Fri, 3 August 2018
Jason Hartman talks with Alan Yong, CEO of DNotes Global and author of The Four Pillars of Business Success, about his new venture with DNotes and what problem he's hoping to solve with the company. Alan also discusses his past businesses and how he managed to acquire government contracts and a massive deal from IBM. Then the two discuss Alan's new book and how business owners can set themselves up for success by using the four pillars Alan has identified.
[1:48] How Alan got his government contract and deal with IBM in the early 1990s
[6:48] If the market's not ready you could throw all your money at it and go bankrupt
[10:20] What Alan's new cryptocurrency is and what problems it solves that Bitcoin doesn't
[15:20] The 4 Pillars of Business Success
[18:48] If a customer has a problem you need to do everything you can to solve the problem and make sure the customer knows it and that you appreciate their business
[21:05] Why is customer service getting worse?
Fri, 20 July 2018
YW 117 - The Lifestyle Business Owner, How to Buy a Business, Grow Profits & Get Out of the Way with Aaron Muller
Jason Hartman talks with Aaron Muller, founder of Lifestyle Business Owner Academy and owner of 8 multi-million dollar companies, about how to go about properly buying a business and what you can do to set that company up to where you don't have to work in it.
Everyone dreams of making money while not being involved in their business, but the process of actually getting to that point can be intimidating. Aaron, however, has figured out a way to get out of that rut and will happily tell you how.
[2:06] How to buy a good business you don't have to work in every day
[6:41] What you should do as the owner to check up on your CEO after hiring
[10:29] Some marketing tips to reduce your cost per lead
[12:45] Where's the best place to look for a business to buy?
[17:56] What do you do for the contract when you're ready to buy the business
Fri, 22 June 2018
Jason Hartman talks with 24 year old real estate investor Ben Mizes, co-founder of Clever Real Estate, about how he got started in the business, what lessons he's learned over his time in the industry, and what technologies he's using to keep up with all his properties. Ben also gives a few best practice tips to those who want to get involved in real estate like he is.
[1:26] How Ben became interested in real estate
[5:26] Ben's deal experience as he started growing his portfolio, and why his 2nd deal may have been his most important
[9:37] Ben's thoughts on what's happening in the real estate industry as a whole
[13:13] Best practices when managing your own properties is to make sure you make your expectations very clear with your tenants
[17:48] If you don't do a good job with repairs it makes managing the building that much harder
[20:08] The two main technologies Ben is using for his real estate, and one hack Ben uses to allow his tenants to pay cash
Fri, 8 June 2018
Jason Hartman talks to The Libertarian Chick, Kristin Tate, about the hidden taxes we all pay in our life, and how to do something about that. Kristin explains that often the taxes that we're paying are not being used for the purpose that you would assume they would be.
[1:49] Are millenials just not paying attention to fiscal policies?
[3:48] We are being taxed EVERYWHERE, even when we don't see it
[6:57] Where some of your tax money is going probably isn't where you expect
[11:57] The debauchery tax & unintended consequences
[15:34] Awareness is step 1, what's step 2?
[19:05] The smaller the municipality the easier it is to get rid of the tax
[24:15] How did Kristin get into this line of work?
Fri, 20 April 2018
Gambling has destroyed many lives, and it's something that actor Zack Ward thinks needs to be dealt with in our society. That's one of the reasons he's CEO of Global Sports Financial Exchange, the first investing platform for sports leagues, as well as determined to teach financial literacy.
Jason Hartman and Zack discuss how All Sports Market can help curb gambling by giving a new outlet more akin to the stock market, why they're trying to get more regulation, how they're using blockchain technology, and more.
[3:44] What's the difference between AllSports and gambling?
[7:05] Where is the All Sports Market going?
[8:00] Why All Sports is openingly welcoming regulation
[12:23] The unholy alliance between sports and gambling
[14:54] All Sports trading platform is based on blockchain technology
[18:12] Zack's mission to promote financial literacy, and how his company's learning center does that
Sat, 24 March 2018
Jason Hartman takes this episode to delve into some important happenings in the real estate world today. Some of Trump's recent moves have been bringing jobs back to the states, and companies are expected to bring money back, and it's creating good times for a lot of people.
With that good time comes something every real estate investor can enjoy, rent inflation. BUT, when times are good it's important to be vigilant with your providers and make sure they're not getting lazy.
