Serial entrepreneur Billy Batt has a string of successful business ventures (and titles) to his name, including Founder and Owner of Chrome Leaders, a lead generation and marketing agency. But the way he shared, his life would have continued in a very different direction.
After running away from home at 13, Billy learned his way around the streets at a young age, living on leftover doughnuts from a bakery and sleeping outside in the Canadian winter. It wasn’t long before he’d gotten into drugs, started to steal and, ultimately, joined a gang. Although he tried to leave the street and its substances behind, with stints working in oil fields, it was a hard life to shake. And it was taking its toll.
“All my friends were dying and going to jail. These guys were all really good friends of mine that I consider brothers. Before I knew it, I was sitting there alone. Everybody else was dead or in jail, or smoking crack or doing heroin,” he recalls.
After multiple near-death occasions himself — ”I don’t know how I made it out” — Billy woke up to the reality of his life after coming to in the hospital, covered in blood and with no memory of how he’d gotten there. But although he may have vowed then to make a new life for himself, it didn’t happen overnight.
On this episode of Life After Addiction And Indictment, Steve and Billy talk about the importance of who you surround yourself with, what it actually takes to turn a new page and finding success in the world of marketing.
What You’ll Learn:
- How Billy went from teen runaway to owning a business that’s set to bring in $50,000 a day
- What he’s gotten out of being part of Grant Cardone’s 10x Ambassador Program
- Why being successful in business will still involve some slips along the way (and how to bounce back from those)
- And much more!
“This has not been an easy run. My road has been hard, the whole way. It’s been hard… Now, it’s still hard. But whether you want to be successful or you want to be poor, choose your hard.”
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