Episodes

February 22, 2022

Player Hater's Ball: Personal CRMs, Richard Branson, NFTs, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) bring you the second edition of the Player Hater's Ball. They discuss the things they think don't work: bad business ideas, bad investing advice, bad life advice, and more....

February 21, 2022

Billy of the Week: Chris Aker

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about Billy of the Week Chris Aker and how he was able to maintain 100% control of his $900M company. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling f...

February 18, 2022

Best of This Week: Feb 14th

Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel . * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newslette...

February 17, 2022

Are the Olympics a Waste of Time?, The Tinder Swindler, Paper Cut Companies, Money Therapy, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) discuss the Olympics and whether it is worth while to spend time trying to get a gold medal, companies that make billions solving small "paper cut" problems, why Sam thinks...

February 16, 2022

Asking The Founder Of Grammarly How He Built A $13 Billion Company

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) sits down with Max Lytvyn ( @Max_lytvyn ), co-founder and head of revenue at Grammarly, to talk about the founding story of the company, how he grew it from 0 to $13B in revenue, why he decided to hir...

February 15, 2022

Ideation Bootcamp, Bitcoin Thieves Steal Billions, Stonks.com, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) discuss Sam's new course on coming up with business ideas, Stonks.com, the key to building a billion dollar internet business, and finally they discuss the couple that stol...

February 10, 2022

From Sleeping on Gym Floors to $100M with Alex Hormozi

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) are joined by Alex Hormozi ( @AlexHormozi ) to discuss his journey from sleeping on gym floors to making millions, sales techniques that can earn you $100k per month, how h...

February 08, 2022

Wordle Copycat Loses It All, Introducing Milk Road, and Guru Shaan on Finding Your Next Project

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) are joined by Ben Levy ( @BenMLevy to discuss the story of the World copycat who topped the app store charts and then lost everything, Shaan and Ben's new project, Milk Roa...

February 04, 2022

Best of This Week: Feb 4th

Some of the best moments from this week of My First Million. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel . * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's newslette...

February 03, 2022

Ryan Holiday on The Economics of Book Writing, Why You’re Monetizing Your Media Business All Wrong, His Split with Tucker Max, and More

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) are joined by Ryan Holiday ( @RyanHoliday ) to discuss how Ryan makes and spends his money, why he opened a book shop, what fuels him, why he decided to sell coins instead ...

February 02, 2022

How to Become A Billion Dollar Creator with Nathan Barry, Founder of ConvertKit

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) are joined by Nathan Barry ( @NathanBarry ) to discuss ConvertKit and how Nathan has grown it to over $200M, how to become a billion dollar creator, why he refuses to give ...

February 01, 2022

Did This Man Just Expose the Silicon Vally Tech Mafia? - Ryan Breslow, Founder of Bolt

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) talk about how to learn any skill, whether Dan Price is legit or a fraud, Dave Friedberg and Cana, and what a chicken wing actually is. They are then joined by Ryan Breslow...

January 31, 2022

SPECIAL: Walt Disney (Part 1)

Special cross-post from How to Take Over the World. Walt Disney's childhood, adolescence, how how he got his start in animation, and his first successes. To find more episodes like this go to httotw.com or search "How to Take...

January 31, 2022

Billy of the Week: Alex Hormozi

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about (non) Billy of the Week Alex Hormozi, how he has made $72M over the last 5 years based mostly around gym businesses, and discuss whether he is legit. ----- * Do ...

January 28, 2022

Best of This Week: Jan 28th

Some of the best clips from this week. Let us know what you think of the new format by tweeting at @ShaanVP , @theSamParr , or @BenWilsonTweets . ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscrib...

January 27, 2022

Is The Rock Going to Make $1B+ From Tequila? + Placebo Water, STR Update, and More

Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) have a classic idea shoot around where they talk about things like The Rock becoming a tequila billionaire, a placebo water called Felix Felicis, Sam gives an update on his...

January 26, 2022

$1M By 19, $100M+ By 35 -- Here's How He Did It

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) sits down with Val Katayev ( @ValKatayev ) to talk about how he got his start making millions from a ringtone business, why he's currently launching a startup in the jewelry industry, what has fueled ...

January 25, 2022

Producer Ben's Big Opportunity, Short Term Rentals, Turnkey College Businesses, and More

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @shaanVP ) talk with producer Ben Wilson ( @BenWilsonTweets ) about his unique opportunity with a high net worth individual and how to monetize his podcasting business. Sam and Shaan ...

January 20, 2022

Tech Startup Ideas for the Farmer Economy

Shaan Puri ( @shaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) discuss FarmCon 2022, how Shaan got Covid, tech startup ideas for the farmer economy, how to develop value and a sense of mystique in your personal brand, and much more. __...

January 18, 2022

Brainstorming The Best Business Ideas To Start In 2022 with Noah Kagan

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and is joined by Noah Kagan ( @NoahKagan ) to discuss the most profitable businesses on AppSumo, the best business ideas to start in 2022, businesses you can start with zero startup costs, and much mo...

January 14, 2022

Greatest Hits of 2021 (Vol. 2)

On this episode, we bring you some of the best and most popular moments from My First Million in 2021. This episode specifically highlights some of our best guest moments. Let us know how you like the episode and if we should...

January 11, 2022

Saas Companies that Anyone Can Start with Rob Walling

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Ben Wilson ( @BenWilsonTweets ) discuss Sam's article defending Theranos, airport houses, and conducting an end of year family review. They are then joined by Rob Walling ( @RobWalling ) who talks...

January 07, 2022

Greatest Hits of 2021 (Vol. 1)

On this episode, we bring you some of the best and most popular moments from My First Million in 2021. Let us know how you like the episode and if we should do greatest hits in the future! _____ * Do you love MFM and want to ...

January 06, 2022

Sam Decides What To Do With His Life

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) tells Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) three options of what he's considering working on in 2022, and Shaan gives him advice on what to choose and where to focus his time and energy. _____ * Do you love MFM an...