Feb. 23, 2022

Why "Desperation Induced Focus" Is the Key to Success, Plus Listener Questions

Why "Desperation Induced Focus" Is the Key to Success, Plus Listener Questions

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.

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Show Notes:

(00:25) - Silent retreat in Portugal

(04:10) - The raw meat experiment

(14:30) - Desperation-Induced Focus

(23:30) - Specialty License Plates

(30:00) - Sam's pickup line to his wife

(33:45) - Dharmesh's Wordle copycat and people who make things

(44:35) - Start of listener questions: What do you hold in your portfolio?

(47:30) - How to negotiate value of company you're selling

(58:15) - How many Twitter notifications do you get per day?

(01:08:05) - What would you invest in for the other person?

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Links:

* https://wordplay.com/firstword

* https://rkg.blog/desperation-induced-focus.php

* https://www.instagram.com/rawmeatexperiment/?hl=en

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Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.

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