BTM139: Cultivating Your Tribe of Millionaires with David Osborn

On today’s show we have on the author of Wealth Can’t Wait, Miracle Morning Millionaires and the new Tribe of Mentors as well as the founder of the sixth largest brokerage in the world, David Osborn.

Asking WHAT is missing in your life won’t get you far, but asking WHO is missing is a game-changer. Tune in to this episode for a better understanding on how to cultivate your tribe of millionaires.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Why David wrote ‘Wealth Can’t Wait’
  • A directive to attend your 1st Tony Robbins conference
  • How to harmonize with the vibration of success
  • Why masterminds are so effective
  • A vicious cycle vs. a virtuous cycle
  • Winning the morning to win the day
  • David’s miracle morning routine and 2020 goals
  • Why everything changed when David met Pat Hiban
  • The 6 Effects of an Abundant Life


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

David’s Website

Recommended Book:

As A Man Thinketh

Think and Grow Rich

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Lifestyle Design App:

Google Drive

BTM Newbies Guide

Before The Millions Mastermind

BTM122: Your Real Estate Brand Must Create Authority with Seth Ferguson

Seth Ferguson, today’s guest, is recognized as a real estate industry leader. With a decade of high-performance experience behind him, he has excelled in building businesses in several branches of real estate. Seth began his career in real estate on the residential brokerage side, when he got the idea to create his first product, a book!

With his first book, seth realized the power of positioning himself as a thought leader as will as the power of adding value to others while the book single handedly created more sales for Seth’s business.

He went on to build on the idea of being an authority in the real estate space to reach the masses and to generate more revenue. Seth faced a critical moment in his life where he lost everything he owned to his former spouse but reframed his story and turned it into victory.

Today Seth is a TED talk speaker, podcaster, author and investor that continues to build his brand around real estate to get to his real estate goals that much quicker.



Key Points From This Episode:

  • How a Realtor can drive more sales by writing a book
  • The type of products and services that help your real estate business
  • How to raise capital through brand building
  • Where marketing is going in 2020 and why video is important
  • Seth’s transition from single family to multifamily
  • What Seth did when his ex took everything, including his real estate



Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Seth’s Website

Recommended Book:

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Listen to this books for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Google Calendar

BTM 16: Set For Life with BiggerPockets President Scott Trench

Today we welcome Scott Trench, President of Operations at Scott is also a licensed real estate broker/agent, real estate investor managing 8 units in Denver, CO with a partner, a house-hacker, and personal finance nerd. His book, Set for Life thoroughly details a step-by-step journey to early financial freedom for full-time workers earning median incomes and starting with little or negative net worth. Scott is passionate about financial education and believe that financial literacy allows for empowerment in today’s society.

His writing and economic analyses have been featured in TIME Magazine, CNBC, Forbes, and Realtor Magazine, as well as regional publications like the Denver Post and Tampa Bay Times. Scott has lectured at the University of Colorado and has produced dozens of video/podcast segments explaining intricate real estate concepts to new investors. In this episode Scott dissects his journey to early financial freedom and how he has been able to become successful in doing so. We also talk about his book, Set for Life.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Find out what led Scott to following the philosophy of financial freedom.
  • How Scott turned his frustration into action.
  • Hear how Scott used networking and brand knowledge to get his job at Bigger Pockets.
  • Discover why Scott doesn’t consider himself as an entrepreneur but as an employee.
  • Three ways to becoming financially free at an early stage in life.
  • Learn how Scott got the money to buy his second property.
  • Getting rid of your PMI by having equity in your property.
  • Understand how Scott has found meaning in the work he now does.
  • Continuing to solidify your financial position perpetually with passive income and wealth.
  • How opportunities begin presenting themselves as you accumulate income and wealth.
  • Scott tells us more about his role at Bigger Pockets.
  • Why real estate is considered to be the best way to build passive cashflow.
  • Listen as Scott explains the inception of his book, Set For Life.
  • Hear how Scott’s book will encourage you to make changes in all aspects of your life.
  • Scott’s ways of marketing his book for it to reach the right readers.
  • Defining risk and lowering risk by lowering your expenses.
  • Hear what sacrifices Scott had to make in order to get to where he is today.
  • And much more!



