Akbar Sheikh started his journey as a homeless youth in San Francisco before hitting rock bottom and deciding to take control of his own destiny and built a successful business that now helps other businesses scale to 7 figures. Now he helps other companies do the same, but more importantly he has taken his health, spiritual wellness, finances, and life goals under his control. He had to better his mindset and person in order to achieve the dreams he wanted and his story is full of lessons for any creative entrepreneur.
A lot of people are scared of the government. However, as Victor shares, we don't have to live in fear if we are doing the right thing and being proactive.
Victor Menasce spent the first 25 years of his career in the high tech industry. He started his career at Bell Northern Research and Nortel where I designed chips that were used to control the telephone network. For approximately a decade, 54% of the phone calls in North America were routed by a chip that Victor designed.
He eventually learned to raise capital in technology companies and authored of the book "Magnetic Capital". Today he's building multi-million dollar apartment buildings as a real estate developer.
This is a lesson that everyone in business needs to learn. Often we know the right thing to do, but we don't do it. In this episode, we tackle how to overcome this dilemma.
Laurens Bensdorp is the founder and CEO of Trading Mastery School and author of the book The 30 minute stock trader. After reaching the pinnacle of success in two different industries, Mr. Bensdorp poured himself into mastering securities trading, and over the last 14 years has amassed a trading record that places him in the top 5% of all traders while simultaneously developing a clientele of students who have learned to replicate his success.
Are you thinking about doing business internationally? Chi Odogwu offers some great advice in this episode.
After obtaining a bachelors and masters degree in Finance, Chi spent the early part of his career working as a business development manager for a startup consultancy.
He later transitioned to a Big 4 accounting firm. He launched his first drop ship e-commerce website. Through a process of trial and error and by learning on the job, Chi obtained hands-on experience in e-commerce and received mentorship from some of the stars of e-commerce in the United States.
He subsequently launched The Bulletproof Entrepreneur podcast where he interviews successful young entrepreneurs across the globe. The show has been rated #2 on the iTunes New & Noteworthy list for roughly 15 weeks after its launch and is currently the #1 Business Podcast In Africa.
Jason Treu is an executive coach. He helps individuals and teams maximize their performance and fulfill their leadership potential. He is the author of the best seller, Social Wealth, the how-to-guide on building professional relationships.
He is the creator of the ultimate team building game, cards against mundanity, that he debuted at TEDxWilmington in August. He also has a podcast, Executive Breakthroughs, where he interviews trailblazing executives and entrepreneurs to share their insights, breakdowns, and breakthroughs.
Too many leads? For an entrepreneur or anyone in business, it seems like this a problem people want to have!
Ian Walsh has been a full time real estate investor since 2009. He entered the industry by building WeSellHomes2Fix which was primarily a real estate wholesaling company. From there he built a property management company which was sold in 2015 to TCS Management. During his time in the Philadelphia investment market he partnered with Hard Money Bankers and has since underwritten all of the loans in the Eastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey markets which is his primary function to date. Hard Money Bankers is the leading hard money lending company in the Eastern Pennsylvania , South Jersey, Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia markets.