The Lifestyle Investor - Investing, Passive Income, Wealth

The Lifestyle Investor - Investing, Passive Income, Wealth

Entrepreneur Magazine calls Justin Donald “The Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing.” Imagine being able to earn passive income, long-term equity, and achieve financial freedom while gaining total freedom from your business or a job. That’s what Lifestyle Investing is all about. Justin Donald has mastered the low-risk cash flow investment principles he shares with entrepreneurs around the world. His alternative investing principles center on creating passive income and significant wealth while liberating yourself from a day-to-day job so you never run out of money. His innovative mindset principles and 10 commandments of Lifestyle Investing have released scores of entrepreneurs from the “golden handcuffs” that came with running life-consuming enterprises. This show focuses on showing today’s entrepreneurs and business executives how to think and invest to limit risk, maximize repeatable returns, and achieve retirement goals through his proven passive income cash flow strategies. Justin’s principles enable you to move from an “earned income” career to support your lifestyle with passive cash flow investments including real estate, operating companies, debt, equity, and franchises that give you the absolute freedom to live the life you truly desire. Interviews with top thought leaders, such as, John Lee Dumas, Ryan Levesque, Hal Elrod, Jon Vroman, Mike Koenigs, Phillip Stutts, Rob Dial, John Ruhlin, Brad Johnson, Robert Glazer, Mike Michalowicz, Geoff Woods, Steve Sims, and many more! For more information, visit


November 30, 2023 48 mins

Today, as a part of the Lifestyle Investor member spotlight series, I’m speaking with Pasha Esfandiary.

Pasha has been a part of our mastermind group for a few years now and has brought a ton of wisdom, experience, and opportunities to our community of investors.

In this episode, I wanted to chat with him about his investing journey. You’ll hear how he transitioned from playing professional poker to building a real estate em...

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Today’s guest is my dear friend Brooke Nichol. Brooke is the heart and brains behind Saving Face in Austin, Texas – a full service aesthetics practice specializing in anti-aging injectables and lasers.

Brooke went from being an overworked ICU and OR nurse to building Austin's premier spot for feeling and looking fantastic.

Trained by world-famous plastic surgeons, Brooke set the bar high in the industry and was named a top 1...

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Today, I’m talking with Joe Stolte. Joe is a former Inc 500 entrepreneur and 5-time technology founder with three successful exits, including, which went public for $526M, and GrowFlow, which sold for $62.5M. 

Joe is now the CEO of, an AI company that helps brands and thought leaders publish AI automated email newsletters in less than 5 minutes per week, all without writing a single piece of conten...

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Today’s guest, Jim Sheils, is known as the “Crazy Glue” for entrepreneurial families. His celebrated “Family Board Meeting” strategy has empowered thousands of business leaders globally to foster stronger bonds with their families.

But beyond that, Jim is also known for his real estate brilliance. Leveraging the “Build-to-Rent” strategy, he grew his real estate portfolio across 14 markets in Florida to a point where they ra...

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Today on the podcast, I'm talking with one of my closest friends, Ryan Casey. Once a leading figure at Cutco with an impressive 22-year tenure and $40 million in sales, Ryan has since transitioned to the COO of The Lifestyle Investor business.

On top of that, he has also carved out a niche as a multi-gym franchise owner with Orangetheory Fitness. His studios consistently rank in the top 10% for performance, even amidst a cr...

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Today, I’m talking with Ron Lynch all about blockchain technology! 

We explore the concept of “identity within the blockchain”, and how Ron is making sure we can manage our assets on decentralized platforms without compromising privacy and security.   

We also discuss the challenges and opportunities of moving away from centralized, government-run blockchains, and the barriers that hold businesses back fr...

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Today, I’m talking with Brian Beers. Brian is an entrepreneur and investor who took over his Dad’s small auto repair business and grew it from just a handful of shops, to a 33 location enterprise that serves the Philadelphia and New Jersey regions.

The company – which operates Midas franchises – employs 200+ people, and does $40M in revenue.

Brain’s now on a mission to help others build a fortune through franchising.



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Today, we're joined by William Green, bestselling author of "Richer, Wiser, Happier." Over two decades, he has built relationships with the world’s top investors such as Charlie Munger, Peter Lynch, Bill Ackman, Ray Dalio, and many others. 

