TMBA396: The Realities of Running a Business in 2017

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As many of our listeners know, Dan and Ian hosted an event in Austin, TX last week that brought together entrepreneurs from all over the world to talk about their businesses.

Today’s episode features five of the most important takeaways from that event, focusing primarily on the cold, hard realities of what it means to be an entrepreneur in 2017. These subjects range from hiring A players to harnessing your “superpowers” and much, much more.

You’ll also hear a lot of news about the podcast, including an opportunity for one talented listener to win a $1500 cash prize.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Why it can still take a really long time to make your business a reality. (8:25)
  • How the head trash of bad hiring can screw up a good business. (17:56)
  • How to identify what your “superpower” is. (24:19)
  • The difference between being a founder and being an owner. (34:35)
  • An opportunity to win a $1500 cash prize. (42:52)

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This week’s sponsor:

A big thanks to Jungle Scout – this episode’s sponsor. Jungle Scout is an awesome analytical tool that has helped thousands to launch and grow profitable Amazon businesses. Many Amazon sellers confidently vote Jungle Scout as the most important tool they use in their business.

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