THE BEST OF GROUND UP

 

GET STARTED W/ RICH ROLL

It’s never too late to turn things around. Today Rich Roll is an ultra-endurance athlete, author of the best-selling book Finding Ultra & has been named one of the world's 25 fittest men.

But only a few years back he was heading into middle-age unhealthy, overweight & overworked. How did he turn things around? He risked it all. I sat down with Rich to talk about the challenges he faced, how he grew his podcast to over 25 million downloads & his search to find meaning.

Watch my full conversation with Rich Roll.

 

YOU WILL NEVER MAKE IT W/ CHRIS NEWHARD

Chris Newhard is an award-winning filmmaker and director of photography. He's also one of my closest friends. I sat down with him to talk about his work, some of his early struggles and what it was like working on massive projects with acts like Sia & Train.

Watch my full conversation with Chris Newhard.

 

MAKE CONTENT FOR YOURSELF W/ ELLIOTT ASHBY

You have to make content for yourself. As a content creator it can be easy to get caught up in distractions. You start making something because it fulfills a creative space in your mind. But soon enough you start focusing on tracking likes, retweets & your follower count.

The problem is that tracking these numbers don’t lead anywhere. And they kill the creative drive that got you started in the first place. That’s why you need to continue to make your art for yourself.

Watch my full conversation with Elliott Ashby.

 

PERFECTION IS THE ENEMY W/ ALex Ferrari

Perfection is an illness. Alex Ferrari of Indie Film Hustle talks about how perfection slows you down and prevents you from creating.

Alex is a filmmaker with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. As the founder of IndieFilmHustle.com he helps creatives figure out how to make it & thrive behind the camera. We discuss mindfulness, creating at a high level, building an audience & why the Hollywood Studios are scare shitless of indie filmmakers.

Watch my full conversation with Alex Ferrari.

 

COMMIT TO YOURSELF W/ MELYSSA GRIFFIN

Do you want to build a business, grow your audience, make an impact, all while fulfilling your purpose?

Melyssa Griffin & I discuss the importance of maintaining integrity, the psychology behind why we quit, and she gives me a ton of practical insights into creating a profitable business.

Watch my full conversation with Melyssa Griffin.

 

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