Speaking Of Wealth (general)

Jason Hartman talks with Mark Ford, an American author, entrepreneur, publisher, real estate investor, filmmaker, art collector, and consultant to the direct marketing and publishing industries.

Ford is the author of essays and books on entrepreneurship, wealth-building, economics, and copywriting. He has also written a book of poetry and a book on word use titled Words that Work.

Ford's business writing is published under the pen name Michael Masterson. His books, Automatic Wealth and Ready, Fire, Aim, were recognized on the Wall Street Journal and New York Times Best Sellers lists.

Ford is active in real estate development both in the United States and abroad.

Key Takeaways:

[3:07] The history of the financial newsletter

[10:04] Breaking down "Ready, Fire, Aim"

[13:33] His movie making ventures

[17:42] Finding your optimal selling proposition

[23:05] Real estate investing

[28:53] How we let some industries teach us terribly

Websites Mentioned:
www.palmbeachgroup.com

Direct download: SW_219_Mark_Ford.mp3
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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.

Key Takeaways:

[5:10] How he got into creating virtual companies

[9:30] The real issue you HAVE to understand in order to be prepared to take your company virtual

[15:22] Dealing with staff output and hours with a virtual company

[20:15] How to screen all the available technologies and which ones he likes

[26:17] When creating virtual companies hit an inflection point

Websites Mentioned:

www.invisibleorganization.com

Direct download: SW_218_Mitch_Russo.mp3
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Communications coach Beth Noymer Levine is an expert in helping Fortune 500 executives, professional and world-class athletes, and other high-profile individuals effectively think about, prepare for, and deliver their messages to important audiences. Beth is author of author of Jock Talk, Five Communication Principles Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World.

Key Takeaways:

[3:51] The 5 core principles of effective communication

[10:41] What business leaders have to do to come out ahead

[13:26] How Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton's images have (or haven't) changed because of their authenticity

[16:16] How LeBron James gave one of the best insights into his career with effective communication

[20:56] How brevity can be applied in our everyday life and make us more effective

Websites Mentioned:

www.smartmouthcommunications.com
www.jocktalkbook.com

Direct download: SW_217_Beth_Levine.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Aaron Hoos, a funnel design expert, about good copywriting and sales funnels

Key Takeaways:

[5:08] The importance of a headline, and where headlines, unexpectedly, show up today

[11:01] The founders of copywriting strategy

[15:17] Working through the sales funnel

Websites Mentioned:

www.realestateinvestingcopywriter.com

Direct download: SW_216_Aaron_Hoos.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Jenny Q. Ta, CEO of Sqeeqee, about monetizing social networking.

Key Takeaways:

[4:25] How the user can profit from social networking on her site

[10:43] The viral growth of Sqeeqee

[15:23] If we're in another technology bubble

Website Mentioned:

www.sqeeqee.com

Direct download: SW_215_Jenny_Ta.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Michael O'Neal, host of the popular podcast "The Solopreneur Hour" and creator of The Solo Lab about how to be a successful entrepreneur.

Key Takeaways:

[4:41] How he developed his business

[8:31] Who you need to know to get what you want

[14:51] What you HAVE to have when you attend a conference

[22:52] How to use the elevator to get over your fear of public speaking

[26:46] The best business hack ever

Websites Mentioned:

www.solohour.com

www.iwantsololab.com

Direct download: SW_214_Michael-O-Neal.mp3
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Jim Beach is the founder of School for Startups and former Professor at Georgia State University. He was the co-founder and CEO of American Computer Experience of Atlanta, which became the world's largest technology training company for children. He talks with Jason about the entrepreneurial bet with his students, how creativity is overrated in entrepreneurship and how he recommends getting started.

[5:15] "I walked into class one day with a prototype ottoman, and we cut it in half to see what it looked like on the inside."

[10:17] Find out Jim's definition of entrepreneur that frees you

[14:45] Learn what you actually have to have passion for to be a successful entrepreneur.

[19:45] Hear how Jim's friend started a successful used car business with just $12,000


Mentioned in this episode:
www.schoolforstartups.com
Slicing Pie

Direct download: SoW_213_James_Beach.mp3
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Jim Palmer is the founder of the Dream Biz Academy and Dream Business Coaching and Mastermind Program. He is a coach, speaker, and business-building expert. Jim recently wrote the book DECIDE:The Ultimate Success Trigger and talks to Jason on some of the key things you can learn in the book. On the episode, Jim talks on the importance of delegating your work, cleaning out your headtrash, and pushing through criticism. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:20] Highly successful entrepreneurs make a decision and move forward with it. 

[5:11] If you wait too long and stay in 'squishyville', you will miss the opportunity. 

[7:55] How did Jim clear his headtrash? 

[12:15] Everybody has headtrash. 

[18:20] People will always criticize you. Brush it off and keep moving forward. 

[20:55] When is it a good time to get help? 

[22:45] Start small, hire a virtual assistant for ten hours a week. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

 

http://www.decideforsuccessbook.com/

Direct download: SoW_212_Jim20Palmer.mp3
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Steve Siebold is a public speaker and mental toughness coach. Steve is the author of How Rich People Think, a book that compares the thoughts, habits, and philosophies of the middle class and the upper class when it comes to wealth. Steve has spent nearly three decades interviewing millionaires around the world and shares some of his valuable insight to Jason on the show. He also talks on the subject of how you can be a better public speaker and to build mental toughness. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:20] How do rich people think? 

[4:.00] It's only been about three decades where we've had an abundance of stuff. Before then, resources were scarce. 

[5:40] Anybody can adopt a rich mindset. It's not rocket science. 

[6:30] How can people be better public speakers? 

[9:35] Nobody is perfect and experienced speakers make mistakes all the time.

[13:05] You're really doing two types of speeches in one. 

[14:50] Self-effacing humor is a great way to connect with the audience. 

[17:30] Steve and Jason talk about good public speakers in politics. 

[21:20] Please visit SpeechWorkshop.com if you're interested in attending a Bill Gove workshop. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://speechworkshop.com/

 

http://freespeakingcourse.com/


The Real Brian is the founder of Profitcast and Arrow Squad. Brian has a strong passion for podcasting and talks to Jason on the subject of growing your audience. He shares useful tips on how to build a loyal following, Twitter strategies you can use to grow your audience, and the different ways you can monetize your podcast. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] Why the name 'The Real Brian'? 

[4:00] Brian and Daniel J. Lewis did a special episode about the subject of monetization. You can find it at http://www.profitcastuniverse.com/31.

[7:10] Rob Cesternino makes $6,100 in Patreon donations. 

[11:45] You can monetize your podcast by reselling products. 

[15:05] Podcasters have also done well with premium content as a way to generate income. 

[20:50] If you have a loyal following of only 1,000 people, you can still make quite a bit of money. 

[27:30] Brian talks about Twitter strategies to increase your following. 

[31:05] Develop a clear idea of what you want to do with your podcast before you market yourself. 

[34:50] Final thoughts? Podcast on your passion. That's huge. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://www.profitcastuniverse.com/

http://www.profitcastuniverse.com/31

https://www.patreon.com/

http://www.keithandthegirl.com/

 

https://manageflitter.com/

Direct download: SoW_210_The_Real_Brian_Podcasting_26_Profitcasting.mp3
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