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May 24, 2021

Jay Samit is a dynamic entrepreneur who is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation.  Described by Wired magazine as “having the coolest job in the industry,” he raises hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, advises Fortune 500 firms, transforms entire industries, revamps government institutions, and for three decades continues to be at the forefront of global trends.

In this episode, Brad and Jay dive into what it really means to take action on your idea. Ideas are worthless until you do something about them!

00:00 Intro

01:35 You only need two things for success: insight and perseverance

02:00 “Three problems a day for 30 days”

03:10 “If you do something unique, by definition you are the best in the world at what you are doing.” - Jay Samit

04:38 Bomb 1: The middle class has been eviscerated in the pandemic

04:55 Bomb 2: We never teach people how to make their own dream come true

05:18 Go buy Jay Samit’s book; Future Proofing You or Disrupt You

05:26 Bomb 3: “Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing themselves.” - Jay Samit

06:43 “If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” - Jay Samit

08:11 Bomb 4: “There are so many fake gurus on the internet today giving bad advice” - Jay Samit

11:20 Bomb 5: “Through failing you learned what everyone else failed to learn through trying”

12:35 The story of naming Youtube

16:35 Bomb 6: Think about the billion dollar problem you can solve 

20:19 Opening up a FB group to mentor a maximum of 1000 members follow Jay Samit! Apply for the group on Jay’s website

23:24 Bomb 7: “Everyone hearing my voice has written as much code as Steve Jobs.” - Jay Samit (Meaning, you can hire someone to create your vision, it does not have to be all done by you.)

28:30 When Google called…

30:39 Jay’s Robot

37:21 Brad’s mission with LightSpeed VT

40:36 Bomb 8: “When you are at the top of the pyramid, people want to throw rocks at you.” - Jay Samit (in response to what Jay thinks about what is going on with Bill Gates)

42:19 Jay’s story

44:38 Bomb 9: Insight and perseverance is all it takes

48:58: Bomb 10: Get the information to people who want it is all Jay wants to do

53:56 The crypto space

57:20 Follow @jaysamit on instagram!

59:54 Bomb 11: “Nobody is stealing any ideas. Ideas are worthless -- it is execution.” - Jay Samit

01:05:00 Bomb 12: How to make the impact from your idea to repair the world