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Extremity Expands Capacity | Freestyle Friday

Extremity Expands Capacity | Freestyle Friday

Update: 2023-06-09


Welcome back to another episode of Freestyle Friday on the Travis Makes Friends Podcast. Here is a summary of today's episode:

Quote of the Week:

  • "Extremity expands capacity." – Ed Mylett

Hot Take:

You've been sold a lie: "If you're not upgrading your life, you're failing."

Life isn't linear, and I learned this the hard way. In my 20s and early years of marriage, we moved ten times, constantly upgrading and accumulating more. But when my sales team quit, I faced a choice: rebuild or downsize. I chose the latter and rediscovered my true goals. We downsized, focused on my side hustle, and achieved financial success. I realized that constantly upgrading is often undisciplined spending. So, evaluate your financial situation, prioritize investments in yourself, and don't be afraid to downgrade if it aligns with your long-term vision.

The Breakdown:

Find out how the hell Grant Cardone, a child of immigrants, ex-drug addict, and former car salesman, built a multi-billion dollar real estate portfolio in less than eight years. His key strategy was focusing on attention rather than money. Grant's mission is for eight billion people to know his name, not necessarily like him. Familiarity breeds trust, and by consistently delivering value and fulfilling promises, he gained people's trust over time. The lesson is to prioritize earning attention that can eventually translate into trust, rather than solely focusing on immediate ROI.


Travis lists the three interviews he considers tentpole episodes of his show, discusses how certain interviews and conversations have challenged his beliefs, talks about the importance of maintaining connections with guests and so much more.

Resources Mentioned:

The Power of One More by Ed Mylett –

Dig Your Well Before Your Thirsty by Harvey Mackay –

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Extremity Expands Capacity | Freestyle Friday

Extremity Expands Capacity | Freestyle Friday

Travis Chappell