Finally the episode ends with Mason's 5-year plan. Mason is a young man who won 2nd place in the recent 5-year plan contest Jason held, and has his future to financial independence mapped out.
[3:58] Jobs are coming back to America
[7:27] Rent inflation is coming
[12:46] As a real estate investor, it's critical that you remember who your customer really is (hint: it's the tenant)
[16:05] In a booming economy, the big job as a real estate broker is the job of sorting people out
[20:12] Sometimes the booms can make providers a little sloppy, so it's important to stay on top of property managers and the like
Fri, 16 March 2018
Jason Hartman talks with client Brandon Cook, a young member of the Venture Alliance Mastermind, about his journey investing in real estate. Brandon is currently the owner of 6 properties and is looking forward to more, and talks about breaking through the initial hurdle of investing.
[4:23] Brandon discovered Creating Wealth and started listening at Episode 48
[9:43] The first one is always the hardest
[18:18] What has Brandon learned on his investment journey
[20:58] Introducing the Jr Venture Alliance Mastermind membership!
Fri, 19 January 2018
Most people in today's world are selling their time for money and going through the grind of life assuming that is the way it is. But it doesn't have to be.
Jason Hartman talks with MJ DeMarco, author of The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich, about the hyperrealities that are abundant in our world, and what we can do to overcome them and live the life we truly desire.
[1:51] MJ's world view and how they impact his philosophies
[5:52] We need to open our eyes to hyper-realities and how they're impacting us
[9:41] Nearly all the people who've gotten rich through the stock market are activist insiders. If you want to get rich you have to go about it differently
[14:29] It all boils down to the concept over leverage, with your money, time, people, or anything else
[17:48] MJ's thoughts on the entitlement economy and how we're becoming economic slaves
[22:08] Winning inspires passion, so do the hard work to create the passion (and money will follow)
[25:34] Creating an environment where you're living your life on your terms
"Passion does not lead, it follow"
Fri, 5 January 2018
In this 10th episode show, Jason goes off topic with former Marine sniper Jake Wood, now co-founder of Team Rubicon and author of Take Command: Lessons in Leadership: How to be a First Responder in Business. Team Rubicon takes military veterans and utilitizes their unique training for disaster response more effective and efficient.
The two discuss the important elements of leadership, some tips on succeeding in high stakes environments, and making sure you're knocking out the important things in your life rather than just skating by.
[2:15] The mission of Team Rubicon
[6:27] How Jake ended up writing his book
[8:28] Being comfortable with the 80% solution
[12:16] Tackling your To-Do list in the proper fashion
[15:49] Some tips Jake learned in the military on how to succeed in a high stakes environment
Indecision is one of the worst things a leader can do
Tue, 2 January 2018
Jason Hartman is proud to announce the latest addition to the 2018 Meet the Masters of Income Property event, Ken McElroy.
Ken is a Rich Dad Advisor and entrepreneur who is an expert in investment analysis, property management, and property development. He's responsible for over $700 million investment dollars in real estate.
Ken is the author of the best-selling books The ABC’s of Real Estate Investing, The Advanced Guide to Real Estate Investing, The ABC’s of Property Management, and most recently his book on entrepreneurship: The Sleeping Giant.
Fri, 29 December 2017
Jason Hartman talks with Ryan Schellhous, founder at IndigoSpire CPAs & Advisors, about the new tax plan. The two start off with a 30,000 foot overview of the plan, then drill down into specific components of the plan as they figure out who is going to be helped and who may not see as much of a benefit under the plan. Ryan explains the biggest revenue raisers and "losers" under the new bill, and some of the most important pieces that will impact individual filers.
[3:32] The 30,000 foot overview of the GOP Tax Reform
[5:27] Will this tax reform create a repatriation of wealth back to the US?
