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Brandon Steiner is a best selling author, entrepreneur, and a true comeback story. At age 11, Steiner’s family was on food stamps. He decided to go out and hustle to support his single mom and his siblings. That work ethic hasn’t shifted in the last 50 years as Steiner has made a name for himself in business. In this episode, you will be inspired by Steiner’s grit and tenacity. You will also learn how to level up even when you don’t feel like it.

Brandon’s Bio:

Brandon Steiner is the founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and Memorabilia, the largest company of its kind in America. Considered a sports marketing guru, Brandon built Steiner Sports from a one-room office, $4,000 and a single Mac computer in 1987 to a $50 million company today. Brandon is a permanent fixture in the media as a regular on ESPN NY Radio 98.7 FM and as host of the Emmy-nominated “The Hook-Up” with Brandon Steiner on YES Network. He has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, ESPN, and in newspapers including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The author of “The Business Playbook”: Leadership Lessons from the World of Sports and “You Gotta Have Balls”: How a Kid from Brooklyn Started from Scratch, Bought Yankee Stadium, and Created a Sports Empire, and his third book is set to release this Fall titled “Living On Purpose.” Brandon devotes time to and supports several charities, including Family Services of Westchester, an organization that helps provide quality social and mental health services. His latest venture is a new TV show called “Project X” hosted by Brandon Steiner which gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain business advice from Brandon and several celebrity guests.

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Episode Quotes:

The best things that ever happen to you are when you put your back against the wall.

If you are pressed and stressed, it means you are on the road to something good.

You are not poor; your circumstances are poor.

There comes a time in your life when you have to decide if you are going to be accountable and take responsibility for the circumstances that you are in.


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