Interview with Brent Williams, Founder of Empower U on Making Money From Nothing and His Strategy for Wealth and Finances

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On this week’s episode, I interview Brent Williams, Founder of Empower U, a two day development and life skill program for youth to give them the tools and strategies to reach their full potential.
This interview showcases what an incredible storyteller Brent is, how he measures success, and what his highest priorities are when it comes to finances and wealth. Not only does Brent have a lot of wisdom to offer on the wealth front, he’s also a downright amazing human being.

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Show Notes:

00:00 – Intro

01:51 – Early business ideas during Brent’s childhood

04:18 – Brent’s father’s influence on his relationship with Money

06:37 – How easy was it to make money?

08:36 – What does the having the best lifestyle look like to you?

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Q: How did money show up for you in your childhood and what are the lessons that have served you during this time?

  • His relationship with money started at a young age
  • Very mindful of money as a child
  • Had real entrepreneurial tendencies. First foray was at 8 years of age where he visited Go-Lo (a dollar shop) where he bought boxes of clearance Robocop cards for $10. He’d then go to school and sell each pack for $1 each. With one box having 30 packs, he’d make $20 profit from this
  • Made money as a paper boy
  • Also sold pirated movies
  • Biggest influence on money is his father
  • Lived in a middle class family
  • Father would always complain about the cost of everything
  • In his later teens, he wondered about the time his father spent worrying about money, and if you could eliminate that, how much more free he could become
  • His father give him massive impetus that money wasn’t a big obstacle in his life or consumed him
  • He didn’t want it to stop him from living life on his terms
  • Dreamt of becoming a filmmaker
  • Money was a by-product of living life on his terms
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