The Legacy Wealth Code Podcast

Building a Lasting Legacy - From Homeless to Feeding 12,000+ Familes a Year with Rob Adams

January 31, 2023 Michael Notbohm & Andrew Hoek Episode 5
The Legacy Wealth Code Podcast
Building a Lasting Legacy - From Homeless to Feeding 12,000+ Familes a Year with Rob Adams
Show Notes Transcript

The Legacy Wealth Code was created to help people learn real estate investing from some of the most respected people out there but also with the focus on building a legacy at the same time.  Our guest today, Rob Adams has done just that.  He has an inspiring story about growing up with him family being homeless and not knowing where his next meal would come from to creating a charity that feeds over 12,000 families a year.  After a family helped his own family as a kid and provided a full refrigerator of food, he knew that one day he would pay it forward.  Now, after building a very successful real estate business, Rob was able to do just that.  

We discuss what it means to create a legacy and some great advice for everyone who wants to make a difference.  


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Host: Michael Notbohm 
Guest: Rob Adams

Episode Summary
Welcome to this episode of the Legacy Wealth Code Podcast, a platform aimed at helping you build long-term wealth and a lasting legacy through real estate investing, tax strategies, and motivational stories from successful people. Meet our host for today, Michael.
Today's guest is Rob Adams, a real estate investor with over 14 years of experience, and the Founder of Thanksgiving Heroes, a charity organization dedicated to feeding families on thanksgiving for over 9 years now, with over 9000 families fed across the US in the last year alone.
In this episode, Rob describes his humble background, narrating how the financial challenges his family faced inspired his decision to help other families, the resulting sense of fulfillment for him and his family, as well as how people can also start impacting lives around them.   

Episode Topics
[00:31] Meet today's guest, Rob Adams. 
[01:57] The story behind Rob's organization; Thanksgiving Heroes. 
[11:54] Advice for starting a charity. 
[22:22] Kindness by serving
[23:13] When did you develop the mindset to serve?

Notable Quotes
"People do business with people that they like" - [Michael Notbohm]
"The world is full of good humans" - [Rob Adams]
If you have all the money in the world, but you have no direction, no legacy that you're trying to build towards, you're going to feel empty" - [Michael Notbohm]
"The truth is once I think of other people and serve them first, then I will be happy" - [Rob Adams]
"Doing kindness all the time; looking for opportunities to do kindness is better for you than it is for anyone else you serve" - [Rob Adams]
"If you don't feel like you're being successful, you don't feel like you're attracting enough abundance into your life, go serve" - [Rob Adams]
"If you're going to do something, do something on a local level" - [Rob Adams]
"Find something you're passionate about, and most importantly, just do it" - [Michael Notbohm]
"Don't be afraid; it's a scary thing to go align with a new group of people" - [Rob Adams]