#151 - How To Go Viral, Grow Your Following & Tons of Ideas with Lambda School's Trevor McKendrick

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP), and Trevor McKendrick (@TrevMcKendrick) discuss:


Shaan's newsletter: shaanpuri.com


The brainstorm session:
- 2:14: Headshots are our avatars in the digital world: why do most suck? There might be an opportunity to fix this
- 7:02: The startup doing handwritten mail at scale
- 9:44: How to shadow successful people. Can this be productized?
- 13:50: The opportunity to disrupt meetings.
- 17:44: Why Shaan is bullish on catering to doctors
- 19:35: Turning your life into a video game: working in public to achieve missions
- 24:20: A viral “who do write like” quiz
- 27:38: How to revolutionize working with lawyers
- 29:50: Lambda School for executive assistants
- 33:00: Trevor's journey to becoming a Chief-of-Staff


Trevor begins interviewing Shaan:
- 36:40: How did Shaan finally begin getting in shape?
- 42:00: What’s inspired Shaan to grow his following? 
- 47:37: How is Shaan so good at persuasion?
- 55:45: Which of your portfolio companies are you most excited about?




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