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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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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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Awesome Podcast!!!

By Clarisse Gomez - Dec 09 2019
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Bedros & Craig, hosts of the Empire Show podcast, highlight all aspects of business, success and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Great podcast for anyone looking to better themselves

By Verydisapointedlistener - Sep 25 2019
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I love the content and guest on this podcast. I wish I would have found it sooner.

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Awesome Podcast!!!

By Clarisse Gomez - Dec 09 2019
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Bedros & Craig, hosts of the Empire Show podcast, highlight all aspects of business, success and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Great podcast for anyone looking to better themselves

By Verydisapointedlistener - Sep 25 2019
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I love the content and guest on this podcast. I wish I would have found it sooner.

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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.

Rank #1: How To Build Up Your Social Bank Account To Grow Your Business - 016

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When you go out with a giving hand first, you end up getting back so much more in return. People can smell desperation; they can tell when you’re just trying to sell them something and take their money without first bringing them into your business with open arms. And what you end up with is zero dollars and zero referrals. Listen to Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne talk about the importance of building up your goodwill bank account first in order to grow your income and maximize your business.

Here’s what you’ll discover:

0:48 - What is a social bank account?

1:45 - How going out with a giving hand without expectations will grow your social bank account.

2:37 - Why giving without expectations will come back to you two-fold.

4:20 - How to eliminate a selfish approach to selling and see what you can do for others to build up your goodwill.

7:00 - Why you need to come with generosity first so that later you can get back what you put in through reciprocity.

Oct 11 2017

9mins

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Rank #2: When Hustle Fails, Scale and Structure Succeed - 003

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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?

Jul 12 2017

13mins

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Rank #3: How to Become a Disciplined, Highly Successful Entrepreneur - 007

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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

Aug 09 2017

17mins

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Rank #4: Tim Grover: The Best Are Looking To Get Better-089

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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

Mar 09 2019

53mins

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Rank #5: Gerard Adams: The Millennial Mentor - 123 REPOST

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Thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, philanthropist, and co-founder of Elite Daily is known as the millennial mentor. He was able to turn his passion for storytelling into a $50 million+ business! A company he literally started out of sheer hustle and determination. Watch or listen to this Inside Look now to hear all the ups and downs of his journey and why there is no reason you can’t be in the same position he is.

“Every odd was stacked against you.”

“Success leaves clues.”

- Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

1:20 - How Gerard’s passion for storytelling helped leverage him into success

4:30 - Who Gerard got his self-awareness from -- and how it helped him keep his head on his shoulders

8:50 - What it took for Gerard and Elite Daily to become what they are today

17:22 - What a good pitch consists of -- and how it can make you more money 

31:12 - What to do when your “business identity” is taken away from you 

“No ones truly paying attention to the economy.” 

“Entrepreneurship is like going to war.”

“There is no plan B!”  

“You have the ability to take ownership of your life.” 

“Simplify to amplify.” 

- Gerard Adams 

Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @gerardadams

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

Nov 06 2019

50mins

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Rank #6: I Wish I Knew This Earlier... - 064

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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

Sep 12 2018

26mins

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Rank #7: How to Have Habits of Self-Made Millionaires - 043

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In this episode, Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne discuss the tangible steps you can take to become a self-made millionaire. They elaborate on the traits they developed—and that you need—to go from broke to seven figures. Watch or listen now to discover how you can turn your social media popularity into leads and revenue.

“When you have money, you can help people build a legacy. ” - Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

1:33 - The 3 things all self-made millionaires have in common. 7:03 - How Bedros made his first million dollars. 10:43 - How the right coach can take you from an average business owner to a high performing entrepreneur. 11:40 - What do you do when you have the work ethic but still make bad decisions? 13:24 - The danger of chasing followers instead of adding value and making dollars.

“Self-made millionaires believe they can be the architect of their own life.” - Craig Ballantyne

Apr 18 2018

16mins

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Rank #8: How to Sell to the Masses and Close Every Time - 015

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A lot of people get into the sales business, but become defeated when they discover they’re not closing prospects and maximizing their profits. What they don’t realize is, it’s not the client who’s not buying, it’s them as the salesperson who’s not committing to getting the “yes”. Listen to Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne talk about the power of believing in your product, being an effective listener, and selling by dramatic demonstration of proof.

