370: Topic | Building a Foundation for Success with Brad Lea, Dan Fleyshman, and Bedros Keulian
Brad Lea, founder and CEO of LightSpeed VT, Dan Fleyshman, youngest founder of a publicly traded company in history, and Bedros Keulian, owner of one of the fastest gym franchises in the world, give advice to help you build a foundation for success.
- Dan Fleyshman
- People who are mad at the 1% are insane.
- It’s never been easier to make money – dropshipping, rental properties, etc.
- The more money you have to work with, it can then replicate and grow.
- If you upgrade your lifestyle instead of investing, you lose a big investment opportunity.
- He’s a big proponent of the side hustle and it’s the best time in history to do it.
- People don’t need as much money anymore to get started.
- What holds people back from being an entrepreneur?
- Fear and themselves.
- Brad Lea
- "Who" and "what" you know are equally important.
- If you don’t know the what, it doesn’t matter who you know.
- If you know everything but you don’t know anybody, then the what you know doesn’t really matter.
- It’s 50/50
- The cliché answer is the “who,” but you need the what.
- You need to have a pitch, a value proposition, and know your product, otherwise you’re over-valuing relationships.
- If you already have a good solid “what,” focus on the “who.”
- Bedros Keulian
- If you want to move ahead in life you have to “man up” and get out of your comfort zone.
- Take control of your situation as a human whether you’re woman or a man.
- Because he hadn’t grown as a leader, his leadership ability became the lid of his success.
- In 2014 he had a massive anxiety attack that he thought was a heart attack.
- In 2015 he got a therapist, and he taught him that he was living in anticipation of future pain.
- He had to man up and have a difficult conversation with his business partner.
- A therapist will roleplay with you and teach you how to communicate.
- He had an unhealthy relationship with money, that it was unattainable.
- For affluent people, money is a means to impact.
- The number one thing that people can do to change perspective is to get a mentor who is already leading the life that they want and be open-minded.
- His original mentor turned him on to virtual mentors.
- Cut out the mediocre people from around you.
- If you want to have a successful life, you have to be willing to take risks and live in the extreme.
- Proximity is power.
- Environmental exposure is important, you start to pick up on their habits.
- Get around people who are on a different level, and then keep leveling up.
- “Who you know is very important, but you better have your what down." – Brad Lea
- "Just. Get. Started." – Dan Fleyshman
- "If I want to do the inner work, I have to man up and face the demons." – Bedros Keulian
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