492: Sean Cannell | The 10 Year Overnight Success

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Today’s perseverance is tomorrow’s success. If ever there was an embodiment of this, it’s today’s guest Sean Cannell, CEO of https://www.thinkmedia.video (Think Media) and co-founder of https://videoinfluencers.net (Video Influencers). Sean has a passion for helping leaders build their influence and profits with YouTube and online video. He has been featured on Forbes “20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business,” Social Media Examiner and Success.com. Aside from having over a million subscribers on YouTube, he is a keynote speaker who has spoken to groups ranging from 50 to 2000+, and runs a 7-figure video education company. I can’t wait to dive right in and learn more about Sean’s story of pushing through and finding success through connections and experiences you find along the way. Things you will learn in this episode: [00:01 - 14:35] Opening Segment I introduce today’s guest, Sean Cannell Activities and Success In person interview! Announcements https://guestio.com/ (Guestio.com) Sean gives us some background on his story Sean’s early life The rebel lifestyle The entrepreneur spirit Step son to an entrepreneur Creativity and structure Sean’s thoughts on schooling Problem of the school system Discerning the unique wiring of your kids Lessons from early life Always do the hard thing first Buying his first car The value of money and hard work Going through hard times [14:36 - 26:22] The Wake Up Call Sean shares his time after junior highschool Finished out credits at community college Worked at Red Robin Realized the need for a different life Attending Bible college Back on track The start of making videos Started making videos for church Self taught Taking the first step Just go some direction You know you don’t want to be where you are Sean shares his experience in college and church Mismanaging money Got on the radio as a campus job Committed fully to the local church The catalyst to today’s success The value of volunteering Honoring God with excellence [26:23 - 41:34] It’s Time to Level Up; The Years to Success Transitioning away from that church Learned key leadership skills Good and the bad Wife’s health deteriorates First business Solo entrepreneur Sean shares his experience while at the hospital Hearing from Gary V Now is the time to cash in on your passion Fighting for your family Sean talks about his big pivot Through relationships and connections Director of communications at a church in LV Learning other processes from professionals First successful projects Sean talks about his shift into entrepreneurship The move to becoming a campus pastor More leadership lessons Feeling like Michael Jordan playing baseball Transitioned out and back to Vegas Building YouTube Started losing freelance clients Go all in; October 2015 [41:35 - 52:23] What Can Happen When You Stay on the Path Sean talks about his time scaling a team Building a team culture Learning team building and delegation Meeting people through internships The value of learning leadership in church Having people help you scale by their strengths Sean shares his insights on pushing through Documentary on his life Sean’s projects Still on mission Helping 1,000, 10,000, 1,000,000 people Solving problems through video Creating an online course Investing in YouTube Digital real estate Sean shares his insights in the trajectory of online media Not much change for the next 5 years Viewership under lockdown has gone way up Keeping your courses current It’s still a good investment [52:24 - 1:10:55] Closing Segment Who you know or What...
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