October 15, 2021
We had an informative conversation today with Eddie Speed, a man with decades of experience in the space of buying/selling notes and generating legitimate income from them. We talked about how notes work and how passive investors can get a piece of the pie.
We talked about structuring financing, seller financing and maximizing one's positive return. We even discussed how the IRS plays into and ways to stretch out and minimize tax burdens, including but not limited to capital gains. Let's go!
October 11, 2021
Today we tell the tale of how I was going to my early morning boxing workout with my daughter and the blunder that occurred before even leaving the house. We talked about the story of Elon Musk and the importance of being accountable.
We talked about how blaming everyone else is a destructive crutch. Facing ourselves and our mistakes gives us a chance to learn and live our solutions. We talked about seeing mistakes in the big picture and focusing on what we SHOULD do, not what we SHOULDN'T. Let's go!
October 7, 2021
WELCOME TO EPISODE 100! In this episode, we take a deeper dive into the data surrounding the covid-19 pandemic and compare that process to finding the KPI's (key performance indicators). You will see that the numbers, when broken down by different ages, etc speak volumes about the nature of the pandemic. We learn how this compares to overall mortality rates of various sorts as well.
Most importantly, we talked about how this all fits in with finding the areas of your business that ARE working to invest more there. We also talked about the value of keeping all your data well organized. Let's go!
October 1, 2021
In this episode, we talked about the importance of taking on new challenges for growth and to create new, raw energy in our lives and business - even if we're feeling burnt out at times. We talked about the power of Fridays and how easy it is to get lackadaisical in life and with our families.
We talked about the importance of changing it up and living from a place of high energy. We talked about changing your state and your mind in the process. We also covered this new workout - a boxing/cardio/strength training workout - that I am doing in light of the 75 Hard challenge I did months ago! Let's go!
September 28, 2021
Captain Steven Hoffman (Captain Hoff!) is the CEO of Founders Space, which helps accelerate and launch amazing startups. He is author of several award-winning books such as "Surviving a Startup," "Make Elephants Fly" and "The Five Forces". He has a widely varied background from Silicon Valley to Hollywood and shares with us some amazing stories and insights of his long and illustrious career helping businesses succeed! Let's go!
September 20, 2021
In this episode, we talked first about how champions create separation on Fridays. We talked about turning anger into productivity and some recent stories of people we've worked with dropping the ball and wasting our time. We talked about the importance of finding like-minded people and to stop feeling sorry for ourselves as victims when things go wrong.
We shared the value of being unreasonably optimistic! We also discussed not "making love" to problems, but rather focusing on solutions. We talked about some tips to deal with negative, angry energy as well as setting micro goals each day to control what we are able to.
We shared some of the tale of Ray Kroc and the impressive growth of McDonald's. We talked about some of our own personal difficulties of past businesses and the importance of pivoting when necessary. We talked about the immense importance also of controlling how we react, confront adversity and focus on solutions. Let's go!
September 17, 2021
We talked about some amazing gems of knowledge and experience acquired this week at the Traffic & Conversions Summit in sunny San Diego! We shared many tidbits related to the evolving landscape of social media and the real importance of OWNING your own audience and data.
We shared insights from billionaire Lululemon CEO Chip Wilson, Steve Sims, Pedro Adao, Martha Stewart and so many others. We talked at length about the importance of following through with commitments - doing what we say we will do! We talked about finding mentors and being relentless with ironclad systems and processes.
We talked about how Grant Cardone says to "reach up" as he has done to think and act like a billionaire. We talked about the importance of being cognizant of potential partners' and mentors' needs to bring value first because you are the sum of the 5-10 people you hang out with the most! Let's go!
September 13, 2021
In this episode we talked about some excellent sports analogies - especially as we get ready to start the 4th quarter of the year! We talked about our purpose on this podcast and different scenarios surrounding my kids' development in sports.
We talked about coaching my 9 year old and how some of the kids were letting mistakes drag them down for the rest of practice. I shared some details of a pep talk I gave them related to an incredible overtime game between the Saints and the Vikings. We talked about how Adam Thielen "flushed" the ball after mistakes so he could move forward with a clean slate - a metaphor that applies everywhere in life! Let's go!
September 6, 2021
We talked at length in this episode about clearing our path forward so we can move and obtain our true objectives in life. This is a process of filtering that includes asking and facing some hard questions at times. We talked about some things that happened in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" as well as the movie "Up in the Air" as it relates to these topics. We also covered some important principles, quotes and 7 tips to really let go and let life flow!
September 1, 2021
We talked in this episode first about making and achieving our goals as time continues to fly by. We also discussed some of the values of our company and how important it is to find, validate and agree with peoples problems before telling them the good news that we can help solve them.
We also shared the story of Jim Britt, one of Tony Robbins' mentors and how Jim built an extraordinary life out of next to nothing. He had to come up with $4000 when he only had $27 in his bank account. He started a business and basically failed for the first year. A mentor then taught him the importance of meeting people where they are and establishing common ground as a means to an end to both help them AND make more money. Let's go!