The man, the myth, the legend, Greg Reid has gained access to some of the greatest minds in personal development and business taking himself from a businessman/entrepreneur who was running an agency to today where he’s a publisher, a movie maker, and a prolific author.

I first met Greg Reid at his private, closed door event called Secret Knock.  (I highly suggest you checking it out if you haven’t already.)  While I was there I got to rub shoulders with incredible minds like Bob Proctor, Les Brown, James Malinchak. Not to mention just plain, great guys like Frank Skankewitz who created the Make a Wish Foundation and James Malinchak of The Secret Millionaire.

Greg Reid is now a master of motivation heading up the Napoleon Hill Foundation.  Listen carefully as Greg lays out his recipe for connecting with great minds and great people and creating an amazing life of abundance.

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Listen while Greg lays out…

  • how he went from being happy doing what he was doing to making the leap to being happy doing what he really wanted to do.
  • how he remembers the words of his first mentor more than the man himself and why those words still influence him to this day.
  • How having mentors in every area of your life can help you stretch yourself and grow in all directions.
  • how his multi-faceted approach to surrounding himself with great people has allowed him to create the best person in himself.
  • how deciding to go the high road in his business led to short term pain but long term prosperity
  • how he took the leverage that he had created from his past business to jump start his new business.
  • how Greg realized early on that the most successful people were also the most available people.
  • how getting turned down by 268 publishers didn’t talk him out of what he knew what he wanted to create and become.
  • how by using small words and parables helped him learn how to create three or four books a year.
  • how he learned the difference between being an “author” and a “writer”
  • how the idea of Secret Knock came together starting with twelve people in his living room.
  • the story of how he became associated with The Napoleon Hill Foundation

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Links and Resources We Talked About In This Episode

Greg’s book:  Three Feet from Gold: Turn Your Obstacles in Opportunities (Think and Grow Rich)

Greg’s Event: Secret Knock

Motivational guru and mentor Brian Tracy’s awesome website

Motivational Speaker and Mentor Charlie “Tremendous” Jones was an inspiration to many

The mighty speaker Les Brown ‘you gotta be HUNGRY!”

The father of motivation Zig Ziglar “if you help enough people get what they want, you’ll get what you want”

Nightingale Conant is a place to get hundreds of resources on self-help, motivation and sales training.

Greg is now involved with The Napolean Hill Foundation

Gary Goldstein Gary Goldsteing movie producer on Linkedin

Jeanne Stack is super cool.: Movie Producer and Production Manager

The Millionaire Mentor: A Simple Way to Get Ahead in Your Work and in Life Another book by Greg Reid

The TV Show: Undercover Boss on CBS

The TV Show: Secret Millionaire wikipedia page

The TV Show: Shark Tank on ABC

Book: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

Motivational mentor Bob Proctor’s main website.

Pictionary Inventor Robert Angel’s Wikipedia page.

Frank Shankewitz at Greg Reid’s event Secret Knock in San Diego of the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Sharon Lechter’s website Author of Think and Grow Rich for Women: Using Your Power to Create Success and Significance

Don Green on LinkdInof The Napolean Hill Foundation

Truett Cathy’s website of Chick-Fil-A

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