Episode 89

Published on:

22nd Dec 2023

What I Learned (Sam Wegert)

In this episode of Passive Wealth Principles: What I Learned, join host Jake Harris as he reflects on his insightful conversation with Sam Wegert. Discover the key lessons Jake extracted from Sam's remarkable journey, which spans from establishing a thriving martial arts business to navigating the innovative realm of co-living real estate.

Key Learnings from the Episode:

The Impact of Belief in Entrepreneurship:

Jake highlights how Sam Wegert's success story reinforces the power of belief and support in fueling entrepreneurial growth, a theme resonating throughout Sam's journey.

Creativity as a Response to Constraints:

Delving into Sam's adaptive strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jake underscores the crucial role of creativity and innovation in overcoming business challenges.

Culture Fit: A Pillar of Business Success:

Jake discusses Sam's emphasis on the importance of culture fit within a business, a key factor contributing to the success of his martial arts studios and real estate ventures.

Profitability in Co-Living Real Estate:

Reflecting on Sam's foray into co-living, Jake explores how this strategy exemplifies an efficient and profitable approach to real estate investment.

What You’ll Gain from this Show:

Understanding the significance of belief and support in the entrepreneurial journey.

Insights into leveraging creativity and innovation during challenging times.

Appreciating the importance of culture fit in business success.

Exploring co-living as an effective real estate investment strategy.

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Tune into this reflective episode of Passive Wealth Principles: What I Learned, and absorb the invaluable lessons gleaned from Sam Wegert's diverse entrepreneurial ventures. From martial arts to real estate, this episode offers a rich tapestry of insights, emphasizing the importance of belief, adaptability, and strategic thinking in achieving business success.

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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.