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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.

Sep 12, 2018

Standing on the edge of a new venture as a budding entrepreneur is equally exhilarating and bone chilling.  To truly do this you have to strap into the harness of friends and family that believe in you, lean out over the abyss that is no longer having a salary or benefits, and jump.  Think about the moment you did that.  What job did you leave?  Have long did it take before you felt confident that you’d be able to pay the next mortgage payment?  Those first years are hard and tons of people fail.

But our guest today didn’t.  Not the first time or the second.  Johnathan Grzybowski, owner of Penji Graphic Design, is on the show today to share his story, his insights into attracting your first 200 customers, and how the get the best work out of your designers.  We’re glad you joined us.

We’re glad you joined us.

Episode topics include:

  • What sparked Johnathan to start his own business (8:00)
  • What is Penji? (11:45)
  • Building a base of clients (13:00)
  • Going from un-scaleable to scaleable (18:30)
  • Finding the ideal client (21:00)
  • Connecting with a Graphic Designer (25:00)
  • Communicating with a Designer to get the results you want (27:00)
  • Where’s Jonathan in 5 years? (33:45)

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Special thanks to Johnathan Grzybowski for sharing the Penji story with us

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