Profits Over Wages Podcast

Profits Over Wages Podcast

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Weekly interviews with highly successful business owners and entrepreneurs. Ricardo Rodriguez & Matthew Mesick discuss life, business, and entrepreneurship to bring forward the lessons learned from success and failure.


#59 - From LAPD Officer to Doing 100+ Flips a Year with Bryan Segal
Sep 3 • 62 min
In this episode we talk about Bryan’s transition from LAPD officer to real estate investor and how along with his wife they were able to do 100+ flips in one year. Bryan also goes in-depth on how to use business credit cards for investing in real…
#58 - #1 Real Estate Attorney in Chicago for Investors with Gary Davidson
Aug 26 • 62 min
On this episode Gary talks about what it takes to be the #1 real estate attorney in Chicago, why as a real estate investor you must have multiple solutions for motivated sellers, and as an example, Gary goes in-depth about how to properly do land…
#57 - Utilizing Tech to Make Home Maintenance Effortless with Andrew Wynn
Jul 17 • 58 min
On this episode we talk about how Sheltr helps homeowners take care of their home by being proactive and avoiding costly repairs. We also talk about how Andrew was able to take Sheltr to market from just an idea in a very short amount of time as well…
#56 - Reimagining Property Management Through Smart Technology with Eachan Fletcher
Jun 18 • 69 min
On this episode we talk about how Eachan made the transition from being the CTO of Expedia to starting his own business. We also go in-depth about how Nestegg works, how the idea for the platform came about and how it truly is an amazing product for…
#55 - Revolutionizing the Mortgage Industry with Anatoly Nirshberg
May 7 • 62 min
On this episode we talk about Anatoly’s philosophy in business, that it’s all about creating value for others instead of just being transactional. We also talk about where ParadigmNEXT came and how it developed into a full-service digital marketing…
#54 - From Petroleum Engineer to Building a Global Techwear Brand with Nabil Khalifa
Apr 22 • 57 min
On this episode we talk about Nabil’s journey from working as a petroleum engineer in Egypt to following his passion to revolutionize the fitness world with his brand, Sigma Fit, a tech-wear brand that is affordable and high-quality. We go…
#53 - Find Your Focus with C. Gordon Moose
Mar 27 • 58 min
On this episode we talk about how to find your focus, the 6 ghosts of fear and how to manage them and we dive deep into the 13 main principles of Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. About C. Gordon Moose Moose has 30 years of experience in…
#52 - Mastering the Art of Networking with Tony P and Greg Dekalb
Feb 25 • 66 min
On episode 52 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Tony Paolella and Greg Dekalb - they are the co-founders of the wildly popular Tony P’s Networking Events and Partners at Appointments IQ….
#51 - Wholesaling 100 Properties a Year with Cory Boatright
Feb 18 • 88 min
On episode 51 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Cory Boatright. He has completed over 75 million in real estate acquisitions and closed over 1000 real property transactions including 100+ multi-family, land, SFR, and private…
#50 - Serial Entrepreneur: Real Estate Lending, Forex Trading, DJ, Restaurateur, and Cannabis with Jai Sephora
Feb 11 • 57 min
On episode 50 of the podcast we sit down with Jai Sephora, he is a self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur and is quickly becoming a name you should know in the Chicago business scene. He’s involved in real estate lending, forex trading, DJing,…
#49 - Credit Repair: How to Boost Your Credit Today with Johanna Diaz
Dec 17, 2018 • 58 min
On this episode, we talk all about Credit Rx and credit itself. Johanna goes in-depth about the early days of her company and how she made the transition from bank manager to business owner. We also talk about the best ways to establish credit,…
#48 - House Flipping, Home Inspections, and Running a Family Business with Baxtie Rodriguez
Nov 15, 2018 • 56 min
On this episode we talk about how real estate brokerages are changing from satellite offices to main offices that provide training, support, and a family like environment. Baxtie shares advice for new brokers on how to take their business to the next…
#47 - How To Take Your Small Business To The Next Level with David Ubeda
Oct 8, 2018 • 69 min
On this episode we talk about, how short sales are still a very common thing and how his company, Premier Cap Solutions, is able to process thousands of them a month. David also talks about starting MRDEU Global Media, where he consults small business…
#46 - How To Wholesale Real Estate Like a Boss with Fernando Angelucci
Sep 25, 2018 • 63 min
On this episode we talk about how to wholesale real estate like a boss, how Fernando has been able to grow his company over 100% year over year, analyzing deals and the current state of the market. We also talk about how to do direct mail marketing…
#45 - The Art of Running Multiple Businesses Simultaneously with Alisa Levin
Sep 4, 2018 • 67 min
On this episode we talked about how Alisa has been able to effectively run both a law practice and a real estate business simultaneously, how she has been able to grow her real estate business so rapidly in just two years, and the one thing that new…
#44 - A Hustler’s Mentality: What It Takes to Become a Top Real Estate Agent with Matt Laricy
Aug 27, 2018 • 46 min
On this episode Matt shares with us how he started in the City of Chicago with the goal of being the best at what he does, and how he ascended to the top #5 of real estate brokerages in the state for 3 years straight. He also goes in depth about why…
#43 - Unleashing the Power of Vision: From Swiss Trained Watchmaker To Real Estate Investor with Boyan Salha
Aug 20, 2018 • 66 min
On this episode, Boyan shares with us his journey from Bulgaria to America and his dream of becoming a real estate investor. We also talk about why coaching and finding a mentor is important to take you to that next level and why you must stay true to…
#42 - The Habits of 23 Highly Successful Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
Aug 7, 2018 • 35 min
On Episode #42 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we switch it up a bit and bring you another special edition of the podcast. I’ve always been fascinated by the mindset of high achievers, the truth is, that was one of my biggest reasons to…
#41 - Secrets To Success From a Multi Family Investor With 3,500+ Units with Tamiel Kenney
Aug 3, 2018 • 52 min
On episode #41 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sat down with Tamiel Kenney. Tami is a full-time real estate investor, apartment syndicator, 3-time Amazon best-selling author, mother of 2, and co-founder of Think Multifamily….
