Patrick Bet-David’s amazing story starts with his family fled Iran during the revolution to a refugee camp in Germany eventually immigrating to America when he was 12-years old; eventually being granted US citizenship.
After high school Patrick joined the U.S. military and served in the 101st Airborne before starting a business career in the financial services industry with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. After a tenure with a couple traditional companies, he was inspired to launch PHP Agency Inc., an insurance marketing organization – and did so before he turned 30.
Patrick is passionate about shaping the next generation of leaders by teaching thought provoking perspectives on entrepreneurship and disrupting the traditional approach to a career. Patrick’s popularity surged and created a buzz in the hearts of entrepreneurs all over the world when The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Seconds, a video he created, accumulated over 25 million views online.
Patrick speaks on a range of business, leadership and entrepreneurial topics including how and why to become an entrepreneur and the importance of learning how to fully process issues. He is particularly passionate about the need for every individual to pursue their desires, once stating, “Most of the greatest world changers and heroes of all time are at the graveyard undiscovered because they never sold out to their dreams and desires.”
In This Episode:
- Do immigrants work harder?
- Getting started as an entrepreneur at a young age.
- The importance of the level of value and level of service.
- Why school isn’t for everyone.
- The importance of self-education.
- What’s in entrepreneurial DNA?
- What is your number 1 product?
- The ability to process issues.
- Flipping the script on why you make money.
Patrick’s Favorite Quote:
“History will be kind to me, I intend to write it.” — Winston Churchill