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Taking Risks with Jake Hurwitz

May 31, 2021
Taking Risks with Jake Hurwitz

Happy Monday, Let's Talk Sales listeners! On this week's episode, we have on comedian and company founder, Jake Hurwitz! We were excited to have Jake on the show because he is a unique guest for our roster.

Jake started his career as a writer and performer for CollegeHumor. There, he became well-known for his web series, Jake and Amir, which he produced with his comedy partner, Amir Blumenfeld. In 2015, he and Amir founded Headgum, a comedy podcast network where the two host their hit podcast If I Were You.

They recently launched a dating app called Orion, as well as an ad sales program for podcasts called Gumball.

Jake is based in Brooklyn, NY. We hope you enjoy your conversation!

Discussion with Jake Hurwitz

In this episode, we cover:

  • Assessing what risks are worth taking
  • The value of saying “yes” and trying new things
  • Forming and maintaining long-lasting work relationships
  • Breaking down silos between departments and teams
  • Learning from failures and challenges

…And more!

Featured on this episode:

Personal Development
Navigating Your Way to Prosperity in Life, Business, and Sales
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