Today we visit with Marvin Russell, the founder of two startups in the digital marketing world. that were both successfully acquired for millions. He is now working on Checkli, a passion project born out of necessity that has become startup number three, visited by 60,000 people every month to make, share and publish their most valuable checklists. We talk about his hyperactivity as a kid, his drive, how he stays on track and is always on the move. Enjoy!
In this episode Peter and Marvin discuss:
1:32- Intro and welcome Marvin
2:30- What was growing up like; what’s your background?
2:54- On childhood and hyperactivity
4:46- When teachers would give you laps to run, did it help you?
5:40- On the pressures of making great grades
6:40- On not being able to stand still. How movement is beneficial
8:43- On practical uses of movement in daily life
9:20- So what prompted the entrepreneurship?
10:55- How did you put systems in place to keep you on track in your new business?
12:47- Dow long did that initial drive/energy last in your business?
13:38- On the value of a personal assistant
15:28- How did you decide that is was time to sell your company?
17:28- Tell us about your third & current company? ref: www.Checkli.com
19:50- Will you sell this company and quickly move on to the next?
21:20- How can people find you? Twitter: @MarvinRussell or at www.MarvinRussell.com
21:50- Thanks Marvin, and thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening! You can always reach me at email@example.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
21:11- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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