Going Independent & A Dream Of Distributing Generational Wealth
Andrew Patrick ‘Trillion’ built a multi-million dollar business through intelligent real-estate investments and going fully independent taking the life insurance industry by storm, displaying numerous times how he didn’t need corporate, corporate needed him. I had the opportunity & great pleasure to interview Andrew and get to know more about how it all began and where we are today.
How Did It All Begin & For What?
Andrew explains that his decision to go independent in Life Insurance and starting his own business opposed to working for a more established conglomerate gave him the ability to insure the wealth, health, and financial future for his family and colleagues. “I knew very early on I wanted to build generational wealth, something I could pass down. You can’t do that when you work for someone else, so I started things from the ground up myself and never looked back.” “At the root of it, I had a dream of cutting checks for thousands of my employees, and I think that’s one big factor of why I’m still so motivated today to 10X things this year and beyond.” Andrews motivations are far beyond just fulfilling his needs, he truly wants to enrich the lives of others in the process and demonstrates that through his care and attention to detail when working with clients. He goes above above beyond the call of duty to give them the best possible results.
Starting An Empire From Scratch Providing Top-Tier Service
Starting a real estate investing company and becoming an independent life insurance agent is no easy feat, starting your business from the ground up gives you the ability to scale how you’d like and create everything in your image of what the company should be. With that being said, in business we typically gravitate towards working with a certain niche of clientele. I asked Andrew if this was relevant in his business at all. He said “For the most part all walks of life I’m working with on a regular basis and we touch every market there is. Regardless of who you are I’m all for providing a full-service white glove solution so there’s never a need to work with anyone else. If you do right by one member of the family or group of friends, the good word will spread and everyone they know will work with you as well.” I then asked, “Was it easy to build your career to where it is today? What have you learned since it all begin that you think is most important for people to know? Drew says that “Real estate industry was tuff because it required a massive learning curve. Multi-Million dollar deals with real estate happen often nowadays but it wasn’t always like that at first until I built up the clientele. However it’s preferable to sell something like life and retirement insurance since it’s need-based, a true evergreen niche to build an agency around.”
The One Thing He’d Tell A New Entrepreneur Starting Out Today
It’s easy to expect overnight success, it’s a common mistake almost everyone just starting out makes at first. Truth is, no matter what business you’re building, it takes a tremendous amount of work to reach the point where Andrew is today. “Mentorship is key starting out, there’s no other way into the game. There’s only two things that are certain and that’s experience and mentorship, many people stumble, it’s because they want to figure out everything themselves when there’s a huge short-cut from mentorship.” says Andrew. Reading books like Rich Dad Poor Dad and Think & Grow Rich for example give a lot of context behind lifelong lessons people acquire overtime, and instead of going through the same trials and turmoil, you can read about how they did it and streamline the process for yourself. Entrepreneurship without mentorship is like trying to build a new appliance without instructions, you’ll probably figure it out, but it’ll just be so much more difficult. If Andrew could tell someone just starting out, it would definitely be to seek someone that’s already an expert in their field and study their moves, no matter what the field is.
2020 Has Changed Business Forever
“The pandemic kept us apart in many ways, 2020 led to exponential growth because we were already had a tech-enabled experience for our clients already 10 years prior to the inception of the pandemic and global lockdowns that followed. “Demand is at an all time high for real estate, inventory at an all-time low, the result of these changes led to exponential growth for my company whilst helping so many incredible people along the way.” says Andrew.