57 episodes

Join Mason McDonald and Dan Haberkost, two full-time real estate investors that have unlocked financial and geographical independence, as they break down specific tactics and strategies to help you grow your business & increase profitability.

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business owner, an employee eyeing passive investment, or simply trying to escape the rat race, you'll walk away with tactical tips and tricks that you can apply immediately. By interviewing top minds in a multitude of industries & niches, Mason and Dan will provide you a roadmap to wealth creation, business success, and an improved lifestyle.

Tune in for your blueprint to success!

The Big Picture Blueprint: Navigating Land, Real Estate, and Business Success Dan Haberkost & Mason McDonald

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings

Join Mason McDonald and Dan Haberkost, two full-time real estate investors that have unlocked financial and geographical independence, as they break down specific tactics and strategies to help you grow your business & increase profitability.

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business owner, an employee eyeing passive investment, or simply trying to escape the rat race, you'll walk away with tactical tips and tricks that you can apply immediately. By interviewing top minds in a multitude of industries & niches, Mason and Dan will provide you a roadmap to wealth creation, business success, and an improved lifestyle.

Tune in for your blueprint to success!

    Raising Private Money with Jay Connor

    Raising Private Money with Jay Connor

    In this episode, we talk with Jay Conner, president of The Private Money Authority, about how to secure private money for real estate deals. Jay explains the basics of private money lending, distinguishing it from hard money lending, and shares insights on how private lenders can provide substantial funding without the high costs associated with traditional lenders.
    Jay dives into the practical aspects of structuring private loans, the importance of securing loans with deeds of trust or mortgages, and how to balance investor expectations with funding needs. He also emphasizes evaluating loan-to-value ratios based on after-repaired values to maximize returns. 

    Tune in to learn how to calculate your funding needs, take on Jay's 7-day private money challenge, and hear success stories of individuals who have raised millions for their real estate ventures!

    Key Topics:

    - Understanding private money lending
    - Differences between private and hard money lenders
    - Securing private loans with deeds of trust
    - Strategies to raise private money
    - Success stories and practical advice

    Connect with  Jay Conner:
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/privatemoneyauthority
    Website: jayconner.com

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 55 min
    Investing in NYC with Chris Calabrese

    Investing in NYC with Chris Calabrese

    In this episode, we explore the current landscape of real estate in New York City. Christopher Calabrese, founder of CS Organization, and other experts discuss the challenges posed by recent rent stabilization laws and how they impact property values and rental income. 
    They delve into specific areas like Brooklyn, comparing ground-up construction to conversions, and the effects of expired tax abatements on the rental market.

    The conversation also covers real estate opportunities in Florida, including the impact of COVID-19 on the market and the growth driven by new economic factors. Additionally, they talk about capital advisory services and the competitive nature of real estate markets in both New York and Florida. 

    Tune in to understand how new real estate laws are impacting NYC investments!

    Key Topics:

    - Impact of New Real Estate Laws on NYC: What Investors Need to Know
    - Effective Strategies to Navigate Rent Stabilization Regulations
    - Top Investment Opportunities in Brooklyn and Florida Real Estate Markets
    - How COVID-19 Has Transformed the Florida Real Estate Market
    - Proven Growth Strategies for Commercial Real Estate Organizations

    Connect with  Christopher Calabrese:
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/chrisjcalabrese

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 33 min
    How to Hire, Train & Effectively Incentivize Employees

    How to Hire, Train & Effectively Incentivize Employees

    Are you struggling with hiring and managing employees? This episode dives into key strategies for identifying business constraints and the importance of hiring the right people for the right tasks. Learn about creating effective job descriptions and KPIs that align with your business needs.
    We also explore the interview process, focusing on cultural fit and behavioral questions for roles like Acquisition Manager. Training and orienting new employees is crucial, and we discuss how clarity, resources, and coaching can make a difference. Discover effective management styles, building a strong business culture, and HR best practices to maintain consistency and align incentives for long-term success.

    Tune in to improve your hiring process, enhance employee management, and drive your business towards greater success!

