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Real Talk With Gary - Real Estate Investing

168 EpisodesProduced by Gary Hibbert Real Estate InvestorWebsite

Gary Hibbert is a Full Time Real Estate Investor, Licenced Real Estate Agent, achieving various Realtor awards and an Educator. In 2008, he purchased his first investment property and through hard work and dedication, left the regiment of the corporate world to become a Full Time Entrepreneur in 201… read more


#100: How To Overcome a Bad Hand Fight Back w/Mark Smith

Gary chats this week with Mark Smith, the host of the 7-2 Mindset Investor Podcast. Mark had the kind of life some people dream of, but it did NOT lead to happiness for him. From $6000 suits to a jail cell, his life took a dramatic turn. After a conversation with his son, it started him on the path to rebuilding, redemption and personal development, which you will hear in this not-to-be-missed podcast, Real Talk With Gary!


  • How Mark came up with the name “7-2 Mindset Investor”
  • Why he’s thriving even during the pandemic and the role of mindset
  • How $6000 suits, box seats to sporting events and expensive bottles of wine did NOT make him happy
  • Why his health suffered as well
  • How jail changed him
  • The steps to rebuilding - personal development, reading, mentorship groups, mentors, personal coaches, real estate coaches, and good health
  • Why he feels coaching is a marathon, not a sprint
  • How the former ‘people pleaser’ now focuses on internal happiness
  • Why Mark says the real asset is YOU, not the real estate, so invest in yo u
  • What real estate strategies he uses
  • How he’s now created the lifestyle of his dreams
  • Why his mindset is ‘what can I give’ vs. ‘what can I receive’
  • The benefits of a mastermind group
  • Some of his favourite and life-changing books including the NUMBER ONE book they should read
  • Why working for someone else creates a false sense of security
  • Mark answers when is the best time to invest
  • “The days become turbulent because we didn’t have a smooth takeoff or landing”
  • And MORE!

Mark’s Bio

Mark is a real estate investor known as the The 7-2 Mindset Investor. He’s also a motivational speaker and a strategic mindset architect. His investment strategy is as an off market apartment specialist. He has pledged to himself that he will spend $1 Million dollars on personal development, and is a big believer in Mind, Body, Spirit!

Website/contact info for guest

Instagram: @72mindsetinvestor or @the72apartmentguy

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Tags: #investing, #mindset, #rebuild, #coaching, #personalgrowth, #DIY, #investorlife

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