TMBA441: The Entrepreneurial Script

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One of Dan and Ian‘s favorite parts about creating this podcast is being able to find real entrepreneurial stories that can inspire and inform others.

It’s easy to forget sometimes that these real entrepreneurial stories, or “scripts” as we sometimes call them, are rare to come by. These journeys don’t always go exactly as we anticipate either, with a lot of left turns and unexpected roadblocks.

This has certainly been the case for Dan Taylor, the founder of AppsEvents. Dan started his entrepreneurial journey roughly 14 years ago and went through some tough times with his earlier businesses.

In this episode, you’ll hear about many of those struggles, why he left those businesses, and how long it took Dan to replace his income from his previous job.

If you are struggling with your own entrepreneurial journey, we hope this episode can serve as an inspiration for you.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • How the financial crisis in 2008 almost wiped out Dan’s business. (7:13)
  • What led Dan to decide to get into the event planning business. (13:29)
  • Why running events is harder than it looks. (17:42)
  • How Dan was able to parlay his success running events into another new business. (24:57)
  • Dan’s advice for entrepreneurs that are aspiring towards a similar script. (27:20)

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