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016 - Ray Higdon - Overcoming Your Obstacles

By Elliot Roe

Ray Higdon had a high-paying, stable, comfortable corporate job, but when the bosses pushed him to work extended hours and give up his weekends, he had enough. He left the corporate world and got into real estate, where he had quick success, at least until the housing bubble popped. In a blink of an eye, he was seven figures in debt and struggling to pay his bills. In this episode of The A-Game Advantage Podcast, Elliot and Ray discuss how Ray was able to get out of that hole and become one of the biggest names in network marketing. Tune in to discover the Mindsets that allowed Ray to enormous huge obstacles into overwhelming success. Time Stamped Show Notes... [1:40] - Ray shares his story [1:50] - Left high paying corporate job to get into real estate. [2:35] - Did very well until the real estate crash. Ended up $1,000,000 in debt. [2:50] - Got invited to a network marketing presentation, joined, and ended up being the top earner in the company. [4:05] - Discussing the negative stigma of network marketing [4:45] - Ray knew lots of people who had been successful in it, so knew it was possible. [5:05] - This is the lowest risk, lowest overhead, way for an average person to start a home business. [5:55] - Many people use it as a launch pad to start other businesses. [7:00] - The importance of Mindset in marketing and business. [7:10] - It’s the #1 trait. It doesn’t matter if you’re the most skilled or have the best tactics, without Mindset, you won’t go far. [8:30] - Why Ray hired Elliot even after achieving success and earning lots of money. [9:45] - This biggest roadblock holding people back from business success. [10:40] - Learning lessons from setbacks and obstacles. [11:15] - Why making more money is the best thing you can do for the world. [13:30] - Self-sabotage and the fear of being successful [13:45] - “You’ll never become that which you despise.” [14:45] - The fear of putting your face out on social media. [17:45] - Advice for those dealing with financial struggles [18:00] - The story of Felix Dennis [19:10] - Change your focus, change your direction. [20:05] - Book recommendations [23:05] - Fine-tuning your Mindset to take your success to the next level. [25:45] - Being a coach doesn’t mean you have to be perfect. [26:50] - The ROI of investing in yourself 3 Key Points Mindset is everything. All the skill in the world is meaningless if you have a poor mindset. There will always be obstacles. Learn to use them to take your game to the next level, rather than trying to live an obstacle-free life. If you’re going through hard times, know that there is someone out there who has gone through worse and turned it around. Contact/Resources Primed Mind – Elliot’s Mindset App Ray's Website– Rank Makers Ray's Twitter Ray's Instagram Ray's Facebook Credits Podcast Production, Editing, Show Notes & Transcript by Podcastily  

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