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Curt Mercadante – Not Every Home Is an Investment

My Worst Investment Ever Podcast

BIO: Curt Mercadante specializes in helping business owners deliver the right message to the right clients to generate the right revenue.STORY: Curt grew up knowing that owning a home is an important investment that everyone should have. Over the years, and after a couple of losses, he has learned that a home is not an investment unless you’re planning on flipping it.LEARNING: Don’t just take advice at face value, do your research and get second opinions. Don’t fall for the American Dream fallacy; rent if that’s what you want. “Remember to apply your greatest weapon—creative thinking—where you think with the end in mind.”Curt Mercadante Guest profileCurt Mercadante specializes in helping business owners deliver the right message to the right clients to generate the right revenue.For 23 years, he has counseled small businesses, entrepreneurs, as well as some of the largest corporations and associations in the US. He’s built three profitable businesses, including a 7-figure PR and ad agency.Curt has trained, coached, and delivered keynotes and workshops to clients across the globe.He is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Trainer, a Certified Human Behavior Consultant, host of The Authority Brand podcast, and author of the bestselling book, Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle.Curt and his wife, Julie, are currently traveling the country with their four children.Worst investment everOver the years, Curt has owned several homes, and he viewed them as investments all along. His financial advisor would often advise him not to look at houses as an investment. Still, because of how he was brought up and the fallacy of the American dream, Curt always believed owning a home was the best investment. After making a couple of losses buying homes, Curt now believes his financial advisor.Lessons learnedOur habits are influenced by our societal conditioning, which can be dangerous.A lot of the security we have is an illusion. Step back, have some discernment and awareness, and start asking yourself why you do what you do—question your conditioning instead of flowing with it.Andrew’s takeawaysDon’t be caught up in the American Dream fallacy.Buying a home is not always the best option; sometimes renting is.Actionable adviceDon’t just take things at face value just because someone you know said it, or someone on TV said it, or some experts somewhere said it. Do your homework and get a second opinion. Also, remember to apply your greatest weapon—creative thinking—where you think with the end in mind.No. 1 goal for the next 12 monthsCurt’s number one goal for the next 12 months is to unleash his creative flow on a regular basis.Parting words “When the world is burning around you, keep your head above water. Think creatively, and you won’t go wrong.”Curt Mercadante [spp-transcript] Connect with Curt MercadanteLinkedInTwitterBlogPodcastBookAndrew’s booksHow to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock MarketMy Worst Investment Ever9 Valuation Mistakes and How to Avoid ThemTransform Your Business with Dr.Deming’s 14 PointsAndrew’s online programsValuation Master ClassHow to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock MarketFinance Made Ridiculously SimpleBecome a Great Presenter and Increase Your InfluenceTransform Your Business with Dr. Deming’s 14 PointsConnect with Andrew Stotz:astotz.comLinkedInFacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeMy Worst Investment Ever Podcast

29mins

2 Sep 2021

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Finding Your Fish - How to Attract Your Client: Interview with Curt Mercadante

Power To Grow

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29mins

31 Mar 2021

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Curt Mercadante: Authority Branding

Biz Soup Podcast Radio

Authority Branding: Right Message, Right Clients, Right RevenueEpisode 111with Curt Mercadante of Merc Enterprises Curt Mercadante helps businesses and entrepreneurs increase their authority brand exposure to the right clients so they can make more money. For 25 years, he has counseled small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as some of the largest corporations and associations in the country. He built three profitable businesses, including a seven-figure public relations and advertising agency. Curt is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Trainer, host of the Freedom Mindset Radio podcast and author of the bestselling book, “Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle.” He lives in Charleston, S.C., with his wife, Julie, and four children. Listen to this information-packed BizSoup Podcast Radio episode with Curt Mercadante about authority branding.Talking points include:●       The Four Pillars are Attention, Accuracy, Alignment and Authenticity.●     Create your “one-sentence” impact message.●     Know who you want to serve, what they want and how you can get it to them. Connect with Curt MercadanteWebsite: https://www.merc.enterprises/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/curtmercadante/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31mins

3 Mar 2021

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231: Building an Authority Brand with Curt Mercadante

The Dance Of Life Podcast with Tudor Alexander

231: Building an Authority Brand with Curt Mercadante

1hr 35mins

26 Feb 2021

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87 - From Stressed to Blessed with Curt Mercadante

Build Your Success

Curt Mercandante has a simple message for us: Right Message, Right Client creates the RIght Revenue. Curt tells us how to use situations that cause us to be stressed and convert those situations into blessings going forward. Curt is a genius at boiling complex things down to a simple plan of execution. Please listen, subscribe and share with others. https:/buildcs.net/ brianb@buildcs.net https://www.merc.enterprises/ curt@merc.enterprises

29mins

9 Feb 2021

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Ep 166: Curt Mercadante - Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

The Gospel of Fire

Curt Mercadante is an international speaker, trainer, and author who helps empower individuals and teams to be more purposeful, productive, and prosperous. He hosts the Freedom Mindset Radio and Team of Superheroes podcasts and is author of the Amazon Bestselling book, Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle.

