John Bowen is a successful entrepreneur and the founder of four multi-million dollar businesses, including CEG Worldwide, AESNation.com, and Financial Advisor Select.
He is widely recognized as a leader in the financial services industry. He currently coaches hundreds of top financial advisors on how to serve their affluent clients even more effectively. He is a prolific podcaster and author with more than 15 books to his name and is a regular columnist for The Huffington Post and Financial Planning.
In this episode, John and Stacy discuss some valuable lessons that he’s learned as an entrepreneur that you can apply to your business.
Some highlights include:
“…at that moment, I decided to be a financial advisor, really helping families so that no family went through what we did.” At minute 1:00, John talks about the moment he knew he wanted to become a financial advisor.
“There has never been a better time to become an entrepreneur.” At minute 4:00, John talks about how much opportunity there is to create wealth by serving other people.
“As entrepreneurs, we’re always trying to save money.” At minute 8:00, John talks about an important lesson that he learned in his business as well as the value of mastermind groups.
Work-life balance is important. At minute 13:20, John talks about work-life balance and his belief that we’re in business not for more business, but rather to build and support the quality of life that we want.
Create credibility and authority. At minute 16:20, John talks about the importance of online marketing.
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