Breaking Free from Wall Street’s Golden Handcuffs to Pursue Purposeful Work w/Sam Polk, Author of “For The Love of Money”


Sam Polk, a former hedge fund trader and self-proclaimed “wealth addict”, left Wall Street (and its multi-million dollar bonuses) behind in 2010 to pursue a career in philanthropy. And since then, he’s launched two successful ventures, Groceryships and Everytable, aimed at connecting low-income families with healthy food and nutrition education, causes he’s very passionate about.

In this week’s show, Marc talks to Sam about his decision to forego the big paychecks in order to pursue work he could feel good about. It’s the story Sam shares in his memoir, “For The Love of Money”, including the dreams that led him to Wall Street and the demons that drove him to leave. This interview is one you won’t want to miss.

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