422: Billy McFarland | From Fyre Fest Fiasco to Federal Prison

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Billy McFarland co-founded the ill-fated 2017 Fyre Festival, and is currently serving six years in federal prison for defrauding investors of $27.4 million.

What We Discuss with Billy McFarland:

  • The ideas that sparked what Fyre Festival was trying to achieve on an epic scale and the shortcomings that transformed it into a fraudulent, failed mess.
  • The countless things Billy would do differently if he could have a do-over.
  • The numerous ways in which prisons are warehouses of unmet potential.
  • How Billy stays safe and sane when he's in solitary confinement.
  • Billy's biggest regrets and what he hopes to have a chance to accomplish after he's served the time he agrees he deserves.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/422

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