TES 061 - How $1.25 and an Attitude Created a Multimillion Dollar Entrepreneur


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In this episode, #1 Bestselling Author and Highly Acclaimed business & Entrepreneur Expert, Mel Abraham, talks with Justin Herald about his perspectives on business and life, how he started and the valuable lessons he learned along the way.

About Justin Herald

Justin herald is an author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. At the age of 25, he started his T-shirt business with only 50 dollars and his business transcended into the company Attitude Inc. His clothing brand took off with international licensing success with revenues over 20 million dollars a year.

Justin is the author of eight international bestselling books and he mentors over a hundred business owners each year. As a motivational speaker, he speaks all over the country and internationally in front of 150K people a year. He is one of the most sought after speakers from Australia.

In 2005, Justin was named The International Entrepreneur of the Year and recently, he was awarded the Future Leaders Award which recognizes him as one of the 50 most influential leaders of the next generation in Australia. He recently launched a brand called ReferUs which helps businesses to magnify their sales with the help of word of mouth referrals.

What Justin Stands For

Justin likes to keep it real. He thinks that money doesn’t make you a success but it is a by-product of doing it all. When it comes to character traits: (1) Integrity and (2) Ethics are high on the list for him.

Key Takeaways

  • NEXT: Walk away from things quicker.
  • To grow, you will have to get out of your comfort zone.
  • Business does not have to be difficult or complicated.
  • Things and mindset change so give it another try.
  • Don’t do it because it’s always been done that way.

Looking into the future

People spend too much time looking into the future. 5 year, 10 year plans sound great but we should rather look at what we are doing now. Don’t let time master you and grab the opportunities that are here today.

The Nightmare Gift

The breakup of his marriage. It led to a new, better spark.

Interview Links

The Doozy

  • Don’t change a thing



Mel is the founder of Business Breakthrough Academy and Thoughtpreneur Academy where he helps entrepreneurs bring their businesses to the world and build the lifestyle that they want. Mel is one the most sought after entrepreneurial mentor and strategic thinkers of our time. Unlike many other so called “business coaches”, Mel has lived everything he teaches and continues to do so. Mel has built, bought and sold numerous multimillion-dollar businesses for himself as well as his clients. As the author of The Entrepreneur’s Solution: The Modern Millionaire’s Path to More Profit, Fans & Freedom Entrepreneur, Mel’s strategies have helped build thousands of businesses and have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients, ranging from large corporations to startups and small family-owned businesses.

Mel is a true believer in the entrepreneurial way of life and says that this “new frontier” is the paradigm that will shift society from simply existing to living life bigger, bolder and on their own terms.

Meet Mel at http://melabraham.com/



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