What is the number one key to success?
If you said work ethic, drive, motivation, vision, knowledge, or any of the other characteristics of a great entrepreneur, then you’d only be partly correct.
While all of those play an important role in becoming successful, there is something else that is much more important: Mindset.
Ari Rastegar’s story epitomizes “if you know WHAT you want, and you know WHY you want, then the HOW will reveal itself.”
Born in Austin, Texas, Ari’s entrepreneurial journey began at a young age when he would go to yard sales with his mom and learn how to barter.
Since then he has earned a reputation as a thought leader in real estate with his innovative, technology-driven investment strategies.
Today, Ari Rastegar is the Founder and CEO of Rastegar Property Company, which specializes in recession-resilient real assets, multifamily real estate developments, and building portfolios designed to reduce risk and maximize capital appreciation potential.
Ari is a frequent contributor to popular publications like The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CBS, and International Business Times.
In this episode of the Rock Your Money, Rock Your Life, Ari and I discuss why mindset is the most important aspect of any successful person, the best way to respond to ‘energy vampires’, and why you’re underestimating what you can achieve.
What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
- The true #1 key to success
- Why you are your most important asset
- Why growth and contribution leads to a more fulfilled life
- And much more!
00:00 – Intro to Ari
03:20 – The making of a CEO
15:40 – Inner monologue: fight or flight
22:15 – The route cause of low self-esteem
26:30 – Let go of the noise
33:01 – Rock your money! Have an abundant mindset
35:40 – You are your most important asset
42:00 – The Gift of Failure
“The promises we keep to ourselves are more important than the promises that we keep to others because in that moment, you start to create self-love, you start to create self-respect, you start to create humility and humility is not necessarily thinking less of myself, it’s thinking less about myself.” – Ari Rastegar
“It’s the what and the why, the how is none of your business. You just need what you want and feel it in the depth of your core, and WHY, and the rest will be revealed.” – Ari Rastegar
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