Podcasts – Opt Out

Episodes

Episode 77

Taryn Rose – Doctor Comfort Shoes

17 hours ago · 52:01

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Today’s guest changed the category of “comfortable women’s shoes” forever back in 1999 when she left her medical career to enter the footwear industry. Taryn Rose became a household name a few years later, when a stroke of luck put her on the cover of Fast Company, and, well, Oprah declared that she loved Taryn’s […]

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Episode 76

What’s Your Exit Plan?

1 week ago · 33:24

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Dana & Nate go ‘guestless’ on this special episode to talk about how aspiring entrepreneurs and fellow Opt Out Life listeners can best figure out a path “out”.

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Episode 75

Joanna Kinsman – Built on a Bikini String

2 weeks ago · 54:37

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Today’s guest is Joanna Kinsman. We her on the 4th of July as she skated into a little house party on San Diego’s Boardwalk, that famous two mile stretch of sidewalk that runs along the Pacific Ocean. There she was skating the boardwalk on a holiday (and most weekdays!), while running her growing business, Kini […]

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Episode 74

Ryan McKenna – Hustle, Syndicate, Invest, Grow

3 weeks ago · 1:00:01

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Our guest is Ryan McKenna.  He’s a real estate syndicator from Chicago, who’s been on his own for a little while now.  He’s in his mid 30s, has a young family, and works most days in his own place, on his own time.  Ryan’s built a mini empire over the course of his young career […]

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Episode 73

John Beane – Technically Very Impressive

4 weeks ago · 1:03:10

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If you are old enough, you’ll remember back when your old cell phone would end up in a drawer after you bought the hottest, newest thing. Maybe you’d hock it on Craigslist or hand it down to your brother. Enter John Beane, an entrepreneur with some serious technical chops and the boldness to take on […]

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Episode 72

Brett Fogle – Click and Grow Rich

1 month ago · 1:00:17

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Some of us are born entrepreneurs, and some of us discover it by happenstance.  Today’s guest is Brett Fogle, he’s the serial type of entrepreneur, who started as a kid by selling “Mailbox beautification” services around his neighborhood. From those beginnings, he grew up and each new venture has brought him a new lesson, and by […]

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Episode 71

Nate Spees – Really Green Grass?

1 month ago · 1:05:35

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In today’s episode, we’re going to see that the green grass on this side of the fence is more like a MIX of green, brown and everything in between. Our guest is Nate Spees. He’s the owner of an agency called Made by Grizzly. And, his forest themed tattoos show that he’s a modern-day Grizzly […]

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Episode 70

Vinny Giglio – Get Out While You Still Can!

2 months ago · 57:55

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Many years ago, a 5 year old decided he was going to become an airline pilot. He grew up, as little boys do, and eventually served in the military. Then went to college. Then to flight school. At 23, he was a professional airline pilot. He’d spend a day at home, but for the most […]

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Episode 69

Parand Tony Darugar – (Not) Silicon Valley Kool Aid

2 months ago · 1:02:02

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One of the things most people love about the Opt Out Life is that we don’t sell the Silicon Valley Kool Aid. Today’s guest is Parand Darugar. What we loved about his story is that he didn’t decide to go big or swing for the fences. His success came after he slowly and deliberately built […]

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Episode 68

Jim Wang – The Blogger Who Got Free

2 months ago · 1:06:59

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Our guest is Jim Wang.  Jim is world famous personal finance blogger who started, grew and sold his first blog, Bargaineering, to Bankrate to the tune of a few million dollars.  He’s still in the personal finance game today, as the name, face, and voice behind Best Wallet Hacks.  It’s a long ways away from […]

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