The Crazy Ones

The Crazy Ones

Founders, friends and fellow builders Alex Lieberman, Jesse Pujji and Sophia Amoruso know what it is to be a founder. The irrational confidence, relentless grind and creative ecstacy needed to build something. In this show, they dole out unfiltered opinions and advice on how to build businesses, and how the current state of the world helps or hurts founders.

Recent Episodes

How to Build Your Second Brain (BONUS EPISODE)

Feb. 2, 2023

Episode 20: In this special bonus episode of The Crazy Ones, host Alex Lieberman (@businessbarista) is telling you everything you need to know about personal knowledge management. That’s right, Alex is breaking down and summ…

Exclusive: Selling My Company & Making Life-Changing Money

Jan. 31, 2023

Episode 19: Today, hosts Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) are breaking down the recent sale of Jesse’s first business, Ampush. From building the company in the early days to making the decisio…

How to Run a Great Off-Site (BONUS EPISODE)

Jan. 26, 2023

Episode 18: Today, host Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) is bringing you a special bonus episode addressing a frequently asked question: How do you run a great offsite? Listen to hear Jesse break down the fundamentals of running an …

Jonathan Swanson on Building a Unicorn and Delegating 90% of Your Life

Jan. 24, 2023

Episode 17: Today, hosts Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) are joined by fellow startup entrepreneur Jonathan Swanson. Jonathan is the co-founder and chairman of Thumbtack—a massive technology …

How an Entrepreneur Turns Self-Hate into Love

Jan. 17, 2023

Episode 16: Today, hosts Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) discuss some of the highly self-critical beliefs Alex has been reflecting on as a founder, and how he’s learned to reframe them for hi…

Our 2023 Predictions, from AI to the Creator Economy

Jan. 10, 2023

Episode 15: Today, hosts Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) are talking about their predictions in the business world for 2023—from generative AI to content creation, what will happen with Twitt…