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Grant Cardone
Grant Cardone is a New York Times best-selling author, star and executive producer of the reality TV show Turnaround King, host of the Cardone Zone radio show and is regularly seen on Fox Business, Grant-Cardone2-125pxNBC and Business Insider. He was named the Top Sales Expert and a Top 10 Business Coach to follow on Twitter.

His commentary on business, financial and social issues have been carried in a wide variety of publications including Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, and New York Post.

A self-made multi-millionaire that literally created himself from nothing, Cardone is the Founder and CEO of three multi-million dollar companies. He is best known for customizing programs to either maximize a companies profitability and brand and also has also been known for his work in turning around companies. Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, success-minded individuals and entrepreneurs in the automobile industry, banking and finance, fitness, manufacturing, MLM, real estate, retail, sales and telecommunications have benefitted from his expertise.

He is the author of five books (listed below) all written since the 2008 financial crisis, that provide the principles and techniques individuals must follow to flourish and win:

Sell to Survive
The Closers Survival Guide
If You're Not First You're Last
The 10X Rule
Sell or Be Sold

Cardone’s ultimate ambition is to help the over 7+ billion people of this world to live more successfully, both in their professional and personal lives. Continuing the tradition of bringing innovative sales training tools, technologies, and solutions to life, Cardone has two interactive online sales training centers— and Follow him on Twitter @grantcardone.

Entries by Grant Cardone

Self Made Advice: Never Trust One Income Flow

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 4:47 PM


The most successful people use multiple flows of income to create financial freedom. Look at Warren Buffet. He doesn't have one investment or even one company. He depends on many. Building financial freedom, a successful business, or a great sales career, all require...

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8 of the Dumbest Things People Say

(2) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 1:34 PM

If you want to know how people think, listen to what they say. The old adage says, "As a man thinketh he doeth." I've spent most of my career working with entrepreneurs and coaching CEOs who want to take themselves and their companies to a higher level. Then, when I...

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Want Success? Handle Your Fear

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 2:04 PM


Getting a handle on fear is not easy, but it is critical to success. Maybe fear held you back you from calling on a client, investing money in your company, or maybe moving to a new city for a great opportunity or taking...

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Beware of the Work-From-Home Comfort Zone

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 1:43 PM

Anything that leans toward being too comfortable, in my opinion, is a red flag. The comfort that comes with working from home is dangerous. When I hear people get excited about working from home I feel I need to warn them. Easy access to too many comforts is not good...

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IRS Benefits the Wealthy and Penalizes the Middle Class

(4) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 5:41 PM

The current complicated tax code benefits only the wealthy and creates an unfair advantage that penalizes the middle class. The IRS currently gives the wealthy an unfair advantage and as one of the top 1 percent earners in the United States, I take advantage of many of these loopholes.


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Are You Living Beyond Your Means?

(11) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 11:15 AM

Living beyond your means damages relationships, self-esteem, credit scores and is outright, fraudulent. The fact that governments operate beyond their means doesn't mean you and I should. We have all known people who lived a life they cannot afford, on credit they can not repay and then end up in...

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz: The Next Nancy Pelosi and Threat to Conservatives Everywhere

(3) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 5:38 PM

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida congresswoman, is feared by business people in Florida, conservatives everywhere, and appears to want to make herself the next Nancy Pelosi of the democratic party.

Two months ago I moved my family to Miami to get away from the out-of-control tax-and-spend policies of...

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What Is the Middle Class Nowadays?

(22) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 12:22 PM

The middle class should be on Full Alert -- DEFCON 3. Those that are not yet rich, but are interested in creating a comfortable financial security for themselves and their family must confront new realities and be prepared to take a new level of actions. Almost all would agree that...

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Fear of Public Speaking

(4) Comments | Posted June 27, 2012 | 1:35 PM

Are you scared to speak in public? Do you have stage fright? I have been speaking to audiences since I was 25 years old. When I first started I was terrified. I don't know why I was scared but I was. Literally could not sleep the night before I had...

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The Middle-Class Solution: GET OUT!

(12) Comments | Posted June 1, 2012 | 10:35 AM

It seems the more politicians suggest they are fighting for you, the worse the conditions become for the middle class. The middle class is shrinking at best and possibly in the process of being erased. More important than assigning who or what is to blame for income and wealth inequality...

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The FAA Responds To My Portable Electronic Deviance

(14) Comments | Posted May 12, 2012 | 8:00 AM

After I took a video of the bird strike on Delta 1063, I received a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration because I admitted on a national TV broadcast that I had used a portable electronic device on an airplane departing John F. Kennedy airport in New York.

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Business Expert Videos Delta 1063 Mid Air Bird Strike (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 6:45 PM

Thursday I was on Delta Flight 1063 taking off from JFK a few minutes after 3 p.m. I was seated in seat 1D as we approached take off. I had just signed a copy of my book, The 10X Rule, for CNN correspondent Ali Velshi who was also...

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Open Letter to Gov. Jerry Brown

(9) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 1:21 PM

Gov. Jerry Brown,

I admire your lifetime of service to the great state of California. As a resident and small business owner of 20 years in California, I want you to know how I feel about your proposal to 'temporarily' hike the state income taxes and the negative effect it...

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10 Biggest Money Misconceptions

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2012 | 12:38 PM

Something is clearly not working for most of middle class America regarding money. From my experience working with people, here are the 10 biggest misconceptions the middle class has about money:

1) Money Shortage Mindset
Most people struggling with money think there is a shortage of money....

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CNBC's Becky Quick Is Quick to Paint Car Salesmen as Sexist and Stupid

(15) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 12:42 PM

Rebecca "Becky" Quick, co-anchor of CNBC's financial news show Squawk Box, recently wrote an article in Fortune magazine that paints automobile dealers straight out of a scene from a bad 1950s sitcom.

Ms. Quick's, article is "Car salesmen: Still Sexist, Still Stupid." Based on her very loose...

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Middle Class Is Failing

(12) Comments | Posted February 27, 2012 | 3:08 PM

The middle class concept is failing millions of people because it is based on myths and formulas that worked for our parents but will no longer prove successful today. President Obama suggested, "the middle class is at a make or break point." What he should be telling you is that...

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How to Be Happy

(2) Comments | Posted February 27, 2012 | 1:38 PM

Happiness is the driving force of mankind, and has been for thousands of years. People want to achieve happiness more than any other thing in life. Regardless of religion, politics or economic status, what we all agree on is that happiness is a worthy goal. People seek to be happy...

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Auto Sales Recover Due to Superior Value

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2012 | 2:07 PM

Auto sales are recovering because of the superior value offered by manufacturers -- not because of the economy. What else explains why auto sales recovered in 2011 while so many other economic indicators remain poor? Do increased sales volumes in 2011 mean that the US economy is recovering or is...

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Sears' Real Problems Caught on Camera by Retail Expert

(16) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 5:53 PM

Sears' failing sales is being blamed on the economy, but the reality is shoddy stores, poor customer service, no leadership and no attention to sales opportunities are the real reasons Sears is failing.

Billionaire hedge fund manager, Edward Lampert, over 18 consecutive quarters of declining sales and just this year...

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Is Poor Customer Service Driving Cyber Activity?

(7) Comments | Posted November 30, 2011 | 4:00 PM

Retailers are concerned the consumer is using the Internet not just to find their best price but to avoid poor customer experience. While Black Friday numbers were the best since the Great Recession, if you look a little closer you will see an interesting trend developing where traffic...

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