About this Episode

It’s our 50th episode!

We’re joined by Uncubed CEO and Co-founder Chris Johnson in a conversation all about growth strategies when it comes to business, but which apply to what that say about you as a person as well, and how it plays into your personal growth.

We explore:

+Factoring integrity as you determine your growth strategies
+How Dropbox achieved scale authentically
+How the word “hack” can act as a euphemism for deceitful practices
+Embracing the 10 year plan.
+The original hacks came from video games
+Chris’s story about “the fastest growing SaaS company in Silcon Valley” deceiving him
+Asking the question, “to what end are you growing?”
+How the system rewards deceitful growth tactics
+Is it a hack or is it a lie?
+How personal preferences allow you to rationalize the practices of a business
+At Uncubed, Chris’s team asks, “If Wal-Mart did that, would we be upset?”
+How the “world” you live in dictates the mindset you have, and decisions you make
+Just because it makes you grow fast, it’s not automatically good
+Becoming the voice in an industry to achieve massive success
+How momentum carries you to dream and think bigger
+Picking the growth path that feels right for you
+You have to know yourself in order to know your boundaries
+Knowing the game you’re willing to play?
+How easy it is to manipulate data in your favor
+The phone call that started Idea Lemon
+The moments when we came close to quitting Idea Lemon
+One of the key components to success is just staying the game
+Uncubed’s origin story, and how they started with a newsletter and a job fair
+The importance of authenticity in your pursuits
+Don’t let the possibility of failure discourage you from trying

Find Chris at:

Twitter @ChrisAJ

Season 4 Show Theme:

Tia Einarsen - My Bones --itunes.apple.com/us/album/overhear-ep/id1078388013


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