#159 - growth in a consistent hour
It’s been a while since I’ve posted a podcast year but I had some thoughts that came about and spontaneously want to add this to this weeks episode. I will no longer for now be posting things on my YouTube channel as I feel like it takes away from my creativity and my consistency. Today’s episode I talk about gaining growth to doing an activity one hour a day on a consistent basis versus intensity.
June 23, 2021
#158 - Why I focus on progress
A lot of times we get to a point where we think about where we are and get depressed because that's not where we want to be. Today I go in depth with my thoughts about focusing on progress vs a finished product and how this helps me day to day.
May 19, 2021
#157 - The effects of coaching
Today I talk about the recent experiences ive had while coaching at my gym and what ive learned while teaching my new assistant. I give examples of what this has done for me and all the positives the coach recieves while teaching.
May 12, 2021
#156 - Forward thinking
In this episode I talk yet again about my "coffee talks" with my significant other. Specifically, a key indicator that makes them so beneficial for us and our relationship.
May 05, 2021
#155 - The best leader I ever met
When I was working in college I had one of the best bosses. He showed me what it was like to be a good leader. Today I share this story and how we can use it to lead in our lives.
April 29, 2021
#154 - trimming the fat
This episode I talk about how to let go of clients who arent taking action or things in life in general.
April 21, 2021
#153 - Dealing with Adjustments
In this episode, I revisit transitions from my past. The morning of making this episode I was talking with Megan about things I would love to teach our future children. Transitions are things we all work through and here are some of my examples.
April 07, 2021
#152 - Progress Report 7 (Having Faith)
Todays episode I talk about how im feeling with my level of bills. As my business has grown my bills have grown. Im curious to know when my proceeds will exceed my expenses. Im curious to know when my next big jump will happen. Here I talk through that with myself and talk about how I would explain this to someone just starting out in anything.
March 31, 2021
#151 - What a relationship takes
In this episode I talk about everything a relationship requires to even be possible and the overall appreciation of the one I have. This is also the first full episode available with video on my youtube channel where you can search for "Edward Terres" and it should pop up.
March 24, 2021
#150 - Getting different looks
In this episode I talk about my experience of traveling to a new gym to train there and why will most certainly return.
March 17, 2021
#149 - where you want to be vs. where you have to be
In this episode I go in depth about how I approach my daily activities when I’m not seeing results.
March 10, 2021
#148 - Consistency vs. Intensity (suffer edition)
I reflect on David Goggins statement of visiting suffering 1 hour a day and the importance of it. I give the perspective of visiting it on a consistent basis in sales.
February 24, 2021
#147 - Working vs. Thinking
In today’s episode I discuss the differences of working and thinking. I go in depth about the mindsets that you have to have for each and how we can use this information for growth.
February 17, 2021
#146 - the importance of the first deal
When we trasition over from working at a company to doing something ourselves theres a certain amount of fears that come with that. In this podcast I review some of the fears that I had and what I did after closing my first deal.
February 10, 2021
#145 - Having fun vs. purpose
I heard someone explain that a lot of people mix up fun vs. purpose or fulfillment and I wanted to give my take on it. I go into it with my relationship with Megan along with what I do in my professional life.
February 03, 2021
#144 - What its like getting into Real Estate
A person asked me for some help on how to get into real estate and what its like. This is a good example of that call.
January 27, 2021
#143 - How to obtain a project based life
During this morning's coffee talk with my significant other we spoke about how to obtain all the time for everything we want in life. Here I breakdown how that can happen.
January 20, 2021
#142 - Progress Report 6 (hiring first employee)
For the first time I am hiring a long-term employee which is something that I have discussed in a prior podcast but here I go into my perspective on how I should hire them in the questions I should ask them
January 13, 2021
#141 - I love you for being you!
Recently I had someone decide not to work with me because of my Facebook page and here I reflect on what I think about that.
January 06, 2021
#140 - Progress Report Five (where do we go from here)
After 6-8 months ive seen great progress in my business and in this podcast, I talk about the next steps. For me, that will be hiring out some of my tasks to maximize the amount of time I want to have in my life.
December 30, 2020
#139 - What I would tell 18-year-old Eddie
In this podcast I elaborate on a TickTock that I saw that asked an older man what he would tell his younger self and I had this very conversation to myself in this podcast
December 23, 2020
#138 - giving some thing the time of deserves
In this episode I talk about changing things in your life and the questions I often ask myself if I’m going to make a change
December 16, 2020
#137 - Conquering debt w/ Chelsie DeLong
Today I brought on my cousin who has been following the Dave Ramsey 7 baby steps. A focus in getting rid of debt and creating a new lifestyle. After seeing what she's been able to accomplish I wanted to learn from her experience and see what I could implement from those.
