Most people will tell you there are no shortcuts when it comes to achieving success as an entrepreneur. Shane Snow, author of the book Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success, will tell you differently. Shane set out to study entrepreneurs that successfully fast tracked their businesses. He interviewed many successful people and found nine patterns that can be learned by anyone to help accelerate their businesses or personal careers. Shane believes "paying dues" is an archaic practice. Shane and James break down case studies for listeners that show how quickly companies can grow by hacking the system. Shane defines what an entrepreneurial success and failure look like. You'll learn the characteristics winning entrepreneurs have. As usual, James brings his own unique insights to this interview. You don't want to miss what they have to say.