Rock Thomas ~ World's Top 50 Realtor Selling 5000 Homes in a Year, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor

~ Current Series ~
100 Interviews with 100 Major Influencers


Influence is an interesting aspect of being an entrepreneur. As each person climbs the ladder of success, their influence is bound to grow. How we manage that influence will say a lot about our character and help or hinder our continued growth. Today, on the podcast we are joined by Rock Thomas. Rock a person that has built a considerable amount of influence over the years from becoming one of the top 50 realtors in the world selling over 5000 houses in a year. He has spoken and worked with some of the most famous entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the world, had his speeches and videos viewed over 55 million times and built 34 streams of income.

Throughout the show, Rock and I chat about the influence he has achieved and how he maintains it in the good times and not-so-good times. Rock’s underlying message is, “Influence begins with influencing self”.


02:58: Managing Energy Levels and Daily Routine

05:32: Transferring Past Pain to Create the Result you Desire

08:52: Who is Rock Thomas?

14:10: Ways to Increase the Constructive Challenges in Your Life

15:52: Major Takeaways from Being on the World’s Top 50 Realtors

19:32: Creating 35 Streams of Revenue

26:42: Reverse Engineering

28:51: Creating an A-Team

32:12: Rock on Influence

37:32: Biggest Challenge as an Influencer


Contact Info:

Instagram: @rockthomas

Facebook: @RockThomasOfficial


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Ep.385 ~ Spending a Life Going on Adventures and Using it for Influence ~ Johan Ernst Nilson

January 23, 2019

Johan Ernst Nilson ~ Adventure Activist

~ Current Series ~
100 Interviews with 100 Major Influencers


Could you imagine trekking eighteen months from the North Pole to the South Pole?  Or what about spending three-thousand nights in a tent? Or Kayaking from Sweden to Africa? Walking the Serengeti? Dog Sledding the Arctic? Riding a bike across the Americas? Or Kitesurfing across Greenland?  Well, today’s guest can and he has done it all! Not only has he completed those adventures he has completed nearly fifty more treks throughout 168 countries setting world records and making it on TIME magazine. Johan Ernst Nilson joins us on the podcast today to chat about his life and mission as one of the world's top adventure activists.

Johan and I, chat for an hour and a half about his life and the journeys he has been on. He has some great tips about finding the motivation to achieve impossible challenges. We chat about having a champion's mindset, never giving up and about the most inspiring and scary moments he has had trekking the earth. We wrap up our interview listening to Johan talk about what he has experienced with climate change, and how he is using the influence he has gained to make a positive impact in the world.


  04:03: The Placebo Effect and Branding

  09:42: Who is Johan Ernst Nilson?

  28:28: Johan on the Importance of Having a Why

  33:31: The Scariest Situation Out of All Johan’s Adventures

  37:11: Johan’s Most Cathartic Experience

  42:54: What Johan’s Thinks About on Long Solo Treks

  46:29: Johan’s Most Impactful Reads

  48:09: Climate Change Today

  58:04: Using Influence to Create a Positive Impact

1:06:04: Financing Non-Stop Adventures

1:16:54: Johan’s Future Treks

Contact Info:

 Instagram: @johanernst

Ep.384 ~ 1,000,000 YouTube Subscribers in 12 Months ~ Emma Jakobi

January 14, 2019

Emma Jakobi ~ Founder of mmmEnglish

~ Current Series ~
100 Interviews with 100 Major Influencers


One point six million YouTube subscribers in three years, going from a teaching job to having a massive platform to build a business and help people along the way. This is exactly what happened to today’s guest. Emma Jakobi is the founder of mmmEnglish. mmmEnglish started out as a YouTube channel created by Emma to help her students learn English when she wasn’t teaching in class. The channel took off pretty rapidly and after a year and a half, Emma saw the opportunity to build a business helping people learn English online using her channel as the main platform.

Today on the show, Emma and I talk about the growth of her YouTube channel. Emma shares about all the methods she had used to make this a success. Towards the end of the show, we chat about how Emma has handled her new influence in a responsible way creating a positive impact with her content and her business.

05:10: Who is the YouTube Sensation Emma Jakobi?

09:15: mmmEnglish YouTube Channel

16:33: Hitting 100,000 Subscribers on YouTube

20:38:: Getting 1,000,000 Subscribers in the Past Year

27:28: Hooking People on YouTube with Authentic Videos

36:33: Emma on Handling Haters

38:38: What is a YouTube Subscriber Worth?

42:13: Emma on Influence


Contact Info:


mmmEnglish YouTube Channel