The views and outlook of how the next generation views the world has changed dramatically: No one really believes in a 9-5 anymore. Those days are destined to be replaced by work that shouldn’t particularly have to feel like work at all.
In the words of entrepreneur and CEO of digital magazine Foundr, Nathan Chan firmly believes that “For the first time, the age of traditional work is OVER”. The new age entrepreneur aspires to build a life and a living around doing what they love. That means the challenge for the 21st century is how to cultivate the ultimate work-life lifestyle. Luckily, Foundr mag is here to solve that problem!
As a magazine dedicated to helping young entrepreneurs build and grow a successful business, Foundr’s success lies on it’s ability to capture the real essence of what it means to be an entrepreneur in the 21st century. With the continual growth and innovation in the tech and creative industries combined with the incredible development crowd-funding platforms like KICKSTARTER, there has never been a better time to break free from the 9-5 mould.
What essentially started as nothing more than a laptop startup fueled by some extra savings from his day job, Foundr mag has been on an unprecedented journey of growth. In this podcast we talk with Nathan about the future of business and entrepreneurship, what sort of challenges exist on the way to success as well as some great insights from Nathan’s journey as he has built his magazine from the ground up.
If you have always thought about building your own business, then Foundr mag is a surefire way to get your dose of motivation, inspiration and education. Nathan has interviewed some incredible business superstars like Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss, Richard Branson… just to name a few! Be sure to check this episode out and head on over to out Foundr mag once you’re done.
In this episode you’ll discover:
00:50 – What industries are set for the most growth potential in the future.
02:20 – What inspired Nathan want to start Foundr magazine and the challenges he had to overcome on the road to success.
5:07 – Why podcasting is such a powerful and valuable method of communication and interaction.
07:35 – How Nathan manages working on a global scale in a variety of different time zones.
08:54: What Nathan has in stall for Foundr mag in the short to long term future.
10:24: Some key insights and wisdom Nathan has picked up talking to some of the biggest and most powerful entrepreneurs in the world.
12:03 – How Nathan has changed and grown since beginning his journey into entrepreneurship.
Foundr represents a handful of a growing group of young people who are fed up with relying on outdated systems of employment, and are instead rallying to the entrepreneurial space.
Ship fast and see how the market reacts, be prepared that things might not work out, and whatever you do: don’t attach yourself to an outcome!
Build, measure, learn, repeat – Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup
Important notes from this episode:
- Support Foundr’s latest KICKSTARTER campaign
- Get a FREE copy of Foundr mag with this link.
- Learn how to successfully bootstrap your startup with the Ultimate Crowdfunding Guide.
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