Why Top 1% of Earners DON'T Stay in their Hometowns (feat. Rob Abasolo and Nathan Barry)


Do you actually have to leave your hometown to make it big? Codie dives into the science behind success and financial freedom, exploring the role of economic interconnectedness, environment, and mentorship, uncovering key factors influencing achievement, from the impact of hometowns to the benefits of networking and exposure to diverse communities. Rob Abasolo of the YouTube channel Robuilt explains why he flew the nest to find success, while Nathan Barry of ConvertKit explains how staying put led him to scale ConvertKit to where it is today.  


0:00 Intro

00:06:27 Scott Galloway said you shouldn't spend time in your apartment if you're young.

00:10:59 Deal of the Week: Culdesac Tempe.

00:15:52 A dating show for retirement communities?

00:18:06 Steal my Rich Friends: Rob Abosolo of Robuilt.

00:20:37 Getting the courage to leave home.

00:22:29 How NOT getting a dream job opened more doors.

00:24:16 Risk-compounding.

00:39:51 Steal my Rich Friend: Nathan Barry of ConvertKit.

00:54:46 Trading time for money.

01:09:23 CEO Storytime: Codie's biggest regret.

01:12:14 Happiness in relation to how close we live to others.

01:14:10 Relationships formed through difficulty.

01:18:54 Codie's love letter to her hometown.


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