Ep 41 – Just Take It, It’s Yours

Ep 41 - Just Take It, It’s Yours

Sometimes life presents us with golden embers of opportunity we simply cannot ignore. In this episode, we meet Jaden Harris who encourages us to stop waiting for permission and start pursuing passion. Jaden is the Co-Founder and COO of Forever Network and is listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 class of 2018 in the Media, Marketing and Advertising category.

Jaden Harris

So many of us buy into restrictive realities and believe that we’re too young or too inexperienced to start something new.

Sparked by a desire to covertly check NBA scores in class motivated Jaden Harris to upload mobile-friendly basketball clips, Jaden Harris faced with two options. Live in the normal or create the change. He chose the latter. Through his work at Forever Network –  one of Australia’s fastest growing media companies ­– Jaden demonstrates that inexperience is only a barrier if you allow it.

Street Cred:

Jaden Harris is the Co-Founder and COO of Forever Network, a leading social-first media company. Along with his co-founder, Jaden has grown Forever Network into the #1 media company in Australia, as ranked by Sharablee. Jaden was also listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 class of 2018 in the Media, Marketing and Advertising category, and serves on the board of the environmental education charity OzGreen.

Highlight Reel:

How Jaden’s childhood impacted his interpersonal relationships [3:12]

How Forever Network started [4:45]

How Jaden juggled University and a startup [7:28]

His advice for those wanting to pursue a startup at University [10:06]

How he developed a ‘can do’ attitude [13:03]

The initial challenges in growing Forever Network [15:05]

How he built the Forever Network team [18:22]

The process of growing Forever Network [21:02]

Jaden’s passion for climate change [27:16]

The value of pursuing his passion [32:08]

Learn More:

Check out Forever Network

Connect with Jaden Harris on LinkedIn