42 min

Simple Advice, Huge Payoff W/ Patrick Walker Gathering The Kings

    • Entrepreneurship

Host Chaz Wolfe brings on Patrick Walker, a 7+ figure king in the travel agency industry. Patrick is the owner of Expedia Cruises, Frisco. After 27 years of service in the military, Patrick retired in 2015 and opened Expedia Cruises, Frisco the next year. Despite the devastation of COVID on the travel industry, Patrick bounced back to a revenue stream of $5 million this year.
In this episode, Chaz and Patrick discuss transitioning from warrior to king, learning to delegate, betting on yourself, and thriving after intense difficulties. Tune in now to learn from Patrick’s experiences and hard-fought lesson to grow your business today.
 
During this episode, you will learn about;

[01:31]  Intro to Patrick and his business
[02:54]  Why Patrick continues to push
[03:51]  How Patrick moved into entrepreneurship
[06:27]  How Patrick had to shift his mindset
[08:01]  A good decision Patrick made
[12:25]  A bad decision Patrick made
[16:09]  How Patrick approaches hiring
[18:09]  How the travel business uniquely affects hiring for Patrick
[20:39]  Is it easy to spend money on travel working at a travel agency?
[21:21]  How Patrick approaches decision-making
[29:02]  What Patrick does to level up in his business
[31:05]  Patrick’s advice on raising revenue
[33:27]  Patrick’s advice on overcoming defeat
[34:49]  One metric Patrick would track
[37:32]  Patrick’s thoughts on networking
[38:38]  If Patrick lost it all, what would he do?
[40:02]  How to connect with Patrick
[42:10]  How to connect with Chaz and info on the GTK 90 Day intensive


Notable Quotes

“If there's no revenue, there's no money.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“I'm going to be successful whether I get a normal job or not.” - Patrick Walker

“I think we overcomplicate success.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“Whatever you're looking for, you can find it. But if you're not looking, you’re not gonna find anything.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“If you're heading in the right direction, keep going. Or pick that one hat that you think would be the easiest to get rid of and try to get rid of it.” - Patrick Walker

“It's the same story for all of us. It's just a matter of where we are in the journey.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“Do the little stuff.” - Patrick Walker


Books and Resources Recommended:

The E-Myth by Michael Gerber
https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625

Atomic Habits by James Clear
https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299


Let’s Connect!

Patrick Walker:
Phone:  972-469-1003
Email:  pwalker@expediacruises.com
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickwalkerqa/
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ecfrisco/
Website:  https://www.expediacruises.com/en-us/900165

Chaz Wolfe (Host): 
Website:  a href="https://www.chazwolfe.com/gathering-the-kings.html" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

Host Chaz Wolfe brings on Patrick Walker, a 7+ figure king in the travel agency industry. Patrick is the owner of Expedia Cruises, Frisco. After 27 years of service in the military, Patrick retired in 2015 and opened Expedia Cruises, Frisco the next year. Despite the devastation of COVID on the travel industry, Patrick bounced back to a revenue stream of $5 million this year.
In this episode, Chaz and Patrick discuss transitioning from warrior to king, learning to delegate, betting on yourself, and thriving after intense difficulties. Tune in now to learn from Patrick’s experiences and hard-fought lesson to grow your business today.
 
During this episode, you will learn about;

[01:31]  Intro to Patrick and his business
[02:54]  Why Patrick continues to push
[03:51]  How Patrick moved into entrepreneurship
[06:27]  How Patrick had to shift his mindset
[08:01]  A good decision Patrick made
[12:25]  A bad decision Patrick made
[16:09]  How Patrick approaches hiring
[18:09]  How the travel business uniquely affects hiring for Patrick
[20:39]  Is it easy to spend money on travel working at a travel agency?
[21:21]  How Patrick approaches decision-making
[29:02]  What Patrick does to level up in his business
[31:05]  Patrick’s advice on raising revenue
[33:27]  Patrick’s advice on overcoming defeat
[34:49]  One metric Patrick would track
[37:32]  Patrick’s thoughts on networking
[38:38]  If Patrick lost it all, what would he do?
[40:02]  How to connect with Patrick
[42:10]  How to connect with Chaz and info on the GTK 90 Day intensive


Notable Quotes

“If there's no revenue, there's no money.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“I'm going to be successful whether I get a normal job or not.” - Patrick Walker

“I think we overcomplicate success.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“Whatever you're looking for, you can find it. But if you're not looking, you’re not gonna find anything.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“If you're heading in the right direction, keep going. Or pick that one hat that you think would be the easiest to get rid of and try to get rid of it.” - Patrick Walker

“It's the same story for all of us. It's just a matter of where we are in the journey.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“Do the little stuff.” - Patrick Walker


Books and Resources Recommended:

The E-Myth by Michael Gerber
https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625

Atomic Habits by James Clear
https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299


Let’s Connect!

Patrick Walker:
Phone:  972-469-1003
Email:  pwalker@expediacruises.com
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickwalkerqa/
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ecfrisco/
Website:  https://www.expediacruises.com/en-us/900165

Chaz Wolfe (Host): 
Website:  a href="https://www.chazwolfe.com/gathering-the-kings.html" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

42 min