About this episode

My guest this week is Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo’s hit series Million Dollar Listing New York, Best Selling Author, and founder of Serhant.

How do the crossroads of reality television and entrepreneurship ever cross? Well, this episode will answer that question very clearly for you. My guest has been the star of Bravo’s hit show, Million Dollar Listing New York for the last 10 seasons as well as launching one of the fastest growing Real Estate brands in the nation. Ryan is an absolute branding genius and he shares his expertise on that very topic, as well as his take on how resilience plays into the startup journey.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • Childhood lessons that shaped his entire life’s journey
  • How hand modeling helped stabilize his income while building his empire
  • The power of action-taking and not action-thinking
  • How Real Estate is just like improvisational acting
  • Why you should plan out what “future you” looks like
  • How the hardest moments in our life can shape our entire future going forward
  • How he started selling real estate by leveraging YouTube
  • How naivete can be of value to launching your business
  • How selling is the foundation of any business
  • The importance of branding, regardless of your industry

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November 23 2021
Ryan Serhant, founder of Serhant and star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York

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