Sam Parr is the founder and CEO of The Hustle, a rapidly growing 8 figure media company that’s taken no venture capital. Besides being ambitious and smart, Sam is self-aware and thoughtful about both his professional and personal lives. In this conversation, we talk about his take on building companies, leadership, lifestyle design, mental health, and much more.
Behind His Brilliance: Luck + Being an Outsider
Say hi to Sam on Twitter and Instagram: @thesamparr
SAM PARR | Founder + CEO, The Hustle
Sam Parr is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur. He was born in Missouri, grew up in Tennessee, and moved to California after graduating from college. Sam has worked for himself most of his life. Some of his ventures include a hot dog stand, an online liquor store, a roommate matching platform, and a media company. He’s the founder of The Hustle, which is one of the fastest-growing media companies in the country, and Hustle Con – a one-day conference that teaches non-technical startup tactics.
How Sam founded his first business
Sam’s important lessons learned about leadership and management
How and why Sam stopped drinking alcohol
Sam’s thoughts on lifestyle design
And much, much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh (Lisa Likes)
The Hustle (Sam’s company)
Moody (app Sam uses)
Titan: The Life of John D Rockefeller by Ron Chernow (Sam’s book pick)
American Kingpin by Nick Bilton (Sam’s book pick)