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How To Not Suck At Sales

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Do you suck at making a sale? If so, don't feel bad because you're not alone. The good news is, it doesn't have to be so tough. If you think about it, we're always selling. [...]

Turn Your Dreams Into Your Reality

December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Are you taking the necessary action to make your dreams come true? We all have things we hope and wish for, but if we don't take action, the dream just sits there instead of becoming [...]

How Hard Are You Hustling And Grinding?

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

I live to grind EVERY SINGLE DAY. Do you incorporate the hustle into your daily habits? Anyone that's on my team knows that I’m the kind of guy that doesn’t want to mess around or [...]

Make It Onto A Top Influencer List in 2018

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Do you want to become a top influencer in your industry? If so, what are you doing to make that happen? A really great way to boost your credibility and visibility is to get your [...]

Friday Funday 31: NEXT WEEK Is Fiiiiire – Will You Be There??

December 1st, 2017|0 Comments

NEXT WEEK IT'S HERE!!! Words cannot describe how nervous and excited I am for next week's Live to Grind EVENT! And to say that it will be packed with influencers and business celebs is an understatement. [...]

Build A Following And Create A Movement

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Consistency and hard work can help you build a following and receive mind-blowing opportunities that you'd never imagine. These achievements won't just appear out of thin air. You have to get out there and do [...]

Don’t Sabotage Your Greatness With Small Thinking

November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The number one thing I see holding people back from achieving big goals is the fact that they aren't willing to think bigger. Many people find a form of comfort in thinking small, even if [...]

Friday Funday 30: Be On T.V.? Here’s Your Chance + BLACKFRIDAY Special!

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Apple T.V. Premiere! The Live to Grind show is officially live on Apple T.V.! We've also been debuting it on Facebook to let everyone see it who isn't using Apple T.V. yet. And this past [...]

Use Crowdfunding To Help Fund Your Endeavors

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Crowdfunding is a valuable form of marketing that can create an opportunity to raise money quickly without a major upfront investment. For this reason, many people are choosing this route when pitching their product via [...]

8 Benefits Of Hosting Your Own Event

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Hosting an event to promote your brand can have tremendous benefits for your business. Unfortunately, the idea of planning and putting together your own event can be extremely intimidating. In fact, plenty of people give [...]

Stop Wasting Precious Time On The Wrong Clients

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The clients you choose to work with have a huge impact on your overall success. Sometimes people take on clients that they don’t necessarily like or connect with just for the sake of getting paid. [...]

Invest In Powerful Relationships

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

The relationships and connections that you have in your life define your future and the opportunities that come your way. From accomplishing different business endeavors to achieving personal goals, having the right people in your corner [...]

Do You Have The Grit It Takes To Succeed?

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

It takes some serious grit to make it as an entrepreneur. Do you have the courage, strength, and endurance to keep going when things get tough? You have to possess the stamina to take things [...]

The Crazy Ones Change The World

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

As entrepreneurs, we always seem to have multiple things going on all at once. On top of that, we're consistently coming up with new ideas to add into the mix. So how do we keep from [...]

Friday Funday 29: How Do I Get On FACEBOOK WATCH!?

November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

What is Facebook Watch? Have you heard about Facebook Watch!? It's a game-changer. It's Facebook’s latest push into video and went live in August of this year. Very recently still! The Watch tab sits in [...]

Your Audience Wants To Be Heard… Are You Listening?

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

How well are you listening to your audience? Keep in mind that your biggest fans are the ones that will help you achieve your biggest goals. A little appreciation towards them goes a long way. [...]

Live In The Moment And Appreciate The Now

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Lately, there’s been a lot going on all at once in my life. I’ll admit, I’m still on cloud nine from everything that happened just a couple of weeks ago. From getting engaged to attending [...]

Friday Funday 28: Lewis Howes BONANZA!!!

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Lewis Howes Bonanza It was awesome to catch up with a podcaster and entrepreneur I've long since admired at the premiere of the film Think & Grow Rich: The Legacy...Lewis Howes! ...But then, it got [...]

Scale Your Business To 6 Figures And Beyond

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

One thing that many entrepreneurs seem to have in common is that they tend to get caught up in all of the little details. "I need an LLC!" "Is this logo going to work?" "This landing [...]

Free Versus Paid Content: Finding A Balance

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

When creating content for your brand or business, it can be tough deciding what content should be given away for free versus what you should offer within a paid program. You may also wonder how [...]

Friday Funday 27: Think & Grow Rich – MOVIE PREMIERE PICS! + She Said “YES”!

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The. Movie. Of. The. YEAR! I cannot even tell you how amazing this past week has been. For one, we went to the WORLD PREMIERE of the Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy movie in L.A. on Saturday. [...]

