Living a life of significance – Interview with Aaron Walker (View from the top)

Aaron took time out of his incredibly full schedule to talk to us about his start in the pawn shop business and how he turned a small construction business into one of the largest in his area. Nuggets of experience and wisdom are scattered throughout, which Aaron has accumulated in over 35 years of experience in business and family, overseeing the growth and sale of several companies in different industries. He had a lot to say about the keys to doing business, the importance of building genuine interpersonal relationships, and the necessity of planning one’s next steps.

Aaron studied under financial guru Dave Ramsey for over 19 years, and has seen substantial growth under spiritual advisors David Landrith and Bob Warren.

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About Aaron Walker

Aaron T. Walker is an entrepreneur from Music City, better known as Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Aaron has been married to his wife Robin for over 35 years, and the couple’s daughters Brook and Holly are his full­ time assistants. Their extended family includes two sons­ in ­law and four grandchildren.

Aaron speaks extensively about the importance of mentorship for accountability, inspiration, and guidance. He has studied under financial guru Dave Ramsey for over 19 years, and has seen substantial growth under spiritual advisors David Landrith and Bob Warren. He is an active participant in two other mastermind groups, 48 Days and The Torch, which have provided insight and understanding about what it takes to be successful. He extended his own leadership to a collective of respected Nashville leaders called the Eagles Group, his local church, and of course, his interactions on theviewfromthetop.com.

The View From the Top

This platform is Aaron’s current passion and means of sharing his success with others. The site includes coaching in life and finance, forums of like ­minded individuals, weekly and monthly webinars, and special appearances from an ever­ growing roster of experts. A new component is The Community, an accessible variant of Aaron’s coaching that provides similar services to an international audience. The site offers a unique experience, in that it grants consumers access to the type of insightful questions, pointed discussions, and meaningful interactions usually found in mastermind groups.

The enthusiasm of actual businessmen who have benefited from Aaron’s guidance on his testimonials page (http://www.viewfromthetop.com/testimonials) is perhaps its most thorough endorsement.

About the Podcast

I sat down with Aaron for a 33­minute conversation that covered a ton of subjects, ranging from his start in the pawn shop business to his managerial involvement in the construction business. Nuggets of experience and wisdom are scattered throughout, which Aaron has accumulated in over 35 years of experience in business and family, overseeing the growth and sale of several companies in different industries.

He had a lot to say about the keys to doing business, the importance of building genuine interpersonal relationships, and the necessity of planning one’s next steps. He shared personal insights into his early and current motivations, placing particular importance on knowing the difference between success and significance. We also covered what Aaron considered to be his biggest failure, which may come as a surprise, since it is attached to his greatest success.

After speaking with Aaron, it should come as no surprise that virtually everyone he comes in contact with endorses his integrity, his truthfulness, and his wisdom without reservation. He also speaks on how he got into mentorship, how much he values being mentored himself, and the importance of having strong support in your corner professionally and personally. Finally, he shared with us his vision for the future of View From the Top, and how he’d like to see his post-­retirement passion grow to become an international resource for aspiring entrepreneurs.

As a bonus, Aaron granted viewers of the podcast three documents from his website free of charge, each of which normally costs $47. The documents can be found here: viewfromthetop.com/nicheinterview.

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