[9:18] The move that mobilized the GOP forces toward tax reform
[11:15] The 2nd most important thing in the tax plan was the widening of tax brackets and lowering of rates for individuals
[13:24] The standard deducation has been increased, which should increase the number of simple 1040s being filed
[16:26] The single largest revenue raiser in the entire bill
[18:38] The change in mortgage interest deductions could cause a dampening in the high end real estate market
[21:08] The Alternative Minimum Tax isn't gone, but it's gone through an overhaul
[22:59] Pass-through businesses are getting a 20% deduction
[29:58] The accelerated bonus depreciation is enormous for real estate investors
[33:30] Changes to the 1031 Exchange rule
[37:33] The carried interest rules have changed as well, impacting the hedge fund managers trading techniques
[39:22] 529 plans (education plans for children) can now be used to pay for private schools
[39:56] Some tax changes that were EXPECTED but didn't end up happening
Fri, 8 December 2017
2018's Meet the Masters event was already packed with great speakers like Jason Hartman, Garrett Sutton, Brian Smith, Danielle DiMartino-Booth, John Burns, and more. Today, Jason Hartman is proud to announce that former Congressman (and America's foremost advocate for liberty) Ron Paul will be joining the fold to headline the event.
Ron Paul was most recently a Republican candidate for President in 2008 and 2012, and served in the US House of Representatives for Texas for more than 25 years in all. He is a critic of policies like the USA Patriot Act and has criticized the federal governments fiscal policies a multitude of times. He's also outspoken against Federal Reserve, and the US tax code.
Fri, 17 March 2017
Jason Hartman talks with Robert Dickie III, President of Crown Financial Ministries, and author of The LEAP, and Love Your Work. The two discuss the impact technology has had on industries already, and what's to come. They also discuss how a large section of people in their 30s are transitioning careers by going back to college online for free, and getting hired by some of the best companies on the planet while doing so.
[3:04] How Robert defines "stewardship"
[4:55] We are standing in the middle of two economies. One that's old and dying, and one that's being born
[9:05] What is a MOOC?
[10:12] 3 websites where you can get free college education, and you can get it certified for under $100.
[13:41] How technology is disrupting every aspect of society and workforces
[16:38] People in data sciences are being hired by companies like Google before they even finish their certifications.
[18:55] The story of a 16 year old from Mongolia acing an online course and getting a full ride to MIT
Fri, 10 March 2017
Jason Hartman and Andrew Wright, CEO and Managing Partner at the commercial real estate firm Franklin Street, discuss the US commercial real estate market that is currently available. From manufacturing to office to industrial to multi-family, no stone is left unturned.
Andrew has a personal involvement in more than $1 billion in real estate and finance transactions, and has resolved more than $800 million in distressed real estate debt since 2009.
[1:40] Trump's potential impact on real estate markets
[5:04] How retail centers are having to adjust to the internet age and "showrooming"
[8:36] The internet's impact on the warehouse and delivery industry thanks to things like same day delivery.
[12:59] Andrew's take on where we are on the boom or bust ride
[17:08] Current cap rates Andrew is seeing across commercial real estate
[19:13] What investment Andrew thinks will serve you best today
Fri, 2 December 2016
William Poundstone is the author of fourteen books, including Big Secrets, Prisoner's Dilemma, Fortune's Formula, and Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? He has written for The New York Times, Harper’s, Harvard Business Review, and the Village Voice, among other publications, and has adapted several of his books for ABC television. He is on the board of advisors of the Center for Election Science.
Poundstone was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, and studied physics at MIT. His writing often explores the social implications of scientific or philosophic ideas—from voting methods (Gaming the Vote) to competition and cooperation (Prisoner's Dilemma) to the gambling system known as the Kelly criterion (Fortune's Formula).
Amazon rated Fortune's Formula the #1 Editor's Pick for nonfiction in 2005. Poundstone won the NYSSCPA's Excellence in Financial Journalism Award in 2011.
[2:15] What the American public knows and what that says about us
[4:40] Why some things are just worth knowing even though you could look them up
[8:35] The correlation between vocabulary and your success in life
[13:00] How many elected officials most people actually know
[16:25] How little we're teaching kids about sex and what impact that's having
[18:56] The theory of scientific betting and how to properly use it
Sat, 4 June 2016
Careers with Wings is a unique approach developed by President and Founder Marcy Morrison that provides you with the freedom to truly do what you love to do, what you are good at doing and combine that with how you can make the biggest impact with your role in making a difference in the world. Passion + Purpose = World Change (TM). With this formula at the core, you will wake up with energy and enthusiasm every day loving what you do knowing that you are making a difference.
Fri, 3 June 2016
Gerard Adams is The Millennial Mentor, a thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist. His life's purpose is to inspire other Millennials to leverage their passions for success and create the lifestyle they dream of.
