43 Ryan Boykin of REACTIV – Lessons in Risk, Reward, and Entrepreneurship – Outlier Academy

Ryan Boykin is Cofounder and Partner at Atlas Real Estate and Cofounder of REACTIV. In part one of this episode, Ryan and Daniel discuss risk, reward, and entrepreneurship.
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September 15, 2021
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Ryan Boykin has purchased over 7,000 units of investment real estate in the last 10 years.
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“You have to start businesses with an eye towards what they will become, but also an eye towards some of the risk associated with it. And a two-miracle deal requires way too much risk, and you've got to walk away from those before you start them.” – Ryan Boykin

Ryan Boykin (@atlasrealestate) is Cofounder and Partner at Atlas Real Estate, a full-service real estate firm that manages more than 3,400 units. He is also Cofounder of REACTIV, a platform that simplifies commercial real estate transactions. Ryan has written or been featured in many publications, including Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and Investopedia. He was chosen for Denver Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list in 2017.


To listen to Ryan’s bonus interview and learn more about the habits and tools that help him focus, click here.


For more, explore the transcript of this episode.


Chapters in Part 1 of this interview:

  • Ryan’s thoughts on business as a problem solver
  • What makes a person an entrepreneur
  • How Atlas Real Estate and REACTIV began
  • On risk, reward, and overcoming negativity
  • Overcoming fear
  • Building for the long-term
  • Advice for entrepreneurs
  • Reflection and self-care
  • Entrepreneurs: just do it!

Links from Part 1

Books Recommended by Ryan Boykin

Learn More About This Topic

Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior by David R. Hawkins

One of Ryan’s recent reads that had a profound impact on him, about the connection between individual levels of consciousness and human behavior.


You Are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter by Joe Dispenza

Another of Ryan’s recent reads about using the mind to heal the body.


The Big Short

This Oscar-winning film focuses on the collapse of the housing bubble in 2007 and 2008.


14 Important Factors Impacting Commercial Real Estate in 2021 and Beyond – Forbes

A timely look at the commercial real estate industry that REACTIV is preparing for.


Explaining Rising Interest Rates and Real Estate to Clients – Investopedia

This piece, authored by Ryan, gives a great overview of how investors can navigate fluctuating housing prices.

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