217: Codie Sanchez on Overcoming Obstacles to Hustle & Think Like a Contrarian


Codie Sanchez is the founder of Contrarian Thinking, a newsletter, and media company read by hundreds of thousands about thinking critically and cash flowing unconventionally. She owns 25+ boring businesses and is known for making Main St. sexy again. Before being an investor and writer, she ran a cannabis PE fund, Latin American investment biz, worked at Goldman, Vanguard and was a conflict journalist in Mexico.


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Time Stamp:

  • 08:35 – Can you tell us some of your backstory?
  • 10:52 – How did you illegally cross the border?
  • 12:55 – Can you tell us about your time working for Vanguard?
  • 15:16 – How did you get involved in the cannabis industry?
  • 16:50 –What would you describe as the state of the cannabis industry now?
  • 18:07 – How do you have time to make so much social media content and invest?
  • 23:13 – What challenges have you had as a female in finance?
  • 26:42 – What are your Top 5 side hustles?
  • 29:43 – Have you noticed people missing the opportunity to get out of the business?
  • 31:12 – Are you personally invested in anything in the market?
  • 33:24 – Patreon question : What is the product line focus as it relates to the cannabis industry?
  • 36:44 – Patreon question : Are the companies you are invested in looking at long term growth or quicker sale?
  • 37:27 – Patreon question : Do you see any possible internationally dominant company in the cannabis industry?
  • 38:49 – Patreon question: Has being hispanic helped you in the industry?
  • 39:53 – Patreon question : What is your morning routine?
  • 42:03 – Derek and Johnny Review

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