January 14, 2016

Gerard Adams

Episode 149: Have the mindset of a champion, with Gerard Adams.

Gerard Adams is the co-founder of Elite Daily, the No.1 news platform for Generation Y, is an experienced angel investor, millennial thought leader and social entrepreneur who overcame early adversity to become a self-made millionaire by the age of 24. Now 30, he has built, backed, or invested in nine businesses and trades across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figure profits. While he continues his role as an investor and influencer, his mission in life is to mentor and inspire young entrepreneurs on what it takes to be successful and how to turn dreams into reality.

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Secret – timesaving technique

Gerard takes down notes every night of what he learned that day and what he wants to accomplish tomorrow — hold yourself accountable, be self aware, and have a good mindset. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

Have a regular process — Gerard firmly believes in using quarterly reports.

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

Gerard was a month away from not making payroll — and Gerard tells the whole story here.

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“I’m no expert of any one thing — I’m an expert of experts.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


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

I wish I had realized how important how important it is to have a process — you can’t just wing it.

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

Consistency, consistency, consistency — you and your team need to be consistent as possible in every area.

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

  1. Be proactive, not reactive — don’t wait for something to happen

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