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The Land Geek Weekly Digest

August 27 · Issue #338 · View online

A weekly newsletter to help you become a better land investor so you can create passive income without renters, rehabs renovations or rodents. Learn more at www.thelandgeek.com/training


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
“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.” – Simon Sinek
When I first started my land business I worked really hard. As a man possessed. I had a young baby at home, a stay-at-home mom, and felt tremendous pressure to provide.
I would wake up at 5:00 AM work in my land business for 90 minutes, grab a bar or protein shake be stressed during my 45-minute commute in traffic, and start working at my investment banking job.
All during my work I would check emails, respond to buyers and sellers and instead of eating lunch out just continue working my land business.
I would then get home, rock my fussy baby son under the oven vent (he liked the white noise), have a drink to relax, and then eat dinner.
After dinner, I would spend an hour with my wife and then work in the business until 11:00 typically about 2-3 hours more.
I worked early mornings, late nights, and weekends. I was passionate about how the land business could provide a better life for my family and I saw a way out of my soulless corporate job.
It took my mentor Ori to show me a smarter better way to work and transition to working on instead of in the business with people and systems and eventually software with Scott Todd’s help.
If you feel like working your land business and managing your life is stressful and not a passion here’s my advice.
#1. Make sure you have a big purpose that’s bigger than just you.
#2. Give yourself a hard stop. For example, if I haven’t created a passive income land investing machine in 36 months and I’ve honestly done my very best it’s time to find something that resonates with me more.
If you want to feel happy, do something for yourself. If you want to feel fulfilled, do something for someone else.” – Simon Sinek
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 and Scott welcome the Chief Strategy Officer of entrepreneurs and business owners, Aaron Scott Young to the show.
Episode Notes
Aaron Scott Young is a lifelong entrepreneur, trusted advisor, and business owner. He discovered his passion and talent for entrepreneurship early in life, and at age 18, he formed a recycling company in Portland, Oregon. He grew the company to 5,000 customers before selling it to become one of the first cellular phone dealers in Portland.
For over 34 years, his garnered experiences from founding, acquiring, and directing multi-million dollar businesses as well as working as an officer for a publicly-traded, multi-national company, have set him apart from the crowd as a trusted advisor of knowledge and authority.
 Today, Aaron is the CEO of Laughlin Associates, a pioneer in the incorporation industry that has helped over 100,000 entrepreneurs start, grow and profit from their businesses. He has made it his life’s work to arm other business owners with success formulas that immediately provide exponential growth and protection for their business.
Listen in as they discuss:
  • Aaron’s journey to developing wealth.
  • Elements of a strong and successful business.
  • What you need to grow your business.
  • Qualities of a successful entrepreneur.
  • Formulas to incorporate into your business.
And, more!
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In This Week's Round Table...
On this week’s round table episode, the Land Geeks discuss their highlights and takeaways from the live Bootcamp that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Episode Notes
Joining Mark this week are:
  • Erik Peterson
  • Teria Harris
  • Tate Litchfield
  • Mike Zaino
Listen in as they go around the table and share their biggest takeaways from the recent Land Geek Bootcamp. From networking and enjoying the VIP room to interactive sessions in the regular room, it’s safe to say that this year’s live Bootcamp was one for the books. Tune in to hear more!
TIP OF THE WEEK
Mark: My tip is the book I love, Simon Sinek, The Infinite Game! He talks about business, business values, culture, and why it is important. It’s really a phenomenal book, especially if you’re building your virtual assistant team.
Want To Listen More?
Did you enjoy this episode? If you did, check out one of our exciting roundtable episodes where we discuss why you need to go to the Land Geek Bootcamp.
G -Gratitude
Thanks to Kirk Peart for sharing his Post-Bootcamp and Flight School experience with us.
Geeky Links!
Habit Stacking: How to Build New Habits by Taking Advantage of Old Ones
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