In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers interviews Sean Castrina, the host of The Ten Minute Entrepreneur podcast and best-selling author and entrepreneur. Sean talks about his writing process and shares valuable insight into becoming a successful entrepreneur. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Sean introduces himself and shares a bit about his background. (1:13)
  • Sean explains that writing books has allowed him to examine what has worked and failed in his businesses and share that with others. (4:47)
  • David shares about his online ecosystem that trains commercial insurance producers, as well as the importance of writing a business plan. (10:17)
  • Sean explains how to conduct interviews and how communication is the key to success. (13:10)
  • Sean and David discuss that in order to be successful, you need to think in a different way than most people think because millionaires have the same mindset and that is why they achieve success. (17:46)
  • Sean recalls a speech he gave at a college, where he advised the graduating students to do two things in order to become millionaires later in life. (21:16)
  • Sean shares his experience of the first time he witnessed obscene wealth. (28:06)
  • Sean discusses an experience he had in college as a wrestling athlete, the pain he went through, and what he did to overcome it. (29:13)
  • David mentions that the experience Sean went through is what led to his mentality to be successful as an entrepreneur. (34:09)
  • Sean and David discuss a book by Chris Voss titled “Never Split the Difference“. (36:00)
  • Sean shares with listeners how they can get a free copy of his book, 8 Unbreakable Business Rules for Business Startup Success. (40:05)

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “I think that the type of person dictates the great degree of the success that any organization will have.” – Sean Castrina
  • “If you can communicate well, like, you know, in entrepreneurship, wow. You know, it changes the game because you’re constantly, you know, either selling and or resolving conflict.” – Sean Castrina
  • “I speak at colleges. And I always tell them, listen, every single person in this audience, you know… I can make you a millionaire if you just do two things. Now, I’m not going to make you a millionaire in 10 years, but I can guarantee that I’ll make you a millionaire.” – Sean Castrina

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