What are the biggest challenges you face as a business owner or investor? In today’s episode, Gary speaks with Dave Book, a brilliant investor, syndicator, and close friend. They talk about how Dave got started and where his passion is coming from.


  • Introducing the guest: Dave Zook. – 0:13
  • What the topics will cover. – 4:00
  • Difficulties in harmonies and obstacles indicate that we are either refusing to give out what we no longer need or refusing to accept what we require. Growth is attained in an exchange of the old for the new, of the good for the better. It is a conditional or reciprocal action. 6:46
  • There are no shortcuts. There are no magic pills to get us beyond the obstacle, to get us what we want. 10:30
  • If something keeps kicking your rear, if you’re continuously late for work, you’re constantly given projects that are not a good fit for you or your business has this challenge where the product is not being created with the quality needed, it’s because you haven’t learned the lesson yet. – 13:48
  • Dave’s passion: Why he enjoys building businesses. – 19:13
  • Investing the money back into the people, the entrepreneurs, and other businesses to create more value. – 23:28
  • Three different levels of investment. – 24:55

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