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Latest Episode7/2/2020

The Power Of Perspective with Alex Keats

Ep. 88
Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the general manager of DaBella, Alex Keats. Alex has been with DaBella since 2016 and in the home improvement industry for over 3 years. Some things that you may not know about Alex is that his career started in sports. He rowed for 4 years at the University of Washington. He wants to share some of the philosophies he learned from his athletic career that he applies up to this day to become a better salesperson.Let’s jump into Alex’s story on why gaining a better perspective is the key to successThings you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 08:30] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest Alex Keats into the showAlex talks about his background and where his journey in sports began[08:31 - 12:38] Applying the Right Mentality and Attitude as a SalespersonAlex talks about the philosophy that our coach instilled in him and he applies it to his sales career and to every opportunity that comes his way.Alex talks about how he builds his career to become a better salesperson[12:39 - 20:14] The Power of Perspective In Your Career SuccessThe metaphor about “Life is all about peaks and valleys”. You will love this!Alex shares a meaningful insight about gaining perspective can lead you to a successful sales careerHow to develop your perspective[20:15 - 33:33] Assess and Diagnose your Feeling before Making A DecisionAlex gives good practical advice about considering making a shift in a sales-type organization.Alex shares an interesting story of how he proves to be the best fit in becoming a general manager.Alex shares a great piece of advice about focusing on what you can control and let go of what you cant.Alex talks about the company’s operation in this COVID-19 pandemicPrinciples to follow in overcoming the crisis we are facing today. You don’t wanna miss this! [33:33 - 39:41] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?Take The Stairs by Rory VadenIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Martin Luther King. I’m a big fan of himWhat is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?“Success is a choice”Morning routine, How do you start your day?I make my bed every morningWhat is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:"Apply those skills and knowledge and experience somewhere new" - Alex Keats“Success is a choice” - Alex KeatsResources mentioned in the episode:RowingMichael CallahanPeace CorpsTake The Stairs by Rory Vaden (Amazon)Dean GraziosiTony RobbinsAdmiral McRaven on UT Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement SpeechSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with Alex on Facebook or visit their website dabella.us/location/renoLEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/29/2020

Why Companies Exist with Ryan Coon

Ep. 87
Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the Co-Founder and CEO of Avail, Ryan Coon. Avail is an online platform that provides unlimited use of listings syndication, tenant applications, lease agreements, and collecting rent. Before building his own company, Ryan worked as an investment banker at BMO Capital Markets for 3 and a half years.Let’s dive into Ryan’s story of how pursuing your passion and happiness will lead you to success.Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 – 05:45] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about the valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce guest Ryan Coon into the showRyan talks about his backgroundGrew up in a family that had small businessesTook up accounting and finance in college[05:56 – 11:25] Starting Your Journey In Real Estate InvestingRyan talks about seeing investing in passive income-producing properties as an opportunity (building-up wealth)Ryan’s interest in technology and how it helped him manage his side business while working a corporate jobThe great recession and how Ryan was able to take advantage of itMaking his first real estate deal[11:26 – 23:26] The Story behind AvailReflecting on my passion and what I want to do in the futureAha moment: Apps for landlords to handle their business easierLearned how to write codes for 2 to 3 years to launch a technology companyFinding a different way of being happyRyan talks about how he wants to help their people in Avail grow, but also help them when the time comes for them to move on[23:27 – 31:13] Why Companies ExistRyan talks about the main purpose of creating AvailHow it worksHelping DIY landlordsHow do you stay true to your purpose as opposed to just making money?Making the renter and landlord the center of what we doConstantly thinking on a deeper level why your company exists[31:14 – 37:16] Facing the COVID-19 EraRyan talks about their strategies in handling their business during this crisisTaking care of the teamHow could we help the customers?Gathering and providing informationFinding a solution[37:17 – 43:51] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?Delivering Happiness by Tony HsiehIf you can get an hour of somebody’s time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Al Michaels because I think he’d be a fascinating person to talk withWhat is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?I believe that homeownership is not the perfect answer for everyoneMorning routine, How do you start your day?Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, it is more important to maintain a healthy routineWhat is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for linksFinals words from meTweetable Quotes:“Uncertainty breeds fear, anything that we could do to help remove that uncertainty to make people a little more calm is gonna be one of the major ways to help us get through this.” – Ryan CoonResources Mentioned:Avail WebsiteBMO Capital MarketsRich Dad Poor DadDelivering Happiness (Audiobook)Delivering HappinessAl MichaelsYou can connect with Ryan on LinkedIn and Twitter or connect with their company @helloavail on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. You can also visit their website Avail.coLEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about Hans Struzyna and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out his website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with Hans for FREE. Set up a call with him using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/25/2020

