A survivor of a childhood riddled with domestic violence and alcoholism in the rural foothills of southern Virginia, James R. Nowlin is now the millennial CEO and founder of executive consulting firm, Excel Global Partners (EGP) and the Fund Managing Principal of the EGP Family of Companies. By mastering his habits, routines, and consciousness, James trained his mindset to shift from the poverty consciousness that he learned as a child to an abundance consciousness as an adult–and by doing so, became a multimillionaire. Today, James is not only a survivor, he is a thriver. Under James’ leadership, his firm has led successful engagements in 15 countries and in more than 20 states. His book, The Purposeful Millionaire, is a best-selling guidebook of 52 rules that teaches people about mastering the millionaire mindset and getting the most out of life–doing more, living more, and achieving more!
We know that buying a company with potential can be extremely profitable. However, in today's show, Moran Pober tells us the story of how he bought a company, grew it successfully, but then lost it all. Anyone who owns or helps run a business will profit from this episode!
Moran Pober is the founder of ABD Assets. Moran is a former IDF (Israel Defense Forces) soldier. He has had extensive dealings with many entrepreneurial projects. Founded iTips, top 100 app in 100 stores around the world in the app store including US,CA and UK. He has carried out extensive consulting assignments with many companies and projects in the eCommerce and SAAS world. He's now on the hunt for acquisitions of companies he can help turnaround, merge or help grow towards exit/IPO.
Wendy Sweet claims to be a recovering mortgage broker and has been successfully lending hard money through her company, Carolina Hard Money, for 16 years. Wendy and her partner Bill Fairman, who is also her brother, manage a fund of accredited investors and broker loans for non-accredited investors who are interested in generating passive income. Wendy is a 35-year veteran real estate broker in both Carolinas, a 17-year mortgage veteran, and has 17+ years of experience in flips, landlording and wholesaling. Her goal is to help others build wealth, grow family prosperity, and change communities throughout the Carolinas.
In this episode, an experienced financial planner shares common financial mistakes his clients have made over the years. If you are doing any of these things with your money, you need to stop now!
Martin Bamford achieved Chartered Financial Planner/Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professional status in 2007 and was named a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society in 2014. He is a Chartered Wealth Manager, Accredited Later Life Adviser and Full Member of the Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA). Martin is also responsible for investment management research at Informed Choice Financial Planners and he is host of the popular personal finance podcast Informed Choice Radio.
Martin is also the author of several bestselling personal finance books and produced his first feature-length documentary in 2014, about the post-war Baby Boomer generation in retirement.
Stacey Brown Randall has one focus in life: To help others avoid business failure. She knows – she’s been there, done that and bought the t-shirt. Stacey’s online programs, VIP days and live events provide a blueprint to follow to take control of your referrals, your client experience, and your business.
Stacey is a contrarian when it comes to typical referral advice and believes the best way to unleash a referral explosion is to do it WITHOUT asking for referrals (and she has results to prove it). Stacey is a three-time entrepreneur, certified productivity and time efficiency coach, has a background in sales and marketing, and is an aspiring author. Stacey received her Master’s in Organizational Communication and is married with three kids.
By his 35th birthday Mike Michalowicz (pronounced mi-‘kal-o-wits) had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor…and proceeded to lose his entire fortune.
Then he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Among other innovative strategies, Mike created the “Profit First Formula”, a way for businesses to ensure profitability from their very next deposit forward.
Mike is now running his third million dollar venture, is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal; is the former MSNBC business make-over expert; is a popular keynote speaker on innovative entrepreneurial topics; and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, which BusinessWeek deemed “the entrepreneur’s cult classic.”
Mitch Stephen, author of the book series My Life & 1,000 Houses: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom and 200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties, is a self-taught real estate entrepreneur. Self-employed since 1996, Mitch has purchased well over 1,500 properties in and around his hometown of San Antonio, TX. He is a high school graduate who never stopped learning through books, CDs, seminars and webinars.
Today, Mitch Stephen specializes in owner financing properties to individuals left behind by traditional lending institutions and giving new life to properties that scar neighborhoods. He has perfected a method of achieving cash-flow without having to be a landlord and without having to rehab properties. He’s mastered the art of raising private money and the classic Nothing Down deal. He has pioneered the idea that you don’t have to give discounts to sell your notes. Mitch is a passionate speaker who delivers the message of integrity first and profits second.
Daniel is a self-made multi-millionaire and full-time fact finder. “I credit my success to a strong desire to surround myself with the right people.” After warning family and friends in 2007 about the coming market and mortgage collapse, he started his own YouTube channel, VisionVictory which has received 10 million video views. On March 18, 2008, Daniel called for Dow 8,000, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, AIG, and Washington Mutual. During the mortgage crisis, he helped people buy Put Options on Countrywide Mortgage…these Puts saw a gain of 1,400%.
His connection to insiders in the micro-cap space and drive towards over-delivering to his readers is truly extraordinary and what separates himself from other publishers.
He is the co-founder of the Future Money Trends Letter, FMT Advisory, and Crush The Street.
For the last 30 years Pat Hiban has been heavily involved in the Real Estate industry as a top agent, broker and investor in residential and commercial properties. Throughout his career he has sold over $1 billion in real estate including over 500 homes in a single year and 14 homes in a single day.
In 2010 he sold his team business to his long time partner, Mike Sloan, and went on a book tour to promote his book “6 Steps to 7 Figures: A Real Estate Professional’s Guide to Building Wealth and Creating Your Destiny”. With the help of an introduction written personally by Gary Keller the book went on to sell over 20,000 copies and hit #6 on the New York Times Best Seller List. He is also an active investor in several small companies including GoBundance (a mastermind for high achieving men) and Infiniti HR (a payroll, HR and PEO firm). In 2014, Pat launched his podcast “Pat Hiban Interviews Real Estate Rockstars” which has had over 1 million unique downloads. He currently owns and operates Rebus University, an online training platform for Real Estate salespeople. He has 2 college-aged daughters and travels back and forth between 2 homes in Maryland and South Carolina with his wife of 24 years and black lab Piper.