    Key Topics:

    - Overcoming Challenges in Hiring and Employee Management
    - How to Create Effective Job Descriptions and KPIs
    - Optimizing the Interview Process for Cultural Fit
    - Best Practices for Training and Orienting New Employees
    - Top Effective Management Styles and HR Best Practices

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 54 min
    Nicholas Nick: How to Build the Best Lead Gen Company in Real Estate

    Nicholas Nick: How to Build the Best Lead Gen Company in Real Estate

    In this episode, Nicholas Nick, CEO/Owner of Lead Mining Pros, shares his incredible journey from a troubled childhood to building a successful seven-figure company. He discusses the key lessons learned from his father, who emphasized the importance of diplomacy, empathy, and providing excellent service. Nick recounts his career in the restaurant industry, facing challenges like inappropriate behavior from a boss, and his transition to lead mining and coaching.
    Nick's story is filled with valuable insights on entrepreneurship, particularly in hiring the right team and finding the right niche. He details his success in creating a viral Facebook post, which led to significant business growth. The discussion also covers the importance of proof of concept and delegating tasks to ensure business success.
    Tune in to discover how Nick turned a troubled childhood into a seven-figure business!

    Key Topics:

    - Overcoming challenges in the restaurant industry
    - Transitioning from restaurant management to lead mining
    - Growing a successful lead generation business
    - Importance of hiring the right team
    - Effective marketing strategies for lead generation

    Connect with  Nicholas Nick:
    Instagram: linkedin.com/in/nicholasnick
    Website: https://leadminingpros.com/

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 1 hr
    Brand Building with Kate Sybilrud

    Brand Building with Kate Sybilrud

    In this episode with Kate Sybilrud, Content Coach, she shares her journey and insights on creating and growing a brand from the ground up. She talks about the key elements that make a brand stand out and how to connect with your audience. Kate will delve into showcasing uniqueness and the misconceptions around production quality that often hinder authentic content creation.
    Moreover, Kate emphasizes the critical importance of brand building for real estate investors. In a highly competitive market, a strong brand can set you apart, attract the right clients, and build trust. She discusses how consistency, storytelling, and a clear value proposition are essential in establishing a memorable and trustworthy brand. Kate provides practical tips on leveraging social media, personal branding, and content marketing to build a strong presence that resonates with potential investors and clients alike.

    Tune in to discover how you can elevate your brand and connect authentically with your audience, whether you're in real estate or any other industry.

    Key Topics:

    - Importance of authenticity in branding
    - Personal stories of vulnerability and connection
    - Balancing personal and business branding
    - Consistency in content creation
    - Strategies for genuine audience connections

    Connect with  Kate Sybilrud:
    Instagram: @katesellscreator
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kate-sybilrud-588b09251
    Twitter/X: @Katenappi

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 45 min
    Erin Spradlin: How to Make Money with Short & Mid Term Rentals

    Erin Spradlin: How to Make Money with Short & Mid Term Rentals

    In this episode with Erin Spradlin, Midterm Rental Consultant, Author & Real Estate Agent, she shares insights from their consulting business and property management experiences, highlighting the unique aspects of midterm rentals.
    We delve into Erin’s investing philosophy and the role of emotional decision-making in real estate. Stories about renting to imperfect tenants offer a personal touch, while strategies for midterm rental property management, including insurance and marketing, provide valuable takeaways for aspiring and seasoned investors alike.

    Tune in on this episode!

    Key Topics:

    - What are midterm rentals and who are they for
    - Consulting and property management for midterm rentals
    - Real estate investing in Midwest and Great Lakes regions
    - Demand and tips for pet-friendly rentals
    - Managing rentals and tenant communication

    Connect with  Erin Spradlin:
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/erinspradlin
    Website: erinandjamesrealestate.com
    biggerpockets.com/blog/contributors/erinspradlin

    Connect With Us:
    https://linktr.ee/thebigpictureblueprint

    Jumpstart your land business with Ground Up Partners! 

    We understand the challenge of finding capital in the land business. That's why we're here to provide all the funds you need to close your deals. No more worrying about finances; just bring us your signed contract. 

    Visit www.gupland.com now to submit your deal and take the first step towards success.

    Fuel Your Investments with Ground Up Partners!

    Looking to diversify your portfolio with competitive returns? We're launching a fund for accredited investors to invest passively and enjoy competitive returns.

    Visit the link below to schedule a call with us today and take the first step toward growing your investments.

    Dan Haberkost:  https://danhaberkost.com/looking-to-invest-passively/ 
    Mason McDonald:  https://masonrmcdonald.com/ 

    • 54 min

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5 Ratings

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Dan and Mason are awesome!

You can tell these guys really know what they are doing when it comes to Land and Real Estate investing! Great show and good find!

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