December 02, 2020
#136 - My current debts
My fiance and I are currently $227,000 in debt. In this episode I discuss our process for starting the Dave Ramsey plan and our why behind it.
November 25, 2020
#138 - Should I go to college if I want to be a realtor?
I saw the question online "What major would you recommend your daughter or son take in college if they want to get into RE?" and in this episode I answer that questions but not with the response they were looking for. This is something I'm super passionate about and wanted to share today..
November 20, 2020
#135 - Happiness in a relationship
Often in all of our relationships we have tough moments that we need to go through and in this episode I described the moment I’ve had and what I try to focus on what I’m going through those moments.
November 18, 2020
#134 - Back to basics
After some new found success I’ve found myself slipping out of my good habits and getting too big of a head. Here I discuss my mindset for returning back to what got me to today’s point.
November 11, 2020
#133 - Knowing your bandwidth
A lot of times we push ourselves too far without recognizing that our batteries have to be recharged and too often others try to get more out of us without understanding what we need so that we can give the rest of our time to what they need.
November 04, 2020
#132 - You wont let someone punch you in the face
A wrestling coach of mine once told me and Im paraphrasing "if you wouldn't let someone punch you in the face then why would you let them take you down like this?" I use this analogy for how we show up in our lives. Often people decide to not make decisions on fear. Alot of times when we show up to the meeting or a big event where we need to perform were not going to allow ourselves to fall flat on our faces. This is where this analogy takes place. Getting ourselves to the event is often the hard part. Our minds will take care of the rest from there.
October 28, 2020
#131 - How some people choose a career
I often wonder why people choose a certain career path. Here I elaborate on those thoughts and how people can make a transition to something new.
October 21, 2020
#130 - Progress Report Four (Business Expense)
Today I talk about what my actual splits are for the money I receive when I close a deal in real estate and the money I paid to be on the team that I was. Also, I discuss the changes I will make moving forward and what I will do with that money.
October 14, 2020
#129 - Hesitate and die with Devin Tryan
Devin Tryan is a Real Estate agent on the island of Oahu. We talk about his first steps of building his business in Hawaii and his greatest lessons through that. Devin and I have known one another for a long time and we also talk about some personal stories.
October 09, 2020
#128 - Value vs. Persuasion
In this episode I go in depth about what produced the most success for me this month. I try to explain the differences in what most people perceive sales as versus what I strive for in my own business.
September 30, 2020
#127 - Consistent Pay for independent contractors
I met with a friend for coffee who was talking about inconsistent pay with being a independent contract and here I elaborate on how it can be consistent and two different ways to make it happen.
September 23, 2020
#126 - Concepts over fixations
Learning comes easier when we focus on concepts and as I develop through my career the concepts ive gained will produce so much more in my life where ever i decide to go. Whatever I decide to do. Here I talk about how I perceive concepts. I even refer to Uncle Iroh explaining the four elements from the show "Avatar: The last airbender." and how learning them all can help you learn your own specific discipline. This was a fun one for me.
September 16, 2020
#125 - Being put into a box
Ive learned that everyone has goals and then certain systems have their own goals for you. Being able to recognize what those are and how to turn them off was a big difference maker in my life.
September 09, 2020
#124 - people prefer results
In the past week I’ve had some eye-opening moments about the big differences between educating people versus navigating them to an end result
September 02, 2020
#123 - What people are desperate for
I try to remind myself that people are wishing that I would struggle so they can get something out of it. Without our struggle something is missing for someone else and that gives us leverage in life.
August 26, 2020
#122 - The 10 year rule
Here I talk about setting the expectation with yourself that its going to take time to get where you want to be.
August 19, 2020
#121 - Progress Report Three (Importance of High Pressure)
Im now 3 months into joining my new real estate company and focusing specifically helping buyer and seller clients. As a laid back person Im not too pushy or high pressure. Here I share why I could or should be in certain situations.
August 12, 2020
#120 - Knowing your worth with Jennifer Trapp (Hashtagjenhair)
One of my best friends started a business. For the longest time she had been working with clients but not getting out of it what she deserved. This podcast highlights the difficult decisions she needed to make and how to dealt with them.
August 05, 2020
#119 - Post college graduations
If you just graduated and are feeling down about everything not going as planned. Your not alone and this is my perspective from when I dealt with it.
July 29, 2020
#118 - How I fell in love (I proposed!)
In this episode I talk about the dynamics of my relationship with my significant other and the reason the dynamics of our relationship caused us to fall in love! Also, I talk about our engagement that happened last week.
July 22, 2020
#117 - How to handle no (wrestling story included)
Here I talk about how the successful learn to handle no and the relationship with it. Also, I share a great story about wrestling as a kid and one of the greatest lessons its ever given me.
