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BTM 33: The Passive Income Physician & the Operations Genius with Tim & Tom Black

In our 1st multi-guest show, we welcome Tim and Thomas Black of Napali Capital group. Tim and Tom are brother’s who specialize in the buy, hold and repositioning of large commercial real estate to create passive income streams for its investors.

Tim has spent his 30-year career at Six Flags Theme Parks and Great Wolf Resorts. Throughout this 30-year span, Tim became well versed in operations, strategic planning, marketing, sales, revenue management and real estate development.

Thomas is a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine. He is an active blogger in the healthcare community and passionate about translating high income earners into high net worth individuals through passive real estate investing.


Topics discussed on today’s show:

Real Estate Market Outlook in 2018

The Best Areas to Invest in 2018

The Work-Life Balance of a Medical Doctor and Real Estate Investor

Passive Income Physician by Thomas Black

1 Hour Coaching with Daray 

BTM 17: Physical Products vs Affiliate Marketing with Digital Nomad Derek Pankaew

Today we welcome Derek Pankaew, Performance Marketing Manager at KIND and Co-founder of Flexr, the world’s first foldable, travel-friendly pullup bar. Derek is also the founder of E-Commerce companies such as, an online site for all things foosball tables, and Nutrabear, a vitamin gummy bear company. Derek has years of experience with organic and paid marketing channels and was responsible for managing the supply of these products in addition to sourcing manufacturers and suppliers. He’s sold multiple six figures in information products, and has done the same with physical products.

In this episode Derek discusses how he got involved in the digital marketing industry and what led him to starting successful e-commerce companies. He also talks about his latest venture, FLEXR and gives advice and tips to anyone wanting to get into the e-commerce world.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • At what point Derek decided to drop school and someday become an entrepreneur.
  • How Derek grew his skillset in the internet marketing space.
  • When Derek started utilizing his skills to create his own business.
  • Hear how Derek started off in affiliate marketing and why it’s difficult as a first-timer.
  • The transition from affiliate marketing to e-commerce.
  • Why it’s easier to sell physical products than digital products.
  • Understanding Derek’s WHY for building big businesses.
  • The importance of paying attention to the long term.
  • Discover how FLEXR came about.
  • How Derek incorporated the Nutrabear business model to be successful.
  • Find out what a typical day is like in the life of Derek.
  • Hear about Dan’s travel rewards course, Travel Hacking.
  • Understand why Peter Thiel’s book, Zero to One is one of Derek’s favorite books.
  • Discover where Derek invests his money.
  • Derek’s mentors throughout his career that have helped him get to where he is today.
  • Getting into e-commerce and learning through doing. 






Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Derek Pankaew —



Robert Kiyosaki’s book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad


Travel Hacking — Get Free Flights With Travel Hacking!

Peter Thiel’s book, Zero to One

BTM 15: Can Gumballs & Stickers Really Fund Your Retirement with Matt Miller

On today’s show we welcome Matt Miller. Matt started his career in the corporate world, but realized that he needed to take a different route if he wanted to get ahead. Inspired by his interest in “passive income,” Matt got involved in bulk vending. He is now the President of a vending company, School Spirit Vending, which combines vending and school fundraising ventures into one. School Spirit Vending’s Hassle-Free Fundraising Program is helping 1000’s of schools across the country raise money, while providing a profitable business opportunity for those seeking personal freedom and added financial security.

