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In this episode of Millionaire Mindcast, the dynamic duo is BACK! and this week Matty A. and Ryan Breedwell bring you the latest in our economy and markets. Oracle beats Microsoft on TikTok deal. Ryan digs into the benefits of Life Insurance and what are listeners love most, predictions on distressed real estate opportunities!. This and more on todays show. Tune-In, Take Notes, Enjoy!. 

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Sales Gravy: Jeb Blount
Sales Gravy: Jeb Blount
Jeb Blount
Why You Should Stop Trying to Sell Yourself
Sales Myth: You Have to Sell Yourself Most of us, at one time or another in our careers, have heard some trainer or manager exclaim, “You have to sell yourself.” “If you want to get that job, son, you have to sell yourself.” “The real key to sales is your ability to sell yourself.” “If you want others to like you, you’ll have to sell yourself.” The Sell Yourself Cliche This philosophy is prevalent in business culture. A while back, I was at an Ivy League University for a speech by a successful businessman to a group of MBA students from the top business schools in the world. The speaker was so well respected that when he walked into the room there was a hush. The audience members were on the edge of their seats in anticipation. And what was the message? What was the secret of success that this revered businessman offered? “Never forget how important it is in business to first sell yourself.” The entire audience nodded in unison. For this wise man and many others, the phrase sell yourself  has become an easy-to-use cliche´. It just rolls off the tongue. Like the audience at the speech I at-tended, most people will nod their heads in agreement to the statement as if some prophet on a hill had just read it from stone tablets. People Buy You for Their Reasons, Not Yours Sales expert and bestselling author Jeffrey Gitomer teaches a simple philosophy, “People love to buy but they hate to be sold.” In other words, most people prefer to buy on their terms. They do not want or appreciate a hard pitch or a features dump. The buy for their reasons not yours. Yet daily salespeople across the globe, on the phone, video calls, email, social media, and in person, sell to their customers by dumping data, pushing their position, or simply trying to talk their way into a sale. The sell themselves to anyone else they can get to stand still for more than five minutes. But it does not work, because people like to buy, they don’t like to be sold. When You Try to Sell Yourself You Push People Away The harder you try to sell yourself to others, the more you push them away. A conversation where the other person tells you all about themselves, their accomplishments, and how great they are is a turnoff. It is a features dump. Think about it, the most unlikeable human in the world is the person standing in front of you talking about themselves. You don’t walk away from that conversation thinking how much you would like to spend more time with them. Instead you think, “What a jerk,” or “How boring,” or “Wow,  that guy is full of himself.” We Love to Talk About Our Favorite Person Still, we do love the opportunity to sell ourselves. Most of us, if given the opportunity, will talk for hours about our favorite person, oblivious to the negative impact it has on how we are viewed by others. When pressed, experts who are quick to tell you to sell yourself, are unable to explain exactly how to do it. Sure, they will offer tips, but it's mostly hyperbole. Here is the brutal truth: You cannot sell yourself to others; you have to get others to buy you on their terms. You're Talking, They Aren't Buying Even if you are preceded by a great reputation and others are anticipating meeting you, your attempts to sell yourself can backfire. I learned this lesson at a speech I gave to a large dinner group. One of the audience members was such a big fan of one of my books, that he lobbied the meeting organizer to be seated right next to me. During dinner he asked me questions, and I talked and talked and talked—about me. A few days after the speech, I called the meeting organizer to follow up and offer my thanks. I thanked him for seating Daniel next to me and asked him if Daniel had had a good time. He hesitated for a moment and finally said, “I’m telling you this because I like you; but Daniel did not come away with a very good opinion of you.” It was like being punched in the gut!
