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TMBA517: From High School Dropout to Seven Figure Exit

A few weeks ago, we shared a conversation about “Sweaty Startups”, and how we can use internet business skills to compete and win in traditional, physical services industries.

This topic really struck a chord, and we’ve received a ton of feedback from listeners who want to hear more about these kinds of opportunities.

Enter Eric Gilbert Williams, an entrepreneur who grew his Canadian-based roofing company to 6 million dollars in annual revenue before he sold it last year.

In his teenage years, Eric dropped out of high school and got arrested for selling drugs before eventually turning to entrepreneurship as a source of redemption.

Eric joins us on today’s podcast to share his remarkable story.

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TMBA516: Dan and Ian: The Full Backstory. Part 2

In last week’s episode, we took a look at the early days of Dan and Ian ‘s relationship and the circumstances that led to their business partnership.

Today’s podcast is the second part of that series, and it’s all about the next chapter.

In this episode, you’ll hear how Dan and Ian bought their business partner out of their product company, the origins of this podcast, how they started their membership community The Dynamite Circle, and much more.

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TMBA515: Dan and Ian: The Full Backstory. Part 1

In the ten years that Dan and Ian have been recording this podcast, the number one thing that they hear from listeners is that they want to know more about their story.

Today’s episode is the first part of a two-part documentary series where Dan and Ian open up about their own personal history.

In this episode, you will hear why they each decided to move to San Diego, California, the circumstances that led to their meeting, how they became friends, and ultimately how they decided to become business partners.

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TMBA514: Mailbag: The Complexity of Cashflow

One of Dan and Ian’s favorite things to do is to reach into the mailbag to answer questions from listeners of this show and today they are doing just that.

On this week’s podcast, you’ll hear answers to listener-submitted questions on a variety of topics including how to think about cash flow in your business, what makes a good entrepreneurmobile in 2019, and more.

Stick around until the end of the episode for an in-depth update on Dynamite Deals.

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TMBA513: How To Get Rich Without Getting Lucky

A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian invited Nick Huber on to the show to talk about his storage business Storage Squad.

During that conversation, Nick shared the story of how he built a successful “old school” business by applying his technical knowledge to a less competitive market.

After we stopped recording, that conversation took an interesting turn when Nick started opening up to us about his philosophy for building labor-intensive businesses that he likes to call “Sweaty Startups”.

On today’s podcast, we’ve invited Nick back to share some of those philosophies, with a focus on the types of business models that he is attracted to, as well as the ones that he isn’t particularly fond of.

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TMBA512: What Happens When Your Product Gets Suspended By Amazon?

Dan and Ian opened up on this podcast recently about a cease and desist letter that they received.

Today’s guest heard that episode and was compelled to share his own story about a similar legal battle.

Dylan Smith is the co-founder of Keg Smiths, a company that manufactures and sells mini beer kegs, and he has received his fair share of cease and desist letters in his entrepreneurial career.

Dylan joins us this week to share a riveting story about how a cease and desist letter led to his products being removed from Amazon, the ramifications of that experience, and how he was able to ultimately win out and get his products back on Amazon.

Make sure to stick around until the end of the podcast to hear this week’s Dynamite Deal, which includes a deep discount for legal services for entrepreneurs. 

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