186 episodes

Welcome to 3 Degrees of Freedom, the podcast that explores the journeys of successful individuals who have achieved the ultimate trifecta of freedom: location, time, and financial. In each episode, we bring you inspiring stories of people who have broken free from the traditional 9-to-5 grind and have achieved the freedom to live and work on their own terms.
Join us as we dive deep into the minds of entrepreneurs, creatives, and professionals who have blazed their own trail and created a lifestyle that allows them to work from anywhere, choose their own hours, and achieve financial independence. We'll explore the mindset, dedication, and inspirations that helped them get to the top, and uncover the lessons they learned along the way.
Whether you're seeking inspiration to pursue your own dreams or just curious about the paths that others have taken, 3 Degrees of Freedom is the podcast for you. So sit back, relax, and get ready to be inspired by the stories of those who have achieved the ultimate freedom.

3 Degrees of Freedom Derek Clifford

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Welcome to 3 Degrees of Freedom, the podcast that explores the journeys of successful individuals who have achieved the ultimate trifecta of freedom: location, time, and financial. In each episode, we bring you inspiring stories of people who have broken free from the traditional 9-to-5 grind and have achieved the freedom to live and work on their own terms.
Join us as we dive deep into the minds of entrepreneurs, creatives, and professionals who have blazed their own trail and created a lifestyle that allows them to work from anywhere, choose their own hours, and achieve financial independence. We'll explore the mindset, dedication, and inspirations that helped them get to the top, and uncover the lessons they learned along the way.
Whether you're seeking inspiration to pursue your own dreams or just curious about the paths that others have taken, 3 Degrees of Freedom is the podcast for you. So sit back, relax, and get ready to be inspired by the stories of those who have achieved the ultimate freedom.

    Ep 186 - Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work with Benjamin Pring

    Ep 186 - Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work with Benjamin Pring

    Decoding the AI Revolution: Insights from Leading Futurist Ben Pring
    In this episode, we're excited to speak with acclaimed IT futurist Ben Pring about the rise of artificial intelligence and its impacts on business, technology, and society. Ben provides unique perspectives on:
    👉How long it may take for AI to fully permeate society, drawing parallels to the evolution of cloud computing
    👉The importance of human creativity, curiosity and judgement even in an AI-driven world
    👉Practical ways organizations can start using AI to enhance work rather than replace workers
    👉Why AI is a generational opportunity for younger professionals to ride the wave

    Ben’s uncanny ability to anticipate technological change makes this a compelling listen for anyone interested in thriving in our increasingly intelligent machine world.

    Connect with Benjamin thru the social link below and learn more about his business:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benpring/




    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 46 min
    Ep 185 - Finding More Time for What Matters with Mike Abramowitz

    Ep 185 - Finding More Time for What Matters with Mike Abramowitz

    Entrepreneur and family man Mike Abramowitz joins us to reveal his secrets to achieving time and financial freedom. Drawing on 20 years of direct sales experience and authoring 9 self-help books, Mike lays out a proven system for leveraging automation, delegation, and processes so you can escape the daily grind.

    Key Points:
    👉Learn how Mike built and systemized multiple six-figure businesses and a nonprofit while still being present for his family
    👉Discover a framework for calculating your target hourly rate and identifying lower-value tasks to outsource
    👉Mike explains how to implement automation tools like Zapier and build an effective virtual assistant team to free up more of your time

    If you feel trapped by your daily workload and want to experience more freedom and fulfillment, this episode is for you. Mike delivers actionable tips for outsourcing your way to more time for what matters most. Tune in now to start reclaiming your schedule.

    Connect with Mike thru the social links below and learn more about his business:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/betterthanrich
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/betterthan_rich/
    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@betterthanrich
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/betterthanrich
    Website: https://va.betterthanrich.com/


    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 43 min
    Ep 184 - How to Scale Your Business Without the Drama with Daniel Marcos

    Ep 184 - How to Scale Your Business Without the Drama with Daniel Marcos

    Joining us in this episode is Daniel Marcos, an accomplished entrepreneur and CEO coach on a mission to help business leaders scale their impact and reduce drama. As co-founder and CEO of Growth Institute, Daniel provides powerful training to over 70,000 members globally.

