Sahil Bloom’s Growth Hack… doesn’t exist?

16 Nov 2023 • 81 min • EN
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Sahil Bloom shares his journey of becoming a successful creator and the importance of authenticity and real-life experiences in content creation. He discusses how he built relationships with influential figures like Tim Cook and Warren Buffett through chance encounters and genuine connections. Sahil emphasizes the need for long-term commitment and consistency in content creation, rather than focusing on short-term hacks or trends. He also discusses the challenges and potential pitfalls of the creator economy. Don’t forget to help us grow by subscribing and liking on YouTube! TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: (00:00) - Sahil Bloom's expansion from Twitter to newsletter and book (02:50) - No growth hacks, just countless hours of writing (05:40) - Importance of creating content based on real experiences (08:31) - Adapting to algorithm changes and finding what works (09:25) - Sahil Bloom's growth on Twitter in the first year (11:33) - Sahil Bloom's morning routine for creating content (13:50) - Sahil Bloom's perspective on the creator economy and long-term viability (16:35) - Sahil Bloom's thoughts on the future of creator-led agencies (20:29) - The role of Holdco in building and launching businesses (23:06) - The difficulty of scaling without a business background (25:51) - The risks and challenges of income share agreements (27:28) - Finding a good operator through networking (29:28) - Sahil Bloom’s content team structure and monthly spending (32:37) - Sahil Bloom's encounter with Tim Cook at the gym (35:52) - Importance of engineering luck and expanding luck surface area (39:00) - Sahil shares his experience attending the Berkshire Hathaway Conference and meeting Warren Buffett (44:09) - Meeting Bill Ackman after he retweeted a post (47:00) - Sahil Bloom's childhood baseball story and the importance of identity diversification (52:45) - Connecting purpose to work gives more energy (53:45) - Sahil Bloom's purpose changed after having children (54:51) - Sahil Bloom started angel investing in 2017 (58:09) - Sahil Bloom's superpower is building relationships (01:02:36) - Eric asks Sahil about his criteria for investing (01:05:20) -The benefits of imposter syndrome (01:06:25) - Four types of luck: blind luck, luck from motion, luck from awareness, luck from uniqueness (01:08:20) - Friction creates growth and meaningful experiences (01:11:27) - Complementarity vs compatibility in long-term relationships (01:12:51) - Sahil Bloom's health and fitness stack (01:15:30) - Wealth goes beyond money (01:18:38) - How to find Sahil online and learn about his book What should I talk about next? Who should I interview? Please let me know on Twitter or in the comments below. Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review here Subscribe to Leveling Up on iTunes Get the non-iTunes RSS Feed   Connect with Eric Siu:    Growth Everywhere Single Grain Leveling Up Eric Siu on Twitter Eric Siu on Instagram Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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