Ep 137 - Who You Know & Who Knows You - Meet Daniel Moneypenny


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Alex has a chat with CEO of emaginit Daniel Moneypenny, aka the guy who knows a guy, about branding, marketing, networking, and business development. Daniel also shares a bit of his journey which includes serving in the Army, becoming a male model, attempting to steal something from Phil Knight, and more. As Alex says, “to know Danny is to be in awe of him.” We think you’ll agree.


  • How Alex and Daniel met
  • The secret to Daniel’s energy
  • Daniel describes his childhood
  • Moving to California and becoming a Forest Fighter
  • Enlisting in the Army and joining the US Prix Leclerc Team
  • Having a ton of interesting jobs including becoming a make model, running antique shops, and starting a fitness shoe store
  • College and starting emaginit
  • Naming, branding, and building his reputation
  • Shifting from branding to networking and business development
  • Big failures and big rebounds
  • Creating the correct work environment
  • Lightning Round


Emaginit“The Laws of Nature” by Robert Greene “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike” by Phil Knight “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World” by Admiral William H. McRaven "Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations" by Admiral William H. McRaven “A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century” by Barbara W. Tuchman

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