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Imagine living a life where you would be able to text any of the top people in your industry and actually get a response. How much faster would you reach your goals? How much better would your environment be? What would it do to your net worth?



Business networking has always had a negative stigma because so many people were taught to do it the wrong way. Here on the Build Your Network Podcast, you will learn how to network the new way and the right way. Three days a week, your host, Travis Chappell, will be having a conversation with top leaders like John C Maxwell, Amy Porterfield, Molly Bloom, Jack Canfield, Grant Cardone, Jordan Harbinger, Aubrey Marcus, Tom Bilyeu, and dozens of others. Each episode is geared toward you and is dedicated to help you uncover the secrets of professional networking in order to push you to the next level of success in your life.



Consider this the ultimate guide to leveraging a powerful network the right way, building a network of influencers in your professional circles, and adding value to the lives of those around you.

Build Your Network Travis Chappell

    • Entrepreneurship

Imagine living a life where you would be able to text any of the top people in your industry and actually get a response. How much faster would you reach your goals? How much better would your environment be? What would it do to your net worth?



Business networking has always had a negative stigma because so many people were taught to do it the wrong way. Here on the Build Your Network Podcast, you will learn how to network the new way and the right way. Three days a week, your host, Travis Chappell, will be having a conversation with top leaders like John C Maxwell, Amy Porterfield, Molly Bloom, Jack Canfield, Grant Cardone, Jordan Harbinger, Aubrey Marcus, Tom Bilyeu, and dozens of others. Each episode is geared toward you and is dedicated to help you uncover the secrets of professional networking in order to push you to the next level of success in your life.



Consider this the ultimate guide to leveraging a powerful network the right way, building a network of influencers in your professional circles, and adding value to the lives of those around you.

    433: Kelley Earnhardt Miller | How to Win in Business and Life

    433: Kelley Earnhardt Miller | How to Win in Business and Life

    In Drive, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, daughter of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and sister to Dale Jr., opens up about growing up in the world of NASCAR, sharing the lessons she learned about being a successful business leader and what she discovered, often the hard way, about winning in life.


    Kelley never felt she was winning at anything until she began to deal with the thoughts and feelings that were driving her decisions and taking her in the wrong direction. Her journey of transformation is what empowered her to run the family business in an entirely different way than she had previously and to lead people not only with her head but also with her heart.


    On This Episode:


    Kelley shares what it was like growing up with a celebrity athlete for a father.


    Learn how Kelley decided what career to pursue.


    Travis & Kelley discuss parenting advice.


    Get a sneak peak at Kelley’s new book, Drive.


    Key Takeaways:


    Take responsibility for your own success.


    Don’t throw around empty threats.


    Educate yourself before you try to network with someone.


    Tweetable Quotes:


    “Lead from the heart.”


    “If your decisions are coming from the heart, you’re probably making some really good decisions.”


    Kelley Earnhardt:


    twitter.com/earnhardtkelley (twitter.com/earnhardtkelley)


    instagram.com/kelleyearnhardtmiller (instagram.com/kelleyearnhardtmiller)


    facebook.com/KelleyEarnhardt (https://www.facebook.com/KelleyEarnhardt)


    kelleyearnhardtdrive.com (kelleyearnhardtdrive.com)


    Resources Mentioned:


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 31 min
    432: Feras Moussa | Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

    432: Feras Moussa | Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

    Feras Moussa is an entrepreneur at heart with a tech background. Feras graduated from the University of Texas with a Computer Science degree, and worked at Microsoft straight from college. Feras later quit Microsoft to ‘bring tech to industries that lack it’, where he later found his passion for real estate. Feras quickly built a portfolio of rentals, completing 9 closings in his first 12 months. After having seen the results of rentals, Feras later decided to scale up into apartment complexes, where he met Ben Suttles and started Disrupt Equity, a company focused on multi-family acquisition and investments for investors, and in doing so, help leverage his strengths in tech to better identify quality investments for investors. Feras has helped raise millions of dollars for multifamily syndication.


    On This Episode:


    Feras talks about his takeaways from his time at Microsoft.


    Hear how Feras transitioned from software to real estate.


    Travis and Feras discuss when you should invest yourself vs hiring someone to invest for you.


    Learn how networking helped Feras through his investing career.


    Key Takeaways:


    Have a plan when switching your careers.


    You have to own your niché before you can scale.


    Go to meetups, read, and educate yourself on the realities of investing.


    Feras Mousa:


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/feras-moussa-2072a1196/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/feras-moussa-2072a1196/)


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/feras.moussa (https://www.facebook.com/feras.moussa)


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/feras.moussa/ (https://www.instagram.com/feras.moussa/)


    Disrupt Equity: https://www.disruptequity.com/ (https://www.disruptequity.com/)


    Email: team@disruptequity.com (mailto:team@disruptequity.com)


    Resources Mentioned:


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 30 min
    431: Amira Alvarez | Do What You Love

    431: Amira Alvarez | Do What You Love

    Amira Alvarez is the founder and CEO of The Unstoppable Woman, a global coaching company helping entrepreneurs, empire builders, athletes, creatives, and rising stars in all fields achieve their dreams and goals in record time. 


