Brian Evans has been an entrepreneur since he was 16. His business started off by accident, but has slowly grown to one of the best decisions he’s ever made. 16 years later in the industry, Brian has become an INC. 500 entrepreneur, #7 ranked marketing influencer in Forbes, startup advisor, and Founder/CEO of Influencive and BDE Ventures. On today’s show, Brian focuses on why conventional mindsets hurt the entrepreneur's growth.
[1:30] When you slow down during the holidays, you lose momentum when the new year starts.
[6:00] Who is Brian?
[6:55] Brian has failed repeatedly throughout the years. He believes the school system had failed him, due to their conventional thinking.
[11:15] How did Brian go from $100,000 to $4 million with 10 or less clients?
[16:55] You don’t need to meet Mark Cuban to be successful.
[21:45] There is no right way. There is no formula to success.
[27:35] What are some of the common mistakes people make when starting out?
[35:00] Some of Daniel’s biggest wins have come from the rebound of things that went really wrong.
[41:00] How can beginners build good partnerships?
[47:10] Don’t pitch people. Just talk to people!
[55:30] Brian likes having some form of social pressure, to make sure he achieves his goals.
[1:03:00] Despite being white, Brian was a minority in his town.
Mentioned in This Episode:
Brian D. Evans
Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza