Mark has been an active real estate investor since 2004, so he brought a wealth of knowledge with him when he founded Luxmana Investments in 2011. He started out as a part-time investor–holding a a full-time job in high tech–and his passion for real estate enabled him to escape the rat race of Corporate America. Prior to Luxmana, Mark succeeded in multiple development projects in the trendy Highlands and Berkley areas of Denver, Colorado. Since then, he's acquired dozens of residential and multifamily income properties totaling millions.
Despite the proliferation of personal finance education, a recent study shows that nearly half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Credit card debit, student loan debt, and car debt are all reaching a record high in America. Hilary Hendershott learned some personal finance lessons the hard way, and now she devotes herself to helping others avoid similar financial mistakes.
Hilary is the host of Profit Boss Radio, a weekly podcast for women and money. Hilary has an MBA, and she’s a Certified Financial Planner. She’s a TEDx speaker, and she’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, NBC, ABC, FOX, DailyWorth, Forbes and Investopedia. She was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. With more than 30 television appearances, she’s the go-to personal finance expert in Silicon Valley for the NBC evening news where they call her "The Investor's Voice of Reason."
Over the last quarter century Damion Lupo has started and owned more than 30 different companies including an insurance agency, a precious metals firm, a venture capital company, a financial consulting firm, and more than a dozen real estate investment and development companies. He’s also the founder of Yokido ™, his own martial art and holds 3 other black belts. Damion also opened Total Control Financial in 2016 designing everything around 10X growth and 10X impact for the client, the team and shareholders. Damion is a 5-time author and sought after financial consultant for accredited investors and business owners. Using a vast knowledge of financial markets, money psychology and pattern recognition he’s an expert at quickly diagnosing hidden financial cancers with clients and their organizations and rewiring both for success.
We always say, you can make money doing absolutely anything these days. We also say you can lose money doing anything! You just have to find what you enjoy and what you are best at. In this episode, Chris shares a fascinating story and career path that we can all learn from.
Chris Hartman has worked in the oceanic industry on a corporate, field, industry and academic level. He developed a comprehensive understanding of the structure of the industry. Having worked 1500 plus days offshore, from performing underwater oil rig repairs to collecting medicinal specimens, through the use of Heavy-Duty Work-Class Remotely Operated Vehicles. His current venture: Global Ocean Center—an oceanic data and operations management organization, providing linkages among industry, academia, military, government and public sectors.
Are you interested in starting a successful business? Success can be just as dangerous as failure, and Clint knows this well.
Clint Fiore has a unique combination of entrepreneurial, executive leadership, and high-tech systems experience. He has utilized these attributes to create a first-of-its-kind business that systematically removes the mystery and obstacles associated with finding a business, buying and financing the business you want, preparing your existing business for sale, and marketing your business efficiently to its next owner.
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We have often heard it said "When it doubt, follow your gut". However, is this always the best thing to do in life and business? In our opinion, it depends. In this episode, Robert shares his story and offers timeless advice for avoiding the pitfalls of following your gut.
Robert Blaha, President of Human Capital Associates, has more than twenty-five years of experience dealing with leadership, high-performance work, and major Six Sigma and Lean implementations. He has held senior management positions with four major corporations—Ford, Monsanto, Engelhard and Asea Brown Boveri (ABB).
In 1993, Robert founded Human Capital Associates. HCA was created after thoroughly analyzing major initiative "disconnects" within organizations. HCA's processes in business transformation, program and leadership development, and lean6sigma process improvement have resulted in improved organizational capability, billions of dollars in documented savings, and increased revenues for his clients.
Losing money is always bad. But what about losing $50 million? That would crush most people, but not Rod.
Rod Khleif is a real estate investor, entrepreneur, multiple business owner, author, mentor, peak performance coach and community philanthropist who is passionate about business, life, success, and giving back. As one of the country’s top real estate investors, Rod has personally owned and managed over 2,000 apartments and homes. Rod is the author of “How to Create Lifetime CashFlow Through Multifamily Properties” considered to be an essential “textbook” for aspiring and experienced multifamily investors. As a community philanthropist, Rod founded and directs The Tiny Hands Foundation, which has benefited more than 45,000 community children in need.
Going through a divorce can be devastating. However, we hope Moshe's story inspires you to persevere through whatever challenges you are facing, knowing that you have the ability to get to the other side.
Moshe Amsel is the founder of DreamBuilder Financial an accounting firm specializing in personal wealth growth through online business and real estate. An accountant, business profit strategist, tax guru and Profit First Professional, Moshe has made it his mission to help people achieve their dreams by guiding them through wealth creation. Moshe has a 20 year background in the IT industry prior to entering the accounting field, this experience has made him a valuable partner to businesses seeking a virtual CFO. Moshe hosts hosts own podcast Dream Builder Financial where you can learn tips for growing your wealth as he discusses topics on personal finance, business and tax strategies every week.