1. Practice success before you are successful
After service in the US Army, he received a BS in Business Administration from California State University in 1971.
2. Follow what you’re passionate about
Upon leaving college, he worked in real estate, and then joined Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis and subsequently Bear Stearns.
3. Surround yourself with great people
In 1982, he founded Great Western Resources Inc., a Houston-based natural resource company.
4. Perfection equals paralysis
He was ousted by the company’s board of directors, which he later sued and won $4.3 million.
5. Focus on the few, not the many
He’s founder and Chairman of The Guthrie Group, an investment consortium, incorporated on the Channel Islands.
6. #Believe passionately
He also has his own series of podcasts called The Quantum Leap Advantage.
7. What gets measured gets accomplished
He continued to share his knowledge by publishing Dan Pena’s $50 Billion QLA free eBook.
8. Just do it
He also has business interests in the Philippines, where he is Founder and Chairman of iZone Technologies.
9. Be extremely positive
He has been the recipient of many awards.
10. Love yourself
Today, he resides at his historic Guthrie Castle in Scotland, and in Asia-Pacific.