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AJ comes to us from AJAmyx.com
Aj is a business coach, consultant and passionpreneur and founder of the Passionpreneur Academy
AJ’s specialty is in training folks from all over the world on how to:
•Attract new clients
•Create high-end programs to serve people worldwide
•How to implement the mechanics of automated marketing and sales systems so that you not only get paid but you GET PAID WELL!
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It All Started in a Sleepy Lil East Texas Town…
I grew up in a very big town of Seven Points, Texas and there’s about, I think now, there are 1200 people and I think that is including the cattle that roam the pastures in the fields. So, it’s a real small town, Seven Points, and the locals they call it Seven Pints because pretty much the only thing that’s in the town in Seven Points is local little honky-tonk bars and liquor stores. And so, it’s like this typical East Texas town where most people here they’re in the construction industry, they work at the school. It’s pretty order of farmers, ranchers, type of things like that but for me, I just have like these huge dreams. So, I got involved in music when I was in high school. For whatever reason I found this old beat up acoustic guitar in the old little metal shed behind my house. I think I was in eighth grade.
This is 1998. I picked it up, started banging around on it.
Co-founding a Christian rock and roll band called Trade Cities and so we went on from pretty much 2009 was the time like we climb the hill of like I guess people call success in the music industry. But we have like radio play in Dallas. We had this big 38-foot tour bus.
We had offers from record labels but we’re just an independent artist. I mean, we didn’t have this huge record label backing us. We just literally had thousands and thousands of hours of sweat equity and then my ability to just be ridiculously tenacious and figure out the whole business and the whole marketing thing and in order to do that I guess you could say how lucky or whatever you want to call it. I like to say it’s just where preparation and opportunity meet.
Musician AND Marketer
I had the opportunity to work with one of the big music guys in Dallas and I went and worked with him for free for about six months or eight months and his name was Jimmy Swan and I got to learn like the music game from the inside out by while everybody else is out partying and drinking and doing whatever they do and until they get in college, I was out booking shows and hanging out with Mantel Jordan’s manager and Coffey Anderson and Rupert Boneham from Survivor and going to all of these things and learn in the music industry.