Episode #101: Master Personal Transformation with Jay Samit

Author of Disrupt You!

Jay SamitMy guest today is a digital media innovator and pioneer in the music, video distribution, social media, and eCommerce space.

He is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation. He launches billion dollar businesses, transforms entire industries, revamps government institutions, and for over three decades continues to be at the forefront of global trends.

His name is Jay Samit and his book, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation, is my new favorite book of 2015…it’s that good!

Everyone from the Pope to the President calls on Jay help bring positive change in this era of endless innovation.

Jay says it starts with mindset. In other words, “you have everything you need to thrive; you just have to plan for the race of your life.”

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In today’s episode, Jay and I discuss:

  • The secret to thriving as a disruptor
  • Why disruption has to be a part of your DNA if you want to be a successful company in the 21st Century
  • What to do if you’re struggling to get a job or are ready to make a career transition
  • And much more!

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Jay Samit’s Latest Book

You can order your copy of Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation right now!

More on Disrupt You!

Books Jay Recommends

The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong by Raymond Hull

Vaporized: Solid Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World by Robert Tercek

Jay Samit Resources

The best place to find out more about Jay is on his company website.

Here, you can pick up a copy of Jay’s new book.

You might consider hiring Jay to speak at your next event or consult your company.

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Self-disruption is akin to undergoing major surgery, but you are the one holding the scalpel. – @JaySamit – http://readtoleadpodcast.com/101

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