July 23, 2015

Make a plan — not a mistake, with Brian Safdari.

Episode 31:

Brian Safdari is America’s Leading College Admissions and Funding Expert. He has helped over 25,000 families get their child accepted into their dream college while making the cost affordable.

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Secret — timesaving technique

Go to bed thinking about what you’re going to do the next day — identify your vital priorities — you have to be eager. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

Brian enjoys working out daily — he has also learned to work the “NO” muscle — saying no will help you remain focused.

Could have ruined your business — but now —  an invaluable learning experience

Brian learned to overcome obstacles during his early life  — and Brian tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“A business owner has to empathize with their target-audience — follow their passion — and want to make a difference in the world.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“Go beyond your own knowledge — expand your horizon — and utilize a diverse set of learned skills.”


Final Round — “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What systems would you go back and put into place sooner?

“I would have implemented a system to aid my comprehensive business plan.”

What one strategy or “recipe” would compound into big wins for business owners?

Never give up — stick with your long-term plan — and try to enjoy the entire journey.

How to exceed expectations and add the most value?

An individual who can bring a wealth of knowledge to your business — try to strengthen your business with specialists.

What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Be gracious
  2. Don’t be a follower

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.