Sat, 21 May 2016
YW 103 - Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results with Victor Prince
Victor Prince is author of "Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results" and is the Managing Director of DiscoveredLOGIC. He has 20+ years of experience in corporate and government leadership positions using and teaching advanced problem-solving techniques.
Fri, 13 May 2016
Christian Fioravanti is the founder and creator of Attractionology, co-founder and co-creator of 20 Minute Video Payday and founder and publisher of Project Catapult. He has been a small business owner since 2007. He owns and operates several web-based businesses and has authored several books and other pieces of literature related to business.
Fri, 6 May 2016
John Gaver is Editor & Publisher of the popular webzine, ActionAmerica, which he describes as an "original intent conservative" publication, and author of "The Rich Don't Pay Tax! ... or Do They?".
Fri, 29 April 2016
Craig Ballantyne has been the Editor of Early to Rise since 2011. He’s also a Strength & Conditioning coach in Toronto, author of Turbulence Training, a contributing author to Men’s Health magazine, and a member of the Training Advisory Board for Maximum Fitness and Oxygen magazines.
Craig is also the author of "The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life".
[4:06] Controlling the morning
[6:12] The proactive morning approach
[7:38] Identifying your OCD loops
[11:06] Starting to script out your day
[12:48] Where to start in the Perfect Day Kit
[14:38] Defining Magic Time
[15:54] Why Craig believes you should really try and be a morning person
[18:33] The app that makes Jason's morning
[20:27] The 5 Pillars
[23:35] Making the afternoon productive
[25:23] Creating a Not To Do List
[24:48] The new Law of Attraction...the Law of Action Attraction
Fri, 22 April 2016
A serial entrepreneur turned investor, Matt is driven by the idea that you don't have to put your family or your future in jeopardy to start and run a successful business. A graduate of the #1-ranked undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the United States, the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston, Matt graduated summa cum laude with a double-major in finance and entrepreneurship.
Sat, 16 April 2016
YW 98 - The Invisible Organization, How Ingenious CEOs are Creating Thriving, Virtual Companies with Mitch Russo
Jason Hartman talks with Mitch Russo, former CEO and President of Business Breakthroughs with Tony Robbins, co-found of Timeslips Corp and author of The Invisible Organization: How Ingenious CEOs are Creating Thriving, Virtual Companies.
Thu, 29 October 2015
Rising tuition cost and insufficient “real world” education programs are frustrating to young adults in the U.S. who feel forced into traditional universities. A degree or accreditation is often used as a dangling carrot to lure potential students into high debt status. Non-traditional, creative career paths often take a back seat to traditional majors. Julia says CreateU is designed to teach the mindset of participation in our ever evolving, global world.
[2:09] How do we empower creatives to be profitable?
[4:05] CreateU is a fast track to learning with relevance to current funding sources
[6:04] We teach the mindset, so individuals can participate in a global evolving world.
[7:00] A 3-phase, 1-year online program within a global community
[11:54] The initial sections are the most intensive, a course is required every day
[13:38] A track/path is similar to a major in a traditional university
[16:11] Accreditation programs will transition to move past the fear element
[18:34] We are working on a global goal campaign with the UN
[19:46] Our goal is to keep CreateU under 10K
[20:26] We are taking 10% of tuitions and putting it towards a graduate fund for projects
[21:01] Contacting CreateU
[22:11] The .life extension just fit our ideals perfectly
Direct download: YW_97_Julia_Schroeder20_CreateU_Disrupting_Higher_Education.mp3
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Mon, 22 June 2015
David Weliver is an authority on millennials and money. His website, Money Under 30, provides financial advice to over 500,000 young professionals every month. David and Jason talk on the subject of student loan debt and how it is affecting millennials. David recommends millennials to invest in a ROTH IRA and to think about their retirement as a way to achieve financial freedom.
[1:40] Millennials are starting their lives with student debt.
[6:10] The average college grad has $36,000 in debt.
[9:40] David paid off his college debt before he hit 30, but he had to work his butt off to do it.
[14:10] David recommends millennials take advantage of the ROTH IRA.
[18:50] Don't think retirement, think financial freedom.
[21:10] Technology is helping to drop prices in a lot of industries.
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