Business, Probate Business, Probate Investing

Work is For Suckers

It’s no secret that America has a huge labor shortage. In fact, I saw a huge banner plastered on a Taco Bell down the street from my office that was offering $18 an hour to anyone willing to show up for work. It’s weird though, isn’t it? There was a labor shortage before the pandemic,

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Probate Business, Probate Niche, Real Estate Investing

The World’s Oldest Pair of Levi Jeans

I read an article this morning about a 3,200 year old Chinese mummy that was found with pants on. Well, not just pants. It was a woman buried in a poncho, soft leather boots, a headband decorated with bronze discs and seashells, and the earliest known pair of jeans. I’m a bit of a nerd

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Probate Business, Probate Niche

My Probate Student Spotted This Lawyer’s Shenanigans From a Mile Away

My probate student spotted this lawyer’s shenanigans from a mile away Last week one of my students sent me this email about a probate property he is working on:—-Hi, Ernie.I have a probate property and I suspect there are some shenanigans going on. In December, I received a lead from a woman that is set to

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Probate Business, Probate in the News

How to Become Immune to the Hated I-Buyers

Doesn’t it seem like computers are taking over everything? And a lot of people are losing jobs because of it. Accountants, receptionists, doctors, security guards… all being taken over by artificial intelligence.I just read an article the other day that even taxis and uber will be taken over by self-driving cars soon.And us real estate

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Business, Probate Business, Probate Investing, Real Estate Investing

Investor with Small Thinking Mentality Tried to Screw Me Over

On Wednesday, I told you that I got screwed over by someone when they went behind my back to steal a deal from me. The Lord’s Prayer says we have to forgive others or we won’t be forgiven ourselves. That happened right about three years ago and I’m still a little angry about it. I’ve

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Business, Probate Business

I Can Outlast a 20 Year Old

Unlike most real estate coaches, I actually practice what I preach. In addition to helping real estate investors get started and grow their business, I am an active investor myself. And what I really love about that side of the business is mentoring young people who work for me. Earlier this year I had a

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Business, Probate Business

What Happens When You Ask Elon Musk for a Raise?

Elon sort of reminds me of Tony Stark from the Marvel universe. I mean he creates all kinds of cool tech and doesn’t care what people think about him or his businesses. I guess that sort of makes his past assistant, Mary Beth, his Pepper Potts. The biggest difference is Mary Brown, affectionately referred to

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Probate Business, Probate Investing

The Dentist Appointment From Hell

Last week I was talking about how you should be a thermostat, not a thermometer. Reframing the conversation with your seller is super powerful. And preframing the conversation can actually make reframing even easier. It’s topics like this that I love to dive deep on with my students in my Probate Renegade coaching group. Like

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Business, Probate Business

What Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Taught Me About Real Estate

As I was sitting in the jui jitsu academy waiting for my son to finish his lesson, I noticed a banner on the wall that read “Nana Korobi, Ya Oki.” It’s a Japanese proverb that translates “fall down seven times, stand up eight “ It really struck me because it doesn’t only apply to Brazilian

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Business, Probate Business, Real Estate Investing

Who Walks Around Disneyland on Their Knees?

Over the year’s I’ve discovered that there are a lot of obscure and even strange holidays that people celebrate.There’s a National Lost Penny Day (Feb 12), International Beaver Day (April 7), and even a National Hairball Awareness Day (April 30). But today is different. Today is important. Did you know that the first Monday of

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Probate Business, Probate Investing

Wanna be Featured on YouTube?

It’s weird how words that weren’t words 10 years ago become part of our vocabulary. I might be dating myself here, but I remember a time when you didn’t Google something – you looked it up in the dictionary or the 22 volume World Book Encyclopedia that some random college kid going door to door

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Goal Setting, Probate Business

I’m Anti-Black Friday

It blows my mind how many online black Friday sales there are. Especially in the real estate coaching space. Now, before we go any further, I’m not going to try to sell you anything today. Looking for a probate real estate course at a 75% discount? You might as well unsubscribe right now because we’re

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