfabe, and the winner of the...

  • 2023 / 4 / 17
    Scott Harrison: From Nightclub Promoter to Charity Water Founder

    Episode 443: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talks to Scott Harrison (@scottharrison), Founder and CEO of Charity Water, about life as a nightclub promoter to starting Charity Water. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to...

  • 2023 / 4 / 13
    Brendan Schaub: From UFC Fighter To Comedian & Podcaster

    Episode 442: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to former football player, UFC fighter, comedian and podcaster, Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) about building his podcast network, how to...

  • 2023 / 4 / 13
    Brendan Schaub: From Football Player & UFC Fighter To Comedian & Podcaster

    Episode 442: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to former football player, UFC fighter, comedian and podcaster, Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) about building his podcast network, how to...

  • 2023 / 4 / 11
    Billion $ TV Empires, Dating Business Ideas, And More Elon

    Episode 441: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about two TV empires worth billions, dating business ideas, and Elon Musk's latest cringey acts. Click here to sign up for our event in...

  • 2023 / 4 / 6
    The Acquired Podcast Hosts: How They Started and Grew a Multimillion Dollar Podcast

    Episode 440: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) are joined by the Acquired podcast (@AcquiredFM) hosts, Ben Gilbert (@gilbert) and David Rosenthal (@djrosent) to talk about scaling to a large...

  • 2023 / 4 / 4
    A Masterclass On Flipping DTC Brands For Million With Mehtab Bhogal

    Episode 439: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Mehtab Bhogal (@MehtaKarta) about how to flip direct to consumer brands to earn millions of dollars, underrated companies, Oprah, and...

  • 2023 / 4 / 4
    A Masterclass On Flipping DTC Brands For Millions With Mehtab Bhogal

    Episode 439: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Mehtab Bhogal (@MehtaKarta) about how to flip direct to consumer brands to earn millions of dollars, underrated companies, Oprah, and...

  • 2023 / 3 / 30
    Brainstorming ChatGPT Business Ideas With Billionaire Dharmesh Shah

    Episode 438: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Hubspot Co-founder and CTO, Dharmesh Shah (@dharmesh), about all things artificial intelligence (AI), the countless business opportunities...

  • 2023 / 3 / 28
    Sam Reveals The Company He's Worked On For The Last 8 Month

    Episode 437: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Sam's new startup, Hampton, which Shaan predicts will be worth more than $1 billion. Sam talks about how it started, why he started it,...

  • 2023 / 3 / 24
    Shaan's Masterclass On Pitching That Has Raised Millions From Investors

    Episode 436: In a special Friday episode, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) gives a special masterclass on his pitch deck that has raised millions from investors. Go to the MFM YouTube channel to see examples. Want to...

  • 2023 / 3 / 23
    Million $ Quilting Empire, Babyville, USA, And Rapid Fire Business Ideas

    Episode 435: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) is joined by his business partner, Ben Levy (@benmlevy) to talk about meeting Al Doan - owner of a million dollar quilting company, creating Babyville, USA, taking meetings...

  • 2023 / 3 / 21
    Part 2: Pomp On His Businesses, Young Rock Star Employees, And The Internet Entrepreneur Hero

    Episode 434 Part 2: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by entrepreneur and Bitcoin investor Anthony Pompliano (@APompliano) to explain his businesses, how he gets rock stars on his...

  • 2023 / 3 / 21
    Part 1: Pomp On Balaji's 90 Day Bitcoin Bet, Digital Catastrophes, And Failing Banks

    Episode 434 Part 1: In part one of today's show, Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by entrepreneur and Bitcoin investor Anthony Pompliano (@APompliano) to talk about the failing...

  • 2023 / 3 / 17
    Boys React: GPT-4, Billion $ Mint Mobile Sale, Original iPhone Sale, Bay Area Storms

    Episode 433: In the Friday segment called The Boys React, Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and guest Nick Huber (@sweatystartup) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... SHAAN'S NEW...

  • 2023 / 3 / 16
    BREAKING: Twitch Founder/CEO Resigns - What I Learned From Him

    In a special episode of My First Million, Shaan (@ShaanVP) talks about the nine things he learned from working with Emmett Shear - CEO of Twitch - who resigned today. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the...

  • 2023 / 3 / 16
    Nick Huber: Powerful Sales Trick, Traits Of An Entrepreneur, & When To Sell A Business

    Episode 431: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and entrepreneur, Nick Huber (@sweatystartup), talk about traits of successful entrepreneurs, a new powerful sales trick, how to run multiple businesses at a time, and...

  • 2023 / 3 / 14
    SVB Collapse Explained, D2C Brands That May Fail, And Suli's Next Venture

    Episode 430: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) are joined by Suleman "Suli" Ali (@sulemanali) to talk about the fail of Silicon Valley Bank, the D2C brands that may fall next, reverse...

  • 2023 / 3 / 10
    Boys React: Elon's Troubles, Happiness & Money Study, TikTok Ban, And Power Slap League

    Episode 429: In the Friday segment called The Boys React, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... SHAAN'S NEW DAILY...

  • 2023 / 3 / 9
    How Dave Ramsey Built His $300M Empire, Trademarkia, And MFM Rip-Offs

    Episode 428: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Dave Ramsey's multi-million dollar empire, surfer Laird Hamilton's superfood business, the importance of trademarks, and so much...

  • 2023 / 3 / 7
    Top Marathoner, Ken Rideout, On Making Money, Dealing With Addiction, And Mental Toughness

    Episode 427: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) speak to Ken Rideout (@KenRideout_), one of the world's best masters runners, successful businessmen and entrepreneur. Ken talks about how he...

  • 2023 / 3 / 3
    The Boys React: Andrew Tate's 3rd Month in Prison, Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury, & Covid Lab Leak Theory

    Episode 426: In the Friday segment called The Boys React, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... SHAAN'S NEW DAILY...

  • 2023 / 3 / 2
    The World's Richest Fashion Billionaire, A New D2C Biz Idea, And Working With People You've Never Met

    Episode 425: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the richest man in the world - not Elon or Bezos, working with people you've never met, and Shaan's latest D2C business idea....

  • 2023 / 2 / 28
    Greatest Business Of All Time, Psy-Ops As A Service, Work Harder Not Smarter Hack

    Episode 424: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the greatest business of all time, what psy-ops can do, the work smarter not harder hack with Parallel Live Simulator, and much...

  • 2023 / 2 / 23
    Blue Collar Side Hustles, Covid Businesses, and Going Viral On TikTok For An "A"

    Episode 423: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Shaan's rich neighbor's Covid business success, an Emory professor who's giving A's for going viral, Sam's short-lived employment at...

  • 2023 / 2 / 21
    Kim Dotcom's Millions From Megaupload, Million $ Panic Attack App, and Million $ Waterproof Shoes

    Episode 422: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about their Canadian MFM event and the success stories they met there, the answer to what is a tax haven, the story of Kim Dotcom, and...

  • 2023 / 2 / 17
    The Unusual Story Of Death Row Records Co-Founder Michael Harris

    Episode 421: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) speaks with Death Row Records co-founder Michael "Harry-O" Harris about his many business ventures starting at a young age, starting a record company while imprisoned, and...

  • 2023 / 2 / 17
    The Unusual Story Of Death Row Records Co-Founder Harry-O

    Episode 421: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) speaks with Death Row Records co-founder Michael "Harry-O" Harris about his many business ventures starting at a young age, starting a record company while imprisoned, and...

  • 2023 / 2 / 16
    Nick Huber: How to Make Millions from Content Without Selling Ads

    Episode 420: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) speaks with entrepreneur Nick Huber (@sweatystartup) who made 7 figures selling a service company, now operates a successful self storage business and invests in many more....

  • 2023 / 2 / 14
    Crumbl Cookie Making $1B/ Year, AI In Sports, and Underutilized Assets Create Businesses

    Episode 419: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how Crumbl Cookie is making a billion a year in profit, will AI take over sports, looking at underutilized assets to create businesses...

  • 2023 / 2 / 10
    The Boys React: Facebook Stock Surges, Jack Butcher's NFT Makes Millions & Moonwalker Shoes

    Episode 418: In a new segment called The Boys React to the News, Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... ----- Links: * Jack...

  • 2023 / 2 / 9
    The Super Bowl Special

    Episode 417: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) preview the Super Bowl by looking at the business side of the game... who are the wealthy NFL owners, the power of Super Bowl commercials, niche...

  • 2023 / 2 / 7
    Apology To MrBeast, What Startup Should I Start Answered, and Steven Bartlett Explained

    Episode 416: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) preview Sam's interview with Harry-O, owner of Death Row records, Shaan's apology to MrBeast, what's happening with Steven Bartlett and so much...

  • 2023 / 2 / 7
    Shaan's Apology To MrBeast, The Answer to 'What Startup Should I Start?', and Steven Bartlett Explained

    Episode 416: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) preview Sam's interview with Harry-O of Death Row records, discuss whether Steve Bartlett is legit, Shaan gives an apology to MrBeast, and much...

  • 2023 / 2 / 3
    The Boys React: Tech Layoffs, IG Founder Starts A New Company & More Tech News

    Episode 415: In a new segment called The Boys React to the News, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... ----- Links: *...

  • 2023 / 2 / 2
    How To Grow A Small Agency Into A Billion Dollar Company, Shaan's $15M Miss, And More

    Episode 414: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about friend of the pod, Andrew Wilkinson's journey from starting a small agency to growing a billion dollar company, Shaan's investment...

  • 2023 / 1 / 31
    Data-Based Businesses, Executive Briefings, and Spotting Scams with Anand Sanwal

    Episode 413: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with Anand Sanwal (@asanwal), CEO and co-founder of CB Insights, about how Anand built his companies, the importance of data, small business...

  • 2023 / 1 / 27
    From the Vaults: How Suleman Ali Made His First Million

    Episode 412: We re-run episode 1 of My First Million with Suleman Ali. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Want more insights like MFM?...

  • 2023 / 1 / 27
    How Suleman Ali Made His First Million - From the Archive

    Episode 412: We re-run episode 1 of My First Million with Suleman Ali. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Want more insights like MFM?...

  • 2023 / 1 / 26
    WHOOP Founder Will Ahmed: How I Built A $3.6 BILLION Company

    Episode 411: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) speak with Will Ahmed (@willahmed), founder and CEO of WHOOP, about building a $3.6 billion company based on a personal health and fitness...

  • 2023 / 1 / 24
    Rapid Fire Business Ideas, How to Buy a Public Company, and Mastering Your LinkedIn Profile

    Episode 410: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) is joined by Suli Ali (@sulemanali) to talk about new business ideas, how to write an honest LinkedIn profile, rapid fire responses to personal questions, what's Suli's next...

  • 2023 / 1 / 20
    The Boys React to the News: The New Theranos Scam, Crypto Rally, and Gas App Sells to Discord

    Episode 409: In a new segment called The Boys React to the News, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... ----- Links: * Gas *...

  • 2023 / 1 / 19
    Creators Who Have Made $50M+, Multi-Million Car Businesses, and Sam Altman

    Episode 408: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about multi-million dollar car businesses, Shaan's business offer for a female listener, creators who have made $50M plus, and Billy of the...

  • 2023 / 1 / 17
    Business of Trend Forecasting, Pickleball, And The Lucrative Virtual Gaming World

    Episode 407: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about expanding the business of tracking trends, the explosion of pickleball popularity, and lucrative online gaming. Want to see more MFM?...

  • 2023 / 1 / 13
    Miracle Drugs, Sam's Secret Strategies, Good Storytelling, and More

    Episode 406: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about weight loss drugs Sam's testing, vaping weed, South Park creators' new tool and much more. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the MFM...

  • 2023 / 1 / 10
    MFM Mini-Camp, Lessons from Selling a Company, and Storytelling Wins

    Episode 405: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about what happens when Shaan leaves the house and meets up with other founders, the power of storytelling, the things you learn when you...

  • 2023 / 1 / 5
    The Guy Mafia, Agency Affiliates, Mini Katanas, and More

    Episode 404: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) binge on business ideas in this episode. They discuss becoming the next member of the Twitter Guy Mafia to going through Anand Sanwal's treasure...

  • 2023 / 1 / 3
    Announcing This Year's Episode of the Year: Camp MFM Recap

    Episode 403: After an extensive process of intense research and rigorous evaluation (we ran one Twitter poll) we have determined the episode of the year: The Camp MFM Recap episode. So as we gear up to bring...

  • 2022 / 12 / 31
    Top 5 Interviews of 2022

    Episode 402: Producer Ben breaks down his top 5 MFM interviews from 2022 ------ Show Notes: (00:45) - MrBeast and Hasan Minhaj (05:30) - Palmer Luckey (14:20) - Dharmesh Shah (26:00) - Pieter Levels (35:50) -...

  • 2022 / 12 / 29
    The Annual Milly Awards: The Winners, The Losers And Everything In Between - With Andrew Wilkinson

    Episode 401: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) present the annual Milly Awards. The most notable Billy of the Year will be named... as well as best and worst...

