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Top 10 Mistakes Made By Rookie Hustlers & How To Avoid Them!

by Martin Dasko & Sahil Mulla | DYEH Podcast

Show Notes & Episode Guide

Today we’re discussing the biggest mistakes that you’re making, will make, and likely have made.

Don’t feel too guilty because these all come from personal experiences. These are mistakes that could hurt your business and your goals. Learn from us so that you don’t have to repeat our mistakes. We want you to have a better life as hustlers.


  • 00:00 – 1:12. The hosts introduce the topic of the day
  • 1:13 – 2:54. Sahil brings up how he was guilty of not testing the market before trying new ventures. You can’t just do what you think is cool. Sahil had no focus with his initial drop shipping business.
  • 2:55 – 4:21. Doing the wrong stuff is something that Martin stresses on. You need to focus on the steak and not the sizzle.
  • 4:22 – 7:00. Sahil brings up a personal story of hiring the wrong expert and how it hurt him. The story is about Sahil’s former business, FitJerk. You need to hear what went wrong here.
  • 7:01 – 8:35. Martin discusses the importance of saying no. You have to know when you should say and when to turn down the offer.
  • 8:36 – 12:28. Sahil suggests that you don’t try to make money doing something that you don’t love. We’re not telling you to quit your job because that’s just careless advice. We show you how to hustle so that you can eventually quit. Sahil tells a story of his last job where he managed to survive 5 years! You’re going to love this story.
  • 12:29 – 14:01. – Martin goes on about delaying your work. Why are you delaying so much?
  • 14:02 – 16:30. Not asking for help is a very serious issue. If you never ask for help, you’re never going to get ahead. The world is friendly than you think.
  • 16:31 – 20:19. Stop getting feedback from the wrong people. There are certain people that you should never ask for a review of your work. You should never take advice from someone if you’re not willing to switch places with them. You have to be find someone that has done what you want to do for advice on how they got there.
  • 20:20 – 22:50. Sahil talks about why you need to build trust. You have to promote what you believe in. You also can’t ask for the sale too soon. You don’t want to come off as a pushy salesman. You might want to give a sample or try to give your readers/customers real results first.
  • 22:51 – 25:45 Martin tells us that we’re all afraid of sales. Until you learn to sell and make money, you only have a hobby. Your business needs to make money. Don’t worry, it took Martin three years to put up a sales page on his blog. Sahil shares a funny quote.
  • 25:46 – 26:52. Wrap up of the show.

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What Are These Top 10 Mistakes?

  1. Not testing the market
  2. Doing the wrong stuff.
  3. Hiring the wrong experts.
  4. Not Saying NO enough.
  5. Trying to make money doing what you don’t love.
  6. Delaying doing the work.
  7. Being afraid of asking for help.
  8. Getting feedback from the wrong people.
  9. Asking for the sale too soon.
  10. Being afraid of making that the sale.

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