043: Julian Hosp – Pro Kite Surfer to Medical Doctor to Entrepreneur
Joining us today is Dr. Julian Hosp. Julian is an author, speaker, Medical Doctor and former professional kite surfer. He is also the author of the soon to be released book, 25 Stories I would tell my Younger Self. Julian shares how he spent several years competing as a kitesurfer while pursuing his medical degree. Realizing, after becoming an M.D., that he would not be content with the 70-80 hour a week grind required of a physician, Julian decided to leave the profession. Determined to create a life similar to his days travelling the world as competitive athlete, he became a globally successful entrepreneur. During the interview, Julian shares how his years as a professional athlete and the strong values instilled in him as a child have influenced his ambitions and his latest book.
All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.
More About This Show:
Julian started in the world of professional kitesurfing at the age of 18, he later wrote his first book Kiteboarding Trictionary. After years of study and finally achieving his goal of becoming a doctor he made the life changing decision to leave the medical profession after just 6 months. He did so to dedicate his time to his true passion and return to kitesurfing. Julian shares how he managed to achieve such an impressive track record of accomplishments in life and continues to pursue even greater entrepreneurial endeavors with the release of his new book.
In this episode you’ll hear:
- How a daily routine is key to achieving your goals
- The value of prioritizing tasks starting with those that produce the greatest results
- Why you are the sum of the people you spend the most time with
- The importance of dedicating time focusing on the goals you set
Special thanks to Dr. Julian Hosp for taking time from his busy schedule to speak with us and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!
- Books mentioned in this episode –
Kiteboarding Trictionary, by Julian Hosp
25 Stories I would tell my Younger Self, by Juilan Hosp (soon to be releases)
Elon Musk; Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance
Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way, by Richard Branson
The 4-Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss
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