The Black Founder Podcast
About This Show
The Black Founder Podcast, where we interview successful Entrepreneurs, let them tell their own unique stories but more than that provide guidance to those who have similar aspirations on how to get started.
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EP008: Fail Fast, Fail Forward, and Fail Frequently with J. Massey
Oct 1 15
J. Massey is a full-time real estate investor, entrepreneur, speaker, and popular podcast host. J. shares his story on how he started his entrepreneurial journey with only $75 in his pocket. J. says that the one thing that stops us from achieving our entrepreneurial dream is fear. J. was able to overcome his fear in a multitude of ways. One, if he didn't make a change when he was poor, he and his wife would starve and two, he had a mentor push his limits and help him overcome. J. also says we want to fail fast, fail forward, and fail frequently, because that's how we learn.
[1:00] Who is J. Massey and what is his story?
[7:30] J. literally started at the bottom.
[8:00] What's blocking our entrepreneur spirit? It's fear.
[11:00] How did J. overcome his fear of speaking?
[12:45] J. highly recommends Toastmasters.
[14:20] Fail fast, fail forward, fail frequently.
[19:35] It's not about you, it's about helping others.
[21:30] If you don't have the resources, let other people know.
[25:40] It's so easy to make an excuse for not achieving your vision.
[28:50] Audio books J has listened to recently? Getting Things Done by David Allen and Second Chance by Robert Kiyosaki
[30:15] 80% of your time should be in sales and marketing.
[32:00] Must-have resource? The Bible.
[33:00] Action steps? Define your business. What does your ideal business look like?
[35:40] What's J. excited about today?
[39:10] J. is offering a free book for Black Founder listeners at http://cashflowdiary.com/freebook
Mentioned In This Episode:
Getting Things Done by David Allen
Second Chance by Robert Kiyosaki
The E Myth by Michael Gerber
The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber