Millionaire Mindset

Is That ‘Opportunity’ Too Good to Be True?

In my line of work, I’m routinely pitched new deals and investment opportunities. Along the way, I’ve heard a lot of good sales pitches and done very well financially after investing in some of them. That said, I’ve made (saved) almost as much money by …

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Condominiums Are Horrible Investments For Landlords

It was a beautiful condominium. The layout was spacious and open, tons of natural light coming in, high-end finishings and appliances, the dining area overlooked the mountains, it was in a desirable neighborhood, and it even had a yoga studio in the complex. At first …

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This is How Startup Entrepreneurs Take Over Industries

As an early-stage/seed investor in dozens of startups, I’ve seen, and reaped the rewards, of betting on some incredible entrepreneurs with bold visions for their technologies and companies. There are a few commonalities among the hugely successful investments in startups I’ve made over the years. …

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The Sun Doesn’t Shine on Everyone Simultaneously

Earlier this month, I was reminded of a valuable lesson in life and business during my flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv. I had just woken up from a brief nap and gazed out the window to a beautiful sunset. Perfect light. The mixture of …

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How The World’s Top Entrepreneurs Spend Their Day

So-called successful people — for this blog entry it means entrepreneurs who have made hundreds of millions of dollars and maintained a balanced life — have daily habits which most regular folks do not. They spend their time more efficiently. That’s why they achieve more. …

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UFC Heavyweight Title Fight Teaches Entrepreneurs Valuable Lesson

Last night, I watched two incredibly large and talented UFC fighters square off for the Heavyweight Title. There’s something about the heavyweight division, in all combat sports, that draws the attention of any hardcore or fairweather fight fan. It’s likely the sheer force these giant …

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What the Last 300 Days Have Taught Me…

I usually wait until the end of the year to publish something like this. But frankly, 2017 has been one hell of a schooling – all for good. It’s already been a record year from many business perspectives, and I’ve met and made deals with …

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This Kills Startups Every Day

Over the last several months, I’ve been spending an unusual amount of time in Silicon Valley. Two or sometimes three trips a month – starting to feel like a second home. On some of those trips, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet with very successful venture …

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