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Sell or Die with Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Gluckow
Sell or Die with Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Gluckow
Sell or Die
Lets Talk Payroll Systems with Jonathan Gallagher
In episode 522 of the Sell or Die Podcast, we have special guest Jonathan Gallagher. Jonathon is co-founder of Coastal Payroll Services, a San Diego based payroll and HR service provider. In this episode, we are diving into the topic of payroll, because it’s something everyone uses. Jonathan shares his background and how he got involved with Coastal Payroll Services, as well as the opportunity he saw to set his company apart from others. Some key points we discuss include: * Jonathan discusses his background and how he went from an ADP employee to co-founder of Coastal Payroll Services. * Jonathan shares how sales opportunities opened up for him after getting involved with Coastal Payroll Services. * Jonathan teaches us how to utilize an economic downturn as a time to gain customer trust. * And finally, Jonathan explains how having an outstanding corporate culture leads to a remarkable business Jonathon has grown his team to over 13 people and they are currently seeing some remarkable results. The future looks very promising for both him and Coastal Payroll Services. There’s opportunity everywhere, you just have to be willing to be of true value and help like Jonathon. To hear more about payroll systems and Jonathon’s story, don’t forget to tune in to episode 522 of the Sell or Die Podcast. See you next week for another episode of Sell or Die! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag us, @jengitomer & @jeffreygitomer! And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and share your key takeaways with us! Rise.com Free 30 Day Trial CONNECT WITH JEN & JEFFREY: Official Website Jeffrey’s Instagram Jennifer’s Instagram Sell or Die Hards Official Group
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The Art of Passive Income
The Art of Passive Income
Mark Podolsky
How To Get A Passive Return On Your Investment
Omar Khan is a real estate investor with over 10 years of global investment experience. He is a CFA Charterholder and has graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.Com in Finance. Omar is one of the people behind Boardwalk Wealth, a private equity firm in Dallas, Texas which connects international investors with US-based multifamily real estate opportunities. He is responsible for capital raising, strategic planning, and investor relations. Omar has worked for 10 plus years in corporate finance investment and has advised on over $3.7 billion of capital financing and M&A transaction. Four years ago Omar moved from Canada to Texas with his wife and newborn son. Listen in as they discuss: * Omar’s entrepreneurial journey * Who is an ideal buyer for his service * A realistic expectation of doing a multi-family deal * CAP rates and how it works Omar also shares some of the worst advice he’s seen or heard in his area of expertise. TIP OF THE WEEK Mark: My tip of the week is learn more about multi-family investing, or if you just want to passively get a nice return investment listen to Omar Khan. Just go to boardwalkwealth.com, it’s a really good place to start. Scott: Go check out invideo.io, it’s very cool they have all kinds of graphics. Omar: Check out US Census Data, it’s free and it got pretty much all other resources you’ll see online, they’re building up US Census. Also, there are free sites called city-data.com, bestplaces.net and you can go to niche.com they got better graphics. _Isn’t it time to create passive income so you can work where you want, when you want and with whomever you want?_
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The ONE Thing with Geoff Woods
The ONE Thing with Geoff Woods
Produktive
Ep. 267 - Proven Practices for Setting Goals as a Couple
Imagine what becomes possible when you and your most important relationships get on the same page about your future. Spoiler alert: Everything. Jay and Wendy Papasan have been setting goals together for the last 14 years. As a result, they have a stronger relationship and a bigger life than they could ever imagine. So much of their success is a credit to the framework they’ve established for how they communicate, how they think big, and how they make an impact in the world. You’re going to hear them share the proven framework that’s catapulted their success and so many other people who’ve attended our goal-setting retreats. If you would like to join in on this experience, we strongly recommend you join our Goal Setting Retreat at the1thing.com/setmygoals. In this episode, you will learn... * [04:41] What a couple’s goal-setting retreat looks like * [08:07] The importance of getting in alignment with your life or business partner * [17:27] How to enlist the support of someone who is resistant to goal setting * [32:38] What you can do if there is a struggle around who will lead your couple’s goal-setting retreat Links & Tools From This Episode * the1thing.com/setmygoals -- How do you start up when the world is upside down? Sit Down Startup is a new weekly podcast from Zendesk. The Startups team brings together entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs to discuss the latest business challenges and how to put customer experience at the heart of success. Hear from people