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Being a Serial Entrepreneur with Dan Norris - BGP 61

By Spencer Shaw

Dan Norris is a serial entrepreneur and his ability to take quick action and iterate is impressive. We talk about the businesses he’s currently running and the recent sell of his last business to GoDaddy. By the end of this interview you’ll have a different view on failure, taking action and getting momentum on your side.   Show Notes: 00:04 Summary and overview of the episode 00:45 Dan’s background 02:01 Failing at his first software company 02:17 Then had successes with WPCurve, Black Hops Brewing and wrote 4 books 02:48 What he’s learned post sale of WPCurve 04:04 Everyone takes on a certain risk when they start a business but not everyone admits the themselves the risks they are taking 05:10 Why you have to run a lean startup business before you jump into a larger scale business 07:19 How Dan views failure 08:30 Getting to the point where you don’t care and you see things as experiments 09:55 Realizing it’s not all in your control 11:57 When something is not working it just doesn’t work, and when it does work it works by itself almost 13:43 We are in the culture now of clickbait headlines 14:52 His latest venture 15:37 How speed and traction go hand in hand 17:17 Why he’s gotten bored of creating typical content 18:49 Following the traction is the way to go 20:04 What he’s working on currently   Resources: Selling to GoDaddy Black Hops Brewing Dan’s Amazon author page Explainer videos 7 Day Startup group and information

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