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Today’s guest is Chad Bonham, filmmaker, author, and co-founder of 51 West Entertainment. He has been working in mass media for 29 years. A graduate of the University of Tulsa, Chad has written extensively for over 30 publications and online sites and has authored or co-authored 27 books including Everybody Needs A Head Coach, The Seven C’s of Leadership, 3D Coach, and Life In The Fairway.
Along with his work as a journalist and author, Chad has enjoyed success as a broadcast and film producer. He has produced, directed and written six feature length documentaries including The Battle For Brandon and Before The Kick, both of which he is developing into feature film screenplays.
Chad has also taken his media experience into the film marketing world as a consultant for various companies such as Ribbow Media, Provident Films, Pure Flix Entertainment, Sony Films, and Affirm Films on more than a dozen movies that have tallied over $200 million at the box office.
Chad has spent six years as a media instructor at Victory College in the School of Creative Arts. He also hosts "The CSJ Podcast" and serves as managing editor of christiansportsjournal.com. Chad and his wife Amy live in Broken Arrow, Okla., with sons Lance, Cole and Quinn.
How did Chad reach the point of accomplishing all of this? He came from humble beginnings, but his parents instilled some important lessons into him from the start. While it took him a little time to transition from being an employee to really going after his dreams, he’s become unstoppable.
Today Chad will share with us more about how his humble upbringings had a big impact on how he handled money in the future.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode:
- What the financial transition looks like when going from being employed to being a freelancer
- The challenges of being the first person in the family to graduate with a four-year degree
- The importance of operating from a mindset of abundance.
- Why it’s so important to communication about finances and the budget with your spouse or partner.
Check out some of Chad’s latest work: