Maverick Entrepreneur Yanik Silver On Raising Your Pricing, Sticking Out & Wearing Elvis Outfits
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Today’s guest, Yanik Silver, wears many hats to say the least. Serial Internet Entrepreneur. Adventurer. Millionaire. Hockey fan (which earns points in my book!).
Here is the longer story (from his website):
Yanik was a millionaire before he was 31.
Yanik Silver is a serial entrepreneur, although he still considers himself a ‘techno dunce’. Starting from his one-bedroom apartment and with just a few hundred dollars, Yanik has built multiple 7-figure businesses.
He is the author, co-author or publisher of several best-selling marketing books and tools including Moonlighting on the Internet, Instant Sales Letters® & 34 Rules for Maverick Entrepreneurs. Yanik is a highly sought after speaker addressing groups ranging from the prestigious Wharton Business School to international audiences of 3,000+.
As a self-described “adventure junkie”, Yanik has found that his own life-changing experiences such as running with the bulls, bungee jumping, sky diving, exotic car road rallies and Zero-Gravity flights have not only brought a profound sense of accomplishment, but also led to breakthroughs in ideas, focus and business thinking. That’s why he combined both his passions to found Maverick Business Adventures creating the kind of “club” he’d want to be part of. In between adventures, he calls Potomac, Maryland home with his wife, Missy, and 2 mavericks in the making, Zak & Zoe.
Currently his most important mission is impacting 1,000,000 young entrepreneurs (ages 13-23) to start or grow their business by 2020 and to get his 2½ year old daughter, Zoe, potty trained.
In this interview, I wanted to dig deep and find out more. What drives Yanik? What has he learned about the realities of entrepreneurship? How does he make money now? How does he run his business? What types of failures has he gone through and how did he overcome them? And much more, including your questions submitted on Facebook and Twitter.
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