Surrounding yourself with the right people and learning with them is the way to succeed—aside from having the right educational foundation, of course! Listen to Billy Keels’s journey from a hard-working upbringing, to climbing the corporate ladder, and finally to setting himself free through real estate investing in today’s episode of Micro Empires Podcast. He will share with us how he got to challenging conventional wisdom and helping others who are willing to succeed. Let’s get into it and learn how we can also gain control of our financial life!

[00:01 – 11:22] Opening Segment

  • Quick fun chat with guest
  • I welcome and introduce today’s guest, Billy Keels
  • Billy’s money culture growing up and how it affected him
    • Hard work pays
    • No concept of investing
    • Learning the money game

[11:23 – 30:40] Incorporating the Culture of Investing

  • Summary of Billy Keels’s background
    • What Billy has learned from his work
    • Impacting people’s life
  • Billy talks about the shifts in his money culture
    • Trip to Spain as a paradigm shift
    • Started working in a company based in Missouri
    • Shifting money cultures based on different currencies
    • The importance of networking
    • Going to the top of the work chart
  • What led Billy to pursue investing
    • Wanting to gain more control over his financial life
    • Learning with other people
    • Finding your tribe and immersing yourself
  • Successful people want to help
    • Helping people who want to take action

[30:41 – 47:43] The World of Real Estate Investing and Coping with the Changes

  • Billy’s first move outside the corporate world
    • Billy shares his mistakes in managing properties
  • Shoutout to my Podcast Producers: Streamlined Podcasts
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  • Building your own tribe and sharing with them
  • Cultural effect of what Billy has accomplished to his family
    • Skepticism from family
    • Tangible money as a common ground
  • Billy talks about his podcast, ‘Going Long Podcast’
    • Having a team: attracting the right guests and being responsible for the post-production
    • What to expect on his podcast content

[47:44 – 51:26] Closing Segment

  • How to connect with Billy Keels
    • See links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“Life is not just about money anymore. It is part of evolution.” – Billy Keels

“You do what you want to do. Just get the right educational foundation and surround yourself with the right people, and it can be possible.” – Billy Keels

Resources Mentioned:

To know more about Billy, you can visit his website You can also schedule a quick conversation with him by visiting Also, visit to know more about long-distance investing!

You can connect with me on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. I’m excited to hear more about you. I’m excited to know more about you. Also, feel free to shoot me an email at You can call or text 213-973-7206

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