Build Your Team And Create Accountability

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

When it comes to building your brand or business, it's all about the team! They say if you want to go fast, you go alone, but if you want to go far, you need to [...]

Start With Your Why

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

I want you to ask yourself one simple question. Why? Why do you do the things that you do and why do you pursue certain ventures in your life? It's really easy to get caught [...]

Friday Funday 26: Are You A “Farmer” Too??? 🙂

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Like a farmer, I'm pumped for the harvest! You ever have that feeling of 'wow, I work soooo hard and haven't seen the real results yet?' As business owners, this is common! We are like [...]

Transform Your Life With Positive Thinking

October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

If there's one thing you should never doubt, it's the power of your own mind. Do you see yourself as an optimistic or pessimistic person? If your head is clouded with negative thoughts and doubt, [...]

If You Want To Be Successful, Stop Being Average!

October 9th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s hard for me to understand why some people choose to remain average or unhappy in life. It just doesn’t make any sense. Life is way too short to accept something that’s mediocre. I speak [...]

Friday Funday 25: I Feel Like A… Happy Little Ping Pong?!

October 6th, 2017|0 Comments

A week from tomorrow... We're just 8 days away from the PREMIERE of the Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy movie in L.A.   Ever heard of...?  Lewis Howes, Rob Dyrdek, Barbara Corcoran, Grant Cardone, Bob Proctor, Sharon Lechter, [...]

Following The FUND Formula

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Over the past couple of years, I’ve learned a lot about raising money through crowdfunding. What I’ve learned is the formula that you need to use whether you’re trying to sell out an event, become [...]

5 Helpful Strategies For Creating Consistent Content

October 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Creating consistent content can get tough, especially when you’re feeling uninspired. Most people have a hard time coming up with new information to cover every week, and this is why a lot of them don’t [...]

Friday Funday 24: Question: What Is Short And Sweet With Specks Of Orange?

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Short & Sweet... Today's newsletter is going to be short and sweet for ya! [And our team loves orange]. 😉 Samantha and I just moved out of our apartment in Orlando (not because of a [...]

How To Fund The Goal You’ve Been Putting Off Without Spending A Dime

September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have something you want to accomplish but don’t have the funds to make it happen, it’s time to start getting creative. People often believe that you need money to make money, but this [...]

Overcome Your Fear Of Going Live

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Using video in your business strategy is a really great opportunity to build a connection with your audience. Instead of hearing your voice in a podcast episode or reading your words in an email, video [...]

Friday Funday 23: Looking For 1 More + Pool Table Confessions

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

One More Person Needed This coming Tuesday, the 26th we'll be kicking off our FINAL Accelerator of the year. I wasn't going to do another but because of popular demand, I decided to run one [...]

Create A Killer Online Course Today

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

How often do you challenge yourself to do the things you consider “unthinkable?” It can be extremely rewarding to push yourself past limitations, and you might be surprised with what you’re actually able to accomplish. [...]

The Most Valuable Asset To Your Business [It’s Free!]

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You are only as good as the company you keep.” And hey, maybe there’s nothing wrong with the company you keep. But, are you limiting your reach to the same [...]

Friday Funday 22: Think And Grow Rich – MOVIE SNEAK PEEK!

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The. Movie. Of. The. YEAR! I cannot even tell you how excited that I am right now. We are just a month away from the L.A. PREMIERE of the Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy movie. You can [...]

Top 5 Personal Brands Who Are Doing It Right: #3 Might Surprise You!

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

What is a personal brand? Your personal brand is a direct extension and reflection of who you are and what you're known for. How do you want others to see you? Your brand is your [...]

Motivating a Crowd Through Public Speaking

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Public speaking can be pretty scary, and many people ask how I do it. To be honest, it wasn’t always easy for me. I learned through a lot of practice, stepping outside of my comfort [...]

Friday Funday 21: New Freebie + Sneak Peek At A Pillow That Will Change Your Life

September 8th, 2017|0 Comments

New Freebie - Grab & Share Wanted to share with you guys FIRST before anyone else... My team has been working on a new 'funnel' using Click Funnels. Have you used it for your business? We [...]

5 Free Ways to Invest in Yourself

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

I’m very passionate about investing in myself and my brand, and I strongly encourage that if you aren’t already doing this, start now. Maybe you’re thinking, "What does that even mean exactly? How do I [...]

The Power of Healthy Habits and Having a Routine

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Creating a routine for yourself and changing your bad habits into good ones will allow you to be more productive and successful. In the past, I would never set a schedule or routine for myself. [...]

Friday Funday 20: Guess Who’s Back? + LA Venue + Recording Mania

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Guess Who's Back? Sooooo...you may have noticed you didn't get a Friday Funday newsletter last week -- our apologies! I was in Chicago shooting some AMAZING footage for a branding client. We shot video episodes, [...]

