Mark Podolsky AKA The Land Geek - Issue #329

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June 25 · Issue #329 · View online

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We are going to a new newsletter format T-L-G. Thoughts. Land. Gratitude.
email me your opinions about the change at [email protected]
Thanks for your time and attention and feedback to help me improve!

T- Thoughts
“The more you learn, the more you earn.” Warren Buffet
If I could instill one superpower into my 3 kids it would be curiosity. So often, I see them “wasting time” on Tik Tok or Instagram or Snapchat just mindlessly being entertained. I’m so quick to judge then I start looking at how I spend some of my precious time.
I might be checking email too frequently just for a dopamine hit or mindlessly watching an NBA game with all the commercials. I can imagine them looking at me with just as much frustration for how I’m spending my time as I am theirs! Oh, the hypocrisy!
I think for me it starts with awareness. A great book on this is Indistractible by Nir Eyal.
If you haven’t heard our podcast interview with him it’s one of my favorites! Check it out HERE
Nir talks about “surfing the urge” and being aware of the triggers that make you want to numb out and distract yourself with something else than what you are doing.
For me, learning is a cornerstone value of life, and each day I try to do at least some of the following:
  1. Read a non-fiction book that has stood the test of time. Classical proven wisdom.
  2. Listen to an interesting TED talk
  3. Listen to something different on my Amazon Echo i.e. Alexa play Samba music.
  4. Listen to an educational podcast or audible book when driving. (Learning on wheels.)
  5. Try to put at least one thing I learned into practice.
Let me know how I can help you… Just email me at [email protected]
Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far. –Warren Buffet
If you have thoughts or more insights you’d like to share with me don’t be shy! Email me at [email protected]
L- Land
This Week on The Art of Passive Income...
On this week’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark welcomes bestselling author Jay Papasan to the show.
Episode Notes
Jay Papasan is a bestselling author, corporate speaker, and vice president and executive editor at Keller Williams Realty Inc. He is also co-owner and co-founder of several successful businesses, such as KellerINK, Keller Capital, and, alongside his wife Wendy, Papasan Properties Group in Austin, Texas.
Jay was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. After concluding his study at the University of Memphis, he spent several years working abroad in Paris before attending New York University’s graduate writing program. After graduating he found work at HarperCollins Publishers, where he helped piece together bestselling books such as Body-for-Life by Bill Phillips and Go for the Goal by Mia Hamm. 
In 2013 Jay co-authored the bestselling real estate series The One Thing, with Gary Keller, who is the founder of Keller Williams Realty Inc. His most recent work has debuted at #6 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list and reached #1 on May 3, 2013. Since then it has made more than 500 appearances on national bestseller lists and has been translated into 30 languages. 
Listen in as they discuss:
  • Jay’s journey to where he is at now.
  • Multitasking and balance.
  • Finding your WHY by understanding what you are fundamentally working for.
  • Assessing and breaking down your goals.
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In This Week's Round Table...
On this week’s round table, Mark and the Land Geeks go “Seinfeld” and come in with absolutely no topic at all! But very quickly, they dive into an interesting conversation about what surprised each of them when they first started in this business and what still surprises them today.
Episode Notes
Joining Mark this week are: 
  • Scott Bossman
  • Tate Litchfield
  • Erik Peterson
  • Scott Todd
  • Mike Zaino
Listen as they go around the table and share what has surprised them about the land business. From their sheer ability to do it, to the complications we impose upon ourselves, learn about what they discovered about this niche and about themselves. 
TIP OF THE WEEK
Scott: You’re working hard every day, working hard for the money so do this, every morning go eat yourself a donut. Enjoy life!
Mark: My tip is a business tip of the week, I want everyone this week to review their guarantee. If your guarantee does not make you a little nervous, it’s a meek week guarantee. You can steal my guarantee, my land clients, when they buy a piece of property we guarantee they are going to love that property, and for whatever reason, they don’t love it then we either exchange the property they do love or refund them. We have a 365-Day-Exchange-Guarantee. It’s very simple, happy customers guaranteed.
WANT TO LISTEN TO MORE?
Did you enjoy this episode? If you did, check out this exciting roundtable episode where we discuss lessons learned from past mistakes. 
Are you ready to learn more about land investing? Just click HERE to schedule a call.
G -Gratitude
Thanks to Flight School student Derek & Ashley Gelber for sharing their success:
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