10 Lessons from a Billionaire (Part 1 of 2)

There’s so much to learn from the way an ultra-successful leader thinks, speaks and communicates with others to achieve a goal. In today’s episode (Part 1 of 2), we’re tapping into the billionaire mindset with 10 key lessons from Gary Keller.

Gary Keller is the co-founder and current Executive Chairman of Keller Williams Realty and KWx, the largest real estate company in the world, and among the small number of billionaires currently in the U.S. The advice he’s shared over the years is incredibly valuable, no matter where you are in your leadership journey. This episode is meant to be listened to more than once.

Check out “Part 2 – MORE Lessons from a Billionaire” <— Link

Episode Resources

To help you make the most of this advice, we’ve listed the timestamps for each lesson along with any related resources, so you can revisit them as needed.

Lesson 1: “People will not unify if you don’t lead them.”

Skip ahead to 01:58

Related resource: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”  (Book by Patrick Lencioni)

Lesson 2: “You don’t have to travel the world to change it.”

Skip ahead to 03:23 

Related resource: “The Global Leadership Podcast

(Podcast by the Global Leadership Network)

Lesson 3: “Make peace with the boredom of focus.”

Skip ahead to 05:20

Related resource: “The ONE Thing

(Book by Gary Keller)

Lesson 4: “When you want to supercharge your life, you have to put in the extra hours.”

Skip ahead to 08:08

Lesson 5: “The individual that changes the world is the one who never gave up.”

Skip ahead to 10:23

Related resource: “Think Like a CEO Podcast

Podcast hosted by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Lesson 6: “You can either disrupt or be disrupted.”

Skip ahead to 12:54

Lesson 7: “There is a massive difference between organic growth and disruptive growth.”

Skip ahead to 14:13

Related resource: “The Innovator’s Dilemma

(Book by Clayton Christensen)

Lesson 8: “There’s always a disruptor. When it stops being you, it’s going to be someone else.”

Skip ahead to 18:50

Related resource: “Business Wars Podcast

(Podcast hosted by David Brown)

Lesson 9: “When you don’t have what you want in life, you’re missing a relationship.”

Skip ahead to 20:26

Lesson 10: “The team is what wins the championship.”

Skip ahead to 22:46

Related resource: “Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast

(Podcast hosted by Craig Groeschel)


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