Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

Considered one of the world’s top sales trainers & real estate investors, Grant is playing in the big leagues. Joe walks with his kettlebell to his castle in the middle of London to talk about life and business with a guy who has made it his business to 10X yours. Hear Grand and Joe compare origin stories and at the end Joe’s behind the scenes take on his time in the “Cardone Zone.”

Make yourself invaluable
When you meet someone, figure out how you can help them
Take potential clients & do something challenging with them
Happiness is wanting what you already have
Let’s change the world together


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0:00 Joe De Sena introduces interview with Grant Cardone of the Cardone Zone
1:00 intro “Built for Adventure”
1:25 Interview begins in the Cardone Castle outside London
4:00 getting “graded” in your marriage
5:25 the theme of disappointment
6:30 growing up around women
7:45 searching for male mentors
9:30 learning the real estate business
11:00 Joe’s fathers real estate endeavors & downfall
14:00 break “Built for Adventure”
15:05 Lessons from Joe’s pool cleaning days
18:00 making yourself invaluable
19:30 How Joe gets into Cornell
23:00 Joe’s introduction to Wall Street
25:45 Joe starts his own firm and “makes it,” but feels like sh*t
27:00 Joe starts racing & buys his farm in Vermont
29:30 getting close to quitting
32:00 persevering even when people doubt you
34:30 The world of investing
36:00 Homeschooling kids & living around the world
41:00 changing lives
42:15 Joe De Sena reflects on interview & gives his take aways
46:00 close “Built for Adventure”

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Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Host: Joe De Sena and co-hosts Sefra Alexandra, Col. Tim Nye, Johnny Waite
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress
Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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We make thousands of choices in just one day. What we wear, choose to eat, and decide to do are just a tiny few. Micro-decisions are made constantly and it’s important to understand one of the phenomena that informs our choices. Something called confirmation bias is often behind many of our decisions and also behind the way that we develop a view of ourself. Confirmation bias occurs when we pay attention to and focus on information that confirms a pre-existing belief, value, or assumption. For example, let’s say you don’t think you’re very smart. Because of confirmation bias, you will naturally, though sometimes without awareness, look for information that confirms this belief. So you may pay attention to that one critique that you got on a project review instead of the fifty positive statements that came your way. It’s important to understand confirmation bias and bring into awareness how this may be impacting your beliefs and subsequent choices.

Understanding why certain beliefs are held and decisions are made is an important step in getting to know yourself better.
Confirmation bias occurs when you pay attention to information that confirms pre-existing beliefs or assumptions.
Pay attention to what information you focus on and what beliefs you may be looking to confirm or validate.

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Production Team: Heather Knox, Knox Creative; Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Host: Dr. Lara Pence
Synopsis: Dr. Lara Pence

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:30am EDT