16. Connecting Jiu Jitsu with Business, Relationships and Mindset With Joaquim Valente



Jiu Jitsu is a way of life—a life in which you learn to seize new opportunities, gain confidence in who you are, and persevere in the face of adversity.

In this episode, Lonnie Ogulnick speaks with Joaquim Valente, a gifted Jiu Jitsu instructor at Valente Brothers, about the life changing benefits of Jiu Jitsu and how it can help you improve your business, maintain relationships, and cultivate a positive mindset! 

Joaquim Valente discusses:

  • Smalls ways to improve your life
  • How to mentally prepare for the worst case scenario
  • How your temper can be used as motivation
  • The VBT mentality 
  • How Jiu Jitsu compares to the financial markets  
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Joaquim Valente is a Valente Brothers Jiu-Jitsu professor. He is the Valente brothers’ youngest brother. In 2007, Joaquim relocated to Miami to pursue a degree in criminology at Barry University. With his unique style, great teaching abilities, and incredible charm, he immediately won over everyone..Joaquim, like his brothers, had Grandmaster Hélio as his main teacher and trained weekly with the Grand Master. He was also very fortunate to spend many vacations and long weekends living with Grand Master Helio in his ranch. Joaquim played a pivotal role in the development of our curriculums as he was still living in Brazil and could work with Grandmaster Hélio directly and provide Pedro and Gui with valuable information.


Episode 15 – The 90 Day No Alcohol Challenge — With Guest James Swanwick



One drink a day is harmless, right? You might be more wrong than you think…

Discover the consequences of drinking and the negative toll it can have on your health, sleep, career and lifestyle in this episode with Lonnie Ogulick and James Swanwick, Australian-American entrepreneur, investor, speaker, journalist and former ESPN SportsCenter anchor! 

We discuss: 

  • Project 90 and the initiative to help successful entrepreneurs remain healthy and alcohol-free
  • Why it’s James Swanwick’s revolution and life mission to help others succeed 
  • The importance of sleep, the research behind it, and how alcohol impacts your sleep
  • James Swanwisk’s current and new ventures to look out for
  • And more!

Tune in now to get to know James Swanwick and his mission to help underperforming successful entrepreneurs prosper.

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | JamesSwanwick : 44222(QUITGUIDE) | Follow James Swanwick on Instagram | Follow James Swanwick on Twitter


Episode 14 – How Your Passion Will Propel You Towards Success — With Guest Jason Rosenfeld



In life and in art, if you follow your passion, success will follow.

In this episode, Lonnie Ogulnick speaks with Jason Rosenfeld, owner of the Rosenfeld Gallery in Miami, about why passion is so vital for success in life, as Jason reveals his appreciation and passion for art, how he got into it, and how it has led him to success today.

You will learn: 

  • How Jason Rosenfeld’s upbringing in the art world led him to open his own gallery
  • What makes an artist successful
  • How to utilize your personality as an asset as an artist and a successful individual
  • Jason Rosenfeld’s area of expertise, niche and how he prices collections in the gallery
  • The best advice Jason received from his clients
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn why passion is the key to success! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Jason Rosenfeld | Rosenfeld Gallery

Some guests on the podcast may discuss investments that I cannot offer.  This information should not be construed as a recommendation of any specific security or investment plan.  Past performance does not guarantee future results.


Episode 13 – The Story of a High Yield Investment Strategist — With Guest Greg Foss



Want to understand the fundamentals of Bitcoin and how it affects our economy? 

You’ve come to the right place! 

Greg Foss, Canada’s first high yield bond trader and Bitcoin Strategist, joins Lonnie Ogulnick in this episode to share his journey, knowledge, and expertise, he’s gained in the Bitcoin and financial world, today! 

You will learn: 

  • How studying engineering helped Greg Foss through his career as a high yield bond trader and Bitcoin strategist. 
  • About the foreign sovereign debt in 1988 and how it’s prevalent to today
  • How to make money when shortening a bond
  • About the Canadian Bitcoin ETF
  • The benefits of Bitcoin and what it can do for our economy
  • And more!

Listen in to learn about Greg Foss and his background in the financial industry, in the hopes to help you make the best choices about your future investments!

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Greg Foss | Follow Greg Foss on Twitter

Some guests on the podcast may discuss investments that I cannot offer.  This information should not be construed as a recommendation of any specific security or investment plan.  Past performance does not guarantee future results.


Episode 12 – The Future of Miami — With Mayor Francis Suarez



Will Miami be the next Silicon Valley? 