  • 2022 / 12 / 27
    TikTokers Making TV Shows For $5,000 With Millions Of Views, and Other Ways To Make $ Online

    Episode 400: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about TikTokers making shows with millions of views, the success of Coffeezilla debunking internet myths, the power of Click Funnels for...

  • 2022 / 12 / 22
    Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Tells Us His Next Move, Lessons Learned In Jail, and More

    Episode 399: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Billy McFarland talks about the failures of Fyre Festival, lessons learned, and his latest business venture, PYRT. ----- Links: * PYRT *...

  • 2022 / 12 / 20
    Austin Rief: Building Morning Brew, The Ultimate Guide to Building Newsletter Businesses, Side Hustle Ideas, & More

    Episode 398: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Morning Brew Founder & CEO Austin Rief (@austin_rief) about building, growing and selling a newsletter valued at $75M in 5 years, whether...

  • 2022 / 12 / 20
    Austin Rief: Building & Selling The Morning Brew For Millions In 5 Years, Side Hustle Ideas, & More

    Episode 398: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Morning Brew CEO Austin Rief (@austin_rief) about building, growing and selling a newsletter valued at $75M in 5 years, discussing the...

  • 2022 / 12 / 16
    BREAKING: Shaan Sells the Milk Road - A Conversation With the Buyers

    Episode 397: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talks with Kendall Saville and Michael Wittmeyer about their decision to buy Milk Road, their background in gambling affiliates, gold, and crypto, and much...

  • 2022 / 12 / 16
    University of Michigan Students Pitch Us Their Startups For $5000 Prize Money

    Episode 396: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) judge the My First Million pitch competition with students at the University of Michigan for a prize of $5,000. Some impressive ideas... find out...

  • 2022 / 12 / 13
    Lessons Learned from Interviewing Tim Ferriss, SaaS Business Ideas for OnlyFans, and More

    Episode 395: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Shaan's interview with entrepreneur, investor, author, podcaster, and lifestyle guru, Tim Ferriss (@tferriss). They review his money...

  • 2022 / 12 / 9
    Paul English: How He Built And Sold 6 Companies And Why He Believes Irritation Becomes Inspiration

    Episode 394: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with entrepreneur and Kayak co-founder, Paul English (@englishpaulm) about his latest business ideas, his famous missed investments, how to...

  • 2022 / 12 / 8
    Unpopular Truths From The Pod, Gourmet Gifts, and 4 Side Hustles

    Episode 393: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the unpopular - yet valuable - lessons they have learned on My First Million, $1,000/day side hustles, and gourmet gift...

  • 2022 / 12 / 6
    Controversies, Disrupting High End Real Estate, And The Best Way To Use Twitter

    Episode 392: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about all the controversies... FTX drug use, Liver King admits to steroid use, and the curious case of Katie Haun. Plus, disrupting the...

  • 2022 / 12 / 1
    Mind-Blowing AI Tools, 2023 Goals, & Money Making Arbitrage Schemes

    Episode 391: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about their new favorite AI tool, how to make money from arbitrage, goal setting for 2023, and more. ----- Links: * Character.AI * Adept *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 29
    The Business of Strip Clubs, Black Friday Boycott, and Three Twitter Scenarios

    Episode 390: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Eric Langan and his foray into owning strip clubs, why we should boycott Black Friday, three Twitter scenarios, how to fly on a private...

  • 2022 / 11 / 24
    Five Ways To Make Money, Vice Businesses, Fan Fiction And More

    Episode 389: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about five ways to make money, successful vice businesses, profitable fan fiction, Billy of the Week and more. ----- Links: * Sam's Tweet *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 22
    Bryan Johnson: How He Is Getting Biologically Younger, Selling His Company for $800 Million, and More

    Episode 388: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Bryan Johnson (@bryan_johnson) about starting Braintree - which he sold for hundreds of millions - and is his current businesses as...

  • 2022 / 11 / 18
    Framework Friday: Easy Choices, Hard Life. Hard Choices, Easy Life.

    Episode #387: Shaan Puri (@shaanvp) and Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) discuss the idea that making hard choices, doing hard things, can actually make life easier. ----- Links: * Influence, Robert Cialdini *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 17
    Andrew Wilkinson: The Hardest And Easiest Businesses To Start

    Episode 386: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) - entrepreneur and co-founder of Tiny - about learning to be a successful entrepreneur in less than a...

  • 2022 / 11 / 15
    Reaction To The Collapse of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

    Episode 385: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) react to the failure of the cryptocurrency trading firm FTX and the taking down of its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried. ----- Links: * @AutismCapital *...

  • 2022 / 11 / 10
    Sahil Bloom: Left Private Equity To Make Millions As A Content Creator And 3 Profitable Businesses To Start Now

    Episode 384: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with entrepreneur, creator, and investor Sahil Bloom (@SahilBloom) about three business ideas that will make money now, and why he left...

  • 2022 / 11 / 8
    Amouranth: How This OnlyFans Model Built A $40 Million Business Empire

    Episode 383: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) speak with Kaitlyn Michelle Siragusa, aka Amouranth (@Amouranth), about how she built her million dollar social media business empire and why she...

  • 2022 / 11 / 6
    October's Funniest MFM Moments

    Episode 383: The three funniest moments from MFM in October. ------ Show Notes: (00:45) - Sara's List Negotiation (05:05) - Work in tech-adjacent businesses & new-shiny syndrome (07:45) - Grit and delayed...

  • 2022 / 11 / 3
    Kevin Rose: His $100M/Year Watch Blog, Money From Digg.com, & Web3 Business

    Episode 382: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Kevin Rose (@kevinrose), entrepreneur, founder, vc and CEO of many projects, about creating an online magazine that garners $100M/year...

  • 2022 / 11 / 1
    The Inside Story Of The Fake Twitter Employees Who Trolled The Media and 8 Profitable Side Hustles For Halloween & Christmas

    Episode 381: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) have the inside story about the two fake Twitter employees who trolled the media, where billions are spent for Halloween, and eight side hustles...

  • 2022 / 10 / 28
    Framework Friday: The Secret to Being Lucky

    Episode #380: Shaan Puri (@shaanvp) talks about the different kinds of luck, how to put yourself in a position to be lucky, and how to mitigate different kinds of risk. To submit your question and hear...

  • 2022 / 10 / 27
    Sara's List Hostile Takeover and The App that Made $1M In Ten Days

    Episode 379: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about a hostile takeover of Sara's List and brainstorm how they're going to deal with it, the backstory of the #1 app - GAS, and much...

  • 2022 / 10 / 25
    Oculus & Anduril Founder Palmer Luckey: From Flipping iPhones On Ebay To Selling For $2Bn To Facebook

    Episode 378: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with billionaire Palmer Luckey (@PalmerLuckey), founder of Oculus and Anduril, about what he's done with his money since selling Oculus to...

  • 2022 / 10 / 20
    Shaan's Story: How I Made My First $1,000,000 By Age 31

    Episode 377: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Shaan's business life story... while eating hot wings. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces?...

  • 2022 / 10 / 18
    9 Business Ideas To Profit From The 2022 A.I. Gold Rush (Using Dall-E & GPT3)

    Episode 376: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk all things Artificial Intelligence: reaction to Joe Rogan's AI interview with Steve Jobs, AI in the workplace, new AI business ideas, AI...

  • 2022 / 10 / 14
    One Question Friday: How Do I Keep Relationships Healthy When I Work Long Hours?

    Episode #375: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) answers one listener's question about what they can do to keep relationships healthy when they work long hours. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First...

  • 2022 / 10 / 13
    Steph Smith On Anti-Cheat Businesses, Ethical Hackers, and 5 Business Ideas With High Demand & Low Supply

    Episode 374: In this episode Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) joins Steph Smith (@stephsmithio), host of the a16z podcast, to talk about anti-cheat businesses, ethical hacking, and inflections that create...

  • 2022 / 10 / 12
    How To Get Started With Building An Audience in 2022

    Episode 373: In this special episode of MFM, Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) joined the Demand Curve Growth Summit with Saagar Enjeti (@esaagar) of Breaking Points, to discuss how to build a loyal audience and turn...

  • 2022 / 10 / 11
    From $0 to Billionaire By Starting A Toy Factory In China - Billy Of The Week

    Episode 372: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about tips for success from the Billy of the Week, how to build an audience on YouTube and podcasts, and making millions on...

  • 2022 / 10 / 6
    Asking Billionaire Investor - Andrew Wilkinson - How To Prepare For The Economic Collapse

    Episode 371: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to billionaire investor, Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson), about winterizing your business and finances, taking random lunches, and why renting...

  • 2022 / 10 / 4
    Ryan Holiday Reveals How Much Best Selling Authors Make, Crazy Peter Thiel Stories & More

    Episode 370: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talks to best-selling author, podcaster, bookstore owner, and former marketing director for American Apparel, Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday), about how to make money in...

  • 2022 / 9 / 30
    Controversial Business Lessons From Napoleon, Edison & Hitler

    Episode 369: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) take a turn with One Question Friday... instead of a question they discuss traits of conquerors from yesterday and today. ----- Links: *...

  • 2022 / 9 / 29
    Behind The Scenes Of The Pod

    Episode 368: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) go behind the scenes of My First Million talking about how the pod started, how it has grown, and what it takes to build a good...

  • 2022 / 9 / 27
    How Roger Federer Became A Billionaire, Betting On Yourself, And The Figma Seed-Stage Pitch

    Episode 367: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how Roger Federer became a billionaire, learning to bet on yourself to make more money, the Figma seed-stage pitch, and much...

  • 2022 / 9 / 23
    The Body Stack Episode: What Sam and Shaan Do To Get Healthy And How Much They Spend Doing It

    Episode 366: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about all things body: what they do to get healthy, stay healthy and how much they spend doing it. ----- Links: * When Violence Is The...

  • 2022 / 9 / 22
    "Sara's List" Update: 12 Startups Where Stock Grants Will Make You A Millionaire

    Episode 365: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) give an update on "Sara's List." Sam Parr's wife, Sara, came up with a list of 12 established startups who had the potential to 5-10x over the...

  • 2022 / 9 / 20
    Lunch With A Billionaire, Fierce Nerds, And D2C IQ Tests

    Episode 364: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about lessons from lunch with billionaire, Dharmesh Shah, the power of fierce nerds, and the latest D2C business idea from Shaan... a D2C IQ...

  • 2022 / 9 / 16
    One Question Friday: What Does It Take To Be An Ace Public Speaker?

    Episode #363: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question about what they do to make public speaking fun/interesting. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First...

  • 2022 / 9 / 15
    The Startup Sins Of Uber, Why Scaling Is Overrated, and More

    Episode 362: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about businesses that don't scale well, but are still successful, the startup sins of Uber, how to make millions from a salaried position,...

  • 2022 / 9 / 13
    3rd Richest Man In The World, Team Zuck, and MrBeast's Best Biz

    Episode 361: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the newly named third richest man in the world, being on team Zuckerberg, and MrBeast's best business idea. ----- Links: * Donda.org *...

  • 2022 / 9 / 9
    One Question Friday: What Random Things Are You Into Right Now?

    Episode #360: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question: What are some random things that you're really into right now? To submit your question and hear yourself on My...

  • 2022 / 9 / 8
    Robot Businesses That Will Take Over The Fast Food Industry And Showmanship

    Episode 359: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the robotic food businesses, the importance of showmanship, and hiring a stranger to help Sam grow on TikTok. ----- Links: * Brett...

  • 2022 / 9 / 6
    The Future of AI Art Generation And How Production Companies Are So Profitable

    Episode 358: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how production companies are so profitable, incredible AI art and generation engines. ----- Links: * Mad Realities * Hello Sunshine...

  • 2022 / 9 / 1
    Frame Breaking Businesses: From Pomegranate Juice to VPNs

    Episode 357: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about four businesses that change the way you think about what they do... from VPNs to pomegranate juice and more. ----- Links: * Unclaimed...

  • 2022 / 8 / 31
    We Hosted A "Shark Tank" For Tech Startups | My First Million Demo Day

    Episode 356: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) with the help of Stonks.com , listen to six entrepreneurs pitch their business in hopes of getting Shaan and Sam to invest. * To watch this...

  • 2022 / 8 / 30
    Camp MFM Recap: The Real MrBeast, Kamikaze Commitment and More

    Episode 355: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) recap Camp MFM with stories of the real MrBeast, Kamikaze commitment, and future events. ----- Links: * CampMFM *...

  • 2022 / 8 / 29
    Al Doan: $100M+ Quilt Mogul Who Bought Two Towns

    Episode 354: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) sit down with Al Doan (@drbillnye), Co-Founder of the Missouri Quilting Company, the largest quilting company in the world that does more than...

  • 2022 / 8 / 26
    One Question Friday: What Does It Mean To "Test Your Business Ideas"?

    Episode #353: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question: What does it mean to "test your business ideas"? To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 25
    MrBeast: 'I Obsess Every Second of Every Day Until I Have a Mental Breakdown' - With Hasan Minhaj

    Episode 352: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sit down with YouTube sensation MrBeast, and award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj to talk about obsession, how to win, finding your creativity,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 23
    Drunk Ideas: Only Fans For Therapy, A Secret Bookcase for your Phone, and More

    Episode 351: Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk drunk business ideas... some good and some bad. ----- Links: * Photo Vault app * Santa's Club * /r/popping * SlideShare * Shaan's tweet about...

