The Investor Mindset Podcast

By Steven Pesavento - Real Estate Investor & Entrepreneur

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What does it take to succeed when others fail? We explore the stories on Investing that you don’t often hear: The trials and challenges that lead to success and the Mindset it takes to make it. We’ll learn from some of the best investors and entrepreneurs, learning through fire-walking their experiences so we can each setup up our game and be our best self. We focus 80% on the motivation & mindset that leads to success, and 20% on the investing strategies & tactics that get us there. About The Host: Steven Pesavento Real Estate Investors & Entrepreneur has always been obsessed with understanding how we can think better, how we can be better and how we can do better. He fought against those limiting beliefs, that held him back and jumped in to Real Estate with no experience. By modeling the mindset & actions of leaders he looked up to, his Real Estate investing his business exploded, buying 150 houses in his first two years, over $22 Million in real estate transactions. Personal development for real estate investors. Model the top real estate investors, house flippers, multifamily syndicators, wholesalers and landlords. We invite guests from all industries to share their mindset with our incredible community. Join the insider club at: https://TheInvestorMindset.com IG @Investormindset https://Facebook.com/theinvestormindset

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E120: The BiggerPockets Way of Raising Capital - Brandon Turner
00:47:11

Brandon Turner is the founder of Open Door Capital LLC, VP of Marketing for BiggerPockets, and a best-selling real estate author worldwide. Over the past decade, Brandon has established a strong track record investing in multifamily, including apartments and mobile home park assets. In addition to his accomplishments investing and publishing, Brandon is also host of the BiggerPockets podcast, which is the most downloaded real estate podcast in the world.  

Brandon achieved financial independence at age 27 and currently resides in Maui with his wife and two children. He has several driving purposes: he started with the ambition to be successful enough that he had the time freedom to be present in every moment in his kids lives, plus have the freedom to travel.  

Today his driving purpose is to find happiness through continuing to chase the moving target of success.

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Real estate is a hustle business 
  2. You MUST have knowledge of your subject in order to raise money
  3. You can be conservative, but you can’t ALWAYS take the most conservative approach
  4. Present yourself (your business / website /etc) the way you want to be received. Pay attention to detail, it matters! 
  5. Have a VIVID vision of where you want to be 

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Unscripted - MJ DeMarco (https://amzn.to/2Z0uKHr
  2. Profit First - Mike Michalowicz (https://amzn.to/2MX3DpZ
  3. Deep Work - Cal Newport (https://amzn.to/2oxi2Qh
  4. Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz)
  5. The Wealthy Gardener - John Soforic (https://amzn.to/3cBcEzu
  6. Vivid Vision - Cameron Herold (https://amzn.to/3bANxeS)  
  7. Traction - Gino Wickman  (https://amzn.to/2PTWn1Z

 

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Wake up at the same time every day
  2. Creates a weekly “battle plan” 
  3. Tracks habits (has a checklist) 

 

Links: 

Jun 04, 2020
E119: Smart Use of Leverage in Multifamily Real Estate
00:14:27

Smart Leverage in Real Estate offers you control, that you can't find through Stocks or other forms of Paper investments. These are especially available in Multifamily, as typically banks take on 65-85% of the cost of a property. As an owner you're in control of this property's destiny and therefore in control of your investment future. Plus, listen to the example of how a leveraged return dramatically increase the overall ROI on an investment deal. The key here is using Smart Leverage, as Robert Kiyosaki preaches. Make sure your operation team is in control of your investments when using leverage. 

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Smart leverage can greatly increase your returns (key word, SMART) 
  2. Only use leverage when you have control
  3. Educate yourself! Education on a subject = power 

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS: 

  1. Increase Your Financial IQ - Robert Kiyosaki (https://amzn.to/2zxOLKF)  

 

Links: 

Jun 01, 2020
E118: Undervalued Assets: Invest For Impact and Income - Arlan Hamilton
00:34:49

Arlan Hamilton built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing. Started from scratch in 2015, Backstage has now raised more than $10 million and invested in more than 130 startup companies led by underestimated founders.

In words of Mark Cuban - "Arlan’s story speaks to all the would-be entrepreneurs and dreamers out there. "Those of us who are different can rule the business world and no one can stop us."

Arlan’s purpose is impact. That’s it. She is truly devoted to the helping the underserved achieve the “impossible” and changing the world for the better. 

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Look where nobody else is looking (there is huge value in the “forgotten” or underrepresented)
  2. Get in the field and start doing the work, don’t just sit on the sidelines 
  3. Stay the course 
  4. Mentorship doesn’t have to be in-person, find it through books, podcasts, and other digital resources

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. It’s About Damn Time - Arlan Hamilton (https://amzn.to/3fTVxuQ
  2. Venture Deals - Brad Feld (https://amzn.to/2yQHSnV
  3. The Memo - Minda Harts (https://amzn.to/2yZt7z3

 

Links: 

 

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Writes “headlines” for herself
  2. Reads and researches her markets
  3. Disconnects at 6pm / stops working to maintain balance
May 28, 2020
E117: 3 Tax Benefits Investing in Multifamily Apartments
00:16:42

Tax Savings With Real Estate Investing are one of the big benefits that are hard to find in other types of investments. Did you know that multifamily apartment investments have some of the highest tax benefits in real estate investing? Join us today for a quick overview of the top 3 tax advantages of multifamily investing!

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Always consult your attorney and CPA about how/if you can take advantage of tax advantages 
  2. Multifamily assets have many tax advantages
  3. Passive investments are taxed at a lower rate than active 
  4. Three things to dive into with your CPA or attorney: Depreciation, Cost-Segregation, The Tax-cut and jobs act of 2017, The passive income tax rate

Links: 

May 25, 2020
E116: 6 Keys To Raising Capital for Real Estate - John Casmon
00:43:53

John Casmon founded Casmon Capital Group, and since then the company has helped families invest in over $90M in multifamily apartments to create generational wealth and impact.  John hosts the Target Market Insights podcast, and is the co-founder of the Midwest Real Estate Networking Summit. 

In his previous life, he held budget and campaign accountability for Fortune 500 companies including General Motors and MillerCoors.

John’s driving purpose is to leave a legacy for his family and the people he cares about. His upbringing and experience of financial hardships when he was young have driven him to work even harder to ensure that his family doesn’t have the same experience he did. 

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Adversity can be an excuse OR it can be your driving force 
  2. You have to know your own limiting beliefs before you can get started 
  3. The 6 C’s: Confidence, Credibility, Connections, Channel, Communications, Consistency 
  4. Understand your audience and who your “investor avatar” is

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Relentless - Tim S Grover (https://amzn.to/2z09FlA

Links: 

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Structured Journaling
  2. Creating weekly goals
  3. Wake up early
May 21, 2020
E115: Two Advantages of Multifamily Apartment Investing: Economies of Scale & Better Financing - Steven Pesavento
00:20:17

There’s nothing wrong with investing in single family homes - but if you plan to continue growing your investment portfolio (or if you haven’t started a portfolio yet!) you’re going to want to take a few minutes and hear some of the huge benefits of investing in multifamily. 

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Multifamily investment properties offer several benefits over single-family properties
  2. You can spread (reduce) risk with more units (single family vs. 100-units for example)
  3. It’s super important to work with an operator (or active partner) who has experience 
  4. Banks view multifamily assets as more secure 

Links: 

 

May 18, 2020
E114: From Pro Athlete To Pro Entrepreneur - The Best Never Stop Training - Rachael Rapinoe
00:27:48

Rachael Rapinoe is a serial entrepreneur and retired professional athlete who’s focused her attention on building business as the CEO of Mendi. 

Rachael brings extensive experience competing and training with elite athletes, truly understanding the human body and the role recovery has in performance. She has used these skills to successfully pivot into the business world where she’s run multiple successful companies.

As one of six children, Rachael learned teamwork and hard work from a young age, and she is still driven by the purpose of providing for her family and making sure they’re provided for. 

 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Get obsessed! If you’re not in love with some aspect of your business you may need to re-evaluate
  2. You can’t do it alone. Find the right people to fill gaps in your business and let them work
  3. Don’t go into partnership with anyone who doesn’t bring equal passion to the project
  4. Have KPI’s so you can track your wins!

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Always finds time for movement (exercise) everyday
  2. Fuels her body (eats for nutrition)
  3. Meditation
  4. Protects balance in her life

Links: 

 

May 14, 2020
E113: The Growing Demand For Multifamily - Steven Pesavento
00:13:34

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. People are choosing to rent rather than buy now more than ever  
  2. Multifamily rent has held strong in recession as well as growth 
  3. 1 in 5 Millennials say they plan to rent forever 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/multifamily

 

May 11, 2020
E112: How To Raise Private Money - Capital Raising with Corey Peterson
00:38:13

Corey Peterson is the owner of Kahuna Investments, where he strives to provide his investors with stable cash flow returns and long-term capital appreciation through multi-family apartments. Corey has managed and acquired over $95 million in real estate across the country. 

Corey is also the author of “Copy Your Way To Success - Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”, and the host of the Multi-Family Legacy Podcast. He speaks around the country on this subject, and has spoken at places including Harvard and Nasdaq, plus he is frequently featured on FOX, CBS, ABC, and NBC affiliates. 

Corey wants to be able to be a “supplier of fun” and have a positive effect on many lives, plus the ability to choose his own path. His definition of success closely aligns with this purpose.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. People are looking for investment opportunities outside of the stock market
  2. Think outside the box when it comes to raising capital - it might not be where you think
  3. It’s ALL about building really good relationships
  4. It just takes work (focused work)
  5. Build rapport BEFORE giving any numbers 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz)
  2. The Richest Man in Babylon - George S. Clason (https://amzn.to/2SzoYIT)  
  3. Copy Your Way To Success - Corey Peterson (https://amzn.to/35dGMOI

Keystone Habits

  1. Family is always first 

Links: 

 

May 07, 2020
E111: What Gives You Energy? - Steven Pesavento
00:11:03

Today’s episode is unique - it’s a glimpse into a powerful 30-day REI Action Challenge designed to help you focus on creating massive action and growth in your business (and life!) through understanding your unique abilities and what gives you energy. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Get rid of the things in your life that take away energy
  2. Just because you’re good at something doesn’t mean it energizes you (or that you ought to do it!) 
  3. Skills are developed - they take time and practice 
  4. Take the time to find your energy-giving activities & are natural abilities 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/challenge

 

May 04, 2020
E110: Key to Thriving Through Crisis - Rich Fettke
00:31:34

Rich Fettke has helped thousands of entrepreneurs improve their businesses, grow their wealth, and live more fulfilling lives as a Business and Personal Coach. You’ve seen him on News Networks like NPR, Wallstreet Journal and many others. Rich is also Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network. Since 2003 they’ve helped over 50,000 members improve their financial intelligence and acquire cash flowing income properties — so they don’t have to work forever.

