The Nick Chaconas Experience

A Journey of Wealth & Well-Being

From "aha" to "oh crap ," I'm sharing everything on my journey as an investor.

My name is Nick Chaconas. Just an ordinary guy who decided I wanted something more.

"My family deserves better. I'm capable of so much more. I'm tired of living a mediocre life as I trade time for money."

That's how it all started. I was sick and tired of the life I was living, with all the wrong dialogue playing on repeat in my head.

In early 2021 I committed to leave the life of "just being a realtor" behind and become a real estate investor .. and to document the journey from brand new real estate investor to having consistent $20,000+ months!

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Real Estate GRIT

January 25, 20243 min read

Turning Challenges into Triumphs
Have you ever faced a situation so daunting that you doubted your ability to overcome it? Here's a little secret I’ve learned on this journey … the key to tackling such challenges lies in deliberately seeking out difficulty.

Andrew Huberman, a renowned neuroscientist, encapsulates this perfectly: "The reason to deliberately do hard things is so that when non self-elected challenges arrive, and they will, you can tell yourself, 'I don't know how this will turn out, but I know that I can do hard things.' Doing hard things is always worthwhile."

At times, the world of real estate investing is akin to solving a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

Cold Plunge

Whether it's navigating market fluctuations or making tough financial decisions, the mental resilience built through self-imposed challenges (say sitting in a tub of 32 degree water for 4 minutes daily) prepares you to stay calm and focused.

Just like muscle memory, your mind remembers your ability to surmount past difficulties, instilling confidence in the face of new challenges.

Real estate is not just a mental game. It often demands physical endurance - be it spending hours driving hundreds of miles to get onsite to projects, spending hours on your hands and knees repairing tile flooring to satisfy and FHA appraisal, or long negotiations.

Regular physical challenges, like intense workouts we complete in GRIT or endurance sports (Spartan Races), condition your body to handle stress and fatigue, making you more resilient in your professional endeavors.

In any business, and especially with real estate investing, risk and reward go hand in hand. Taking calculated risks and stepping out of your comfort zone can lead to substantial growth. We minimize those risks as best we can, by bringing deals to our PARTNER calls to be evaluated and analyzed by a hive brain with hundreds of years of collective experience to draw from. By regularly pushing our business boundaries, we prepare ourselves to capitalize on opportunities that others might shy away from.

For those that couldn’t fathom sitting in an ice plunge for 30 seconds let alone 4+ minutes … remember, the purpose of embracing challenges is not just to succeed in those specific tasks, but to build a reservoir of courage and resilience.

Every day I get out of my plunge, I leave my Lesser Self in that icy cold water, having just proven that I can .. and more importantly ... Do Hard Shit on a regular basis.

Because, when you're used to doing hard things by choice, all those unexpected challenges become just another hurdle you're prepared to jump.


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Invaluable Tools of the Trade

ASSET CONTROL SPECIALIST, Start Your Investing Journey

GRIT, Defeat the Lesser Self - (Mind, Body, Business, Relationships transformation)

PARTNER, Guaranteed implementation - (at least 10:1 ROI)

CODE OF THE HEROIC SELF, Become Hard(er) to Kill Every Day

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