  • 2022 / 8 / 19
    One Question Friday: What Questions Do You Ask Your Customers When Starting A Business?

    Episode #350: Sam Parr (@thesamparr) answers one listener's question: What questions do you ask your customers when you're starting a business? To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 18
    The New WeWork, How to Make $10M In 3 Months, and More

    Episode 349: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about WeWork founder - Adam Neumann's - next big project, how to make $10 million in three months, and more. ----- Links: * Alan Wong * Scott...

  • 2022 / 8 / 16
    Big Fish In A Small Pond, LIV Golf, And Financial Freedom

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the value of being a big fish in a small pond, Saudi Arabia's version of the PGA that's luring players away, what financial freedom actually means,...

  • 2022 / 8 / 11
    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...

  • 2022 / 8 / 9
    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. ----- Links: * Intro.co *...

  • 2022 / 8 / 5
    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...

  • 2022 / 8 / 4
    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...

  • 2022 / 8 / 2
    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...

  • 2022 / 8 / 1
    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...

  • 2022 / 7 / 29
    One Question Friday: What’s The Fastest Way You've Had Your Life Changed By Money?

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener's question: What’s the fastest way you’ve had your life changed by money or what’s the fastest way you’ve seen someone else’s life get...

  • 2022 / 7 / 28
    The Easiest Way To Make $10,000/Month, PassionFlix, & More

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about easy ways to make 10K a month, fatFIRE, Elon Musk's sister's business, and Shaan's high quality retail clothing idea. ----- Links: * My First...

  • 2022 / 7 / 26
    Buying A $50M Egg Carton Biz For $0 Down + How Much Obama And Oprah Make From A Speaking Gig

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how much money famous people make from giving speeches, an update on Sarah Moore, the owner of EggCarton.com, and more. ----- Links: * Washington...

  • 2022 / 7 / 22
    One Question Friday: How Do You Make Your Podcast Standout?

    Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) answers one MFM listener's question: What did you do to get your podcast found by famous people, Sam and Mr. Beast? And do you have any advice for how to develop this? To...

  • 2022 / 7 / 21
    Viral Tweets as a Service, Toastmasters of the Future, and Other Business Ideas

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) brainstorm business ideas including a content remix agency, a direct-to-consumer SodaStream, and modernizing the storytelling club Toastmasters...

  • 2022 / 7 / 20
    Rich Roll: How A Vegan Ultra-endurance Athlete Created A Business On Personal Transformation

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talks with vegan ultra-endurance athlete and entrepreneur, Rich Roll (@richroll) about starting from nothing to building a million dollar business based on his love of eating plants,...

  • 2022 / 7 / 19
    Producer Ben Had A 90-Minute Phone Call With Mr. Beast, Hypnosis and More

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk with Producer Ben (@BenWilsonTweets) about his surprise phone call with YouTube sensation, Mr. Beast, the power of hypnosis, and ambitious...

  • 2022 / 7 / 15
    One Question Friday: Where Did You Succeed Where Others Did Not?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answers one listener's question: What did you do differently that allowed you to succeed, that you think other people who had similar circumstances to you, did not? Where did you succeed...

  • 2022 / 7 / 14
    Pieter Levels: Making $2.7M A Year With No Employees

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Pieter Levels (@levelsio) about being a solopreneur who makes nearly $3M a year with no employees while living a nomadic lifestyle. Also, want $5,000?...

  • 2022 / 7 / 12
    Billion Dollar Business Philosophies With Hubspot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk to Co-Founder & CTO of HubSpot, Dharmesh Shah (@dharmesh), about why a bad economy is a good time to start a business, creating an alternative to Wordle,...

  • 2022 / 7 / 8
    One Question Friday: How Do You Keep Your Imagination Alive?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answers one listener's question: What are some tips and tricks that you do to keep your imagination, creativity alive, especially when you feel stuck or you don't know what to do? To...

  • 2022 / 7 / 7
    Patrick Campbell: The Billion $ Quilting Industry And Using Spy Secrets To Gain A Competitive Edge

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to Founder & CEO at ProfitWell, Patrick Campbell (@Patticus), about the billion dollar quilting industry, using spy secrets in business, buying cheap debt...

  • 2022 / 7 / 5
    How to Reverse Engineer Any Business - From the Archive

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss the tools they use to reverse engineer businesses. Also, want $5,000? Check out the My First Million Clips contest. ----- Links: * FirstVersions.com *...

  • 2022 / 6 / 30
    Flying First Class, Grant Cardone, and How Sam Enraged Goldman Sachs

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about why billionaires should really fly first class, the power of Grant Cardone, how Sam enraged Goldman Sachs, and more. Also, want $5,000? Check out...

  • 2022 / 6 / 28
    Michael Girdley: Why Fireworks Are A Cash Cow and How to Operate a Holdco Worth $100 Million

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk to tech investor and entrepreneur Michael Girdley (@girdley), about selling fireworks, how to hire great CEOs, and what it takes to operate a successful...

  • 2022 / 6 / 21
    How FTX Scaled A $30 Billion Company With Only 30 Engineers!

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the problem of over hiring (example FTX), party planning tips from entrepreneur Nick Gray's new book, and one successful egg carton business. Also,...

  • 2022 / 6 / 16
    Shaan Loses $700k In Crypto Crash And The Mentality of A Downturn

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about losing more than $700k in the crypto crash, the mentality of a downturn, and the crazy success of conferences. Also, want $5,000? Check out the My...

  • 2022 / 6 / 14
    Colin & Samir: How To Make $1M+ On YouTube

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk with YouTube stars and content creator experts Samir Chaudry and Colin Rosenblum about how to become a successful YouTuber. Also, want $5,000? Check out...

  • 2022 / 6 / 9
    MFM Demo Day: 5 Startups Pitch Sam & Shaan and Raise $1.7M

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) with the help of Stonks.com , listen to five entrepreneurs pitch their business in hopes of getting Shaan and Sam to invest. ----- Links: * 5x * Bacarai *...

  • 2022 / 6 / 7
    Lessons From Sam's New Business Venture, High Stakes Gambling, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about lessons learned from Sam's new business venture, the money makers of online high stakes gambling and so much more. Also, want $5,000? Check out the...

  • 2022 / 5 / 31
    Michael Sonnenfeldt: The Most Successful Real Estate Deal of All Time and Building a Community of Billionaires

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talks to Michael Sonnenfeldt, founder and chairman of Tiger 21 - a peer-to-peer network for high net-worth wealth individuals - about how to build wealth and how to preserve...

  • 2022 / 5 / 27
    One Question Friday: How To Start A Lead Gen Business

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) answer one listener's question. On this episode, Neil Gupta, from Toronto, Ontario, Canada asks what are the first three actionable steps to starting a lead...

  • 2022 / 5 / 26
    Work Like Ocean's 11, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the Deepfake Dilemma

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how the future of work will look like an Ocean's 11 team, height enhancing surgery, Sam Bankman-Fried, and how to solve the problem of...

  • 2022 / 5 / 24
    "The Real Life Ted Lasso," Martin Shkreli, Liver King, and Other Cult Leaders

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the Savannah Bananas, Martin Shkreli, Liver King, how Shaan lost more than $200K on Luna and Terra, and more. Also, want $5,000? Check out the My...

  • 2022 / 5 / 23
    Shaan's 9 Unorthodox Management Tips

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) shares his tried and true unconventional management tips that you won't learn in business school. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe...

  • 2022 / 5 / 19
    From the Vault: These Are the Frameworks Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

    We go deep in the vaults to find an episode of Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), aka the King of Frameworks, sharing his favorite ten frameworks. ----- Links: * Get the PDF version with illustrations -...

  • 2022 / 5 / 17
    Selling Deodorant for $100M and How to Find Your Best Competitive Advantage with Moiz Ali

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sits down with entrepreneur and former CEO of Native, Moiz Ali (@MoizAli), to talk about how to find the competitive advantage for your business, three common mistakes DTC brands make,...

  • 2022 / 5 / 13
    One Question Friday: Hiring Your First Employee

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answers one listener's question. On this episode, a UK-based listener asks how to approach making their first hire at their startup. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First...

  • 2022 / 5 / 12
    The Billion Dollar Community Propelling Women To The Top - Carolyn Childers of Chief.com

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) sits down with Carolyn Childers, co-founder and CEO of Chief, to talk about her million dollar subscription-based business that drives and supports women in corporate leadership...

  • 2022 / 5 / 10
    From Blogger To $100 Million Business With Neil Patel

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sit down with entrepreneur and online marketing guru Neil Patel to talk about his success starting as a blogger to making 9-figures in revenue. ----- Links: *...

  • 2022 / 5 / 6
    One Question Friday: Someone Stole My NFTs

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Ben Levy (@Benmlevy) answer one listener's question. On this episode, Collin asks how to deal with defeat after his NFTs were stolen. To submit your question and hear yourself on My...

  • 2022 / 5 / 5
    How Content Creators Make Millions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how easy it is for content creators to make millions, the women of Elon Musk, trademark scams, and more. ----- Links: * Naked and Afraid * How Is...

  • 2022 / 5 / 3
    Billion Dollar Ad Arbitrage: Opportunities Hidden in Plain Sight

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about surprising ad arbitrage opportunities, getting vaccinated against cancellation, new media properties, and more. ----- Links: * Outcome Health...

  • 2022 / 4 / 29
    One Question Friday: How Do You Scale A Ghost Kitchen Business?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) answer one listener question. On this episode, Brian asks how he should grow his successful ghost kitchen business. To submit your question and hear yourself...

  • 2022 / 4 / 28
    Elon Musk, Mobile Minorities, and How to Overcome Fear

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) react to Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and much more. ----- Links: * Aceable * Vitalchek * Relx * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling...

  • 2022 / 4 / 26
    My First Million's Origin Story, How to Find Winners, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about the roadmap for new start-ups, how the podcast came to be and much, much more. ----- Links: * CyberLeads * @alexwestco * Indie Hackers * DeadEyes...

  • 2022 / 4 / 22
    One Question Friday: To Raise or Not To Raise?

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer one listener question. On this episode, Matt from North Carolina asks whether he should raise money to grow his business. To submit your question and...

  • 2022 / 4 / 21
    How to Interact with Famous People, The In-Person Event Playbook, and More

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about their interactions with famous people and how to leave a good impression, how in-person events make money (and why they're only getting bigger), and...

  • 2022 / 4 / 19
    How to Get Famous on Twitter and Other Listener Questions

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer your Twitter questions about how they found success. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our...

  • 2022 / 4 / 14
    EMERGENCY POD: ELON BUYING TWITTER - Our Reaction and Explanation (Hilarious)

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) react to Elon Musk's attempted hostile takeover of Twitter. They analyze why he's doing it, whether they think he'll be successful, and more. ----- Links: *...

  • 2022 / 4 / 14
    From Coder to Cartel Boss - The Jeff Bezos of Organized Crime

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about Paul Le Roux and his possible connection to Bitcoin, Peter Thiel's recent crypto speech, the power of knowing exactly what you want, and much...

  • 2022 / 4 / 12
    Getting Rich Quick Sucks - Andrew Wilkinson Teaches You How to Get Rich Slow

    Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) joins Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) to talk about why getting rich slow is better than getting rich quick. They also talk about the five pillars of happiness,...

  • 2022 / 4 / 6
    Announcement: Marketing Against the Grain

    The HubSpot Podcast Network is proud to announce our latest podcast: Marketing Against the Grain. Listen here: https://link.chtbl.com/eASRByGO About Marketing Against the Grain: If you want to know what's...

  • 2022 / 4 / 5
    Writing Your Way to Millions with Neville Medhora

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Ben Wilson (@BenWilsonTweets) sit down with copywriter and entrepreneur Neville Medhora (@NevMed) to talk about copywriting, ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and...

  • 2022 / 3 / 31
    5 Big Ideas for a Business with Greg Isenberg

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) sit down with entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Greg Isenberg (@gregisenberg), to talk about big ideas for a new business and much more. ----- Links: * Do...

  • 2022 / 3 / 30
    Courses That Are Making 7 Digits with Amy Porterfield

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sit down with Amy Porterfield (@AmyPorterfield) to talk about the courses business, her background working with Tony Robbins, and much more. ----- Links: * Do...

  • 2022 / 3 / 29
    5 Questions that Will Change Your Life

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer five life changing questions. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Want...

  • 2022 / 3 / 24
    Two Side Hustle Ideas, The Top Trait of Successful Entrepreneurs, Building a Compound with your Friends, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how to identify trends, whether it's possible to get ultra-wealthy from cash flow businesses, why they enjoy doing hood rat stuff, and...

  • 2022 / 3 / 22
    Finding Profitable Business Ideas By Studying Trends, Hood Rat Stuff, and More

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how to identify trends, whether it's possible to get ultra-wealthy from cash flow businesses, why they enjoy doing hood rat stuff, and...

