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Fresh update on " walker" discussed on The Paul Finebaum Show
"Were listening to the Paul finebaum show podcast. And it is back to school time again. We've been doing this a lot as we continue. And Peter router cush joining us from the LSU daily rebel revelry, excuse me. The school paper down in battery Peter, thank you for joining us. We just heard from Brian Kelly. He's looking and sounding pretty fired up. Good afternoon to you. How are you? Doing well. Thank you so much for having me. So tell us about camp so far, we've seen a major story already with Brennan, first of all, Richard, let's talk about that. What happened? Yeah, for sure. So it was just the other day. As soon as we came in, the media, we noticed that he wasn't out there. So at that point, things were already kind of swirled in kind of what was going on. And then it came out just a little bit later after practice that he had just decided to step away from football. It wasn't a transfer or anything. He just decided that it was his time to kind of retire. Peter, it's one thing for somebody in my age to say that, but for miles Brandon, I realized he's had a long career at LA shoot a lot of ups and downs, but is there any do you think this is final? Do you think he can be tempted to do something else or what is your best judgment? Yeah. To me, it seems like it's final, just from what I've seen, he's been in college for 6 years, you know, he's gone through so much. I just had so much kind of bad luck, bad breaks that I think at this point, you know, he was just kind of ready to move on with his life. So, you know, obviously, you know, for specifics on what he wanted to do, I guess that's something you kind of would have to ask him, but it seems like he's just ready to kind of move on with his life. So that's kind of what I've gotten from that situation. Peter, which it begs the obvious question, which I'm sure has been asked, and maybe you can help us understand what is the quarterback depth chart, look like right now, as best you can tell. Yes, so now it's really come down to a two man battle between Garrett and S Meyer in Jayden Daniels. And it's really been back and forth to this point. And not analysis starter that's still both of them are kind of fighting, battling it out in practice. So it's between those two, but you've also got freshman walker Howard, who was a highly tattered recruit coming out of coming out of high school last year so they don't expect him to red shirt but don't expect him to play this year, but so it's going to come down to Garrett and esme and Jane Daniels. That's kind of what they're trying to decide on the next couple of weeks of fall camp. Peter, we're now moving toward the season. And of course, LSU starts on that Sunday Night against Florida state, but you can't get away from Brian Kelly. He has really been the story since he made that dramatic move from Notre-Dame. What's it like for you as a young student reporter to cover one of the biggest names in the industry? Yeah, it's definitely been, I mean, just for me personally, been a cool experience just being around the process, bringing in a new coach, going around all that, and obviously, I mean, he's been one of the biggest story that college football since he's been here. All the questions about fit hip hop Notre-Dame Dallas. And already being as successful as he was Notre-Dame. I mean, it's rare that you see a coach of that big of a name going somewhere new, especially at this stage in his career. So it's certainly been a huge story that we've been covering ever since December now. I mean, it would be too easy to ask how different things are between the current state and what it was like under coach O, but just being around there and talking to your colleagues, what would you say is the biggest change in terms of how this camp is being operated? Organization is kind of been Brian Kelly's whole big thing. Kind of starting out way back in the spring. It's been very much about organization all the way down to, you know, passing out credentials to the media members. Everything has been in a system. It's all process oriented. And it's just all been about organization and keeping things knowing the right way to do things. You know, one of the big things to talk about during spring was before we could get into actually practicing. He was saying, you know, we need to teach guys how to practice how to practice the right way. So that was kind of the focus during spring. So for him, it was like, you get that down. Now we can prepare ourselves to win in the fall. Peter, let me ask you about yourself a little bit because we're trying to learn about the young student journalists and broadcasters of the future. Tell us about your background and what you hope to do with your rather unique college experience. Yeah, so I'm going into my third year of college and my third year with the reveille. I started at the reveille in the second semester of my freshman year, which was spring 2021. I started off just kind of in the stringer position. I got hired kind of late in the summer late in the semester, but not right at the beginning. And then last fall, I became a reporter, and then class semester I was deputy editor of the sports section, and then our sports header graduate, so now I've been blessed to be in the position of sports that are going into my junior year. And I mean, it's just been, it's been great so far. I'm just been a great for anyone who's trying to get into this field, you know, being involved with student media, especially here at the rebel, I think it's a great experience for anyone. Definitely has been for me. Peter, I know having lived down there briefly. That's a really outstanding journalism and communications school. Ultimately, if you know yet, would you like to do with your education? Yes, I mean, anything where I can be around sports and being around me is my dream. I've really come to love me and I've always have love, but I've really come to love college football even more since I've been around it. So I want to keep I want to stay around college football. I want to maybe even move into a more national role one day, covering college football, covering college. That's kind of my dream. You know, that's what I've been doing right now when I love it. So I was just kind of what I want to keep doing and just getting bigger and bigger with it. Well, you're certainly in the right place. Peter, before you go, we're asking all of our student friends because you have great access to the players and to the university, what your impressions are and how you think this season is going to go for LA shoe. Yeah, so it's kind of a transition year for LSU obviously. Anytime you get a new coach, but it's going into a whole new kind of way of life for the program and LSU in a sense what Brian Kelly is completely different. You've got a whole new coaching staff. You've got all these new players coming up from the transfer portal. So it's kind of one of those things where you don't really know how to work until I get out on the field. I think this team is talented though. You've got some good transfers. You know, you got guys like Jane Daniels coming in. You've got other very experienced guys dirt when our commerce is a great example at corner. We've got some talented guys who got some experience. So I think the record wise, I think the floor for this team is 6 and 6. And I don't think this doesn't necessarily be a team that competes for championships in year one with Brian Kelly, but I think a good year for them would be around the 8 and four 9 and three range.
NASA's moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight
"NASA is one step closer to the countdown for the historic launch of its uncrewed mission around the moon The 322 foot Artemis rocket is now on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center getting ready for an August 29th liftoff astronauts won't be inside instead test dummies will but Thomas Berger with German aerospace center says these are human like anthropomorphic bantams Human bones human lung tissue human brain tissue So in principle the phantoms are tissue equivalent in this segment So that means if you have radiation passing through the phantoms the interaction of these radiations are similar to the interaction of radiation passing through a human body The capsule will fly around the moon for a distant orbit for a couple of weeks before heading back for a splashdown in the Pacific The goal of Artemis is to once again send people to the moon I'm Julie Walker
Syria denies it is holding American journalist Austin Tice
"Syria is denying U.S. accusations it's holding or kidnapped journalist Austin tais or other Americans President Biden made the accusation last week in a statement released by The White House to mark the tenth anniversary of Tyson's abduction The journalist was in Syria covering its lengthy conflict and went missing at a checkpoint in a contested area west of Damascus A video released a month later showed him blindfolded and held by armed men saying oh Jesus He has not been heard from since Biden's remarks were the clearest indication so far that the U.S. is certain ties as being held by the government of president Assad I'm Julie Walker
Fresh update on " walker" discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak
"Hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than a 120 countries, I'm Michael Barr, this is Bloomberg junk. Michael, thank you. He has now 6 36 on Wall Street. That's time for the Bloomberg sports update. Morning John stash hour. Went down to Atlanta flying high winners of 17 of their last 20 games. They have come back to earth as the braves have won twice by a combined score of 18 to one mets at only three hits off Charlie Morton who struck out 12 in Atlanta's 5 nothing win that cuts the mets division lead down to three and a half and another starting pitcher is injured the message put Carlos Carrasco on the injured list. Taiwan walker had to leave last night after just two innings with back
Do Senate Democrats Have Any Reason to Believe They Can Win?
"Senator Scott, our people on the Hugh Hewitt radio program are very in the weeds about the mechanics of winning. As the head of the NRSC, you are in charge of making sure we take back the Senate. Are people are people who are concerned because the regime narrative is that we're in trouble in Georgia with Herschel Walker that we're in trouble in Pennsylvania with Doctor Oz. What's the NRSC doing to ensure that we win those crucial Senate seats? Well, Kurt here's where we are. We have great candidates. We've got wonderful individuals that have gotten through their primaries. They're clearly focused on running good races and representing their state. If you look at all over the country, it's actually all these states where we have competitive races. Biden is numbers are horrible. The democratic agenda is not well received. People shocking people don't like high inflation. They don't like to defund the police. They don't like critical race theory. They don't like the fact that there was a raid on a former president House of potential opponent in 24 to the existing administration. So, but we've got to do this as long as we raise our money and we get our message out. I think we have every reason to believe that we can get a majority.
