This is Episode 16 of the Dr. Finance Live Podcast hosted by Dr. Anthony M. Criniti IV (aka “Dr. Finance®”). Dr. Criniti interviewed Mark Victor Hansen, co-author for the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and brand, and New York Times best-seller record holder.
Mark Victor Hansen is best known as the co-author for the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and brand, setting world records in book sales, with over 500 million books sold. Mark also worked his way into a worldwide spotlight as a sought-after keynote speaker, and entrepreneurial marketing maven, creating a stream of successful people who have created massive success for themselves through Mark’s unique teachings and wisdom. With his endearing charismatic style, Mark captures his audience’s attention as well as their hearts. Having spoken to over 6,000 audiences world-wide with his one-of-a-kind technique and masterful authority of his work, time and again he continues to receive high accolades from his audiences as one of the most dynamic and compelling speakers and leaders of our time. Mark and his beautiful wife, Crystal Dwyer Hansen, have co-written their newest book to be released in April 2020 called, ASK! The Bridge from Your Dreams to Your Destiny.
0:00 – 17:36 – Podcast welcome and Mark’s story; Buckminster Fuller (Einstein’s best student and Mark’s mentor)
17:37 – 20:10 – How does it feel to have the record for having the most New York Times best-sellers?
20:11 – 27:10 – Are writing and speaking the noblest professions? Jack Ma, Elon Musk, asking questions, mentors
27:11 – 38:41 – What is more important being street smart or book smart? Peter Thiel, Mark’s 10 honorary doctorate degrees; living on the Maldive islands
38:42 – 43:30 – How do you ask the universe for what you want? His book Ask with Crystal Dwyer Hansen; Chip Collins, speaker story when Mark was broke
43:31 – 47:38 – Why do you publish so many books at once? Steve Allen
47:39 – 49:21 – What are your favorite financial books? Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill; every book about Warren Buffett and Elon Musk; Abundance by Peter H. Diamandis
49:22 – 49:41 – Do we need money to survive?
49:42 – 50:00 – Is finance necessary for everyone? Why or why not?
50:01 – 50:53 – How important is having a purpose in business? What is your purpose?
50:54 – 51:09 – What would you like to accomplish in the next 10 years or so? Why?
51:10 – 51:43 – Wrap up thoughts and Outro
Dr. Anthony M. Criniti IV (aka “Dr. Finance®”) is the world’s leading financial scientist and survivalist. A fifth generation native of Philadelphia, Dr. Criniti is a former finance professor at several universities, a former financial planner, an active investor in diverse marketplaces, an explorer, a speaker, and has traveled around the world studying various aspects of finance. He is an award winning author of three #1 international best-selling finance books: The Necessity of Finance (2013), The Most Important Lessons in Economics and Finance (2014), and The Survival of the Richest (2016). As a prolific writer, he also frequently contributes articles to Entrepreneur, Medium, and Thrive Global. Dr. Criniti has started a grassroots movement that is changing the way that we think about economics and finance.
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