Justin Donald The Lifestyle Investor

Force for Good

How Will Your Business Become a Force for Good?

By Justin Donald / May 19, 2023 /

For decades, we’ve followed the rule that business is business. To put it another way, profitability matters more than making a difference. This viewpoint has changed, though, as more and more businesses embrace the “business as a force for good” mentality. As Cheryl Fields Tyler, CEO of Blue Beyond Consulting, points out in Forbes, “Business…

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Life outside of hockey

Living Life Outside Your Professional Life

By Justin Donald / March 29, 2023 /

The career of Chris Pronger as a defenceman was absolutely legendary. As a professional hockey player, Pronger won the Norris Trophy and Hart Trophy as the league’s best defenseman and MVP with St. Louis in 2000, the Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007, and the gold medal with Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Additionally,…

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Scale up on Your Own Terms

There Are Ways to Scale Up on Your Own Terms

By Justin Donald / March 25, 2023 /

The opportunity to speak with somebody who dreamed of becoming a pastor but instead became an entrepreneur is not one you get too often. That’s why I was excited to interview Taylor Welch, an internationally recognized business consultant and entrepreneur. As a CEO of several multi-eight-figure companies, Taylor has advised and serviced more than 50,000…

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Don't Be Ruthless

If You Don’t Want to Be Ruthless — Then Don’t

By Justin Donald / March 23, 2023 /

Jonathan Keyser believes that he became the worst version of himself as he entered the cutthroat world of commercial real estate brokerage. After a while, he got tired of it. Why? In the pursuit of success, he started sacrificing his values. Through selfless leadership, he transformed his brokerage firm into an eight-figure company. According to…

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Freedom While Scaling

There’s No Need to Sacrifice Freedom While Scaling

By Justin Donald / February 23, 2023 /

What is the most efficient way to build and scale a business without sacrificing your freedom in the process? It’s a question all entrepreneurs have asked at some point. After all, almost all entrepreneurs get burned out from the constant grind, or worse, fail. In fact, according to The Hustle’s survey of more than 300…

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A real impact with real estate

Do You Want to Make a Real Impact? Do it With Real Estate

By Justin Donald / September 19, 2022 /

A year ago in July, I had JP Newman on my podcast. I really appreciate JP’s attention to detail and how he works to stay transparent on all issues. He surrounds himself with good people who work to show goodness, respect, and decency and to pay it forward. In this day and age — how…

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Equation for Core Value

Do You Have an Equation for Your Core Value?

By Justin Donald / September 8, 2022 /

In February 2021, I had Darius Mirshahzadeh on my Podcast speaking about his book: The Core Value Equation: A Framework to Drive Results, Create Limitless Scale and Win the War for Talent and a whole bunch of other stuff. Darius has one of the unique entrepreneurial journeys that you would ever want to learn and…

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Change How You Think Wealthy

Change How You Think to be Ultra-Wealthy

By Justin Donald / July 28, 2022 /

Have you ever tried to change your thinking about any subject? For sure, changing what you think or how you think doesn’t just happen by accident — you have to study it out in your mind. Ask any police detective; if you want to catch a criminal, you have to think like a criminal. So…

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effective leader better habits

Highly Effective Leaders Have Better Habits. What Are They?

By Justin Donald / July 19, 2022 /

Back in September 2021, I had Brad Lomenick on the show. So today, I’ve been thinking about what Brad taught me that day that I’ve taken into my life and now practice in daily life about highly effective leaders with better habits. Brad Lomenick has a great book that everyone should read called “H3 Leadership:…

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Achieving Your Dreams

You Can Make a Culture Out of Achieving Your Dreams

By Justin Donald / May 14, 2022 /

You can make a goal for yourself and your organization to make a culture out of achieving your dreams. One of the things I love best about Dane Espegard is that every conversation is uplifting and I come away feeling better than I did before. Dane doesn’t come to people in his organization telling them…

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