Changing What You Believe Is Possible | What It Feels Like to Become a New York Times Best-Selling Author

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New York Times best-selling author Alex Banayan is committed to helping you to change what you truly believe is possible. On today’s show, he shares with us a little bit about his personal journey to becoming a New York Times best-selling author.

Inside his book, The Third Door | The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers he discusses the following topics and more: Bill Gates had to master cold-calling, how Warren Buffett was able to find a way to secure meetings with people who didn’t want to meet with him, how Lady Gaga had to actually pretend to be her own manager to secure gigs and how Steven Spielberg had to sneak his way onto Hollywood movie sets. And on today’s show he shares with us a little bit about his personal journey to becoming a New York Times best-selling author.

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ꟷThe Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers

  1. Alex states that he believes the quest to achieve success is much like trying to get into a nightclub. Most people have to wait in line to get in through the front door, the a-list celebrities can get in through the back entrance, but there is still yet another way in. You can sneak in through the side door.
  2. In Alex’s book he shares that after carefully examining the successful careers of Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Lady Gaga, Steven Spielberg and others he believes that their success would not have happened if they did not understand the power of “The Third Door.”
  3. AMPLE EXAMPLES –
    1. Bill Gates had to master cold-calling.
    2. Warren Buffett had to find a way to secure meetings with people who didn’t want to meet with him.
    3. Lady Gaga had to actually pretend to be her own manager to secure gigs.
    4. Steven Spielberg had to sneak his way onto Hollywood movie sets.
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