57 min

Mike Baker - Ex-CIA Operative, Chairman & CEO at Portman Square Group | Lessons From The CIA Success Story with Scott D. Clary

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➡️ About The Guest
Mike Baker is a former CIA covert field operations officer with a distinguished 17-year career specializing in counterterrorism, counternarcotics, and counterinsurgency operations. His expertise took him around the globe, where he engaged in, organized, and supervised operations across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other undisclosed locations.
In addition to his CIA career, Mike Baker is known for his role as the host of "BLACK FILES DECLASSIFIED," a television series where he investigates top-secret military projects, unveiling hidden aspects of military technology and operations. His experiences and insights have not only contributed significantly to global security but have also provided a rare glimpse into the world of espionage and military innovation, making him a respected figure in the field of intelligence and security.

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➡️ Talking Points
00:00 - Intro 
02:14 - Mike Baker’s Origin Story 
06:04 - Secrets of CIA Training 
08:13 - The Ideal CIA Operative 
12:31 - Covert Lifestyle: Inside the CIA 
13:45 - Exit Strategies from the CIA 
17:15 - From Spy to Private Eye 
20:32 - Insights from Mike’s Time at the CIA 
30:16 - Sponsor: My First Million Podcast 
33:35 - Crafting Business Triumphs 
38:13 - Mastering 'Get Off the X' 
40:40 - CEO's Guide: Deciding in Uncertainty 
42:32 - Modern Business Threatscape 
46:07 - Wisdom for Entrepreneurs 
52:03 - Security Pioneering Strategies 
53:59 - Mike's Major Mishap 
55:26 - Unveiling Mike's Book & Socials 
56:54 - Defining Success with Mike Baker


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➡️ About The Guest
Mike Baker is a former CIA covert field operations officer with a distinguished 17-year career specializing in counterterrorism, counternarcotics, and counterinsurgency operations. His expertise took him around the globe, where he engaged in, organized, and supervised operations across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other undisclosed locations.
In addition to his CIA career, Mike Baker is known for his role as the host of "BLACK FILES DECLASSIFIED," a television series where he investigates top-secret military projects, unveiling hidden aspects of military technology and operations. His experiences and insights have not only contributed significantly to global security but have also provided a rare glimpse into the world of espionage and military innovation, making him a respected figure in the field of intelligence and security.

➡️ Show Links
https://twitter.com/MBCompanyMan/ 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-baker-1280/ 

➡️ Podcast Sponsors
HUBSPOT — https://hubspot.com/  
BUTCHERBOX - https://butcherbox.com/success (Code: success)
JUSTIN WINE - https://justinwine.com/ (Code: Success)
MY FIRST MILLION PODCAST - https://www.youtube.com/@MyFirstMillionPod/ 
SHOPIFY — https://shopify.com/successstory/ 
NETSUITE  — https://netsuite.com/scottclary/ 
FACTOR — https://factormeals.com/successpod50 (Code: successpod50)
HELLOFRESH — https://hellofresh.com/50successpod (Code: 50succespod)
MUNCH— https://www.getmunch.com/ (Code: Success)
ZBIOTICS — https://zbiotics.com/success (Code: success)

➡️ Talking Points
00:00 - Intro 
02:14 - Mike Baker’s Origin Story 
06:04 - Secrets of CIA Training 
08:13 - The Ideal CIA Operative 
12:31 - Covert Lifestyle: Inside the CIA 
13:45 - Exit Strategies from the CIA 
17:15 - From Spy to Private Eye 
20:32 - Insights from Mike’s Time at the CIA 
30:16 - Sponsor: My First Million Podcast 
33:35 - Crafting Business Triumphs 
38:13 - Mastering 'Get Off the X' 
40:40 - CEO's Guide: Deciding in Uncertainty 
42:32 - Modern Business Threatscape 
46:07 - Wisdom for Entrepreneurs 
52:03 - Security Pioneering Strategies 
53:59 - Mike's Major Mishap 
55:26 - Unveiling Mike's Book & Socials 
56:54 - Defining Success with Mike Baker


Our Sponsors:
* Check out Miro: miro.com


Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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57 min