Host Chaz Wolfe brings Doug Crowe to the king’s table. Doug is a 7+ figure king in the ghost writing, book marketing and publishing industries. His entrepreneurial journey started in real estate back in the 80’s, then he suffered a crippling loss in 2008 when the housing market crashed. Doug shares the story of what transpired that led to him finding his new passion for ghost writing, and helping other people share their messages with the world.
In this episode, Chaz and Doug discuss how important it is to just take action, making sure you focus on value, not just the ‘hype,’ and how shiny object syndrome can be detrimental to entrepreneurs. Listen today to learn more about Doug and his road to storytelling to help to grow your business!
During this episode, you will learn about;
[01:31] Intro to Doug and his business
[02:52] After all his success, why does Doug continue to push?
[05:36] What gets Doug out of bed every morning?
[08:47] How Doug got his start in real estate
[12:52] A good decision Doug made in his business
[18:10] A bad decision Doug made in his business
[23:44] Shiny object syndrome
[26:23] If Doug could only track one metric in his business, what would he track?
[28:58] Doug’s thoughts on networking and masterminding with other business owners
[29:53] If Doug only had 1 hour each week to run his business, what would he do in that 1 hour to successfully run his business?
[31:11] If Doug lost it all, what would he do?
[35:05] How to connect with Chaz and info on Gathering The Kings 90 Day Intensive
“There's a big difference between storytelling, and data.” - Doug Crowe
“Stories are important for communication, for relationships, but mainly for improving ourselves and the world around us now.” - Doug Crowe
“The reason there's so many authors that aren't selling any books is because they're saying what they wanna say without asking what people wanna read.” - Doug Crowe
“Take action quickly, rapidly, often, and fail fast, fail forward.” - Doug Crowe
“If you really want the real data, real raw data, hire someone to do it for you. Maybe that person who either hired you or rejected you might not be a hundred percent authentic or truthful to you.” - Doug Crowe
“It's so much better to share your success with someone who believes in you and values you and is there for the.journey.” - Doug Crowe
“When you're marketing, you're not the hero, okay? You're gandolph, okay? You gotta help out Frodo by helping him be the hero and you just be the cool wizard in the background.” - Doug Crowe
“The shiny object syndrome is a real disease for entrepreneurs.” - Doug Crowe
Books And Other Resources Recommended:
The Five Second Rule by Mel Robbins
Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan