Episode #179 with Russel Brunson of Click Funnels

Episode 179

Summary:

In Episode #179 Ari – joined by special guest hosts Adam Hopper of the Less Doing Mastermind Group – interviews Russel Brunson of DotComSecrets and the creator of ClickFunnels. During their conversation, Russel talks entrepreneurship, team-management, and the importance of continual learning.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 21:30 – Introduction of Russel Brunson from DotComSecrets and ClickFunnels
  • 22:48 – Russel shares his background
  • 24:30 – Russel was never a great student—but he became obsessed with learning when he discovered it led to money
  • 25:53 – Exploring a variety of crafts and services has made Russel a better marketer
  • 28:50 – If you really believe in what you’re doing you’ve got to get out there and be aggressive
  • 30:28 – The difference between an employee and an entrepreneur
  • 32:26 -- Your employees should be able to do 70% of your role at a minimum
  • 33:20 – Talking about Click Funnels
  • 34:30 – It took 10 months to take Click Funnels from an idea to a product
  • 35:52 – You don’t need a blueprint to get started with a project
  • 37:05 – Defining what the Click Funnels and DotComSecrets team(s) look like
  • 38:12 – Russel’s favorite tools
  • 41:10 – Learning from embarrassment
  • 44:50 – You don’t need an amazing skill-set or product to make a living as an entrepreneur
  • 45:30 – Ari is great at speaking, bad at selling
  • 45:48 – Russel’s Top 3 Tips to be More Effective
    • 46:10 – Understand sooner rather than later that you can’t do everything
    • 47:00 – There are something you just have to figure out on your own
    • 47:47 – Become good at modeling other people
  • 48:46 – If there is someone that’s already doing something well, it doesn’t mean that you can’t do it—it means you can learn from them
  • 50:05 – DotComSecrets.com

7 Key Points:

  1. Find your motivation and build everything around that.
  2. If you’re passionate about your business, you need to be highly aggressive.
  3. 98% of your ideas are ultimately going to fail.
  4. Ask yourself, How do I give myself a raise? every day.
  5. Learn from your humiliation. Learn from your mistakes.
  6. There are certain things you need to grasp yourself—outsourcing isn’t always the answer.
  7. You will need help at some point. Don’t hesitate to ask for it.

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