What does it take to succeed when others fail? We explore the stories on Investing that you don’t often hear: The trials and challenges that lead to success and the Mindset it takes to make it. We’ll learn from some of the best investors and entrepreneurs, learning through fire-walking their experiences so we can each setup up our game and be our best self. We focus 80% on the motivation & mindset that leads to success, and 20% on the investing strategies & tactics that get us there.About The Host: Steven Pesavento Real Estate Investors & Entrepreneur has always been obsessed with understanding how we can think better, how we can be better and how we can do better. He fought against those limiting beliefs, that held him back and jumped in to Real Estate with no experience. By modeling the mindset & actions of leaders he looked up to, his Real Estate investing his business exploded, buying 150 houses in his first two years, over $22 Million in real estate transactions.Personal development for real estate investors. Model the top real estate investors, house flippers, multifamily syndicators, wholesalers and landlords. We invite guests from all industries to share their mindset with our incredible community. Join the insider club at: https://TheInvestorMindset.com IG @Investormindset https://Facebook.com/theinvestormindset
Have you ever heard the (now) catchphrase “work ON your business, not IN your business”? I think most of us have at this point, but why? Why is it important to work ON the business, not just in it...and what does that mean? And if that’s an important strategy, how is it even possible? If these thoughts have ever crossed your mind then this is the episode for you! Join us as Terry Ogburn explains simple, action steps to actually moving towards this goal and success!
When you look at successful people it’s easy to get tricked into thinking that they’ve always been that way - or that they walked a straight path to their success. The truth is that most of the time that’s not even close to the real story. If you’re wondering if it’s possible for you to beat your past, or ever conquer your challenges then you need to tune in today as Mark Owens opens up about his own journey through addiction and homelessness to becoming the successful investor he is today.
Failure is a common theme among entrepreneurs and investors, and if you take a look through most successful people’s stories they’ll give a nod to some experience in their past that made them who they are today. In today’s episode Steve Libman shares his story, and the wisdom he’s learned through failure how to hone in on what really matters and relentlessly chase your goals.
What is “Mommy-Mindset”? How is it possible to build a business AND grow a family at the same time? A person close to me has some really negative opinions about what I’m trying to do - how do I handle that!? If any of these questions have ever crossed your mind then you need to tune in today as we dive into these topics and more with Real Estate Investor and mother, Pili Yarusi.
Not everyone is wired for success - and not everyone’s belief system and definition of success is going to line up with our own. Have you ever found yourself disagreeing with, or being doubted by someone close to you? Maybe a parent, or even a spouse? Join us today as Marco shares his journey through this same situation, and how a strong belief system combined with having the right partner makes such a huge impact on success.
Do you know you? The value of knowing yourself - your personality, your skills and strengths as well as your weaknesses - is often overlooked. Join us today as Liz gives her insight into the importance of being smart and building a smoothly-operating team through truly understanding your own (and your teammates) personality, and strengths!
Did you start down the path you’re on now because you were good at something, and somebody told you that meant it was the right direction for you to focus? Are you feeling burned out, uninspired, drained of energy? This is the episode for you. Trevor Mauch talks about his own journey to finding joy and fulfillment in business and life.
Business and real estate investment can be simple, but they’re hard. Most of the “glimpses” into the real estate industry our culture shows us (ahem...HGTV I’m looking at you) do not accurately portray the challenges most people will face - which is probably the reason most people fail, or quit before they even start. Join us as Mike Hambright shares some of his mindset and tactical secrets to succeeding in an industry that is not for the faint-of-heart.
Sometimes WE are the biggest barrier to our own success, and oftentimes we don’t even realize it. Have you ever “gotten emotional” with yourself and dug in to find your own barriers to success? Or maybe you’ve been pretty successful, but you’re hitting a plateau and have no idea how to get past it. If this hits close to home, then this is the episode for you. Today Carla Blumenthal talks about emotional intelligence, self-discovery, and gaining control over the “inner critic”.
