The Sweaty Startup
By Nick Huber
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Want to build a successful business? Packed with the principles, strategies, and methods used to grow successful companies, The Sweaty Startup will help you make your vision a reality. Hosted by successful entrepreneur Nick Huber. Short, to the point and no fluff.
||Clean#25 How to name your business (and secure a domain)||I share my method for creatively naming your business while checking domain availability.||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24 The art of the email||Communication skills are key. Email is taking over modern day communication. Understanding email etiquette and getting your point across as quickly and efficiently as possible is a skill that will help you get ahead.||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23 Building a lean business and putting your money where it matters||Every dollar invested in your business will become 2 or 3 dollars in the near future. Every dollar invested in everything else will either be gone or worth pennies. Free up your capital so it can work for you. Reduce your overhead and make more of...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 Make customer service your competitive advantage||Customer service is notoriously bad among service businesses. Lucky for us we know how to provide professional and jaw dropping customer service.||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21 Listen if you are a techy (or if you aren't)||Technology focused people have a huge advantage on the service side of things. Digital marketing, software tools, analyzing data and more. Embrace it and join the fun.||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 What if I don't have any skills?||It might seem like most service based companies out there require a lot of skill to get involved. Experience and maybe some permitting too. Its all about the TIME invested. Sometimes taking the time to learn the skill is a great investment.||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 Have a job? Build a business on the side to replace it||Starting a business while you have a full time job is the lowest risk route and the route most successful entrepreneurs take.||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 How to come up with a great idea||The ultimate startup playbook||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 How to get promoted and make more money at work||The sure fire way to get opportunities, raises and promotions at work is to solve problems and relieve stress for the decision makers in your company. You'll be invaluable in no time. Apply the entrepreneurial spirit to what you do at work and you...||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 How I earned my valuable network||Networks are tricky. There is a chicken and egg problem. So many young entrepreneurs focus on building a network but it rarely pays dividends and in this episode we discuss why that is and how you can earn a valuable network||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Protect the #1 asset||Your health is the one thing that most entrepreneurs sacrifice in exchange for success. Take care of this area of your life with these tips and you will have a massive advantage over your competitors.||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 The most important episode I'l ever record||Time is something you'll never get back. What is really important in life?||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Never compete on price again||The on demand economy is taking over. Customers want service now. Not next week. Not tomorrow. Now. You have to find a way to avoid competing on price and racing to the bottom. There will always be somebody who is willing to do what you do cheaper....||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Resolutions for the New Year||My short list of things to work on for the next year. Entrepreneurship and business is about constantly trying to improve. In this episode I discuss how I plan to improve.||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 Managing stress and thriving under pressure||Stress is part of entrepreneurship. The unexpected hits you and problems arise around every bend. Managing that isn't easy but there are some steps you can take to thrive under difficult situations. This episode is based around the concepts in the...||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 Great advice||These are some of the best principles and pieces of advice I have read or heard. How to manage your health, your time, your relationships, and your month. Add value first. Its not about the money. Its not about finding better employees. How to make...||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 Bad advice||There is a lot of bad advice out there. Today we discuss the risks of following your passion, why its not hard to find good employees and why you should disregard a lot of the advice out there geared towards entrepreneurs. The customer isn't always...||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 How to hire and manage your first employee||The first employee is tricky. When? How? We discuss the timing and methods you should keep in mind when hiring and training your first employees. We talk about simplifying the tasks and setting the employee up for success. How to create a positive...||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 The secret to gaining unstoppable momentum||Momentum is the key to life and business and we discuss the ways delaying your gratification can jumpstart your business in the early days. Its all about building a brand and a following and the best way to do that is to add value first. Don't worry...||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Market like a guerrilla||Marketing is tricky but if you find and target the customers that are most valuable to you it will pay dividends. Find out who your target is, locate them and market to them. In this episode we discuss the massive advantage being likable affords,...||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 How to maximize your output||Time is your most valuable resource and in this episode we discuss where you should spend it. We go over my two favorite business principles - the 80/20 rule and the 4 quadrants of time management. We also answer questions from listeners - one who...||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 The essential tools to start a business||We talk about the tools that you can utilize that are either free or cheap as you begin to offer your service and hit the market. From Websites to Google's Suite of free business products we discuss everything you need.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 The most important traits of an entrepreneur||In this episode we talk about the most important traits of an entrepreneur. What to consider when naming your company and how to think about finding cofounders and partners in the early days.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 My founding story||In this episode I tell my founding story and we talk about the three ways you can add value when considering sectors for your new business. We also discuss some early steps you can take to getting a head start on the skills you will need down the road.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 The service revolution||Today is the greatest time in American History to start a business but most entrepreneurs are looking for opportunities in all the wrong places. In this episode we go over what makes this business environment so inviting to low risk entrepreneurship.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Must Listen for Prospective Entrepreneur
This show is very informative and very helpful in anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. Lots of discussion around the risks and how to best prepare for it. Must listen for anyone wanting to start their own business!
Inspiring and concise!
Nick does a great job while keeping the podcast concise. The advice on catering to your 20% in the marketing podcast opened my eyes to specifying and targeting your audience.
Life and career advice too
Nick has experience and has learned a lot over the years. Glad he is sharing his lessons! The way real successful entrepreneurs think is much differently than everyone realizes. It’s not about new ideas or huge risk. It’s about doing the right things and seizing the right opportunities. I’ve learned a lot to apply to life and my job as well. I’m a fan now!