Build with Rob
September 27, 2021

Learn Proactively, Not Reactively for Greater Success

The best CEOs are obsessed with building a holistic vision of their company. While many can alleviate pain points by hiring the right people and empowering them, there is no substitute for understanding every aspect of your business. When something goes wrong and you are forced to learn something from a mistake, that is valuable, but it is also reactive. If you put in the energy to identify your weaknesses and learn those parts of the business proactively, you have a better chance of avoiding those missteps to begin with and accelerating your path toward success.

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strokeJacob McLaughlin and Parker Alexander are aspiring Do-Or-Diers.

Jacob McLaughlin is a young real estate broker with an idea to revolutionize qualified leads, but Rob, who has a sister in the business and has bought and sold many properties, spins him toward a higher-end market.

Parker Alexander founded a hat company called Tahoe Heartbeat in his home of Lake Tahoe, and has big plans for expansion, but Rob tells him why he already has the special sauce he needs for wild success.


Rob Gives Advice to Entrepreneurs
August 16, 2021

Rob Gives Advice to Entrepreneurs

Machine Method Phase: DISCOVERY

Another group of hungry, relentless entrepreneurs proved their merit by submitting detailed pitch videos with their experience and ideas for the chance to Build With Rob. While they may not be exact fits for the Dyrdek Machine’s hyper-specific criteria (see: EP01 Welcome to the Machine) for creating a company, Rob still believes all of these founders have what it takes to be successful and wants to lend his unique point-of-view to help them keep pushing forward to achieve their dreams.