Where does discipline come from? When is it okay to “quit”? (is it ever?) Are people naturally leaders? If you’re an entrepreneur (or aspiring to be one) you’ve probably asked yourself at least one of these questions over the course of your journey - and today this is exactly what Greg is sharing his insight and experience on. He shares what it’s like growing up in a military family, how he’s grown through success AND failure, and what drives him forward every day.
We’ve all heard about these sneaking little things called “limiting beliefs”, but did you know that sometimes we create them ourselves JUST by asking questions a little bit wrong? Just one little word can allow us to hold ourselves back from massive success! If you are ready to break some barriers and find your own success, this is the episode for you. Adam shares his simple key to smashing through those limiting beliefs and actually achieving the goals you’re setting for yourselves.
It’s easy to end up in a place we really don’t love - a place we’re not fulfilled and don’t find joy. Sometimes these places even come out of things we’re good at, and think we SHOULD be doing. If you’ve ever felt this way this is the episode for you. Join us as Melissa Johnson tells her story of growth, adapting to overcome challenges, and eventually finding true success.
Have you ever had a moment that stopped you in your tracks? A challenge that threw you off completely, or a realization that maybe you’ve been focusing on the wrong things? In today’s episode Cory Boatright shares his own story of finding his way, navigating challenges of all shapes and sizes, and his strategies for success.
Business can be a high-stakes game, and although we THINK we operate by logic, the truth is that every human operates from an emotional perspective - logic really doesn’t matter. What if you could smoothly navigate these high-emotion situations and set them up for the results you want? In this episode expert negotiator, Derek Gaunt, shares how his wisdom and experience from the hostage negotiation world gives a huge advantage to the business world.
There are no “rules” to when or how to start a business - and if the interviews we’ve done so far have shown us anything, growth, more often than not, is spurred on by adversity and challenge. Ryan’s story is just another example that the best thing to do when you’re given a daunting challenge is to turn it on it’s head and create your dream. Want a quick kick-start to your motivation? Join us today and listen to Ryan’s journey!
It’s a general assumption that to be a successful sales person (or business person in general) you’ve got to be an extrovert - but as it turns out the very opposite might be true. On today’s episode John Martinez tells us about how he (very much an introvert) got started in sales, and eventually built a very successful sales coaching business. John shares keys to success, some common roadblocks, as well as the biggest key in his company’s massive growth.
Being an uber-successful investor working with multi-millions is something most of us dream of - but what if you could actually make it happen? Listen in today as Kathy Fettke talks about how she went from a huge loss in ‘08, to multi-million dollar success today by investing the smart way.
Sometimes the path to investing and entrepreneurship isn’t a clearly defined progression...and sometimes making the leap into entrepreneurship isn’t even our idea! In this episode J shares how his wife was actually the motivator in his life shift - and how it ultimately let them to time-freedom and their definition of success.
It seems like a powerful legacy is something that just happens for the “big” or “great” people - but outside of these circles it almost seems like an impossibility...life is what it is, right? Nothing could be further from the truth! In this episode Roger Blankenship shares his perspective on legacy-building, from his inspiration very early on in life to his long-term purpose now. Guess what, folks, it is up to YOU!
How do you survive in business if you’re a heart-first person? How is it possible to balance caring about people, and making tough decisions? If you’ve struggled with this, or it has ever even crossed your mind, this episode is for you. Steven and Dan cover this, as well as perseverance, mentorship, and (of course) a winning mindset.
If you’ve ever thought coming from a well-off family sets you up for more success, you couldn’t be further from the truth. Neal Bawa shares with us his journey from a child in a poor family, raised by his twice-widowed mom, to a very successful multi-family syndication career. He attributes much of his success to the drive he gained through adversity, and his ability to maintain a positive mindset
High achievers don't let fear hold them back. They use it! The key to unlocking your potential is simple, but it's not always easy. It takes true focus and commitment to get there. Coach Micheal Burt business coach for top performers and former Championship Women's Basketball coach walks through his Mindset of success. Sharing the strategies of what it takes to be a winner & succeed.
