Episodes

November 11, 2021

How To Get the Most Out of Every Event, Surprisingly Successful Keto Businesses, and the World Premier of Souther Sam’s Sticky Icky

MFM hosts Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about how to get the most out of any event you attend, keto nutrition businesses that have been crushing it, and even brainstorm the creation of MFM's latest...

November 09, 2021

Why Everyone Is Wrong About the Metaverse, Gaingels, Companies that Don't Advertise, and More

MFM hosts Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about the Metaverse and what everyone is getting wrong about it, the billion-dollar investment group that no one knows about, companies that are able to achi...

November 04, 2021

Shaan Challenges Sam to Ignore His Limits, Michael Rubin is the Billy of the Week, and More

MFM hosts Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) the power of intensity, billionaire of the week Michael Rubin, how they respond when people pitch them ideas, and much more. _____ * Do you love MFM and want to s...

November 02, 2021

The Next Big Social Media Network Will Be On the Chain. Nader Al-Naji Tells Us Why.

Nader Al-Naji ( @nadertheory ) joins Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) to discuss the future of social media on the blockchain, why social network users should have their own coin, and much more. _____ * Do...

October 28, 2021

Ariel Helwani Is Building His Own ESPN. He Already Has 1m+ Followers. He Tells Us How.

Ariel Helwani ( @ArielHelwani ) joins Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) to why he decided to leave ESPN to go independent, how he structures his business, how he decided to do MMA, why niches get riches, th...

October 26, 2021

My First Million Goes to Jail

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) discuss Sam’s recent trip to a federal prison and what he learned there, whether startup cities are the wave of the future, why more people should test out big purchases, a...

October 21, 2021

From $300k to $35M+ Selling Dog Ramps with Ramon Van Meer, CEO & Founder at Alpha Paw

Ramon Van Meer ( @RamonVanMeer ) joins Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) to discuss why he prefers to buy businesses rather than build them, his best tools for new business research, how to make sure you’re not buying a lemon, learning...

October 19, 2021

Dopamine Fasts, Cruise Ship Investing, and Elon Musk vs. Jeff Bezos Feuds with Andrew Wilkinson, Co-Founder of Tiny

Andrew Wilkinson ( @awilkinson ), Co-Founder of Tiny , joins Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) to talk about how he found joy through a four-week dopamine fast, why it can be better to make safer “cruise s...

October 14, 2021

Near Death Accidents, Hitting $1B ARR, and Selling Like the Grateful Dead with Brian Halligan, Founder & Executive Chairman of HubSpot

Brian Halligan ( @BHalligan ), founder & executive chairman (and former CEO) of HubSpot, joins Sam ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan ( @ShaanVP ) to discuss what he learned from nearly dying in a snowmobile accident, how he took HubS...

October 12, 2021

How to Make $20M with 0 Employees, F*** You Pay Me, How to Do an Energy Audit, Shahid Khan is the Billy of the Week, and More

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) discuss Brumate, the company that scaled to $20M without a single employee, how F*** You Pay Me is helping influencers discover what they’re truly worth, how to do an energ...

October 07, 2021

3 Patterns for Great Business Ideas with Jack Abraham, Founder, Managing Partner & CEO at Atomic

Jack Abraham ( @jackabraham ), Founder, Managing Partner & CEO at Atomic, sits down with MFM hosts Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) to talk frameworks for great business ideas, how one hour can have more i...

October 05, 2021

#224 - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Dyrdek from 0 to $405M in Exits

Rob Dyrdek (@robdyrdek), founder & CEO of venture studio Dyrdek Machine, former professional skateboarder, and star of hit shows like Rob & Big and Ridiculousness, joins Sam (@TheSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) to discuss how h...

Greatest Hits

October 01, 2021

#223 - Sam & Shaan Bet $500, Ozy Media Scam, Why Google is Dying, and More

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss the latest news on the unfolding Ozy Media story, discuss why Google might not be a dominant tech giant in ten years, and place a bet on whether Shaan can make $1...

September 29, 2021

SPECIAL: Peter Diamandis on the Longevity Opportunity, Bitcoin’s Bull Case and Musk vs. Bezos

About: Peter Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder and Director of Singul...

September 24, 2021

#222 - How to Get a Slice of Harvard's Billion Dollar Case Study Industry

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) break down Harvard's publishing arm and how you can create something to get a slice of the action. Sam also shares how he would approach Trends if he were to make it agai...

September 22, 2021

#221 - How to Make Millions With a Modern Day Infomercial

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) break down a 30-year-old infomercial and they discuss the modern day approach that can make you millions. They also talk about businesses built around trust, professional...

September 18, 2021

SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 3)

This a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - All of my Edison notes that didn't make it into Part 1 & Part 2, including: Edison vs. Tesla...

September 18, 2021

SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 2)

This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become ...

September 18, 2021

SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 1)

This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become ...

September 17, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: A Special Series Drops Tomorrow

We're excited to announce that tomorrow we are releasing a 3-part series from one of Sam's favorite history podcasts, How to Take Over the World. In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk with Ben Wilson (@B...

September 17, 2021

#220 - 12 Startups That Can Make You a Millionaire (Sara's List)

Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) give an updated version of Sara's List, 12 companies with exponential growth potential in lucrative industries that could change your life as a job applicant. Regardless if...

September 15, 2021

#219 - How to Make Billions with a Niche DTC Clothing Line

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) reveals the creation of the first My First Million NFT. Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan also talk about Laird Hamilton's Superfood company, whether people should lie more, and they share their rea...

September 10, 2021

#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates

[Updated] In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk about what Shaan has learned over the last week by taking a Bill Gates-inspired week off to dive deep into crypto. They also talk about Wilbur Wright, iden...

September 08, 2021

#217 - Why Direct-to-Consumer Companies Are Awesome to Own

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) debate the merits of owning and operating a direct-to-consumer e-commerce business. Shaan breaks down some of the basic ins-and-outs you should look for with ad spends an...