ESCAPE 9-to-5. CREATE YOUR OWN FREEDOM. Case Studies of Non-traditional Business Founders

Creativity, Business Ideas, Risk-Taking, Online Branding and more – in conversation with Jason SurfrApp

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October 24, 2014

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EPISODE 34: Jason SurfrApp sold off his last name to the highest bidder twice, making over $100,000 in the process. If you listen to what prompted him to come up with and execute this wild idea (besides the profit), you won’t judge him for selling out. Before that, he founded IWearYourShirt.com, a company where clients paid him to wear t-shirts and which generated over $1,000,000 in revenue. He also made a big chunk of cash by getting 20o+ sponsors for his new book, CREATIVITY FOR SALE (FREE  to download for Radical Tribe […] Read more »


Building a Devoted Customer Community That Funds Your Projects – with Kristin Horowitz

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Published under Health & Fitness, Serial entrepreneurship, Service business, Sports

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September 3, 2014

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EPISODE 31: Kristin Tara Horowitz and her partner Yishai Horowitz started a (rock climbing / bouldering) gym, SLO Op Climbing, in San Luis Obispo, a small town in California. From 10 free users in 2003, the gym has 800 monthly subscribers today. Customers get so much value from the gym that they actually funded its expansion a few years ago. This is exactly what I wrote about a few weeks ago. Read more »


How to Start an Online Fashion Retail Store (and Other Businesses Along the Way) – with Megan Hunt

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August 21, 2014

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EPISODE 30: Megan Hunt wanted to go to Germany and become an English teacher. Instead, she ended up starting a global bridal and dress design company in Omaha, Nebraska. She’s owned multiple businesses since then and now runs HelloHoliday.com, an online fashion retail business that she feels is closer to the bullseye, i.e. her ideal business. http://traffic.libsyn.com/radicaltribe/Megan_Hunt_Final_21-Aug-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more »


How an Academic Created His Own Freedom by Making a ‘Rash’ Decision

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August 12, 2014

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EPISODE 29: Jonathan Pincas co-founded The Tapas Lunch Company,  a food importing business while pursuing his Ph.D around 10 years ago. He had no idea what he was in for. He admits if he knew what he was getting into, he wouldn’t have started the business in the first place. http://traffic.libsyn.com/radicaltribe/29-Jonathan_Pincas_Final_12-Aug-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more »


Big, Bold Action: How Pat Flynn Beat Career Adversity And Grew His Online Business By Getting Uncomfortable

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May 15, 2013

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EPISODE  17:  If you’ve been searching for freedom from corporate hell by looking at examples, inspiration and success stories, you’ve probably come across Pat Flynn (he’s everywhere), founder of the highly popular blog Smart Passive Income and author of the new bestseller, Let Go.   Pat was laid off from his architectural 9-to-5 gig despite being one of the best performers in the company. He started several online businesses and now earns around $50k per month.   Pat’s been interviewed a gazillion times and then interviewed again. I wanted this case […] Read more »


From Hustling Poker Player to Evolved Lifestyle Business Owner & Family Man – The Story of Henri Junttila

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February 12, 2013

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EPISODE 7: After graduating from high school, all Henri Junttila did for a living was play online poker…for 5 years straight. When he finally realized he needed another calling, he spent over $10,000 on business coaching, ‘get rich quick’ schemes and other online business experiments before settling on a business he completely loves. And the lifestyle of his dreams. In this case study, you will learn: In-depth details of how Henri started and built his major products, including a niche health website; a series of affiliate product sites; and WakeUpCloud.com The […] Read more »


Ep. #4: Serial Entrepreneur, Hustler, Author, ‘Roller Coaster Roadtripper’, Guitar Player, Adventure Junkie, Minimalist – the World of Karol Gajda

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January 22, 2013

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Karol Gajda represents a breed of entrepreneurs that moves quickly from one business venture to the next. And while he’s at it, he has the most insane fun and lives his life exactly the way he wants to [see headline to know what I mean]. He thrives on living on impulse. And is damn good at it. Sounds glamorous?  Well, if that’s what you want to do, that’s great. Do it. On the other hand, if this kind of life is not for you, there’s nothing wrong with that either. Watch […] Read more »

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