The Dentist Freedom Blueprint (general)

Today I’m joined by Vivek Kinra, owner of two large and fast-growing dental insurance consulting companies. He discusses how he got into the dental insurance industry and provides insight from his experience in building successful companies in a short amount of time. Vivek also helps to clarify the options available to dentists who want to better navigate insurance and negotiate more reasonable reimbursement.

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In this episode, we finish up the second part of my interview with Rob Swanson and his eight rules of investing. (If you haven’t listened to part 1, be sure to go back and give that a listen before jumping into this one.) Today, we pick up where we left off, covering rules four through eight and talking about everything from decision-making to cash flow and risk reduction. Listen in as Rob shares his incredible insight and experience in real estate and investing to give us a few rules that help make our decisions and investments more solid.

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Rob Swanson has 8 rules of investing that ensure he makes the best possible and most worthwhile investing decisions. He joins us on the podcast to talk about these rules and give you important insight into what you need to know about investing in this economic climate. In this first episode of the two-part series, Rob will go over rules 1 through 3, sharing the keys to stop billing hours and start investing intelligently.

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I’ve really been looking forward to having this conversation with my longtime friend and colleague in the space, Jason Hartman. Jason has an incredible amount of insight into the real estate and investing fields, and he shares some important advice on money management, inflation, and investing long-term. He also discusses key changes we've seen over time and throughout history that we need to keep track of and learn from.

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Many of us are big on finding freedom in our lives and think that working hard, grinding it out, and making more money is serving our families really well. Although our intentions can be great and family-focused, this can be a tricky thing to navigate when it comes to time, being busy, and ultimately delegating out things that are crucial to the health and happiness of our families. In this episode, my good friend Jim Sheils joins me to talk about just this and how he found a way to put family first and make this time of life count.

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We often work hard and stay busy because we think it’s the right thing to do and we want to support our families. Yet, often, busy isn’t the answer. I am excited to share Ken Wimberly with you today because he comes with an extremely important message and something slightly different to share with you. Today, he talks about setbacks, turnarounds, having it all figured out, and—most importantly—building a family legacy.

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Today, I’ll be bringing back one of my favorites to the show: Mr. Mike Michalowicz. Mike is a prolific writer who really understands the business mindset and is able to take complexity and make it simple, fun, and innovative. In this episode, he’ll be sharing some incredible insight into standing out from the crowd in business while staying true to yourself.

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Alastair MacDonald is a private advisor to established entrepreneurs, investors, and business owners, as well as a TEDx speaker who lectures on economic, social, and financial forecasts. Join me today to hear part two of our conversation at the Freedom Founders Mastermind, where we dive into the concept of certainty, how to hedge against a volatile economy, and why the abdication model is no longer one that works.

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Would you jump at the chance to hear from someone who has experienced five recessions, one national currency implosion, three global pricing bubbles, the greatest hyperinflation, the largest asset deflation in history, and violent, social, and political upheaval? Join me today to hear part one of a conversation I recently had with Alastair Macdonald at the Freedom Founders Mastermind. He is a good friend, mentor, and very thoughtful person who will be sharing some gems with us about uncertainty, seeking guidance, risk, and group-think.

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For those who are looking for a different path to their freedom and retirement goals, this episode will be extremely insightful and helpful. Today I’m joined by Jim Rachor, a Freedom Founders member who decided to take things into his own hands rather than abdicate that to other platforms and institutions. You will hear about his incredible journey to finding a new way to tackle his goals and gain true financial freedom.

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Today, my good friend Barbara Stackhouse joins me on the show to talk about the Profit First system and how you can use it to stay on track, get ahead, and be less stressed. Barb is someone who has been in the industry a long time and has been helping dentists boost their revenue and profits. In this episode, she explains how she does this and what you can do to get started doing the same through a combination of wellness, accounting processes, and knowledge.

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Today’s episode is part two of the interview I did with my good friend and mentor, Daniel Marcos, co-founder and CEO of the Growth Institute. (If you didn’t catch last week's episode, I encourage you to listen to that first.) In this follow-up, you'll hear more about Daniel’s journey into disciplined entrepreneurship and gain insight on scaling a business the right way.

