LRS 073: The Underdog Success Story of Netflix 81

The Underdog Success Story of Netflix the let's reach success podcast

You’ve probably noticed that on every other episode of the Let’s Reach Success podcast I talk about the mindset, business and life of a successful person, trying to take out the lessons we can all learn.

Sometimes, however, I talk about companies that were a big success, how they started and what they did right.

Today is one of those episodes, and the name of the company is something you’re pretty familiar with – Netflix.

What makes it great in terms of business wisdom, though?

Well, that’s mainly the fact that it started as a DVD-by-mail rental service, and has now grown to a $47 billion online streaming service.

Everyone is impressed by how quickly they’ve grown, how the name of the brand has become a word in the English language used in daily life, how the company has remained a leader in the market and how they’ve changed direction and made shifts fast over the years.

Let’s talk about its early days, though. It’s always inspiring to hear how the big names became what they are today and learn a thing or two.

Show Notes:

  • How Reed Hastings came up with the initial idea for Netflix [1:30]
  • How the company looked in its early days and what was the first business model [2:43]
  • What Netflix founders did when the e-commerce giant Amazon came [4:03]
  • How Netflix took down its biggest rival and became one of the most visited sites in the US [6:18]
  • What a former Netflix employee says about his former bosses and the lessons learned [7:42]


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Great story, right?

I believe such success stories of companies that started from scratch and became something that is a big part of the life of the average person today, can be our inspiration to try new things, explore new fields, take risks in life and in business, and go for the big goals.

So, what do you think about all that? Are you subscribed to the world’s leading Internet television network and what do you think about the way Netflix entertains people and how the company offers it?

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Join Me for Warrior Woman 2018 and Gain Focus, Energy and Inspiration [Free Online Event] 44

Join Me for Warrior Woman 2018 and Gain Focus, Energy and Inspiration [Free Online Event]

Every now and then I share with you a free online event here on the blog that I believe will inspire you to improve at least one area of your life. This month’s one is about the powerful practices of 22+ women that help them live life on their own terms.

It’s called Warrior Woman, and guess what? I’m one of them.

In fact, that was the first ever virtual summit I’ve agreed to be part of and it was great sharing what works for me and what keeps me motivated and productive during the day, especially when things aren’t exactly the way I want them to be.

Let me share more about it.

Who’s Hosting Warrior Woman and What Inspired Its Creation?

That’s Anna Acuña – a fierce woman living life on her own terms!

As the creator of Wild & Free, she encourages purpose-driven men and women to pursue their passions and create a life that sets their soul on fire!

At first, Anna didn’t believe a life on her own terms was possible either. But her artistic, creative and adventurous spirit craved so much more than that!

She wanted a life full of adventure. To have complete control over her time. So she decided to trust her inner compass, break free of the norm, and start doing the things that got her fired up in life!

Like me, she understands what it’s like to wonder if the life you imagine is possible.

Which is exactly why I want you to join us for the interview series Anna’s hosting about this topic. So, you can gain the FOCUS, ENERGY, and INSPIRATION you need to break free of the norm and start living life on your own terms!

It’s called: Warrior Woman 2018: Powerful Practices to Focus your Mind, Boost your Energy, and Invigorate your Spirit to Live Life on your Own Terms!

How Can Warrior Woman 2018 Help You?

The best thing about it is that you can listen to more than 22 women who are already independent and doing what they love. They talk about how their days go, what challenges they overcame and what they are still struggling with, how they find courage in the face of adversity, how they broke free from the 9 to 5, and what their best advice for newbies is.

I, for instance, talked for 30 minutes on the most important things that allowed me to start making money from my passion, and how this grew over time to make me location independent. I also share my best productivity principles and what keeps me on top of my game every day. Which is key to not just living the lifestyle you desire, but also keeping it.

Where Can I Sign Up for Free?

22+ badass women have come together to share their personal powerful practices that keep them Focused, Energized and Inspired to live life on their own terms doing work that gives them a sense of purpose. As empowered women, we want to show you how you can start living life on your own terms.

This is a powerful guide and jolt of inspiration for anyone who is bored out of their mind and tired of their soul-sucking job. It’s definitely something I wish I had when I was just starting out, which is why I’m so excited Anna is hosting this and that I get to share it with you.

You have nothing to lose and your future to gain. Let’s do this!  You can sign up here.