Rich’s purpose is to live an awesome life by “walking the walk and talking the talk” - essentially living his life in alignment with his big goals. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Inspect EVERY single unit! (do your homework thoroughly) 
  2. Trust, but verify
  3. Collaborate with other people in your industry to learn best-practices 
  4. Learn to adapt the the present circumstances
  5. Know your “Big 3” goals  

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Traction - Gino Wickman  (https://amzn.to/2PTWn1Z
  2. The Way of the Superior Man - David Deida (https://amzn.to/2ZAouYm

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Morning meditation, yoga, and exercise 
  2. Has a professional coach 
  3. Every Monday fills out “Self-Coaching” form
  4. Super clear on goals 

Links: 

  • www.Realwealth.com 
Apr 30, 2020
E109: Should We Be Buying Real Estate With The Crisis Of COVID19? - Steven Pesavento
00:10:09

In this episode Steven goes over what he is doing in his investing business during the COVID-19 crisis, and some key tips to decide how you’ll handle the crisis in your own business. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Understand how your model of investing is affected by market changes
  2. Make sure you have multiple exit strategies in mind
  3. Spend plenty of time building your skills specific to your field
  4. Don’t operate off an outdated set of assumptions

Links: 

  • Instagram: @stevenpesavento
Apr 27, 2020
E108: Creating A Systematized Life - David Lecko
00:27:26

David Lecko is the CEO of DealMachine, an app that enables real estate investors to find off-market deals and contact any property owner. In the last year, the app has been downloaded over 80,000 times. DealMachine has added millions of dollars of revenue to scaling home buying businesses around the United States.

David has built his company through innovative solutions to a problem he found when starting his own real estate business, and now that he’s achieved his goal through his app he’s driven to continued success by the desire to provide for his family, as well as all the people and families he employs through DealMachine. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. “Untie” your income from your time
  2. Good mentorship is worth paying for 
  3. Track your time daily

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Great CEO Within - Matt Mochary (https://amzn.to/2yQkPce
  2. 4-Hour Work Week - Tim Ferris (https://amzn.to/2ZDZjU0
  3. Profit First - Mike Michalowicz (https://amzn.to/2MX3DpZ)
  4. https://www.intelligentchange.com/pages/five-minute-journal-app
  5. Getting Things Done - David Allen (https://amzn.to/3ekG1HC)  

Keystone Habits

  1. 5 minute journaling 
  2. Inbox Zero 
  3. Puts everything he does (more than 15 minutes) onto a calendar

Links: 

  • @Dlecko (instagram)
  • www.Dealmachine.com 
Apr 23, 2020
E107: A Time For Leadership - Steven Pesavento
00:06:11

In this episode Steven goes over why NOW is the time we need great leaders, and why you need to be a leader, regardless of if you’re leading a team, or just leading yourself. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Leaders push forward, even through difficulty
  2. You need to be a leader, even if it’s just for yourself 
  3. Know when to pivot, or to dive deeper 
  4. Action action action! 

Links: 

Apr 20, 2020
E106: Supercharge Your Growth Through Syndication - Todd Dexheimer
00:23:43

Todd Dexheimer, CEO of Venture D Properties, LLC has spent years learning the “secrets” to success. Since 2008 he has purchased and renovated roughly 800 units. He’s completed over 150 flips, including a 20 unit mobile home park, a ski resort, and a 15 unit apartment complex. 

These days Todd owns approximately $35 million in real estate comprising 550 units and 25,000sqft of office and retail space located in 5 states (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee). His focus is on syndicating value-add multi-family properties in emerging markets. 

Todd’s purpose is to impact people’s lives in a good way, and today he is also the host of the podcast Pillars of Wealth Creation. Mentors have been a huge part of his success, and he’s doing his part to be a mentor to other real estate investors. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Growth doesn’t happen overnight
  2. Often (to reach success) you just have to get out of your own way
  3. You can’t prepare forever, you MUST take action 
  4. Success in the long-term is often about fulfillment 
  5. Finding a good mentor comes from adding value & building relationships

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie (https://amzn.to/2Q7b6Xx)
  2. Multi-Family Millions - David Lindahl (https://amzn.to/2Rza7gJ

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Reading
  2. Listening to books / podcasts
  3. Exercise & healthy eating 
  4. Family time
  5. Time blocking

Links: 

Apr 16, 2020
E105: Applying The Fundamentals Now - Steven Pesavento
00:12:13

What’s easy to do is also easy not to do. Whether you’ve heard that statement before or not, it’s true, and it’s SO important. It’s easy to get bogged down in the daily grind and completely forget about those simple, but SUPER important fundamentals that got you to where you are today! Take a minute now, hop into the episode, and refresh the things that are really important! 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. It’s easy to slip into a rut and forget to focus / work on the important things
  2. MOVE your body! Keep strong focus on your physical and mental health for peak impact
  3. Focus on the bottom line FIRST (the real profit)
  4. Never stop investing in growth and improvement
Apr 13, 2020
E104: Quick Hacks For Real Success - Mark Podolsky
00:26:12

Working smarter, and believing in your path are two huge keys to having a successful business. Sometimes seeing is believing - if you’ve ever felt that way you might want to join us today. Mark Podolsky, “The Land Geek”, owner of Frontier Properties joins Steven to walk through his path through investing, his philosophy on success, and knowing yourself. 

Mark also shares the importance of creating habits and actions that support your goals - want to know the secret? (spoiler alert, I just told you). 

Mark’s purpose is to be a good ancestor. He wants to leave a great legacy for the generations that come after him, and a story of strong relationships and deep meaning. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Know yourself and what motivates you
  2. Grit develops through hardship
  3. You have to build up your “frustration” tolerance 
  4. Be present in every moment 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Mindset - Carol S. Dweck ( https://amzn.to/2WundPH
  2. The Second Mountain - David Brooks (https://amzn.to/2LDhot2)
  3. Words That Change Minds - Shelle Rose Charvet (https://amzn.to/2QxXT7U

Keystone Habits

  1. Meditation 
  2. Work out everyday 
  3. Connects with family & friends in some way 

Links: 

www.thelandgeek.com/investormindset

 

Apr 09, 2020
E103: Power of Community Now - Steven Pesavento
00:09:45

Does it ever feel like you’re the only person in the world dealing with the challenges you’re dealing with? Join us today to learn 3 reasons why getting plugged into the power of community now, which is critical to prolonged success and happiness. 

Community is everywhere. Online we have the power of being connected to communities around the world. To those going through the same challenge we’ve faced ourselves. Today I challenge you to step into a powerful community. And to step up to lead, by jumping in with both feet, even when so much is unknown. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Surround yourself with people who’re going after greatness 
  2. Community is critical 
  3. You don’t need to do this (anything) alone

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/webinars

 

Apr 06, 2020
E102: The Secrets Of World-Class Marketing - Kyle Wilson
00:49:58

Kyle is the founder of Jim Rohn International and He’s worked with the top names in the personal development industry including Og Mandino, Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Darren Hardy, and many others. He spent his early days filling huge seminar rooms, launched and published multiple personal development publications with over a million subscribers and has produced/published over 100+ hours of Training programs.

He now does high-end coaching & consulting, host the Kyle Wilson Inner Circle Mastermind and has helped over 200 people became #1 Best Selling Published Authors, hitting multiple #1 Best Selling books.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Building anything is going to take time 
  2. Have a plan, but be prepared to pivot along the way  
  3. You can’t copy exactly someone else’s plan and be successful, you have to know what works for you too. Know yourself and your specific strengths 
  4. Provide value first 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill  (https://amzn.to/2PUpv9c)

Keystone Habits: 

  1. “Space” in the morning to set the tone of the day
  2. Spiritual focus
  3. Building relationships 

Links: 

 

Apr 02, 2020
Chris Voss Negotiation Live - 60 Seconds or She Dies Drill
00:12:46

In this Episode Steven Pesavento gives it his all negotiating against the former FBI Hostage Negotiation Chris Voss in the famous “60 Seconds or She Dies” Drill. 

You won’t want to miss even one minute of the action….

“My heart is pumping so hard right now”  - Steven

In this episode you’ll learn: 
 

  • The TWO key strategies you must keep in every negotiation
  • The ONE most important thing, nearly everyone forgets about when getting into a negotiation: Does the other side want to make a deal?
  • And two more that you’ll need to listen through to the end to get!

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
1. Never Split the Difference - Chris Voss (https://amzn.to/2A2QBjv)

Mar 30, 2020
E100: The Story of Steven Pesavento - Interviewing the Host
00:37:42

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Turn your “excuses” into your motivation 
  2. Take time to audit yourself, and find your super power
  3. When making money is your only (business) focus it’s SO easy to end up in a place totally out of alignment with your goals  
  4. Finding a mentor is the fastest way to grow 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Go-Giver - Bob Burg & John David Mann (https://amzn.to/34wNNJQ)
  2. 4-Hour Work Week - Tim Ferris (https://amzn.to/2ZDZjU0

Keystone Habits: 

  1. 4 “M’s”: Mindset, Meditation, Movement, Mapping
  2. Chooses 3 daily focus items 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/morning

 

Mar 26, 2020
E99: Get Back Up And Challenge Yourself
00:10:51

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. We often overlook our biggest skillset 
  2. You cannot fail unless you stop trying 
  3. Failure is going to happen, but it’s our biggest opportunity to grow
  4. Low-stakes rejection is great training 

Links: 

Mar 23, 2020
E98: What You're Missing About Money - Chris Naugle
00:39:34

Chris Naugle has dedicated his life to being America’s #1 Money Mentor. His success includes managing over 30 million dollars in assets in the financial services and advisory industry and tens of millions in real estate business, with over 200 transactions and an HGTV pilot show since 2014.