Overcoming Burnout with Dr Erin Baker

Ep. 86
Today I had the pleasure of speaking with a founder of Erinmbaker.com, Dr. Erin Baker. Dr. Erin is a phenomenal coach that believes some of the most successful people in the world are bored or burned out with the impact they are having on the world. She helps leaders & entrepreneurs launch their next act & make an exponential impact.Let’s dive into Erin’s story of having everything that most of you dream of titles, money, possessions, but the truth is...You’re bored or burned out. Time to overcome it!Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 10:52] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest, Dr. Erin Baker to the showDr. Erin talks about how her journey beganTransition journey as a Ph.D. in social psychology into working on Facebook.Her realization about what she wants her life to be like[10:53 - 18:59] The Feeling of BurnoutDr. Erin talks about the moments of her self- realization that she’s actually burnout with her work.Phases of self-realizationDr. Erin shares the moment she needed to make a change and hired a coach[19:00 - 24:39] Overcoming Burnout Using a Positive ReframingDr. Erin gives valuable information in using a positive reframing, a powerful way to transform your thinking a view a situation from another perspectivefigure out a creative life versus a recorded lifeAsk yourself: What are the alternativesDr. Erin sight examples of how she uses reframing method to her clientsalternatives that can shift for the greater good[24:40 - 32:13] Building a Strong Foundation For YourselfDr. Erin talks about the biggest success myths that her clients faceYou don’t always have to hustleDr. Erin gives valuable advice about the importance of setting a foundation for yourself first before you start a businessBe clear on what your business is here to do and who you serve.the concept of you need to slow down in order to speed up[32:14 - ] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan HeathIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Vienna Teng, It's my favorite musician.What is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?The impostor syndrome is a good thing.Morning routine, How do you start your day?spend some time with my wife and then take my dog on a walkWhat is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:"The truth is, we have a choice. We don't realize we have a choice all the time" - Dr. Erin Baker“So many people believe that they just have to go through life by default” -Dr. Erin Baker“People who are really good about setting their boundaries and giving themselves space are the ones that are the most successful” -Dr. Erin Baker“Business takes time, there's a lot of seeds that need to be planted that don't have an immediate return” -Dr. Erin Baker“You need to slow down in order to speed up” -Dr. Erin BakerResources mentioned in the episode:Erinmbaker.comFacebookMicrosoftThe Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath (Amazon)Vienna TengSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with Dr. Erin on Linkedin, Instagram, and Facebook or visit her website https://www.erinmbaker.com/LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/22/2020

