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How are some people able to get ahead in life and business and build multiple streams of income and incredible wealth so they have the security and freedom to call their own shots and live their dream life?While others seem to get stuck always spinning their wheels, caught in the rat race hitting that annoying glass ceiling and never being able to make progress toward their goals, usually relying on the next paycheck to get by?James Mel did everything he thought you were “suppose” to do, but still get caught in the rat race and spinning his wheels. He went to college and got decent grades while also working a part time job so he could pay his way through. Then landed a corporate job making $15.38/hour showing up to work early and leaving late to try and make a name for himself. At the time he lived in the attic above his parents’ garage to save money. He thought the way to get rich and get ahead in life was to work hard and save all your money being as frugal as possible. None of this worked.It wasn’t until he quit his job and then taught himself how to be an entrepreneur that he finally learned the secrets and strategies to really get ahead in life and business. Today James is a successful entrepreneur and owner of 7 figure online business and multi-million dollar real estate portfolio with 85 rental units. Most importantly James runs all his businesses virtually so he has the freedom to work and play from anywhere in the world.On this podcast he uncovers the stories of other very successful people and pinpoints the secrets, strategies, tips and techniques they have used to get ahead and stay ahead in life and business so you can get inspired to do the same and start building and living your dream life today.

Get Ahead with James Mel James Mel

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How are some people able to get ahead in life and business and build multiple streams of income and incredible wealth so they have the security and freedom to call their own shots and live their dream life?While others seem to get stuck always spinning their wheels, caught in the rat race hitting that annoying glass ceiling and never being able to make progress toward their goals, usually relying on the next paycheck to get by?James Mel did everything he thought you were “suppose” to do, but still get caught in the rat race and spinning his wheels. He went to college and got decent grades while also working a part time job so he could pay his way through. Then landed a corporate job making $15.38/hour showing up to work early and leaving late to try and make a name for himself. At the time he lived in the attic above his parents’ garage to save money. He thought the way to get rich and get ahead in life was to work hard and save all your money being as frugal as possible. None of this worked.It wasn’t until he quit his job and then taught himself how to be an entrepreneur that he finally learned the secrets and strategies to really get ahead in life and business. Today James is a successful entrepreneur and owner of 7 figure online business and multi-million dollar real estate portfolio with 85 rental units. Most importantly James runs all his businesses virtually so he has the freedom to work and play from anywhere in the world.On this podcast he uncovers the stories of other very successful people and pinpoints the secrets, strategies, tips and techniques they have used to get ahead and stay ahead in life and business so you can get inspired to do the same and start building and living your dream life today.

    Lessons Learned Going From $0 to $6 Million in Three Years with Glen Ledwell

    Lessons Learned Going From $0 to $6 Million in Three Years with Glen Ledwell

    How do you take a simple idea … and turn it into a $6 million business in just three years?
    That’s what I sat down to find out with my guest today, Glen Ledwell.
    Glen’s the co-founder & CEO of Mind Movies and the Abundant Entrepreneur. To date, his companies have impacted more than 5.8 million lives worldwide.
    And all told, Glen has generated in excess of $50 million online. No small feat.
    That’s why I want you to grab a pen and some paper and get ready to take a LOT of notes. You’re about to discover Glen’s secrets and strategies for massive success and getting ahead as fast as possible.
    In today’s episode:
    The mindsets and attitudes that helped Glen go from $0 to $6 million in three short yearsWhat thinking “abundantly” really means and why we all need to do it as often as possibleThe role of failure when it comes to having massive success (and the way you should think about failure moving forward)The one thing you should know - and be clear about - when you’re starting a businessHow doing this ONE thing can make achieving your goals 10 times longerA powerful insight from Richard Branson (how far you will go in life and business is determined by your ability to do just one thing)What the big “needle movers” are in your businessAnd much more… 

    • 43 min
    Living Out Your Ideal Day And Building Multiple Successful Businesses with Ryan Coisson

    Living Out Your Ideal Day And Building Multiple Successful Businesses with Ryan Coisson

    I’ve got an AMAZING expert interview for you today.
    He’s one of my best friends and has launched and scaled MULTIPLE businesses to the 7-figure mark.
    His name is Ryan Coisson (pronounced ‘qwah-sahn’).
    And he’s one of the most systematic, detail oriented people I know. In fact, it’s a HUGE part of his success.
    He is a BIG believer in building a true “lifestyle” business that can be operated in as little as a few hours a week. And now he’s spent more than a decade teaching and helping others about what to do to create true financial freedom with business and get the results you want.
    You’re in for a real treat as Ryan talks about a few of the key principles responsible for his success!
    In today's episode:
    The one KEY to success and getting ahead that Ryan discovered early on, thanks to his mentorWhy gratitude can completely transform your lifeHow to map out your Ideal DayOne simple “hack” for optimizing your performance (and how Ryan uses this with creating presentations)What you should avoid doing first thing in the morningWhy you might be closer to your ideal day than you might realize at the momentThe two kinds of people in the world (and which you should strive to be)The importance of fundamentals in life and in businessA cool way to reframe mistakes and use them to propel you forward faster than ever beforeThe four pillars of a successful businessThree ways to get ahead financiallyAnd much more… 