Today he’s dedicating time to his driving purpose (gratitude, and showing people the way to financial freedom) by sharing his journey through entrepreneurship, near bankruptcy, and finally success, and the few key pieces he was missing before he found a mentor. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. You NEED mentors
  2. Regardless of success, there are always times of downturn, plan for them 
  3. Become a problem solver
  4. Don’t ever ask for money
  5. Have multiple exit strategies

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Private Money Guide - Chris Naugle (https://amzn.to/39QduqH
  2. The “501(k)” Plan - Tom & Mark Ford Dyson (https://amzn.to/2QcBa0C
  3. The Creature From Jekyll Island - G. Edward Griffin (https://amzn.to/2TZpK1w

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Early morning routine: Prayer, push-ups
  2. Very scheduled days
  3. Has surrounded himself with mentors & people good at things he’s not

Links: 

Mar 19, 2020
E97: Coronavirus Impact on the Real Estate Market?
00:15:23

What impact is The CoronaVirus having on the real estate market? Steven will be covering what you need to know when it comes to COVID-19 as a real estate investor or real estate agent.

👉👉 Join the Investor Mindset Facebook for more REI training at http://theinvestormindset.com/values  

 

CORONAVIRUS EPISODE UPDATE:

What impact is The CoronaVirus having on the real estate market? Steven will be covering what you need to know when it comes to COVID-19 as a real estate investor or real estate agent.

The Coronavirus outbreak is spreading rapidly, as any pandemic virus will and nearly every industry is feeling the impact. Discover not only what could be done now to limit the impacts of Coronavirus on Real Estate, but also how it may affect real estate investing in the near future.

If you’re flipping houses, buying multifamily apartments or wholesaling, it's important that you plan accordingly for what could happen because of Coronavirus.

Plus most importantly, he’ll talk through how you should be thinking during this time. What kind of mindset you should have and what questions you can ask yourself to stay in a peak state.

We’ll cover what is COVID-19 doing to real estate investing?

How will Coronavirus affect the real estate market?

And more!

 

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Mar 16, 2020
E96: The Biggest Mistake People Make That Kills Momentum - Steven Pesavento
00:12:34

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Be careful of “playing defense” once you’ve hit some success
  2. Don’t let fear stop you from doing the actions that led you to success in the first place
  3. You don’t have to lose your momentum! 

Links: 

Mar 12, 2020
E95: How To Create Your Personal Success Plan - Purdeep Sangha
00:37:31

Purdeep Sangha is widely known as “The Strategist For Men In Business” and teaches men how to become a Profit-Multiplying Powerhouse. His personal mission is to help men grow their businesses massively, increase their personal fulfillment in life and improve their relationships with their wives and kids. 

Purdeep is the founder behind the movement #MenWhoWin, as well as “Men Who Are Mindful Alpha Males”. Before all of this he was a successful executive at multi-billion dollar organization before he walked into work one day and quit, cold turkey.

The son of immigrants, he has dedicated his life to living out the example they gave him in making the world a better place for his family, but also for as many people as he can. He says his personal motto is “to make the world a better place”. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Having a “Plan B” can actually be a sabotage to your plan 
  2. Your personal life (happiness / unhappiness) directly affects your business life 
  3. Invest in yourself (and solutions) BEFORE you’re in trouble 
  4. Emotional Intelligence is extremely powerful  

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The War of Art - Steven Pressfield (https://amzn.to/30UOZUg

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Meditation 
  2. Exercise - pushing beyond limits 
  3. Healthful eating
  4. Spends time with his kids in the morning 
  5. Reads every day

Links

 

Mar 09, 2020
E94: Never Give Up - Steven Pesavento
00:08:05

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. You’ve got this
  2. We grow stronger by going THROUGH the hardships
  3. Don’t accept a low standard, push beyond where you think you can go 
Mar 05, 2020
E93: Stay Hungry! The Key to Success and Fulfilling Your Potential - Brent Daniels
00:39:24

Brent Daniels is a multi-million dollar real estate wholesaler based in Phoenix, Arizona. He’s the creator of TTP (Talk To People), a simple, low cost, and incredibly effective telephone marketing program. Brent has personally coached over 1,000 wholesalers enrolled in his “Cold Calling Mastery” training, and has helped 10,000’s of others who listen to him host the Wholesaling Inc. podcast, watch his YouTube channel, and attend his live events.

Brent says that untapped potential is one of the worst things he could imagine, so his purpose every day is to make sure he reaches his own full potential. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Don’t ever STOP! Keep up some sort of positive action, even when it gets tough
  2. Take action first. Don’t wait on education
  3. Take it one step at a time
  4. Stay hungry! 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Go-Giver, Bob Burg & John David Mann (https://amzn.to/34wNNJQ)
  2. The Financial Matrix - Orrin Woodward (https://amzn.to/3caJ983

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Responds to every message he’s received every day
  2. Strengthen mindset
  3. Exercise at least a few times a week 
  4. Starts at zero every day

Links: 

Mar 02, 2020
E92: 3 Lessons How To Achieve More In Real Estate - Steven Pesavento
00:13:33

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. There is massive power in learning to say “No” to things not in alignment with your goals
  2. It’s super critical to have a clear “to-do” list of the money making activities in your business
  3. Surround yourself with people doing amazing things so you can challenge yourself forward 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/values

 

Feb 27, 2020
E91: Building A Business Side Hustle For Your Lifestyle - Leah Gervais
00:43:52

Leah Gervais is the Host of Your Biggest Vision Podcast, and the founder of Urban 20 Something. She works with ambitious, budding entrepreneurs all over the world helping them to monetize their existing passions and experiences by packaging them into transformative products and services, and to build their businesses from their laptops with strategic marketing. 

She’s developed a mindset to break through challenges to build an incredible life. She believes mentors are incredibly important, because they’ll show you what’s possible when you may not be able to see it yourself.

Leah’s purpose is to make her father proud through carrying out what she believes is her divine assignment to make the absolute most out of herself and her life. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Life doesn’t have to be structured after a 9-5 job
  2. Learn how to ask better questions: Instead of “this can’t happen”, say “how can this happen”
  3. Understand your own unique fears so they can’t hold you back
  4. Fear often happens when values conflict

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Science of Getting Rich - Wallace D Wattles (https://amzn.to/311mUvi

Keystone Habits

  1. Mindset: Reads, writes down wins & gratitude, schedules
  2. Keeps herself physically in good shape: Exercise / sleep / diet

Links

Feb 24, 2020
What Leads To Massive Growth in Business and in Life? - Steven Pesavento
00:11:18


 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. The more times we check-in on our categories the more opportunities we have to pivot/make a change 
  2. Commit to improving one area / life category 
  3. Reviewing / checking in with yourself is SO important to getting where you want to go

Links: 

 

Feb 20, 2020
E89: 3 Tips To Grow Your Business Fast - Scaling on Purpose - Gary Harper
00:41:51

Gary Harper is the owner of Sharper Business Solutions. Gary spent 16 years as an executive in a Fortune 500 company where he handled the process of evaluating companies operation expenses, and helped them to reach new levels of efficiencies. 

Gary began investing in real estate in 2004, and has taken his expertise in business systems and process management and developed a program to help real estate investors position themselves to scale their business to new levels.

Gary focuses on his “Three to Thrive” (hop into the episode for more on this) and is driven by his purpose of helping other people and creating an impact-centered legacy. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Know who you are, and be true yourself. 
  2. Reaching your Intended Result is what creates satisfaction, not just reaching A result 
  3. Attach emotion to your vision to create your strong drive 
  4. You need a strong purpose to push through the hard things in your journey

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Intentional Living - John C Maxwell (https://amzn.to/2vugdqM
  2. The Purpose Driven Life - Rick Warren (https://amzn.to/2UMJnf8)
  3. Start With Why - Simon Sinek (https://amzn.to/2wacMWl
  4. The Go-Giver - Bob Burg & John David Mann (https://amzn.to/34wNNJQ)
  5. Getting Naked - Patrick Lencioni (https://amzn.to/3bxBhwV

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Focuses on 3 goals daily, weekly, monthly
  2. Has three dates/week: One with his wife, one with his son, one with his daughter
  3. Reads 3 books/week 

Links: 

Feb 17, 2020
E88: A Story To Success: Why Its Called The Investor Mindset - Steven Pesavento
00:17:31

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. Our thoughts are incredibly powerful tools for us to create an incredible life
  2. We don’t conquer the mountain, we conquer ourselves (limiting beliefs)
  3. Before you can change, you have to notice your own limiting beliefs and thoughts
  4. Notice, Acknowledge, Condition, Apply Action

 

Go Deeper In Our Free Masterclass: www.TheInvestorMindset.com/values 

Feb 13, 2020
E87: Creating A Powerful Network - Deborah Razo
00:32:55

Deborah Razo started her first business in 1990, and after owning and partnering in several successful small businesses she realized that her path to financial freedom was through real estate investing. 

Today she has flipped houses in LA, has single-family rental homes in Memphis TN, and multi-family rentals in Tucson, AZ. Deborah also founded the Women’s Real Estate Network (WREN) with Chapters in LA, Seattle, OC, Phoenix and San Diego and more to open this year.

Deborah’s life mission statement is to help people who seek growth and want to live life and prosper fully, and she is truly doing that through her many ventures. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Networks are powerful, don’t try to do it alone
  2. If you want to grow you HAVE to get out of your comfort zone
  3. Know WHY you want it so you can push through the discomfort of things outside your comfort zone
  4. Look at problems as opportunities to learn and grow

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Daring Greatly - Brene Brown (https://amzn.to/37YtvKz

Keystone Habits

  1. Daily exercise
  2. Plans her outcomes on Sunday evenings
  3. Stays focused on her planned outcomes during the week

Links: 

www.deborahrazo.com

 

Feb 10, 2020
E86: Kicking The 3 Types Of Fear - Steven Pesavento
00:07:43

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Fear can be an anchor holding us back 
  2. The Law of Polarity: If failure is possible, success is equally possible
Feb 06, 2020
E85 - Passive Investment Lifestyle - Travis Watts
00:28:53

Travis Watts is a full-time passive real estate investor. He has been investing in real estate since 2009 in multi-family, single-family and vacation rentals. Travis is also the Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. Travis has invested in over 25 passive syndicationa between 14 different firms. 