Pursuing Your Dream with a Powerful Intention with Justin and Keisha Brooks

Ep. 85
I had the pleasure of speaking with the founders of Realliferealequity.com, Justin, and Keisha Brooks. Together they operate a Real Estate Investment Fund (REIF) which gives them the opportunity to provide jobs to the community. Their goal is to share with you, be motivated, and learn from real-life examples of entrepreneurs who are winning in both life and business.Let's jump into the story of Justin and Keisha where the only way to reach your dream is to pursue it. Do it now! before your future version of yourself will regret it.Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 10:15] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest, Justin and Keisha Brooks to the showJustin and Keisha talk about their background and how they started their entrepreneur journey.[10:16 - 19:33] The Power of UnityJustin and Keisha talk about how they manage their entrepreneurial journey because they weren't always aligned on it.Justin and Keisha share a very inspiring story about their decision of having a family as early and as young as they are instead of taking the normal advice of slow down and just wait.Justin and Keisha share an interesting story on they are independently trying to build themselves as business owners and as people in the relationship so that as they say, they don't need each other but they want each other.This is an awesome distinction that you shouldn’t miss!Justin and Keisha’s journey with their decision isn’t easy but find out how did they manage and surpass the difficultiesJustin and Keisha talk about how they started going to goal retreats and aligned themselves into businesses.[19:34 - 30:52] Pursuing Your Dream with a Powerful IntentionKeisha shares an emotional story about her experience when her dad passed away and how she was able to overcome the grief and lossJustin shares a powerful message about pursuing your dreams now instead of slowing it down and wait. If you will not do it now? Your future version of yourself will regret it.How this relates during the middle of Coronavirus pandemic[30:53 - 35:07] Planning for the UnknownJustin and Keisha gives us advice on how to plan for the unknown during this time of pandemic crisisPlan and prepareBe creative[35:08 - 44:54] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?Justin: How to Win Friends and People, Think and Grow Rich, Peak by Chip Conley, The One Thing by Gary KellerKeisha: The Instant Millionaire, All in Startup by Diana KanderIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Keisha: Oprah, because of her storyJustin: Solomon from the bible. He’s the wisest man int he worldWhat is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?Keisha: Finding what tithing meansJustin: FaithMorning routine, How do you start your day?Justin: Read and drink my coffeeKeisha: I do things in the reverseWhat is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:“It's in the planning, not the execution of the plan. Because plans always fail. It's always about how you prepare mentally” -Justin Brooks“Keisha doesn't need me. She wants me. And I don't need her. I want to be with her.” -Justin Brooks“We think the time is an unlimited resource when in fact it is the most finite resource we all possess together” -Hans StruzynaResources mentioned in the episode:Robert KiyosakiKim KiyosakiKobe BryantBill GatesHow to Win Friends and Influence PeopleThink and Grow RichPeak by Chip ConleyThe One Thing by Gary KellerThe Instant MillionaireAll in Startup by Diana KanderOprah WinfreySolomonBrendon BurchardSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with Justin on Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter and FacebookYou can connect with Keisha on Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter and FacebookYou can visit their website and listen to their podcast https://realliferealequity.com/ or you connect on their website’s LinkedInLEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/18/2020

A Step by Step Guide Into Starting a Real Estate Business with Bob Lachance

Ep. 84
I had the pleasure of speaking with the founder Revaglobal.com, Bob Lachance. Bob is an entrepreneur by nature, an expert in the real estate investment, and currently owns, operates, and manages many different businesses around the world. He helps real estate investors, startups, and entrepreneurs like you looking to take your businesses to the next level.Let’s jump into Bob’s story and learn a step by step guide to starting your real estate businessThings you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 04:53] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest, Bob Lachanceto the showBob talk about his background and how his journey first startedHe had a successful 8-year professional ice hockey careerHow he got into real estateHow he started his virtual assistant company[04:54 - 13:57] Real Estate Investment Strategy: Flipping PropertiesBob talks about how he started flipping properties in real estate and scale itBob reveals his first real estate investment experience and how much money he made on his first flipBob gives us an insight into how to find a balance between just starting and starting somewhere in real estateKnow your marketLook at the school systems because that's really importantFigure out what your market actually can sell at with the after repair valuesThe advantage of online resources nowadays in checking properties.First people on your team should be a real estate agent[13:58 - 22:10]REVA GLOBAL: Real Estate Virtual AssistantsBob offers deep insight into the reciprocity law that you shouldn't miss!How he got a mentorThe mindset of dealing with business partnersBob talks about how he got into the world of virtual assistants and how he scales it upThe real estate coaching programTraining platform together with virtual assistants from the Philippines[22:11 - 29:58] A Step By Step Guide into Starting a Real Estate BusinessBob gives us advice about how to take step by step into starting a real estate businessand learn to enjoy the processIt’s a journey, enjoy itLearn how to do the businessAnalysis paralysisa balance between learning and being patient.Bob gives us valuable insight into finding the people who are real versus the people who are just trying to sell you anythingBob shed some light on things that you learned in school that don’t apply in the real world.[29:59 - 35:28] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?The Compound Effect by Darren HardyLeader Shift by John MaxwellIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Herb Brooks, I use his analogy.What is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?You don't need to know everythingMorning routine, How do you start your day?I checked my emails right away.What is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:“You don't need to know everything, but if you have somebody in your corner that believes in you, you can accomplish so much” -Bob Lachance“There are so many different things to learn in real estate, and just take it to step by step because It is a journey. It's a process.” -Bob LachanceResources mentioned in the episode:REVAGlobalRich Dad Poor DadThe Compound Effect by Darren HardyLeader Shift by John MaxwellHerb BrooksSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with Bob on Linkedin, Instagram or email him bob@revaglobal.com or visit his website http://revaglobal.ph/LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/15/2020