Memphis hospital locks down after nearby shooting of 6
"6 people were wounded in a shooting that led to a lockdown of a hospital in Memphis Tennessee Police say the 6 were shot shortly after midnight by people in a black SUV near methodist north hospital They were all taken to other hospitals two of them were children One is in critical condition of the other four people shot three are in critical A sedan was left riddled with bullet holes outside methodist north hospital which was later taken off lockdown Police say three of the people shot were being detained on suspicion that they were in possession of a stolen vehicle police are not yet releasing a motive for the shooting I'm Julie Walker
Six Flags amusement park shooting near Chicago leaves 3 hurt
"6 flags amusement park near Chicago was open after a shooting outside its entrance gate on Sunday left three people injured The gurney police department says the shooting was not a random act and appeared to be a targeted incident They say a car entered the parking lot drove toward this 6 flags great America front entrance People got out of the car and shot at another person before driving away A 17 year old and a 19 year old was shot officials described the wounds as non life threatening A third victim had a shoulder injury and declined to go to the hospital 6 flags says their security responded immediately and then closed the park I'm Julie Walker
Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line
"Boredom and loneliness are plaguing Ukrainian children near the front lines of the war 12 year old Anastasia alexandrova clutches her phone barely noticing the sound of distant shelling She says all my Friends already left and my own life was changed School is online She's living with her grandparents in eastern Ukraine the teens and children remaining in that part of the country like Anastasia are retreating into social media video games and other digital technology to cope with the isolation and stress of Russia's war that rages on Cities have largely emptied after hundreds of thousands of evacuated from the embattled Donetsk region I'm Julie Walker
Lawyers appeal Griner's Russian prison sentence
"The center for the Phoenix mercury and two time Olympic gold medalist was arrested in February and a Moscow airport after vape canisters containing cannabis oil were found in her luggage She was entering the country to play for a team there in the off season Griner was convicted on August 4th besides the appeal the U.S. and Russia confirmed their discussing a prisoner swap involving her and another American held in Russia and it's no secret Moscow wants Russian arms dealer Victor boot back and out of a U.S. prison I'm Julie Walker
Wacha shuts down Yankees, Devers homers in Boston's 3-0 win
"Michael walker combined with two relievers on a two hitter as the Red Sox took the rubber match of their three game series with the Yankees three zero Walker allowed the two hits over 7 innings in his return from his shoulder injury helping Boston deal New York It's 9 floss and 11 games He finished with 9 strikeouts and took a perfect game into the 5th inning Tommy Pham had three hits and Rafael Devers homered for the socks It's the first series win of more than one game for the Red Sox against the AL east this season Aaron judge went zero for four with three strikeouts for the Yankees I'm Dave ferry
1 dead, 17 hurt in crash during fundraiser for fire victims
"Authorities in Pennsylvania say one person was killed 17 others injured when a car struck a fundraiser they were attending Saturday then the driver left and killed his mother State police identified the driver as 24 year old Adriana's Waldo sora Reyes He was arraigned Sunday on two counts of criminal homicide and denied bail They say he drove into a crowd and berwick that was raising money for victims of a fire that killed ten people earlier this month Police say Reyes was arrested shortly afterward in the beating death of his mother nearby the first funerals for the fire victims were held Friday and more were scheduled for Monday I'm Julie Walker
Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack
"The satanic verses author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday a day after he was stabbed while on stage about to give a lecture in western New York The 75 year old's agent confirms whose breathing on his own but remains in the hospital with serious injuries on Saturday 24 year old hottie mutal was in court pleading not guilty to attempted murder charges The judge denying the New Jersey man who was born in the U.S. to parents who emigrated from Lebanon bail prosecutors calling the attack targeted unprovoked pre planned the DA alluding to the fatwa as a potential motive That's the death threat and bounty on rushdie issued by Iran's leader in 1989 over the satanic verses and its depiction of the prophet Muhammad I'm Julie Walker
LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash
"The Los Angeles Police department ends its investigation into Anne Hess's deadly car crash The 53 year old actress is brain dead but still on life support according to her family because she's an organ donor detectives looking into the single car crash had said narcotics were found in her blood now the LAPD says any outstanding info will still be collected but the case is closed when a person suspected of a crime expires we do not present for filing consideration hash crashed her car into a mar vista home on August 5th causing a massive fire She sustained extensive burns no one else was injured I'm Julie Walker
Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors
"Democratic senator Kirsten sinema took nearly a $1 million in Wall Street money while killing attacks meant for the very same donors Sinema of Arizona has received nearly a $1 million in campaign contributions over the past year from private equity professionals hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose interests she has staunchly defended in Congress That's according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance disclosures the revelation comes after cinema single handedly thwarted her party's long-standing goal of raising taxes on such investors Sinema says the contributions did not influence her thinking on the matter but many of cinema's fellow Democrats see her defense of the favorable tax treatment received by such investors as indefensible I'm Julie Walker
'Race Marxism' Author James Lindsay Describes Critical Race Theory
"Me is doctor James Lindsay. He is extraordinary. Doctor Lindsey is the world's expert on all things critical race theory, postmodernism, queer theory, all of these ideas that are being put in the classroom. He is an expert on it. And so we're going to go deep in this conversation. We're going to get into the philosophical roots of what it's destroying our country and doctor Lindsay is the author of two books, race Marxism, and also cynical theories with doctor pluck rose. James, welcome back to sass. Thanks for having me, Charlie. It's fun to be at your right. That's right. James used to say he was a liberal, but I don't know if that's the case anymore. So James walker audience through, let's just start with the basics. What is critical race theory and what is so dangerous about it? Critical racer is a disaster. To paraphrase the president. Critical race theory is calling everything you want to control racist until you control it. It's really that simple. It is the idea that the organizing principle society is racism, created by white people, to benefit white people. And everything in society is organized to operate around that. So what you are dealing with in is a Marxist theory of race, which is why I called the book race Marxism.
Lindor scores 3 more, Mets thump Reds for 6th straight win
"The mets jumped out early and pounded Cincinnati ten to two to sweep the three game series The mets have won 6 straight 15 of 17 and sit on top of the national league east at 73 and 39 Taiwan walker went 6 innings for his tenth win Often said a good job putting runs up early and can be scored at the first three or four innings and got a little cushion there and so it was just attacking my fastball and kind of get back into the groove Pete Alonso three hits adding his 96 RBI Daniel vogelbach three RBIs Francisco and door two hits two RBIs Mike thank you so New York
Jury picked, evidence next in 2nd trial in Gov. Whitmer plot
"A second trial is underway for two men accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer A prosecutor told jurors Adam Fox and Barry Croft junior wanted to ignite a second American Revolution in 2020 The two men are on trial for a second time four months after a jury couldn't reach a unanimous verdict on them and acquitted two other men prosecutors again will present secretly recorded conversations and video text messages and social media posts to show that a band of rebels was serious about getting the democratic governor defense attorney Chris gibbons insist there was no real conspiracy and that Fox and craft were entrapped It's always been about shining as much light into that courtroom as you can about what happened in the summer of 2020 and the activities of the FBI and how they decided to pursue our clients Gibbons spoke outside court I'm Julie Walker
Kleefisch downplays Trump endorsement on final swing
"Donald Trump reasserts his grip on Republicans in the key swing state of Wisconsin where his candidate for governor Tim Michaels won the primary Michael is a wealthy businessman who owns a construction company beat the former lieutenant governor who was endorsed by Mike Pence and state Republican leaders at his victory party last night He thanked Trump It was a tremendous validation of our meteoric rise in this campaign He knows that we need to have new leadership in Madison Audio courtesy WK OW during her concession speech Rebecca clayfish urged supporters to stay in the fight The fight now is truly against Tony Evers And the liberals who wants to take away our way of life Michael's face is Evers in the general election as much as Trump's influence in the primary was clear some Republicans fear his involvement could hurt GOP candidates in November including the state's Republican senator considered the most vulnerable up for reelection I'm Julie Walker
Tim Michaels Wins Wisconsin Republican Nomination for Governor
"Got renominated last night. You got renominated last night. Any upsets anything interesting happened in Wisconsin elections last night? Well, I mean, the governor primary was coming down to the wire. It was close to Michael's prevailed over Rebecca, clayfish, Rebecca, clay fish, was the former lieutenant governor, endorsed by former governor Scott walker, Tim Michaels is a businessman who was endorsed by former president Trump. And so that was a very hard fought primary to Michael's prevailed and so now we have the task of uniting the party behind Tim Michael's in order to oust governor Evers, who has been a terrible governor and he was vetoed any number of common sense conservative legislation. So that was really the race everybody was watching. You know, there were a lieutenant governor's race where a state senator from my district, who I know well prevailed, but other than that, it was mostly the governor's primary that people were focused on.