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This week, you’ll get to listen to the first episode of a two-part series of sessions I did with my good friend and mentor, Daniel Marcos. Daniel is the co-founder and CEO of the Growth Institute and the epitome of someone who knows how to grow and scale businesses. Today, he’ll be giving us a glimpse into his own life and entrepreneurial journey.

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I’m excited to have a guest joining me today who really advocates for our freedom and our country. Chris Salcedo is a radio and television personality who has spent a lot of his life studying what it means to be an American citizen. He shares his point of view as a liberty-loving Latino and insight on how we got to where we are right now in America.

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Ed Boran is the Co-President of the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation (MC-LEF),  an organization with the mission to educate every child who has lost a parent serving in the Marines or any Federal Law Enforcement Agency. He began his career in 1967 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was commissioned a second lieutenant. He then spent 25 years with the FBI. Today he joins the show to discuss the amazing work his organization is doing for the community.

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In this incredible episode, I speak with Dane Espegard about his emphasis on company culture and why it’s so important to the success of your business. Dane is a culture consultant who teaches, assists, and executes the implementation of a culture centered around achieving dreams. He joins the show today to dive into what that means and how the system he helps companies build places great emphasis and importance on the lives of the team members. Listen in as he discusses how culture is more important than ever in a post-pandemic world, as well as how the options and choices available will affect your ability to retain employees and grow a business.

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When you’re dealing with stress, pressure, and complications with your business or personal life, it’s easy to feel alone—but you’re not! I met my good friend Brett Judd at a mastermind quite a few years ago, and he is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to running a profitable, ethical practice, bringing together effective teams, and providing clarity through stress and mindset management. Brett’s background and the insight he has to share are so relevant to business owners and entrepreneurs who want to build their practice, teams, and life in a way that makes an impact.

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Welcome back to the second half of the series taken from one of our Freedom Founders member events. If you missed the first half, head back to episode #344 to hear the beginning of the talk I did on risk with my wife Kandace. In part two, we jump right back into Kandace sharing wisdom on how each of us has key differences and perspectives on time and how we can use that to work for us rather than against us.

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This week, I’m going to take you inside one of our Freedom Founders member events, where I did a presentation with my better half, Kandace. We talked about risk and how important it is to our development and ultimate ability to succeed. Although we are naturally taught to avoid risk, Kandace and I share a different perspective on how to incorporate risk, not get too caught up in details, and step out of our comfort zones.

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Steven J. Anderson is back on the podcast, and this time we are talking about investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs. We talk about return on investment all the time, but in this episode, we are focusing on our return on legacy.

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With the current movement of increased government spending and gaining of control, what does an entrepreneur who wants to stay sovereign do? Alastair Macdonald joins me for this second half of our conversation on understanding the full market cycle, and he shares valuable insight and information that will help you understand what’s going on in the current market and make a plan to succeed through it.

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Alastair Macdonald is a private advisor to established entrepreneurs, investors, and business owners, as well as a TEDx speaker who lectures on economic, social, and financial forecasts. He is also the owner of the consulting firm Parallax Strategic Advisors, as well as the publisher of the Parallax Report, an economic, social, and market forecasting service. He joins the show today to dive into the importance of understanding—and being able to weather—the full economic cycle as an entrepreneur and business owner.

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Today I'm joined by oral surgeon and Arkansas native Dr. Andy Baber. I’m excited to share his story with you, as he has been with Freedom Founders for a very long time and has some great insight to share for those who want to find more time for family. In this episode, he opens up about his freedom journey, including how he got away from the lifestyle creep and focused on his family and creating a fulfilling life.

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In this episode, I’m going to share the story of two people who decided to change their "next" in their lives. Dr. Bob Dubanski and Dr. Gertrude Lee join me today to share how they transitioned out of dentistry after 35 years of practicing together. They also offer great insight into burnout, hard decisions, transitions, and more.

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Today I’m sharing an interview I did with a good friend of mine named Jim Palmer. Jim and I discussed my book, What’s Your Next?, and talked about the value of moving from a very constrained life to a life of purpose, including how to create your legacy today—and not wait until it’s too late.