Travis now dedicates his time to educating others in the world of investing and has made it his mission to share passive investment strategies in order to help others achieve and maintain wealth in real estate. He’s driven by his optimistic excitement for the future, and the knowledge that success is a moving target that he wants to continue following long-term.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. You can always change your path if it’s not serving your true goal
  2. Your definition of success will change over time
  3. Don’t waste your energy on things that don’t bring you happiness 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Tax-Free Wealth - Tom Wheelwright (https://amzn.to/38IQ7yn

Keystone Habits

  1. Self-Education 
  2. Self-reflection/ evaluation 

Links

Bigger pockets (

https://www.biggerpockets.com/users/TravisWatts

Feb 03, 2020
E84: The Mindset of Quick Rapport - Steven Pesavento
00:09:49

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Rapport is connection with another person
  2. Be humble, but believe in yourself
  3. Listening is the foundation of building rapport
Jan 30, 2020
E83: Leveraging Leverage - A Different View On Debt - Jason Hartman
00:34:21

Jason Hartman is an investor now based in Florida. He’s the CEO of Platinum Properties Real Estate, Hartman Media Network and several others. He's involved in a number of business ventures helping investors buy turnkey investment properties and gaining long term financial wealth. His main focus is on assets that maintain within the investor’s control, and he uses creative debt strategies to create long-term wealth plans. 

Jason’s purpose is to create. He believes that staying engaged (ie. not retiring for the sake of retiring) is a good practice for a fulfilled life, and he intends to follow his own advice.  

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Evaluate leverage - it may give you more negotiating power 
  2. Consumer debt is negative, smart real estate debt can be positive
  3. There is always a different strategy to investing
  4. Delayed gratification equals a compounded reward
  5. Mentors are readily available through books / podcasts / masterminds

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Mission Success - Og Mandino (https://amzn.to/2RCT50J
  2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey (https://amzn.to/2lKuPOf
  3. The Psychology of Winning - Denis Waitley (https://amzn.to/2uel3HY

Links: 

  • Jasonhartman.com 
  • Podcasts: Jasonhartman.com/podcast 
Jan 27, 2020
E82: 4 Steps to Avoiding The New Years Resolution Fail - Steven Pesavento
00:17:39

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Resolutions place an emphasis on a result, not the action to get there
  2. Resolutions generally fail because of our self-belief
  3. Start with smaller, attainable action steps
  4. Prepare to overcome distractions / challenges ahead of time 

Links: 

Habit Tracker Apps: 

https://www.lifehack.org/668261/best-habit-tracking-apps

Jan 23, 2020
E81: Failing Forward: Perseverance Through Adversity - Jim Maffuccio
00:37:26

Jim Maffuccio has enjoyed a long and successful career in real estate and has some battle scars to prove it. Today, as Founder and Principal of Aspen Funds, he’s drawing on his over 30 years of real estate experience in a way that many haven't discovered. Jim has become an expert on mortgage notes and is helping investors earn high yields every month without the built-in volatility of traditional investment options.

Jim is a man of integrity and faith, and his key motivator - as well as the marker of success for him - is living a life in line with what he believes God intended for him. He is striving every day to fulfill that plan.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Don’t take failure personally, learn from it! 
  2. Don’t let your identity get tied up in what you’re doing, success or failure
  3. Be willing to let go of the things that you’re not good at, or that aren’t your highest and best use 
  4. Model the people you want to be like 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Bible (https://amzn.to/2Lw254E)  

Keystone Habits

  1. Prayer
  2. Communication
  3. Continuous analysis of business KPI’s

Links: 

www.aspenfunds.us

 

Jan 20, 2020
E80: Moving Through Overwhelm - Steven Pesavento
00:15:33

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. The feeling of “overwhelm” (or stress) is a perfect action trigger to start this process! 
  2. More than 3 tasks (or ideas) in your head at once create overwhelm
  3. Plan, and then SCHEDULE the time with yourself
Jan 16, 2020
E79: Rebuilding After Failure With Real Estate Investing - Matt Theriault
00:33:55

Matt Theriault is a full-time real estate investor and investing coach. He does business primarily in Southern California, but invests throughout the nation. He is host of the Epic Real Estate Investing Podcast, as well as The Do Over show. 

Matt served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and then spent 13 years of his life in the music business developing and running a small record label - and then lost everything. He built everything back up from the bottom, and now shares his “do-over” story with other investors and entrepreneurs across the country. 

Matt is driven to success by the desire to set a great example for his son. He said he is motivated by this quote: “Today I felt like quitting, but then I remembered who was watching”.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Be really intentional about who you surround yourself with
  2. The only variable between the “right” information, and success, is YOU
  3. Find someone who’s doing what you want very well, and pursue them and now to be a VALUE to them

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Profit First - Mike Michalowicz (https://amzn.to/2MX3DpZ

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Messages his assistant every morning the 5 things they’re going to get done that day
  2. Very connected with “what happens if I DON’T do what I need to do today”

Links: 

www.epicrealestate.com

  

Jan 13, 2020
E78: 5 Steps of Planning - Steven Pesavento
00:11:06

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Write everything down! 
  2. Schedule it or it won’t happen
  3. Take Action! 
  4. Celebrate your accomplishments
Jan 09, 2020
E77: Master of Negotiation - Chris Voss
00:41:37

Chris Voss is a master negotiator, retired from the FBI after 24 years as the lead international kidnapping negotiator. He has written a fantastic book called Never Split The Difference, and is the CEO of the Black Swan Group, a company that specializes in solving Business Communication Problems using these same hostage negotiation strategies. 

Chris has carried his purpose of helping people from the FBI to the business world, and he is still making a huge impact on lives through his training and sharing. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Common ground isn’t so important, people just want to be understood
  2. Trust-based influence is the “most durable” form of influence 
  3. Deal with the elephant in the room - don’t ignore it 
  4. “But” is a bad word

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Rise Of Superman - Steven Kotler (https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Superman-Decoding-Ultimate-Performance/dp/1477800832/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1576876572&sr=8-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=theinvestor0a-20&linkId=2d8e627d0cd94ed919e839c418260ef3&language=en_US
  2. Never Split The difference - Chris Voss

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Smile when saying hello to someone! 

Links: 

The Art of Negotiation Master Class: 

https://mstr.cl/35mxE9F

Jan 06, 2020
E76: The Power of Focus - Steven Pesavento
00:10:20

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Repetition is the mother of skill, and the father of action
  2. Re-frame “negative” experiences into positive takeaways 
  3. How you feel about a situation is determined by your focus
Jan 02, 2020
E75: Fulfillment Through Financial Freedom - Michael Blank
00:40:27

Michael Blank is an entrepreneur who’s passionate about helping people become financially free through real estate investing. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller “Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing”, and he’s also host of the popular Apartment Buildings Investing Podcast.

Michael has helped investors to purchase 5,000 multifamily units valued at $215M through his content and training programs, and he himself controls over $43M million in performing multifamily assets all over the United States, and has raised over $12M in capital.

Michael’s purpose is to help as many people become financially free as possible, and he’s currently driven to do so in the biggest way possible. His current goal is to help over 1000 people quit their jobs, so they can have financial freedom and the opportunity for impact and fulfillment in their lives.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. You can’t control your circumstances, but you can control how you react TO the circumstances
  2. Working on your character (who you need to BE) often precedes the results we want
  3. Get REALLY clear on what you want and why, and evaluate your strategy to get there

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz)
  2. The Miracle Equation - Hal Elrod (https://amzn.to/36uzzJE)
  3. Miracle Morning - Hal Elrod (https://amzn.to/2zXAHqP)
  4. The One Thing - Gary Keller & Jay Papasan (https://amzn.to/2MZtPlb)
  5. Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing - Michael Blank (https://amzn.to/2RP93pU)

Keystone Habits:

  1. The Miracle Morning
  2. Regular “check-in” retreats with himself on goals

Links:

  • Themichaelblank.com
Dec 30, 2019
E74: What Will You Accept - Steven Pesavento
00:05:57

BIG TAKEAWAYS: 

  1. Nobody likes unexpected change
  2. We can only control things within our control - we can’t control others 
  3. Accept change, and look forward to the future
  4. Think about what you need to let go, and decide to ACTUALLY let it go.
Dec 26, 2019
E73: Ditch The Doubters - Ellie Perlman
00:40:14

The founder of Blue Lake Capital, Ellie Perlman, has over 10 years of experience in real estate investment, law, and property management. She started her career in Israel as a commercial real estate lawyer, leading commercial transactions for Israel’s largest development company, and then took a huge leap and moved to the US to start her own investment company. 

Ellie, along with her partner, owns both passively and actively over 2,000 units across the U.S. worth over $250M. Ellie holds an MBA from MIT and is Host of “That REllie Happened?! Unbelievable Real Estate Stories”

She is driven to her success by her childhood and the decision to never live in the situation she grew up in again, plus the drive to provide a great life for her family. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Don’t take anything for granted - be grateful for the opportunity around you! 
  2. Make a decision about what you want, and then DO IT 
  3. We have incredible access to opportunity in the United States
  4. You have to surround yourself with people with the right (success) mindset 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The One Thing - Gary Keller & Jay Papasan (https://amzn.to/2MZtPlb

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Everyday is a Monday (work everyday) 
  2. Change the scenery (work from home, work from office / coffee shop)
  3. Setting VERY specific goals for the day the prior night
  4. Take breaks! 

Links: 

Dec 23, 2019
E72: Be Grateful - Steven Pesavento
00:07:02
The holiday season is joyful, but it can be overwhelming. It’s easy to get annoyed, or distracted, and totally lose sight of what’s important. As we head into this holiday week, hop on and join us for a quick, but powerful, way to keep yourself on-point through this holiday season.
Dec 19, 2019
E71: Focus Small - Niches to Riches - David Thompson
00:41:31

David Thompson started his investing career after leaving the corporate world. He founded Thompson Investing, which provides investors opportunities to invest with experienced operators in MF apartments, self storage and manufactured home parks. As general partner and sponsor in syndication deals, he has raised significant private equity capital. He helped provide investor funds to purchase over 6,000 apartment units worth over $500M and owns thousands of self storage units and MHP lots. 

