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Empire Show

Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne are on a mission to help you take your passion and build it into a long-lasting, self-sufficient, massively profitable business empire.

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Wes Watson: How to Get Your Life Together - 131

On this episode of Inside Look, Bedros sits down with Wes Watson to talk about his experience in prison and how everything in his life has shaped him to be the man he is today. Wes has zero regrets and credits his inner peace to a prison cell. Bedros and Wes discuss prison life and how to grab your life by the reigns! Listen and hear what you can learn from Wes’ experience in and out of the penitentiary.  “Outward validation is directly linked to expectations.” “The only thing that really does anything for me, is when I can do it for someone else.” “Depression is a selfish person’s disease.” “Adversity introduces a man to himself.” “The way you do something, is the way you do anything.” “You’re not going to live long enough to make all the mistakes yourself.” - Wes Watson Here’s what you’ll discover: 04:00 - How to look at the problems in your life. 12:50 - Positive self talk comes from stacking wins. 20:16 - Why are you anxious? 21:56 - If your depressed, forget about yourself. 25:42 - How your race plays a big part in prison.  36:22 - Gaining inner peace is the key. 42:33 - Why you should embrace suffering. 43:48 - Keep challenging yourself! “You have to live through other people's experiences.” “The one thing we can directly have control of is our personal mindset and our health and fitness.”  - Bedros Keuilian -- ► Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @watson_fit ► Visit Watsonfit at: https://www.watsonfit.com ► Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ ► Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow ► Subscribe to My Channel for weekly videos every Monday & Friday: http://www.youtube.com/bedroskeuilian/?sub_confirmation=1 Youtube: http://bedrosmedia.com/131

1hr 8mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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High Performance Life Hacks - 059

In this episode, sleep expert Shawn Stevenson shares what you can do to recharge your body and mind through sleep. He explains how a good night’s sleep enables entrepreneurs to perform at their absolute best. Watch or listen now to discover how important self-care is to your success—and how far the best entrepreneurs go to protect their personal well-being. “Entrepreneurship and peak performance are about keeping your body at its highest performance...you have to start working from the inside-out” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 3:20 - How to make money from the speaking engagements you take. 7:31 - Why self-care separates the achievers from the pretenders in business. 12:32 - How movement and nutrition elevate your brain to higher levels of performance. 15:53 - How hydration and filtered water can keep you away from serious health issues. 30:41 - Shawn’s top hacks for getting the perfect night’s sleep. “A great night of sleep starts the moment you wake up in the morning.” - Shawn Stevenson

44mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #2

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5 Ways to Make Fast Cash - 082

Every business on the planet could use an extra injection of cash -- including yours. Even with their 8-figure empires, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne are still on the hunt for fast cash techniques and strategies they can implement in their businesses. In this episode, they’ve narrowed down the five techniques you can implement right now, so watch, listen, take notes, and most importantly take action to generate the money you deserve. “You sell them what they want, you give them what they need.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 2:45 - How to use the “Set, Meet, Ask” system to easily and reliably generate referrals for your business 7:45 - How to get AT LEAST 25% more revenue without spending any more marketing dollars 13:56 - Why you must create a “hard offer” and Craig’s best technique for crafting one 20:15 - The magic question you can use to turn a big ticket offer into an even bigger ticket offer 23:10 - The “5 Email Thank You Series” you can swipe and send now for extra cash “You want to be working with people who are going to be high value with fewer of them.” - Craig Ballantyne Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne Buy Man Up: https://manup.com/

35mins

16 Jan 2019

Rank #3

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How to Be a Self-Made Millionaire - 075

Self-made millionaires aren’t special; they just obsess over the right things. In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne reveal the game plan to follow to go from average entrepreneur to self-made millionaire. Watch or listen now to discover why doing the hard work today will make you millions tomorrow. Also, find out how you can grow your relationships by expressing gratitude through #OperationGratitude. “If you bleed hard in that first year, you will make monumental progress in your business.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 0:58 - How to develop a gratitude mindset and share love with the people around you 3:33 - Why you will succeed when you become obsessed with your business goals 10:46 - How to keep your team focused by reminding them of your overall mission 12:17 - How to convert your team members into empire builders 14:47 - Why you will flourish in business once you get over your past trauma “Going one year with proper expectations and communication...is so much better than going five years where you’re still sacrificing...” - Craig Ballantyne Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

21mins

28 Nov 2018

Rank #4

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Tim Grover: The Best Are Looking To Get Better-089

