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74: Get your mind off the conveyor belt with Steve Patterson

11/20/2017
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Steve Patterson is a philosopher and author working outside of academia. He is also the host of the Patterson in Pursuit podcast, where he has been traveling the world, interviewing intellectuals from various backgrounds on different topics. He's spoken with everybody from professors at Harvard to Buddhist monks in Thailand and Japan. His work covers a range of topics from epistemology and metaphysics, to the philosophy of mathematics, politics, and economics. I was absolutely embroiled in...

Duration: 01:00:39


73: How to turn your idea into a business with Bennett Quintard

11/13/2017
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Bennett is a recent college dropout who left the classroom to bring his education to the real world. Driven by a strong entrepreneurial aptitude, he focuses on creating products and systems to beat the statistic that 90% of startups fail. Currently, he is the Chief Operations Officer at siëo, a company helping startups start up.Bennett helped grow the company from 6 to 23 team members over a rapid four month period. He is the youngest C-suite executive on the siëo team, due to his ability to...

Duration: 00:57:13


72: How to brand your business with Silicon Valley's mad man of brand Damien Foord

11/6/2017
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Damien is a modern-day Don Draper, without the alcoholism and misogyny. An Air Force veteran and creative entrepreneur, he developed a proprietary brand development methodology which has been used in support of LinkedIn, Adobe, Tesla and hundreds of other brands in Silicon Valley. He is the expert at the intersection of business and humanity ensuring brands keep pace in times of exponential change. This episode is incredible. Branding is such an interesting and nuanced subject and Damien...

Duration: 01:24:19


71: How an 18 year old built a 7-figure business with Cameron Zoub

10/30/2017
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As a 14-year-old, Cameron Zoub had an entrepreneurial drive. His pull towards business was so strong that he left the public school system and got his GED so he could devote all of his time to his business endeavors. Now at 18, he has successfully raised 1.4 million dollars through angel investments and paid back his original investment in full, in only one years time. Each startup has progressively increased his profits and exposure. Currently, he is running 3 companies, and ready to...

Duration: 01:14:20


FAF: Successful Dropout audience Q&A part 2

10/27/2017
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After asking the Successful Dropout audience what questions they would like answered live on the podcast, Kylon and his wife Te give their answers to the following questions: Resources: How To Win Friends and Influence People 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...

Duration: 00:39:37


70: Dropout millionaire or not? Former underpaid chef Oliver Kenyon shares his journey.

10/23/2017
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Oliver is a 30 year old fully qualified chef turned Entrepreneur who gave up his full time job at the age of 25 to achieve one goal: to become a millionaire by the age of 30.He’s spent the last 5 years establishing himself along side his businesses online and is now working on two new start ups. One of those startups is actually a community called REBELHEAD which has a very similar “why” to successful Dropout. Oliver and I have been chatting off and on for awhile and I couldn't wait to get...

Duration: 00:55:06


FAF: Almost everything you need to know about freelancing with Damien Foord

10/20/2017
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Damien is a modern-day Don Draper, without the alcoholism and misogyny. An Air Force veteran and creative entrepreneur, he developed a proprietary brand development methodology which has been used in support of LinkedIn, Adobe, Tesla and hundreds of other brands in Silicon Valley. He is the expert at the intersection of business and humanity ensuring brands keep pace in times of exponential change. Damien also has a ton of experience with freelancing and so I decided to bring him on the...

Duration: 00:27:50


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...

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

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