E: 26 Top M&A Entrepreneurs - Carl Allen 300+ Deals, 23 Industries, $47B in value from MINDSET

00:00 Intro Carl Allen, his M&A origin story 02:22 What happened to Ninja Acquisitions & his deal with Agora Publishing 05:10 One student's success story - 16 Acquisitions a year - Another headed to Billion$ Valuation 07:48 The Warren Buffett of Mainstreet 08:27 How many hours, days he works now - how much money he has... 09:29 The difference between success and failure 10:26 Is deal making a get rich quick scheme? 10:44 His library, his mentor, Tony Robbins & modeling success 12:03 The 3 types of books he likes to read 15:37 When he gets a book recommendation... 17:37 His deal with Agora - buying back his business one year later - what he learned 22:06 His Private Equity fund, PROX how his fund works with students 23:50 Thoughts on SBA funding 25:57 How Amazon did it 27:24 Thoughts about Micheal Dell, EMC & VMware - one of his favorite stories & modeling successful people 29:40 His tattoo - do something crazy - that he would never get away with on Wall Street 31:15 Free Masons 32:36 What Rocky Balboa and loosing his father shaped him 35:50 What he learned from Tony Robbins 36:00 What Price vs Value of Art - Value = Benefit - Price 37:20 Michael Jordan and the Last Dance

Carl's 6 book recommendations:

  1. His Zero-Down Business Buying Secrets.
  2. Shoe Dog Phil Knight,
  3. Iron Cowboy James Lawrence
  4. Relentless Tim Grover
  5. Get a Grip Gino Wickman
  6. Crush it Gary Vaynerchuk