Jordan Axani is a marketing strategist focused on digital authenticity and well-being.
He was once the focus of the most viral, human interest story in the history of the internet. More on that in a bit.
Jordan is currently a writer and key note speaker addressing marketing strategy and personal development.
On today’s show we’ll be talking with Jordan discussing the challenges he suffered with bullying growing up which ultimately led to the development of his current work.
We’ll also discuss the darkest times of Jordan’s entrepreneurial journey and the steps he has taken to climb back on top.
He now works on a project called What’s Your Big Lie, helping people open up about their fears and problems.
Jordan’s story is unique, surprising and inspiring and is definitely one you need to hear!
Key Points From This Episode:
“It takes people to super vulnerable places” — @jordanaxaniTweet This [0:07:41].1]
“Who am I to work with kids, but then it blew up” — @jordanaxaniTweet This [0:43:56].1]
“I was very deliberate in hindsight about using the term ‘big lie’.” — @jordanaxaniTweet This [1:07:19].1]
Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
Jordan Axani – @jordanaxani
What’s Your Big Lie – disruptt.com/programs/wybl/
Unbound Merino – https://unboundmerino.com/
The New Yorker – https://www.newyorker.com/
Mark Henick https://markhenick.com
Why We Choose Suicide – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmCIJj-v3q8
Harper Collins – https://www.harpercollins.com
Mental Health Association of Canada – https://cmha.ca/
Danny Iny – https://mirasee.com/about-us/danny-iny/
Reddit – https://www.reddit.com/
BuzzFeed – buzzfeed.com
CNN – cnn.com
Pan Am Athlete’s Village – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Pan_American_Games_Athletes%27_Village
Kimmel – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Kimmel
Ellen – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_DeGeneres
The Fast and the Furious – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0232500/
William Morris Endeavor – wmeentertainment.com
The Daily Mail – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html
Inside Edition – http://www.insideedition.com/
Sunshine’s Sachs – https://www.sunshinesachs.com/
Good Morning America – http://abcnews.go.com/topics/entertainment/tv/good-morning-america.htm
Yik Yak – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yik_Yak
Techstars Accelerator – https://www.techstars.com/
Saas – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_as_a_service
Tom Chi – http://www.tomchi.com/
Google Glass – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Glass
BoJack Horseman – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3398228/
Cameron Herald – https://www.cameronherald.com/
Runa – http://runa.org/
Steve Nash – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Nash
Nick Kusmich – http://www.nicholaskusmich.com/
Elon Musk – https://www.tesla.com/elon-musk
Brad Feld – https://www.feld.com/
Driven – https://www.amazon.com/Driven-Understanding-Harnessing-Entrepreneurs-Athletes/dp/1619616939
Heart Core Business – http://www.heartcorebusiness.com/about/