Why Being Yourself Is The Coolest You Can Get | Dame Dash on Impact Theory

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Dame Dash is an entrepreneur, media mogul & a maker of hip hop history and in this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, he talks about what it means to live by a code of honor, how to achieve your dreams and the meaning of life.

Check out Dame Dash’s book, Culture Vultures: amzn.to/2FHAwEe


SHOW NOTES:

What it means to be strategic and why Dame Dash started strategizing his career at an early age [2:54]
What he learned about branding and consistency throughout his career… [3:25]
Why he values perspective and how he uses it to get what he wants [4:22]
Why most people don’t want to think (and how important it is that you do) [6:45]
How he’s invented and reinvented himself to start new businesses & monetize his passions [7:45]

Why he hit the street and started selling crack [8:59]
The “no mistakes” stakes he learned from selling drugs [10:56]
His strategy for where businesses and trends are going [12:26]
Dame Dash defines what he considers wealthy (not what you’d expect) [13:17]
According to Dame Dash, this is what you’re responsible for if you are a boss [14:39]
How to find your “other half” [15:25]
I’ll never lose faith in people [16:35]
What most people are missing that Dame has figured out for accomplishing his dreams [17:45]
3 principles any entrepreneur has to have [18:12]
How the death of his Mom affected him [19:00]
How Dame Dash made himself great [20:07]
What Dame Dash would pass to the culture [21:17]
Dame Dash’s message about life in a single sentence [23:42]
The impact he wants to have on the world (and maybe on other planets) [26:26]
The double slit experiment, Wim Hof & Why Dame Dash wants to get access to the other parts of his brain [29:11]
The surprising reason why Dame Dash smokes [34:18]
How to never be embarrassed and stop giving a f*ck what people think [35:26]
Why it’s so cool to deal with imperfection [36:39]

QUOTES:

“I am really careful about how small my thoughts are, cause I don’t feel like wasting time.” [5:45]
“The more you care, the more you prepare. Period.” [6:27]
“One million lames combined cannot equal one cool person: meaning someone who is just honest about who they are.” [36:08]

PEOPLE MENTIONED

Wim Hof: bit.ly/2DIjPHo [30:42]
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