June 20, 2016

Most valuable mentorship lessons, with David Blackston.

Episode 261:

David Blackston founded the Blackston Financial Group in 1998 and is also a Certified Estate Planner®, Certified Senior Advisor®, Investment Advisor Representative, and a Licensed Insurance Agent. He has over 40 years of experience in the financial industry and is one of the authors of the recently published book, “Have You Ever Been Bitten by an Elephant? The Definitive Guide for Retiring Well.” David’s unique approach to financial planning includes investment advisory services, tax forecasting, and estate planning — all working together to provide a comprehensive plan for clients. His methods include safe money, risk money, and how these two competing worlds can be brought together to provide a worry-free lifestyle.


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Secret – timesaving technique

David has mentors that keep him in check — if you don’t have a mentor, get one. ONWARD!

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

David felt that he wasn’t worthy of mentors — and David tells the whole story here.

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“Be the exception.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


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

  1. Believe in yourself
  2. Get a mentor

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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.