My brother, our parents, and I moved to the US from India in 1989 with just $20 each in our pockets and not a word of English. Like many families who come to the land of the opportunity, we landed with big dreams such as having a good job, a nice home to live in, a happy family, financial security, and spiritual abundance.
To support our dreams, we all had to play our roles. I used to go to school from early in the morning until 3 in the afternoon. After school, I walked approximately 3 miles to work and worked from 4 PM – 12 AM Monday through Thursday. On the weekends I was pulling 24-hour shifts if I had to. My brother was too young to work but my parents worked odds and ends of jobs initially. One time I clearly remember they worked 2 jobs with just 2 – 3 hours of sleep every day for over a month.
We believe hard work and dedication are the pillars of any success you want to achieve. It is during the times of struggle that life gives you a gift.
For me, that was the financial services industry that came along in 1994. I struggled in that industry for several years. I had to take my Insurance Exam seven times before I passed due to my English barrier. I had to take my Investment Exams a few times as well. I did not know how to make sales. My very first sale was my Dad who I blackmailed through my mom. I could not close any deals for several years. I was not bad at sales – I was pathetic.
This was a disaster but I had committed to self-improvement in the early stage of my career, and it paid off big time.
I have spent over $200,000 in self-help and as a result, I am able to build a successful financial services business. I am able to close over 400% higher transaction than my industry average. I wrote an Amazon bestselling book “Sell Like Crazy” and I just finished my new book “Financial CHAKRAS®”. I became a keynote speaker for all Small Business Development Centers in Maryland, at major universities, and for 3 congressmen. One congressman was so impressed with what I shared he took the US Flag, flew it over the countries capital and sent it to me as a special thanks.
I have a beautiful family. I have a daughter who is the Orange of my Eye, and Apple of my Pie. I have a wife I have been married to for over 21 years and we have a dog named Teddy.
I grew up with my grandparents and am fortunate to learn everything I can from my grandfather about business, finance, family, yoga, meditation, chakras, religion and philosophy.
Today, right now, I get to meet you while you read this. I get to meet you and help you on your journey. I get to make an impact in ways you and I have never imagined.
WOW! What a blessing.
One time I met someone who was drawing and was able to save them. I met my best friend on a bus. I helped a painting contractor earn $50,000 in just 2 weeks. I helped an Insurance agency bring in over $300,000 in business and over $1 million in pipeline. I helped a cleaning company go from nothing to over $2 million. Recently I took an insurance advisor from a struggling situation to over $700,000 in business in just 2 months and helped her build over $1 million in pipeline.