July 08, 2020
#116 - Three taboo's in life
Theres things that people are uncomfortable to talk about in life and here I share them, why that is, and wonder how we can improve.
July 01, 2020
#115 - Happiness KPI's
Over the past few weeks when Ive been making changes to my daily activities regarding social media. I did so for the reason to be happier. I felt like it didnt provid a whole ton of value taking about my business on various channels for the reason of just getting business. Here I revisited it since making that change but more so with the concepts of what makes me happy and making sure I hit those daily actions to be as happy as possible.
June 24, 2020
#114 - The negative effects i've had with social media
This past week I decided to take a step back from posting on social medias and here are my thoughts.
June 17, 2020
#113 - Seventh anniversary with Megan VanDamme
Ive been with Megan VanDamme now for 7 years. Crazy! Today we both jumped on the podcast to talk about our struggles through the relationship along with what we've gained through our time together.
June 12, 2020
#112 - The importance of documentation
Here I go in depth about the steps of starting something new from adjustments, efficiencies, and how we can learn from the overall process of change.
June 10, 2020
#111 - Pace of the wolf pace of the pack
After joining the new team at Compass Real Estate Ive had a new perspective on leadership that ive always experienced but never understood until now. I talk about the importance of respect, trust, and a dash of fear with your leader. Not to have that to follow blindly but to have confidence in their prior work to help you walk into uncharted territory.
June 08, 2020
#110 - Looking for a systemic solution with Elias Cepeda
After George Floyd was murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis many people were shocked. My friend told me that shocked is good. We shouldn't expect these things to happen. In this podcast we talk about and look for a better way. If you get something out of this episode please share this with someone to help others get a better understanding. I know I learned something today.
June 05, 2020
#109 - Progress Report Two (making the leap)
I’m moving to a new real estate company and here I share why that is along with what I’m needing to do to make it happen.
June 03, 2020
#108 - The need for approval and the aftermath
Lately ive been doing and putting things out into the world more so for me then for anyone else. The outcome from it is that i've been a lot happier so I wanted to talk about my understanding of approval and the effects that can come from it.
June 01, 2020
#107 - Focusing on your inbox
Here I talk about my sales experience and what its like to follow up with people looking to purchase a home vs. rent one.
May 29, 2020
#106 - My daily actions for personal results
When I started note taking for my business I didnt think about how much value it would provide in other areas of my life. Here I go very in depth about this along with a perspective on daily actions.
May 27, 2020
#105 - Many opportunities in the few
After my last podcast talking about my experience with wrestling I remembered another moment I had which was finding success in one technique but using that with many set ups and how this relates to my business now.
May 25, 2020
#104 - Getting away from the goal (wrestling perspective)
Here I share a story when I cut a lot of weight in wrestling and the perspective I gained from it.
May 22, 2020
#103 - We need people to struggle
Theres been some pretty tough times ive been going through during the development of my business and this is probably the biggest lesson i've learned during that time.
May 20, 2020
#102 - You are the prize
Many times we will go into an interview thinking that we are less than. I want everyone to realize their full potential and how much easier you can make it on yourselves when you are applying for an opportunity.
May 18, 2020
#101 - The overwhelming aspects of a goal
Recently I had a big expense come up and it for sure overwhelmed me. During that time I started to focus on the daily tasks rather then the number. Here I elaborate on the many pitfalls we face when trying to achieve something.
May 15, 2020
#100 - How to get the job
Today marks episode 100! So excited about this. This episode I share my perspective on getting a job as a real estate agent and how that can relate to other fields as well.
May 13, 2020
#99 - The things that have to go wrong in a relationship
During this quarantine couples will be experiencing their first fights and here I share what I have learned through my own relationship from confrontations.
May 11, 2020
#98 - Progress report one (Perseverance)
Here I break down the exact numbers of what ive been doing in my business from the amount of calls ive made, the amount of clients that ive helped, and a ton about what im going through mentally. Im going to be doing these progress reports every once and a while so shoot me a message on instagram @edwardterres if you like them and you have any topics I could add about these.
May 08, 2020
#97 - "Live below your means" provides more psychological help then financial
While building my business in Chicago I had taken on a lot of debt and payments. This created a lot of stress in my life that caused me not to perform when I was meeting with clients. I became too focused on the financials rather then the actual task of caring for the client. Here I share the perspective I have gained from "living below your means."
May 06, 2020
#96 - the opposite of a dog eat dog world
I recently recieved a facebook message about essential workers getting paid more and at first I agreed with it very much. After having time to reflect these were my thoughts.
May 04, 2020
#95 - Fear of progress
When I use to wrestle in college is when I first came across this problem. This episode I go over that exact experience and how I moved past it.
May 01, 2020
#94 - How to market yourself
Too often we get caught up in selling our service rather then ourselves. Heres a fantastic reminder.