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There is so much information available to us, but if we are not primed and ready to accept this knowledge, it can be easily missed. We have the ability to learn from those around us and gain wisdom from new experiences or environments. So in this episode, I will be sharing the lessons I have learned from being in real estate, describing how you can implement some of these lessons into your life today.

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Lately, it is hard to feel optimistic about the state of our country, and I feel as though there is cause for concern. Now is the optimal time to take a look at the things we believe, assess whether they are true, and be open to the possibility that they may not be. There is so much misinformation spread down through the generations, but times have changed and we need to be open to changing too. So in this episode, I will be sharing my thoughts on limiting beliefs, as well as how I have learned to pivot my mindset and values to focus more on the people in my life—not just the money.

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As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to get caught up in the rat race, constantly searching for the next big win and forgetting the things that truly matter. Our guest today has experienced this himself but has managed to find that perfect balance between success in work and success in life. Ben Rao is an author, business coach, and senior care advocate, and he joins the show to share the serious wake-up call he experienced that changed his outlook on the world and catapulted him into a new way of living.

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As you grow your wealth, your lifestyle expenses grow as well—and the stress follows. So how do you plan for a true lifestyle of freedom? Today Justin Donald, author of The Lifestyle Investor, joins the show to discuss this and share his story about learning, networking, and intentionally growing in a way that aligns with the lifestyle and freedom he needs.

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In this episode, you’ll get to hear from Lee Milteer, a long-time mentor and friend who has helped me grow beyond my comfort level and go beyond self-limiting beliefs about what I could potentially do in life and the influence I could have. Lee is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, TV personality, and business mentor—among other things. She draws from her experience and gives incredible insight on refocusing priorities, developing operations, and implementing systems in order to succeed in business.

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Our natural human behavior around money affects the decisions we make more than we think. Barbara Stackhouse is a mastery level profit-first certified advisor who has helped many dentists add thousands in revenue each month and boost profits by 5-10%. Today she joins the show to share her valuable insight and tricks for cutting expenses and increasing profit margins without compromising patient care.

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There has been a massive change in social media marketing over the last year, and Amber Vilhauer joins the show today to discuss where you need to adjust your marketing focus. She does this through sharing her story, from loneliness, insecurity, and feelings of inadequacy to helping create meaningful and effective transformations through marketing and communication. Listen in as Amber shares how a pivotal low moment in her life led to a massive mindset shift that allowed her to pull herself out of the mess and take steps toward incredible achievement.

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Today, we’re going down the rabbit hole of how you, as a potential real estate investor, can invest with better diligence and security. Joining me on the show is Lance Pederson, the founder and managing partner of Verivest, an end-to-end real estate investing platform designed to bring transparency and trust to middle-market investing.

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What I love about Dr. Nathan Ho and his family is that they came from such difficult conditions to America and have such a “no excuses” kind of mindset. Nathan talks about how his parents talked about education being the key to their future and how he made it into dentistry and practice ownership at a young age. You will get some incredible insights from the mindset, values and work ethic that he shares.

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I recently had the privilege of catching up with one of my former Freedom Founders members, Dr. Tom Jovicich. He’s an endodontist who learned about the different paths he could pursue in gaining more freedom and flexibility in his life. You will hear about his development as an investor, how he got to his freedom number and the important lessons he has learned along the way.

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I recently got to meet James Miller when he invited me to be interviewed on his podcast. He is a licensed psychotherapist and a piano composer who has been in the mental health field for 23 years and will be sharing some really interesting insight with us on this show. You will get to learn about reinventing your life, career changes, how to focus on what truly matters and what it means to live a full life.

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In this episode you will hear the second part of a two-part podcast I'm doing with Greg Hughes to discuss my new book, What’s Your Next: The Blueprint For Creating Your Freedom. I’ll be exposing the flawed retirement model and explaining how you can better use and leverage your wealth and time in order to build wealth and a legacy that lasts.

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Today's episode is the first of a two-part podcast I'm doing with Greg Hughes to discuss my new book, What’s Your Next: The Blueprint For Creating Your Freedom. In part one, we cover the five freedom assets and why they matter, as well as how to discover your passion and zeal in life and channel it into what you do.

