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69: 20 year old immigrant dropping out to transform education with Keshav Narula

10/16/2017
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Keshav is a 20-year old drop out from San Jose State University and is the CEO & founder of an educational non-profit startup called Home room, a platform that works on transforming the communication aspect within the educational system. As an immigrant who came on the basis of education, Keshav grew frustrated with the educational system during college and wrote many articles on education, that reached hundreds and thousands of students who felt the same way, but didn't have the courage to...

Duration: 00:49:49


FAF: My YouTube interview with Seth Hymes

10/13/2017
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Seth Hymes, a recent guest on the podcast interviewed me on his YouTube channel. I had a blast and I wanted to share it with you guys this week. :) Happy Friday! THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of...

Duration: 00:56:19


68: Perseverance in the face of adversity with online entrepreneur Josh Haynam

10/9/2017
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Josh Haynam is the co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, a tool used by more than 30,000 businesses including The American Red Cross, Home Depot, and Forbes. He's probably seen more quizzes than any other human on earth right now. I loved chatting with Josh. This guy is a straight up hustler, from starting a landscaping company at a young age, to making wads of cash fixing laptops in high school, to building the first and biggest quiz building platform online among several other...

Duration: 00:47:37


FAF: Successful Dropout audience Q&A part 1

10/6/2017
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After asking the Successful Dropout audience what questions they would like answered live on the podcast, Kylon shares his top resources, habits, roles models and more in this Q&A style episode. Resources: Trello HeadspaceDerek SiversDiscover Praxis John Taylor Gatto THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful...

Duration: 00:57:31


67: How to become the best version of yourself and make the world a better place with Dr. Richard Shuster

10/2/2017
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Dr. Richard Shuster is a licensed clinical psychologist and the host of The Daily Helping with Dr. Richard Shuster: Food for the Brain, Knowledge from the experts, Tools to Win at Life which is regularly downloaded in over 40 countries. On his podcast, Dr. Shuster’s guests educate and inspire listeners through their stories, expertise, and passion for helping make a difference in the lives of others. His mission is to help people become the best versions of themselves and as a consequence,...

Duration: 00:48:28


FAF: The future of Successful Dropout with Kylon and Toothless Te

9/29/2017
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Kylon and his wife Te get real about the future of the Successful Dropout community. THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them. Join the Successful Dropout Nation! Subscribe @kylongienger on Instagram!

Duration: 00:30:48


66: How to invest in startups TODAY and change the world with Travis Brodeen - EXCLUSIVELY for millennials

9/25/2017
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Travis is the co-founder and CTO of Newchip. An if you guys remember we’ve had Ryan Rafols on the show who is the other co-founder of Newchip. He believes crowdfunding is the future of investing and that millennials will lead the impending economic revolution. Travis has been involved in startups for over 20 years and has consulted over 2,000 startups and more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. More recently he helped build the fastest growth private company in Austin, winning Inc 500 #21,...

Duration: 00:46:39


Vintage SD: How to skip college and build a 7-figure business using the power of focus with Michael Fisk

9/22/2017
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Some vintage Successful Dropout here! Michael's episode used to be one of the most shared episodes on the show! Here it is again in all it's glory: After deciding to skip college, Michael Fisk founded Photoboxx, an event based photo activation company that released one of the first Instagram printers in the world. Photboxx built it's foundation in the hashtag printing industry and has quickly become a product used internationally by some of the world largest brands including Harley...

Duration: 00:55:44


65: Crypto, startups, and how to get the most out of next year with Braun Shedd

9/18/2017
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This is episode is part 2 with the incredible Braun Shedd! See his first episode here. I love chatting with Braun. Sometimes I feel like I'm sitting at the feet of a young Socrates in the making. The dude is an incredible philosopher - full of wisdom, alway searching, always questioning...the epitome of a Successful Dropout. I hope you enjoy listening to Braun in this episode as much as I did when we were recording! Some of the things we talk about: 3 things you definitely want to know...

Duration: 01:01:43


64: How to earn $60,000 per year doing digital marketing with Seth Hymes

9/11/2017
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Seth Hymes is the Founder and CEO of In Demand Career Training. In Demand Career Training teaches future entrepreneurs how to get a job in the rapidly growing field of digital marketing. A graduate of NYU's film school, Seth found digital marketing in 2014 after successfully doing marketing for another company….not long after that he quit his job and began working for clients independently. Since then, he has created the Digital Marketing Career Blueprint, which teaches students the...

