#49: Scott Harrison

#49: Scott Harrison

Update: 2024-02-12
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Scott Harrison is the founder of charity: water, one of the world’s most impactful and highly-rated charities. 

In this episode, you’ll learn how Scott walked away from his “degenerate” life as a nightclub promoter; how volunteering on a hospital ship inspired him to launch a charity despite having no money and no experience; and the life and business lessons he’s learned while raising nearly $1 billion without any government involvement.

Scott also talks about:
- His “Prodigal Son” journey away from faith and virtue and back
- How and why he finally walked away from a superficial life of drugs, gambling, “bottles and models” 
- His life-changing experience on a hospital ship in Liberia
- Advice for taking a daunting challenge, step-by-step
- Why access to clean water is ultimately a money problem
- Bringing storytelling and Nike-inspired marketing principles to the world of charity
- What he’s learned about hiring, delegating, and leading teams
- Why he still doesn’t think big enough at times


Connect with Scott:
- His Instagram
- His book, Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World


Scott’s charitable cause:
- Donate directly to charity: water here
- The Spring membership
- 100% of net proceeds from Scott’s book go to charity: water projects around the world


Interested in building wealth without losing your soul? Join the BetterLife Tribe here

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