His creativity and passion for problem solving has fueled a robust entrepreneurial background that includes the creation of several companies and more than a quarter-billion dollars in sales.
Brad’s published book, The Laws of Influence – Mastering the Art of Sales, Leadership, and Change has been recognized as an essential resource for entrepreneurs, sales leaders and influencers.
Brad actively consults with professionals and organizations in the disciplines of sales, entrepreneurship, and influence.
Interestingly Weird Fact?
In college I always found movie quotes that apply to my life.
Everything that happens to me is tied to a movie I seen.
Top Gun, Tommy Boy and other movies.
I put a lot of stock in fortunate cookies and believe what they say.
How did your journey as an entrepreneur all begin?
Started a landscaping business in high school, always craved that freedom.
From a young age I knew I had a passion for helping people solving problems.
Always focussed on what can I learn from this moment and push the limits.
I was so committed on finding the limits on what was possible.
Spent a lot of time in direct sales, hiring a sales team and made a big switch into real estate.
Then got into more startups.
My first legitimate business was a sales orientated company.
I see the sales process in everything.
Big Reason Why?
Passion for interacting with other people, and seeing progress.
I always knew I had a passion for helping other people.
Biggest Temporary Defeat?
Me, I’m my biggest temporary defeat.
There is no such thing as failure, there is no failure only feedback.
Was focussed on money and not where I would be most powerful.
Core elements of influence?
* Creating Value
* Social Aptitude
Weirdest Breakthrough Experience?
Confidence. Sometimes you don’t know why and there is no justifiable reason to do something but when you know you can’t fail and it’s gonna work out. Having faith and confidence in myself.
What’s the vision of Brad Harker look like for the future?
Personally: I love constantly learning and progressing as a human being.
My big push is all about my footprint and building my pretense and reach to build influence on scale I would like to.
Business: Influence mastery course coming out following my book, a 52 week course.
Best Entrepreneurial Advice?
“It’s easier to copy genius than create mediocrity.” – Archimedes
Favorite Success Quote?
“The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.” – JFK
Top Recommended Book?
The Science of Getting Rich – Wallace Wattles
If all you had to your name was $1k and a laptop computer how would you jump start your business?
Our thoughts are free, leverage networking.
I would spend that year traveling around and meeting as many influential people as I possibly could.
Create a mastermind group, use $1K to buy lunch for as many influential people as I could.
Who’s your favorite super hero and why?
Some of my mentors in my life, my grandfather was my superhero as a kid.
Superman I would of picked when younger.
There is so much power in believing in yourself.
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