I’m joined by Nathan Chan, CEO of foundr — a global education company that connects millions of people every month with some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our generation. With a passion for entrepreneurship and people, Nathan created foundr.
We chat about Nathan’s love of connecting with leading entrepreneurs and foundr’s readers, and what it takes to create not only a top-ranking magazine but also a fast-growing online media and education company.
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Episode Timeline & Discussion Questions
( 1:03 ) Welcome back to Earn Your Happy. Today, Lori is joined by Nathan Chan.
( 3:30 ) Nathan joins the conversation.
( 4:11 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What did you grow up thinking that you would be? And how does that differ from exactly what you’re doing now?”
( 5:43 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What is a core memory, from the ages of 8 to 15, that really created the person that you are today? “
( 7:48 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What’s the most fun that you have while you’re working?”
( 9:09 ) Lori asks Nathan, “In the future, is there something that you can see yourself doing that maybe people who know you would be unexpected if you told them?”
( 9:52 ) Lori asks Nathan, “Why is family important to you?”
( 10:57 ) Lori asks Nathan, “Have you found that through talking so many different people,
that they have this space that they’ve either created for themselves where they’re fully accepted, even if they fail?”
( 12:26 ) Lori asks Nathan, “How has foundr, the vision, changed from the beginning to now?”
( 15:04 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What’s a core belief that you hold about yourself?
( 16:41 ) Lori asks Nathan, “Do you find that you are someone who thinks of the future a lot?”
( 18:17 ) Lori shouts out one of today’s sponsors, Indeed.
( 19:52 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What’s something that you’re working on with your mindset right now?”
( 21:49 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What do you access to make yourself go and do the tough stuff?”
( 24:02 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What is something that you feel like you’re working through that maybe you’re failing quickly at or you had to learn that did not feel natural?”
( 25:08 ) Lori talks about another sponsor of today’s episode, OUAI.
( 29:26 ) Lori asks Nathan, “Do you have a mentor?”
( 31:08 ) Lori asks Nathan, “Has there been a time when you realized that you were the bottleneck of the company and you were stalling the growth?”
( 33:25 ) Lori asks Nathan, “If you could go back in time to the beginning of foundr and leave three pieces of advice for yourself, what would they be?”
( 34:30 ) Loris says to Nathan, “You have a program that’s an all-access pass called foundr +, tell me about that”
( 35:49 ) Lori asks Nathan, “If we want to get into all-access for the courses, where do we go?”
( 41:44 ) Lori asks Nathan, “What is the one thing that you would share with someone who is starting to scale their business?”
( 42:13 ) Lori asks listeners to share their biggest takeaways by tagging Nathan in their posts.