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Starting a business from scratch is an adventure.

In the episodes below we dig deep into the systems, secrets, and stories of remarkable people who dropped everything to start a healthy profitable business.

May 22, 2018

There are some jobs it seems like no one would ever want.

Who wants to pump a septic tank, why on earth would you ever work in a restaurant dish tank, who in the world would ever deal with dead people?  Us humans are infatuated with rationalizing our place in the world by comparing it with those who have it worse.
But...


May 8, 2018

Today’s guests are world renowned in the field of Graphic Design.

They’ve worked for some of the biggest design agencies, advised some of the best companies, studied under legends in their field, spoken in front of huge audiences, and built a following of other graphic designers.  They themselves have now become...


Apr 24, 2018

There are jobs you simply do, that’s what most of us have, and there are creative passions that turn out to make you a few bucks, which very few are lucky enough to succeed at. 

One way to gauge the difference is the perception of children.  If, as a child you heard of an occupation and immediately felt you would...


Apr 10, 2018

There are some businesses that are integral in the fabric and story of a community.

Think about the town you live in.  If someone asks, "What are some things I HAVE to do when I visit?" you immediately think of them.  Maybe the dive bar in that back alley, an ice cream shop that has handmade old-fashioned vanilla but...


Mar 25, 2018

Many of our favorite businesses were built out of someone loving something and then figuring out how to make it better.

Yvon Chouinard created Patagonia because he loved rock climbing, hiking, and being outdoors.  Everything else stemmed from that. Ben & Jerry loved ice cream, Jake Carpenter of Burton snowboards just...