Providing VALUE To Scale Your Business with David Richter

Ep. 83
I had the pleasure of speaking with the founder of SimpleCFOSolutions.com, David Richter. David's biggest catalyst is the book "Rich Dad Poor Dad" which totally changed his mindset and leveraged it into the world of real estate. David helps real estate investors by providing them high VALUES and empower them to make good financial decisions in their business.Let’s dive into David’s story of how important it is to provide VALUE in scaling your business to achieve sustainable growth and success!Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 07:57] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest, David Richter to the showDavid talk about his background and how he got started in real estateHow the Book Rich Dad Poor Dad totally changed his mentality[07:58 - 16:01] Working For Free in Exchange of Knowledge into Real EstateDavid talks about how he got knowledge more into real estate by working for free in a real estate company in exchange for a great learning opportunity.David gives us valuable insight into providing value to people without expecting in any return[16:02 - 26:53] Providing Value To Scale Your BusinessDavid talks about how he started on his own business in a different progression that you will truly love!helping investors on the financial side of their business.helping investors to get the numbers that they really need.David gives us a quick review of his book called “Less Stress More Profit”. You can check his book on his website or in AmazonWhat I'm offering?Is this something that's providing value?[26:54 - 31:53] How to Provide Value To Your Clients?David shares how he scales his business that provides real value to the clientsImportance of providing value to your clientsApplying the right mindsetDavid mentions his book “Less Stress More Profit” on how it can automate some of your current financial processes and some of the mindset behind what knowing your numbers will really do for your business. Don’t forget to check this on his website and on Amazon![31:54 - 36:58] Do The Things That Really Matters To YouIf you think about spreadsheets and numbers as something that’s really hard to get passionate about then you definitely listen as David gives us unique advice that you will truly love!It’s either your passion becomes a byproduct of that work or you get to actually find whats your passion is.[36:59 - 45:06] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DemarcoIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Fred Rogers. How is he so happy and how did he really dive into what his true purpose was?What is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?People don't take responsibilityMorning routine, How do you start your day?I read the Bible and pray in the morning.What is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:“Find what you're good at and focus on it, so that way you could build a system hone in on it, make as much money as you can to fund the things that you really want to do, and what your real purpose is in life” -David Richter“You need to be passionate about what you're doing, but it also needs to feel that why you're actually doing it” -David Richter“Your profit really unlocked your WHY it really unlocks what you want to do” -David RichterResources mentioned in the episode:Rich Dad Poor DadGrant CardoneNo B.S. Business Succes by Dan KennedyTraction by Gino WickmanThe Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarcoFred RogersLess Stress More Profit by David Richter (David’s website)Less Stress More Profit by David Richter (Amazon)Simple CFO SolutionsSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with David on Facebook or visit his website https://simplecfosolutions.com/ You can also check his book Less Stress More Profit on AmazonLEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min
6/11/2020

