Masks, Media & Maniacs with Daniel GefenDaniel went from jumping on classroom tables and getting detention for wanting attention to impacting millions of people in his underwear. He went from being completely invisible with no online following to growing his top rated podcast to over 250,000 downloads, interviewing billionaires and world class leaders and becoming an international bestselling author in less than 2 years. After being pitched hundreds of times by lazy PR agencies he launched Gefen Media Group - one of the first podcast booking agencies and helped influential authors sell hundreds of thousands of books by getting them on top rated podcasts. Seeing a gap in the market for people who couldn't afford to hire a booking agency, he launched Podbooker.com - a platform for guests and hosts to easily connect. In today’s episode, Daniel talks to Monique about outsourcing his entire company to a competitor, Grew it out of a Hotel Lobby for a year, went from invisible online to becoming a celebrity in his space in less than 2 years, wrote a book about self help addiction and became a number 1 best seller.
HOT TOPICS OF THE EPISODE
[1:37] – Monique introduces her guest, Daniel Gefen.
[4:59] – Where did you go to school?
- I went to a school called Hasmonean High School.
- I was the class clown.
[7:39] – Do you think you felt like you had to hide something?
- I feel like most people wear masks.
- Depending on who you’re with.
[10:38] – Daniel talks about an analogy of heaven and hell.
[15:01] – What was the journey as a child?
- I have a hard time being told to do things that to me doesn’t make sense.
[20:32] – Daniel talks about his problem when he started doing the podcast.
[25:05] – Daniel talks about how he got into podcast booking services.
[37:29] – Daniel explains how you can actually grow your podcast.
[45:33] – Daniel talks about his experience while interviewing Robert Kiyosaki.
[47:37] – What do you think triggered Robert Kiyosaki to go off like that on you?
- I think I pushed a little bit on some sensitive points.
- But hey, it’s my show.
[49:57] – What does efficiency mean to you?
- Efficiency to me means doing what you love, and outsourcing everything else.
[50:06] – Can you share tips that they should definitely know.
- Don’t overthink, just start producing.
- Not worry about what everyone else is doing. Just do whatever it is that you want to do.
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