John Paul DeJoria — From Homelessness to Building Paul Mitchell and Patrón Tequila (#441)

John Paul DeJoria — From Homelessness to Building Paul Mitchell and Patrón Tequila (#441)

“Don’t limit yourself in life by your age, or what you think you’re capable of doing. You’re always as old as your mind leads you to believe.” — John Paul DeJoria John Paul DeJoria is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who has launched multiple global enterprises and is renowned as one of the “100 Greatest …

Sir Richard Branson — The Billionaire Maverick of the Virgin Empire (#272)

Sir Richard Branson — The Billionaire Maverick of the Virgin Empire (#272)

“Stick your neck out…it’s a lot more fun than sitting at home and watching other people do it.” – Sir Richard Branson Sir Richard Branson (@richardbranson), founder and chairman of The Virgin Group, is a world-famous entrepreneur, adventurer, activist, and business icon. He has launched a dozen billion-dollar businesses and hundreds of other companies. His …

Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others (#270)

Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others (#270)

This episode contains some of the best lessons I’ve learned about investing, making money, and growing your personal wealth. It was inspired by my recent talk with Ray Dalio, which has been incredibly popular and led to many additional questions about money and investing. There is no doubt we need to create systems and procedures …

Ray Dalio, The Steve Jobs of Investing (#264)

Ray Dalio, The Steve Jobs of Investing (#264)

“Pain plus reflection equals progress.” – Ray Dalio Ray Dalio (@raydalio) grew up a middle-class kid from Long Island. He started his investment company Bridgewater Associates out of a two-bedroom apartment at age 26, and it now has roughly $160 billion in assets under management. Over 42 years, he has built Bridgewater into what Fortune …

Chris Sacca on Being Different and Making Billions (#79)

Chris Sacca on Being Different and Making Billions (#79)

Goofing around with Sacca and his afro. “Fuck it… I’m just not going to play this traditionally anymore.” – Chris Sacca Chris Sacca was recently the cover story of the “Midas Issue” of Forbes Magazine. The reason: He is a newly-minted billionaire and the proprietor of what will likely be the most successful venture capital fund in history: LOWERCASE I …