LWC 20: Pursuing Your Passions and Financial Freedom with Joost Janssen

12-year military career as a US Navy SEAL, as well as five years as ‘Agency’ direct hire in support of counterterrorism. Has deployed and conducted operations in over 12 countries including; Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya, Egypt, Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines. 

Performed as a trainer, advisor, stunt performer, and cast on several productions including American Assassin, 13 Hours (Benghazi), The Mummy, Jack Ryan, Transformers, Ironman, John Hancock, Red, Unlocked, and the Last Ship.

Tweets:

“I want the freedom to pursue passions as they come up. Because I know one thing about myself, I wish I had one passion for life and that would be it, but that would be too simple.” – Joost Janssen // Tweet This!

“But when an opportunity comes, when that phone rings and says, Hey, can you get on a plane, go to Morocco and help work on this TV show, I want to be able to say, yes.” – Joost Janssen // Tweet This!

“If you don’t see an opportunity today, keep saving.” – Joost Janssen // Tweet This!

Takeaways and Key Topics:

Don’t rely on other people’s expertise

Learn for yourself

Understand money

Learn from failure

To start, live off 50% of your income

If you can’t see an opportunity, keep saving

Don’t be afraid to keep your investments

Don’t always follow the crowd

Set milestones

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