207 episodes

Each week on The PRO Podcast Gary Das and his PRO guests share the honest reality of life and business, the successes and failures, experiences and learnings, so you can achieve more mentally, physically and financially.

You’ll hear ideas, stories and interviews from experts in their field, their mindset, their behaviours, and what it takes to become a PRO in any area of your life.

The mission of this podcast is to help you increase your income without the stress by attracting more clients, Increasing sales, maximising profit and freeing up time so you can do more of what you love with who you love.

Thanks for coming on this journey with us! Remember, “Now is the time to become PRO”

History Of the Show
The podcast was founded in 2019 as the “Mortgage PRO Podcast” to serve the mortgage industry, and quickly outgrew the niche in May 2020.

In episode 86 we rebranded to “Financial PRO Podcast” to support the entire financial services industry with education, inspiration and motivation to build a more successful business.
In the third and final rebrand of episode 200 to “The PRO Podcast”, Gary is bringing you new learnings by attracting a wider range of PRO guests.

The PRO Podcast Gary Das

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    • 4.8 • 149 Ratings

Each week on The PRO Podcast Gary Das and his PRO guests share the honest reality of life and business, the successes and failures, experiences and learnings, so you can achieve more mentally, physically and financially.

You’ll hear ideas, stories and interviews from experts in their field, their mindset, their behaviours, and what it takes to become a PRO in any area of your life.

The mission of this podcast is to help you increase your income without the stress by attracting more clients, Increasing sales, maximising profit and freeing up time so you can do more of what you love with who you love.

Thanks for coming on this journey with us! Remember, “Now is the time to become PRO”

History Of the Show
The podcast was founded in 2019 as the “Mortgage PRO Podcast” to serve the mortgage industry, and quickly outgrew the niche in May 2020.

In episode 86 we rebranded to “Financial PRO Podcast” to support the entire financial services industry with education, inspiration and motivation to build a more successful business.
In the third and final rebrand of episode 200 to “The PRO Podcast”, Gary is bringing you new learnings by attracting a wider range of PRO guests.

    What surviving Near-Death taught Athlete and High Performance Coach Jean-Pierre De Villiers About Life

    What surviving Near-Death taught Athlete and High Performance Coach Jean-Pierre De Villiers About Life

    In this episode, Gary talks to Jean-Pierre De Villiers. They talk about how to inspire people to take more action and be more proactive. JP shares his life growing up in South Africa, moving into martial arts, and getting to the point where he became Supreme Multi. He went from feeling that he couldn't speak on stage to speaking to hundreds of thousands of people and being alongside some of the biggest names in public speaking. He also shares his personal development story - his journey to discover himself and become the best version of himself.
    What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:

    Jean recalls a clear moment of awareness for him when he realised that he was going in the wrong direction in life, and that there was no one to blame but himself. He decided to turn his life around for the better. Jean talks about his intention of inspiring life, possibility and transformation in people. This was why he started fitness coaching. The importance of surrounding yourself with the right people. Being around the wrong people can easily lead you in the wrong direction, but the reverse is also true. Surrounding yourself with the right people will impact your life positively. Learning never stops: the more you learn, the more you can achieve in life, mentally, physically and financially.  We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Key Takeaways:
    Learning is an incredible skill that can lead to many achievements. The type of people you surround yourself with can make or break your decisions in life and the path you take.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Moving Out Of Circumstances & into Vision