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In this episode, I’m catching up with Dr. Meghna Dassani and discussing her new book, Airway is Life. You will hear how important it is to have a strong reason why and how her particular specialty differentiates her from the rank and file commoditization of dentistry that is happening on a big scale today. Meghna also shares how what she offers to her patients gives her team the ability to come together on a common, fulfilling mission, why she decided to learn about and specialize in airway issues, and what she has learned along the way.

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I’m excited to have Dr. Hiru Mathur on the show today. Hiru is a periodontist based in Houston, and she has a lot of wisdom and insight to share on how to think about growth, life, family, and your practice. She sheds a unique light on leadership and the things that came out of COVID.

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Today Dr. Drew Ballard joins the show to share some really incredible inspiration and insight into living a life of meaning and impact. Listen in as he shares his passions for restorative cosmetic dentistry and gives us a fascinating look at his adventurous family dynamic and career path.

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Today I’m bringing a long-time friend back on the show to share his expertise on the affordable housing sector. With 25 years of experience in the industry, Frank Rolfe is a key principle at Affordable Housing Community Funds (AHCF) Management and MHP Funds, and he’s involved in one of the biggest mobile home companies in the country. In this episode, Frank shares great insight into the history of mobile home parks and affordable housing, as well as how the industry has changed over the years.

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So many of us have learned a lot in life, and we like to look back at the lessons we’ve learned and put them to use. In this episode, Ben Glass joins me for a conversation about the importance of building your life intentionally, putting family first, and creating good habits that allow for a more fulfilling life.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30RgsZv

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Austin Hair is the business development manager for Leaders Real Estate, an experienced investor, a previous business owner, and more. Today he joins the show to discuss the importance of having the right real estate for your business and how to go about finding the right space.

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Today Gina Dorfman joins the show to share how she started and grew her practice, opening up about her transitions from delegating tasks in her practice to moving into other innovative fields of work. She has a lot of insight on time and task management, and she shares how she learned to optimize her time throughout her career journey.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3syCaNw

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With tax season upon us, what better time than now to have a discussion with an expert in the industry? John Hyre is a tax attorney with 22 years of experience, and today he joins the show to discuss the probability of tax changes and what impact that will have on capital markets, willingness to invest, and people’s behavior around money.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3qQKveV 

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Financial planning is important, and financial security is attainable through hard work and learning where to put your money. Rob Swanson is an expert in lead generation and has bought, fixed, flipped, and held real estate in over 20 states. Today he joins the show to share his wisdom on real estate and his entrepreneurial journey to starting FreedomSoft, a real estate investment software company that helps investors source discount income properties nationwide.

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Today we’ll be taking a look into the past. Why? Because the past provides us with valuable lessons. Alongside today’s guest, CEO and co-founder of Growth Institute, Daniel Marcos, I’ll be diving into what we learned from the adversity and the tumultuous economy that COVID-19 delivered to us in 2020. Listen in as we discuss the key things we can learn from this experience, as well as how to move forward this year as small business owners.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/36Ph0SW

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We have all experienced change in our lives—particularly in the last year—causing uncertainty and stress. So how do you embrace the chaos of change and become a better leader, family member, and colleague? Our guest today is trailblazer and Mind Capture Group owner Tony Rubleski, and he joins the show today to share how to navigate the incredible amount of information we receive in today’s world while capturing and holding the attention of our desired audiences.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Leaspn 

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Today we’re going to peel back the layers on how you can self-direct your retirement accounts. My good friend Derreck Long from Quest Trust Company joins me on the show to share his expertise on utilizing 401(k), IRA, and other similar funds to work for you in bigger and better ways. If you’re interested in learning more about self-directing your retirement funds and you aren’t sure where to start, this is the episode for you.