You’ve heard that real estate investing is the way to go...but you actually happen to love your day job, (and hey - weekly paycheck? Pretty sweet security…) do you have to go “all-in”? If you’ve heard the only way to be a real investor is through quitting your day job and jumping in 100%, this episode is for you. Jay Helms talks through his success in real estate investing - all while staying at his W2 job!
Once you’ve hit a decent level of success it is easy to feel like you’ve got it figured out, but are you ready? If you haven’t planned for a market correction (or aren’t sure what a market correction is!) this is the episode for you
Life’s difficulties knock all of us down at one point or another, and the truth is...at some point....we all give up. The difference between those who succeed and those who fail is in who decides to dig themselves out of the hole of defeat - no matter how deep. Want to know the secret to recovering from rock bottom? This is the episode for you!
Sometimes, when life’s big challenges hit us, it’s easy to feel like a victim and just stop moving forward. But what if those challenges were just a gateway? An “entrance exam” of sorts. Join us today as Tyler Chesser shares his experience with success, failure, challenge, and fear, and how facing these challenges and fears changed his life.
Nobody achieves greatness totally alone - and as it turns out one of the best ways to hit your goals MUCH faster, is to work with a coach or a mentor. The only problem is there are SO many out there, and no protocol for how to find one! If you’re trying to upscale your business and life, or just want to supercharge your results but aren’t quite sure where to start, this episode is for you! Join us as Trevor McGregor, a world-class investor and coach (and previously a Master Platinum Coach with the Tony Robbins Group) walks us through some of his best tips for mentorship, mindset, and success!
Ever feel yourself getting out of balance? Struggling to focus on the real purpose behind your goals? Or maybe you’ve lost everything, and are struggling to get back on your feet. If any of the above feel like you, then listen in as Rod Khleif shares his story of struggle to success, extreme loss, and then his journey back to the top.
Reaching your goals is being successful, right? If you’ve done just that, and then wondered why you didn’t feel happy or successful, you are in the right place. Join us as Kirk Chisholm, Principle at Innovative Advisory Group and host of The Money Tree Investing podcast shares how he spun his wheels doing the same thing for 18 years - and then “it” finally clicked for him and his success skyrocketed.
What do hostage negotiation and running a business have in common? Join us as Brandon Voss, son of “Never Split the Difference” author Chris Voss, dives into some of the skills and tactics taught by the coaches of the Black Swan Group. Skillful communication is applicable to every aspect of life - so even if you’re not an investor this episode is for you!
What do test pilots and real estate moguls have in common? In regards to mindset, it's probably much more than you think. Join us as Bill Allen shares his life as a Navy pilot-turned-investor, and how he is driven to be the very best, regardless of the field or challenge.
Sometimes striving for success leads us down a road of “defeat”, or “failure”, but all too often these challenges are exactly the lessons we need to be successful in our true endeavors! Join us as Evan Holladay shares how he keeps a positive mindset in the midst of struggle - and also how he uses his mother’s example and legacy as his drive to push forward and be the best of the best!
If you’ve ever thought the only way to start investing is to quit your 9 - 5, and have felt paralyzed by fear of failure or the unknown, then this is the episode for you. Mike Simmons shares his journey from working in the automotive industry, to running multiple companies and clearing over a million in revenue in his first year of operation. It’s never too late to start! The only time better than starting yesterday, is starting right now!
When your purpose is powerful you find a way to make it happen. Join us as Whitney Sewell shares his experience from working in the police force, to founding a syndicated multifamily investment company valued at over 100 million. Driven by the desire to help families with the (very expensive) process of adoption, Whitney pushed through adversity and created a company that will go far beyond just a generational legacy for his own family.
Jumping into any new endeavor is daunting...especially if you’ve never done anything like it before! Join us as Anson Young recounts his path to real estate; navigating the loss of his mother when he was young, the loss of his job early in his career, and finally diving into the deep end and taking on real estate investing through laser-sharp focus.