  • 2022 / 3 / 18
    Best of This Week: March 18th

    Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * 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...

  • 2022 / 3 / 17
    Hire 1 to Hire 10, Sam Gets Hacked, Shaan Buys a $200K NFT, and More with Andrew Wilkinson

    Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) joins Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) to talk about delegation, hiring 1 to hire 10, how to handle getting hacked, Shaan's $200K NFT purchase, and...

  • 2022 / 3 / 16
    The Kanye Episode

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Netflix's recent Kanye West documentary, Jeen-Yuhs, and what lessons they learned from watching it. ----- Links: * Jeen-Yuhs on Netflix -...

  • 2022 / 3 / 15
    Recapping the Mr Beast Joe Rogan Interview, The Billionaire Who Owns the Sports Jersey Market, Betting on Yourself, and More

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) recap Mr. Beast's interview on Joe Rogan, talk about people who find their passion early in life, discuss Michael Rubin and how he has taken over the sports...

  • 2022 / 3 / 11
    Best of This Week: March 11th

    Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * 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...

  • 2022 / 3 / 10
    3 Profitable Business Ideas You Should Start in 2022, Dog Food Billionaires, and Focusing on the Next Step with Steph Smith

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Steph Smith (@StephSmithIO) to discuss why you shouldn't think beyond step 1 when starting a business, how to identify 10X productivity...

  • 2022 / 3 / 9
    Is Time Out a Billion Dollar Business? - Plus Russian Stocks, Right-Wing Media Sites, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss why Time Out is a surprising business that could be worth a billion dollars, whether it's worth buying Russian stocks, and what Shaan would do to build...

  • 2022 / 3 / 8
    Drunk Business Ideas That Could Make You Millions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) share some "drunk business ideas." Ideas that sound ridiculous... but might actually work. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling...

  • 2022 / 3 / 4
    Best of This Week: March 4th

    Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * 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...

  • 2022 / 3 / 3
    EXTRA: Russian Oligarchs, Putin, and Sam and Shaan's Thoughts on Ukraine

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the little known story of the Russian oligarchs, and discuss the current situation in Ukraine and how President Zelensky is leading his country...

  • 2022 / 3 / 3
    How to Think Big with David Friedberg, Founder of Cana

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sits down with David Friedberg (@Friedberg) to talk about ambition, what he learned from the founders of Google, and how he's aiming to change the world by 3D printing drinks with his...

  • 2022 / 3 / 2
    How Raoul Pal 10X-ed His Money with Crypto and Retired to the Beach

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sits down with Raoul Pal (@RaoulGMI) to talk about his career, how he 10X-ed his money with crypto, why NFTs are a bubble, winning the game of life, and more. ----- * Do you love MFM and...

  • 2022 / 3 / 1
    John Lee Dumas On How He Saved $1,000,000 In Taxes By Moving To Puerto Rico, How He Makes His Money, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) bring John Lee Dumas onto the show to talk about why he moved to Puerto Rico, how he makes his money, why he went on a 10-day fast, and more. ----- * Do you...

  • 2022 / 2 / 23
    Why "Desperation Induced Focus" Is the Key to Success, Plus Listener Questions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) bring you the second edition of the Player Hater's Ball. They discuss the things they think don't work: bad business ideas, bad investing advice, bad life...

  • 2022 / 2 / 21
    Billy of the Week: Chris Aker

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about Billy of the Week Chris Aker and how he was able to maintain 100% control of his $900M company. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and...

  • 2022 / 2 / 18
    Best of This Week: Feb 14th

    Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * 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...

  • 2022 / 2 / 17
    Are the Olympics a Waste of Time?, The Tinder Swindler, Paper Cut Companies, Money Therapy, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss the Olympics and whether it is worth while to spend time trying to get a gold medal, companies that make billions solving small "paper cut" problems,...

  • 2022 / 2 / 16
    Asking The Founder Of Grammarly How He Built A $13 Billion Company

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sits down with Max Lytvyn (@Max_lytvyn), co-founder and head of revenue at Grammarly, to talk about the founding story of the company, how he grew it from 0 to $13B in revenue, why he...

  • 2022 / 2 / 15
    Ideation Bootcamp, Bitcoin Thieves Steal Billions, Stonks.com, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss Sam's new course on coming up with business ideas, Stonks.com, the key to building a billion dollar internet business, and finally they discuss the...

  • 2022 / 2 / 10
    From Sleeping on Gym Floors to $100M with Alex Hormozi

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Alex Hormozi (@AlexHormozi) to discuss his journey from sleeping on gym floors to making millions, sales techniques that can earn you $100k per...

  • 2022 / 2 / 8
    Wordle Copycat Loses It All, Introducing Milk Road, and Guru Shaan on Finding Your Next Project

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Ben Levy (@BenMLevy) to discuss the story of the World copycat who topped the app store charts and then lost everything, Shaan and Ben's new...

  • 2022 / 2 / 4
    Best of This Week: Feb 4th

    Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * 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...

  • 2022 / 2 / 3
    Ryan Holiday on The Economics of Book Writing, Why You’re Monetizing Your Media Business All Wrong, His Split with Tucker Max, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) to discuss how Ryan makes and spends his money, why he opened a book shop, what fuels him, why he decided to sell...

  • 2022 / 2 / 2
    How to Become A Billion Dollar Creator with Nathan Barry, Founder of ConvertKit

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) are joined by Nathan Barry (@NathanBarry) to discuss ConvertKit and how Nathan has grown it to over $200M, how to become a billion dollar creator, why he...

  • 2022 / 2 / 1
    Did This Man Just Expose the Silicon Vally Tech Mafia? - Ryan Breslow, Founder of Bolt

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) talk about how to learn any skill, whether Dan Price is legit or a fraud, Dave Friedberg and Cana, and what a chicken wing actually is. They are then joined by...

  • 2022 / 1 / 31
    SPECIAL: Walt Disney (Part 1)

    Special cross-post from How to Take Over the World. Walt Disney's childhood, adolescence, how how he got his start in animation, and his first successes. To find more episodes like this go to httotw.com or...

  • 2022 / 1 / 31
    Billy of the Week: Alex Hormozi

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about (non) Billy of the Week Alex Hormozi, how he has made $72M over the last 5 years based mostly around gym businesses, and discuss whether he is...

  • 2022 / 1 / 28
    Best of This Week: Jan 28th

    Some of the best clips from this week. Let us know what you think of the new format by tweeting at @ShaanVP, @theSamParr, or @BenWilsonTweets. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling...

  • 2022 / 1 / 27
    Is The Rock Going to Make $1B+ From Tequila? + Placebo Water, STR Update, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) have a classic idea shoot around where they talk about things like The Rock becoming a tequila billionaire, a placebo water called Felix Felicis, Sam gives an...

  • 2022 / 1 / 26
    $1M By 19, $100M+ By 35 -- Here's How He Did It

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sits down with Val Katayev (@ValKatayev) to talk about how he got his start making millions from a ringtone business, why he's currently launching a startup in the jewelry industry,...

  • 2022 / 1 / 25
    Someone Paying Our Producer $100K for Advice? - Here's the Story

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@shaanVP) talk with producer Ben Wilson (@BenWilsonTweets) about his unique opportunity with a high net worth individual and how to monetize his podcasting business. Sam...

  • 2022 / 1 / 20
    Tech Startup Ideas for the Farmer Economy

    Shaan Puri (@shaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss FarmCon 2022, how Shaan got Covid, tech startup ideas for the farmer economy, how to develop value and a sense of mystique in your personal brand, and...

  • 2022 / 1 / 18
    Brainstorming The Best Business Ideas To Start In 2022 with Noah Kagan

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and is joined by Noah Kagan (@NoahKagan) to discuss the most profitable businesses on AppSumo, the best business ideas to start in 2022, businesses you can start with zero startup...

  • 2022 / 1 / 14
    Greatest Hits of 2021 (Vol. 2)

    On this episode, we bring you some of the best and most popular moments from My First Million in 2021. This episode specifically highlights some of our best guest moments. Let us know how you like the episode...

  • 2022 / 1 / 11
    Saas Companies that Anyone Can Start with Rob Walling

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Ben Wilson (@BenWilsonTweets) discuss Sam's article defending Theranos, airport houses, and conducting an end of year family review. They are then joined by Rob Walling...

  • 2022 / 1 / 7
    Greatest Hits of 2021 (Vol. 1)

    On this episode, we bring you some of the best and most popular moments from My First Million in 2021. Let us know how you like the episode and if we should do greatest hits in the future!  _____ * Do you...

  • 2022 / 1 / 6
    Sam and Shaan's New Year's Resolutions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss why Sam makes new year's resolutions, why Shaan doesn't, and what they're focusing on this year.  _____ * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and...

  • 2022 / 1 / 6
    Doomer Optimism, The Economics of Book Publishing, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss doomer optimism, why Sam is prepping for the apocalypse, the economics of book publishing, why most authors don't make any money, and much...

  • 2022 / 1 / 4
    MFM Goes Viral on TikTok, Solana Billionaires, Right to Be Forgotten, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss how they were able to get more than 10M views on TikTok, why Solana billionaires are giving them FOMO, the right to be forgotten and companies that are...

  • 2021 / 12 / 30
    The 2021 Milly Awards

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) to go through their 2021 Milly Awards. They hand out awards like "billionaire of the year," "best investment of...

  • 2021 / 12 / 28
    The Story of Black Market Kingpin Ross Ulbricht + Sam Does an AMA

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) is joined by producer Ben Wilson (@BenWilsonTweets), to do an AMA of questions asked on Twitter and talk about the story of Silk Road creator and black market kingpin Ross Ulbricht. Sam...

  • 2021 / 12 / 23
    Billy of the Week: Tyler Perry

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sits down with Steph Smith (@StephSmithio), indie creator and host of the "Sh*t You Didn't Learn in School" podcast, to talk about Tyler Perry and how he was able to become a...

  • 2021 / 12 / 23
    Companies of One that Make Millions with Steph Smith

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sits down with Steph Smith (@StephSmithio), indie creator and host of the "Sh*t You Didn't Learn in School" podcast, to talk about companies with only one employee that are making...

  • 2021 / 12 / 21
    This Year's Best Twitter Accounts to Follow

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) share their favorite Twitter accounts to follow and what they have learned from them.  _____ * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces?...

  • 2021 / 12 / 17
    SPECIAL: Steve Jobs (Part 2)

    This is a special release of the 2-part Steve Jobs series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - Today we're talking about Steve Jobs, the innovator, businessman, and...

  • 2021 / 12 / 17
    SPECIAL: Steve Jobs (Part 1)

    This is a special release of the 2-part Steve Jobs series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - Today we're talking about Steve Jobs, the innovator, businessman, and...

  • 2021 / 12 / 16
    Half-Baked TV Show Ideas, Miss Excel Making Millions, The Adventure Challenge, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss half-baked TV show ideas that they think could be popular, how Miss Excel is making millions, the unexpected rise of The Adventure Challenge, and much...

  • 2021 / 12 / 14
    The Company You Would Build If You Had the Time, the $5M Question, VR Therapy, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss the business model of touring and creating live shows, how Andrew Lloyd Webber became a billionaire, what they would do if they knew they would make...

  • 2021 / 12 / 13
    Hasan Minhaj - Comedy, Netflix, Haters, & Money

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sits down with award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj to discuss how he prepares for his shows, how he stays in the moment, his struggles dealing with anonymous Twitter trolls, what he has...

  • 2021 / 12 / 10
    EMERGENCY POD: Shaan Reacts to Better.com CEO Firing 900 Employees

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) reacts to the Better.com CEO firing 900 employees on Zoom and explains what went wrong and how the CEO could have done better. To see Shaan's reaction vid on YouTube, click here:...

  • 2021 / 12 / 9
    Fitness Hotels, Steel-Manning, and Why the Creator Economy is Overhyped

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss new business ideas including building a fitness hotel, the mental model of building a steel man argument, and why the creator economy might be...

  • 2021 / 12 / 7
    How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, QVC for Mobile, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) break down Mr. Beast's Squid Games recreation and talk about how he was able to get 100M views in less than four days. They also discuss a number of business...

  • 2021 / 12 / 2
    Noah Kagan: Notes From Meeting Peter Thiel and Books that Helped Him Make Millions

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) is joined by Noah Kagan (@noahkagan) to discuss how AppSumo started, what he's working on now, what he learned from his recent meeting from Peter Thiel, the books that have had. the...

  • 2021 / 11 / 30
    SPECIAL: The Rothschilds (Part 2)

    This is a special release of the 2-part Rothschild series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did the Rothschilds go from a poor family inhabiting a part-share of a...

  • 2021 / 11 / 30
    SPECIAL: The Rothschilds (Part 1)

    This is a special release of the 2-part Rothschild series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did the Rothschilds go from a poor family inhabiting a part-share of a...

  • 2021 / 11 / 25
    Thanksgiving Special: Great Finds (Products, Apps, Media)

    On this special Thanksgiving episode, Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) share their favorite products they are using, apps they have downloaded, and media they are consuming.  _____ * Do you...