Duration: 01:09:24


FAF: If you want to be an entrepreneur, listen to this!

9/8/2017
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There are two types of entrepreneurs...which one are you? One is better than the other. This is another episode released a long time ago before Successful Dropout blew up. It has too few downloads...so here it is again! THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the...

Duration: 00:10:24


63: Entrepreneurship can be learned - the importance of experimenting with Sean Kim

9/4/2017
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Sean Kim is the CEO of Rype, one of the world’s leading language learning platforms, and the founder of The Growth List, a media company focused on helping you become your best self. He is also a Columnist on Inc. and a contributor to Fast Company, Observer, TIME, and a few other publications. Sean shared a ton of value in this episode - no doubt a result of his wide array of entrepreneurial ups and downs. He has an incredible perspective on entrepreneurship and living unconventionally...

Duration: 00:55:15


FAF: How to combat the inefficiencies of formal education with Christian Bell

9/1/2017
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This week I brought a special guest on - my second cousin Christian Bell. It was an absolute pleasure to chat with him. He has uniquely varied experiences in formal education, Ivy League schools, government, and small business that provide well-rounded perspectives on the pros and cons of each. We chat about: Resources Shoe Dog The College Entrepreneur THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you...

Duration: 00:52:17


62: Finding meaning, purpose, and direction in the face of adversity with Zachary Babcock

8/28/2017
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Zachary Babcock is the author of Prison To Promised Land, a book he wrote on his 5 year experience in prison about how anyone can find happiness and fulfillment in life, even after the loss of loved ones, drug addiction, and spending years in prison. Zachary is now an inspiring transformational speaker and life coach. He inspires lasting change in countless lives through his unique story of overcoming adversity and the lessons that he learned through his experience. Zachary also owns and...

Duration: 01:08:47


FAF: How to use pressure as a tool

8/25/2017
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Kylon talks about pressure and shares a personal story illustrating how pressure can be used as a tool to take things to the next level. THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them. Join the Successful...

Duration: 00:19:24


61: Building a social media marketing empire with Cathal Berragan

8/21/2017
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At 19 years old Cathal dropped out of University in the UK to join a small team of four in Manchester to start building a social media marketing agency called Social Chain. In the first year, the team grew to around 30 staff, and he worked as the Head of Campaigns, overseeing the execution of all client work. Since then, Social Chain has worked with brands such as Puma, Malibu, Comedy Central, BBC and Universal. 2016 saw Social Chain’s expansion to Berlin and even New York and their staff...

Duration: 00:44:45


Hackers stole $8500 from me in 15 minutes - lessons learned

8/15/2017
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Just listen to the episode. THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them. Join the Successful Dropout Nation! Subscribe @kylongienger on Instagram!

Duration: 00:21:34


60: How free speech and being yourself created a $500,000 app with Sachet Gagwani

8/14/2017
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Sachet is an Indian-American entrepreneur specializing in mobile technology and marketing. With extensive knowledge in developing consumer products on the iOS and Android platforms, he has also been able to make several of them go viral; both independently, and through his companies. Currently, Sachet is focused on an anonymous, geolocation based social media app he launched with his partners, “Covertly.” He is also running his independent affiliate marketing business that he uses to fund...

Duration: 00:59:36


FAF: 4 businesses you can start today

8/11/2017
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Kylon shares four business ideas that you can get started on today. These are all businesses that Kylon has built before as well. THANK YOU! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them. Join the Successful Dropout...

Duration: 00:48:59


59: Building Rosie the Robot and the best way to find your business idea with Micah Green

8/7/2017
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Micah dropped out of Cornell university to found Maidbot, a company on a mission to bring Rosie the Robot (kind of like The Jetsons TV show) to reality - starting with the world's first housekeeping robot for hotels. Maidbot is starting to attract some major customers such as The Marriott, and The Hilton...and just finished it’s first round of funding. I really enjoyed talking with Micah. He's young, but he's sprinting out of the gate. What struck me most about this episode was Micah's...

Duration: 00:55:57

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