Change comes from two things: Inspiration or Desperation. Join us as Cody Hofhine, an INC 5000 Co-founder and CEO of Wholesaling Inc., describes how he found his why, and when - at the bottom and from a place of desperation - he built an empire focused on leaving a living legacy and helping other people.
Beka Shea is an investor, engineer, and a mother from Pennsylvania. Beginning her career in the Navy she dreaming of being a pilot - but those dreams were crushed after she graduated. She shares how she didn’t let that stop her from going after what she wanted. As a marketer, flipper and wholesalers her company did over 50 deals last year! Listen to how she took control of her own destiny and some of the challenges she faced along the way.
If you think that because you’re not born into the right family, or the right situation, you can’t achieve huge success, Sterling White is the man who will prove you wrong. From his beginnings - growing up with a single mom and living in Section 8 housing - to now he runs a company with over 400 units under management and has authored an incredible book, Sterling has smashed through the ceiling of limiting-beliefs, and proven that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
Persistent action is the biggest contributor to success and in this episode Ben Welch of The Millennial Real Estate Investor Podcast exemplifies how that pays off.
Ben works full time in a job he loves, while building out his buy-and-hold portfolio. Join us as we dive deep into his beliefs and learn how to apply them to your life.
Have you ever felt like you’re ready to break the cycle, and want to be the change-maker in your family? If so, this is the episode for you.
Mark came from a family who had food and shelter, but not much else. He had a big family, but took ownership and responsibility for providing for himself, and later his own family. He has gone from barely enough, to becoming a generous and ethical investor in the multifamily space, and has truly accomplished his goal of keeping the wolves of financial lack away.
How did Hunter go from zero to $60 million in commercial real estate?
Hunter shares stories of his personal struggles and the strategies he learned from them that lead to getting really focused on the right niches, which lead to success.
Joe Fairless is a savvy investor with over half a billion dollars of property under management. He has learned how to build and scale a company, while focusing on the things that make them great - and without adding the weight of people management.
Joe’s insight into how to filter advice, as well as use negativity as fuel are inspiring, and his stories of approaching each new challenge with a “this can be conquered” attitude can be put into action in nearly any circumstance.
Agent, Investors and Family man, Dan has built his business around connecting with others. He shares his mindset on living a good life based around avoiding FOMO and living by a budget. Hosts The Millennial Real Estate Investor Podcast and runs the BiggerPockets meeting up in Denver.
How did he do it?
Wholesaling over 200 houses a year, flipping 50-60 and doing it while being an incredible family man. He's a model of success. Andy shares stories of growing up, where he learned the mindset that he lives and how he's grown as an investor. This interview is packed full of insight from one of the best real estate investors in the nation.
Ever thought about working with family or your spouse in business?
Jason Yarusi has a generation of experience and in this episode he shares lessons learned and so much more including handing Multifamily issues from thousands of miles away.
Is there a bad time to get started? Mathew jumped into investing just prior to the 2008 housing collapse, which lead to losing over $1 million dollars as he was getting started. Hear his story about how he thinks about failure, overcomes challenges and what mindset it takes to succeed. This episode is packed full of great insights. Please forgive the lower audio quality this episode, the content makes up for it 10x.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to succeed at Sales? Greg shares his story of overcoming challenge after challenge which has lead to success early in his real estate career. Starting at age 20, and within a couple years has built himself into a sales expert working alongside his mentor John Martinez at Midwest Revenue Group. Greg really goes deep here, not holding anything back.
Learn from Justin's inspiring story, from totally broke to living fulfilled with millions: a byproduct of his mindset. Justin Williams is a normal guy just like you and I. He's faced challenge, but he's never given up. Flipping over 800 houses he used systems to flip over 100 houses per year on autopilot. He got bored and need more, so he built one of the top real estate flipping and wholesaling masterminds in the nation.
The InvestorMindset is a Podcast on understanding the Mindset behind the top real estate investors and entrepreneurs. What makes them different? What leads to success?
We spend 80% of our time focused on the motivation and mindset of success, and 20% on the strategies & tactics of investing that got them there.