Religious Perspective on Business Ethics with Ellis Hammond

Ep. 82
I had the pleasure of speaking with the founder of Ellishammon.com and Kingdomcapilalists.co, Ellis Hammond. Ellis started his journey as a pastor and has a desire to leverage business for supporting his ministry. Now, He has been an evangelist for his cause and helps faithful Christians to launch into the world of businesses and ministry.Let’s jump into Ellis’ story on how our religious perspective creates an impact on building businesses and investments.Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 05:35] Opening SegmentI talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episodeI introduce the guest, Ellis Hammond to the showEllis talk about how his journey first startedAs a pastor, the reasons why he invested in real estate[05:36 - 17:19] Religious Perspective on Business EthicsEllis talks about what made him realize to invest in real estate despite the stigma around having a lot of money or wanting a lot of money in a faith-based community.a huge misconception about wanting or having a lot of money based on faith orientationWhat it means about you as a personEllis gives fantastic advice on how to shift your mindset from religious beliefs to be committed to building wealthThe books you read and the people you hang out with.[17:20 - 22:12] How To Scale Real Estate Investment To Make A Larger AssetsEllis talks about the scaling part of buying a smaller number of properties are more risky or more work to do than going to a bigger number of unitswent in a very different trajectory, from buying 2 units to 140 apartment unitshow larger deals are easier than smaller dealsEllis shares valuable advice on how to make larger assetsA partnership of third party management company who is an expert at that business of syndicationLeveraging skillsetsHelp other passive investors begin to get started investing passively in larger deals[22:13 - 34:39] Applying Right Perspective, Value, and Faith In Entrepreneurial WorldEllis gives inspirational advice about not to underestimate your value in lifeEllis shares about his realization of what successful people have in commonIt depends on the mindsetEllis shares interesting insight on how he sees himself over the next year where his main focus is to develop building a team and building his community.Ellis shares about an insight about advertising himself as a person of faith, how he handles evictee tenants or raising rents.[34:40 - 41:03] The FOCUS FIVE SegmentWhat book have you gifted most often?Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessIf you can get an hour of somebody's time and ask questions, who would that be and why?Grant Cardone, he challenges me to think in a bigger wayWhat is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?this idea of Kingdom capitalismMorning routine, How do you start your day?Brush my teeth, make coffee, jump a call to entrepreneurs, read scriptures or meditate, go to gym, and have breakfast.What is the best place we can connect with you online?See below for social linksFinal words from meTweetable Quotes:“Money can't be bad if people who are really trying to do really good things with their life need capital in order to move forward their mission” -Ellis Hammon"Somebody has to be focused on building wealth in leveraging that wealth for the good of others, or nothing in this world happens" - Ellis Hammon“We should be maximizing our resources and trying to get more resources so we can maximize them even greater” - Ellis Hammon“It's the unknown that keeps people from really thinking bigger” - Ellis Hammon“The journey is actually a pursuit of mastery, and mastery never ends” -Ellis Hammon“The best reward is just getting through the journey” -Ellis Hammon“Ambition can be both an absolute superpower, but can also be your kryptonite” -Hans StruzynaResources mentioned in the episode:Ellishammon.comKingdom CapitalistsPassive Investor Due Diligence ChecklistThe Millionaire Mindset (Amazon)Think and Grow Rich (Amazon)David Goggins Audio Book (Amazon)Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Amazon)Grant CardoneSchedule a call with HansYou can connect with Ellis on Linkedin, Instagram, and Facebook or visit his websites https://ellishammond.com/, and https://kingdomcapitalists.co/LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.Are you working HARD but not really moving the needle on anything? You should check out my POWER LIST and find out how you can get more done to move your business, project, or relationship closer to where you want it to be. Let’s go!To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, check out my website at Hansstruzyna.com. Get the chance to talk with me for FREE. Set up a call using this link https://calendly.com/h-struzyna/15min