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Breaking Resistance - John Azar

July 25, 2021 Jerome Myers - The Preeminent Authority on Dream Realization
Dreamcatchers Hosted by Jerome Myers
Breaking Resistance - John Azar
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Dreamcatchers Hosted by Jerome Myers
Breaking Resistance - John Azar
Jul 25, 2021
Jerome Myers - The Preeminent Authority on Dream Realization

Self-doubt and fear are natural feelings to have, especially when you’re starting something new. It’s okay to have fear but don’t let it keep you from moving forward. This is what John Azar will talk about in this episode. John is an Executive Vice President and Managing Member of MACC Venture Partners where he directs acquisitions, strategic development, capital management, and growth. 

In this episode, John talks about his journey to success. From migrating to the US, to working in the corporate world, to eventually crushing it in the equity capital and acquisitions business. He shares how his experiences helped him overcome fear and self-doubt. He also talks about how he and his businesses are adapting to the trying times brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen in!


[00:01 - 07:49] Opening Segment 

  • Welcoming John to the show
  • John shares his background
  • He talks about his podcast
  • Some of the big takeaways from his podcast


[07:50 - 21:27] Why Your Experiences Will Set You Up for Success

  • Growing up in a time of war and conflict
  • His new beginning in the US
  • What working in the corporate world taught him
  • Finding comfort in the uncomfortable
  • Starting a structured finance company
  • Getting into commercial real estate
  • Dealing with self-doubt


[21:28 - 33:04] Adapting in Times of Crisis and Developing Confidence

  • The transition that John made in his personal brand
  • COVID is a big teacher
  • Developing new relationships during the pandemic
  • How COVID affected how John does business
  • Why you have to keep moving forward
  • John on failures
  • How he developed confidence


[33:05 - 36:07] Closing Segment

  • Tune in to John’s podcast!
  • Don’t let fear hold you back
  • How you can connect with John
  • Closing words


Tweetable Quotes:

“We all have a unique way to get to where we are. Some of us get there quicker, some of us get there faster, some of us take a circular route to get there, some of us don't. It's all good, as long as we all get to a place that makes us happy… Happiness is the number one thing.” - John Azar

“It's okay to be scared. It's okay to feel inferior. It's okay to feel like you don't know what the hell you're doing. I felt that for so long. But it's not okay to stop. It's not okay to let it stop you and not let you go forward.” - John Azar 

“If no is the top of my problems, then I have no business trying to pitch anything to anybody.” - John Azar

“There are so much more on the other side of that coin that is waiting for you if you just get over that little hill that you're letting stay in front of you. Just keep pushing.” - John Azar

Connect with John on LinkedIn!

Resources Mentioned:

LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.

Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.

Show Notes

Self-doubt and fear are natural feelings to have, especially when you’re starting something new. It’s okay to have fear but don’t let it keep you from moving forward. This is what John Azar will talk about in this episode. John is an Executive Vice President and Managing Member of MACC Venture Partners where he directs acquisitions, strategic development, capital management, and growth. 

In this episode, John talks about his journey to success. From migrating to the US, to working in the corporate world, to eventually crushing it in the equity capital and acquisitions business. He shares how his experiences helped him overcome fear and self-doubt. He also talks about how he and his businesses are adapting to the trying times brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen in!


[00:01 - 07:49] Opening Segment 

  • Welcoming John to the show
  • John shares his background
  • He talks about his podcast
  • Some of the big takeaways from his podcast


[07:50 - 21:27] Why Your Experiences Will Set You Up for Success

  • Growing up in a time of war and conflict
  • His new beginning in the US
  • What working in the corporate world taught him
  • Finding comfort in the uncomfortable
  • Starting a structured finance company
  • Getting into commercial real estate
  • Dealing with self-doubt


[21:28 - 33:04] Adapting in Times of Crisis and Developing Confidence

  • The transition that John made in his personal brand
  • COVID is a big teacher
  • Developing new relationships during the pandemic
  • How COVID affected how John does business
  • Why you have to keep moving forward
  • John on failures
  • How he developed confidence


[33:05 - 36:07] Closing Segment

  • Tune in to John’s podcast!
  • Don’t let fear hold you back
  • How you can connect with John
  • Closing words


Tweetable Quotes:

“We all have a unique way to get to where we are. Some of us get there quicker, some of us get there faster, some of us take a circular route to get there, some of us don't. It's all good, as long as we all get to a place that makes us happy… Happiness is the number one thing.” - John Azar

“It's okay to be scared. It's okay to feel inferior. It's okay to feel like you don't know what the hell you're doing. I felt that for so long. But it's not okay to stop. It's not okay to let it stop you and not let you go forward.” - John Azar 

“If no is the top of my problems, then I have no business trying to pitch anything to anybody.” - John Azar

“There are so much more on the other side of that coin that is waiting for you if you just get over that little hill that you're letting stay in front of you. Just keep pushing.” - John Azar

Connect with John on LinkedIn!

Resources Mentioned:

LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.

Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.