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Creating The Good Ole Boys Club with Garrett Robins - BGP 50

By Spencer Shaw

Garrett Robins is currently working on a venture in the home automation industry. They talk why you can’t do it all as a business owner and how putting yourself out there by creating a good ole boys club sets you up for success. Show Notes: 00:30 Introducing Garrett Robins 03:29 What he’s working on right now 03:52 From making $100k a summer selling home security systems to making $8/hr to learn internet marketing 05:42 His newest venture in home automation 08:04 Why he considers his business a marketing company and not a hardware or SaaS company 08:45 How shooting someone in the face with a paintball gun opened up opportunities 09:23 Why he’s laser focused as a marketing company vs SaaS project 10:19 Garrett's vision to educate entrepreneurs and bring them in as affiliates 11:11 Why the landscape for information products has changed and what’s happening 12:41 What it feels like to scale winning offers 13:52 Getting in with the “Good Ole Boys Network” 15:38 Putting yourself out there and being willing to sacrifice 16:22 Why you can’t do it all 17:17 What KPI’s he is paying the most attention to 18:34 Nothing tells the whole story like a good old fashion phone call 20:26 It sounds really sexy, but it doesn’t give you sexy money 21:36 How automating as much as you can helps you build something bigger 23:15 The real lessons when walking away from a business and losing money 24:42 The right way to structure the deal when taking outside money 25:45 Assembling the team around you as an entrepreneur 27:36 One of Garrett's biggest rules with business partners 30:18 This final piece of advice tightly wraps together what successful entrepreneurs do 31:30 Say thanks to Garrett Robins on Instagram or on Facebook   Resources: Book - Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

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