E86: The Ideal Agency Business Model with Dan Martell

Show Notes:

Dan Martell made his first million by the age of 27. He has successfully exited three companies, and is a former advisor to billion-dollar SaaS companies. He’s also an investor in over 40 startups and runs the biggest YouTube channel for Saas entrepreneurs in the world. He built his own agency to $3.5 million starting at age 24.

 

Highlights:

 

  • How Dan went from a dangerous life on the streets to incredible success.
  • Why troubled kids can make great entrepreneurs.
  • The three things Dan looks for when investing in a SaaS company.
  • How to resist your natural temptation to “create, create, create” and focus on just one business.
  • Best advice ever received: If somebody bought your business tomorrow, what’s the first thing they would change?
  • Habit that contributes to success: Block time
  • Favorite tool: Voxer
  • Book recommendations: As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
  • Episode run time: 42:27

 

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Quotes:

  • “I don’t want your valedictorians.”
  • “Nobody’s going to look out for you. You’ve got to figure it out for yourself.”
  • “They’re not getting a normal job.”
  • “Where you’ve been is not a dictator to where you’re going to end up.”
  • “I still have to pinch myself.”

 

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