Takeaways: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad victory
"Donald Trump's election year tour of revenge continues as he oust more Republican members of Congress and helped strengthen his grip on the party in Wisconsin Michael's a wealthy Trump backed businessman won the Republican primary for governor defeating former lieutenant governor Rebecca clayfish and establishment candidate and Ron Johnson who has been embroiled in January 6 investigations easily won his primary but is considered the most vulnerable GOP senator up for reelection in liberal leaning Connecticut Lee or a levy had a surprising win over a more moderate rival a day before the primary when the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago Trump held a tele town hall rally for her and in Washington state 6 term congresswoman Jamie Herrera butler who voted to impeach Trump conceded defeat I'm Julie Walker
" walker" Discussed on Backlisted
"Around this beautiful house. Soon noticed, as we were walking around, there were lots of hours. And so we got in the car to drive back to this field from langdon and suicide. I know Alan was not okay. I'm just, but I didn't know that he was no mythologist as well. Because he told they had written this book about hours. And then we sort of put two and two together. And realize that our Ghana was the Alan government. And he wasn't a normal father. In fact, he knows a very little amount, but. I don't think he did from that time on. We were good friends, because we just got on well together. And then from them, I obviously heard about Alan's books and we started reading them. And have never stopped since. Yeah, he's always very interesting about the forms of friendships. He doesn't tend to form franchises with other writers, but he put him in a particle physicist or an archeologist or a historian. He's very interesting. Should we have the first clip? Can we hear the first? We've got some clips to see now. I should just say from two sources. One is from the book itself some readings from the book by Robert Pao. The actor who was at Manchester grammar school with Alan and indeed matches the gram school is the book is dedicated to MGS. And also some clips of Alan speaking to Liz his daughter who's here this evening. Shall we have the first clip of a bit from the novel? Joe let go of the post. He flung himself against the sour into the coat onto the vial beneath. And the man opened his arms to let him in, but did not hold him. Joe roared. He yelled, he wretched. Then he pushed himself away and crawled to the opposite seal and sat. His wrists on his knees, shaking. His head drooped. It was a hurl of thrombo a winter, said the man. A lumpa hummock of night. Nothing more. Joe could not speak. But summer is nearly come. Joe lifted his head. Chaco. Treacle. Walker. Treacle walker, I have in this land. What sort of a name is that? I heal. He. Made better. All things save jealousy. Which none can. He opened his bag and took out a bone. It was a shin. Narrow, old, hollow, yellow, crazed with black lines, polished, and holes cut in, and has slit at one end. What's that? Said Joe. I made it from a man that sang. Can I ever see? Treacle walker passed the bone to Joe. He held it and felt it shape. What's it for? Jekyll walker took back the bone, put his mouth to the slit, his fingers on the holes, closed his eyes and played. The chimney filled with two. It was a tune with wings, trampling things, tightened strings, buggers and bogles and brags on their feet. The man in the oak, sickness and fever that set in long-lasting sleep the whole great world with the sweetness of sound, the bone did play. Joe sapp and did not speak. The chimney was silent. It is a way for him to sing now. Said treacle walker. Can I ever go? Treacle walker passed the bone across the fire basket. What must I do? Hold, and breathe. Joe put the bone to his lips. Like this. He blew. The notes came, pure. The call of a cuckoo. Across the valley, a cuckoo answered. Did you hear that? Cuckoo. Erica, let me throw this to you. Can you give us a sort of a pricy of the book? I mean, tell us, tell us what we're just we know there's a boy and we know there's a man. What else do we need to know? You don't want to know too much. I don't think it's true. If you haven't read it, there's a boy. There's a man, there's a correspondence between worlds. What I feel about Allen's work is that he shows us that the connection between this world and the other world is right in front of us. If we choose to look, if we choose to step into it. And the two worlds are like a palimpsest. Existing on top of one another. And it's the story of a boy discovering how he can exist inside time and outside of time and how the objects that are all around him connect him to magic. That's what I would say about this book. I have to say that's a pretty brilliant person. Sorry. That doesn't make you want to read the book. I think nothing will. I'm interested in the objects that sort of string through the book. I mean, we'll come on to we'll come on to the bodies a bit later on. But right from the beginning that there are objects. There's the bone of a sheep and treacle walker has a bag that was bob about the name treacle walker in the middle. All of these objects, as you could see that Alan was fingering various the Dober, which is a marble. These are real objects. As an archeologist, I mean, is that something that sort of you respond to? Absolutely. And that flute you've just heard about really exists. It dates to the Bronze Age and it is made of human bone. This is a piece of research that was done by colleagues of ours recently and it was found in a burial. And archeologists have spent a long time working out how to read time through the layers that build up with a cake and we go back through those lenses through time. But that's not how time comes at us. Time comes at us, it erupts out of those layers and objects come to us and touch us from different times. And so what I love about the objects in this book is that that's what they're doing. They come out of all sorts of different times. The child's time, time, long past, who knows time in the future. And they are the points of connection that create these moments of encounter, where time is loosened and you feel its presence with you. So the flute, the marble, the donkey stone, which for people who don't know what it is, it's a byproduct of the cement industry that kept housewives busy to polish their doorstep and show that they were good industrious women who looked after the threshold now in Alan's hands. Something completely other because of course his house is resonant with these objects that are hidden under the threshold the half and in the chimney that are about keeping your house safe from things that should not enter. And the care you show to the house is part of how you keep things out or let things in and show your care for a place. So the materials, the objects are about the things that one must do to care for the places that one lives in. And we are just that momentary inhabitants of them. There are other people who have come before and will come after..
" walker" Discussed on Shut Up I Love It
"The beer should nice to have you in the copilot's seat and today we have Two very special guests. Welcome walker grid be here. Thanks for having me. Welcome and then. Welcome bri scrape you act. Thank you all right I'll start with you walker. What are you here to talk about today on shut up. I love it so today. We're gonna be talking about psychedelic christianity. No when he psychedelic christianity. What exactly do you mean by that. So i think there is a kind of a rediscovery going on in the in certain christian circles of looking to explore into the effects benefits that psychedelics may have to offer and i speak. I speak directly to that in my own personal experience with with a book recently published. And what's the name of the book and the book is christian. Schumer my journey for truth and hewing and so the tell..
" walker" Discussed on From Scratch
"At eight thirty at night in your bed on the tenth floor hearing gunshots outside of your your home right. You know. I know what it's like not being allowed to go across the street to the park out of fear that something would happen right That's that's a life that i had to grow up and still kind of excel in and if anything cleans Probably more than any other place. I've ever lived really taught me this value of you know being not only diligent but just working harder than anyone else. I think you tweeted this. You're famous for your tweets. One of them. I like was trials. You go through the blessings you receive. Are the exact same thing as best advice ever gotten Tyler perry writer producer actor gave me that advice tyler. Perry's a fascinating entrepreneur. You know he was homeless for some period of his life. Now is one of the highest paid Folks in hollywood and what he meant by. That is those. Trials are just lessons right nara blessings in those lessons at night. I'm not know about you interesting A bit of an open book all on twitter i am. I'm always willing to answer any question for straight with folks. What might you not know about me. I don't know probably going to be the most least interesting part of your interview. Your wife answer that Oh there's probably one way she answered a lot of people think that i'm probably the most like social extroverted person out there incredible introvert. I'm an incredible introvert. What do you mean by that. Like i get all of my energy and just like time just being loan in doing work myself for just hanging out with my wife. All i like spending time with my wife and my son watching reality television after a long day at work like i love that stuff right. What is bette doing now. She's retired now. Your mom is. She's retired now. She still in queens and It she's still. She's not living in the latimer project anymore. she still is. Yeah and i'm you know. This is why you know we'd go back earlier in the interview. This whole aspiration and around like wealth and that sort of thing like why And you know the you know one of the best lessons that you learned about this gentleman who said tristen anyone to think about spending your first thirty or life learning the second thirty of your life. Earning the last third returning and he said all too often a lot of people trying to put the return thing before the earn thing which prevents them from scaling their impact. The way i kind of think about my life right now. How can i shorten the earn things so i can maximize the return. That's only with like twenty forty but it's setting my mom up and giving her everything that she liked deserves. And i i wish. And i have every desire in the world to do that. And that is one of my just man. Like it's it's hard for me to just really articulate but it drives me every single day to do in. My family is deserving of all that you mean you want her to have a home. Outside of the yeah. I wouldn't get her out. And i will get her out by any means necessary. I'm on a mission. Thanks very much for joining us. My guests has been tristen walker founder of walker and company bands. I'm jessica harris. this is from.
" walker" Discussed on From Scratch
"It's one thing that can't control and that scares me no end. I'm jessica harris. You're listening to from scratch. My guest is tristan. Walker founder of walker and company brands a company that makes products tailored to the unique needs of the black and latino population. What are some other ideas that you had that you were flirting with before. Starting this specific company because you had a bunch of them know. I spent nine months at recent our thinking about You know the most ambitious thing that i could build. i wanted to build a bank For underserved communities the unbagged under banked. I wanted to fix trucking. In the country in freight i thought about an idea to fix childhood obesity. Only to realize in those first seven months. I wasn't gonna be the best person in the world. Is all those problems and one advice that i would get a one bit of advice to get from Ben horowitz tristan. Like what is the thing that you fundamentally feel that you'd be the best person world to solve. Do remember like the day you were like. Oh i have an idea absolutely For about fourteen years prior to my starting bubble couldn't use razors and you know electric trimmers. Weren't that great for me. And i used to cream. What's that so like nair right. Like i didn't use narrate self but like it's the type of dilatory came you. Let it sit on your face for six to eight minutes. You don't need a razor. wipe it off in. Your hair's gone now just the thought about that. It's pretty crazy right like how's it even possible because a lot of those products contain hazardous harsh chemicals that can burn your skin You know it smells terribly among other things. And you know i had my last Kind of purchase of those things. And i just got incredibly frustrated and i started asking the question. Why hasn't this been solved for folks. And i remember speaking to an old retired consumer packaged goods executive. Ask him that same question and he said something. A bit facetiously. Ace attrition guliga photos of black men hundred hundred fifty years ago. None of them had razor on their faces. And i thought i was like Let me look into this. I remember going to flicker and entering generic search terms like black men and nineteen twenties harlem renaissance. I went through twelve hundred photos. I didn't not find one photo of elected about space and at that point i said wow. There's something going on here. Why is this the case. They all shaved their all cleanly even right but we can't use multi raises and they didn't exist back then. So what are they use. And that sent me down. This path. Really understanding You know developing away that everyone used to shave which is in our opinion. The best way to shake. Isn't it interesting like you're basically going back to the basics which is just a single rate. That's it simple as that And away i think about it right now is In twenty thirty years is gonna be a lot more curly-haired folks in this country. What are they going to be using. You are also the founder of code twenty forty which is a nonprofit. it's an organization that helps people of color get internships at silicon valley startups. And you work with laura Wiedeman powers who's the ceo. Tell me a little bit about that. So so i laura Was a classmate of mine and business school one of the most impressive folks that i know in co twenty forty man was really founded To ensure that more folks don't make the same mistake. I did realizing that. Silicon valley exists too late. I realized that. When i was twenty four had i realized the potential valley when i was fourteen. Sixteen eighteen Perhaps my career trajectory of be markedly different right now. Why is it called twenty forty. Who's in twenty forty. That's when the majority minority flip happens. Where folks that color start to become the majority of this country. I wanna talk about like what the current state of the world. Silicon valley world is So google has close to fifty thousand employees. One percent of the technology workers black same at facebook one percent and by the way right now blacks are thirteen to fifteen percent of. Why is this number so low. So there's i think there's a couple of ways to kind of unpack that question. I think i. They're still implicit bias in the interview process. You know our co- twenty forty fellows. We have a ninety plus percent fulltime off rate. These stellar engineers. And i remember like one of our first. Few summers nude have fellows go and interview for full-time positions and a lot of them weren't getting offer. Some a lot of the larger technology companies and we started to wonder why and we started to realize that a lot of those fellows were suffering in the interview process with the whiteboard interviews So you're asked Kind of engineering kind of problem or logic kind of question you have to go to the whiteboard in kinda right out your your thinking around how you answer it. None of these kids were exposed to that kind of interviewing co twenty forty. We try and think about things that can help. Kind of mitigate that implicit bias not only companies but also the help students get around that as well. I wanna talk about queens. Yeah let's do it do it. How did it influence you. What's special about queens. Yeah well. I think it's also important to really understand kind of where. I grew up in queens. So i was born in south jamaica queens Forty projects Six years old. Move the flushing queens. Latimer projects. Newest latimer So he helps Thomas edison film of the light bulb in one of the kind of earliest like black scientists really really stellar stellar stellar man So a lot of my upbringing was in the projects right. I think that's important context as well right. It taught me a lot about grit resilience and how important it was. Do good taught me the importance of loyalty courage. Right what are some you know all these big words but like bring it down from ten thousand feet. What life was like daily without with a mom. Who's working at time warner cable. I mean look. I mean i know what it's like to take a food stamp and buy your food store right. I know what it's like.
