That podcast featured Greg Gerber, who spoke about some of the things that are useful to know about Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital currencies.
The response to that podcast was fantastic, and we thought we would follow up on the topic by inviting our longtime friend, and cryptocurrency enthusiast, Taylor Pearson back on to the show.
Taylor’s recent article “Why Is Bitcoin Valuable” was recently featured on the front page of Hacker News.
On today’s show, Taylor joins us to talk about that article, and to share his insights on the philosophy behind this new technological movement.
This episode isn’t all philosophical, though. Taylor also shares some great tips about how you can dip your toes into the crypto space, if you are so inclined.
Listen to this week’s show and learn:
- What makes cryptocurrency different from other money platforms that have existed online. (2:35)
- Why the learning curve for cryptocurrencies can be steep. (7:44)
- Some of the opportunities that Taylor sees in the future for small business owners in the cryptocurrency space. (12:56)
- How to get started purchasing cryptocurrency. (23:46)
- How turmoil in your personal life can impact your productivity. (42:22)
Mentioned in the episode:
- TMBA Masterminds
- Sponsor the TMBA Podcast
- The Dynamite Circle
- The DC Podcast
- Help Us Choose a New Name for the TropicalMBA Podcast
- DC BKK
- Taylor Pearson
- Why is Bitcoin Valuable by Taylor Pearson
- The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Review by Taylor Pearson
- Greg Gerber
- Getting Started With Digital Currencies
- Bitcoin Whitepaper
- South by Southwest
- Mr. Money Mustache
- Nassim Taleb
- The Internet of Money by Andreas Antonopoulos
- The Sovereign Individual by James Dale Davidson
- Digital Gold by Nathaniel Popper
- Getting Things Done by David Allen
- The Five Whys
This week’s sponsor:
This week’s episode is brought to you by Empire Flippers. Empire Flippers are the leading specialists in helping entrepreneurs buy, sell, and invest in online businesses. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, Empire Flippers’ dedicated team will make sure you are supported at every step of the process. As a very special gift, the Empire Flippers are offering a free business valuation (A $300 value) exclusively to listeners of this show. All you have to do is visit EmpireFlippers.com/TMBA for more details.
Enjoyed this podcast? Check out these:
- TMBA 346: The Early Story of Bitcoin
- TMBA 387: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
- TMBA 422: Crypto: What’s It All About?
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