Sam Parr + Shaan Puri & Ken Rideout , My First Million

Top Marathoner, Ken Rideout, On Making Money, Dealing With Addiction, And Mental Toughness

07 Mar 2023 • 66 min • EN
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Episode 427: Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) speak to Ken Rideout (@KenRideout_), one of the world's best masters runners, successful businessmen and entrepreneur. Ken talks about how he overcame addiction, built a lucrative career, forged mental and physical toughness, and where that's going to take him in the years to come. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the MFM YouTube channel here. SHAAN'S NEW DAILY NEWSLETTER --> ----- Links: * Teddy Atlas Podcast * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. ------ Show Notes: (00:23) - Why Ken is blowing up (12:25) - His finance background (23:45) - Ken's Struggles with Addiction (25:40) - How he got into running/media (31:25) - Who are the toughest people you have met? (38:20) - How to deal with adversity (41:50) - Story of Ken talking smack to Lance Armstrong (44:30) - How does he make money? (53:35) - Does this level of activity increase longevity? ----- Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: • #224 Rob Dyrdek - How Tracking Every Second of His Life Took Rob Drydek from 0 to $405M in Exits • #209 Gary Vaynerchuk - Why NFTS Are the Future • #178 Balaji Srinivasan - Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Cities & Crypto * #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett • ​​​​#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates • Dave Portnoy vs The World, Extreme Body Monitoring, The Future of Apparel Retail, "How Much is Anthony Pompliano Worth?", and More • How Mr Beast Got 100M Views in Less Than 4 Days, The $25M Chrome Extension, and More

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