The Sweaty Startup

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What is wealth to you? What are your goals with entrepreneurship? I lay out what is important to me.
Rock Thomas doesn't have 50 million YouTube views for nothing. He's incredible. This episode will have you ready to grab life by the horns.
I've seen a lot of emails and from people saying that they've figured it out: businesses have poor online presence, so they'll be the middle man to connect the customers who are searching online to the businesses that are not online. In this episode I break down why that is NOT a good business plan. 
Nick and Max talk about businesses they love and how they would start them.  https://sweatystartup.com/businesses-i-love/
Nick, Max and Dan get together to brainstorm business ideas and how they would launch and market a lawn care, Christmas light installation and mobile locksmithing company. This episode was a ton of fun. 
We get a live call from an entrepreneur who has had a lot of success washing windows in Southern California.
A lot of gold nuggets in this episode from a good friend of mine who is crushing it in the local real estate game.
Max Maher submitted a question about managing his employees in a way that sets them up for success. Its all about simplifying the job! Here are a few examples that might get you thinking!
A little look at what my partner and I are doing right now. I'll be documenting the entire journey.
Don't just read a book. Study it. Thats how you get the most out of what you hear here and what you read elsewhere.
Today we talk to Dan the Window Man about his window cleaning company in Crawfordsville Indiana. 
More customers and more stress. Wondering if we're going to pay the bills. nick@sweatystartup.com
Email nick@sweatystartup if you have any resources or would like to get involved.
This isn't for everyone. The last week has been mentally, emotionally and physically taxing.
Nick and Jim talk about more businesses that Nick wouldn't start in if his life depended on it.
Its an expense. They depreciate fast. In this episode we talk about the difference in buying a 10 year old car and a brand new car. Nick shares his cost of car ownership breakdown over the past 14 years and he compares it to the numbers if he had bought new every 5 years.
We have a caller from Kansas City who is looking into purchasing a business. We talk about some of the questions to ask and what to look for!
Nick and Max talk about their 10 favorite business books and what they like about each.  https://sweatystartup.com/booklist/
You have to be really good, have money, and have a lot of luck to make a new revolutionary idea work. There are a lot of bad businesses out there right now making good money. Some of them suck at sales. Some suck at recruiting. Or marketing. Or SEO. Maybe they run their businesses like its 1980. Some suck at many of these! Yet they still make really good money. Don't try to reinvent the wheel with a revolutionary idea. Its expensive. The odds of success are low. Its risky.
20% of your customers cause 80% of your stress. Find out which 20% and initiate the purge!
People think building a videography is about making great video. Wrong. Its about sales and marketing. In this episode we talk about how to do it and how to win!
50/50 cofounder business partnerships are as important as getting married. Many jump into it without the proper due diligence and it destroys their businesses down the road. Its all about character and value.
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Podcast Details

Started
Dec 3rd, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 25th, 2020
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
158
Avg. Episode Length
22 minutes
Explicit
No

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