Jun 26, 2018
In episode #695, Eric and Neil
discuss why you should work for someone else before you start your
own company. Tune in to hear why you should learn the ropes from
TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:
- [00:27] Today’s Topic:
You Shouldn't be an
Entrepreneur First, You Should be an Employee
- [00:38] Neil hasn’t been an
employee since he was 18 or 19 when he worked at Hollywood
- [01:02] Eric found the
structure about being an employee was helpful to understanding what
makes a company work.
- [01:35] He switched jobs often,
because he was chasing the next opportunity. Each time, he learned
something new about what makes a successful company.
- [02:15] You should start out as
an employee, because you need to try things out to see what you
- [02:35] Bill Ackman, successful
hedge funder, thinks you shouldn’t start your own company until
you’ve worked in the industry for some time.
- [03:15] You need to learn from
others before you go out and make your own mistakes.
- [03:40] If you learn from
other’s good examples first, you are more likely to succeed in the
- [04:18] The Ali Baba CEO, Jack
Ma, made a video about this very topic and he agrees with Eric and
- [04:48] You don’t have to make
all your money when you’re young.
- [05:05] Be prepared to fail
before you succeed.
- [05:17] That’s it for
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