Who is it?

John Lee Dumas

What was this episode about? 

John Lee Dumas is considered the godfather of business and entrepreneurship podcasts. 

He is the founder and host of the hugely successful and award-winning Entrepreneurs on Fire Podcast. 

But he is also an author, speaker, and business lifestyle leader and a regular contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine.

When he was starting out in 2012, podcasting was not as popular as it is today. But he took an even greater risk with the daily format and has remained consistent since then to set a good example to others in the publishing space.

The Common Path to Uncommon Success

Having done more than 3000 interviews and hosted some inspiring entrepreneurs, John has seen the traits of the most successful entrepreneurs.

He recently authored The Common Path to Uncommon Success: A Roadmap to Financial Freedom and Fulfillment to share his experience and what he has seen from successful entrepreneurs.

The 17 Steps to Uncommon Success

In the roadmap to success, the first step is coming up with a big idea. But most entrepreneurs don’t have a problem with this. 

Where many fail is the second step which requires you to choose a niche. As the old adage goes, the riches are in the niches, and John adds that you cannot be too niche.

Many entrepreneurs mistakenly think that going broad will get them more customers. The secret is settling on a niche that is underserved in the market to dominate it.

Tune in to hear of some of the lessons he has learned along the way from his own business and from other entrepreneurs.

Key Takeaways

  • Meet John Lee Dumas (01:40)
  • John’s first big mistake (02:59)
  • How to monetize a podcast (06:30)
  • The Common Path to Uncommon Success (09:08)
  • 17 steps roadmap to financial freedom (10:05)
  • What’s next for Entrepreneurs on Fire (12:51)
  • Metaverse, Web 3.0, Crypto and NFTs – are they the future (13:41)
  • What’s on Lee Dumas’s bucket list? (15:09)

Additional Resources

Connect with John Lee Dumas

Buy the Common  Path to Uncommon Success Book  Here

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