By Ricardo Rodriguez & Matthew Mesick

On Episode #16 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with James Dentley, the ultimate businessman. James is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, philanthropist, one of the top life and business strategists, and one of the most renowned international motivational speakers. James has been creating and running businesses for over 30 years. He has trained over 400,000 people in business and has personally created over 80 millionaires in his career. He is the President & Founder of NBC University, short for Networking, Business Building, and Coaching. He is also the Founder of Inspired2Speak which trains individuals how to be public speakers and sell from the stage. James also runs a non-profit organization, Already Always Amazing, and has a TV Network coming out called Always Amazing TV, which will be televising the new Basketball League, a 16-team league featuring all former NBA players. James Dentley’s mission is to teach and inspire people to follow their dreams, build their businesses, and never give up.

On this episode we talk about, the importance of failure and the valuable lessons that come from it, how to tune in to the frequencies of high performers, tips on how to get over the fear of speaking in front of a crowd, and why it’s important to have multiple businesses that compliment each other.

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- James Dentley’s story and background
- How James got the name “mentor to millions”
- How to scale a business the right way
- What James is up to now
- Coaching people on speaking and being successful
- Launching NBC University
- Inspired2Speak: Program where James teaches people how to speak in public effectively, create a program or product and be able to sell from the stage
- Partnering up with Les Brown
- Matt’s share his experience form taking James’ inspired2speak course
- James on getting over the fear of speaking in front of a crowd
- Having multiple businesses that compliment each other and why that’s important
- Basketball Champions League
- James’ book: The frequencies of high performers
- Lessons learned from failure and becoming homeless
- Book: What makes the great great
- Dealing with and getting past negative anchors
Question round:
- What was your first business idea? And what did you do with it?
- What habits helped make you successful?
- What was the worst piece of advice you ever got?
- Do you have a favorite failure? Is there one that set you up for a future success?
- Why do you do what you do? What gets you through the tough times?
- What living or dead person other than family members, do you most admire?
- Do you have a morning routine?
- What is a piece of advice you received recently that you still follow?
- What is one thing that you find to be true that most people would disagree with?
- If you got the chance to start over, what would you differently?

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