Are you a cooler, a closer, a cleaner? On this episode of Inside Look, Bedros Keuilian interviews Tim Grover: a legendary resource for some of the world’s greatest athletes including Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Together they discuss what it means to be a cleaner, and how the best never think they are good enough. Watch or listen now to discover the secrets to unlocking a Jordan-esque mindest. “You need to constantly re-win your stripes” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 2:22 - How you can make a difference in your dream industry, even if the odds are stacked against you 8:52 - Tim explains the cleaner mentality, and what it takes to call yourself a cleaner 14:22 - The difference between “working out” someone and “training” someone, and how it applies to more than just fitness 25:24 - Why you should always be thinking “what's next”; and why you always need to be better 45:22 - The cleaners in the entrepreneurial world, and what you can learn from them “Friends tell you what you want to hear, allies tell you what you have to hear” – Tim Grover Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @akashawnthomas Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

53mins

9 Mar 2019

Rank #5

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I Wish I Knew This Earlier... - 064

Which quotes should entrepreneurs live by? In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne extract the wisdom out of their favorite quotes, both for business and for life. Watch or listen now to discover why your business’s problems might come down to your habits, and why taking small action alleviates anxiety every time. Get your notepads out—this is an episode you won’t want to miss. “Leadership is always the problem, leadership is always the solution.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 2:45 - Why it’s true that “how you do anything is how you do everything”. 4:56 - Why adding structure to your life actually brings you more freedom and purpose. 7:38 - Why you need to “man up” and become the leader your business is begging you to be. 10:12 - Why action minimizes your stress and anxiety levels. 19:55 - When to give up, and when to push passed the headaches and problems you face. “Action beats anxiety, and work beats worry.” - Craig Ballantyne

26mins

12 Sep 2018

Rank #6

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Make Six Figures Working 2 Hours a Day? - 055

He built multiple six-figure empires selling basketball programs, dating courses, and financial consulting. In this episode, Jason Capital—the man behind the money—shows you how to sustain the sudden growth of your business. Watch or listen now to discover how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur while continuing to make money—and how to do it all in record time “Don’t ‘if only’ yourself into being broke.” - Bedros Here’s what you’ll discover: 3:30 - How to separate yourself from the crowd and stay true to your vision. 16:00 - How to prevent your scaling business from plateauing. 22:15 - Why passion and repetition are the keys to staying on top of your market. 26:57 - Why it’s possible to build a six-figure empire working only 2-3 hours a day. 32:56 - How to network with the right people through environmental exposure. “5 minutes with a genius is more valuable than 5 years with a really smart guy." - Jason Capital

41mins

11 Jul 2018

Rank #7

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Why Your Morning Is the Prime Time to Build Your Empire - 045

In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne explore the power of being productive in the morning. Plus, Bedros hands you the template for a successful morning routine based on his own success habits. Watch or listen to discover how preparation and gratitude help you dominate your day before the competition even wakes up. “If you want to build an empire, you have to go to the extreme in everything.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 2:00 - How your self-discipline levels up when you hang around the right people. 3:43 - How killing the snooze button will help you get better sleep. 6:12 - Why your morning success depends on your preparation the night before. 10:47 - Why leadership comes down to delegating, motivating, and selling. 12:32 - How to dial in your mindset before you attack your morning work. “If you’re not moving ahead in your business, it’s because you aren’t doing the hard work first thing in the morning.” - Craig Ballantyne

17mins

2 May 2018

Rank #8

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Joel Marion: How to Sell Your Online Product and Get Rich - 068

Joel Marion was forced to pivot his career once a book he published failed. Instead of folding, he learned Internet marketing and has since made more than a $100,000,000 selling his online supplement line, BioTrust. In this episode, Joel joins Bedros Keuilian and teaches you what it takes to develop the $100,000,000 work ethic. Watch or listen now to discover how to market and sell your online product and make a massive profit—just like Joel Marion did. “Only you can write your own destiny.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 3:29 - How criticism and rejection can help you hone your craft. 15:46 - How to get what you want in business by coming with a giving hand. 24:32 - How to use urgency and purpose to accelerate your entrepreneurial growth. 33:54 - How to recruit an army of affiliates to promote your online product. 44:36 - Why your response to setbacks determines your level of success. “If you want to have the biggest impact, and you want to have a life of meaning and live the life you were born to live, you have to be prepared to go through all those circumstances that get dealt your way and use them to refine your character and become better. ” - Joel Marion

48mins

10 Oct 2018

Rank #9

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Jesse Itzler: An Inside Look - 053

