J.J. Reed, a “peopleologist”, entrepreneur, mentor, life coach, and marketing guru, beliefs in the power of the ripple effect. He shares the story of how he ended up on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on current events, and explains why it’s so important to treat others with respect. Tune in to hear J.J.’s advice for winning at the game of life – and hear some crazy stories you won’t believe are true.
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Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:00 – 21:00 – J.J.’s COVID testing strategy, how he has become a student of life, his philosophy on treating everyone well and the ripple effect, and his career journey with the Maloofs.
21:00 – 43:00 – On the reality show, getting followed for a story for 3 months, being on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, and getting called to solve big problems.
43:00 – 01:00:00 – Why it’s about who you know and who believes in you, a story about hockey bag money, and his opinion on current events like the fight against racism and police brutality.
01:00:00 – 01:26:00 – On moving from expectation to appreciation, the protests, people getting along, the game of life, racial encounters, agendas, and stories from when he lived at The Palms.
01:26:00 – 01:40:40 – His family life, kids and technology, hockey in Las Vegas, the power of relationships, and the driving force and mentality that makes the Maloofs so successful.
01:40:00 – 02:04:00 – On being a connector and a peopleologist, an exercise in appreciation, a reminder that everyone has problems, how he plays poker, and a crazy story.
3 Key Points
It’s not what you know, it’s who you know and who believes in you.
Be a student of life.
No one has all the answers.
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