Drawing from the hundreds of hours he spent rubbing shoulders with the world’s greatest minds, William sheds light on how we can emulate their strategies to not only achieve massive...

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Today, I’m talking with Dan Martell – an award-winning entrepreneur, angel investor, thought leader, and highly sought-after coach in the software as a service industry.

He founded, scaled, and successfully exited three technology companies within a ten year period. In 2012 he was named Canada’s top angel investor, having invested in more than fifty start-ups, such as Intercom, Udemy, and Unbounce.

In 2016 Dan founded the Sa...

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Today, I’m talking with former special forces military veteran, Jeremy Locke, who nearly took his own life in December of 2020. 

Thankfully, through the love and support of his wife – Britnie Turner – Jeremy found a renewed purpose.

He is now the Co-Founder and Chief of Special Operations for Aerial Recovery, which is an international disaster response non-profit whose mission is to save lives, eliminate confusion, maxi...

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Today, I’m talking with Tucker Max. By now, you’ve probably heard his name, but just in case, Tucker became a 4x New York Times bestselling author, who sold over 4.5 million books worldwide.

He went on to leverage his success as an author and co-founded Scribe Media, a company that helps you write, publish, and market your book. He’s helped people like David Goggins, Tiffany Haddish, Dan Sullivan, and countless others get ...

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With a career spanning over five decades, my guest today, Greg Smith, is a master in asset management and strategic planning for ultra-high-net-worth families. His portfolio ranges from M&A in commercial banking to fiduciary responsibilities in tightly regulated sectors like aviation, chemicals, and real estate investment.

In our discussion, we explore a wide range of topics - from optimizing debt-to-equity ratios to th...

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In this episode, I’m talking with Michael Abramson. Michael has spent over 20 years in the fitness industry and has successfully scaled multiple fitness franchisees.

He spent just under a decade at D1 Training, where he wore a few hats - VP of Development and General Counsel, and eventually climbing the ladder to President. Under his leadership, D1 skyrocketed to the 59th spot on the Entrepreneur’s Top 500 Franchises list i...

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Today, I’m talking with Scott Donnell. Scott’s the founder of GravyStack – the world’s first gamified banking platform for kids and teens. His mission with GravyStack is to create 50 million financially competent kids ready to succeed in the real world.

Scott’s also the founder of Apex Leadership Co, a school fundraising company focused on teaching leadership and fitness to kids across America. Since 2011, Apex has grown in...

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Today, I'm really excited to talk with Amy Porterfield, who teaches people how to create digital courses and make money online. Her business has earned more than $82 million in revenue, she has served more than 50,000 students through her online courses, and her podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy, receives over 1 million downloads every month.

She's helped hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs turn in their two weeks’ not...

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Today, I’m super excited to be talking with Ben Greenfield. In case you’re unfamiliar, Ben is a human performance consultant, speaker, and 17-time New York Times bestselling author. He’s also a former collegiate tennis, water polo and volleyball player, bodybuilder, 13-time Ironman triathlete, and professional obstacle course racer. He has been voted by the NSCA as America’s top Personal Trainer and by Greatist as one of t...

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Today, I’m talking with Laban Ditchburn. Laban is a coach, author, and motivational speaker who has an inspiring story of going from dysfunction, addiction, and poor health to being able to overcome his addictions, replace 60 pounds of fat with 30 pounds of muscle, and cure his “incurable” auto-immune disease.

Called “The World’s Best Courage Coach,” Laban is the author of “Bet On You,” he hosts his “Become Your Own Superh...

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Over the years, I’ve met a lot of hard-charging entrepreneurs who struggle to quiet their minds, leading to poor quality sleep and a decline in performance across all aspects of their lives. The relentless pursuit of success often takes a toll on their well-being, leaving them drained, overwhelmed, and unable to function at their best.

I too have experienced issues sleeping. Ultimately, I ended up hiring Dr. Meeta Singh to ...

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Many people grapple with limiting beliefs around their potential. They play small. They let fear hold them back from what’s truly possible. Today’s guest, Jason Drees, is an expert who shows entrepreneurs how to shatter those invisible barriers, paving the way for them to 10x their businesses – all by shifting their mindset.

Jason is a performance coach and CEO of Jason Drees Coaching, who’s dedicated his career to helping ...

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