My Podcast with Eddie Lester and FItness Mentors
Listen to or watch this recording for some useful discussion of ways to start building a business that makes money from day one.
Eddie Lester is the Founder of Fitness Mentors, a personal trainer educational resource that helps PT's pass the exam, and then build a business online. On this episode we discussed the main points from my previous blog post "How Do I Get My First Customers?"
How to leverage the assets you started with to get your First Customers
When I started my business in 2014, I did it on a bootstrap budget. I mean I had not saved up a dime, didn't borrow from my retirement, and didn't take out a home equity line or a small business loan. I simply walked in to my boss' office and said "I don't know what I will be doing in two weeks, but I know it won't be this." And right then and there I committed to eating what I could kill.
Hindsight is always 20/20. Of course there are things I would change about my first few years in business. But, I've never regretted the decision to go into business for myself.
Why Joy Matters at Work + How to Create More of It
49% of Entrepreneurs Suffer - Here's What Worked for Me
A study from by Dr. Michael Freeman at the University of California San Francisco found that 49% of those who start a company say they have struggled with some form of mental illness in the past. 72% of entrepreneurs are directly or indirectly affected by mental health conditions.