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5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Brandon Dawson

You are in control of the levels of success you want to reach. You can unlock your full potential and realize your dream. The reality is that everyone has a blind spot, and many go along with their lives without discovering it. Sometimes all you need is an inspiration that illuminates your path to greatness. Brandon Dawson is a man on a mission to empower people to succeed in their ventures and live to their fullest potential. He believes that with the right thinking and action, there is no limit to what one can achieve. Brandon has started, scaled, and sold multiple businesses, creating tremendous financial success not only for himself but also for others. He is the co-founder and CEO of Cardone Ventures, a company helping entrepreneurs attain their personal, professional, and financial goals. At 29 years old, Brandon was among the youngest entrepreneurs to have his company listed in the NYSE. From highs and lows, Brandon has learned a lot as an entrepreneur and is so passionate about helping others succeed. Here are five lessons you can pick from this business mogul. 

The power of scaling 

Sometimes we are guilty of limiting ourselves. For you to grow your business, you have to reach as many people as possible with your solutions. Brandon realized from a very young age that the more you present your solutions and solve other peoples’ problems, the more you can scale your business. He has an eye of looking through solutions in a magnified way. At Cardone Ventures, Brandon and his business partner Grant Cardone teach individuals and entrepreneurs the importance of aiming 10X higher what they seek to accomplish and doing 10X more to achieve their goals. The world is full of opportunities, you have to be willing to stretch your wings further to reach them.

Messaging is about the value

Businesses exist to solve challenges for people and societies. It is how you communicate the value that matters. Brandon believes that if you master how to communicate your value, then you can influence others to make buying decisions in whatever direction. When you tell a consistent story and communicate clear values, you attract prospects that identify themselves with problems that your products solve and value the benefits it provides. 

You have to be intentional about your dreams

Many people are going to tell you that you can’t. The last thing you can do is suppress your dreams. Knowing what your purpose in life is the first step to accomplishing great things. Then, taking action is what will make the difference. You will soon be on your way to impacting people. Brandon has been able to start multiple businesses by believing in his dreams and proactively taking the necessary steps with actions.

Crush your limiting beliefs

They say ‘the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ As a young man, mowing lawns, Brandon always had a perfect picture in his mind of where he would like to be someday. While there are many challenges and negativity that you will face in your journey as an entrepreneur, it is essential to remember that you are in control of your destiny. Brandon acclaims that you can achieve whatever you set your mind to if you put in all energy, time, and effort. He has designed the 10X Super Life program to help business owners and individuals tap into the power of believing and acting to scale their businesses. It is about having great vision and aspiring to do whatever it takes to achieve your goals. You have all it takes to succeed.

Putting systems into place

Scaling your business will require sound leadership and management systems. Whether financial management, teamwork, motivation, and learning, your business is as efficient as the systems, you implement. Brandon learned things the hard way after he was forced to sell his company by the investors. Since then, he has taken a different approach in the way he works with others. He believes that higher output is achieved when you move people to move the business. As an entrepreneur establishing your business, your goals and priorities should be in alignment with your team.  Learn more about Brandon’s work here.


US Army Combat Veteran turned writer helps people reach new levels of success and influence with personal brand building. Luis also writes for Entrepreneur magazine and runs TEDx events and TED circles online. Mentored by Mark Cuban his eye for business and potential growth has been trained at a billionaire level.


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