" walker" Discussed on From Scratch
"Firm andriessen horowitz. You're from queens. New york and i must say so. Am i and i wanna talk about your background. Your mother is betty was she like what is she like. My mom is one of the greatest woman. I know And she taught me really the virtual hard work you know. There's a woman who had to raise three children by herself. Working two three jobs at a time. Two three jobs that was she was working for the new york housing. And the governor warner cable administrative type. Work and i you know. I truly indebted to her and what she's done to us In support of me. Now your dad died when you were four years old. I was killed and to this day You know. I haven't even asked my mom. How still have these lingering memories of and how much i love them etc and. I never wanted to taint that image. You don't want to kind of get that full story because you almost can inevitably guess where that leads And i just never wanted to take a picture of. Are you getting closer to wanting to know i will I most likely would want to particularly now that i have my own son. You had a brother named sean. Who was fourteen years older than you and it seemed like he was a pretty prominent part of your upbringing. No i mean a world where i didn't really have a father raise me Sean took place for me your mom. Because she worked laid our sh she enrolled you at the boys club of new york which is basically like an after school program. Seventy five cents changed my life absolutely. Yeah go to the boys club in new york. Play for their basketball team You know you have ping pong pool all that jazz. Seventy five cents a day. Or something is seventy five cents a year. When i was when i was growing up. Yeah it was crazy. And i like to say it was the greatest. Roi investment my mom ever made Through the boys club in new york able to get a full ride to the hotchkiss school because there happened to be this one coach. Who said i hear. You're straight a student and a great basketball player. Why don't you take the sat's apply to prep schools. What he no. I got i got in. I got into a school out in santa barbara. And then they got in the hotchkiss guys name. His name is anthony blake. Anthony was in my wedding. He's still a mentor of mine. I am very thankful for everything that he has done for me. They changed my life. So you end up at hotchkiss which is in lakeville connecticut. Tell me about the differences you saw. I like to describe it as you know. Finally observing how the other half lived right. Yeah i got to go to school with rockefellers and fords and is my first View into what wealth was. I really didn't have any experience with that. Other than what i saw on television And i knew right away. I was ill prepared for it. I didn't know what a verb was when i was a freshman there And then only a short period of time to realize. I can compete with them just as well as i can. Compete with anyone else when you said that you saw what wealth was. What was your emotional reaction was like. Wow this is amazing. I wanna be a part of it or was it like isn't fair like what. What was the emotional sancha. Thanks i i thought immediately. I wanted to be a part of this Much in the same way that i went to school with the rockefellers fords. I wanted my last name. The means something. I had one goal in life at the time has get as wealthy possibles quickly as possible. I realized that there are only a couple ways to do it. Stony brook graduated three years And fortunately top of the class and had the opportunity to get a front office role in like i mean every ambition to be a wall street trader and retire young. Make all this money maker. Mom proud only to realize i hated it so you got to wall street. You hated it from day. One as a time employees hated they won. You continue doing it because we thought it was your way out good job painted. By what other jobs did you have growing up. oh man Clean toilets as my first job at a summer camp in new jersey. The boys club in new york. Actually when i was fifteen sixteen i was a camp counselor the following summer an enduring university. I started my first internship. Lehman brothers in the back office operations in jersey city and halfway through that summer found my way into the front office in new york. And then i just had trading internships ever since and the crash of two thousand eight kind saved you because well you tell me but is that one of the reasons why you decide to go to business. Schools knew what was interesting So i left morgan in january. Two thousand eight actually leave. I got fired right and this is before the recession hit. I believe it was like september october of that year. Well at the time. My manager. And i only had one manager and i was his only report About four or five months prior he was let go So i was just meandering around and kind of looking for that mentorship. They couldn't provide it at the time. And i remember it being so devastating because it was about a week or two. Before i was hearing back from stanford i hadn't received a bonus at all my wife and i had just bought an apartment in queens and we're renovating it right. There is kind of one. The two weeks of extreme anxiety angst and fortunately i was able to get in stanford You know is able to get my bonus and everything all worked up. Remember receiving word from stanford. Yeah oh yeah one hundred percent in his early morning. You know derek bolton who is the head of admissions and he calls every student that gets admitted Personally and gets on the phone. And i wasn't expecting this at all. I'm thinking i'm having a conversation for about a minute minute and a half with him as if he were the jp morgan managing director. And i'm like what's going to happen. Like am i gonna get the bonus or not in a minute and a half indirect bolton's like tristen. You do know this is derek. And at that moment i let out a. he'd scream sigh of relief and just appreciated the blessing moment that people who are accepted get calls. I knew it was a thing..
" walker" Discussed on Sci-Fi Talk
"They're really great people. They really seem to care. They're incredibly helpful. Every step of the way yeah. I love the platform. I think it's fantastic. And now that they have a deal with. dr course. that's right it will be imprint too. Yeah yeah absolutely. Yeah so. I mean i look forward to that but i also just think You know the digital platform is so cool and it does allow so many people who would otherwise not see the book especially you know some of my relatives. I mean that you know. These people have never read a comic in their lives but they hop on amazon prime. And they're you know they're reading my book which is so fun you know so yeah can't say enough good things about michael. Are there more stories to tell is with these myths and legends or his double walker a pretty much one show. Oh we could. We could keep going easily easily. There's always more to tell. I think it was. Neil gaiman who i who. I adore toya once. Said the only reason a story has a happy ending is because it stops being told but we're dealing potentially with with ferries who have been around long before men and potentially long after man. Yeah there's a lot of stories to be told there so many myths that we reference in double walker That i that. I desperately wanted to explore further so yeah i don't know it would be neat to to revisit some of these myths in characters to build them out a bit more but for now. We're we're we hope that everyone feels like they had a full meal with double walker in that if that is the only version of this that he ever get. We're very comfortable. That at a friend suggests that we that we do Gemma's version admit to tell the same story but from her perspective. It'd be it'd be really be something. Yeah i like when when people do that. Were were sent. You see it from a totally different perspective than That's gonna be a lot of fun. Are you working on anything now..
" walker" Discussed on The Sean Hannity Show
"All right as we continue with our friend herschel walker. Let's talk about herschel. Walker a potential united states. Senator told me that you're giving it serious consideration. Where are you in this process. And and what do you think will be the determining factor for you to get into this crazy. I i know you've been in the octagon so you know what a battle is and your warrior your whole career. What would it take for herschel walker to jump in that race. Well you know i. It just takes that my family you know. They're they're They're putting together as well. Because it's not just about me. And that's why i keep telling people people to style like tomorrow decide right here. That's the guy. I got decide at my own time because i said this is bigger than just plan football. This is bigger than plan Getting into the octagon. This is the united states senate seat that can change the world know it can change georgia. It can change a lot of things so it's not something i got. I need to take lightly. I need to take it very very seriously. And that's what i've been doing and people may not understand that. But they don't understand herschel walker guys if you don't understand her to walk it has nothing you can do to me. They're got to deter me from my mission and my mission his and make the right decision for the state of georgia. Make the right decision for this. United states of america. Because i love this country. I love the state of georgia. I love this country stands for. we're country law and order wisconsin. They have borders. And i'm like that's what i that's what i know. And then you know. I love our military base every three weeks. I love the united states military right now. I think what we're doing. This country is not right to them. Let me ask you this. Because i think this is determinative in in so many different ways. If you if you've heard what stacey. Abrams and raphael warnock in jim. I'm sorry joe biden has said you know jim. Crow two point zero. Meanwhile the state of delaware has the most restrictive voting laws in the country compared to georgia. Which has some of the most accessible how they hurt that state with that narrative. Well they just continue to use that word jim crow. You know like i say. I'll say an element. You mentioned jim crow racism. Ah you're racist nobody can say anything. Let's get away from that. But i think people have to be on as i said. I love the lord. Jesus i love my god but you gotta speak the truth. The truth is we have a problem going on with something. That's going on country. Our leaders don't seem to want to respect what the constitution is united states that stands for and one of the things i was looking at. I say the ultimate office is you're supposed to defend the constitution. Foreign and domestic. That's the tate. Well i hear that. They want to change the constitution but the constitution is bigger than that. No part of whether you're republican or democrat should have the right to change the constitution. I wanted to explore this further with you. I like the idea that you're doing it your way and i know you that if you get in. I know you well enough and a long enough. That if you're in you're in to win that. I do know herschel walker. We love having you back. Your dear friend. Think the world you would love to see. Iran would support your candidacy in a heartbeat. Thank you for being with us. Thank you thank you sean. Appreciate.