  • 2021 / 11 / 24
    Unbundling Disney, Why CNN is Just Like the WWE, YouTube Creator Camps, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss Shaan's recent trip to Disneyland and talk about a number of business ideas that involve unbundling Disney. They also talk about PFP NFT projects, why...

  • 2021 / 11 / 23
    How to Have an Early Adopter Mindset, ConstitutionDAO, Optimizing Twitter Bios, and More

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) talk about what an early adopter mindset is and how to adopt it, the ConstitutionDAO and whether it's a good idea, how Gary Vaynerchuk used NFTs to create the...

  • 2021 / 11 / 18
    Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Pomp Worth?", and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the recent Barstool sports drama and how to react to getting canceled, Billy of the Week Bryan Johnson and his extreme body monitoring, the future...

  • 2021 / 11 / 16
    Dr. Andrew Huberman’s Path to Fame, Money, and Total Human Optimization

    Dr. Andrew Huberman, Professor and Neuroscientist at Stanford University and host of the Huberman Lab podcast, joins MFM hosts Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) to talk about how he's been able...

  • 2021 / 11 / 11
    How To Get the Most Out of Every Event, Surprisingly Successful Keto Businesses, and the World Premier of Southern Sam’s Sticky Icky

    MFM hosts Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how to get the most out of any event you attend, keto nutrition businesses that have been crushing it, and even brainstorm the creation of...

  • 2021 / 11 / 9
    Why Everyone Is Wrong About the Metaverse, Gaingels, Companies that Don't Advertise, and More

    MFM hosts Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about the Metaverse and what everyone is getting wrong about it, the billion-dollar investment group that no one knows about, companies that are...

  • 2021 / 11 / 4
    Shaan Challenges Sam to Ignore His Limits, Michael Rubin is the Billy of the Week, and More

    MFM hosts Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) talk about the power of intensity, billionaire of the week Michael Rubin, how they respond when people pitch them ideas, and much more.  _____ * Do...

  • 2021 / 11 / 2
    The Next Big Social Media Network Will Be On the Blockchain. Nader Al-Naji Tells Us Why.

    Nader Al-Naji (@nadertheory) joins Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) to discuss the future of social media on the blockchain, why social network users should have their own coin, and much...

  • 2021 / 10 / 28
    Ariel Helwani Is Building His Own ESPN. He Already Has 1m+ Followers. He Tells Us How.

    Ariel Helwani (@ArielHelwani) joins Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) to discuss why he decided to leave ESPN to go independent, how he structures his business, how he decided to do MMA, why...

  • 2021 / 10 / 26
    MFM Goes to Jail - Plus Startup Cities, Prospera, Julian Shapiro Building a Ranch, Testing Out Big Purchases, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss Sam’s recent trip to a federal prison and what he learned there, whether startup cities are the wave of the future, why more people should test out big...

  • 2021 / 10 / 21
    From $300k to $35M+ Selling Dog Ramps with Ramon Van Meer, CEO & Founder at Alpha Paw

    Ramon Van Meer (@RamonVanMeer) joins Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) to discuss why he prefers to buy businesses rather than build them, his best tools for new business research, how to make sure you’re not buying a...

  • 2021 / 10 / 19
    Dopamine Fasts, Cruise Ship Investing, and Elon Musk vs. Jeff Bezos Feuds with Andrew Wilkinson, Co-Founder of Tiny

    Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson), Co-Founder of Tiny, joins Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) to talk about how he found joy through a four-week dopamine fast, why it can be better to make safer...

  • 2021 / 10 / 14
    Near Death Accidents, Hitting $1B ARR, and Selling Like the Grateful Dead with Brian Halligan, Founder & Executive Chairman of HubSpot

    Brian Halligan (@BHalligan), founder & executive chairman (and former CEO) of HubSpot, joins Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) to discuss what he learned from nearly dying in a snowmobile accident, how...

  • 2021 / 10 / 12
    How Brumate Made $20M with 0 Employees, Why Carpet Cleaning is the Perfect Teenager Side Hustle, How to Do an Energy Audit, Shahid Khan is the Billy of the Week, and More

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss Brumate, the company that scaled to $20M without a single employee, how F*** You Pay Me is helping influencers discover what they’re truly worth, how...

  • 2021 / 10 / 7
    3 Patterns for Great Business Ideas with Jack Abraham, Founder, Managing Partner & CEO at Atomic

    Jack Abraham (@jackabraham), Founder, Managing Partner & CEO at Atomic, sits down with MFM hosts Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) to talk frameworks for great business ideas, how one hour can...

  • 2021 / 10 / 5
    #224 - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Dyrdek from 0 to $405M in Exits

    Rob Dyrdek (@robdyrdek), founder & CEO of venture studio Dyrdek Machine, former professional skateboarder, and star of hit shows like Rob & Big and Ridiculousness, joins Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP)...

  • 2021 / 10 / 1
    #223 - Sam & Shaan Bet $500, Ozy Media Scam, Why Google is Dying, and More

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss the latest news on the unfolding Ozy Media story, discuss why Google might not be a dominant tech giant in ten years, and place a bet on whether...

  • 2021 / 9 / 29
    SPECIAL: Peter Diamandis on the Longevity Opportunity, Bitcoin’s Bull Case and Musk vs. Bezos

    About: Peter Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder and...

  • 2021 / 9 / 24
    #222 - How to Get a Slice of Harvard's Billion Dollar Case Study Industry

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) break down Harvard's publishing arm and how you can create something to get a slice of the action. Sam also shares how he would approach Trends if he...

  • 2021 / 9 / 22
    #221 - How to Make Millions With a Modern Day Infomercial

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) break down a 30-year-old infomercial and they discuss the modern day approach that can make you millions. They also talk about businesses built around...

  • 2021 / 9 / 18
    SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 3)

    This a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - All of my Edison notes that didn't make it into Part 1 & Part 2,...

  • 2021 / 9 / 18
    SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 2)

    This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in...

  • 2021 / 9 / 18
    SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 1)

    This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in...

  • 2021 / 9 / 17
    ANNOUNCEMENT: A Special Series Drops Tomorrow

    We're excited to announce that tomorrow we are releasing a 3-part series from one of Sam's favorite history podcasts, How to Take Over the World. In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk...

  • 2021 / 9 / 17
    #220 - 12 Startups That Can Make You a Millionaire (Sara's List)

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) update "Sara's List". This was a list of companies Sam and his wife created 5 years ago when she was looking for a job. What was the criteria? They had...

  • 2021 / 9 / 15
    #219 - How to Make Billions with a Niche DTC Clothing Line

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) reveals the creation of the first My First Million NFT. Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan also talk about Laird Hamilton's Superfood company, whether people should lie more, and...

  • 2021 / 9 / 10
    #218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates

    [Updated] In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk about what Shaan has learned over the last week by taking a Bill Gates-inspired week off to dive deep into crypto. They also talk about...

  • 2021 / 9 / 8
    #217 - Why Direct-to-Consumer Companies Are Awesome to Own

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) debate the merits of owning and operating a direct-to-consumer e-commerce business. Shaan breaks down some of the basic ins-and-outs you should look for...

  • 2021 / 9 / 3
    #216 - Why Today Is the Day to Ask For a Raise

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) shares why you should ask for that raise and Sam (@theSamParr) pokes holes in the $75K happiness study. They also debate whether it is better to own the entirety of a smaller...

  • 2021 / 9 / 1
    #215 - What Venture Capital Will Look Like in the Future

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) predict what venture capital will look like in the future. Shaan breaks down the different ways someone can win as a VC and also explains how SPACs work....

  • 2021 / 8 / 31
    SPECIAL: The Tools in the Solo Creator Toolbox

    This special episode is a crosspost from the Indie Hackers Podcast with Courtland Allen. Sam and Shaan were interviewed by Courtland a few months ago and they gave a behind-the-scenes look at how they think...

  • 2021 / 8 / 27
    #214 with Ramit Sethi - Why You Should Have a Diversified Investment Portfolio

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) are joined by Ramit Sethi (@ramit), the founder of I Will Teach You To Be Rich. They start off talking about course businesses and Ramit shares what he's...

  • 2021 / 8 / 25
    #213 - How to Build a Community

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) break down community businesses and different ways you can build a community. They also talk about the law of reciprocity, the ad Sam wrote that...

  • 2021 / 8 / 23
    #212 - Why You Shouldn't Be A Slave to a 40 Hour Work Week

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss alternatives to a 40 Hour Workweek. They start off with Tim Ferriss & his ideas around mini retirements followed by the work ethic & career drive...

  • 2021 / 8 / 20
    #211 with Julian Shapiro - The 3 Cheat Codes Startups Use to Print Cash

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) is joined by startup growth expert Julian Shapiro (@julian). Julian shares the 3 growth trends he noticed successful startups were implementing to grow at astonishing rates....

  • 2021 / 8 / 18
    #210 - How Celebrities Have Made Billions off Their Names

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) dive into a few industries and talk about the players behind them. They start off talking about car dealerships and the handful of politicians who make...

  • 2021 / 8 / 13
    #209 with Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future

    In this episode Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) joins Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) to give a master class on NFTs. Gary shares his predictions on the future of NFTs and how they'll be (eventually) used...

  • 2021 / 8 / 11
    #208 with Steph Smith - Why You Need a Chief Automation Officer

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) is joined by Steph Smith (@stephsmithio) for an idea packed episode. They start off talking about opportunities around spending your FSA dollars and on swag packs. They...

  • 2021 / 8 / 6
    #207 - How to Make Millions by Unbundling Etsy

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) break down a multi-million dollar opportunity to unbundle Etsy ($24B market cap). Shaan also shares how he would approach it if he were doing it himself....

  • 2021 / 8 / 4
    #206 with Brianne Kimmel - How Venture Capitalists Make Money

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) are joined by solo capitalist Brianne Kimmel (@briannekimmel). They talk about how Bri got started in investing, the pros and cons of her busy schedule,...

  • 2021 / 8 / 1
    MFM Mini - 5 Hacks to Landing Your Dream Job

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 7 / 30
    #205 - How to Stop Your Tech Addiction

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) revisit the NCAA rule changes about college athletes making money and Shaan shares his prediction about who the next big sports agent will be. They also...

  • 2021 / 7 / 28
    #204 - Behind-the-Scenes of Shaan's Power Writing Course

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) breaks down all the numbers behind his Power Writing course (course link --> https://hi.switchy.io/5Cir) and gives Sam (@theSamParr) a walkthrough on how short squeezes work....

  • 2021 / 7 / 26
    SPECIAL: The Little Known World of FatFIRE

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) shares what he's learned from one of his favorite subreddits, FatFIRE. FatFIRE is about the pursuit of financial independence/early retirement with an upper-middle class...

  • 2021 / 7 / 25
    MFM Mini - How Ben & Jerry’s Turned Misfortune Into Fortune

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 7 / 23
    #203 - Why Dunder Mifflin Should Be a Real Paper Company & An Inside Look Into MicroAcquire With Andrew Gazdecki

    In this two-part episode, Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) start off with ideas on building brands around pop culture, discuss the drama around the private space race, and talk about a few...

  • 2021 / 7 / 21
    #202 - A Breakdown of Trendy New Businesses & Boring 9 Figure Businesses

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) discuss upcoming trends they are seeing along with old school businesses making hundreds of millions of dollars. Sam also talks about how he wants to...

  • 2021 / 7 / 19
    SPECIAL: The Key Question to Reframe an Argument

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) highlights the key question he asked to change a Twitter argument for the better. He also breaks down some of the content he's been consuming recently and shares what he...

  • 2021 / 7 / 18
    MFM Mini - The 5 Part Process to Networking Effectively

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 7 / 16
    #201 - Why You Should Spend 5x Your Budget on an Engagement Ring

    In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) break down different Micro-SaaS and P2P marketplace companies. They also talk about changes we'll see in advertising, a non-profit that is an alternative...

  • 2021 / 7 / 14
    #200 - When to Go All In, Teenage Side Hustles, & the Crypto Exchange That Could Have Been

    In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) share when it makes sense to swing for the fences and go all in on an idea. The guys also talk about performance vs brand advertising, the sick house...

  • 2021 / 7 / 12
    #199 - The Secret to Being Great

    In this special episode Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk about recent content they've consumed. They break down Naval's tweetstorm on How to Get Rich Without Getting Lucky and discuss their...

  • 2021 / 7 / 11
    MFM Mini - A Guide to Asking Better Questions

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 7 / 9
    #198 - How to Build a Unicorn Around the NCAA Reg Changes

    Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) break down opportunities created by the NCAA regulation changes. One of those ideas Sam said was the best he's heard in months. They also talk about Sam's road trip...

  • 2021 / 7 / 7
    #197 with Dharmesh Shah - Frameworks for Becoming a Billionaire (From a Billionaire's Perspective)

    Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) are joined by HubSpot co-founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah (@Dharmesh). Dharmesh shares his thought process behind buying the Hustle, how he thinks about time & money, and...

  • 2021 / 7 / 5
    Greatest Hits #7 - Revisiting The Idea Episode with Product Genius Scott Belsky

    On this episode, Sam (@theSamParr) gives an update on one of Shaan's favorite episodes, his interview with Scott Belsky. Sam revisits what Scott said a little over 18 months ago during episode #32, and shares...

