The Crazy Ones

The Crazy Ones

Founders, friends and fellow builders Alex Lieberman & Jesse Pujji 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

The Art of Scrappiness

March 23, 2023

Episode 34: Are you spending too much time on things that aren’t really growing your business? Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) shares his take on the pros and cons of being a scrappy entrepreneur. Some of the common pitf…

Rolex Is A Nonprofit + When To Disrupt Your Own Business

March 21, 2023

Episode 33: Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) do another round of High, Low, Buffalo to catch up. Jesse shares how he’s been able to disrupt his meetings at Kahani to make them much more effici…

How To Get Your Initial Customers

March 16, 2023

Episode 32 Founder’s Journal: Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) shares his experience and tips on how to acquire your first group of customers, whether that be 100 or 1,000. First, he talks about the early stages of Mornin…

[EMERGENCY POD] Silicon Valley Bank: What Happened and Why

March 13, 2023

(Recorded 03/10/23) Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) react and unpack the news about Silicon Valley Bank and its collapse. Jesse goes into where banks fit in the entire financial ecosystem and…

How to Not F*ck Up Your Meetings

March 9, 2023

Episode 30: Let’s face it…most meetings suck. Even when they’re set up with all the best intentions, they often end up being a waste of everyone’s time. So what can be done? Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) has 7 importan…

The Story of Sam Zemurray is Bananas

March 7, 2023

Episode 29: In this episode, Alex Lieberman ( @businessbarista ) and Jesse Pujji ( @jspujji ) catch up to talk about Jesse’s tips on unplugging when going on vacation. Then, the guys get into the incredible story of Sam Zemu…