When I initially got involved with real estate I was a desperate, struggling musician with four children. I was overworked and underpaid, constantly under pressure to make ends meet. At only 27 years old, I was stressed beyond belief and virtually bankrupt. Saving money seemed nearly impossible being as how the money was spent weeks before it came in. Looking back I now joke about the only difference between me, as a musician, and a large pepperoni pizza is that the pizza can actually feed a family of four. I was miserable and knew I not only deserved more, but that my family did as well. I needed to do something about my unfortunate situation...but what? It was 1999, I was watching TV one very late night, too stressed about money problems to get any sleep, when I froze while channel...continue reading
If Punching Your Ticket, Make Sure It’s a First Class Ticket!
Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
If you’ve attended my boot-camps or heard me speak, you know I’m not a “get rich quick”, rah-rah, wham-bam thank-you-ma’am kinda guy. I’m about changing lives. I’m about making things better for you, for your families, for the charities you and I hold near and dear to our hearts, and I’m about helping you achieve ultimate happiness by giving you the freedom to pursue and live your dreams. I’ve said it a million times (and I’ll say it a million more) - I’M IN THE HELPING-PEOPLE BUSINESS.
This blog entry isn’t for the people I’ve already helped (not that they can’t read this, too). This is for the people who ...read more
LUXURY HOME INVESTING TIP: THE NEED TO KICK ASS
Friday, February 19th, 2010
I may not know you personally, but I’m guessing you probably think of yourself as a modern man – or woman.
I assume that when you sit down to a nice steak dinner, you eat it with a knife and fork instead of your hands. You hopefully shower and brush your teeth at least semi-regularly. And when you want something, I’m relatively sure you ask for it – rather than club somebody over the head and grab it.
Yeah, you’re civilized. You have manners. You know how to play nice. So it might surprise you to know that, deep down inside, you’re a caveman.
At least when it comes to competition.
As human beings, we’re hardwired to compete. Blame it on our ancestors, who ...read more