  • 2021 / 7 / 4
    MFM Mini - Shaan's 15 Minutes with the CEO of Alibaba

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 7 / 2
    #196 with Dan Held - Who Really Created Bitcoin & Other Crypto Startup Ideas

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) are joined in this episode by serial Bitcoin entrepreneur Dan Held (@DanHeld). They talk about the Genesis block of Bitcoin, who Satoshi Nakamoto might really be, and...

  • 2021 / 6 / 30
    #195 - A Discussion on Sam & Shaan's Recent Investments

    Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) provide a sneak peak into their portfolio on this episode, breaking down recent investments they've both made. For each deal they discussed the company, why they...

  • 2021 / 6 / 28
    SPECIAL: A Breakdown On Why Most Startups Take Longer Than You Think To Build (with examples)

    "Most people underestimate what you can do in 10 years". In this episode we give examples of great startups that took longer than you thought to build. Then, we give tactics on how to overcome this...how to...

  • 2021 / 6 / 27
    MFM Mini - The Burrito Trick: How I Got My First 20 Customers

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 6 / 25
    #194 with Justin Mares - The 4 Types of Side Hustles and how to launch a $100M DTC brand

    Justin Mares (@jwmares) joins Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) on this episode. Justin breaks down his most popular blog post, the 4 types of side hustles, and brings all kinds of ideas for how you can...

  • 2021 / 6 / 23
    #193 - How a $25 Million a Year Sweepstakes Business Works and Shaan Predicts the Future

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) go in depth on how the Sweepstakes industry works, and Sam shares how they would use sweepstakes to grow the Hustle. The guys also discuss a business friendly take on...

  • 2021 / 6 / 21
    Greatest Hits #6 - Sam Tells All, Again - Selling for 10s of Millions after Making Millions with an Email Newsletter

    On this episode, Sam (@theSamParr) gives an update on an earlier episode with one of our most popular guests, himself. Sam revisits what he said almost 2 years during Episode 3, and shares 18 updates on how...

  • 2021 / 6 / 20
    MFM Mini - Stop Living Hour-to-Hour

    Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 6 / 18
    #192 - Making Billions with Greeting Cards, How the FBI Took Down Thousands of Criminals, & Rich People (not) Paying Taxes

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down the greeting card industry. They talk about digital cards and the staying power of card subscriptions, a new way to send gifts over social, and Shaan shares a...

  • 2021 / 6 / 16
    #191 with Mike Maples - 4 Big Trends and $0 to $1 Billion Startup Idea Frameworks

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) talk with seed VC Mike Maples (@m2jr). Mike is a co-founding Partner at Floodgate. He has been on the Forbes Midas List eight times in the last decade due to notable...

  • 2021 / 6 / 14
    Greatest Hits #5 - The 1-800-GOT-JUNK Story

    We're trying a new format. Sam (@theSamParr) adds his commentary throughout the episode this week. Let him know on Twitter what you think of the change. Brian Scudamore (@BrianScudamore) is North America’s...

  • 2021 / 6 / 13
    MFM Mini - The Way To Be Confident

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) used to be super shy. Now he is known for his confidence. Talking on stage in front of thousands or starting new business takes confidence. In this 10 minute mini episode he talks about what...

  • 2021 / 6 / 11
    #190 - Making Billions in Coworking, the Dark Side of Confidence, and the Future of Sports Recovery

    WeWork isn’t the only game in coworking. In this episode, Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) break down the multi-billion dollar coworking industry and identify what you need to succeed. Shaan shares an...

  • 2021 / 6 / 9
    #189 - Second-hand E-commerce, Door-to-door Sales, and Live Show Recaps

    Sam (@theSamParr) & Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss second-hand e-commerce, door-to-door sales, and business poised to bounce back after COVID in this episode. They start off the episode recapping the live shows in...

  • 2021 / 6 / 4
    #188 - What It's Like to Be Rich, How to Respond to Growth Plateaus, & the New Neighborhood 7/11

    Sam (@theSamParr) & Shaan (@ShaanVP) do a little Q&A in this episode. They talk about their financial goals, their romantic relationships, and what they would do if they were 21 again. They finish off the...

  • 2021 / 6 / 2
    Why I Got Sober (for entrepreneurs)

    Sam (@theSamParr) gets real in this episode. He talks about his struggles with alcohol and the reasons why he is now sober. He shares 8 lessons he learned from his experiences. He ends the episode by...

  • 2021 / 6 / 1
    Greatest Hits #4 - How To Sell Your Company for $750M - Meet Vungle's Jack Smith

    Jack Smith (@_jacksmith) is the most clever entrepreneur I know. He’s cofounded multiple startups: Vungle, Coin, Shyp. With Vungle recently selling for $750M, we talk about his early businesses as a kid,...

  • 2021 / 5 / 30
    MFM Mini - How to Turn Any Bad Experience into a Good One

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) talks about a powerful reframing technique that can be used to make any "2-star" experience a "5-star" experience. Shaan tells a story of how this technique was used perfectly. The truth is...

  • 2021 / 5 / 28
    #187 - How Vending Machines are Generating Millions, The Next Big Social App & Ghost Kitchens For Gifts

    There are entrepreneurs quietly generating six figures working part-time in the vending machine business. Others have been able to scale to multi-million and even multi-billion-dollar figures in the industry....

  • 2021 / 5 / 27
    Stanley Druckenmiller on What Makes a Great Investor, Bitcoin & His Biggest Trades

    Trung Phan (@TrungTPhan) -- lead writer for The Hustle -- interviewed hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller on May 11. Widely regarded as one of the greatest investors ever, Druckenmiller famously made $1...

  • 2021 / 5 / 26
    #186 with Marc Lore - Brainstorming with Billionaire Marc Lore on What He Would Build Today and the Future of Ecommerce

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) talk with billionaire Marc Lore. Marc is an entrepreneur who started The Pitt, Diapers.com, and Jet.com. Collectively he has sold his companies for over $4B. Marc talks...

  • 2021 / 5 / 25
    #185 with Andrew Wilkinson - The Secretive Billionaire Who Acquired Burger King, Creating Better Babies & How Much Money is Enough?

    Sam (@theSamParr) and Andrew (@awilkinson) break down billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann. Lemann has built his fortune by acquiring consumer businesses and running them profitably by slashing costs. He famously...

  • 2021 / 5 / 21
    #184 - Making Millions Improving Mobility, How to Beat Linkedin & Why You're Early Even When You're Late

    Canva is awesome, so why hasn't anyone pulled off Canva for video? Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) dive into the opportunities in this space and how a huge company can be built by making it easier to...

  • 2021 / 5 / 19
    Emergency Podcast - I Just Lost $500k This Morning: Here's a Framework for Dealing With a Crisis

    Shaan (@shaanvp) talks about dealing with a crisis. He lost half a million in one day -- here's his mindset and how he dealt with it. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your...

  • 2021 / 5 / 19
    #183 - How Course Businesses Work, How Irish Pubs as a Service is Making Millions & Profiting From Vacant Office Spaces

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) go in on the courses industry. They break down the different types of course business categories, how to build them, and how to grow them. Shaan also talks about a...

  • 2021 / 5 / 17
    Greatest Hits #3 - Selling a Blog For $9m with Ramon van Meer

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) interviews Ramon Van Meer (@ramonvanmeer) on his journey to selling his blog. Ramon has never seen a soap opera. Yet somehow, he built the most popular soap opera blog on the planet - and was...

  • 2021 / 5 / 14
    #182 - How an Astrology App Makes $10m+, Why a Boxing Announcer is Worth $400m & Creating a Personal Monopoly

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) talk about an astrology app that has been creating controversy throughout Silicon Valley -- Sanctuary. VCs have come out against the app as pseudoscience, but the guys...

  • 2021 / 5 / 13
    #181 - How Virtual Horses are Making Millions, A Potential 9-Figure Company & How to Bet on Anything

    Virtual horse racing? That's right Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down a virtual horse racing company doing millions. The company is so hot right now, Sam even tried investing but wasn't able...

  • 2021 / 5 / 12
    #180 with Furqan Rydhan - What it's Like Co-founding a $20B Company, Hardware for Mind Control & Vertical Farming

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) are joined by Furqan Rydhan (@FurqanR). Furqan was Shaan's CTO at Bebo and previously co-founded AppLovin -- a $20B+ company that recently went public. Shaan and Furqan...

  • 2021 / 5 / 10
    Greatest Hits #2 - How to Build a $100 Million Deodorant Business Starting With Only $1,000

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) talks to entrepreneur Moiz Ali (@moizali) on today's episode. Have you ever looked at the back of your deodorant stick and read the ingredients? Aluminum zirconium trichlorohydrex? PPG-14...

  • 2021 / 5 / 7
    #179 - How the UFC Became a Multi-Billion Dollar Brand, No-loss Lotteries Explained & How to Save on Your Taxes

    With Endeavor's IPO, Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down the UFC's numbers and how it got so profitable. Key to the whole thing: Dana White. He bought the UFC for $2m and turned it into a...

  • 2021 / 5 / 5
    #178 with Balaji - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Communities & Crypto

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) host Balaji (@balajis) this episode. This is an amazing dive into Balaji's mind. He talks about the current issues with the media and how he's hoping to fix it with...

  • 2021 / 5 / 3
    Greatest Hits #1 - Turning it Around: From Failure to a $100m+ Success

    Suli Ali is one of the most interesting founders we’ve had on the pod. Suli and his brother Moiz have started and sold $300m worth of companies. They’ve also invested in hundreds of big-name startups,...

  • 2021 / 4 / 30
    #177 - How a City Tour is Making Millions, Selling Manhood & the Barstool for Tech

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) might have set a record with this episode in terms of ideas! We start with Shaan laying out his case for why a "Barstool for tech and business" would work and how it...

  • 2021 / 4 / 28
    #176 with Codie Sanchez - Buying Distressed Assets, Real Estate for Cheap & How to Network Like a Pro

    Codie Sanchez (@Codie_Sanchez) joins Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) for this brainstorm. Codie is all about businesses that cashflowing right away. She talks everything from buying distressed...

  • 2021 / 4 / 26
    #175 - Brainstorming Million Dollar Ideas with Elaine Zelby

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) are joined by Elaine Zelby (@ezelby) for this brainstorm. Elaine brings the heat with ideas for starting a Saas bundle company (Sam says this is easily a $10m business),...

  • 2021 / 4 / 23
    #174 with Andrew Wilkinson - How to Network with Billionaires, Andrew and Sam's Recent Investments, & A Better Investor Than Buffett

    Sam (@theSamParr) is joined by Andrew (@awilkinson) to catch up. They spend the first half of the episode talking about the investments they've each made in 2021. Andrew then dives into a more obscure...

  • 2021 / 4 / 21
    #173 - How Beachbody Makes Money, 75 Hard Explained, & Brainstorming "HackerNews for X"

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) dive deep into 75 Hard: what it is, who's behind it, and why it's so successful. From there they talk about a similar business: Beachbody. Beachbody does over $1B in...

  • 2021 / 4 / 19
    #172 - Indie Businesses Making Millions, Advice to Young Entrepreneurs & How to Grow a Podcast

    We start this one off with a little "Inside MFM" from Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) as they discuss growing the pod and how they are going to do it. Then they break down the big news of the week: the...

  • 2021 / 4 / 16
    #171 - How to Generate Millions from Paid Events (Bootstrapped)

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) break down the events business step-by-step. Sam explains how he grew HustleCon from nothing into a powerhouse. Sam shares numbers and the techniques he used to generate...

  • 2021 / 4 / 14
    #170 with Jake Paul - Why Jake Paul Thinks He's Worth Billions

    Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) are joined by Jake Paul (@JakePaul) and Geoffrey Woo (@geoffreywoo). The guys talk about Jake's upcoming fight with Ben Askren and a friendly wager Sam placed. We dive...

  • 2021 / 4 / 9
    #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here:...

  • 2021 / 4 / 7
    #168 - How to Reverse Engineer Businesses, The Indonesian King of Coal & the Story of Adida‪s‬

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here:...

  • 2021 / 4 / 5
    #167 - Answering Your Questions On Investments, Businesses and Life

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here:...

  • 2021 / 4 / 2
    #166 - Why a Sudoku Company Sold for $640m, "Opendoor for X" & Franchising Tech Companies

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here:...

  • 2021 / 3 / 31
    #165 with Jack Butcher - Selling a $76m NFT, How to Research Wealthy People & How BitClout Went Viral

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ Support the pod by spreading the word, become a referrer here:...

  • 2021 / 3 / 26
    #164 with Ryan Begelman - BitClout Explained, How To Successfully Angel Invest & A Police Sting?

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ --------- --------- Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Ryan Begelman...

  • 2021 / 3 / 24
    #163 - Plugins Making Millions, Gumroad's Crazy Valuation & Why a Studying App is Going Viral

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ --------- --------- Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss: (3:38)...

  • 2021 / 3 / 19
    #162 - Why Clubhouse Will Fail

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ --------- --------- Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss: 0:45...

