True Underdog
True Underdog
Oct 15, 2020
#43: Launch Your Productivity with Jim McKelvey
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The co-founder of the massive point of sale company, Square, joins Jayson Waller to talk about how staying modest and conservative has given him an edge in the world today, and how Jayson and Jim plan to pass that down to their kids.

How much street cred does Jim McKelvey have? Listen to today’s episode to find out why Jim was driving a car with bullet holes in it, and who he likes better, Biggie or Tupac.

Tune in to learn more about what Launch Code is and how it’s helping programmers find jobs in the field with not a lot of experience. Find out why it’s better to have motivation and passion rather than experience in the field.




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1:55 - Different Set of Rules

4:26 - Serial Entrepreneur

5:56 - Learning to Have Appreciation

10:17 - Modest Living

11:52 - Teaching the Next Generation

16:22 - Innovation Stack

22:34 - Launch Code

27:26 - Paired Programming

30:55 - Motivation Beats Experience

35:19 - Street Cred

37:46 - Jim McKelvey’s Plugs

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