who understand unpredictability in a coffee shop-style conversation. Catch weekly episodes on Apple, Google, and Spotify. -- Putting on clothes that fit right can be a huge confidence booster. It can be challenging to find high quality clothes that fit just right, but when you do, it can be a game changer. Indochino was founded on the belief that custom clothing shouldn’t cost a fortune. Give your style and wardrobe an upgrade with Indochino. You can shop online at indochino.com and use the promo code ACTION to save $30 on any purchase of $399 or more. -- Do you run a small business? Small business owners wear a lot of hats. Some of those hats feel incredible to wear. However, filing taxes and running payroll... well, for most of us, they don’t feel great and they’re not our ONE thing. That’s where Gusto comes in to help you make payroll, taxes, and HR easy. So ask yourself, it time to take off some of your hats? You can get three FREE months when you run your first payroll at Gusto.com/ONE. --
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The Marketing Secrets Show
The Marketing Secrets Show
Russell Brunson
Three of My Favorite Books This Year... So Far
Recently I was asked by Rachel Pedersen what my favorite books are and why. So I wanted to share three that I’m loving right now. On this episode, Russell gives you his top 3 book recommendations and explains why they are so important to him during the phase of life that he’s in right now. ---Transcript--- What's up everybody. This is Russell Brunson, welcome back to The Marketing Secrets podcast. Today I'm going to drop on you some of my favorite books that I'm reading right now. Hey, everybody hope you guys are doing awesome. So we're getting closer and closer to Halloween, depending when you're listening to this. Halloween was my favorite holiday for basically my entire life. I went trick-or-treating until I was 21 years old. And those who are like, "Wait Russell, weren't you on a mission when you were at 19 and 20? And the answer is yes, and yes, I dressed up as a Mormon missionary going door-to-door, because I already had the costume on. I got free candy. It was awesome. Oh, it was the good old days. Anyway, I love trick-or-treating. I love Halloween, love everything. In fact, when my kids were born, I was like, "This is the greatest thing in the world. Halloween was amazing before, it's even more amazing now." And went trick-or-treating every single year until about three years ago. Three years ago was when I bought my Batman suit. We launched Expert Secrets, our affiliate prize was to give away these Batman and Iron Man suits. I got my own custom-fitted, it was so cool. And I was so excited because that Halloween I was going to be Batman, legit Batman. And I was going to put on the suit and I was just so excited for it. And I remember it was a long day at the office, I got home as quick as I could, and I was trying to… oh, and the kids had wrestling practice. We got wrestling practice and come back. And kids gets home and I'm getting them all ready, giving them dinner, because I have to race back to the office to get the Batman suit on, which is an hour long project to get that suit on. I'm so excited. Feeding the kids, about to race back to the office and all of a sudden doorbell rings. And I go to the door and it's one of Ellie's friends. And friend's like, "Hey, is Ellie here?" I'm like, "Yeah, but what are you doing here?" She's like, "I'm coming to go trick-or-treating with Ellie." I was like, "What?" I'm like "I trick-or-treat with my kids." Ellie runs over, "Oh, bye Dad, I’m heading out.” I'm like, "No, you can't." And Collette is like, "Why not?" Because this is my holiday, you can't take my daughter trick-or-treating. And Ellie took off with her friends, she was gone. And a few minutes later the boys got calls from their friends and they're like, "We're going, we're going trick-or-treating." And they took off. And I remember, I wasn't ready for it. I don't know, it's like the kids leaving home, only worse. I wasn't ready for it. And I remember they were all gone and it was Aiden and Norah. Norah was tiny at the time, she was maybe two at the time. And so I didn't get my Batman suit on. We go out to the car and got Norah's suit and everything and put her in the car seat. By the time we got in the car she passed out and she was out cold. And so it was Aiden, me and Collette. So we drove to this neighborhood. Aiden got out with Collette, started trick-or-treating, and I passed out in the car. And that was the saddest day of my life. I miss Halloween. Anyway, I come to grips with it now. My kids are awesome. They can have friends. It was just, I wasn't ready for it. You know what I mean? You're planning your kids are going to leave the house someday, and then all of a sudden they just leave, without any preparation. Anyway, so Halloween was my favorite holiday until that year. And now my favorite holiday is 4th of July, because I spend more money on 4th of July than any sane human. And so because of that, everybody comes to me. And I'm doing that to compensate for Halloween being stolen from me by kids. Anyway, that's how I really feel. I'm just joking. Anyway, that's a true story. So 4th of July is my new favorite holiday, but it always was Halloween. And so as Halloween gets closer, I still get excited. I'm not going to lie, I love the leaves falling and the seasons changing and