  • 2021 / 3 / 17
    #161 with Michael Saylor - Why Michael Saylor Believes Bitcoin is Hope

    Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ --------- --------- Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss: 5:30...

  • 2021 / 3 / 12
    #160 - Paid Communities Making $20m+ (and How to Build One), Fighting Inertia & An Interview With Dave Selinger of Deep Sentinel

    MFM #160 The guys breakdown paid communities Why paid communities are good businesses: You can make them kinda fast (much faster if you have an audience) Fun to run if you like the interest Don’t need a...

  • 2021 / 3 / 10
    #159 - Update on Michael Jordan's House, a Nine Figure Sex Toy Company & the Man with a Million Acres

    MFM #159 MJ house update Recap: Last episode the guys spoke about buying MJ’s house. The plan was to potentially turn it into a museum or Airbnb. Problem: zoning and parking -- but those might be...

  • 2021 / 3 / 5
    #158 - Buying Michael Jordan's House (and Making a Profit), Investing in Athletes & Successful Startup-Studios

    MFM #158 Andrew Chen story University of Washington has a program for gifted high schoolers who want to do college early. Andrew took part and graduated at 19. He met some pretty cool people doing this...

  • 2021 / 3 / 3
    #157 - Instagram Food Drops Making $200k a Week, Chrome Extensions That are Crushing It & Open Salaries

    MFM #157 Rewarding hustle: MFM is hiring two kids to do video production because they took the job without permission. They heard Sam complain about needing a recording studio and offered to do the work...

  • 2021 / 2 / 26
    #156 - David Segal Talks Building a 9-Figure Tea Business, Decommoditizing Boring Products & The Future of Retail

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and David Segal (@_davidsegal) discuss: David’s background - At 26, David teams up with his 70-something-year-old cousin, Herschel Segal, to start DAVIDsTEA. -...

  • 2021 / 2 / 24
    #155 - NFTs Explained: How Digital Art Is Being Sold For Millions and What the Opportunities Are

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss: Negotiation as a Service (NaaS) - The guys talk about (and maybe invent) a new category of business: negotiations as a service. The idea here is that...

  • 2021 / 2 / 22
    MFM x Trends - Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt Breaks Down the Biggest Opportunities He Sees

    In today's episode Sam Parr (@theSamParr) interviews Ryan Hoover (@rrhoover). Ryan has seen thousands of companies launch since founding Product Hunt in 2014. He shares dozens of places that he sees...

  • 2021 / 2 / 19
    #154 - Making Millions Anonymously, How Pornstars Clean Search Results, & What is Gayburgers?

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss: - Investing like a $16B dollar fund - The guys who built multi-million dollar businesses anonymously - A genius company manipulating web results - The...

  • 2021 / 2 / 12
    #153 - Selling The Hustle for Millions: How The Hustle & Hubspot Deal Happened

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Kieran Flanagan (@searchbrat) discuss: - Crafting the perfect cold email to catch Sam's attention. - The grueling process of selling a company and how to do...

  • 2021 / 2 / 10
    #152 with Trung Phan - Sam Talks About the Hubspot Deal & Ideas With Trung Phan

    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Trung Phan (@TrungTPhan) discuss: - How the HubSpot/The Hustle deal came about? - Why did Sam decide to sell? - What will be Sam's biggest purchase now that he's sold? - What will...

  • 2021 / 2 / 5
    #151 - How To Go Viral, Grow Your Following & Tons of Ideas with Lambda School's Trevor McKendrick

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), and Trevor McKendrick (@TrevMcKendrick) discuss: Shaan's newsletter: shaanpuri.com The brainstorm session: - 2:14: Headshots are our avatars in the digital world: why do most suck?...

  • 2021 / 2 / 3
    #150 - Jason Calacanis Joins The Brainstorm To Talk Robinhood, Gambling and the Opportunities He's Investing In

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@theSamParr), and Jason Calacanis (@jason) discuss: - The reason Jason gambles and how much he has made over the years - How Jason made the transition from being a journalist...

  • 2021 / 1 / 29
    #149 - The Craziness of r/WallStreetBets, an $100k Bet, and Startup Ideas with Mercury Banks Founder

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@theSamParr), and Immad Akhund (@immad) discuss: - How Shaan 3x his Twitter following in 2 months - The wild r/WallStreetBets trades and Shaan's $100k bet - Immad brings his...

  • 2021 / 1 / 27
    #148 with Jack Smith - How r/WallStreetBets is Beating Wall Street, Taboola's Billion-dollar Payday, and How Grayscale is Printing Money

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@theSamParr), and Jack Smith (@_jacksmith) discuss: - Balaji Srinivasan on why people will have to hide their real identities in the future - How Silkroad was actually a...

  • 2021 / 1 / 22
    #147 - How Sam Hacked Amazon's Book Rankings, A $600m Exit, And Crypto with Brother Aaaron

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) discuss: - Sam explains the origins of the QAnon movement - Could buying collectibles from infamous people work? - Romance stories are big business: Sam almost...

  • 2021 / 1 / 20
    #146 with Suleman "Suli" Ali - Voluntarily Selling Our Data, Creating The New Religion and A Fund Making Millions Shorting Pharma Companies

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Suleman "Suli" Ali (@sulemanali) discuss: - Creating a reputation database for people - Voluntarily selling your data to companies - Dealing with scammers - Creating a publically...

  • 2021 / 1 / 15
    #145 with Reed Duchscher - MrBeast's Manager Joins the Brainstorm

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - Who is Reed Duchscher - How does managing a YouTuber work - Who is MrBeast and how he got so big - Creating empires with celebrities and influencers...

  • 2021 / 1 / 13
    #144 - Shaan's Giving Away A Company, A Mysterious, Anonymous New App and The Most Gimmicky Marketing Thing The Guys Have Done

    MFM Apex: https://joinapex.com/i/pwr8nk Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - DTC smelling salts? - A mysterious, anonymous new app - Should you hide your real opinions? - The amazing...

  • 2021 / 1 / 8
    #143 with Jeremy Cai of Italic - Influencer Coffee Making Millions, What Cold Chain Is and Why It's Booming, And Tons of Ideas

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - Is Sam Parr Time Person of the Year? - Jeremy introduces himself - Idea: subscription box for bread (and the millions in subscription boxes) - The...

  • 2021 / 1 / 6
    #142 - Digital Meet and Greets, A Little Known $30m Empire, And Shaan's Twitter Controversy

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - 02:52: A home security idea - 06:02: Wynter.io and other powerful simple plugins - 15:24: Kevin Systrom's and Mark Zuckerburg's transcripts from the...

  • 2020 / 12 / 30
    #141 - The 2020 MFM Award Show (with Andrew Wilkinson)

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) wrap up 2020 by awarding and highlighting the best moments in the business world, the MFM podcast and their personal lives. The...

  • 2020 / 12 / 25
    #140 - How Much Do VCs Make?, A Booming Startup Replacing Fridges, and A Board Game Making $5m A Month

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - 06:05 A booming grocery delivery startup, Fridge No More - 12:00 The "Ukranian Tik-Tok", Coub - 13:01 The $4b startup you haven't heard of: GoPuff -...

  • 2020 / 12 / 23
    #139 - The Rise of "Clout" Kitchens, Why Martin Shkreli is a Rockstar, and a $100m Acquisition

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - 00:30 Is it better to rent and invest your money elsewhere? - 05:32 Penny Hoarder acquired for over $100m - 09:20 MrBeast Burger and clout kitchens...

  • 2020 / 12 / 18
    #138 - How A Big Bitcoin Bet Paid Off, How To Best Learn From Billionaires, And Should Engineers Have Managers?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: 5:53 Dan Gilbert owns the Cavs...and a lot more 11:48 How Dan Snyder made his billions 13:40 How to pounce on new opportunities 20:20 MicroStartegy's...

  • 2020 / 12 / 16
    #137 - The Aftermath of The Combine Idea, The Next Trillion Dollar Industry, Crypto Art Selling For Millions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - (16:45-27:40) Shaan's $10m/yr idea: combine for young athletes - (27:40-33:10) What small markets today will be worth trillions in the future? -...

  • 2020 / 12 / 11
    #136 with Jack Smith - Trading Cards and Collectables: A Deep Dive Into The Opportunities In The Space

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) are joined by Jack Smith (@_jacksmith). They discuss: - (0:59) Introduction to Jack Smith - (7:04) Jack introduces the world of collectible card investing -...

  • 2020 / 12 / 9
    #135 with Rahul Vohra (Superhuman Founder) - Why He Started Superhuman and The Ideas He'd Like To See Built

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) are joined by Superhuman's Rahul Vohra (@rahulvohra). They discuss: - Rahul's first startup, Rapportive - Rahul explain what it's like to work with Marc...

  • 2020 / 12 / 8
    MFM x Trends - How Johnny Boufarhat Took Hopin from 0 to $1b+ in Less Than A Year

    Sam interviews Johnny Boufarhat about scaling Hoping to rapid unicorn status.They discuss how being a fully remote team impacted their ability to move fast, how they're hiring hundreds of people, and the...

  • 2020 / 12 / 4
    #134 - Why the Collectables Market is Booming, Ecommerce 3.0, and "Time Billionaire" Explained

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - Shaan and Sam catch up and talk about the interesting and strange ways that the podcast have affected their lives (3:00) - Sam breaks down...

  • 2020 / 12 / 2
    #133 - Sam's Black Friday Email Results, Lean Media Businesses That Make Millions, and Celebrity Death Match for Tik-Tok

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - The Black Friday email Sam sent out - The controversies surrounding Drudge Report - Creating low-brow media companies like Media Takeout - The TV...

  • 2020 / 11 / 27
    #132 - A Simple Email Hack That Generated Millions, The World's Cheapest Billionaire, and A Simple Startup Idea No One Has Done

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - The crazy story of J. Paul Getty (Billy of The Week) - The importance of acting the part and story telling in creating your personal brand - What do...

  • 2020 / 11 / 25
    #131 - The Companies We Would Buy and Fix and A Multi-Million Dollar Rapper Snack Business

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - Shaan finds Internet gold in the Twitter replies from followers of Chamath (1:45) - Sam explains why Casper mattress company should be in the...

  • 2020 / 11 / 20
    #130 - How Solopreneurs are Making $1m+, Why Lists Suck, and The 5 Minute City

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) host today's podcast. They discuss: - Shaan and his fund were featured in Business Insider - The guys talk about the business of "list making" - Shaan explains...

  • 2020 / 11 / 18
    #129 - Why Elon Musk Is the Greatest Dropshipper and A Low Key Company Making Millions From Politics

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) host today's podcast. They discuss: - The business of spy gear and home security - The importance of leverage in business, which business models are best and...

  • 2020 / 11 / 17
    MFM x Trends - The Fundamentals of a ~$60m Newsletter Exit With Ryan Begelman

    Sam interviews Ryan Begelman about exactly how he has operationalized multiple successful businesses, including BizNow (which sold for $60m in cash, doing $20m in revenue and $6m in profit) and Summit Series...

  • 2020 / 11 / 13
    #128 - Open Startups, A Mysterious Bag Lady, and Gamifying Facebook Ads

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) host the podcast together today with no guest. In today’s episode you’ll hear: An update on Sam’s whereabouts and how he ended up buying a house in Austin...

  • 2020 / 11 / 11
    #127 with Nick Huber - Building a $10m Self-Storage Business and the Opportunities in "Sweaty Startups"

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) host the podcast today with special guest Nick Huber (@sweatystartup), self-storage investor. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Nick’s background and how he...

  • 2020 / 11 / 9
    MFM x Trends - How Jack Butcher Used Twitter to Generate $1m in 18 months (From Scratch)

    Jack Butcher talks about how he's built up Visualize Value and "Build Once, Sell Twice", where he's productized his services. Sam and Jack talk about scaling to $1m in revenue in 18 months, plus other...

  • 2020 / 11 / 6
    #126 - A Nonexistant Influencer Pulling in Over $10m and The Big Opportunities With Hyperlocal Franchises

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) discuss: - How do you make podcast ads better? - Shaan and Sam discuss the election and the myths around it. - Ideas around improving live consumption of...

  • 2020 / 11 / 4
    #125 - What is the Buy, Borrow, Die Process?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) host the podcast today with a special guest Aaron, Shaan’s brother-in-law. Shaan’s brother-in-law Aaron joins the podcast and gives some hot takes on...

  • 2020 / 10 / 30
    #124 - From Fantasy Stock Betting to Milk Bombs: Generating Ideas with Elaine Zelby

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod solo with special guest Elaine Zelby (@ezelby). Elaine has a background in mechanical engineering but also worked at Slack and is now part of a VC group. On today’s episode...

  • 2020 / 10 / 28
    #123 - The Big Business of Buying Amazon Routes, and a COVID-proof Franchise

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and...

  • 2020 / 10 / 23
    #122 - Not Getting These Jobs Cost Us Millions

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamPar) are back on the today without a guest. On today’s episode you’ll hear: Escape your city with new modular homes (4:20), Cerro Gordo was a ghost town in...

  • 2020 / 10 / 21
    #121 - So You Made $100m...Now What?