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As we transition into 2021, it’s important to be looking at the unique opportunities this year will bring. Brannon Moncrief, owner of McLerran & Associates Practice Transitions, joins the show today to share his insight into the coming year and how to navigate post COVID practice acquisitions and transition opportunities.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/38QGil0

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We rely on referrals and connections to lead us to our greatest advantages in our businesses and lives, and today’s guest is someone who came highly recommended to me because of our shared love of real estate. Lindsay Harkey is the Head of Healthcare Financing for Live Oak Bank, where she helps provide finance for real estate in the healthcare industry. In this episode, Lindsay explains how her team is able to provide creative, time-efficient, and transparent solutions for their clients through a focus on their niche.

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*Original air date: July 24, 2020.*

How do you create a culture of success that makes your dental practice the place where everybody wants to work? Steven J. Anderson is the co-founder of the Crown Council Dental Association, founder of the Total Patient Service Institute, entrepreneur, presenter, and author, and he joins us today to share how to create a culture that gets your employees excited to come into work and your patients more satisfied than ever.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/38feINS 

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*Original air date: Sept 11, 2020.*

Jim Sheils has been in the real estate game for many years now, and even through the 2008 recession, he was able to keep his investors on top. Today he joins the show to discuss the current state of real estate investing and how, in the end, everything we do in our lives is truly about our connection with people.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2KG3JEx 

 

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For most of us, we go through school and develop certain interests or an affinity toward particular skillsets, and we follow that path to degrees, a job, a practice, etc. We learn to trade our time and our skills for finances and security, but the ultimate goal is freedom. So today I want to get you thinking about one question: “what’s your next?” In other words, what other skills or interests are you developing in order to make yourself more diversified?

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/37B3bs6

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After a year of unprecedented disruption, we are standing at the end of 2020 with uncertainty about the economic and political future. Given all that has happened, creating wealth, building wealth, and keeping up with inflation will be much harder than it has been in the last several decades. So in this episode, I’m going to focus on what’s next for you as a business owner and breadwinner of the family.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/38j04UX

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So much in life is built on false promises, limiting beliefs, and ideas that are not rooted in the truth. We can set ourselves up financially to live a comfortable life, but if there is an accident or an unforeseen event—such as the coronavirus pandemic—we don’t have a game plan. So today, I want to discuss your best insurance policy and the importance of planning ahead, so when something unexpected happens in life, you’re prepared.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3n0me4m 

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This episode is the second of a two-part series featuring Alastair MacDonald, a private advisor and expert in economic, social, market, and financial forecasting. (If you missed last week, be sure to go back and listen to part 1.) This week we continue the conversation by diving into inflation vs. deflation and which route we are more likely to go down—and what to do to prepare.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3fPu9hT

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We are now finding ourselves in a place where there’s a lot of speculation regarding what will happen next in the markets. Alastair MacDonald is a private advisor and expert in economic, social, market, and financial forecasting, and he joins me on the show to discuss and expose a lot of these speculations. He also shares some solid methods to plan for the future and make sure you’re paying attention to the right things in order to secure your finances.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2JgYaLi

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This week’s podcast should be an inspiration to anyone of any age or any career path who wants to learn how to own their own freedom. Dr. Roshan Kalra joins me on the show to discuss how he has built such a formidable portfolio of cash flowing single-family houses at his young age. He also shares many different ways this process can be done, whether it’s early or late in your career.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3nnh1mO

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This is the second part of my conversation with Marcus Crigler, founder and CEO of BEC CFO. This episode is can be listened to on its own, but I still recommend that you check out our previous episode because it has some great information. In this second part of the conversation, we focus on the differences between active and passive real estate investors, as well as the implications that has on your taxes.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3mYqssH

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You may have seen Donald Trump in the news recently for more than just election coverage. It turns out he paid very little taxes in 2017-2018, and we’re diving into how that is even possible in part one of my interview with Marcus Crigler. Marcus is the founder and CEO of BEC CFO, a tax expert, and a mentor, and he also runs a CFO Organization for high-income and high-net-worth businesses and individuals.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3kP1BXw

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What is Freedom Founders? This is a question I get asked all the time, and in this episode, I’ll be giving you some insight into what Freedom Founders is all about. If you’re one of the many people who have been wondering about this—or if you're looking for a way to create your plan B or passive income streams—this is definitely an episode you won’t want to miss.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3ojSeBj

