TGCI 233: Computer Engineer got laid off but didn't go back looking for a job

The Gold Collar Investor

22-05-2023 • 31 mins

In this captivating episode, we had the privilege of interviewing Paul David Thompson, a remarkably accomplished real estate investor, and entrepreneur. Paul's track record of success in real estate speaks for itself, but what truly sets him apart is his mission to empower and guide fellow realtors through his renowned brainchild, the My Freedom Foundry Mastermind. Through this platform, Paul shares his extensive knowledge and experiences, illuminating the path to financial freedom for aspiring real estate investors and helping them scale their businesses.

Driven by a firm belief in untapped potential, Paul wholeheartedly advocates for a free and fulfilling life in today's modern world. His profound insights and unwavering commitment to empowering others make this episode a must-listen for anyone seeking to embrace their true potential and explore limitless possibilities.


“You have amazing talents and skills that the marketplace will reward. Do them to fulfill the purpose that you have and solve certain problems.”


  • 0:34 - Welcoming Our Special Guest
  • 5:17 - You have the potential to build your own economy
  • 5:56 - Transitioning from a Full-Time Corporate Job as a Computer Engineer to a Real Estate Investor
  • 12:25 - Investing in real estate can yield substantial wealth through capital appreciation
  • 17:36 - Valuable Advice from Paul for both new and experienced investors
  • 20:25 - Success provides valuable clues for you to follow

3 Key Points:

  1. We should possess assets that generate income, similar to our jobs.
  2. Unless you discover how to earn money while you sleep, retirement may remain elusive throughout your life.
  3. Failing to take action might be the riskiest decision you make.

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