April 29, 2020
#93 - Success Guilt
Here I share about the mental blocks I have had with progressing in my life. Its a real thing and for me. This is the best way I know to understand "Success Guilt."
April 27, 2020
#92 - Revisting my "why" behind recording
Changing who I am to become "successful" wasnt sustainable when I use to record this as "The Chicago Hustle" here I revisit this mindset due to a message I got from a friend.
April 24, 2020
#91 - The positivity in pessimism
Here I talk about "commission breath" an old saying of something you essentially feel when you are working with a salesman and you can feel the pressure of them just wanting a sale. Really more so this podcast goes into the various ways you can keep the mindset of what to focus on when you do need an end result.
April 22, 2020
#90 - The Long Game
Here I share the experiences of seeing my dads business develop when I was growing up and how I took that mindset into what I do today.
April 20, 2020
#89 - The importance of peacocking
Here I revist the concept of being you and making your life easier. Too often people forget that opportunity is unlimited. People will change who they are to fit a "mold" thats not even going to provide them opportunity. I see it as counterproductive for overall happiness.
April 17, 2020
#88 - The pain of doing and failing, outweighs the comfort of practice.
Here I share great examples of lessons I will never forget due to going out there, doing, sounding stupid, and learning more then I ever could in a classroom.
April 15, 2020
#87 - Discouragement to share comes from the lack of understanding levels
Often I think about if what im sharing will provide value. I think to myself "this isnt as good as other peoples" but I often forget that just because theres always going to be people out their better then you. Theres always other people on their way up to your level.
April 13, 2020
#86 - My definition of "Standards"
In this episode I talk about the first moments in which I found my personal definition of Standards. Also, I talk about my own personal growth of developing my own, not allowing my thoughts of others negatively effect my own growth, and the positive mindset to share with people growing their own.
April 10, 2020
#85 - How I treat time off
During this quarantine ive had more time off then I would have wanted but it was the time I needed. The time to reflect, to desire, and the build that fire within me.
April 08, 2020
#84 - The biggest mistakes and moments of growth in my intimate relationship
While being in close contact with some people in my life it has reminded me of the things my girlfriend and I have been working on for years. I wanted to share those pitfalls with you today.
April 06, 2020
#83 - My jealousy and how I moved passed it
Out of the blue today someone called me to admit the jealousy they have for me and I felt If I didn't take the opportunity to do the same I would be missing a big opportunity for personal development in my life.
April 03, 2020
#82 - The purpose of a business
During the mandatory shut downs of many businesses I again began to think about the actual purpose of a business. Here a share that purpose and the true colors that we saw from many during these tough times.
April 01, 2020
#81 - We only need one person to keep us going. You can be that for someone today.
Producing this content has been so consistent for me because of the simple reason of this. Purpose. As long as we have even one person to keep us going. One person reaching out letting us know were appreciated. That can be the thing that gives us a reason to keep pushing. Remember that for others when you get something positive from someone's actions.
March 30, 2020
#80 - Seek Opportunity. Passion will come later.
There are so many things ive attempted to do in my life for the first time like all of you. I wasnt very good at first but I was glad that chased the fears and the unknown. Through that passion has come and im still getting to experience those moments to this day.
March 27, 2020
#79 - Creating momentum through changes of isolation
After the stay at home order was issued a lot of us have been going through changes. For me at first it was the decrease of momentum. As I've been figuring out how to keep that going for myself I wanted to share it with you all as well. Keep crushing it everyone and stay safe!
March 25, 2020
#78 - The importance of New Business
Today I was reminded of a very good lesson. That being even though you have repeat business that new business will probably always be something I work towards as long as I stay in business. In this episode I share my experience with this.
March 23, 2020
#77 - Covid-19 & the Chicago Real Estate Market
With everything happening due to the coronavirus theres a lot of changes happening with every industry. I dont typically talk a ton about the Chicago Real Estate market but with the changes occurring I wanted to share my take with what its effecting on my end.
March 20, 2020
#76 - Everybody wants the deal to happen
There was a moment in which I forgot to schedule an inspection for one of my deals and I needed to keep this in mind.
March 18, 2020
#75 - Learning assertiveness through martial arts
Learning assertiveness through martial arts is one of the many benefits I believe in for the importance of training martial arts. Here is some of my thoughts and experiences with it.
March 16, 2020
#74 - This is your life. Keep it that way.
So often people try to change the way that you live because the way they are doing it is the only way they know. Here I share my experience and understanding of that and how Ive dealt with it.
March 13, 2020
#73 - the art of “no” and applying it to reach the next level
I remember times in my life and up to this day where saying no is hard. I wanted to share the ways in which I say it and the importance of saying it to leverage your life in the way you choose.