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Today I’m continuing a conversation with Eddie Speed of Colonial Funding Group. (If you missed the previous episode, make sure to go back and check it out because it's full of great advice about how to own debt as an asset.) This week, we’re talking about where the opportunities and challenges are in the real estate alternative market.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3494oFg

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Today I’m having a conversation about owning debt as an asset with Eddie Speed of Colonial Funding Group. Eddie has been on the note side of real estate for many years, and he will be sharing how smaller, individual investors can have a space of real estate. He'll also dive into alternative investments and what we can learn from the past and apply to how we find opportunities now.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3jY9TvR

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Things change in life, and much of the time things don’t go how we planned. Obstacles come up, challenges appear, and sometimes we simply wonder if we're meant to do what we're doing right now. Today I'm joined by two friends of mine, Dr. Michelle Mudge Riley and Dr. Laura Brenner Studholme, to talk about how they have changed up their career paths in different ways and found really cool collaborations and solutions along the way.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/33zAbyI

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In this episode, we continue the discussion on investment strategies for today’s shifting economy with Kevin Fechtmeyer, an expert in private equity business. He goes more in-depth about what they look for in investors and how to find the right people and businesses to invest in. You will learn some of the best investment strategies for the current market and why Kevin recommends targeted vs. blind pool.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3i5ETZ7

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Kevin Fechtmeyer is the founder and managing partner of Cave Creek Capital and has over 25 years of experience in the private equity business. He works with founders who have built up their companies and are looking for liquidity to help them grow and move their management teams to the next generation. Kevin joins the show today to give his best advice for anyone who wants to grow, consolidate, liquidate, or start the process of transitioning their practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/33LSzDI

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Patrick Precourt is not someone who speaks from theory; he is someone who gives advice on what he has truly lived. After growing up in an entrepreneurial family and learning what it was like to earn a dollar for himself, Pat discovered his passion for helping others find their own path to abundance. Today he joins the show to discuss how to avoid letting crisis hinder you from achieving your goals, as well as how to see the opportunity for learning and growth.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2FrqxFq 

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Jim Sheils has been in the real estate game for many years now, and even through the 2008 recession, he was able to keep his investors on top. Today he joins the show to discuss the current state of real estate investing and how, in the end, everything we do in our lives is truly about our connection with people.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2F9kPHW 

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Marilee Sears started working in her father's dental office when she was just 12 years old, allowing her to see the business side of dentistry and how to be a great dental hygienist. Today she joins the show to discuss the family crisis that pushed her to want to positively impact people’s lives and help them reach a place where they no longer have to work extreme hours to make a living wage.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2DqEdiS 

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Bill Blatchford is the Co-CEO of Blatchford Solutions with his daughter Christina, where their philosophy is to build your practice around putting life first. For 35 years, Bill has helped thousands of doctors to achieve their dream practice and stay in the game, and he joins us today to discuss why putting a focus on more net return, more time away, and living the life you desire should be your top priorities.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/31fqqEJ

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We have been going through some tough times lately that demand an extra level of versatility, ingenuity, and mental strength. That's why I've got Rod Khleif on the show today to talk about how important your mindset is when it comes to dealing with trials and adversity. He emphasizes the importance of knowing and working on the psychological side that comes with investing and how he made it through the biggest challenges and losses.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/31SVJnR

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Today I have Frank Rolfe on the show to share his expertise on investing in affordable housing. A Stanford educated economist and highly experienced investor, Frank understands the importance of making the right investment, and he offers his recommendations for how to go about it in a way that minimizes risk as much as possible. He also discusses why it’s a good idea to focus on the affordable niche and why he thinks it’s key for America’s future.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XHhN3F

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When making money is your prime focus, it can be easy to get into bad habits with the goal of getting rich quick. Real estate, however, is a long-term game—and not one that brings in cash flow overnight. Marck de Lautour, CEO of SBD Housing Solutions, has seen this firsthand, and he joins the show today to share how he has made a business out of real estate and flipped over one thousand homes to his clientele.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Pipxoa 

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Is it possible to increase your profit by up to 10% without burning out or overworking yourself? Today’s guest has been helping dentists achieve this since 2005. Barbara Stackhouse is the owner of Profit First for Dentists at More to Life Coaching, and in this episode, she is sharing how she has helped over 400 dentists add thousands in revenue to their practice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30TkEYg 