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamPar) are back on the today without a guest. On today’s episode you’ll hear: Sam and Shaan debate the merits and opportunities with Hopin and other digital event apps...

  • 2020 / 10 / 16
    #120 - These Are the Frameworks Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

    This episode we are partnering with Square! Square makes it easy for your business to accept payment, and so much more! Check out this week's sponsor at square.com/go/hustle! Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) aka the...

  • 2020 / 10 / 15
    MFM x Trends: How to Hire a CEO to Run Your Company with Andrew Wilkinson

    The best business hack ever: Learn how to hire CEOs to run your company. This is a short preview of a special edition episode for Trends subscribers. In this ep, we talk to Andrew Wilkinson, founder of...

  • 2020 / 10 / 14
    #119 with Josh Elman - How To Get The Benefits of Entrepreneurship Without Starting a Company

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Josh Elman (@joshelman) on the pod today. Elman is a veteran of LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Robinhood to name a few. This guy knows Silicon...

  • 2020 / 10 / 9
    #118 with Harley Finkelstein (Shopify's President) - Why You Should Drop Out Of School and Start a Shopify Store

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Harley Finkelstein (@harleyf) on the pod today. Harley is the COO of Shopify. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Sam and Harley share a hilarious...

  • 2020 / 10 / 7
    #117 Austen Allred - Lambda School's Founder Brings His Best Ideas

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Austen Allred (@Austen) on the pod today. Austen is the founder of Lambda School (@LambdaSchool). In today’s episode you’ll hear: Austen gives...

  • 2020 / 10 / 2
    #116 with Kelly Erb - Tax Expert Breaks Down Trump Taxes and Big Businesses Ran by Few People

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Kelly Erb (@taxgirl) on the pod today. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan introduces Kelly Erb and she gives her take on President Trump’s tax...

  • 2020 / 9 / 30
    #115 - Selling An Erotic Newsletter and AI That Leaves Us Speechless

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) cohost the pod today. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Sam gives an update on his whereabouts (3:00), Sam and Shaan y’all about a new nursing shoe brand started...

  • 2020 / 9 / 25
    #114 with Steph Smith - The Head of Trends Talks Insider Trading and The Gen-Z Mafia

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) invite Steph Smith (@stephsmithio) on the pod today. Stephen is an employee at The Hustle, world traveler and all around indie-hacker. In today’s episode...

  • 2020 / 9 / 23
    #113 - From Furniture Store to Water Delivery: The Millions in Boring Businesses

    (0:46) The guys break down Frank Slootman (Snowflake founder’s) Linkedin post, (7:45) Sam brings up Rocket Internet, a German company that clones mainstream startups in smaller geographic markets. They scale...

  • 2020 / 9 / 18
    #112 - Why Buying Businesses Is Better Than Starting Them and The Mad Genius of Kanye West

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) shoot the wind on today’s pod. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Sam asks Shaan what he’s learned about working at a big company and what he can apply to a...

  • 2020 / 9 / 16
    #111 - Sam Parr Returns: The Scheme King is Back

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) is back with Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) on the pod today after a leave of absence from the show. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan and Sam talk about Sam’s medical condition and catch up...

  • 2020 / 9 / 11
    #110 with Kat Cole - Ideas From the Head of a $4B+ Business

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with guests Kat Cole (@KatColeATL) COO & President of Focus Brands. In today's episode you'll hear: (00:56) Kat introduce herself and the company she leads -- Focus...

  • 2020 / 9 / 9
    #109 with Jonathon Barkl - The Founder of AirGarage Jams Out on Ideas

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with guests Jonathon Barkl (@jonathonbarkl). In today's episode you'll hear (2:40) the opportunities in improving the business insurance process, (9:00) improving the...

  • 2020 / 9 / 7
    #108 with Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal - Brainstorming with the Acquired Podcast

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with guests Ben Gilbert (@gilbert) and David Rosenthal (djrosent) from the Aquired podcast (@acquiredfm). In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan asks Ben and David to...

  • 2020 / 9 / 4
    #107 with Chris Bakke - This Serial Entrepreneur is an Idea Machine

    Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with guest Chris Bakke (@ChrisJBakke) an early employee at Bank Juice, which sold to Zillow. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Chris gives his background and how he...

  • 2020 / 9 / 2
    #106 - The Q&A Special: We Answer Your Questions Live

    Today’s episode is a Q&A from the archives. Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) host a Q&A on the one year anniversary of Trends. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Sam talks through how to research...

  • 2020 / 8 / 28
    #105 with Avlok Kohli and Xavier Helgesen - Leading AngelList Ventures and Buying Businesses Like Berkshire Hathaway

    Today’s episode is a double header. Sam Parr (@theSamParr) is out today, so Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with two guests Xavier Helgesen (@XavierHelgesen) Co-CEO of Enduring Ventures and Avlok...

  • 2020 / 8 / 26
    #104 - Why You Should Be Studying MLMs

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion.Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and...

  • 2020 / 8 / 21
    #103 with Tai Lopez - Tai Lopez Opens Up About His Past and Addresses Critics

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) bring on Tai Lopez (@tailopez). In today’s episode they chat about: (4:25-22:20) Tai addresses the haters, (22:58-36:44) what businesses are Tai buying and how...

  • 2020 / 8 / 19
    #102 - Why a Handful of Meme Accounts Sold for Nearly $100m

    - https://mankindproject.org/ a personal development organization - https://www.moneysupermarket.com/ Price comparison - https://www.answers.com/ sold for $900m to Apax Partners - https://clarity.fm/ Startup...

  • 2020 / 8 / 14
    #101 with Ryan Begelman - How to Succeed Applying Private Equity Structure to Startups

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) bring back Ryan Begelman (@ryanbegelman) for round two on the podcast. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Ryan explains his idea on how high-end cooking classes...

  • 2020 / 8 / 12
    #100 with Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano - The "Export Framework" to Business Creation

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Anthony Pompliano (@APompliano) to hear about his time at Facebook and kick around a few ideas. In today’s episode Pomp talks about his...

  • 2020 / 8 / 7
    #99 - Creating the WeWork for Warehouses

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are back together on the podcast to kick around some interesting ideas. In today’s episode Sam gives Shaan the rundown on his episode with Ryan Begelman...

  • 2020 / 8 / 5
    #98 with Ryan Begelman - How to Bootstrap Buying a Mountain

    Sam Parr (@theSamParr) is joined by Ryan Begelman (@RyanBegelman). They talk about Ryan's background and rise to success through Summit Series and raising enough money to buy a 10,000 acre mountain. In...

  • 2020 / 7 / 31
    #97 with Andrew Wilkinson - The Warren Buffett of the Internet Returns

    Today's episode is brought to you by Lemon.io. They are offering an exclusive 15% discount for the first 6 weeks of work for all the MFM fans. Go to Lemon.io/mfm to claim your offer today. On today's episode,...

  • 2020 / 7 / 29
    #96 - The Entrepreneur Betting Billions On American Passenger Trains

    Today's episode is brought to you by Lemon.io. They are offering an exclusive 15% discount for the first 6 weeks of work for all the MFM fans. Go to Lemon.io/mfm to claim your offer today. On today's episode,...

  • 2020 / 7 / 24
    #95 with Craig Clemens of Golden Hippo - The 9-Figure Business You've Never Heard Of

    Shaan and Sam are joined by the founder of Golden Hippo, Craig Clemens this episode. Craig talks about Golden Hippo's brands, how he got his start, how to launch a new product, and a bunch of ideas for...

  • 2020 / 7 / 22
    #94 - Is GPT-3 the Next Big Thing?

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode Shaan and Sam...

  • 2020 / 7 / 17
    #93 - Why Tai Lopez Bought Pier One

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode Shaan and Sam...

  • 2020 / 7 / 15
    #92 - A Three Month Old Company Profiting $90,000 A Day

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode Shaan and Sam...

  • 2020 / 7 / 10
    #91 with Ben Askren - The UFC Star Turned Crypto Investor

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode Shaan, Sam...

  • 2020 / 7 / 8
    #90 - How a Newsletter Generates $2m With Only 5,000 Subscribers

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode Shaan and Sam...

  • 2020 / 7 / 5
    #89 - The Man Who Gamed Uber

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. This episode includes:...

  • 2020 / 7 / 3
    #88 with Greg Isenberg (part 2) - Why Plugins Are Big Business

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. The guys discuss: Andrew...

  • 2020 / 7 / 1
    #87 with Greg Isenberg - The Millions to be Made Unbundling Reddit

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Episode summary: (5:15)...

  • 2020 / 6 / 26
    #86 - Why Every Business Should Have an Enemy

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Episode summary: (0:03)...

  • 2020 / 6 / 24
    #85 - Why Privacy is Big Business and the Multi-Million Dollar Ideas Hidden in Plain Sight

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Episode summary: Privacy...

  • 2020 / 6 / 19
    #84 with Noah Kagan - How the Founder of AppSumo Walked Away From $100m

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and...

  • 2020 / 6 / 12
    #83 - How the Koch Brothers Got Rich, Human IPOs and Why Snapchat Might be the Future

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and...

  • 2020 / 6 / 10
    #82 - My Angel Investing Strategy

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP)...

  • 2020 / 6 / 5
    #81 with Mike Cessario - The Genius Way Liquid Death Sells Canned Water

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and...

  • 2020 / 6 / 3
    #80 - The Guide on Generating Startup Ideas

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and...

  • 2020 / 5 / 29
    #79 with Alexa von Tobel - From Dropping Out of Business School to a $375M Exit

    Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and...

  • 2020 / 5 / 27
    #78 - 10 Startup Ideas I Had This Year

    @shaanvp recaps year 1 of the podcast, and breaks down his 10 Favorite Ideas from the podcast this year. Today's episode is possible because of Superside! Head to www.superside.com/mfm to hire a dedicated...

  • 2020 / 5 / 22
    #77 with Greg Isenberg - WeWork's Head of Product is an Idea Machine

    Today's episode is possible because of Superside! Head to www.superside.com/mfm to hire a dedicated team of designers for your project! Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each...

  • 2020 / 5 / 20
    #76 with James Altucher - Making and Losing Millions Over and Over Again

    Today's episode is possible because of Superside! Head to www.superside.com/mfm to hire a dedicated team of designers for your project! Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each...

  • 2020 / 5 / 16
    #75 with Randy Hetrick - Navy SEAL To $50M TRX

    ** The audio recording in the episode had some stuff ups. Sam is not interrupting Randy, it's just the audio delaying in recording. Very sorry for the listening experience, will be fixed in future episodes....

  • 2020 / 5 / 13
    #74 - The $72B Chinese startup you’ve never heard of, a mysterious billionaire and the guide to post-corona opportunities

    Today's ep is possible because of Superside! Head to www.superside.com/mfm to hire a dedicated team of designers for your project! Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others...

  • 2020 / 5 / 8
    #73 - On-Demand Appliance Technicians, Credible Authority Businesses & Homesick Food Delivery

    Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) shoot the shit about Airbnb's layoffs (3:21), Sam's carnivore diet & Goldbelly.com (5:52), Lambda school for technicians (14:07), Credible authority businesses like...

  • 2020 / 5 / 6
    #72 with Sophia Amoruso - GIRLBOSS

    Today we hang out with Sophia Amoruso (@sophiaamoruso), founder of Nasty Gal & Girlboss. Her story is bananas. She is a community college dropout who created a company that at its peak was valued over $400M+....

  • 2020 / 5 / 1
    #71 with Nick Bare - Monthly vs Annual Subscription Billing, Fitness Events Post-COVID & Making Content To Build $10M+ Biz

    Today's ep is possible because of Superside! Head to superside.com to hire a dedicated team of designers! Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are joined today by entrepreneur and owner of BPN Fitness Nick...

  • 2020 / 4 / 28
    #70 - Making Money In 48 Hours, Fat FIRE & How To Collect $2M

    Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) discuss today Kanye West's billion-dollar shoe empire (3:59), /r/FatFIRE: Retire living a lavish life (10:36), Ways to generate passive income in 48 hours (23:03), Best...

  • 2020 / 4 / 25
    #69 - Paid News, Burning Money & Solving Climate Change

    Today's ep is possible because of Superside! Head to superside.com to hire a dedicated team of designers! Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to talk about Burning money (0:36), Asia monetizing...

  • 2020 / 4 / 22
    #68 - It's Time To Build, Founder Dating, MBA As A Service

    Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) chilling on Zoom once again to talk about Marc Andreessen's new controverisal blog post titled "It's Time To Build" (3:54), On Deck - MBA As A Service (17:27), Founder...

  • 2020 / 4 / 18
    #67 - A Very Random Episode

    Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to chat about Thrasio Amazon FBA Rollup (4:11), what they like and don't like about the podcasting life (10:04), Sam's obsession with Bees (22:18), Comedian...

  • 2020 / 4 / 15
    #66 - Life Coins, Amazon FBA Rollups & Going Back In Time

    Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to talk wearing ivy league swag (3:24), Thrasio Amazon FBA rollup (6:20), Classpass for online courses (16:16), Real life bruce wayne Kinobody (19:45), What's a...