Fri, 12 April 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Tal Tsfany, President & CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute, about free speech on college campuses, how we should be defining things like happiness and selfishness, and why we should be focusing on the self. They also examine the philosophies of those who want to tax the rich in order to redistribute wealth.
[2:50] What's happening with speech on college campuses is a result of progressive philosophies
[4:38] What would Ayn Rand's political views be in today's world?
[8:17] Ayn Rand's definition of happiness
[11:45] Love is a goal or value that you pursue. It's a spiritual trade
[15:42] Ayn's definition of selfishness
[19:40] Berkley students in the 60s were reading Ayn Rand to be cool, but not following through on the axioms
Fri, 15 March 2019
Jason Hartman welcomes Lisa Tomita, a client with 4 properties who has recently decided to self-manage two of her properties. Jason and Lisa discuss the ups and downs of investing and how self-managing has turned Lisa into a more empowered investor ready to deal with all the bumps along the way as she moves closer to her financial independence.
[2:57] Lisa's tenant saved her $200 because of the relationship they've developed
[7:46] Lisa recently quit her job so she could focus full time on real estate
[11:58] Self-managing has made Lisa feel more empowered and learned
[16:15] One of Lisa's deals that hasn't gone well broke 4 of Jason's 10 commandments
[22:51] Income property is so durable it's like the self-healing asset
Fri, 8 February 2019
Jason Hartman and Greg Lukianoff, President and CEO at FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, about the state of free speech in America and, specifically, on college campuses. Campuses these days have a higher level of intolerance than ever, and Greg points to one specific thing that's helped lead the way more than anything else. Listen in as Greg and Jason discuss first amendment issues and how they can be solved in today's climate.
[5:57] How bad has our intolerance of free speech gotten?
[9:12] One big trend that changed freedom of speech
[12:19] Since 1991, the US is continually getting safer, yet parents are hovering more than ever and are way more paranoid
[15:35] What should colleges be teaching students about free speech?
[18:47] What is FIRE?
[22:38] FIRE protects people in free speech cases and harassment claims
Fri, 7 December 2018
In this off topic 10th show, Jason Hartman talks with Jeffrey Gitomer, New York Times Best Selling Author of The Little Red Book of Selling and Truthful Living: The First Writings of Napoleon Hill, about some of the great mentors that the two have had in their lives which include Napoleon Hill and Earl Nightingale. They look at what history can teach us, the right way to approach sales, and the challenges we have to face to do the right thing in today's world.
[6:17] The challenge to do the right thing in our society has never been at a higher level than it is today
[11:00] The 5 point rule
[16:21] The 7 Success Rules
[20:15] If you have the right service and attitude heart, sales will be easy
[26:28] If you want to learn something new, read a book that's 60 years old
Fri, 9 November 2018
Jason Hartman plays some of his segment from the latest Cash Flow Wealth Summit where he talks about the 6 ways the US government can solve their $220 trillion obligation and which one we can take the most advantage of as investors.
[2:57] The difference between money and currency
[5:50] The 3 basic economic maladies
[8:01] The entitlement society isn't going to change, so align your interests
[9:45] We must understand the motivations of governments and central banks
[11:43] The 6 ways the government can deal with the looming entitlement bill
[19:23] The most likely solution the government will choose
[23:02] Inflation is the most powerful method of wealth redistribution from lenders to borrowers, old to young
Fri, 3 August 2018
Jason Hartman talks with Alan Yong, CEO of DNotes Global and author of The Four Pillars of Business Success, about his new venture with DNotes and what problem he's hoping to solve with the company. Alan also discusses his past businesses and how he managed to acquire government contracts and a massive deal from IBM. Then the two discuss Alan's new book and how business owners can set themselves up for success by using the four pillars Alan has identified.
[1:48] How Alan got his government contract and deal with IBM in the early 1990s
[6:48] If the market's not ready you could throw all your money at it and go bankrupt
[10:20] What Alan's new cryptocurrency is and what problems it solves that Bitcoin doesn't
[15:20] The 4 Pillars of Business Success
[18:48] If a customer has a problem you need to do everything you can to solve the problem and make sure the customer knows it and that you appreciate their business
[21:05] Why is customer service getting worse?
Fri, 20 July 2018
YW 117 - The Lifestyle Business Owner, How to Buy a Business, Grow Profits & Get Out of the Way with Aaron Muller
Jason Hartman talks with Aaron Muller, founder of Lifestyle Business Owner Academy and owner of 8 multi-million dollar companies, about how to go about properly buying a business and what you can do to set that company up to where you don't have to work in it.
Everyone dreams of making money while not being involved in their business, but the process of actually getting to that point can be intimidating. Aaron, however, has figured out a way to get out of that rut and will happily tell you how.
[2:06] How to buy a good business you don't have to work in every day
[6:41] What you should do as the owner to check up on your CEO after hiring
[10:29] Some marketing tips to reduce your cost per lead
[12:45] Where's the best place to look for a business to buy?
[17:56] What do you do for the contract when you're ready to buy the business
Fri, 22 June 2018
Jason Hartman talks with 24 year old real estate investor Ben Mizes, co-founder of Clever Real Estate, about how he got started in the business, what lessons he's learned over his time in the industry, and what technologies he's using to keep up with all his properties. Ben also gives a few best practice tips to those who want to get involved in real estate like he is.
[1:26] How Ben became interested in real estate
[5:26] Ben's deal experience as he started growing his portfolio, and why his 2nd deal may have been his most important
[9:37] Ben's thoughts on what's happening in the real estate industry as a whole
[13:13] Best practices when managing your own properties is to make sure you make your expectations very clear with your tenants
[17:48] If you don't do a good job with repairs it makes managing the building that much harder
[20:08] The two main technologies Ben is using for his real estate, and one hack Ben uses to allow his tenants to pay cash
Fri, 8 June 2018
Jason Hartman talks to The Libertarian Chick, Kristin Tate, about the hidden taxes we all pay in our life, and how to do something about that. Kristin explains that often the taxes that we're paying are not being used for the purpose that you would assume they would be.
[1:49] Are millenials just not paying attention to fiscal policies?
[3:48] We are being taxed EVERYWHERE, even when we don't see it
[6:57] Where some of your tax money is going probably isn't where you expect
[11:57] The debauchery tax & unintended consequences
[15:34] Awareness is step 1, what's step 2?
[19:05] The smaller the municipality the easier it is to get rid of the tax
[24:15] How did Kristin get into this line of work?
Fri, 20 April 2018
Gambling has destroyed many lives, and it's something that actor Zack Ward thinks needs to be dealt with in our society. That's one of the reasons he's CEO of Global Sports Financial Exchange, the first investing platform for sports leagues, as well as determined to teach financial literacy.
Jason Hartman and Zack discuss how All Sports Market can help curb gambling by giving a new outlet more akin to the stock market, why they're trying to get more regulation, how they're using blockchain technology, and more.
[3:44] What's the difference between AllSports and gambling?
[7:05] Where is the All Sports Market going?
[8:00] Why All Sports is openingly welcoming regulation
[12:23] The unholy alliance between sports and gambling
[14:54] All Sports trading platform is based on blockchain technology
[18:12] Zack's mission to promote financial literacy, and how his company's learning center does that