Paul English – The Billion Dollar “Travelpreneur” On Turning Ideas Into Reality

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Paul English is on the podcast this week. Paul is a serial entrepreneur, since high school he has founded 8 companies and 4 philanthropies ranging from gaming to fintech to GetHuman, a site that helps users access human customer support.

Paul is best known for disrupting the travel industry with online travel search engine Kayak, which he sold to Priceline in 2012 for $1.8 billion.

If you have any inkling of starting your own business, you wanna listen closely to Paul, because in this conversation, we discuss everything from how to validate a product idea to how to hire the right talent. Paul also talks about his lifelong struggles with bipolar disorder that he had severe depression and he would go days at a time with tiny amounts of sleep.

And without further ado, here’s my conversation with Paul English. Enjoy.