" walker" Discussed on You Can Heal Your Life
"Of mine and a mentor of mine. And we're releasing his book and it's called launch and his name is jeff walker and i know so many of you that have been on the list along time obscene me. Tell you about jazz. Tell you about different free programs. He does and teaching you out a launch your product and really jeff taught us at hey house outta launch. Our products like every single marketing. I and we have at our house. Goes through the his product launch formula which is classic course and then he's taking all his best information from this course and put it in his book launch and wendy. I launched the book which i can't believe which was in twenty fourteen I bought a copy for every. Hey how's author. I've helped adult thousands of authors about this book. And i've gotten so many comments of how it changed their lives and change their business here at on. Actually we've sold over one hundred million dollars or the products using the formula. Jeff teaches in launch. Which is amazing but one hundred percent true because literally. It's what we base everything we do online. So welcome geoff. I'm so happy to have you here. And i'm so happy for you to share all your knowledge with everyone here at hey house well read. It's great i. It's great to see you in second. Thanks for having me. I'm just thrilled to be here with you. Talking to the whole hey house audience yeah. It's amazing like so. I'd love for you just to get started by kind of talent. Everyone your background because now you're kind of one of the most famous people on the internet you bell so many people change their lives and change their business in the great thing about you is. You're really about changing their lives. More than their business but helping with the business really helps with their life as well. That's true yes so it's been a crazy ride. It's hard to believe that. I even have a book out. It's just crazy. Is when i started at when i started as a stay at home dad. My wife supporting a family We had very very little money to go around. I had made any money or held a job or or done anything professionally for about five or six years at that point i had for when i first left. The corporate world ran away from the corporate world. I was not successful there when i left. I had my son was a year old and In in i was home. Take care of the baby and my wife is supporting a family and soon enough. We had our our daughter as well. So that's taken care of a couple of babies and at some point As we were really desperate we were desperate for money. And i know a lot of people watching us. You'll want to grow your message. Get your message out there. Get your book out there. Get your business built to make a big positive impact in the world And that's where. I'm at right now but back then. It was just about money. We we were desperate with two young kids one income. We are desperate for money. And so i started publishing online asserted publishing about the stock market which i had studied. I had no letters after my name wasn't a stockbroker wasn't a registered investment advisor commodity trading advisor. Or anything like that. The only thing i had was that studied the market quite a bit And so i started publishing about the a free newsletter about the stock market..
" walker" Discussed on The Smoking Tire
"This thing was a fire. Sale price might be one thing. But it's a premium price and someone who's really got stones as a developer or a hotelier hotel ever or or some you know experience in the resort business if the only unknown was that it's forty miles up a mountain. He could deal with that. But there's a law known for the thought. It was only twenty seven miles from the twenty seven miles from twenty six. Twenty seven twenty miles from the gas challenges. Although he's having you know we love driving stretch of road but to drive it backwards and forward to work every day. Get to drive it right in a controllable environment and then factor in winter. When snowed in. And i've been going for twenty five years. Remember the fires came and then the floods came and then the road was closed three year. A new can't get there. Yeah how do you control that you can get from the back into would cosa tunnel's closed. I mean let's not forget. The kress was closed for eighteen months up until about a year ago. Oh yeah around right. Yeah so so those restrictions. I think make it challenging. It ended up and now the fantasy was their reality. Wasn't so much there but i think it's an opportunity for somebody. I heard those rumblings coupla months ago. I spoke to freddie at this little price in my mind and then he gave me a price wasn't little times like three hundred percent house. He said we're gonna work because for me i wouldn't want to lose the charm of what it already have wrecked yet at the price point where it's kind of pan out and to keep the charm but renovate it to where it's like you know really where you wanna run a restaurant that would be more expensive than raising know bulldozing the whole thing and building something new right. But you don't want to do the history But a restoration focused on preservation twenty seven miles up a mountain from the nearest gas station is a project for shan. I don't i just i. I started thinking about what the next five years of my life with Just cars that'll be one of my favorite things going there on the friday morning. The good vibes. Breakfast clubs awesome. But i also like going there on a wednesday when no one's around it's just so peaceful Well we we go up and film early mornings on the on the weekdays and so you know we don't see anybody. I try on the weekends. Yeah no it's good up you know. Pick your fixed six. Am tuesday and wednesday. And it's brilliant. Yeah like anywhere else like anywhere else. I drive these roads. All over the world. And i'm like they're empty beulah. How do you do that. It's like i got up early. I mean we got few on the door there but we got so many great dude. Thanks for coming down my pleasure have you the next big thing. This friday nine. Am l. a. Time do the math on your time zone. Every friday every friday for the next ten weeks he's to to recap he's ten episode season. One was six. So ten episodes cars episode two is the ferraris five. Three six run through all spoil it episode three m coupe episode for fox body sailing mustang episode. Five saab nine hundred. Spg's or motives in brooklyn at results. Six he's genuine boxster episode seven volvo p eighteen hundred episode as my buddy phil with his jamal episode nineties. Paul kramer and he's called us in. This book is suze impulse. Yeah the paul. Kramer has the nicest assu impulse in tune into episode nine for. And then win the season i guess. In september with a class eleven baja bug. That is frozen of an mp bug that was pretty cool so that sounds like a good lineup. I like variety. And i'm working on some other. Id's brilliant. That's pretty much it. Oh we got a few questions we get out of here Amd magnus okay. Cool nothing that was just a production note. Nine he says are you into the not into the nine sevens. You seem to have more of the other ma. Guess chappie walls and listened to. I talked about the nine nine hundred turbo esca so is looking for nine nine seven turbo but never foul may have written that before you set could be Transplant question. I am into nine. Nine seven it's on the list just haven't found one yet maybe. Gt three would be good. The solitary hero says The air cooled nine eleven seem small. The newest ones seem huge. Is the nine nine seven the perfect size and do the larger nine eleven's shrink on one with familiarity. Well yes and no maybe possibly yes for me. Nine nine six i would say would be the perfect one. Only because is the beginning of the water cooled era. I really lightly nine nine six on the lodge nine nine hundred seventy nine nine one nine nine two. They do shrink with familiarity. not onto seems big nixon. The nine nine one nine nine. Two it quote shrinks in terms of the fact that it is very agile. Buzz corners in the canyon. Laurel road Is not any wider shrinking. Yes you realize that in nine to whether it's a gt three or whatever regular one. You got a couple of inches. Plus their side and that's all you got whereas an air cooled car. You can really make a lane. You can nate drive. Drive a line if you're driving a nine six aero kit narrow bodied nineteen ninety nine car in deca canyon. It doesn't seem big few driving a nine nine to.
" walker" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching
"Like the ways world's mersal and stuff like that that's right in all seriousness. I it to me. I think walker should be the number one. Pick here of the litter I tend to disagree about paxton. It's not that. I don't like them as a pitcher. It's just the injury worries me. A little bit oto as shown that he has that ability on depending on the price tag. I might be a little bit more confident with you. In terms of injury history with him Depending on how long he wants that contract for if he's looking for three in the blue jays are offering him to. I say me in the middle given to an option. Maybe a mutual option. Or we'll see what happens. But yeah i just think it. Stop pussyfooting around just walker and let's let's solidify this rotation because it's in desperate need of doing so is and you know. Let another thought. I had when they got matt's is if anything that is the opposite of that instability rotation where at signing taiwan walker or jacob Add stability to your tation walker. Had his injury problems or is he is not ozias. Stayed healthy for the most part. And in the reason why i brought up wilner In his thoughts on that is because last year the blue days off offroad rizzi a pretty decent contract. Did i think it was just shy of fifty million so that interest has gone away there have been reports that they have been recently connected with jay. Goede So i i think they're still players there if they don't get it in my mind. I think that's where nigger walker but to your point out. You could be gone at time. There may be. There's a team that knows they're out on a busy or paxton is like okay. That walker stiller grabbed him before the blue jays. Do or anybody else. So it's gonna be interesting to see how they fill this out guys. It really is on any final thoughts on bauer or any of those days. We talked about gonna pull topic out of nowhere on you guys know. We have the agenda listening listening chatter going on twitter right now so that that biggest note i think they are gonna miss out on walker. They don't strike. I really think as far as that market that we were just talking about outside of our easy consistent die with the highest upside still..
" walker" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching
"In jose cantata are among the very few names that have actually signed ahead of trevor bauer So craig with that You're fully on board with taiwan walker coming back. Does jacob rizzi intrigue you a little bit. Because there was the suggestion. I think it was wilner but this out there. And i know worked for sports anymore. But he's obviously still pretty well connected will clear expects that they do google after Harder than walker but if he does not come toronto. That's when they have taiwan walker lined up combat. So where do you fall on that continuum in terms of where or who would you like to have back Walker or would you rather than go for the thing. I like about walker as he clearly has already clubhouse. I'm not even arguing with new the fact that you see him in task hernandez bantering back and forth on twitter over stupid things and he's completely engaged with jay station online. When whether it's just random computer goofing around or is ridiculous meals that he has like. He's got sushi every frigging nighters but anyway so that being said i am comfortable and i don't think it's even a risk at this point. Is this figuring out money on getting walker to come back and then after that. I'm sorry to say. I think in paxton over owner is the. There's something about jake tourism. That just doesn't make me very comfortable. I really don't know how to explain it because on paper a great pitcher but just watching him pitch for the raise and the twins. I'm like when's this gonna fall off. Just kinda felt like there was something that that big piece. That would get me excited. Ask somebody with his staff. Wasn't there because in all reality. He falls into that ballpark as far as if you were going to compare him to a pitching great. He's more of like tom. Glavin right than a randy. Johnson or a greg. Maddux three that. He's finding a way to get people out rather than just having the ross stuff to able to get people out. And that's why at at the moment i would be more inclined to spend money on the stuff in walker or taste. I know what you need actually create by saying that about busy because whenever he with the raised a few times Face with the twins it always felt like why aren't we hitting scott like he's not spectacular but he's also not terrible very in the middle of the road. You'd be perfect number. Three in my mind added. You really hyped up time on walker glassy episodes You see fully on board with him coming back. You have walked. yeah. I think he should be the number one Pick right now for the blue jays in terms of available free agents. And i say that over bauer in terms of affordability not talent. I just think it's it's an easier. Grab and that's no disrespect to walker at all but you know the how the market is leveled. Our i just think that.
