Tuesday Feb 01, 2022
Tuesday Feb 01, 2022
By popular demand, rebroadcast!
Elena Cardone, "Discipline is not Motivation", Keynote Speaker at the 10X Growth Conference, Bestselling author shares her story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #209
Best selling author, businesswoman and entrepreneur, Elena Cardone joins me to discuss the empire she has built with her husband, Grant Cardone and how everyone can focus on their goals to achieve a greater future.
More About Elena Cardone:
Elena Cardone started her career in Hollywood and soon became a successful actress and model of TV and film fame. A lifelong competitive sport shooter, and now author, businesswoman, empire builder, event producer, mentor, public speaker, trainer, and visionary. She is the author of the best-selling book “Build an Empire: How to Have it All” as well as the executive producer of the annual 10X Ladies Event and Build an Empire Mastermind events. Drawing upon her vast experience, Elena has developed her own curriculum to assist aspiring empire builders. In her Build An Empire and Kingmaker courses, she lays the groundwork for both men and women as she trains them how to create and maintain both an extraordinary career and marriage. Additionally, she mentors hundreds of women with personal, one-on-one coaching sessions.
Elena currently hosts her own show, “Women in Power and The 10X Ladies Network, along with co-hosting “The G&E Show” with her husband, Grant Cardone, bestselling author, entrepreneur and real estate investor. Together they have created a real estate portfolio of $1.9 Billion. Elena has been happily married to Grant since 2004 (July 4th to be exact – and the fireworks have never stopped) and lives with her husband Grant, their two daughters, Sabrina and Scarlett, along with their two cats, Cash and Flow in Miami Beach.
About Michael Valdes:
Michael Valdes is the President of eXp Global. He is currently the only Latino President of a publicly traded real estate company in the country (Nasdaq: EXPI). In his first year of joining, he has led a team that has opened 12 countries in 12 months without ever getting on a plane which is a feat that has never been done in the industry. This model has successfully touched the lives of thousands of people across the globe and given them an opportunity to change their lives.
Michael was the former Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversaw the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He had been with Realogy in a variety of roles for 15 years. Prior to that, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent.
Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additionally, he is a the Executive Chair of eXp Latino and former member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness.
Michael is also the host of "The Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind" podcast which focuses on interviewing global leaders in the industry. It is currently distributed in over 90 countries and has over 10 million impressions. He is also a current member of the Forbes Real Estate Advisory Council.
He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.