TGM Classic | Mike McCarthy | How Do You Build an Amazing Legacy

In this episode, Darius and Mike discuss the pros and cons of family businesses, the importance of workplace and family core values, the fascinating benefits of living in the present, the downside of hustle culture, and the advantages of abundant thinking.

In this episode, Mike and I talked about:

  • How Mike became a real estate entrepreneur
  • What advice Mike would give his younger self
  • The expense of living in the future 
  • Why mindfulness and being in the present make people happier
  • How he became a Co-Founder and CEO of GoBundance
  • How core values promote accountability within GoBundance
  • Mike shares the story behind co-writing The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families with Hal Elrod and wife, Lindsay
  • What motivated Mike to build FamBundance for families
  • Mike’s family core values and their definition
  • The benefits of holding family meetings
  • And other topics…

Meet Mike:

Mike McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur, driving force behind Keller Williams’ rise to the #1 Real Estate Company globally. Leading over 11,000 agents across 50 locations in the Greater Pennsylvania Region, he facilitated $25 billion in real estate sales in 2021. As co-founder of GoBundance Mastermind and author of “The Tribe of Millionaires” and “The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families,” Mike is passionate about empowering entrepreneurial families through collaboration and shared values. With a generous heart, he’s committed to unleashing the extraordinary potential within individuals and families, helping them thrive together.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at

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My team and I are on a mission to help YOU create a cultural revolution. I want to teach you how to build a core value driven organization. 


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Don’t let your Core Values become a company artifact!  Learn how to make Core Values the language of your organization.  Pre-order my book The Core Value Equation found at the link below 

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