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Feb. 28, 2022

23 | Applying Lessons Learned as an NFL Athlete to Real Estate Investing

23 | Applying Lessons Learned as an NFL Athlete to Real Estate Investing

Julius Thomas is an elite athlete, speaker, performance coach, real estate investor, and researcher. He was an NCAA Division 1 basketball athlete with 2 NCAA Tournament appearances and played 7 years in the NFL with 2 pro-bowl selections. Currently,...


Julius Thomas is an elite athlete, speaker, performance coach, real estate investor, and researcher. He was an NCAA Division 1 basketball athlete with 2 NCAA Tournament appearances and played 7 years in the NFL with 2 pro-bowl selections. Currently, Julius is pursuing his doctorate in clinical health psychology at Nova Southeastern University. He speaks for groups and organizations on topics in leadership, mastery development, wellness, and performance. He owns several multifamily real estate properties in the south Florida area. A mental performance coach for high-performance individuals, Julius has authored articles that have appeared in several academic publications. He is also an advisory board member for the Society for NeuroSports and the Football Player Health Study at Harvard. His passion is helping others reach their individual peak personally and professionally.

 

Let’s tune in to his story!

 

[00:01 - 06:14] Opening Segment

 

  • Welcome to the podcast!
  • Get to know our guest Julius Thomas
    • Bio
    • Doing multiple things while being in the real estate industry
    • “How do I help others in their journey to success?”

 

[06:15 - 20:09] Life After the League

 

  • So much of life is about visualization
    • Julius shares his vision of his future
    • Why Julius went back to school
  • Maximizing Performance, Health, and Wellness
  • The Emotion System: An ancient system to track the overall experience of your life
  • How real estate creates wealth and time for yourself
  • Julius’ Busy Day-to-Day Strategy

 

[20:10 - 32:10] Where Do We Find That Next Good Play?

 

  • When is the right time to develop your properties?
  • The First Person in Julius’ REI Career
  • Selecting the right people to grow your portfolio
  • The Legacy Round
    • “Always keep an eye on the next move.”
    • Make the next play be a good play

 

[32:11 - 38:53] Slice of Knowledge

 

  • Julius’s Last Words
    • “Work.”
  • One Slice of Wisdom
    • “You can learn from everybody in any situation at all times.”
    • “Lean on experience.”
  • Real Estate Multifamily Vocabulary
    • DSCR
    • Net cash flow per door
    • New markets



Resources Mentioned

 

Tweetable Quotes

 

“Life comes down to taking big challenges.” - Julius Thomas

 

“We're always trying to let our values guide our business, the way we operate our business. And that has really helped us feel very aligned with what we're doing.” - Julius Thomas

 

“Never get too caught up in where you are in a moment.” - Julius Thomas

 

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Connect with Julius on Instagram and LinkedIn!  Coming in the spring: Julius’ website



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