003: No Matter How Small, Make a Commitment to Do Something Good Every Single Day

The spirit of giving back doesn’t have to take a back seat when you’re busy.

Kenny Cannon is a thought leader in the area of marketing, sales, business expansion, and more. Kenny started his sales career at the age of 15 and hasn’t looked back since then. On today’s show, Kenny explains some of the ways he helps young kids, who are considered troublemakers, in school. He says that it doesn’t take much to make a difference in someone’s life, you can start small or you can start big, but in order to really make it happen, you have to make giving back a priority in your life. Discover the work Kenny is currently doing by listening in for more.

Key Takeaways:

[3:40] What is Kenny currently doing for kids?

[4:10] A lot of the things Kenny teaches to kids are not being taught in school.

[4:40] Schools do not teach children how to sell and in this idea economy that’s a top trait.

[6:15] Kenny teaches his kids for six weeks.

[8:00] The first set of kids that Kenny taught were using his material in a bad way.

[8:50] The product and service doesn’t matter at all.

[10:00] Despite that though, Kenny is currently working with a 16-year-old kid who is making $50,000 a month.

[11:20] Kenny’s kids are hustlers.

[16:00] One of the biggest problems people have with charity is that they don’t have enough time for it.

[16:45] Discover the different ways you can get involved.

[19:25] You have to make sure your needs and wants are set aside in order to achieve something.

[19:50] We want everybody to take action on what they feel is important.

[21:10] A lot of successful people try to make people’s lives better every single day.

[22:55] When you need help, don’t be too proud to take it.

[23:35] Doing good every single day, no matter how small, makes a big difference.

[24:30] What is Kenny’s approach to helping kids?

[28:45] How does Kenny pick the kids?

[33:10] The parents of these kids still have a very traditional and rigid view of education and success.

[34:30] Why does Kenny take different approaches to his charity contribution?

[37:35] Kenny talks about famous people who give back.

Mentioned in This Episode:






“The spirit of giving back doesn’t take a back seat.”

“We’re an idea economy. We’re an economy where people create their own ideas and sell it to people.”

“If you make it a must, it will happen. If it’s a should, it’s never going to happen.”

Doing good every single day, no matter how small, makes a big difference.

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