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#520 – Grant Smillie On TV Rock & Starting E.P. & L.P./

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  • November 18, 2019

Grant Smillie – Celebrated DJ, Founder of Ponyfish Island & E.P. & L.P.

Grant was one of half of TV Rock, and one of Australia’s most celebrated DJ’s, winning two ARIA Awards throughout his career. Grant’s success also extends into the hospitality industry, co-founding Ponyfish Island, one of Melbourne’s most iconic and unique bars, situated in the middle of the Yarra River, Melbourne Brewing Co, and E.P. & L.P, one of the highest-grossing venues in Los Angeles.

On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show, we discuss:

– What makes a great DJ
– Confidence and humility
– Burning out and needing time out of the market
– Opening E.P. & L.P.
– Differentiation and building beyond the trend
– Tipping and staff culture
– Learnings from running multiple businesses
– Runway and surprises
– Things you have to do in LA
– What’s next

E.P. & L.P: https://www.eplosangeles.com

Grant on Instagram: http://instagram.com/smiles01

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