March 11, 2020
#72 - Expecting and Accepting Adversity
In life we have choices and whichever ones we make we will need to accept the adversity that comes with it because if you dont want that advesity then the other choices will have their own adversity to deal with as well. Its unavoidable.
March 09, 2020
#71 - No Patience No Rapport
Here I talk about the importance of patience through the sales process and through that understanding the difference between conditions and objections.
March 06, 2020
#70 - Passion disappearing as an indicator for change
Today I revisit the importance of showing up consistency so you can get fed up to create change but I also go a little in depth about my passion disappearing in one aspect of my life which has helped me understand my next steps.
March 04, 2020
#69 - Working in a business vs. on one
Someone came to me about a salaried position and I had spoken to my friend about the benefits and draw backs. Here I go in depth about our control over time, accountability, and so much more.
March 02, 2020
#68 - Having the opportunity to get everything you want is everything
When people ask me how im doing I always respond "I have everything I need." The reason is because I want to keep reminding myself that i am the answer to all of my problems even if things aren't going the best and that I am so lucky to be in a place to change my circumstance.
February 28, 2020
#67 - I hit 2,000 plays and that wasn’t even the goal
Too often we focus on a number. For me I finally stopped worrying about that area in my life and the number came on its own.
February 26, 2020
#66 - You can succeed with ZERO skills
Too often we dont start something because we dont have any ability in that area of our life. Ive been there and Ive just gotten past something for myself by doing this.
February 24, 2020
#65 - Relationships are rarely 50/50
In this episode I talk about a couple stories of my relationship with Megan where we gain an understanding that 50/50 all the time may be unrealistic.
February 21, 2020
#64 - Not having today not meaning someday
The other week I was filling out a completely new contract for a type of property and financing I never did before and I felt discouraged. I had to remind myself that I was suppose to feel this way, it was going to be easier in the future, and I could do this.
February 19, 2020
#63 - My value to the marketplace and getting to the next level
Here im 100% transparent with the amount of value I give to the market place, how much money I made because of it, and how we get to the next level.
February 17, 2020
#62 - Designing your life by projects over hourly predispositions
I couldnt really put my finger on it but Ive been trying to figure out why these podcast bring me so much happiness when I create them, but through this episode I found my "why." A "why" is your overwhelming reason that keeps you going day after day. For me I want to help others have a life by design. Doing what they want on their own terms. In this episode I share with you again how im working on doing that for myself and how I try to reach a level of income by working with a certain amount clients/projects and getting more efficient at those rather then focusing on the amount of time I work.
February 14, 2020
#61 - People need to know you have a personal life
Too often people will let their bosses or clients walk over the time they were going to have with their families or hobbies. I believe if you are more transparent abut your personal life you will gain the respect and time that you desire.
February 12, 2020
#60 - Predicating success on your consistency for the current changes rather then your current numbers
Too often people will determine their value on "the number" rather then the number of decisions and choices they've made to make changes through the process. Here I share my feelings and experiences with that.
February 10, 2020
#59 - The effects of inbox zero
Here I share with you the differences between two people. One has built the discipline for inbox zero and one has not. Respect and stress are heavy players here.
February 07, 2020
#58 - Using questions to deal with difficult people and situations
I had an experience with a client who decided to submit paperwork for an apartment half a day before he had to move. He got upset when he ran out of time and this is how we dealt with it.
February 05, 2020
#57 - A life by design that’s produced by residual activities
Everyday we work on things that produce a result, but then we need to do that same activity to produce that same result once again. I’m constantly working on acquiring knowledge and skills that allow for my activities to produce more results even when the work is done. This is my perspective on it.
February 03, 2020
#56 - The skills I have and how we can give more value to the market place
You will hear me often talking about "having a life by design" and for me that starts with taking care of my finances. At one point my bills got way out of hand and I needed to make an adjustment. My monthly bills are taken care of but enough just isn't enough for me anymore. In order to get to the next level and have more financial freedom. I simply need to give more value to the market place. In this episode I share with you what I got and what im going to give to get there.
January 31, 2020
#55 - Giving back to the world through media and where to start
I was given certain abilities. Things that come easy to me. I believe I owe it to the world to share my lessons in those avenues which aren’t so difficult to me. This episode I share where you start when you are also wanting to give back to the world that developed you.
January 29, 2020
#54 - Fear is a necessity and this is how I treat my relationship with it
As I get ready for my muaythai fight I talk about my fears going into it and how I let it prepare me.
January 27, 2020
#53 - Hedonic vs Eudaimonic Happiness and your life/business
I wake up and make sure to take care of my current clients. People who are already committed to me and I give them my all long term. I believe this is what will create sustainability in all our lives.
January 24, 2020
#52 - Maybe you are so accountable that you shouldn’t be an employee
My girlfriend was struggling with putting in everything she had at work and others around her not doing the same. Working at a company can sometimes put us in a box we don’t belong in. I told her how I thought she would be great on her own and my perspective.
