Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, understood the importance of choosing a right attitude even in bad situations. She was known to be someone that avoided grudges. One time a friend reminded her of a cruel thing that had happened to her previously, but Clara seemed not to remember the incident. “Don’t you remember the wrong that was done to you?, the friend asked. Clara answered calmly. “No, I distinctly remember forgetting that.”
Brad Lea is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of LightSpeed VT. As the Founder of LightSpeed VT, Brad has revolutionized the online training world. He has set the gold standard for how training is delivered, tracked and reported on ensuring maximum performance, accountability, retention and results. Brad Lea is a leading authority on web-based training. Experienced and proven in sales and marketing, he is a seasoned professional with a strong base of sales management coming from 25 years in the Automotive Industry. Brad’s thought leadership has been instrumental in helping guide some of today’s most effective and productive sales professionals worldwide. Brad is also the author of the Real Deal Lease Presentation. He also is the host of the “Dropping Bombs” podcast. He is also one of the featured keynote speakers at Grant Cardone’s 10x Growth Conference.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- How he went from high school dropout to business dominator
- The 5 Factors of Success
- Why some people are successful and others aren’t
- Insider tips for enjoying Las Vegas
Larry Winget is known as “The Pitbull of Personal Development”. He was the star of A&E’s “Big Spender” reality show and is the author of many books, including 6 New York Times/Wall Street Journal best-sellers. Larry is the host of the “Grow a Pair” podcast and is popular expert guest on stations such as Fox Business, Fox News, and MSNBC. He has spoken to more than 400 of the Fortune-500 companies. Larry is the best branded, most recognizable speaker in the business. Many speakers claim to be original, but Larry Winget is THE original. He has established himself as an icon in the world of personal development and self-help. You won’t find many people who don’t know or who won’t recognize him as a result of his six national bestsellers, his thousands of on-stage appearances or his many regular television appearances. Larry was the first to be willing to take on the “positive attitude” motivational speakers and the Law Of Attraction bozos with his common sense, back to the basics approach. Larry still believes that hard work and excellence are the keys to success and communicates that like no other person on the planet can! Larry makes you think. He makes you uncomfortable. He offers common sense solutions that are impossible to argue with. On top of all that, he is hilarious.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- His awesome books with great content and creative titles
- What he considers his best book and his most important book
- How you can have more money
- Why personal responsibility is important
- How we should be making choices in life
(originally published on December 19, 2013)
Today I read an article by a financial “expert” saying that people should not listen to Dave Ramsey and his financial advice because people’s lives are too complex and important to be boiled down into short cookie cutter answers or platitudes. Unfortunately, many other financial analysts have also had problems with his method of advising people on how to be financially successful.