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Screw the certainty, take the chance

Today Fredrik Eklund is the number 1 real estate broker in the nation, but it wasn’t that long ago (10 years in fact) that he left Sweden and came to New York as a real estate nobody. (Listen to today’s post.) After getting his real estate license he went to work for a small boutique […]

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“I wish I was more persistent.”

(The 30,000 foot view from today’s episode #492) A lack of persistence is a lack of one or more of these key ingredients. Think of persistence as a 4 link chain. You must have all 4 to develop persistence. Napoleon Hill wrote that persistence is made of 4 ingredients: 1. Purpose: What do you want […]

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Shift happens

Watch this post on YouTube! Name any sport in any year & a team(s) is going have to deal with a season-ending injury of a star player. As devastating as the loss, the team has to figure out a way to win without them. Shift happens… Seeing injuries I’m reminded of 3 things: 🔥We’re all […]

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Wait! I didn’t plan for that!

General George Patton said, “Successful people make plans to fit the circumstances…they don’t try to fit circumstances into their plans…” You PLANNED to get up early, get in shape, have a better sales month, be more productive at work, or work on your relationship… & unforeseen circumstances arise & you say, “Wait! I didn’t plan […]

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“There’s a paddle coming for your ass.”

I was so excited about this book, I shelved the planned podcast episode in order to get this one out… Today we’re jumping in on billionaire Tilman Fertitta’s book “Shut up & Listen!” Fertitta is the owner of The Golden Nugget Casinos, over 600 restaurants including Morton’s Steakhouse, Landry’s Seafood, Saltgrass Steakhouse, & Rainforest Cafe […]

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Make an “interest only” payment to yourself

So your plan to get up early and work out didn’t quite become a reality this morning … Last night it seemed easy-squeezy- but now you find yourself running behind like all of the other mornings because you overslept…again. Instead of beating yourself up all day…& quitting before you really get started… 🔥Make an “interest […]

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You’ve gotta fight for options

Watch this post on YouTube! was talking to a recent high school graduate who wants to go into the military… but didn’t realize he had to prepare to take a test to get in… With no more classes, freedom, & earning an hourly wage, he said he hadn’t 🔥gotten around to studying for it yet… […]

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It ain’t by accident…it’s by drive

Watch this post on YouTube! NBA legend Kobe Bryant said everything he did-EVERYTHING, was to become a better basketball player. “Because I had that mindset, 🔥the world became my library..& because I knew what I wanted the world helped make that happen.” So many people drift in life… They don’t know what they want so […]

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Trust…but verify

In #sales, confidence is everything… But what about when you lose your confidence? You put your confidence in the wrong thing… You put your confidence in the customer or a specific outcome & when they bought elsewhere you got pissed off…which leads to less effort…which leads to eventually quitting. “Buyers are liars…” right? Nope…buyers aren’t […]

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Square the Circle…don’t Circle the Square

When I’m pressed for time, I’ll run a quick 2 miles around the road that circles my house. (4 laps = 1 mile) Because I had to force myself to hit the road, I try to hurry & get it over with by cutting the corners instead of fully rounding them off. At the time, […]

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