Dan Peña is the 50 Billion Dollar Man who mentors high performance people to take quantum leaps with their business.
By the end of this interview you will either love Dan Peña or hate him. There is no middle ground. He has no filter. He says things as they need to be said, and has the goal to bring you and me across the finish line of success.
This has been edited with bleeps for the harsh language. It may make you uncomfortable. We take questions I received from Dave Asprey from the Bulletproof Executive and talk about his experience with Brian Rose from the London Real.
I completed over 100 hours of research and work to put this together for you. When the red recording light started blinking I was scared as hell. Dan had been my mentor through his recordings and book and now it was a privilege to speak with him. He didn’t hold back a bit. He called me out on some of the dumb things I’m doing and my flawed thinking. It was uncomfortable but made me stronger, similar to pushing through the burn of a good workout.
So if you’re not at the level of success you secretly know you should be at this will be the most important interview you ever listen to. Share it with your business friends, mastermind members, and make sure you subscribe to his podcast the Quantum Leap Advantage and Ask the 50 Billion Dollar Man.
Dan’s seminar at the castle: www.danpena.com/seminar
Links and Resources
01:34 – From the barrio of East LA to living in a story book castle
05:04 – The reason why he continues to work at almost 70 years old
11:11 – Getting his mentor Jim Newman
13:00 – How he got out of his comfort zone
16:59 – Did Dan ever think he had limitations? (shocking answer)
18:40 – Why books, podcasts, and training aren’t a part of the journey to success.
20:47 – “Fear is only a f*#@ing option”
22:09 – Dan’s stories of bungee jumping, hang gliding, skydiving, killing a bear with his hands, and instinct hunting
28:23 – Talking about Dave Asprey’s question for Dan
29:09 – “Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future”
34:00 – How high performance people think and talk
35:36 – “High performance people don’t hang”
43:25 – Why he has no filter and says what he thinks
49:10 – Low hanging fruit opportunities only come around in a lifetime 4, 5, or 6 times
51:00 – Dan’s parting advice
56:10 – Spencer’s wrap up and summary
Subscribe to Dan Peña’s podcast
The Quantum Leap Advantage: The Podcast of the Most Successful Business Coach:
Ask The 50 Billion Dollar Man: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-the-50-billion-dollar-man/id889828628?mt=2