Using his natural inquisitiveness, he honed his early entrepreneurial skills by interviewing business owners and asking what worked for them, what didn’t, what gave them the most gratification, and what they would change if they could. By the time he fulfilled his dream of immigrating to the US at the age of eighteen, he was armed with real-world knowledge and insight more valuable than an MBA—and he put that understanding to work, first to learn English, then to secure a job.
After applying his tenacious work ethic in a handful of mediocre positions, he scored a door-to-door phone and Internet sales position, where he almost immediately became the top salesperson. But the accolades he received and the millions he earned with the company over time didn’t come without a price.
After a bout with drug addiction, an uncharacteristic fall from his usual positivity, and a new baby diagnosed with a devastating condition that nearly destroyed his wife and their marriage, Carlos had to draw on his numerous life lessons—which are sprinkled like gold nuggets throughout the book—to re-engage with and reinvent the life and the impact he so desired to make.
Gaining wisdom from numerous self-improvement visionaries, from Napoleon Hill and Joseph Murphy to Zig Ziglar and Tony Robbins, he brought himself back from rock bottom by learning to harness the power of his imagination, unlock hidden resources, and overcome both internal and external limitations. In the process, he left his company and started his own, where he now teaches thousands of people across the globe how to achieve the level of success, financial freedom, and personal gratification they had once only dreamed of…