Here’s what you’ll discover:

3:55 - Why you have an obligation to sell in order to help more people.

8:27 - How to find the problem, agitate it, and then offer a solution to close the sale.

13:10 - Why you need to become a professional listener to allow prospects to talk themselves into the sale.

14:30 - Why you need to wholeheartedly believe in your product or service in order to have the confidence to ask for the sale.

16:53 - Why you need to have dramatic demonstration of proof.

Oct 04 2017

19mins

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Rank #9: The Best Way for Experts and Thought Leaders to Make More Money - 004

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You’ve got something you’re great at. You’re an expert, a thought leader, or an authority in your space. So, shouldn’t you be rich? After all, there are people out there who have a burning need for your knowledge, so shouldn’t you be able to command top prices for it? With the power of a mastermind group, you can. Bedros Keuilian and Craig Ballantyne will show you how.

Here’s what you’ll discover:

0:59 - Who can and should run a mastermind group (this most likely includes you, even if you don’t think you’re “qualified”).

2:45 - How to get 20-30 potential coaching clients into a one-day workshop where you can easily close them on higher priced programs.

8:23 - How to close high-end coaching clients over the phone.

12:29 - How to run a mind-blowing mastermind, even if you’ve never hosted an educational event before.

18:15 - The best time to recruit more members into your mastermind group (and how).

Jul 19 2017

24mins

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Rank #10: Twenty Lessons Over My Forty Five Years - 121

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Do you want to know the best lessons I’ve learned in my 45 years of life? Let me tell you, I’ve learned a lot of shit! Bad stuff, good stuff, and everything in between. I want to share with you, the most important lessons I’ve learned that have helped me dominate life and excel my business. What are some of the best lessons that you’ve learned?

“Say what you mean and mean what you say.”

“You have to know your life’s vision.”

“Drive change, exceed expectations, and be relentlessly disciplined.”

- Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

04:43 - Why you should never seek validation from anyone

08:07 - Always keep your word

13:31 - No one owes you anything

16:13 - When I had to fuck a mother fucker up

22:42 - How you can demand respect

29:41 - Leadership is always the solution

Follow me on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian

Buy Man Up and get Bedros’s High Performance Leadership Course for FREE: https://manup.com/

Make sure to watch my Empire episode with my mentor Jim Franco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5NOa3h6_Bc

Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

Youtube: https://youtu.be/sv3p4c18mME

Oct 21 2019

31mins

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Rank #11: Manny Khoshbin: Curiosity Will Bring Prosperity - 109

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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

Jul 29 2019

43mins

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Rank #12: High Performance Life Hacks - 059

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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

Aug 08 2018

44mins

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Rank #13: Edwin Arroyave: Overcoming Self-Doubt - 083

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In this episode, Bedros Keuilian interviews Edwin Arroyave, CEO and Founder of Skyline Security Management and another example of the Immigrant Edge. Like many successful entrepreneurs, he fell into the trap of complacency once he made it big: he stopped performing the habits that helped him achieve that success. After hitting the“glass ceiling” he was able to fight off his self-doubt and get back on track to building his empire. Watch or listen to discover how you can continually learn and grow, even when you think you’ve hit your peak.

“Just because you are at the peak of your industry doesn't mean you have peaked”

- Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

4:09 - How Edwin’s mother’s faith inspired his winning mentality 8:29 - How Edwin developed the habit of learning at a young age 13:42 - When and why you should take advantage of growth opportunities, no matter the circumstance 18:56 - How to build massive confidence in anything you do 29:00- How Edwin hit his “glass ceiling” and how he broke through it

“Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” – Edwin Arroyave

Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @tedwinator

Buy Man Up: https://manup.com/ Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

Jan 23 2019

50mins

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Rank #14: Why Your Morning Is the Prime Time to Build Your Empire - 045

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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

May 02 2018

17mins

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Rank #15: 5 Ways to Make Fast Cash - 082

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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/

Jan 16 2019

35mins

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Rank #16: How to Be a Master Salesman and Influence Decisions - 025

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You may not realize this, but selling is a part of everyday life. You’re constantly selling yourself, an idea, your business, or even just selling people on a TV show. But if you’re word vomiting on people and not paying attention to their wants and needs, you’re going to lose the sale every time. In this episode, Craig and Bedros teach you how to close sales and influence decisions by being genuine in your approach, and identifying the problem so that you can offer the solution.

