102: Ari Rastegar on Becoming “The Oracle of Austin,” The Gift of Failure, and Optimizing Your Health

Ari Rastegar on Becoming “The Oracle of Austin,” The Gift of Failure, and Optimizing Your Health

Welcome to episode 102 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Ari Rastegar, Founder, and CEO of Rastegar Property Company, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on building up his real estate empire from scratch, the gift of failure, and optimizing your health as a busy entrepreneur. Besides being a real estate tycoon, Ari is someone who has his health and fitness dialed in. Ari lives by the philosophy that “everything you can imagine is real.” This was one of my more enjoyable conversations as Ari doesn’t hold back, which turned this episode into a major reality check that will have you looking yourself in the mirror.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Ari’s origin story
  • The Iranian revolution and the after-effects from it
  • The origins of Ari’s real estate empire
  • Know your what and your why, and the how will present itself
  • Why you should be obsessed with relationships and your craft
  • A little known secret that makes Amazon successful (and it’s easy to do)
  • Ari’s biggest mistakes in business
  • Why you should aim for singles and doubles instead of home runs
  • Why boring is beautiful
  • How Ari took control of his anxiety
  • How Ari keeps himself healthy and optimized
  • Where Ari recommends entrepreneurs start with taking control of their health
  • Why everything is infectious (this can be a positive or a negative)
  • The biggest obstacle for most entrepreneurs
  • The mantra Ari lives by from Benjamin Franklin
  • And much more

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