Ep.71 :Developing a Holistic Mindset for Success, with Ketan Patel

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Lance is the Founder and Managing Partner of Verivest, an end-to-end real estate investment platform designed to bring transparency and trust to middle-market investing, and a Principal in Fairway America, a real estate private equity firm in Portland, Oregon.

Ketan Patel of Mukhi Capital immigrated to the U.S. at 19, learned English, and obtained a doctorate in Pharmacy. Hardly the typical origin story of a successful multi-family investor and syndicator. His unique POV has also led him into a building a coaching practice for fellow investment pros. He and Lance dig into how he helps operators develop their mindset, embrace the journey, and reach their full potential. They also discuss Ketan’s criteria for investing in a deal, his current focus on the Southeast, and why passive investors need to develop their own system for evaluating deals.

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Following in his great grandfather’s footsteps of leadership and innovation, Ketan Patel, immigrated to the US at the age of 19, learned English, and completed an accelerated program to obtain his doctorate in Pharmacy at Mass. College of Pharmacy (MCPHS).

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Growing up in a developing country, resulted in a powerful drive for success, the willingness to try until he succeeds, and a thought process that always stretches the boundaries of the known to find solutions to the unknown.

As a teenager, in the small village of  Kalol, India, Ketan nurtured his insatiable curiosity and independent spirit. With no library in his town or even at his school, he took the initiative to travel by bus to the next city to feed his desire to learn. The family was planning to immigrate to the US, so he began reading books and newspapers in English and studied a variety of subjects including science and psychology. His motivation paid off because when he arrived in Boston, he had a basic handle on English and had no trouble adjusting to the cultural differences between his homeland and his new country.

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