How Gwen Lane Made $1 Million From Investing $100K

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Welcome back to the show, friends! This begins a new era on our podcast where we’ll be bringing you weekly interviews with the best & brightest in business to share each founder’s Cubicle to CEO story, breakdown one specific case study with tangible takeaways to apply today, and reveal the person behind the business in our just-for-fun lightning round.

I knew my friend Gwen would be the perfect debut for this new show format, so let me introduce her real quick.

Gwen Lane went from digital marketer to lifestyle blogger to business mentor and now founder of the Seven Figure Influencer program. After selling her first business, The LA Girl, Gwen now helps content creators and entrepreneurs monetize their influence with premium partnerships and digital offers, having landed dream partnerships herself with Disney, Facebook, Google, Target, American Airlines, and more!

Today Gwen will be giving us the behind the scenes breakdown of why and how she invested $100K in her business to generate $1 MILLION dollars of revenue - a 10X return!

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Favorite Takeaways From This Episode:

  • How Gwen made the transition from corporate marketer to online educator.
  • Which ways the corporate life prepared her for her CEO life.
  • How to determine when is the right time to quit your full time job.
  • "Sometimes people believe in us before we believe in ourselves."
  • What that $100K she invested went towards.
  • Why Gwen says her first investment was scary, but valuable.
  • What mental barriers she had to overcome to make the investments worthwhile.
    • Mindset shift from "Will this work for me" 👉 "I know I will make this work for me."
  • The criteria she looks for before making each investment.
  •  "Knowledge is potential, but action with knowledge is power."
  • Which investments were her biggest, best, & worst.
  • Not liking a strategy you invested in is NOT a failure!


  • Ask for permission or beg for forgiveness?
  • What was your first concert?
  • Would you rather speak every language or be able to talk to animals? 


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