David’s purpose and drive are his family, and also his commitment to integrity all the time - when it’s “visible”, and when nobody is watching.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Things are going to happen, things can go wrong, just be prepared
  2. Partner with experts
  3. Get LASER focused 
  4. Figure out your strengths

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Second Mountain - David Brooks (https://amzn.to/2LDhot2
  2. Atomic Habits by James Clear (https://amzn.to/2PP2zIl)

Keystone Habits

  1. Morning quiet time 
  2. Yoga
  3. Read
  4. Work on one goal before checking phone / emails 

Links: 

  • Thompsoninvesting.com 
Dec 16, 2019
E70: Clarity Into Action - Steven Pesavento
00:09:47

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Get clear on what’s REALLY important to you
  2. FOCUS. Choose ONE thing to work on at a time
  3. Take action. Once you’ve chosen your path

Recommended BOOKS: 

  1. The One Thing - Gary Keller & Jay Papasan 
Dec 12, 2019
E69: The Authenticity Challenge - Alex Terranova
00:39:00

In the journey of life we all start in different places, and we’ve all got different goals and motivations. Do you know what yours are? Or, are you like so many others who have goals, but for some reason keep hitting roadblocks in the journey? Join Alex and Steven today as they discuss the power of authenticity, setting “anchors”, and the real secret behind making exceptional progress. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Aim for fulfillment, not just the “next” thing
  2. Put “support structures” in place to help you overcome your excuses
  3. Success isn’t about money. Money is good, but it doesn’t equal success (or fulfilment) 
  4. Set “progress” goals for yourself so you have stepping stones

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Anything by Seth Godin 
  2. Buddah’s Brain - Rick Hanson (https://amzn.to/2XSCNmV
  3. The Brink - Mark Hunter (https://amzn.to/2OOEDkO

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Keeps accountability partners daily
  2. Has a consistent bedtime and wake-up time
  3. Lists 3 - 5 items to accomplish that will make that day a success

Links: 

Dec 09, 2019
E68: Believe That You Can - Steven Pesavento
00:05:03

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Belief in yourself is CRUCIAL
  2. You CAN
  3. Start now
  4. Just keep going
Dec 05, 2019
E67: Hustling for Time Freedom - Lauren Hardy
00:41:05

Lauren Hardy is a real estate investor based in Orange County California, and has invested in hundreds of properties over her 8-year career. Lauren has the unique expertise of being a successful “virtual investor” having not lived in many of the states she’s invested in. She founded TMF Real Estate in 2012 after becoming a mother.

Lauren’s dream and purpose is to create a business that not only gives her professional satisfaction, but also the flexibility to be present in the lives of her children. Her children are her motivation and the driving force behind her passion and focus.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. If you have limited time, focus FIRST on the items that make money
  2. Everyone should have a mentor
  3. When you’re going through something hard, focus on the absolute necessities to give yourself space to get through it 
  4. Allow yourself to be human, it’s okay to need to take a break here and there 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Who Moved My Cheese - Spencer Johnson (https://amzn.to/35oDWVV
  2. The Compound Effect - Darren Hardy (https://amzn.to/2ZDWkM3)

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Maintains a very strict schedule
  2. Works out almost every day
  3. Eats healthy / doesn’t drink except weekends
  4. Always educating herself 
  5. Reaches out weekly to someone who’s just ahead of her in business

Links: 

  • Instagram: @thismomflips 

lauren@tmfrealestate.com

 

Dec 01, 2019
E66: Thanks Giving - The Power of a Little Contribution - Steven Pesavento
00:07:24

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Give without the expectation of receiving 
  2. Being successful is nice, but money isn’t fulfillment - helping others is. 
  3. Giving isn’t about writing a check, it’s about making a difference in someone’s life
Nov 28, 2019
E65: The Self-Talk Secret - Mitch Stephens
00:45:11

Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed Real Estate investor for 20+ years. He started his investing career in his early 20’s, and now his company specializes in buying distressed properties with other people's money. His company now also sells those properties, owner financed, to new homeowners. Since 1996 Mitch has sold close to 2000+ homes! 

Mitch is an avid reader, but also places huge value on mentorship and coaching. Some of his early mentors were Ron LeGrand and Lou Brown. 

His belief is that the only the only reason we’re put on this planet is to love and help each other, so that is now his purpose in business and life.  

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. You don’t have to know how to do everything, find the person who does! 
  2. If you want to change your life, change your self-talk
  3. Do something you love, that inspires you
  4. Having someone who’s “done it” (as a mentor) is invaluable 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Bible (https://amzn.to/2Lw254E)  
  2. Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill  (https://amzn.to/2PUpv9c)
  3. Psycho-cybernetics - Maxwell Maltz (https://amzn.to/2nRPXmF)
  4. Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz
  5. Nothing Down - Robert Allen (https://amzn.to/332lIYT
  6. Self-Made in America - John Mccormack (https://amzn.to/2r96l3g)   
  7. Outliers - Malcom Gladwell (https://amzn.to/37uIP1E)  

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Get the day going early

Links

  • 1000houses.com
Nov 25, 2019
E64: Habits of Gratitude and Presence - Steven Pesavento
00:11:05

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Living  with presence and gratitude is simple, but can be difficult
  2. Take the time to sit still, and really appreciate the things in your life you can be grateful  for
  3. Be IN the moment. Wherever you are, or whatever you’re doing, focus on that

Links: 

  • www.TheInvestorMindset.com 
Nov 21, 2019
E63: Conquering The Can't Do Mindset - Michael Green
00:36:02

Michael Green is a wonderful investor who’s flipped over 1100 homes. He grew up in a tough neighborhood of Baltimore, where he learned first hand the power of living with a Toxic Mindset. Luckily he got motivated to change his life, which set him on his Investing journey. 

Now Mike teaches investors how to get started house flipping, and he is host of The Flip Factor Podcast.

His purpose has shifted from money focused, to family focused. Now Mike focuses on helping his family by giving them opportunities and helping to push them forward on their own positive growth journey. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Be strategic about what you delegate and what you keep
  2. YOU are responsible for everything that happens in your business
  3. You are exactly where you deserve to be 
  4. Find a coach in your niche - be selective 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
  2. How to Win Friends & Influence People - Dale Carnagie 

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Focuses on the “needle movers”/analyzes the metrics 
  2. Losing weight & exercising

Links: 

  • Theflipfactor.net

mike@theflipfactor.net

 

Nov 18, 2019
E62: High Level Action Plan - Steven Pesavento
00:08:54

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Take the time to sit down and plan each week
  2. Prioritize your tasks by their importance 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/action

 

Nov 14, 2019
E61: Finding Truth Through The Chaos Of The Past - Colton Lindsay
00:41:28

Colton Lindsay is an incredible real estate agent & broker. He became ranked in the Top 1% of the sales agents in his real estate market by the age of 28, averaging 75 houses per year. His rapid growth was built upon his personal drive to always keep getting better.

Colton is internationally recognized as a prospecting expert, financial freedom teacher, and he’s known for his Podcast & YouTube channel with the WGR Academy. 

His purpose is to keep exercising the power of choice that he has over his own life - and that is to keep improving, making an impact, and helping other people reach their potential.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Your past is going to influence everything you do - you have the option to choose if it’s in a positive way or a negative way
  2. When you are caught in an addiction it is holding you back immensely from your true potential
  3. There are ALWAYS challenges, but we can look at them as opportunities to learn
  4. What you believe and visualize you will manifest 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Untethered Soul - Michael Singer (https://amzn.to/2NqqXwV
  2. A Man’s Search For Meaning - Viktor Frankl (https://amzn.to/34CcFie

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Drinks 30oz of water first thing in the morning
  2. Writes down 3 things from the previous day that were positive
  3. Sits in 47 degree water for 4 minutes and listens to affirmations
  4. Moves through Tai Chi, prayer, and breathwork
  5. Does a “smart day” (RPM’s) 
  6. Exercises in the middle of the day + meditation at the end

Links: 

Nov 11, 2019
E60: The Power of Mentorship - Steven Pesavento
00:21:17

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Always lead with value
  2. Decide ahead of time to learn everything you can, in ANY situation
  3. Mentorship can supercharge your results 

Links: 

Nov 07, 2019
E59: Conquer Limiting Beliefs To Find Your Focus - Chris Dedeyan
00:40:38

Christopher Dedeyan is a professional speaker and peak performance expert who helps entrepreneurs, leaders and employees alike manage stress, increase productivity and have more energy.

He developed his entrepreneurial skills during the five years he built and ran his real estate brokerage, and during that time, Christopher noticed that he could help his colleagues with self-development by incorporating new rituals and habits in their lives that help them not only in their business but in their personal lives as well.

Christoper’s purpose is driven by his desire to accomplish his extreme goals, and his “never give up” mindset is absolutely crucial in accomplishing all that he has set out to do.  

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. You have to know where you are before you can get where you want to go
  2. Everyone needs a coach, regardless of where you are
  3. Focus on bringing value first, then the abundance will follow 
  4. It is critical to success to choose a path and FOCUS 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill  (https://amzn.to/2PUpv9c)
  2. The Alchemist -  Paulo Coelho (https://amzn.to/31OCvP1)
  3. Shoe Dog - Phil Knight (https://amzn.to/2WntNWo
  4. How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie (https://amzn.to/2Q7b6Xx
  5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey (https://amzn.to/2lKuPOf)
  6. Managing Oneself - Peter F Drucker (https://amzn.to/31UqGWW)  

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Wake up at 4am every morning
  2. Meditate 30 - 45 minutes every morning
  3. Drinks his green tea
  4. Goes into his affirmations, goes over yearly goals
  5. Journals 3 targets for the day, and then sets his intentions for these targets
  6. Gets to the gym 6am 

Links: 

Nov 04, 2019
E58: Redefine Challenges for Better Meaning - Steven Pesavento
00:09:24

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Reframe your perspective on challenges 
  2. Challenges are learning opportunities! 

