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Below the Line with James Beshara

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Host James Beshara is an angel investor, advisor, founder, & general startup-helper in Los Angeles, CA. He has started three companies, sold one (Tilt; acq by Airbnb), and invested in multiple billion-dollar startups in his career. Now he's talking openly and honestly with others about what's going … read more


#113 — From Navy Seal to $100 Million in Sales -- Randy Hetrick

Randy Hetrick is a Navy Seal turned into an Entrepreneur. He is the founder of TRX and now OutFit Training. From Navy Seal to 100 million in sales is the best way to describe Randy. In today's episode, James and Randy dive deep into the life of a Navy Seal and the process of becoming one. Randy also gives listeners a great story of how getting lost in the jungle, while leading a Seal team, has instilled many values and traits in himself that he uses daily during his Business side of life. He also explains how the stress from warfare is similar to the stress in entrepreneurship. To end the episode, Randy talks about how two women in his family influence his daily life by the way they lived their lives.   

\Where to find Randy:

00:40 Intro
04:27 Randy’s Background
18:28 What it takes to be a Seal
27:25 Business compared to warfare
37:27 The most stressful moments as a seal
51:05 Experience as a seal to Entrepreneurship conversion   
1:02:40 TRX
1:34:50 3 stories that shaped Randy
1:40:34 What takes up Randy’s headspace  

Hit the show hotline and leave a question or comment for the show at 424-272-6640, email James questions directly at or follow us on Twitter @   

Support Our Sponsor Magic Mind Code BTL at Checkout for 20% off)   About your host, James:  James Beshara is a founder, investor, advisor, author, podcaster, and encourager based in Los Angeles, California. James has created startups for the last 12 years, selling one (Tilt, acquired by Airbnb), and invested in a few multi-billion dollar startups to date. He has spoken at places such as Y-Combinator, Harvard Business School, Stanford University, TechCrunch Disrupt, and has been featured in outlets like the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and Time Magazine. He’s been featured in Forbes, Time, and Inc Magazine’s “30 Under 30” lists and advises startups all around the world. All of this is his “above the line” version of his background. Hear the other 90% of the story in the intro episode of Below The Line.  

“Below the Line with James Beshara" is brought to you by Another Podcast Network.

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