TMBA 468: “Allowing Myself To Dream That Big”

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Dan and Ian have encountered many entrepreneurs in their travels, from all walks of life.

They first met today’s guest back in April at our annual Dynamite Circle event in Austin, Texas.

Sam Browne was the beneficiary of one of the scholarship tickets to that event. These have been donated by some of the more established entrepreneurs in the community as a sort of way to ‘pay it forward’.

Sam is the founder of Find A Band, a New Zealand-based online booking agency for bands and musicians. He is also a talented musician himself, and you will hear some of his original music on today’s show.

Six months after attending our event, Sam wrote us to let us know that his experience at DC Austin had inspired him to dream bigger. So, we just had to invite him on to this week’s podcast to share his story.

Transcript

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Why Sam decided to start an online booking agency. (3:47)
  • How Sam’s perspective has changed since attending DC Austin. (8:54)
  • The types of struggles that Sam had in the early days of Find A Band. (19:41)
  • Sam’s plans to expand his business internationally. (28:05)
  • Some of our favorite guitars that we’ve played. (38:22)

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Published on 11.22.18
  • Chris

    This episode seems to have mixin back music issues at the end.

  • Hey Chris, I’m the audio engineer on the podcast. There was an audio issue with the original version of this episode that published, but we uploaded a new version a few hours later. You may want to try deleting the episode and re-downloading it. You may also need to clear your browser cache if you are downloading directly through your browser. If you’re still experiencing issues, feel free to email me directly at arison@halfwayhomemedia.com.

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