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Tony Stubblebine
CEO and co-founder of @liftapp: Tony Stubblebine

Tony Stubblebine – CEO and co-founder of Lift, a life changing app that helps you form habits. More than that, Tony is a fanatic about human potential, creativity, and the power of action! Tony is also a “serial entrepreneur”, having worked on a number of tech startups, including working with the guys who founded Twitter. Tony often blogs here, on Medium.

“It takes 10 years to become an overnight success.” -Tony Stubblebine

Do you want to build the habit of meditation? Check out Lift’s How to Meditate page with free guided meditations!

According to Forbes.com, Lift app is one of the most affordable self-help products ever created.

Quotes from Tony:

[shadowbox]”To me, the most interesting thing about really successful people is that they are just normal people that had an abnormal experience. Their fame and success is usually based on one thing they did differently than everyone else.”

“The network you build comes from a lifetime of work – it doesn’t happen overnight.”

“At the beginning, very few people are going to see your vision.  It’s so crummy and unrealized, you basically have to run into someone who is thinking the exact same way as you in order to get them to invest.”

“Although common wisdom says it takes 10,000 hours to become supremely talented at something, keep in mind that it takes only 10 hours to see immediate dividends – because most people don’t practice at all.”[/shadowbox]

What we learn in this episode:

  • How has Tony built a number of successful companies?
  • Do young investment bankers feel that the money is worth the long hours?
  • What is some advice on getting angel investors early on in starting a company?
  • Behavior design


Lift’s How to Meditate page with free guided meditations



Twitter: @tonystubblebine

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