Daniel Toruno, the founder of GIPHME, jumps on the podcast to discuss his experience of growing from high school to an entrepreneur. Alex Quin and Daniel talk about different values and learnings that they have had along the path and the importance of being consistent no matter what.
Alex and Daniel also collaborated and worked on the Hustle Inspires Hustle GIFs and discussed how they were able to generate millions of brand impressions and succeed beautifully.
Alex, the show's host, also mentions his experience in strategic partnerships and the importance of connecting. They talk about making the best out of opportunities while adapting and overcoming challenges.
So go ahead and dive into the episode to listen to Daniel Toruno’s Hustle, along with some noteworthy entrepreneurial takeaways.
[2:50] The beginning and reconnect between Daniel and Alex
[6:00] Surrounding yourself with the right people
[8:08] Path and goals
[10:50] The business and collaborations
[12:40] TikTok Growth
[15:20] Strategic partnerships
[16:30] Reaching out to people
[19:30] Value, strengths and team work
[23:40] Deployment to Afghanistan
[25:20] Learning from the past
[27:30] Adapt and overcome
[29:00] Developing through experiences
[31:20] Staying healthy and grounded
“You are the average of the people you hangout with” - Daniel
“If you give, don’t give with expecting something in return” - Daniel
“It’s not anyone’s job to make something happen for you” - Alex