The Lazy Entrepreneur Podcast

Sam Priestley dives into modern day lifestyle entrepreneurship. What is working, what isn’t, and how exactly do you build a business that funds the life you want to live?

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“Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way of doing it.” – Walter Chrysler

Most Recent Podcast Episodes

All of the following episodes can be listened to in any order. So find a subject you’re interested in and start there!

#54: What’s The Point Of Being An Outlaw When You Got Responsibilities?

What’s the point of being an entrepreneur when you got responsibilities?

In this episode, we talk about the motivations for becoming an entrepreneur. How the control and freedom that drove many of us to start a business is often at odds with the realities of running a business.

Recommended Listening:

  • Episode 50: Most Businesses Can Be Run Remotely, Just Worse
  • Episode 21: The Story Of My Tech Startup
  • Episode 20: What Does It Mean To Be Successful?
  • Episode 9: Serendipity – Position Yourself To Benefit From Lucky Opportunities

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#53: Sharbing – Making Money Arbing Betting Shops

Running around London in disguises trying to place as many bets as possible without getting banned. I tell Emma a story about the time towards the end of my professional gambling career where we built a syndicate of runners who would travel around the UK placing bets for us. 

Recommended Listening:

  • Episode 11: My Professional Gambling Story – Matched Betting & Arbitrage
  • Episode 33: Value Betting
  • Episode 51: Betfair Trading

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#52: How To Deal With Amazon Seller Support

If you are selling on Amazon FBA then you will have had issues and had to deal with Amazon Seller Support. Maybe they didn’t even let you set up an account. They are notoriously bad and even if you are in the right, you can come up against a brick wall. But don’t despair. In this episode, we discuss hints and tips to help you deal with them and get what you want.

Recommended Listening:

  • Episode 7: How To Manage International Logistics As A One-Person Business
  • Episode 13: How To Start An Amazon FBA Business
  • Episode 24: How To Do Accounting For Your Amazon FBA Business

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#51: Betfair Trading

My professional gambling stories. In this episode, I tell Emma some stories about my attempts to make money trading on Betfair.

Recommended Listening:

  • Episode 11: My Professional Gambling Story – Matched Betting & Arbitrage
  • Episode 33: Value Betting

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#46: The More You Earn, The Harder It Is To Start A Business

The older you get the harder it becomes to quit your career and start something new. The more you earn, the harder it is to replace your income. The more you spend, the harder it is to survive on a low income. And the more responsibilities you have the Now is the best time ever for you to start.

In this episode we discuss the above, but also the flip side. The more you earn, the more money you have to cushion your new project. The more you spend, the more room you have to cut expenses. And the more responsibilities you have, the greater the benefit from having control of your own time.

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#45: Our Viral YouTube Video – The Stats, Strategy & Long-Term Impact

Sam tells Emma about what led up to and how exactly his obscure table tennis video went viral and got more than 12 million views. They delve into the numbers of how much it made, and the long-term impact it has had on his different businesses. They also discuss how to recreate the success – a small number of views in the right place in front of the right people can snowball and lead to massive results.

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