Episode 36||36||36: How Ben Kinney Overcame Adversity & Built His Businesses

What excuses do you use to hold yourself back?

Our guest, Ben Kinney, experienced more adversity during his childhood than most of us will experience in a lifetime… but he created an amazing life because he didn’t make excuses.

Ben leveraged a simple-but-powerful mindset to overcome adversity and build an empire: he now owns and operates one of the top 25 producing real estate teams in the country, an additional 1,200+ KW Realtors in Washington state, and the KW master franchise throughout the U.K.

Today he’ll share how to focus only on the things you CAN control so that you can create an amazing life, too.

The ONE thing to takeaway from this episode


Get a better understanding of the things in your life that you CAN control, and the things on which you should take action.
  • Draw a T-Chart
  • Label the two sides of the chart as "Things I Can Control" and "Things I Can't Control."
  • Fill in both sides (and be honest).
  • Whenever something is getting you down, refer to this chart. If you can't control it, don't spend any time or energy on it.
||Get a better understanding of the things in your life that you CAN control, and the things on which you should take action.
  • Draw a T-Chart
  • Label the two sides of the chart as "Things I Can Control" and "Things I Can't Control."
  • Fill in both sides (and be honest).
  • Whenever something is getting you down, refer to this chart. If you can't control it, don't spend any time or energy on it.
||Get a better understanding of the things in your life that you CAN control, and the things on which you should take action.
  • Draw a T-Chart
  • Label the two sides of the chart as "Things I Can Control" and "Things I Can't Control."
  • Fill in both sides (and be honest).
  • Whenever something is getting you down, refer to this chart. If you can't control it, don't spend any time or energy on it.