Ep #199: Tom Berry – The Risk of Freedom and Legacy
What would you be willing to sacrifice to gain success? Are you willing to take risks and break away from ‘normal’ to live a unique and successful life? Tom Berry joins the show to talk about how important it is to take risks and be willing to make sacrifices in order to reach your goals. He also points out how important family legacy (past and future) is to your success.
Listen in to hear about Tom’s journey from humble beginnings to the successful place he’s in now, including what he learned along the way. He reflects on prideful and risk-averse mistakes he made and how you can make better decisions. Tom also gives some incredible advice on success – from non-negotiables and getting your spouse on board to preparing for big challenges.
- 1:55 – Tom’s background and career path beginnings.
- 3:30 – How family lineage affects people and why it is important to Tom.
- 7:36 – How to be less risk-averse and find what truly works for you.
- 9:46 – Two things Tom would not—and did not—give up in order to find success.
- 11:11 – How to get your spouse to be supportive of your goals.
- 19:05 – Ways to deal with challenges and not be obsessed with fear.
- 23:12 – Tom’s stance on investing and how his strategy has evolved.
- 28:38 – His take on running a business, working on projects and the importance of collaboration.
- 31:00 – How to best assess someone’s character or integrity.
Featured on the Show:
- Connect with Tom: Website | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
- Berry Hill Ranch
- Galco Properties
- Edgewater Property Solutions
- Private Equity Fund
- Investor Loan Source
- DiSC Profile
- “If McDonald’s Is A Real Estate Business, What Business Are You In?” by Peter Tanham
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