January 22, 2020
#51 - Unpaid taxes, zero savings, and 100% transparency.
I failed to do what I said I was going to and this is me showing up for myself.
January 20, 2020
#50 - Be you. Your life will be easier
I’ve tried to be other people and it’s exhausting. Here I share my insights on this.
January 17, 2020
#49 - Were insecure and this is how I conquer those insecurities.
Your body language is a contributing factor to how you perform. Raise your fists in the air.
January 15, 2020
#48 - Give energy where you get it
A lot of time is spent working with many different types of people. This is who you should work with.
January 13, 2020
#47 - “Just get your first deal” with Real Estate Investor Jon Trapp
"Just get your first deal." A quote commonly stated by many investors that Jon Trapp has learned from in the past. Here he talks about what he has been learning in his first couple of deals and how he took the leap.
January 08, 2020
#46 - Buisness compounds and accountability to reach the next level
I’m looking to learn a new set of skills to help higher level clients to eventually make more money in less time to allow me to have a life more by design then default. This is going to require a certain amount of time of extra work and I share with you all who’s helping me get there.
January 03, 2020
#45 - I do not believe in New Years resolutions
Here I share with you my take on New Years resolutions and how we should actually treat them.
January 01, 2020
#44 - Not giving yourself the opportunity to fail
One of the most prevalent things in my life that has gotten me through things is simply that. Not giving myself the opportunity to fail. This relates a lot to the concept of "Showing Up" in my opinion. When you show up to whatever situation you said you were going to put yourself in wether are not youve done it before. If you have no way of backing out once you are there. You will figure out. This has been a great reminder for me.
January 01, 2020
#43 - My experience interviewing fighters and asking for the opportunity not payment
About a week ago I had the opportunity to conduct post fight interviews at the MMA Promotion, Fight Card Entertainment. Here I talk about the passion one of my coaches has along with why it was more important for me to get the opportunity then the payment I received.
December 27, 2019
#42 - Knowing the customers “why” for you and them.
I first started out in Real Estate trying to meet with clients and learning their "why" to help me get a deal done. Now, the reason for wanting to understand their "why" has changed tremendously.
December 25, 2019
#41 - Helping someone sell their home for free
In this episode I share with you a story about a property owner I met with who has been trying to sell their property by themselves and how I met with them to teach them how they could sell it themselves.
December 20, 2019
#40 - The Non Experts w/ Chris & Dinora Neustedter
My guests today lead a parenting community called “the non experts” that connects parents to parenting experts in various topics.
December 18, 2019
#39 - Our busy schedules and how my girlfriend and I treat our time
Today I share with you something very personal to me. Which is My intimate relationship, how busy we are, ad how we need to structure our daily lives.
December 16, 2019
#38 - The transitions in my life and where passion has come from.
In this episode I shared with you my idea of passion and how I find it through life changes and transition.
December 13, 2019
#37 - Why not mate people instead of porcupines with Dina Brenci
Dina Brenci is a woman who started out as a zoologist who then became a dating coach who helps men and women navigate the dating scene and supports them to continuing into healthy lasting relationships but we also go into how she started her business.
December 11, 2019
#36 - My Irrational fear of cold calling, how im getting past it, and a perspective to come from
In todays episode I talk about my irrational fear of cold calling, how I’m getting over it, and the perspective I try to come from to to come from when making calls.
December 09, 2019
#35 - A clients depression, when I lost my job, and what to keep in mind.
This episode has been inspired by a client of mine who put their guard down and informed me about their depression, in which liberated me to share the time in which I lost my job, and what we all need to keep in during those times.
December 07, 2019
#34 - A look inside my business and what I would do in a different one.
In this short clip I talk a bit about my process as a real estate agent and what I would do if I were to start any other business.
December 06, 2019
#33 - Dane Christianson w/ Block Bins
Dane Is set out to save the world! He originally worked in the toy industry where he designed the x-cube and through and through his own values of wanting to reduce wast he decided he wanted to build a business that did just that. At block bins his goal is to make composting available to all Chicagoans to recycle more of chicago's waste.
December 04, 2019
#32 - Tyler Jones (MMA Fighter)
My man Tyler Jones prepares for his second mma fight and he shares with us what its like showing up for training daily! Wish him luck on December 15th!
December 03, 2019
#31 - Showing Up With Edward Terres (rebranding)
This episode explains my transition and change of my podcast brand and regular posts that will be occurring from "The Chicago Hustle" to "Showing Up With Edward Terres."
December 02, 2019
#30 - Chris Blaney w/ Blaney Creative
After Chris worked for a fortune 150 company for 4 years and his brother, Kevin, was working a for a branding agency as a designer. They were both airing out their issues with their current jobs and fantasized about running their own business together. After some discussion, planning, and education you now have Blaney Creative LLC.
