What’s Up, Creative Hustlers! Steven & Melissa Here.
Today we’ll be talking with Reilly Sweetland, Co-Founder of FollowUpThen, is an entrepreneur, start-up junkie, and all around creative hustler. Like most success stories, his literally started from his garage where he built his first business.
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00:57 What makes Reilly a Creative Hustler?9:05 What gets Reilly up in the morning? Here he brings up some great productivity and health hacks. Something he calls “top-down productivity.”
17:30 How to get out of the Creative Hustler funk.
20:20 How to balance the Maker vs. Managers schedule.
22:59 Why doesn’t Reilly check his emails first thing in the morning? Spoiler Alert: Without having complete blinders on it has something to do with this quote from Chris Sacca, “Email is the to-do list that was written for you by somebody else.”28:38 Tips for balancing the delicate art of life of family, friends, pets, and continuing to kick ass. There isn’t a silver bullet for this one but there are high-value quality times that truly matter.
33:30 How to find balance as a married Creative Hustler. Reilly gives us insight into his personal life.
36:25 Raising kids as a Creative Hustler. What does the future look like for Reilly’s kids?
39:02 The future belongs to the Creatives. Why?
42:13 Great advice from a 70-year-old Creative Hustler.
47:29 If Reilly could have coffee with one Creative Hustler of the past, who would it be? His answer was Thomas Jefferson, who he believes is the ultimate Creative Hustler. Not to get all political, but with all the turmoil that is happening at this exact moment with politics in the US… here’s why we’re going to be okay.
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