Episode 37: Avoiding the Matrix by Taking the Red Pill and Living Your Best Life
Do you want the red pill or the blue pill? Many of you will probably say, “the red pill” yet the reality is you have still taken the blue pill. I know I took the blue pill ten years ago when I started a brick-and-mortar business in a foreign country despite having no prior experience in the industry. Given the annual double-digit growth in the industry, I thought I was on the way to achieve my dream of financial and time freedom. Little did I know, I was leaving one job for another full-time job where I found myself working overtime all of the time, even during holidays.
Have you really thought about your true underlying reason for investing in real estate syndications, or becoming an active syndicator? Are you setting yourself up to fall back into the “matrix?”
Maurice Philogene is a highly successful man of many talents. Through conscious decision-making, he took a deep introspective look to discover his underlying reasons for investing. He learned what variables ignite his zest for life and realized that he could AND could not achieve his dream by investing in real estate. In this episode, Maurice talks about avoiding the matrix, negotiating your time, and living the best life you are supposed to live.
About Maurice Philogene:
Maurice Philogene is a senior executive, restaurateur, Lieutenant Colonel of the Air Force, a board member, world traveler, and Key Principal of JMP Investment Group.
Dion Huey is a Co-founder at Delta Bridge Capital LLC which is a multifamily real estate investment company that invests in value-add apartment communities in the United States. He earned a master's degree in finance at Northeastern University in 2017 and worked on multiple business syndications as a financial analyst for Boston-based Plateau Asset Management which is a private equity search fund that has $30 million AUM. In 2017, Dion was an analyst on a deal team that advised Citic Investment Bank's Hong Kong private equity division on the syndication of a $1.5 billion acquisition of a hotel in New York. He is currently the host of The Multifamily Investor Situation Room Podcast.
In 2010 he co-founded Rocky Mountain Education and Technology Group which is a Beijing-based education services company that has serviced more than 5,000 clients. In his spare time, Dion enjoys reading, martial arts, lifting, and learning foreign languages. Contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.