012: John Lee Dumas - Be Humble, Be Happy
John Lee Dumas is my guest this week. John Lee Dumas is the host of Entrepreneur On Fire. The show was named Best of iTunes in 2013 and generates 7 figures in revenue annually. He is one of the most successful podcasters in the business and is an inspiration to many. Leo and John talk about John's new book he is working on, how to become great at something, and how mentors are a crucial part of your development. Key Points I'm working on my first book called 'How To Finally Win'. I've interviewed over 1800 successful entrepreneurs and I've learned that there is a set strategy that works. No one is good when they start something, but when you keep doing it you will get better. The 3 ingredients to becoming a successful podcast entrepreneur are: Free - Content Value - Something in it for the listener Consistency - Keeping to your plan What is the 'Mastery Journal'? It is a synopsis of my strengths that will allow you to become more successful within 100 days. You can't become great at something without giving it your complete focus. Sometimes you have to reach out to your loved ones to learn more about yourself. What lessons have you learned along the way? Be humble, be happy. Value relationships you have. Your personalty takes on the traits of the 5 people you spend the most time with. Hiring mentors is a critical part of your journey. What is something we can't learn about you from Google? I once won a car on the Price Is Right.