Ryan Blair – Rock Bottom To Rockstar
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Hello everyone! Welcome to the It’s Emily Show. I am here today with a very special man who has inspired millions with his story, including me. Growing up, he faced many difficulties but that didn’t stop him from being the amazing man he is today.
Ryan Blair is a #1 New York Times Best Selling Author and Serial Entrepreneur. He went from a wayward youth to a businessman with over $ 2 billion in company sales. After decades of building successful companies, Ryan began his latest company, AlterCall, which uplifts and helps entrepreneurs scale their companies using spiritual modalities. He is the former CEO of ViSalus, which is known for the Body by Vi 90- Day Challenge. In 2012, he sold ViSalus for $792 million dollars. He is also the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the book ‘Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain.’
In this episode, Ryan relives how he used his struggles to move him deeper into his faith in God and how his deep faith helped him through even the most difficult times. We dive into some of the biggest lessons that he learned about leadership including what it truly means to be a servant leader and how to incorporate spirituality into developing a good team culture and scaling for impact.
He also shared some incredible practical and implementable tips on how busy entrepreneurs can improve their productivity by working smarter not harder, as well as how to avoid chaos and build a happier, more optimized lifestyle. Let’s dive in!
Also in this episode:
- The importance of actively seeking out mentors and cultivating a relationship with them.
- The value of preparation.
- The one thing you can say that will instantly make you more productive.
- Ryan’s morning routine – why you need to start your day from a place of self-love and growth.
- Tips to help busy entrepreneurs spend more time with their kids.
- The key ingredients to making big changes in your life.
- How to identify people that will add value to your life.
- It’s never too late to be happy – how to lead a life with no regrets.
Links and Resources:
- Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur by Ryan Blair
- Rock Bottom to Rock Star: Lessons from the Business School of Hard Knocks by Ryan Blair