    Moving Out Of Circumstances & into Vision

    In this episode, Gary discusses the power of moving out of circumstances and into a big vision. Gary shares the most challenging 4 ½ months of his life. He says of those times, “Trying to stay positive has been really difficult because… the goals that I'm working towards - the hundred-metre track in front of me - has been completely clear; on other days it's been foggy; on other days, it's been cloudy, and on some days it has been a complete whiteout.”  Gary kept telling himself that bad times were only temporary. If you’re going through a circumstance at the moment, whether it’s a medical condition or losing a loved one, you will learn how to move out of these circumstances, using Gary’s experiences as an example. You will hear tips from Gary on how to move into a big vision. What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:
    The most challenging 4 ½ months of Gary’s life. He talks about how he managed to get through it and come to terms with the fact that his hardship is only temporary and that things will get better. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses to challenge yourself. This helps you to move forward to your goals and progress. The ability to break through circumstances. Your fears and challenges are just walls that you have the ability to crush and continue on your journey. Focusing on today but with an eye on the future. Gary talks about how he's implementing this principle in his own life.  We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Key Takeaways:
    Pain is temporary and things will eventually get better. Surround yourself with people who want the best for you. Find the yin to your yang who can help you progress in your goals. Channels:
    Follow Gary Das on Instagram and Facebook
    Visit the Financial PRO website www.financial-pro.com
    Watch the episodes on YouTube

    • 17 min
    Overcoming Post Natal Depression To Build A Multi-Million-Pound Property Portfolio With Ellie McKay

    Overcoming Post Natal Depression To Build A Multi-Million-Pound Property Portfolio With Ellie McKay

    In this episode, Gary talks to Ellie McKay and they discuss overcoming postnatal depression to build a multi-million-pound property portfolio. Not so long ago, life was barely recognizable for Ellie McKay, raising three children under five, battling post-natal depression, facing redundancy, and walking into the job center to claim benefits with a double pram, no confidence, and wracked with insecurities.
    Fast forward to today, and life looks very different. Ellie made the firm commitment to turn it around, for herself and her family. Following this commitment, she got to work and has now built multiple successful companies, as well as having built a multimillion-pound property portfolio from a standing start.
    Ellie now carves out time to add value to others through public speaking, and through her podcasts which have attracted some phenomenal guests from around the globe. It’s Ellie’s mission to make a positive impact and to help others reach their full potential.
    In this episode, Ellie talks about living her life moving forward. She shares her past experiences as a child up to her adult life. She started making a crazy amount of money at a very young age. She is no stranger to depression and has been on all sorts of heavy medication, had a lot of physical complications as well throughout her pregnancy journey. She shares how her mentors told her the importance of putting herself out there with social media  regardless of her sector and that the more people who know who she is the more opportunities she creates for people to do business with her. She also shares about personal brand opportunity, supporting clients, supporting family, making great connections, and we've got one life, you've got one opportunity to realistically live it and make the most of it and have the biggest impact that you can.
    What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:

    Mindset, Resilience, & Success Post-natal depression, suicidal thoughts, and a be legendary attitude Starting and building a property portfolio Work-life balance and working with your husband Surrounding yourself with positive people  Connect with Ellie:
    Facebook Instagram Podcast We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Channels:
    Follow Gary Das on Instagram and Facebook
    Visit the Financial PRO website www.financial-pro.com
    Watch the episodes on YouTube

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Delegate and Elevate to Grow Your Business

    Delegate and Elevate to Grow Your Business

    In this episode Gary discusses the importance of delegating and elevating and growing your business by letting go. Gary talks about processes you can apply and how to leverage different parts of your business - such as marketing, sales, finances and admin - in order for it to grow. In business, you have to have a clear understanding of all of these aspects, but it doesn’t mean that you have to do it all on your own. Gary recommends letting go of some of these responsibilities and delegating some of the tasks to other members of your team. In delegating tasks, you have to know the basics of each task and how it works, in order  to ensure that the one you’re assigning the tasks to can successfully finish the project. You will also hear how to be effective in marketing and how important it is. 
    What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:

    Growing your business by letting go. He discusses the importance of not taking on every task possible in your business, and why you should delegate tasks to other people. The complete process of delegating to elevate and how you can implement it in your business today. Gary’s processes in growing his business. He covers the steps he takes to grow and why letting go is one of the most important ones. Gary talks about having a PA and why it is very useful to manage one person and have that person manage your other employees/staff.  We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Key Takeaways:
    Delegating to elevate is one of the most important steps in growing your business. Having a PA can prove very useful while growing your business, especially after having done all the work alone starting out. Channels:
    Follow Gary Das on Instagram and Facebook
    Visit the Financial PRO website www.financial-pro.com
    Watch the episodes on YouTube

