Nick Vertucci is the founder and CEO of Nick Vertucci Companies, Inc. which aims to help people in real estate investment. He is also the bestselling author of the new book Seven Figure Decisions: Having the Balls to Succeed.
Nick went from rags to riches, back to rags, and to riches once more. When his original tech business went under, he made a 180-degree turn. He achieved tremendous success by taking bold, calculated risks to reinvent himself after losing everything.
Who is Nick Vertucci?
Nick wasn’t really a big fan of waking up early, attending classes, and getting high grades. He knew after finishing high school, education wasn’t the journey he’ll be taking for the next years of his life.
When he was 18, his father died and the rest of his family moved out. He was at a low point and knew that he needed his family close so he decided to buy a van and stay near them. To support himself, he worked for an appliance store as a delivery boy and luckily was able to move up to its sales department after some time.
In between those happenings, something ignited a fire inside him to finally jumpstart his journey to where he should be. He knew then that he wanted to create as early as possible something valuable for himself and worthy of his time.
As a result, at the early age of 22, he was able to start his own company. He built his career as a professional real estate investor and learnt more than a handful along the way.
Nick says he wouldn’t exchange any part if his life because he’s happy where he is right now – teaching people about real estate investment through Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy (NVREA).
Take a calculated risk.
Some of us are inherently adamant to adjust and accept change. Nick says people are wired that way. Humans don’t like putting their safety and comfortability at risk. But, to be the best, we must become something different.
He started seeing everyone around him moving up and thought to himself: why waste all the hours and energy to a dull work if you could do something else more valuable and worthier?
Embrace change, instead of familiarity. To be able to move on the next step of your own career or business ladder, initiate the action. You and you alone should do it. You create opportunities and you open doors if you choose to take the wheel of your own journey. Don’t let anyone or anything decide for you.
Take the risk. Just know your resources. Surround yourself with like-minded people who’ll bring optimism and will push you forward.
Failure is the best education you’ll ever have.
Out of fear, we refuse to accept change for our personal transformation. Nick himself is not far from failures. He lost his company. He went bankrupt. He got cheated by his business partners. He got sued. You name it. But, in the end, he was able to make a company that has gone over seven figures and still stay impactful to other people.
If not for the hard turns that happened in Nick’s life, he wouldn’t be able to build his foundation and have the wisdom to grow his business. His past was ‘littered’ with failure. He advises that if you fall, then stand up, dust yourself off, then just keep going.
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Just push yourself forward to wherever you want to go. Acknowledge and accept that there will be ups and downs. Treat every unforeseen halt on the way as a lesson just like Nick did.
Here’s an advice Nick got from his mentor who taught him real estate cash flow business: If there’s negative voices inside your head, block it out. Negative thoughts can be repatterned. Drown them with optimism and passion. Use it to convince yourself that you’re going to be the best in the business.
Of course, there are some aspects in our life that could not be easily removed. We’re talking about family and friends we surround ourselves with. There may be times that we don’t get the support we need from them so distance might be good sometimes.
Just remember: See it. Believe it. Map it. Execute it.
Buy Nick’s book Seven Figure Decisions: Having the Balls to Succeed which is available in Kindle and paperback on Amazon. You can also visit nvrealestateacademy.com to stay connected with Nick. Nick wants to hear more from you! He’ll appreciate it if he knows that he has helped someone start on his journey and eventually succeed.
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