075: College Dropout to True Abundance and Financial Freedom with Billy Gene Shaw III


There are literally thousands of ways to earn extra income, a full time income or even build an empire for yourself and your family. However, as Billy Gene points out, most will not do anything different than they have been doing for years. Billy Gene and I talk about how you can break free and finally earn the freedom you desire.

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Billy Gene Shaw III was born and raised in San Diego, CA, attended the University of San Diego, never graduated…and is now the CEO of a 7-figure Ads agency and a father to the beautiful Kaialani. Yes, it’s true, Billy serves as the president of one of the world’s leading digital advertising school and has learned personally from Frank Kern and Grant Cardone. The Billy Gene Is Marketing, Inc agency specializes in customer acquisition and teaches marketers how to use social media to get ROI for local businesses.

Time Stamped Show Notes

(click a time stamp below to time travel directly to that point in the conversation.)

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[spp-timestamp time=”4:34″] So, where are you at in the World?

  • San Diego – the best city in the World. I don’t care what anybody says. Best weather in the World.

[spp-timestamp time=”5:12″] ‘s Attitude of Gratitude

  • I’m most grateful to be in the position to help people…

[spp-timestamp time=”6:49″] Let’s get Personal

  • My parents grew up on welfare and got themselves out of that situation
  • Attended private Catholic Schools my entire life
  • Introduced to some of the wealthiest people in the World
  • Seeing people get murdered and the riches of the World gives me a unique perspective on life
  • Don’t bullshit people
  • The more honest and real I get the better business is

[spp-timestamp time=”9:10″] Kick in the Gut Moment

  • I lost a client that was paying us $25,000 a month
  • I cried like a little fucking punk
  • I got over it and…
  • I was an arrogant and ignorant business owner
  • Trying to figure stuff out on my own

[spp-timestamp time=”12:52″] What’s very unique about business

[spp-timestamp time=”13:20″] Think about the highest paid careers and how long it takes to get there

[spp-timestamp time=”15:00″] Enough is Enough Moment

  • I realized I landed a $25,000 a month client. I can do it again.

[spp-timestamp time=”15:55″] In business, the number one person you have to sell is yourself.

[spp-timestamp time=”18:46″] Billy Gene take the BS out of Sales

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Paying it Forward 

[spp-timestamp time=”22:02″] Action Steps you can take today.

  • If you’re looking to learn income. Here’s a play-by-play to earn more income.
  • 99.99999% of you will not do this simple play-by-play.
  • Be Willing to be…
  • broke
  • embarrassed
  • stay on a friends couch if needed
  • get small
  • Get disgustingly good at something, anything.

[spp-timestamp time=”25:50″] What daily habits make the biggest impact in your life?

  • Learning – I’m obsessed with listening to podcasts
  • Get a mentor, despite what Gary V said in his video.
  • But I do agree, take action and get to work.
  • Change you routine
  • When you get up watch to Tony Robins Videos
  • When you’re driving, listen to podcasts
  • Watch videos at Billy Gene is Marketing

[spp-timestamp time=”28:58″] What are you reading or listening to right now and why?

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[spp-timestamp time=”29:47″] Why do you feel so many men are not living their life of abundance?

  • Unwillingness to do what others are willing to do
  • Change your New Years strategy from “I’m going to get…” to “I’m willing to sacrifice…”

[spp-timestamp time=”31:25″] What does Living A Life of Abundance mean to you?

  • Making life about others

[spp-timestamp time=”33:12″] Parting piece of guidance

  • If you’re lacking the financial freedom that you desire, it’s 100% correlated with a skill set that you have and you’re getting paid what you desire.
  • The bigger the problem solved the larger the income.

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Wally’s Take Away:

  • Take action – There is no shortage of information. It can and will take time for you to learn new skills. When you take baby steps every single day, over time you can master a skill. Just one skill. That one skill could make a huge difference in your household income.
  • Read The One Thing.

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Billy speaking at #AdCon last week about choices. What choices do you want to make? pic.twitter.com/CpGAqMhc6C

— BillyGeneIsMarketing (@askbillygene) April 28, 2017

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