Dean Graziosi - The Winning State of Mind
Dean Robert Graziosi is a well known American personal development trainer throughout the world. Even though he is well known for his real estate investing, he attributes his success to his passion for personal development, where he says his success began with a focus on important mindset principles.
He has appeared daily on American TV for nearly 15 years and is a highly respected Businessman, Entrepreneur, multiple NY Times bestselling author and Inspirational speaker. He has reached viewers in america and around the world who number in the millions.
Graziosi was born and raised in Marlboro New York. Dean Graziosi is the son of Paul Graziosi and Gloria Post. He is the youngest of two. When he was 3 his parents divorced and he was raised mostly by his mother and Grandmother until the age of 13 when he moved in with his father. His growing up was hard as the family faced many financial difficulties and he moved more than 20 times by the age of 19. He went to Marlboro High School and never went to college.
Before the age of 20 Dean did had his first entrepreneurial success buying, fixing and reselling cars, during this time he also completed his first real estate deal. Dean, who had no capitol at the time; cleverly bought a run-down apartment with no money down,. This experience encouraged him into continuing investing in real estate.
Dean is co-founder of The Centurion Mastermind Group that in the past few years alone has raised and donated over $1 Million Dollars to Richard Branson's charity organization Virgin Unite. In 2007 Dean founded "Operation Free Home," a program that provides people in need with a home to live in, free for one year, to help them get back on their feet.
Dean also consistently helps out those less fortunate and those affected by tragedy. He donated thousands of dollars to the community of Joplin when the Tornado hit and donated directly to relief efforts being spearheaded by a church in a community hit by Hurricane Sandy. And many other tragic events.