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Aug 29, 2019

What if I told you there’s a little-known cottage industry of generally-younger entrepreneurs out there, buying businesses that have millions in profit, to kickstart their own careers? Our guest in this episode is Tim Ludwig.  Tim’s an OG member of the world of search funds.  What’s a search fund? It’s a...


Aug 22, 2019

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


Aug 15, 2019

Dana & Nate go 'guestless' on this special episode to talk about how aspiring entrepreneurs and fellow Opt Out Life listeners can best figure out a path "out".  More at optoutlife.com/podcast/exit-plan

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Aug 8, 2019

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


Aug 1, 2019

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