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Do More Than Get Paid: Love Your Work w. Nathan Chan of Foundr Magazine

By
Eric Aguirre
on
July 15, 2017

Were you born to do what you're currently doing? Learn how Nathan Chan founded a multi-million dollar business pursuing what he loves.

Our Guest

Back in 2013, Nathan was frustrated by the lack of quality online content for early stage entrepreneurs.

This is when he set out on a mission to provide tangible advice from bold and proven entrepreneurs.

Just a few short years later, Nathan has a multi-million dollar operation and has interviewed people like Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tim Ferriss, Daymond John, Arianna Huffington, Tony Robbins, and Barbara Corcoran.  

Nathan is the Editor-in-Chief & Publisher of Digital Magazine, Foundr. Today, he's doing work he believes he was born to do. He loves the process of creating and delivering quality content to aspiring entrepreneurs.

The Episode

Are you looking to do more than just exist?  Do you ever wish you did something you were insanely passionate about?

This weeks' guest Nathan Chan of Foundr Magazine told me he found what he was born to do.

Nathan chats about travel and how it helped break him out of his comfort zone into a path of self discovery and growth.  

We follow Nathan's story from working in a job he hated, to working in a job he loved, to finally launching his own business that has seen incredible success.

Topics Covered

  • Starting your day right with an accountability partner
  • Understanding what you want and not going chasing after someone else’s dream
  • How Nathan’s travel lifestyle sparked massive change in his life
  • How to know you’re doing the right thing for the right reasons
  • How Nathan got started in the online business world
  • How Nathan decided on his niche by falling in love with the project
  • The core products of Foundr magazine and how they help young aspiring entrepreneurs
  • The steps currently being taken to build Foundr into a household name that impacts tens of millions of people

Quotables from the Episode

“Travel is a form of self discovery and you really grow as a person.”
“I often thought: what would it look like if I did work that I enjoyed? What would that look like?”
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always got.” - Tony Robbins
“It all started with travel on a fundamental level.”
“[Successful entrepreneurs] just wanted it bad enough, they prepared to push their comfort zones and that’s what they're constantly doing.”
“You have to be prepared to push your comfort zone if you want to build a life that you really enjoy and travel is a great way to start.”

Resources

The talks, tips, and tools you need to build a game-changing business

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The Breakdown of How Gerard Adams Sold EliteDaily.com for $50 million

Listen in Now and begin working on what you were born to do.

You can get this episode directly to your iPhone on iTunesyour Android on Stitcher, or on Soundcloud.

Eric Aguirre
I'm Eric, I aim to inspire and lead fellow and future thought-provoking leaders around the world. I love geeking out on Personal Development and strive to make myself and the world around me a better place.

Edited by:  Miles Demars-Rote

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