From A Rap Career To A $500m Production Company – With Grammy Nominated Badass John Reuben

Whether it’s because of social anxiety, social awkwardness, or just plain stubbornness, audio engineers have a tendency to play the lone wolf.

We’d rather sit in our dungeons and manipulate audio than actually speak to another human.

What if I told you that being a social troglodyte isn’t the fastest, easiest, or most-effective way to move your business forward? 

John Ruben is a fantastic example of what you can accomplish when you surround yourself with incredible team members every step of the way.

Listen now to learn how rapper John Reuben went from rapping to running a team for one of the first YouTube networks and eventually selling the company to Disney.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How finding the right thing at the right time and innovating can lead to incredible growth
  • Why you should collaborate with other people
  • What opportunities the “lone wolf” attitude can destroy
  • Why you shouldn’t compare your stress with someone else’s stress
  • How the go-giver mindset helps grow your business
  • What questions you should ask yourself when launching a new venture
  • Why you should run a practical business
  • How you can get ahead by having a DIY mindset but also accepting help when it’s offered

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Quotes 

“If it feels like you’re a marketer, you’re not doing it right.” – John Reuben

“There will always be a new wild west.” – Chris Graham

Episode Links


Websites

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Filepass – https://filepass.com

Bounce Butler – http://bouncebutler.com

John Reuben – http://www.johnreuben.com/

Courses

The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

The Home Studio Startup Course – www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/10k

Facebook Community

6FHS Facebook Community – http://thesixfigurehomestudio.com/community

Instagram

@chris_graham – https://www.instagram.com/chris_graham/

@brianh00d – https://www.instagram.com/brianh00d/

YouTube Channels 

The Six Figure Home Studio – https://www.youtube.com/thesixfigurehomestudio

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Saving Over $3,000 Per Month By “Downsizing To Profitability”: Matt Boudreau’s Story – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/saving-over-3000-per-month-by-downsizing-to-profitability-matt-boudreaus-story/

The Recipe For Platinum Records, Number One Hits, And A Seven-Figure Income – With Seth Mosley – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/the-recipe-for-platinum-records-number-one-hits-and-a-seven-figure-income-with-seth-mosley/

Books

Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591396190

The Go-Giver by John David Mann – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591848288/

People, Artists, and Companies

Maker – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disney_Digital_Network

Tessa Violent – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tessa_Violet

Rowe Productions – https://www.discogs.com/label/33753-Rowe-Productions

Gotee Records – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotee_Records

DC Talk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC_Talk

Tooth & Nail Records – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tooth_%26_Nail_Records

Todd Collins – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_of_Mind_(band)

CR Pendleton – http://www.crpendleton.com/

Seth Earnest – https://www.sethearnest.net/

Mike Tompkins – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Tompkins_(musician)

TikTok – https://tiktok.com/

Gwen Stefani – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwen_Stefani

CD Baby – https://cdbaby.com/

Tunecore – https://www.tunecore.com/

DistroKid – https://distrokid.com/

Andy J. Pizza – https://www.andyjpizza.com/

Gary Vaynerchuk – https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/

YouTube

Epic Rap Battles of History – https://www.youtube.com/user/ERB

Your Favorite Martian – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCESNYRD3HRimEVi-2EpziVg

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