1hr 5mins

19 Jan 2021

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How to Build an Authority Brand and Freedom Lifestyle w/ Curt Mercadante

The Business Equation Podcast

EPISODE SUMMARY: Building an authority brand in today's business climate is truly the path to take. In doing so, you build a solid foundation that will allow you to stay relevant even if the tools that helped you build your brand disappear without warning. Additionally, building an authority brand can help you create a freedom lifestyle, a way of life that will leave you unshackled by the preconditioning many of us have had drilled into our minds from a very young age.In Episode 74 of The Business Equation Podcast, Nick Bogacz is joined by Curt Mercadante, a successful entrepreneur who coaches and mentors other entrepreneurs with a focus on building authority brands and carving out a freedom lifestyle. You'll learn Curt's story of shutting down a seven-figure PR and Advertising agency overnight and transferring his skills and abilities to the work he does today...all of which is performed as he, his wife, and four kids travel to various parts of the country whenever they desire.Curt helps businesses and entrepreneurs increase their authority brand exposure to the right clients so they can make more money. For 25 years, he has counseled small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as some of the largest corporations and associations in the country. Curt is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Trainer, host of the Freedom Mindset Radio podcast, and author of the bestselling book, “Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle.”To connect with Curt, text YOUTHORITY to 55678 to gain access to some of his courses, text or call him at 843-300-5075, and check out his website merc.enterprises.Questions for Nick? Hit him up at nickbogacz.com!Nick is a published author! Click here to check out his book, The Pizza Equation: Slicing Up How to Run a Successful Pizza Enterprise.Connect with Nick Bogacz and The Business Equation!Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Linked InMUSIC CREDIT: Theme music for The Business Equation Podcast - Never Forget by Gareth Johnson & Chris Bussey, via www.audionetwork.com

40mins

18 Jan 2021

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1797: More Purposeful More Productive More Profitable with Curt Mercadante Founder and Owner of Merc Enterprises LLC

The Entrepreneur Way

Curt Mercadante is founder of Merc Enterprises and he is a branding expert, speaker and business strategist who helps businesses increase authority brand exposure to the right clients so they can make more money. For more than 25 years, Curt has counseled small business, entrepreneurs, as well as some of the largest corporations and associations in the country. He’s built three profitable businesses, including a 7-figure Public Relations and Advertising agency. Curt is also a Gallup-Certified Strengths Trainer, host of the Freedom Mindset Radio podcast, and author of the bestselling book, “Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle.” Curt has spoken, trained, and coached around the world, and his wife, Julie, and four children reside in Charleston, SC. “create, create, create, create, create… Some people sit there and they are paralysed and say I want to speak, I want to get more speaking gigs, I want to get more speaking gigs, what do I do, what do I do, what do I do? Speak. Go speak anywhere and everywhere that you can, videotape it and then speak some more… Start doing, start creating. And you get into that flow and you create… Do what you can. You sit in the corner sucking your thumb it’s on you. But if you decide to get up and start creating something new, creating something that people want, that way you become more in control of your destiny than just becoming a victim of society or external expectations or politics or pandemic or terrorist attack or whatever the hells going on in the world”…[Listen for More] Click Here for Show Notes To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to https://wp.me/p6Tf4b-7YI

1hr 12mins

5 Jan 2021

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Curt Mercadante - Does Your Brand Have Authority?

Exit Coach Radio

Curt Mercadante is founder of Merc Enterprises and he is a branding expert, speaker and business strategist. Here are some of the questions we tackled in this interview:You talk about an "authority brand." What other types of brands are there, and what's the difference?What are the four pillars of building an authority brand?Where do you start with an entrepreneur or business owner who wants to build his/her authority brand?What's the biggest mistake you see entrepreneurs make concerning branding?How have you seen branding evolve over your 25 years of experience?What is ONE piece of advice you can give to our listeners right now about building their authority brand?

21mins

7 Sep 2020

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The 5 Pillars of Freedom | Curt Mercadante | Founder, Author and Branding Expert | Ep 35

The Mind Body To Lead Podcast

The 5 pillars of freedom Today I had the pleasure of sitting down with an incredible human, Curt Mercadante. Curt is in the process of selling his house and going travelling indefinitely with his wife and 4 children across the globe (when all the borders re-open of course) Curt is an authority branding expert who helps business owners increase brand exposure to the right clients so they can make more money. For more than 25 years, Curt has counselled small business, entrepreneurs, and some of the largest corporations and associations in the country, on how to build authority brands. He's built three profitable businesses, including a 7-figure Public Relations and Advertising agency. Curt is also the author of the bestselling book, "Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle," host of the Freedom Mindset Radio Podcast, and creator of the Freedom Media Network. He has spoken, trained, and coached around the world.   Questions I asked on today's podcast: (2:03) Who is Curt, and your journey so far? (3:15) Your selling your house and travelling, so how are you going to travel the world with your family? (5:32) When did you realise you weren't happy, and what did that process look like for you? (7:20) How do you go about starting and scaling businesses? (10:29) What questions should people be asking to help them identify their ideal clients? (14:32) Yes, the law of attraction works, but you have to take action. How do you go about doing this? (21:55) What do you do to raise your vibrations and get in a better state? "What's awesome about today?" "What can make today even more awesome?" (24:10) How did you start to put the plan together to sell your house and travel? (29:02) Did you sit down and work out how much money you'll need to travel? (32:30) Can you explain what the 5 pillars of freedom and lifestyle are? (36:15) How would Curt define success?   Connect with Curt Linkedin -https://www.linkedin.com/in/curtmercadante/  Website - https://www.merc.enterprises/youthority Book, The 5 Pillars to Freedom and Lifestyle - https://www.amazon.com.au/Five-Pillars-Freedom-Lifestyle-Comfort-ebook/dp/B07WLLBGRD Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the.freedomlifestyle/ Connect with Georgie Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/georgielhubbard Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgiehubbard Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/georgielhubbard

40mins

2 Sep 2020

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