Bilal Zaidi is the Founder & CEO of the great podcast Creator Lab. He is a multi-time entrepreneur and creator, having previously built and scaled a successful ecommerce store as a teen and led partnership teams at Google and charity: water.
@Creator Lab is a podcast and digital marketing consultancy. On his weekly podcast, Bilal interviews world-class creators and entrepreneurs to break down the tactics behind how they built their businesses. Creator Lab has been listened to in over 100 countries and featured world renowned guests from Gary Vee (@GaryVee) to Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano and Jack Butcher (@Visualize Value).
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0:00 : Intro
1:40 : Intro Bilal
3:56 : Entrepreneurial Background
5:14 : Genesis of CreatorLab
6:24 : Being an inspiraton
7:44 : Branding
10:03 : Bilal’s personal brand
14:04 : Quitting the 9to5
16:17 : Naval’s Quote
17:38 : Marketing & Branding if starting from scratch
24:19 : How to become successful in today’s world
27:44 : Embrace Embarassment
29:43 : Staying humble
31:18 : Funneling
32:18 : Wrong targeting
34:17 : Appreciating the craft of creating
35:42 : How to be consistent?
39:09 : How does Bilal make the world a better place?
43:38 : Where’s Bilal in 5-10 years?
46:10 : Did Bilal find his purpose in life?
50:07 : Bilal’s feel for hunger
55:17 : Emotional Intelligence
56:59 : 1. What are you most proud of?
57:31 : 2. Biggest failure and what did you learn from it?
58:29 : 3. What advice would you give someone who wants to be as good in podcasting as you are?
59:14 : 4. If you could spend one day with a celebrity, who would it be?
59:36 : 5. Podcast you enjoyed recording the most?
1:01:11 : 6. Three most influential people in your life
1:01:37 : 7. Favorite movie
1:02:12 : 8. What would you have asked yourself if you would be in my shoes?
1:03:13 : 9. One superpower you would like to have?
1:03:24 : 10. If you were a superhero, what would your name be?
1:03:51 : Closing remarks
Podcast Recorded: February, 19th 2021 – Subscriber Release Count: 12,894.