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The Brilliance of Boring Businesses With Justin Donald

As a business owner or investor, it's too easy to become caught up in pursuing the next big thing, But what if someone told you that building wealth can also involve following the most boring options.

While everyone is focused on new startups, there is a significant opportunity to invest in underrated businesses. The reality is that these underrated or boring businesses, like your neighborhood laundry shops or car service companies, are making a lot of money. That's why investing in boring businesses is a brilliant idea.

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These businesses can grow your wealth and have you living the lifestyle you want. To help you know more about the brilliance of boring businesses, Erik chats with The Lifestyle Investor Justin Donald. 


Entrepreneur Magazine calls Justin the “Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing.” As the founder of The Lifestyle Investor and a master of low-risk cash flow investing, Justin’s ethos is to “create wealth without creating a job.” He excels at simplifying complex financial strategies, structuring deals, and disciplined investment systems that consistently yield profitable results.


Join Erik and Justin as they harass and make fun of each other while sharing valuable information about investing and some tools to optimize your health. 


“People want to buy the brands that they believe are doing it the right way, that are not being manipulative.” - Justin Donald


In This Episode:

- Why Justin Donald is not YouTube-famous

- Who is Codie Sanchez, and how does Justin know her?

- How to subscribe to Justin's newsletter

- Why is everyone talking about boring businesses right now?

- What is a lifestyle business?

- Why is investing in the wellness industry a good idea?

- Is there anything to be wary about the current trends in the health space?

- How important is it to get a thorough bloodwork?

- The reason Justin does not own a cold plunge (even if he can afford one)

- Justin's recommended resources for asset allocation and investment criteria



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Erik Van Horn is a franchising specialist, and expert in multi-unit, semi-absentee franchise business ownership. From entrepreneur to regional developer, and investor to consultant, Erik has worn many hats over the last two decades, which has provided him unique insight into complex aspects of the industry. If you're a franchisee, a franchisor, or one aspiring to be, subscribe to the Franchise Secrets channel and visit www.FranchiseSecrets.com for even more tactical and practical tools to help you buy, grow, and sell franchises like an expert.

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The Brilliance of Boring Businesses With Justin Donald