Today, we’re diving into some of the key lessons shared by individuals who are very near and dear to our podcast.

Cody Sperber is one of the world’s leading real estate investors and educators, a top-rated keynote speaker, and the founder of multiple 8-figure-a-year businesses.

Wes Watson spent 10 years in a California prison, only to build a coaching business that generates tens of thousands every single day.

They are known for their relentless grind, epic drive to compete, and unique approaches to leadership.

However, so much of their success comes down to mastering the fundamentals of entrepreneurship—doing the basics better than most, with relentless dedication and consistency.

In today’s episode, we’re highlighting 14 essential lessons in business that will remind you of the fundamentals that truly matter.

Any entrepreneur who manages to embody these lessons fully is guaranteed to be well on their way to achieving all their goals.

I hope these messages from Wes, Cody, and myself find you well on your journey to boldly go beyond a million.

Let’s dive in!


Key Takeaways:

Introduction (00:00)

It all comes down to what’s selling (01:51)

Don’t fixate on the results! Do this instead… (04:31)

What keeps 99% of entrepreneurs from growing (07:22)

Use routines to keep yourself on track (10:27)

Focus on what you’re really good at (13:39)

The key to steady long-term growth (15:21)

Unlearn the stuff that’s dragging you down (18:04) 

Vertical strategies will 10x your growth (21:05)

If you’re stuck, make sure you do this (22:32)

How to secure top-level talent (26:32)

Be prepared for anything you want (33:32) 

Invest in real estate with your business (36:42)

Engage in playful competition (42:23) 

Why you should keep pushing after your first million (43:43)


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