Discovering the Common Path to Uncommon Success with John Lee Dumas
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Coffee N5 - Episode 64: Discovering the Common Path to Uncommon Success with John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas takes time to chat with us about his journey to becoming the founder and creator of Entrepreneurs On Fire, an award-winning podcast detailing the lives of 3,000+ successful entrepreneurs. He tells us about his time serving in the U.S. Army as an officer then transitioning from law school to corporate finance to EVEN real estate before finding his own niche in the podcasting industry. He launched the first-ever daily podcast interviewing entrepreneurs in 2012 and hasn’t stopped since. He took this as an opportunity to learn about the secrets of entrepreneurship and share that information with the rest of the world. 

He has compiled all of these secrets, tips, and tricks with his own experiences and lessons learned into his new book: The Common Path to Uncommon Success, where he gives us 17 steps to become a successful entrepreneur. 

 John Lee Dumas gives a preview of the lessons he has learned from his own experience combined with chats with 3,000+ entrepreneurs detailed in his new book. 

Here's what you'll learn:

  • What is John Lee’s definition of an entrepreneur?
  • How can we use our failures along with our successes to launch a new venture?
  • How can doubt prevent a person from moving forward to achieve their goals and pursue new ventures? 
  • How can ego be detrimental to any entrepreneurial success?
  • John Lee and Lara divulge information on the importance of consistent learning and becoming a risk management specialist.
  • John gives us a sample of the first three steps outlined in his book.

Follow John Lee Dumas on Instagram @johnleedumas

Check out John’s book, The Common Path to Uncommon Success, here.

If you want to learn more about the show, visit our website!


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