#40 - Get That Money: 5 Ways To Finance Real Estate Deals
Jul 23, 2018 • 49 min
On episode #40 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast Matt goes over 5 ways to finance real estate deals, both traditional and nontraditional. We go in-depth about each and every way, we also give you examples of deals we’ve done as well as…
#39 - Self-Made: From Immigrant to owning $250 million in Real Estate with Emil Khodorkovsky
Jul 16, 2018 • 60 min
On Episode 39 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Emil Khodorkovsky. Emil immigrated from Russia to the US at the age of 10. He started at an entry-level position at a mortgage company, quickly advanced, and ultimately…
#38 - Get Out of Your Own Way: Done is Better Than Perfect with Bob McIntosh
Jul 9, 2018 • 65 min
On episode 38 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Bob McIntosh. Bob is a #1 best selling Amazon author, business owner, and entrepreneur. He has extensive expertise in the areas of mindset, real estate investing, internet…
#37 - The $100 Million Mortgage Man with Joel Schaub
Jul 2, 2018 • 57 min
On episode #37 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Joel Schaub, VP of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate. Joel is a highly recognized Chicago mortgage specialist with 13 years of experience in lending. He is one of…
#36 - Becoming a Sexy Boss: Empowering Women to Pursue Business and Entrepreneurship with Heather Ann Havenwood
Jun 25, 2018 • 55 min
On episode #36 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sat down with Heather Ann Havenwood - She is a serial entrepreneur and teaches coaches, experts, and service providers current online marketing and sales strategies to close…
#35 - Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire in Your 20’s with Stefan Aarnio
Jun 18, 2018 • 65 min
On episode #35 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we interview Stefan Aarnio. Stefan is an award-winning real estate entrepreneur, podcast host, blogger, coach, public speaker, and author of a number of books including Self…
#34 - Why the Mobile Home Park Industry Is A Compelling Business with Jefferson Lilly
Jun 11, 2018 • 73 min
On episode #34 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sat down with Jefferson Lilly - he is a mobile home park investment expert, educator, and industry consultant who has been featured in the New York Times, Bloomberg Magazine, and…
#33 - The Importance of Persistence: What Separates The Winners From The Wannabes with Rosario Terracciano
Jun 4, 2018 • 63 min
On episode #33 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sat down with Rosario Terracciano, CEO & Co-Founder of Clickinvest - He has been in the real estate industry since 2003 and has represented investors, rehabbers,…
#32 - High Return Turnkey Real Estate Investing with Jeff Schechter
May 31, 2018 • 68 min
On Episode #32 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we talk to Jeff Schechter aka “Shecky”. He has been a self-employed entrepreneur his entire adult life, starting his first business right out of college, and over the years has…
#31 - The Ultimate SEO Guide for Small Business Owners with Phil Singleton
May 24, 2018 • 64 min
On Episode #31 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Phil Singleton - He is a web designer, SEO expert and award-winning author. Since 2005, Phil has owned and operated a digital agency based in Kansas City. In 2016, Phil…
#30 - [Special Edition] Do You Have a Favorite Failure? Is There One That Set You Up For a Future Success?