    • 18 min
    Skillsets, Niches & Creativity in Marketing with Neil Patel

    Skillsets, Niches & Creativity in Marketing with Neil Patel

    In this episode, Gary talks to Neil Patel, a New York Times bestselling author and Top Influence on the Web, according to The Wall Street Journal. Forbes calls Neil Patel one of the Top 10 Marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 Most Brilliant Companies. He was recognized as a Top 100 Entrepreneur Under the Age of 30 by President Obama, and a Top 100 Entrepreneur Under the Age of 35 by the United Nations. Today, you will hear how Neil started in the marketing industry. Neil talks about the big shift in the marketing industry from the 2000s to the present day. Neil also covers the attributes that you’ll need to be successful in the industry, one of those skills being creativity. He points out the importance of being creative and thinking outside the box. “If you can’t think outside the box, especially when everyone else is doing the same thing, you’re not going to do well,”Neil remarks. You will hear great tips from Neil on how to do well in the industry. The importance of having a niche before entering the industry is also discussed in this episode.
    What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:

    Neil’s first steps into the marketing industry and how he discovered that he wanted to make it into his career path. What it was like for him experiencing the massive shift in the marketing industry during the early 2000’s.  Neil explains why having the abilities to learn and persevere is essential to improving at marketing. Why Neil believes creativity is one of the best skills to have in marketing. He covers the significance of outside-of-the-box thinking. The importance of establishing a niche prior to entering the marketing industry. Neil talks about starting small with your niche then expanding when you’re doing well.  We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Channels:
    Follow Gary Das on Instagram and Facebook
    Visit the Financial PRO website www.financial-pro.com
    Watch the episodes on YouTube
    Key Takeaways:
    Creativity is crucial to succeeding in the marketing industry. Getting into the marketing industry is just as much of a commitment as with any other career path. You must be prepared to be consistent with your content. Resources
    Neil Patel Linkedin | Instagram | Twitter

    • 25 min
    5 Steps To Building A Successful Business

    5 Steps To Building A Successful Business

    In this episode, Gary discusses how to build a successful business. Building a business is as much a marathon as well as it includes elements of a sprint, it takes time. When you plant a seed you don’t expect the tree to be there tomorrow. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to give it sunlight and you have to give it time. You will hear from Gary about how you can grow and nurture your business. He will share five (5) steps you can take to build your business and aim for success including how to delegate tasks and how to be a good technician for your business. You will hear in full detail about these steps in this episode.
     
    What Is Covered In Today’s Episode Of The PRO Podcast:

     
    How to be a good technician and be better than anybody else at your job Becoming an entrepreneur Becoming strategic Finding a manager Managing your energy and emotions
      We hope you enjoyed today's episode, please make sure you subscribe, rate and review the show on your favourite platform. 
    Channels:
    Follow Gary Das on Instagram and Facebook
    Visit the Financial PRO website www.financial-pro.com
    Watch the episodes on YouTube

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
149 Ratings

149 Ratings

Asta Oo ,

Brilliant!

Helpful
Simple to understand
Relatable
ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!

Can’t thank you enough!!!

TraceyKHarte ,

PRO

Exactly what he is! Talks so much sense- cuts out all the Crap!! Just do what he says - have a listen and save yourself a lot of hassle! I’m sorry I didn’t do it sooner!

MattGooding ,

So much actionable value

These episodes are full of gems... really practical advice that you can implement in your financial services business straight away and get results.
It amazes me that so many "gurus" manage to get clients at all with such generic advice. Gary is the real deal, having built an actual business in the sector, he can genuinely guide you with every area of your business, so knowledgeable around processes, systems, hiring, marketing as well as many others. Thanks for all the help

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