Jared Kleinert - This TED speaker is changing the way startup retreats happen!

Jared Kleinert - This TED speaker is changing the way startup retreats happen!

👉🏼 About the Guest:

Jared Kleinert is the Founder/CEO of Offsite, the author of NETWORKING, a TED speaker, a 3-time award-winning author, and USA Today's "Most Connected Millennial". He was also a delegate to President Obama's 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Malaysia, author of multiple books including the "#1 Entrepreneurship Book of 2015", 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing The World (2015), 3 Billion Under 30 (2017), and "Networking: How To Meet Influential People, Deepen Relationships, and Become A Super-Connector" (2022), and TED@IBM speaker. 

If you're planning a team retreat, Offsite can save you time, money, and stress. Visit www.offsite.com to learn more!

Offsite is on Product Hunt. Check the launch here: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/offsite

👉🏼 About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generates $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 20,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is the Head of Community at Threado and runs a newsletter called Sharath's CliffNotes alongside hosting this podcast.

👉🏼 Description:

Tune in as Sharath and Jared discuss becoming an entrepreneur at a young age, the power of cold emailing, the advantages of being young today, and growing Offsite.

  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 00:28: Introduction to Jared Kleinert, founder at Offsite and TED Speaker before the age of 20
  • 2:13: How Jared's journey to becoming an entrepreneur started at 16
  • 7:30: The influence and background of being a young entrepreneur - the why and the how
  • 10:46: How to cold email for success
  • 12:30: Cold outreach: annoying or ambitious?
  • 16:32: Advice for Gen Z on building their careers
  • 18:53: Founding a consulting business at 18
  • 23:28: How has working with role models at an early age impacted Jared's life?
  • 27:06: How to build peer and mentor networks?
  • 29:27: Lessons from community building
  • 31:56: Inspiration for writing 3 books before the age of 25
  • 33:48: Why young people hold more power than ever
  • 37:41: The advantage of being young in 2023
  • 42:41: Managing comparison as a founder
  • 47:13: The story of building Offsite
  • 55:47: Difficulties of building Offsite
  • 59:41: Transitioning from a service business to a software business
  • 1:00:26: Next steps for Offsite
  • 1:03:18: Outro and closing thoughts
👉🏼  Resources: 
  • Offsite: www.offsite.com
  • Offsite Product Hunt Launch: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/offsite
  • Jared's TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/jared_kleinert_why_millennials_today_hold_more_power_than_ever_before
  • Jared's Books: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Jared-Kleinert/author/B00OH47AIA?ref=ap_rdr&store_ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true
👉🏼 Where to find Jared Kleinert:
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaredkleinert
  • Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredkleinert/
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jared.kleinert/
👉🏼 Where to find Sharath:

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