November 27, 2019
#29 - Brian Torres w/ BTR Mobile Detailing
After working in a different business for two year Brian wasnt happy and decided to make a change. As a person who appreciates a clean car he googled "mobil car wash" to see if there was someone that would come to him to clean his car. In Chicago and almost anywhere there was none. So he created it.
November 20, 2019
#28 - Jaclyn Beattie / Personal Styling & Custom Clothing
After working in retail along with another stylist company, Jaclyn started her own personal stylist company here in Chicago. After quitting her full time job in february she has been taking all of her past experiences and building her business brick by brick.
November 13, 2019
#27 - Matt Quigley w/ Trials And Tribulations
Matt Quigley is an MMA fighter that started his own clothing brand, Trials and Tribulations. In this episode we got to learn about how he has been growing this business along with a little bit of the struggles that got him started.
November 06, 2019
#26 - Brianna Fillweber / Model • Fashion • Lifestyle • Beauty
After leaving her life on the East Coast to pursue her career in Chicago with Mac Duggal designer dress sales. Her goal is to inspire young women to be who they are and own it. Theres nothing that makes her feel more on top of the world then hearing how spectacular a young women feels after zipping up the dress of her dreams. Body positivity is her passion.
October 30, 2019
#25 - Chelsie Tamms w/ Lettering Works
Chelsie Tamms is a graphic designer who started lettering works after winning $10,000 in a startup fund contest. Lettering Works is Chicago-based company that makes custom lettering. Also, they are a design company specializing in advertising, branding, campaign, and so much more. This is her story.
October 23, 2019
#24 - Jessica I. Strang Psy.D. w/ Coco + Peach Jewelry
Jessica is a full time clinical psychologist with her own private practice in Evanston. She just launched an online jewelry boutique featuring affordable and lightweight jewelry and we get to hear about how she got started in both areas in her life.
October 16, 2019
#23 - Joe Moss Band
Joe Moss is a blues musician and in this episode we were able to learn about how he started in this career path, the history of blues, and the inspiration to his music.
October 09, 2019
#22 - Georgie Medina MMA
After Georgie's third MMA championship belt victory we had the opportunity to learn about what got him started in the sport and everything from preparation leading up to a fight and the mindset he has inside and out of the cage.
October 02, 2019
#21 - Julia Mezher w/ Bikettle
Julia Mezher has been on her weight loss journey for 8 years and now is the owner of the spin studio Bikettle to help others on that same path. All while being a full time Real Estate attorney helping people make the right decisions for themselves, to protect their assets, families, and growth wealth.
September 25, 2019
#20 - Jacob Kearney w/ Two Olives Tattoo
So happy to have had the opportunity to sit down with Jacob for this episode. Crazy enough we met last year for the first time at the gym, Chicago MMA, where we both train at time to time. Here he tells us about the first job he ever got at a tattoo parlor to make to his way up to owning his own studio, his move to Chicago, the way he gives back to the community, and more.
September 18, 2019
#19 - Beth Drucker with Go Green Wilmette
Beth Drucker is a environmentalist who works with Go Green Wilmette and Speaking with her raised my awareness about my day to day usage and how much I actually waste. I think that their mission of wanting to raise environmental awareness and to inspire people to take action is super important. My hopes are that maybe this will do just that.
September 11, 2019
#18 - Imran Khan
Imran is a Chicago Real Estate Attorney that I met at a closing with one of my buyers. His team works diligently and thus I have referred him to other Real Estate clients of mine. Here we talk about his vision board, the five pillars he lives his life by, his perspective from his family being from another country and much more.
September 04, 2019
#17 - Anju Jain
Anju Jain is the author of the new book "Burn Out." She talked about her personal experiences of burning out in the work place and how that prompted her to write this book. She wants to help people "beat fatigue to thrive in an overworked world."
August 28, 2019
#16 - Sam Johnson
Sam Johnson is a former professional soccer player that is looking to support the youth right here in Chicago. We were able to talk about her life as an athlete and her transition through retirement, to working on her masters degree, to some day having a platform to inspire the great youth of Chicago in a better way.
August 21, 2019
#15 - Saul Marchan with Blu Commercial Cleaning
As a small business owner starting out, Saul actually hustled by doing the cleaning work myself. After hitting 5 years in business, He went from being a lone wolf, to having a pack of over 40 employees who work at Blu Commercial Cleaning. Saul created this cleaning company to be solutions-focused. He saw that there was a deep need of change within the cleaning industry and wanted to be that change.
August 14, 2019
#14 - Craig Snider
Craig Snider is a composer, producer, songwriter and much more. In this episode we were able to learn about his experience working with artists and how his passion changed from playing music to teaching others how to find their sound. His goal is to continue and grow his talent along with those around him.