Here’s what you’ll discover:

3:13 - How Pete Vargas sold Bedros on his two day stage workshop through authenticity, referrals, and addressing the problem.

7:21 - How Bedros was unsold by a contractor who over-talked his way out of a $200,000 sale.

9:16 - Why transference of feelings is the biggest mistake people make when selling.

10:48 - How Craig uses social media to provide value and come into the sale warm.

14:22 - Why you need to listen to your prospect’s wants and make them feel understood in order to close the sale. The more talking you do, the more you talk people out of the deal.

16:23 - Why you need to share your struggles to build a rapport and trust with your prospects.

Dec 13 2017

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Rank #17: Jim Franco: Be Good to People - 116

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In this special episode of Inside Look, “Peter’s” first ever mentor, Jim Franco, stops by for a long awaited reunion. Jim tells about how he started his first couple businesses and walks us through his failures and successes. He tells us to trust the process and to never stop going after your dreams! We also get to hear the secret to being happy! 

“You can either be fixed minded… or open and growth minded.”

“Trust the process.”

- Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

21:02 - How Jim lost his first customer

23:11 - What it took Jim to start making software

24:30 - Jim’s first computer costed him more than his house

29:25 - What Jim’s first side hustle was

30:33 - How Jim acquired the company he worked for.

48:10 - What life is all about

“There’s more opportunity today than ever in mankind.”

“I saw the vision.”

“It just takes dedication and hard work.”

“My employees are happy.”

- Jim Franco

Follow me on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian

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/y5NOa3h6_Bc

Sep 16 2019

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Rank #18: The Secrets to Becoming a Millionaire - 104

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What would your annual income be if you made $114 per hour? The answer is not enough. In this episode of Empire Show Bedros and Criag breakdown what it takes to become a millionaire, and what you can do to reach your financial goals. Don’t forget to get your tickets to The Empire Business Summit to get one step closer to reaching your financial goals @ https://theempiresummit.com/!  

“Put the focus on solving problems and serving people”

“I would rather sell to less people, with a higher dollar amount”

“If you solve problems that are more sophisticated you can command more money”

“Life is chaotic”

- Bedros Keuilian

Here’s what you’ll discover:

2:30 - Why Bedros and Craig decided to become entrepreneurs

6:15 - General practitioner vs. a Thoracic surgeon

10:08 - Why mindset will always trump skill

14:50 - What it means to “get resourceful”

18:55 - How success loves speed - and what that means for your business idea

“I wanted to make more than a million dollars”

“There’s a lot of commonalities in becoming a millionaire”

“When you don't have the resources you need to be resourceful”

- Craig Ballantyne

Catch that Randy Garn episode here: http://bedrosmedia.com/randygarn

Follow us on Instagram: @bedroskeuilian / @realcraigballantyne

Buy Man Up: https://manup.com/

Make sure to review us on iTunes: http://bit.ly/theempireshow

Jun 22 2019

26mins

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Rank #19: Brandon Steiner: Creating Value is Everything - 085

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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

Feb 06 2019

46mins

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Rank #20: How to Set Empire Goals and Take Action - 027

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How many times have you created a list of big goals you want to achieve, and by the end of the year you realize you haven’t even executed one? The problem is when you set too many goals, your efforts become diluted. The solution? Create an actionable blueprint with deadlines. In this episode, Craig and Bedros walk you through the exact steps you need to take in the next 24 hours to set a game plan and turn those dreams into empire goals.

Here’s what you’ll discover:

4:08 - Why you should stop setting so many goals—and focus on the ones that matter.

10:00 - How process goals will help you control your outcomes.

12:52 - How to win new referrals by simply asking your clients for them.

16:30 - The easy social media technique that will attract warm leads to your business.

18:21 - How to build momentum towards your goals with an “easy win.”

Dec 27 2017

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