#realtalk with Cherry Rose Tan

02 | Dan Martell: The Journey from Addiction to Service

av #realtalk with Cherry Rose Tan | Publicerades 5/19/2020

On today’s episode, we have the brilliant Dan Martell, Founder of SaaS Academy. A serial founder and investor, he now runs one of the top programs for SaaS founders in the world.

In this interview, Dan shares his amazing life story. Grappling with ADHD and extreme anger management issues, Dan ended up in jail, twice by the time he was 17.

How exactly did Dan manage to get his life back in order? He reveals how he learned the difficult art of emotional management whilst at an 11-month stint at a rehab center. As Dan was trying to clean himself up, he discovered computer programming.

Next, Dan about the many challenges he had to overcome. An immensely successful entrepreneur today, Dan’s first two ventures were colossal failures. Certainly, when the going gets tough, the tough get going.

If you are struggling personally or professionally, Dan shares his mindset for dealing with challenging conditions. Enjoy!


  • What rehab taught him about being a better person
  • The importance of making a deep personal connection
  • How to deal with seemingly insurmountable obstacles

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