Avoiding BS Artists as a New Entrepreneur

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By David Adam Kurz. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
When someone believes in your idea and wants to invest in you, it’s easy to fall in love with the idea of forming a partnership. Unfortunately, there are a lot of bullshit artists out there who will sell you the dream—and then abandon you when times get tough. What can we do to protect ourselves? How can an aspiring entrepreneur avoid going into business with someone who will exploit their enthusiasm? Today, I am joined by yet another motivated, young entrepreneur, Azohani Bernal. She is the founder of Innovative Moving Solution, the Expedia of professional moving services. Azohani explains how helping other business owners become successful led her to entrepreneurship, and she describes the setbacks she faced early on by neglecting to track her marketing numbers. We share some valuable Power Notes around vetting the people you do business with and being skeptical of bullshit artists who try to sell you a dream. Finally, Azohani walks us through the defining moment when she fired everybody and took massive action to get her business back on its feet. Listen in for Azohani’s insight on seeking out mentors to help you level up and learn how to lead your team rather than micromanaging them! Topics Covered What led Azohani to entrepreneurship Why it’s crucial to know your finances How to track your marketing numbers Choosing partners and contractors wisely How people will try to ‘sell you the dream’ Azohani’s insight on taking massive action Azohani’s advice around finding a mentor Leading your team vs. micromanaging Connect with David David Kurz 360: https://davidkurz360.com/ David on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kurzdavid/ David on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davidakurz David on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidAdamKurz David on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCecJUBu316jIlXuTueXcd_w David on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidadamkurz/?hl=en Books by David: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=David+Adam+Kurz&search-alias=books&field-author=David+Adam+Kurz&sort=relevancerank Resources Innovative Moving Solution: innovativemovingsolution.com/ Innovative Moving Solution on Facebook: facebook.com/pg/InnovativeMovingSolutionCorp/about/ Innovative Moving Solution on Instagram: instagram.com/innovativemovingsolutioncorp/ Azohani on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/azohani-bernal-4a5485106/ Call Azohani (954) 376-7750 Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone: amazon.com/Be-Obsessed-Average-Grant-Cardone/dp/1101981059 Grant Cardone’s 10X Ambassador Program: mentor.grantcardone.com/

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