May 14, 2018 • 33 min
On Episode #30 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we decided to switch it up a bit. Back on episode 10, we began asking a series of questions to our guests, some questions more than others, and there was one that we kept getting great answers to…
#29 - Creating Value For Your Community Through Real Estate Development with Nick Kats
May 7, 2018 • 67 min
On Episode #29 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Nick Kats. Nick is a city of Chicago native and local real estate entrepreneur with over 20 years of broker and investment experience. Nick has extensive knowledge of Chicago…
#28 - Network Marketing and The 5 Keys of Money Mastery with John Singh
Apr 24, 2018 • 74 min
On Episode #28 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with John Singh - he is a serial entrepreneur and network marketing master. John has started and run over 20 different businesses in his career and has also thrived in the…
#27 - Buying Turnkey Rental Properties, Business Consulting, and Hiring Virtual Assistants with Ali Boone
Apr 16, 2018 • 73 min
On Episode #27 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Ali Boone - Founder of Hipster Investments. Ali left her corporate job as an aeronautical engineer in 2011 to work full-time as a real estate investor. She managed…
#26 - Creating a Personal Brand for your Business with Miguel Paloma and Tony Arce
Apr 9, 2018 • 67 min
On episode #26 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sat down with Miguel Paloma and Tony Arce - Founders of Red Ivy Studios, Red Ivy Social and devHour.tv™. Red Ivy Studios creates memorable brand…
#25 - Top Real Estate Investor in the Country - 1,000+ Deals in Less Than 10 Years with Andrew Holmes
Apr 2, 2018 • 67 min
On Episode #25 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Andrew Holmes. Andrew is a real estate investor that has completed over 850 fix and flips and wholesale deals in the Chicagoland market. He also owns over 180 rental…
#24 - Keeping It Real: How 10 Years of Hard Work Makes You An Overnight Success with Nick Libert
Mar 26, 2018 • 71 min
On Episode #24 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Nick Libert Broker and Owner of Exit Strategy Realty. Nick opened Exit Strategy Realty in 2009 and grew it to the #1 office in the country in sales volume and…
#23 - Real Estate Law, Mentorship, & The Cubs with Michael Gunderson
Mar 19, 2018 • 60 min
On Episode #23 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Michael Gunderson founder of The Gunderson Law Firm. Michael started the Gunderson Law Firm in 2006 and has years of experience with and proven in-depth…
#22 - Pushing through 7 Years of No Profit to $189 Million Annually with Joseph Land
Mar 12, 2018 • 56 min
On Episode #22 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Joseph Land - Joe’s dream was to play professional baseball, and it came true when he was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1968. However, a torn rotator cuff…
#21 - INSURANCE - Why You NEED It with Veronica Jacobo
Mar 5, 2018 • 70 min
On Episode #21 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Veronica Jacobo - She is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of banking and insurance experience and recently fulfilled her lifelong dream of opening her own…
#20 - Creating a Vision, the Law of Attraction, and Making Money in Crypto with Lane Ethridge
Feb 26, 2018 • 69 min
On Episode #20 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Lane Ethridge - He is the founder of Changing Lanes International. He has been a top producer at a real estate investment firm, facilitated hundreds of real estate…
#19 - The Wolf of Wrigley with Adam Feather
Feb 19, 2018 • 65 min
On Episode #19 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Adam Feather - Founder & CEO of The Wolf of Wrigley. The Wolf of Wrigley is an apparel company specifically based in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of…
#18 - Building a Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Investing Business (before the age of 25) with Ryan Scialabba
Feb 12, 2018 • 71 min
On Episode #18 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Ryan Scialabba - He is the Co-Founder of Urban Capital Group - Pittsburgh’s top residential fix and flip company. Ryan started his investing career 6 years ago at the…
#17 - Investing in Apartment Buildings, Digital Marketing, PR, and Reputation Management with Vito Glazers
Feb 5, 2018 • 107 min
On Episode #17 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down with Vito Glazers - He is a real estate investor, media entrepreneur, contributing author, TV producer, and actor. Vito has founded several successful management and…
#16 - Networking, Business Building & Coaching with James Dentley, The Ultimate Businessman
Jan 29, 2018 • 76 min
On today’s show 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…
#15 - Transitioning from Corporate CFO to Entrepreneur & CEO with Jeffrey “The Moneyman” Tandoc
Jan 22, 2018 • 77 min
On episode #15 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down and talk to Jeffrey “The Moneyman” Tandoc - Jeff has 15 years of experience in the corporate world as a controller and CFO, managing budgets up to $140 million. Jeff left the…
#14 - $0 to $126 Million in 5 Years with Eddie Garcia
Jan 15, 2018 • 73 min
On today’s show, we sit down and talk to Eddie Garcia - Founder & President of Realty of Chicago. Eddie started Realty of Chicago in 2012 with nothing but a dream and the determination to not only succeed but to provide clients with a one of kind…
#13 - How to Successfully Run a Business and Invest with your Significant Other with Billy Colestock & Yesenia Nogales
Jan 8, 2018 • 73 min
On today’s episode, we talked to husband and wife real estate duo, Billy Colestock and Yesenia Nogales from sunny San Diego - they are real estate brokers and investors and have been in the real estate industry since 2007. They also own a property…
#12 - Raising $100 Million of Capital in 10 Years with Mikyle Jessen and Francisco VIlla
Dec 18, 2017 • 67 min
On today’s show, we sit down and talk to Mikyle Jessen & Francisco Villa - They specialize in raising capital for small businesses looking to grow and over the past 5 years, they have raised over $100,000,000 in growth capital helping entrepreneurs…
#11 - Why Most Short Sales Fail To Close and What To Do About It with Theresa Panzica
Dec 11, 2017 • 62 min
On today’s show, we talk about what is killing most short sales deals and how to fix it, how Theresa’s short sale factory works and the process from start to finish and she gives insight on how she has been able to achieve rapid growth in her business.
