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EP 06: Playing Your Own Game with Zachary Babcock of Underdog Empowerment
Episode 66th March 2020 • Rigging The Game • Dan Nicholson
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No one’s story reads like yours. But business ownership and the world of entrepreneurs can make it feel necessary to tell a story that isn’t yours, or to make yourself into someone you aren’t. Suddenly, you’re not making decisions that fit with you anymore. How do you get back on track and continue to succeed? 

Zachary Babcock lasted exactly half a shift at his first job. Equipped with a naturally restless mind, he walked a winding path – including drug use, 5 years of prison time and a stint in life coaching – and ended up finding a way to make an impact on others like him through podcasting. Now, he runs the Underdog Empowerment podcast, which has drawn an avid listener base and reached the top 50 list on iTunes. 

On this episode of the Rigging the Game podcast, Zach and Dan walk through the concept of “playing your own game”, the blueprint for (quickly) churning out unique, high-quality content, and how Zach turned the perceived “weaknesses” of his childhood into superpowers. Join the conversation to start focusing in on your own story. 

What You’ll Learn 

  • How ignoring your intuition in favor of what you “should be doing” will compromise your success
  • Why strategically being yourself is different than filtering your personality to be popular (and why one helps and the other hinders)
  • Which metrics will get your podcast into the top 200 on iTunes
  • And much more!

Favorite Quote

“No matter who you act like, there’s always going to be a bunch of people who don’t like you regardless. So, it’s a lot easier being yourself.”

- Zachary Babcock

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