August 07, 2019
#13 - Erika Pinzer
Erika Pinzer is the owner of EGA Salon in Chicago. She shares with us that after six years of managing and working at a large salon elsewhere that it was time to start her own. We learned about ho she started from no capital to now having two locations and growing.
July 31, 2019
#12 - Nors Beatriz
Nors is a Jewelry designer who started out in the corporate world right after graduating from Depaul University here in Chicago. After going through a near death experience she turned towards the healing arts as nothing seemed to help her that was traditional. Those healing arts had lead her to where she is today designing her own jewelry at Mojo Owl.
July 24, 2019
#11 - Misse Daniel
Misse Daniel is the owner of the wedding planning service, Honey Bee Weddings. Before getting on this career path she had spent the time to get her MBA and got to what she believed was her "dream job." She left it all to pursue her passion. For 2.5 years she worked both jobs full time working 80 hours a week to get to the point where she could do this full time.
July 17, 2019
#10 - Liz Hansen
Liz Hansen is a Boudoir Photographer. Boudoir refers to the style of photographs in which women pose while being partially clothed or in lingerie. A very common theme that has been arising in our podcasts recently is passion. And her passion has grown into being able to be a part of the experience that helped woman feel good about themselves, to feel confident, and we get to learn about how she got into this full time. You can find her on instagram @chicago.boudoir
July 10, 2019
#9 - Anthony Ferro
Anthony Ferro is the head Professor at Ferro Academy BJJ. Here he talks about how jiu jitsu saved his life from his experience in two wars while serving in the military. He advocates other veterans to train as well to help them through their tough times with PTSD and much more. We also get to learn about him taking the leap from teaching classes at another business to opening up his own gym and having two weeks to figure it out at the time with no prior experience. You can find him on instagram @ferroacademybjj and @sickness81
July 03, 2019
#8 - Henry Gomez
Henry Gomez is a loan officer with loan depot and in this episode we not only learned about what got him into real estate but we had the opportunity to really dive into those moments of uncertainty, struggle, and how he got through those tough stages of uncertainty. Along with this he talks about balancing his work, relationships, flip projects, and much more. You can find him on instagram @planfirstbuyafter.
June 26, 2019
#7 - Sam Letscher
Sam Letscher is the owner and operator of Bossy Chicago. A resource and community that supports women owned businesses in Chicago. at her website on bossychicago.com you can search the women owned business directly from there. When Sam was in college she seen how many people were interested in knowing where they could spend their dollar and the group of powerful women in business. Her goal is to connect those two worlds. Here she talks about her beginning, the adversity that women face in the work force, and how she is working to support change. She can be found @bossychicago on instagram.
June 19, 2019
#6 - Amber Golob
Amber is an Interior designer in the city of Chicago where her expertise are on kitchens and bathrooms. Here she talks about how she started on this journey, her experiences over the past 15 years in the business, and her plans moving forward. You can find her on instagram @ambergolobint
June 12, 2019
#5 - Elias Cepeda
Elias Cepeda is the head instructor for Foundation Chicago. A premiere small group & private training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy. Not only is he a running this gym but he is also a full time writer and grad student. Here he shares his mindset for coaching, his experiences through martial arts, what got him into martial arts, and so much more. You can find him on instagram @elias_nhb and @foundationchicago Episode art is credit to @thetruthjackson
June 05, 2019
#4 - Tom Hemerka
Tom Hemerka is a pastry chef, photographer, and online marketer. When he first started his career as a pastry chef it came to a point where it wasn't enough to sustain the lifestyle he desired. Gaining the skills to expand his business such as videography and marketing on platforms such as instagram were needed in order for him to keep pursuing his passion. Here he shares his perspectives on business and his industry. You can find him on instagram @tomhemerka and @pastryelite
May 29, 2019
#3 - Tyler Jones
Tyler Jones is Chicagoan/mixed martial artist who just had his first fight at joes live in Rosemont. He fought under the promotion of fight card entertainment. His dream is to one day become a professional fighter and in this video he talks about what got him into mma, his training regimen, and so much more. You can follow him @longfellowjones223 on instagram.
May 22, 2019
#2 - Leora Ben-Zev
Leora is a voice over artist who has worked on projects from tv commercials, audio books, and more. Her goal is to have this be her full time hustle by the end of the year. She also works on film and stage productions as a special effects make up artist. You can find her on instagram @officiallarrydavid for any of your make up or voice over needs!
May 15, 2019
#1 - Eduardo Orihuela
He is a personal trainer who helps recreational athletes develop strength and mobility so they experience more physical freedom and prevent injury. His resources expand across one on one personal training, online group training, free videos daily on his instagram @eorihuela, and more.
May 08, 2019