Dane Maxwell is a serial entrepreneur and he has taken multiple businesses from mere ideas to seven figure companies within a brief period of 5 years.

He almost didn’t think there was a place for him to belong anywhere, but business saved his life and gave him a sense of purpose and significance. That kind of belonging gave him endless fuel because he had never felt it before.

He specializes in helping underdogs start successful businesses. Dane also has a passion for singing and he is the author of the upcoming book Start From Zero which teaches entrepreneurs a new way to build businesses quickly, without the risk, from scratch.

In this episode, you will hear:

• Tony and Dane compare scorecards. Tony and Dane have eerily similar business careers. Hear about their paralleled business path at 1:00

• Dane waxes lyrical about software service businesses, and for good reason. Hear why Dane’s so in love with the software service businesses at 3:50

• An ingenious way to get your customers to fund all your new business ventures without them even knowing. – 4:50

• Dane describes his gloriously efficient (and extremely profitable) business model that will have you drooling with envy. – 5:50

• Dane rattles off a long list of entrepreneurs he’s helped become wildly successful, and…many of whom have gone on to become captains of industry. (One of those entrepreneurs used to be so broke he was sponsored by a child in Africa. Now, thanks to Dane’s guidance, he’s making money hand over fist! – 7:00)

• A certain “type” of business you should consider starting if you want to become a chillingly good entrepreneur. (And, if it succeeds, not only will you wind up being a savvy entrepreneur…you’ll be a rich one, too! – 7:10)

• Is it possible to avoid failure in business? (Hear Dane’s controversial opinion on the matter at 9:00)

• What a “biz technician” is, and how to know if you are one. (HINT: most small biz owners are one. If you’re looking to become truly wealthy, you’ll want to avoid becoming a biz technician. – 14:30)

• The single most important thing to consider when starting a business, especially if you’re looking to have a flexible work life. (Dane considers this to be so important he says you should “obsess” over this one thing. – 16:00)

• The “work around the clock” realtor myth debunked. (In fact, this applies to ALL businesspeople in ANY industry. Listen up at 17:00)

• Why Dane NEVER follows the business “gurus” and what he follows instead. (Dane says following this instead has helped skyrocket his business profits. – 20:00)

• The case for doing away with online webinars. – 22:00)

• Why just the thought of working a 9 to 5 makes Dane want to vomit. (This is no joke. Dane says he has a real physical reaction when he thinks about having to turn up somewhere to work. – 22:40)

• 3 secrets to creating a business that can give you both time and financial freedom. – 24:00

• An insight into Dane’s frighteningly positive (and powerful) mindset. 28:00

• The “5-word-question” Dane asks himself before doing absolutely anything. (This explains Dane’s incredibly successful business and lifestyle. – 28:40)

• Dane’s 3 “C’s” to creating a successful business – fast! – 33:00

• Dane’s no-holds-barred rant about something every business owner needs to hear or be reminded of. (Warning: keep young ears away at 53:00 – F-Bombs are dropped to the point where even Gordon Ramsey would blush.)

• A truly golden piece of business advice for beginners and veterans alike. – 58:00

Dane Maxwell
City, State, Country
Des Moines, IA