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Iconic Read: How to do Great Work by Paul Graham (#139)

This week, Jim and Yonathan break down the recent blog post by Paul Graham titled How to do Great Work. They break down overall themes and discuss nitty gritty tactics...

Becoming the King of SEO with Damon Burton (#138)

This week, Jim is joined by Damon Burton who shares his incredible journey starting as a freelancer to becoming the king of SEO. Damon shares how he started as an unde...

Lazy Leadership by Andrew Wilkinson (Iconic Reads)[RERUN] (#137)

Can you be a leader and be lazy with your time and personal contribution to the workplace? Today’s episode is about an iconic read, in this case, a blog post by Andrew...

How to Grow a Side Hustle to a Multi-Million Dollar Company with Bryan Clayton (#136)

This week, Jim is joined by Bryan Clayton, who started a business in high-school and parlayed that into a 150 person company that sold for millions, all before teachin...

Building a Next Level Marketing Team with Nathan Yeung (#135)

Jim is joined by Nathan Yeung to discuss all things growth and marketing. They cover high level  strategies for marketing teams before getting into the nitty-gritty of...

A Personal Update on My Business & 7 Growth Frameworks I Use in 2023 (#134)

This week, Jim gives an update on the 3M dollar challenge before doing a deep dive on the state-of-play in growth. Jim shares 7 brand new frameworks he's discovered ov...

Demystifying Product Market Fit with John Doherty (#133)

This week, John Doherty returns to compare notes with Jim on a very important but often misunderstood part of business: Product Market Fit.TOPICS DISCUSSED IN TODAY’S ...

Start Your Own Startup or Jump on a Rocket Ship with Timor Tsentsiper (#132)

This week, Jim is joined by software engineer and technical guru Timor Tsentsiper to look at the benefits of developing a technical skillset and bringing an engineerin...

Nathan Barry: How to Bootstrap a Company to $30M in a Crowded Market (#131)

Nathan Barry is the CEO of ConvertKit, an email service provider that's gone from idea to $30M in ARR with zero funding.Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:Nathan’s ex...

The Business of Ryan Reynolds, "Fast-vertising" and 10+ Creators Making Millions (#130)

This week, Yonathan joins Jim and they do a deep dive into the emerging entrepreneurial arena that combines creators, audiences and businesses. They describe what this...

How to Pick the Right Startup Idea & Hitting $26M in 3 Years(#129)

This week, Jim is Joined by Evan Richardson of Form Health. Evan has seen and done it all and he shares nitty gritty insights into how a founder can start and grow a s...

The Trader Joe's Episode: From Idea to $13B by Being the Opposite of Competitors (#128)

This week, Jim and Yonathan do a deep dive into what has made Trader Joes a grocery growth behemoth. They share behind the scenes stories and break down tactical moves...

How to Acquire Your Next Business with the Foundy CEO (#127)

This week, Jim is joined by JP Lewin of Foundy, to discuss the benefits of business acquisition. They get into the nitty gritty of the process and discuss trends and m...

The Journey of a Rock Star with Steve Selvidge of The Hold Steady (#126)

Jim is joined by musician Steve Selvidge of The Hold Steady to chat about how musicians can make money in 2023 as well as what it takes to live the rockstar life.TOPIC...

How this Growth Agency Went from 0 to 75 People & What Makes a Great DTC Brand (#125)

This week, Jim talks with the founders of Dark Room to talk shop about the nuances of running a growth agency amid changing trends in the digital media space. TOPICS D...

From idea to $24M in 2 Years with this Skincare CEO, Ming Zhao (#124)

This week, Ming Zhao the Co-founder and CEO of PROVEN Skin Care talks about how she is revolutionizing an industry through data and AI. She shares her story of progres...

How to Build a Community in 2023 with Natalie Ellis of Bossbabe (#123)

This week, Jim is joined by Natalie Ellis of Bossbabe to talk about how to grow an engaged community in 2023. Things get tactical as Natalie discusses the importance o...

The $3M Challenge, 5 Startup Ideas, & the "Unreasonable Management" Philosophy(#122)

This week, Jim is joined again by Yonathan to give an update on the $3m challenge as it approaches the one year mark. The pair discuss hiring a new operator and trying...

From Making $5.5M in the MLB to Founder & Financial Planner with Jacob Turner (#121)

This week, Jim is joined by former MLB pitcher and Entrepreneur Jacob Turner, who shares his Journey from no. 1 draft pick to financial advisor to the athletes and ent...

Liquid Mind: Scaling to $100M with Frameworks for Innovative Thinking by Will Hughes (#120)

This week, Jim is joined by Will Hughes as he shares his unique framework for encouraging creative thinking and solutions for entrepreneurs. TOPICS DISCUSSED IN TODAY’...

How to Make Millions with Newsletters from the "Newsletter Growth Guy" | Matt McGarry (#119)

This week, Jim is joined by the the newsletter guy Matt McGarry, who's helped grow newsletters like Milk Road, The Hustle, and Ben's Bytes. Matt shares amazing tactica...

How to Get Your First 1000 Customers with the KickOff Labs CEO, Josh Ledgard (#118)

This week, Jim is joined by Josh Ledgard of Kickoff Labs as they chat about validating startup ideas, being your own angel investor, and scrappy growth tactics to get ...

Making $2.3M With 4 Employees and (Only) 1 Meeting a Week | Tommy Griffith Pt 2 (#117)

This week we hear the the second part of Jim's conversation with Tommy Griffith co-founder of ClickMinded. Tommy shares his insights into the importance of simplicity,...

Tommy Griffith Pt 1: Why Founders Should Get Out of the Way (#116)

This week, Jim is joined by Tommy Griffith CEO of Clickminded for the first of a two part conversation. In part 1 Jim and Tommy chat about building in public, inflecti...

A Fan Interviews Jim about Growth, Startups, Failing, & Launching a Fake Brand (#115)

This week, the script gets flipped as longtime fan and fellow growth tactician Maja Voje joins the pod to grill Jim about projects past and future.TOPICS DISCUSSED IN ...

15 Startup Ideas Around Death, SMS, Ecommerce, & Disrupting Financial Advisors (#114)

Yonathan Ayenew (GrowthHit COO) joins to talk about 15 startup ideas that could be successful today. The talk about ideas in SMS, electric cars, ecommerce and death.

How 1 Failure Uncovered a SaaS Success Story with Cory McKane (#113)

This week, Jim is joined by Cory McKane, founder of WeStrive, a fitness app that is exploding in popularity right now. Cory talks about how his most valuable experienc...

My Talk at Techstars - How to Grow a Startup in 2023 (#112)

This week we get to be a fly on the wall for one of Jim's recent talks at the iconic startup accelerator Techstars. Jim talks nitty gritty tactics about customer perso...

2023 Predictions and Startups to Watch (#111)

Jim is joined again by Yonathan to review a few major things that have already happened in the new year, before going over predictions and call outs for this crazy new...

How this CMO Scaled from $30M to $2B (#110)

This week Jim is joined by Rob Sobers the amazing growth expert who helped grow a company from under $30M in sales to $500M. They get very tactical and dig into the ni...