" walker" Discussed on The Wedding Street Podcast
"It, you know, so yeah. Yep. Yep. Yeah sums it up perfectly in a forest. You mentioned that you did some weddings. Obviously. I'm a wedding photographer Money Trade and we called the wedding Street podcast. So yeah, tell me a little bit about your experience. I would say I have a lot of experience it was so I did do a few weddings. The first one was just a friend's wedding, but then I did a couple of others but to be honest, I mean no no offense for it wasn't for me. So again, I kind of like to be free completely and when you do a wedding, you're not you're you're doing what they want, you know, I think to an extent but then the more you do the more you find your own little strange thing and once you get known for your style too, then they're coming to you for that style. So who do I bet if you went back and say for example you come and help me do a wedding now you should log. In like a street photography mode probably you do things completely different now to initially cuz I started off more traditional in order mean and actually didn't know what street for. It was. So yeah, that was my hand at all. So never again, you know, you know, especially I've been asked a couple of times, you know as a second shooter. Yeah. Yeah. I might need as long as I you know, I it would be I noticed that with weddings that it is becoming more of a, you know, a market out there for the non-traditional you need some of those of course, then you know, there's some photographers that specialize in more of the candidates, you know moments where you're really dealing with unique scenes wage. Yeah. Yeah, that's ninety percent of the day for me is that yeah. I do enjoy some of the portraits, you know where you get creative and you can lead in lines and light and shadows and wage. No, but but that that that's literally 15 20 minutes over the day. Yeah, so just a little blend. Yeah. Yeah. So is there anything you'd like to ask myself for Rob? I don't know. I tell you exactly yeah, we love that question. So yeah Rob r u from Ireland. Is that right? Yeah. Yeah from the west coast of variety pack Heard It In The Voice after you could detect some well you should hear from the West Coast. I was at West Coast. Yeah. So the first time I ever tried I never traveled until after University home and I did hit up Ireland and I did hit the West I like the West a lot more than the Dublin. I was in Galway. Yes. I went to the Cliffs of Moher. Of course. It was like a you know a tourist trip, but I'm glad for it reminds me a little bit of where I'm from too. I'm from Oregon, which is very green to yeah, and you don't have a similar types of beaches, you know, you don't go there really to sunbathe their wage. Shouldn't I guess the rock we always said in like at home. If Ireland had the weather that you'd get in Spain or whatever. It would rival any of the best beaches telling everyone would be living there too. So I yeah, yeah. Yeah, let's move to Ireland where exactly are you from there? I'm from Wales. Okay. It's probably one of the most unknown countries around. I mean, I know I haven't been yeah, I'm mostly one of the small countries in the United Kingdom where the smallest only three million people so famous for things like rugby and and singing. Yeah, but yeah, I live in I actually live in England now, which is literally yeah. I'm I'm still only one hour away from from home. So it's the same but different. Yeah, do you know by chance? Charest magic? I'm not going to pronounce it in because I'm going to make a mess, right? Yeah. I don't think anyone tries you seen his card if after dark. Yeah, of course. Yeah, so that's that's not too far away from home. What's the capital city near you want me to get where you from? Its? That's what it's like after dark when the lights go out for all the vampires come out and things get a little bit crazier than yeah. I absolutely loved up. I love speaking of which have you got a favorite book? Yeah, I do have I have a lot of books. Unfortunately. I'm always gone. So they're just sitting in a chest the book that I probably looked at. The most is suffering of right just because there's so many good photos in there and you know, obviously but I think most people would notice that there's some inspiration of Alex Webb in my work. But yeah. Yeah, so I love his work, you know, the Americans Everyone likes that one. Yeah, Frank Frank. Yeah. I mean the people that influenced me the most I would say are people like Alex Webb. I do like Richard Tauber quite a bit. Kudelka have a few of his books home. Yeah, I do like Martin Peres book The the one at the beach. You know what I'm talking about. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I have I have about six of his books off. I'm trying to think of the name Last Resort. Yeah, I like that but quite a bit, you know American color. Both of them constantly Narrows down there might Library keeps growing just having well I would say is having the time to read them. I have no excuse right now. Yeah exactly. I've got two publications of our shop magazines desk and I've only got home actually. What I should mention is is wunderland from from Jason Eskenazi. Oh, yeah. Yeah, what's great? Okay, I don't hydraulic. I mean it I think he's pointing it but it's sold out and yeah, it's amazing book and then he also other books that I have that I like go out to And then I do like Tony ray-jones. Yeah before I went I went to the Mountain Park foundation and they did a Tony regione. Yeah. Yeah amazing his work and what got me was how the hell do you just come across some of these things? You know, cuz some of them are in fact most remote places you can imagine. I mean these food is passed away so early and he still had so much great work so sad so danny-boy how long getting on with our list of questions that we wanted to ask. I'm good, dude. I'm good. If I think we've covered quite a lot. Yeah only I think I think that's been absolutely amazing. Yeah. I think the fact that we've been speaking for over an hour is testimony to how well the the interview way. It went went fast. And yeah, mine has been honestly it's been amazing listening to you cuz I was planning some trips before obviously the crazy very birth. Some I really like as I said, you're you're just an encyclopedia of I can't go there because Forrest give it a sixth I try to be honest. But yeah, it's but I try to find the positive side because again when you asked me if I favorite City, you know pretty much every city. I've been to I found things that I liked that make it unique. Yeah that's important life's not be reading more interesting than others, but I think most yeah naturally City. I've been to I'm glad I went to yeah, like I'm envious took such a great log. Thank you. Yeah, but ya know Rob, I'm more than happy for his mom happy. I'm good. I think we've covered a lot. Yeah did indeed. Yeah. Thank you, really a lot for your time. No, it's not easy to get up so early in the morning on a Saturday. You know what it's usually not hard for me, but this whole shutdown I'm not getting up as early as I usually do just because yeah, you know, there's people dead. Outside during the shutdown but yeah, they don't get out as early now because days and you know, my whole Sleeping schedules kind of out of whack though. Yeah. It's like when you're on holiday if you're used to getting up nice and early, but it slowly slips in our every two days. So yeah, absolutely great. Fantastic. Yeah. It's been an absolute pleasure for us. Thank you very much. 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" walker" Discussed on The Wedding Street Podcast
"No. No, I'm I'm like, I love to try the food while I'm exploring and stuff like that but myself and Dan refrain from that while we're in we're we done telling you all Delhi. Oh, yeah, well I've every time I've been I've gotten food poisoning in some sort. Sometimes it's been worse than others. But I've never gotten food poisoning in my life anywhere else even growing up but for whatever reason Choice when I'm in India, it's always been around a month. So it's been a while. But every time I get sick, you know, I did well, yeah, I spend too bad. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, it's tough to just to get out there and shoot when you're when you have food poisoning cuz you have no energy. Have you got any funny stories from your travels? I'm sure I mean Millions off. Yeah now that I mean most people want to know like if anything bad happened because I am going to a lot of places. So when I when I really got focused on the project and knew what I wanted to do. I wanted to hit a variety of major cities and I wanted to hit all major regions including the ones that are not as visited partly because they're dangerous dead. So I I hit every major city like in Central America a lot in Africa. So a lot of places were before I go to a city I usually research it somewhat and I also checked the Magnum baptized. Okay, so I can kind of just mainly for inspiration but just to see it but you know some cities even though they're big important cities. They just don't have a lot of Photography and the photography they do have is centered around negativity like, you know political unrest or yeah or or you know disease and poverty. So that was something I wanted to photograph not negativity but make sure that I photograph those cities in the same way. I'm photographing other cities just like the daily life finding interest there, you know connection now, so when I go to these places because I'm trying to photograph from the same way. I had to take a lot of risks. So, you know things did happen. I was in Midian Columbia Pablo Escobar Go by trade it was it was amazing Bella there. I think it's called Community thirteen, but now you know, they've cleaned up the city a lot since Escobar but it's still of course has met his areas and the Favela because it's so Steep and and big they've put in escalators all the way down. There's like seven escalators down the hill so people can get to and from work so that became a tourist attraction cuz it's a unique thing and then there's also graffiti by the escalators, but if you go off, you know and and doing exploration, it's still a fabella and it's still controlled by gangs. So I was exploring I wanted to go to the top there was these four guys that look like they took a gang and they kind of tried to Corner me, but I was I was noticing it as it happened because I was at the top and I had noticed these guys earlier they were on a roof washing over and when I was up Thursday, I saw two of them come up the stairs and I thought that was weird and one was stayed and sat on the stair and the other guy went across the road and I could see that they kept looking at me. So then I acted like I didn't notice and I was going to walk to the next set of stairs. But when I got there there was one guy at the top of those stairs. So I I decided to go back because I I didn't really know where the orders went and I was just going to go down the stairs like nothing happened just walked by him and I thought if they were going to do anything, they'd probably do it somewhere on the stairs where there's no people around so I walked down stairs in the stairs along and I'm about halfway or not even halfway and I look back and they're both coming down two of them scale not cool. I'm walking down and then about three fourths of the way. I see the fourth guy and he starts to come up the stairs. And so I'm taking this is too obvious. So I knew there was a construction site close by so I I just planned on acting normal and tell them about two stairs from the next guy and then I'd hopped the railing and Run and Jump and get the construction site. So I was about two steps from them and I hopped the rail and as I have to reality try to grab me he got my arm, but I was already running so he couldn't get me home and so I got away and then I was as I was I was down at the construction site cuz I had to run downhill and I was as I was walking away, I looked back up and they were all staring at me from the roof wage. So I don't know exactly what their aim was. Maybe they were mad that I was in their territory taking pictures or they wanted to rob me who know wow. Wow, they want to stay on and off with that. No, I didn't. You know what? I I didn't know. I did say a whole lot to them. I think that's just them off, but I'm glad that you're way off. Ideal, yeah. Yeah, there's been quite a few things. I mean, I got to be honest. My most trouble has been with like I've gotten in trouble with security at a few place is just for taking photos. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I was in Accra Ghana for a while, which I really liked a lot and I love the people there and it was great for photography too. But they have a lot of security guards there and I they always want to Power Trip it seems like I think because the locals don't take them serious because they're they're they're not police, you know, but I feel like it so they they like to try to put them a tourist just to see me walking around with taking photos like not at their what they're guarding but they all tell me you can't take phone off here, but not even 5% of the time when I just you know, I'm I'm somewhat friendly, but at the same time I'm pretty I'm confident. So I tell them that. Yeah, I can, you know dead. And usually they back off cuz my reaction isn't I think they expect me to be scared as a terrorist, but there was one time I was at a public Square. It's like the biggest main Square there. I think it's called star Square in in Accra and there was some event they're big events. And so I was taking some photos but they had some security guards there and wage and it's another long story. I won't get too into it, but that the guy was like come with me into their office and I said no way. I mean the last thing I want to do a job in a, you know, a private area where they probably just take my camera. So we got a little argument cuz he tried to take my camera after that and then he called over like four of the security guard one of them actually told him to leave me alone and let me go because I'm not doing anything wrong which made the other guy even more mad. And so they finally Four of them grabbed me like two on my shoulders two of my arms and then the fifth guy started yanking my camera, but I have a wrist strap,.