A $160,000 lesson about brownies, 2 death-defying mountain climbs, countless hours inside of saunas, and 31 days with a hardcore Navy SEAL—all these moments taught Jesse Itzler the “how-to’s” of entrepreneurship. In this episode, Jesse shares how the beaten path is the way of the entrepreneur, and how shattering the norm might be your best way to carve out your own niche. Watch or listen now to discover how storytelling, mentality, and time all play a role in your business’s success. “Money can either be used to be an asshole or to serve others.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 6:23 - How to become a pioneer entrepreneur and enter the “white space.” 7:08 - Why compelling storytelling is the best way to market your product/service. 14:51 - How to differentiate yourself from your industry—and thrive because of it. 23:11 - How a Navy SEAL taught Jesse how to push beyond his limits. 31:38 - How to convert time into urgency for success. “Start small, think big, scale fast.” - Jesse Itzler

44mins

27 Jun 2018

Rank #10

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Why Failure Is Your Fault - 071

Want to delete all your excuses so you can live up to your potential? In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne share how to overcome your inner doubts and limitations. They also explain what the “operator mentality” is, and why you need it if you want to shut down every excuse that nags at you. Watch or listen now to discover why you already have every resource you need to start a business, earn higher profits, and change your life. “The path to failure and regret is excuses and procrastination.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 0:59 - How to start a business when you’re broke 6:31 - The secret behind salesmanship 9:40 - How to overcome impostor syndrome and accept what you’re good at 10:49 - Why laziness is the excuse that cripples most entrepreneurs 18:11 - How adopting the “operator mentality” will help you eliminate excuses and man up “It doesn’t matter what circumstance you’re in right now. Someone in worse circumstances than you is getting more results, is taking action, (and) is having success.” - Craig Ballantyne Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

24mins

31 Oct 2018

Rank #11

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Patrick Bet-David: Beat the Economy (Growth Mindset) - 072

Entrepreneurship is no joke: fierce competition, economic crashes, and unexpected setbacks can stall your business at a moment’s notice. In this episode, Bedros Keuilian interviews Patrick Bet-David, an entrepreneur with a knack for thriving in desperate times. He shares the traits you need to develop in order to build your empire when the competition crumbles. Watch or listen now to learn why your business will grow once you know what you want out of life. “Everytime I look at an economy crash...my mindset is: ‘the money just exchanged hands, and I just need to know whose hands it went into and what offer I can make that person.’ “ - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 1:44 - Why entrepreneurs have to think like gangsters 10:20 - Why you need to control the narrative to define your own legacy 28:32 - Why adversity is a luxury—especially for entrepreneurs 36:38 - How to survive the worst of economic downturns 46:38 - Why the most powerful thing in the world is knowing what you want “If you don’t tell the world who you are...the world’s gonna tell the world who you are.” - Patrick Bet-David Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @patrickbetdavid Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/

57mins

7 Nov 2018

Rank #12

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When Hustle Fails, Scale and Structure Succeed - 003

Are you looking forward to your first heart attack? Do you plan on developing chronic anxiety later in life? No? Well then, this is the episode for you. Craig Ballantyne and Bedros Keuilian both know what it’s like to take hustle and grind to an unhealthy level, and they both discovered their greatest success AFTER switching over to scale and structure. Is it time for you to make the switch too?

13mins

12 Jul 2017

Rank #13

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The Mindset of Self-Made Millionaires - 058

How do self-made millionaires outpace their competition and consistently earn 7 figures? In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne extract the secrets behind the success of Jesse Itzler, Ed Mylett, Sharran Srivatsaa, and Amanda Bucci. They explain what must change in your mindset for you to maximize your potential on earth. Watch or listen now to discover why it’s never too early to lay the groundwork for your empire. “Commit to one thing and do it better than anybody else.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 1:17 - How to be unrealistic with your expectations like Jesse Itzler. 4:57 - Why you should never stop chasing your potential like Ed Mylett. 6:45 - Why you should run your business like a machine like Sharran Srivatsaa. 8:56 - Why you’re never too young to build an empire like Amanda Bucci. 10:40 - Why you can’t afford to play it safe in business. “Move fast, think big, go all in.” - Craig Ballantyne

12mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #14

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How to Become a Disciplined, Highly Successful Entrepreneur - 007

Discipline is a skill that even the best of us need to continuously practice. In the case of entrepreneurs, setting a high standard for yourself is crucial if you want to grow your business. Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne, two successful entrepreneurs, talk about how disciplining yourself to pursue your vision will make all the difference between success and failure. Here’s what you’ll discover: 1:50 How Bedros’ morning check-list routine impacts his ability to dominate the day 4:40 Why you need to keep a healthy mind and body as an entrepreneur in order to stay focused on your mission 6:50 How having high expectations of yourself will discipline you to become a great leader, and encourage your team members to strive for greatness 9:15 The truth behind how Bedros keeps his energy high during multiple daily podcasts 13:45 How practicing moderation in your personal life will create structure and freedom to do the things you enjoy

17mins

9 Aug 2017

Rank #15

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Powerful Business Advice for 2019 - 078