Links: 

www.theinvestormindset.com/action

 

Oct 31, 2019
E57: Life By Design in Multifamily - Andrew Campbell
00:36:28

Andrew Campbell is a real estate entrepreneur based in Austin, TX.  who broke into real estate investing first as a passive investor in 2009. Since then he’s grown his personal portfolio, and then moved into larger multifamily buildings. 

Today, his company Wildhorn Capital controls a $175+mm portfolio of over 1700 units in Texas. He and his business partner work together in alignment on their goals for the business, and he is focused on keeping balance in his life and control of his schedule. 

Andrew is driven by the purpose of being around and available for his family, and having the ability to have the freedom to make these decisions. He is the father of four, and he operates with his family first.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Educate yourself, but then just DO IT 
  2. Lean into your experience and skillset - you always show up best in these areas
  3. Take it slow when getting into a partnership: make sure your goals and values are in alignment
  4. Stay consistent 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Millionaire Real Estate Agent - Gary Keller (https://amzn.to/32nymSx
  2. Good Profit - Charles Koch (https://amzn.to/31f2IFy)

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Plans the week out on Sunday
  2. Does not accept “last minute” 

Links: 

Oct 28, 2019
E56 - The Power of Events - Steven Pesavento
00:14:26

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Immersion in the energy and motivation at an event is a game-changer
  2. Live events offer a unique opportunity to meet people who are on the same journey as you
  3. Get the recording! The ability to go back through the information you learned creates so much more opportunity to grow! 

Links: 

  • TheInvestorMindset.com/action
Oct 24, 2019
E55: One Thing to a Purpose Driven Life - Jay Papasan
00:50:53

Jay Papasan is an incredible author who has co-authored books such as: The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Millionaire Real Estate Investor and The One Thing, just to name a few.

He has always had a passion for writing and, fortunately for us, he landed a role working with Gary Keller of Keller Williams, back before KW was what it is today.

Jay is inspired by his mentors (including Gary Keller, his parents, and his wife) and is driven by a very clear purpose and goals. He works hard to be a great husband, a fantastic father, and maintain his goals in alignment with this purpose.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS

  1. Finish what you start - even if you’re crawling across the finish line
  2. Go really slow, until you’re clear on which way you’re going...then go!
  3. Figure out what you’re investing FOR
  4. Putting an intention ON YOUR CALENDAR makes you 3x more likely to actually do it 
  5. Get in alignment with the people on your team 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The War of Art - Steven Pressfield (https://amzn.to/30UOZUg
  2. Now is the Way - Cory Allen (https://amzn.to/2AUXXGA)

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Works out in the morning
  2. Reads a book a week
  3. Tracks net worth once a week
  4. Date night
  5. Every Wednesday meets with a “stranger” (someone who’s done really well at something)

Links: 

Oct 21, 2019
E54: The Power of Beliefs - Steven Pesavento
00:15:20

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. 95% of our actions come from our subconscious mind - which means only 5% of our actions are conscious decisions! 
  2. Ask yourself: “why haven’t I ______?”. On the other side of this issue is a limiting belief
  3. Awareness of our belief system is the first step in change 
  4. Beware the “Slug-Bug” effect! (listen to hear what this is!) 

Links: 

  • TheInvestorMindset.com/action
Oct 17, 2019
E53: Active Duty to Passive Income - Mike Foster
00:44:13

Mike Foster is a United States Naval Academy graduate who recently left his role as a Naval Officer to become a full-time Real Estate Investor. He is the host of the Active Duty Passive Income Podcast, and loves to help others on the same path as him. 

While active duty, Mike was fortunate enough to have had several remarkable mentors who taught him the importance of credit-building, creative financing techniques, and wealth building strategies. Mike has since acquired multiple real estate investments, he owns several businesses, and has the passion and drive to mentor thousands of veterans around the world.

He is driven by the purpose of achieving time freedom, and making an impact in helping as many other people as possible achieve success.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Life is precious - appreciate the time you have 
  2. Community is the most important thing in anything 
  3. You don’t know what you don’t know
  4. Take little nuggets of wisdom from all of the mentors out there 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho (https://amzn.to/31OCvP1

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Have a consistent workout schedule 
  2. Exercise your brain - keep your mind engaged 
  3. Take the time to recharge

Links: 

Oct 14, 2019
E52: Getting Clarity: What Do You Really Want? - Steven Pesavento
00:18:09

Finding your “why” starts with narrowing down the “what”. What is that thing you want? (a sports car? Your first house? An apartment building? To raise a certain amount of money? You get the picture)

The next step isn’t more difficult, but it’s the one that often gets left out...and it’s the one absolutely crucial for success. You’ve got to get below the surface and dig deep into the emotional reason behind the why. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Figure out WHY you want what you want 
  2. Connect with that why emotionally! (it won’t happen otherwise)
  3. Take CONSISTENT ACTION. Consistent action is the secret weapon
  4. Get hyper-focused
  5. Learn to say NO if the opportunity isn’t in alignment with your focus
Oct 10, 2019
E51: The Value-First Success Secret - Chris Lopez
00:53:21

Chris Lopez is based out of Denver, CO. and is an investor-friendly realtor who has created an amazing business through helping his clients build wealth and create financial freedom through wise real estate investing. 

Chris was bitten by the entrepreneur bug his sophomore year in college. He’d always intended to be an engineer, but through some great early mentors and learning he found his way to online marketing. He is driven by the desire to “climb” the mountain of success in different areas and always challenge himself.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Old “habits” or routines can take time to break
  2. “Program” your mind through visualization 
  3. Be ahead of the trend, not behind it - identify the trend, and then ride it 
  4. Find a way to serve your client’s needs  in a different fashion than everyone else 
  5. Add value BEFORE asking for anything 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Psycho-cybernetics - Maxwell Maltz (https://amzn.to/2nRPXmF)   
  2. Rich Dad, Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki   (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz
  3. Multiple Streams of Income - Robert G. Allen (https://amzn.to/2nRIBzx
  4. Deep Work - Cal Newport  (https://amzn.to/2oxi2Qh)

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Goes into “Deep Work” 

Links: 

www.denverinvestmentrealestate.com

 

Oct 07, 2019
E50: The Four Keys of Financial Freedom - Scott Trench
00:39:21

Scott Trench is based in Denver, and is the President and CEO of BiggerPockets.com (the world's largest online network of real estate investors). BiggerPockets helps ordinary Americans build wealth and achieve financial freedom through real estate investing. 

Scott is also the Author of the popular book Set for Life, and is the Co-Host The BiggerPockets Money Show Podcast. Scott’s purpose and drive are his desire to make the vision of BiggerPockets (to help a million people become millionaires) a reality. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Short-term sacrifices can have dramatic long-term effects 
  2. Get started getting your financial life in order as soon as possible
  3. There’s no “one way” to make money

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Super Thinking - by Gabriel Weinberg, Lauren McCann (https://amzn.to/2mFETIl
  2. How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie (https://amzn.to/2Q7b6Xx
  3. Set for Life - Scott Trench  (https://amzn.to/2lf4NT0
  4. 90 Days of Intention Journal (https://amzn.to/2lLPx03

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Lives a healthy lifestyle
  2. Follows his goal setting system 

Links: 

  • Biggerpockets.com

scott@biggerpockets.com

 

Oct 03, 2019
E49: Freedom, Family, and Finances - Joey Mure
00:49:38

Joey Mure started his career in the Mortgage business, quickly becoming a branch manager with one of the Nation’s top mortgage lenders, and leading 25 loans officers. By 2010 he had achieved national recognition, but despite the position and impressive income he felt like something was missing.Fortunately, he met his (now) partner Russ Morgan, who introduced him to the Infinite Banking Concept and everything changed. Joey decided to join Russ and co-founded a company called Wealth Without Wall Street. They teach people to stop trading time for money to achieve financial freedom by following their signature 5 Pillars of Wealth.

Joey lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with his wife and five young daughters. One of his first mentors was Nelson Nash, and from there he has always tried to model the men in his life were were just a few years ahead of him, and where he wanted to be (whether they were fathers, businessmen, etc). His purpose is to be the very best he can be, and honor his relationship with God and the responsibility that comes along with it.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. It (a big change) can’t just be a “fun” idea, it has to follow some logic / success opportunity
  2. Check your ideas against your support system
  3. Have an “Abundance” mindset
  4. Be very intentional about the life you want 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Becoming Your Own Banker - Nelson Nash (https://amzn.to/2lkZ2mI

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Starts the day spending time studying the Bible 
  2. Strict diet: operates by food as fuel

Links: 

  • Community.wealthwithoutwallstreet.com 
  • Wealthwithoutwallstreet.com
Sep 30, 2019
E48: Want Real Success? Do These 4 Things - Terry Ogburn
00:46:00

Terry Ogburn, based in Clearwater Beach, FL,  is the renowned Lead Business Coach of Ogburn’s Business Solutions, where he helps business owners work ON their business, not IN their business. He worked with Century 21 for 6 years, helping turn offices around and supercharge their success rates. Terry’s specialties are recruiting, training and managing. He actually took one office from being ranked 382 in close-volume to #56 close-volume in one year! 

Since then he’s developed his own business success program, based on his and others' experiences, helping business owners make real change in their lives.

Terry had several mentors over the years, Jim Foxworthy (regional president for IBM) was one of his the first people to introduce Terry to the theory of working ON his business rather than in it. Terry’s purpose is driven by his spirituality and dedication to God. He wants to live a life of gratitude and giving back.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Be yourself - be genuine
  2. Time-block / prioritize / and then reflect
  3. Be grateful in every situation 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill (https://amzn.to/2PUpv9c)  

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Daily routine: meditation
  2. Eating well
  3. Education: reading / personal development 
  4. “Closes” the day with reflection

Links

 

Sep 26, 2019
E47: Beat The Past: The Power of Mindset - Mark Owens
00:46:04

Mark Owens is an active Real Estate Investor in the Baltimore Maryland area, where he owns over 100 rental units. Mark was lost in the rat race just trying to figure out his plan until a few months after he bought his first rental (back in 2002). 

Since he bought his first rental Mark has fully realized the power of the REI path, and the freedom that comes with it. He learned that you don’t have to follow the same path as your peers, and regardless of what you’ve done in the past you CAN beat it, if you maintain the right mindset. 

