The Undefeated Underdogs

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Guest:

Dr. Corey Wilks is a licensed clinical psychologist and executive coach who helps top entrepreneurs in the world clarify what matters, overcome limiting beliefs, and build values-aligned lives and businesses. His work focuses on exploring the psychology of how to succeed in life and business. Podcasters like Chris Williamson and Paul Millerd praised Cory for his ability to steer founders in the right direction by unlocking the next level in business and personal growth.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generated $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 22,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is building a SaaS product called GuestLab, and runs another podcast series called YC Founder Stories alongside hosting this one.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Sponsor Corner:

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πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Description:

Listen in as Sharath and Corey discuss becoming self-aware, finding greatness, breaking limiting beliefs, and more!
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Timestamps:
  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 00:26: Shoutout to
  • 02:52: Introduction to Dr. Corey Wilks – Psychologist & Executive Coach!
  • 04:11: Why Corey picked psychology as his field of study
  • 09:10: How do you define psychology?
  • 14:09: Introverts vs extroverts in psychology
  • 18:44: How to think about your personal identity
  • 26:35: How to break limiting beliefs as a founder
  • 32:48: Mental models for founders
  • 39:27: How to find the courage to live your life
  • 44:31: How to bring your conviction to 100%
  • 52:44: How Corey pushes founders to find greatness
  • 56:07: How founders can keep up their focus
  • 1:01:32: How to find your own philosophy as a founder
  • 1:12:56: Inculcating self-awareness and spending time with your thoughts
  • 1:21:11: Outro and closing thoughts
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πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Corey:
  • Twitter:
  • Website:
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Sharath:

What is The Undefeated Underdogs?

The Undefeated Underdogs is a podcast unpacking the underdog stories you never heard of!

It highlights the underdog mentality and brings authentic conversations with people who play the long game, take action with a chip on their shoulders, and convert obstacles into opportunities!

Buckle up, as I will be bringing some authentic founders, VCs, community builders, and content creators who got underestimated their whole life, and yet they beat the odds and became insanely successful!