We had the good fortune of connecting with Billy Guan and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Billy, other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?
My decision to surround myself with people better than me was extremely important because it allowed for me to accelerate my growth as a professional in business.
Being around certain people can truly make or break someone’s future. I feel very fortunate to be around people that challenges me to grow and excel. That tells me what I need to hear versus what I want to hear.
What should our readers know about your business?
I am a Financial Coach and Consultant. I teach my clients how to get out of debt, build savings, and create recession-proof financial plans to build generational wealth properly.
What sets us apart from others is that we treat our clients like our partners in business. We make sure their families are all taken care of so they can rest knowing that their hard earned assets are going to be safe and even last beyond their lifetime to the next generation.
We teach about creating multiple layers of proper financial structures to accumulate, protect, preserve, and transfer wealth completely tax free.
Aside from my professional work, I am also a hobbyist magician. I studied the craft for about 13 years. I performed quite a bit of shows in my time as an amateur magician. Now I just have fun with it and meet other amazing people through using magic.
My business life definitely stemmed from me always trying to figure out a way to work for myself. I never wanted to rely on a job for a paycheck. Started with me working as a performing magician back in college. Then I worked in Telecom marketing. Dabbled in Real Estate. Finally settled into my permanent career as a Financial Coach and Consultant.
The journey was definitely not easy! I experienced a lot of heartbreaks whether it was a deal falling apart that I worked hard on, relationships that fell apart, seeing who truly supported me, being flat broke as a college graduate….I took those punches and kept moving forward. The one thing that kept me going was understanding that I was meant to help people and that life is more fun when I am enriching others to leave the world a better place.
Being associated with the right people definitely helped me in my darkest days. I was able to surround myself with mentors that clarified my vision. Without their guidance, I definitely would not be here.
Now that I am established in my career, I get excited when I get messages from my clients saying that I’ve helped them achieve their goals. That because they met me, their lives are better off. That’s the impact I want to leave on people.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If we were in Northern California, I would probably take my friend to the Napa Area for wine tasting and food adventures. San Francisco for different cultural cuisines. Shoutouts to the homie David from Tacorea for making some of the best Fusion Burritos in the Bay Area.
If we are in Southern California, we’re definitely eating all over Koreatown and Thai Town. So many good food places and local talent in that area. Shoutouts to the homies Lyricks and JL from Year of the Ox, they’re some of the most talented emcees I know in K-Town. Check out their performances if you ever get a chance to. Magic Castle is another place I would love to take my friends to. Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
There are so many people I am extremely grateful to know and learn from. First and foremost is my Mom. My ever supportive wife. My mentors: Adrian, Jason, Joel, Jem, Sarah, Jake, and Jane.
Thank you guys for everything you have taught me because without the guidance I would not be here today. Y’all saved my life.
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