Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing

Most people see adversity as a bad thing and avoid it at all costs. But what if setbacks are simply part of the journey to success? What if we can convert adversity into rocket fuel and use it to propel us to the next level?

Mike ‘C-Roc’ Ciorrocco is the CEO of People Building, Inc. and Cofounder of the emerging tech company Blooprinted. He was named one of the Top Business Leaders to Follow in 2020 by Yahoo Finance and was #1 on their list of Top Mortgage Professionals the same year. Mike is also the host of What Are You Made Of? and the bestselling author of Rocket Fuel: Convert Setbacks, Become Unstoppable.

On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, Mike joins cohost Garrett Lynch and me to explain why adversity is a good thing, describing how he converts setbacks into rocket fuel to become unstoppable. He walks us through the 3 C’s for achieving any big goal, challenging us to get clear on what we want and commit to taking consistent action. Listen in to find out how Mike got into business with Grant Cardone and learn his approach to reframing adversity as your best teacher.

Key Takeaways 

 The rocket fuel that makes Mike unstoppable

  • 'Dirty fuel’ of difficult childhood
  • Future dreams to pull forward

How Mike lifted himself out of a negative environment

  • Mom encouraged to be leader
  • Never bought other’s BS to justify failures

Mike’s 3 C’s for realizing you’re not stuck

  1. Clarity
  2. Commitment
  3. Consistency

The importance of your peer group

  • Bad things happen with wrong associates
  • Surround self with people aligned with mission

Why people have a hard time committing to a goal

  • Say it’s hard, try to make self right
  • Program self to best-case scenario

Why Mike encourages people to tell their story

  • Journey to success often invisible
  • Adversity = part of process

The 3 reasons people don’t share their story

  1. Don’t think people care
  2. Embarrassed by story
  3. Underestimate power to impact others

Why adversity is ultimately a good thing

  • Helps course correct when getting off track
  • Teaches how to get where going

Mike’s approach to bouncing back from a big setback

  • SWOT analysis of worst-case scenario
  • Don’t worry what other people think

How Mike got into business with Grant Cardone

  • Read 10X Rule, got immersed in his content
  • Connect with Grant’s team to share successes
  • Ask to write forward for Rocket Fuel
  • Work together to launch 10X Incubator

What Mike wants to be remembered for

  • Make people feel unstoppable
  • Elevate others to achieve potential

Connect with Mike Ciorrocco

Mike on Clubhouse

Mike on Instagram

Mike on LinkedIn

What Are You Made Of? Podcast

Blooprinted

Resources

Access Michael’s Blueprint to Your First Multifamily Deal Training

Learn About Michael’s Mentoring Program

Join the Nighthawk Equity Investor Club

Rocket Fuel: Convert Setbacks, Become Unstoppable by Mike Ciorrocco

Grant Cardone

10X Incubator

The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone Sales Training University

The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life by Hal Elrod

Vivid Vision: A Remarkable Tool for Aligning Your Business Around a Shared Vision of the Future by Cameron Herold

Podcast Show Notes

Michael’s Website 

Michael on Facebook 

Michael on Instagram 

Michael on YouTube 

Apartment Investor Network Facebook Group 

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