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The American Dream Revisited, with Gary Sirak

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Kelly Scanlon

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Gary Sirak, president of Sirak Financial Services, joins Smart Companies host Kelly Scanlon on this episode of Smart Companies Thinking Bigger. Gary is the author of "If Your Money Talked . . . What Secrets Would It Tell?" and "The American Dream Revisited: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Results."

Sirak has been helping people achieve their American Dream for the past 35 years. A conversation he overheard at a coffee shop inspired him to write his "American Dream" book. In today's episode, Sirak discusses:

  • Whether the American Dream still has a pulse
  • What he learned through interviews while writing the book
  • What the American Dream means to him
  • Whether people today are achieving their American Dream
  • 7 key skills and ideas that can help people on their journey to achieving the American Dream
  • Why he created "The American Dream Revisited" scholarship
  • His advice for current and future entrepreneurs

To listen to the full lineup of Smart Companies Thinking Bigger episodes, visit the archives.