This show I’m talking with Aswan Morgan. Also known to many in the Hip-Hop world as Free Speech. My man's made quite a name for himself in the music scene even grabbing great blog placements early on with sites like Okayplayer, DJPremierBlog.com and others. But outside of the music he’s always been about his business and presentation.
Over the years he’s consulted for, worked with and founded multiple companies in the tech world. From helping solidify already established companies to start ups like his current GTFOFlights.com
. The site where you will find the lowest possible prices on flights internationally and domesticly…domestic.. you know what I mean get off my back.
He’s also the Head of personalization consulting at Rich Relevance which means if you’d ever bought something online from a Costco, khols or Urban Outfitters amongst many others, Aswan may be responsible for making your shopping experience easier.
We speak on how to personalize your webstore to make more online sales and so much more in the question section. We definitely got a good one for you today.
We also have our lucky winner for the Farmers Market/Status Escalate contest and will announce his or her name at the next break. Thank you for subscribing, rating and reviewing the show on iTunes and for spreading the word to others that can benefit by listening.
1:48 - Guest Introduction
5:26 - How I met Free Speech
5:55 - Presentation is key
7:05 - Always been ahead of the curve
9:24 - Transition from music
11:50 - Everything is Different Now (Video)
13:36 - Free Speech images in Distant Relatives video w/Nas and Damian Marley
15:50 - Last musical releases
16:42 - Options to monetize your website (affiliate networking vs. banners/ads)
20:25 - Simple tips on improving your website and store
23:05 - improve sales by simplifying shoppers experience
31:48 - R&B/Soul Singer, “Aaradhna" refuses “Urban/Hip-Hop album of the year”
36:20 - Where did you see yourself as a child?
39:20 - How diversity of classes can affect your life
44:41 - Daily Routines
45:18 - Life Hacks
47:33 - Daily Obstacles
51:18 - Success turned Failure or Failure turned Success
53:25 - Ensuring action and execution
54:25 - Rules for collaboration and partnerships
56:45 - Book, Movie or Reading suggestion
1:01:33 - Top 3
-Do ask questions and challenge institutions
-Don’t just accept things that are tribal knowledge
-Must have a sincere understanding of what makes you happy
1:06:08 - Words to live by
1:08:35 - Stress forces growth and progress
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Music by Gangstarr - Work
Production by DJ Premier - Lyrics by Guru (R.I.P.)