In this exciting new episode, Lonnie Ogulnick speaks with Miami’s mayor Francis X. Suarez, as Francis shares his incredible journey, his vision for the future of Miami, and offers advice on how to help businesses grow and prosper in the face of stress!

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why the utopian concept of communism has historically failed 
  • How Miami may be the next Silicon Valley
  • The value proposition of alternative investments
  • The future of Miami as Mayor Suarez sees it
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about significant and incredible ventures that will shape the future of Miami!

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Mayor Francis Suarez  | Follow Mayor Francis Suarez on Twitter 

Some guests on the podcast may discuss investments that I cannot offer.  This information should not be construed as a recommendation of any specific security or investment plan.  Past performance does not guarantee future results.


Episode 11 – Creating Your Own Destiny — With Guest Ryan Harwood



“Don’t over analyze, don’t wait for the right moment to make your move, it’s never going to be perfect. You just got to go, you’ve got to do, you’ve got to taste and you’ve got to try.” 

In this episode Lonnie Ogulnick speaks with Ryan Harwood, CEO of Gallery Media Group and former number one tennis player at University of Pennsylvania. Ryan shares exclusive details from his journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur, describing the incredible life lessons and interests he has had along the way! 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • How Ryan Harwood got into tennis and eventually became the number one player at UPenn
  • Ryan Harwood’s inspiration to start his own business and his experience working with Gary Vaynerchuk
  • The debate between successful entrepreneurs who did not good well in school vs those who did 
  • How collectors have changed the markets and created their own destiny
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about Ryan Harwood and his journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Ryan Harwood | Gallery Media Group


Episode 10 – The Principles of Honest Money: Bitcoin — With Guest Robert Breedlove



Will Bitcoin be the future of money? 

In this episode Lonnie Ogulnick speaks with Robert Breedlove, an OG Bitcoiner in the Twitter community and host of the “What is Money?” podcast. Robert shares his expertise and perception of Bitcoin in the digital world, and he educates listeners on the principles of honest money! 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Who Robert Breedlove is and how he got into Bitcoin
  • Robert Breedlove’s interpretation and understanding of the “sovereign individual” and how it relates to the world we live in today
  • Why the dominant currency in the world is a pyramid scheme 
  • About Robert’s “What is Money?” series with Michael Saylor, entrepreneur and business executive 
  • And more!

Tune in to join Lonnie Ogulnick and Robert Breedlove in their exhilarating discussion about Bitcoin! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Robert Breedlove | What is Money? | Robert BreedLove Medium


Episode 9: The Winning Mindset — With Darius Kasparaitis



Cultivate the winning mindset that will set you on the path to success.

In this episode Lonnie Ogulnick is joined by former NHL professional ice hockey defenceman, Darius Kasparaitis, as he shares his journey, valuable life lessons and mantras that can help you in reaching your potential

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Where Darius Kasparaitis’ intense passion and mindset to win comes from
  • The correlation between hockey and the business world
  • What Darius Kasparaitis’ experience on different NHL teams was like 
  • How Darius Kasparaitis overcame his addictions
  • The details of Darius Kasparaitis’ life after hockey
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about Darius Kasparaitis and how his winning mindset led him to become one of the best defencemen in the NHL! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Darius Kasparatis


Episode 8 – What It Takes To Be Successful – With Jay Parker



Do you have what it takes to be successful in today’s rapidly changing environment?  

Join Lonnie Ogulnick as he speaks with Jay Parker, CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Florida Brokerage, as he shares his path to becoming CEO, including the top qualities he says are needed to become a successful leader. 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Jay Parker’s journey to becoming the CEO of Douglas Elliman 
  • Characteristics of top producers  
  • What it takes to be a good leader 
  • The best advice Jay Parker was given to stay motivated and dedicated to his goals
  • And more!

Tune in now to find out if you have what it takes to become successful in your journey! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | Jay Parker | Douglas Elliman Florida

 


Episode 7 – Investing in the William O’Neil Way — With Guest Jason Thompson



Are you interested in hearing investment information from someone who specializes in it? 

In this episode, Lonnie Ogulnick is joined by Jason Thompson, portfolio manager at William O’Neil + Co. Family Office, as they dive into conversation about the methods and frameworks that are used by William O’Neil + Co., and discuss the direction of the economic market. 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • The framework for service at William O’Neil + Co.
  • What the CAN SLIM method is, and the version that William O’Neil + Co. uses 
  • Common themes in disruptors in the economy
  • The impact of cryptocurrency in finance 
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear what investing looks like from a member of the William O’Neil + Co. family! 

Resources: Gordon Wealth | Lonnie Gordon Ogulnick | William O’Neil