The Formula Podcast
The Formula #7 - Getting After It, Creating Your Future, and Giving Back with Ben Hagarty
Jul 27, 2017
What do Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Mary J Blige, Gronk, and Lil' Dicky all have in common?
They've all worked with Ben Hagarty.
How did this dude from Iowa go to LA and start to work with some of the biggest names in the music industry?
Trevor Carlson interviews Ben Hagarty who shares the process of moving, sleeping on a couch, how he visualized the process, and what its been like since he got there.
We left this interview feeling inspired by Ben's energy and his desire to give back.
If you have any interest in breaking into the content creation scene, being a professional videographer, or making a move this episode is for you.
In this episode we discuss:
How he struggled through school growing up
Making the move to LA
Using visualization to create his future
Why you need to be figuring out what you like to do
Adjusting to working with world-class musicians
Giving back through the Glow Stick 5k and Fundraising
Having his Mom's back when she fought cancer and how #fuckcancer came to be
What is blackwithnocream.com and how creators like you can get involved
Disclaimer: This episode contains a substantial amount of F bombs so if you have any kids around, you may want to put on some headphones.
Some links from the show:
Chris Brown Documentary: http://chrisbrowndocumentary.com/
Mary J Blige Documentary: http://www.rap-up.com/2017/04/24/mary-j-blige-strength-of-a-woman-documentary-trailer/
Glow Stick 5k: https://www.facebook.com/GlowStick5K/
Taylor Morris Fundraising: http://thechive.com/2012/05/31/chivers-this-is-the-story-of-taylor-morris-22-photos/
Scotty Russell's Podcast: http://perspective-collective.com/podcast/
Ben's community: Blackwithnocream.com
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