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Smarter Destiny Podcast

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We're on a mission. We're going to find and uncover the smartest, most successful entrepreneurs on the planet. Explore their highs, their lows and how they ultimately mastered the game. I'm Martyn Cook and I'm excited to welcome you to the Smarter Destiny Podcast. I'm grateful for you and your time,… read more

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#12 - Gerald Soh

 

Shownotes: Gerald Soh

  • 00:30 - Introducing Gerald Soh.
  • 03:00 - Tell us about the transition from being an employee to an entrepreneur - GS: I studied science, but I didn’t want to work on a lab. I got a job on a bank, but my  income was fixed, so it didn’t matter how hard I worked it will be the same. So I got a job at Pfizer selling Viagra, it was awkward. I wasn’t good at it, couldn’t reach my quota. So I started to learn about online marketing.
  • 11:00 - “After six months I made my first dollar online”.
  • 11:30 - “I was at a the lowest, my mother was telling me to get back on a regular job. I gave myself one year to make it work”.
  • 17:50: “I did ‘launch checking’ with SEO, that was the beginning of my courses”.
  • 20:55 - “That same year (2015) I started giving coaching programs”.
  • 22:33 - “Also on 2015 we won the first WarriorPlus Award for Vendor of the year, and we were just beginning”.
  • 24:30 - “By the end of 2015 we switched all the coaching to e-commerce and Shopify”.
  • 32:10 - The story about the first Malaysian masterminds.
  • 41:45 - Quick fire questions
    • Any unusual drinking or eating habits? - Hamburgers and fast food once in a while.
    • Any advice for entrepreneurs that are also parents? -Find help, but also spend family time.
    • How do you get yourself into a state of flow? - Music.
    • What habit or opinion you have that people tend to disagree with? - It’s in my nature to always work harder, can’t stop.
    • What book had the biggest impact on your life? - “The Power” and “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne.
    • What’s the best advice ever given to you? - My friends father said “While you are still young, work as hard as you can” 
    • What silly thing people should do more of? - Just let go and do whatever you want once in a while.
    • How would you convince someone to do something that’s good but they are not enthusiastic to do it? - Focus on the benefits.
    • Would you fight one horse sized duck or one hundred duck sized horses? - The big duck.
    • What makes you the happiest? - Family.
    • Any asks or requests for the audience? - Subscribe to Smarter Destiny and go to www.geraldsoh.com for any advice you need
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