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EP346: John Malott (Chairman and CEO of Build Your Empire) Shares an Inspiring Story About Overcoming Adversity, & How It's Shaped His Success Today

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John Malott is the Chairman of Build Your Empire and has a passion for helping the underdog. He underwent a challenging childhood and has lost both of his siblings to drug addiction. He almost went down that same path, but with the help of mentors, he was able to get himself out of it. Entrepreneurship saved his life and in today’s episode, he explains why.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alex was so inspired by John and his backstory.
  • John had a very rough childhood upbringing and shares a little bit of his story.
  • John’s mentor changed his life for the better. Dave was an outlaw motorcycle gang member.
  • John describes the phases of success that you go through.
  • John is focused right now on building a legacy.
  • How did John get started in real estate?
  • What does John know now that he didn’t know back then?
  • How did John get involved with Build Your Empire?
  • How do people find their true passion in life?
  • Sometimes your passion finds you. Don’t use your passion to be lazy in life.
  • Problem solvers get the most criticism. Don’t let it deter you.
  • Alex does some rapid-fire questions!


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Book Recommendations:

How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie

Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand



“Entrepreneurship saved my life.”

“If your philosophies are right and if you got the formula down, you can shape your world and you can change your life and the lives of other people.”

“People use passion, in my opinion, as an excuse to do nothing.”

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