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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: March, 2017
Mar 31, 2017

We are offering a very special membership to our exclusive #LeverageLabs to new listeners who go to our Leverage Podcast or OAO Podcast and subscribe to or download our podcasts, take a photo and send to us via social media. #LeveragePodcast... Send us your photo and we will mention the lucky new members on the podcast each week... 

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Mar 24, 2017

We are offering a very special membership to our exclusive #LeverageLabs to new listeners who go to our Leverage Podcast or OAO Podcast and subscribe to or download our podcasts, take a photo and send to us via social media. #LeveragePodcast... Send us your photo and we will mention the lucky new members on the podcast each week...

 

All episodes, show notes and resources can be found at www.leveragepodcasts.com

 

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GUEST:

Helena Clegg

 

Mar 17, 2017

We are offering a very special membership to our exclusive #LeverageLabs to new listeners who go to our Leverage Podcast or OAO Podcast and subscribe to or download our podcasts, take a photo and send to us via social media. #LeveragePodcast... Send us your photo and we will mention the lucky new members on the podcast each week...

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GUEST:

Helena Clegg

KEY QUOTE:

 “...when you see an opportunity now, you really have to act on it very, very quickly”

KEY MOMENTS:

  • 00:03 – Introduction to OAO
  • 00:09 – Today’s special guest is Helena Clegg
  • 00:16 – Helena is visiting from Mallorca; she handles Get Leverage’s social media presence
  • 01:01 – Ari spoke at NYU about the A-Z of starting a company
  • 01:36 – Ari is now going to be a speaker at NYU
  • 01:43 – Nick just got back from Victoria Labalme’s Rock the Room event
    • 02:06 – Nick got a ton of good points from Victoria’s speaking guide
    • 02:52 – Mapping out the stage is one
    • 03:32 – Nick shares about using V Cards
    • 04:09 – Ari mentions Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe
  • 06:08 – Nick went to Victoria’s event because he has upcoming talks
  • 06:30 – This weekend, Ari will be talking on The Ultimate Achievers Council
  • 06:48 – Katz Moving, a company that allows you to track your moving truck real-time!
  • 07:53 – There’s an article on CNBC about a 24-year old making $345K in 2 months by beating Kickstarters to market
  • 09:39 – People overvalue the idea in marketing and undervalue execution
  • 09:46 – “Knocking off is a HUGE industry”
  • 10:36 – “whether it’s a good or bad thing, it’s probably a good thing, that when you see an opportunity now, you really have to act on it very, very quickly”
  • 10:48 – Wag is basically an “Uber” for dog walkers
  • 11:57 – An hour walk is $24 – The app tracks real time and you can see where your dog peed or pooped
  • 13:21 – One of Ari’s experiences getting a dog walker: it was so late at night that it took 2 hours to get one
  • 14:11 – The same app offers dog-boarding and dog-sitting
  • 14:49 – LifeVac is an anti-choking device
  • 16:10 – Rockabye Baby is a company that turns pop/rock songs into a lullaby
  • 17:00 – Culture Codes is a collection of culture decks, core values, mission statements, and more from real companies
  • 17:48 – Next episode, Ari and Nick will talk about Get Leverage’s core values and manifesto
  • 17:54 – End of today’s podcast

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Mar 10, 2017

“It’s a totally different idea from the virtual assistance but again, using the same mentality and methodology, [you’re] able to build a really quick MVP”

Time-Stamped Notes

  • 00:03 – Introduction to OAO
  • 00:12 – The Hykso smart tracking tool for boxing
  • 01:28 – Lemonade is a new way to get insurance for renters and property owners
  • 02:23 – Bulletin is basically a retail store that can carry your products
  • 03:12 – Scale – API for human intelligence
  • 03:47 – Scale can be an alternative for Rev
  • 04:52 – Storyo is an app that turns your photos into stories
  • 05:52 – Sous Vide cooking with ChefSteps Joule
  • 07:20 – The food is incredible – consistent texture and perfect
  • 07:55 – “It will never be overcooked – it will be perfect”
  • 08:08 – Yay let’s you send actual prizes to somebody
  • 09:14 – Nick had a brainstorming session with his girlfriend for a styling startup
  • 10:13 – Nick used Typeform, a tool that let’s you create web forms, to create StylebyFran
  • 10:45 – Nick discusses the technical process of StylebyFran
  • 13:35 – Using the same methods and strategies, Get Leverage is somewhat the same as Style by Fran
  • 14:13 – People don’t need to worry about the technicalities because Get Leverage does the work for them
  • 15:10 – Please leave us a review!
  • 15:48 – End of today’s podcast

Visit www.LeveragePodcasts.com for more episodes and links to all resources discussed!

Mar 3, 2017

“There’s definitely people on our team that I think this (Steps) will be pretty cool for...This is a pretty good way to get yourself out of your comfort zone.”

Time-Stamped Notes

  • 00:03 – Introduction to OAO
  • 00:34 – Ari took his family to Miami for the President’s Break
  • 00:41 – While his family was in Miami, he had to go to Phoenix and Chicago for Entrepreneur’s Organization
  • 01:18 – Nick will be out in Los Angeles for Victoria Labalme’s Rock the Room Live
  • 01:39 – Nick just bought Raden Luggage, which has a built in scale and an app
  • 03:27 – Steps is an iPhone app that beats social anxiety with small challenges
  • 05:49 – Amazon Chime already came out a week ago, which is a competitor of Skype
  • 06:46 – Get Leverage has a big need for a team of people to be able to make calls so Nick has been testing out platforms
  • 07:01 – Ring Central seems to be the best platform so far for Get Leverage as it allows clients to send texts, calls, and you can create phone extensions
  • 09:07 – reMarkable is like a limited feature iPad in some ways
  • 10:19 – Neurologically, people tend to retain notes better by handwriting
  • 10:41 – Ari finds it distracting to type out notes
  • 12:08 – Nick has a bad memory
  • 12:43 – Snappr is an on-demand photography service
  • 14:05 – Mailjoy is like Mailchimp for physical mail
  • 15:43 – Ari was talking to a client and found she was looking to outsource meal prep
  • 16:20 – Nurture Life offers meals for kids
  • 16:23 – One of Get Leverage’s VAs is a nutritionist who gave Nick a comprehensive plan
  • 18:25 – Nick mentions not to drink while eating
  • 19:07 – High amounts of bromelain digestive enzymes will sweeten the taste of semen
  • 19:27 – End of today’s podcast

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