Aug 11, 2020
After working a blue-collar union job, going back to college, then working a white-collar corporate job, Mike Simmons made the decision to invest in real estate. However, procrastination, fear, too many options, and self-pity made it difficult for Mike to get started. He spent 5 years attending real estate events and networking with others before finally pulling the trigger. He began flipping houses and was soon able to leave his corporate job to focus on the flipping business.
Mike Simmons is the author of “Level Jumping” and host of the Just Start Real Estate podcast. He shares how you can use other people’s experience to expedite your growth and skip levels on your accent. In this episode, Mike shares how he overcame his fears and finally got started, how he leveraged a mastermind to accelerate his growth, and tips to scale your business.
Key Multifamily + Marketing Insights
Pull Quote: When you start doing something and get some momentum, that is the most valuable education you can get.
Pull Quote: Understand people's hindsight and use it as your foresight
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Over leveraged a high-end property and lost 6 figures, taught him that making smart decisions rather than ego driven decisions is the better, and more profitable way to go.
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Most Recommended Book:
Extreme Ownership (Jocko Willink & Leif Babin)
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Wish I Knew When I Was Starting Out:
New investors focus on the wrong things starting out. Focus on the macro view not the micro view.
How to manipulate your brain and body in ways that are productive in getting you to where you want to go.
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