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Leverage

The goal of the Leverage Podcast is simple: to learn from the best and discover how we can all live a better life, build a more fruitful business, and be more efficient. Leverage’s Founder and CEO, Nick Sonnenberg, is the host of the Leverage Podcast. With a background in data science, high-frequency algorithmic trading, and business efficiency consulting, Nick has an innovative mind and is obsessed with learning from the people around him. Join him each week as he interviews fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and leading experts to discuss everything from efficiency hacks to new technologies to life as an entrepreneur.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 28, 2016

Key Quote

“Genius network is a community of great people that are just amazing.”

Time-Stamped Notes

  • 00:16 – Ari and Nick are at the Genius Network annual event * 00:56 – Sniphero for Gmail
  • 01:21 – Lets you insert dynamic content * 02:02 – Wantoo
  • 02:10 – A feedback platform that allows you to let people propose ideas
  • 02:24 – Utilizes a similar set-up to Trello * 03:24 – Skipio
  • 03:26 – A text-based marketing solution
  • 04:08 – Allows voice mail messages * 04:37 – OAO’s HeroX competition is ending in a week
  • 04:45 – Launching to crowd source the best productivity/automation hack
  • 04:57 – Prizes: Virtual Assistance Credits and Consulting * 05:10 – Tresorit is an encrypted cloud storage tool like DropBox
  • 05:39 – End to end encryption solution * 08:14 – Get a copy and leave a review of Idea to Execution by Ari Meisel & Nick Sonnenberg
Oct 21, 2016

Key Quote

 “If you’re not doing anything wrong, you shouldn’t be worried about your privacy.”

Time-Stamped Notes

  • 00:17 – Please review Idea to Execution by Ari Meisel & Nick Sonnenberg on Amazon
  • 00:39 – Persistent Surveillance Systems
    • 01:03 – A plane that takes a photo of the entire city every second
    • 01:16 – Output is a frame by frame view of the whole city
    • 01:25 – Used for investigating explosions
    • 01:50 – Two hours of implementation, PSS caught a robber
  • 02:29 – Nick’s friend also has some crazy camera system
  • 03:13 – Ari and his dad also have drop cams in their houses
  • 03:32 – If you’re not doing anything wrong, you shouldn’t be worried about your privacy
  • 04:26 – Trim
    • 04:31 – Checks your credit card statement for recurring charges
    • 04:46 – Sends a text message to check which ones you want to cancel
  • 05:05 – Fandango Movies
    • 05:24 – Ticketing app that’s text based
  • 05:56 – Echo Dot
    • 06:03 – Similar to Siri for the iPhone but her name is Alexa and she works with the Amazon Echo
    • 06:33 – Smart plugs are also available to make it a smart device
    • 07:18 – Can also add cards in Trello
  • 08:01 – The difference between to-do lists and backlogs
  • 08:17 – Making lists sometimes is a problem
  • 09:02 – Hard Core History Podcast by Dan Carlin
  • 09:44 – Less Doing Podcast Resources
Oct 14, 2016

Key Resources - Access to all OAO Links

Time-Stamped Notes

* 00:14 – Nick and Ari are phoning it in—literally—from a Manhattan restaurant

* 00:28 – Question from Tip Wood: “What does Ari usually eat throughout the day?”

o 00:47 – Just because it works for Ari doesn’t mean it will work for you

o 01:29 – Usually a high-fat, low-sugar diet

o 02:00 – Lunch is usually the biggest meal

* 02:45 – Nick’s nutritionist is trying to get him to refocus on high-fats * 03:20 – www.Wiive.com custom made orthotic insoles

o 03:52 – Download an app, take some photos of your feet, boom—3d printed insoles

o 04:08 – Use discount code LessDoing20 to get 20% off * 04:18 – Google Trips

o 04:40 – Google Trips will help you with itineraries, maps, etc.

o 04:57 – Lots of information around the location * 05:17 – The Book is OUT!

* 05:35 – Less Doing is going to be renamed as Leverage * 06:29 – Assembly Now Slack Integration

o 07:00 – It’s essentially on-demand manufacturing assistance in China * 07:28 – Fretello

o 07:56 – Duolingo for learning how to play the guitar

* 08:24 – Record the Call

o 08:32 – “The easiest app I’ve seen for this” – Ari

o 08:55 – Could not be easier! * 09:08 -- Allo

o 09:12 – Super smart messaging app for Android * 09:51 – vBookz

o 09:58 – A verbal PDF reader—this tool will literally read a PDF to you

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  • Show Notes Provided by Mallard Creatives
  • Audio Provided by Mottram Media Group
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