Episode 4 - Interview with Travis Chambers, Forbes Top 30 Under 30, Media Agency Founder, and Video Maven
This episode's guest is an incredibly busy father, entrepreneur, creative, and Forbes Top 30 Under 30 winner. Not only that, but he's responsible for YouTube's "#1 Ad of the Decade" and has helped brands like Amazon, Yahoo, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Old Navy, and many more.
Today, we discuss creativity and how to view your life from a bit of a different perspective while using your own mortality to drive your growth and decisions.
I caught up with Travis while he was on his way to a property that he's rehabbing so our scheduled time was cut a bit short, but the contents are very valuable.
Check it out!
Show Notes & Timestamps
[02.35] Travis' origin story
[03.45] Theft and the precursor to GoPro cameras
[05.20] How Chamber Media was born
[07.21] Mortality drives growth - but it's a balancing act!
[09.00] Extreme hustle or extreme "in the moment-ness" - setting yourself up for regrets?
[11.00] What about the extreme entrepreneur long game? What's that look like down the road - especially if family is important to you?
[12.02] Fear of "the leap"
[13.50] The first client - and the rest is history
[14.23] Would you take the leap again?
[15.00] The benefits of the entrepreneurial lifestyle
[15.47] One piece of advice Travis wants you to follow
[17.50] You have a practice that you need to practice
[19.53] Final thoughts from Michael
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