" walker" Discussed on KQED Radio
"It using his feet and a Walker with a little help from social media NPR's Frank Langfitt reports from London captain Tom Moore served during World War two the campaign against the Japanese in India and Burma these days shuffles along the red brick walkway in his garden in Bedfordshire about fifty miles north of London more does ten laps today to thank the country's National Health Service for treating his cancer and broken hip and to raise money initially hoped is sponsored walks would bring in twelve hundred and fifty dollars he never anticipated an outpouring like this is absolutely awesome it's almost unbelievable love social you had to come across all sorts of money before the donation supporting so quickly then was page on justgiving crowdfunding sites crashed more than once so far more than three hundred forty thousand people have donated the money will go to any just charities together which supports medical staff volunteers and facilities the money that people are giving is to give the book a brave sort of blind people who every day are putting themselves into danger listen because this world logged invisible anime that with goals everybody realizes it will going to have to put the best foot forward British people love the NHS but it's been under funded by the government for years during the corona virus pandemic some healthcare workers have had to scrounge for protective gear resorting on occasion to trash bags at least forty six staff have died from covert nineteen Moore's fundraising efforts seems to have struck a nerve as it brings together two important sources the bridge pride and identity the United kingdom's victory in the second World War and as Moore's daughter Hannah Ingram Moore explains the NHS the added into killings of this story is the fact that the British people so so powerfully strongly about on National Health Service they myself how rich or how cool you receive the same care captain Moore had planned to walk a hundred laps before his hundredth birthday on April thirtieth he says he's easily on track to meet that goal my energy bridge great announcer served to do their own to a single little bit tomorrow and more says he plans to keep on walking keep the donations to British healthcare workers coming in Frank Langfitt NPR news you're listening to All Things Considered from NPR news at five eighteen there's some traffic trouble in Petaluma and here with the details it's Julie deputy had been doing that paving work all day out there north wanna one between Petaluma Boulevard south of lake Phil highway two right lanes closed maybe until seven o'clock we get the big back up to all of Pali state park American canyon offramp from eastbound eighty that's still close the deal with the crash car into a pole senator hill bridge not at all just twelve minutes foster city to Hayward Julie dovish for KQ weedy usually will have more in ten minutes support for KQ weedy comes from independent lens presenting Jim Allison break through a documentary about a Nobel Prize winners determination to find a cure for cancer.
" walker" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"Walker well a little bit of a hundred he was going to go away to get your heads up away and you just pop it out over the art of playing when I hit you know you're in after the letter and I hated to dead center field goal blocked out pretty good but there was no way on god's green earth balls going out all yeah your your thought your thought at that point is what maybe double those so you're you're running hard yeah I'm definitely right in the heart I will alert backing down on anything and not you know who yeah it was kind of funny because you know I touched home plate and the ID card just floated around the bases that have some blatant no point in the family in the stands and then high five everybody a lot of stuff and I don't know this this call came over me when I sit on the bench for a minute and chili Davis who is you know one of my mentors was sitting right next to me and I'll look at Chile Argo he drove me next time up if you go to jail you that would make that bad I walked all played Bill Clinton has warmed up but I'm trying to halfway on the way to the ground it's funny what what did he end up doing with that patch and it's not a bad it was high and tight but it was it was definitely a a message that you would make the you know I remember watching that highlighted so many times I almost feel like when that when that first pitch curveball did come into it you probably as you said work expecting a curve ball you stepped out of the box and kinda had a sheepish look on your face and atop your head to the side what what were you thinking about in that moment believe it or not I was actually having a conversation with the capture I'm glad you picked up on both of them termination would be kept out of step out notes on a kind of had a big smile on my face in the picture looks up at me and he goes do you happen that might go wrong we curve balls you know and and I'll get back in there and look at that later what I'm gonna whacked the did that moment change anything for you right away because it was as if you I mean you would quickly proving yourself to the team and and to the world even though you had just arrived so for me personally it was it was the fact that you know I love this game so much and it's it's a very special game me but also at the same time the letter and at what level you're playing that you know when you step up in your face the big boys then you're able to succeed against the people that are on the next level it's a it's a definite sense of accomplishment then the you know for me personally I mean it it just it everything had come pretty quickly you know I mean you need I was in the Olympics you know literally less than a year earlier I was in college but and in the year earlier I was in A. ball in the year earlier now medically come in off no longer all right you guys made some strides that year as a team for short it kind of set up the following year in nineteen eighty seven which was a team that went to the postseason in your words what was the key to the shift of the organization at that time thank you you know al Rosen whose account manager at Roger Craig was our manager you know they were not happy with kind of the status quo this project has lost a hundred games in nineteen eighty five and it was it was not happy times in the bay area and and so Roger now gave of myself and Robbie Thompson was shot as rookies to to shore up the yeah right so do you feel which we did and you know the separatist good I've had a winning record nineteen eighty six and then in the nineteen eighty seven they want to build on that and they want to make the blouse and go from there and you know Alan and Roger both hold me that Hey look you need take fifteen and let's let's go and I'm like you got that I'm more I'm on board with this and so that's how we we went about it all that eighty seven season you started the all star game at first base what did that mean to you that was that was a pretty unbelievable moment my life you know I come from like I said college Margaret P. year of a one W. or not a broken elbow and you know so I had surgery in the offseason really did a lot of work during the off season to try to get back to being in I guess we'll see who will Clark was in the past and it it paid off I mean it really paid off his the yeah I had a great first half and then they will make the all star team and and for me personally that was like that of the crowning people that a local law hard work was worth it a month later August tenth nineteen eighty seven does that date ring a bell for you not really okay I remember listening to the game it with a a transistor radio under my pillow I used to do that at night when my parents I'd found out now they they knew I was awake but I thought that they thought I was asleep and I would listen to the ends of your games you guys are down five to four candy Maldonado leads off the bottom of the ninth with a solo yeah yeah you stride to the plate and on a two one patch there it goes what what how how do you put that night into words what were you what were you thinking and feeling you know we went into the game again faster than it was it was you know really really the center part of the thing because I mean we're trying to make a playoff push right there and we lose the by run that brought in a government gave me and the media at Lee candy model in the mall now goes to the three current account against they've made since although he pitches and won the hit the ball out of you know the ball park there in in candlestick tied the ball game off it and I'm like oh my goodness that was that was a dramatic if they come you know I'm the next guy up so you know all right I remember the first cases were a little off breaking balls in the third pitch which was about two feet off the plate look at all those clothes right by there Greg the R. and I know I can jump up and down the ballot box in you know you're not supposed to show up an umpire and he was looking at me to better get at auction so I knew that the next pitch was gonna be called distract the matter where it was thought are the super aggressive and the next which happen to be a fastball off not only what we can it was it was one of those and you hit it with a no doubter and now you know it one of going into the upper deck at candlestick pattern a white box the first time in my life and I think I was going to mad from the to call but it was the first time in my life I really the home run and a walk down the line about section and click on one and so I noticed that about that highlight it because that was not that was not your normal way to you know to look at all right yeah no I was I was I was not that guy you know Matt Williams and I both you know we were the guys that you know put our head down and and took off running and then we were trying not to you know show the other team and not just one of those things where I think part of that because love mad at the two oh call them you know because my hand into it now I gotta be like super aggressive could you got called back to just try all right there it is that's just a piece of the will Clark podcast inside that giant moments so invite you to hear the entire thing it is it is out in full at SF giants dot com slash podcast go there we hope that you rate review subscribe to the whole thing really fun to visit with well also coming up next Keith law one of the great baseball writers out there with a very optimistic berjaya.