#10 - Why Your Contractor Keeps Screwing You Over And How To Stop It with Ryan Garcilazo
Dec 4, 2017 • 64 min
On today’s show, we sit down and talk to Ryan Garcilazo, he is the founder of The Rehab Depot and has over 10 years of General Contracting experience. He has fix and flipped over 600 homes, and is currently a rehab consultant and advisor to investors.…
#9 - Why Your House Isn’t Selling: The Blueprint to Sell Any House with Joshua Inglis
Nov 26, 2017 • 58 min
On today’s episode, we sit down and talk to Josh Inglis - he’s a real estate broker and investor. He’s done over 100 fix & flips and is the radio show host of Real Estate Airwaves on AM 560’s the Answer in Chicago. Lastly, Josh just became a #1 top Amazon…
#8 - Finding Your Why: The Power of Purpose in Entrepreneurship with Ricardo Perez
Nov 19, 2017 • 60 min
On today’s show, we sit down and talk to Ricardo Perez. He’s the Founder and CEO of The Dapper Club, which specializes in on-site tailoring and custom-made stylish suits with a focus on the client experience. On this episode, we touch on a lot of…
#7 - Keeping Good Company: How Surrounding Yourself With Successful People Contributes To Your Success with Jose Baeza
Nov 13, 2017 • 68 min
On today’s show, we sit down with Jose Baeza - he’s the COO of NBC University and Co-Founder of Entrepreneur Funding Source where he helps entrepreneurs raise capital for their businesses. On this episode, we talk about why hiring business coaches to take…
#6 - Secrets of Success on Becoming a Top Real Estate Agent with One of Chicago’s Top 1% Producers, Frank Montro
Nov 5, 2017 • 65 min
On today’s show, we sit down with Frank Montro - he has been a realtor for 34 years and is a top 1% producer in Chicago. Frank closes over 300 transactions year after year. He specializes on the southside & south suburbs of Chicago and has fittingly been…
#5 - Contracting & Flipping Houses with a Focus on Integrity & Community with Tony Reyes
Oct 30, 2017 • 66 min
On today’s show we sit down and talk to Tony Reyes - he is a Marine and is the founder and CEO of Walton Contractors. Walton Contractors was just named the 197th fastest growing company in America by Inc Magazine. On this episode, we talk about being a…
#4 - Investing with a Purpose - Providing Work & Housing to Veterans while being Eco-Friendly with Kirby Atwell
Oct 23, 2017 • 59 min
On today’s show, we talk to Kirby Atwell - he’s the CEO & Founder of Green Vet Homes - a company that buys, rehabs, & rents homes to homeless veterans while using green sustainable products & donating a portion of all proceeds to support veterans. On…
#3 - Buying & Financing Rental Properties & Managing Contractors with Arpan Patel
Oct 16, 2017 • 70 min
On today’s show, we talked to Arpan Patel - he’s an entrepreneur, active real estate investor, and a Real Estate Broker. On this podcast, we talk about what to do and what not to do on your first deal, how to create a rental portfolio, and how to find…
#2 - Advanced Marketing Techniques to Selling your House FAST with Real Estate Marketing Genius George “El Guapo” Cuevas
Oct 9, 2017 • 51 min
On today’s show, we talk to George “El Guapo” Cuevas - former Realtor & now trains Realtors on how to market their brand & listings online. He is also a photographer, videographer, author, speaker, & host of his own podcast, The Margaritas & Real Estate…
#1 - Transitioning from a 9-5 Employee to a Full-Time Business Owner and Entrepreneur with Kamil Drezek
Oct 1, 2017 • 71 min
On today’s show, we talked to Kamil Drezek of Homes by MAK - an active real estate investor, entrepreneur and Fortune Builders coach. Kamil started investing in 2012 and has done everything from wholesaling to quick cosmetic rehabs to new construction…