Episodes

June 09, 2022

Shark Tank MFM Style

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) with the help of Stonks.com , listen to five entrepreneurs pitch their business in hopes of getting Shaan and Sam to invest. ----- Links: * 5x * Bacarai * Munch * Nicklpass...

June 07, 2022

Lessons From Sam's New Business Venture, High Stakes Gambling, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about lessons learned from Sam's new business venture, the money makers of online high stakes gambling and so much more. Also, want $5,000? Check out the My First Mill...

June 02, 2022

How To Recruit A-Players To Small Companies, Sam's Time In Jail, and More

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about how to recruit the best players for small companies, the billion dollar business of compostable straws (and other plant-based packaging), a Milk Road update and ...

May 31, 2022

Michael Sonnenfeldt: Selling A Business And How To Manage That Wealth

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talks to Michael Sonnenfeldt, founder and chairman of Tiger 21 - a peer-to-peer network for high net-worth wealth creators - about how to build wealth and how to preserve it. ----- Links: * Michael So...

May 27, 2022

One Question Friday: How To Start A Lead Gen Business

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) answer one listener's question. On this episode, Neil Gupta, from Toronto, Ontario, Canada asks what are the first three actionable steps to starting a lead gen business an...

May 26, 2022

Work Like Ocean's 11, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the Deepfake Dilemma

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about how the future of work will look like an Ocean's 11 team, height enhancing surgery, Sam Bankman-Fried, and how to solve the problem of deepfakes. ----- Links: * ...

May 24, 2022

The Real Life Ted Lasso Turning a Minor League Baseball Team Into a Powerhouse

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about the Savannah Bananas, Martin Shkreli, Liver King, how Shaan lost more than $200K on Luna and Terra, and more. Also, want $5,000? Check out the My First Million C...

May 23, 2022

Shaan's 9 Unorthodox Management Tips

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) shares his tried and true unconventional management tips that you won't learn in business school. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube ...

May 19, 2022

From the Vault: These Are the Frameworks Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

We go deep in the vaults to find an episode of Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), aka the King of Frameworks, sharing his favorite ten frameworks. ----- Links: * Get the PDF version with illustrations - https://www.shaanpuri.com/posts/we...

May 17, 2022

Selling Deodorant for $100M and How to Find Your Best Competitive Advantage with Moiz Ali

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sits down with entrepreneur and former CEO of Native, Moiz Ali ( @MoizAli) , to talk about how to find the competitive advantage for your business, three common mistakes DTC brands make, investment tips ...

May 13, 2022

One Question Friday: Hiring Your First Employee

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) answers one listener's question. On this episode, a UK-based listener asks how to approach making their first hire at their startup. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million, go to...

May 12, 2022

The Billion Dollar Community Propelling Women To The Top - Carolyn Childers of Chief.com

Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) sits down with Carolyn Childers, co-founder and CEO of Chief, to talk about her million dollar subscription-based business that drives and supports women in corporate leadership roles. ----- Links: * Ch...

May 10, 2022

From Blogger To $100 Million Business With Neil Patel

Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) sit down with entrepreneur and online marketing guru Neil Patel to talk about his success starting as a blogger to making 9-figures in revenue. ----- Links: * Neil Patel * Phot...

May 06, 2022

One Question Friday: Someone Stole My NFTs

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Ben Levy ( @Benmlevy ) answer one listener's question. On this episode, Collin asks how to deal with defeat after his NFTs were stolen. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Million...

May 05, 2022

How Content Creators Make Millions

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) talk about how easy it is for content creators to make millions, the women of Elon Musk, trademark scams, and more. ----- Links: * Naked and Afraid * How Is Felix Today * House...

May 03, 2022

The Billion Dollar Ad Arbitrage: Opportunities Sitting in Plain Sight

Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) talk about how marketing and advertising can be simple and profitable, and much more. ----- Links: * Outcome Health (acquired by Patient Point) * Cheddar News * @jonsteinberg *...

April 29, 2022

One Question Friday: How Do You Scale A Ghost Kitchen Business?

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) answer one listener question. On this episode, Brian asks how he should grow his successful ghost kitchen business. To submit your question and hear yourself on My First Mi...

April 28, 2022

Elon Musk, Mobile Minorities, and How to Overcome Fear

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) react to Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and much more. ----- Links: * Aceable * Vitalchek * Relx * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to ...

April 26, 2022

My First Million's Origin Story, How to Find Winners, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about the roadmap for new start-ups, how the podcast came to be and much, much more. ----- Links: * CyberLeads * @alexwestco * Indie Hackers * DeadEyes podcast * Loser...

April 22, 2022

One Question Friday: To Raise or Not To Raise?

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) answer one listener question. On this episode, Matt from North Carolina asks whether he should raise money to grow his business. To submit your question and hear yourself o...

April 21, 2022

How to Interact with Famous People, The In-Person Event Playbook, and More

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and talk about their interactions with famous people and how to leave a good impression, how in-person events make money (and why they're only getting bigger), and much mor...

April 19, 2022

How to Get Famous on Twitter and Other Listener Questions

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) answer your Twitter questions about how they found success. ----- Links: * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel ....

April 14, 2022

EMERGENCY POD: ELON BUYING TWITTER - Our Reaction and Explanation (Hilarious)

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) react to Elon Musk's attempted hostile takeover of Twitter. They analyze why he's doing it, whether they think he'll be successful, and more. ----- Links: * Elon's letter: ...

April 14, 2022

From Coder to Cartel Boss - The Jeff Bezos of Organized Crime

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about Paul Le Roux and his possible connection to Bitcoin, Peter Thiel's recent crypto speech, the power of knowing exactly what you want, and much more. ----- Links: ...