David Meltzer is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing and S1Media House. Two-time #1 best-selling author and Top 10 Keynote Speaker by Forbes and Entrepreneur, he’s also an advisory board member to over 45 companies and charities.
In this podcast, David shares how financial hardship in his family inspired an entrepreneurial spirit in his childhood. By his early 20s, David had risen to the top of his game in the business world, becoming a millionaire. He lectured around the globe and saw rapid success in every business project he touched.
In his 30s as a multimillionaire, he went on a rapid downward spiral that ended in bankruptcy. It was only then that David realized, in order to revive and thrive, he needed to systematize what had made him successful in the first place. He has since emerged to realize even more rewarding heights of success in business and life.
He shares with us his sales lessons, negotiations stories, and the golden rule of entrepreneurship which people need to stay in business. Today, he invests in companies and in people by executive producing and hosting Entrepreneur’s original show, Elevator Pitch, with nearly 40 million views. In addition, he also hosts the Top 5 business podcast, The Playbook.
David Meltzer has created a platform that uses four overarching principles—gratitude, empathy, accountability, and effective communication—and these principles have allowed him to communicate and mentor everyone from college students to c-suite executives. These four principles in everyday practice allow David to live by his mission to “make a lot of money, help a lot of people, and have a lot of fun.”Number one is, can this person stimulate interest? Number one. How well do they transition interest? Number two. How well can they share a vision? Number three. And then four, according to their business, how well do they manage and… Click To Tweet
In this episode you’ll learn:
- 1:05 How David’s childhood impacted his career success
- 3:36 David’s first entrepreneurial experience as a child
- 8:06 The show Elevator Pitch and important sales lessons
- 10:33 The universal law of three no’s to close deals
- 11:40 How to use our time for calls and meetings in a productive way
- 16:00 The best lesson that anyone could ever learn about money
- 22:52 A business model to generate revenue
- 26:30 One of David’s favorite negotiation stories
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