He is driven to success by a purpose that is greater than money, he is driven to succeed by his desire for freedom: freedom of choice in his life, time freedom, and freedom to focus on what he feels passionate about. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Where you came from doesn’t matter
  2. Mindset is EVERYTHING. You can overcome anything, if you believe you can
  3. Don’t do it alone, find community! 
  4. Take things in phases and be smart about it

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. You Can If You Think You Can - Norman Vincent Peale (https://amzn.to/2LB16Bx
  2. The Power of Positive Thinking - Norman Vincent Peale (https://amzn.to/2ZEd5pG)
  3. Rocket Fuel - Gino Wickman, Mark C Winters (https://amzn.to/2O7vAMW

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Makes sure EVERYTHING is paid on time 
  2. Treats everyone the way he wants to be treated 
  3. Treats every person equally

Links: 

Sep 23, 2019
E46: Truth About Focus, Failure, and Perseverance - Steve Libman
00:45:03

Steve Libman is an incredible experienced investor who spent years wholesaling, flipping and developing residential land and is now solely focused on raising capital for large  commercial projects. 

Steve is an active member on the board at his church, sits on the Rutgers advisory board (on design thinking), and has been published in Forbes multiple times this year. He credits his grandfather as his first mentor, and since then several successful investors in the industry have been mentors for him. He looks at life through an eternal lens, and says his purpose is to be a light for people in a dark place, and plant seeds of eternal hope with them through his business, goals, and life. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Be relentless about getting to your goal
  2. Don’t split your focus: eliminate distractions
  3. If you’re running this business for freedom, it should also be for enjoyment 
  4. Get around people doing well at what you want to do! 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. The Bible (https://amzn.to/2Lw254E
  2. Never Split the Difference - Chris Voss (https://amzn.to/2A2QBjv

Keystone Habits: 

  1. Home for dinner every night
  2. Gym 3 - 4 times a week
  3. Read the Bible every day & pray
  4. Map the day in the morning

Links: 

 

Sep 19, 2019
E45: Parenthood, Partnerships, and Business - Pili Yarusi
00:41:16

Pilialoha (Pili) Yarusi is originally from Hawaii, and she lives and breathes the Aloha Spirit into all she does. A former “jack of all trades”, Pili is now solely focused on the acquisition of Large Multifamily properties and helping others do the same.

Pili’s core values, goals and big why are: focus, foundation, family, and fitness. She credits her mother as her first (and very impactful) mentor, and she is a huge advocate for mentorship in business and life beyond just parents. She and her husband have worked with many mentors, including Trevor McGregor. Her purpose is her family (her husband and children) as well as being the best version of herself she can possibly be. 

BIG TAKE-AWAYS: 

  1. Don’t let pregnancy (or anything else) become an excuse - make it a motivation! 
  2. YOU choose who and what to listen to, it’s hard, but have a strong filter for opinions and advice 
  3. Communication & strong partnerships are key
  4. Don’t use “busy” as an excuse 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Miracle Morning - Hal Elrod (https://amzn.to/2zXAHqP
  2. Girl, Stop Apologizing - Rachel Hollis (https://amzn.to/2ZXuzyg

Keystone Habits: 

  1. #75hard by Andy Frisella (https://bit.ly/2YcVuSi

Links: 

Sep 16, 2019
E44: Getting Real with Belief Systems and Sacrifice - Marco Romero
00:41:47

Marco Romero and his wife, Hillary, quit both their jobs at the end of 2015 to start their Real Estate Journey together. In January 2016 they started two Real Estate companies together: Hilco Homes and Bella Buyers. Hilco Homes is focused on wholesaling contracts, and now consists of a team of 11 people. With Bella Buyers they own 30 rental units - all using the power of Private Money. This year (2019) they made their first two two multi-family real estate purchases.
Marco’s first mentors were his parents, who taught him discipline and self-confidence, and since he’s found many pseudo-mentors through reading biographies of great achievers and change-makers. His purpose in life and business is to be the best version of himself possible - we only get one life, why not make it the best life we can?

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. Self-sabotage is the absence of a decision
  2. Everything in your life is a reflection of yourself: how well are you doing?
  3. Success often requires sacrifice

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

  1. Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki (https://amzn.to/2PNWhsz)
  2. The 4-Hour Work Week - Tim Ferriss (https://amzn.to/2ZDZjU0)
  3. The 5 Love Languages - Gary Chapman (https://amzn.to/34nEMmd)

Keystone Habits:

  1. Reflect consistently

*Links: *

Facebook.com/Macomello (Marco A Romero)
Hilcohomes.consulting
Instagram: @macomello

Sep 12, 2019
E43: The Power of Knowing Yourself - Liz Faircloth
00:37:52

Liz Faircloth has been managing and investing in real estate with her husband Matt since 2004. She has built their business from scratch, and they now own over five million dollars in residential and commercial assets.
She loves to help and educate investors - so you may already know her from her work with BiggerPockets, on YouTube, and her podcast named The Real Estate InvestHER. Liz credits many of her favorite authors and personal development leaders as her mentors through their books, and she is driven by the purpose of leaving a legacy and making the world a better place.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. Start small! Get experience before jumping into a BIG deal
  2. Know yourself, know your limits
  3. Your partners shouldn’t be like you, they should compliment you

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

Awaken the Giant Within - Tony Robbins

Keystone Habits:

  1. Exercise (3 - 4x/week)
  2. Prayer
  3. Meditation
  4. Visualization
  5. Take “me” time

Links:
DerosaGroup.com
Therealestateinvesther.com

Sep 09, 2019
E42 - Get Focused for Fulfillment - Trevor Mauch
00:49:04

Trevor is the CEO of Carrot, one of the nation's fastest growing companies according to Inc Magazine. At Carrot they have helped some of the nation’s top real estate investors and agents pull in over 3 million online leads in just 5 years - closing thousands of deals - with their software and training.
Trevor lives in Roseburg, Oregon, with his wife and 3 kids, and is passionate about using business to fuel your passion and to amplify the impact you want to make in the world. Part of the impact he's passionate about making is helping entrepreneurs unleash that entrepreneurial dream of finally unlocking that FREEDOM, FLEXIBILITY, FINANCES, and the IMPACT that they’ve dreamed of but haven't been able to fully make happen. He wants to be a great example for his kids, and serve as many people as possible.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. Do an Energy-Audit of your day and week
  2. Trim down your “Vine”
  3. Avoid the “if / than” complex
  4. Strive for things that bring you energy & joy

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

The Pumpkin Plan - Mike Michalowicz (https://amzn.to/2MN8P0Z)
The Go Giver - Bob Burg & John David Mann (https://amzn.to/2zM08LW)

**Keystone Habits: **

  1. Focus on energy all the time
  2. Workout at least 4 days a week
  3. Eats better & drinks 100oz water/day
  4. Always has a coach

**Links: **

carrot.com/energy
Carrot.com
Instagram @getcarrot
CarrotCast Podcast ( https://apple.co/2KGi1AD)

Sep 05, 2019
E41: The Dotted Line of Success - Mike Hambright
00:43:15

Mike is a professional Real Estate Investor, mentor and coach who has bought and sold hundreds of houses, and mentored others that have bought thousands of properties. While he loves rehabbing houses and watching the transformation while working through challenges, what he loves most is the flexibility and freedom that investing provides his family. Mike is also the founder and host of the FlipNerd.com, a Real Estate Investor VIP Show.
Mike credits his parents and grandparents as his first, and most impactful mentors. They taught him the meaning, value and “how-to” of hard work and sacrifice for those that you love. He is driven to success by the desire to show his 12 year old son the opportunities that are available to him if he just sees, and then goes after them.

BIG TAKE-AWAYS:

  1. Surround yourself with a community of people actually “doing it”
  2. Enable people on your team to hold you accountable
  3. Focus on what you “get to do”, not what you “have to do”
  4. Working all the time does not equate to working hard

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:
Traction - Gino Wickman (https://amzn.to/2PmykbF)

Keystone Habits:

