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Business Success Secrets from the Owner of 28 Businesses – Allan Draper
Episode Summary –
Why do most start-ups struggle in their early stages? What’s the most important ingredient for the success of a company? Is it the entrepreneur’s mindset, passion, business marketing, team, or systems? What can you do to start, grow and scale your business without making mistakes?
Entrepreneurship can be a challenging journey, and to succeed, there are three key things you must have and do. First, have a deep understanding of your purpose for starting the business. This purpose will serve as your source of motivation during difficult times and help guide decisions and policies that you make for the company.
Second, having people in your life who can mentor and encourage you is important. Having someone in your circle who has experienced the same journey as you is invaluable. They will be able to advise on the mistakes to avoid and show how certain decisions can affect the growth of a business. This will make the learning process smoother and quicker.
Lastly, revisiting your original goals regularly helps you understand the success level your business has achieved.
In this episode, Allan Draper, a business expert and investor with 28 successful businesses under his belt, shares the lessons he has learned throughout his career. He emphasizes the importance of having an entrepreneurial mentality and passion for succeeding in any venture.
Tune in to gain more insights into how to be a successful business owner.
Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[02:03] Allan as a serial entrepreneur. Allan’s backstory and his journey in entrepreneurship.
[04:10] How the entrepreneurial spirit begins and develops in children.
[06:31] The businesses Allan has had over time.
[08:21] The secrets to how he grew those businesses.
[12:59] Handling the impatience of startups.
[14:57] The passion for growing a business is everything.
[16:21] Allan’s three tips to succeed in the entrepreneurial journey.
[19:39] Allan’s superpowers that have helped him succeed.
[20:57] The best ‘aha moment’ in Allan’s life.
[25:17] His greatest challenges and how he overcame them.
[27:34] What does working from your happy place mean to Allan?
[29:49] How to make a clear and concise decision.
About Allan Draper –
Allan Draper is a serial entrepreneur, investor, business growth expert, attorney, CEO of proof. Pest Control and the host of two successful podcasts, The Business Growth Pod and Bug Bux Podcast.
He specializes in scaling businesses and helping entrepreneurs transform an idea into a thriving business. Through a dedicated approach to business analysis, Allan has contributed to the growth and development of startups in a variety of industries transforming them into multimillion-dollar enterprises.
He is a proud father and husband and actively dedicates his time to volunteering in his church and community.
How to connect with Allan Draper:
About the Host –
Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster
She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.
Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality.
How to Connect with Belinda:
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/belindaellsworth