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About Paul C. Brunson
Mentor, Entrepreneur, & Television Host. My goal is to help you live your best life. I’m the world’s most influential matchmaker, founded and exited three businesses, host two television shows, spent nearly a decade working directly for a billionaire, and share my experiences by mentoring through Knowledge Share

10 Lessons I Learned While Making My First $1 Million

The last 6 years in business have been transformative for me – both personally and financially. I have never been more fulfilled and purpose-driven than I have been doing what I do. And, as a result of stepping out on faith (it took a huge leap of faith to leave what others thought was a secure lifestyle to delve into the unknown), I’ve learned some powerful lessons. This journey has taken me places that I’ve only dreamed of going, while accomplishing some key milestones along the way.

Folks always ask how I did “it.” Recognizing the importance of paying it forward and sharing what I’ve learned, I managed to synthesize an actionable list of the 10 lessons I learned while making my first $1 million.

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The BIGGEST Yet Easiest To Fix Social Media Mistake We Make

On March  27th I tweeted this:

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24 hours later, I tweeted this:

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3 hours later, I received this tweet:

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My point is simple.

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Do You Suffer From “Type Hype?”: How To (Really) Find Your Match

Do You Suffer From “Type Hype?”: How To (Really) Find Your Match

Remember the popular, satirical YouTube video called “(Authentic) Black Marriage Negotiations”? Well, if not, to refresh your memory: the wildly popular video featured a computer generated image of a Black woman listing all the things she wanted in a man.


The clip was loathed by the many, but there were some who liked the video. It gained my attention because it tapped into what has been a big issue in my work.

[inlinetweet prefix=”#TypeHype |” tweeter=”@paulcbrunson” suffix=””]People are often unable to tell values from wants.[/inlinetweet] Often, these people suffer from “Type Hype.” But, what’s the fix?

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Empowerment Made Simple: 20 Thoughts to Change Your Life

I’ve found that it’s essential to examine your thoughts…often. Your thought-life dictates every single move you make. And, something as simple as a sentence – a really great thought that makes you have an “aha” moment – can change the way you think about your life. Because once you change your thoughts, you change your life.

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Here are 20 of my thoughts that have made self-empowerment simple…

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7 Reasons Why I Hate Valentine’s Day

I’m about to write the one post you would never expect a professional matchmaker to write. So, first, let me clarify that I was actually a matchmaker. Yes, that was my “real” job and one that I loved.

This time of year is the Super Bowl of my industry – lots of events, lots of media attention, lots of new client requests. You would think I should just shut my mouth and enjoy the ride. However, I can’t…because I hate Valentine’s Day.

Hate Valentine's Day

Yes, that’s how I truly feel and let me give you the 7 reasons why…

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10 Ways Dating Will Change in 2014 and Beyond

The only thing constant in life is change. Dating is drastically different today than when our parents courted each other. Expect the future of romance to hold even more change, especially given the proliferation of technology.

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The following are 10 changes I predict for 2014 and beyond. 

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15 Ways To Know If You’re Dating a Man or Boy

15 Ways To Know If You’re Dating a Man or Boy

Let’s be clear: not every boy becomes a man. When dating, knowing how to distinguish between the two will save you time, energy, money and even heartache.

Here are 15 ways you can separate the men from the boys

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20 Successful Habits I Learned Working For Two Billionaires (Part 2)

In Part 1, we looked at general lessons I learned working for billionaires Oprah Winfrey and Enver Yucel. In Part 2, I continue with deeper insight into successful habits – specifically for business-minded readers seeking to understand how extraordinarily successful people reach the top of their fields.

 Successful Habits

It’s my honor to share with you Part 2 of successful habits I learned working for two billionaires:

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Operation MAN ($100 Referral Program)!

Wanted: Great Men!

 

It’s back! As my matchmaking firm continues to grow, we are constantly looking for more awesome, commitment-minded men to meet our amazing clients – which is why we’ve re-launched Operation MAN.

We know almost everyone can think of that family member, friend or co-worker they’ve wanted to set up on a date. Now is your chance to help them find love.

In fact, if your referral is accepted into our database and matched with a client, you will receive $100.

Sounds like a win-win, right?

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5 Lessons In Success I Learned Over the Last 5 Years

Have you ever encountered  a book, a place, or a person that from the very moment of contact, causes a dramatic paradigm shift in your life? I have.

There is no single person living who has had a greater impact on my life within the last 5 years than Gary Vaynerchuk. I thought long and hard before writing that last statement, but in every analysis I’ve done, Gary comes up as being most influential (by far).

Winning Lessons

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