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[spp-tweet tweet=”“I consider risk to be the inability to pursue my potential.” — @strenchbp  “]


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Scott Trench

Scott’s book, Set For Life

Mr. Money Mustache

Early Retirement Extreme

Radical Personal Finance

Thomas J. Stanley’s book, The Millionaire Next Door

Thomas J. Stanley’s book, The Millionaire Mind


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BTM 10: Power of Thought Leadership – 3 Million Downloads and Counting with Joe Fairless

Real Estate mogul Joe Fairless is the founder of Fairless Investing and currently owns almost $170 million in real estate. He designs his life so that he can spend time pursuing his passions and purpose. His life’s purpose is helping people achieve financial success. Joe believes that when he helps other achieve financial success, they too can use their time to pursue their own passions and purpose. However, before following his dreams, Joe worked paycheck to paycheck, and eventually started investing in learning more about real estate while working a full-time job in advertising. He went to seminars, read books, and received mentorship from people who had done what he wanted to do. By the time he left advertising in December 2012, Joe owned four single family homes that produced monthly income. It wasn’t enough to live off of but it sure helped out, considering he no longer had a job.


On today’s show, Joe shares with us not only about his real estate ventures, but also about his world famous podcast, The Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show, also known as The Best Ever Show. Joe’s podcast is the world’s longest running daily real estate podcast, and he is a top podcaster in the business world. Today we dive into how Joe actually came from humble beginnings, more about his thought leadership platform, and how it has helped him grow his audience.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Why Joe left his full-time job, despite being the youngest VP of a New York City advertising agency.
  • How to know when your job is not right for you, and the importance of doing work that matters.
  • How Joe got started on his entrepreneurial journey and cultivated his thought leadership platform.
  • What it means to sample life experiences and learn from top achievers.
  • How Joe used standup comedy to improve his public speaking.
  • Why being yourself and opening up to others, creates much stronger relationships.
  • The importance of a life coach and how they impact your entrepreneurial journey.
  • How Joe shifted his mindset and tactics to find success in the podcasting realm.
  • The strategies Joe used to grow his podcast to over three million downloads.
  • Understanding when do push on and put in more effort, despite a lack of results.
  • The importance of consistency, not only in work, but in your daily routine of life.
  • Find out more about how Joe structures his goals in 5 and 10 years terms.
  • How living in the same apartment for 9 years before the millions got Joe to where he is today.



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[spp-tweet tweet=”“We live in an instant gratification culture and it’s sort of ridiculous how we don’t put in the work.” — @joefairless”]


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Joe Fairless —

Joe’s book – Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Before the Millions Resources Page 

Before the Millions Facebook Group

Tony Robbins Website

Tony Robbins’ TED Talk

Entrepreneur on Fire

Robert O. Young and Shelley Redford Young’s book, The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health

Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes are High and Audio Companion



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BTM 03: How to achieve 1,000,000 Blog Page Views with Lauren Bowling

Our guest on today’s show is Lauren Bowling. Lauren is the award-winning blogger and editor behind and author of The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase. She has been blogging since 2012, and is now a recognized thought leader on millennial finances and first-time homeownership. Lauren achieved over a million page views in just a few short years on her blog after quitting her job at a hedge fund. She currently works full-time on her online businesses and in real estate.


In today’s episode, Lauren walks us through her journey from start to present, and how she went from aspiring actress to well known author. She has been featured in publications such as Forbes, US News and the Huffington Post. Financial Best Life is the personal finance destination for people who think “outside the box” when it comes to their money. Instead of simply telling you how to budget, spend, and save, instead the goal is to talk about your dreams and how money can be used as a tool to help you live out your “best life.”


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Lauren shares with us how she got started on her journey and what she is working on today.
  • Hear how Lauren’s shopping addiction and debt led her to starting her blog on finance.
  • Understand how Lauren used the 50/30/20 method to help her pay off her $10k college debt.
  • Find out what Lauren did as a side hustle in order for her to pay off all her debt.
  • Learn how Lauren managed to use her debt to help her be vulnerable, transparent, and to grow as a blogger in her financial journey.
  • Lauren tells us how she has been able to grow her blog from 1 viewer to over 1 million views.
  • Hear some of Lauren’s favorite apps to use as a full-time blogger in the industry.
  • Find out how Lauren went from employee to blogger, and how she made the transition.
  • Hear how the question, “How do I want to spend my time?” got Lauren to branch out.
  • Learn more about Lauren’s goals for the future.
  • Find out what Lauren has learned as a first-time homeowner and the real estate industry.
  • Hear some of the positives lessons Lauren took away from owning real estate.
  • Hear how the FinCon community has helped Lauren to grow in her financial journey.
  • Learn why you need to outsource in order to be more successful.
  • And much more!



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Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Lauren Bowling’s Website —

Lauren on Twitter —

Lauren’s LinkedIn Profile —

Lauren’s book, The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

FinCon Community —


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