Keep Track of Your Progress To Achieve Greatness

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Life can flash right past you in the blink of an eye. Before you know it, you may have missed a deadline or lost track of what you’ve even gotten accomplished this week. It’s important [...]

12 Tips To Live By For Entrepreneurial Success

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is no easy task, and it takes a lot of dedication and hard work. There’s plenty of information out there designed to help you, but most of it boils down to [...]

Take The Leap: Regret Cuts Deep

August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Ever felt a time where you are faced between the biggest decision in your life and you are not sure whether to take the leap and go for it or stay back in your comfort [...]

Connecting On An Entirely New Level: 3 Lessons Learned from Isolation in the Woods

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

This past weekend my Live to Grind mastermind came together on location in Iowa. We went to my neck of the woods -- literally -- at my cabin in Garnavillo. We were completely disconnected from [...]

Friday Funday 19: Welcome To… Iowa…?

August 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Hello from Iowa! As you all know, I grew up in Eastern Iowa. I'm from a town of 754 people called Garnavillo. TODAY my Elite Mastermind crew converges on the very spot where I grew [...]

Why Put It Off When You Can Do It Now?

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Everyday I see statuses on Facebook, tweets on Twitter, and stories on Snapchat of people wanting to accomplish something, but they never put their minds to it and wait to do it later. I always [...]

3 Marketing Platforms That Will Change Your Life

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Marketing is everywhere. There’s advertisements on t-shirts, hats, flyers, busses, benches, cars, literally anything that you can think of you can put an advertisement on it. We see ads so often in our everyday lives [...]

Friday Funday 18: 3 Things I’ve Learned From “Cactus Jack”

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Do You Know "Cactus Jack"? In last week's Friday Funday newsletter we talked about how Kevin Harrington got on Shark Tank...as a shark. What about going on Shark Tank as an entrepreneur looking to pitch? [...]

The Light at The End of The Tunnel

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Do you ever feel like you will never reach that endpoint that you are hoping for? Like there’s no hope through the journey that you are taking and there will be no light at the [...]

Events Have Changed My Life

August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Are you attending events in your industry? If not, you are missing out on BIG opportunities that you can be getting with your business and brand. I live to attend events, network, and now am [...]

Friday Funday 17: How To Get On Shark Tank? [Details Inside]

August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

How Kevin Harrington Got on Shark Tank One of the featured podcasts this week (scroll down in this email) is episode 259 with Kevin Harrington, founder of As Seen on TV and one of the original sharks [...]

How to Balance Your Life

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Life can be challenging when you have numerous things to balance including work, socializing with friends, making time for family, and getting an adequate amount of sleep every night. We all want to be successful [...]

The Power of the Mastermind

July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Synergy between a group of people is what allows numerous successful individuals to be at the high points at their lives right now. Mastermind’s just recently started to boom in the entrepreneurship world, but a [...]

Friday Funday 16: [First Class] Shoutouts To …

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Why I'm So Proud of Bernard It's finally live! Bernard Paraiso launched his podcast Views From 3B this week. So, he deserves a first-class shout out! It's a deep dive into insights, tools, and stories from first-class [...]

Social Media is Taking Over the World

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

In this day and age, marketing your brand and business is an entire new ball game. The old ways of sending flyers, putting ads on newspapers, and sometimes emails barely works. Marketing is taking over [...]

Are You Cutting Yourself Short?

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

There are so many people who underestimate themselves on a daily basis. In the nation, about 85% of people lack confidence and typically don’t take action to do anything about it. The problem is that [...]

Friday Funday 15: From Rock Bottom To Kevin Harrington (Of Shark Tank)…

July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Exactly 4 Years Ago... 4 years ago this past Wednesday was a day I will NEVER forget. July 19th, 2013: I Hit Rock Bottom I thought it was the end for me. After consecutive weeks [...]

Time Doesn’t Stop

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

“Two days, over 10 things to get finished and I feel like my head is going to explode.” Have you ever been in that position? Ever felt like that when you are stressed about all [...]

Learn to Grow Your Brand and Influence: How a 15 Year Old is Doing it Through Music

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have an invention, product, or service that you are trying to sell it may be difficult for others to purchase it if no one knows who you are. Think about it, if you [...]

Friday Funday 14: A Surprise Guest Reveals The “Framework”

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A few weeks ago at our first ever in-person mastermind weekend in Orlando, Florida -- the small, tight knit group of my new crew got a surprise visit... We were all privy to some golden nuggets [...]

Your Team Will Take You Far

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Who has accomplished big successes in their lifetime by themselves? They either have a team, friend, or significant other that pushes them to achieve successes. No one can be successful with a team of one. [...]