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Writing Your Own Bestselling Book with Chandler Bolt

    Writing Your Own Bestselling Book with Chandler Bolt

    Most people dream about writing a bestselling book.
    Well, today’s guest has written not just one - but SIX bestselling books!
    His name is Chandler Bolt, and he’s got the book-writing process down to a science. In fact, he’s the owner of Self-Publishing School, a 7-figure business that shows others how to write a book in just 30 minutes a day.
    Listen in as Chandler reveals what it takes to be successful, why you have all you need to write your very own bestseller, and more - in today’s episode of the Get Ahead podcast!
    In today’s episode:
    Why discovering and focusing in on your strengths is so important …How Chandler succeeded writing SIX bestselling books, despite being a college dropout and a C-level English student …Why you already have what you need to write a bestselling bookWhy the concept of the “gap” can often make for a great book ideaOne of the best ways to “get ahead” in business and in lifeA classic Jim Rohn quote that you’ll want to live by (Chandler does this daily)The “college dropout” approach to learning - and how it can help you master any new skills in record timeThe secret of the “$15 mentor” and how it can help you overcome any challenge you’re experiencing right nowThe leader-leader model that’s helped Chandler quickly grow his business to 7-figures (and counting)And much more… 

    • 43 min
    Transform Your Life In 60 Days With Craig Clemens

    Transform Your Life In 60 Days With Craig Clemens

    Today I’m honored to interview Craig Clemens. I’ve known Craig for more than five years now, and we share something interesting in common - we both have mentored with Eben Pagan.
    In case you don’t know, Eben is my mentor and business partner. He’s built 10 businesses and brands to the million-dollar mark and beyond. And he’s sold well over $100 million of his products and services - all online.
    Craig got to work with Eben in the early days and went on to create massive success for himself. He’s now one of the world’s most successful copywriters - selling over a billion dollars of products. And his company is one of the most successful health supplement companies today.
    Listen in as he shares the key lessons that have helped him achieve so much … all before the age of 40!
    In today’s episode:
    How Craig went from being a telemarketer, barely scraping by, to building one of the most dominant health supplement companies todayThe one thing you need to know when you’re creating a new businessWhy small details and nuances matter (and how they can help you convert more prospects into buyers)The prank call that got Craig his first “real” job in internet marketing and gave him the solid foundation he needed to go on to succeed in businessWhy learning marketing and sales is similar to learning to play a musical instrumentWhy the advice to “hustle, hustle, hustle” is wrongHow to get past fearHow to use a 60-day challenge to transform every area of your life 

    • 50 min
    Building Multiple 7-Figure Businesses + How To Be Resourceful With Dylan Frost

    Building Multiple 7-Figure Businesses + How To Be Resourceful With Dylan Frost

    One of the best traits you can have as an entrepreneur is resourcefulness. And Dylan Frost has that in spades.
    He’s one of “those” top 10 under 30 type people, and he’s got quite the incredible story. He grew up poor, in one of the poorest states in the U.S. And get this - he’s never read a book(!). His success comes purely from his own determination and ability to become super-resourceful.
    And in today’s episode of the “Get Ahead” podcast, you’ll learn how he does it and how YOU can become resourceful and go on to build multiple successful businesses too!
    In today’s episode:
    How Dylan built multiple 7-figure businesses by the age of 29 …The “mindset” you need if you want to succeed as an entrepreneur …Why you don’t have to be an “expert” and the real secret to getting results and making your business succeed FAST …How to get yourself to take action (even when you don’t want to) …The difference between “good” distractions and “bad” distractions and how it can impact how much you achieve …How Dylan got his start … at Walmart!?How Dylan started his first business with a credit card that had only a $600 limit …And much, much more … 

    • 47 min
    Changing The Way Business Is Played with Yanik Silver

    Changing The Way Business Is Played with Yanik Silver

    You’re in for a real treat today…
    I’m interviewing Yanik Silver!
    He’s a wildly successful entrepreneur and the Founder of Maverick1000 - a private, invitation-only global network of top entrepreneurs and industry leaders … with participating icons like Sir Richard Branson, Tony Hawk, Tim Ferriss, John Paul DeJoria, Russell Simmons, and many others.
    Yanik is also the author of the groundbreaking book “Evolved Enterprise” and he’s redefining how business is played in the 21st century, leading to more profits, more fun, and more impact.
    Listen in as Yanik tells you exactly what he thinks of “getting ahead” and what it takes… plus what you can do to become more successful AND fulfilled in your business and personal life!
    In today’s episode:
    What it takes to become truly extraordinaryHow Yanik discovered that achievement isn’t always enough (and what to focus on instead)What the “Cosmic Alarm Clock” is and why it is always working to your benefitA simple question that can quickly guide you to fulfillment (even 10 years from now)How to approach mentors and gain their respect - along with their continued supportEight simple words from the legendary motivator Earl Nightingale that can transform your life and resultsWhat the “Cosmic Checkbox” is and how it can help you find more joy, creativity, and even productivityAnd much more… 

    • 55 min

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