Episode 61

Published on:

9th Aug 2022

Adam Schafer | The Business Behind Mind Pump Featuring Doug Egge

In this episode of The Higher Standard, Chris and Co-Host Saied travel to San Jose, California to sit down with Adam Schafer and Doug Egge of Mind Pump Media. Join us for an engaging conversation about the development of Mind Pump and how Adam and Doug have been able to promote and sustain authentic business growth. Adam and Doug are co-hosts of one of the top-rated health and fitness podcasts exposing the raw truth about health, fitness, nutrition and more. Adam and Doug along with their partners Sal and Justin also promote health through their various MAPS Fitness programs.

Adam shares how he got into the digital fitness industry and what it’s like partnering with three other alpha personalities. He discusses the nearly divine intervention that led to a dinner table conversation bringing these four business leaders from various walks of life together to form Mind Pump Media, MAPS Fitness products, and Mind Pump Investments. You will learn about how they develop and scale their businesses and why their passion for the work is as great today as ever.

Join Chris, Saied, Adam and Doug as they discuss growing business in an organic and authentic way. You will learn why Adam turns away nearly 80% of requests for sponsorship and partnership, how their business model varies from their top competitors, and the principles and values they weave throughout every part of the business. 

Additionally Adam, Chris, and Saied discuss wealth building and the critical role of passive income. They discuss real estate investments and tips to consider when building wealth through cash flow. Adam talks about how he chooses realtors and other major decisions he makes to set his investments up for success.

Adam also shares his content creation strategy. He discusses his reluctance to use click-bait advertising yet how he employs this strategy to actually provide meaningful content. You will also learn how Adam’s and the team leverages the varying ideas and opinions of each partner to make group decisions and get behind a vision together.

This is a show you do not want to miss! Join Chris, Saied, Adam and Doug for this fascinating conversation.


What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • How Adam and his partners developed Mind Pump Media, MAPS Fitness products, and Mind Pump Investments.
  • The benefit of organic and authentic growth and how it has been pivotal in the success of Mind Pump Media and MAPS Fitness products
  • Experience-based tips on building wealth through passive income, real estate investments and cash flow.
  • An interesting story about a misunderstanding between Adam and Chris that turned into this episode.
  • And so much more…


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About the Podcast

The Higher Standard
This isn’t a different standard, it’s the higher standard.
Welcome to the Higher Standard Podcast, where we give you ultra-premium, unfiltered truth when it comes to building your wealth and curating the lifestyle of your dreams. Your host; Chris Naghibi is here to help you distill the immense amount of information and disinformation out there on the interwebs and give you the opportunity to choose a higher standard for yourself. Sit back, relax your mind and get ready for a different kind of podcast where we elevate your baseline with crispy high-resolution audio. This isn't a different standard. It's the higher standard.

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About your host

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Christopher Naghibi

Christopher M. Naghibi is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Black Crown Inc. and Black Crown Law APC, a disruptive collective of attorneys, property managers, real estate agents and contractors who handle home sales and purchases, commercial and multifamily real estate brokerage, primarily for high net-worth and celebrity clients.

His team has over 20 years of experience, 1000+ satisfied clients, $10 million in recovered costs for clients, and in excess of $20 billion dollars in closed transactions.

As a licensed attorney, real estate broker, general contractor, and now Top 100 podcast host, Chris aims to provide free financial education that allows people to take control and democratize fear in the financial world.