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How Two Entrepreneurs Built a Major Business Through Minimalism

What do you actually need, and what do you just want because it's exciting?
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Public speakers, authors, podcasters and co-founders of the Minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus started their business by asking themselves what they really needed out of their day-to-day life. The answer they came up with shouldn't surprise anyone: They needed time.

When Entrepreneur Network partner Emily Richett sat down with Millburn and Nicodemus, Millburn said, "For me, 'busy' has become the most vulgar word there is. It's the worst four-letter word." Then, the two entrepreneurs explain how they have branched out into several different areas of business -- from making documentaries to writing books -- without spreading themselves too thin. 

Watch the video to learn how they did it.

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