Author Topic: Introduce Yourself!  (Read 10979 times)

overdrive23

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Re: Introduce Yourself!
« Reply #50 on: July 02, 2018, 11:16:26 AM »
Hey Fellow Mustachian Biz Owners!

Who you are: Brian - Former Gym owner that knew nothing about running a business but sold for a profit this year. I love helping people and figured that helping a business allows me to help more people faster. I still (sorta) use my college degree for good.

What you do (commonly known as your elevator pitch):
My Past:I owned a CrossFit gym for 5.5 yrs (just sold 3/18)
My Now;
Job #1: I run a small ecommerce Coffee company Anvil Coffee (www.anvilcoffeecompany.com) that I really just started to get myself good/cheap coffee when we were expecting our first child. Now I have it set up to donate (per bag sold) to different charities. I cut checks at Xmas time each year :)
Job #2: I am a part time Mechanical Engineer (3x a week) working remotely from home.
Job #3: I do Facebook Ad Management for small businesses.

Your biggest entrepreneurial/business challenge: Getting back into the groove after having our first kid. I used to be SO strict and scheduled with what processes were done on certain days & I'd be great at making time for continuing education (reading)...now, not so much. I am tired haha!

Your best piece of advice for others: Find a mentor & delegate

Your favorite Entrepreneurial/business resource: TwoBrainBusiness.com


jasondepew

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Re: Introduce Yourself!
« Reply #51 on: August 10, 2018, 01:13:06 PM »
Who you are

Hi, my name is Jason and I'm an aspiring Mustachian.

What you do (commonly known as your elevator pitch)

I fly for a major US airline. Yes, it's a job, but I love flying so much that I'd be doing it even if I didn't work. Why pay hundreds of dollars to fly when my company can pay me thousands to enjoy flying, and puts me up in fancypants hotels all over the country a few nights a month for free?

I also do some freelance flight instruction and writing.

Your biggest entrepreneurial/business challenge

Right now I'm trying to figure out how to form/structure my company to minimize liability and maximize tax benefits.

Your best piece of advice for others

The world has so few Mustachians that demand for everything is essentially unlimited. Find something that you enjoy doing or making and then find an optimization that lets you sell that to others at increased quality or decreased price.

Your favorite Entrepreneurial/business resource

The "How I Built This" podcast

stpetesonya

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Re: Introduce Yourself!
« Reply #52 on: August 15, 2018, 11:33:35 AM »
Who you are
I'm Sonya an engineer from Columbus, OH. 

What you do (commonly known as your elevator pitch)
After attending #Stashmont aka. the Pop-Up Business School in Sept 2018, I started my own business SnackRoots.com
It's a free tool that helps teachers/parents generate shareable safe snack lists for classrooms, teams, parties, for groups of people with multiple food allergies, celiac, or other intolerances.  I created it because I'm a mother of 3, 2 of my children have multiple food allergies. 

Your biggest entrepreneurial/business challenge
Finding skilled full-stack software engineers that can help me code/test site upgrades.  SnackRoots.com is a free tool, and it's new.  Being FI I don't want to dip into our savings to finance future upgrades as my site is not yet generating revenue.  Speaking of revenue, do you have any ideas for building revenue beyond advertising?

Your best piece of advice for others
I'm such a young entrepreneur, I don't feel comfortable giving advice... other than: Don't wait, GO FOR IT!

Your favorite Entrepreneurial/business resource
Pop-up Business School UK & USA