  1. Coffee & lunch with wife daily
  2. Takes son to school daily
  3. Dinner as a family

Links:
Facebook.com/mlhambright
Instagram.com/mike.hambright
Flipnerd.com

Sep 02, 2019
E40 - Emotional Fitness: The Key To Unlock Success - Carla Blumenthal
00:40:55
Aug 29, 2019
E39 - The Mindset of a Warrior - Greg Dickerson
00:47:04
Aug 26, 2019
E38 - Kick Limiting Beliefs - Adam Adams
00:36:57
Aug 22, 2019
E37 - Adapt and Overcome - Melissa Johnson
00:28:07
Aug 19, 2019
E36 - Mindset Shift: Live Grateful. Be A Leader - Cory Boatright
00:41:32
Aug 15, 2019
E35 - Forget Logic: Negotiate A Win In Difficult Conversations - Derek Gaunt
00:43:54
Aug 12, 2019
E34 - Dial in Your Niche - Ryan Scialabba
00:39:12
Aug 08, 2019
E33 - Crushing Sales with Authenticity - John Martinez
00:44:39
Aug 05, 2019
E32 - The Journey To Become A Millionaire - Kathy Fettke
00:39:05
Aug 01, 2019
E31 - Take The Leap: Build A Business Around Your Values - J Scott
00:41:46
Jul 29, 2019
E30: The Intentional Legacy - Roger Blankenship
00:32:52
Jul 25, 2019
E29: Keys to Success: Mindset and Mentorship - Dan Handford
00:35:47
Jul 22, 2019
E28: Thrive on Adversity: Difficulty Breeds Drive - Neal Bawa
00:38:46
Jul 18, 2019
E27: Use Fear As Fuel - Coach Micheal Burt
00:31:25
Jul 15, 2019
E26: Do What You Love! Working a W2 with a Side Hustle - Jay Helms
00:36:00
Jul 11, 2019
E25: Don’t Crash! Creating a Recession Resistant Business - Kevin Bupp
00:38:08
Once you’ve hit a decent level of success it is easy to feel like you’ve got it figured out, but are you ready? If you haven’t planned for a market correction (or aren’t sure what a market correction is!) this is the episode for you
Jul 08, 2019
E24 - The Comeback, Rebuilding From Rock Bottom - Don Costa
00:37:58
Life’s difficulties knock all of us down at one point or another, and the truth is...at some point....we all give up. The difference between those who succeed and those who fail is in who decides to dig themselves out of the hole of defeat - no matter how deep. Want to know the secret to recovering from rock bottom? This is the episode for you!
Jul 04, 2019
E23 - The Key to Everything - Using Challenges to Drive Forward - Tyler Chesser
00:31:14
Sometimes, when life’s big challenges hit us, it’s easy to feel like a victim and just stop moving forward. But what if those challenges were just a gateway? An “entrance exam” of sorts. Join us today as Tyler Chesser shares his experience with success, failure, challenge, and fear, and how facing these challenges and fears changed his life.
Jul 01, 2019
E22: The Secret to a Fulfilling Life: Hint It Starts With You - Trevor McGregor
00:40:54
Nobody achieves greatness totally alone - and as it turns out one of the best ways to hit your goals MUCH faster, is to work with a coach or a mentor. The only problem is there are SO many out there, and no protocol for how to find one! If you’re trying to upscale your business and life, or just want to supercharge your results but aren’t quite sure where to start, this episode is for you! Join us as Trevor McGregor, a world-class investor and coach (and previously a Master Platinum Coach with the Tony Robbins Group) walks us through some of his best tips for mentorship, mindset, and success!
Jun 27, 2019
E21: The Truth About Failure, You Can Rebuild Faster with Mindset - Rod Khleif
00:38:50
Ever feel yourself getting out of balance? Struggling to focus on the real purpose behind your goals? Or maybe you’ve lost everything, and are struggling to get back on your feet. If any of the above feel like you, then listen in as Rod Khleif shares his story of struggle to success, extreme loss, and then his journey back to the top.
Jun 24, 2019
E20: Living with Purpose. How to look at Money, Success, and Goals - Kirk Chisholm
00:42:10
Reaching your goals is being successful, right? If you’ve done just that, and then wondered why you didn’t feel happy or successful, you are in the right place. Join us as Kirk Chisholm, Principle at Innovative Advisory Group and host of The Money Tree Investing podcast shares how he spun his wheels doing the same thing for 18 years - and then “it” finally clicked for him and his success skyrocketed.
Jun 20, 2019
E19: It's ALL Communication. The Truth About Business & Negotiation - Brandon Voss
00:41:44
What do hostage negotiation and running a business have in common? Join us as Brandon Voss, son of “Never Split the Difference” author Chris Voss, dives into some of the skills and tactics taught by the coaches of the Black Swan Group. Skillful communication is applicable to every aspect of life - so even if you’re not an investor this episode is for you!
Jun 17, 2019
E18: No Such Thing as Traditional, Build Your Business Where You Are - Bill Allen
00:37:46
What do test pilots and real estate moguls have in common? In regards to mindset, it's probably much more than you think. Join us as Bill Allen shares his life as a Navy pilot-turned-investor, and how he is driven to be the very best, regardless of the field or challenge.
Jun 13, 2019
E17: It's About the Journey, not the Success - Evan Holladay
00:37:14
Sometimes striving for success leads us down a road of “defeat”, or “failure”, but all too often these challenges are exactly the lessons we need to be successful in our true endeavors! Join us as Evan Holladay shares how he keeps a positive mindset in the midst of struggle - and also how he uses his mother’s example and legacy as his drive to push forward and be the best of the best!
Jun 10, 2019
E16: Side-Hustle to Full-time: It’s Never Too Late to Start - Mike Simmons
00:38:37
If you’ve ever thought the only way to start investing is to quit your 9 - 5, and have felt paralyzed by fear of failure or the unknown, then this is the episode for you. Mike Simmons shares his journey from working in the automotive industry, to running multiple companies and clearing over a million in revenue in his first year of operation. It’s never too late to start! The only time better than starting yesterday, is starting right now!
Jun 06, 2019
E15: Wealth with Purpose. Creating Legacy One Family at a Time - Whitney Sewell
00:31:44
When your purpose is powerful you find a way to make it happen. Join us as Whitney Sewell shares his experience from working in the police force, to founding a syndicated multifamily investment company valued at over 100 million. Driven by the desire to help families with the (very expensive) process of adoption, Whitney pushed through adversity and created a company that will go far beyond just a generational legacy for his own family.
Jun 03, 2019
E14: Track the Trends. Beat the Market - Anson Young
00:36:45
Jumping into any new endeavor is daunting...especially if you’ve never done anything like it before! Join us as Anson Young recounts his path to real estate; navigating the loss of his mother when he was young, the loss of his job early in his career, and finally diving into the deep end and taking on real estate investing through laser-sharp focus.
May 30, 2019
E13: Get Uncomfortable & Grow! How Desperation Drove Success - Cody Hofhine
00:34:42
Change comes from two things: Inspiration or Desperation. Join us as Cody Hofhine, an INC 5000 Co-founder and CEO of Wholesaling Inc., describes how he found his why, and when - at the bottom and from a place of desperation - he built an empire focused on leaving a living legacy and helping other people.
May 27, 2019
E12: Key to Success by Hiring the Right People - Beka Shae
00:38:14
Beka Shea is an investor, engineer, and a mother from Pennsylvania. Beginning her career in the Navy she dreaming of being a pilot - but those dreams were crushed after she graduated. She shares how she didn’t let that stop her from going after what she wanted. As a marketer, flipper and wholesalers her company did over 50 deals last year! Listen to how she took control of her own destiny and some of the challenges she faced along the way.
May 23, 2019
E11: Don’t Think. Just Do It: Success by Action - Sterling White
00:29:14
If you think that because you’re not born into the right family, or the right situation, you can’t achieve huge success, Sterling White is the man who will prove you wrong. From his beginnings - growing up with a single mom and living in Section 8 housing - to now he runs a company with over 400 units under management and has authored an incredible book, Sterling has smashed through the ceiling of limiting-beliefs, and proven that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
May 20, 2019
E10: Persistence Pays - Investing For The Long Game - Ben Welch
00:36:34
Persistent action is the biggest contributor to success and in this episode Ben Welch of The Millennial Real Estate Investor Podcast exemplifies how that pays off. Ben works full time in a job he loves, while building out his buy-and-hold portfolio. Join us as we dive deep into his beliefs and learn how to apply them to your life.
May 16, 2019
E09: Investing in the Necessities - Mark Kenney
00:34:00
Have you ever felt like you’re ready to break the cycle, and want to be the change-maker in your family? If so, this is the episode for you. Mark came from a family who had food and shelter, but not much else. He had a big family, but took ownership and responsibility for providing for himself, and later his own family. He has gone from barely enough, to becoming a generous and ethical investor in the multifamily space, and has truly accomplished his goal of keeping the wolves of financial lack away.
May 13, 2019
E08: Investing For Recessions & Niches - Hunter Thompson
00:38:24
How did Hunter go from zero to $60 million in commercial real estate? Hunter shares stories of his personal struggles and the strategies he learned from them that lead to getting really focused on the right niches, which lead to success.
May 09, 2019
E07: Kill The Ego: Growth For Your Best Life Ever - Joe Fairless
00:30:13
Joe Fairless is a savvy investor with over half a billion dollars of property under management. He has learned how to build and scale a company, while focusing on the things that make them great - and without adding the weight of people management. Joe’s insight into how to filter advice, as well as use negativity as fuel are inspiring, and his stories of approaching each new challenge with a “this can be conquered” attitude can be put into action in nearly any circumstance.
May 06, 2019
E06: Personal Growth Through Relationship Networking - Dan Mackin
00:41:39
Agent, Investors and Family man, Dan has built his business around connecting with others. He shares his mindset on living a good life based around avoiding FOMO and living by a budget. Hosts The Millennial Real Estate Investor Podcast and runs the BiggerPockets meeting up in Denver.
May 02, 2019
E05: From Loading Dock to The Ethical Wholesaling King - Andy McFarland
00:36:34
How did he do it? Wholesaling over 200 houses a year, flipping 50-60 and doing it while being an incredible family man. He's a model of success. Andy shares stories of growing up, where he learned the mindset that he lives and how he's grown as an investor. This interview is packed full of insight from one of the best real estate investors in the nation.
Apr 29, 2019
E04: Great Mindset In A Family Business - Jason Yarusi
00:36:17
Ever thought about working with family or your spouse in business? Jason Yarusi has a generation of experience and in this episode he shares lessons learned and so much more including handing Multifamily issues from thousands of miles away.
Apr 25, 2019
E03: From $1 Million Dollar Loss to Investor Tycoon - Mathew Owens
00:31:54
Is there a bad time to get started? Mathew jumped into investing just prior to the 2008 housing collapse, which lead to losing over $1 million dollars as he was getting started. Hear his story about how he thinks about failure, overcomes challenges and what mindset it takes to succeed. This episode is packed full of great insights. Please forgive the lower audio quality this episode, the content makes up for it 10x.
Apr 22, 2019
E02: Drive Sales Growth With A Strong Mindset - Greg Helbeck
00:51:29
Have you ever wondered what it takes to succeed at Sales? Greg shares his story of overcoming challenge after challenge which has lead to success early in his real estate career. Starting at age 20, and within a couple years has built himself into a sales expert working alongside his mentor John Martinez at Midwest Revenue Group. Greg really goes deep here, not holding anything back.
Apr 18, 2019
E01: From Flipping to Fulfillment Driven Entrepreneurship with Justin Williams
00:44:42
Learn from Justin's inspiring story, from totally broke to living fulfilled with millions: a byproduct of his mindset. Justin Williams is a normal guy just like you and I. He's faced challenge, but he's never given up. Flipping over 800 houses he used systems to flip over 100 houses per year on autopilot. He got bored and need more, so he built one of the top real estate flipping and wholesaling masterminds in the nation.
Apr 18, 2019
The Investor Mindset - The Beginning
00:00:47
The InvestorMindset is a Podcast on understanding the Mindset behind the top real estate investors and entrepreneurs. What makes them different? What leads to success? We spend 80% of our time focused on the motivation and mindset of success, and 20% on the strategies & tactics of investing that got them there.
Apr 11, 2019