" walker" Discussed on Launch Life with Jeff Walker
"A little like why you bother with that just want to make a bunch of money but there's lots of different reasons to do a launch and that will impact your strategy launch life jeff walker okay the killed or has looked over august which means it is officially launched season. I've got my launch masterclass class coming up next month september so it means full-on preparation mode for this. I do this every year about this time so coming up. We're about six weeks out. Now was a launch masterclass and i'll do it is four considering. Maybe even five live training sessions over order. I don't know about ten days or something like that and i'm going to walk you through how to do a launch of course using my product launch formula and full transparency consi here this launch masterclasses actually my launch for product launch formula because at the end of the free lunch masterclass then i'll open up my a yearly class for product launch formula so it's all very very exciting. I'm getting deep into the planning now and i basically walking through my home process. I could say eat eat my own cooking. I eat my own food. Sometimes people say eat your own dog food and so that means i'm looking at you know the process formula that we take people through is we look at first of all. What do you want from your watch. What outcome what's your goal and might sound a little like why you abide with that. I just want to make a bunch of money but there's lots of different reasons to do a launch and that will impact your strategy for instance. Some people might be more more interested in the list built. Some people might be more interested in having the greatest impact rich in the largest number of people. Some people wouldn't want to make more sales at a lower price. Some people want to make you just want to maximize dallas which might mean selling at a higher price so there's lots of different possible possible goals or outcomes that one launch that's one thing that you start off with and then we move into assets like what are your assets. What do you have what in terms of list in terms of following in terms of partners in terms of context in terms of media in terms of product in terms of bonuses in certain scratches the surface. There's lots of different assets. You can bring to the table and you want to look at their complete list of asset based launches.
" walker" Discussed on Launch Life with Jeff Walker
"Dug deep into the research and tried to figure why were these people all point back to the same reason, they were choosing bad markets choosing markets that had no chance of succeeding in the first place. You're listening to the launch life with Jeff Walker. Here's Jeff AM here with Ryan Leveque in Ryan, we've long-term friends for many years, and so Ryan's got a new book, and I always liked to tell people bought my friends books, and as a really cool book. In fact, he's got like one of the top blurbs on here. Right. They're really smart stuff. And so obviously, I I want you to get the book visas an awesome book. And but what the book is about is picking your business. Your either your next business or your first business, and this is some people struggle with. I I started with I sorta decided I was going to start a business and then took me like eighteen months to figure out what market and what product. And so this book is about helping people choose. Yeah. Their business. And so you have a lot of experience choosing business you're in twenty three markets. And so what what were some of the hard fought lessons. Where they all successful. Now, you know. So it's first of all thanks so much for you know, for for being like this. Yeah. So if you I I wrote a book a couple of years ago, it's called ask. And in the book, I shared a methodology I used to enter twenty three different niches twenty two different markets, and it involves using a series of questions, but what they didn't teach in the book is how I chose those markets in the first place. And and the reason why I wrote this book is because I found that people were using the ask Matt that they were asking questions to understand their audience, and yet some people were still failing, and I dug deep into the research and tried to why are these people failing all pointing back to the same reason, they were choosing bad markets choosing markets that had no chance of succeeding in the first place, and as a metaphor using the book and you'll appreciate this. It's like tossing your raft in a river starting a business like tossing. You're wrapped in a river. You expect your river is gonna take you to where you wanna go. Right. The freedom. The impact the the income that you're gonna wanna make you can spend all your time picking the perfect raff. You can hire the best crew you can buy the most expensive equipment. You can paddle eighteen hours a day. But if that raft is facing the wrong direction. You're paddling upstream. You never get to where you wanna go. Or if you put your raft in a river that has no water in it or a river. That's too treacherous that to whitewater, and it's too you're gonna be swallowed up. You're never gonna get there. So what I found is that people were making the mistake of choosing the wrong river. And this is this. This is what this book is all about. So what we did is we looked at twenty markets. We went to looked at all the markets that my successful clients went into and the clients that failed, and it was really inspired by the work of Jim Collins, you've done you've read Jim concept. Right. So built Alaska to great. So Jim Collins is is known for studying the most iconic companies in the world and looking at what separates those that were successful from those that failed along the way we did the same thing. And what we found was that. There was something that we suffer called the five market must have five things that every single one of the successful markets that we went into that our clients went into check these boxes and every single failure was missing one of these five. Thanks. You're gonna tell. You. Cliffhanger. Stay tuned for the next thing. We'll give it right now, actually. So so five things I'll give them to you right now. These are things that you if you're listening to this right now your position right these because they're important. So the first thing we discovered is you wanna be an evergreen market. What that means is a market that was relevant ten years ago. It's going to be relevant ten years from now. A lot of people lost a lot of money in markets like bitcoin. Fidget spinners. I lost money in the scrabble. Tile, jewelry market. It was a fad that lasted about five minutes, and then it fell off a cliff. And so you wanna be in a market. That's evergreen markets like a dog training markets like playing guitar, which is something you and John super into markets like or could care one of our businesses. So that's the first thing. Now, it's not enough to be an evergreen market. You also want to be in what's called an enthusiast market. Not enthusiast market is in contrast to a problem solution market problem solution market is a market where every sale you generate you have to get a new customer. So examples would be things like flood removal, if you get your home gets flooded you solve that problem. You never wanna think about it ever again. Right versus easiest market is. Like playing the guitar caring for your orchid, even the market the you of entrepreneurs, that's an enthusiast market people. Like, I've been in your market for a decade, and I'm still buying courses and books and training and everything like that. You know? So so it's the second one third one is it's not enough to be an an evergreen enthusiasts. One's important. You need to solve an urgent problem in the context of that enthusiast market now at that means is this. If you're in the dog market, you can't just go selling doggie, mugs or doggy Christmas, ornaments, you gotta find what's the burning ten thousand dollar problem that people need to solve in that market. And so. A typical example is if you get a new puppy the puppy starts peeing on the run, right. The dog pees on the rug pees on the carpet pees on the soap if he's on there. That's a problem that makes you say Honey, we got to solve this now. Right. You know? So that's an example of of an urgent problem. So that's number three number four is future problems. You wanna find a market where when you solve that first problem? Whether it's helping the dog potty training, the puppy, the success leads to a new problem that they don't yet have. We'll take this example, right here the market that use our first problem that business owners have is what business do I start? Then it's how do I know what to sell and then it's I'm selling stuff. But I'm doing all the work myself. How do I hire a team? So every level of success leads to a future problem that you can then solve and become that trusted adviser flights. That's number four fifth. One is p WM's players with money. Big mistake. A lot of people make is they try to sell to markets with people that have no money if you can't put a roof over your head. You can't with food on the table. Our people ever going to buy your thing. So PWS what does that mean players with money? It means not selling to billionaires or Decca millionaires. What you're looking for is a market where people spend a disproportionate amount of their income in that area of their life. So golf is the quintessential example, right? The amount of money people spend on golf clubs and golf equipment and golf lessons and go vacations and trips and everything like that. So you want an evergreen market and enthusiast market and urgent problem that you solve immediately future problems that you can solve down the road and a market that is filled with players with money. Those are the five market must out school. And so there's going to be a link down below talking about that a minute. But I I've got a question for you. What are the big mistakes? People make. Yeah. There's there there couple right? And so the whole premise of the book is the conventional wisdom out there is all about starting with what? So what should I create what should I build? What should I sell? The reality is the first question that you want to ask is who who should you serve who's that market? That's restart. So it starts with that. But there are two specific mistakes. I don't want wanna talk about the first has to do with market size. Right. So people tend to go into markets that are either way too big or too small big markets like throwing your raft in the middle of the ocean. You're going to get swallowed up whole small markets like tossing your boat in a a dry riverbed or a little stream that has. No, there's no momentum. There's no current propelling you forward. Wow. That is video that. Exactly. Yeah. There it is. You know? So yeah, this is real live television. This is happening right now. So so that's a personal sake. And so what we did is we analyzed every single the mar- every single one of the markets that we went into. What we looked at is. We use Google trends. Google trends is a free tool that anybody can use its trends dot Google dot com. And we analyze the keyword search volume and every single market. We looked at our winters. We looked at our failures. And here's what we found found that every single one of our winning markets. The search volume all fit within this very narrow keyword, man. So told us exactly how big of a market to go into now. One of the things I share in the book. It was something that we debated literally for months, like do we reveal what the keywords are? And our most successful businesses or do we keep it secret? We decided to reveal what those keywords are. And I teach you how to compare your keyword against those benchmark keywords. So you can see if you're either too big too small, right? And that's fine. Too big. And it's too broad a market. You're not going to be able to speak to them and their language too small, and obviously, yeah. Yeah. So that's that's the first mistake. So there's what we call a market size sweet spot you want to be right in that sweet spot. But that's the first dimension second dimension has competition. Now, the biggest mistakes they hear people with competitions is usually one of the fall either someone has a great idea. And then they get all excited about it. They go online, they do some searching, and they say crap somebody's already doing it. And then they close the book on the idea. And then they turn it away more. They say this great idea they go online and nobody's doing it. And they're like we're going to be rancher. We're gonna hear religions great. The reality is both of those are problematic situations and one of my mentors. Tommy said, you know, Ryan pioneers, get shot settlers, get rich. What that means is you don't want to be the first market. You wanna find a market specifically where other people already succeeding in spite of themselves. But that means is they're demonstrating to make money and yet they're making like five or six mistakes. If you just fixed one of those things you're going to be great. So how do you know if people are making money while the most reliable way to do that is to see who's spending money on advertising online because if someone's spending money consistently on advertising chances are they're making money on return? So what we did is again, we analyze all the markets, and we found that there's a competition sweet spot just the right amount of advertising not too little. So you don't wanna market that has no advertisers. Because that's the tells you that there's no market, but you also don't want to be a market that has too, many advertisers. So we found exactly what that sweet spot is. And in the book, I show you how to research your market to see the amount of competition and see if your market is in that sweet spot. And if it isn't if you should niche down or niche up to get inside that sweet spot cool. So the book is available got link down below of. And so that link TQ just today only. This is late. They but you'd get the put for free for free. Hardcopy cloud, hardcover copy of the book ship at you anywhere in the world just pay a few dollars shipping and handling and we got two hundred dollars in bonuses. So I things is I know a lot of people especially who follow your stuff. 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