#26: Nir Eyal on Validation and the Psychology of Building Habit-Forming Products

In this episode, we’re talking to the entrepreneur and bestselling author of Hooked, Nir Eyal. We talk about the psychology of how to build a habit-forming product that attracts hundreds (and thousands) of users, Nir’s personal process for validating an idea, including a real-world case study example of how ProductHunt was validated.

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#25: Identifying Startup Opportunities and Validating Your Idea with Brad Feld & Dr. Sean Wise

In this episode, we’re talking to serial entrepreneurs, investors and mentors Brad Feld and Dr. Sean Wise, co-authors of the best-selling business book, Startup Opportunities. We dive into everything from how these two entrepreneurs got started, to what they look for in companies they invest in, how to validate your ideas and much more…

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10 Ways to Get Motivated, Find Inspiration and (Finally) Start Your Side Hustle

Get Motivated 10 Ways to Get Motivated and Find Inspiration

Sometimes, it can be a struggle to get motivated, find inspiration, and connect with the deeper purpose that can push you forward into bringing your business idea to life. In my experience, the lure of just a money-making opportunity (alone) is never enough to help me get motivated—at least not the lasting kind of motivation that…

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#24: Raising $1 Million Over Lunch and Growing a Startup on the Side with David Sanderson of Reelgood

In this episode, we’re talking to David Sanderson, the founder of Reelgood, an app that allows you to connect all of your different streaming platforms (like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime) into one single app on your computer. David, a former Facebook employee, talks about how he got funding for his startup and how he grew his startup on the side of his day job for a while…

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18 Pitching Essentials: How to Pitch an Idea to Investors (and Early Customers)

How to Pitch an Idea

As a freelancer, entrepreneur, or any other form of hustler, you never know when the opportunity will arise to pitch an idea. I know because I’ve been there. That interesting conversation at the coffee shop could turn out to be a big deal investor. Your gym partner mind end up being the exact type of…

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