"Mastering Multifamily Real Estate and Reading Habits with Thurben Jean James"

Real Estate Marketing Implementation Podcast (The REmarketing Podcast)

Jul 9 2024 β€’ 34 mins

Mastering Multifamily Real Estate and Reading Habits with Thurben Jean James

In this episode of the Real Estate Marketing Podcast, Jerome Lewis interviews Thurben Jean James, an author, ghostwriter, founder of Alchemist Academy, and real estate investor. Thurben shares his journey, insights on multifamily real estate, and his passion for reading and education.

Conclusion

Thurben Jean James emphasizes the importance of education, continuous learning, and self-awareness in achieving success in real estate and life. By leveraging knowledge from books and understanding one's strengths and weaknesses, individuals can make informed decisions and excel in their endeavors. His journey highlights the transformative power of reading and the impact of meaningful relationships in personal and professional growth.

Key points

πŸ“š Early Life and Education: Thurben focused on getting good grades and staying out of trouble, following his parents' guidance.

πŸŽ“ College and Realization: Initially unsure about college, he realized his desire to become wealthy and started exploring different paths.

πŸ“– Influence of Books: Inspired by a wealthy acquaintance, Thurben began reading extensively, discovering books like "Dying to Be Me" and "Rich Dad Poor Dad."

πŸš€ Entrepreneurial Journey: Experimented with various business ventures, including network marketing and door-to-door sales, driven by his goal to get rich.

πŸ“ˆ Reading Habits: Developed a habit of reading extensively, averaging 75 books a year, and later writing his book "How to Read 50 Books in a Year Like a CEO."

🏒 Introduction to Real Estate: Inspired by Grant Cardone's book on multifamily investing, Thurben ventured into real estate, focusing on large assets for their scalability and value potential.

πŸ’Ό Building Relationships: Stresses the importance of maintaining and initiating relationships through genuine care and consistent communication.

πŸ” Self-Awareness and Avatar: Emphasizes understanding one's immediate surroundings and the problems faced by those around them to identify the target audience.

🎯 Alchemist Academy: Founded Alchemist Academy to teach children entrepreneurship and provide them with the knowledge he wished he had at a younger age.

🌟 Alchemist Nation: Part of a community-based company aimed at creating 100 millionaires through real estate and business education.

Summary

  1. Introduction: Jerome introduces Thurben Jean James, highlighting his diverse background and expertise.
  2. Early Life and Education: Thurben shares his early life, focusing on education and following parental guidance.
  3. College and Realization: Describes his initial uncertainty about college and realization of his desire to become wealthy.
  4. Influence of Books: Inspired by a wealthy acquaintance, Thurben starts reading extensively, discovering transformative books.
  5. Entrepreneurial Journey: Experiments with various business ventures, driven by his goal to get rich.
  6. Reading Habits: Develops a habit of reading extensively and writes "How to Read 50 Books in a Year Like a CEO."
  7. Introduction to Real Estate: Inspired by Grant Cardone's book, ventures into real estate, focusing on multifamily assets.