What do you need to do to blast past your competition in 2019? In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne reveal which trends will dominate the business world next year. Watch or listen now to discover how you can leverage technology to generate higher profits and multiply your marketing manpower. Also, hear why it’s essential to develop your brand on Instagram if you want to network successfully.    “You’ve got to take advantage of winter (ie: the next economic downturn) and be able to have courage when everybody else is operating out of fear.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 0:41 - How Bedros built a multimillion dollar fitness franchise in the middle of a recession 4:13 - How technology can give you the upper hand on your competition in 2019 7:55 - Why emotion trumps logic when you’re “hero” marketing to your prospects 13:39 - Why Instagram is the best way to make a powerful first impression with others 21:25 - The one Instagram strategy Bedros uses to funnel prospects and build authority online “Instagram is the new business card.”  - Craig Ballantyne Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne Buy Man Up and get my High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

24mins

19 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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Frank Kern: Are You Spending Too Much on Ads? - 061

Ever wondered how an Internet marketing genius approaches advertising? In this episode, Bedros Keuilian sits down with direct response marketing legend Frank Kern, who shares the simple 3-step formula he uses to turn his ads into compelling stories that hit home. Watch or listen now to discover why you need continuity if you want to scale your business to 7 or 8 figures. If you want to generate more leads from your online ads, then this episode is a must-listen. “Don’t make a permanent decision on temporary feelings.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 1:40 - How much do you need to spend on traffic when advertising online? 7:20 - How to build a bond with your prospects and make selling easier. 13:41 - How to improve your communication skills and make your ads more powerful. 40:28 - Why continuity is the cornerstone to financial stability. 45:33 - Why successful entrepreneurs evolve by nature. “The money is made when the bond is created.” - Frank Kern

58mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #17

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Manny Khoshbin: Curiosity Will Bring Prosperity - 109

In this episode of Inside Look, Manny Khoshbin lets us in on his roller coaster of a life.  Manny went back and forth from being broke to having money, more than just a couple of times before he finally found his footing in real estate. We also get to hear about Manny turning his passion for cars into unique investments! “Success leaves clues.” “The best entrepreneurs I know, have been curious.” “Most of you are going into debt to keep up with your neighbors.” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 07:33 - How modeling the success of others can give you a head start in life 18:32 - Curiosity will keep you striving for more 23:27 - Why Manny refused to file bankruptcy  30:31 - Another recession is on the way 32:07 - The art of car collecting 39:30 - Without purpose, your life is empty 40:57 - Working out is just as much for your mind as it is for your body “I was curious to make money.” “I was always looking around to see who was doing good.” “If you file bankruptcy, you’re dead.” - Manny Khoshbin Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @mannykhoshbin Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow Youtube: https://youtu.be/4e375l9Ht-8

43mins

29 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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Brandon Steiner: Creating Value is Everything - 085

In this episode, Bedros Keuilian interviews Brandon Steiner - founder and CEO of Steiner Sports Marketing. Brandon started his high-profile career by selling dirt, that’s right… dirt, and turned it into a multimillion-dollar empire! His secret? Creating value for the customer, client, and everyone in between. Watch or listen now to discover what strategies Brandon was able to use to outsell his opponents. “Pain is a great motivated to achieve any outcome ” - Bedros Keuilian Here’s what you’ll discover: 2:09 - What value proposition means; and how it can help build your empire 11:00 - Brandon’s mindset when it came to selling his product; and why you need to take risks when cataloging your product 13:15 - How you can develop your work ethic; and use it to win 20:40 - Why your ego is your enemy, and how it will stop you from success 32:40 - How losing can teach you valuable lessons; and how it is crucial for your personal growth “Dream big, sample small, fail quick” -  Brandon Steiner

46mins

6 Feb 2019

Rank #19

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10 Tips to Build Discipline Into Your Life - 127

Bedros and Craig discuss the 10 ways to build discipline into your life.  Being disciplined isn’t about what you do most the time. It’s about what you don’t do. Craig Ballantyne, also known as, the world’s most disciplined man, and Bedros Keuilian talk about what you can do today to bring structure and discipline into your life no matter what stage of life you’re at.  “Destroy discrations and toss temptations.” “Make the path smooth.” “Stop self sabatoge.” - Craig Ballantyne Here’s what you’ll discover: 04:32 - It’s okay to get your act together early. 06:17 - Have control of your local environment 14:29 - If you make it systematic, it will become automatic 20:05 - What to do if you fall back into procrastination 31:00 - How to avoid self sabatoge “Discipline is freedom.” “Hitting the snooze button is the kiss of death.”  - Bedros Keuilian Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow Youtube: https://youtu.be/Zz0kPBY0v_s

39mins

3 Dec 2019

Rank #20