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Episode 004:
Creating Your Own Success with Robert Herjavec

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived in North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers, and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family.

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Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived in North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia.

From delivering newspapers, and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family. 

Topics Discussed

00:34 – Robert’s biggest joy and his greatest fear in life.

02:33 – How he manages to deal with the situation as his company grows and his typical day for him.

03:57 – What would he like to be remembered for and as a happy guy did he born with it or he cultivates it.

04:57 – His insight on doing business with friends.

05:59 – Robert’s advice to young entrepreneurs.  

08:14 – Does he have an emotional attachment to money given that he has a sizeable of money now.

09:10 – His thoughts about being driven.

Key Takeaways:

“I get most of my satisfaction from the people around me and part of it is I love the people I’m with, I love my team, I love what I do.” – Robert Herjavec

“The first advice I was told people is you got to look at your personal situation. Rule no.1 is you got to pay the bills. If you can’t pay the bills you lose the right to do what you love.” – Robert Herjavec 

“A goal without a timeline is just a dream.” – Robert Herjavec

“If you are not willing to change you haven’t had enough pain in your life.” – Robert Herjavec

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You’ll Learn

Why it is important to know yourself when starting a business

What motivators help you reach your goals in life

How to become an enlightened millionaire

And much more!

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