Dr. Brian J. Dixon is the founder of Amplify Publishers, where he helps authors, speakers and bloggers create and launch online courses. Brian previously founded The Dixon Agency, a boutique marketing firm that helps content creators leverage their message online. From wordpress websites and online sales funnels to membership sites and retargeting campaigns.
A published author, speaker, and coach, Brian loves challenging people to think bigger and take action on their passion. His challenge to “Do Your Impossible” was featured at a TedX conference. Brian founded The Mentorship Academy, a technology-based charter high school teaching students serving underserved students in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Brian has the heart of a teacher and taught video production and website design to middle and high school students for seven years. He and his beautiful family reside in Charlotte, NC.
[01:53] — Brian’s Journey
[08:44] — "Seeds of your entrepreneurial journey start in your day job.” — Dr. Brian J. Dixon
[11:00] — Revenue
[12:15] — Tipping Point
“Hustle to the Horizon! Go as far as you can with what you know right now"
"Nothing like failing to give you feedback"
[14:50] — Get to know the space
[18:20] — Consulting to Leading
“I didn’t become a leader until I had a few failures”
"Your launch isn’t as glamorous. Launching is awesome but after you’ve launched is the ‘dip’ of ‘do I really want to do this?’"
[21:00] — Entrepreneurial ‘ah-ha'
[22:39] — Models and Mentors
Models: Success leaves clues
Mentors: “Don’t think you’re by yourself”
[23:20] — “Who” Jeff Smart
[26:55] — Going First
“With vulnerability, you always have to go first”
[29:20] — Jack Cantels Success Principles
“If you take a risk and ask someone to join you, you’re not losing anything if they say no.”
[33:52] — Excited About
[34:20] — Carl Young
“Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their children than the unlived life of their parent"
[37:52] — Jamie Tardy w/ Eventual Millionaire
“The Resource you’re looking for is probably already on your hard-drive.”
[38:49] — 3-1 Rule “Less input more output”
[39:52] — 2 Timothy 4:3
[41:35] — Legacy to Leave
[42:47] — Take action, face the fear and do it anyways
[43:27] — Connect w/ Brian Dixon
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What does it mean to Launch Out!
“Listening to that voice inside and sharing it with people.”
3 Key Take-aways:
- Seeds of your entrepreneurial journey start in your day job,
- Recognizing models and establishing mentors,
- There’s nothing like results to give you momentum in moving forward.