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From Restauranteur to Real Estate Investor with Ashley Arthur

In this episode, we learn about the fascinating journey of Ashley Arthur, an amazing STR Sister who transitioned from the restaurant industry to become a successful short-term rental investor. Join us as we explore Ashley’s unique story and learn how her leadership skills from running a restaurant business seamlessly translated into her flourishing “Airbnb biz.”

During our conversation, Ashley generously shares her experience of working alongside her spouse in this venture and the transformative power of operating within your zone of genius. 

She reveals the process of identifying her genius zone and how it played a pivotal role in elevating her short-term rental business to new heights. Furthermore, Ashley emphasizes the importance of strategic delegation, freeing up valuable time to focus on operating within your area of expertise.

Tune in now for an engaging discussion that will undoubtedly leave you motivated and empowered.

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Key Highlights

[02:36] Know our guest; Ashley Arthur, and know where she is located 

[03:14] Her current STR portfolio 

[04:00] How she got into the short-term rental space 

[08:01] The leadership skills Ashley learnt from her successful restaurant business and how they have translated into STR effectively

[09:54] Why she decided to sell her restaurant and venture into real estate

[12:24] Ashley’s experience running a business with her spouse

[14:08] The benefits of operating in your zone of genius 

[15:58] How did Ashley discover her genius zone?

[17:24] The File person vs Pile person

[18:48] The biggest challenge she encountered during the property rehab process and how she navigated it

[21:13] How is Ashley financing her properties? 

[25:21 Why she is considering self-managing her properties 

[29:22] What’s next in Ashley’s journey? 

[33:28] The lightning round:

  • Where is your favorite place to vacation?  
  • What’s one place you’ve never been to that you want to visit?  
  • What’s one thing you know now that you wished you knew when you were starting out in your business?
  • What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
  • What’s one thing and/or person that you are grateful for today?

[40:09] Connect with Ashley:

 Golden Nuggets

  • Delegating frees you up to operate in your genius zone 
  • “Time is our most valuable asset.” 
  • It’s essential that we celebrate the small wins along the way because a bunch of small wins adds up to a big win over time 

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Resources Mentioned

1. Innercise: The New Science to Unlock Your Brain’s Hidden Power:

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