Episode 86

Published on:

6th Dec 2023

Dustin Baldwin | Marine Corps to Taking on Amazon!

In this episode of Passive Wealth Principles: Adapting and Thriving, join host Jake Harris as he sits down with Dustin Baldwin, a former Marine Corps member who has successfully navigated a multifaceted career in the corporate world, real estate, and e-commerce. Explore Dustin's journey and extract valuable insights from his diverse experiences.

Key Takeaways from the Episode:

Career Transition and Adaptability:

Dustin shares his unique journey from the Marine Corps to various corporate roles. Learn how adaptability and a willingness to learn have been crucial in his career transitions.

Scaling E-Commerce in a Competitive Market:

Dive deep into Dustin's current role at Circuit City, focusing on the challenges and strategies of scaling their e-commerce business amidst tough competitors like Amazon.

Real Estate Investment Insights:

Gain insights into Dustin's experience in real estate investment, understanding the nuances and opportunities in this sector.

The Importance of Relationship Building:

Discover how Dustin emphasizes the power of building strong relationships in every aspect of his career, from the military to the corporate world.

Intellectual Property and Business Growth:

Understand the value of intellectual property in business, especially in the e-commerce domain, as shared by Dustin.

Decision Making and Risk Taking:

The episode wraps up with a thought-provoking discussion on making bold decisions and the willingness to take calculated risks.

Join this enlightening conversation with Jake and Dustin, equipping yourself with valuable lessons for those looking to diversify their career paths and succeed in various fields.

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About the Podcast

Passive Wealth Principles
Contrarian Investing for Cash Flow and Freedom
You are listening to the Passive Wealth Principles Podcast. Your host; Jake Harris is the founder of an award-winning real estate investment firm and actively investing in commercial real estate all over the country. This show allows you to tune into interviews, dive deeper and deconstruction many passive wealth principles not just from investing but tactics, strategies, and many fascinating ways in which people have achieved levels of passive wealth.

Through my nearly 20 year career as a professional investor, I have built an amazing network of people and come across some super-savvy investors that not only have a unique stance on the marketplace but look at the same problems we all face and many times have come up with a simple but unconventional approach to solving them.

So come be a fly on the wall. Enjoy the conversations and these amazing passive wealth principle lessons.

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About your host

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Jake Harris

A sought-after expert and gifted story teller with contagious energy, he inspires everyone around him with encyclopedic research. He can take complicated ideas and convey them simply and clearly for everyone to understand. As a founder and managing partner of an award-winning commercial real estate firm, he has authored a #1 bestselling book (CatchingKnives). He has been featured in many publications including The NY Times & Yahoo Finance, he is a frequent speaker, podcast guest, and a highly valued coach. He uses those superpowers to pioneer cutting-edge bold design into an exciting hotel, infill, and adaptive reuse projects across the country. To date has purchased and sold1200+ properties in23 states and amassed a commercial real estate portfolio of iconic properties. He earned a master's degree in International Real Estate, sits on the FIU real estate board, is an accreditedCongress of New Urbanism city builder, a member of CCIM, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and holds a CA real estate brokers license.