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Michelle Weinstein, AKA The Pitch Queen, is the host of Success Unfiltered, which features an array of unique and inspiring guests. She talks to all kinds of innovators and achievers, including multi seven and eight figure entrepreneurs, Shark Tank veterans, authors, performers, and investors.

Her guests share their most intimate stories, no holds barred. It’s the raw and vulnerable stuff that you don’t always hear about, like major rejections, epic failures, and unrelenting setbacks.
They share their most inspiring stories of overcoming adversity, never giving up, and achieving success beyond their wildest imaginations.

She created this podcast to help entrepreneurs realize that they are NOT alone. Everyone who has attempted something epic has had their share of setbacks, failures, and NOs. By sharing unfiltered stories from extraordinary individuals who overcame hardships and ultimately achieved their version of success, her hope is to inspire others to stay in the game and hold out for their own dreams.

Her mission and goal is to inspire rising entrepreneurs to break through barriers, overcome obstacles, and make a bigger impact in the world. It’s her passion to show people how to take action, own their value, and grow their top-line revenue. You CAN build a successful and flourishing business and make a global impact by doing what you love, and Success Unfiltered will inspire you ever step of the way!

Sep 8, 2017

015 | Anthony Trucks Shows Us How Taking BIG Risks Can Help Grow Your Business

On the show today, we have Anthony Trucks, the founder of Trust Your Hustle, which is a message and a method that helps people change their lives and businesses. Anthony has had an incredible life, going from foster care, to the NFL to eventually becoming a successful entrepreneur, and in today’s interview he shares some really juicy information, he hasn’t shared anywhere else before.

Anthony knew that when he was finished in the NFL, he wanted to open a gym in his home town. He took the interests he already possessed and planned on utilizing them, by creating a giant gym. He liked athletics, enjoyed working out and had a degree in kinesiology, he felt that opening his dream gym was a no-brainer.

This risk of creating his gym became scary, when after 9 months in business he received an eviction notice from his landlord because he hadn’t been able to pay rent for the last 3 months and only had 2 weeks to come up with the money.

Anthony had to take a good hard look at what he was going to do to turn his whole situation around. He had a couple of options, stay in business and find a solution or go into bankruptcy and find a job. It was a pivotal moment for him.

Anthony shares all of the details of his incredible story in this latest episode! It’s one you absolutely do NOT want to miss.

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Here are a few things we talked about in this episode:

  • Michelle introduces Anthony Trucks.
  • Anthony tells the story of the pinnacle NO in his career. He shares details he’s never told another audience before.
  • Anthony shares the big risk he took so that he could pay his landlord the back money owed, in just over 3 weeks.
  • There comes a point when you need to set your ego aside.
  • Stop wasting time dwelling on rejection-- Spend 5% dwelling and 95% taking action to overcome it.
  • Anthony shares the story of how he earned a partnership with PG&E.
  • They rejected him, but he took that NO and worked hard to determine the why behind the NO.
  • In 12 months Anthony was able to go from $20 to his name to $405K!
  • Anthony tells a great story about running a business event and how he had to put himself and his story full out there, in order to pay for parts of the event.
  • Anthony talks about the business partnership he has built with Brendon Burchard.
  • You have to take risks to grow!
  • Anthony talks about a few of the opportunities that he’s had to turn away because they didn’t align with his values.
  • Rejection and NO's are the dirt on top of a buried treasure.
  • Anthony shares what he’d tell his younger self.

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