When it comes to no BS motivators Larry Winget is the man.The Pitbull of Personal Development® “World’s Only Irritational Speaker,” Six time New York Times/Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Star of A&E’s Big Spender joins Grant Cardone for some hysterical commiserating about average people making stupid decisions.
As a kid Larry was poor and made fun of for wearing the same jeans to school every day. He decided he didn’t like the way being poor felt and would strive to be wealthy. He says the problem is that our country sets people up to “suffer in comfort.” By 13 years old Larry outworked everyone. His motivator was self esteem. He drove the bookmobile in college, and worked his way up from AT&T phone operator to the marketing department then to area sales. It wasn’t until he decided to become an entrepreneur and a brand that he was able to strike a chord through his in your face book titles. Such as:
Shut Up, Stop Whining, & Get A Life: A Kick-Butt Approach to a Better Life (2004)
People Are Idiots and I Can Prove It!: The Ten Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Life and How To Overcome Them (2008) and his latest book,
“Grow A Pair; How To Stop Being A Victim and Take Back Your Life, Your Business and Your Sanity” (2013)
Larry has much to say about entitlement and why it’s just as dangerous to be making $100k without any real ambition because it’s that ok with comfortable that traps so many. Larry offers gems of wisdom as to why people aren’t getting what they want. He advises people to figure out what is most unique about them and exploit it. He also offers the game changing 3 questions that solve any problem and you see the moment where Grant is lit up by it.