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18. Justin Levine | Finding Freedom: Going Deep on Philosophy, Entrepreneurship & Spirituality

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Justin Levine is a compassionate leader inspired to help people achieve success, freedom, and happiness. He co-founded Motiv31 Media Brands in 2016 comprised of two popular history sites, HistoryDaily.org and GroovyHistory.com. 

Alongside his best friend, Justin has fully bootstrapped his company from $0 to over $10 million in yearly revenue. He oversees brand development, content creation, social media, and partnerships. The company continues to thrive and the brands have become some of the most dominant content sites in the world.

Show Notes:

  • Intro: Arman sets the stage and provides background on Justin, their friendship, and today’s special in-person episode. [00:24]
  • Justin chose to leave the life that was laid out for him to instead bootstrap a media company that now does over $10,000,000+ a year. [01:46]
  • The crazy story of how Justin offered to work for Nick Urbani (episode 2) and where that led. [01:49]
  • Arman and Justin get into a discussion inspired by a passage from A Calendar Of Wisdom. [04:56]
  • Rituals as a transformation process. [10:15]
  • The philosophy of choice. [11:36]
  • Seeing others as the best version of themselves and the power that has. [15:26]
  • The importance of nourishing your inner world and finding ways to get closer to joy. [21:30]
  • What happens when you’re out of alignment and how to fix that. [31:33]
  • Committing value to people you aspire to be and how that opens doors. [34:54]
  • Facing the unknown head-on and reframing uncertainty in a way that’s empowering. [38:41]
  • Giving up control of the future and getting on the wave. [39:19]
  • Understanding the different brain types. [45:38]
  • The story behind GroovyHistory.com and the content arbitrage space. [49:28]
  • Walking into Armageddon. [56:01]
  • Wisdom from The Untethered Soul on dealing with emotional triggers. [01:07:23]
  • What would it be like to go to sleep and never wake up? [01:15:46]
  • Polarity and dichotomy of life. [01:16:22]
  • Passive income in real estate. [01:21:07]
  • Justin talks about self-awareness and challenging yourself. [01:39:26]
  • Beautiful closing thoughts. [01:43:22]



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