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Jay Samit Disrupt You (Episode 81)

 Jay Samit (@JaySamit) is an entrepreneur and the author of the bestselling book Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation.

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Influencer Economy Quick Hit quotes from Jay:

“You have a choice: pursue your dreams, or be hired by someone else to help them fulfill their

Ep. 79: Finding Your Voice, Breaking Bad Habits & Thriving with Derek Sivers

Derek Sivers is writer, entrepreneur, programmer, musician, and student. He lived in NYC as a musician before creating and founding CD Baby in 1998. CD Baby eventually went onto be a leading seller of independent music online and he sold the company ten years later, in 2008 for $22 Million. And what did he

Ep. 71: Brad Feld on Doing More Faster and Giving Value to Entrepreneurs

Brad Feld is an author, blogger and he invests in early stage technology companies. In fact he has invested in over 1,000 companies between his Techstars accelerator, his Foundry Ground investment firm, and his own deals. He is our guest on Stories from Influencer Economy podcast this week.  
Imagine a world where the only media

67: Brendan McDonald: Producing WTF with Marc Maron and How to Build a World-Class Podcast

This week I talk to Brendan McDonald, producer of WTF with Marc Maron. We chatted about the finer points of producing a world-class podcast, including booking the President of the United States, Barack Obama on their show.

Brendan is the yin and Maron is the yang in making WTF get made. Brendan explains in details of the

Ep. 55: James Altucher on Embracing Failure, Choosing Yourself & Finding Your Scene

James Altucher puts it all on the line. As a writer he talks openly about business big gains and big business losses. He talks not only about his big successes but also his failure. James has open sourced his life for everyone to learn from. His WSJ best-selling book Choose Yourself details how to build a

Ep. 53: John Corcoran on Helping Others & Connecting with Influencers

John Corcoran is a lawyer, former writer for The White House, and even had a stint working in L.A. in the entertainment industry. Now he is the host and owner of The Smart Business Revolution, a multi-media business company. He hosts a podcast, creates online courses such as “Connecting with VIP’s” and has a 20,000 person +

Ep. 50: Veronica Belmont on Creating Sword and Laser, Fantasy Book Clubs, Becoming an Expert & More

Veronica Belmont is a renaissance women in the world of modern media. In the bigger picture of her career, Veronica has hard time explaining what she does for a living. Like many in the influencer economy, she is a hyphenate. The Jay-Z effect for her includes podcasting, working for corporate clients, and serving as

Ep. 45: Tom Merritt Creating Sword & Laser and Daily Tech News Show

We are excited to have Tom Merritt on The Influencer Economy. He’s a host, producer and a modern day renaissance man in the video and audio world. He is an old school radio guy and now hosts among his many popular podcasts:  The Daily Tech News Show, Sword and Laser, and Cord Killers.

Tom is

Ep. 41: Ezra Cooperstein on Fullscreen & The Connected Generation

This week on The Influencer Economy, I speak with Ezra Cooperstein, President of Fullscreen entertainment. Ezra and I met years ago when he worked at Maker Studios, and I was at Machinima.com. We have been involved in the online video & YouTube since the early days, and we talk in detail about his journey.

Ezra

Ep. 39 Tucker Max: How to Finally Write Your Best-Selling Book

In this episode, Tucker Max details his successful career as an author. He also gives advice to aspiring authors and talks about his new business venture: Book in a Box. Tucker really opens up in this interview, so you won’t want to miss it. Tucker has been sued over his blog, was initially rejected by the publishing industry