Speaking Of Wealth

From humble beginnings that started on a farm just off the Island of Montréal, Rock Thomas rose to the top to become a self-made millionaire, owning several successful businesses including six RE/MAX franchises, with over 250 salespeople. His RE/MAX franchises are consistently voted the top-producing offices in Quebec. In fact, he managed to increase sales an impressive 15-50% every year during his 17 years in Real Estate.

Rock was recognized for his business leadership when he took 1st Place for Business Excellence and Professionalism, by the Montreal Chamber of Commerce in 2005. It wasn't always that way. Despite initial financial success, Rock Thomas knew there was something missing from his life that money wasn't filling. So he embarked on a quest for knowledge. For four years, he traveled the world, investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal development and success training. He studied one-on-one with only the finest teachers, including Deepak Chopra, John Gray, David Deida, David Wolf, Anthony Robbins, Jack Canfield, and Wayne Dyer, Steven Covey, just to name a few.

Make no mistake, Rock Thomas didn't just gather success systems, self-actualization techniques and life strategies, he assimilated the information, processed the techniques and brings together the best of the best. The resulting speeches and seminars are a synergy of years of non-stop learning, combined with Rock's own cutting-edge success formula.

In 2003 he formed Rock Thomas International, a personal development, and training company. Rock has now taken his passion for life and keen entrepreneurial skills to the world. Today Rock Thomas is living his life to the fullest. Offering customized keynote speeches for corporations, associations and non-profits, one-on-one coaching and motivational seminars, he is fulfilling his dream of facilitating others to succeed where they never thought possible. Even working as one of Tony Robbins Trainers, Rock has impacted the lives of thousands through his energetic teachings. He strives to be an inspiration for others through authentic living and a healthy lifestyle.

Key Takeaways:

[4:47] How a mastermind group saved Rock more than $1 million

[8:52] The dangers of recruiting down and how a mastermind group can help you

[12:02] The SAVERS method and how it can positively impact you

Websites Mentioned:

www.insidethem1.com
www.gobundance.com

Direct download: SW_227_Rock_Thomas.mp3
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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.

After a stint in corporate finance, he founded his first business at the age of 22

and grew that business into a multi-million dollar, industry-leading enterprise

with thousands of products. Over the next four years, he launched and grew three

more multi-million dollar businesses focused on bottom line profitability. Matt is

now hyper-focused on practical things that business owners can do to drive growth

and profitability, which he considers the true measure of any business. Learning

and teaching these practices has become Matt's personal passion and the mission of

Amazing.com. He has authored numerous articles for some of the world's most

respected business publications, including Forbes, Business.com, and Under 30 CEO.

Matt is determined to teach would-be entrepreneurs all over the world how to start

and run a business without making the same catastrophic mistakes as nearly eighty

percent of those who try.

Key Takeaways:

[4:47] How people have gone from government assistance to making a business selling

tens of millions in sales and paying for a house with cash

[10:06] Starting up your business on Amazon

[14:01] The importance of making your own brand on Amazon

[17:53] How Amazing.com is helping people start their business

[24:41] What ONE THING you need to do to be on your way to having your own

successful business

Websites Mentioned:

www.amazing.com
www.alibaba.com

Direct download: SW_226_Matt_Clark.mp3
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Publicist and writer, Allison Kugel, founded her company, Allison Dawn PR, back in 2003 after great success as a media savvy entrepreneur. Allison Kugel’s decade-established company, Allison Dawn PR, has now joined forces with business development and social media executive Jared Kugel, to form Full Scale Media.

As an entrepreneur, Allison launched two Internet-based companies in the early 2000s, developing and trademarking innovative brand packaging and creating distribution networks that put her products onto major retail shelves across the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Asia.

Key Takeaways:

[4:45] How to look at your business and see what's newsworthy to aid in publicity

[10:16] How studying overlooked things can aid your business' development and lead to unique opportunities

[14:19] What it is about her new publicity app that could disrupt the PR firms stranglehold

Websites Mentioned:

www.upitchapp.com
www.fullscalemedia.com

Direct download: SW_225_Allison_Kugel.mp3
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Dane Maxwell was scammed for $12,000 when he bought a website for sale online at the age of 22. Embarassed and broke, he lived in his parents’ basement for a year trying to make it work. Finally inspiration struck, and with less than $200 to his name, he created his first six-figure business. Since then, he has created more than four different six-figure products with no idea what to build, no money and zero credibility. He accidentally discovered how to “Start From Nothing,” and now teaches this framework to aspiring entrepreneurs all over the world. His lucrative software companies run on autopilot while he gets to focus on what he loves.

Key Takeaways:

[4:40] Dane's first business creation and how it solved a pain point to generate income

[8:37] Whether Dane would rather own a lot with a Home Depot on it or a software company making $50,000/month

[13:21] How you find pain points to start your business

Websites Mentioned:

www.thefoundation.com

Direct download: SW_224_Dane_Maxwell.mp3
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