• Future Proofing You

  • Twelve Truths for Creating Opportunity, Maximizing Wealth, and Controlling Your Destiny in an Uncertain World
  • By: Jay Samit
  • Narrated by: Jay Samit
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (261 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Are you tired of just paying bills until you die? Are you wasting your life at a job that doesn't make you fulfilled or financially secure? Then Future Proofing You is for you.

In this life-changing book, celebrated author and entrepreneur Jay Samit, who's worked with such visionaries as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Reid Hoffman, and hundreds of successful entrepreneurs, shares the key understandings and step-by-step process for becoming rich and never needing another job again. To prove the power of his Twelve Truths, Samit also details the journey of how he mentored a broke millennial with these principles and empowered him to go from being on welfare to becoming a self-made millionaire in one year.  

Building upon the principles in his internationally acclaimed book Disrupt You!, Samit explains: how to identify an idea and market to start your business; how to build a virtual company with little or no capital; the latest free software tools for managing your business; ways to get a piece of a trillion-dollar opportunity bigger than mobile; how to harness the three primary fears of others to generate more sales; strategies for finding the right mentors to accelerate your success; and techniques to structure any deal for creating recurring revenue and lasting wealth.

©2021 Jay Samit (P)2021 Gildan Media

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C- Ore overall

It's a collection of anecdotal content with rehash of known reference stories from bygone eras as motivation for success. The main interest was the fallible premise wherein his protege already had hundreds of hours of self taught skill in questionable hacks for internet marketing.
the 1st half of book embraces using FEAR as a marketing tool trying to make it seem okay to mislead people but being honest later.
also the vast majority of referred stories are usually men and typically are very dated by the time that the initial story took off. This isn't to dissuade entirely but it's nothing really new that didn't actually tell you anything that you likely read from anyone else other than references to current and dated cultural references of movies and similar.

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Besides the author’s name, there isn’t much here

The content was really disappointing, and seemed like they needed a hook to power through but never delivered anything. Nothing cohesive, just a bunch of ideas thrown together.

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Exceptional method for proving a concept.

Extremely helpful pointers and steps to success. I am personally rebuilding my entrepreneurial approach and this has been truly helpful. Great Narration , Jay 😊🙏. Thank you.

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Great book love it

This is an amazing book I love the simple to follow steps. If you want to change your life then buy this book

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a MUST read for every entrepreneur

Jay shares his vast knowledge and experience in the book with lots of examples and lessons.

They are all covered succinctly and without fluff.

I had to pause and write down notes multiple times because listening to just one chapter gives you incredible insights.

Highly highly recommend it

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The Proof is in the..

The 12 steps Mr. Samit laid out worked and the proof is in the book.. I’m going to listen a second time to get all the nuggets!! There were tooo many!! Also gotta get the physical copy this is a textbook!! Very powerful!! 12 months from now let’s see where I end up😉 Thanks for paying it forward!!

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Best book I’ve purchased in years

I buy a lot of books on topics of self help, self improvement, finding purpose, etc. I heard Jay’s interview on the impact theory podcast and immediately bought the book. Jay takes business concepts/entrepreneurship and makes it less complicated to a lay person like me. The metaphors and they way he breaks things down make it so easy to understand. This book has the most usable information and actionable steps I’ve found in any book I’ve bought. Invaluable information!

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Action and examples

We want to change and Jay’s book it’s definitely a guide to make the changes we want in order to pursue opportunities in life we want. He provides actionable insight as well as plenty of examples of those that came before us. So if you want to try, take a listen and see where it leads.

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Best Book to help get started

This book will change lives. All the information one needs to get started is in this book. It changed my life. Thank You

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Without action...

This book is just words on pages taking up space on your shelf. Truth is, we weren’t born just to pay bills. Yet, the majority of generations were taught to get an education, a good job, then retire. Which leads to two things- getting old, then death.

When there can be so much more to life. And I feel like in Future Proofing You, Jay offers up a solid example of how to do it.

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  • Karl Pearsall
  • 04-16-21

Jay Samit has been there done it & has all the T's

Super keen to devour this book following Jay's first. It really is a great follow up and packed with anedotes, stories and the ultimate case study. I will be listening to this again as I did the first 'Disrupt You'.

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  • 01-01-22

Practical, clear and motivating

I've listened to each chapter as one should a lesson. I've never wanted to hurry this because it is so full of useful gems. In fact, I've downloaded the workbook and will complete it. I'm excited to have this resource at the start of 2022. It is going to be an exciting year, I just know!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-16-21

great book and full of information

I really enjoyed Jay's book, I bought the audio version and really enjoyed it, definitely a great listen.
Going into many topics and the ways of how to apply the techniques and ideas for these topics. now to really learn and grow from the information and to apply them into our own lives.

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