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Contrarian Cashflow - John Blanton EPISODE 1, 25th October 2020
Exiting Corporate America After Building a $20 Million Business Unit - Jerome Myers
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Exiting Corporate America After Building a $20 Million Business Unit - Jerome Myers

Jerome Myers is the founder of The Myers Development Group. He is a fellow podcaster, entrepreneur, and real estate investor. Jerome started his journey by climbing the corporate ladder until one day dropped out, and set sail into the entrepreneurship world.

[00:01 – 07:56] Opening Segment

  • I introduce the guest, Jerome Myers
  • Jerome talks about his background and how his journey began


[07:57 – 14:33] From Professional Engineer to Apartment Owner

  • Jerome shares what it was like turning from a corporate dropout to multifamily ownership


[14:34 – 28:51] Exiting the Corporate World

  • Jerome discusses how he prepared and went about transitioning from the corporate world to entrepreneurship
  • Jerome shares fantastic advice for individuals considering the same transition
  • The people that supported Jerome in his journey
  • What would you do today if you were given a chance to start the transition all over again?
  • Diversify your streams of income


[28:52 – 31:30] Lead A Life That Excites You

  • How do you feel now after exiting the corporate world?
  • It led to a lifestyle that I’m excited about.
  • What advice would you give to the people trying to diversify their income stream?
  • Make sure there’s something tangible to what you’re doing
  • Figure out how you can make an impact


[31:31 – 36:02] The Contrarian 3-Pack

  • What would you say the most contrarian investment is within your portfolio?
  • It’s got to be apartments. I like small apartments.
  • What’s your favorite activity to do with your friends and family outside of work?
  • I love caves. So, when we go away, a lot of times, we wind up on the Caribbean, and we’ll go into wild caves and check out stuff.
  • What actions, whether within work or family, offer you the most fulfillment in life?
  • I love hanging out with my girls. They are my favorite people in the world.
  • Connect with Jerome online! See the links below.


Tweetable Quotes:

“I always knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur.” – Jerome Myers

“The thing that I did wrong, John, was I self-educated. And I’ll tell this to anybody. It was the most inefficient and ineffective way to figure out how to get this thing done.” - Jerome Myers

“The final thing I would have done if I could do it all over again would be to be more vocal about who I am and what I’m about.” – Jerome Myers

 

Find out more about Jerome on his website.

 

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