129: Creating Millionaire Success Habits with Dean Graziosi

On this episode of Build Your Network, Host Travis Chappell interviews Dean Graziosi multi-million dollar business mogul, and award winning author.

Here’s what Travis and Dean discuss in this episode:

  • About Dean Graziosi
    • Closed his first real estate business before he was 20.
    • His businesses have generated over $1 billion in revenue.
    • Author of Millionaire Success Habits.
    • The foundation of working on you is what gets you to success.
  • Talk about how people can learn to pick up millionaire success habits.
    • Sometimes society puts us in a box.
    • The world has changed, but schooling hasn’t.
    • At the end of your life you won’t be glad you played small.
    • It’s okay if everything thinks you’re nuts and if you fail.
  • How do you shift your mindset and stop keeping yourself back?
    • The outside world isn’t holding you back.
    • 100% of the thing that’s standing between you and the level of life you desire is the story you tell yourself getting there.
    • Your next level of life, income, freedom, control, lives on the other side of your biggest obstacle.
    • Pain and problems will always happen, but suffering is optional.
    • If you’re suffering, look for the biggest pain points.
    • If you scrap your dreams, all of a sudden people start putting their arms around you and saying “good job.” Unfortunately, that’s society.
  • Some advice from Dean –
    • Even though he sometimes hated what he did, he found ways to be enthusiastic and energetic.
    • Don’t feel like you’re stuck in a job, that’s just part of your evolution.
    • Happiness comes from the inside – start living your happy life before the checks get big.
    • If you want to live an easier life, work hard.
  • How have you gone about creating relationships with people of influence?
    • Reciprocity and don’t keep score.
    • He wrote a follow-up sequence to Tony Robbins event for free.
      • When Tony got done reviewing, he sent Dean a picture of his black card and said “charge whatever you want.”
      • He didn’t charge anything, now he and Tony are best friends.
    • He wanted to talk to Ariana Huffington so he bought $25,000 of her books.
    • When he wanted to meet Richard Branson, he raised money for his Virgin Unite charity.
  • Do you believe that what you know or who you know is more important, and why?
    • For him, it’s what.
    • The who won’t come unless you know the what.
    • If you don’t have the right success habits and your core values aligned the relationship will fall apart.
    • Some people wait too long to try to network because they’re too focused on the what.

The Random Round:

  • What profession other than your own do you think it would be fun to attempt?
    • Travel Channel host
  • If you could sit on a park bench with anyone for an hour who would it be, and why?
    • His grandmother.
    • She was the biggest influence in his life.
  • How do you like to consume content?
    • Audiobooks
  • Give us a piece of content you’d recommend?
    • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson
  • Give us a glimpse of your morning routine?
    • Put your phone on airplane mode when you go to bed.
    • Do you best not to look at your phone when you first wake up.
    • Think of something you’re grateful for first thing.
    • Think of one thing you crushed the day before.
    • Think about one thing you want to accomplish that day.
    • Does green juice powder, ACV, MCT oil and a whole lemon and shoots it.
    • Heads off to the gym.
  • What is your go-to pump up song?
    • Eminem
  • What is something that you are not very good at?
    • Spelling
    • Crowds with strangers
  • What is one place where we can find you the most?

Tweetable Quotes:

  • The foundation of working on you is what gets you to success.
  • We overestimate what we can do in a year, we underestimate what we can do in five.
  • 100% of the thing that’s standing between you and the level of life you desire is the story you tell yourself getting there.

Resources Mentioned:

Buildyournetwork.co – Podcast website

BYN.media/fb – Facebook Group

Dean Graziosi’s website

Deansfreebook.com – Get Dean’s book for just shipping and handling

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** – Book by Mark Manson


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