Episode 5: Seeking Guidance from a Billionaire

You want to make a massive impact. Where do you start?

It’s a big question, and the legendary entrepreneur Jeff Hoffman is here to help you answer it.

Jeff Hoffman has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience. You may know him from Priceline.com, ColorJar, uBid.com or his new non-profit, The Unreasonable Group.

He’s going to explode your mind.

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In this episode you will learn:

  • [1:50] If you want to change the world, the logical thing to do is to go to the people who are running it… but they’re not going to change. If you want to change the world, you have to prepare the next generation.
  • [2:53] You do not need to save the world on day one. Entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be big. Start small and solve a problem in your community.
  • [4:40] The incredible story of how Jeff identified a common pain point in the airport and validated the value equation.
  • [6:44] If you really want to scale a global company, it comes down to talent – and you have to attract the right people.
  • [7:37] Human capital is the scarcest form of capital.
  • [8:19] How do you develop a skillset for interviewing new hires?
  • [11:05] Don’t focus on the what – focus on the who.
  • [12:38] Why Jeff is dedicated to helping his employees achieve their goals.
  • [18:05] The ONE skill that children need to learn so that they can accomplish their goals.
  • [19:28] The power of gamification.
  • [21:33] The Prettiest Girl at the Dance Syndrome:People often look at high-profile individuals and think they could never get to them, and the truth is they don’t even try.
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