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Contrarian Cashflow - John Blanton EPISODE 18, 25th January 2021
Quitting Silicon Valley Tech Leadership To Helping Investors Build Passive Income - Spencer Hilligoss
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Quitting Silicon Valley Tech Leadership To Helping Investors Build Passive Income - Spencer Hilligoss

Spencer Hilligoss is an active syndicator, real estate investor, and executive leader. He leads business development, operations, and investor relations for Madison Investing.

Spencer is a technology leader with a 13-year track record of building high-performing teams across five companies - three of them, software "unicorns" - valued at more than $1B. He built and led the origination teams for LendingHome and led their Professional Development group.

Spencer is a member of the 2021 Forbes Real Estate Council and a Registered Representative of Growth Capital Services, member FINRA, SIPC.

[00:01 – 03:00] Opening Segment

  • I introduce and welcome our guest, Spencer Hilligoss
  • What's keeping him busy these days
  • Congratulating Spencer with his recently acquired broker's license

[03:01 – 07:19] Spencer’s Story

  • Spencer talks about his journey to reach where he is today
  • He shares his background

[07:20 – 14:19] Financial Offense and Defense

  • Spencer shares his perspective on financial offense and financial defense
  • Taking action and inaction 


[14:20 – 26:06] Silicon Valley Tech Leadership

  • How he found himself joining the Silicon Valley Tech Industry and taking up leadership roles
  • The FOUR factors/steps in working at a tech company in Silicon Valley
  • Spencer shares his insights on coaching programs


[26:07 – 31:06] Helping Investors Build Passive Income

  • Spencer talks about why he transitioned to a different career


[31:07 – 38:30] Madison Investing

  • Spencer shares the story behind Madison Investing
  • He mentions what it's like starting a business with his spouse
  • He talks about what they do in Madison Investing
  • How they find and vet deals and take care of their investors


[38:31 – 48:43] Passive Path To Financial Freedom

  • Spencer's take on the passive path to financial freedom
  • The biggest mistake real estate investors make


[48:44 – 54:49] The Contrarian 3-Pack

  • What would you say is the most contrarian investment you've made?
  • Buying precious metals
  • What's your favorite activity to do with your friends and family outside of work?
  • Going to the park with my kids
  • What actions, whether within work or family, offer you the most fulfillment in life?
  • Hearing feedback from people that you have made a positive impact on
  • Get in touch with Spencer. See the links below.

 

Tweetable Quotes:

"I'm the anti-empire guy. What I want is full financial autonomy, geographical autonomy. I wanna be the best dad possible, the best husband possible, and live life on our terms." – Spencer Hilligoss

"Before you pay money to a person who's going to be educating you, take the time to ensure they actually have done the thing they are about to educate you on." – Spencer Hilligoss

"The single biggest mistake that real estate investors particularly make…is they breeze right by the notion that you have to pick the right strategy." – Spencer Hilligoss

 

Reach out to Spencer through LinkedIn or their website https://www.madisoninvesting.com/

 

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