The 12 Greatest Mentors of All-Time
Each week, we post a new question to the Best Ever Show Community on Facebook. The Best Ever Show Community is a place where real estate entrepreneurs of all stripes and sizes can come together to interact with each other, me, and the guests featured on my podcast with the purpose of everyone helping each other reach the next level in their businesses and their lives.
What better way to add value than to ask you, the community, for your Best Ever advice on a variety of different real estate topics. This week, the question was “you can choose ANYONE to mentor you, dead or alive. Who would it be and why?”
To attain your ultimate real estate or business goals, interacting with an actual mentor is vital – or, at the very least, it will aid in increasing the probability of succeeding or expediting the speed in which you achieve massive success.
However, an alternative or complementary strategy is to study the unique individuals, past and present, who accomplished greatness. By analyzing the lives of such people, we can determine the habits and strategies the resulted in their success and apply those to our businesses. And what better way to compile a list of history’s greatest minds than by learning about the mentors of active, successful real estate entrepreneurs!
That being said, the poll is closed, the responses are in and here are the answers:
If you know me, you already know my answer – Tony Robbins. He distills complicated psychological and mindset advice into simple and digestible tidbits and is an AMAZING motivator. If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend reading his best-seller, Awaken the Giant Within.
Tim Rhode chose Gandhi because he quietly led a successful movement and did not lose his soul in the process. External success is important, but internal success may be of equal or even greater importance. Click here to purchase Gandhi’s autobiography to learn about how he developed his philosophy that changed an entire country.
Grant Rothenburger chose Napoleon Hill for his psychological and mindset advice. A “Tim Ferriss” of his time, Napoleon compiled the principles of the multimillionaires of the 19th and 20th centuries into his world-famous book, Think and Grow Rich, which you can purchase by clicking here. Although, I am sure you’ve read it at least once in your life!
Dylan Borland provided a unique answer. He selected Nikola Tesla so that he could get his hands on the plans for Tesla’s perpetual energy device. Of course, I am sure Dylan would reinvest the billions of dollars in profit back into real estate. Nonetheless, click here to purchase a copy of Tesla’s autobiography for a glimpse into the mind of a creative genius.
Devin Elder chose Jesus Chris, as he couldn’t think of a more impactful figure in history.
Mitchell Drimmer chose Winston Churchill, a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the 20th century, because he was resolute. Click here to purchase his autobiography in which he explains how he overcome adversity and major setbacks during the first 30 years of his life.
Lennon Lee selected a mentor who is still living – Tim Ferriss. Through Tim, he would get curated bits and pieces of advice from a tribe of mentors. I think Lennon was implying that Tim’s newest book, Tribe of Mentors, is a must read!
Eddie Noseworthy picked Rob Dyrdek, who is probably most commonly known for his successful reality TV shows like Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. Eddie chose him because Rob seems to squeeze every inch of fun out of the day while being a super successful entrepreneur. Eddie also likes that fact that he has been successful in multiple industries that most people might say he has no business in, which is a testament to his drive and determination.
Paul Hopkins chose Richard Branson, because he has started multiple billion-dollar companies and he lives life on the edge. In his autobiography, Losing My Virginity, Richard provides a blueprint to how to balance achieving massive levels of business success and living life to the fullest.
Amber Peel went with Beyonce because of her admirable authenticity and legendary work ethic.
Going back to the grave, Ryan Groene selected John D Rockefeller. Even though many see him as a negative oil tycoon, Ryan selected him because to amass such an empire, you must know a little something (or a lot of something) about business. Rockefeller’s biography, Titan, is very popular amongst entrepreneurs.
Lastly, we have Randy Ramadhin, who chose John Willard Marriott because his legacy is worldwide and will endure for generations. In his autobiography, he shares both the story of and the recipe for the success of Marriott International, one of the world’s leading hotel companies.
What do you think? Comment below: you can choose anyone to mentor you. Who would it be?
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