Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 285
Other Profession(s): Motivational Speaker, Investor, Internet Celebrity, Radio Personality, Trainer
Famous For: The Closer's Survival Guide
Higher Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
Grant Cardone is a motivational speaker, real estate investor, entrepreneur and author. With a lot of success in sales, business and personal finance he’s written multiple books on the subjects, including “Sell or Be Sold” and “The 10X Rule,” both topping the charts. Grant founded Cardone Capital, where he works as a real estate investment firm. He also hosts his own podcast called “The Cardone Zone.” On social media he has a pretty big following. People love his high energy and no-nonsense approach to success and wealth creation.
Grant Cardone Career:
1987: Graduated from McNeese State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
1987-1990: Worked as a car salesperson, where he learned sales skills that he would later use in his career as a speaker and author
1990: Founded Cardone Enterprises, a sales training and consulting firm
2008: Published "The Closer's Survival Guide," which became a New York Times bestseller
2010 - 11: Launched Cardone University, an online sales training platform and founded Cardone Capital, a real estate investment company
2013: Published "The 10X Rule," which became another New York Times bestseller
2016: Launched the "Power Players" podcast, where he interviews successful businesspeople and entrepreneurs
2017: Published "Be Obsessed or Be Average" and in 2019 published "The Millionaire Booklet"
2020: Hosted the "10X Growth Conference," a business and entrepreneurship conference with over 35,000 attendees
Grant Cardone Awards:
In 2017, Grant Cardone was named the #1 sales trainer in the world by Forbes Magazine.
In 2020, he was named the #1 marketer to watch by Forbes Magazine.
Grant Cardone Controversies:
In 2018, Cardone was criticized for a tweet that many people felt was insensitive towards those affected by Hurricane Florence. The tweet read, "I know it sounds insensitive but I gotta say it...I love hurricanes.
Cardone has faced criticism for some of his business practices and claims, including accusations of exaggerating his wealth and success, promoting questionable real estate investment strategies, and engaging in aggressive sales tactics.