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Mike Cantrell…

Mike Cantrell is an entrepreneur, oil and gas industry leader, political strategist, government affairs consultant, speaker, writer, and extreme lover of life. In his successful 45 years in business, public affairs, and parenting, he has experienced firsthand and applied the principles that lead to an exciting, fulfilling, successful life. In his book ADVANCE, he illustrates business and life success principles with colorful, real-life stories that span four decades. He currently resides in Ada, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas, and wherever his Harley Davidson motorcycle takes him.

About the Book…

Almost everyone wants to succeed, which is why there are thousands of how-to books out there about making money. ADVANCE does teach about financial success, but it will also help you bring your success to the next level. Written from the perspective of an author with 45 years of experience in the business and public affairs arena, this resource highlights every principle of success, with personal examples that give life to these lessons. Break out of the cycle of simply receiving reports and feedback about what’s happening to you. Discover creative solutions, stop bad policies, and instigate better ones. Learn the power of out-of-the-box, aggressive action that will add to your bottom line instead of letting public policy simply drain your resources. Learn to marshal the resources to help you achieve positive results that you’ve never thought possible.

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Learn How To…

Break the cycle of failure, frustration, and inertia and unleash the power of applying the principles of advancement. Use this simple but powerful guide to help you find your own path and meaning in life as you travel the road to your full potential, not only financially but also as a human being.
“When you are winning it doesn’t mean you won, but it’s a hell of a lot better than losing and thinking you ain’t lost.”
~ Mike Cantrell

Uncover In These Pages…

Many books are written from the perspective of someone who thinks they know how to advance your life, but most of these are simple regurgitations of advice someone else has written.In ADVANCE, businessman, entrepreneur, oilman, and consultant Mike Cantrell provides real-world examples from the perspective of 45 years of success in the business and public arena. He does not just talk the talk; he shares the walk he’s walked! Through this simple but detailed and sometimes provocative account of a successful life, you will learn the principles needed to ADVANCE your own life to achieve the success and fulfillment you desire.

  • Knowing who you are at your core provides a foundation for success in every arena.
  • Successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common: unwavering confidence in themselves and their mission.
  • You don’t have to own your own business to be successful.
  • Brands are not solely the domain of products; we all have our own individual brands.
  • There is no more important role in life than parenting.
  • A well-balanced, successful life requires that we find ways to be of service to others.
  • Living in a free society, there is no greater opportunity or responsibility than engaging in the political arena to achieve your goals both personally and professionally.
  • Leadership is a key ingredient to success in any walk of life.

“Your words matter. You never have to apologize for what you don’t say or emails you never sent.”

—Mike Cantrell


“This book is a powerhouse of tips and advice any entrepreneur should have. A fantastic book. Thank you, Mike!”

Cynthia Brace, author of Redesign Your Interior

“There is a striking difference between theory and wisdom from experience—this is most evident in Mike Cantrell’s book. Touch on all aspects of your life when reading this book and figure out how to finally propel forward. Congratulations on a job well done!”

Hamid Safaei, author of First-Class Leadership

“Who better to learn from than someone who’s been through it all himself? Mike shares not only industry secrets to making it out there, but he also imparts his own secrets from actual experience. A great book for anyone aiming to grow.”

Hannah Redmanauthor of The Career Road

“Get off-the-beaten-path-of-success advice by reading Advance. Tailor-fit your efforts to make your reality work for you. Mike does this perfectly by taking what he shares to his readers from his own experiences. Take your best step forward with this fantastic, very timely work of art!”

Gina Van Luvenauthor of Nutrition for Success

Kindle version available now on Amazon

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