In this episode Matt talks about how he transitioned from the corporate world to becoming an entrepreneur. We also discuss his journey of starting a business and learning about all the aspects of business and how he has grown School Spirit Vending into the empire that it is today.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Matt tells us his journey from being a pilot to the corporate world to starting a business.
  • Find out how the company School Spirit Vending was born.
  • How Matt was taught from a young age to trade time for money.
  • Hear the impact Robert Kiyosaki’s book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, had on Matt.
  • Learn how Matt picked his locations through knocking on doors.
  • Discover at what point Matt realized that this was a viable business option.
  • Listen as Matt explains how he used his earnings and invested it back into the business.
  • Hear how Matt’s business didn’t take away from his career but he also didn’t allow his career to take away from his business.
  • Take away some key advice for entrepreneurs wanting to get started.
  • How Matt has successfully grown his business.
  • Find out how Matt went about growing his team and finding the right people.
  • Why Matt chose to turn School Spirit Vending into a franchise and how he set it up.
  • Hear a success story from one of Matt’s franchisee’s and their process.
  • Types of vending machines in schools and what isn’t allowed.
  • Find out more about Matt’s courses and what’s in the pipeline for him.
  • How Matt sacrificed time and money to get to where he is today.
  • Hear why too many people are getting ready to start instead of jumping into the game. 







Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Matt Miller —

School Spirit Vending Business —

School Spirit Vending on Facebook —

Robert Kiyosaki’s book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Gary Vaynerchuck —


BTM 09: Trump, Taxes, Interest Rates and Escaping the Rat Race with Global Entrepreneur Gena Lofton

On today’s show we welcome Gena Lofton, founder of Passive Income Advisors. Abandoned by her parents, homeless, and eventually growing up in foster care taught Gena that financial literacy is one of the major problems in the world today. Challenging the status quo of going to school, getting a job, investing in a 401(k) of well diversified stocks, bonds and mutual funds will not work today. The fallacy resulted in baby boomers taking out $10 billion in Reverse Mortgages in 2016 alone. Today’s economy, requires everyone to have tax efficient/inflation hedged, streams of income producing assets sufficient to cover their expenses as soon as possible. Gena recently released her book Escape the Madness: 10 Steps to Get Out of the Rat Race, to help others implement the steps she used to become financially free.

Gena has a wide variety of professional experience, ranging from Strategy and Technology for DIRECTV which helped fuel the growth of the business and sale to AT&T to growing Ernst & Young’s Management consulting business through the sale to Cap Gemini. Gena also served on the Board of Los Angeles City College Foundation. Gena has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Political Science. Today, Gena spends time overseeing her assets which consist of over 4k residential units, oil and gas investments, assisted living facilities, a resort in Belize, an online business, Natural Resource companies, and AT&T.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Gena tells us her story about how she grew up homeless.
  • Hear how Gena’s journey has helped her in her success today.
  • Find out about Gena’s life in her 20’s, going to college and working at Ernst & Young.
  • Learn how the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad changed Gena’s life.
  • Understand how Gena got involved in real estate.
  • Find out why people shouldn’t default to investing in stocks and bonds.
  • Discover why you need to understand taxes and how to reduce your taxes.
  • Hear Gena’s next steps to achieving her new goal of getting out of the rat race.
  • Understand how Gena used debt and reducing taxes to help her reach her goal.
  • Discover how The Federal Reserve is reducing their balance sheet.
  • Gena tells us her specific meaning and definition of value added real estate.
  • Hear about Gena’s Before the Millions goal of helping 1 million people exit the rat race.
  • Find out who Gena’s book is for and how it can help people.
  • Learn how 20-30% of Gena’s investments are in the stock market and various companies.
  • Discover what advice Gena has for real estate investors entering the market.
  • Learn what Gena means by saving at 0%.
  • Discover how Gena never bought any liabilities, only assets.
  • Hear Gena’s take on school; when you should or shouldn’t go to school.
  • Find out why people need to understand that money is debt.
  • Discover what Trump being in office means for real estate investors.
  • Hear about Gena’s resort in Belize, Mahoagny Bay Village.
  • And much more!







Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Gena Lofton —

Gena on Twitter —

Escape the Madness: 10 Steps to Get Out of the Rat Race

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant

Tom Wheelwright’s book Tax Free Wealth

Edward Griffin’s book The Creature from Jekyll Island

Mahogany Bay Village —