054: JJ Virgin Explains How She Went From Broke Personal Trainer To 8-Figure Business Woman… And The Steps Any Entrepreneur Can Take To Do The Same

JJ Virgin is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, health expert for Dr. Phil, and appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including TD Jakes, Tony Robbins and Brendon Burchard. JJ is the author of four NY Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook..

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3 Key Points:

  1. Why you need to get a coach now!  (And how to make sure you find a legitimate coach who will give you a return on your investment.)
  2. The key strategy you can use if you’re dead broke and have nothing to start with.
  3. Why “testing” is one of the most important (but least talked about) keys for success in business and life.  (Once you get this, you will easily overcome failures and setbacks!)

Show Notes

**Click the time stamp to jump directly to that point in the episode.

  • [00:48] – How JJ went from personal training in the 1980s to building a multi-million dollar online empire!  (Listen closely because JJ shares a few critical details that will give you a blueprint for creating a massively successful company!)
  • [07:54] – The specific steps JJ took BEFORE she was successful that caused her to become a world-wide success.  (This is the honest-to-goodness truth for what you REALLY need to do if you want success… and JJ even talks about spending her last penny for a specific “business builder”)
  • [10:34] – The “secret traits” you must have if you’re going to be successful.  (You’ll never guess these!)
  • [14:55] – How to find a good coach or mentor.  (There are three criteria any coach must meet before you ever consider hiring them!)
  • [20:27] – Why JJ spent over $100,000 on a mentor and how she knew it would be worth the investment.  (Once you hear this, you’ll know exactly how to determine what to spend your money on and what to avoid.)
  • [23:36] – Why spending money on a coach or education actually propels you forward to get results… and why the excuse “I can’t afford it” will never fly again!  (This is a little-known tactic the most successful people in the world use.)
  • [26:49] – What to do if you’re totally broke and have no money!  (And the “trap” entrepreneurs fall into that keeps them broke.)
  • [31:42] – Why the “Ready, fire, aim” mentality will create a much more successful business… and why it’s an entrepreneur’s biggest asset.
  • [33:50] – The differences between successful people and failures.  (Prepare for brutal honesty here!)
  • [38:35] – Why “testing” is one of the most important – and least talked about – tool to succeed in business.  (When you get this tip, you’ll be able to overcome discouragement 10x better!)
  • [40:09] – The key “markers” that allowed JJ to go from six figures to eight figures online… and why this may be the most important advice any entrepreneur will hear!
  • [43:13] – How to find JJ and the absolute best book any entrepreneur can read

Awesome Resources!

1) The Goal Setting Guide: Learn how to set goals and actually accomplish them within 90 days!

2) The Novo Method Success Pack: Create rapid success by learning how to overcome your mental blocks… then build your best body using my proven nutrition, cardio, and weight training program.