Bootstrapping, travel, and kendo with Ray Blakney

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Ray Blakney

Founder & CEO
Podcast Hawk

Podcast Hawk is a SaaS platform that helps businesses and influencers find and pitch podcasts on auto-pilot. He’s also the Founder/CEO of Live Lingua, an award-winning online language school.

Sean has founded multiple companies and done multiple 8 figures worth of business.

He’s currently advising, consulting, and investing in business just like yours.

He knows where you’ve been, and he knows where you’re going.

Book a call with him today to see how he can help you get there smarter, faster, and in a way that aligns with your life goals.


00:00 – Introduction
03:44 – Bootstrapping Seven-Figure Online Businesses
06:18 – Finding Business Opportunities While Traveling
08:47 – Building a Successful Online Language School from Scratch
11:18 – Running a Fully Remote Language Tutoring Business
13:52 – Teaching Language and Cultural Nuances for Business
16:39 – Cultural Understanding in Language Teaching
19:17 – Cultural Context in Language Learning
21:51 – Travel Stories and Multilingualism
24:32 – Morrocan Adventures
27:07 – Travel Stories from Morocco and Gibraltar
29:43 – The Philosophy of Kendo
32:06 – Proper Sales Funnel Execution
34:39 – Millionaire Next Door Mentality
37:12 – The Habits of Real Millionaires
39:48 – The Cost of Owning a Car vs Starting a Business
42:27 – Dealing with Chinese factories
44:56 – Lessons Learned
47:24 – Money and Happiness


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