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Episode 7 anthony lipschitz

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Anthony Lipschitz is an entrepreneur, business leader, and company builder with a long history of experience in all stages of the business cycle. Anthony is also a Firepower Capital partner who heads up Firepower’s private equity division. Listen in to today’s episode to learn more about Anthony and his background. In today’s episode, you’ll hear about Anthony’s first sales job, why he believes strongly in the power of mentorship, and what it was like to be involved in various different business roles throughout his career.

Topics Discussed in This Episode

  • Anthony’s background in South Africa
  • Anthony’s competitive drive
  • How Anthony got his college scholarship
  • Where Anthony got his risk tolerance from
  • How growing up in a single-mom household affected Anthony
  • What the end of Anthony’s soccer career was like
  • The importance of Anthony’s first sales job
  • What people need to learn about following their passion and doing things out of necessity
  • Why mentorship is so important
  • The importance of having a supportive partner
  • How your DNA determines your characteristics
  • How to create the ability to work and overcome adversity in children
  • The experience of transitioning into a corporate role after never having been in one before
  • What the visualization process looks like for Anthony
  • The kinds of friendships that leaders cultivate
  • What it was like joining a start-up
  • Why Anthony is so passionate about what he does
  • Anthony’s words of advice for young entrepreneurs

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Quotes From the Show

“My mom always installed in us, you know, “you can achieve whatever you want to achieve, and you’re great,” basically.”

“Personally, I give this advice to young people: go work in a restaurant. That is the best sales training you will ever get.”

“When you start up a company and you get other people to trust in you, and trust in your ability to provide for them, it’s a huge thing.”

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