Joe Wehbe is a facilitator, working on innovating education, non-linear & exponential career pathways, self-awareness, and accelerating the next generation of mission-led founders, writers, and creatives. Joe is the co-founder of the Constant Student Community, Author, and Project Leader of the book '18 & Lost? So Were We. He also hosts the Joe Wehbe Podcast and Blog, which explores introspection and self-awareness. In this episode, we talk about Joe's experience dropping out of college to build a non-profit in Nepal, feedback loops in learning, running a real estate business, alternative education paths, the idea behind his book, running a retreat for the authors, Joe's podcasting process, building community, advice to his 18-year-old self, and his vision for a simpler life.
(01:50) - Joe's background
(05:27) - Dropping out of college to build a non-profit
(10:53) - The importance of feedback loops in learning
(13:53) - Lessons from running a real estate business
(17:51) - His interest in alternative education pathways and the idea behind his book
(23:53) - Running a retreat for the book authors
(28:25) - "Everyone has a really good story"
(29:30) - Joe's Podcasting Process
(31:30) - His experience putting together a learning community
(35:22) - The best success story from Constant Student
(39:40) - Challenges in building community
(47:10) - Why the education system is fundamentally flawed
(51:00) - Advice to an 18-year-old today
(53:40) - Creating a structured gap year experience
(59:00) - Favorite resources
(1:01:36) - Why all entrepreneurs should study philosophy
(1:03:52) - Joe's vision of a simpler life for all
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