    👉In this interview, Daniel shares how he overcame adversity after having to shut down a business during the 2008 financial crisis, and how that led him to partner with Verne Harnish to bring executive education to the masses.
    👉He provides insights on avoiding common leadership pitfalls like micromanaging and poor listening skills, and stresses the importance of implementing systems and processes to reduce entrepreneurial drama.
    👉Daniel also discusses his unique perspectives on achieving freedom through focusing on time over money, the power of knowledge as your #1 asset, and how to plan your ideal future through consistent self-reflection.

    If you're looking to scale your business the right way, avoid drama, and maximize your potential, don't miss this inspiring interview with serial entrepreneur Daniel Marcos!

    Connect with Daniel thru the social links below and learn more about his business:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CapitalEmprendedor
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danielmarcos.scale/
    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@daniel_marcos_scale
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmarcos/
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@daniel-marcos-english
    Website:  https://danielmarcos.co/homepage
    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 46 min
    Ep 183 - Leveraging Simplicity for Entrepreneurial Success with Jermane Cheathem

    Ep 183 - Leveraging Simplicity for Entrepreneurial Success with Jermane Cheathem

    This week's guest is passionate entrepreneur Jermane Cheetham, founder of Creators Learn. Jermane shares his wisdom on achieving freedom through simplicity, guiding entrepreneurs to cut through overcomplications that hold most back.

    Key points covered:
    👉The importance of having clarity through vision
    👉Executing the vision through partnerships and relationships
    👉Creating space and grace to think simply
    👉Finding the leverage points using systems

    Tune in to hear Jermane's mantra that simplicity is the key to financial and lifestyle freedom for entrepreneurs. Discover how to refine your vision, build strategic partnerships, create space for clarity, and leverage systems over complications.

    Connect with Jermane thru the social links below and learn more about his business:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jermane-cheathem/
    Website: https://creatorslearn.com/
    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 47 min
    Ep 182 - Turning Stress into Strength: Lessons on Mental Toughness with Chris Schwagerl

    Ep 182 - Turning Stress into Strength: Lessons on Mental Toughness with Chris Schwagerl

    Looking to upgrade your mindset and productivity? Accomplished performance psychologist Chris Schwagerl shares research-backed tactics on the show today.

    With 18 years in mental health and 10 as an entrepreneur, Chris developed the internationally bestselling STARS method which integrates 11 theories into a productivity system.

    In this interview, Chris and host Derek dive deep into powerful strategies to help you thrive, including:

    👉Avoiding burnout and finding your optimal workload
    👉Transforming stress into mental toughness
    👉Uncovering and reprogramming limiting beliefs
    👉Achieving flow state through intrinsic motivation
    👉Creating authentic goals aligned with your priorities

    Chris delivers practical tips with empathy and wisdom. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, business leader, or anyone seeking growth, this episode will leave you feeling inspired and equipped with mindset techniques to unlock your potential.

    Connect with Chris thru the social link below and learn more about his business:
    LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-schwagerl/



    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 42 min
    Ep 181 - From Military to Multifamily: One Man's Journey to Financial Freedom with Pete Turner

    Ep 181 - From Military to Multifamily: One Man's Journey to Financial Freedom with Pete Turner

     Meet Pete Turner, a retired military officer turned multifamily real estate investor. After serving over 20 years in the military, Pete made the transition to corporate and eventually discovered his passion for partnering with professionals to achieve financial security through multifamily real estate.

    In this episode, you'll learn:
    👉How Pete got started in multifamily real estate coming from a military and corporate background
    👉Pete's creative strategy for acquiring his first investment properties
    👉The importance of networking and authentic relationships in the multifamily space
    👉What Pete looks for when evaluating potential multifamily acquisitions
    👉Tips for mitigating risk when bringing on investment partners

    If you're looking to build wealth through multifamily real estate, you won't want to miss Pete's story and insights on this episode of the podcast.

    Tune in to hear how networking, creativity, and persistence helped Pete unlock passive income streams and financial freedom through multifamily syndications.


    Connect with Pete thru the social link below and learn more about his business:
    Website: www.capitalturners.com
    Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5-Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgift

    If you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!
    on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.org our YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekclifford our book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebook If you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook

    • 40 min

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