5: Lost Years, No Money: A Story of Amway Failure with Perry Marshall

Ben Kahle

Perry Marshall has been incredibly influential in the sales and marketing worlds, laying the foundation for the $100 billion Pay Per Click industry. But he had to fail first. In the ‘90s he worked for Amway. After six years, tens of thousands of dollars lost, and significant damage to his marriage, he finally gave up. This episode tells the story …

4: The Power of Authenticity in Business with Dave Charlson

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Before the mortgage bubble burst, Dave Charlson had a successful mortgage company while maintaining what he thought was a great work/life balance. He was kind enough to share his story with us in this episode of How to Lose Money. By the end of his ordeal, the total loss in personal assets and real estate reached $1 million. But from …

3: How Entrepreneurs Can Take Their Licks and Keep Going with James Carbary

Ben Kahle

James Carbary, Founder of Sweet Fish Media, had an unmistakable entrepreneurial spirit. But going back to rock bottom is really hard after you’ve made money. You have to be willing to take your licks, get up, and keep going, as he learned all too well with his first entrepreneurial venture. Listen in to hear James tell the story of how …

2: 50 Ways to Predict Business Failure and Success with Wade Myers

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Wade Myers is the Founder of Boldmore Growth Partners—but that doesn’t even begin to describe his vast experience as an entrepreneur and investor. Wade has an epic failure story, and he was kind enough to share it. When all was said and done, his company had raised a total of $75 million but had to be sold for $4 million. …

1: Why You Should Listen to How to Lose Money

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This podcast is all about failure . . . but not failure for failure’s sake. “How to Lose Money” will teach you to leverage the mistakes of professionals who have gone before you and learned hard lessons. It’s not fun to fail over and over: so we’ve decided to accelerate your learning curve with “failure by proxy” through others. Failure …