pumpkins and candy and just all the things. So anyway, one of our family traditions is every year for Halloween we go to Albion, Idaho, where there's this old college campus. It's in early 1900s, there was a thriving college here. In 19, I don't know, 1920 or something, it went out of business. So it's been vacant for 100 years. And a couple of years back, this family bought it and they renovate the whole thing and turn it into, one of the dorms they turned into a bed and breakfast. And then the rest of it, they turned to haunted houses. There's a zombie house, a clown house, and it's these old creepy buildings from the early 1900s. And anyway, it's insane. So we go every year. This year we took two of our friends, Rachel Peterson and her husband, Paul, and they came with us, which was really, really fun. So anyway, on the trip down, Rachel asked me, says, "What are your favorite books you're reading right now?" Everyone time someone asks me that question about books, I always freeze, because there's so many. I'm obsessed with books. I have more books than anybody I know. And I buy them every day and tons more. And I don't read most of the books, I listen to most with audio. But I buy the physical book too, because I like having physical books. Anyway, all sorts of turmoil. I sat there like a deer in headlights thinking. I kept thinking and thinking and I realized right now ... And it's tough, because you know how it is, different seasons of your life there's different books and all those kinds of things. So anyway, I'm in a season of my life I'm actually really excited for. I'm preparing, not really, I'm mentally thinking about my next book. I think I told you guys before, my next book. I bought the domain bootstrap.com. So the book's going to be called Bootstrapped, and it's going to be the ClickFunnels story, how we did it. It's going to be different, because all my other books have been how-to books, right? How to get traffic, how to build a funnel, how to write copy, things like that. But this book's not going to be how-to, this is the story of it. And so I've been obsessed, listening to books about companies and people telling their story about how they built the company. And so I've been listening to a lot of those lately just to understand how to write that way and how to tell stories that way that's different, right? It's different than how I've typically done things. So for me to be able to write this book, I'd have to change my skillset. And this hopefully is a side lesson for everyone. A lot of times when we have to do the thing we want to do, we have to learn something completely different, right? A lot of you guys, if you were a business before and you come into our world, you're like, "Oh my gosh, business is different online." We have to change how we think. And so for me it's the same way. For me to write this next book, I have to learn how to write differently. And I understand that and respect that. I'm paying attention to it, I'm trying to learn it. So anyway, so I've been listening to a lot of books about companies, about their stories, because I want to hear how people tell their stories. And so my three books I want to recommend to you today are all books about people with companies. And they're good for a couple reasons. Number one, they're fascinating books. Number two, they're really good storytellers. The way they tell their story was fascinating, where I was sucked into the book and I couldn't stop. In fact, two of these books I've listened to twice, and one I will probably listen to again. I just finished it yesterday, so that's why I haven't listened to it twice yet. That's rare for me. I don't normally read…
18 min
The Mike Dillard Show
The Mike Dillard Show
Mike Dillard
Being The CEO of Chipotle, With Monty Moran
When my friend Zach over at Scribe Media hit me up and asked if I’d like to interview the former CEO of Chipotle, I said heck ya, that sounds awesome. I’d love to talk to someone who’s helped build a business that I eat at all the time, and that’s currently valued at $38 billion dollars. But this interview with Monty Moran, turned out to be so much more… As you’re about to find out, Monty is one of the best conscious leaders in the world. I think we all naturally stereo-type people to some degree. Well Monty began his career as an attorney, but he ran and grew his law firm in a completely different way than you’d expect. Then he became the CEO of Chipotle, and he ran and grew the company in a completely different way that you’d expect. And today he is flying around American on a mission to heal the divide that’s been created in this country, in a completely different way than you’d expect. And he’s done all of this, but the age of 50. If Monty were running for President of the United States, this man would get my vote in a heartbeat, which is why I asked him what he would do in order to turn the country, and our culture around. I am going to remember and reference this interview for years to come, and I think you will as well. Please help me welcome, Monty Moran. Resources: Love is Free. Guac is Extra.: How Vulnerability, Empowerment, and Curiosity Built an Unstoppable Team Music: Song: Carl Zeer & Waterbeld & Fearon - Talk To Me [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds Free Download/Stream: http://ncs.io/TalkToMe Watch: http://youtu.be/BqCUsPkouUU
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