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How do you create a culture of success that makes your dental practice the place where everybody wants to work? Steven J. Anderson is the co-founder of the Crown Council Dental Association, founder of the Total Patient Service Institute, entrepreneur, presenter, and author, and he joins us today to share how to create a culture that gets your employees excited to come into work and your patients more satisfied than ever.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30lAScp

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Burt Copeland is the founder and CEO of New Life Services, where he helps smaller businesses gain access to financial services that they might not have otherwise. He learned early on that cash is king and sales produce real income – not accounting. He joins the show today to share his expertise and experience in the field, as well as resources that are beneficial to any business.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/308zCsY

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How do you make your product or service stand out when the consumer is overwhelmed with choice? Adam Witty, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Media Group, specializes in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and become the authority in their field, and he joins the show today to share his advice.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3gBNlPx 

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What does it look like to come back in your practice and do it in a strong way? My good friend, Dr. Steve Parker of The Profitable Dentist, recorded a show with me to discuss the steps it takes to stage a comeback amidst the current crisis—and get through future challenges, as well. We shed light on the future vision of what a practice should look like on the other side of this and what you can do to get there.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2NIFtPO

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Jared Duckett and Bill Ladd are the creators of Duckett Ladd, an advisory firm designed to help clients grow their businesses without working the extra hours. Today they both join the show to discuss the foundations of building a great business and how to become a better business owner—even through seemingly tough times.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3hXRPl3 

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Today, we’ll be continuing the conversation from the previous episode with three gentlemen who are greatly involved in the capital financing markets. Their insights on the effects of COVID-19 are truly valuable, and today you will hear more about how things are moving forward with the economy and investments. We will be discussing how the government has been stimulating the economy and what happens when it stops.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2XWk6jU

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Jerome Powell stated that there’s no limit to the stimulus they can put out in relief of the coronavirus. So in this episode, I am bringing in three gentlemen who have a lot of experience in what I call the capital markets: Justin Bunch, Aaron Chapman, and Stuart Denyer. All three of them will be addressing the stimulus situation, as well as the changes in the markets as it relates to their various businesses and investments.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2zbRj1b

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Getting your priorities straight when it comes to taking care of yourself, your business, and your customers is extremely valuable. Dr. Mike Burgdorf is a cosmetic surgeon from Nashville who has a unique backstory that will bring us some new and important insight around building a powerful business. His story is full of resiliency, humility, and determination, and he has a finger on the pulse of practice growth and entrepreneurship.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2MgUEPp

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I love talking to people in dentistry who didn’t start out in the industry, and my guest today is one of those people. Currently the CEO and co-founder of Community Dental Partners, Senior Faculty at the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization, and host of the DSO Secrets podcast, Emmet Scott is at the forefront of what dental practices should look like. He joins the show today to share his insights on why it's so important for dentists to embrace entrepreneurship, as well as what we need to do to scale—especially at a time like this.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3ec53I9

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So many of us are affected by the shutdown and closures due to COVID-19, and lots of people are wondering where to go from here. But the truth is, this is the time to learn what kind of value you can provide. Today I'm joined by Dr. Steven Wingfield to discuss what you should be doing now to find your biggest value points with your employees, team members, customers, and even vendors.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3dVhtE6 

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Making decisions for the future of your practice—whether it is a basic transaction or a major sale or transfer—can be especially confusing right now when the future is so uncertain. Robert Montgomery has been counseling dentists and others in the healthcare fields for over 20 years, and he joins the show today to share his insight on what is coming and what to do next.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3bnIxdw

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A lot of people are suffering and dealing with mental anguish as they try to figure out what to do during this pandemic and economic crisis. All levels of the spectrum and people from all walks of life are affected right now, and guidance is needed more than ever. So today, my great friend, Dr. Brady Frank, joins the show to discuss strategies that will help you and your practice rebound from a recession.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3bW7P3D

