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