Five years from now, we will be exactly the same person, except for the books we read and the people we encounter. Therefore, the power of reading and networking are the two most significant forces influencing how we can define and direct our lives. Therefore, my guest believes that reading is a concept. Volodya Gusak, President of DENCITI Development Corp, joins today’s episode of the Pursuit of Learning podcast to share the numerous life experiences he has accumulated throughout his life thus far and how they have influenced him.
Volodya Gusak has devoted his professional life to developing real estate developments. As the president of Denciti Development Corp., Volodya’s organization has been recognized for its strategic strategy that consistently maximizes the potential of every site. From the initial concept to sales, he is intimately involved in each development, ensuring that every component matches his high standards. In addition, Volodya is passionate about paying it forward by coaching and mentoring people in their business endeavors, as his mentors guided him along his career path.
[00:47] Reading – Volodya discusses what inspired his passion for reading and how reading has affected his life.
[03:02] Years of Work – When you read a book, you digest the best of someone else’s years of work and incorporate it into your own. Volodya elaborates on this and explains why this premise is so crucial.
[04:57] Three Books – Volodya describes the three books he would give himself if he could travel back in time and give himself three books that would have helped him achieve his current position.
[12:44] Right Partner – Volodya talks about how his wife influenced his development as a person and how he couldn’t have built his own real estate firm without the right partner.
[21:11] Networking – Volodya shares how a young person who is currently listening can include networking in their journey.
[37:57] Top Four – Volodya mentions the top four things he would tell his 20-year-old self to become a millionaire by 30.
[01:14:20] Goal Setting – Volodya discusses how far ahead he thinks about objectives and the significance of goal setting in his personal, professional, and financial life.
[01:18:01] Advice – Volodya reveals what advice his future self would give to his present self-regarding how he should live today to prevent having regrets in fifty years.
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Mentioned in the episode:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change: goodreads.com/book/show/36072.The_7_Habits_of_Highly_Effective_People?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=VKcuHooC7k&rank=1
Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds: goodreads.com/book/show/41721428-can-t-hurt-me?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=1sj0Bc1G8Z&rank=1