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We're all waiting for things to go back to normal and to be able to fully open up our practices again, but in the meantime, there are things you can do now to proactively build a strong and sustainable post-pandemic practice. Darin of the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization has been working in the DSO space for over 6 years, and he joins me today to share his expertise in this area, including current pain points and what solutions work best to scale group practices.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2xPBlJD

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Loic LeMener is the founder and president of Opus Wealth Management, where he and his team dedicate themselves to providing genuine advice to their clients under the rule that they only preach what they practice themselves. Today Loic joins the show to share his financial expertise and discuss the current market, as well as what to expect in the coming years.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2zhhqU1 

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Dr. David Maloley, host of the Relentless Dentist podcast, joins me on the show today to share his incredible ability to help people lead through a crisis, change, or disruption. After going through his own series of challenges, David has the insight that will help you find direction and purpose, even in the midst of a global pandemic. His concrete method will help you work through the situation you’re in—no matter what it is.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2RFxFk7

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Vin Cardillo is a part of Maeva Dental Advisors and an incredibly forward-thinking leader in our industry. With years of experience as an entrepreneur, he has a lot of knowledge about growth in the dental industry, and he joins the show today to discuss a very current topic: how we can come out of this pandemic as stronger and better leaders.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2wtxwsH 

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True growth and success are often determined by finding clarity and direction. Dr. Justin Bhullar took a unique approach to entering the dentistry and practice ownership field and it paid off. He currently owns and operates six 7-figure dental practices (all with negligible team turnover and thousands of happy customers), and he has helped multiple dental colleagues acquire, transition from, or start practices of their own.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3c1G4WR 

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Dr. Mike Abernathy is a veteran in the industry that people look up to, and I’m so excited to have him join me on this episode. Listen in as we discuss dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and what we as practice owners need to do now, as well as what we need to prepare for in the future in order to have the opportunity to move forward.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3dTDnZ6

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My good friend and mastermind colleague Mike Michalowicz joins us today to share his take on how to survive and thrive throughout the current coronavirus crisis. Mike is an author, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker who has devoted his life to the research and delivery of innovative entrepreneurial strategies that ensure permanent and healthy business growth. He’s here to help us filter through all of the confusing information out there so we can skip over panic mode and put strategies in place to ensure business growth and stability despite current economic challenges.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2UlwGaH

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After proudly serving in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, Joe Maio was the owner and CEO of the fastest-growing dental organization for nine consecutive years. He built his empire from only six employees to over one hundred across eight practices, and he has utilized his entrepreneurial mindset to develop fourteen companies, earning him numerous accolades. Today Joe joins the show to discuss how best to navigate our way through the current state of dentistry and come out the other side of this pandemic stronger than before.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2QWDEka 

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Scott Leune is the co-founder of Dental Whale, an innovative dental company that is carving a new category of group private practice ownership and management. Listed as the most subscribed-to person on the largest social media platform for dentists, Scott has built approximately 90 start-up practices nationwide. Today he joins the show to help me discuss where we should be focusing while the world around us is panicking.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2wsAwWw 

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In business, we often fall into the trap of thinking that everyone who does work for us needs to be within the same building. This is especially the case in dentistry and more hands-on businesses, but today Robert Nickell, founder and CEO of Rocket Station, joins me on the show to talk about how most businesses can benefit greatly from outsourcing.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3cDged7

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After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan, Trevor Maurer was recruited by Procter & Gamble and went on to become their top sales rep. He spent the next 12 years working his way up to CEO in numerous companies through rapid and successive promotions in sales and marketing. Today, he serves as the president and CEO of Smile Source, a franchise group of Signature Dental Providers.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Tmnh1V  

SPECIAL WEBCLASS: Join Dr. David Phelps for a special live session on creating a wartime strategy to protect your practice, investments, and retirement from the coronavirus pandemic - Monday, March 16th at 8pm EST. www.freedomfounders.com/webclass 

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One of the best risk-takers in the marketplace today is Jeff Bezos of Amazon. In this episode, author Steve Anderson joins the show to give us a closer look at the risks, failures and wins taken by the famous Amazon founder. By understanding the principles and deciding factors were behind Amazon’s success, Steve points out important ways that we as business owners can successfully implement that in our own practices.

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