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There are few entrepreneurs as unique as Gabriel Beltrán. From a young age, Gabriel has always been in touch with his commercial spirit. Today, he runs a successful dropshipping business through which he has achieved financial freedom.
At age 14, Gabriel dropped out of high school to play the drums because his dream was to be a rockstar. By the time he was 17, he was already making a living playing music in a few commercial venues.
After reading Paulo Coehlo’s “The Alchemist” in one night, Gabriel realized he had a fire inside of him and that he had to chase his dream and become a rockstar. And so he went after an opportunity in the music industry.
Gabriel successfully moved to Miami and started a new life. But years later, music was no longer covering the bills and he knew that his dream had to be put on hold for a while. More importantly, his wife had just become pregnant, and so they had to step up the game to be ready for their child.
After an extensive search, Gabriel found what is currently his source of income: dropshipping. Gabriel describes this business model as sourcing your products abroad and having the manufacturers ship directly to the customers.
Gabriel dove right in and lost $17,000 in credit card debt. He was trying and trying but had no results. He had almost lost his wife’s trust and respect, and his whole family was worried about him. But that is when he hit the jackpot.
Today, with all of this knowledge and experience, Gabriel is giving back to others by sharing his knowledge through online courses and coaching. Especially because it was not easy for Gabriel to get to where he is. In fact, in order to succeed, having the right mindset was crucial.
Looking back, Gabriel still sees the loss of $17K in credit card debt as his biggest obstacle. But when he thinks about where he is today, how he changed his life 180 degreed and has changed the lives of over 100 students, he understands it was all worth it.
Gabriel emphasizes the importance of believing in yourself and putting aside distractions. For him this means concentrating on his current goal–to grow his brand of supplements, GINEXT.