BTM104: My Unhealthy Relationship With Money with Chris Bruce

Chris Bruce, todays guest, has been actively investing in real estate for the past 9 years and 8 of which, has been full time. To date, he’s flipped over 200 real estate deals in 5 different markets. With a digital marketing company set to hit 7 figures this year, we take a look at both sides of Chris’ business.

On today’s show we take a deep dive into mindset and our beliefs around money. Many of us have an unhealthy relationship with money and have no idea. We’ll explore our belief systems and shake things up this episode.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • What happens when your tenant drug dealer gets shot and killed?
  • How to recover from foreclosure as an investor
  • How to have a better relationship with money
  • How Chris grew his educational business to hit 7 figures this year
  • The real reason it’s important to get super clear on your goals


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Chris’ Website

Before the Millions Book:

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

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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 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. 



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Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Derek Pankaew


Robert Kiyosaki’s book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad

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Peter Thiel’s book, Zero to One


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