And then I bit my tongue and I shut up. Because the truth is, in that moment I was scared s***less.
It seemed like eternity and there was silence on the other end of the phone. And then after what felt like an eternity, he said…
“Now how much did you say 4 units cost?”
“Let’s go get your checkbook,” I said. And he wrote me a $150,000 check right there on the spot. Following that, he became one of my most loyal investors writing many more BIG checks!
Over the years, he introduced me to many more investors just like him that opened the door to 10’s of millions of dollars.
You see, it was then that I realized that raising investor capital is different than anything else you do in business. It not only takes a different “SKILLSET...it takes a different MINDSET as well.” …. Something most business owners lack.
This revelation, (perhaps a major “aha” moment in life) allowed me to do...