4 Ways to Stay Consistent

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

There are many people who start a project, work on it really hard, and then give up a couple days later because they lack the skill of consistency. Staying on task and focusing on specific [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Take Action

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

We all have been through stages of doubt, uncertainty, and questioning every move that we make, but what does that ultimately lead to? It leads to never taking that step to reach your goals that [...]

Friday Funday 13: How Do You Push Through? I Wanna Know…

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Happy 4th of July! Hope you had some fun in the sun with friends and family during the 4th. Any cool fireworks? Come tell me about it on Facebook! Keep On Keepin' On After some [...]

Friday Funday 12: 2 Take Aways From Social Media Day…(Today)

June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Social Media Day is Today As I learned from Joel Comm when I interviewed him on the Live to Grind podcast, today is Social Media Day! I almost flew out to Denver to join Joel for [...]

Friday Funday 11: Confession + Quick Challenge [Peek Inside For Deets!]

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

YouTube Confession I'll admit it: I talk a big game.  And I'm proud of thinking BIG and working hard! But... I'll be the first to admit that I don't have EVERYTHING figured out and perfect...yet. [...]

Friday Funday 10: Sharks Aren’t The Only Thing To Watch Out For As Summer Approaches…

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Summertime FOMO Can we have some #realtalk for a minute? Cool. Please dig up your goals for 2017.  - Are they buried in a notebook? - On a vision board you've stopped noticing? - Or [...]

Friday Funday 9: Deadline Extended: Read ASAP So You Don’t Miss It!

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Exciting Things Already Happening in June! Hello from PUERTO RICO! Today is my girlfriend's birthday -- Happy Birthday, Samantha! And we are taking a little weekend getaway to Puerto Rico. Fun in the sun! And... Last [...]

Friday Funday 8: Am I In Your Inner Circle? Wanna Be In Mine?

June 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Think & Grow Rich Strikes Again Earlier this week I drove from Iowa back to Florida. It's a long drive! I was visiting family for Memorial Day Weekend and helping out back at Adams' Ice (listen to the [...]

Friday Funday 7: Pushed Too Far? You Be The Judge

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

My accelerator students PUSHED me! We are just wrapping up a fantastic Elite accelerator. It's the last of its kind for a while because this summer has some huge things up its sleeve... Inside the [...]

Friday Funday 6: Think And Grow Rich… You’ve Heard Of It Right?

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

A book changed my life. If you've ever heard me speak on stage or on the Live to Grind podcast, you've heard me mention the book Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. What you [...]

Friday Funday 5: Sorry For The Delay [Big Reveal Inside!]

May 12th, 2017|0 Comments

It's Finally Here... Over the past few weeks, I've been teasing about Accelerant Magazine! Sorry for makin' you wait! 🙂 My team had it prepped and printed for YEC a few weeks ago in April (that's [...]

Friday Funday 4: Is Snapchat Dead? [Need Your Opinion]

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

So, what do you think?...Is Snapchat dead? First off, are you even on Snapchat? I'd be interested to hear! Hit reply and let me know...or better yet, snap me @btadams18 if you're on there and I'll snap [...]

Friday Funday 3: 2.5 Million Views On YouTube – HOW???

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

How a Video Got 2.5 Million Views on YouTube... The past week -- well, month really! -- has been an all-out grind, full of ups, downs, and even some exciting wins my team and I [...]

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Epic Failure: Why This Webinar Ended Up Being My Favorite EVER

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Click on this video below to play the [edited] webinar replay! Links to Things Mentioned in Webinar Niche Celebrity Checklist Get PDF free here: livetogrind.com/celebrity-worksheet Influencer Accelerator Academy More information + checkout: livetogrind.com/academy Influencer Accelerator Elite [...]

Friday Funday 2: How You Can Get On TV, HuffPo, Etc.

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Last week was one of the best of my life... no exaggeration!... What was the best part? Had to be the premiere of Ambitious Adventures. We did it! Thank you for your support. I wish [...]

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5 Things You MUST Do To Get On T.V. [HINT: I did this last week to get on a morning show in under 72 hours]

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

If you've been following me on Facebook recently, you know that last week we premiered my T.V. show Ambitious Adventures... It was a hit! [That's me on the right with Greg Rollett on the red [...]

Friday Funday 1: Because Friday’s Are Awesome [Surprise Inside]

January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Brandon here...with a media opp for you! I just got back to Orlando (where I live) from a 48-hour trip to Iowa (where I'm from) to line up more sponsors for the Young Entrepreneur Convention [...]

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5 Totally Cool [But Unexpected] Ways Podcasting Grows Your Business

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

When I started podcasting in February of 2015, I did it to get more visibility. To grow my brand. I looked around and saw lots of places to garner quality marketing attention, but they all [...]