In this episode, we interview Brandon Adams, an Emmy Award-Winning Producer and the host of the TV Series Success in Your City. Brandon shares how a book changed his life and why you should not quit until you get what you want.
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(00:33)– Brandon tells us about himself
- From a small town in Iowa where his dad sold packaged ice for a living, he himself eventually got into sales too
- Got kicked out of college for fighting
- Then he read the book, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and it changed his life and encouraged him to do something
(2:30) – Brandon explains his business
- Got into videography because of crowdfunding
- Learned video production and has now produced 3 different tv-shows
- In 2017 he started the company Accelerant Media Group then sold it in 2018 to travel the country and film a documentary Success in Your City with his wife
- He helps people create video content for businesses
- Just released their book “The Road To Success”
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(6:55)- Brandon shares what he is excited about right now
- Excited to see where technology goes because it is giving everyone, especially entrepreneurs, the opportunity to succeed
- Excited to see how video evolves and grows more- content is everything
(9:40) – Brandon tells us about rock bottom and how it affected him
- Almost had to file for bankruptcy at one point
- He learned that he can solve problems in the worst of situations and was forced to figure it out
- “Your temporary set back can lead to your future success”
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(12:28) – Why Brandon believes entrepreneurs fail
- Surrounded by the wrong people
- You have to be around people who will support you and push you forward but not tell you to quit
(13:05) Brandon’s advice for entrepreneurs- take out a loan or bootstrap it?
- He is not for big loans and believes it is better to take a long time to build it organically with your own hard work
- Fewer strings attached in the long run
- “Have someone buy it before you make it and make sure there is a demand for something before you go all in.”
(16:34) Parting advice for listeners
- Success is what you make it.
- Don’t let society change your view of success
- Once you figure out what success is to you, make a plan to eventually achieve that goal
- Go read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Learn more about Brandon:
- brandontadams on all social media
- The Road To Success book