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In This Episode We Cover:
- Local business vs Online Business
- Never stop growing your knowledge
- How to prepare for the future
- Future is unstoppable; however, its measurable
- Provide value to your listeners
Books Mentioned in this Show:
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Crystal Clear Future. I’m Hungry!
Never Stop Investing In Yourself
Always Prepare For The Next Wave
Be Flexible, So You Can Adapt To New Market Conditions
Preparation Takes Time
Build an “opportunity fund”
Build a strong foundation.
Have your finances in order.
Keep your existing customers happy.
Hire the right team.
Subtract while you add.
Find a mentor.
Always refer back to your business plan.
Starting a local business. My beliefs on it.
My friends and cousins always ask me about starting local businesses. They also ask if I’m interested in becoming silent partner.
I hate local businesses. Why?
I believe that local business can reach only people that are within 25 miles radius of the city.
For instance, Lets say I open a hookah lounge (just because its trending it doesn’t mean it is a good business) In Los Angeles, CA. From where will my customer come? Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Tujunga, Santa Monica, Beverly hills, Woodland hills, Hidden hills… you get the point.
Whereas starting a business online… you can reach the other side of the world while you are sleeping at night.
You have a business open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days.
The other day I was reading Wall Street Journal, I saw so many retail stores closing down at a record pace .
If you want to change, you have to be willing to:
Did I forget to mention something on the episode? what is your point of view?
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