Mike Dillard: The Self Made Myth & What It Really Takes To Be Successful

By Tyler Basu | Podcast

Mike Dillard | Lifestyle Business Magazine Podcast

Mike Dillard built his first million-dollar business by the age of 27. Since then, he has started multiple companies that have collectively produced over $50 million in revenue. He is also the host of the Self Made Man Podcast. In this interview, we discuss Mike’s journey as an entrepreneur, how to build businesses quickly without outside funding, why it’s a myth to be self made, and what it really takes to be successful.

More About Mike Dillard:

Mike Dillard is an entrepreneur in Austin Texas. He built his first million-dollar business by the age of 27, teaching small business owners how to effectively market their products and services online using “attraction-marketing” strategies.

In 2010 he founded a financial education company in order to teach others how to achieve financial freedom through investment strategies commonly reserved for the wealthy. Combined, his businesses have produced more than $50 Million in revenue without outside funding.

Today Mike dedicates his time to mentoring other entrepreneurs, and developing technologies in the aeroponics industry that will give people around the world access to clean, healthy, organic food at a fraction of today’s current prices. He spends his free time pursuing his passion for auto racing, competing in the Baja 1000, Mint 400, and SCCA. He is also host the Self Made Man Podcast, one of the top self-help and business podcasts on iTunes.

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Topics Discussed On This Episode:

  • How Mike got started in business and why he became an entrepreneur
  • How he made his first million in the networking marketing industry
  • How to build a business quickly without outside funding
  • Why he started the Self-Made Man Podcast
  • Why it’s a myth to be self-made and what it really means
  • How to invest and grow wealth outside of your business
  • Specific habits that contribute to Mike’s success
  • Mike’s definition of success
  • Action steps for building a lifestyle business

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About the Author

Tyler Basu is the Founder & Publisher of Lifestyle Business Magazine , Host of the Lifestyle Business Magazine Podcastand the author of Lifestyle Business Blueprint.