    As someone who has made a quantum leap (going from barely making 6-figures to making $700k in one year, then onto 7-figures) and has lived to tell about it, she knows exactly what tactical strategies and mindset shifts are required to get out of your own way, live life on your own terms, and master the art of achieving any goal you set your mind to in record time.


    On This Episode:


    Amira talks about being self-conscious as a youth.


    Learn the importance of having self-confidence.


    Travis and Amira discuss when you should pivot.


    Key Takeaways:


    You can’t look to external things for security.


    Do things because YOU like it.


    What you know is useless if you don’t know anyone.


    Amira Alvarez:


    TheUnstoppableWoman.com/podcast (TheUnstoppableWoman.com/podcast)


    Resources Mentioned:


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 27 min
    430: Jessica Zimmerman | How to Conquer Struggle

    430: Jessica Zimmerman | How to Conquer Struggle

    When Jessica Zimmerman survived a childhood car crash that took the life of her only sister, she knew even then, she couldn't waste her life. After meeting her husband at the University of Arkansas, she returned to her hometown and built a successful wedding floral design business, Zimmerman Events, that grew alongside her three young children. When her husband fell tragically ill, Jessica realized that she had to begin earning more than just the "fun money," transforming her zero-profit events company into a seven-figure business, all while caring for her ailing husband.


    Today, Jessica teaches her students and followers how to set healthy business boundaries, invest in themselves, and create businesses and lives they love. Her work has been featured in People, Business Insider, Entrepreneur and Forbes.


    Jessica currently resides in Conway, Arkansas, with her husband Brian, their three children, and their dog Sophie.


    On This Episode:


    Learn the power of emotional influence.


    Jessica explains the catalyst that turned around her business.


    Hear the story of the illness that Jessica's husband developed in the middle of her building her company.


    Travis talks about the stigma around spending money to be successful.


    Key Takeaways:


    Take extreme responsibility for your life.


    Make money decisions with a long-term mindset.


    When people feel a connection with you they’re willing to buy from you.


    Tweetable Quotes:


    Once you have a good foundation, you can grow this thing as big as you want it.


    Jessica Zimmerman:


    JessicaZimmerman.com (JessicaZimmerman.com)


    Resources Mentioned:


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 38 min
    429: Adrienne Bankert | From a Small Town to Good Morning America

    429: Adrienne Bankert | From a Small Town to Good Morning America

    Adrienne Bankert is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning correspondent for ABC News, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, and Nightline. She reported live from Chaing Rai, Thailand, during the rescue of thirteen boys and their soccer coach as the world watched the historic rescue. She traveled to London to cover the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and was the first network journalist to report live from the scene when several police officers were massacred in Dallas, Texas in 2016. Her compelling interviews from guests that range from wounded warriors to celebrities including Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and more have gained widespread attention. She has worked in local news in Sacramento, Dallas-Fort Worth, and in Los Angeles as a host, anchor, health and wellness, and general assignment reporter. She remains committed to the goal she declared early on in her journey to “change the face of television,” and is a regular speaker at events providing practical and inspirational wisdom that launches people into the highest and best versions of their lives.


    Key Takeaways:


    We have to be careful not to dismiss the messenger because their picture looks different than what we expect. 


    Relationship is the key for every endeavor.


    Life is a lot better when you know the language.


    My main job as an interviewer is to make my guest feel safe.


    Be kind to all people, universally without prejudice.


    It’s who you know but you also have to know who you are.


    Resources Mentioned:


    yourhiddensuperpower.com


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 32 min
    428: Greg Milano | How to Decide What You Want To Do

    428: Greg Milano | How to Decide What You Want To Do

    Greg Milano is is the founder and chief executive officer of Fortuna Advisors LLC. A leading expert in capital allocation, behavioral finance, and incentive compensation design, he has nearly 30 years experience in management consulting. He is the author of the new book, Curing Corporate Short-Termism: Future Growth vs. Current Earnings.


    Episode Highlights:


    Greg shares about how his brothers helped influence him to be interested in business.


    Travis and Greg discuss whether you should improve your weaknesses or capitalize on your strengths.


    Learn how to stand out in a crowded marktetplace.


    3 Key Points:


    Identify your value.


    Build on those strengths.


    Find what differentiates you.


    Tweetable Quotes:


    “A network without a product isn’t much use.”


    Resources Mentioned:


    https://fortuna-advisors.com/ (https://fortuna-advisors.com/)


    Visit Travis’ website at travischappell.com (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com)


    Join the Build Your Network Facebook group travischappell.com/group (https://create.acast.com/episodes/3b48e6da-a672-4e83-9897-ddefc4e88bc7/travischappell.com/group)

    • 26 min

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