What does it take to get to 5 billion views? Cenk Uygur goes into his story and explains what it took to build the number one news channel online: ‘The Young Turks’.
Five things to listen out for:
(1) Coming to America – Cenk talks about growing up in Istanbul and his ‘coming to America moment’
(2) Media – How he got started in media after sending 400 tapes to radio stations
(3) Starting ‘The Young Turks’ & bootstrapping their business by spending only $25k in 4 years
(4) Growing – from hundreds to millions of views! What were those pivotal moments that moved their business forward?
(5) Personal – we talk about what success means to him, his day-to-day routine, his thoughts on meditation, managing stress, how much of his progress came from chance vs his own skill.